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Subject: DINNERS & DINING
Matches Found: 38

A TRILOGY: ASHES, by L. J. STANTON    Poem Text            
First Line: The outline of a withered tree
Last Line: It's five o'clock and time to eat!
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining; Food & Eating


A VERMONT 'DONATION', by DANIEL LEAVENS CADY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It's funny how our ancestors
Last Line: With some deliberation.
Subject(s): Charity; Churches; Dinners & Dining; Food & Eating; Preaching & Preachers; Vermont; Philanthropy; Cathedrals


A VERMONT SUNDAY DINNER, by DANIEL LEAVENS CADY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Two sermons, sunday school between
Last Line: To get dried beef for dinner.
Subject(s): Beef; Dinners & Dining; Food & Eating; Vermont


ALEXANDER VI DINES WITH THE CARDINAL OF CAPUA, by STEPHEN VINCENT BENET    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Next, then, the peacock, gilt
Last Line: Mhm! Kiss your poor old father, little rose!
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining; Alexander Vi, Pope (1431-1503)


ARTIFACT: TWO INK ON POTTERY FRAGMENTS: 7TH-8TH C.A.D., by ELENI SIKELIANOS                Poet's Biography
First Line: ...Behold, another 4
Last Line: Fireworks out on the river
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining; Salads; Vegetables


BETTY BOOPER, by JOHN CIARDI                Poet's Biography
First Line: This is little betty booper
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining; Food & Eating; Gluttony; Popcorn


CANDLELIGHT, by TONY HOAGLAND    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Crossing the porch in the hazy dusk
Last Line: Had granted its permission
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining; Marriage; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


CARVING AND GILDING, by ROWLAND EYLES EGERTON-WARBURTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You see,' said our host, as we enter'd his doors
Last Line: "pray less of your gilding, and more of your carving."
Alternate Author Name(s): Egerton-warburton, R. E.
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining; Guests; Hospitality; Superficiality; Visiting


CELERY, by OGDEN NASH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Celery raw / devlops the jaw
Subject(s): Celery; Dinners & Dining; Food & Eating; Mnemonics


COCKTAIL HOUR, by MARGARET E. MCINTYRE    Poem Text            
First Line: Between the dusk and the twilight
Last Line: It must be upheld, to get by.
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining; Drinks & Drinking; Dusk; Smoking; Wine; Tobacco; Pipes; Cigars; Cigarettes


DINING [OR, EATING] OUT ALONE, by ANSELM HOLLO    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Through two layers of glass
Last Line: Of which I am one, dining out alone
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining; Food & Eating; Restaurants; Cafes; Diners


DINNER PARTY, by ELEANOR WILNER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The fire is lit in the hearth, and flickers
Last Line: Lifts his cup, and calls for more wine.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilner, Eleanor Rand
Subject(s): Conversation; Dinners & Dining; Fire; Guests; Tableware; Visiting; Cutlery; Forks; Plates


DREAM BARKER, by JEAN VALENTINE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We met for supper in your flat-bottomed boat
Last Line: Bone dry, old, in a dry land, jim, my jim
Subject(s): Dreams; Dinners & Dining


FLAMES LIGHT UP THE ROUGH WALLS AND EARNEST FACES, by JANE MILLER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: With none among the travelers about you
Last Line: A little chapel in a housedress of windless pink dawn
Subject(s): Alienation (Social Psychology); Dinners & Dining; Housekeeping; Housewives; Estrangement; Outcasts


GOING OUT, by GREGORY ORR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You hold your hands up to the light
Last Line: We stand in it like a room.
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining; Hunger; Longing


I ATE TOO MUCH, by JACK PRELUTSKY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I ate too much turkey
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining; Food & Eating; Gluttony


LOSS OF APPETITE, by WALT MASON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When julia rang the dinner bell, I used to
Last Line: Cabbage and a tart.
Subject(s): Appetite; Dinners & Dining; Food & Eating; Hunger; Restaurants; Cafes; Diners


MISS NOBODY'S CHRISTMAS DINNER, by WILLIAM ALLEN BUTLER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: One might travel this wide world over & over
Last Line: An emblem too true of this make-believe world.
Subject(s): Christmas; Dinners & Dining; Guests; Hospitality; Parties; Nativity, The; Visiting


PEAS (1), by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: I eat my peas with honey
Last Line: But it keeps them on the knife
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining;etiquette;food & Eating;mnemonics;peas; Manners;courtesy


PECULIAR, by EVE MERRIAM    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I once knew a boy who was odd as could be
Alternate Author Name(s): Moskovitz, Eva
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining; Food & Eating


