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Author: FROST, CAROL
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Frost, Carol    Poet's Biography
48 poems available by this author


ALL SUMMER LONG    Poem Text    
First Line: The dogs eat hoof slivers and lie under the porch.
Subject(s): Family Life; Relatives


APIARY 40    Poem Text    
First Line: The humble sense of being alive
Subject(s): Bees; Beekeeping


APIARY IX    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Two anthills and a late summer hive
Subject(s): Bees; Beekeeping


APIARY VIII (FOR THE ONES    Poem Text    
First Line: Who line the corridors and sit


APOLOGY    Poem Text    
First Line: Already the land is starting to forget gardens
Variant Title(s): Autumn Apology
Subject(s): Autumn; Seasons; Fall


APPLE RIND    Poem Text    
First Line: Someone else was afraid and spoke to me
Last Line: To come back to this beautiful, stupid world?
Subject(s): Apples


ARDORS    Poem Text    
First Line: The tortoise walks on tiptoe in june,


ARGONAUT'S VOW    Poem Text    
First Line: Pushed prow southerly into the golden wind


BLUE CRAB    Poem Text    
First Line: A rearing up: the pincers waved in the air: by god you better let me be
Subject(s): Crabs


BOAT    Poem Text    
First Line: Miscalculation the day's first high
Subject(s): Boats


CHIMERA    Poem Text    
First Line: By the verge of the sea a man finds a gelatinous creature,
Subject(s): Sea; Ocean


CONSENT    Poem Text    
First Line: Arrows striking all sides of the body and st. Sebastian smiling
Last Line: A little of what already exists and the towering sense of kindnesses no world can offer?
Subject(s): Alienation (Social Psychology); Dissenters; Exiles; Marginality, Social; Estrangement; Outcasts


COUNTRY MARRIAGE    Poem Text    
First Line: They married out of school
Subject(s): Marriage; Family Life; Poverty; Weddings; Husbands; Wives; Relatives


CUSTOM    Poem Text    
First Line: As if it had forgotten everything - hatred, vindictiveness, the
Last Line: The assembly roared – by his actions they knew they knew better who they are
Subject(s): Sports


EDDY    Poem Text    
First Line: Against wind's silk direction the tide is flowing,
Subject(s): Boats


EGON SCHIELE'S WIFE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: More since her illness he tried to think of her not purely as a wife
Subject(s): Schiele, Egon (1891-1918); Marriage; Models; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


FAREWELL TO TWO MUSES    Poem Text    
First Line: Ah, muse, I know you too well, your harp-song gets airy
Last Line: And say if he asks who my lover is now; that I sleep alone. I have no other
Subject(s): Muses


FLICKER    Poem Text    
First Line: Chisel-billed, eye cerulean, with a crimson nuchal patch
Last Line: I do. It's mine. I do
Subject(s): Home


HARRIET STREET    Poem Text    
First Line: The fadedness of stone
Subject(s): Grief; Sorrow; Sadness


ICARUS IN WINTER    Poem Text    
First Line: If brueghel was wrong, and icarus fell in the dead of the year
Last Line: Stunted roots so far below sense that they don't show
Subject(s): Breughel The Elder, Pieter (1530-1569); Icarus; Mythology - Classical; Brueghel The Elder, Pieter; Bruegel The Elder, Pieter


KOMODO    Poem Text    
First Line: The flight of a white cockatoo from tamarind to tamarind
Last Line: Thde blazing cockatoo, the pink, lightless, inner tissues of the baron
Subject(s): Komodo Dragons; Lizards


LATE    Poem Text    
First Line: Those perishing gentians splashed by moonlight and wind
Subject(s): Farm Life; Agriculture; Farmers


MAN OF WAR    Poem Text    
First Line: After there were no women, men, and children,


MATINS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Disappointment; Man-woman Relationships; Male-female Relations


MORPHINE    Poem Text    
First Line: Their single purpose was to ease her dying
Last Line: Her face lost all its definition. No one moved
Subject(s): Death; Painkillers; Dead, The


