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Author: MEREDITH, WILLIAM
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Meredith, William    Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Meredith, Morris
66 poems available by this author


A BOTANICAL TROPE    Poem Text    
First Line: Elliptical regrets figure the nights
Subject(s): Automobile Accidents; Death - Children; Death - Babies


A FIGURE FROM POLITICS    Poem Text    
First Line: The gigantic sweet conspiracy of lovers
Subject(s): Relationships


A WASTELAND SONNET    Poem Text    
First Line: I am saved by love the way a fisherman
Subject(s): Love


ACCIDENTS OF BIRTH    Poem Text    
First Line: Spared by a car or airplane crash or
Subject(s): Birth; Conduct Of Life; Child Birth; Midwifery


AGAINST EXCESS OF SEA OR SUN OR REASON    Poem Text    
First Line: The sea that comes to the beach now softly
Subject(s): Reason; Sea; Sun; Errors; Moderation; Intellect; Rationalism; Brain; Mind; Intellectuals; Ocean; Mistakes; Fallacies


AIRMAN'S VIRTUE    Poem Text    
First Line: High plane for whom the winds incline
Subject(s): World War Ii; Second World War


AN ACCOUNT OF A VISIT TO HAWAII    Poem Text    
First Line: Snow through the fronds, fire flows into the sea
Subject(s): Hawaii


AN OLD FIELD MOWED FOR APPEARANCES' SAKE    Poem Text    
First Line: My loud machine for making hay
Subject(s): Mowing & Mowers; Lawn Mowers


BACHELOR    Poem Text    
First Line: A mystic in the morning, half asleep
Subject(s): Single People; Bachelors; Unmarried People


BATTLEWAGON    Poem Text    
First Line: I see you standing out from the mind's roadstead
Subject(s): Warships


CARRIER    Poem Text    
First Line: She troubles the waters, and they part and close
Subject(s): World War Ii; Second World War


CONSEQUENCES    Poem Text    
First Line: Despair is big with friends I love
Subject(s): Friendship; Love; Conduct Of Life; Relationships


COUNTRY STARS    Poem Text    
First Line: The nearsighted child has taken off her glasses
Subject(s): Pollution


CROSSING OVER    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: That's what love is like. The whole river
Subject(s): Love


DO NOT EMBRACE YOUR MIND'S NEW NEGRO FRIEND    Poem Text    


ENVOIE    Poem Text    
First Line: Go, little book. If anybody asks
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


FIVE ACCOUNTS OF A MONOGAMOUS MAN    Poem Text    
First Line: If you or I should die
Subject(s): Snakes; Desire; Passion; Adultery; Children; Love; Middle Age; Absence; Relationships; Serpents; Vipers; Childhood; Separation; Isolation


FOR HIS FATHER    Poem Text    
First Line: When I was young I looked high and low for a father
Subject(s): Fathers & Sons


GRACE    Poem Text    
First Line: Growing older, I have tottered into the lists
Subject(s): Religion; Aging; Theology


HAZARD FACES A SUNDAY IN THE DECLINE    Poem Text    
First Line: We need the ceremony of one another,
Subject(s): Aging; Family Life; Cats; Dogs; Food & Eating; Relatives


HAZARD'S OPTIMISM    Poem Text    
First Line: Harnessed and zipped on a bright
Subject(s): Sports


HOMAGE TO P. MELLON, I.M. PEI, THEIR GALLERY AND WASHINGTON       
First Line: Granite and marble
Subject(s): Architecture & Architects; Art & Artists; Museums; Homage & Respect; Art Gallerys


IAMBIC FEET CONSIDERED AS HONORABLE SCARS    Poem Text    
First Line: You see these little scars? That's where my wife
Subject(s): Bears; Marriage; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


IN A COPY OF YEATS' POEMS    Poem Text    
First Line: Accurate knowledge was prerequisite
Subject(s): Yeats, William Butler (1865-1939)


IN LOVING MEMORY OF THE LATE AUTHOR OF DREAM SONGS    Poem Text    
First Line: Friends making off ahead of time
Subject(s): Berryman, John (1914-1972)


IN STRANGE EVENTS    Poem Text    
First Line: If the moon set, and all the stars, and still no meaning came, or
Subject(s): Human Behavior; Enemies; Hate; Conduct Of Life; Human Nature


LAST THINGS    Poem Text    
First Line: In the tunnel of woods, as the road
Subject(s): Past


LOVE LETTER FROM AN IMPOSSIBLE LAND    Poem Text    
First Line: Combed by the cold seas, bering and pacific
Subject(s): War; Sailors & Sailing; Absence; Love; Travel; Letters; War; Separation; Isolation; Journeys; Trips


LOVE LETTER FROM AN IMPOSSIBLE LAND    Poem Text    
First Line: Combed by the cold seas, bering and pacific
Subject(s): War


MY MOTHER'S LIFE    Poem Text    
First Line: A woman neither young or old, she moves
Subject(s): Mothers


NAVY FIELD    Poem Text    
First Line: Limped out of the hot sky a hurt plane,
Subject(s): Navy - United States; Aviation & Aviators; Air Warfare; American Navy; Airplanes; Air Pilots


