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Author: MULDOON, PAUL
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Muldoon, Paul    Poet's Biography
196 poems available by this author


7, MIDDAGH STREET: BEN       
First Line: Come back, peter. Come back, ben britten
Last Line: In this, as in so many things, %it won't be over till the fat lady sings


7, MIDDAGH STREET: CARSON       
First Line: In itself, this old, three-storey brownstone
Last Line: Otto of her cleft: %two girls, I thought, two girls in silk kimonos


7, MIDDAGH STREET: CHESTER       
First Line: The fat lady sings to der rosenkavalier
Last Line: Sand-vein was a seam of beryl, abstruse %as this lobster's


7, MIDDAGH STREET: GYPSY       
First Line: Save thou, my rose; in it thou art my all
Last Line: I keep that papier=mache cow's head packed %just in case vaudeville does come back


7, MIDDAGH STREET: LOUIS       
First Line: Both beautiful, one a gazebo
Last Line: Never mind chalk a rivet, never mind caulk a seam %on the quinquereme of nineveh


7, MIDDAGH STREET: SALVADOR       
First Line: This lobster's not a lobster but the telephone
Last Line: Of the acanthus leaf, %its spiky puce-and alabaster an end in itself


7, MIDDAGH STREET: WYSTAN       
First Line: Quinquereme of nineveh from distant ophir;
Last Line: My 'onlie begetter' and fair lady; %for nothing this wide universe I call...


A COLLEGELANDS CATECHISM    Poem Text    
First Line: Which is known as the orchard county?
Subject(s): Knowledge; New Jersey


A JOURNEY TO CRACOW    Poem Text    
First Line: As we high-tailed it across the meadows
Subject(s): Cracow, Poland


AFTERMATH       
First Line: Let us now drink, I imagine patriot cry to patriot
Last Line: From which, my love, let us now drink


AISLING    Poem Text    
First Line: I was making my way home late one night
Subject(s): Love - Erotic; Love


AISLING       
First Line: I was making my way home late one night
Last Line: She gives me back a confident 'all clear'
Subject(s): Erotic Love; Love


ANCESTOR       
First Line: The great-grandmother who bears down on us, as if beholding the mote
Last Line: Across the library may not be so unreasoning in her reprimand


ANONYMOUS: MYSELF AND PANGUR       
First Line: Myself and pangur, my white cat
Last Line: Shed light on what had seemed obscure


ANSEO    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: When the master was calling the roll
Subject(s): Ireland - Rebellions; Nostalgia


ANSEO       
First Line: When the master was calling the roll
Last Line: And raise their hands %as their names occurred
Subject(s): Ireland - Rebellions; Nostalgia


APPLE SLUMP       
First Line: The bounty-threat of snow
Last Line: That mean little towel %into the ring


ARMAGEDDON, ARMAGEDDON, SELS       
First Line: When oisin came back to ireland
Last Line: And I know something of how he felt


AS    Poem Text    
First Line: As naught gives way to aught
Subject(s): Holidays; New Year


AS       
First Line: As naught gives way to aught
Last Line: I give way to you
Subject(s): Holidays; New Year


AVENUE       
First Line: Now that we've come to the end
Last Line: As if the whole world lay before us


BANGLE       
First Line: Between the bream with cumin and the beef with marrow
Last Line: Reminiscent of the worst excesses of conlon nancarrow


BANGLE (SLIGHT RETURN)       
First Line: The beauty of it, ventured publius vergilius maro
Last Line: For wooroonooran, my darlings, read wirra wirra


BECHBRETHA       
First Line: At a garden-party in hillsborough, county down
Last Line: That melmoth the wanderer %left at the top of the cliff


BETWEEN TAKES       
First Line: I was standing in for myself, my own stunt double
Last Line: Did its little bit of laundry among the boulders


BIG HOUSE       
First Line: I was the only girl under the stairs


BIRTH       
First Line: Seven o'clock. The seventh day of the seventh month of the year
Last Line: Her off to the nursery, then check their staple-guns for sta


BLAYE       
First Line: Her wetsuit like a coat of mail
Last Line: Their weapons of mass destruction


BLISSOM       
First Line: The thing is, when agnieszka and I lay like bride
Last Line: At those five ewe and three wether-tegs


BLOWING EGGS    Poem Text    
First Line: This is not the nest
Subject(s): Nest; Eggs


BRAZIL       
First Line: When my mother snapped open her flimsy parasol
Last Line: And 'deasil' expunged from the annals of chile


