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Author: MAYER, BERNADETTE
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Mayer, Bernadette    Poet's Biography
21 poems available by this author


AFTER CATALLUS AND HORACE    Poem Text    
First Line: Only the manners of centuries ago can teach me
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Love


BEFORE SEXTET    Poem Text    
First Line: Use a new conductor every time-out
Subject(s): Desire; Relationships; Writing & Writers


EVE OF EASTER    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Milton, who made his illiterate daughters
Subject(s): Children; Writing & Writers; Writing & Writers; Childhood


EVE OF EASTER    Poem Text    
First Line: Milton, who made his illiterate daughters
Subject(s): Writing & Writers


FAILURES IN INFINITIVES    Poem Text    
First Line: Why am I doing this? Failure
Subject(s): Failure; Language; Conduct Of Life; Words; Vocabulary


FIRST TURN TO ME    Poem Text    
First Line: First turn to me after a showe
Subject(s): Love - Erotic


HOMAGE TO H & THE SPEEDWAY DINER    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Restaurants; Cafes; Diners


INCANDESCENT WAR POEM SONNET    Poem Text    
First Line: Even before I saw the chambered nautilus
Subject(s): War


KRISTIN'S DREAM IN NOVEMBER    Poem Text    
First Line: I went thru the turnstyle to the party
Subject(s): Dreams; Nightmares


ODE ON PERIODS    Poem Text    
First Line: The penis is something that fits into the vagina
Subject(s): Menstruation


ON GIFTS FOR GRACE    Poem Text    
First Line: I saw a great teapot
Subject(s): Gifts & Giving; Praise


POEM    Poem Text    
First Line: Song birds take a bath in our elephant pool
Subject(s): Nature


SESTINA; FOR TED BERRIGAN       
First Line: As love as what by chance as brotherly
Last Line: Community, answers death just with poetry or else.
Subject(s): Berrigan, Ted (1934-1983); Brothers; Death; Love; Berrigan, Edmund Joseph; Half-brothers; Dead, The


SONNET    Poem Text    
First Line: Name address date
Subject(s): Language; Words; Vocabulary


SONNET    Poem Text    
First Line: You jerk you didn't call me up
Subject(s): Love - Complaints


THE TRAGIC CONDITION OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY    Poem Text    
First Line: Give me your tired, your poor
Subject(s): Statue Of Liberty; Social Commentaries; Popular Culture - United States


THE WAY TO KEEP GOING IN ANTARCTICA    Poem Text    
First Line: Be strong bernadette
Subject(s): Antarctica; Conduct Of Life


TOMORROW    Poem Text    
First Line: Tomorrow we'll see the lightbulb in schenectady
Subject(s): Food & Eating; Travel; Journeys; Trips


VERY STRONG FEBRUARY    Poem Text    
First Line: A man and a woman pretend to be white ice
Subject(s): Time; Winter


WATCHING THE COMPLEX TRAIN-TRACK CHANGES    Poem Text    
First Line: You put on an ornate ballgown
Subject(s): Man-woman Relationships; Male-female Relations


WE EAT OUT TOGETHER    Poem Text    
First Line: My heart is a fancy place
Subject(s): Food & Eating