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Subject: APPLES
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A REFLECTION, by THOMAS HOOD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When eve upon the first of men
Last Line: That adam was not adamant!
Subject(s): Adam & Eve; Apples; Bible; Fruit; Pity; Sin; Women; Eve


A SHORT HISTORY OF THE APPLE, by DORIANNE LAUX    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Teeth at the skin. Anticipation
Subject(s): Apples


A SONG OF APPLE-BLOOM, by GORDON BOTTOMLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Have you not waked in the grey of the day-dawn
Last Line: "come, lasses, come, ere our rose-world falls grey."
Subject(s): Apples; Fruit


A SONG OF APPLE-GATHERING, by GORDON BOTTOMLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Harvest is over in mist and moist moon-light
Last Line: Joy-worn and grave to its sleep-time at last.
Subject(s): Apples; Fruit; Harvest


A VERMONT BREAKFAST, by DANIEL LEAVENS CADY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When summer days speed up so fast
Last Line: And glorifies that apple.
Subject(s): Apples; Food & Eating; Fruit; Vermont


AFTER APPLE PICKING, by ROBERT FROST    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My long two-pointed ladder's sticking through a tree
Last Line: Or just some human sleep.
Subject(s): Americans; Apple Trees; Apples; Fruit; Trees; United States; America


APPLE, by SUSAN STEWART    Poem Text         Recitation by Author     Poet's Biography
First Line: If I could come back from the dead, I would come back
Subject(s): Apples


APPLE CORE, by CLARENCE MAJOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Up the road / I saw blackbirds
Last Line: But the stalks moving
Subject(s): Apples; Fruit


APPLE RIND, by CAROL FROST    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Someone else was afraid and spoke to me
Last Line: To come back to this beautiful, stupid world?
Subject(s): Apples


APPLE SAUCE!, by EDITH GRACE BERKNESS    Poem Text            
First Line: John peter said at supper
Last Line: If dessert's just apple sauce!
Subject(s): Apples; Desserts; Fruit


APPLE-GATHERING, by MATHILDE BLIND    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Essex flats are pink with clover
Last Line: On the red-lit christmas-tree.
Alternate Author Name(s): Lake, Claude
Subject(s): Apples; Fruit


APPLE-PARING NIGHT IN VERMONT, by DANIEL LEAVENS CADY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The biggest basket 'round our place
Last Line: That weekly apple-paring night.
Subject(s): Apples; Farm Life; Food & Eating; Fruit; Harvest; Labor & Laborers; Vermont; Agriculture; Farmers; Work; Workers


APPLES, by DONALD HALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The have gone
Subject(s): Apples; Transience; Impermanence


APPLES, by LIZETTE WOODWORTH REESE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Before she went from grieving
Last Line: Of the apples dropping down.
Subject(s): Apples; Fruit; Grief; Sorrow; Sadness


APPLES FALLING, by LOUISE TOWNSEND NICHOLL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: All night long, in the close september darkness
Last Line: Falling to the ground.
Subject(s): Apples; Fruit


APPLES FOR SALE, by LEWIS MANSFIELD KNAPP    Poem Text            
First Line: In youthful days I saw old orchards bloom
Last Line: I too, my friend, am polished and for sale.
Subject(s): Apples; Fruit; Language; Orchards; Words; Vocabulary


APPLES OF HESPERIDES, by AMY LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Glinting golden through the trees
Last Line: Apples of hesperides!
Subject(s): Apples; Fruit; Hesperides (Mythology)


AUGUST, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There were four apples on the bough
Last Line: Mown from the harvest's middle-floor
Subject(s): Apples; August; Fruit; Trees


AUGUST WEATHER, by KATHARINE TYNAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dead heat and windless air
Last Line: And the ripe apples fall.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hinkson, Katharine Tynan
Subject(s): Apples; August; Fruit; Harvest; Summer


BARBARA BLUE, by ALICE CARY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There was an old lady named barbara blue
Last Line: Apples and all!
Subject(s): Spinsters; Avarice; Apples


BLOSSOM OF SNOW, by WILLIAM SHARP    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sing a song of blossom
Last Line: "with little marjory brown."
Alternate Author Name(s): Macleod, Fiona
Subject(s): Apples; Fruit; Gardens & Gardening; Snow


BY THE ORCHARD, by DAVID WAGONER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Rushing through leaves, they fall
Subject(s): Apples


CINDER-FRUIT, by PAUL JEAN TOULET    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Like the apple fruit
Last Line: It is ashen.
Subject(s): Apples; Fruit; Passion; Tantalus (Greek Mythology)


DOOMED BRIGHT CITY, by MARGERY SWETT MANSFIELD    Poem Text            
First Line: Remembering I had sold the sight
Last Line: No epitaph is needed for the race.
Subject(s): Apples; Cities; Flowers; Fruit; Urban Life


