In the hub of the fiery force : collected poems of Harold Norse, 1934-2003 / Harold Norse.

Title
In the hub of the fiery force : collected poems of Harold Norse, 1934-2003 / Harold Norse.
Author
Norse, Harold.
Publication
New York, NY : Thunder's Mouth Press ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2003.

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Description
xx, 620 p.; 23 cm.
Note
  • Includes index.
Contents
  • The Rusty Nail -- About Time -- Double Cross -- The Moronic Plague -- October -- Friendship -- Rescue Remedy -- Medieval Spectre -- In a Cafe-Bar -- High School Lover -- Lost America -- Old Black Remington -- Unknown Destination -- Homo -- In November -- Your Crooked Beauty... -- In the Cafes -- Verlaine Died Here -- To Walt and Hart from Hal -- Ready-Made -- Seismic Events -- The Fire Sermon -- Kali Yug -- The House Is on Fire! -- The Gluteus Maximus Poems -- Gautemalan Entry -- Walt Whitman Called Today -- To Mohammed at the Cafe Central -- To Mohammed on Our Journeys -- To Mohammed in the Hotel of the Palms -- To Mohammed at the Height -- To Mohammed at Parting -- Byron Alfonso -- You Must Have Been a Sensational Baby -- Big Thick Dick -- Elegy for St. Matthew Shepard -- We Bumped Off Your Friend the Poet -- I'm Not a Man -- The Ex-Nun and the Gay Poet -- William Carlos Williams -- Classic Frieze In a Garage -- Let Go and Feel Your Nakedness -- At the Cafe Trieste -- Dream of Frank O'Hara -- Picasso Visits Braque -- I Would Not Recommend Love -- "I Have Always Liked George Gershwin..." -- I Have Seen the Light and It Is My Mind -- Meltemi -- Greek Islands -- Parapoem 21 -- Parapoem 29 -- Parapoem 35 -- Parapoem 37 -- Cyanide Genocide -- Catlan-Talgo Express -- 63rd ST. YMCA, New York -- All My Life I've Been Waiting -- All These on Xmas Day I Saw -- American Dream -- Art Exhibit -- As the Moon Belongs to Max Ernst -- Assylum -- At My Door -- At the Edge of Midnight -- Attic of Memory -- The Bad Lands, South Dakota (Summer, 1945) -- The Bay -- Beat Hotel -- Beat Hotel, 9 rue Git-le-Coeur -- Blackout -- Blind -- Buds -- The Building -- California -- Civilisation -- Coda for a Hairy Dance -- Conversation by Firelight (1944) -- Dead Rat on the Shore -- Departure -- Electric Shock of Orgasm -- Everglades -- Fag-Bashing in the Afternoon -- Farewell Allen Ginsberg -- First Love -- For All We Know -- Fourteen: A Vision -- Fur Ein Neugeborenes -- The Gift of Love -- The Goldfish & the Cafe -- Goons in the Garden -- Gstaad -- The Hermitage of Arlesheim -- High School -- Hymn to Him -- In the Museum of Modern Art New York -- Invocation for Ira Cohen -- "It Must Have Been So Comfy Before TV" -- Jack, How's the Void? -- Jesus Freaks -- Just Like Old Dr. Faust -- The Keys -- KoKo -- Lament for a Spanish Guitar -- The Landlord's Daughter and Other Tales -- Love & Hate -- Love Rinses its Hair Full of Stars -- Love-Junk -- The Madness of the White Race -- The Madonna of Trapani -- Manlift Big 4 Rent -- Me Today, You Tomorrow -- Miami Beach -- Mid-Century -- The Miracle of San Gennaro -- Missing Person -- Mondo Cane -- Moving Toward Verona -- My Body, La Boheme, Geraniums -- My Mother, 87, Lives -- Naples Hospital -- New Orleans -- A Nice Young Man -- No Se Puede Vivir Sin Amar -- North Beach -- Nude Looking at You -- The Old Poet Listens -- Ole! -- On the Game in Guatemala -- Orpheus in the Underground -- Once in La Linea -- Palestrina -- Paper Moon -- Planes -- Plaza Real (Barcelona) -- Precious Stones -- Rapists, Racists & Rats -- Remembering Ted Berrigan -- Requiem for St. Ronnie Kirkland -- Santa Cruz -- Santa Fe, New Mexico -- Saving Time -- Seven Years Old in Scranton, Pennsylvania -- Sicily -- A Sprig of Ivy -- Spring Valley Elegy -- Subway John -- Summer Holiday -- A Swiss Specialist -- Tangier -- Through Jazzrock Alleys Dada Stalked -- Tough Shit -- The Train -- Trans-Teutonic Express -- Union Square New York -- Veils of Blue Kif Smoke No More -- Vicious Circle -- War Poem -- The Way it Was -- When Will We Ever Learn? -- When You Came to the Ultimate Poem -- Where Are Those Poems I Used to Dream? -- Wise to its Poisoned Condition -- You, Too, Are Blind -- The Zoo at Schonbrunn.