PAPILIO    Poem Text    
First Line: Collecting is a basic human trait. The great collectors
Last Line: Speed of autumn
Subject(s): Nature


PATIENCE    Poem Text    
First Line: The man raises his eyes from the table and gazes at the murals of women
Last Line: How patient and unchanged the onlookers
Subject(s): Restaurants; Cafes; Diners


PEAR TREE    Poem Text    
First Line: As at the bottom of a mirror
Last Line: And go on
Subject(s): Pear Trees; Trees; Pears


PELICAN    Poem Text    
First Line: Readings grunts after so much quiet: look
Subject(s): Pelicans


REDFISH    Poem Text    
First Line: Loaves and fishes; coelaenth: bishop's jewfish
Subject(s): Fish


REFUSAL    Poem Text    
First Line: Because the acres were not smoothed with topsoil, she wrenches
Last Line: Refusal to be much moved?
Subject(s): Nature


ROBINSON CRUSOE'S HAIR    Poem Text    
First Line: The lime tree, the eternal bars and bolts of the sea
Last Line: His own father's face, fed him cakes and chafed his arms and legs, he cried again
Subject(s): Robinson Crusoe


SCORN    Poem Text    
First Line: She thought of no wilder delicacy than the starling eggs she fed him
Subject(s): Marriage; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


SEXUAL JEALOUSY    Poem Text    
First Line: Think of the queen mole who is unequivocal
Last Line: They hope this and are ruthless in their waiting
Subject(s): Nature; Sex


SMALL    Poem Text    
First Line: Boa, once when you were small, you ate small things.
Last Line: Never the pinkness and honey of the human
Subject(s): Food & Eating; Snakes; Serpents; Vipers


SONGS FOR TWO SEASONS: 1. AFTER GRAVE ILLNESS    Poem Text    
First Line: The body has two seasons
Last Line: Things simply are
Subject(s): Sickness; Illness


SONGS FOR TWO SEASONS: 2. RED POND    Poem Text    
First Line: How cool it lies. It only speaks
Last Line: And traces of red mud
Subject(s): Lakes; Pools; Ponds


SONGS FOR TWO SEASONS: 3. MARSYA'S ART    Poem Text    
First Line: When the god came with his lute and knife
Last Line: Knitted chain, gold. And the scorning flute
Variant Title(s): Marsyas's Art
Subject(s): Singing & Singers; Songs


THE FEARFUL CHILD    Poem Text    
First Line: As a child I parleyed with animals, stuffed and real.
Subject(s): Children; Pets; Family Life; Fear; Childhood; Relatives


THE GROSS CLINIC    Poem Text    
First Line: I have a sister who takes care of animals, whose artistry is flesh
Subject(s): Gross, Samuel D. (1805-1884); Surgery; Family Life; Relatives


THE PART OF THE BEE'S BODY EMBEDDED IN THE FLESH    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: The bee-boy, merops apiaster, on sultry thundery days
Subject(s): Bees; Beauty; Beekeeping


THE POET'S BLACK DRUM    Poem Text    
First Line: Come in the silent acting ina dream now wayfarer


THE ST. LOUIS ZOO    Poem Text    
First Line: High, yellow, coiled and weighted the branch like an odd piece of fruit
Last Line: It knew it. Leaf, lichen, the least refinements, and the perfection
Subject(s): Zoos


TO FISHERMEN    Poem Text    
First Line: No more savage art: filleting: a deft pressure along the backbone
Subject(s): Fish & Fishing; Anglers


TO KILL A DEER    Poem Text    
First Line: Into the changes of autumn brush / the doe walked, and the hide, head and ears
Last Line: Heard riot in the emptied head
Subject(s): Hunting; Sports; Hunters


TO KILL A DEER    Poem Text    
First Line: Into the changes of autumn brush
Subject(s): Hunting; Deer; Hunting; Sports; Hunters


WAKING    Poem Text    
First Line: It was dusk, the light hesitating
Subject(s): Hunting; Deer


WHAT THE DOVE SINGS    Poem Text    
First Line: The mourning dove
Subject(s): Doves