Index of First Lines
An ongoing compendium of first lines of all poems featured on Read A Little Poetry
"There's a dark joy in me that laughs at your meager gifts."
"I peeled / a banana. And cursed God—His arrogance, / His gall—to still expect our devotion / after creating love."
“yes is a world”
““Why are you always whistling?” she asks. / “Because I’m happy.” / And it’s true, / Though it stuns me to say it aloud”