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Davidson, Donald    Poet's Biography
8 poems available by this author


AUNT MARIA AND THE GOURDS    Poem Text    
First Line: Aunt maria, to whom all doors are open
Subject(s): Aunts


CENSORED    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Censorship


POT MACABRE    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Witchcraft & Witches


PRIE-DIEU    Poem Text    
First Line: Of what sins have you made confession here
Subject(s): Books & Reading; Beauty


TEACH ME    Poem Text    
First Line: Teach me, old world, your passion of slow change


THE AMULET    Poem Text    
First Line: Thou twist of gold, woven so curiously
Subject(s): Charms (magic)


THE HOUSE OF THE SUN    Poem Text    
First Line: The doorways of the sun were closed;
Subject(s): Sun


THE TIGER-WOMAN    Poem Text    
First Line: The tiger-woman came to me
Subject(s): Women



Davidson, Donald (grady)    Poet's Biography
25 poems available by this author


AFTERNOON CALL       
First Line: An old witch went a-walking


ALL FOOLS' CALENDER    Poem Text    
First Line: In january dread the ice
Last Line: There'll be nothing to remember.
Subject(s): Moths


AVALON       
First Line: There was glory on the windy street


DRUMS AND BRASS    Poem Text    
First Line: Bring trumpet throats that are big with a gust of moons
Last Line: Till the untold morning be come and the dancers be fled.
Subject(s): Drums; Musical Instruments; Trumpets


ECCLESIASTICUS    Poem Text    
First Line: I saw ecclesiasticus
Last Line: And thanked the mercy of the lord.


EPITHALAMION    Poem Text    
First Line: Come now, though muses are not left to sing
Last Line: And wake, my love, for still it is our bridal day
Subject(s): Wedding Song; Epithalamium


EPITHALAMION       
First Line: Come now, though muses are not left to sing
Subject(s): Wedding Song


JASPER    Poem Text    
First Line: If jasper saw a silver crescent declining
Last Line: "let the songs I knew speed warm to your utterance."
Subject(s): Death; Funerals; Dead, The; Burials


JOE CLISBY'S SONG       
First Line: What did my old song say?


JOHN DARROW    Poem Text    
First Line: John darrow felt a coolness / across the streak of sun
Last Line: That never must be told.


LEE IN THE MOUNTAINS, 1865-1870    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Walking into the shadows, walking alone
Last Line: Unto all generations of the faithful heart
Subject(s): Lee, Robert Edward (1807-1870)


LEE IN THE MOUNTAINS, 1865-1870       
First Line: Walking into the shadows, walking alone
Last Line: Unto all generations of the faithful heart
Subject(s): Lee, Robert Edward (1807-1870)


LINES FOR A TOMB       
First Line: Recite the dangers chiselled on this face


LONG STREET       
First Line: Pacing the long street where is no summer


ON A RELICA OF THE PARTHENON       
First Line: Why do they come? What do they seek?
Last Line: Regret of men who slew their past %raised up this bribe against their fate


OUTLAND PIPER       
First Line: I heard strange pipes when I was young


PAVANE       
First Line: There shall be touching of hands


REDIVIVUS       
First Line: Thin lips can make a music


SANCTUARY       
First Line: You must remember this when I am gone
Last Line: The last enchanted white deer come to drink


SOUTHWARD RETURNING       
First Line: To you, virginia, tennessee


SPOKEN AT A CASTLE GATE    Poem Text    
First Line: Before you touch the bolt that locks this gate
Last Line: Perhaps you'll find, -- but never come back again.
Subject(s): Castles; Dreams; Nightmares


TALL MEN, SELS.       


TIGER-WOMAN       


UTTERANCE       
First Line: I am not what my lips explain


WOLF       
First Line: The flour-barrels, cracker-boxes, cans