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Author: WETZSTEON, RACHEL
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Wetzsteon, Rachel    Poet's Biography
27 poems available by this author


A RIVAL    Poem Text    
First Line: Names flow from her mouth as so many hearty allies;
Last Line: She dips her pen in a lake of ink, and the pen flies
Subject(s): Writing & Writers


AFTER EDEN    Poem Text    
First Line: Somewhere zeno was smiling, the foul
Subject(s): Divorce


ALGONQUIN AFTERTHOUGHTS    Poem Text    
First Line: Or else our drunken tumble was
Subject(s): Drinks & Drinking; Love - Erotic; Lies; Wine


AT THE ZEN MOUNTAIN MONASTERY    Poem Text    
First Line: A double line of meditators sits
Last Line: Down broadway and up west end avenue
Subject(s): Zen Buddhism


BLUE OCTAVO HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: In fat armchairs sat
Subject(s): Life Choices


CABARET LUDWIG    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Love - Complaints


COMMANDS FOR THE END OF SUMMER    Poem Text    
First Line: Deepen,/leaves, not with what
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


DRINKS IN THE TOWN SQUARE    Poem Text    
First Line: No sooner had they carried their martinis
Last Line: Fists in their pockets, daggers in their eyes
Subject(s): Drinks & Drinking; City & Town Life; Wine


FIVE-FINGER EXERCISE    Poem Text    
First Line: When things get hot and heavy this weekend or one august
Subject(s): Future; Love


GOLD LEAVES    Poem Text    
First Line: Someone ought to write about (I thought
Subject(s): Gold; Alchemy & Alchemists


IN MEMORY OF W.H. AUDEN       
First Line: When there are so many intervening years
Subject(s): Auden, Wystan Hugh (1907-1973); Poetry & Poets


LOVE AND WORK    Poem Text    
First Line: In an uncurtained room across the way
Subject(s): Labor & Laborers; Love; Work; Workers


MACDOWELL    Poem Text    
First Line: For once I fought back
Subject(s): Writing & Writers; Artist Colonies


ON LEAVING THE BACHELORETTE BRUNCH    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: Because I gazed out the window at birds
Subject(s): Love


POEM FOR A NEW YEAR    Poem Text    
First Line: Love that a reign of terror struck dumb
Subject(s): Love; Winter; New Year


RAIN AT READING    Poem Text    
First Line: We had gathered under a tent in the park
Subject(s): Rain; Poetry & Poets


SAKURA PARK    Poem Text    
First Line: The park admits the wind
Subject(s): Parks


SEVENTH SUNDAY    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Relationships


SHORT ODE TO MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS    Poem Text    
First Line: Convergence of worlds, old stomping ground,
Subject(s): Morningside Heights, New York City; City & Town Life


SHORT ODE TO SCREWBALL WOMEN    Poem Text    
First Line: On sullen nights like these
Subject(s): Women


SILVER ROSES    Poem Text    
First Line: The strings, as if they knew
Subject(s): Relationships


TAKING TO THE HILLS    Poem Text    
First Line: If walking, like wine, only abets a sad mood
Subject(s): Walking; Nature; Mountains; Love; Hills; Downs (Great Britain)


THE OTHER STARS    Poem Text    
First Line: Tripartite schemes were all very well
Subject(s): Life Choices; Social Commentaries; Relationships


THE WORLD HAD FLED    Poem Text    
First Line: The world had fled, with all its silly cares
Subject(s): Love - Nature Of


THOUGHTS WHILE WALKING    Poem Text    
First Line: I hate the travel logs that tell you
Subject(s): Travel; Life Choices; Journeys; Trips


URBAN GALLERY    Poem Text    
First Line: When the wind invades the treetops
Subject(s): Human Behavior; City & Town Life; Conduct Of Life; Human Nature


WORMS AND US    Poem Text    
First Line: Maggots in the food, maggots in the floorboards
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The