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Guest, Barbara    Poet's Biography
235 poems available by this author


(SCOP -- A POET) WIDSITH       
First Line: Scoping along the mississippi. I a scop. Coasting the
Last Line: Like jovial jousts surmounting the silence where prairie %plsh


20    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Sleep is 20
Subject(s): Nature; Theater & Theaters; Stage Life


20       
First Line: Sleep is 20
Last Line: 20 %castanets


50 FLOORS       
First Line: The glass stops midway skyways
Last Line: (the indian spit on his toes)


A BURST OF LEAVES    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: A burst of leaves announces your presence
Subject(s): Presence


A DAWN WALK        Recitation by Author


A DIFFERENT HONEY        Recitation by Author
First Line: Close up shop in milan is what happens


A HANDBOOK OF SURFING    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: It is time to find the peak the rosy trimmings are climbing up
Subject(s): Surfing


A REASON    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: That is why I am here


A SHORT NARRATIVE        Recitation by Author
First Line: Your painting took a long time to dry
Subject(s): Paintings & Painters


A WAY OF BEING    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: There we go in cars, did you guess we wore sandals?
Subject(s): Travel; Journeys; Trips


ACTIVITIES    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: Grain belt beer, he who gets slapped
Subject(s): Human Conduct; Nostalgia


ACTIVITIES       
First Line: Grain belt beer, he who gets slapped, vikings vs dolphins
Last Line: Those pre-saarinen days. For some the pre-alto decade


ADVANCE OF THE GRIZZLY       
First Line: Go from the must-laden room
Last Line: Who will walk out of the plush interior into %the excited atmosphere? %an outlet for prose the advan


ALL ELEGIES ARE BLACK AND WHITE    Poem Text    
First Line: When villon went to his college
Subject(s): Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)


ALL ELEGIES ARE BLACK AND WHITE       
First Line: When villon went to his college
Last Line: Whose elegies are white %dios!
Subject(s): Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)


ALTERATION        Recitation by Author


AMARYLLIS       
First Line: The orange metal plantg spread its tendrils aloof over the
Last Line: A collector's whim had come to dwell in minneapolis


AMARYLLIS, FAVORITE DAUGHTER       
Last Line: The erotics of root cellars


AN AFTERNOON IN JEOPARDY    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Piece of tapestry with birds sewn on
Subject(s): Change


AN EMPHASIS FALLS ON REALITY    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Reality


AND STILL SHE SAID       
Last Line: Yet promising a livelihood


ANOTHER JULY    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: Earth on my foot


ASPIRANCY       
First Line: Abraham and the star metal a
Last Line: In the anagram size %original and blamed


AT THE GUTHRIE THEATER       
First Line: The lengthy slow cooking of the children's opera
Last Line: Prennent la couverture, but she meant their swordsmanship s


ATMOSPHERES       
First Line: Fater than - the stare


BANDUSIA       
First Line: There was a blend
Last Line: Ilex scraping the cavern %splashed odes %filing up the jars


BARRELS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Drinks & Drinking; Separation; Wine


BEAUTIFUL/EVIL       
First Line: Fifteen diamonds in a row
Last Line: Geworfenheit %'hurled into existence' %breathed into


BELIEVE YOU MADAM YOU BUILDING OF ICE WAS BUILT       
Last Line: Yu're right


BLEAT       
First Line: Drawn on the burden of light


BLURRED EDGE       
First Line: It appears %a drama of exacting dimension
Last Line: Figure passing, %unworded distance at edge


BORDERLANDS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: The return was like a snowbird like the cutoff
Subject(s): Yugoslavia


BORDERLANDS       
First Line: The return was like a snowbird like the cutoff
Last Line: You cannot tell them what glass resembles they %skid on track; %reindeer eat moss %the subject is no


CLOUDS NEAR THE WINDMILL       
First Line: Counting you one of us


COLOR       
First Line: He believed if the woman on the right moved over to the left he could
Last Line: Been emptied of meaning


COMPOSITION    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Lo, from the outside a poem is with us, of another composition
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


COUNTESS: CORRESPONDENCES PEKING-TOKYO THEIR       
Last Line: Consult oriental arbiter


COUNTRY COUSINS       
First Line: Country cousins possess different rhythms joined


