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Author: RONK, MARTHA
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Ronk, Martha    Poet's Biography
18 poems available by this author


A BLURRY PHOTOGRAPH    Poem Text    
First Line: The tree azalea overwhelms the evening with its scent
Subject(s): Photography & Photographers; Time; Smells; Memory; Odors; Aromas; Fragrances


A MEMORY OF HER LODGED IN WET AIR AND SKIN    Poem Text    
First Line: If the slightly wet air in the skin is the hillside
Subject(s): Swimming & Swimmers; Time


AFTER THE DARK CAME    Poem Text    
First Line: After the accident on the bricks we notice the underside
Subject(s): Accidents


ARROYO SECO    Poem Text    
First Line: The gap in logic cuts a dry riverbed across the land
Subject(s): Canyons


DOOR TO DOOR    Poem Text    
First Line: He came to the door selling knowledge
Last Line: Eager to have what he had to sell
Subject(s): Salespersons; Books; Knowledge


GETTING A HOLD    Poem Text    
First Line: The foreign objects are related to the accent
Subject(s): Language; Words; Vocabulary


NEUTRA'S WINDOW    Poem Text    
First Line: Behind the glass barrier by moving her lips
Subject(s): Children; Obedience; Language; Childhood; Words; Vocabulary


NO SKY    Poem Text    
First Line: No sky.......A gray backdrop merely and absence
Subject(s): Vision; Landscape


NOT KNOWING THE LANGUAGE    Poem Text    
First Line: A tendency towards mannerism and widening the streets
Subject(s): Language; Words; Vocabulary


ODI ET AMO    Poem Text    
First Line: Why is the cure for irony in loss I don't mind
Subject(s): Love; Relationships


SANIBEL ISLAND    Poem Text    
First Line: Lizards crawl the screen again, it's sanibel august
Last Line: Upside down, welcomes all gods crfeatures in
Subject(s): Sanibel Island, Florida; Drinks & Drinking; Family Life; Summer; Lizards


THE    Poem Text    
First Line: When having finished .....The
Subject(s): Writing & Writers; Language; Words; Vocabulary


THE MOON OVER L.A.    Poem Text    
First Line: The moon moreover spills onto
Subject(s): Los Angeles; Moon


THE SEITZ THEATER    Poem Text    
First Line: Back of the silver screen in sandusky
Last Line: In my first bikinis, into redemption and sin
Subject(s): Theater & Theaters; Motion Pictures; Clergy


THEY SAY IT MIGHT RAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: Commentary is underdone
Subject(s): Loneliness


VERMONT    Poem Text    
First Line: The man next door came after three bitter days
Last Line: No one could bring one's self to thank anyone for
Subject(s): Poverty; Farm Life; Lilacs


WHY DOES ONE DREAM OF THEM?    Poem Text    
First Line: The foreign objects are related to the accent
Subject(s): Dreams; Nightmares


WHY KNOWING IS (& MATISSE'S WOMAN WITH A HAT    Poem Text    
First Line: Why knowing is a quality out of fashion and no one can decide to
Subject(s): Knowledge; Paintings & Painters