Lynda Hull

(1954 - 1994 / New Jersey / United States)

Lynda Hull Poems

1. Bar Xanadu 7/10/2014
2. Black Mare 7/10/2014
3. Chinese New Year 7/10/2014
4. In Another Country 7/10/2014
5. Insect Life Of Florida 7/10/2014
6. Jackson Hotel 7/10/2014
7. Night Waitress 7/10/2014
8. Nocturne With Choreography For Departure 7/10/2014
9. Ornithology 7/10/2014
10. Rivers Into Seas 7/10/2014
11. The Window 7/10/2014
12. Tide Of Voices 7/10/2014

Comments about Lynda Hull

  • Roseann Novak (1/3/2016 11:49:00 AM)

    My first reading of a Lynda Hull poem - I want to read more of her work. This is a touching poem.

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Best Poem of Lynda Hull

Chinese New Year

The dragon is in the street dancing beneath windows
pasted with colored squares, past the man
who leans into the phone booth's red pagoda, past
crates of doves and roosters veiled

until dawn. Fireworks complicate the streets
with sulphur as people exchange gold
and silver foil, money to appease ghosts
who linger, needy even in death. I am

almost invisible. Hands could pass through me
effortlessly. This is how it is
to be so alien that my name falls from me, grows
untranslatable as the shop signs,

the odors of ginseng and black ...

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