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Author: MOTION, ANDREW
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Motion, Andrew    Poet's Biography
23 poems available by this author


2000: ZERO GRAVITY    Poem Text    
First Line: This voice came into my head. 'my god,'
Subject(s): Gravitation


A GLASS OF WINE    Poem Text    
First Line: Exactly as the setting sun
Subject(s): Drinks & Drinking; Wine


ANNE FRANK HUIS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Even now, after twice her lifetime of grief
Subject(s): Frank, Anne (1929-1945)


BETTER LIFE    Poem Text    
First Line: You think I must be asleep when you sit at my bedside
Subject(s): Old Age


DIVING    Poem Text    
First Line: The moment I tire
Subject(s): Diving & Divers


FRESH WATER    Poem Text    
First Line: This is a long time ago. I am visiting my brother, who is living
Subject(s): Thames (River)


FROZEN MUSIC    Poem Text    
First Line: An eye, shaded for better judgment
Subject(s): Architecture & Architects


HOLY ISLAND    Poem Text    
First Line: I am behind you on the mainland, leaning
Subject(s): Time


ICE    Poem Text    
First Line: When friends no longer remembered
Subject(s): Life


KANPUR    Poem Text    
First Line: That light-sleeping night
Last Line: Without out knowledge
Subject(s): India


NOW THE CHILDREN ARE OLD ENOUGH    Poem Text    
First Line: Now the children are old enough to see what there is to see
Subject(s): Children; London, England; City Traffic; Swimming & Swimmers


ON THE TABLE    Poem Text    
First Line: I would like to make it clear that I have bought
Subject(s): Love


PICTURE THIS:/ FOR THE 100TH BIRTHDAY OF QUEEN ELIZABETH THE QUEEN MOTHER    Poem Text    
First Line: My dream of your birthday
Subject(s): Birthdays; Elizabeth, The Queen Mother (1900-2002); Bowes-lyons, Elizabeth


SPARROW    Poem Text    
First Line: No longer / country clubber
Subject(s): Sparrows


THE BRITISH GALLERIES    Poem Text    
First Line: Take the great bed of ware
Subject(s): Beds; Museums; Art Gallerys


THE CHARGE OF OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: We have to remember: when raglan and others
Subject(s): Crimean War (1853-1856); Dogs


THE LAST CALL    Poem Text    
First Line: Death called me,
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


THE WATER TOWER    Poem Text    
First Line: If a drilling rig clanked inland
Subject(s): Wells


THE YOUNGER SISTER    Poem Text    
First Line: The luxuries, of course, and privilege -
Subject(s): Margaret, Princess, Countess Of Snowdon (1930-2002); Death; Dead, The


TO NELSON MANDELA: A TRIBUTE    Poem Text    
First Line: That straight walk from the
Subject(s): Mandela, Nelson (B. 1918)


TOOT BALDON, SELECTION    Poem Text    
First Line: When first we were married
Subject(s): Thomas, Edward (1878-1917)


VETERAN    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Across the field, the wood
Subject(s): D Day (June 6, 1944); Veterans; World War Ii; Normandy (France), Invasion Of; Second World War


YOU HELPED GIVE A SHAPE TO SLIPSTREAMING TIME WITH A WAVE OF YOUR HAND'    Poem Text    
First Line: Think of the failing body now
Subject(s): Elizabeth, The Queen Mother (1900-2002); Death; Bowes-lyons, Elizabeth; Dead, The