EVE, ALSO, by RUTH STONE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Holding in my left hand an apple;
Subject(s): Apples


FORGOTTEN ORCHARD, by MURIEL DOE THURNEYSEN    Poem Text            
First Line: The air is sweet with apples ripening
Last Line: Must touch no windfall in the tangled grass.
Subject(s): Apples; Fruit; Orchards; Voices


GREEN APPLES, by RUTH STONE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In august we carried the old horsehair mattress
Subject(s): Apples; Summer; Family Life; Relatives


HARVEST APPLES, by RAY CLARKE ROSE    Poem Text            
First Line: Out in the orchard, years ago
Last Line: "you 'll find a ""honey-core,"" I guess."
Subject(s): Apple Trees; Apples; Fruit; Trees


HESPERIDES, by NAOMI REYNOLDS    Poem Text            
First Line: Golden apples for goddesses
Last Line: I will have none.
Subject(s): Apples; Fruit; Hesperides (Mythology)


JUST TO FEEL HUMAN, by JAMES TATE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A single apple grew on our tree, which
Subject(s): Apples; Adam & Eve; Eve


KEEPING STORE, by AMANDA MUTERSPAUGH    Poem Text            
First Line: Out of the land of 'make - believe
Last Line: Over a bargain -- then it took tact.
Subject(s): Apples; Fruit; Past


MADONNA MIA, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Under green apple boughs
Last Line: Being strong as love.
Subject(s): Apples; Fruit; God; Love; Women


MINE HOST OF 'THE GOLDEN APPLE', by THOMAS WESTWOOD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A goodly host one day was mine
Last Line: Thomas westwood.
Subject(s): Apples; Fruit


MOONLIT APPLES, by JOHN DRINKWATER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: At the top of the house
Last Line: On moon-washed apples of wonder.
Subject(s): Apple Trees; Apples; Fruit; Trees


OF THE APPLE, by KATHARINE TYNAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The apples in the garden bed
Last Line: "wherewith the world abounds,"" she said."
Alternate Author Name(s): Hinkson, Katharine Tynan
Subject(s): Adam & Eve; Apples; Bible; Fruit; God; Praise


PARING THE APPLE, by CHARLES TOMLINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There are portraits and still-lifes
Subject(s): Apples; Fruit


PATCHWORK, by GLADYS VERVILLE DEANE    Poem Text            
First Line: Into that deep that yields no bright return
Last Line: While I sewed seams beneath the apple tree.
Subject(s): Apples; Dreams; Fruit; Youth; Nightmares


PICKING APPLES IN VERMONT, by DANIEL LEAVENS CADY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Wake up there, boys, no time to dream
Last Line: "we plumb forgot to salt the sheep."
Subject(s): Apples; Farm Life; Fields; Fruit; Harvest; Vermont; Agriculture; Farmers; Pastures; Meadows; Leas


POMONA, by PATRICK REGINALD CHALMERS    Poem Text            
First Line: The hive's full of honey, the steading of stacks
Last Line: Perhaps not the goddess, but one of her girls!
Subject(s): Apples; Autumn; Fruit; Seasons; Women; Fall


RED APPLES, by KARL E. MUNDT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He tries to sell red apples in the street
Last Line: Cannot remember belleau wood.
Subject(s): Apples; Belleau Wood, France; Fruit; Social Problems; Soldiers; Unemployment; War


RUSSETS, by ISABEL FISKE CONANT    Poem Text            
First Line: From an old hayloft
Last Line: Sounder than the new.
Subject(s): Apples; Fruit


SCUFFLED DUST, by WINIFRED VIRGINIA JACKSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The lean white birches of the moon
Last Line: What came after I do not know.
Subject(s): Apple Blossoms; Apples; Fruit; Insects; Spiders; Virtue; Bugs


SHARING EVE'S APPLE, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O blush not so! O blush not so
Last Line: O cut the sweet apple and share it!
Variant Title(s): Eve's Sweet Pipin
Subject(s): Adam & Eve; Apples; Bible; Fruit; Religion; Eve; Theology


SIDEWALK PHILOSOPHER, by BLANCHE SCHOFIELD    Poem Text            
First Line: She did not hope to grace a royal ball
Last Line: Because she could not wear a coronet.
Subject(s): Apples; Dreams; Fruit; Philosophy & Philosophers; Nightmares


SONG - FOR NOVEMBER, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: While skies glint bright with
Last Line: With all her blossoms blooming.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Apples; Birds; Fruit; November; Seasons


