RHYME OF THE AG-ED MARINESS

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Poetry. THE RHYME OF THE AG-ED MARINESS gathers all the poems written by Lynn Lonidier (1937-1993) between her last book and her death. Lynn Lonidier was a streetwise, visionary poet whose idiom was a jazzy American English with San Francisco Mission-district Spanish thrown into the mix! Unequivocally lesbian and femminist, consistently dedicated to the underprivileged, her work brims with anger and irony, energy and humor, and yet is suffused with loving tenderness throughout. From the beginning to the end, Lynn...

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Overview

Poetry. THE RHYME OF THE AG-ED MARINESS gathers all the poems written by Lynn Lonidier (1937-1993) between her last book and her death. Lynn Lonidier was a streetwise, visionary poet whose idiom was a jazzy American English with San Francisco Mission-district Spanish thrown into the mix! Unequivocally lesbian and femminist, consistently dedicated to the underprivileged, her work brims with anger and irony, energy and humor, and yet is suffused with loving tenderness throughout. From the beginning to the end, Lynn Lonidier was an original. Her poems are startingly open-hearted and charged with the ectasy of a woman-centered vision of love and truth. — Janine Canan, author of Changing Woman.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581770520
  • Publisher: Barrytown/Station Hill Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 6.02 (w) x 9.01 (h) x 0.35 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface 7
Introduction 11
Bernal Hill 19
CingCong Singsong Goddess Poem 21
Chingos Mingos; Genesis: Mission. Mission Genesis 23
El Arriero del Coche 26
After Meeting a Dream Recorder 28
Sol Ankle Dazzle in the Department of Bilinguals 29
The "Go For" Poem 30
Humanoidads 32
Ringing in the Dark 34
Christmas Kitty en Bilingualand, Or, What I Did This Year 37
I, was a Teenage Lesbian, Age Thirty-Five 40
Camille on a Couch 44
Gretel and Gretel 48
Greta Garbo Leaves California for Argentina, Not Forever But for Good 51
Una Eternidad 59
Because I Was a Late Bloomer 61
'Til Years Let Me Grow Wiser 63
Happy Doris on Her '69th 65
Quest 68
Lesbian Heaven 70
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