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Author: GILBERT, JACK
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Gilbert, Jack    Poet's Biography
23 poems available by this author


A BRIEF FOR THE DEFENSE    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: Sorrow everywhere. Slaughter everywhere. If babies
Subject(s): Grief; Happiness; Conduct Of Life; Sorrow; Sadness; Joy; Delight


BARTLEBY AT THE WALL    Poem Text    
First Line: The wall/is the side of the building
Subject(s): Walls; Grief; Sorrow; Sadness


BY SMALL AND SMALL: MIDNIGHT TO FOUR A.M    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: For eleven years I have regretted it
Subject(s): Death; Regret; Dead, The


DIVORCE       
First Line: Woke up and suddenly thinking I heard crying
Subject(s): Loss


DUENDE    Poem Text    
First Line: I can't remember her name
Subject(s): Memory; Women


FAILING AND FLYING    Poem Text    
First Line: Everyone forgets that icarus also flew
Subject(s): Ambition


FIDELITY    Poem Text    
First Line: He's absurd about the fountain
Subject(s): Fountains; Desire


GOING THERE    Poem Text    
First Line: Of course it was a disaster.


HORSES AT MIDNIGHT WITHOUT A MOON    Poem Text    
First Line: Our heart wanders lost in the dark woods.
Subject(s): Horses


IT IS DIFFICULT TO SPEAK OF THE NIGHT    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Night; Bedtime


MORE THAN FIFTY    Poem Text    
First Line: Out of money, so I'm sitting in the shade
Subject(s): Aging


REFUSING HEAVEN    Poem Text    
First Line: The old women in black at early mass in winter
Subject(s): Religion; Theology


SEARCHING FOR PITTSBURGH    Poem Text    
First Line: The fox pushes softly, blindly through me at night,
Subject(s): Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


SECTS    Poem Text    
First Line: We were talking about tent revivals
Subject(s): Sects


SOUTH    Poem Text    
First Line: In the small towns along the river
Subject(s): Rivers


SUMMER AT BLUE CREEK, NORTH CAROLINA    Poem Text    
First Line: There was no water at my grandfather's
Subject(s): Summer; Childhood Memories


SUSANNA AND THE ELDERS    Poem Text    
First Line: It is foolish for rubens to show her
Subject(s): Susanna (Bible); Women In The Bible


TEAR IT DOWN    Poem Text    
First Line: We find out the heart only by dismantling what
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


THE FORGOTTEN DIALECT OF THE HEART    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: How astonishing it is that language can almost mean,
Subject(s): Language; Ancestors & Ancestry; Words; Vocabulary


THE GREAT FIRES    Poem Text    
First Line: Love is apart from all things.
Subject(s): Love


THE SIRENS AGAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: What am I to do with loveliness?
Subject(s): Beauty


WHAT IS THERE TO SAY    Poem Text    
First Line: What do they say each new morning
Subject(s): Happiness; Joy; Delight


WINNING ON THE BLACK    Poem Text    
First Line: The silence is so complete he can hear
Subject(s): Memory; Women