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Author: GREGG, LINDA
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Gregg, Linda    Poet's Biography
470 poems available by this author


17399 EDGEWOOD ROAD, FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS       
First Line: A few days before I am to move
Last Line: And the light shining through
Subject(s): Greece


A BRACELET OF BRIGHT HAIR ABOUT THE BONE    Poem Text    
First Line: The romans put skulls into their love poems
Last Line: I wanted absoluteness to be made of my heart
Subject(s): Death


A DARK THING INSIDE THE DAY    Poem Text    
First Line: So many want to be lifted by song and dancing
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


A FLOWER NO MORE THAN ITSELF    Poem Text    
First Line: She was there on the mountain
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


A MOUNTAIN FACING A MOUNTAIN (2)    Poem Text    
First Line: What poetry demands is worse
Subject(s): Mountains


A THIRST AGAINST    Poem Text    
First Line: There is a hunger for order / but a thirst against. What if
Last Line: In these chicago avenues
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


ADULT    Poem Text    
First Line: I've come back to the country where I was happy
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


ADULT       
First Line: I've come back to the country where I was happy
Last Line: And wondering if slowly I will take on flesh again
Subject(s): Greece


AFTER ACTIUM: LOSS FILLING THE EMPTINESS    Poem Text    
First Line: The flowers do not move in the windless pause
Last Line: As you in me now, all the time, day after day
Subject(s): Actium, Battle Of (31 B.c.); Emptiness; Loss


AFTER ACTIUM: LOSS FILLING THE EMPTINESS       
First Line: The flowers do not move in the windless pause
Last Line: As nothingness is filled as soon as it is emptied. %as you in me now, all the time, day after day
Subject(s): Greece


AFTER THAT       
First Line: When the sun goes down and the world starts
Last Line: Until the night really comes and covers them, %they are still white. Only perhaps waxier
Subject(s): Greece


AFTER THE BEGINNING       
First Line: The woman is preparing her body for sleep
Last Line: There is no music. She pays attention %to his body. It is night and quiet %all around his embraces
Subject(s): Greece


AHDAAM KAI AVA       
First Line: I came the whole way around from going out
Last Line: Of myself with their unimportance %their elegant, unimportant happiness
Subject(s): Greece


ALL THE SPRING LENDS ITSELF TO HER       
First Line: If her skirt does not bend the grassw, nor sea air
Last Line: Pressed close to the earth, calling her name %wondering if it is her voice we are whispering
Subject(s): Greece


ALMA IN ALL SEASONS       
First Line: She has arms instead of breasts
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


ALMA IN ALL SEASONS       
First Line: She has arms instead of breasts
Last Line: It is summer but the same was true %when there was snow
Subject(s): Greece


ALMA IN THE DARK    Poem Text    
First Line: She reaches over and puts a hand on his hipbone
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


ALMA IN THE DARK       
First Line: She reaches over and puts a hand on his hipbone
Last Line: Or the almond tree is blown around in the wind
Subject(s): Greece


ALMA IN THE WOODS       
First Line: I show them how the snow melts from the stone
Last Line: Making songs from the bones of belief
Subject(s): Greece


ALMA IS WILLING       
First Line: She is willing to grow larger. Put forth leaves
Last Line: Fragility even in something so good and round
Subject(s): Greece


ALMA THINKING ABOUT MEN       
First Line: I stood watching the great hulk of desire
Last Line: I, who looked at the drying leaves with my heart, %have learned to come back
Variant Title(s): Coming Bac
Subject(s): Greece


ALMA TO HER SISTER    Poem Text    
First Line: Alone no loneliness in the dream in the quiet
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


ALMA TO HER SISTER       
First Line: Alone no loneliness in the dream in the quiet
Last Line: In the sunrise in the sunset. Louise %in the dream. In the sunrise in the sunset
Subject(s): Greece


ALMA WATCHING HER HUSBAND       
First Line: Halfway through the scene I could not decide
Last Line: Player into a soundproof room facing out on the marsh. %theni knew she would just go on standing the
Subject(s): Greece


ALONE WITH THE GODDESS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: The young men ride their horses fast
Last Line: On the wet beach at pangaritis
Subject(s): Greece; Love; Seashore; Greeks


ALONE WITH THE GODDESS       
First Line: The young men ride their horses fast
Last Line: Their beautiful horses %on the wet beach at pangaritis
Subject(s): Greece


ALWAYS ALONE       
First Line: There was a place. It was not important
Last Line: Of the whole thing. Still a secret


ALWAYS MISTAKEN    Poem Text    
First Line: We see the ocean and hear
Last Line: Of rice and cups of tea
Subject(s): Sea


ALWAYS MISTAKEN       
First Line: We see the ocean and hear
Last Line: In heaven, a table set with bowls %of rice and cups of tea
Subject(s): Greece; Life; Sea; Self


ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE       
First Line: It is seven o'clock this morning
Last Line: It is nine o'clock. They walk out into the dark night
Subject(s): Greece


APHRODITE AND THE NATURE OF ART    Poem Text    
First Line: I want a net made of iron to hold
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


APHRODITE AND THE NATURE OF ART       
First Line: I want a net made of iron to hold
Last Line: Higher in the half-light of the vast room
Subject(s): Greece


APPARENT       
First Line: When I say transparency, I don't mean seeing through
Last Line: Back into the nearly night of the woods, %it was because the rain came down suddenly harder
Subject(s): Greece


ARIADNE WRITES TO THESEUS AT RANDOM    Poem Text    
First Line: You have been away so long
Last Line: Around the silence in my heart
Subject(s): Absence; Ariadne


ARIADNE WRITES TO THESEUS AT RANDOM       
First Line: You have been away so long
Last Line: Around the silence in my heart
Subject(s): Greece


ARKANSAS AFTERNOONS       
First Line: Today I took the postmaster's advice and found
Last Line: Four years ago. Waving to no one now
Subject(s): Greece


AS BEING IS ETERNAL    Poem Text    
First Line: She is sitting alone in the bright room
Last Line: So vast an event, so much becoming
Subject(s): Greece; Time; Greeks


AS BEING IS ETERNAL       
First Line: She is sitting alone in the bright room
Last Line: The air is heavy as water as she %bends her head over the page
Subject(s): Greece


AS IS    Poem Text    
First Line: Pay attention, talk to no one unless
Last Line: Flying. All of it meaning the same thing
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


AS IS       
First Line: Pay attention, talk to no one unless
Last Line: Flying. All of it meaning the same thing
Subject(s): Greece


AS WHEN THE BLOWFISH PERISHING       
Last Line: We kept the courtesy an internal form %to have the beauty after
Variant Title(s): As When The Blowfish Perishin
Subject(s): Greece


ASKING FOR DIRECTIONS    Poem Text    
First Line: We could have been mistaken for a married couple
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


ASKING FOR DIRECTIONS       
First Line: We could have been mistaken for a married couple
Last Line: A woman alone carrying her bag, asking a worker %which direction to walk to find a taxi
Subject(s): Greece


AT HOME    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: Far is where I am near
Subject(s): Greece; Loss; Greeks


AT HOME       
First Line: Far is where I am near
Last Line: If I go out there they are
Subject(s): Greece; Loss


AT RISK    Poem Text    
First Line: This body does not smell human
Last Line: Exactly that


AT RISK       
First Line: This body does not smell human
Last Line: Exactly that
Subject(s): Greece


AT THE GATE IN THE MIDDLE OF MY LIFE    Poem Text    
First Line: I had come prepared to answer questions
Subject(s): Midlife


AT THE GATE IN THE MIDDLE OF MY LIFE       
First Line: I had come prepared to answer questions
Last Line: Sadly three times around. Then three times more
Subject(s): Greece


AT THE SHORE    Poem Text    
First Line: Naked women are being dragged
Subject(s): Seashore


AT THE SHORE       
First Line: Naked women are being dragged
Last Line: To the men on a soft wind %caressingly, like sirens singing
Subject(s): Greece


BACKSTAGE       
First Line: Oma is the oldest woman in the house
Last Line: Squawking like offended clergy
Subject(s): Greece


BALANCING EVERYTHING    Poem Text    
First Line: When I lie in bed thinking of those years, I often
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


BALANCING EVERYTHING       
First Line: When I lie in bed thinking of those years, I often
Last Line: Up in the dark among the stars
Subject(s): Greece


BAMBOO AND A BIRD       
First Line: In the subway late at night
Last Line: Who leave empty seats %between each other


BECKETT KIT       
First Line: I finally found a way of using the tree
Last Line: Aguy to mishkin, 'if you've seen all that, %how can you go on saying you're happy?'
Subject(s): Greece


BEING    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: The woman walks up the mountain


BEING WITH MEN       
First Line: There are things a man does
Last Line: But one does not comfort her. %it might look like he is guilty of something
Subject(s): Greece


BLAKE       
First Line: The sun is on the roof
Last Line: They both shine in that room, %water and spilling light
Subject(s): Greece


BLOOMINGDALE'S I       
First Line: If I weren't working, I'd sleep next to you'
Last Line: The aisles, letting our hands touch every chance %they got, among the bras and underpants
Subject(s): Greece


BORDER BETWEEN THINGS       
First Line: Our meetings are like hawks mating, you said
Last Line: And forth between the visible and the invisible %not the moment between the natural and unnatural
Subject(s): Greece


