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Author: MARVIN, CATE
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Marvin, Cate    Poet's Biography
19 poems available by this author


A BRIEF ATTACHMENT    Poem Text    
First Line: I regard your affection, find your teeth have
Subject(s): Man-woman Relationships; Male-female Relations


A WINDMILL MAKES A STATEMENT    Poem Text    
First Line: You think I like to stand all day, all night
Subject(s): Man-woman Relationships; Suburbs; Male-female Relations


CIGARILLO    Poem Text    
First Line: The visit of a body. Ants gathered sugar
Subject(s): Ants; Insects; Bugs


FRAGMENT OF THE HEAD OF A QUEEN    Poem Text    
First Line: Have you known the roar of an estranging city
Subject(s): Heads; Statues; City & Town Life


HIGH SCHOOL AS A DEAD GIRL    Poem Text    
First Line: High school was us and we. We learned our grammar there.
Subject(s): High School Students


HIGH SCHOOL: INDUSTRIAL ARTS    Poem Text    
First Line: The lesson today is: someone always gets hurt.
Subject(s): High Schools


LET THE DAY PERISH    Poem Text    
First Line: I was meaner than a flimsy dollar the change machine refuses
Subject(s): Man-woman Relationships; Male-female Relations


LYING MY HEAD OFF    Poem Text    
First Line: Here's my head, in a dank corner of the yard
Subject(s): Lies; Truth; Conduct Of Life; Relationships


MORTAL    Poem Text    
First Line: How do you find yourself in literature
Subject(s): Mortality


MUCKRAKER    Poem Text    
First Line: That greasy letter into which my legs entered,
Subject(s): Disappointment; Conduct Of Life; Man-woman Relationships; Male-female Relations


ORACLE    Poem Text    
First Line: Dead girls don't go the dying route to get known
Subject(s): Plath, Sylvia (1932-1963)


POETRY MACHINES    Poem Text    
First Line: I saw your new book today. Just after I saw your new book.
Subject(s): Books; Poetry & Poets; Reading


SCENES FROM THE BATTLE OF US    Poem Text    
First Line: You are like a war novel, entirely lacking
Subject(s): Man-woman Relationships; War; Male-female Relations


STOPPING FOR GAS NEAR CHEAT LAKE    Poem Text    
First Line: Trees bent unnatural by wind
Subject(s): Gasoline; Lakes; Pools; Ponds


THE CONDITION    Poem Text    
First Line: What we share most is boredom, friend
Subject(s): Friendship


THE PET    Poem Text    
First Line: I rode him through the village, smiling.
Subject(s): Horses


THE READERSHIP    Poem Text    
First Line: I suppose must have been orbiting all the time
Subject(s): Travel; Journeys; Trips


WHY I AM AFRAID OF TURNING THE PAGE    Poem Text    
First Line: Spokes, spooks: your tinsel hair weaves the wheel
Subject(s): Relationships; Birth; Death; Child Birth; Midwifery; Dead, The


YOUR CALL IS VERY IMPORTANT TO US    Poem Text    
First Line: Which is why when we call you we keen
Subject(s): Social Calls & Calling