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Author: joyce, james
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Joyce, James    Poet's Biography
60 poems available by this author

A BLURB FOR 'ANNA LIVIA PLURABELLE'    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: Buy a book in brown paper
Subject(s): Books; Reading

First Line: Humptydump dublin squeaks through his norse
Subject(s): Books; Reading

First Line: Frail the white rose and frail are
Subject(s): Daughters; Fathers; Men; Prayer

First Line: They mouth love's language. Gnash
Last Line: Pluck and devour!

A PRAYER    Poem Text    
First Line: Again! / come, give, yield all your strength to me!
Last Line: Take me, save me, soothe me, o spare me!
Subject(s): Prayer

ALONE    Poem Text    
First Line: The moon's soft golden meshes make
Last Line: A swoon of shame
Subject(s): Solitude; Absence; Love; Separation; Isolation

AT THAT HOUR    Poem Text    
First Line: At that hour when all things have repose,
Last Line: And in the earth below
Subject(s): Love

First Line: The eyes that mock me sign the way
Last Line: The signs that mock me as I go
Subject(s): Aging

CHAMBER MUSIC: 1    Poem Text    
First Line: Strings in the earth and air
Last Line: Upon an instrument.
Subject(s): Music & Musicians; Rivers

CHAMBER MUSIC: 10    Poem Text    
First Line: Bright cap and streamers
Last Line: Sweetheart, I come.
Subject(s): Love

CHAMBER MUSIC: 11    Poem Text    
First Line: Bid adieu, adieu, adieu
Last Line: That is the sign of maidenhood.
Variant Title(s): Bid Adieu To Maidenhood;bid Adieu To Girlish Ways
Subject(s): Love

CHAMBER MUSIC: 12    Poem Text    
First Line: What counsel has the hooded moon
Last Line: For thee, sweet sentimentalist.
Subject(s): Sentimental; Love

CHAMBER MUSIC: 13    Poem Text    
First Line: Go seek her out all courteously
Last Line: Soon, o soon.
Subject(s): Love

CHAMBER MUSIC: 14    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: My dove, my beautiful one
Last Line: Arise, arise!
Subject(s): Bible; Religion; Theology

CHAMBER MUSIC: 15    Poem Text    
First Line: From dewy dreams, my soul, arise
Last Line: Begin (innumerous!) to be heard.
Subject(s): Morning

CHAMBER MUSIC: 16    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: O cool is the valley now
Last Line: And there, love, will we stay.
Subject(s): Love

CHAMBER MUSIC: 17    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: Because your voice was at my side
Last Line: Who was my friend.
Subject(s): Friendship; Transience; Impermanence

CHAMBER MUSIC: 18    Poem Text    
First Line: O sweetheart, hear you
Last Line: Shall have rest.
Subject(s): Friendship; Disappointment; Consolation; Desire

CHAMBER MUSIC: 19    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: Be not sad because all men
Last Line: As they deny, deny.
Subject(s): Grief; Sorrow; Sadness

CHAMBER MUSIC: 2    Poem Text    
First Line: The twilight turns from amethyst
Last Line: With lights of amethyst.
Subject(s): Time

CHAMBER MUSIC: 20    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: In the dark pine-wood
Last Line: Sweet love, away.
Subject(s): Forests; Love; Woods

CHAMBER MUSIC: 21    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: He who hath glory lost, nor hath
Last Line: His love is his companion.
Subject(s): Love

CHAMBER MUSIC: 22    Poem Text    
First Line: Of that so sweet imprisonment
Last Line: Where soul with soul lies prisoned.
Subject(s): Sleep; Love

CHAMBER MUSIC: 23    Poem Text    
First Line: This heart that flutters near my heart
Last Line: Though love live but a day?
Subject(s): Love

CHAMBER MUSIC: 24    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: Silently she's combing
Last Line: And many a negligence.
Subject(s): Love; Hair

CHAMBER MUSIC: 25    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: Lightly come or lightly go
Last Line: When the heart is heaviest.

CHAMBER MUSIC: 26    Poem Text    
First Line: Thou leanest to the shell of night
Last Line: In purchas or in holinshed.

CHAMBER MUSIC: 27    Poem Text    
First Line: Though I thy mithridates were
Last Line: Ever so little falsity.
Subject(s): Love - Nature Of

CHAMBER MUSIC: 28    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Gentle lady, do not sing
Last Line: Love is aweary now.
Subject(s): Love - Loss Of; Love - Nature Of; Singing & Singers; Songs

CHAMBER MUSIC: 29    Poem Text    
First Line: Dear heart, why will you use me so?
Last Line: Alas! Why will you use me so?