CRADLE OF CULTURE       
First Line: Is this a short story


CROCUS HILL       
First Line: I had dreamed the night before I awakeneed that morning
Last Line: The countess was ordering


DECEPTION       
First Line: In the long ago days - he might %take her cloak
Last Line: To deploy or wander, - if the antique core glistens


DEFENSIVE RAPTURE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Width of a cube spans defensive rapture


DEFENSIVE RAPTURE       
First Line: Width of a cube spans defensive rapture
Last Line: Glaze the sexual estuary %floats an edge


DESPISING THE HEAVY FOOD THAT WAS GOING TO GIVE THEM ALL       
Last Line: Heavy easel, murmured arnolt. 'with las meninas on %it,'


DIDO TO AENEAS    Poem Text    
First Line: I love you
Subject(s): Love


DISSONANCE ROYAL TRAVELLER    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Sound opens sound
Subject(s): Music & Musicians


DISSONANCE ROYAL TRAVELLER       
First Line: Sound opens sound
Last Line: Dissonance royal traveller %altered the gray saddle


DORA FILMS (1913), ELVIRA NOTARI IN NAPLES    Poem Text    
First Line: Virgil's body in a grove above naples
Subject(s): Naples, Italy; Virgil (70-19 B.c.); Vergil


DORA FILMS (1913), ELVIRA NOTARI IN NAPLES       
First Line: Virgil's body in a grove above naples
Last Line: Is the poem. -- the camera takes us, momentarily
Subject(s): Naples, Italy; Virgil (70-19 B.c.)


DORA MAAR       
First Line: A woman was weeping about an imaginary fall from a bicycle
Last Line: Grief is banished from her coveted roost


DOVE        Recitation by Author


DRAWING A BLANK    Poem Text    
First Line: There are blank moments


DRIVING AWAY FROM THE LOGGING CAMP, DESPITE THE SEVERITY       
Last Line: His lens sheltered her face


EARRINGS        Recitation by Author
First Line: Running over the edge
Subject(s): Earrings


EARRINGS       
First Line: Running over the edge
Last Line: Earrings swinging they are made of stork silk; %there are no fake tines %in the middle of the earth


EATING CHOCOLATE ICE CREAM: READING MAYAKOVSKY    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Mayakovsky, Vladimir (1893-1930)


EATING LAKE SUPERIOR CISCO SMOKED FISH       
First Line: When the flageolets verts are finally cisco smoked fish
Last Line: Bitters in a dirty old smokey fist. Like dickens


ECHOES    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Once more riding down to venice on borrowed horses,
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


EGYPT    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Because nobody knew whether it was monday or tuesday
Subject(s): Egypt; Time


ELUSIVE PRESENCE       
First Line: Body clothed as rice
Last Line: Under the mollusc floor %loud %orchid skin


EMOTIVE WATERS       
First Line: Choose octagonals as chatter


EMPHASIS FALLS ON REALITY       
First Line: Cloud fields change into furniture
Last Line: The darkened copies of all trees


ESCAPE    Poem Text    
First Line: After so many hours spent in the room,
Subject(s): Houses; Escapes; Fugitives


EWVERYTHING I'VE TOLD YOU IS TRUE, SAID LARS       
Last Line: Yes. My camera gives you that permission.'


EXPECTATION       
First Line: More liquid than eyes - adulterous surface


FAN POEMS    Poem Text    
First Line: Who walks softly causes mutiny among the lilies


FAREWELL STAIRWAY       
First Line: The women without hesitancy began to descend


FINNISH OPERA    Poem Text    
First Line: Grass grew long in the story.
Subject(s): Opera


FREED COLOR        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Colors


FREEDOM        Recitation by Author


FURTHER EXOTICISM OF READING A BRITISH NOVEL       
Last Line: Dining alone in new york, sympathized her coudin, glanville


GEESE BLOOD       
First Line: Height of trees the papered chamber


GLASS MOUNTAIN       
First Line: King as wanderer
Last Line: O king endlessly %scattering


GLIMPSES OF TOLEDO       
First Line: With the existence of %peremptory shadows %signatures are lit
Last Line: Hair protruding, %old casanovas, %the tents, %in the newly built dawn