BRIEFCASE       
First Line: I held the briefcase at arm's length from me
Last Line: And strike out along the east river %for the sea. By which I mean the 'open' sea


BROCK    Poem Text    
First Line: Small wonder
Subject(s): Animals; Badgers


BROCK       
First Line: Small wonder
Last Line: Patrolling his now-diminished estate %and taking stock of this and that
Subject(s): Animals; Badgers


BURMA       
First Line: Thunder and lightning. The veil of the temple rent
Last Line: The pavilion which, this morning, we watched them hoist


CAULIFLOWERS       
First Line: More often than not he stops at the headrig to light his pipe
Last Line: In an unmarked pit, that were harvested by their own light


CESAR VALLEJO: TESTIMONY       
First Line: I will die in paris, on a day the rain's been coming down hard
Last Line: By lonliness, by heavy rain, by the aforementioned roads


CHINOOK       
First Line: I was micro-tagging chinook salmon
Last Line: And carp, %relinquishing the table to pompeii


CHRISTO'S       
First Line: Two workmen were carrying a sheet of asbestos
Last Line: Like, as I said, 'one of your man's landscapes'. %'your man's? You don't mean christo's?'


CLONFEACLE       
First Line: It happened not far away
Last Line: Ending in the air


CONEY       
First Line: Although I have never learned to mow
Last Line: And although I have never learned to swim %I would willingly have followed him


COWS    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Cows; Ireland; Irish


COWS       
First Line: Even as we speak, there's a smoker's cough
Last Line: Let's rest for a while in a place where a cow has lain


CROSSING THE LINE       
First Line: A windswept gallery. With its telephones
Last Line: Where pryderi's gifts of hounds and horses %turn out to have been fungus


CUBA    Poem Text    
First Line: In her white muslin evening dress
Subject(s): Confessions


CUBA       
First Line: My eldest sister arrived home that morning
Last Line: He brushed against me, father. Very gently


CUCKOO CORN    Poem Text    
First Line: That seed that goes into the ground
Subject(s): Corn


DANCERS AT THE MOY    Poem Text    
First Line: This italian square
Subject(s): Dancing & Dancers; Horses


DANCERS AT THE MOY       
First Line: This italian square %and circling plain
Last Line: Give their earthen floors %the ease of trampolines


DOUBLE GHAZAL FOR SEAMUS HEANEY       
First Line: New york. November. The pierpont morgan's or the frick's sky high
Last Line: May bear us, in his narrow-keeled, square-sterned cutter, home and dry


DUFFY'S CIRCUS       
First Line: Once duffy's circus had shaken out its tent
Last Line: I watched a man sawing a woman in half


EARTHQUAKE       
First Line: The jacket of her chalk-stripe suit
Last Line: Ireland has moved; they haven't


ERRATA    Poem Text    
First Line: For 'antrim' read 'armagh.'


ERRATA       
First Line: For antrim read armagh
Last Line: For loom read bloom


ERRATA       
First Line: For 'antrim' read 'armagh.'
Last Line: For 'loom' read 'bloom.'
Subject(s): Language


EXTRAORDINARY RENDITION    Poem Text    
First Line: I gave you back my claim on the mining town
Subject(s): Relationships; Mines & Miners


FIELD HOSPITAL       
First Line: Taking, giving back their lives
Last Line: Pinning themselves to our sleeves %like medals given the brave


FOOTLING       
First Line: This I don't believe: rather than take a header
Last Line: And turned in o herself, the phantom 'a' in cesarian


FOX       
First Line: Such an alarm
Last Line: You're saying, go back to bed. %it's only you dog-fox


FRIDGE       
First Line: An ogham stone stands foursquare as the fridge
Last Line: Sean o'boyle; john mccarter; jerry hicks


FROG       
First Line: Comes to mind as another small upheaval
Last Line: Like the juice of freshly squeezed limes, %or a lemon sorbet?


GATHERING MUSHROOMS    Poem Text    
First Line: The rain comes flapping through the yard
Subject(s): Mushrooms; Morels


GATHERING MUSHROOMS       
First Line: The rain comes flapping through the yard
Last Line: Lie down with us and wait
Subject(s): Mushrooms


GLAD EYE       
First Line: Bored by ascham and zeno


GOLD       
First Line: You loomed like merlin
Last Line: Hare on a green shutter. %not marilyn


GONE       
First Line: Since one of our functions is to forget
Last Line: To bid, unwittingly, against each other %for the set of ten venetian goblets?