BOUNTY AFTER THE BOUNTY       
First Line: It is all in not having
Last Line: Of jesus. He struggles, %it struggles to hold out against our will
Subject(s): Greece


BRACELET OF BRIGHT HAIR ABOUT THE BONE       
First Line: The romans put skulls into their love poems
Last Line: I wanted absoluteness to be made of my heart
Subject(s): Greece


CAFETERIA IN BOSTON       
First Line: I could digest the white slick watery mash
Last Line: That was the course that kept the others down
Subject(s): Greece


CALAMITIES: ANOTHER EDEN    Poem Text    
First Line: Out beyond what we imagine
Last Line: And leave into the questing
Subject(s): Homeless; Travel


CALAMITIES: ANOTHER EDEN       
First Line: Out beyond what we imagine
Last Line: Heaven is deep and deeper. We leave %and leave into the questing
Subject(s): Greece


CALVES NOT CHOSEN       
First Line: The mind goes caw, caw, caw, caw
Last Line: Awake or asleep, in white, in black
Subject(s): Greece


CENTER OF INTENT       
First Line: Is there a lesson in the way this new silence lasts?
Last Line: Through the special silence at evening
Subject(s): Greece


CHILDREN AMONG THE HILLS    Poem Text    
First Line: The lamb was so skinny I thought it was a baby goat
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


CHILDREN AMONG THE HILLS       
First Line: The lamb was so skinny I thought it was a baby goat
Last Line: Like a thing made of silver. But inside everything %was movig, shivering with wind. We knew that muc
Subject(s): Greece


CHOOSING AGAINST RUINS       
First Line: I thought the old statue was a kore
Last Line: She remains. A shadow of stone
Subject(s): Greece


CHOOSING THE DEVIL       
First Line: Mephistopheles enters %between one step and another
Last Line: He is on the mountain. %it is so massive, so incomplete
Subject(s): Greece


CHORUS SPEAKS HER WORDS AS SHE DANCES       
First Line: You are perishing like the old men. Already your arms gone
Last Line: I am a joke and a secret here, and I will leave. %it is morning now. The light whitens her face more
Subject(s): Greece


CHOSEN BY THE LION    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: I am the one chosen by the lion at sundown
Last Line: And hearing me answer immediately, “yes!”
Subject(s): Love – Nature Of; Greeks


CHOSEN BY THE LION       
First Line: I am the one chosen by the lion at sundown
Last Line: Saying out loud in the darkness, linda %and hearing me answer immediately, yes!
Subject(s): Greece


CHRISTMAS DAY       
First Line: Today the temperature rose to freezing. The sun
Last Line: In the silence until I came back to you, to the empty %apartment. You whisper when you call me on th
Subject(s): Greece


CITY OF GOD       
First Line: What thou lovest well is felt violently
Last Line: Rain will be falling heavily outside
Subject(s): Greece


CLAPPING       
First Line: Did I go there enough? Was it enough when I tried
Last Line: Saying now, and now, and later forever. You and I %innocent in purity and magnificent disorder
Subject(s): Greece


CLASSICISM    Poem Text    
First Line: The nights are very clear in greece
Last Line: And have no feeling
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


CLASSICISM       
First Line: The nights are very clear in greece
Last Line: When the moon is round we see it completely %and have no feeling
Subject(s): Greece


CLOSENESS AT THE GOODWILL       
First Line: I had found a shawl made of four foxes
Subject(s): Greece


CLOSEST IT CAN GET TO THE HUMAN       
First Line: Out on the desert
Last Line: Our hearts a darker shade of red


COLERIDGE SAW THE HARP AS INVENTED BEYOND NATURE'S REASON       
First Line: Is it true women are the most supple form
Last Line: Self-for-love, beaten as all exiles are %these that the earth quickly cares nothing for
Variant Title(s): Women In Winte
Subject(s): Greece


COLOR OF MANY DEER RUNNING       
First Line: The air fresh, as it has been for days
Last Line: Not one deer, but when many of them run away
Subject(s): Greece


COMING HOME       
First Line: I see no way to survive the soul's journey
Last Line: To find in the dark only if we have %practiced delicately meanwhile
Subject(s): Greece


CONDITIONS       
First Line: You will have to stand in the clearing and see
Last Line: You will recognize them as geography. You will know %an unkempt singing you will never hear without
Subject(s): Greece


CONSIDERING THE MOON       
First Line: I love the places on your body where
Last Line: Everything that feels hunger and listens %and lives in the open is allowed to look at you
Subject(s): Greece


COPPERHEAD       
First Line: Almost blind he takes the soft dying
Last Line: With his eyes a moving. A small moving that he knows
Subject(s): Greece


DANCER HOLDING STILL    Poem Text    
First Line: Her husband has left and no man moves her
Subject(s): Marriage


DANCER HOLDING STILL       
First Line: Her husband has left and no man moves her
Subject(s): Greece


DANCING       
First Line: A woman considers the red tulip stuck in a vase
Subject(s): Greece


DANGEROUS TRADE       
First Line: Would it have been different if we had not dreamed
Subject(s): Greece


DARK THING INSIDE THE DAY       
First Line: So many want to be lifted by song and dancing
Subject(s): Greece


DAYS       
First Line: Moon is hobbled and placed in a field
Last Line: She thinks, it's the beginning of something
Subject(s): Greece


DEATH LOOKS DOWN    Poem Text    
First Line: Death looks down on the salmon
Last Line: Lying still, always facing the constant motion
Subject(s): Salmon; Death


DEATH LOOKS DOWN       
First Line: Death looks down on the salmon
Last Line: Motionless days and nights in the cold water. %lying still, always facing in the constant motion
Subject(s): Greece


DEEPER IN THE JUNGLE, THE RIVER DIVIDES       
First Line: Death rewrites the script, and love does not
Last Line: Each time. A game lasting year after year
Subject(s): Greece


DEFEATED       
First Line: I sat at the desk for a while fooling with my hair
Last Line: I know air. But then everything else stops %because I don't what happens after that
Subject(s): Greece


DELICATE THING       
First Line: There are no longer elegant catastrophes of the heart
Last Line: They will not wake up for hours and hours
Subject(s): Greece


DEMON-CATCHERS ON OUR DOORS       
First Line: We walk up the valley ankle-deep in tenderness
Last Line: And each time something happens %to make them balance in the satin light
Subject(s): Greece


DESIGN INSIDE THEM       
First Line: At six every night the women sit on chairs
Last Line: Their idea of justice and good and gentle kindness %gathers up again as the old swallows and flowers
Subject(s): Greece


DESIGNS MADE OF THIS AND THAT       
First Line: It is made of secrecy and the quiet of things
Last Line: To us, careless of something already possessed
Subject(s): Greece


DIFFERENT NOT LESS    Poem Text    
First Line: All of it changes at evening
Last Line: We see another world alive and our wholeness finishing
Subject(s): Change


DIFFERENT NOT LESS       
First Line: All of it changes at evening
Last Line: What is not given. We see another world alive %and our wholeness finishing
Subject(s): Greece


DOWNSIZED       
First Line: She lives where no one comes to visit
Last Line: I live closer to it than ever
Subject(s): Greece


DRIVING TO HOUSTON       
First Line: Somebody named this primitive river vermilion
Last Line: The injustice of your desire recommends %its reality, now that I have moved
Subject(s): Greece


DRIVING WITH THE MOON       
First Line: Moon, my company, who does not save the trees from
Last Line: You mut let me go.' make a music like the bells at easter
Subject(s): Greece


DRY GRASS & OLD COLOR OF THE FENCE & SMOOTH HILLS    Poem Text    
First Line: The women are at home in this california town
Subject(s): Women; California; Family Life


DRY GRASS & OLD COLOR OF THE FENCE & SMOOTH HILLS       
First Line: The women are at home in this california town
Last Line: Wants to know if I want waffles with raspberry jam
Subject(s): Greece


EACH THING MEASURED BY THE SAME SUN    Poem Text    
First Line: Nothing to tell. Nothing to desire
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


EACH THING MEASURED BY THE SAME SUN       
First Line: Nothing to tell. Nothing to desire
Last Line: Making a world in the mind %the spirit still connected to the body %eyes open, uncovered to the bone
Subject(s): Greece


EDGE OF SOMETHING       
First Line: I have decided I will not be like john hu anymore
Last Line: Foreignness married by air. This is as close %as we will come. This is the edge of not running
Subject(s): Greece


ELEGANCE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: All that is uncared for.
Subject(s): Time; Beauty


EMPTY BOWL       
First Line: You know when to wake me in the dark
Last Line: No salt, no bread. Only the chanting %lamb, lamb, lamb
Subject(s): Greece


ENORMOUS ENGINE       
First Line: Oriental women with their children at the laundromat
Last Line: Our destination. Body with body, soul with soul
Subject(s): Greece


ESTA    Poem Text    
First Line: I think of him overturning the tables of the money
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


ESTA       
First Line: I think of him overturning the tables of the money
Last Line: Eso linda. I hold on to that grace as I ride %my bicycle back through the cor, the sun on me
Subject(s): Greece


ETIOLOGY    Poem Text    
First Line: Cruelty made me. Cruelty and the sweet smelling earth
Last Line: Was still warm. Heaven forbid that I should be saved
Subject(s): Cruelty; Greeks