  • God Bless America...and Lorca -- The Year Is Water -- The Photograph -- Volutes -- The Voyage Home -- Street Scene -- Children and Swan -- Of Memory, the Strong Box -- The Railroad Yard -- I Remember Papa -- Revelation -- God Is a Circle -- Magnificat -- Colloquy of Time and Place -- Graduate School: The Lives of the Poets -- New Year Poem -- Five Voices -- Natura Naturans -- The Statue in the Snow -- The Tankers -- College Town: Princeton -- Blue Monday -- Nightfall -- The News -- And All the Travelers Return -- Serenade -- Elegy -- Dream of the Sidhe -- Within This Park -- Cape's End -- Most Often in the Night -- Hebrides -- The Mountain and the Eye -- Vultures -- Key West -- Journey to the End -- I Ask the Invisible Ones -- Florence -- For Voice and Strings -- Evocazioni di Roma -- Prayer for the New Year (Rome) -- Colosseum -- Tiberius' Villa at Capri -- Color & Sound (Naples) -- Almonds Like Pink Snow -- On the Steps of the Castillo -- An Episode from Procopius -- Roman Ghetto -- Ameana -- Beauty -- Reflections in the Water -- Meditation Over Snow -- Christmas in Positano -- I Heard Evtushenko -- Take a Chance in the Void -- Calling All Geniuses -- Restaurant -- Paris -- I Arrive in Malaga -- Greek Customs -- Scenario for the Anti-Hero -- The Words You Can Taste a Whole Lifetime -- Why I Am a Poet -- Fire Over Silence -- Arrested in New York -- Crab Cycle Dooms -- Americans -- Dirty Words -- Between Two Fires -- Anthropology Lesson -- Viareggio -- Between Proton & Neutron -- Inscrutable as a Croupier -- Dust Poem -- Another Form of Junk -- Hellas Time Capsule -- Future Tectonic Catastrophe -- Showdown: Athens Hospital -- Notes from Neanderthal City -- Christmas on Earth -- How Can I Reach You? -- One of Those Mornings -- Parapoem -- Landscape of Cruelty -- Morning Vision -- Refuge of the Triple Gem -- Behind the Glass Wall -- Follow No Leader -- It Is -- Revelation by Electroencephalography -- Hydra -- Past Present/Future Perfect -- Three for the Microbes -- I Wait in the Long Corridors of Public Suffering -- The Statue of Liberty Is a Tourist in the Alps -- San Francisco Preview Performance 1972 -- Cold Turkey -- Three Parapoems -- Hotel Nirvana -- The Business of Poetry -- Zombie Fix -- As the T'Ang Poet Said -- Expatriate Party -- Night Piece -- Quanto Sei Bella, Roma! -- Obelisk -- Now -- Now France -- Believing in the Absurd -- Now I'm in Vence -- The Inside of Poem is Red -- I'm at an Impasse -- All the Artauds -- The Last Bohemian -- Invisible Beast -- Manichean Vision -- Cocktails Bugged by Washington -- Greece Answers -- These Fears Are Real Not Paranoid -- Words From the Wall -- Polemic -- At the Trieste -- California Will Sink -- O Swarm of Bees -- She Talked of Debussy, Van Gogh and the Rain -- A Terrible Night in the Closet -- Whatever Happened to Yetta Weinberg? -- True Confessions -- Out of My Head -- A Poem for Pound -- Address to an Angel -- All American Poets Are in Prison -- It Really Doesn't Matter That Your Socks Don't Match -- Russian River -- Don't Argue with the Sun -- The Astral Country -- The Empty Plate -- I See America Daily -- Uroboros -- I Attend a Poetry Meeting -- East Wall 3711 -- Uncles -- The Guns from the Rooftops -- Laughing All the Way to the Grave -- I Am Fighting on the Lone Front -- The Gluteus Maximus Poems -- I'm Across the Street in the Cemetery. Dead. -- Let the Dogs Hump in the Streets -- Spidery Interpol Spreads a Dirty Web to the Moon -- Two Madmen -- Follies of 1966 -- Loner -- Bastard Angel -- The Bedsheet is Stained with Dreams of You -- To A Young Man in Torremolinos -- Crouching in the Corrida -- Return to Pompeii -- Priapus at Pompeii -- Florence/Brooklyn/The World -- Meditations of the Guard at the Belle Arti Academy -- A Question of Identity -- The Boy, the Birds, The Concierge and Verlaine -- Gay