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Stephens, James    Poet's Biography
160 poems available by this author


A BIRD SINGS NOW       


A GLASS OF BEER    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: The lanky hank of a she in the inn over there
Last Line: The high king of glory permit her to get the mange.
Variant Title(s): Righteous Anger
Subject(s): Alcoholism & Alcoholics; Beer; Curses; Drinks & Drinking; Hate; Drunkards; Alcohol Abuse; Ale; Wine


A STREET    Poem Text    
First Line: Two narrow files of houses scowl
Last Line: The sweetness here of any rose.
Subject(s): Cities; Urban Life


A VISIT FROM ABROAD    Poem Text    
First Line: A speck went blowing up against the sky
Last Line: And flew away. ... I fired at him but missed.
Subject(s): Aviation & Aviators; Guests; Tourists; Travel; Visiting; Journeys; Trips


A WOMAN IS A BRANCHY TREE       


AN EVENING FALLS    Poem Text    
First Line: At eve the horse is freed of plough or wain
Last Line: And see her children there!
Subject(s): Mothers


ANTHONY O DALY    Poem Text    
First Line: Since your limbs were laid out
Last Line: There is nothing but grief!
Subject(s): Death; Grief; Dead, The; Sorrow; Sadness


APRIL SHOWERS    Poem Text    
First Line: The leaves are fresh after the rain
Last Line: To be alive on such a day.
Subject(s): Rain; Schools; Students


ARPEGGIO    Poem Text    
First Line: He wills to be
Last Line: And thee!


AUTUMN    Poem Text    
First Line: It may be on a quiet mountain-top
Last Line: And sing no more to you.
Subject(s): Autumn; Seasons; Fall


BARBARIANS    Poem Text    
First Line: I pause beside the stream, and hear
Last Line: Asks am I intelligent!
Subject(s): Ignorance; Men; Dullness; Stupdity


BEHIND THE HILL    Poem Text    
First Line: Behind the hill I met a man in green
Last Line: And he said, -- you insulting little pup! --


BESIDES THAT    Poem Text    
First Line: If I could get to heaven
Last Line: Besides that!
Subject(s): Heaven; Paradise


BESSIE BOBTAIL    Poem Text    
First Line: As down the road she wambled slow
Last Line: And, surely god almighty knows!
Subject(s): God


BLUE BLOOD    Poem Text    
First Line: We thought at first, this man is a king for sure
Last Line: Was lout, son of lout, by old lout, and was da to a lout!
Subject(s): Ancestors & Ancestry; Heritage; Heredity


BLUE STARS AND GOLD    Poem Text    
First Line: While walking through the trams and cars
Last Line: Standing between a car and tram!
Subject(s): Stars


BREAKFAST TIME    Poem Text    
First Line: The sun is always in the sky
Last Line: ...I think its mother wakens it.
Subject(s): Morning


CHECK    Poem Text    
First Line: The night was creeping on the ground!
Last Line: Stared back solemnly at me!
Subject(s): Night; Bedtime


CHILL OF THE EVE    Poem Text    
First Line: A long, green swell / slopes soft to the sea
Last Line: With a frown.


CHRISTMAS IN FREELANDS    Poem Text    
First Line: The red-bud, the kentucky tree
Last Line: -- that all we love is born again.
Subject(s): Christmas; Nativity, The


CROOKED-HEART    Poem Text    
First Line: I loosed an arrow from my bow
Last Line: Does not know an arrow fell!
Subject(s): Hate


DANCE    Poem Text    
First Line: Left and right and swing around!
Last Line: With the laughter of the heart!
Subject(s): Dancing & Dancers; Happiness; Joy; Delight


DANNY MURPHY    Poem Text    
First Line: He was as old as old could be
Last Line: He was as young as young could be!
Subject(s): Old Age


DEATH    Poem Text    
First Line: Slow creatures, slow
Last Line: In the sun!
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


DEIRDRE    Poem Text    
First Line: Do not let any woman read this verse!
Last Line: The friend of that poor queen!
Subject(s): Mythology - Irish


DONNYBROOK    Poem Text    
First Line: I saw the moon, so broad and bright
Last Line: And said my prayers, and went to bed.


