Lizard Fever: Poems Lyrics, Satirics, Sardonic, Elegiac


Mr. Walters is a Mobile, Alabama resident whose work has appeared world wide. He is nationally known for his musical lyrics, cookbooks, fiction and poetry.
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Mr. Walters is a Mobile, Alabama resident whose work has appeared world wide. He is nationally known for his musical lyrics, cookbooks, fiction and poetry.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780942979183
  • Publisher: Livingston Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1994
  • Pages: 91
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Lizard Fever 3
The Falling Star 5
Fanfarade 6
Song 7
The Delicious Laugh in the Next Room 8
Summertime 9
Dandy with a Quizzing Glass 10
The Lass with the Litigate Air 11
The Night Concert at Dog River 12
On Coming of Age (or Narcisse is not Forgotten) 13
Praise for a Dark Lady 14
The Messenger from China 15
Desire 16
To an Unfaithful Lover 17
The Islanders 18
The Noctambulist 19
To the Noctambule 20
Notturna 21
The Birth of Music 22
To the One I Love 23
The Southern Boy's Song 24
Blue Jays Annoying a French Poet 28
A Litany Founded on the Number Five 29
The Highland Zing 31
Soldier's Song 32
To Hirondelle, with the Gift of a Rose and a Pear 33
Words to Mamzelle Hirondelle from One, Who, Constant, Constantly Awaits Word of Her 35
Boy's Song 36
The Very Young Man 37
The Life of Lola Montez 38
Entangled 39
April 7th, and Miss Estelle Winwood Welcomes Spring from the Treetops 40
The Ancorite, or Rimbaud's Departure for Africa 41
The Garden Party 45
Song 46
Song 47
The Diver 48
The French Romance 49
Serenade 50
Roman Winter of 1956 51
Bronwyn's Lullaby 52
Counting Game 53
Song of Child Laborer in the Mascara Mines 54
On Receiving an Unsigned Poem 55
The Poet 56
Lady Mystic Embarks on 72nd Journey 57
The Mermaid's Lament 58
The Xoanon, or What the Poet Said to a Worm That Dropped on His Neck 59
The Dangerous Child 61
Solid Flesh 62
Roman Music 65
On the Brilliant Chilean Pianist Senora Rosita Renard, Who Died in 1949 67
On Being Young 68
Miss Psyche 69
The Metamorphosis 70
Big I and Little I 71
The Smell of Quinces 73
Mediterraneo 74
The Sun King, or The Dandelion 75
The Voyage to Cythera 77
South 78
Green, Green Grove 80
Do-Si-Do Zero 81
Phonetic Fun Ethic 83
Dailyness 84
The Poet on His Eighteenth Birthday 85
The Nightwatchman 86
Notes 88
Index of first lines 90
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