Now some people like to take a book and sit down and read, and read, and read, or moon around yawping
at the lake or these mountains and things, but that ain't my way; no, sir, if they like it, let 'em do it, I don't object; but as for me, talking's what I like.
Oklahoma depresses us by yawping
about it in such a way as to give the
'Doesn't use the phone when he's there though, all you can hear is him yawping
on at her, until he either falls asleep or drops down dead drunk.
It was a revelation, for at eighteen I had no idea that words themselves--this tumbling riot of dithyrambs and yawping
apostrophes and bardic cries--had the power to throw open the portals of perception, so that one could actually begin to feel and taste and smell the very texture of existence.
And the beginnings of American poetry have Walt Whitman yawping
, "I celebrate myself," while Emily Dickinson, in opposition, declares, "I'm Nobody!"
I mean he's singing and yawping
and I'm pretty sure I sense a frolic in this thing.