ETIOLOGY       
First Line: Cruelty made me. Cruelty and the sweet smelling earth
Last Line: Dead animals. I have lifted the dead owl while it %was still warm. Heaven forbid that I should be sa
Subject(s): Greece


EURIDICE SAVED    Poem Text    
First Line: I am filled with all things seen / for the last time. He lays with me gently
Last Line: We called nothing when we lived on the earth
Subject(s): Love; Greeks


EURIDICE SAVED       
First Line: I am filled with all things seen %for the last time. He lays with me gently
Last Line: Art, I was thinking, is the imitation of what %we called nothing when we lived on the earth
Subject(s): Greece


EURIDICE SAVED       
First Line: I am filled with the sorrow of all things seen
Last Line: Art, I was thinking, is the imitation %of what we called nothing when we lived on the earth
Subject(s): Greece


EURYDICE    Poem Text    
First Line: I linger, knowing you are eager (having seen
Last Line: And was the way out for me, my love
Subject(s): Greece; Eurydice (mythology); Orpheus; Love; Death; Grief; Greeks


EURYDICE       
First Line: I linger, knowing you are eager (having seen
Last Line: Near the opening which is the way in for you %and was the way out for me, my love
Subject(s): Greece


EVEN IF THE GODS LOOK DOWN       
First Line: Hawks are flying slowly high above
Last Line: Is hung outside to bleed


EVENING SONG       
First Line: I asked whatever I met and each thing taht happened
Last Line: By the mythic, destroyed by the grand. An importance %that abandons the human and real. The loss bou
Subject(s): Greece


EVERYDAY RICE       
First Line: Some kinds of love
Last Line: Five or six times before making it into dinner
Subject(s): Greece


FATHERS       
First Line: It was evening when my love and I
Last Line: Our fathers, dead in america %the spirits singing
Subject(s): Greece


FIEFDOM       
First Line: In the tea garden of the muslim graveyard
Last Line: Dirt, bushes, and her small sounds
Subject(s): Greece


FIGURES NEAR A BRIDGE    Poem Text    
First Line: Everything formal / the man turns around
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


FIGURES NEAR A BRIDGE       
First Line: Everything formal %the man turns around
Last Line: The look on her face %is the sound he made
Subject(s): Greece


FINDING THE WAY       
First Line: Today I went to the village church
Last Line: The flavor of sesame and cumin
Subject(s): Greece


FINE PALE WILD CLOTH OF LOVE       
First Line: Not precision or passion. Not one or the other
Subject(s): Greece


FISH TEA RICE    Poem Text    
First Line: It is on the earth that all things transpire
Last Line: In mud. Eating what is here. Fish, bread, tea, rice
Subject(s): Nature; Greeks


FISH TEA RICE       
First Line: It is on the earth that all things transpire
Last Line: In mud. Eating what is here. Fish, bread, tea, rice
Subject(s): Greece


FISHING IN THE KEEP OF SILENCE    Poem Text    
First Line: There is a hush now while the hills rise up
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


FISHING IN THE KEEP OF SILENCE       
First Line: There is a hush now while the hills rise up
Last Line: Repeats to himself: there are fish in the net, %lots of fish this time in the net of the heart
Subject(s): Greece


FLOWER NO MORE THAN ITSELF       
First Line: She was there on the mountain
Last Line: And dirt and rain. Pride her life. %all nature her wealth.Sound of owls her pillow
Subject(s): Greece


FOR AND AGAINST MEMORY       
First Line: I can think of nothing the heart finds easy
Last Line: I feel the ticking. The faint counting %that begins at the beginning of being
Subject(s): Greece


FOREIGN LANGUAGE OF THE HEART       
First Line: Rivas said the virgin sisters went singing across
Last Line: Just outside the big doors accepting alms, %watching with no particular expression as you pass
Subject(s): Greece


FORGET ALL THAT       
First Line: I don't want to confuse the world
Last Line: As I walk to the next one, %and the one after
Subject(s): Greece


FOUR-HAND IMPROVISATION # 3       
First Line: Love is in two places and I will tell you
Last Line: And go toward, dragging the here %all the evidence gone
Subject(s): Greece


FOUR-HAND IMPROVISATION #2       
First Line: I don't know what this is, she says
Last Line: (in this wilderness of light %I am nothing %your being lies on my forehead %like a stone)
Subject(s): Greece


GAME CALLED FEAR       
First Line: The young cows run in the sound of the river
Last Line: The sky is silent and the river is loud %this time of year
Subject(s): Greece


GEORGE OPPEN       
First Line: It had been a fine day
Last Line: Overwhelmed him, driving him down
Subject(s): Greece


GETTING VALUE       
First Line: My elderly friend of many years arrived
Last Line: Now making his problematical children?


GHOSTS POEM       
First Line: Heavy black birds flying away hard from trees
Last Line: It is the final condition.'
Subject(s): Greece


GIRL I CALL ALMA       
First Line: The girl I call alma who is so white
Last Line: And that it's the others who scar me, %not you
Subject(s): Greece


GLISTENING    Poem Text    
First Line: As I pull the bucket from the crude well
Last Line: "as I walk to the next one,
Subject(s): Love


GLISTENING       
First Line: As I pull the bucket from the crude well
Last Line: The earth moving slowly as I dry in the light
Subject(s): Greece


GNOSTICS ON TRIAL    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: Let us make the test. Say god wants you
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


GNOSTICS ON TRIAL       
First Line: Let us make the test. Say god wants you
Last Line: Try to keep from rejoicing. Try %to keep from happiness. Just try
Subject(s): Greece


GOD'S PLACES    Poem Text    
First Line: Does the soul care about the mightiness
Last Line: The soul speaks about
Subject(s): God; Love – Nature Of; Soul


GOD'S PLACES       
First Line: Does the soul care about the mightiness
Last Line: Of tht ripeness the soul speaks about
Subject(s): Greece


GOD-SINGING    Poem Text    
First Line: A voice rises from the mosque farther down the mountain
Last Line: Neither young nor old, neither bird nor human
Subject(s): Singing & Singers


GOD-SINGING       
First Line: A voice rises from the mosque farther down the mountain
Last Line: Neither young nor old, neither bird nor human
Subject(s): Greece


GODS IN THE TWILIGHT       
First Line: The poppies by the sea are
Subject(s): Greece


GODS MUST NOT KNOW US       
First Line: All the different kinds of light
Last Line: The gods must not know us well or they would %not dance so openly, so happily before us
Subject(s): Greece


GOETHE'S DEATH MASK    Poem Text    
First Line: The face is quite smooth
Last Line: And eaten into. What a mess his eyes are
Subject(s): Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von (1749-1832); Death; Masks


GOETHE'S DEATH MASK       
First Line: The face is quite smooth
Last Line: And eaten into. What a mess his eyes are
Subject(s): Greece


GREECE WHEN NOBODY'D LOOKING       
First Line: The earth bleached pale by two thounsand years
Last Line: And the moon almost full. A poetry %of stars and stone and the ordinary
Subject(s): Greece


GRINDING THE LENS       
First Line: I am pulling myself together
Last Line: It is summer and I am in the middle %of my life. Alone and happy
Subject(s): Greece


GROWING UP    Poem Text    
First Line: I am reading li po. The t.V. Is on
Last Line: Then turn it off and go on reading
Subject(s): Television; Maturity; Books


GROWING UP       
First Line: I am reading li po. The t.V. Is on
Last Line: When the man says,'I love you.' %then turn it off and go on reading
Subject(s): Greece


GRUB       
First Line: The almost transparent white grub moves
Last Line: But he is falling by definition. He moves forward %touching the frying grease with his whole face
Subject(s): Greece


GYPSY KINGS    Poem Text    
First Line: Another late afternoon and I am sitting in
Last Line: One mentioned her own son
Subject(s): Music & Musicians; Conduct Of Life


GYPSY KINGS       
First Line: Another late afternoon and I am sitting in
Last Line: Their addresses for me %one mentioned her own son
Subject(s): Greece


HALF IN THE SHADE ...       
First Line: Whispering. After going beyond the end of myself
Subject(s): Greece


HAPPINESS AND WHITE SKY       
First Line: Love hurries me this morning as I see
Subject(s): Greece


HARD SEASON    Poem Text    
First Line: Already this spring the lilacs are failing / in pieces and chunks, the way rust
Last Line: With the presence, in the sunlight
Subject(s): Spring


HARD SEASON       
First Line: Already this spring the lilacs are failing %in pieces and chunks, the way rust
Last Line: And counterweight. In the center %with the presence, in the sunlight
Subject(s): Greece


HARMONICA       
First Line: Gone like the fish in water
Last Line: House on the other side %of the hill
Subject(s): Greece


HEART FLOWING OUT       
First Line: All things we see are the shapes death makes
Last Line: Making that meaning, whatever it means
Subject(s): Greece


HEART'S WHITE HORSE       
First Line: Kung-sung said a white horse is not a horse
Last Line: Down, half-asleep, even more white
Subject(s): Greece


HEAVY WITH THINGS AND FLESH       
First Line: Crowing. And a neighbor man already up
Last Line: But when they leave, we don't follow
Subject(s): Greece


HEPHAESTUS ALONE    Poem Text    
First Line: His heart is like a boat that sets forth alone
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