GRASS WIDOW    Poem Text    
First Line: And of course I cried
Subject(s): Farewell; Parting


GREEN GOWN       
First Line: Again and again, when it came her turn
Last Line: Her breast - not a stroke - the green of her green gown


HALF DOOR NEAR CLUNY       
First Line: Stablestablestables
Last Line: Stables


HAY    Poem Text    
First Line: This much I know. Just as I'm about to make that right turn
Subject(s): Hay & Haymaking


HAY       
First Line: This much I know. Just as I'm about to make that right turn
Last Line: From those hot and heavy box pleats. This much, at least, I know


HAY       
First Line: This much I know. Just as I'm about to make that right
Last Line: From those hot-and-heavy box pleats. This much, at least, I know


HEDGEHOG    Poem Text    
First Line: The snail moves like a
Subject(s): Hedgehogs; Secrets


HEDGEHOG       
First Line: The snail moves like a %hovercraft
Last Line: Will a god trust in the world


HEDGES IN WINTER    Poem Text    
First Line: Every year they have driven stake after stake after stake
Subject(s): Winter; Hedges


HOLY THURSDAY    Poem Text    
First Line: They're kindly here, to let us linger so late
Subject(s): Maundy Thursday; Restaurants; Farewell; Waiters & Waitresses; Cafes; Diners; Parting


HOLY THURSDAY       
First Line: They're kindly here, to let us linger so late,
Last Line: And smiles, and bows to his own absence.


HOPEWELL HAIKU       
First Line: The door of the shed
Last Line: Now yields a hip flask


HORSES       
First Line: A sky. A field. A hedge flagrant with gorse
Last Line: Through a door in the shape of a horseshoe


HUG       
First Line: Of course, of course, of course, I heard you intone
Last Line: With what was surely your kisses, kisses, kisses


I'M CONTEMPLATED BY A PORTRAIT OF A DIVINE       
First Line: I cannot speak to you. My lips are fused
Last Line: In case my heart should slip out, fly up


IMMRAMA    Poem Text    
First Line: I, too, have trailed my father's spirit
Subject(s): Fathers


INCANTATA       
First Line: I thought of you tonight, a leanbh, lying there in your long barrow
Last Line: And take in your ink-stained hands my own hands stained with ink


INDIANS ON ALCATRAZ       
First Line: Through time their sharp features
Last Line: That they would not attack after dark


IRELAND       
First Line: The volkswagen parked in the gap
Last Line: Across two fields and a river


JOHN LUKE: THE FOX       
First Line: Believe you me, when I padded over the ploughlands to the old galloway %place
Last Line: Galloway who, in 1912, had stood in line at balmoral to catch a glimpse %of bonar law


JOURNEY TO CRACOW       
First Line: As we high-tailed it across the meadows
Last Line: As we high-tailed it across the meadows
Subject(s): Cracow, Poland


KISSING AND TELLING    Poem Text    
First Line: Or she would turn up 'the songs of leonard cohen'
Subject(s): Love - Erotic; Love


KISSING AND TELLING       
First Line: Or she would turn up 'the songs of leonard cohen'
Subject(s): Erotic Love; Love


LAG       
First Line: We were joined at the hip. We were joined at the hip
Last Line: It was chang who died first. Eng lived on for five hours


LANDING       
First Line: A full moon. A squid hauling itself through the shallows
Last Line: It shines a beam on the seabed to cancel its own shadow


LASS OF AUGHRIM       
First Line: On a tributary of the amazon
Last Line: Of a priest %from a long-abandoned mission


LIFE       
First Line: My life as a bat
Last Line: Iguana death is a closed mouth


LITTLE BLACK BOOK       
First Line: It was aisling who first soft-talked my penis-tip between her legs
Last Line: I fluttered, like an erratum slip, between her legs
Subject(s): Erotic Love


LONG FINISH    Poem Text    
First Line: Ten years since we were married, since we stood
Subject(s): Love


LONG FINISH       
First Line: Ten years since we were married, since we stood
Last Line: With such force and fervor as spouses may yet espouse %and then some
Subject(s): Love


LONGBONES       
First Line: When she came to me that night in damascus street
Last Line: That she herself was the mirror covered with a sheet


LOVEBIRDS       
First Line: So she moved into the hospital the last nine days
Last Line: To her twittering on and on until the last


LUNCH WITH PANCHO VILLA: 1       
First Line: Is it really a revolution, though
Last Line: Directly on to a back yard


