Index of First Lines
An ongoing compendium of first lines of all poems featured on Read A Little Poetry
"Praise crazy. Praise sad. / Praise the path on which we're led."
"The cat mews orchids from his mouth. / His whiskers are also orchids. / The grass is sprouting orchids. / It is becoming mostly orchids."
"The world moves, my Lord, and I stay still, / yielding as it passes through."
"forgive the bodies i swallowed like broken teeth: the knees i spent trying to summon god in my own mouth:"