HEPHAESTUS ALONE       
First Line: His heart is like a boat that sets forth alone
Last Line: Made her with rage and disillusion
Subject(s): Greece


HOW IT WORKS       
First Line: I will tell you a story about
Last Line: Hovering over a huge space
Subject(s): Greece


HOW THE JOY OF IT WAS USED UP LONG AGO       
First Line: No one standing. %no one for a long time
Last Line: Near day, open and asleep. %a filth on the floor of that room
Subject(s): Greece


HOW YOU CAN KNOW HER    Poem Text    
First Line: Neither with nor without a lover
Last Line: She carries a love in her as a rose has its scent
Subject(s): Love


HOW YOU CAN KNOW HER       
First Line: Neither with nor without a lover
Last Line: If not, she doesn't mind %she carries a love in her as a rose has its scent
Subject(s): Greece


I THOUGHT ON HIS DESIRE FOR THREE DAYS    Poem Text    
First Line: I chose this man, consciously, deliberately
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


I THOUGHT ON HIS DESIRE FOR THREE DAYS       
First Line: I chose this man, consciously, deliberately
Last Line: Me awake. I am so happy to have lived
Subject(s): Greece


I WAGE MY LIFE AGAINST THIS YOUR BODY       
First Line: I cannot keep you with me. You must live apart
Last Line: It ends, just before the sun goes down and evening %as always tries to make everything seem all righ
Subject(s): Greece


I WILL REMEMBER       
First Line: I will remember making love last night
Last Line: All of a sudden part of the same weight
Subject(s): Greece


IF DEATH WANTS ME       
First Line: If death wants me, let it come
Last Line: Like a growing thing, gone and complete
Subject(s): Greece


IMPERFECT       
First Line: The gradual wearing away leaves us alive
Last Line: That I am happy to be painting the river %and dipping my brush in it at the same time
Subject(s): Greece


IN DIRT UNDER OLIVE TREES ON THE HILL AT EVENING       
First Line: Her naked body is too small for the woman's head
Last Line: Why this pity, this glad humming when we see her %sitting with tinted breast on a little clay throne
Subject(s): Greece


IN THE HALF-LIGHT       
First Line: Naked women playing happily behind
Last Line: Gone from me for three years now
Subject(s): Greece


INNOCENTS       
First Line: The dahlias are tied up straight
Last Line: For those who have suffered the most %and have nothing
Subject(s): Greece


INSIDE THE SAME AS OUT       
First Line: There is violent sound of too many chickens
Last Line: A tree in an empty world. As an orange is seen, %then eaten.Making a ringing anyone can hear
Subject(s): Greece


INSIDE THE WAR       
First Line: The muzak loud, full of sighs and bongos
Last Line: The dying city, using my flashlight because it is %the turn of my district to have the electricity t
Subject(s): Greece


INVENTION OF WRITING       
First Line: It is true, all things flake and flow
Subject(s): Greece


IO: SHAPE-SHIFTED       
First Line: You heard it from a distance %saw turning into a cow
Last Line: Below me. Beginning inside %so vast an event, so much becoming
Subject(s): Greece


IS IT PAIN IF THERE IS NO ONE THERE TO SEE IT       
First Line: There is a roaring as if from a cave
Last Line: Is answering to the sea itself
Subject(s): Greece


ISLAND OF KOS       
First Line: Nothing but wilderness around
Last Line: Go to sleep little goat. Your first week is over. %go to sleep now
Subject(s): Greece


IT IS THE RISING I LOVE    Poem Text    
First Line: As long as I struggle to float above the ground
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


IT IS THE RISING I LOVE       
First Line: As long as I struggle to float above the ground
Last Line: Rise and falls. The terrible blind grinding %of gears against our bodies and lives
Subject(s): Greece


IT WAS IMPORTANT       
First Line: To outstrip death with theater
Last Line: And the gods don't care
Subject(s): Greece


KEPT BURNING AND DISTANT    Poem Text    
First Line: You return when you feel like it / like rain. And like rain you are tender
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


KEPT BURNING AND DISTANT       
First Line: You return when you feel like it %like rain. And like rain you are tender
Last Line: You lay me down on the leaves %and the strong thing is not the sex %but waking up alone under trees
Subject(s): Greece


KIND OF VICTORY       
First Line: God moves as the moon in its arc moves
Last Line: We walk out sadly, and surrender
Subject(s): Greece


LACOSTE IV       
First Line: It's almost as if we're already there
Last Line: It's your turn to workd outdoors in the sun %on the roof - your footsteps, and the last line's done
Subject(s): Greece


LAMB       
First Line: It was a picture I had after the war
Last Line: Its head, curious, unafraid, hungry
Subject(s): Greece


LESSENING    Poem Text    
First Line: Without even looking in the album
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


LESSENING       
First Line: Without even looking in the album
Last Line: I lived well, was loved and beautiful
Subject(s): Greece


LET BIRDS    Poem Text    
First Line: Eight deer on the slope
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


LET BIRDS       
First Line: Eight deer on the slope
Last Line: To the fence and whinny. Let birds
Subject(s): Greece


LETTER       
First Line: I am not feeling strong yet, but I am taking
Last Line: And have pastry with custard. Sometimes I sit %at a table by the harbor and drink half a beer
Subject(s): Greece


LIES AND LONGING    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Half the women are asleep on the floor
Subject(s): Cities; Greece; Women; Urban Life; Greeks


LIES AND LONGING       
First Line: Half the women are asleep on the floor
Last Line: It's thirtieth street and hot and no sun
Subject(s): Cities; Greece; Women


LIFE OF LITERATURE       
First Line: Very early in the morning at the edge of the capital
Last Line: Of poems in the book she lent him. The one %by basho called the long road into the deep north
Subject(s): Greece


LIFE ON THE RIO ESCONDIDO       
First Line: A tire is standing in the mud
Last Line: Standing by herself who neighs and turns away %from here it is hard to see the suffering
Subject(s): Greece


LIGHT CONTINUES       
First Line: Every evening, an hour before
Last Line: In this very plain way


LIKE LOT'S WIFE       
First Line: The italian town is empty
Last Line: The stillness inside her
Subject(s): Greece


LILITH       
First Line: The light is on my body also
Last Line: First for food and then also for flowers


LILITH: 1       
First Line: The light is on my body also
Last Line: Dark trees, bright lights. %speech only was lost
Subject(s): Greece


LILITH: 2       
First Line: I line up five stones on the ground
Last Line: To keep warm when it is necessary. %how can they think I am crazy?
Subject(s): Greece


LILITH: 3       
First Line: A woman comes to my door and asks for bread
Last Line: She is standing there with tears on her face, %just like before. Unsure whether to start again
Subject(s): Greece


LILITH: 4       
First Line: Statuary used to fill the gardens of rich
Last Line: Gradually there will be gardens again. %first for food and then also for flowers
Subject(s): Greece


LIMITS OF DESIRE       
First Line: Love came along and said, I know
Last Line: In the warm wind
Subject(s): Greece


LOOKING FOR EACH OF US    Poem Text    
First Line: I open the box of my favorite postcards
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


LOOKING FOR EACH OF US       
First Line: I open the box of my favorite postcards
Last Line: The postcard of a summer lightning storm over iowa
Subject(s): Greece


LOST BELLS OF HEAVEN       
First Line: Helpless, the one and then the other
Last Line: You are, lover of thunder, lord of the cripples, %lord of the helpless, naked, starved and lost
Subject(s): Greece


LOST IN THE HEART       
First Line: The crazy woman at the beginning of the mountain
Last Line: As ever. But my heart does not look up
Subject(s): Greece


LOVE LATE AT NIGHT       
First Line: I leave my house at three in the morning
Last Line: His and mine, with the prints of a cat between %where she walked sweetly while I was away
Subject(s): Greece


LOVERS       
First Line: He keeps her away, thinking they know each other
Last Line: Desire and means those who never know each other
Subject(s): Greece


LOVERS IN THE SIZE OF GOD'S HAND       
First Line: Mostly what you can see now is the hills
Last Line: The other repeating, yes, here
Subject(s): Greece


MADE TO RING       
First Line: She wants to go into the darkness
Subject(s): Greece


MARRIAGE AND MIDSUMMER'S NIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: It has been a long time now
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


MARRIAGE AND MIDSUMMER'S NIGHT       
First Line: It has been a long time now
Last Line: Black with the light behind. They were caught %by their instincts, unable to end their flight
Subject(s): Greece


MAYBE LEAVE-TAKING    Poem Text    
First Line: The birds eat the pansies as soon as they open
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


MAYBE LEAVE-TAKING       
First Line: The birds eat the pansies as soon as they open
Last Line: After all, and not what eats and is eaten away
Subject(s): Greece


ME AND ALMA    Poem Text    
First Line: Time holds us together with a strong hand
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


ME AND ALMA       
First Line: Time holds us together with a strong hand
Last Line: As she and I. Stone and water, dirt and fern
Subject(s): Greece


ME AND APHRODITE AND THE OTHER    Poem Text    
First Line: She doesn't move and she is stronger that I am
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


ME AND APHRODITE AND THE OTHER       
First Line: She doesn't move and she is stronger that I am
Last Line: If she can't, I'll try again to be married
Subject(s): Greece


