Jan Sand

Rookie - 14 Points (February 2 1926 / USA)

Jan Sand Poems

41. Subway 5/18/2013
42. Starstuck 5/19/2013
43. Spelunking The Psyche 5/21/2013
44. Spell 5/21/2013
45. Spark 5/18/2013
46. Sound Abounds 5/19/2013
47. Somebody Else's Dog 5/19/2013
48. Snow 5/21/2013
49. Skin 5/19/2013
50. Sister 5/19/2013
51. Shorn 5/21/2013
52. Shaving 5/21/2013
53. Satelight 5/21/2013
54. Runners 5/21/2013
55. Rhyming Pestilence 5/21/2013
56. Retreat 5/18/2013
57. Restrictions 5/21/2013
58. Refuge 5/18/2013
59. Rains 5/18/2013
60. Question 5/19/2013
61. Quandary 5/18/2013
62. Puka-Puk 5/18/2013
63. Proposal 5/19/2013
64. Proliferation Of The Mouth 5/21/2013
65. Present At The Creation 5/21/2013
66. Poetic Justice 5/19/2013
67. Plate 5/20/2013
68. Perceptions 5/21/2013
69. Pastoral 5/18/2013
70. Passerby 5/20/2013
71. Onion Strategies 5/20/2013
72. Old Thoughts 5/21/2013
73. Old Men Feed The Birds 5/19/2013
74. Old Lady 5/20/2013
75. Notes From An Observer 5/21/2013
76. Not Quite So Bright 5/18/2013
77. Nocturne 5/21/2013
78. My Genes And Me 5/18/2013
79. Mies 5/19/2013
80. Midnight Wind At The Carnival 4/7/2010
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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