mary douglas

mary douglas Poems

1. The Beauty Of What Is Difficult 8/14/2009
2. On The Assasination Of Benazir Bhutto (12/27/07) 8/14/2009
3. Selling Garcia-Lorca 8/21/2009
4. My Lost Unicorn Wandered Far 8/31/2009
5. The Snow Sledge Drives Through Lacquered Lands 9/10/2009
6. To Every Poet Every Day 9/14/2009
7. The Rose Red Sealing Wax On The Letter's Dry Now 10/5/2009
8. St. Francis Sowed His Bluebirds 10/6/2009
9. Lion, Tinman And Scarecrow 10/14/2009
10. I'M The One With The Ruby Slippers 10/14/2009
11. Waiting For Oz Was Too Hard 10/14/2009
12. O Crystal Heart Of France 10/19/2009
13. Diamond Cutters 10/27/2009
14. The King Of Poetry 10/27/2009
15. Chaconne For Federico 11/18/2009
16. Song Is A Ladder Of Diamonds 11/18/2009
17. Beauty Asks For A Rose 12/3/2009
18. Yours Is The Calla Star [carol] 12/3/2009
19. Kabakovian Wonders Filled My Eyes 12/4/2009
20. Lives Of The Hunger Artists 12/10/2009
21. Let Poetry Be Crowned Again With Flowers 12/21/2009
22. Tesserae* 1/8/2010
23. Lament For Haiti After A Painting By Magrite 1/26/2010
24. Aslan (The Brigands Go The Other Way) 2/7/2010
25. Taking A Hammer To The Clouds 2/24/2010
26. The Pure Lyric, Undefiled: Not Subject To Psychological Profiling Or Social Reformation 4/7/2010
27. The Childhood Of Marcel Proust 6/1/2010
28. Can Anyone Steal Your Soul 6/16/2010
29. The Doves Of My Mind 6/16/2010
30. May This Reach You Where 6/16/2010
31. Blossoming Sea And 6/16/2010
32. Since You Fail 6/16/2010
33. Exile I Am 6/16/2010
34. The Waves That Almost 6/16/2010
35. Drowning Happy 7/14/2010
36. My Swans Wheel Away 7/22/2010
37. In The Fifth Year Of My Unemployment 9/24/2010
38. Ivory 10/19/2010
39. To A Young Artist, Anywhere 10/26/2010
40. Letter To St. Catherine (Of Siena) 11/10/2010
Best Poem of mary douglas

Last Minute Christmas Eve 1964

last minute drugstore gifts are best for pure excitement!
someone's sure to want just one more box of
chocolate covered cherries-

look around...the greeting cards are gone
but it's too late to mail them.
I buy rose colored lipstick for my sister

(as we planned) . in exchange she'll bring
her coin wrapped change to bear on
the lilac creme sachet I had my eye on

last Saturday. we conspire this way
considering ourselves true friends, true elves.
how surprised our Grandfather seems

each year unwrapping the same Old Spice aftershave
in a ...

Read the full of Last Minute Christmas Eve 1964

Selling Garcia-Lorca

.'...a las cinco de la tarde' -Federico Garcia-Lorca

selling garcia-lorca
I walked to the edge of
the olive groved sea

and wept into it
the citrus stars shone
down on the last moon

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