Barbara Hamby

(1952 / New Orleans)

Barbara Hamby Poems

1. Cinerama 12/20/2017
2. Letter to a Lost Friend 4/1/2016
3. Mambo Cadillac 12/20/2017
4. Mr. Pillow 12/20/2017
5. Ode on Dictionaries 4/1/2016
6. Ode on My Wasted Youth 12/20/2017
7. Ode on Satan's Power 12/20/2017
8. Ode to Lenin's Overcoat 12/20/2017
9. Ode To Lil' Kim In Florence 12/1/2014
10. Over-the-Hill Tenors after the Opera 12/20/2017
11. Six, Sex, Say 12/20/2017
12. The Dream of the Dacha 12/20/2017
13. The Mockingbird on the Buddha 12/20/2017
14. The Tawdry Masks of Women 4/1/2016
15. Thus Spake the Mockingbird 4/1/2016
16. Toshno 12/20/2017
17. Venus and Dogberry, A Match Made in New Jersey 12/20/2017
18. Waltz, Swing, Cha-cha-cha 12/20/2017

Comments about Barbara Hamby

There is no comment submitted by members..
Best Poem of Barbara Hamby

Letter to a Lost Friend

There must be a Russian word to describe what has happened
between us, like ostyt, which can be used
for a cup of  tea that is too hot, but after you walk to the next room,
and return, it is too cool; or perekhotet,
which is to want something so much over months
and even years that when you get it, you have lost
the desire. Pushkin said, when he saw his portrait by Kiprensky,
"It is like looking into a mirror, but one that flatters me."
What is the word for someone who looks into her friend's face
...

Read the full of Letter to a Lost Friend

Letter to a Lost Friend

There must be a Russian word to describe what has happened
between us, like ostyt, which can be used
for a cup of  tea that is too hot, but after you walk to the next room,
and return, it is too cool; or perekhotet,
which is to want something so much over months
and even years that when you get it, you have lost
the desire. Pushkin said, when he saw his portrait by Kiprensky,
"It is like looking into a mirror, but one that flatt

[Report Error]