LUNCH WITH PANCHO VILLA: 2       
First Line: Not any back yard, I'm bound to say
Last Line: About pigs and trees, stars and horses


MA       
First Line: Old photographs would have her bookish, sitting
Last Line: The soft flame of a canary


MACHA    Poem Text    
First Line: Macha, the ice age
Subject(s): Legends, Irish


MAKING THE MOVE       
First Line: When ulysses braved the wine-dark sea


MARRIAGE OF STRONGBOW AND AOIFE       
First Line: I might as well be another guest
Last Line: A double-edged knife between my ribs %and hit the spot exactly


MEETING THE BRITISH    Poem Text    
First Line: We met the british in the dead of winter
Subject(s): French & Indian Wars; Small Pox


MEETING THE BRITISH       
First Line: We met the british in the dead of winter
Last Line: They gave us six fishhooks %and two blankets embroidered with smallpox


MILKWEED AND MONARCH    Poem Text    
First Line: As he knelt by the grave of his mother and father
Subject(s): Parents; Parenthood


MILKWEED AND MONARCH       
First Line: As he knelt by the grave of his mother and father
Last Line: He could barely tell one from the other
Subject(s): Parents


MIST-NET       
First Line: Though he checked the mist-net
Last Line: Were his mother's dying words: %you mustn't. You mustn't


MIXED MARRIAGE       
First Line: My father was a servant boy
Last Line: Or the factions of the faction-fights %the ribbon boys, the caravats


MORE A MAN HAS THE MORE A MAN WANTS       
First Line: At four in the morning he wakes
Last Line: On a luminous stone no bigger than a...' %'huh


MOY SAND AND GRAVEL       
First Line: To come out of the olympic cinema and be taken aback
Last Line: As if washing might make it clean


MUDROOM       
First Line: We followed the narrow track, my love, we followed the
Last Line: That left him all agog


MULES       
First Line: Should they not have the best of both worlds?
Last Line: That we would know from what heights it fell


MY GRANDFATHER'S WAKE       
First Line: If the houses in wyeth's christina's dream
Last Line: To the old-fashioned child of seven %they had sent in search of a bucket of steam


NEST       
First Line: We cut through the fashionable, lightweight stuff


NIGHTINGALES       
First Line: In great contrast to the nightingale's preeminent voice
Last Line: Of unwelcome guests. Wide boys. Would-be assassins


NOW, NOW       
First Line: A sentence of death, my love, as if we were destined
Last Line: In the sentence of death


OCT-50       
First Line: Whatever it is, it all comes down to this;
Last Line: Whatever it is, it leaves me in the dark.


ONE LAST DRAW OF THE PIPE    Poem Text    
First Line: Even though it happened as long ago as the late fifties, I could still draw
Subject(s): Native Americans; Graves; Smoking; Indians Of America; American Indians; Indians Of South America; Tombs; Tombstones; Tobacco; Pipes; Cigars; Cigarettes


ONTARIO       
First Line: I spent last night in the nursery of a house in pennsylva-
Last Line: Well, it starts a thousand miles to the north, and it %ends right here


OSCAR       
First Line: Be that as it may, I'm wakened by the moans
Last Line: And she once again has him under her thumb


OUR LADY OF ARDBOE    Poem Text    
First Line: Just there, in a corner of the whin-field
Subject(s): Christianity


OUR LADY OF ARDBOE       
First Line: Just there, in a corner of the whin-field
Last Line: With one arm as long as the other


OVID: METAMORPHOSES       
First Line: All the more reason, then, that men and women
Last Line: They go leaping about the bog-hole with their frog-fellows


PAUL KLEE: THEY'RE BITING       
First Line: The lake supports some kind of bathysphere
Last Line: Otherwise-drab window %into which I might glance to check my hair


PAUNCH       
First Line: Barefoot, in burgundy shorts and a salmon-pink
Last Line: The chair takes a dim view through a knothole


PINEAPPLES AND POMEGRANATES    Poem Text    
First Line: To think that, as a boy of thirteen, I would grapple
Subject(s): Pineapples; Sex


PLOT       
First Line: Alfalfalfalfalfalfa
Last Line: Alfa


PLOVERS    Poem Text    
First Line: The plovers come down hard, then clear again
Last Line: For they are the embodiment of rain
Subject(s): Plovers


PLOVERS       
First Line: The plovers come down hard, then clear again
Last Line: For they are the embodiment of rain
Subject(s): Plovers