ECHO FROM LESBOS    Poem Text    
First Line: If she be fair
Last Line: At the end of the bough.
Subject(s): Love


EGAN O RAHILLY    Poem Text    
First Line: Here in a distant place I hold my tongue
Last Line: Who once said all his say, when he was young!
Subject(s): Old Age


EILEEN, DIARMUID, AND TEIG    Poem Text    
First Line: Be kind unto these three, o king!
Last Line: Be kind, o king, unto this two and one!
Subject(s): Death - Children; Death - Babies


ETCHED IN FROST    Poem Text    
First Line: The corn is down
Last Line: Makes merry within.
Subject(s): Winter


EVE    Poem Text    
First Line: Long ago, in ages grey
Last Line: To the work we have to do.
Subject(s): Adam & Eve; Bible


EVERYTHING THAT I CAN SPY       


FIFTY POUNDS A YEAR AND A PENSION    Poem Text    
First Line: I have never seen the sun walk in the dawn
Last Line: For the pit.
Subject(s): Aging; Pensions


FOLLOW! FOLLOW! FOLLOW!       


FOSSILS    Poem Text    
First Line: And then she saw me creeping
Last Line: ...She laughed!


FROM HAWK AND KITE    Poem Text    
First Line: Poor fluttered, frightened, silent one!
Last Line: Guard the poor from treachery!
Subject(s): Birds; Hawks; Kites


GEOFFREY KEATING    Poem Text    
First Line: O woman full of wiliness!
Last Line: Of woman full of wiliness!
Subject(s): Women


GERALDINE'S CLOAK    Poem Text    
First Line: I will not heed the message that you bring!
Last Line: Nor treat a poet less than daintily!
Subject(s): Gifts & Giving


GREEN WEEDS    Poem Text    
First Line: To be jealous, give not love!
Last Line: And, no more need be said -- adieu!
Subject(s): Love


HATE    Poem Text    
First Line: My enemy came nigh
Last Line: I might have kissed him, as I would a maid.
Subject(s): Hate


HESPERUS    Poem Text    
First Line: Upon the sky
Last Line: Scattered by the morning!


I WISH    Poem Text    
First Line: I wish I had not come to man's estate
Last Line: Whose champion long ago I might have been!
Subject(s): Innocence


IF I HAD WINGS JUST LIKE A BIRD       


IN GREEN WAYS    Poem Text    
First Line: Now the time has come to sing
Last Line: You shall sing a song to me!
Subject(s): Spring


IN THE COOL OF THE EVENING    Poem Text    
First Line: I thought I heard him calling! Did you hear
Last Line: Adam, where art thou?
Subject(s): Adam & Eve; Bible


IN THE IMPERATIVE MOOD    Poem Text    
First Line: Let the man who has and doesn't give
Last Line: Gather rubies from the air!
Subject(s): Generosity; Gifts & Giving; Greed; Avarice; Cupidity


IN THE NIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: There always is a noise when it is dark
Last Line: My heart asunder!
Subject(s): Fear; Night; Bedtime


IN THE ORCHARD    Poem Text    
First Line: There was a giant by the orchard wall
Last Line: Round by the lilac bushes back to you!
Subject(s): Orchards; Supernatural


IN THE POPPY FIELD    Poem Text    
First Line: Mad patsy said, he said to me
Last Line: And danced for very ecstasy!
Subject(s): Poppies


IN WOODS AND MEADOWS    Poem Text    
First Line: Play to the tender stops, though cheerily!
Last Line: "under the sky!"


INDEPENDENCE    Poem Text    
First Line: I grew single and sure
Last Line: That shall cause me to grow.
Subject(s): Independence


INIS FAL    Poem Text    
First Line: Now may we turn aside and dry our tears!
Last Line: Remains to us of all that was our own.
Subject(s): Ireland; Loss; Irish


IRONY    Poem Text    
First Line: Thus spake a man in days of old
Last Line: ...A bag of lead!
Subject(s): God; Irony


KATTY GOLLAGHER    Poem Text    
First Line: The hill is bare! I only find
Last Line: Where nothing ever passes by!


LESBIA    Poem Text    
First Line: Sweet / and delicate / and rare
Last Line: -- at the end of the bough!
Subject(s): Flight; Flying


LIGHT-O'-LOVE    Poem Text    
First Line: And now, at last, I must away
Last Line: Then silence booming everywhere!
Subject(s): Absence; Separation; Isolation


LITTLE THINGS    Poem Text    
First Line: Little things that run and quail
Last Line: Little creatures, everywhere!


LOVERS    Poem Text    
First Line: The moon is shining on the sea!
Last Line: Poor, unhappy, little sea.
Subject(s): Love


MAC DHOUL    Poem Text    
First Line: I saw them all!
Last Line: I'll sing the peeler and the goat in half a tick!


