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Author: PRUNTY, WYATT
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Prunty, Wyatt    Poet's Biography
32 poems available by this author


A BASEBALL TEAM OF UNKNOWN NAVY PILOTS, PACIFIC THEATER, 1944    Poem Text    
First Line: Assigned a week's good bunt, run, throw
Subject(s): Baseball; World War Ii; Aviation & Aviators; Second World War; Airplanes; Air Pilots


A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN GEORGIA. 1953    Poem Text    
First Line: Marching through georgia to bed, he stopped, listened,
Subject(s): Georgia (State); Christmas; Family Life; Childhood Memories; Nativity, The; Relatives


A NOTE OF THANKS    Poem Text    
First Line: Wallet stolen, so we must end our stay
Subject(s): Literary Form


A WRITER'S TALE    Poem Text    
First Line: Silent and small in your wet sleep
Variant Title(s): A Winter's Tale
Subject(s): Literary Form


BASEBALL    Poem Text    
First Line: About the time I got my first baseman's mitt
Subject(s): Baseball; Wit & Humor; Dean, Dizzy (1910-1974); Kisses


BIG DOG, LITTLE DOG    Poem Text    
First Line: The one two times the other's size
Subject(s): Dogs; Size & Shape; Food & Eating; Height


BLOOD    Poem Text    
First Line: Known for its repertory lineages
Subject(s): Blood; Religion; Theology


COLD WATERCOLOR    Poem Text    
First Line: We saw the birds jockeying for the feeder
Subject(s): Snow; Landscape


ELDERLY LADY CROSSING ON GREEN    Poem Text    
First Line: And give her no scouts doing their one good deed
Subject(s): Literary Form


EXTRAVAGANT LOVE    Poem Text    
First Line: Irritated and sometimes utterly through
Subject(s): Love


HAYING    Poem Text    
First Line: They are gathering hay. The truck rolls slowly
Subject(s): Nature


INSOMNIA    Poem Text    
First Line: Count the number of times boards crack
Subject(s): Literary Form


LAST CENTURY    Poem Text    
First Line: Last century we took a lot of shots
Subject(s): United States - History


LATE FALL, LATE LIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: As if any army rose out of one grave


LEARNING THE BICYCLE    Poem Text    
First Line: The older children pedal past
Subject(s): Bicycles; Children; Cycling; Childhood


MOLE    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Moles


OH GENERAL, OH SPY, OH BUREAUCRAT!    Poem Text    
First Line: Trained in tactics, war games, cold war, cold feet,
Subject(s): Eisenhower, Dwight David (1890-1969)


READING BEFORE WE READ, HOROSCOPE AND WEATHER    Poem Text    
First Line: My father laughing over the morning paper
Subject(s): Literary Form


TERRARIUM FOR A GODSON    Poem Text    
First Line: Finished and set in a window for light
Subject(s): Terrariums


THAUMATROPE    Poem Text    
First Line: And sometimes there's this parlor trick
Subject(s): Toys


THE ELBOW TREE    Poem Text    
First Line: A sapling bent and tied to point the way
Subject(s): Nature


THE FERRIS WHEEL    Poem Text    
First Line: The rounding steeps and jostles were one thing
Subject(s): Literary Form


THE MONUMENT    Poem Text    
First Line: Standing apart yet oddly sequential
Subject(s): Elevators; Crowds


THE OFFSET    Poem Text    
First Line: Some miles beyond the last reef's barricade
Subject(s): Nature


THE PLAYER PIANO    Poem Text    
First Line: Learning from a player piano
Subject(s): Musical Instruments; Pianos


THE TAKING DOWN    Poem Text    
First Line: Ever since the seriously ill were sent away,
Subject(s): Christmas Trees; Religion; Theology


TIME'S TRAIN    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: So in this tale he gets to come back
Subject(s): Future Life; Retribution; Eternity; After Life


TO BE SUNG ON THE FOURTH OF JULY    Poem Text    
First Line: We come to this country
Subject(s): Fourth Of July; United States; Songs; Independence Day; America


TWO VIEWS    Poem Text    
First Line: Into the laterals and faults of strata
Subject(s): Survival; Progress; Past; Birds


WALLACE STEVENS REMEMBERS HALLOWEEN    Poem Text    
First Line: The thing I loved was halloween
Subject(s): Stevens, Wallace (1879-1955)


YES    Poem Text    
First Line: Always to see the world made whole
Subject(s): Change


ZAMBONI'S LAW    Poem Text    
First Line: Shave, water, scrub, and sweep the rink
Subject(s): Hockey