Poems by Claire Vivian Smith

2013
    Brief Splendor
    Seeing Madame in the Black Hills of the Dakotas

American
    Acoma
    Blue and Gray
    Crescent
    History
    Mounds
    Shiloh
    Soldiers
    Trains
    Woman's Work
    Yorktown

Babies
    Motherhood
    Twins

Ekphrasis
    A Paper Wasp's Nest
    The Darkroom

Europe
    Aqueduct
    Chartres
    Easter in Italy
    Ending
    Glanum
    Grotto of Mas D
    Heidi
    Juliet
    Masdazil
    Montmajr
    Moulin
    Picasso
    Plaša de la Pilar
    Puccini
    Rufignac
    Square
    Stacroce
    St Remy
    The Night Watch
    Tourists
    Verlaine

Family
    Babushka
    Belief
    Danger
    Frog Pillow
    Gert
    Teddie

French
    Dans les Rues de Ma Ville
    L'Abri a Paris

Maine
    Albion's House
    Bedding Down
    Casting a Spell
    Delights
    Ferry Ride
    First Light
    Food for Love
    Fourth of July
    Going Home
    Harvest
    Landscape Revealed
    Last Harvest
    Memorial Day
    Off Richmond Island
    Patch
    Pathways
    Point of Tide
    Rainy Day
    Remains of the Summer
    Safe Harbor
    Sandpipers
    Seascape
    Sestina
    Talking Back
    The Heron Roost
    The Lobsterman
    Tide
    Visible
    Visitors
    Wildthings

Medical
    Medical Directives
    The Peace Garden of the Hospital

Music
    After Jenkins
    Concert in the Town Hall
    Consorts for a Summer Evening
    Falling Behind
    Learning the Coranto
    Mindfulness
    My Song
    Orfeo
    Renaissance
    The Beloved Teacher

Occasional
    For Fifty Years
    Jean's Birthday
    Mary Milligan
    Natty on His Eighth Birthday
    W-38

Personal
    A Birthday Poem
    Cambridge is Full of Them
    Cathedral Doors
    Choices
    Coming And Going
    Concave
    Concert
    Countrpt
    Decades
    Double
    Easter
    Ending
    Firework
    Flameout
    Fountain
    Gathering the Bones
    Giving Him the Bird
    Glorious
    Hawk
    Hodes
    Identity
    Illusion
    Local Resident
    Mourning
    On the Way to Paradise
    Passing
    Piercings
    Playing
    Poems
    Reflections
    Reprise
    Safety
    Seeing Him off
    Snapshots
    Still Life
    The Sound of Silence
    To a Suicide
    Translate
    Valentine's Day
    Visiting
    Who Live by the Word
    Words and Music

Sickbed
    1 - The Red Maple
    2 - Together And Apart
    3 - The Concert
    4 - Impermanence
    5 - Exercise
    6 - Beside a Sick Husband
    7 - Dementia
    8 - Fixing the Past
    9 - The Tended Garden
    10 - Old Music
    11 - Waiting
    12 - Tears
    13 - Scene
    14 - Show and Tell
    15 - Sleeping
    16 - The Way Ahead
    17 - After This Life
    18 - Radiance
    19 - Absence - Presence
    20 - Calm Harbor
    22 - The Social Scene
    Reliving the Past
    Turning the Page