MARY HYNES    Poem Text    
First Line: She is the sky
Last Line: Airily!
Subject(s): Love


MARY RUANE    Poem Text    
First Line: The sky-like girl that we knew!
Last Line: Unweariedly!
Subject(s): Death - Children; Death - Babies


MIDNIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: And suddenly I wakened in a fright
Last Line: If he would let me off -- he said he would.
Subject(s): Angels; Night; Bedtime


MINUETTE    Poem Text    
First Line: The moon shines
Last Line: Take carelessly, and carelessly.
Variant Title(s): On The Freedom Of Ireland
Subject(s): Nationalism - Ireland


NACHIKETAS AND DEATH    Poem Text    
First Line: Young nachiketas went to death
Last Line: For thou art that!
Variant Title(s): Thy Soul
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


NANCY WALSH (1)    Poem Text    
First Line: It is not on her gown
Last Line: And I will go with thee.
Subject(s): Beauty; Hair


NANCY WALSH (2)    Poem Text    
First Line: I, without bite or sup
Last Line: O ringleted one!
Subject(s): Desire


NO MORE OF WOEFUL MISERY I SING       


NORA CRIONA    Poem Text    
First Line: I have looked him round and looked him through
Last Line: And cut her throat -- and serve her right!
Subject(s): Love; Murder


ODELL    Poem Text    
First Line: My mind is sad and weary thinking how
Last Line: And see odell, the tax-collector, hung!
Subject(s): Curses; Taxes


ON A REED    Poem Text    
First Line: I have a reed of oaten straw
Last Line: And throw your wicked halves away!
Subject(s): Musical Instruments; Reeds


OPTIMIST    Poem Text    
First Line: All ye that labour! Every broken man
Last Line: Through courage, truth, and kindness, back to hope.
Subject(s): Hope; Optimism


OULD SNARLY-GOB    Poem Text    
First Line: There was a little fire in the grate
Last Line: Get up and run about!
Subject(s): Old Age


PEADAR OG GOES COURTING    Poem Text    
First Line: Now that I am dressed I'll go
Last Line: ...The knocker's funny -- rat-tat-tat.
Subject(s): Courtship


PORTOBELLO BRIDGE    Poem Text    
First Line: Silver stars shine peacefully!
Last Line: Black and silver filigree!


PSYCHOMETRIST    Poem Text    
First Line: I listened to a man, and he
Last Line: Stones shall sing in ecstasy!
Subject(s): Linnets; Stones; Granite; Rocks


SEUMAS BEG    Poem Text    
First Line: A man was sitting underneath a tree
Last Line: He was a real nice man! He liked me too!
Subject(s): Ireland; Irish


SHAME    Poem Text    
First Line: I was ashamed! I dared not lift my eyes!
Last Line: That this mad mockery was all my own!
Subject(s): Shame


SKIM-MILK    Poem Text    
First Line: A small part only of my grief I write
Last Line: In cormac uasail mac donagh of the golden hair!
Subject(s): Ireland; Poetry & Poets; Poverty; Irish


SLAN LEATH    Poem Text    
First Line: And now, dear heart, the night is closing in
Last Line: ...Where are we!


SOFT WINGS    Poem Text    
First Line: I saw a beggar woman bare
Last Line: Would warm a world for everyone!
Subject(s): Begging & Beggars; Mothers


SONG, I AM TIRED TO DEATH    Poem Text    
First Line: Song, I am tired to death! Here let me lie
Last Line: Farewell, my song!


SWEET APPLE    Poem Text    
First Line: At the end of the bough!
Last Line: At the end of the bough!
Subject(s): Apples; Desire; Fruit


THE ANCIENT ELF    Poem Text    
First Line: I am the maker
Last Line: Look the opposite way!