MEANWHILE       
First Line: Strange short trees, views of the mountain
Last Line: Grateful for their desire, but indifferent
Subject(s): Greece


MEN LIKE SALMON       
First Line: The heart does not want to go up
Last Line: Lo with vicious flies close to her heart
Subject(s): Greece


MORE THAN NEW    Poem Text    
First Line: One of the men begins to sing. The woman
Last Line: A mouth singing, your heart the way it was
Subject(s): Music & Musicians; Goddesses & Gods


MORE THAN NEW       
First Line: One of the men begins to sing. The woman
Last Line: But justice is unmoved. Says, 'show me something %don't mess with me. Show me something I can believ
Subject(s): Greece


MOUNTAIN FACING A MOUNTAIN (1)       
First Line: She is holding onto a ledge
Last Line: Its own virtue, its own separateness
Subject(s): Greece; Mountains


MOUNTAIN FACING A MOUNTAIN (2)       
First Line: What poetry demands is worse
Last Line: Its virtue, its own separateness
Subject(s): Greece


MUCHNESS       
First Line: She went back %knowing the way in her marrow
Last Line: All around her a world that used to be
Subject(s): Greece


MUSIC AT A DISTANCE       
First Line: Only twice has anyone
Last Line: And the sound of me singing
Subject(s): Greece


MY FATHER AND GOD       
First Line: The rain comes down on the desert and the next day
Last Line: Making a huge %animal sound. It was just like a bear roaring, she said
Subject(s): Fathers And Daughters; Greece


NEW YORK ADDRESS       
First Line: The sun had just gone out
Last Line: I wait for the silence to resume
Subject(s): Greece


NIGHT BEFORE LEAVING       
First Line: We sit at the kitchen table
Last Line: We get out, %and it floats again
Subject(s): Greece


NIGHT MUSIC    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: She sits on the mountain that is her home
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


NIGHT MUSIC       
First Line: She sits on the mountain that is her home
Last Line: To sit with their children and the old %will listen to the music with unreadable eyes
Subject(s): Greece


NIGHT STANDING BACK FROM THE WORLD       
First Line: There is this aloneness I have learned
Subject(s): Greece


NIGHTS IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD       
First Line: I carry joy as a choir sings, %but quietly as the dark
Last Line: I notice the ones in pain %shine more than the others %it's so they can be found %I think. Found and
Subject(s): Greece


NINTH DAWN       
First Line: It is not for nothing we notice a wider theme
Last Line: All along, will swarm out again under the pliant boughs
Subject(s): Greece


NO MORE MARRIAGES    Poem Text    
First Line: Well, there ain't going to be no more marriages
Last Line: They're never going to do that to me
Subject(s): Marriage; Greeks


NO MORE MARRIAGES       
First Line: Well, there ain't going to be no more marriages
Last Line: Not even if I have to eat alone all those years. %they're never going to do that to me
Subject(s): Greece


NOR THE MOON NO PRETEND       
First Line: If this woman is simple
Last Line: Until the world is done?
Variant Title(s): Nor The Moon Nor Preten
Subject(s): Greece


NOT A PRETTY BIRD    Poem Text    
First Line: She was not a nightingale
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


NOT A PRETTY BIRD       
First Line: She was not a nightingale
Last Line: Not the transformation
Subject(s): Greece


NOT KNOWING THE RULES       
First Line: The two white-bellied antelope stood still
Last Line: On the grass in front of me from the back
Subject(s): Greece


NOT MEMORIES BUT A QUALITY REMEMBERED       
First Line: I hear the inconsequential laughter of two children
Last Line: In silence, in a shade that was a kind of sunlight
Subject(s): Greece


NOT SAYING MUCH       
First Line: My father is dead and there is nothing left
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


NOT SAYING MUCH       
First Line: My father is dead and there is nothing left
Last Line: Did not talk to them much, and neither time %nor that fine place gave them a sweetness
Subject(s): Greece


NOT SCATTERED VARIOUSLY FAR       
First Line: I keep saying, is she here? Is that her?
Last Line: She will tell of truble with her mother %while birds sing. It will be enough
Subject(s): Greece


NOT SINGING       
First Line: When you stop looking at the garden
Last Line: No love. Not singing. But somber thing. %a going to the opening and entering
Subject(s): Greece


NOT WANTING HERSELF       
First Line: Not wanting herself, she tries to go
Last Line: Separates her mind like milk
Subject(s): Greece


NOT WANTING MYSELF       
First Line: Not wanting myself, I try to go
Last Line: Separates my mind, like milk
Subject(s): Greece


NOTHING HAPPENING       
First Line: Nothing happened in the city today unless
Last Line: With fruit on top for sale. Or me %not keeping house for any man I love %or throwing water on the ho
Subject(s): Greece


NOW DESTROYED       
First Line: The girl you speak of is lost
Last Line: Even though I came back to america


NOW DESTROYED: 1       
First Line: The girl you speak of is lost
Last Line: She could be found dead in her urine %and they might throw everything out
Subject(s): Greece; Troy


NOW DESTROYED: 2       
First Line: There is nothing like that here
Last Line: He will continue doing that %even though I came back to america
Subject(s): Greece; Troy


OAR IN THE SAND       
First Line: He sailed to wherever the sirens were
Last Line: What if there is no place to go?


OEDIPUS EXCEEDING       
First Line: Finally oedipus came back. Returned
Last Line: To be happy in the elements
Subject(s): Greece


OF ABSENCE       
First Line: I climb the mountain %up steps the moon has already taken
Last Line: Of absence. Of things broken %to see if the moon is a mouth to see if I am what it wants
Subject(s): Greece


OFFICIAL LOVE STORY    Poem Text    
First Line: There is a painting by lucas cranach
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


OFFICIAL LOVE STORY       
First Line: There is a painting by lucas cranach
Last Line: Of christ in his loss and fear, %sing of the birth after, %sing of the mystery to come
Subject(s): Greece


OLD PICTURES IN A NEW LAND       
First Line: Dirt bird hedge light scent. A commonwealth
Last Line: And a color. Pewter. Blue. Any color but green
Subject(s): Greece


OLD SONGS       
First Line: The birds far away in the air
Last Line: Moving the dark around
Subject(s): Greece


ON LESBOS REMEMBERING HER MOUNTAIN ON PAROS       
First Line: I am back in greece after three years
Last Line: And not anyone even walking away, or desappearing %refusing to be see. Not even someone being lost
Subject(s): Greece


ORDINARY SONGS    Poem Text    
First Line: Dull with pneumonia, wrapped on the porch
Last Line: On the shard a reclining naked woman kissed by a god
Subject(s): Sea; Absence; Greece; Greeks


ORDINARY SONGS       
First Line: Dull with pneumonia, wrapped on the porch
Subject(s): Greece


OTHER COUNTRY       
First Line: There is always singing and rejoicing
Last Line: Each carried in the smooth arms of a snake %to the unknown which is finally theirs
Subject(s): Greece


OTHERNESS       
First Line: Of course there is the otherness
Last Line: And the invisible until you came


PART LEFT OVER       
First Line: It's as though I were an event
Last Line: The special beauty of what's absent
Subject(s): Greece


PART OF ME WANTING EVERYTHING TO LIVE    Poem Text    
First Line: This new england kind of love reminds me
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


PART OF ME WANTING EVERYTHING TO LIVE       
First Line: This new england kind of love reminds me
Last Line: And near, and endings more final. If it must %be winter, let it be absolutely winter
Subject(s): Greece


PASSION       
First Line: What is death to the man who is already dead?
Last Line: Into glory by the crucifixion of their hearts
Subject(s): Greece


PAST PERFECT    Poem Text    
First Line: Memory is what has died
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


PAST PERFECT       
First Line: Memory is what has died
Last Line: I remembered seeing %snow through a window %with someone beside me
Subject(s): Greece


PAUL ON THE ROAD TO DAMASCUS       
First Line: The soul is an emblem so bright
Last Line: Against a metal wheelbarrow
Subject(s): Greece


PAYING THE PRICE       
First Line: The man who lived in sweet illusions
Last Line: On the fine roses in his weedy backyard
Subject(s): Greece


PEOPLE WHO LIVE FAR OFF       
First Line: The man in the new england village was not really
Last Line: Or maybe northern california among the great trees
Subject(s): Greece


PICTURES OF MARRIAGE       
First Line: It is the way arnolfini holds his wife's hand
Last Line: Into what they dig up to eat. Into that music
Subject(s): Greece


PLUMS FAILING WELL    Poem Text    
First Line: So what if plums fall
Last Line: Small piece by small piece
Subject(s): Plums; Life


PLUMS FAILING WELL       
First Line: So what if plums fall
Last Line: Small piece by small piece
Subject(s): Greece


POET GOES ABOUT HER BUSINESS       
First Line: Michele has become another dead little girl. And easy poem
Last Line: It seemed to know exactly where it wanted to go. %toward any dark trees
Subject(s): Greece


PRAISING SPRING    Poem Text    
First Line: The day is taken by each thing and grows complete
Subject(s): Spring


PRAISING SPRING       
First Line: The day is taken by each thing and grows complete
Last Line: Bend in the sunlight as the rain continues to fall
Subject(s): Greece


PRECISION       
First Line: There is modesty in nature. In the small
Last Line: With skill from one to the next, singing
Subject(s): Greece


