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Subject: TERROR
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A NIGHT OF TERROR, 1870, by VICTOR GUSTAVE PLARR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: They woke me up, for my small eyes were tight
Last Line: And, on the night of terror, childhood ceased!
Subject(s): Night; Terror; War; Bedtime


APRONS OF SMOKE, by MARJORIE AGOSIN    Poem Source            
First Line: Somber and full of winged
Last Line: Lost among clots of venomous tides
Subject(s): Disappeared Persons - Argentina; Human Rights - Argentina; Silence; Terror


AWAITING THE GUILLOTINE, 1794, by ANDRE MARIE CHENIER    Poem Text            
First Line: As a last zephyr, or the last warm ray
Last Line: For you alone to live has any worth.
Subject(s): Capital Punishment; Chenier, Andre Marie De (1762-1794); French History - Reign Of Terror; Hanging; Executions; Death Penalty


CAPTIVE WOMAN AND THE LIGHT: 1, by MARJORIE AGOSIN    Poem Source            
First Line: The light like a feeble hostage
Last Line: Eyes, from the blindfold slashed and sullied from lonely times and prisms
Subject(s): Absence; Disappeared Persons - Argentina; Human Rights - Argentina; Terror; Women; Women - Captives


CASUALTIES: 14. JULY WAKE, by JOHN PEPPER CLARK    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: In the streets the jungle-geared jeeps roar
Last Line: Of leopards amok from the forest
Alternate Author Name(s): Clark-bekederemo, J. P.; Clark, J. P.
Subject(s): Fear; Military; Protest, Social; Terror


CASUALTIES: 16. AUGUST AFTERNOON, by JOHN PEPPER CLARK    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: In the blind noon
Last Line: After cats
Alternate Author Name(s): Clark-bekederemo, J. P.; Clark, J. P.
Subject(s): Anger; Fights; Terror


CAT CALLS, SELECTION, by ROBERT DE MONTESQUIOU    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: At night all cats are gray
Last Line: At whom pelion recoils.
Subject(s): Animals; Cats; Terror


COMING TO JAKARTA, by PETER DALE SCOTT    Poem Source            
First Line: There are three desks in my office
Last Line: But to ease into the world %the unreal %breathing within us
Subject(s): Indonesia; Terror


CONQUERORS, by CARL JOHN BOSTELMANN    Poem Text            
First Line: With caesar dead now, and augustus dust
Last Line: And life is theirs who love and keep their peace.
Subject(s): Peace; Roman Empire; Terror; War


COULD WE HAVE BEEN HER?, by MARJORIE AGOSIN    Poem Source            
First Line: Could we have been her
Last Line: On a night of glittering bones?
Subject(s): Concentration Camps; Disappeared Persons - Argentina; Human Rights - Argentina; Jews - Women; Terror


DISAPPEARED WOMAN, by MARJORIE AGOSIN    Poem Source            
First Line: I am the disappeared woman
Last Line: Name myself. %call my name
Subject(s): Alienation (social Psychology); Disappeared Persons - Argentina; Human Rights - Argentina; Terror; Women


HASCHEESH, by THOMAS BAILEY ALDRICH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Stricken with dreams, I wandered through the night
Last Line: Honey of paradise, black dew of hell!
Subject(s): Dreams; Terror; Nightmares


HE COMES FOR THE JEWISH FAMILY, 1942, by SHARON OLDS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When the german came, they knew he would take them
Subject(s): Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945); Terror; Shoah


HORROR MOVIE, by HOWARD MOSS    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dr. Unlikely, we love you so
Last Line: There's a little death in every body
Subject(s): Motion Pictures; Terror


LEGENDS FROM CAMP, by LAWSON FUSAO INADA    Poem Source            
First Line: It began as truth, as fact
Last Line: Will anyone ever need %another camp director
Subject(s): Buddhism; Concentration Camps; Crime And Criminals; History; Japanese Americans - Internment; Legends; Sand Creek Massacre, Colorado, 1864; Terror


MARVELOUS FATHER, by DANA LEVIN    Poem Source            
First Line: Slobodan milosovic is a marvelous father
Last Line: We know they are such marvelous men
Subject(s): Children; Family Life; Parents; Politics; Terror


