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The Complete Poems
ArtCrimes 1-20
1986 - 2002
By Poet

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337 poems by 125 poets
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Allgren, Joseph   Natural Science
Allgren, Joseph   Ekphrasis (after El Greco's Fable)
Angell, Barbara   Fox's Song
Anzaldua, Gloria   Horse (para la gente de Hargill, Texas)
Anzaldua, Gloria   White-wing Season
Arcangelini, M. J.   Can We Talk?
Arcangelini, M. J.   Eeeeek!
Arcangelini, M. J.   Rex Numquam Moritur (the king never dies)
Arcangelini, M. J.   the photo
Arnold, Anna   Diary, April 1, 1986 12:43 am
Atkins, Russell   Backyard
Atkins, Russell   Old Man Carrying Bible In A High Crime Area
Atkins, Russell   Spring's Generation Gap
Atkins, Russell   Transit

Bellini, Lancillotto   Archivo
Bennett, John M.   Anima
Bennett, John M.   Blending the Ox
Bennett, John M.   Boundary
Bennett, John M.   Canines
Bennett, John M.   Diver
Bennett, John M.   Fins
Bennett, John M.   Fumbling the Buttons
Bennett, John M.   School's Out
Bennett, John M.   The Bulb and the Brick
Bennett, John M.   The Difficulties
Bennett, John M.   What's Real
Black, Les   Writings on the Wall
Bloch, Mark   Close Personal Friend
Borger, Cheese   Royal Inn
Bortz, E B   earth note 29
Bortz, E B   earth note 62
Bortz, E B   earth note 81
Brandon, Judith   Oh Jesus, I'm In Trouble With God
Brandon, Judith   Orphan's Lament
Bree   Still A Swan
Breisch, Mary Ann   daughter (dawning)
Brizzi, Mary   Four Steps
Brodsky, Adam   Gestalt
Byrum, John   Approximate Fits
Byrum, John   doubt the plausible surface

Canada, Steve   Waves Breaking
Canada, Steve   With the Reptiles
Checefsky, Bruce   Idea for a Play About a Young Man Who Carries Baggage
Cohen, Ryosuke   Brain Cell
Craig, Melissa J.   Cupon
Craig, Melissa J.   to summarize
Croley, Sarah   Winter Birds
Crow   Let Go

Dick Head   A Sad Poem
Dick Head   Dead Frogs
Donne, John   excerpt
Dostal, Cyril A.   Ceramics Class
Dostal, Cyril A.   Tell Them
Dostel, Cyril A.   Where Do You Get Your Ideas? (Someone is bound to ask)
Drake, Luigi-Bob   angels
Drake, Luigi-Bob   Dear Abby
Drake, Luigi-Bob   foxstem in the forest
Drake, Luigi-Bob   indiana
Drake, Luigi-Bob   of have with pair
Drake, Luigi-Bob   Please Don't Fuck the Baby
Drake, Luigi-Bob   Radio
Drake, Luigi-Bob   ragged
Drake, Luigi-Bob   reville
Drake, Luigi-Bob   the advantages of atomic weapons over cyclon-b
Drake, Luigi-Bob   times flies small world
Drake, Luigi-Bob   tragic illumination & magic transubstantiation
Dugas, Kristine   For Gerald Manley Hopkins
Durst, Terry   Situation

Editor   Editor's Note
Emperor Wu of Han   Majestic

Fallon, Patricia   Thumbnail Sketch
Franke, Christopher   A Reading Poet
Franke, Christopher   A Wry Love Poem
Franke, Christopher   Animal Poem
Franke, Christopher   Coolish on Congress
Franke, Christopher   Cut Words
Franke, Christopher   Deer Crossing
Franke, Christopher   Firefly
Franke, Christopher   Master of the Chameleon
Franke, Christopher   Poetry
Franke, Christopher   Preface: Meta-Words
Franke, Christopher   Regal Donut
Franke, Christopher   Sonnet
Franke, Christopher   The Guinea
Franke, Christopher   The Lost Poets
Franke, Christopher   The Rabbit
Franke, Christopher   Unremitting
Franke, Christopher   Villanelle of Epigony & Perennial Engines
Franke, Christopher   We're Uncovering
Franke, Christopher   What Am I Doing Wrong?
Franke, Christopher   What the Voice

