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Biography of Bill Knott

Bill Knott

Bill Knott (1940 - 1966)

Bill Knott, originally known as Saint Giraud, was born in Carson City, Michigan. Bill Knott is an associate professor at Emerson College in Boston. He first received recognition with The Naomi Poems published in 1968.

46 Poems written by Bill Knott

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First LineComments
"...here thy generations endeth in accord." Comments and analysis of Heritage by Bill Knott 6 Comments
-to S.
'My age, my beast!' - Osip Mandelstam
Time, time, time, time, the clock Comments and analysis of Stress Therapy by Bill Knott 11 Comments
After your death,
All it takes is Laura Riding's riding-
Always your face like a space
As much as someone could plow in one day Comments and analysis of Ancient Measures by Bill Knott 12 Comments
at the edge of the city in
At your light side trees shy Comments and analysis of Poem (As your light side trees shy...) by Bill Knott 1 Comment
Bending over like this to get my hands empty
But if they'd give us toys and twice the stuff most Comments and analysis of Christmas At The Orphanage by Bill Knott 1 Comment
Even if the mountain I climbed Comments and analysis of 2 Futilists by Bill Knott 1 Comment
Finally the day dawned when a monopoly owned everything in the
From the trees the leaves came down
Going to sleep, I cross my hands on my chest. Comments and analysis of Death by Bill Knott 3 Comments
Hair is heaven's water flowing eerily over us Comments and analysis of Hair Poem by Bill Knott 1 Comment
Here at the height of the day night change Comments and analysis of Compact Dusk by Bill Knott 2 Comments
His task to watch an hourglass wash itself,
I am a modest house, a house solely
I don't dare speak too loudly,
I examine
I lay down in the empty street and parked
I swear the word insanity has two i's, Comments and analysis of Personal Poem Processor by Bill Knott 1 Comment
I'm charmed yet chagrined by this misunderstanding--
I'm tired of murdering children. Comments and analysis of (End) of Summer (1966) by Bill Knott 26 Comments
If a path to the Gingerbread House
If you are still alive when you read this,
In this time and place, where "Bread and Circuses" has Comments and analysis of Nuremberg, U.S.A. by Bill Knott 3 Comments
Like all children, you were a de facto
Like everyone I demand to be
Many decades after graduation Comments and analysis of An Instructor's Dream by Bill Knott 16 Comments
Meadow of matchsticks,
One day we notice that the sun
Our love has chosen its appropriate gesture
Poetry, Comments and analysis of Poem To Poetry by Bill Knott 1 Comment
Satiety help me I have inhabit
The clock is dressed in drag, I mean it wears
The only response Comments and analysis of Minor Poem by Bill Knott 16 Comments
The taller the monument, the more impatient our luggage.
The thread or the theme Comments and analysis of Gimmie Shelter by Bill Knott 8 Comments
Tying the pimp in dreams to a lamppost
We brush the other, invisible moon.
Who whispers here is forgotten.
Why are all the survivors of the needle's eye

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