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Author: BROMIGE, DAVID
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Bromige, David    Poet's Biography
169 poems available by this author


3 WAYS WITH THE SAME SENTENCE       
First Line: I've been looking for perfection


4 PIECES FOR 4 VOICES INTERRUPTING 1 FOR NONE       
First Line: When I take a walk with you


5 POEMS (SEA TO WITNESS)       
First Line: The sea doctor loves you. You shout across the street


ABLE TO DESCRIBE THE VERSES       
First Line: Able to describe the verses more sad each night


ABSOLUTE ASSERTION #334       
First Line: There is only the kiss


ABSTRACT       
First Line: My desire precedes me


ACCIDENT       
First Line: Up all night


AFFAIR OF THE LEMMING       
First Line: The ocean so still


AFTER BRECHT       
First Line: Be thankful it's this dark


AFTER THE ENGRAVING       
First Line: What I am fashioning


ALL THAT REMAINS OF A POEM BY HELMUT MARIA SOLK       
First Line: She got a mother's cross


ANOTHER VOICE       
First Line: I heard it, but it took a while


ARBITRATORS       
First Line: Can I get it this once in my lifetime, now


ART OF CAPITALISM (SOMEWHAT LATER)       
First Line: I heard of this man who liked to eat oranges


AS I ASKED       


AS NOW       
First Line: It traveled through your hands


ASCRIBING A MOTIVE       
First Line: If I can fake


AT LAST       
First Line: Not the cracking of the ashtray on my


BACK TO A'S PLACE       
First Line: After the reading we went back to a's place


BECAUSE       
First Line: The garage hasn't any proper floor but earth


BEYOND THE CONSTELLATIONS HERE & NOW       
First Line: Those two lights


BLESSING       
First Line: This angel's only passing through


BLUE, RED, YELLOW       
First Line: Blue, red & yellow


BORN AGAIN       
First Line: Let me be born again


BROADSIDE       
First Line: Sell the key, change the face you chose


BUT AS FOR ART       
First Line: The motel is downtown. The time is now


BY DRAWING A LINE, SELS.       
First Line: Even my feelings don't


BY NIGHT       
First Line: A man sits at his kitchen table


BY VISIBLE TRUTH WE MEAN THE APPREHENSION OF THE ABSOLUTE       
First Line: The kind of prose anybody can read. One saturday night after


CALL       
First Line: There is built a block in this city


CALM AS THE NIGHT       
First Line: The surcease of decision


CAUSE       
First Line: I am the cock


CHOICE PIECE       
First Line: Last night


CHOOSING THE EVENT       
First Line: They want to be remembered for what they have done


CONTINUOUS       


COUNTED BLESSINGS       
First Line: Headlong means


CREDENCES OF WINTER       
First Line: The season has us by the throat


CREDO       
First Line: Art isn't the ultimate human act for its sake I will


CRUX       
First Line: We assume


DEATH OF POETRY       
First Line: The bad news came


DEFECT       
First Line: The doctors doubted any cause


DEFINITION       
First Line: If anyone speaks, it gets light


DESIRE       
First Line: A statue in a park


DICTATION    Poem Text    
First Line: At last the gods have left me


DICTATION       
First Line: At last the gods have left me


DOGGONE REAL       
First Line: Devrions-nous se lever et agir


DOWN IN THE DANCE       
First Line: What was banished forever ...'


END       
First Line: You found the thing


END OF THE STRANGER       
First Line: I have just refused


ESTHETIC       
First Line: The fm undercurrent


ETERNAL IMAGE       
First Line: The spider's legs


EVEN NOW       
First Line: Where I grew up, imagine it's late summer, it can be


EXCRESCENCE       
First Line: Though I am barely human


FINAL MISSION       
First Line: Whoever stood furthest up the trail was master


FINALLY       
First Line: You will be a cipher for me


FIRST       
First Line: One aches to know


FOR CHRISTOPHER BROMIGE       
First Line: Of love's collision with desire begat


FOR SAN ANTONIO ESTERO       
First Line: Such scenery wasn't always thought appealing. They found it


