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Author: BOOTH, PHILIP
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Booth, Philip    Poet's Biography
49 poems available by this author


A NUMBER OF WAYS OF LOOKING AT IT    Poem Text    
First Line: In farms along the savannah


ADAM    Poem Text    
First Line: I take thee now to be no other


AGES    Poem Text    
First Line: Goddammit, shut the moon off


BOLT    Poem Text    
First Line: It's shot all right: this bolt


CHART 1203    Poem Text    
First Line: Whoever works a storm to windward, sails
Subject(s): Sailing & Sailors


CHEKHOV    Poem Text    
First Line: Finally/I have come to you
Subject(s): Chekhov, Anton (1860-1904)


CONVOY    Poem Text    
First Line: One blueberry morning in maine
Subject(s): Dogs


CREATURES    Poem Text    
First Line: Out of season, a weather


CROWS    Poem Text    
First Line: So. Nine crows to this april field
Subject(s): Crows


FOG-TALK    Poem Text    
First Line: Walking the heaved cement sidewalk down main street
Last Line: All sorts of joy, nodding yes. He says I don't know
Subject(s): Fog; Friendship; Old Age


GLOVE    Poem Text    
First Line: A good leather left one
Subject(s): Gloves; Mittens; Muffs


GREAT FARM    Poem Text    
First Line: In april, when raining is sunlight


GREEN SONG    Poem Text    
First Line: The year is around me now


HEADING OUT    Poem Text    
First Line: Beyond here there's no map
Subject(s): Travel; Journeys; Trips


HERON    Poem Text    
First Line: In the copper marsh / I saw a stilted heron / wade the tidal wash
Last Line: Marsh flew through my flesh
Subject(s): Environment; Herons; Journeys; Trips


HOW TO SEE DEER    Poem Text    
First Line: Forget roadside crossings
Last Line: What you see
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Deer


JAKE'S WHARF    Poem Text    
First Line: Days like this, off jake's, the august fog
Last Line: The wharf leans seaward in the ebb-tide chop
Subject(s): Wharves; Piers


LETTER FROM A DISTANT LAND    Poem Text    
First Line: Henry, my distant kin


MARCH AGAIN       
First Line: Yesterday the tulip shoots, considering
Subject(s): Nature


MARCHES    Poem Text    
First Line: Sun just up on the century's earliest equinox
Last Line: What march may be like in maybe the year 2000
Subject(s): Aids (Disease); Sickness; Illness


MOMENT    Poem Text    
First Line: The old sting. Dead
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


NAVIGATION    Poem Text    
First Line: Far inland, he
Last Line: To naviagte by
Subject(s): Nature


NIGHTSONG    Poem Text    
First Line: Beside you,
Subject(s): Togetherness


NORTH    Poem Text    
First Line: North is weather, winter and change
Subject(s): North, The


NOVEMBER SUN    Poem Text    
First Line: A raw dawn. Hard wind
Subject(s): November


ORIGINAL SEQUENCE    Poem Text    
First Line: Time was the apple adam ate
Last Line: Stopped feet. He reached and wound the clock
Subject(s): Bible; Religion; Theology


OUTLOOK    Poem Text    
First Line: Lying flat, under a green machine
Subject(s): Pickers (Machines)


POST-EQUINOX SPECTRA    Poem Text    
First Line: Still weeks to ice-out
Last Line: Or april fools' first
Subject(s): Winter


PRESENCE    Poem Text    
First Line: That we are here: that we could question


RAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: It's raining where I am
Subject(s): Rain


REFUSING THE SEA    Poem Text    
First Line: As headlands weather a gale
Subject(s): Storms


RULE ONE    Poem Text    
First Line: Rule one of all
Subject(s): Compassion


SAYING IT    Poem Text    
First Line: Saying it. Trying


SEA-CHANGE; JOHN MARIN (1870-1953)       
First Line: Marin / saw how it feels
Variant Title(s): Marin
Subject(s): Marin, John Cheri (1870-1953)


SEEING AUDEN OFF    Poem Text    
First Line: Ithaca last night, syracuse at noon, cedar rapids tonight
Subject(s): Auden, Wystan Hugh (1907-1973)


SHAG    Poem Text    
First Line: Under the slow heron
Subject(s): Cormorants


SMALL TOWN    Poem Text    
First Line: You know. / the light on upstairs
Last Line: You know you cannot stop weeping
Subject(s): Neighbors; Towns


SPIT    Poem Text    
First Line: The chipewyans play it
Subject(s): Native Americans; Games; Indians Of America; American Indians; Indians Of South America; Recreation; Pastimes; Amusements


STATIONS    Poem Text    
First Line: The old, their big shoulders humped
Last Line: To end, the far side of the macon station
Subject(s): African Americans; Railroad Stations; Negroes; American Blacks


TENEMENT ROOF    Poem Text    
First Line: Strange, our not knowing
Subject(s): Pigeons


THANKSGIVING 1963    Poem Text    
First Line: She walks a beach assaulted by the sea
Last Line: And finally weep, this night of our dark thanks
Subject(s): Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963); Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy (1929-1994)


THE DANCER    Poem Text    
First Line: The dancer mended sheep and tended fences
Subject(s): Dancing & Dancers; Farm Life; Agriculture; Farmers


THE HEAVY POET    Poem Text    
First Line: Bunged-up like any general
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


THE MISERY OF MECHANICS    Poem Text    


THE PROFESSOR'S FINAL ADDRESS    Poem Text    
First Line: He tries to keep up
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


THE SEINERS    Poem Text    
First Line: On the summer's edge end


THE TOWER    Poem Text    
First Line: Strangers ask


THESE MEN    Poem Text    
First Line: What is man, that mindful of him
Subject(s): Men


TIMES    Poem Text    
First Line: No longer the old noon whistle