THE APOLOGY    Poem Text    
First Line: Do not be distant with me, do not be
Last Line: For his unstinted gift of verse and wit!
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


THE APPLE TREE    Poem Text    
First Line: I was hiding in the crooked apple tree
Last Line: He fled, as if he heard some thing behind!
Subject(s): Apple Trees; Children; Trees; Childhood


THE BREATH OF LIFE    Poem Text    
First Line: And while they talked and talked, and while they sat
Last Line: And the great sun tossed laughter on the world!
Subject(s): Life


THE BUDS    Poem Text    
First Line: Now I can see
Last Line: To whisper to.
Subject(s): Love - Beginnings; Spring


THE CANAL BANK    Poem Text    
First Line: I know a girl
Last Line: To-what! To-wit! To-woo!
Subject(s): Love


THE CENTAURS    Poem Text    
First Line: Playing upon the hill three centaurs were
Last Line: They raced into the wood!
Subject(s): Centaurs; Mythical Animals; Fictious Animals


THE CHERRY TREE    Poem Text    
First Line: Come from your bed, my drowsy gentleman!
Last Line: Beneath the cherry bush, a rondelay.
Subject(s): Cherry Trees; Children; Childhood


THE CLOUDS    Poem Text    
First Line: I stood and looked around, where, far and nigh
Last Line: And ran away.
Subject(s): Birds; Clouds


THE COLLEGE OF SURGEONS    Poem Text    
First Line: As I stood at the door
Last Line: Whistled into a hall!
Subject(s): Leaves


THE COOLIN    Poem Text    
First Line: Come with me, under my coat
Last Line: Out on the side of the hill!


THE CREST JEWEL    Poem Text    
First Line: The leaf will wrinkle to decay
Last Line: In him who dreams in me and you.
Subject(s): God


THE DAISIES    Poem Text    
First Line: In the scented bud of the morning o
Last Line: In the field where the daisies are.
Subject(s): Daisies; Flowers


THE DANCER    Poem Text    
First Line: I will not dance / I say I will not dance
Last Line: I'm going to my dead ...! Ah, stamping swine!
Subject(s): Dancing & Dancers


THE DEVIL    Poem Text    
First Line: I think the stars do nod at me!
Last Line: Where you nod upon the sky!
Subject(s): Devil; Satan; Mephistopheles; Lucifer; Beelzebub


THE DEVIL'S BAG    Poem Text    
First Line: I saw the devil walking down the lane
Last Line: And ran away ... Oh, mammy! I'm not well!
Subject(s): Devil; Supernatural; Satan; Mephistopheles; Lucifer; Beelzebub


THE END OF THE ROAD    Poem Text    
First Line: This is a thing is true
Last Line: And a man will be going away!
Subject(s): Finality


THE FAIRY BOY    Poem Text    
First Line: A little fairy in a tree
Last Line: And love that little wrinkled boy.
Subject(s): Fairies; Elves


THE FIFTEEN ACRES    Poem Text    
First Line: I cling and swing
Last Line: So early in the morning o!
Subject(s): Birds


THE FULLNESS OF TIME    Poem Text    
First Line: On a rusty iron throne
Last Line: One who had been crucified!
Subject(s): Devil; Jesus Christ; Peace; Time; Satan; Mephistopheles; Lucifer; Beelzebub


THE FUR COAT    Poem Text    
First Line: I walked out in my coat of pride
Last Line: And sneezed a while; and scratched myself.
Subject(s): Fur Trade; Pride; Furs; Self-esteem; Self-respect


THE GIRL I LEFT BEHIND ME    Poem Text    
First Line: She watched the blaze
Last Line: ...I toddled home!
Subject(s): Love - Loss Of


THE GOAT PATHS    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: The crooked paths / go every way
Last Line: Of my mind.
Subject(s): Goats; Solitude; Loneliness


THE GOLDEN BIRD    Poem Text    
First Line: If joy, the golden bird, would fly
Last Line: Right and room in joyous heaven!
Subject(s): Heaven; Paradise


THE HOLY TIME    Poem Text    
First Line: Like timid girls the shades are pacing down
Last Line: -- there is no sin!


THE HORNED MOON    Poem Text    
First Line: The heavens were silent, and bare
Last Line: And I married a different bride.
Subject(s): Moon


THE LAND OF FAL    Poem Text    
First Line: If poesy have truth at all
Last Line: To great o neill!
Subject(s): Ireland; Irish


THE LARK    Poem Text    
First Line: There is a small bird cowering in the dark
Last Line: In the dark!
Subject(s): Birds; Fear; Larks; Skylarks


THE MAIN DEEP    Poem Text    
First Line: The long, rolling, / steady-pouring
Last Line: ...Hush -- hushing....
Variant Title(s): The Main-deep
Subject(s): Sea; Waves; Ocean


THE MARKET    Poem Text    
First Line: A man said to me at the fair
Last Line: With the sixpence -- dirty lout!
Subject(s): Markets; Supermarkets


THE MERRY MUSIC    Poem Text    
First Line: Letting the merry music stray
Last Line: Letting the merry music stray!
Subject(s): Music & Musicians


THE MERRY POLICEMAN    Poem Text    
First Line: I was appointed guardian by
Last Line: A job in hell to keep me hot!
Subject(s): Police


THE MONKEY'S COUSIN    Poem Text    
First Line: I shall reach up, I shall grow
Last Line: From the terror of my stride!
Subject(s): Monkeys


THE NUCLEUS    Poem Text    
First Line: I looked from mount derision at
Last Line: My crown away -- !