FREE & IN LOVE       


FRESH FROM SLEEP       
First Line: Forgiveness - what'd she


FUTURE IS OUR MOTHER       
First Line: Constantly she gives us birth


GIFTS       
First Line: Why nurse these grievances in loneliness


HIERATICS: A TRIPTYCH       
First Line: Here we see a street replete with unfeeling judgements & cruel


HIGH MASS       
First Line: At last I'm collected enough to let the ceremony commence


HIS STORY       
First Line: An old, old story


HOPEFUL    Poem Text    
First Line: How meet your eyes
Subject(s): Hope; Optimism


I CAN'T READ & HERE'S A BOOK       
First Line: I see him kneeling alone


I DREAMT THAT I       
First Line: I dreamt some land where no-one


I KNOW       
First Line: I know we'll make love this wednesday


I READ THIS SOMEPLACE       
First Line: The lyre bird


IF WANTS TO BE THE SAME       
First Line: The mounting excitement


IMAGIST SEIZES HIS OPPORTUNITY       
First Line: Driftwood, constancy


IN AN ORCHARD, IN AMERICA, IN AUGUST       
First Line: Let this be


IN HIS IMAGE       
First Line: Having died ...'


IN TIME       
First Line: At the last minute


INITIALIZING: BELOW IT BLOWS AWAY, IT STRETCHES       
First Line: Procedure thickens %ghosts once were
Last Line: Conducted under %willy-nilly most precise


INITIALIZING: CERTAIN MISTAKES & HOW       
First Line: Ford fargo driving this
Last Line: Could come true as it was told


INITIALIZING: FOR A SHORT DASH OF AN OLD TYPEWRITER       
First Line: Lunch, snack, mealticket, breakfast
Last Line: Be human have regrets tell lies


INITIALIZING: STANDS THE PENCIL ON ITS POINT       
First Line: List supplicants %names the soul
Last Line: Print finish or begin %promise cancel meet again


INITIALIZING: TO A DRAWING BOARD       
First Line: Slate roof drive impel
Last Line: Seals of the feeling %freely breathe to cinch belt


IT'S THE SAME ONLY DIFFERENT / THE MELANCHOLY OWED CATAGORIE       
First Line: If fate could be taken and given a twist


JUST THINK    Poem Text    
First Line: Suppose this really were


JUST THINK       
First Line: Suppose a screen


LAWRENCE'S IRRITATIONS       
First Line: Naked to the sungod, he knows


LAYING THE WORD       
First Line: It wasn't the return of the great mother


LOG       
First Line: Fire's here, that won't be forgotten


LOGICAL CONCLUSIONS       
First Line: If you went over to some friends, a couple you know, say


LOGICAL POSITIVIST       
First Line: Has painted his hands blue


LOVE WAS ONCE A LITTLE BOY       
First Line: She is his mother after all


LOVE'S WAY       
First Line: Love shall find a way - it has


LOVE-POET       
First Line: Love as a grace tells only


MADE       
First Line: Less wandering then than temporary places


ME TOO       
First Line: I did just what I wanted to


MEANING ALTERS       


MORE       
First Line: Sure I'll be your man again


MORE SOME; DICTA OF WILLIAM BLAKE       
First Line: The authors are in the alphabet


MY FAILING       
First Line: Her eyes, the sheets her fingers


MY FAULT       
First Line: You understood all about me & wouldn't


MY MOTHER DIED OF EMPHYSEMA       
First Line: However close we fashion truth


MYSTERY       
First Line: As for my face


NEGLECT A RUBRIC       
First Line: In this course of lectures
Last Line: The letters say each other's names
Subject(s): Change


NEST       
First Line: The first nest


NEXT LOVE       
First Line: The heat put it in my mind


NOT GUILTY       
First Line: So that's your concern at this


OBJECT       
First Line: Years afterward


OBJECTIONABLE       
First Line: My idea


OBJECTIVELY       
First Line: A loudspeaker


OLD FASHIONED POEM ABOUT GOD       
First Line: I would acknowledge


ON A HUNDRED-BLOCK WALK       
First Line: Words of the sentence like people
Last Line: That you could look at


ON A PHOTOGRAPH FROM CHILDHOOD: OF MY MOTHER, MY SISTER ...       
First Line: Everything happens for the first time ever


OPENING A TRAP       
First Line: We are taking it apart. Are you going to take a part. What part


