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Author: moore, merrill
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Moore, Merrill   
26 poems available by this author


AND TO THE YOUNG MEN AWAITING THEIR SACRIFICE       


BEES BEFORE WINTER       
First Line: His bees went very far that night
Subject(s): Bees; Insects


DEAF MEN       
First Line: Deaf men live in a world divorced from sound
Subject(s): Physicians


DECEMBER IN ARNOLD WOOD    Poem Text    
First Line: Now arnold wood lies white with snow
Last Line: Out all the things to say.
Subject(s): Snow; Winter


FABLE       
First Line: Does everyone have to die? Yes, everyone
Last Line: No, madame, I fear not, and if they could %there might be more harm in it than good
Subject(s): Death; Labor And Laborers


FIRE       
First Line: Call the fire engines out! Turn the hydrants on!
Last Line: And watch a butterfly glitter as it flits %about in the gutter where everybody spits


FLIES       
First Line: Death came to him so quickly that the flies
Last Line: With which they took it on themselves to stop %and rest for the night over the mantel-top


HE SAID THE FACTS       
First Line: That is important. I do not watch the birds
Last Line: The only things that concern me are the acts


HOW SHE RESOLVES TO ACT       
First Line: I shall be careful to say nothing at all
Last Line: And her tongue raced like a squirrel in the park


JOE GREENE WAS A TOM-CAT, HE HAD LEARNED HIS MANNERS       


LES SAVANTS NE SONT PAS CURIEUX       
First Line: Doctors must die, too; all their knowledge of
Subject(s): Physicians


LIQUIDS       
First Line: Liquids we use have always seemed to me


LUCKY STRIKE       
First Line: Those who have no agent paid to cry
Last Line: Lie rumpled on a cold eternal floor %that women sweep, who never swept before
Subject(s): Advertising


MR. AND MRS. ALONZO SIDNEY       
First Line: People of that sort seem to attract each other
Last Line: Then the game begins that takes the rest of their life; %manand woman, parents, husband and wife


NOISE THAT TIME MAKES       
Subject(s): Physicians; Time


O MAD SPRING, ONE WAITS       
First Line: O mad spring that taught the silent grass


OLD MEN       
First Line: Talking about men who are richer than they are
Last Line: Nor short nor tall; they are distinguishable by the ways %they light their pipes and suddenly turn a


POET       
First Line: Why do you, wheneveer you are addressed
Last Line: With others, who perhaps like you will insist on crushing %their fragile skulls out of which their b


SCIENTIA VINCIT OMNIA       
First Line: Salts were formed by acids combined with bases


SHOT WHO? JIM LANE!       
First Line: When he was shot he toppled to the ground
Last Line: Can keep a pack of leaping dogs at bay %by concentrating and looking a certain way


SONNETS OF A REMEMBERED SUMMER    Poem Text    
First Line: You are mistaken in your naive guessing
Last Line: Is all this knowledge and all this loneliness.
Subject(s): Memory; Summer


SURGERY OF THE LIVER       
First Line: You cannot undo liver, you can make
Subject(s): Physicians


THEY ALSO STAND ...       
First Line: At mightnight, in the garden never planted
Last Line: Begging, and whether it is fair or unfair, %I, standing apart, have seen them standing there
Variant Title(s): They Also Stand..


UNCONSCIOUS       
First Line: The unconscious is incredibly wise
Subject(s): Physicians


WARNING TO ONE       
First Line: Death is the strongest of all living things


WHY HE STROKED THE CATS       
First Line: He stroked the cats on account of a specific cause
Last Line: He would kneel and stroke them gently under their jaws, %allthat is mentioned above being the cause