THE PAPS OF DANA    Poem Text    
First Line: The mountains stand, and stare around
Last Line: Taught a little modesty!
Subject(s): Mountains; Hills; Downs (Great Britain)


THE PETAL OF A ROSE    Poem Text    
First Line: Let us be quiet for a while
Last Line: Blushes in the solitude!
Subject(s): Flowers; Roses


THE PIPER    Poem Text    
First Line: Shepherd! While the lambs do feed
Last Line: -- you may weep then, if you will.
Subject(s): Pipers


THE PIT OF BLISS    Poem Text    
First Line: When I was young
Last Line: Of everything, and anything!


THE RED MAN'S WIFE    Poem Text    
First Line: After great fire
Last Line: They fell by deirdre!
Subject(s): Ireland; Irish


THE RED-HAIRED MAN'S WIFE    Poem Text    
First Line: I have taken that vow
Last Line: Still are secret; unreached, and untouched, and not subject to you.
Subject(s): Women's Rights; Feminism


THE RIVALS    Poem Text    
First Line: I heard a bird at dawn
Last Line: As he sang upon a tree!
Subject(s): Birds; Singing & Singers; Songs


THE ROSE ON THE WIND    Poem Text    
First Line: Dip and swing!
Last Line: Lift and sway!
Subject(s): Dreams; Nightmares


THE SATYR    Poem Text    
First Line: There came a satyr creeping through the wood
Last Line: And disappeared among the greenery!
Variant Title(s): The Crackling Twig
Subject(s): Forests; Woods


THE SECRET    Poem Text    
First Line: I was frightened, for a wind
Last Line: In my mind!
Subject(s): Secrets; Supernatural


THE SHELL    Poem Text    
First Line: And then I pressed the shell
Last Line: To hear a car go jolting down the street!
Subject(s): Sea; Shells; Ocean; Conchology


THE SNARE    Poem Text    
First Line: I hear a sudden cry of pain!
Last Line: I am searching everywhere!
Subject(s): Animals; Rabbits; Trapping & Trappers; Hares; Traps; Snares; Trappers


THE SOOTHERER    Poem Text    
First Line: O little joy, why do you run so fast
Last Line: Tra la la la laddy la....
Subject(s): Consolation; Love


THE SPRING IN IRELAND: 1916    Poem Text    
First Line: Do not forget my charge I beg of you
Last Line: We sail away -- be with us mananan!
Subject(s): Ireland; Spring; World War I; Irish; First World War


THE STREET BEHIND YOURS    Poem Text    
First Line: The night droops down upon the street
Last Line: And the gutter grumbling down!
Subject(s): Cities; Night; Urban Life; Bedtime


THE TALE OF MAD BRIGID    Poem Text    
First Line: And then / there rung a bell
Last Line: Of some late-flying wren.
Subject(s): Brigid Of Ireland, Saint (453-523); God; Bridget, Saint; Brigit Of Kildare, Saint


THE TURN OF THE ROAD    Poem Text    
First Line: I was playing with my hoop along the road
Last Line: ...Maybe she was a witch from foreign lands!
Subject(s): Old Age; Supernatural; Women


THE TWINS    Poem Text    
First Line: Good and bad are in my heart
Last Line: That the other was the best.
Subject(s): Evil; Identity; Men; Twins; Virtue


THE VOICE OF GOD    Poem Text    
First Line: I bent again unto the ground
Last Line: -- we are the voice of god! -- I cried.
Subject(s): Religion; Theology


THE WASTE PLACES    Poem Text    
First Line: As a naked man I go
Last Line: The lion out to lick my hand!
Variant Title(s): In Waste Places
Subject(s): Freedom; Liberty


THE WATCHER    Poem Text    
First Line: A rose for a young head
Last Line: And the lips and the hair of the bride.
Subject(s): Marriage; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