POINT       
First Line: Not sato's sword, not sato's consecrated blade
Last Line: With such force that the point was broken off


PROFUMO       
First Line: My mother had slapped a month-long news embargo
Last Line: That you and she are chalk %and cheese? Away and read masefield's cargoes


PROMISES, PROMISES    Poem Text    
First Line: I am stretched out under the lean-to
Subject(s): North Carolina; Kisses; Farewell; Parting


QUOOF    Poem Text    
First Line: How often have I carried our family word
Subject(s): Love - Erotic; Love


QUOOF       
First Line: How often have I carried our family word
Last Line: Or some other shy beast %that has yet to enter the language
Subject(s): Erotic Love; Love


RAINER MARIA RILKE: BLACK CAT       
First Line: Despite its being invisible, a ghost has enough mass
Last Line: Set in a lump of amber


RAINER MARIA RILKE: THE UNICORN       
First Line: This, then, is the beast that has never actually been
Last Line: Would it be bodied out in her, in her mirror's full length


RATTLESNAKE       
First Line: My rattlesnake has warm skin
Last Line: His little fangs clinking the tea cup


RIGHT ARM       
First Line: I was three-ish %when I plunged my arm into the sweet-jar


RUNE    Poem Text    
First Line: What can I tell you? Though your quarry
Subject(s): Crime & Criminals; Riddles


RUNE       
First Line: What can I tell you? Though your quarry
Last Line: In its drive-up window? Go figure
Subject(s): Crime And Criminals; Riddles


SCHOOLMARM    Poem Text    
First Line: I've taken sacred sex
Subject(s): Schools; Teachers; Infatuation; Students


SIESTA    Poem Text    
First Line: Father took me to one side
Subject(s): Fathers; Accidents; Tools


SLEEVE NOTES       
First Line: Like being driven over by a truck
Last Line: Was still aglow as I drove home to my wife and child


SOAP-PIG       
First Line: I must have been dozing in the tub


SOCCER MOMS       
First Line: They remember gene chandler topping the charts with 'duke of earl'
Last Line: And winning their hearts, mavis and merle


SOMETHING ELSE       
First Line: When your lobster was lifted out of the tank
Last Line: Which made me think %of something else, then something else again


SOMETHING OF A DEPARTURE       
First Line: Would you be an angel
Last Line: And take it like a man


SONOGRAM       
First Line: Only a few weeks ago, the sonogram of jean's womb
Last Line: A gladiator in his net, passing judgement on the crowd


STOIC       
First Line: This was more like it, looking up to find a burlapped fawn
Last Line: With their long-tailed shovels or broad griffawns


SUSHI       
First Line: Why do we waste so much time in arguing?'
Last Line: With the look of a man unlikely to confound %duns scotus, say, with scotus eriugena


SYMPOSIUM    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: You can bring a horse to water but you can't make it hold
Subject(s): Language; Words; Vocabulary


SYMPOSIUM       
First Line: You can bring a horse to water but you can't make it hold
Last Line: Who's shot his bolt. There's no smoke after the horse is gone


SYMPOSIUM       
First Line: You can lead a horse to water but you can't make it hold
Last Line: Who's shot his bolt. There's no smoke after the horse is gone


TELEGRAM FOR SEAMUS HEANEY       
First Line: It was far from it he was reared,' I hear my da volunteer
Last Line: But, wonder of wonders, the shapes of warships in the limbs of trees


TELL    Poem Text    
First Line: He opens the scullery door, and a sudden rush
Subject(s): Apples


TELL       
First Line: He opens the scullery door, and a sudden rush
Last Line: When he hears what must be an apple split %above his head


THE AVENUE    Poem Text    
First Line: Now that we've come to the end
Subject(s): Farewell; Morning; Parting


THE COYOTE    Poem Text    
First Line: Veering down the track like a girl veering down a cobbled street
Subject(s): Dogs


THE ELECTRIC ORCHARD    Poem Text    
First Line: The early electric people had domesticated the wild ass
Subject(s): Orchards; Electricity


THE FROG    Poem Text    
First Line: Comes to mind as another small
Subject(s): Story-telling; Frogs


THE GLAD EYE    Poem Text    
First Line: Bored by ascham and zeno
Subject(s): Eyes; Arrows


THE INDIANS ON ALCATRAZ    Poem Text    
First Line: Through time their sharp features have softened and blurred
Subject(s): Native Americans; Indians Of America; American Indians; Indians Of South America


