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Author: BUNTING, BASIL
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Bunting, Basil    Poet's Biography
29 poems available by this author


BRIGGFLATTS: 1    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Brag, sweet tenor bull
Subject(s): England; English


CHOMEI AT TOYAMA    Poem Text    
First Line: Swirl sleeping in the waterfall!
Last Line: Clacked a few prayers
Subject(s): Hermits; Japan; Kamo Chomei (1155-1216); Japanese


CODA    Poem Text    
First Line: A strong song tows
Subject(s): Travel; Journeys; Trips


FIRST BOOK OF ODES: 1    Poem Text    
First Line: Weeping oaks grieve, chestnuts raise
Last Line: Is everlasting / resurrection
Subject(s): Spring


FIRST BOOK OF ODES: 13. FEARFUL SYMMETRY    Poem Text    
First Line: Muzzle and jowl and beastly brow


FIRST BOOK OF ODES: 14. GIN THE GOODWIFE STINT    Poem Text    
First Line: The ploughland has gone to bent
Last Line: On a c.P.R. Packet
Subject(s): Hate


FIRST BOOK OF ODES: 18. COMPLAINT OF THE MORPETHSHIRE FARMER    Poem Text    
First Line: On the up-platform at morpeth station
Last Line: As barren as her deck
Subject(s): Farm Life; Agriculture; Farmers


FIRST BOOK OF ODES: 30. THE OROTAVA ROAD    Poem Text    
First Line: Four white heifers with sprawling hooves
Subject(s): Passion


FIRST BOOK OF ODES: 9.    Poem Text    
First Line: Dear be still! Time's start of us lengthens slowly
Last Line: Lusts explode slambang at the first touch like bombs
Subject(s): Time


HOW DUKE VALENTINE CONTRIVED    Poem Text    
First Line: Duke valentine had been in lombardy with the king
Last Line: They were strangled in the same manner
Subject(s): Italy; Murder; Italians


KEEP TROTH    Poem Text    
First Line: When algebra is done, boys
Last Line: Keep troth and spoken time
Subject(s): Schools; England; Patriotism; Duty; Students


LIMERICK    Poem Text    
First Line: That volatile poet called jonathan
Last Line: But folks think he's just making fun o'them
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Williams, Jonathan (1929-2008); Wit & Humor


LIMERICK    Poem Text    
First Line: What a pity that bela bartok
Last Line: Yes, obviously
Subject(s): Bartok, Bela (1881-1945)


ODES: 10. CHORUS OF FURIES    Poem Text    
First Line: Let us come upon him first as if in a dream
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


ODES: 15    Poem Text    
First Line: Nothing/substance utters or time
Subject(s): Architecture & Architects


ODES: 30. THE OROTAVA ROAD    Poem Text    
First Line: Four white heifers with sprawling hooves


ODES: 36    Poem Text    
First Line: See! Their verses are laid


ON THE FLY-LEAF OF POUND'S CANTOS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: There are the alps. What is there to say about them?
Last Line: Fools! Sit down and wait for them to crumble!
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Pound, Ezra (1885-1972)


SECOND BOOK OF ODES: 1.    Poem Text    
First Line: A thrush in the syringa sings
Subject(s): Birds; Thrushes


SECOND BOOK OF ODES: 2    Poem Text    
First Line: Three michaelmas daisies
Last Line: And the bees' [lay
Subject(s): Daisies


SECOND BOOK OF ODES: 3. BIRTHDAY GREETING    Poem Text    
First Line: Gone to hunt; and my brothers
Last Line: Today I am fourteen years old
Subject(s): Birthdays; Growth; Teenagers


SECOND BOOK OF ODES: 4    Poem Text    
First Line: You idiot! What makes you think decay will
Last Line: The slack leaf from which judah had sucked life?
Subject(s): Deer; Death


SECOND BOOK OF ODES: 6. WHAT THE CHAIRMAN TOLD TOM    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Poetry? It's a hobby
Subject(s): Eliot, Thomas Stearns (1888-1965); Poetry & Poets; Eliot, T. S.


SECOND BOOK OF ODES: 7.    Poem Text    
First Line: O, it is godlike to sit selfpossessed
Subject(s): Love - Erotic


THE SPOILS €    Poem Text    
First Line: Man's life is so little worth


THE WORD    Poem Text    
First Line: Nothing/substance utters or time


TO VIOLET    Poem Text    
First Line: These tracings from a world that's dead


VILLON    Poem Text    
First Line: He whom we anatomized
Subject(s): Villon, Francois (1431-1463)


WHAT THE CHAIRMAN TOLD TOM    Poem Text    
First Line: Poetry? It's a hobby
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets