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Author: FULTON, ALICE
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Fulton, Alice    Poet's Biography
49 poems available by this author


A LITTLE HEART TO HEART WITH THE HORIZON    Poem Text    
First Line: Go figure--it's a knitting performance every day
Last Line: Admitted. Go figure
Subject(s): Nature


A UNION HOUSE    Poem Text    
First Line: A different chintz, plush as a blown-up hothouse
Last Line: The phoenix' stitched in red across our breasts
Subject(s): Home


ABOUT FACE    Poem Text    
First Line: Because life's too short to blush,
Last Line: Almost admire it. I almost wrote despise.
Subject(s): Faces


ABOUT MUSIC FOR BONE AND MEMBRANE INSTRUMENT    Poem Text    
First Line: Chords unfurling in arpeggio, that fragrance


AFTER THE ANGELECTOMY    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


ANOTHER TROY    Poem Text    
First Line: When the green island bridge, a scowling trigonometry
Subject(s): Childhood Memories; Troy


AUNT MADELYN AT THE WHITE SALE    Poem Text    
First Line: Here is the kingdom of irregulars,
Subject(s): Shopping


AVIATION    Poem Text    
First Line: Nothing is lonelier than what's human: a group of them
Subject(s): North, The


BABIES    Poem Text    
First Line: Born gorgeous with nerves, with brains
Last Line: The first time will ever do
Subject(s): Play; Babies


BARELY COMPOSED    Poem Text    
First Line: You are so not gold.
Subject(s): Gold


BY HER OWN HAND        Recitation
Subject(s): Love


CALL THE MAINLAND    Poem Text    
First Line: Nature hates a choir. Have you noticed


CASCADE EXPERIMENT: SHY ONE    Poem Text    
First Line: Because faith creates its verification


DANCE SCRIPT WITH ELECTRIC BALLERINA    Poem Text    
First Line: Here I am on this ledge again
Subject(s): Dancing & Dancers


DAYNIGHT, WITH MOUNTAINS TIED INSIDE    Poem Text    
First Line: Chandelier too full of brilliance to be indolent.


DAYS THROUGH STARCH AND BLUING    Poem Text    
First Line: Mondays, sweating the flat smell
Last Line: Of tonight's dinner. Tomorrow's pressing
Subject(s): Laundry & Laundering; Grandparents


DOING THE EVOLUTION SHUFFLE    Poem Text    
First Line: Sometimes I feel I've shacked up
Subject(s): Man-woman Relationships; Male-female Relations


END FETISH: AN INDEX OF LAST LINES    Poem Text    
First Line: A face stares back.


EVERYONE KNOWS THE WORLD IS ENDING    Poem Text    
Last Line: The coherent starlight
Subject(s): Earth; Memory; Mothers; Judgment Day


FICTIONS OF THE FEMININE: QUASI-CARNAL CREATURES    Poem Text    
First Line: Before work, I practice bo-peep put-offs under veils
Last Line: Of glowing bones: the ultimate in / unpeeled flesh
Subject(s): Burlesque; Waiters & Waitresses; Women; Striptease


FIERCE GIRL PLAYING HOPSCOTCH    Poem Text    
First Line: You sway like a crane to the tunes of tossed stones.
Subject(s): Girls; Games; Recreation; Pastimes; Amusements


FIX    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: There is no caring less
Last Line: There is no caring less
Subject(s): Love Nature Of


FIX    Poem Text    
First Line: There is no caring less
Subject(s): Universe


INDUSTRIAL LACE    Poem Text    
First Line: The city had such pretty clotheslines.
Subject(s): City & Town Life


IT MIGHT MEAN IMMERSION, THAT SIGN    Poem Text    


MY DIAMOND STUD    Poem Text    
First Line: He'll be a former cat burglar
Last Line: That wasnt once alive
Subject(s): Cities; Urban Life


MY LAST TV CAMPAIGN: WONDER BREAD    Poem Text    
First Line: What eucharist of air and bland
Subject(s): Dickinson, Emily (1830-1886)


MY SECOND MARRIAGE TO MY FIRST HUSBAND    Poem Text    
First Line: We married for acceptance: to stall the nagging
Subject(s): Marriage; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


NEEDFIRE, THIS LOW HEAVEN    Poem Text    
First Line: Noticing a snow-filled shopping cart
Last Line: The sockets of flowers
Subject(s): Family Life; Relatives


NUGGET AND DUST    Poem Text    
First Line: My father clipped coupons at the kitchen table
Subject(s): Fathers & Daughters


OBSESSIONS    Poem Text    
First Line: Steady as the heat
Subject(s): Obsessions


PLUMBLINE    Poem Text    
First Line: The world could snore, wrangle or tear
Subject(s): Fathers


POWERS OF CONGRESS    Poem Text    
First Line: How the lightstruck trees change sun
Subject(s): Modern Life; United States - Congress


RISK MANAGEMENT    Poem Text    
First Line: Relentless escalators bore us
Last Line: Before they're caught
Subject(s): Cities; Conventions; Urban Life


SELF-STORAGE    Poem Text    
First Line: Doesn't that feel great?
Subject(s): Gifts & Giving; Family Life; Relatives


SOUTHBOUND IN A NORTHBOUND LANE    Poem Text    
First Line: Her anatomically-correct smile


THE BODY OPULENT    Poem Text    
First Line: Mr. Silver owned a steel plant


THE EXPENSE OF SPIRIT    Poem Text    
First Line: The credits and debits of cold sex
Last Line: See: that's the dearest, cheapest prayer
Subject(s): Dramatists; Lust; Poetry & Poets; Sex; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)


THE FRACTAL LANES    Poem Text    
First Line: Being menial, how can we let vastnesses strike through
Last Line: Meager, too evident for credit that unreckoned breath
Subject(s): Perception


THE GONE YEARS    Poem Text    
First Line: Night pockets the house
Last Line: Swith his long wool arms
Subject(s): Family Life; Relatives


THE GREAT AUNTS OF MY CHILDHOOD    Poem Text    
First Line: Buns harden like pomanders
Last Line: With harsh yellow soap
Subject(s): Family Life; Aunts; Relatives


THE WRECKAGE ENTREPRENEUR       
First Line: It takes faith - this tripping through the mixed bessings
Subject(s): Cities; Urban Life


TRAVELING LIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: Every restaurant boarded up in softwood
Subject(s): Fathers - Death


TROUBLE IN MIND    Poem Text    
First Line: A murdered body's shallow grave
Subject(s): Memory; War


TROUBLE IN MIND    Poem Text    
First Line: A murdered body's shallow grave
Subject(s): War


WHAT I LIKE    Poem Text    
First Line: Friend - the face I wallow toward
Subject(s): Likes And Dslikes


WHERE ARE THE STARS PRISTINE    Poem Text    
First Line: Everyone's spending christmas eve adrift


WOW MOMENT    Poem Text    
First Line: From the guts of the house, I hear my mother crying


YOU CAN'T RHUMBOOGIE IN A BALL AND CHAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: You called the blues' loose black belly lover
Last Line: "its your shade, this blood dress, we say. its you."
Subject(s): Jazz; Joplin, Janis (1943-1970); Music & Musicians