GREEN AWNINGS    Poem Text    
First Line: Leander walked over with a blanket of peonies
Subject(s): Desire; Indifference; Grief; Sorrow; Sadness


GREEN FLY       
First Line: Orphaned caught in a web
Last Line: Naked in thy boat


GREEN NUMBERS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Others are accustomed to this hat on the furniture step
Subject(s): Rain


GREEN REVOLUTIONS       
First Line: Being drunk upstairs and listening
Last Line: Now it's green. Now it isn't


HANS HOFMANN        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Hofmann, Hans (1880-1966)


HEAVY VIOLETS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Heavy violets there is no way
Subject(s): Violets


HEAVY VIOLETS       
First Line: Heavy violets there is no way


HELIOGOBALUS, HELIOGRAPH, HELIOLOGY, HELIUM       
Last Line: Parade crossed her temples


HEROIC STAGES       
First Line: I had thought you were disappearing
Last Line: To cast care from your brow


HINTS OF RUGGEDNESS, SUCH AS THE       
Last Line: And that, also, was his custom


HOHENZOLLERN       
First Line: Asphodel isn't in the


HOMAGE    Poem Text    
First Line: The world/is going upstairs


I ADJUDGE WITH RUGGED COUNSELING I MIGHT CROSS THAT       
Last Line: Going ever upward into fog swirls


IF SO       
First Line: I give you the unhingeing sleeve
Last Line: Complete -- how you work or unlearn -- if so tell me


ILEX       
First Line: From the doorway we watched. Alexander


ILLYRIA       
First Line: And I was right as dawn over head
Last Line: Of a balanced pear such is it this drop


IMAGINED ROOM    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Do not forget the sky has other zones
Subject(s): Imagination; Fancy


IN MEDIEVAL HOLLOW       
First Line: Smother floating in air headgear lit


INSTRUCTIONS        Recitation by Author


INVISIBLE ARCHITECTURE    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: There is an invisible architecture often supporting
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


IT IS HERE THOSE LIVES WITH THEIR DIFFICULT PARTS       
Last Line: Perhaps the mocassins


JOHN GRAHAM RIDING IN HIS COACH TO MEET THE COUNTESS       
Last Line: To continue on to his rendez-vous with the countess


JUNE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Dust dust dust dust dust dust
Subject(s): Rain


JUNE       
First Line: Dust dust dust dust dust dust
Last Line: Thin thin rain starved rain rin


KNIGHT OF THE SWAN    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: He left the trees when he left the lake
Subject(s): Swans


LA NOCHE ENTRA EN CALOR       
First Line: Like a highway


LAWN BUMPS       
First Line: The horseshoe print on the lawn


LEGENDS       
First Line: Little withergield was talking to his pal, freotheric, as
Last Line: Sprung from an opened closet


LEICA    Poem Text    
First Line: Others about the embarking
Subject(s): Progress


LIKE QUEEN ELEANOR       
First Line: The sleeve %of the world was pinned to cambric
Last Line: The trounced skin knelt %in the wail severed %sight from his glance


LULL       
First Line: The lull in rain
Last Line: And four or five liters of rain
Subject(s): Rain


LUMINOUS       
First Line: Patches of it %on the lettuce a geography
Last Line: A few fit cones, the stains removed, %blazes from the paper without lifting your hands


LUNCH AT HELEN FRANKENTHALER'S    Poem Text    
First Line: I wake up / what was I dreaming about?
Subject(s): Frankenthaler, Helen (b. 1928); Lunch; Paintings & Painters


LUNCH AT HELEN FRANKENTHALER'S       
First Line: I wake up %what was I dreaming about?
Subject(s): Frankenthaler, Helen (b. 1928); Lunch; Paintings And Painters


MODERNISM    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: The dreamer enters the room wearing a garment of red cloth


MOMENT/A NOUN       
Last Line: Literature - single-mindedness %settles


MULTIPLICITY    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: An opposing force nestles closer
Subject(s): Balkan Conflicts (yugoslavia)


MUSICALITY       
First Line: The wave of building murmur


MUSINGS ON THE MISSISSIPPI       
First Line: Although paris has only one river, the seine, this river
Last Line: By a northern people only through the spiritual suicide of I


