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Author: WHEELER, SUSAN
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Wheeler, Susan    Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Wheeler, Sue
19 poems available by this author


A FILIAL REPUBLIC    Poem Text    
First Line: And out on the plaza, there were more people
Subject(s): City & Town Life


CHARITY MUST ABIDE CALL FOR ANCIENT OCCUPATION    Poem Text    
First Line: Red barn, still house, shimmering heat


FARMERS, FALLING DOWN    Poem Text    
First Line: In the distance there are several trees
Last Line: Sympathy the unruly sky parts now into flocks
Subject(s): Farm Life; Agriculture; Farmers


HAND-ME-DOWNS: THE MOVIES    Poem Text    
First Line: Power schmauer. The trees glinting their crystal boughs beyond the breakfront
Last Line: The sparkling allure of the wager and the winning streak? On your mark, go
Subject(s): Motion Pictures; Movies; Cinema


I WAS JUST FROSTED    Poem Text    
First Line: Thanks, ray, this is just what the doctor ordered.
Subject(s): Drinks & Drinking; Wine


JUST VANILLA    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Spendthrifts


KRYCEK: THE CONFESSION    Poem Text    
First Line: On an upper story, someone is dying
Last Line: To each lector at the lectionary
Subject(s): Confessions; Lectures; Addresses; Speaking; Public Speaking


MEETING AGAIN, AFTER HEINE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: The moon rose like a blooming flower
Last Line: And I nodded fast in the fast nightfall
Subject(s): Night; Bedtime


POEM    Poem Text    
First Line: Green is the false nettle
Subject(s): Desire


ROANOKE AND WAMPUMPEAG    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Child, entering ye olde trading post, takes the pegs upon the walls
Subject(s): Country Stores


SHANKED ON THE RED BED    Poem Text    
First Line: The perch was on the roof, and the puck was in the air.


SHE'S A PILL    Poem Text    
First Line: Oh, dangling long sleeves in the mercurochrome.
Subject(s): Bad Behavior


SHORT SHRIFT    Poem Text    
First Line: I was at and about everything, nodding through the mall lot
Subject(s): Change; Relationships


SONG FOR THE SPIRIT OF NATALIE GOING    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Small bundle of bones, small bundle of fingers, of plumpness, of heart
Last Line: In the wobbling hours of what has refuged, your future in me
Subject(s): Mediums; Spiritualists


THAT BEEN TO ME MY LIVES LIGHT AND SAVIOUR    Poem Text    
First Line: Purse be full again, or else must I die. This is the wish


THE GREEN STAMP BOOK    Poem Text    
First Line: Child in the thick of yearning. Doll carted and pushed
Subject(s): Supermarkets; Children; Childhood


THE SCAR    Poem Text    
First Line: So long gone had I been
Subject(s): Homecoming


THE SPLIT, SELECTION    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Times there were when we
Subject(s): Love - Erotic


WHAT MEMORY REVEALS    Poem Text    
First Line: Angels, pulled into light - provoking the air, fall
Last Line: Each open mouth awing in the light / on columbus avenue
Subject(s): Memory