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Author: riding, laura
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Riding, Laura    Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Jackson, Laura Riding
8 poems available by this author

A PAIR    Poem Text    
First Line: Those two had sewed themselves a dignity
Last Line: Even had they encompassed a success.
Subject(s): Togetherness

HELEN'S BURNING    Poem Text    
First Line: Her beauty, which we talk of
Last Line: And lose the gift of prophecy.
Subject(s): Helen Of Troy; Mythology - Classical

LYING SPYING    Poem Text    
First Line: (lying spying what men say of dead men
Last Line: Not a thing to tell each other.
Subject(s): Spring

MORTAL    Poem Text    
First Line: There is a man of me that tills
Last Line: I think there's no way of making anything more than a mortal of me.

O VOCABLES OF LOVE    Poem Text    
First Line: O vocables of love, / o zones of dreamt responses
Subject(s): Love

SEA, FALSE PHILOSOPHY (1)    Poem Text    
First Line: Foremost of false philosophies, / the sea harangues the daft
Subject(s): Sea; Ocean

THE SAD BOY    Poem Text    
First Line: Ay, his old mother was a glad one
Last Line: And his glad mother and his mad father after him.

THE WIND SUFFERS    Poem Text    
First Line: The wind suffers of blowing
Last Line: By my further dying.
Subject(s): Pain; Suffering; Misery