Garee, Steve   The Gift - Pt 1
Garee, Steve   The Gift - Pt 2
Garnack, Robert   Monism Monitor
Gloom, Steve E aka Steve Melton   cambodia in cleveland
Gloom, Steve E aka Steve Melton   for you
Gloom, Steve E aka Steve Melton   hey mister
Gloom, Steve E aka Steve Melton   jilted lover
Gloom, Steve E aka Steve Melton   my words
Gloom, Steve E aka Steve Melton   P.I.R.S.A.W.
Govan, Robert   Noise
Govan, Robert   When Creating By Removing
Green, Frank   O Death You Sly Trickster
Grimm, Susan   Re: Hermit Crabs
Gulyas, Ben   I Dreamt
Gulyas, Ben   Poem On the Possibility of Any Given Day

Harkless, Linda   What Is Art Good For?
Haybron, Ron   March of the Toads
Haybron, Ron   The Lady on the Beach
Haybron, Ron   Toilet
Hazley, Sandra L.   Cat
Hazley, Sandra L.   The Writer
Hazley, Sandra L.   Tits and Tips
Hazlitt, William   quote
Hopkins, Mark   You Can't Ignore A Dinosaur
Hoppe, Doug   Pit of Sheer Delight
Horvath, Brooke   A Fable for Critics

Joan of Art   Dear Me
Joan of Art   Forced and Demented
Joan of Art   Technically
Johnson, Linda Monicelli   Love Song to My Computer - for Olive Cross
Johnson, Linda Monicelli   Some Kinda Bread (to be read with a thick accent)
Joyce, Tim   Moondog

Kemp, George P.   A La Carte
Kemp, George P.   An Elegy To Unheard Poets & Unseen Art
Kemp, George P.   Doctor Skills That Kill
Kemp, George P.   Esculations
Kemp, George P.   Not About Ringdoves
Kemp, George P.   Swan Songs
Kipperman, Erik   Empty
Kolbe, Uwe   In unserer Wolnung
Kostelanetz, Richard   Manifestoes

La Charity, Ralph   Cockatoo - Ring of Bird
Lang, Jim   History kollage / making
Lang, Jim   I Destroyed
Lang, Jim   Ice Melts In Only One Direction
Lang, Jim   Lies So Still
Lang, Jim   merry
Lang, Jim   metapome
Lang, Jim   Ostrich Town
Lang, Jim   Pasta Less Filling Than Romance
Lang, Jim   Rephotographs
Lang, Jim   the double play
Lang, Jim   The Rue Teen Age
Lang, Jim   Thots & Dreams Are Lying Deads Deeds
Lang, Jim   Visits With The Afterlife
Lang, Jim   yr voice
Lang, Jim   43 Lang photographs (some with words)
Lipman, Joel   All
Lipman, Joel   Look Out
Lipman, Joel   Reread
Lissauer, Frederic   Noah's Ark
Lissauer, Frederic   Under the Dogwood Tree
LaCook, Lewis   Her Anonymity
Locklin, Gerald   On the Rack
Locklin, Gerald   pedagogy
Long, Marcella   War
Long, Sheila   Zen This

Marsh, Toni Frabotta   Feed a Fever
Marsh, Toni Frabotta   Me & Joe
Martin, Roy L.   In the Bottom of his Bowl
Mathews-Jackson, Renee   Easy Cat
Max   I Agree
Max   Schultze's Diagnosis
Max   Vincent
McCall, Jim   The Difference Between Hot and Cold Blood
McDonough, Robert E.   Omission
McDonough, Robert E.   Poet's Suicide
McDonough, Robert E.   The P.E.S.
McDuff, Luke   This is a good poem, wasn't it?
Melton, Steve  aka  Steve E Gloom   country girl
Mendez, David   Art
Miltner, Robert   Composer
Mulready, Tom   Being a Repudiation

