Sunday, February 15, 2015

Contents






                                      GOD RUNS THROUGH ALL THESE ROOMS





                                                BOOK A: THE ENDS OF LOVE





    PROLOGUE

Either Alzheimer's or the Lightning Blast





    BETH



Another Spring Night in Farmersville, Ohio * Ah! Nights * Francis Drake * My Fingers * Without You Beth / My Life



    JENNY



Jennifer in Two Voices * "Mushrooming" * sAVAnnA * Atoll * Montana Motel * Queen of Denial * For Love * The Beast * Her Name is Jenny and Many a Morn has Worn her Face



   YEOBO



Still Strangers (Prologue) * volcano * Solstices * this is how . it all begins * A Poem with a Title Near the End * Yes, But Where Are the Wheels? * Don't Get Me Wrong * Take Me In * A Poem and After 70 Years a Reply * Contretemps * Busses and Crosses * Leap Frog * Evidence for the Mutational Codependence of Time * What Wanton * Dowser * Once, Once * Trad * WORD * That Y in Miser Is Me: A Melodrama * Peace Meal * Eros in Erosion (Epilogue)



   &u&



Hawked and Doves * Conquering Love * Loves I Bear to You * High Coup * (And) Purple: Prose * In Solitary * In Your Way * And, Do You Still Go by Beatrice? * Lillian the Ocean and the Isle of Palms * Confessions * Van/ity * Just Stupid, I Guess -- or Blind -- or Inattentive -- or... * Mary * Lepidoptourists * The Engagement * By Invitation Only * Don't Interrupt * Ley Line * First Night in Thailand * Liquid *A Feminophile's Plea * My Life in Tornado Alley * O Former-Lovers * Her Barbwire Lips: :Her Waterfall Eyes * Flight of Fantasy * Inanimate Enamorata * Antikarmic * Ergonomics * French Kiss, 1789 * In Order to Form A More Perfect Union * Gloved * Simple Math



   GRACE 



Soul's Advice * Gracelessly Waiting * Dirty Blues * Reporting for Duty * Dear Departure * She came draped in birdsong * Regrets



   O, DARK LADY



Reverse Metamorphosis * Enlightenment * In an On-One (self-portrait, unfinished for now) * Nyun * La Srever S’efil * The Dance: Nancy



   SALLY



In My Defense  * And Just When I Thought the Earth was Turning Cold * Nocturne (a duet) * Sally * Apple Blues * We Within the Wheels: Dalit * Whispers



   AND SIRINYA, AT LAST 



No Crosswise Stripes * Between Two Suns * Doubt and Reassurance * Cake's Consumed, Candles Extinguished, Balloons Popped or Deflated 



 EPILOGUE



There Are Two Sorts of Zebras in This World





                                         INTERLUDE:  My Life Was Mapped Out for Me


  

                                                         BOOK B: BROKEN CHINA



Three by Li Bai * Passion for Life (after Wang Guozhen) * Paintings (after Wan Wei) * Homesickness (after Yu Guangzhong) * Qingyuan, Lantern Festival (after Xin Qiji) * Inlaid Harp (after Li Shangyin) * Flowering Tree (after Xi Murong) *  Yearning (after Wang Guozhen) * Cambridge, Goodbye Again (after Yu Guangzhang) *River Snow (after Liu Zongyuan) * Passing Anren by Road (after Yang Wanli)





                                                                 BOOK C: GIFT



Gift * The History of Our Art, Illustrated: From Madonna and Child to Mud on a Windshield *



“in the 7th day”



Kingston: 8 Days! 7 Nights! * Escher's Sharks * Newman * The Attic Language * Around 5800 South on Ellis



“flaming sword slicing up the sky”

 

Bush Babies: I. Responsible Parties * II. 49th Isonzo * III. Iraq/Katrina Collidoscope * IV. Locks & Boxes * V. I Ask Us * VI. Swastikas? Where? Which Ones? * VII. Rootedness * Choice



“humankind was witness”



Eye Job. Nose Jobs. And Red Crosses * Buckeye Boys * Status Caste * Slumber, O Slum! * In Munster * Deign Not to Name * On Reading Lawrence O'Donnell in the Age of Trump * Airy Poppings * Declaration Manifesto Palimpsest



"skeptical descendants”

 

Another Noel * Damascus * zer0moon * Headlines, and What Happened to Our Myths



“bereft, banished”

 

Plicae * A Second Day in Thailand: Cha Am * Ko Samui *Yes, I have Been to India



“peremptory angels”

                                                 

The Don Comes after the Knight. And Juanita? She Stays in Bed * In 1988 in Seoul, the Head of the IOC Played High-Stakes Go-Stop with the Anglican Archbishop of South Africa and a Georgia Senator * One Almost Had It All * The Collared Man Ponders His Fate



“embrace without cease”



Marital Bliss * The Woman at the Gestalt Well * My Torquemada, Alas  * Poontang Jubilee: The Object of Our Intercourse * Unique (Haiku)





                                                              BOOK D: HEAVEN



Poems by Yun Dongju



[12 December 1934] One Candle * Life and Death * No Tomorrow

[18 January 1935] On the Street

[1935] A Daydream * Southern Sky

[20 October 1935] Blue Sky

[December 1935] Clamshell

[6 January 1936] Home * Chicks

[early 1936] The Map of the Bed Wetter *  Rooftile Couple

[10 February 1936] Doves

[20 March 1936] Parting * Meal Ticket

[24 March 1936] At Peony Peak

[25 March 1936] Twilight * Heart

[March 1936] Skylark

[early spring] Aeroplane

[spring] Hens

[May 1936] Ballpark Postmeridian * On the Mountaintop

[10 June 1936] Days Like These

[26 June 1936] The Forest * Sunnyside

[24 July 1936] Heart

[27 July 1936] Broken Dreams

[summer 1936] In the Valley

[9 September] Sunshower * Broomstick

[23 October 1936] autumn night

[October 1936] spring, what do they live on? snowy eyes, apple


[autumn 1936] chimney

[December 1936] snow, sock making pattern, letter, dog, sparrows, chicken

[winter 1936] winter, morning, pocket

[1936] the wash

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