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Author: GREGERSON, LINDA
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Gregerson, Linda    Poet's Biography
36 poems available by this author


AN ARBOR    Poem Text    
First Line: The world's a world of trouble, your mother must
Subject(s): Suburbs


AT THE WINDOW    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Suppose, we said, that the tumult of the flesh were to cease


BICAMERAL    Poem Text    
First Line: Choose any angle you like, she said,


EX MACHINA    Poem Text    
First Line: When love was a question, the message arrived
Subject(s): Love


EYES LIKE LEEKS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: It had almost nothing to do with sex.
Subject(s): Autism; Theater & Theaters; Stage Life


FATHER MERCY, MOTHER TONGUE    Poem Text    
First Line: If the english language was good enough for jesus
Subject(s): Language; United States; Words; Vocabulary; America


FOR THE TAKING    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: And always, the damp blonde curls
Subject(s): Child Abuse


FRAME    Poem Text    
First Line: The tree that had patiently framed our view
Subject(s): Separation


GETTING AND SPENDING    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Women's Rights; Property; Feminism; Possessions


GOOD NEWS    Poem Text    
First Line: The hobbled, the halt the-hasten-to-blame-it-on-childhood
Subject(s): Christianity; Death; Dead, The


HALF LIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: The broad way and the narrow, you see, in upper


INTERIOR OF THE OUDE KERK, DELFT, WITH OPEN GRAVE    Poem Text    
First Line: And you, friend, in a footnote, thanked
Subject(s): Paintings & Painters


LIKE NEW    Poem Text    
First Line: The ones too broke or wise to get parts
Subject(s): City & Town Life; Baltimore, Maryland


LINE DRIVE CAUGHT BY THE GRACE OF GOD    Poem Text    
First Line: Half of america doubtless has the whole
Subject(s): Sports


MAUDLIN; OR, THE MAGDALEN€™S TEARS    Poem Text    
First Line: If faith is a tree that sorrow grows
Subject(s): Mary Magdalen; Mary Magdalene


MY FATHER COMES BACK FROM THE GRAVE    Poem Text    
First Line: I think you must contrive to turn this stone
Subject(s): Deat - Fathers


NARROW FLAME    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Cold


NOAH'S WIFE    Poem Text    
First Line: Is doing her usual for comic relief
Subject(s): Marriage; Noah (Bible); Weddings; Husbands; Wives


PAJAMA QUOTIENT    Poem Text    
First Line: Coinage of the not-yet-wholly-
Subject(s): Family Life; Relatives


PETRARCHAN    Poem Text    
First Line: The dogs locked in the shed now
Subject(s): Death; Life; Dead, The


SAFE    Poem Text    
First Line: The tendons sewn together and the small bones
Subject(s): Women - Abused; Death; Wife Beating; Dead, The


SAFE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: The tendons sewn together and the small bones
Subject(s): Hands; Surgery; Children; Childhood


SAINT PETER RELEASED FROM PRISON    Poem Text    
First Line: So whether you read from left
Subject(s): Paintings & Painters


SAINTS' LOGIC    Poem Text    
First Line: Love the drill, confound the dentist.
Subject(s): Christianity


SLIGHT TREMOR    Poem Text    
First Line: The fine fourth finger
Subject(s): Human Body


SPRING SNOW    Poem Text    
First Line: A kind of counter-/blossoming, diversionary,


SWEET    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Linda,/said my mother when the buildings fell
Subject(s): Survival


TARGET    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: What is, says the chorus, this human
Subject(s): Desire; Children; Childhood


THE BAPTISM OF THE NEOPHYTES    Poem Text    
First Line: He knelt because the others knelt. And
Subject(s): Paintings & Painters


THE HORSES RUN BACK TO THEIR STALLS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: It's another sorry tale about class in america, I'm sure
Subject(s): Horse Racing; Fear; Panic; Fire


THE RESURRECTION OF THE BODY    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: She must have been thirteen or so, her nascent breasts
Subject(s): Teenagers; Physical Disabilities; Handicapped; Handicaps; Physically Challenged; Cripples


THE SELVEGE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: So door to door among the shotgun
Subject(s): Social Classes; Geese; Obama, Barack; Racism; Caste; Racial Prejudice; Bigotry


THE THREE-LEGGED DOG AT THE HEART OF OUR HOME    Poem Text    
First Line: She dances to the wheeze of my lungs. Were she taller,
Subject(s): Aging


WATERBORNE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: The river is largely implicit here, but part
Subject(s): Rivers


WIFE    Poem Text    
First Line: I've had a couple the oblique way
Subject(s): Marriage; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


WITH EMMA AT THE LADIES-ONLY SWIMMING POND ON HAMPSTEAD HEATH    Poem Text    
First Line: In payment for those mornings at the mirror while,
Subject(s): Children; Swimming And Swimmers; Childhood