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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.


IN HIM WE LIVE, & MOVE, & HAVE OUR BEING'       
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


THE COMING OF THE LORD    Poem Text    
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


THE LAMENT OF THE FLOWERS    Poem Text    
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


THE WILD ROSE OF PLYMOUTH    Poem Text    
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.