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JACK KEROUAC: IT SEEMS I’M IN NEED OF AN EMOTIONAL APTITUDE CERTIFICATE.
Abdelilah Mouissi
O friend Kerouac, I want to learn from you a little about the bohemian kingdom.
I guess I now
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JACOB
Luís Vaz de Camões
For seven years, the shepherd Jacob slaved
for the father of beautiful Rachel, working not for
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JAM BREAD
Serge Delaive
The electronic barometer predicts a round sun
this morning that I gathered up like every
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JAMAICA THE COSSAK
Yuri Andrukhovych
oh how many tough miracles are out there my stallion my brother
i'd gaze at them until
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JAMES NACHTWEY
Inuo Taguchi
Because there’s a war there
you go to the battlefield.

He met many living
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JAMES TURRELL
Lucebert
the artist made seamless spaces
in the stedelijk museum of amsterdam
spaces turned away
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JANUARY
Michelle Grangaud
January 1
*Valery Larbaud, as he writes, wonders why he is writing, and gives himself the
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JANUARY 13
Yan Jun
The new year’s bus
shines in the sunlight the dust shines too

the crows have no
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JANUARY 1943
Remco Campert
I was walking along the cart track
on a sparkling winter day

my mother came to
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JANUARY 2
Michelle Grangaud
January – 1. Roman Empire, Praetorians assassinate the 2 ordinary consuls & proclaim
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JANUARY 2
Yan Jun
I thought I wanted to say something
I looked at the snow then went back to the desk
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JAZZ VARIATION
Vasyl Makhno
o mother africa
your jazz language quivers with a black affricate
in the downpour of sounds
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JEALOUSY
Fatiha Morchid
I am jealous of it
She robs me of  my evenings
Lures you . . .
With news,
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JEALOUSY
Armando Orozco Tovar
I cannot penetrate
the territory of your dream
and, orphan, I am left out
when
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JEALOUSY
Remco Campert
Jealousy
I realize
you can’t get round it.
now I’ve been doing without again....
JEAN-PAUL BELMONDO
Valzhyna Mort
It begins with your face of a stone
where lips repose like two seals
in a coastal mist of
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JEANS 101
AN HISTORICAL POEM

Chandrakant Shah
Let us sit cross-legged, close our eyes and say wah wah
As we study jean-ealogy

The
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JEANS ALTERATION
Chandrakant Shah
The shops and markets have flung open their doors
To alter everything sit here these thousands
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JEREMIAH, PUT YOUR TRUST
Anka Zagar
in the man, watch him drive
a cigarette into his gob  
like hoar-frost like silk
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JERUSALEM
Najwan Darwish
When I leave you I turn to stone
and when I come back I turn to stone