NEBRASKA    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: Climate succumbing continuously as water


NEBRASKA       
First Line: Climate succumbing continuously as water gathered
Last Line: Syllables so nebraska's throat


NEGATIVE POSSIBILITY    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: It is not your physical appearance or hazelnut


NIEGE FONDANT        Recitation by Author
First Line: Seen on the whimpering screen the white ruff a tongue wags out numbered
Subject(s): Weather; Language; Words; Vocabulary


NOISETONE    Poem Text    
First Line: Each artist embarks on a personal search.
Subject(s): Barcelona, Spain; Colors


NOSTALGIA OF THE INFINITE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Hands are touching.
Subject(s): De Chirico, Giorgio (1888-1978)


NUDE       
First Line: Studios are stations of reminiscence


OJJIBA       
First Line: Sideways a gift for language the joined up tunes il splash and whine
Last Line: Looked at that way


ORIGINALLY THE WALKER ART MUSEUM WAS FORMED FROM       
Last Line: His amaryllis


OTRANTO    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: At sunset from the top of the stair watching
Subject(s): Travel; Journeys; Trips


OUTSIDE THROUGH THE WINDOW SHE BELIEVED SHE COULD SEE       
Last Line: Whisper of the blue flower petals


PARACHUTES, MY LOVE, COULD CARRY US HIGHER    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: I just said I didn't know
Subject(s): Love


PARACHUTES, MY LOVE, COULD CARRY US HIGHER       
First Line: I just said I didn't know


PARADE'S END    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: The most that can be said
Subject(s): Parades


PARADE'S END       
First Line: The most that can be said %for following the parade
Last Line: Enough water. Water


PASSAGE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Words/after all
Subject(s): Language; Nature; Words; Vocabulary


PASSAGE       
First Line: Words %after all %are syllables just
Last Line: Midnight %in the chrome attic


PATHOS       
First Line: Arms flutter close to the body, skating on pure ice, harmonious
Last Line: Flowed into her eyes, her winsome eyes, %drawstring of light


PERSIANS IN MINNEAPOLIS       
First Line: They are lithe, slim, dark. They
Last Line: It reasonable without rugs beneath its feet


PHOTOGRAPHS    Poem Text    
First Line: In the past we listened to photographs. They heard our voice speak.
Subject(s): Photography & Photographers


PIAZZAS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: In the golden air, the risky autumn,
Subject(s): Imagination; Fancy


PIAZZAS       
First Line: In the golden air, the risky autumn


PLEIADES       
First Line: Gold net %next puffed elastic
Last Line: Riff raff metallic skin - %praise the blue surface they travel


POEM       
First Line: Disturbing to have a person
Last Line: Ain't nothin' like river trout


PORTRAIT OF MAY ROOD       
First Line: After we left the building
Last Line: Named for gestures with rains


PRAIRIE HOUSES    Poem Text    
First Line: Unreasonable lenses refract the
Subject(s): Prairies; Plains


PRAIRIE HOUSES       
First Line: Unreasonable lenses refract the
Last Line: Robust nipples the gossamer hair


PROBLEM PROPOSED TO THE LEMON TREE. WHEN       
Last Line: Still there are permissions to approach through that %immigr


PSYCHE       
First Line: Dreaded visage. Lit alarms like fire sticks


QUILTS    Poem Text    
First Line: Thought nest where secrets bubble
Subject(s): Quilts


QUILTS       
First Line: Thought nest where secrets bubble
Last Line: Off in his prime, dropped like silk into calico scraps, %one of the losses of all time
Subject(s): Quilts


REALITY'S TRAMLINE INTRUDED.       
Last Line: Jelly and pickled cucumber


REASON       
First Line: That is why I am here
Last Line: And am followed into the street


RED DYE       
First Line: Ether broke into the house
Last Line: The inflammable trousers %and ether's enameled wind %destroys their rope


RED LILIES    Poem Text    
First Line: Someone has remembered to dry the dishes;
Subject(s): Sound


RED LILIES       
First Line: Someone has remembered to dry the dishes
Last Line: The paper folded like a napkin %other wings flew into the stone


REFINEMENT OF WHAT'S SPECIAL TAKES PLACE       
Last Line: Peanut strewn floor and ordered another brew


RESTLESSNESS       
First Line: Oh conscript not the forest
Last Line: The violins the piano and orchestra' %the western 'scent.'


