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Subject: CUPS
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A DREAM OF THE MELBOURNE CUP, by ANDREW BARTON PATERSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Bring me a quart of colonial beer
Last Line: And I woke with 'the indigestion'.
Alternate Author Name(s): Paterson, 'banjo'
Subject(s): Cups; Dreams; Hearts; Melbourne, Australia; Nightmares


BRAHMA'S CUP, by FREDERIC ROWLAND MARVIN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I lift the cup of brahma high!
Last Line: And he receives me into him.
Subject(s): Brahma; Cups; Drinks & Drinking; Liquorice; Wine


DIRE: 6. LOCUSTA, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Come close and see her and hearken. This is she
Last Line: Praying. There are who say she is bride of christ.
Subject(s): Cups; Hell; Jesus Christ; Nations; Nero, Roman Emperor (37-68 A.d.)


LINES INSCRIBED UPON A CUP FORMED FROM A SKULL, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Start not - nor deem my spirit fled
Last Line: This chance is theirs, to be of use.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Cups; Skulls


MARGARET'S SONG, FR. FAUST, by JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In thule lived a monarch old
Last Line: One drop again till death!
Subject(s): Cups; Death; Gifts & Giving; Dead, The


POVERTY, by RUTH INSCHO    Poem Text            
First Line: My cup is full; yet oft I think
Last Line: But because my cup is small!
Subject(s): Cups


QUATRAIN: THE CUP, by LILLA CABOT PERRY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She said, 'lift high the cup!'
Last Line: That none might see or guess it held no wine.
Subject(s): Cups


SARA TEASDALE, by ERMA MELLISH    Poem Text            
First Line: You did not climb the stairs alone last night
Last Line: Edged dagger deep into his contrite heart.
Subject(s): Cups; Despair; Stairs


THAT OTHER MAUD MULLER, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Maud muller worked at making hay
Last Line: And raked the judge instead of the hay.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Cups; Judges; May (Month)


THE CHINA TEA SET, by BERTYE YOUNG WILLIAMS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A china tea set -- just to own
Last Line: No friends were left to drink the tea.
Alternate Author Name(s): Williams, B. Y.
Subject(s): Cups; Food & Eating; Tea


THE CRYSTAL CUP, by MARY ELIZABETH PEARCE    Poem Text            
First Line: I had a crystal cup both old and rare
Last Line: An earthen cup will serve, though once it mattered.
Subject(s): Cups; Sonnet (As Literary Form)


THE CUP, by MOLLY PEACOCK    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Unable to quell a sudden urge for neatness,
Subject(s): Cups; Death; Grief; Dead, The; Sorrow; Sadness


THE CUP, by WILLIAM SHARP    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The cup of bitter-sweet I know
Last Line: The grey tumultuous waters flow!
Alternate Author Name(s): Macleod, Fiona
Subject(s): Aging; Cups; Love; Regret; Wisdom


THE CUP OF MENALCHUS, by PAUL FORT    Poem Text            
First Line: Tityrus, on my cup warmly the season glows! Beneficent tityrus
Last Line: Discourse. . . . Hum! Hum! . . . The season's warm on my cup, good tityrus!
Subject(s): Cups; Drinks & Drinking; Life; Love; Wine


THE LOVING CUP, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tranced in the glamour of a
Last Line: Our mutual loves, o loving cup!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Cups; Drinks & Drinking; Memory; Wine


THE PROFFERED CUP, by MARY SINTON LEITCH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Last night across the meadows of a dream
Last Line: And so . . . Still singing . . . Passed into the night.
Subject(s): Cups; Dreams; Fountain Of Youth; Immortality; Sacrifices; Nightmares


THE TWO GLASSES, by ELLA WHEELER WILCOX    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There sat two glasses filled to the brim
Last Line: On the rich man's table, rim to rim.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilson, Robert, Mrs.
Subject(s): Cups; Drinks & Drinking; Fables; Water; Wealth; Wine; Allegories; Riches; Fortunes


TIME, by ALICE MARY DOWD    Poem Text            
First Line: An empty cup is placed within our hands
Last Line: Beyond the sunset lies the fount of youth.
Subject(s): Cups; Soul; Time


ZARA (2) (SEE MATURIN'S 'WOMEN'), by CHRISTINA GEORGINA ROSSETTI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The pale sad face of her I wronged
Last Line: Shall not we twain repose together?
Alternate Author Name(s): Alleyne, Ellen; Rossetti, Christina
Subject(s): Cups; Love; Memory; Soul