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Author: GUEST, BARBARA
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Guest, Barbara    Poet's Biography
97 poems available by this author


20    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Sleep is 20
Subject(s): Nature; Theater & Theaters; Stage Life


A BURST OF LEAVES    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: A burst of leaves announces your presence
Subject(s): Presence


A DAWN WALK        Recitation by Author


A DIFFERENT HONEY        Recitation by Author
First Line: Close up shop in milan is what happens


A HANDBOOK OF SURFING    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: It is time to find the peak the rosy trimmings are climbing up
Subject(s): Surfing


A REASON    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: That is why I am here


A SHORT NARRATIVE        Recitation by Author
First Line: Your painting took a long time to dry
Subject(s): Paintings & Painters


A WAY OF BEING    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: There we go in cars, did you guess we wore sandals?
Subject(s): Travel; Journeys; Trips


ACTIVITIES    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: Grain belt beer, he who gets slapped
Subject(s): Human Conduct; Nostalgia


ALL ELEGIES ARE BLACK AND WHITE    Poem Text    
First Line: When villon went to his college
Subject(s): Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)


ALTERATION        Recitation by Author


AN AFTERNOON IN JEOPARDY    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Piece of tapestry with birds sewn on
Subject(s): Change


AN EMPHASIS FALLS ON REALITY    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Reality


ANOTHER JULY    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: Earth on my foot


BARRELS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Drinks & Drinking; Separation; Wine


BORDERLANDS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: The return was like a snowbird like the cutoff
Subject(s): Yugoslavia


COMPOSITION    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Lo, from the outside a poem is with us, of another composition
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


DEFENSIVE RAPTURE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Width of a cube spans defensive rapture


DIDO TO AENEAS    Poem Text    
First Line: I love you
Subject(s): Love


DISSONANCE ROYAL TRAVELLER    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Sound opens sound
Subject(s): Music & Musicians


DORA FILMS (1913), ELVIRA NOTARI IN NAPLES    Poem Text    
First Line: Virgil's body in a grove above naples
Subject(s): Naples, Italy; Virgil (70-19 B.c.); Vergil


DOVE        Recitation by Author


DRAWING A BLANK    Poem Text    
First Line: There are blank moments


EARRINGS        Recitation by Author
First Line: Running over the edge
Subject(s): Earrings


EATING CHOCOLATE ICE CREAM: READING MAYAKOVSKY    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Mayakovsky, Vladimir (1893-1930)


ECHOES    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Once more riding down to venice on borrowed horses,
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


EGYPT    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Because nobody knew whether it was monday or tuesday
Subject(s): Egypt; Time


ESCAPE    Poem Text    
First Line: After so many hours spent in the room,
Subject(s): Houses; Escapes; Fugitives


FAN POEMS    Poem Text    
First Line: Who walks softly causes mutiny among the lilies


FINNISH OPERA    Poem Text    
First Line: Grass grew long in the story.
Subject(s): Opera


FREED COLOR        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Colors


FREEDOM        Recitation by Author


GREEN AWNINGS    Poem Text    
First Line: Leander walked over with a blanket of peonies
Subject(s): Desire; Indifference; Grief; Sorrow; Sadness


GREEN NUMBERS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Others are accustomed to this hat on the furniture step
Subject(s): Rain


HANS HOFMANN        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Hofmann, Hans (1880-1966)


HEAVY VIOLETS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Heavy violets there is no way
Subject(s): Violets


HOMAGE    Poem Text    
First Line: The world/is going upstairs


IMAGINED ROOM    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Do not forget the sky has other zones
Subject(s): Imagination; Fancy


INSTRUCTIONS        Recitation by Author


INVISIBLE ARCHITECTURE    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: There is an invisible architecture often supporting
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


JUNE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Dust dust dust dust dust dust
Subject(s): Rain


KNIGHT OF THE SWAN    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: He left the trees when he left the lake
Subject(s): Swans


LEICA    Poem Text    
First Line: Others about the embarking
Subject(s): Progress


LUNCH AT HELEN FRANKENTHALER'S    Poem Text    
First Line: I wake up / what was I dreaming about?
Subject(s): Frankenthaler, Helen (B. 1928); Lunch; Paintings & Painters


MODERNISM    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: The dreamer enters the room wearing a garment of red cloth


MULTIPLICITY    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: An opposing force nestles closer
Subject(s): Balkan Conflicts (Yugoslavia)


NEBRASKA    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: Climate succumbing continuously as water


NEGATIVE POSSIBILITY    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: It is not your physical appearance or hazelnut


