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Author: GIZZI, PETER
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Gizzi, Peter    Poet's Biography
51 poems available by this author


A HISTORY OF THE LYRIC    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Objects in mirror are closer
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


A PANIC CAN STILL COME UPON ME    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: If today and today I am calling aloud
Subject(s): Life


A TEXTBOOK OF CHIVALRY    Poem Text    
First Line: Learning how to give in to hate, or how to take, in love
Last Line: Or who or what they shall become, whence written down
Subject(s): O'hara, Frank (1926-1966)


ADD THIS TO THE HOUSE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Not a still life into which artifice may enter
Subject(s): Houses; Truth


ANOTHER DAY ON THE PILGRIMAGE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: There is an I in space, I am, space
Subject(s): Life


APOCRYPHA    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Love; Life


BARDO    Poem Text    
First Line: I've spent my life
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


BEGINNING WITH A PHRASE FROM SIMONE WEIL    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: There is no better time than the present when wehave lost everything. It doesn't mean rain falling
Subject(s): Weil, Simone (1909-1943); Time; Loss


BLUE PETER    Poem Text    
First Line: To describe a logic of sight


BOLSHEVESCENT    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: You stand far from the crowd, adjacent to power.


CAPTION    Poem Text    
First Line: One less body is lost in snow


CHATEAU IF    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: If love if then if now if the flowers of if the conditional
Subject(s): Weddings


DING REPAIR        Recitation by Author
First Line: There are too many skateboards here, too many waves
Subject(s): California; Conduct Of Life; Surfing


ECLOGUES    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: This clock, entitled simply, my life speaks at irregular intervals
Subject(s): Time


EDGAR POE    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849)


HARD AS ASH    Poem Text    
First Line: Some trees cannot grow without fire.
Subject(s): Fire


HOW TO CARE FOR A SMALL BIRD    Poem Text    
First Line: Given the baby bird crisis, what if
Subject(s): Birds


HYPOSTASIS & NEW YEAR    Poem Text    
First Line: For why am I afraid to sing


IN DEFENSE OF NOTHING    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: I guess these trailers lined up in the lot off the highway will do


IT WAS RAINING IN DELFT    Poem Text    
First Line: A cornerstone. Marble pilings. Curbstones and brick.
Subject(s): Love; Separation


JUST A LITTLE GREEN UNLOVED        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Love


LEDGER DOMAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: A morning's silver announces sky
Subject(s): Cadiot, Olivier; Language; Books


LEVIATHAN        Recitation by Author


LINES DEPICTING SIMPLE HAPPINESS    Poem Text    
First Line: The shine on her buckle took precedence in sun
Subject(s): Love


LONELY TYLENOL    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: You have to begin somewhere
Subject(s): Popular Culture - United States


LULLABY    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Everyone's listening to someone in the air


MASTERS OF CONTE JONDO        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Singing & Singers; Songs


ON WHAT BECAME OF MATHEW BRADY¬ÄôS BATTLE PHOTOGRAPHS        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Brady, Matthew (1823-1896)


OVERSONG        Recitation by Author


OVERTAKELESSNESS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: To speak inaudibly, the outside,
Subject(s): History; Historians


PERIPLUM        Recitation by Author
First Line: Put your map right with the world


PIERCED        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


PLAIN SONG    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Some say a baby cries for life to come


PROTEST SONG        Recitation by Author
First Line: This is not a declaration of love or a song of war
Subject(s): Antiwar Movements; Poetry & Poets; Iraq War (2003-2011); Anti-war Protests


REED    Poem Text    
First Line: Who can't explain to you
Subject(s): Spicer, Jack (1925-1965)


REVIVAL        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Popular Culture - United States; Corso, Gregory (1930-2001)


REWRITING THE OTHER, AND THE OTHERS    Poem Text    
First Line: I wanted to model the morning light
Subject(s): Farewell; Parting


SOMETHING IN BLUE    Poem Text    
First Line: Blue everywhere in the sounds we make, dissolves
Subject(s): Blue (Color)


SPECK    Poem Text    
First Line: Single the sky, pulled taut above earth


STARS OF TRACK AND FIELD    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: To voice a routine, the forest and bird it sings inside


THE MOONLIGHT DEFENSE    Poem Text    
First Line: Why shouldn't it begin at midnight
Subject(s): Night; Bedtime


THE OUTERNATIONALE        Recitation by Author
First Line: The sun deploys its shadows


THE QUEST    Poem Text     Recitation


THIRTY SENTENCES FOR NO ONE        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Family Life; Relatives


TO HIS WIFE FAR OFF IN A TIME OF WAR    Poem Text    
First Line: That you are not among the winter branches
Subject(s): Separation; Marital Love


TOUS LES MATINS DU MONDE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Goodness is hard on the body,


TOY    Poem Text    
First Line: You resist an ocean evaporating outside your head
Subject(s): Spicer, Jack (1925-1965)


TRUE DISCOURSE ON POWER    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: When I say the ghost has begun


UNTITLED AMHERST SPECTER    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: A sound of open ground having been taken
Subject(s): War


UTOPIA PARKWAY    Poem Text    
First Line: The object is the space


VINCENT, HOMESICK FOR THE LAND OF PICTURES    Poem Text    
First Line: Is this what you intended, vincent
Subject(s): Paintings & Painters