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Author: BERSSENBRUGGE, MEI-MEI
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Berssenbrugge, Mei-mei    Poet's Biography
29 poems available by this author


AEGEAN    Poem Text    
First Line: Tang tang tang tang tang tang tang
Last Line: Odor of sea shell
Subject(s): Aegean Sea


AUDIENCE    Poem Text    
First Line: People think, at the theatre, an audience is tricked into believing it's looking at life.


CHINESE SPACE        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Family Life; Houses; Beijing. China; Ancestors & Ancestry; Relatives; Heritage; Heredity


CONCORDANCE [OUR CONVERSATION IS A WING]    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Our conversation is a wing below my consciousness


CONCORDANCE [WORKING BACKWARD IN SLEEP]    Poem Text     Recitation by Author


DAUGHTER        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Dreams; Daughters; Nightmares


DRESSING UP OUR PETS        Recitation by Author
First Line: I sew a bright hood for my pet mouse
Subject(s): Pets; Clothing & Dress


FORMS PF POLITENESS    Poem Text    
First Line: Taking advantage of the relationships and interaction, which actually exist between what happens
Subject(s): Man-woman Relationships; Male-female Relations


GLITTER        Recitation by Author


GREEN        Recitation by Author


HEALTH    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: I cut the stem of the amaryllis, and water poured out so suddenly, I didn't
Last Line: From new american writing
Subject(s): Babies; Birth; Flowers; Infants; Child Birth; Midwifery


HEARING        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Compassion


I LOVE ARTISTS        Recitation by Author
First Line: I go her house and talk to her


IDEAL    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: I did not know beforehand what would count for me as a new color. Its beauty is an analysis
Subject(s): Colors


KISSES FROM THE MOON        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Friendship


NEST        Recitation


PARALLEL LINES        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Textiles; Desert


PERMANENT HOME    Poem Text    
First Line: I seek a permanent home, but this structure has an appearance of indifferent
Subject(s): Houses


POLLEN        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Ecology


RED QUIET, SECTION 3    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Our conversation is a wing below my consciousness, like organization in blowing cloth


SAFETY    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Increasingly in our world, forgiveness is asked for, granted, withheld,


SERISITY        Recitation by Author


SPRING STREET BAR       
First Line: And last night a man came in
Last Line: When there had been a sky, to write about the sky
Subject(s): Bars & Bartenders; New York City; Pubs; Taverns; Saloons; Manhattan; New York, New York; The Big Apple


SUSIE, KIKI, ANNIE: 2    Poem Text    
First Line: The situation is an image of her gathering a toy horse from
Last Line: The horse takes a small jump in the air, and her head and shoulders arch back
Subject(s): Animals; Girls; Horses; Toys


SUSIE, KIKI, ANNIE: 3    Poem Text    
First Line: I see minnie mouse, instead of a thin girl in a cotton smock
Last Line: A sense of deferral has been added to this weave of naiveté, humor, fragility, but our relationship
Subject(s): Girls


TAN TIEN    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Meditation; Tang Dynasty (618-907)


THE NEW BOYS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: He says problems in israel will be solved by extraterrestrials
Subject(s): Boys


THE RESERVOIR    Poem Text    
First Line: The reservoir is trying to freeze over
Subject(s): Man-woman Relationships; Male-female Relations


THE SWAN    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: He calls it their stage
Subject(s): Feminism