David Lehman

David Lehman (1948 - Present)

David Lehman was born in New York City in 1948. He graduated from Columbia College, attended Cambridge University as a Kellett Fellow, and received his doctorate from Columbia University. Lehman is the founding editor of The Best American Poetry series and is co-director of the Monday night poetry reading series at the KGB Bar in New York.

Poems By David Lehman

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Ode To Modern Art (No Comments »)
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The Shield Of A Greeting (No Comments »)
To Psyche (No Comments »)
To The Author Of Glare (No Comments »)
To William Holden (No Comments »)
Twelfth Night (1 Comment »)
When A Woman Loves A Man (11 Comments »)
Wittgenstein’s Ladder (1 Comment »)

An Alternative to Speech

Shake The Superflux! (1 Comment »)
The Difference Between Pepsi And Coke (5 Comments »)

Operation Memory

One Size Fits All: A Critical Essay (No Comments »)
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With Tenure (No Comments »)

The Daily Mirror

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The Evening Sun

A Quick One Before I Go (No Comments »)

Valentine Place

A Little History (No Comments »)
Sexism (5 Comments »)
Analysis, meaning and summary of David Lehman's poem Sexism

5 Comments

  1. Ms. Otgon says:

    How simple and true one like the life. Good job, Mr. David Lehman.

  2. P. says:

    I agree, this one is definitely a good poem. I find it familiar only not knowing which role do I play whether the man or a woman. Lovers feel this way otherwise they would switch from “lovers” to “officials” and all the magic would evaporate…

  3. angie says:

    IF YOU WERE TO UNDERSTAND IT AND READ MORE THAN ONCE THEN MAYBE AIR HEADS WOULD GET IT THIS IS A GOOD POEM AND ITS TRUE THE TITTLE COULND NOT HAVE BEEN BETTER

  4. Carole says:

    I agree with Cassandra! this is the worst poem ever!!!! I was searching for some information in a poem, or something meaningful but this is just crap!

  5. cassandra says:

    this is a stupid poem!!!!!!!!!

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