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Author: FLYNN, NICK
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Flynn, Nick    Poet's Biography
16 poems available by this author


BLIND HUBER (12)    Poem Text    
First Line: Thus transfixed, stare blank at one
Last Line: But not as much as I had hoped
Subject(s): Bees; Insects; Beekeeping; Bugs


CARTOON PHYSICS, PART 1    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Children under, say, ten, shouldn't know
Variant Title(s): Cartoon Physics: Part I
Subject(s): Children; Physics; Childhood


ELSEWHERE, MON AMOUR    Poem Text    
First Line: Leaning from the platform, waiting for a glimmer


EMPTYING TOWN    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Each fall this town empties, leaving me


FATHER OUTSIDE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: A black river flows down the center
Subject(s): Fathers


FIRE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: More the idea of the flame than the flame,
Subject(s): Fire


FLASHBACK    Poem Text    
First Line: I imagine I just barely escaped, repeat
Last Line: We hunker down, yelling, leave
Subject(s): Memory


FORGETTING SOMETHING    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Memory


JESUS KNEW    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Jesus Christ


MY MOTHER CONTEMPLATING HER GUN    Poem Text    
First Line: One boyfriend said to keep the bullets
Subject(s): Mothers; Guns


SELF-EXAM (MY BODY IS A CAGE)    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Do this: take two fingers, place them on
Subject(s): Human Body


SUDDEN    Poem Text    
First Line: If it had been a heart attack, the newspaper
Last Line: & the ringing all we'd eat
Subject(s): Loss


SWARM    Poem Text     Recitation by Author


UNFAMILIAR    Poem Text    
First Line: What village, abandoned, what


WAX FATHER    Poem Text    
First Line: Each day / the son came for more, scraping comb
Last Line: His entire body hung there
Subject(s): Fathers & Sons; Sickness; Waxworks; Illness


WORKER    Poem Text    
First Line: Clover whispers, each
Subject(s): Love