I name you
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JERUSALEM 2004
Gilad Meiri
1.
On the rivers of asphalt
at Zion Square
traffic flows as usual.
There we
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JERUSALEM BLUES
Zali Gurevitch
Got a home and a blanket
And I got shoes
I’m in Jerusalem
Singing the blues
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JEUNESSE DORÉE (FRAGMENT 1)
Jan de Roek
Caught in the single-celled house of my past
and nameless, accusations scrawled across the
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JEUNESSE DORÉE (FRAGMENT 2)
Jan de Roek
Your face is water lilies,
purbeck marble, beloved,
marble swans,
apple blossoms
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JEWELLERY DOESN’T STEAL
Jacob Groot
Because if I went west of where I don’t live
but reside to the seaside of the city
that I
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JIANG YUAN, MOTHER OF THE CHINESE PEOPLE
Hsia Yü (Xia Yu)
Every time we have a rainy day
I get the urge
To copulate, to propagate
To spread
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JOAQUÍN-CHIQUITO, THE GAUCHO MINSTREL
William Agudelo
I remember his rubber fingers
groping for the melody and the very fast
taps on the bass
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JOGGING
Andriy Bondar
I couldn’t come back to my senses for quite some time
having gotten an e-mail from berlin from a
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JOGGING THE WHOLE WAY
Yang Li
from the river to the flower garden takes three minutes if you jog the whole way then it only takes
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JOHNSON BROTHERS LTD
Rutger Kopland
In those days when my father was still big,
dangerous tools in the bulging pockets
of his
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JONAH
Tomaž Šalamun
how does the sun set?
like snow
what color is the sea?
large  ...
JONATHAN
Yona Wallach
I run on the bridge
and the children after me
Jonathan
Jonathan they call
a little
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JORDAAN, AMSTERDAM
Anneke Brassinga
Palmgracht’s colonnade, a heaven-reef the cloud shore
reaching out to, distantly
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JOSÉ ASUNCIÓN SILVA
Santiago Mutis Durán
                For Enrique Santos
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JOTTINGS MADE AT 84 LONGGU ROAD, WUZHOU
Fang Xianhai
a scorching August
I watch whiteness
dazed at a window
the dust is swimming ...
JOURNEY
Paolo Ruffilli
I know what I have felt
again and again
and never has it been
something abstract
but
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JOURNEY TO MICHAL
Eugenijus Ališanka
uneasiness mounting before the journey, the feeling getting strong on the final day you’ll do
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JOY
Na Ye
How trustworthy this old flame,
these potatoes with fresh mud, these cabbages,
the
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JUBILATION
José Luis Díaz Granados
There will be no lack of words to sing the jubilation,
I will always be able to whisper. ...
JUBILEE
L.F. Rosen
A little more each year
the blood drains from our
faces, our bodies grow ...
JÜLICH – GREVENBROICH - ERKELENZ
Marion Poschmann
a triangle of energy, colourless and flat when seen
from the air, spread out across the
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JULIEN GRACQ (JULY 27, 1910-DECEMBER 22, 2007)
Rune Christiansen
A boy does not speak the same language as a rabbit or a deer. An airport does not cry for help as a
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JULY 19, ME
Yan Jun
. . . only mosquitoes and a piano remain
a July night seeming as though it was empty...
JULY 7
Yan Jun
Vomited haiku:
the ox butcher looks like the
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JULY 8, SOAKED IN SWEAT
Yan Jun
Nothing more than a little rain a few curtains
endless small neighborhoods wiping out the
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JUNE 28
Yan Jun
They’ve all flown away left the Modern Plaza
passing Xidan Tanggu passing Berlin and
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JUNE ROCK
Yosuke Tanaka
Evening in early summer, people are strolling about.
As I ride my bike out of the woods in
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JUNE THREAD
Barbara Pogačnik
And not just the weeping,
as with Mrs. Dalloway's trembling flowers,
but it is
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JUNGLE
J. Slauerhoff
I’ve lived for years in desolate places
Where white men only in extremis go,
On narrow
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JUST ANOTHER NIGHT
Abdel-ilah Salhi
For the third time the waiter tries to force me from my chair
The party was over at least
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JUST DON’T PUSH ME AWAY
Andriy Bondar
behind my wall lives a modern belarusian sculptor
every day he drinks half a bottle of
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JUST FOR A DAY
Gagan Gill
Just for a day

She won’t think
of you

And the fish will forget...
JUST NIGHT
Kees Ouwens
Breathless, I left the flat. Darkness seemed to fall upon me.
Madding clouds swept by in haste.
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JUST THE WAY IT IS
Shuntaro Tanikawa
A dear deceased friend is
again at a loss
in front of a travel bag
 ...
JUST THERE
Ashok Vajpeyi
We have not given up hope
though we know
in the end
we will live in the place...
JUST TO MAKE SURE
Maria Barnas
The streets are stirring all the same. Interrupt me.

Although we wormed our way out of
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JUSTICE
Eduardo Cote Lamus
I suffered the light, had a forehead
like a newly-made morning;
then came the shadow and
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JUSTICE
Mischa Andriessen
I heard we were going up.
My feet braced themselves
of their own accord.
The two
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