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Author: BRODSKY, JOSEPH
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Brodsky, Joseph    Poet's Biography
13 poems available by this author


A PART OF SPEECH    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: As for the stars they are always on]


A SEASON    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: The time of the hawk counting chickens, of haystacks in


ALMOST AN ELEGY    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: In days gone by I too would stand and wait
Last Line: Not music yet, already more than noise
Subject(s): Waiting; Jacob (Bible); Love Ė Complaints; Memory


BELFAST TUNE    Poem Text    
First Line: Here's a girl from a dangerous town
Last Line: Because the town's too small
Subject(s): Belfast, Northern Ireland


CAPE COD LULLABY    Poem Text    
First Line: The eastern tip of the empire drives into night
Last Line: Depends on the sleeper. A cod stabds at the door
Subject(s): Cape Cod


DAEDALUS IN SICILY    Poem Text    
First Line: All his life he was building something, inventing something
Last Line: Straightens up wsith a grunt, and heads out for hades
Subject(s): Daedalus


ODYSSEUS TO TELEMACHUS    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: My dear telemachus,
Subject(s): Fathers & Sons


POLAR EXPLORER    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: All the huskies are eaten. There is no space
Subject(s): Explorers; Arctic; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


ROMAN ELEGIES    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: The captive mahogany of a private roman
Subject(s): Rome, Italy


SIX YEARS LATER    Poem Text    
First Line: So long had life together been that now
Subject(s): Time


SONNET TO MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS    Poem Text    
First Line: The thing that dragged from english mouths a shout
Last Line: It brought your enemies to their cold feet
Subject(s): Mary, Queen Of Scots (1542-1587); Scottish Translations; Mary Stuart


THE BERLIN WALL TUNE    Poem Text    
First Line: This is the house destroyed by jack
Last Line: At pendulums they donít shoot
Subject(s): Berlin Wall


TO A FRIEND: IN MEMORIAM    Poem Text    
First Line: It's for you whose name's better omitted - since for
Last Line: From the shores = who knows which? Though for now it has no importance
Subject(s): Mourning; Bereavement