Nevadomi, Ken   Art Notes

Ochester, Ed   Killing Rabbits

Parra, Nicanor   excerpt from poem
Polak, Bill   the Leviathans
Polite, Frank   A Poet Is Not A Writer
Porcelli, Joyce   Wallowing
Pressler, Charlotte   Late Medieval Saint
Provost, Terry   Reading History, or Stating the Obvious
Provost, Terry   The Terrorist
Provost, Terry   U. S. A., U. S. A., U. S. A., U. S. A.
Provost, Terry   Uncountable Orgasms
Provost, Terry   Wake the Fuck up Cleveland You're Living in Denial
Provost, Terry   You Can't Say This

Ragain, Major   Across Tenth Avenue / St. Petersburg, Florida
Ragain, Major   The Body Is A Cognitive Map
Ragain, Major   The Bow, The Wow, With Brothers
Ragain, Major   Vernor Lake
Reynolds, Stephen   The Adventures of Stone Ranger & Snorto
Ricciardo, Maria   Waiting
Ricciardo, Maria   white wooden horse
Richmond, Steve   gagaku
Richmond, Steve   Oge
Ritchie, Robert   A Poem for d.a. levy
Ritchie, Robert   A Sick Mind

Sachs, Carly   The Wanting Does Not Stop Here
Salinger, Michael   A Poem Shaken from A Bowler Hat
Salinger, Michael   After the Factory's Whistle Blows
Salinger, Michael   American Expressway
Salinger, Michael   Excerpt
Salinger, Michael   The Semi Driver
Salinger, Michael   Two Men In A Coffee Shop
Salo, Mary Ellen May   Poor Self Trait #6711
Salo, Mary Ellen May   Sorry
Stein, Gertrude   from "Poetry and Grammer"
Seeley, Val   I'm Tired Of Living With My Failures
Seeley, Val   May 9th
Shaffer, Wendy   Mandrake Dream
Shaffer, Wendy   on my thirty-fourth birthday
Shaffer, Wendy   tonight i waited on a man
Stark, Max   Fair Verse
Stark, Max   Posey's Song
Smith, Cat   americana
Smith, Cat   Please Disregard
Smith, Cat   right angle reality
Smith, Cat   Utopian Dot To Dot
Smith, Cat   You
Smith, David Alexander   I Have Cursed
Smith, Jo   Poet's Gift
Smith, Jo   We Know
Smith, Mother Dwarf   Hand to Mouth
Smith, Pappy   Number 1 Son
Smith, Steven B.   Blank Verse
Smith, Steven B.   Cain in Isolation
Smith, Steven B.   Cannibal Salive
Smith, Steven B.   Confessions of a Conservative
Smith, Steven B.   Empirical Dada
Smith, Steven B.   Gods
Smith, Steven B.   Heroin
Smith, Steven B.   Junkie Luv
Smith, Steven B.   Marriage Proposal
Smith, Steven B.   Marilyn Monroe 1926-1962
Smith, Steven B.   Mausoleum, Museum, Movie
Smith, Steven B.   Night Fragments
Smith, Steven B.   Now Zen
Smith, Steven B.   Old Man's Lament/Sweet Little Sixteen
Smith, Steven B.   Pablo Picasso, Died
Smith, Steven B.   Past Lies and Poverty
Smith, Steven B.   Poor Self Traits
Smith, Steven B.   RSVP
Smith, Steven B.   Self Portrait
Smith, Steven B.   Shard
Smith, Steven B.   Slave and Masturbation
Smith, Steven B.   Sop
Smith, Steven B.   The Heart as Arsonist
Smith, Steven B.   The Rich Get Richer
Smith, Steven B.   The Validity of Relationships
Smith, Steven B.   Wall Street
Smith, Steven B.   Whethered Would
Smith, Steven B.   Zen Over Zero
Sokolich, Martin   well behaved dog
Sparks, Amy Bracken   Dormant
Sparks, Amy Bracken   Ivory Talisman
Sparks, Amy Bracken   On the Beach
Sparks, Amy Bracken   Preserving Natural Wonders
Sparks, Amy Bracken   Street Cat
Sparks, Amy Bracken   The Mourning of Icarus
Sparks, Amy Bracken   What Does The Murderer Do The Morning After?
Sparks, Amy Bracken   review 2003: Sacred Lies - New & Used Work by Steven B. Smith
Sparks, Amy Bracken   review 2000: Surreal Thing - Eccentric Artist & Collector Smith Bares All
Sparks, Amy Bracken   review 1998: ArtCrimes excerpt from Spaces 1998 catalogue
Sparks, Amy Bracken   review 1993: A Most Common Name, A Most Unusual Family
Sparks, Amy Bracken   review 1988: A Place To Call Home
Stamm, Geoffrey   Ajax
Stamm, Geoffrey   Convoy
Stewart, Joffre   any invert
Stewart, Joffre   Before the counterrevolutionary coup
Stewart, Joffre   How America's Pets Eat Better Than The Masses Of Latin Americans
Stewart, Joffre   The Chicagoland Fibune
Stewart, Joffre   The Situation of the Pacifist