PRESENCE IN ABSENCE       
First Line: Poetry is not made of words
Last Line: And barking after the train is gone
Subject(s): Greece


PRESSURE AGAINST EMPTINESS       
First Line: Apollo's left fist covers his heart
Last Line: Away in the fields and within their bodies
Subject(s): Greece


REMAINS       
First Line: The goddess of memories carries them on her arm
Last Line: All I have is this enormous hour of the sun


RESISTING THE MUSIC       
First Line: I am the one who took the broken doll
Subject(s): Greece


RESURRECTION       
First Line: Let the tower in your city burn. Let the steps
Last Line: My life gives to them now. To make them flare %as they do inme, bright and hot, bright and burning
Subject(s): Greece


REVENOUS       
First Line: Dear god, who are my mountain, my kissing birds
Last Line: As bloody lilies. But please, not this nothing
Subject(s): Greece


RIGHT PEOPLE       
First Line: I liked everything about the gods
Last Line: Without rising above or letting go
Subject(s): Greece


RIVER AGAIN AND AGAIN       
First Line: If we stayed with each other long enough
Last Line: And we would know each other sometimes %with a love that touches indifference
Subject(s): Greece


SAFE AND BEAUTIFUL       
First Line: Moon, you are getting worse and worse
Last Line: Old moon, play safe, safe, beautiful and safe
Subject(s): Greece


SASKIA AND ALMA GO DIFFERENT WAYS       
First Line: My life was already desperate when she got sick
Last Line: My eyes vacant, blurring her in the light
Subject(s): Greece


SAYING GOOD-BYE TO THE DEAD       
First Line: I walk on the dirt roads being my father
Last Line: Sweet rolls to eat in my room at the hotel
Variant Title(s): Saying Goodbye To The Dea
Subject(s): Greece


SCENT OF WHITE       
First Line: The old ox and the ancient woman labor mightily
Last Line: By nothing but goats
Subject(s): Greece


SECRET LIFE OF NEW YORK       
First Line: She decided to walk there
Last Line: At the back of the store


SECRETS OF POETRY       
First Line: Very long ago when the exquisite celadon bowl
Last Line: More perfect. Which turned out to be true
Subject(s): Greece


SEEING A HOBBLED HORSE CROSS THE FIELD       
First Line: Others died for belief, I have been reduced
Subject(s): Greece


SEPARATION       
First Line: If you came and saw me now you might remember
Last Line: High on the mountain bending down to the earth %to look at a flowering weed or something
Subject(s): Greece


SHE HAD EXPECTED SOMETHING ELSE    Poem Text    
First Line: Love aroused her like a heifer
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


SHE HAD EXPECTED SOMETHING ELSE       
First Line: Love aroused her like a heifer
Last Line: From batu to prambanan
Subject(s): Greece


SHE WRITES TO THE MAN WHO WRITES OF HER IN HIS POEMS    Poem Text    
First Line: You tried to hide me in darkness
Last Line: Itself over and over. And over
Subject(s): Man-woman Relationships; Absence; Longing


SHE WRITES TO THE MAN WHO WRITES OF HER IN HIS POEMS       
First Line: You tried to hide me in darkness
Last Line: A bird is singing, repeating %itself over and over. And over
Subject(s): Greece


SHOPPING BAG LADY       
First Line: You told people I would know easily what the murdered
Last Line: And fading in the most important place we have yet devised
Variant Title(s): The Shopping-bag Lad
Subject(s): Cities; Greece


SIGISMUNDO       
First Line: The fete confused me. Guests played the part of gods
Last Line: Lie for the chance to drown in that blue water of his. %sigismundo
Subject(s): Greece


SILENCE AND GLARE       
First Line: I get out of the car. Stand still
Last Line: A place to be now that love is over


SILENCE SINGING       
First Line: It happened when we were over by the trees
Last Line: Even so it is tru that stones %make the water and a joy we can hear %we can still wade into the rive
Subject(s): Greece


SINGING ENOUGH TO FEEL THE RAIN       
First Line: I am alone writing as quickly as I can
Last Line: Lived a long time on the sacrament alone %but I also sing to inhabit this abundance
Subject(s): Greece


SINGLE MUSIC FLOODING FORWARD       
First Line: The house is almost empty now ...
Subject(s): Greece


SIZE       
First Line: A bird for instance. Any strong bird
Last Line: As a hungry man before a feast


SKYLORD    Poem Text    
First Line: The small hawk flutters fiercely upright
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


SKYLORD       
First Line: The small hawk flutters fiercely upright
Last Line: From you joy in the ground as you raise each %prey in your claws from the dear lost earth
Subject(s): Greece


SLOW DANCE BY THE OCEAN       
First Line: The days are hot and moist now. The doves say
Last Line: In the coming and going of time. I dance as slowly %as possible in the fields of barley and weeds
Variant Title(s): Overcas
Subject(s): Greece


SMALL LIZARD       
First Line: My lizard just beyond the lamp's shine
Last Line: Breathing in this stone room, without evidence
Subject(s): Greece


SMALL THING LOVE IS       
First Line: My body is filled by a summer of lust
Last Line: Against the strength and purring %of the wet couple undone %by a power only the earth could love
Subject(s): Greece


SO DIFFERENT FROM HEAVEN       
First Line: On a day with heavy rain I went with two men
Last Line: I am sure it is the only life that god can taste
Subject(s): Greece


SOMETHING GONE       
First Line: I seem to have reached the end of all response
Subject(s): Greece


SOMETHING SCARY       
First Line: Over the phone joel tells me
Last Line: Like the terrible brightness of heaven
Subject(s): Greece


SOMETIMES       
First Line: The soul makes out of ashes
Last Line: To the woodwork, even after all that, %there is a singing about paradise
Subject(s): Greece


SONG       
First Line: The bird is not smart. The heart
Last Line: One calling from all the other %songs at the end of each day%in the very last light
Subject(s): Greece


SOUL RIPENING       
First Line: The sun is so bright and the air so clear
Last Line: Back up the path this evening
Subject(s): Greece


SPIRIT AND WHAT IS LEFT BEHIND (AFTER GIOTTO)       
First Line: One holding the feet, one the hands, another with her
Last Line: His face, at last for the first and only time, briefly %briefly
Subject(s): Greece


SPIRIT NEITHER SORTS NOR SEPARATES       
First Line: There is a flower. We call it god %it closes and opens and dies
Last Line: And departing are flowers %a mouth singing, your heart the way it was
Subject(s): Greece


STAYING ON       
First Line: These geese go over
Last Line: Arriving their way %into winter
Subject(s): Greece


STILL, ATTENTIVE, CLENCHED       
First Line: The fir, poplar and eucalyptus around the house
Last Line: I know he knows I am there. Knows how much I am afraid
Subject(s): Greece


STRANGER IN THE WONDERFUL LIGHT       
First Line: This woman has no lover. She bathes and stands
Last Line: A color more glamorous than ever, she should %speak now. If she can't, she should make a sign
Subject(s): Greece


STRONG POMEGRANATE FLOWERS AND SEEDS OF THE MIND       
First Line: You ask about the men in my past and it makes me think
Last Line: As greek letters cut into the marble. I tell you this %because you love me and have such a serius mo
Subject(s): Greece


STUBBORN       
First Line: I take the alley instead of the street
Last Line: Giving it to no one
Subject(s): Greece


STUFF    Poem Text    
First Line: High up there she saw what
Last Line: Dazed by facts and cared-for. / circle facts
Subject(s): Reality


STUFF       
First Line: High up there she saw what
Last Line: Dazed by facts and cared-for %circle facts
Subject(s): Greece


SUMMER IN A SMALL TOWN    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: When the men leave me
Last Line: I walk back across the mown lawn loving the smell and the houses so completely it leaves my heart em
Subject(s): Absence; Happiness; Country Life


SUMMER IN A SMALL TOWN       
First Line: When the men leave me
Last Line: Loving the smell and the houses %so completely it leaves my heart empty
Subject(s): Greece


SUN MOON KELP FLOWER OR GOAT       
First Line: Later I would say, I have cut myself free from order
Last Line: But there is kindness which feeds us another way, %with windlessness, empty heat, or the taste of gr
Subject(s): Greece


SURROUNDED BY SHEEP AND LOW GROUND    Poem Text    
First Line: When death comes, we take off our clothes
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


SURROUNDED BY SHEEP AND LOW GROUND       
First Line: When death comes, we take off our clothes
Last Line: The weeds, snake, or crippled mare %never leave behind what the light shone on
Subject(s): Greece


SURVIVING LOVE       
First Line: I work hard at managing, grateful
Last Line: Between this country and the next one


TERRIFYING POWER OF DARKNESS IS INSEPARABLE       
First Line: Listen (kirillov said) to a great idea: there was
Last Line: If you go away, you will make my heart blind in me
Subject(s): Greece


TEST IS WHETHER ANYTHING BREAKS OFF WHEN YOU ROLL IT DOWN STAIRS       
First Line: A dress hangs on the far wall
Last Line: Disappear into the hush


THE APPARENT    Poem Text    
First Line: When I say transparency, I don't mean seeing through
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


THE BECKETT KIT    Poem Text    
First Line: I finally found a way of using the tree
Last Line: How can you go on saying you’re happy?
Subject(s): Toys; Happiness; Social Commentaries


