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Author: STANFORD, FRANK
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Stanford, Frank    Poet's Biography
36 poems available by this author


ALLEGORY OF DEATH AND NIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: When he comes home from work
Subject(s): Family Life; Relatives


CEMETERY NEAR THE SEA    Poem Text    
First Line: The word has no luck
Subject(s): Sea; Graves; Ocean; Tombs; Tombstones


CIRCLE OF LORCA    Poem Text    
First Line: When you take the lost road
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life; Relationships


CREST    Poem Text    
First Line: The night was a bad one.
Subject(s): Driving; Ferry Boats; Night; Rain; Relationships; Bedtime


DEAD ORCHARD    Poem Text    
First Line: Like seven birds sleeping on the plateau
Subject(s): Grief; Sorrow; Sadness


DEATH AND MEMORY    Poem Text    
First Line: When poor women died
Subject(s): Funerals; Poverty; Women; Hair; Burials


EVERYBODY WHO IS DEAD    Poem Text    
First Line: When a man knows another man
Subject(s): Death; Barbers; Dead, The


FAITH, DOGMA, AND HERESY    Poem Text    
First Line: It was sunday, before dinner.
Subject(s): Murder


FLIES ON SHIT    Poem Text    
First Line: To the gentlemen from the south
Subject(s): Southern States; Flies; South (U.s.)


FREEDOM, REVOLT, AND LOVE    Poem Text    
First Line: They caught them.
Subject(s): Love; Murder


FRIEND OF THE ENEMY    Poem Text    
First Line: The yolk went down my leg
Subject(s): Eggs; Nature


HIDDEN WATER    Poem Text    


IN ANOTHER ROOM I AM DRINKING EGGS FROM A BOOT    Poem Text    
First Line: What if the moon was essence of quinine
Subject(s): Richter, Hans (1888-1976)


INSTEAD    Poem Text    
First Line: Death is a good word
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


INVENTORY    Poem Text    
First Line: A man came into the store
Subject(s): Knives; Daggers


ISLAND FUNERAL    Poem Text    
First Line: Mama julinda is let down in a hole
Subject(s): Funerals; Burials


LIGHT BLUE    Poem Text    
First Line: The white clothes on the line put the man to sleep.
Subject(s): Dreams; Relationships; Nightmares


LIVING    Poem Text    
First Line: I had my quiet time early in the morning
Subject(s): Childhood Memories; Family Life; Country Life; Relatives


MAN IS SO AFRAID    Poem Text    
First Line: Man is so afraid, he look down at cock, long ago many
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


PITS    Poem Text    
First Line: We go on and we tremble.
Subject(s): God; Relationships; Conduct Of Life


PLANNING THE DISAPPEARANCE OF THOSE WHO HAVE GONE    Poem Text    
First Line: Soon I will make my appearance
Subject(s): Mortality


PLAY IN WHICH DARKNESS FALLS    Poem Text    
First Line: Two girls runaway from the home. They have a revolver
Subject(s): Roussel, Raymond (1877-1933); Girls; Escapes; Death; Fugitives; Dead, The


POEM    Poem Text    
First Line: I am afraid a woman
Subject(s): Fear


RIVERLIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: My father and I lie down together.
Subject(s): Fathers & Sons; Death; Dead, The


THE ARKANSAS PRISON SYSTEM    Poem Text    
First Line: Is like a lyric poem
Subject(s): Prisons & Prisoners; Arkansas; Convicts


THE INTRUDER    Poem Text    
First Line: In the evenings they listen to the same
Subject(s): Friendship; Dogs


THE LIGHT THE DEAD SEE    Poem Text    
First Line: There are many people who come back
Subject(s): Death, Return From


THE SINGING KNIVES    Poem Text    
First Line: The dogs woke me up
Subject(s): Knives; Hunting; Fish & Fishing; Daggers; Hunters; Anglers


THE SNAKE DOCTORS    Poem Text    
First Line: I was in the outhouse
Subject(s): Fish & Fishing; Crime & Criminals; Pigs; Anglers; Boars; Hogs


THE TRUTH    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Truth; Poetry & Poets; Ali, Muhammad (Cassius Clay)


THE WOLVES    Poem Text    
First Line: At night while the dogs
Subject(s): Animals; Dogs


TRANSCENDENCE OF JANUS    Poem Text    
First Line: I am not asleep, but I see
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


WANTED    Poem Text    
First Line: A white bull, a cassock, an antique mirror
Subject(s): Motion Pictures; Movies; Cinema


WEARINESS OF MEN    Poem Text    
First Line: My grandmother said when she was young
Subject(s): Grandparents; Farm Life; Grandmothers; Grandfathers; Great Grandfathers; Great Grandmothers; Agriculture; Farmers


WHAT ABOUT THIS    Poem Text    
First Line: A guy comes walking out of the garden
Subject(s): Shooting; Drinks & Drinking; Music & Musicians; Strangers; Wine


YOU    Poem Text    
First Line: Sometimes in our sleep we touch
Subject(s): Man-woman Relationships; Male-female Relations