THE LITTLE BLACK BOOK    Poem Text    
First Line: It was aisling who first soft-talked my penis-tip between her legs
Subject(s): Love - Erotic


THE MIRROR    Poem Text    
First Line: He was no longer my father
Subject(s): Fathers


THE MORE A MAN HAS THE MORE A MAN WANTS    Poem Text    
First Line: At four in the morning he wakes
Subject(s): Ireland; Crime & Criminals; Stein, Gertrude (1874-1946); Irish


THE SIGHTSEERS    Poem Text    
First Line: My father and mother, my brother and sister
Subject(s): Oppression; Ireland; Irish


THE THROWBACK    Poem Text    
First Line: Even I can't help but notice, my sweet
Subject(s): Grandparents; Grandmothers; Grandfathers; Great Grandfathers; Great Grandmothers


THE TRAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: I've been trying, my darling, to explain
Subject(s): Love


THE WAKING FATHER    Poem Text    
First Line: My father and I are catching spricklies
Subject(s): Fathers


THEY THAT WASH ON THURSDAY       
First Line: She was such a dab hand, my mother
Last Line: In a heraldry shop on nassau street -- on a green field a %white hand


THIRD EPISTLE TO TIMOTHY       
First Line: Midnight. June 1923. Not a stir except for the brough
Last Line: They float out across the dark face of the earth, an earth %without form, and void


THREE DEER, MOUNT ROSE, AUGUST 1995       
First Line: How about that? As I stepped outside, the doe and her
Last Line: Rather than the pleiades, to blurt it out like a polaroid


THROWBACK       
First Line: Even I can't help but notice, my sweet
Last Line: She wore when she stood firm against xerxes


THRUSH    Poem Text    
First Line: I guessed the letter
Subject(s): Letters; Love - Loss Of


TITHONUS       
First Line: Not the day-old cheep of a smoke detector on the blink
Last Line: But what turns out to be the two-thousand-year-old chirrup %of a grasshopper


TOE-TAG       
First Line: They became you, that pair of kid gloves
Last Line: And one untimely, indigo-flowering cactus %like a big toe with its tag


TRACT       
First Line: I cleared the trees about my cabin
Last Line: That came within range of a musket ball


TRAIN       
First Line: I've been trying, my darling, to explain
Last Line: That we, not it, might be the constant thing
Subject(s): Love


TRUCE       
First Line: It begins with one or two soldiers
Last Line: To congratulate each other %and exchange names and addresses


TWICE       
First Line: It was so cold last night the water in the barrel grew a sod
Last Line: Leisurely pan; 'two places at once, was it, or one place twi


VAMPIRE    Poem Text    
First Line: Seeing the bird in winter reflected in the sheet of ice


WEEPIES       
First Line: Most saturday afternoons %at the local hippodrome
Last Line: I believe something fell asunder %in even will hunter's hands


WHIM    Poem Text    
First Line: She was sitting with a pint and a small one
Subject(s): Love - Erotic; Love


WHIM       
First Line: She was sitting with a pint and a small one
Subject(s): Erotic Love; Love


WHITE       
First Line: Your mother shows me a photograph of you got up in lace
Last Line: When it seemed I might have been frostbitten


WHITE SHOULDERS       
First Line: My heart is heavy. For I saw fionnuala
Last Line: To bring up my double scoop of vanilla


WHY BROWNLEE LEFT, AND WHERE HE WENT       
Last Line: Foot, and gazing into the future
Variant Title(s): Why Brownlee Lef


WIND AND TREE    Poem Text    
First Line: In the way that the most of the wind
Subject(s): Environment; Love - Erotic; Love; Trees; Environmental Protection; Ecology; Conservation


WIND AND TREE       
First Line: In the way that the most of the wind
Last Line: I tell new weather
Subject(s): Environment; Erotic Love; Love; Trees


WIRE       
First Line: As I roved out this morning at daybreak
Last Line: The end of the line, right down to the wire


WISHBONE       
First Line: Maureen in england, joseph in guelph, %my mother in her grave
Last Line: The wishbone like a rowelled spur %on the fibula of sir - or sir -


YARROW       
First Line: Little by little it dawned on us that the row
Last Line: That was lost with all hands between ireland and montevideo


YGGSDRASILL       
First Line: From below, the waist-thick pine
Last Line: Their horses on the shores of lough erne %and lough neagh


YOU GOTTA TAKE OUT MILT    Poem Text    
First Line: I ran into miss adventure
Subject(s): Murder; Marriage; Weddings; Husbands; Wives