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Author: squire, john
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Squire, John Collings    Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Eagle, Solomon; Squire, J. C.
9 poems available by this author


A DOG'S DEATH    Poem Text    
First Line: The loose earth falls in the grave like a peaceful regular breathing
Last Line: Nor trouble what we do when we do it; nor would have it otherwise.
Subject(s): Animals; Death - Animals; Dogs


A HOUSE    Poem Text    
First Line: Now very quietly, and rather mournfully
Last Line: May hide and wait for it in time and space.
Subject(s): Houses


IF GRAY HAD HAD TO WRITE HIS ELEGY IN CEMETERY OF SPOON RIVER ...    Poem Text    
First Line: The curfew tolls the knell of parting day
Last Line: There is an end to even the worst career!'
Subject(s): Gray, Thomas (1716-1771); Masters, Edgar Lee (1869-1950)


THE DISCOVERY; SONNET    Poem Text    
First Line: There was an indian, who had known no change
Last Line: Or silks or gold.
Variant Title(s): Sonnet
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Holidays; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


THE LILY OF MALUD    Poem Text    
First Line: The lily of malud is born in secret mud
Last Line: But she knows not what it was.
Subject(s): Flowers; Gardens & Gardening; Lilies


THE MARCH    Poem Text    
First Line: I heard a voice that cried, 'make way for those who died!'
Last Line: In steady silent march, our hundred thousand dead.


THE SHIP    Poem Text    
First Line: There was no song nor shout of joy
Last Line: Or silks or gold.
Subject(s): Ships & Shipping


TO A BULL-DOG    Poem Text    
First Line: We shan't see willie [or, willy] any more, mamie
Last Line: And he won't be coming here any more.
Subject(s): Animals; Dogs; World War I; First World War


WHEN I LEAPT OVER TOWER BRIDGE