REVOLUTION AND LULLABY       
First Line: Lifted up his eyes three loaves of bread 'consider this!'
Last Line: (and so variously colored) %the helmet


RIVER ROAD STUDIO       
First Line: Separations begin with placement
Last Line: Until they are truly quartets


ROCKS ON A PLATTER, SELS.       
First Line: The empirical sun %on the disturbed border
Last Line: The trout %and they disappear


ROMAN STRIPES    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: What is new in the fostering world
Subject(s): Grief; Sorrow; Sadness


ROPES SWAY       
First Line: And chevettes like geese. The rumors


ROSE MARBLE TABLE       
First Line: Adoptive day replenished by shadow


ROSES    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: That there should never be air
Subject(s): Flowers; Roses


ROSES       
First Line: That there should never be air
Last Line: To the left corner where we read %'the marvelous' and escape
Subject(s): Flowers; Roses


SAG HARBOR, THE TCHEKOV LETTERS       
First Line: A maritime history less blissful ...


SANTE FE TRAIL    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: I go separately
Subject(s): Travel; Journeys; Trips


SANTE FE TRAIL       
First Line: I go separately
Last Line: O mother of lakes and glaciers save us from gamblers %whose wagon is perilously rapt


SAVANNAHS       
First Line: Congress of the value of you


SAVING TALLOW    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Visible tallow of the hurricane night
Subject(s): Candles


SAVING TALLOW       
First Line: Visible tallow of the hurricane night
Last Line: Seizing with the loyal closed eyes of foliage %puff


SCREEN OF DISTANCE       
First Line: On a wall shadowed by lights from the distance


SEATED AT THE MIRROR ROLLING UP HER HAIR, FEELING THE THIN       
Last Line: Fortune that yet sustained her


SEEKING AIR: 51       
First Line: Two descriptions: %dark and light
Last Line: We can compare the one green with the one blue. The sky egregious


SHE HONORS DE CHIRICO (LONELINESS)    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Loneliness/the tower and green of the meadow below
Subject(s): De Chirico, Giorgio (1888-1978)


SHE WAITED ON THE TERRACE FOR HIM TO ARRIVE       
Last Line: Because somewhere else in the village he had mad other


SHE WAITED. WITHIN HER LIMITED MATHEMATICS SHE       
Last Line: Begun to toughen. It might grow to accomodate this life


SHUFFLING LIGHT       
First Line: Dawn has other obligations


SOUND AND STRUCTURE    Poem Text    


SPRING VINE       
First Line: Fresh I thought a bird


STRAGGLERS       
First Line: If you lift your arms
Last Line: And walking home. On rugs


SUNDAY EVENING    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: I am telling you a number of half-conditioned ideas
Subject(s): Relationships


SUNDAY EVENING       
First Line: I am telling you a number of half-conditioned ideas


SUNROOM IN THE HOUSE ON THE RIVER BANK WITH THE       
Last Line: Leaving madox with its single 'd'


SUPPOSITION    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: You are willing


SURFACE AS OBJECT       
First Line: The visible %as in the past
Last Line: Regardez-la %the untamed ibis


SYMBIOSIS       
First Line: Hiss %the wool %fable, %close and away. %hiss in turning wool
Last Line: Pushed her leg through the rippling %image changes


TENT       
First Line: Believed it more profitable
Last Line: Changed into the garment of a nymph %her back is up unlike the bent willow %or crows fed in the spri


TESSERA       
First Line: Sadness and felicity


THE BLUE STAIRS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: There is no fear
Subject(s): Stairs


THE BROWN VEST        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Robins


THE COLD TAP        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Winter


THE CRADLE OF CULTURE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Is this a short story?


