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A CHURCHYARD SOLILOQUY, by HENRY ALFORD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Stand by me here, beloved, where thick crowd
Last Line: The day and darkness, in life's twilight time?
Subject(s): Churchyards


A REVERIE ON HATHERLEY CHURCHYARD, by MARCUS S. C. RICKARDS    Poem Text            
First Line: Nay, mock me not with shifting human smiles
Last Line: For thou art righteousness, and love, and christ, and god!
Subject(s): Beauty; Churchyards; Earth; Love; Nature; Truth; World


AT TRINITY, by ANDREW EDWARD WATROUS    Poem Text            
First Line: Where wall street's head from full broadway
Last Line: Where peace sole reigneth.
Subject(s): Churchyards; Death; New York City; Trinity Churchyard (New York); Dead, The; Manhattan; New York, New York; The Big Apple


BERKLEY CHURCHYARD, by FREDERIC ROWLAND MARVIN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How still are all the dead
Last Line: Our gift of love for men.
Subject(s): Churchyards; Death; Graves; Marble; Soldiers; Dead, The; Tombs; Tombstones


BIRCHINGTON CHURCH-YARD, by CHRISTINA GEORGINA ROSSETTI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A lowly hill which overlooks a flat
Last Line: Silent and neither swift nor slow.
Alternate Author Name(s): Alleyne, Ellen; Rossetti, Christina
Subject(s): Churchyards; Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882)


CHILD'S BURIAL IN SPRING, by DAVID MACBETH MOIR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Where ocean's waves to the hollow caves murmur
Last Line: A veil to be by eternity but ne'er by time with-drawn!
Alternate Author Name(s): Delta
Subject(s): Children - Lost; Churchyards; Death; Funerals; Heaven; Dead, The; Burials; Paradise


CITY CHURCHYARD, by X. J. KENNEDY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: From birth screwed tight, I writhed inside my soul
Alternate Author Name(s): Kennedy, Joseph
Subject(s): Churchyards


DESERTED CHURCHYARD, by DAVID MACBETH MOIR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There lay an ancient churchyard
Last Line: The shadowy days of old.
Alternate Author Name(s): Delta
Subject(s): Calm; Churchyards; Desolation; Silence; Solitude; Placid; Undisturbed; Tranquility; Loneliness


ECCLESIASTICAL SONNETS: PART 3: 41. NEW CHURCHYARD, by WILLIAM WORDSWORTH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The encircling ground, in native turf arrayed
Last Line: That to the almighty father looks through all.
Subject(s): Churchyards


ELEGIAC SONNET: 44. WRITTEN IN THE CHURCH YARD AT MIDDLETON IN SUSSEX, by CHARLOTTE SMITH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Pressed by the moon, mute arbitress of tides
Last Line: To gaze with envy on their gloomy rest.
Alternate Author Name(s): Smith, Charlotte Turner
Subject(s): Churchyards; Moon; Sussex, England


IN A COUNTRY CHURCHYARD, by EDMUND CHARLES BLUNDEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Earth is a quicksand; yon square tower
Last Line: Thy tiny skull?
Alternate Author Name(s): Blunden, Edmund
Subject(s): Cemeteries; Churchyards; Graveyards


IN CARROWDORE CHURCHYARD, by DEREK MAHON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Your ashes will not stir, even on this high ground
Variant Title(s): In Carrowdore Churchyard; At The Grave Of Louis Macneice
Subject(s): Churchyards; Macneice, Louis (1907-1963)


IN LALEHAM CHURCHYARD (THE BURIAL-PLACE OF MATTHEW ARNOLD), by WILLIAM WATSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Twas at this season, year by year
Last Line: To work their will.
Alternate Author Name(s): Watson, John William
Subject(s): Arnold, Matthew (1822-1888); Churchyards; Poetry & Poets


LINES WRITTEN IN RICHMOND CHURCHYARD, YORKSHIRE, by HERBERT KNOWLES    Poem Text            
First Line: Methinks it is good to be here
Last Line: Who bequeathed us them both when he rose to the skies.
Subject(s): Churchyards


