Deborah Landau


Deborah Landau Poems

1. All Else Fails 4/5/2016
2. August in West Hollywood 4/5/2016
3. Dear Someone 4/5/2016
4. Domestic 4/5/2016
5. from "Late Summer" 4/5/2016
6. From "Someone" 4/5/2016
7. from Blue Dark 4/5/2016
8. from The Uses of the Body 4/5/2016
9. I Don't Have a Pill for That 2/27/2016
10. September 2/27/2016
11. Solitaire 4/5/2016
12. The City of Paris has You in Mind Tonight 2/27/2016
13. The Wedding Party 2/27/2016
14. Welcome to the Future 4/5/2016
15. You've Got to Start Somewhere 2/27/2016

Comments about Deborah Landau

  • Ebrahim Hossseini (8/8/2017 3:29:00 AM)

    Deborah Landau has an exceptional talent for making words dance to the tune of reality so gracefully, so beautifully and so meaningfully. In the Last Usable Hour, she says: “…this city is dry and the people all wanting each with a coin purse each with a thirst in her mouth…”.

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Best Poem of Deborah Landau

Welcome to the Future

Richard propped up the bottles
like bowling pins

I had fallen into despair
did this bother him

when Richard left I broke
my throat I bit my tongue

cracked teeth my mouth split my lip
smashed chairs in the bar trashed

poems I was writing
all this breaking was very expensive

there is no Richard but I think it was Richard
who had the idea of pouring libations

because of the stumbling thirst
because our lives are like that

I am writing this to do as right as possible by Richard
think back to the bed look out at the ...

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