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Subject: FATHERS-IN-LAW
Matches Found: 10

FATHER-IN-LAW, by JILL MACLEAN               
First Line: The winter he's twenty-seven %he and his second cousin harvey walk
Last Line: That brought him back and %nails shingles to the wall
Subject(s): Fathers-in-law


FATHER-IN-LAW, by MARGARET W. MAXFIELD               
First Line: He hunkers glum, surviving christmas morning
Last Line: He'll leave the shirt untried upon its hanger %until too late to change it, him, or me
Subject(s): Fathers-in-law


FATHER-IN-LAW, SIX YEARS LATER, by JAMES MCKEAN               
First Line: He edges into the room
Subject(s): Fathers-in-law


GIFT, by RALPH BURNS                Poet's Biography
First Line: When my father-in-law gave me the knife
Subject(s): Fathers-in-law; Gifts And Giving


HEAVEN IS REALLY AN ISLAND WHERE MY IN-LAWS LIVE, by BRUCE BARTON               
First Line: My father-in-law waits
Last Line: Where nothing dies, %really
Subject(s): Fathers-in-law


KOANS, by HOWARD NELSON               
First Line: My father-in-law, a nobly intelligent and tense man
Subject(s): Fathers-in-law


LAST SUPPER IN MONTANA, by DAVID BOTTOMS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My father-in-law begins the feast
Last Line: Kept flying through the leaves.
Subject(s): Divorce; Fathers-in-law; Food & Eating; Montana; Prayer


MY FATHER-IN-LAW REMEMBERS THE ARGONNE, by MARINE ROBERT WARDEN               
First Line: It helps to be mad
Subject(s): Argonne, Battle Of (1918); Fathers-in-law; World War I


SEEING THINGS, by KIM BRIDGFORD               
First Line: My father-in-law is going blind %because of his cancer
Last Line: Back on his pillow, telling us a joke %he finds so funny he can't help crying
Subject(s): Cancer (disease); Fathers-in-law


WHAT THEY DO, by MICHAEL JONES               
First Line: My father-in-law loves
Subject(s): Fathers-in-law