MARLBOROUGH FAIR, by MARGARET LOUISA WOODS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I warr'nt our street be near so wide
Last Line: And the long down is whispering low 'goodnight.'
Alternate Author Name(s): Woods, Mrs. Margaret Louisa Bradley
Subject(s): Abandonment; Amusement Parks; Animals; Children; Churchyards; Circus; Country Dances; Country Life; Entertainers; Festivals; Fiddles; Games; Guns; Lions; Marlborough, England; Merry-go-grounds; Mourning; Musical Instruments; Night; Pleasure; Desertion; C


MEDITATIONS IN GREAT BEALINGS CHURCH-YARD, by BERNARD BARTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is not only while we look upon
Last Line: One more look ere I part! 'tis given, and now, farewell!
Alternate Author Name(s): Quaker Poet
Subject(s): Churchyards; Farewell; Gosfield Park, Essex, England; Parting


MOONLIGHT CHURCHYARD, by DAVID MACBETH MOIR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Round thee, pure moon, a ring of snowy clouds
Last Line: Sits spectre-like, the guardian of the tomb!
Alternate Author Name(s): Delta
Subject(s): Churchyards


ODE ON THE POETICAL CHARACTER, by WILLIAM COLLINS (1721-1759)    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As once, if not with light regard / I read aright that gifted bard
Last Line: Or curtained close such scene from every future view.
Subject(s): Churchyards; Poetry & Poets


OLD SWEDE'S CHURCHYARD, by ALICE L. REYBOLD    Poem Text            
First Line: It is well that ancient tree
Last Line: And slumber after violence.
Subject(s): Churchyards


ON A POET IN A WELSH CHURCHYARD, by WALTER SAVAGE LANDOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Kind souls! Who strive what pious hand shall bring
Last Line: One sprig of each to trim a poet's grave.
Variant Title(s): Epitaph On A Poet In A Welsh Courtyard
Subject(s): Churchyards; Graves; Poetry & Poets; Tombs; Tombstones


SCENES IN LONDON: 4. THE CITY CHURCHYARD, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I pray thee lay me not to rest
Last Line: Give loveliness to death.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Churchyards; Funerals; London; Burials


ST. MICHAN'S CHURCHYARD, by ROSE KAVANAGH    Poem Text            
First Line: Inside the city's throbbing heart
Last Line: The peace of heaven was everywhere.
Subject(s): Churchyards; Dublin, Ireland; Emmet, Robert (1778-1803)


SUNSHINE: A THOUGHT, by ELIZA COOK    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The sweet and merry sunshine makes the very churchyard fair
Last Line: Though it plays upon a grave-stone through the gloomy cypress tree.
Subject(s): Bones; Churchyards; Coffins; Thought; Thinking


THE CAMBRIDGE CHURCHYARD, by OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Our ancient church! Its lowly tower
Last Line: Might call a tear on mine.
Subject(s): Cambridge, Massachusetts; Churchyards


THE CHURCHYARD, by ROBERT WILLIAMS BUCHANAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How slowly creeps the hand of time
Last Line: The eternal voice of time.
Alternate Author Name(s): Maitland, Thomas
Subject(s): Churchyards


THE OLD CHURCH ON THE HILL, by EDWARD NOYES POMEROY    Poem Text            
First Line: Palid and cold as the morning star
Last Line: And taming its raging waves.
Subject(s): Churches; Churchyards; Graves; Nature - Religious Aspects; Prayer Meetings; Worship; Cathedrals; Tombs; Tombstones


THE OLD CHURCHYARD OF BONCHURCH, by PHILIP BOURKE MARSTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The churchyard leans to the sea with its dead
Last Line: They shall lie there, together.
Subject(s): Churchyards; Wight, Isle Of


THE SPEED FIEND, by WALT MASON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: They dread my coming, east and west, and
Last Line: I spoil a pedagogue, and there I bag a grocer.
Subject(s): Churchyards; Death; Dead, The


VERSES TO A FRIEND, by BERNARD BARTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I promis'd thee, that, soon or late
Last Line: But graver—lead to heaven!
Alternate Author Name(s): Quaker Poet
Subject(s): Churchyards


WIDCOMBE CHURCHYARD, by WALTER SAVAGE LANDOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The place where soon I think to lie
Last Line: That little care.
Variant Title(s): The Wall-flower;a Request;youth And Age
Subject(s): Churchyards