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Author: WOOD, SUSAN
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Wood, Susan    Poet's Biography
17 poems available by this author


ANALYSIS OF THE ROSE AS SENTIMENTAL DESPAIR       
First Line: Here it is, the impressionist garden
Subject(s): Levis, Larry (1946-1996)


CHRISTMAS EVE AT ROSEMOUND CEMETERY    Poem Text    
First Line: And on the graves the poinsettias
Subject(s): Cemeteries; Christmas; Graveyards; Nativity, The


DAILY LIFE    Poem Text    
First Line: A parrot of irritation sits
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


DIARY    Poem Text    
First Line: Twenty years ago, a spring / like this one, azaleas spilling
Last Line: Together, this blossom, this flower
Subject(s): Diaries; Memory


EGGS    Poem Text    
First Line: Morning broke like an egg
Subject(s): Eggs; Conduct Of Life


EMILY DICKINSON IN LOVE    Poem Text    
First Line: When sue walked in and saw them
Last Line: Before she wakes up and discovers it's her own
Subject(s): Dickinson, Emily (1830-1886)


FOURTH OF JULY, TEXAS, 1956    Poem Text    
First Line: The night was nothing we knew. We'd never seen
Subject(s): Stars


HER FATHER'S COAT: ANNA FREUD, 1982       
First Line: It's papa's coat she's wrapped in
Subject(s): Freud, Anna (1895-1982)


HILLS ABOVE HALF MOON BAY    Poem Text    
First Line: Often, those first mornings, pale disc
Last Line: Had begun, and nothing you would do could make it stop
Subject(s): Keats, John (1795-1821); Poetry & Poets


HOPE    Poem Text    
First Line: What saves us begins
Last Line: In which going and coming are the same word
Subject(s): Greek Language


KNOWING THE END    Poem Text    
First Line: It's like knowing a girl named roxy
Last Line: The climax comes, the screen goes dark
Subject(s): Bars & Bartenders; Pubs; Taverns; Saloons


LEAFING    Poem Text    
First Line: Autumn twilights
Last Line: As a jack-o'-lantern
Subject(s): Autumn; Growth; Life; Seasons; Fall


ON FIRE    Poem Text    
First Line: Someone was playing with fire, I'd hear
Last Line: And awe for him, and, yes, / with shame
Subject(s): Fire; Love


RHYTHM AND BLUES    Poem Text    
First Line: Those days our bodies dove us, churning
Last Line: Every part of them on fire
Subject(s): Youth; Music & Musicians


RUMORS    Poem Text    
First Line: In tornado weather, my mother said, the day
Last Line: The candles in case the lights went out
Subject(s): Family Life; Fear


THE BODY OF THE DREAM       
First Line: It was evening and gold light fell
Subject(s): Dreams; Giotto Di Bondone (1276-1337); Mothers; Nightmares


THE SOUL BONE    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Soul; Death; Dead, The