Jan Sand

Rookie - 54 Points (February 2 1926 / USA)

Jan Sand Poems

1. Forbearance 5/18/2013
2. Institutional Constitutional 5/18/2013
3. In The Suburbs 5/18/2013
4. My Genes And Me 5/18/2013
5. Hot July 5/18/2013
6. Spark 5/18/2013
7. Quandary 5/18/2013
8. Hairy Jack 5/18/2013
9. Refuge 5/18/2013
10. Improvements 5/18/2013
11. Little Paul 5/18/2013
12. Subway 5/18/2013
13. Typing 5/18/2013
14. Meeting 5/18/2013
15. Fire 5/18/2013
16. Demon Inside 5/18/2013
17. Composing 5/18/2013
18. Afloat 5/18/2013
19. The House Of Altogether Nothing 5/18/2013
20. God Monologue 5/18/2013
21. Rains 5/18/2013
22. Apprehension 5/18/2013
23. Ghost Story 5/18/2013
24. Destination 4/7/2010
25. Frank In Contemplation 5/18/2013
26. Going Postal 5/18/2013
27. Pastoral 5/18/2013
28. Puka-Puk 5/18/2013
29. Not Quite So Bright 5/18/2013
30. The Visitor 5/19/2013
31. Sister 5/19/2013
32. Toy Victory 5/19/2013
33. To Mate 5/19/2013
34. The Presence Of His Absence 5/19/2013
35. Mies 5/19/2013
36. Disengaged 5/19/2013
37. The Sea Of Night 5/19/2013
38. Lives 5/19/2013
39. The Janitaur 5/19/2013
40. Arrival 5/19/2013
Best Poem of Jan Sand

The Poet As Dr, Frankenstein

My floor is littered
With corpses.
The older they get,
The more they stink.
Each one began with great hope.
The idea was the seed.
Three or four words
That held hands in cunning design.
Poised, I thought, to dance and laugh.
Some of my blood,
Some of my guts
Was fitted to their syntax.
I rocked back their heads.
Their eyes opened with a clack.
'Dance! ' I commanded.
Each in turn faltered, spun,
Seemed, to my ear to have grace.
I left each one to live.
When I returned to look again,
They lay there on the floor
In disordered clumsy ...

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The Sea

Let me ride the tail
Of the blue-eyed whale,
Use the ocean for a pillow,
While the cobalt sea
Tosses me
On waves that hiss and billow.

Oh, the world heaves up
And the world falls down

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