THE WEAVERS    Poem Text    
First Line: Many a time your father gave me aid
Last Line: -- and pay for them -- I'll pay you for your shirt!
Subject(s): Money; Poetry & Poets; Weavers And Weaving


THE WHISPERER    Poem Text    
First Line: The moon was round
Last Line: To write this strain!
Subject(s): Anger; God


THE WHITE WINDOW    Poem Text    
First Line: The moon comes every night to peep
Last Line: -- and she never makes a sound!
Subject(s): Moon


THE WIND    Poem Text    
First Line: The wind stood up, and gave a shout
Last Line: And so he will! And so he will!
Subject(s): Wind


THE WIND AND IT WAS WINDY WEATHER    Poem Text    
First Line: Now the winds are riding by
Last Line: All the freedom of the sky!
Variant Title(s): And It Was Windy Weather
Subject(s): Flight; Wind; Flying


THE WOOD OF FLOWERS    Poem Text    
First Line: I went to the wood of flowers
Last Line: In the wood of flowers!
Subject(s): Forests; Woods


THIS WAY TO WINTER    Poem Text    
First Line: Day by day
Last Line: -- 'tis a hardy day!
Subject(s): Winter


TIME'S REVENGE    Poem Text    
First Line: Once on a time he would have said
Last Line: No king at all, and scarce a man!
Subject(s): Time


TO THE FOUR COURTS, PLEASE    Poem Text    
First Line: The driver rubbed at his nettly chin
Last Line: And the poor, when they're old, have little of peace.
Subject(s): Animals; Horses; Poverty


TO THE QUEEN OF THE BEES    Poem Text    
First Line: Bee! Tell me, whence do you come?
Last Line: A honeycombe.
Variant Title(s): The Messenger
Subject(s): Bees; Honeycombs; Insects; Beekeeping; Bugs


TO THE TREE    Poem Text    
First Line: Ballad! I have a message you must bear
Last Line: And plague the god of life and love to favour me.
Subject(s): Trees


WASHED IN SILVER    Poem Text    
First Line: Gleaming in silver are the hills!
Last Line: March magnificently by!
Subject(s): Silver


WESTLAND ROW    Poem Text    
First Line: Every sunday there's a throng
Last Line: As they thought of during prayers.
Subject(s): Clergy; Prayer; Public Worship; Sabbath; Priests; Rabbis; Ministers; Bishops; Church Attendance; Sunday


WHAT THE DEVIL SAID    Poem Text    
First Line: It was night time! God, the father good
Last Line: Satan's deep voice -- o thou unhappy god!
Subject(s): Devil; Satan; Mephistopheles; Lucifer; Beelzebub


WHAT THE TRAMP SAID    Poem Text    
First Line: Why should we live when living is a pain
Last Line: Ten million miles away from this damned world!
Subject(s): Grief; Wandering & Wanderers; Sorrow; Sadness


WHAT TOMAS AN BUILE SAID IN A PUB    Poem Text    
First Line: I saw god. Do you doubt it?
Last Line: And stayed his hand.
Variant Title(s): What Thomas Said In A Pub
Subject(s): God


WHAT'S THE USE       


WHEN THE LEAVES FALL    Poem Text    
First Line: The leaves fall slowly from the trees
Last Line: Is an apache of a wind.
Subject(s): Autumn; Seasons; Fall


WHEN YOU WALK    Poem Text    
First Line: When you walk in a field
Last Line: The beautiful clouds go by!
Subject(s): Cities; Country Life; Walking; Urban Life


WHERE THE DEMONS GRIN    Poem Text    
First Line: The hill was low, it stretched away
Last Line: Jab-jabbered as the old man fell.


WHITE FIELDS    Poem Text    
First Line: In the winter time we go
Last Line: Where it is the children go.
Subject(s): Snow; Winter


WHY TOMAS CAM WAS GRUMPY    Poem Text    
First Line: If I were rich what would I do?
Last Line: ...Where's my spade! I've work to do!
Subject(s): Labor & Laborers; Wealth; Wisdom; Work; Workers; Riches; Fortunes


WILLIAM O KELLY    Poem Text    
First Line: Not since the gael was sold
Last Line: The topmost blackberry!
Subject(s): Ireland; Loss; Irish



Stephens, James Brunton   
1 poems available by this author


THE DOMINION, 1883 [OF AUSTRALIA] (A FORECAST)    Poem Text    
First Line: She is not yet, but he whose ear
Last Line: Our bounds shall be the girdling seas alone.
Subject(s): Australia