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Very, Jones    Poet's Biography
35 poems available by this author

AUTUMN FLOWERS    Poem Text    
First Line: Still blooming on, when summer flowers all fade
Last Line: And to its close life's pilgrimage beguile.
Subject(s): Flowers

AUTUMN LEAVES    Poem Text    
First Line: The leaves though thick are falling; one by one
Last Line: The unseen hues of immortality.
Subject(s): Leaves

ENOCH    Poem Text    
First Line: I looked to find a man who walked with god
Last Line: The only temple he delights to fill.

First Line: Father! I bless thy name that I do live

LIFE    Poem Text    
First Line: It is not life upon thy gifts to live
Last Line: The more to us doth of his bounty send.
Subject(s): Religion; Worship; Theology

NATURE    Poem Text    
First Line: The bubbling brook doth leap when I come by
Last Line: Hear from his father's lips that all is good.
Subject(s): Nature

First Line: Come suddenly, o lord, or slowly come
Last Line: Thou wilt to us thy word of promise keep.
Variant Title(s): Take Ye Heed, Watch And Pray
Subject(s): Bible; Jesus Christ; Religion; Theology

THE COTTAGE    Poem Text    
First Line: The house my earthly parent left
Last Line: And called their friend, my father, god.

THE CREATED    Poem Text    
First Line: There is nought for thee by thy haste to gain
Last Line: He saw thee lord of all his creatures stand.

THE CUP    Poem Text    
First Line: The bitterness of death is on me now
Last Line: Lead on to joy eternal in the heaven.

THE DEAD    Poem Text    
First Line: I see them, crowd on crowd they walk the earth
Last Line: Than those that to the earth with many tears they give.
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The

THE EARTH    Poem Text    
First Line: I would lie low, the ground on which men tread
Last Line: And from my bosom find a surer rest.

THE EYE AND EAR    Poem Text    
First Line: Thou readest, but each lettered word can give
Last Line: Itself by all things seen and owned as his.

THE GARDEN    Poem Text    
First Line: I saw the spot where our first parents dwelt
Last Line: No more for sin's dark stain the debt of death to pay.

THE GIFTS OF GOD    Poem Text    
First Line: The light that fills thy house at morn
Last Line: What none can ever buy for gold.

THE GRAVE-YARD    Poem Text    
First Line: My heart grows sick before the wide-spread death
Last Line: For in the body's health the soul's forgot.
Subject(s): Cemeteries; Graveyards

THE HAND AND FOOT    Poem Text    
First Line: The hand and foot that stir not, they shall find
Last Line: Bids spheres and atoms in just order move.

THE IDLER    Poem Text    
First Line: I idle stand, that I may find employ
Last Line: Hang idly down still waiting thy commands.
Subject(s): Idleness; Laziness; Sloth; Indolence

First Line: I looked to find spring's early flowers
Last Line: "to glad the heart, and save from harm."
Subject(s): Flowers

THE LATTER RAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: The latter rain, it falls in anxious haste
Last Line: Declare to man it was not sent in vain.
Subject(s): Nature; Rain

THE LOST    Poem Text    
First Line: The fairest day that ever yet has shone
Last Line: That now to them dost all thy substance give.

THE MORNING WATCH    Poem Text    
First Line: Tis near the morning watch, the dim lamp burns
Last Line: Till he the day's bright gates forever on them close!

THE NEW BIRTH    Poem Text    
First Line: Tis a new life; - thoughts move not as they did
Last Line: Start from death's slumbers to eternity.
Subject(s): Easter; Holidays; The Resurrection

THE NEW MAN    Poem Text    
First Line: The hands must touch and handle many things
Last Line: And bid them seek the morn the hills and fields once more.

THE NEW WORLD    Poem Text    
First Line: The night that has no star lit up by god
Last Line: Their strong foundations laid by god's right hand.

THE OLD ROAD    Poem Text    
First Line: The road is left that once was trod
Last Line: "but he shall walk with me, his god."

THE ORIGIN OF MAN, I    Poem Text    
First Line: Man has forgot his origin; in vain
Last Line: The wondrous truths, which now they but conceal.

THE PRAYER    Poem Text    
First Line: Wilt thou not visit me?
Last Line: My spirit loves with thine in peace to dwell.
Subject(s): Religion; Theology

THE SONG    Poem Text    
First Line: When I would sing of crooked streams and fields
Last Line: By hill and grove, by field and stream delayed.
Subject(s): Country Life

THE SPIRIT LAND    Poem Text    
First Line: Father! Thy wonders do not singly stand
Last Line: That ne'er returns us to the fields of light
Variant Title(s): The Present Heaven
Subject(s): Death; Heaven; Dead, The; Paradise

THE STRANGERS    Poem Text    
First Line: Each care-worn face is but a look
Last Line: Who in each act that act have done.

THE TREE    Poem Text    
First Line: I love thee when thy swelling buds appear
Last Line: On stars that brighter beam, when most we need their love.
Subject(s): Nature; Spring; Trees

First Line: Upon the plymouth shore the wild rose blooms
Last Line: Of love and beauty ever to remain.
Subject(s): Flowers; Plymouth, Massachusetts; Roses

THY BROTHER'S BLOOD    Poem Text    
First Line: I have no brother. They who meet me now
Last Line: Shall not be seen upon thy hand again.

YOURSELF    Poem Text    
First Line: Tis to yourself I speak; you cannot know
Last Line: Must both remain as strangers still to you.