CHAMBER MUSIC: 3    Poem Text    
First Line: At that hour when all things have repose
Last Line: And in the earth below.
Subject(s): Love; Sleep

CHAMBER MUSIC: 30    Poem Text    
First Line: Love came to us in time gone by
Last Line: The ways that we shall go upon.
Subject(s): Love - Nature Of

CHAMBER MUSIC: 31    Poem Text    
First Line: O, it was out by donnycarney
Last Line: Was the kiss she gave to me.
Subject(s): Kisses

CHAMBER MUSIC: 32    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: Rain has fallen all the day
Last Line: Speak to your heart.
Subject(s): Rain; Love

CHAMBER MUSIC: 33    Poem Text    
First Line: Now, o now, in this brown land
Last Line: The year, the year is gathering.
Subject(s): Love - Loss Of; Time

CHAMBER MUSIC: 34    Poem Text    
First Line: Sleep now, o sleep now
Last Line: O you unquiet heart!
Subject(s): Sleep; Winter; Kisses; Love; Peace

CHAMBER MUSIC: 35    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: All day I hear the noise of waters
Last Line: To and fro.
Variant Title(s): The Noise Of Waters
Subject(s): Sound

CHAMBER MUSIC: 36    Poem Text    
First Line: I hear an army charging upon the land
Last Line: My love, my love, my love, why have you left me alone?
Variant Title(s): Thirty Six
Subject(s): War

CHAMBER MUSIC: 4    Poem Text    
First Line: When the shy star goes forth in heaven
Last Line: Tis I that am your visitant.
Subject(s): Singing & Singers; Songs

CHAMBER MUSIC: 5    Poem Text    
First Line: Lean out of the window
Last Line: Goldenhair.
Variant Title(s): Goldenhair
Subject(s): Singing & Singers; Songs

CHAMBER MUSIC: 6    Poem Text    
First Line: I would in that sweet bosom be
Last Line: So I were ever in that heart.
Subject(s): Love

CHAMBER MUSIC: 7    Poem Text    
First Line: My love is in a light attire
Last Line: Her dress with dainty hand
Subject(s): Love

CHAMBER MUSIC: 8    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: Who goes amid the green wood
Last Line: That is so young and fair.
Variant Title(s): Song
Subject(s): Love

CHAMBER MUSIC: 9    Poem Text    
First Line: Winds of may, that dance on the sea
Last Line: Love is unhappy when love is away!
Subject(s): Absence; Separation; Isolation

ECCE PUER    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: Of the dark past
Subject(s): Birth; Death; Child Birth; Midwifery; Dead, The

FLOOD    Poem Text    
First Line: Gold-brown upon the sated flood
Last Line: Lambent and vast and ruthless as is thine / incertitude
Subject(s): Floods

GAS FROM A BURNER    Poem Text    
First Line: Ladies and gents, you are here assembled
Subject(s): Hate

NIGHT PIECE    Poem Text    
First Line: Gaunt in gloom
Last Line: Waste of souls
Subject(s): Night; Bedtime

First Line: Wind whines and whines the shingle
Last Line: Ache of love
Subject(s): Fathers; Love; Men; Prayer; Seashore; Beach; Coast; Shore

First Line: Man dear, did you never hear of buxom molly bloom at all
Subject(s): Books; Reading

SHE WEEPS OVER RAHOON    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: Rain on rahoon falls softly, softly falling
Last Line: And muttering rain.
Subject(s): Love; Rain

SIMPLES    Poem Text    
First Line: Of cool sweet dew and radiance mild
Last Line: Who gathers simples of the moon
Subject(s): Love; Moon

THE BALLAD OF JOKING JESUS    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: - I'm the queerest young fellow that you ever heard
Subject(s): Bible; Religion; Theology

THE BALLAD OF PERSSE O'REILLY    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: Have you heard of one humpty dumpty
Last Line: That's able to raise a cain

THE HOLY OFFICE    Poem Text    
First Line: Myself unto myself will give
Last Line: My soul shall spurn them evermore.

TILLY    Poem Text    
First Line: He travels after a winter sun
Last Line: I dream by the black stream for my toren bough
Subject(s): Cowboys

TUTTO E SCIOLTO    Poem Text    
First Line: A birdless heaven, sea-dusk and a star
Last Line: Was never thine?
Subject(s): Love - Unrequited

First Line: Bronze by gold heard the hoofirons, steelyringing
Subject(s): Sirens (Mythology)

First Line: ...And gibraltar as a girl where I was a flower of the mountain
Last Line: I said yes I will yes
Subject(s): Love - Erotic

First Line: I heard their young hearts crying
Last Line: Return, no more return
Subject(s): Boats; Farewell; Parting