THE FAREWELL STAIRWAY        Recitation by Author


THE GLASS MOUNTAIN    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: King as wanderer
Subject(s): Schuyler, James


THE HUNGRY KNIGHT    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Palest shadow on the middle rock
Subject(s): Night; Bedtime


THE INHABITANTS    Poem Text    
First Line: Early night and the evening bus
Subject(s): Escapes; Fugitives


THE LOCATION OF THINGS    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: Why from this window am I watching leaves?
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


THE LULL    Poem Text    
First Line: The lull in rain
Subject(s): Rain


THE NEXT FLOOR    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Hours become young days
Subject(s): Time


THE NUDE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Studios are stations of reminiscence
Subject(s): Nudism; Paintings & Painters; Models


THE PAST    Poem Text    
First Line: The form of the poem subsided, it enters another poem.
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


THE PAST    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: The form of the poem subsided, it enters another poem
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


THE POETESS    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: A dollop is dolloping
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


THE RED GAZE        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Leaves; Colors


THE RETURN OF THE MUSES    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: So much goes away
Subject(s): Transience; Impermanence


THE SCREEN OF DISTANCE    Poem Text    
First Line: On a wall shadowed by lights from the distance
Subject(s): Flaubert, Gustave (1821-1880); Beryl (mineral)


THE SMOOTH STAIR        Recitation by Author


THE TRICKSTER    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: There is no system, no one writes in greek


THERE WAS A POEM WITH       
Last Line: Two boxcars on the bridge crossing the river


THINKING OF YOU PROKOFIEF       
First Line: The steam settled into the atmosphere
Last Line: Finally equipped %with their mahler treads


THIS INNOCENT SONG       
First Line: They say I suffer from


THIS STREET REMINDS ME OF SCARCENESS, EVEN LOSS LIKE       
Last Line: Grey eyes filled with dust


THREAD       
First Line: Welcome brutal possessor


TOOTH QUILT       
First Line: Say farewell o tooth like the isle
Last Line: There where the first quilted words crept out: %'like dying the definite loss.'


TURKEY VILLAS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: At night I sometimes see


TURLER LOSSES, SELS.       


TWILIGHT POLKA DOTS       
First Line: The lake was filled with distinguished fish purchased
Last Line: The lake marsh grass like two eels who were caught


UNTITLED    Poem Text    
First Line: She waited on the terrace for him to arrive


VALOROUS VINE    Poem Text    
First Line: Lifts a spare shadow
Subject(s): Vines & Vineyards


VALUABLE MORIKE       
First Line: Mozart's journey to prague


VERBA IN MEMORIAM       
First Line: How to speak of it
Subject(s): Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963)


VERBA IN MEMORIAM       
First Line: How to speak of it
Subject(s): Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963)


VIEW FROM KANDINSKY'S WINDOW       
First Line: An over large pot of geraniums on the ledge


VIGNETTES        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Hofmann, Hans (1880-1966)


WATER WHEELS RIVER TURNS RIVER ASIDES OVER AND UNDER FALLS       
Last Line: Search nearly there river bottoms watersurge bridgespread


WAVE, SELS.       
First Line: The eye tolls as burnished as bell


WESTERN ADDITIVES       
First Line: More goatlike than the other


WHAT YOU NEED IS A SOPHISTICATED CAT.       
Last Line: Pedigree, she wrote


WHEN THE SCANDAL ABOUT EOFIRTH BROKE OUT THE       
Last Line: Never, like that other well-known exile, film the politics


WILD GARDENS OVERLOOKED BY NIGHT LIGHTS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Parking lot trucks overlooked by night lights. Buildings
Subject(s): City & Town Life; Reality


WILD GARDENS OVERLOOKED BY NIGHT LIGHTS       
Last Line: Flash lights from the wild gardens


WINDY AFTERNOON    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Through the wood
Subject(s): Wind


WINDY AFTERNOON       
First Line: Through the wood
Last Line: Turn or go straight


WINTER HORSES        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Horses


WINTER HORSES       
First Line: Placed two sticks upon a dazzling plate
Last Line: Slice of boot on the frayed sylph %came out of dazzlement into %fisheries was intended


WORDS    Poem Text    
First Line: The simple contact with a wooden spoon and the word
Subject(s): Language; Words; Vocabulary


WORDS       
First Line: The simple contact with a wooden spoon and the word


WORDS OF THE GREAT THEATRE       
First Line: Words of the theater'


YOU CAN DISCOVER FOR YOURSELF       
Last Line: The pumpkin blooms %at the murky gate %the glass coach arrives %at the murky gate