Joseph Charles Kennedy
X. J. Kennedy (born 21 August 1929, Dover, New Jersey, USA as Joseph Charles Kennedy) is a poet, translator, anthologist, editor, and author of children's literature and textbooks on English literature and poetry. He was long known as Joe Kennedy; but, wishing to distinguish himself from Joseph P. Kennedy, he added an "X" as his first initial.
In his youth, under the name Joe Kennedy, ... more »
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- For Allen Ginsberg
- Backyard Volcano
- Cross Ties
- Ars Poetica
- Nothing In Heaven Functions As It Ought
- Old Men Pitching Horseshoes
- Epigrams: Three Japanese Beetles
- Little Elegy
- Nude Descending A Staircase
- You Touch Me
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'Let you hold in mind, girls, that your beauty must passX. J. Kennedy (b. 1929), U.S. poet. In a Prominent Bar in Secaucus One Day (l. 29-32). . . Oxford Book of American Light Verse, The. William Harmo...
Like a lovely white clover that rusts with its grass.
Keep your bottoms off barstools and marry you young
Or be left...
'In a car like the Roxy I'd roll to the track,X. J. Kennedy (b. 1929), U.S. poet. In a Prominent Bar in Secaucus One Day (l. 21-24). . . Oxford Book of American Light Verse, The. William Harmo...
A steel-guitar trio, a bar in the back,
And the wheels made no noise, they turned over so fast,
Still it took you ten minutes to see...
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