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Subject: SALT
Matches Found: 21

COLUMNS AND CARYATIDS: 1. THE WIFE, by CAROLYN KIZER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I am lot's pillar, caught in turning
Last Line: "god's chastisement and derision."
Subject(s): God; Gomorrah; Lot (bible); Marriage; Punishment; Salt; Sodom; Women; Women's Rights; Weddings; Husbands; Wives; Feminism

CONFESSION, by JAMES+(3) KOCH    Poem Source            
First Line: I'm in love with the morton salt girl
Last Line: And dream of skinny-dipping beneath the stars in vast salt seas
Subject(s): Love; Marriage; Salt; Swimming; Water

CONFISCATING SALT, by WANG ANSHIH    Poem Source            
First Line: From the local office, orders flying thicker than comb's teeth
Last Line: What true man would view with others for a hairbreath's gain?
Subject(s): Salt

EXPLICATION OF AN IMAGINARY TEXT, by JAMES GALVIN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Salt is pity, brooms are fury
Last Line: The other half are mirrors
Subject(s): Churches; Mirrors; Salt; Cathedrals

GULLS OVER GREAT SALT LAKE, by ROSS SUTPHEN    Poem Source            
First Line: What do they here, these denizens of the deep
Subject(s): Birds; Great Salt Lake, Utah; Gulls

HIS WIFE, by SHIRLEY KAUFMAN    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: But it was right that she / looked back
Last Line: She could taste the salt.
Subject(s): Lot (bible); Marriage; Salt; Weddings; Husbands; Wives

LAST DAYS IN SALT LAKE CITY, by ROBERT MEZEY    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dwarfed by a building that would have delighted mussolini
Last Line: If you leap to a hasty conclusion and split for the coast
Subject(s): Mussolini, Benito (1883-1945); Salt Lake City, Utah

First Line: No doubt I am a fool to eat
Last Line: I like the change in diet well.
Subject(s): Cabbage; Salt, Henry S. (1851-1939); Vegetarians

LOVE LIKE SALT, by LISEL MUELLER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It lies in our hands in crystals
Alternate Author Name(s): Muller, Lisel
Subject(s): Love - Nature Of; Salt

ODE TO SALT, by NEFTALI RICARDO REYES BASUALTO    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: This salt %in the saltcellar %I once saw in the salt mines
Last Line: Reveals to us %more than domestic whiteness; %in it, we taste infinitude
Alternate Author Name(s): Neruda, Pablo
Subject(s): Mourning; Sailors And Sailing; Salt; Sea

ON THE SALT SEA, by JOHN OWEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Salt begets thirst; then well may rivers be
Last Line: Salt as it is, all swallowed by the sea.
Subject(s): Salt; Sea; Ocean

PHOTOS OF A SALT MINE, by PATRICIA KATHLEEN PAGE    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: How innocent their lives look
Last Line: And filter here, not innocence but guilt
Alternate Author Name(s): Page, P. K.
Subject(s): Salt

PRELUDE FOR LOT'S WIFE, by JAMES T. GALLAGHER    Poem Text            
First Line: Let soft white silver of her tears
Last Line: A pillar of salt.
Subject(s): Fear; God; Salt; Tears

REMEMBERING LOVES AND DEATHS, by THOMAS MCGRATH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: They happened in us
Last Line: That was pure honey, once
Subject(s): Denver, Colorado; Honey; Salt Lake City, Utah

RIDDLE: 1, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: Though smaller than a baby gnat
Last Line: "this, on the emperor's table sat"
Subject(s): Riddles;salt

SALT, by A. S. ALLISON    Poem Text            
First Line: I crossed the bogong plains that night on the box of a cobb and co.
Last Line: But only I and the horses heard jim's cry from the depths below.
Subject(s): Cattle; Salt; Story-telling; Trucks & Trucking; Teamsters; Truckers; Freight

SALT MARSH, by DEBORAH CUMMINS    Poem Source            
First Line: Here, love, on the salt marsh
Last Line: Or, like the stars, the moon beckons
Subject(s): Love; Relationships; Salt; Swamps

SALT WATER, by MARGE PIERCY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is a bowl of tears on the table
Last Line: The salt of regret and the salt of effort
Subject(s): Jewish Families; Salt

THE CITY OF SALT, by GREGORY ORR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In the sun-drenched
Last Line: And sweet to taste.
Subject(s): Cities; Mothers; Salt; Urban Life

THERE WAS A SALT-WORKS AT STAGE FORT, by CHARLES OLSON    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: There was a salt-works at stage fort, in 1656
Last Line: Floating, an island floating in the western sea
Subject(s): Gloucester, Massachusetts; Salt

THROWING SALT ON A PATH, by ARTHUR SZE    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: I watch you throw salt on the path
Last Line: Expands the edges of the universe.
Subject(s): Salt