THE CALVES NOT CHOSEN    Poem Text    
First Line: The mind goes caw, caw, caw, caw
Last Line: Awake or asleep, in white, in black
Subject(s): Crows; Survival


THE CENTER OF INTENT    Poem Text    
First Line: Is there a lesson in the way this new silence lasts?
Last Line: Through the special silence at evening
Subject(s): Silence


THE CHORUS SPEAKS HER WORDS AS SHE DANCES    Poem Text    
First Line: You are perishing like the old men. Already your arms gone
Last Line: The light whitens her face more than ever
Subject(s): Love


THE CITY OF GOD    Poem Text    
First Line: What thou lovest well is felt violently
Last Line: Rain will be falling heavily outside
Subject(s): Heaven


THE CLAPPING    Poem Text    
First Line: Did I go there enough? Was it enough when I tried
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


THE COLOR OF MANY DEER RUNNING    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: The air fresh, as it has been for days
Last Line: Not one deer, but when many of them run away
Subject(s): Abandonment; Deer


THE COPPERHEAD    Poem Text    
First Line: Almost blind he takes the soft dying
Last Line: With his eyes a moving. A small moving that he knows
Subject(s): Snakes


THE DEFEATED    Poem Text    
First Line: I sat at the desk for a while fooling with my hair
Last Line: But then everything else stops because I don't know what happens after that
Subject(s): Farewell


THE EDGE OF SOMETHING    Poem Text    
First Line: I have decided I will not be like john hu anymore
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


THE GHOSTS POEM    Poem Text    
First Line: Heavy black birds flying away hard from trees
Last Line: I would not be here learning what to say
Subject(s): Ghosts; Death


THE GIRL I CALL ALMA    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: The girl I call alma who is so white
Last Line: And that it's the others who scar me, not you
Subject(s): Women; Greeks


THE GRUB    Poem Text    
First Line: The almost transparent white grub moves
Last Line: Touching the frying grease with his whole face
Subject(s): Worms


THE HEART FLOWING OUT    Poem Text    
First Line: All things we see are the shapes death makes
Last Line: Making that meaning, whatever it means
Subject(s): Death


THE LAMB    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: It was a picture I had after the war
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


THE LAST NIGHT IN MITHYMNA       
First Line: Wind heaving in the trees / my room quiet and warm
Last Line: And swells again.
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


THE LETTER    Poem Text    
First Line: I am not feeling strong yet, but I am taking
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


THE LIMITS OF DESIRE    Poem Text    
First Line: Love came along and said, I know
Last Line: In the warm wind
Subject(s): Abandonment


THE LOST BELLS OF HEAVEN    Poem Text    
First Line: Helpless, the one and then the other
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


THE MUCHNESS    Poem Text    
First Line: She went back / knowing the way in her marrow
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


THE NIGHT BEFORE LEAVING    Poem Text    
First Line: We sit at the kitchen table
Subject(s): Farewell; Family Life


THE NINTH DAWN    Poem Text    
First Line: It is not for nothing we notice a wider theme
Last Line: All along, will swarm out again under the pliant boughs
Subject(s): Eurydice (mythology); Orpheus; Passion


THE OLD SONGS    Poem Text    
First Line: The birds far away in the air
Last Line: Its own song of the cruelty of love
Subject(s): Love; Songs


THE PART LEFT OVER    Poem Text    
First Line: It's as though I were an event
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


THE POET GOES ABOUT HER BUSINESS    Poem Text    
First Line: Michele has become another dead little girl. And easy poem
Last Line: Toward any dark trees
Subject(s): Death – Children; Grandparents


THE PRECISION    Poem Text    
First Line: There is modesty in nature. In the small
Last Line: With skill from one to the next, singing
Subject(s): Bodies; Modesty; Love


THE PRESENCE IN ABSENCE    Poem Text    
First Line: Poetry is not made of words
Last Line: And barking after the train is gone
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Language


THE RESURRECTION    Poem Text    
First Line: Let the tower in your city burn. Let the steps
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


THE SECRETS OF POETRY    Poem Text    
First Line: Very long ago when the exquisite celadon bowl
Last Line: More perfect. Which turned out to be true
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


THE SHOPPING BAG LADY    Poem Text    
First Line: You told people I would know easily what the murdered
Variant Title(s): The Shopping-bag Lady
Subject(s): Cities; Greece; Urban Life; Greeks


THE SMALL THING LOVE IS    Poem Text    
First Line: My body is filled by a summer of lust
Last Line: By a power only the earth could love
Subject(s): Passion; Love – Nature Of


THE SPIRIT NEITHER SORTS NOR SEPARATES    Poem Text    
First Line: There is a flower. We call it god / it closes and opens and dies
Last Line: A mouth singing, your heart the way it was
Subject(s): God


THE TREE FALLING IN A VACANT FOREST    Poem Text    
First Line: The window open. Hearing
Last Line: Each one hearing the same one
Subject(s): Trees; Science


THE UNKNOWING    Poem Text    
First Line: I lie in the palm of its hand. I wake in the quiet
Last Line: My body, be hidden with it, be one of its secrets
Subject(s): Self


THE WAR    Poem Text    
First Line: We were at the border and they were checking
Last Line: I was going. We went outside where there was nothing
Subject(s): Scorpions (animals); Cruelty


THE WEIGHT    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Two horses were put together in the same paddock
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


THE WHITE BULLS OF HEAVEN    Poem Text    
First Line: The white bulls of java, weighing a thousand pounds
Last Line: I am sure it is the only life god can taste
Subject(s): Bulls; Indonesia; Farm Life; Death


THE WIFE    Poem Text    
First Line: My husband sucks her tits
Last Line: I grow specific without consequence
Subject(s): Adultery


THE WIND BLOWING THROUGH A TREE    Poem Text    
First Line: Clamour of amplitudes


THE WOMAN ON HER KNEES AT THE RIVER    Poem Text    
First Line: She is washing clothes


THE WOMAN WHO LOOKS FOR HER LOST SISTER SHE SAYS    Poem Text    
First Line: She walks all the time in the heart ward
Last Line: ‘no,’ she said, ‘it’s too late for flowers dear.’
Subject(s): Flowers; Sisters


THERE IS A SWEETNESS IN IT    Poem Text    
First Line: The sap rises in the maple each spring after


THERE IS A SWEETNESS IN IT       
First Line: The sap rises in the maple each spring after
Last Line: Makes the sap rise. God squeezes and relents %like winter ending, and the sap rising
Subject(s): Greece


THERE IS NO LANGUAGE IN THIS COUNTRY       
First Line: Poetry is not in puerto sandino. The men stop working
Last Line: To tell the difference between sand and dirt, rocks %and heart, life and death, love and this other
Subject(s): Greece


THERE SHE IS    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: When I go into the garden, there she is
Last Line: It will have to include her
Subject(s): Gardens & Gardening; Imagination; Women


THERE SHE IS       
First Line: When I go into the garden, there she is
Last Line: If paradise is to be here %it will have to include her
Subject(s): Greece


THESE PRINTED WORDS ARE A PLACE       
First Line: These marks on paper tell of places within
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


THESE PRINTED WORDS ARE A PLACE       
First Line: These marks on paper tell of places within
Last Line: Where a glass of water stands waiting on a table, %pears on a plate like gifts from centuries before
Subject(s): Greece


THEY CRIPPLE WITH BEAUTY AND BUTCHER WITH LOVE       
First Line: Eight years later the woman is given
Last Line: Evening air, near the mexican border


THEY TELL ME IT'S OVER       
First Line: I say, I stayed in motel 6, where you told me
Last Line: That was this winter's visit. That was a year
Subject(s): Greece


THING BEING MADE       
First Line: Everything is black. From a distance
Last Line: Their bodies above their dark world
Subject(s): Greece


THINGS NOT OF THIS UNION       
First Line: The weight of myself. The weight of my mother
Last Line: At once. No longer the salt shell and then the pine %tree. Wanting a longer unity to go back home to
Subject(s): Greece


THIRST AGAINST       
First Line: There is a hunger for order %but a thirst against. What if
Last Line: In midwinter and freezing winds %in these chicago avenues
Subject(s): Greece


THIS PLACE       
First Line: There is a place in the desert which I keep making
Variant Title(s): Ode Sung On The Occasion Decorating The Graves
Subject(s): Deserts


THIS PLACE       
First Line: There is a place in the desert which I keep making
Last Line: And the lions turn in the canyon I have made %with my voice,see me calling, and we move closer
Variant Title(s): Ode Sung On The Occasion Decorating The Grave
Subject(s): Greece


TO BE HERE    Poem Text    
First Line: The february road to the river is mud
Last Line: Uncovered to the quiet soft day
Subject(s): Nature


TO BE HERE       
First Line: The february road to the river is mud
Last Line: There is only this. Dead weeds waiting %uncovered to the quit soft day
Subject(s): Greece


TO BE LIKE THAT       
First Line: Anything to move ahead, to get there
Last Line: Back down a long valley through the beauty %where her spirit grew and her heart is real
Subject(s): Greece


TOGETHER IN GREECE       
First Line: I was sitting on the steps of the cinema
Last Line: I went to him, with that singing in me
Subject(s): Greece; Jealousy; Greeks