Party -- Rusty Smog Sky of Evening -- Archaic Age Long Forgotten -- Vespasian Ballet -- Pipe Dream of Arabia -- From an Old Tangier Notebook -- Pan Pipes of Bou Jeloud -- In the Broken Mirror... -- Monoxide Morning -- Dancing in Piraeus -- Violent Lemon Sun -- Dream of Seeing Through My Asshole -- Carnival in Athens -- Love-Junk -- The Underdog Walks Alone -- Young Mr. America -- The Man with the Cut-up Muscles -- La Drogue/Voyage -- Seventeen -- El Amor Brujo -- After-Hours -- Photograph of An Athlete -- Angel of Last Summer -- Three Songs from "Penny Arcade" -- Ballad of Beautiful Boys -- A Party of Albanians -- Monsieur Fenelon -- Christmas Card, 1941 -- In the City Forsaken By the Angels -- Gone Gone Gone -- Nocturnal Emissions -- Allegro Vivace or, Now It Can Be Told -- Adult Bookstore -- Do I Think He's Normal -- Subversive Activity for Commies -- The True Brotherhood -- Pierre -- Les Sylphides -- Lady in the Dark -- Strangers -- Last Night at the Party -- To An Ex-Lover Who Ripped Me Off -- Blood of a Poet -- ADADADADADA -- The Love Song of an Old Beatnik -- In the Sun On a Warm November Afternoon -- Working Out -- Labor Day...In the Vegetable Kingdon -- Kid, It Wd Be Nice -- O Furum Optime (after Catullus) -- Get Your Big Fat Wings out of My Face, Billy -- Transcendental Meditation -- Bullets -- The Poem Must Be As Modern As... -- Dalivsion Dalivsion Dalivsion -- After Reading Jessican Hagedorn's... -- Mysteries of Magritte -- The Spanish Painters -- In the Museum of Modern Art -- Non-Objective Painter -- In Rousseau's Painting 'La Guerre' -- Van Gogh's Eyes -- Conversation in Color -- The Ballad of Marc Chagall -- Was It Florence or Venice? -- Monet's Venice -- Color Scheme (Naples) -- The Gallery -- The Worst Thing You Can Say to Him Is I Love You -- Inside Out -- YMCA Lounge -- Tantalus -- Strategems -- Roman Bar -- Island of Giglio -- Syracuse -- Etruscan Fresco (tarquinia) -- On Translations of Catullus -- Catullus for Real (translation) -- After Belli (translation) -- Lot's Refreshment -- Prick Poem -- Ti Voglio Bene -- Victor Emmanuel Monument (Rome) -- Massaccio -- The Singing Gallery -- The Secret Pornographic Collection -- Piccolo Paradiso -- I Am in the Hub of the Fiery Force -- Green Ballet -- The Pine Cone -- Gothic Quarter, Barcelona -- The Barcelona Girls and Boys -- France -- Chez Popoff -- Place de Furstemburg -- From the 6th Arrondisement -- A Gay Night -- The Death of 9 Rue Git-le-Coeur -- Vence -- Cannes -- To Mohammed at the End -- Djema El Fna, Marrakech -- Carnivorous Saint -- Under the Night Sky -- Giant Cruiser -- Conversation Galante -- White Terraces -- A Big Fish -- Karma Circuit -- Addio -- Zorba's Dance -- Opera House in the Sky -- Gone with the Wind -- Let Me Love All at Stillman's Gym -- When Law Is Murder -- Mr. Venice Beach -- The Queer-Killers -- A Warm November Afternoon -- Harley-Davidson -- On Riverside Drive -- I Am Going to Fly Through Glass -- Dreams -- This Has Been Happening a Long Time -- Underground Love -- Reading My Poems at Universities -- The Bus -- Chicken -- We Do Not Speak of Love -- Remembering Paul Goodman -- A Kind of Immortality -- Embarcadero Y -- Naked Men in Green Heated Water -- Mysteries of the Orgy -- Grateful -- Old Age Does Not Happen Slowly -- The Other -- Never Will Get Used to -- Breathing the strong smell -- Masturbation -- Horns -- Thru the Window Unending Cars -- Lost -- The Big Banana -- Playing Doctor -- This Beautiful Young Man -- Paper Bodies -- To a Hustler -- Gas Station -- Survivor -- Steppenwolves -- Third World -- The Lightweight Champion of Santo Domingo -- Ruben -- Indian Summer Afternoon -- Von Gloeden -- Eric Heiden's Thighs -- Teenage Redneck --
ISBN
  • 156025548X
  • 156025520X (pbk.)
LCCN
2003055964
OCLC
ocm52429637
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries