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Author: UNTERMEYER, JEAN STARR
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Untermeyer, Jean Starr    Poet's Biography
27 poems available by this author


A MAN    Poem Text    
First Line: Often, when I would sit, a dreamy, straight-haired child


A SOLDIER LISTENS    Poem Text    
First Line: What was it came to distress you?
Last Line: Who from the clamoring dead?
Subject(s): Death; Pain; Soldiers; War; Dead, The; Suffering; Misery


AFTER FLOOD    Poem Text    
First Line: Only these ravished banks
Subject(s): Floods


AUTUMN    Poem Text    
First Line: How memory cuts away the years
Last Line: High priestess of your home.


CLAY HILLS    Poem Text    
First Line: It is easy to mould the yielding clay.
Subject(s): Rocks


CLOTHES    Poem Text    
First Line: Since the earliest days I have dressed myself
Last Line: I would find out what I really am.
Subject(s): Clothing & Dress


DISCOVER ME AGAIN    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Relationships


FROM A DAY-BOOK OF A FORGOTTEN PRINCE    Poem Text    
First Line: My father is happy or we should be poor
Subject(s): Fathers; Family Life; Relatives


HIGH-TIDE    Poem Text    
First Line: I edged back against the night
Subject(s): Sea; Ocean


KRISTIN'S SONG    Poem Text    
First Line: Poor, my dear
Subject(s): Disappointment; Death; Dead, The


LULLABY FOR A MAN-CHILD    Poem Text    
First Line: The mountains waver through my tears
Last Line: Sleep, my son.


MATER IN EXTREMIS    Poem Text    
First Line: I stand between them and the outer winds
Last Line: I am about to fall.
Subject(s): Failure; Shields


MOMENTARY DANIEL    Poem Text    
First Line: Down, down, hot beast
Subject(s): Daniel (Bible)


OLD MAN    Poem Text    
First Line: When an old man walks with lowered head
Last Line: Frail bridges to infinity.
Subject(s): Death; Old Age; Dead, The


OPEN DAY    Poem Text    
First Line: A lilac ribbon is unbound


RAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: I have always hated the rain
Subject(s): Rain


RELIGHTED TORCH    Poem Text    
First Line: This certain miracle will happen


RESCUE    Poem Text    
First Line: Wind and wave and the swinging rope
Last Line: But not of you.
Subject(s): Death; Love; Sea; Dead, The; Ocean


SELF-REJECTED    Poem Text    
First Line: Plow not nor plant this arid mound
Last Line: Spare your trouble.
Subject(s): Farm Life; Hope; Agriculture; Farmers; Optimism


SINFONIA DOMESTICA    Poem Text    
First Line: When the white wave of a glory that is hardly I
Last Line: With ewer and basin, with clothing and with food?
Subject(s): Love


SOLUTION    Poem Text    
First Line: Now loss has solved
Subject(s): Faith; Belief; Creed


STONY WATER    Poem Text    
First Line: Here many suns and many a sky, deep-overcast and dark
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


THE PASSIONATE SWORD    Poem Text    
First Line: Temper my spirit, o lord
Subject(s): God


THE REALISTS    Poem Text    
First Line: The demon lover quit and poised for flight
Subject(s): Farewell; Parting


THEY SAY - .    Poem Text    
First Line: They say I have a constant heart, who know
Last Line: Service to all of beauty -- and her due.
Subject(s): Beauty; Hearts; Light


TIME    Poem Text    
First Line: Time is the meagre measure set by man
Subject(s): Time


TONE PICTURE (MALIPIERO: IMPRESSONI DAL VERO)    Poem Text    
First Line: Across the hot square, where the barbaric sun
Last Line: Aloof and silent.
Subject(s): Markets; Mystery; Sun; Supermarkets