OUR FREQUENCIES       
First Line: Always excepting time


OUTSIDE       
First Line: The fog so thick


OWNERSHIP       
First Line: You own me. Black light bores out of me. In


PERSON       
First Line: I want to lie in the greasewood


PLEASE, LIKE ME       
First Line: Strolling through the town, all the houses, quiet at this


POEM       
First Line: The mouth opens


POEM BEGINNING WITH A LINE BY PINDAR    Poem Text    
First Line: A mattress factory explodes
Last Line: Worth enduring the establishing
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


POINT       
First Line: The point is not the point


PRAYER       
First Line: To be with what we're with


PRECEPT       
First Line: I've helped you in the past


PRESENT CORRECT       
First Line: Condition absolute


PROJECT       
First Line: If only we carried our innards outside us


QUEST       
First Line: How lonesome I have been, for you


REALIST SURRENDERS HER SECRET       
First Line: Running my thumb over your face


RECOGNIZED       
First Line: Such a look you send


REVOLVING DOOR       
First Line: Measured by ourselves alone, grief


ROMANCE OF THE AUTOMOBILE       
First Line: It's dark. But there's a moon. You're lonely


RUMOR       
First Line: A head, small for its weight


SECRET       
First Line: Three times in the night I woke


SEEING THAT YOU ASKED       
First Line: In this world there's a secret


SENSE OF HUMOR'S SOLILOQUY       
First Line: There's nothing funny


SET OF TWELVE, SELS.       
First Line: It to experience


SHADOW       
First Line: We shall retreat, each from each


SITTING ACROSS FROM THE MOTHER       
First Line: Sitting across from


SLOT       
First Line: Speak to the beautiful creature


SLOW LAKE (SKYLARK)       
First Line: Quavering measure %we endure (in) another
Last Line: The heroes stopped short so that we


SNARLING TRAFFIC       
First Line: Your mind in showing


SO       
First Line: So these were kittens, this the kittens'


SO THE DARKNESS       
First Line: So the darkness has a voice


SONNET       
First Line: In a trackless wilderness, whence


SOUL MATES       
First Line: The plague had been upon the land before he arrived but he had


SPELL       
First Line: Dark, because dangerous


STILL THERE       
First Line: The night mysterious with heat


TAKING HEART       
First Line: Take me in again, how did I ever doubt


TALL PORTRAIT (2 OR 3 STOREYS) OF M.P. AS D.B       
First Line: We are marching to aporia


TERMS       
First Line: If animals can couple


THE NEW AGE    Poem Text    
First Line: Peace & gladness & love, words


THEY ARE EYES       
First Line: They arise


TIGHT CORNERS       
First Line: Concepts protect one from experience: so she had conceived


TITLE DEFERRED       
First Line: Along with a lot of cheap copies of great art they had venus


TO A PURE CONTENT       
First Line: I'll tell how I aspire


TO THE LIMIT       
First Line: The loathsome thing has kissed


TYPICALITY ENTHRALLS WITH ITS PARTICULAR FAILURES       
First Line: Typicality enthralls with its particular failures. 'my husband


UNDER FLOURESCENT LIGHTS       
First Line: Under flourescent lights the voice is pitched high, starting from


VULNERABLE BUNDLES       


WATCHERS OF THE SKIES       
First Line: So you think there may be something to astrology


WE'RE ALL YOUNG ONCE    Poem Text    
First Line: Deliriums of pleasure, doors
Subject(s): Youth


WE'VE SEEN THE EXPRESSION OF THOSE PEOPLE       
First Line: Running to the hole they're shot in


WEIGHT LESS THAN THE SHADOW    Poem Text    
First Line: We encounter in the lateral


WEIGHT LESS THAN THE SHADOW       
First Line: We encounter in the lateral


WHAT       
First Line: What could be your grounds


WHAT COUNTS       
First Line: I say the wrong thing


WHAT FRIENDS       
First Line: What friends came to be my comfort


WHY I WENT THERE       
First Line: Why I went there I don't know


WISDOM KNOWS       


WITH SOMEONE LIKE YOU       
First Line: I tell you,' who'd not inquired 'I've forgotten


Y (AN IMAGINARY LETTER)       
First Line: Dear anon - we exchanged names but I never heard a word


ZENO'S PRESENT       
First Line: Those were the days