NOTES FOR AN ELEGY    Poem Text    
First Line: The alternative to flying is cowardice,
Subject(s): Aviator & Aviators; War; Death; Heroism; Dead, The; Heroes; Heroines


ON FALLING ASLEEP BY FIRELIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: Around the fireplace, pointing at the fire
Subject(s): Bible; Religion; Theology


PARENTS    Poem Text    
First Line: What it must be like to be an angel
Subject(s): Parents; Parenthood


PASTORAL    Poem Text    
First Line: The girl lies down on the hill
Subject(s): Love; Desire


PICTURE OF A CASTLE    Poem Text    
First Line: Now I am tired of being japanese
Subject(s): Japan; Japanese


POEM    Poem Text    
First Line: The swans on the river, a great
Subject(s): Love


POEM ABOUT MORNING    Poem Text    
First Line: Whether it's sunny or not, it's sure
Subject(s): Morning; Sex; Conduct Of Life; Morning


POEM ABOUT MORNING    Poem Text    
First Line: Whether it's sunny or not, it's sure
Subject(s): Morning


POLITICS    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Politics & Government; Marriage; Lust; Family Life; Mcgovern, George (1922-2012); Weddings; Husbands; Wives; Relatives


QUARTET IN F MAJOR    Poem Text    
First Line: Great beethoven, you trouble me this watchful night
Subject(s): War; Music & Musicians; Freedom; Liberty


READING MY POEMS FROM WORLD WAR II    Poem Text    
First Line: The ships in these verses course through a blue meadow
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; World War Ii; Navy - United States; Aviation & Aviators; Sailors & Sailing; Second World War; American Navy; Airplanes; Air Pilots


REDUCTIO AD ABSURDUM BLUES    Poem Text    
First Line: Oh, the soldier he wants to be somewhere he once was
Subject(s): Sailors & Sailing; Soldiers; War; Dreams; Nightmares


RHODE ISLAND    Poem Text    
First Line: Here at the seashore they use the clouds over & over
Subject(s): Rhode Island; Seashore; Summer; Beach; Coast; Shore


ROOTS    Poem Text    
First Line: Mrs. Leamington stood on a cloud
Subject(s): Trees


STAGES    Poem Text    
First Line: A child's contempt for his juniors
Subject(s): Children; Childhood


STARLIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: Going abruptly into a starry night
Subject(s): Sky


STRING QUARTET    Poem Text    
First Line: How learn our way through these mazy strings
Subject(s): Music & Musicians


TEN DAY LEAVE    Poem Text    
First Line: House that holds me, household that I hold dear
Subject(s): Homecoming


THE COUPLE OVERHEAD    Poem Text    
First Line: They don't get anywhere
Subject(s): Hate; Neighbors


THE DECIDUOUS TREES    Poem Text    
First Line: A tree is no more leaves than a person days
Subject(s): Trees


THE FISHVENDOR    Poem Text    
First Line: Where he stood in boots in water to his calves
Subject(s): Labor & Laborers; Work; Workers


THE GHOSTS OF THE HOUSE    Poem Text    
First Line: Enabling love, roof of this drafty hutch
Subject(s): Love


THE ILLITERATE    Poem Text    
First Line: Touching your goodness, I am like a man
Subject(s): Language; Words; Vocabulary


THE IMPRESSMENT    Poem Text    
First Line: Days like today we are the clouds' men
Subject(s): Clouds


THE JAIN BIRD HOSPITAL IN DELHI    Poem Text    
First Line: Outside the hotel window, unenlightened pigeons
Last Line: What clever stuff this transplant business is!


THE OPEN SEA    Poem Text    
First Line: We say the sea is lonely; better say
Subject(s): Sea; Ocean


THE REVENANT    Poem Text    
First Line: I am a spirit now. After that death
Subject(s): Cancer (Disease); Death; Dead, The


THE WRECK OF THE THRESHER    Poem Text    
First Line: I stand on the ledge where rock runs into the river
Subject(s): Submarines; Death; Shipwrecks; Submarine Warfare; U-boats; Dead, The


THOUGHTS ON ONE'S HEAD    Poem Text    
First Line: A person is very self-conscious about his head.
Subject(s): Heads


TRANSPORT    Poem Text    
First Line: Now seven days from land the gulls still wheel
Subject(s): War


TREE MARRIAGE    Poem Text    
First Line: In chota nagpur and bengal
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men


TWO JAPANESE POEMS    Poem Text    
First Line: Now I am tired of being japanese
Last Line: Anymore, that she is a puppet anyway
Subject(s): Japan; Women; Japanese


TWO MASKS UNEARTHED IN BULGARIA    Poem Text    
First Line: When god was learning to draw the human face
Subject(s): Bulgaria; Sculpture & Sculptors


WHEN DO WE INHERIT THEM ?Ǫ    Poem Text    


WORDS AFTER MIDNIGHT, FORBIDDING REMORSE    Poem Text    
First Line: Do not say to the gay game nay now lover



Meredith, William Tuckey   
1 poems available by this author


FARRAGUT    Poem Text    
First Line: Farragut, farragut
Last Line: Thunderbolt stroke!
Subject(s): American Civil War; Farragut, David Glascow (1801-1870); Mobile Bay, Battle Of (1864); Patriotism; United States - History