Taranto, James   The Yellow Bug
Telfer, Christine   What Was The Topic?
Tepper, Kristine Ban   Wax Paper Becomes Mantra
Thompson, Daniel   Beauty and the Bird
Thompson, Daniel   Breath and Dream
Thompson, Daniel   Celebration
Thompson, Daniel   Chocolate and Roses
Thompson, Daniel   Culture
Thompson, Daniel   Days without Dreams
Thompson, Daniel   Death
Thompson, Daniel   Dirty Pool for Truffaut
Thompson, Daniel   Freedom Writer Graffiti
Thompson, Daniel   In My Cock and Bully Days
Thompson, Daniel   In the Silence
Thompson, Daniel   K-65
Thompson, Daniel   Love Poem
Thompson, Daniel   Miasma
Thompson, Daniel   One More Graffito
Thompson, Daniel   Razz's Poem
Thompson, Daniel   Small Tragedies of the Junkyard Poets' ... Poetry festival
Thompson, Daniel   So the Talk's Gettin' Heavy
Thompson, Daniel   Talking Easy Thru My Hat
Thompson, Daniel   That We Are One
Thompson, Daniel   The 23rd Skiddoo
Thompson, Daniel   The Anatomy of Love
Thompson, Daniel   The Dogs of Morning
Thompson, Daniel   The Dream Thief
Thompson, Daniel   The Eagle and the Dove
Thompson, Daniel   The Girl Who Died Her Hair
Thompson, Daniel   The Message
Thompson, Daniel   The Wait
Thompson, Daniel   To Sleep and Forget
Thompson, Daniel   Truffaut at Cumberland
Thompson, Daniel   We Are All Gunmen
Thompson, Daniel   Wild Onions
Thompson, Daniel   Women at the Water's Edge
Thompson, Daniel   Would You Write A Poem For Me? - for Marlene
Townsend, Cheryl   Enigma
Townsend, Cheryl   Here
Truffaut   Bone Poem
Turzillo, Mary A.   For Kenneth Patchen

Velcro, Desmond   Nu Ace
Velcro, Desmond   Philosophy
Velcro, Desmond   Work of the Artist's Hands
Vidmar, Dale   Garage
Vidmar, Dale   Metaphor
Vidmar, Dale   Time Piece
Vidrick, Russ   Talking To Ghosts
Voss, Laila   Stripped
Voss, Laila   Tea
Voss, Laila   Untitled 1
Voss, Laila   Untitled 2
Voss, Laila   Untitled 3

Wahle, F. Keith   Masturbating in a Burning Building
Wahle, F. Keith   Not An Actual Emergency
Ware, David K.   A Haiku
Weber, Mark   The Un-Poem
Weber, Mark   you hear
Weber, Mark   Up In The Sandia Mountains
Weigel, James Jr.   Two Haiku (7)
Weigel, James Jr.   Two Haiku (9)
Weigel, James Jr.   The Waitress
Weigel, James Jr.   XXVIII
Williams, Kevin   She Was
Wolfe, Beth   Flat River
Wolfe, Beth   Moon Meter
Wolfe, Beth   Virtual Fire

Yeats, William Butler   The Second Coming

Zubal   Four Haiku
Zimmerman, Alois   The King of the Hippies
Zuckor, Barry   Dream Spring
Zuckor, Barry   Beyond the Sunset

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