NIEGE FONDANT        Recitation by Author
First Line: Seen on the whimpering screen the white ruff a tongue wags out numbered
Subject(s): Weather; Language; Words; Vocabulary


NOISETONE    Poem Text    
First Line: Each artist embarks on a personal search.
Subject(s): Barcelona, Spain; Colors


NOSTALGIA OF THE INFINITE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Hands are touching.
Subject(s): De Chirico, Giorgio (1888-1978)


OTRANTO    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: At sunset from the top of the stair watching
Subject(s): Travel; Journeys; Trips


PARACHUTES, MY LOVE, COULD CARRY US HIGHER    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: I just said I didn't know
Subject(s): Love


PARADE'S END    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: The most that can be said
Subject(s): Parades


PASSAGE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Words/after all
Subject(s): Language; Nature; Words; Vocabulary


PHOTOGRAPHS    Poem Text    
First Line: In the past we listened to photographs. They heard our voice speak.
Subject(s): Photography & Photographers


PIAZZAS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: In the golden air, the risky autumn,
Subject(s): Imagination; Fancy


PRAIRIE HOUSES    Poem Text    
First Line: Unreasonable lenses refract the
Subject(s): Prairies; Plains


QUILTS    Poem Text    
First Line: Thought nest where secrets bubble
Subject(s): Quilts


RED LILIES    Poem Text    
First Line: Someone has remembered to dry the dishes;
Subject(s): Sound


ROMAN STRIPES    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: What is new in the fostering world
Subject(s): Grief; Sorrow; Sadness


ROSES    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: That there should never be air
Subject(s): Flowers; Roses


SANTE FE TRAIL    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: I go separately
Subject(s): Travel; Journeys; Trips


SAVING TALLOW    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Visible tallow of the hurricane night
Subject(s): Candles


SHE HONORS DE CHIRICO (LONELINESS)    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Loneliness/the tower and green of the meadow below
Subject(s): De Chirico, Giorgio (1888-1978)


SOUND AND STRUCTURE    Poem Text    


SUNDAY EVENING    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: I am telling you a number of half-conditioned ideas
Subject(s): Relationships


SUPPOSITION    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: You are willing


THE BLUE STAIRS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: There is no fear
Subject(s): Stairs


THE BROWN VEST        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Robins


THE COLD TAP        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Winter


THE CRADLE OF CULTURE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Is this a short story?


THE FAREWELL STAIRWAY        Recitation by Author


THE GLASS MOUNTAIN    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: King as wanderer
Subject(s): Schuyler, James


THE HUNGRY KNIGHT    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Palest shadow on the middle rock
Subject(s): Night; Bedtime


THE INHABITANTS    Poem Text    
First Line: Early night and the evening bus
Subject(s): Escapes; Fugitives


THE LOCATION OF THINGS    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: Why from this window am I watching leaves?
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


THE LULL    Poem Text    
First Line: The lull in rain
Subject(s): Rain


THE NEXT FLOOR    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Hours become young days
Subject(s): Time


THE NUDE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Studios are stations of reminiscence
Subject(s): Nudism; Paintings & Painters; Models


THE PAST    Poem Text    
First Line: The form of the poem subsided, it enters another poem.
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


THE PAST    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: The form of the poem subsided, it enters another poem
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


THE POETESS    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: A dollop is dolloping
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


THE RED GAZE        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Leaves; Colors


THE RETURN OF THE MUSES    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: So much goes away
Subject(s): Transience; Impermanence


THE SCREEN OF DISTANCE    Poem Text    
First Line: On a wall shadowed by lights from the distance
Subject(s): Flaubert, Gustave (1821-1880); Beryl (Mineral)


THE SMOOTH STAIR        Recitation by Author


THE TRICKSTER    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: There is no system, no one writes in greek


TURKEY VILLAS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: At night I sometimes see


UNTITLED    Poem Text    
First Line: She waited on the terrace for him to arrive


VALOROUS VINE    Poem Text    
First Line: Lifts a spare shadow
Subject(s): Vines & Vineyards


VERBA IN MEMORIAM       
First Line: How to speak of it
Subject(s): Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963)


VIGNETTES        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Hofmann, Hans (1880-1966)


WILD GARDENS OVERLOOKED BY NIGHT LIGHTS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Parking lot trucks overlooked by night lights. Buildings
Subject(s): City & Town Life; Reality


WINDY AFTERNOON    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Through the wood
Subject(s): Wind


WINTER HORSES        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Horses


WORDS    Poem Text    
First Line: The simple contact with a wooden spoon and the word
Subject(s): Language; Words; Vocabulary