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CONTENTS



GRANDMA POEMS
   Immigrant Woman/ 1
Untitled/ 3
Untitled/ 4
"A Walker In The City"/ 5
Untitled/ 6
Birthday Greetings/ 7

FRAGMENTS FROM AN UNHAPPY TIME

Psyche/ 8
Fragments/ 9
Oy! A Happy New Year/ 10

PLANTS I'VE KNOWN

Two Poems To My Plants/ 11
Winter '81/ 12
Moment Of Truth/ 13

PLACES I'VE BEEN

Basketball Celebration/ 15
To A Student's Photograph/ 16
An Apology to My Students/ 17
Back To Basics/ 18
The Dax/ 19
Twilight Zone/ 20
Promised Land/ 21
Scare Blue!/ 23
Places I've Been: I/ 24
Places I've Been: II/ 25

FAMILY

Mom/ 26
Thoughts While Sewing A Button/ 27
Sweet Huddy/ 29
Sorry Pop Bop/ 30
Intensive Caring/ 32
Morning Star/ 33
The 5:45 A.M. Express/ 34
For Ethan/ 35
Nor'easter/ 36
Welcome/ 37
Harvest-Time/ 38
Haircut/ 39
Ka-Boom/ 40
Uh Oh He Said/ 41

MEDITATIONS ON HISTORY AND OTHER NEW POEMS

Oral Historian/ 42
Remembering Daniel Shays/ 43
Portent/ 45
Seven Van Cortlandt Place/ 46
Jury Duty/ 47
Chance Encounter/ 49  A Meditation On Modern History/ 50
Sudbury 350/ 51
Brook St., Brookline/ 53
Commuting/ 54
"Sexing" At Seven/ 55
Ashland State Park/ 57
Barbecue/ 58
Please Stand And Repeat After Me.../ 59
An Ode To Sociology And Art/ 60
An Nintendo Kind Of Day/ 62




HOLY LITANY

Dreamers/ 63
Shrapnel Of Shock And  Grief/ 65
Untitled/ 67
Please.../ 68
Holy Litany/ 69
Witness/ 70
The Poet Vs. The State/ 71
A Visit With My Mother/ 73
   







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