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Author: MERRIAM, EVE
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Merriam, Eve    Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Moskovitz, Eva
51 poems available by this author


A LAZY THOUGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: There go the grownups
Subject(s): Cities; Urban Life


A.W.O.L.    Poem Text    
First Line: When justice, not sweet charity, confers on all
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


ABOVE ALL GREAT AND PUBLIC GRIEF    Poem Text    
First Line: You know how you will turn abruptly from the lilacs and cry?
Subject(s): Grief; Sorrow; Sadness


ABSTRACTION    Poem Text    
First Line: What rabbit leaps from that trick top-hat
Subject(s): Rabbits; White (Color); Hares


ASK YOUR GROCER TOMORROW FOR THIS GLAMOROUS PRODUCT    Poem Text    
First Line: Up the successlip rail from zero
Subject(s): Con Artists


BELLA HAD A NEW UMBRELLA    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Umbrellas; Rain


BERRIES ON THE BUSHES    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Plants


BLACKOUT    Poem Text    
First Line: Siren taps out the loud tattooing cane
Subject(s): Blackouts


BROTHER    Poem Text    
First Line: First bike and doll
Subject(s): Brothers; Half-brothers


CAT'S TONGUE    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Animals; Cats


CATCH A LITTLE RHYME    Poem Text    
First Line: Once upon a time
Subject(s): Rhyme


CITY TRAFFIC    Poem Text    
First Line: Green as a seedling the one lane shines
Last Line: Shift, settle, then gather and sow
Subject(s): City Traffic


DITTY FOR THE DEPARTING TROOPS    Poem Text    
First Line: Keep you eye fixed normally on woe
Subject(s): War; Soldiers


FANTASIA    Poem Text    
First Line: I dream / of / giving birth
Subject(s): Children; Mothers; Childhood


FOR A SOLDIER'S BIRTHDAY    Poem Text    
First Line: The weather is war
Subject(s): War; Soldiers; Birthdays


FUNERAL SERVICE    Poem Text    
First Line: As we poor outnumber the rich, so evil days to good
Subject(s): Funerals; Poverty; Burials


FURNITURE    Poem Text    
First Line: I, cleverer than chair
Subject(s): Mortality


HOME TOWN    Poem Text    
First Line: Where are the evil broomstick and the narrow pointed hat
Subject(s): Home; Schools; Students


HOW DO YOU KNOW?    Poem Text    
First Line: It is simple, look: statue is huge in the hall
Subject(s): Knowledge


HOW DO YOU MAKE A PIZZA GROW?    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Pizza


I ANONYMOUS    Poem Text    
First Line: Do not believe tithonus wished to go
Subject(s): Life; Death; Dead, The


IMAGINE YOURSELF    Poem Text    
First Line: Imagine yourself the fairly affluent tourist
Subject(s): Tourists; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


INSIDE A POEM    Poem Text    
First Line: It doesn't always have to rhyme
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


IS IT ROBIN O'CLOCK?    Poem Text    
Last Line: Do we still have to wait?
Subject(s): Time


JEW    Poem Text    
First Line: Babies have no special history
Subject(s): Anti-semitism


LIBRARY    Poem Text    
First Line: Time clock to the moral prim-mouth female
Subject(s): Librarians & Libraries; Library; Librarians


LULLABY    Poem Text    
First Line: Purple, / purple. / purple
Subject(s): Purple (Color)


LULLABY    Poem Text    
First Line: Good night; sweet dreams; the morfgage is asleep
Subject(s): Money


MEMO TO MYSELF    Poem Text    
First Line: Tell me: / is everything else
Subject(s): Self


MORNING OR MIDNIGHT, THE SAME HOUR    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


MOVIE STAR IN THE PROJECTION ROOM    Poem Text    
First Line: Her clothes lean forward in the chair
Subject(s): Motion Pictures; Actors & Actresses; Movies; Cinema; Actresses


OCTOBER-MIDST    Poem Text    
First Line: The mornings careless, sun-sprawled, radical with light
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


PARKING LOT FULL    Poem Text    
First Line: A much of motors
Last Line: A total of exhausts
Subject(s): Machinery & Machinists; Automobiles


PECULIAR    Poem Text    
First Line: I once knew a boy who was odd as could be
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining; Food & Eating


PEELING AN ORANGE    Poem Text    
First Line: Tearing the skin carelessly
Subject(s): Authors & Authorship; Poetry & Poets


POEM FOR THE SEVENTH DAY    Poem Text    
First Line: Propel no more. Leave off the oars
Subject(s): Boats


SECRET TALK    Poem Text    
First Line: I have a friend
Subject(s): Friendship


SOUTH PACIFIC    Poem Text    
First Line: Least enemy is the foe
Subject(s): World War Ii; Islands Of The Pacific; Second World War; Oceania


SUMMER HEAT    Poem Text    
First Line: Give over to the sun
Subject(s): Heat; Summer


THE BIRTHDAY COW    Poem Text    
First Line: Happy mooday to you
Last Line: Happy mooday to you
Subject(s): Wit & Humor; Cows


THE CIRCULATION OF NEWSPAPERS RISES GREATLY IN TIME OF WAR    Poem Text    
First Line: Pure as the oyser's pure incest
Subject(s): War; Newspapers; Journalism; Journalists


THE COWARD    Poem Text    
First Line: You, weeping wide atg war, weep with me now
Subject(s): Desertion, Military; Cowardice; War


THE DEMOCRATIC DIME    Poem Text    
First Line: This perfect hospital to every ill
Subject(s): Hospitals


THE DUSTY YOUNG MEN    Poem Text    
First Line: The dusty young men move out with combat pack
Subject(s): Soldiersl War; Death; Dead, The


THE ESCAPE    Poem Text    
First Line: Suddenly in the subway
Subject(s): Subways


THE STRAY CAT    Poem Text    
First Line: It's just an old alley cat
Subject(s): Animals; Cities; Urban Life


THE WORD    Poem Text    
First Line: Word: one-man vaudeville show


THINK TANK    Poem Text    
First Line: Think thinktank think
Subject(s): Computers; Machinery & Machinists


UMBILICAL    Poem Text    
First Line: You can take away my mother
Subject(s): Machinery & Machinists; Radio


VIPER    Poem Text    
First Line: Viper, viper
Subject(s): Animals


WEATHER    Poem Text    
First Line: Dot a dot dot dot a dot dot
Subject(s): Umbrellas; Rain