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Fear of Dreaming: The Selected Poems (Penguin Poets)

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About the Author

Jim Carroll’s bestselling memoir The Basketball Diaries was first released in 1978 and adapted as a film in 1995. Carroll’s work includes several collections of poetry as well as a asecond memoir, Forces Entries: The Downtown Diaries 1971-1973. As the leader of The Jim Carroll Band he released three albums as well as several spoken word recordings. He died in New York City on September 11, 2009.

Table of Contents

Fear of Dreaming Living at the Movies

Blue Poles

The Distances

The Narrows

August

Traffic

Styro

Morning

Next Door

The Green Bus

The Loft

In the Valley

The Burning of Bustin's Island

Love Rockets

The Other Garden

Heroin

Poem

Birthday Poem

Seltzer

Living at the Movies

Your Daughter

Fragment: Little N.Y. Ode

Cough Syrup

One Flight Up

How Relaxed

For Ezra Pound

The Blue Pill

Blood Bridge

Poem on My Son's Birthday

Crossed Wires

Leaving N.Y.C.

A Fragment

Vacation

A Short Reminder

Gliding

To a Poetess

The Cosmopolitian Sense

Growing Up

Poem

Cold Faces

To the Secret Poets of Kansas

Jet Fizzle

Sea Battle

An Early Morning Crucifixion

Invisible Sleep

Sure . . .

Fear and Trembling

After St. John of the Cross

Little Ode on St. Anne's Day

Chop Chop

Silver Mirrors

Highway Report

Dog Crunch

Love Poem (Later)

California Poem

Withdrawal Letter

Maybe I'm Amazed

Mercury Clouds

New Year 1970

Midnight

Prell

Back Home

For Sue's Birthday

Song

Poem

Love Story

In This Room Particularly

The Tenth Try

Love Poem

For Your Birthday

Poem

On the Rush

Words from Babylon

Torn Canvas

The Birth and Death of the Sun

It Doesn't Matter

Chelsea May

Savage Bubbles

Paregoric Babies

An Apple at Dawn

The Book of Nods

Trained Monkey

With van Gogh

A Poet Dies

Homage to Gerard Manley Hopkins

Watching the Schoolyard

Guitar Voodoo

My Father's Vacation

Quality

Post Office

The Ice Capades

"The Academy of the Future Is Opening Its Doors . . ."

Parting the Reeds

The Lakes of Sligo

Lenses

A Beach Landing

Zeno's Final Paradox

Paraguay

The Safe Corridor

Rimbaud Scenes:

Rimbaud's Tooth Ache

Rimbaud Sees the Dentist

Waking in a Painter's Loft in Paris

Rimbaud Running Guns

Rimbaud Pays Homage to Saint Helena

Confederate Lake

One Hundred Years of Boredom

Silent Money

Scouting

Five Irresponsible Students of Zen

The Buddha Reveals Himself

Me, Myself, and I

Teeth Marks

Reaching France

In the Law Library

In the Capital

Stepping Out of M.O.M.A.

Days

The Transient

Just Visiting

New York City Variations

Poems 1973-1985

Poem

Winter's Age

For Elizabeth

Prologue

M. Verdoux, The Wife Killer

A Night Outing

Wing and Claw

The Ad Man's Daughter

Saint Theresa

In Four Seasons

Dead Salamander's Song

Painting by Flashlight

Heroes

Nightclubbing

Post-Modernism

The Caves

Judging the Pageant

El Hombre del Ombre

A Window in Cherry Valley

On Tour

Dueling the Monkey

A Child Growing Up with the Sun

For John Donne

Eugene, Oregon

Our Desires

My Debt

On Susan's Birthday

Poem

Dresden to Chesapeake Bay

In the Deep Green Vase

Poem

The New Death

The Runners

3 Short Poems:

Poem

Compassion

Cinco de Mayo

Things That Fly

For Robert Smithson

Borges Death Mask

The Desert Casino

Music Television

Sleeplessness

In the Gears

New York 1989-1993

Curtis's Charm

A Perfect Stranger

I Am Not Kurt Schwitters

Calm Under Fire

Fear of Dreaming

Poem

Epiphany

Inauguration Day

In Time, AIDS

Song

Evening News

Praying Mantis

Micky

To the National Endowment for the Arts

Coda

About the Author

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140586954
Author:
Carroll, Jim
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
American
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Poets, Penguin
Series Volume:
9350
Publication Date:
19931131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.46x5.48x.74 in. .73 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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