MOST UNBELIEVABLE PART, by MARJORIE AGOSIN    Poem Source            
Last Line: Yes, nice people %just like us
Subject(s): Death; Disappeared Persons - Argentina; Human Rights; Human Rights - Argentina; Terror; Torture


NOTHING REMAINS, by MAJA HADERLAP    Poem Source            
First Line: Nothing remains of the illusion of security, which settles like a sickness
Last Line: And remembrance is shortened into the fleeting sensation that makes the microbes tremble
Subject(s): Fear; Terror


ON THE RED MOON, by HARRY NOYES PRATT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Over the hills, soft-padding, pausing
Last Line: Hyoo-oo-oo!
Subject(s): Terror


ONE ANGUISH IN A CROWD, by EMILY DICKINSON                Poet's Biography
Last Line: When once it has begun
Variant Title(s): Poem: 527; Poem: 56
Subject(s): Terror


RECOLLECTIONS FROM KRAHWINKEL'S DAYS OF TERROR, by HEINRICH HEINE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We, mayor and senate of the town
Last Line: And hold your tongues, or more's the pity.
Subject(s): Freedom; Germany; Terror; Liberty; Germans


SHROUDED WOMAN, by MARJORIE AGOSIN    Poem Source            
First Line: Between slits and amulets
Last Line: Covers her with greenish and solitary %epitaphs
Subject(s): Disappeared Persons - Argentina; Human Rights - Argentina; Solitude; Terror; Women


TERROR, by ROBERT PENN WARREN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Not pinics nor pageants or the improbable
Subject(s): Terror; War; Airplane Accidents; Air Crashes; Aeronautics - Accidents; Airplane Collisions


TERROR OF THE FUTURE / 7, by MATTHEA HARVEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sweetheart, there’s no one on the street
Last Line: Historian. Help me with that “or”
Subject(s): Terror


THE FUTURE OF TERROR / 7, by MATTHEA HARVEY    Poem Text         Recitation by Author     Poet's Biography
First Line: From the gable window, we shot
Last Line: My note (for nobody) and I’m ready
Subject(s): Terror


THE TIGER, FR. SONGS OF EXPERIENCE, by WILLIAM BLAKE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tiger! Tiger! Burning bright / in the forests of the night
Last Line: Dare frame thy fearful symmetry?
Variant Title(s): The Beauty Of Terror;the Tyger
Subject(s): Animals; Bible; Creation; God; Mythology; Terror; Tigers


THE VASE, by GREGORY ORR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Boredom and terror, and the older
Last Line: And green, exotic birds in flight.
Subject(s): Boredom; Introspection; Life; Terror; Vases; Ennui


THERE SHOULD BE, by SIMON J. ORTIZ    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There should be / moments of true terror
Last Line: Who would enjoy the rain
Subject(s): Terror


TO HORROR, by ROBERT SOUTHEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dark horror, hear my call!
Last Line: I will behold and smile by mercy's side.
Subject(s): Colonialism; England; Injustice; Missions & Missionaries; Racism; Slavery; Terror; Vengeance; English; Racial Prejudice; Bigotry; Serfs


TO T.H.L., by JOHN COWPER POWYS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When I lament how all my days are fair
Last Line: And ask no heaven, having found a friend.
Subject(s): Life; Prayer; Sea; Stars; Terror; Wind; Ocean


WALL, by JAN LEE ANDE    Poem Source            
First Line: I trace the black marble wall of weeping once again
Last Line: They took to howling and tearing at their flesh
Subject(s): Cambodia; Students, Foreign; Suicide; Terror


WHAT LIES IN THE DEPTHS OF YOUR EYES?, by MARJORIE AGOSIN    Poem Source            
First Line: What lies in the depths
Last Line: Because you are a butterfly luminous in the mirrors
Subject(s): Absence; Blindness; Disappeared Persons - Argentina; Human Rights - Argentina; Prisons And Prisoners; Terror


YOU EXPECT THE NOON-ALARM AT CITY HALL, by SIMON PERCHIK    Poem Source            
Last Line: Without holding on to your hands %or the world
Subject(s): Fire; Firefighters; Smoke; Terror