Etai-Eken

Etai-Eken

Ed Roberson
Copyright Date: 1975
Pages: 96
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    Etai-Eken
    Book Description:

    Etai-Ekenis a legend told in a series, a cycle of poems, which is to say, told in different languages. The action of the poems in the poem is their moving in and out of the legend by the changes of access to the larger legend; an access of the present in the ancient, of the present's knowledge and experience of it.

    eISBN: 978-0-8229-8082-7
    Subjects: Language & Literature

Table of Contents

  1. Front Matter
    (pp. [i]-[vi])
  2. Dani Words Song
    (pp. 3-3)
  3. Song of the Son
    (pp. 4-4)
  4. found: Under The Mountain Wall
    (pp. 5-5)
  5. and the last polished stone
    (pp. 6-6)
  6. day blue bowl
    (pp. 7-7)
  7. the still water as brown
    (pp. 8-8)
  8. When Everyone Is Beauty Is A Time Of Day In Zulu
    (pp. 9-9)
  9. at having seen there was great stillness
    (pp. 10-10)
  10. like sight placed
    (pp. 11-11)
  11. everything in place was a first thing
    (pp. 12-12)
  12. the note of seeing the mark of sight
    (pp. 13-14)
  13. to the classics: jazz
    (pp. 14-14)
  14. Formula for the poem dance
    (pp. 15-16)
  15. line to rest on
    (pp. 16-16)
  16. 4 Poems Trees at the Cardinal Points
    (pp. 17-17)
  17. Nature Poem
    (pp. 18-18)
  18. a shell that scallop fan
    (pp. 21-21)
  19. A hammer is always brought to the building
    (pp. 22-22)
  20. the buildings are the triumphant figure
    (pp. 23-23)
  21. there is a way you can draw
    (pp. 24-25)
  22. putting something on the line
    (pp. 25-25)
  23. once about to take off
    (pp. 26-26)
  24. it must be that in the midst
    (pp. 27-27)
  25. the thousand legged
    (pp. 28-28)
  26. the music someone has put on
    (pp. 29-29)
  27. the zebra is two
    (pp. 30-30)
  28. any moment
    (pp. 31-31)
  29. how many ever
    (pp. 32-32)
  30. how many ever
    (pp. 33-33)
  31. as we come to a day
    (pp. 34-34)
  32. coming to hear
    (pp. 35-35)
  33. they are crazy
    (pp. 36-36)
  34. place where crying begins
    (pp. 37-37)
  35. beasts dogs the bitter water
    (pp. 38-38)
  36. they sat singing in sold death
    (pp. 39-39)
  37. many made no sound
    (pp. 40-40)
  38. you see it clearly
    (pp. 41-41)
  39. the killed appear to the killer
    (pp. 42-42)
  40. green is greener in the heated air
    (pp. 43-43)
  41. the river was turned red
    (pp. 44-44)
  42. The Nature Poem
    (pp. 45-46)
  43. it used to kill us
    (pp. 49-49)
  44. song of the assistant professors
    (pp. 50-50)
  45. it’s put these days that
    (pp. 51-51)
  46. american culture is the pot
    (pp. 52-52)
  47. “did you ever dream lucky, wake up cold in hand?”
    (pp. 53-53)
  48. #7 Lucky Hand
    (pp. 54-54)
  49. an economy
    (pp. 55-55)
  50. the body must be made of minutes
    (pp. 56-56)
  51. victory dance song
    (pp. 57-57)
  52. you see it clearly
    (pp. 58-58)
  53. the singer at the decision
    (pp. 59-59)
  54. soul hunters’ song
    (pp. 60-60)
  55. you looked for signs shall i name them
    (pp. 61-61)
  56. the air the air
    (pp. 62-62)
  57. emptiness of it spirit for
    (pp. 63-63)
  58. she reveals herself wch is to reveal himself
    (pp. 64-64)
  59. fate’s is the slave’s
    (pp. 65-66)
  60. the waves
    (pp. 69-69)
  61. some of the faces in these streets
    (pp. 70-70)
  62. tell me that when the water rise
    (pp. 71-71)
  63. once
    (pp. 72-75)
  64. a black man’s black is his mysteries
    (pp. 76-76)
  65. image of man
    (pp. 77-77)
  66. he is called penis sticking out
    (pp. 78-78)
  67. Etai Etai Eken
    (pp. 79-79)
  68. The Mojo Against Genocide Was Taken Care Of In The Beginning
    (pp. 80-80)
  69. the music someone has put on
    (pp. 81-81)
  70. now that heart has got us killed and eaten
    (pp. 82-82)
  71. Table of Contents
    (pp. 83-85)
  72. Back Matter
    (pp. 86-87)