TOGETHER IN GREECE       
First Line: I was sitting on the steps of the cinema
Last Line: It was more frightening than living. %I went to him, with that singing in me
Subject(s): Greece


TOKENS OF WHAT SHE IS       
First Line: The golden lady seven feet tall dies in the mind
Subject(s): Greece


TOO BRIGHT TO SEE    Poem Text    
First Line: Just before dark the light gets dark. Violet
Last Line: Come quickly. I weep, face set, no tears, mouth open
Subject(s): Vision


TOO BRIGHT TO SEE       
First Line: Just before dark the light gets dark. Violet
Last Line: Nor liar. Sweet being, if you are anywhere that hears, %comequickly. I weep, face set, no tears, mou
Subject(s): Greece


TREE FALLING IN A VACANT FOREST       
First Line: The window open. Hearing
Last Line: Each one hearing the same one
Subject(s): Greece


TROUBLE IN THE PORTABLE MARRIAGE    Poem Text    
First Line: We walk the dirt road toward town through the clear evening
Last Line: No one passes us the whole length of the road
Subject(s): Togetherness


TROUBLE IN THE PORTABLE MARRIAGE       
First Line: We walk the dirt road toward town through the clear evening
Last Line: Me riding and you walking. Feeling the silk and paleness %ofthe air. No one passes us the whole leng
Subject(s): Greece


TRYING TO BELIEVE       
First Line: There's nothing gentle where aphrodite was
Last Line: And my hands hurt. Sit alone looking down at %evening on theocean, drinking wine or not
Subject(s): Greece


TRYING TO RIPEN       
First Line: I think about the woman who turned
Last Line: The fence. I saw distance


TRYING TO TACK       
First Line: You are the great love of my life, he said
Last Line: How to sail home against the wind
Subject(s): Greece


TWELVE YEARS AFTER THE MARRIAGE SHE TRIES TO EXPLAIN HOW SHE LOVES HIM    Poem Text    
First Line: Beyond the mountain is a meadow with iris
Subject(s): Marriage


TWELVE YEARS AFTER THE MARRIAGE SHE TRIES TO EXPLAIN HOW SHE LOVES HIM       
First Line: Beyond the mountain is a meadow with iris
Last Line: And the invisible more clear
Variant Title(s): Twelve Years After The Marriage She Tries To Explai
Subject(s): Greece


UNACCOUNTABLE       
First Line: Many things are made of pride
Last Line: The husband looks down at his feet %as if trying to remember
Subject(s): Greece


UNDERSTANDING RELUCTANTLY       
First Line: Usually costa comes after dark, when we are eating
Variant Title(s): Cost
Subject(s): Greece


UNIVERSE ON ITS OWN       
First Line: Nature without shape, the universe without form
Last Line: As far as we can see random in a wind
Subject(s): Greece


UNKNOWING       
First Line: I lie in the palm of its hand. I wake in the quiet
Last Line: My body, be hidden with it, be one of its secrets
Subject(s): Greece


UNNECESSARY       
First Line: My heart grieved so much it felt as if I no longer
Last Line: Wild with loss. Wild with loss.'
Subject(s): Greece


VARIOUSLY US    Poem Text    
First Line: Something breaches the ocean of doctrine
Last Line: Of the mind wedged in us, shaping
Subject(s): Life


VARIOUSLY US       
First Line: Something breaches the ocean of doctrine
Last Line: Of the mind wedged in us, shaping
Subject(s): Greece


VISITOR       
First Line: She comes in and sees winter and him
Last Line: Before returning to the man in amherst
Subject(s): Greece


VOICE SINGING       
First Line: A man goes by the courtyard door
Subject(s): Greece


WAKING UP HAPPY       
First Line: Love didn't work, doesn't work
Last Line: Light, before the sun is visible
Subject(s): Greece


WANTING TO STAY       
First Line: All of it moving, turning every which way
Last Line: The moving, to hear the swish and murmur %the murmuring of division and desiring
Subject(s): Greece


WAR       
First Line: We were at the border and they were checking
Last Line: Somebody else picked up the scorpion and I told john %I was going. We went outside where there was n
Subject(s): Greece


WATCHING THE LAST BOAT       
First Line: The crash is inside
Last Line: Again and again it was closing time


WE DO THIS WITH OUR BODIES       
First Line: Taken as an animal, she yields %to taht desire which devours
Last Line: She tries to think in the sexual %darkness they have become,and the dark %inside that dark smelling
Subject(s): Greece


WE MANAGE MOST WHEN WE MANAGE SMALL    Poem Text    
First Line: What things are steadfast? Not the birds
Last Line: This fishing in the air
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


WE MANAGE MOST WHEN WE MANAGE SMALL       
First Line: What things are steadfast? Not the birds
Last Line: Making safety in the moment. This touching %home goes far. This fishing in the air
Subject(s): Greece


WEIGHT       
First Line: Two horses were put together in the same paddock
Last Line: The freedom an oak tree knows. %that is built at night by stars
Subject(s): Greece


WHAT IF THE WORLD STAYS ALWAYS FAR OFF       
First Line: What if the world is taken from me?
Subject(s): Farm Life; Greece; Agriculture; Farmers; Greeks


WHAT IF THE WORLD STAYS ALWAYS FAR OFF       
First Line: What if the world is taken from me?
Last Line: A woman. Canning when there's time. It will be %very cold soon. Already there are dark rains
Subject(s): Farm Life; Greece


WHAT IS KEPT       
First Line: There is a coldness I do not want
Last Line: And whole. No eating soup together %in the restaurant they would go to
Subject(s): Greece


WHAT IS LEFT OVER       
First Line: There is silence after a city is destroyed
Last Line: Could steal the potato plants
Subject(s): Greece


WHAT THEY ATE WHAT THEY WORE       
First Line: We see the dog running
Last Line: The apples are very cold in the morning
Subject(s): Greece


WHEREFORE DOST BRUISE ME? HE EXCLAIMED, WEEPING,       
First Line: In the museum print room today we looked
Last Line: Exhausted by keeping what I love safe
Subject(s): Greece


WHITE BULLS OF HEAVEN       
First Line: The white bulls of java, weighing a thousand pounds
Last Line: I am sure it is the only life that god can taste
Subject(s): Greece


WHITE LIGHT       
First Line: Waiting in a place where the cicadas turn the silence
Last Line: Loneliness goes out as far as I can see
Variant Title(s): White Roo
Subject(s): Greece


WHO WANTS IT OR NOT       
First Line: The mind of eurydice in the head
Last Line: Years old. Years and years


WHOLE AND WITHOUT BLESSING    Poem Text    
First Line: What is beautiful alters, has undertow
Last Line: Where there are no clues except pleasure
Subject(s): Self


WHOLE AND WITHOUT BLESSING    Poem Text    
First Line: What is beautiful alters, has undertow
Subject(s): Greece; Greeks


WHOLE AND WITHOUT BLESSING       
First Line: What is beautiful alters, has undertow
Last Line: Animals. To suffer exactly at the center, %where there are no clues
Subject(s): Greece


WIFE       
First Line: My husband sucks her tits
Last Line: This order of reality. My presence stings. %I grow specific without consequence
Subject(s): Greece


WIND BLOWING THROUGH A TREE       
First Line: Clamour of amplitudes
Last Line: Must be there, but that it sometimes is
Subject(s): Greece


WINNING    Poem Text    
First Line: There is having by having
Last Line: Containing the other carefully
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Time


WINNING       
First Line: There is having by having
Last Line: Containing the other carefully
Subject(s): Greece


WINTER BIRDS       
First Line: Tell me a riddle, I said, that has no answer
Last Line: Dancing and singing until our hearts grew fat
Subject(s): Greece


WINTER LIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: The way you fell asleep
Last Line: (if I had made a garden. If I had stayed happy.)
Subject(s): Marriage; Absence; Grief


WINTER LIGHT       
First Line: The way you fell asleep
Last Line: (if I had made a garden. If I had stayed happy.)
Subject(s): Greece


WINTER LOVE    Poem Text    
First Line: I would like to decorate this silence
Subject(s): Love


WINTER LOVE       
First Line: I would like to decorate this silence
Subject(s): Greece


WITH A BLESSING RATHER THAN LOVE SAID NIETZSCHE       
First Line: The square stone room makes a shape in the air
Last Line: Any sounds even. Less then nothing and deeper
Subject(s): Greece


WOMAN ON HER KNEES AT THE RIVER       
First Line: She is washing clothes
Last Line: Away by itself full of flowers
Subject(s): Greece


WOMAN STILL WAITING       
First Line: Like one of those barns
Last Line: As she goes past on her way through the fields %to the river
Subject(s): Greece


WOMAN WHO LOOKS FOR HER LOST SISTER SHE SAYS       
First Line: She walks all the time in the heart ward
Last Line: No,' she said, 'it's too late for flowers dear.'
Subject(s): Greece


WOMEN       
First Line: The polar bear hasn't eaten since november
Last Line: Slides a little with her thoughts %on the slope of ice. She rolls over %on her back and slides a lit
Subject(s): Greece


WRAPPING STONES    Poem Text    
First Line: Everything I am is what survived
Last Line: To walnut creek for the last three years
Subject(s): Love – Loss Of


WRAPPING STONES       
First Line: Everything I am is what survived
Last Line: To walker creek for the last three years
Subject(s): Greece