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Author: MITCHELL, STEPHEN
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Mitchell, Stephen    Poet's Biography
14 poems available by this author


BAMBOO    Poem Text    
First Line: Sometimes I have spent hours face to face with a single stalk
Subject(s): Bamboo


CASSANDRA    Poem Text    
First Line: Nobody can stand her anymore. She has become obsessed, boring
Last Line: Up in a cheap hotel room, in the dark, she writhes with them, whispering nuclear holocaust, acid rai
Subject(s): Cassandra (Mythology)


CINDERELLA    Poem Text    
First Line: Cindreella, the soul, sits among the ashes
Subject(s): Cinderella


DR. JOHNSON    Poem Text    
First Line: Something I left behind
Last Line: Is no farther off than a sigh
Subject(s): Johnson, Samuel (1709-1784)


JEROME    Poem Text    
First Line: In durer's engraving
Last Line: Dozes, with half-closed eyes
Subject(s): Durer, Albrecht (1471-1528); Jerome, Saint (347-419)


KAFKA    Poem Text    
First Line: Whoever has, even once, glimpsed
Last Line: Cannot be content with anything / less
Subject(s): Kafka, Franz (1883-1924)


LAKESIDE GEESE    Poem Text    
First Line: Desoltaion. The forest's bones
Subject(s): Cold; Geese; Paintings & Painters


ORCHID ABD ROCK    Poem Text    
First Line: I have painted them in the same mild tones of grayish green
Subject(s): Paintings & Painters; Orchids


ORPHEUS    Poem Text    
First Line: Pluto sits on his ebony throne enchanted. 'beautiful,' he sighs
Last Line: She turns to the king, “yes, darling, “ she says, “let them go.”
Subject(s): Mythology - Classical; Orpheus


PASCAL'S VISION       
First Line: Weaned too fast and permitted to grow up among numbers, the
Subject(s): Pascal, Blaise (1623-1662)


PENELOPE    Poem Text    
First Line: He had heard from her several times during his long absence
Last Line: Faithful to him, body and heart, as he was to her in his heart alone, alas
Subject(s): Mythology - Classical; Penelope (Mythology); Ulysses; Odysseus


SPINOZA    Poem Text    
First Line: For the small boy lying in bed
Last Line: Are as difficult as they are rare
Subject(s): Spinoza, Baruch (1632-1677)


THE GOOD SAMARITAN ET AL.    Poem Text    
First Line: The priest, the levite, the samaritan, and the man who fell
Subject(s): Good Samaritan


VERMEER    Poem Text    
First Line: She stands by the table, poised
Subject(s): Vermeer, Jan (1632-1675)