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Author: GANDER, FORREST
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Gander, Forrest    Poet's Biography
26 poems available by this author


ABSCESS    Poem Text    
First Line: Good morning kiss. Their teeth glance. Clack of june
Subject(s): Disasters


ALLEGORY OF TWO MARKS ON A COMPASS       
First Line: Is the swagged field where we bloated, unburied
Subject(s): Fables; Allegories


ANNIVERSARY    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Not to be known always by my wounds


CITRUS FREEZE    Poem Text    
First Line: To the north, along orange blossom trail,
Subject(s): Oranges


CONVERGENCE    Poem Text    
First Line: So sever their link


DEFLECTION TOWARD THE RELATIVE MINOR    Poem Text    
First Line: They were partakers of a strange taste. - at the hour when
Last Line: In the evening ground when the bell
Subject(s): Alienation (Social Psychology); Children; Dissenters; Exiles; Marginality, Social; Night; Estrangement; Outcasts; Childhood; Bedtime


DRAFT OF THE SMOKY LIFE       
First Line: As the store windows light up
Last Line: Into the men's room holding hands
Subject(s): Bars & Bartenders; Pubs; Taverns; Saloons


ENTANHLEMENT    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: And begin to emerge. From their


EVAPORATION 2    Poem Text    
First Line: In increments enunciated (oh) within


FAITHFULNESS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: A life may change a
Subject(s): Faithfulness


FIELD GUIDE TO SOUTHERN VIRGINIA    Poem Text    
First Line: True as the circumference
Subject(s): Country Life; Nature; Virginia (State)


KNIFE ON A PLATE    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Children; Games; Childhood; Recreation; Pastimes; Amusements


LIBRETTOS FOR EROS    Poem Text    
First Line: And came home with beggar ticks in his pubis


LIGARURE 4    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: The bioluminescent undersides of squid render them invisible to predators below.
Subject(s): Children; Childhood


LOITER    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Transience; Aging; Impermanence


PROLOGUE TO A BIDDING    Poem Text    
First Line: Though each single life occurs


PSYCHOANALYSIS OF WATER    Poem Text    
First Line: The clock here is quiet.
Subject(s): Water


RUINED TUNNEL    Poem Text    
First Line: One of them drops radio into hardhat
Subject(s): Tunnels


RUST    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: What are they? Orchids


THE ARK UPON HIS SHOULDERS    Poem Text    
First Line: My husband did all this. - we used to live
Subject(s): Family Life; Marriage; Relatives; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


THE CEREMONY OF OPENING THE MOUTH AND THE EYES    Poem Text    
First Line: Now, for instance, in the after-storm sheen
Subject(s): Eyes; Life; Mouths


THE MOMENT WHEN YOUR NAME IS PRONOUNCED    Poem Text    
First Line: This high up, the face


THE TAPESTRY    Poem Text    
First Line: Me, when I think of you I see
Subject(s): Tapestries


THE TINAJERA NOTEBOOK    Poem Text    
First Line: Through my torso, the smooth
Subject(s): Travel; Journeys; Trips


VOICED STOPS        Recitation by Author


WITNESS    Poem Text    
First Line: Or the vision that holds