SPRING SONG ON TOAST, by LUNA CRAVEN OSBURN    Poem Text            
First Line: Apple blossoms drifting
Last Line: May sweetly woos the earth.
Subject(s): Apples; Earth; Flowers; Fruit; May (Month); World


SUITE TO APPLENESS: 1, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If you love me drink this discolored wine
Last Line: Her mountains strewn and crushed.
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Apples; Christianity; Drinks & Drinking; Fruit; Judgments; Temptation; Wine


SUITE TO APPLENESS: 2, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In the quonset shed unloading the fertilizer
Last Line: Losing shape, into a thick green slime and jelly.
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Apples; Farm Life; Fruit; Labor & Laborers; Agriculture; Farmers; Work; Workers


SUITE TO APPLENESS: 3, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Or in the orchard that night
Last Line: As an apple.
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Apples; Birds; Christianity; Crows; Fruit; Night; Bedtime


SWEET APPLE, by JAMES STEPHENS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: At the end of the bough!
Last Line: At the end of the bough!
Subject(s): Apples; Desire; Fruit


TELL, by PAUL MULDOON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He opens the scullery door, and a sudden rush
Subject(s): Apples


THE APPLE, by MARGARET SACKVILLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Eve, smiling, plucked the apple, then
Last Line: As to let adam taste of it!
Subject(s): Adam & Eve; Apples; Bible; Fruit


THE APPLE FAIR, by WILLIAM STEWARD GORDON    Poem Text            
First Line: What is all this fuss about?
Last Line: "and shout, ""hurrah for the apple fair!"
Subject(s): Apples; Festivals; Fruit; Harvest; Fairs; Pageants


THE APPLE WAS A NORTHERN INVENTION, by ELEANOR WILNER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When she ate the pomegranate
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilner, Eleanor Rand
Subject(s): Apples; Pomegranates


THE APPLE-DUMPLINGS AND GEORGE THE THIRD, by JOHN WOLCOTT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Once in the chase, this monarch drooping
Last Line: "then, where, where, where, pray, got the apple in?"
Alternate Author Name(s): Pindar, Peter; Wolcot, John
Subject(s): Apples; Fruit; George Iii, King Of England (1738-1820)


THE CROSSED APPLE, by LOUISE BOGAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I've come to give you fruit from out my orchard
Last Line: You take the rest
Alternate Author Name(s): Holden, Raymond, Mrs.
Subject(s): Apples; Fruit


THE GOLDEN APPLE, by DORA SIGERSON SHORTER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She saw on the far bank a golden apple
Last Line: With gloss of gold on his ruddy hair.
Alternate Author Name(s): Sigerson, Dora; Shorter, Mrs. Clement
Subject(s): Adam & Eve; Apples; Bible; Evil; Fruit; Good; Temptation


THE MONGREL, by WILLIAM HENRY DAVIES    Poem Text            
First Line: Your laurel hedge, with its broad leaves
Last Line: To shrivelled leaves, all limp and sere.
Alternate Author Name(s): Davies, W. H.
Subject(s): Apples; Cherries; Fruit


THE PROUDEST FRUIT, by ELIZABETH MORROW    Poem Text            
First Line: Apples are the proudest fruit
Last Line: Immortality.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cutter, Elizabeth Reeve
Subject(s): Apples; Fruit; Mythology - Classical; Persephone; Proserpine; Proserpina


THE REASON, by HERVEY ALDIS    Poem Text            
First Line: They asked me what ailed her
Last Line: "of too much blossoming."
Subject(s): Apples; Death; Fruit; Trees; Dead, The


THE SONG OF SUMMER, by LOUISE CHANDLER MOULTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I plucked an apple from off a tree
Last Line: On a lower branch is the fruit for me.
Alternate Author Name(s): Chandler, Ellen Louise
Subject(s): Apples; Fruit; Summer


THE UNLUCKY APPLE, by PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Twas the apple that in eden
Last Line: She's the apple of my eye.
Subject(s): Apples; Fruit


TO AN APPLE, by DAVID IGNATOW    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You were rotten
Subject(s): Apples; Fruit


TWELFTH NIGHT, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: "here's to thee, old apple-tree"
Last Line: And our pockets full too
Variant Title(s): A Farmer's And Farm-worker's Toast;apple-howling Song: Devonshire
Subject(s): "apples;devonshire, England;fruit;


TWILIGHT, by DORIANNE LAUX    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My daughter set whatever had begun
Subject(s): Apples; Fruit; Harvest; Pear Trees; Trees; Women; Pears


YOUNG EDEN, by WITTER BYNNER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Flushed from a fairy flagon
Last Line: The apple in her hand!
Alternate Author Name(s): Morgan, Emanuel
Subject(s): Apples; Eden; Fairies; Fruit; Love; Poison Ivy; Story-telling; Youth; Elves