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Author: PEACOCK, MOLLY
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Peacock, Molly    Poet's Biography
50 poems available by this author


A FAVOR OF LOVE    Poem Text    
First Line: Thank you for making this sacrifice,'
Subject(s): Markets; Accidents; First Aid; Good Samaritan; Supermarkets


A HOT DAY IN AGRIGENTO    Poem Text    
First Line: Temples look like discarded alphabets.
Subject(s): Thirst; Human Behavior; Conduct Of Life; Human Nature


A SIMPLE PURCHASE    Poem Text    
First Line: Buying flowers
Last Line: From take heart, random house.
Subject(s): Evil; Flowers; God


ALTRUISM    Poem Text    
First Line: What if we got outside ourselves and there
Subject(s): Relationships


ANGER SWEETENED    Poem Text    
First Line: What we don't forget is what we don't say
Subject(s): Literary Form


BUFFALO    Poem Text    
First Line: Many times I wait there for my father
Subject(s): Buffalo (City), New York; Cities; Fathers & Daughters; Urban Life


CHANCE    Poem Text    
First Line: May favor obscure brainy aptitudes in you
Subject(s): Libraries & Librarians


COMMANDS OF LOVE    Poem Text    
First Line: The tragedy of a face in pain
Subject(s): Aids (Disease); Sickness; Illness


COUPLE SHARING A PEACH    Poem Text    
First Line: It's not the first time
Subject(s): Peaches; Togetherness


DESIRE    Poem Text    
First Line: It doesn't speak and it isn't schooled
Subject(s): Dickinson, Emily (1830-1886); Literary Form


DEVOLUTION    Poem Text    
First Line: When the wafer dissolves on my tongue, wonder
Subject(s): Literary Form


DON'T THINK GOVERNMENTS END THE WORLD    Poem Text    
First Line: Don't think governments end the world. The blast
Subject(s): Disasters


DREAM COME TRUE    Poem Text    
First Line: The little girl is shy
Subject(s): Literary Form


FORGIVENESS    Poem Text    
First Line: Forgiveness is not an abstraction for
Subject(s): Forgiveness; Clemency


GOOD GIRL    Poem Text    
First Line: Hold up the universe, good girl. Hold up
Subject(s): Literary Form


GOODBYE HELLO IN THE EAST VILLAGE    Poem Text    
First Line: Three tables down from allen ginsberg we sit
Subject(s): Restaurants; Cafes; Diners


HAVE YOU EVER FAKED AN ORGASM?    Poem Text    
First Line: When I get nervous, it's so hard not to


HOW I COME TO YOU    Poem Text    
First Line: Even a rock / has insides
Subject(s): Literary Form


HOW I HAD TO ACT    Poem Text    
First Line: One day I went and bought a fake fur coat
Subject(s): Literary Form


I MUST HAVE LEARNED THIS SOMEWHERE    Poem Text    
First Line: I loved an old doll made of bleached
Subject(s): Comfort; Dolls; Mothers


MY COLLEGE SEX GROUP    Poem Text    
First Line: All my girlfriends were talking about sex


MY GOD WHY ARE YOUJ CRYING?    Poem Text    
First Line: When someone cries, after making love spills
Subject(s): Love - Erotic; Crying


OF NIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: A city mouse darts from the paws of night
Last Line: A finger to her lips / the pause of night
Subject(s): Night


OPTIMISM    Poem Text    
First Line: A freak spring snow storm made us take the old
Subject(s): Storms; Optimism


OUR ROOM    Poem Text    
First Line: I tell the children in school sometimes
Subject(s): Education; Schools; Students


PERSISTENCE    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Love; Mothers & Daughters


PRAYER    Poem Text    
First Line: Herbie sat the class down and told us how
Subject(s): Religious Education; Sex; Prayer; Sunday Schools; Yeshivas; Parochial Schools


PUTTING A BURDEN DOWN    Poem Text    
First Line: Putting a burden down feels so empty
Subject(s): Freedom; Liberty


SAY YOU LOVE ME    Poem Text    
First Line: What happened earlier I'm not sure of
Subject(s): Violence


SEEING A BASKET OF LOBELIA THE COLOR OF A BATHROBE       
First Line: At that time I read a book about a girl prone
Subject(s): Food Habits; Potatoes


SUNNY DAYS    Poem Text    
First Line: The children are singing a song about
Subject(s): Education; Schools; Students


SWEET TIME    Poem Text    
First Line: The largest bud in creation travels
Subject(s): Flowers; Gardens & Gardening


THAT LEAF    Poem Text    
First Line: That leaf tries very hard to turn over
Subject(s): Leaves


THE ALL OF IT    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Picnics; Swans; Barbecues


THE CHOICE    Poem Text    
First Line: The ghost of my pregnancy, a large
Subject(s): Abortion


THE CLIFFS OF MISTAKE    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Errors; Mistakes; Fallacies


THE CUP    Poem Text    
First Line: Unable to quell a sudden urge for neatness,
Subject(s): Cups; Death; Grief; Dead, The; Sorrow; Sadness


THE DARK    Poem Text    
First Line: Agitated, rolling in her barred bed
Subject(s): Mothers; Sickness; Hospitals; Illness


THE FARE    Poem Text    
First Line: Bury me in my pink pantsuit, you said--and I did
Subject(s): Funerals; Jewelry & Jewelers; Burials; Rings; Bracelets; Necklaces


THE FLAW    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: The best thing about a hand-made pattern
Subject(s): Imperfection


THE HAPPY DIARY    Poem Text    
First Line: A man on the train feeding grapes to his son
Last Line: Day, when I was undone
Subject(s): Diaries; Happiness


THE LULL    Poem Text    
First Line: The possum lay on the tracks fully dead.
Subject(s): Opossums; Death - Animals; Possums


THE RETURN    Poem Text    
First Line: When I open my legs to let you seek
Last Line: Of my cave must tell you, “yes, you can go back”
Subject(s): Love - Erotic


THE SILVER ARROW    Poem Text    
First Line: With your fifteen percent chance to survive
Last Line: Unbidden, through the forbidden city
Subject(s): Railroads; Survival; Marriage


THE SPELL    Poem Text    
First Line: The job in certain lives has been to find a
Last Line: Not to destroy it, but make it haz
Subject(s): Literary Form; Jobs


THE SURGE    Poem Text    
First Line: Maybe it is the shyness of the pride
Last Line: From take heart, random house.
Subject(s): Love - Erotic


THOSE PAPERWEIGHTS WITH SNOW INSIDE    Poem Text    
First Line: Dad pushed my mother down the cellar stairs
Last Line: The house I became as the glass ball stormed
Subject(s): Family Life


WHEN I LOVE YOU    Poem Text    
First Line: When I get on the plane, alone again
Subject(s): Air Travel; Love; Absence; Separation; Isolation


WHY I AM NOT A BUDDHIST    Poem Text    
First Line: I love desire, the state of want and thought
Subject(s): Buddhism; Buddha; Buddhists


YES    Poem Text    
First Line: What awful thing will I take on