SIR W. TRELOAR'S DINNER FOR CRIPPLED CHILDREN, by EDMUND CHARLES BLUNDEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This is an ancient england in the new
Last Line: Christmas and christ profoundly understood.
Alternate Author Name(s): Blunden, Edmund
Subject(s): Charity; Children; Dickens, Charles (1812-1870); Dinners & Dining; England; Physical Disabilities; Philanthropy; Childhood; English; Handicapped; Handicaps; Physically Challenged; Cripples


SONG FOR A VENISON DINNER AT MR. BUNYAN'S, by JOSEPH STANSBURY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Friends, push 'round the bottle, and let us be drinking
Last Line: Has strengthened the hands of these upstart pretenders.
Subject(s): Bunyan, John (1628-1688); Dinners & Dining; Food & Eating; Friendship; New York City; Manhattan; New York, New York; The Big Apple


SPAGHETTI! SPAGHETTI!, by JACK PRELUTSKY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Spaghetti! Spaghetti! / you're wonderful stuff
Last Line: You're wonderful stuff
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining; Food & Eating; Pasta; Spaghetti; Lasagna; Noodles; Macaroni


STOKLEWATH; OR, THE CUMBRIAN VILLAGE, by SUSANNA BLAMIRE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: From where dark clouds of curling smoke arise
Last Line: Let stoklewath be not the last that's nam'd!
Alternate Author Name(s): Muse Of Cumberland; Sukey, Miss
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining; Food & Eating; Household Employees; Hunger; Poverty; Servants; Domestics; Maids


TABLE MANNERS, by OLIVER MARBLE    Poem Text            
First Line: When teddy bears are brought to table
Last Line: As if they lived in town.
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining; Etiquette; Tableware; Manners; Courtesy; Cutlery; Forks; Plates


THE CHRISTMAS GOOSE, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Mr smiggs was a gentleman
Last Line: "aye, and pick it to the bone."
Subject(s): Birds; Christmas; Dinners & Dining; Food & Eating; Geese; Holidays; Nativity, The


THE DIET, by JOSEPH BEAUMONT    Poem Text            
First Line: Last night my supper, as I fed
Last Line: By thy sweet grace an endlesse feast shall reap.
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining; Gluttony; Mortality; Temptation


THE DINING ROOM, by FRANCIS JAMMES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There is a rather dull cupboard here
Last Line: "good morning, mr. Jammes, how are you today?"
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining; Guests; Memory; Spiritual Life; Voices; Visiting


THE DINNER, by JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ah! Many a guest is coming
Last Line: Never a one will be here!
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining


THE EEL, by OGDEN NASH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I don't mind eels
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining; Eels; Food & Eating


THE FEAST OF THE 'MUTCHES', by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I'm a lamiter, girzie, or I wad hae been
Last Line: To gentles an' grannies to meet yet in heaven!
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining; Poverty; Women


THE LOW BLACK SQUARE, by ANSELM HOLLO    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Is a table
Last Line: They're just some flowers
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining; Guests; Restaurants; Tables; Visiting; Cafes; Diners


THE OLD HAYMOW, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The old haymow's the place to
Last Line: Ac' ha'f-way like a gentleman!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining; Farm Life; Agriculture; Farmers


THE TABLE D'HOTE, by JOHN PAUL BOCOCK    Poem Text            
First Line: Tis time - ah me! - to change my coat
Last Line: Welcomes me into shadow land!
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining; Food & Eating; Love


THE VULTURE, by HILAIRE BELLOC    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The vulture eats between his meals
Alternate Author Name(s): Belloc, Joseph Hilaire Pierre Rene
Subject(s): Animals; Birds; Dinners & Dining; Food & Eating; Gluttony; Vultures


TO A NORWEGIAN MACKERAL, by MARGERY DOUD    Poem Text            
First Line: Through deep and clear and singing
Last Line: To see you swimming here in melted butter.
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining; Fish & Fishing; Anglers


TO RALPH LEYCESTER, ESQ., IN ANSWER TO A LETTER, by JOHN BYROM    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dear peter, this tells you as soon as it could
Last Line: Of the best of good wishes for the whole of your flock.
Subject(s): Animals; Butchers; Dinners & Dining; Food & Eating; Hunting; Rabbits; Hunters; Hares


VERMONT OYSTER SUPPERS, by DANIEL LEAVENS CADY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There's nothing that I think of more
Last Line: Them oyster-suppered nights of yore!
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining; Food & Eating; Oysters; Vermont