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Subject: FEASTS
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A BANQUET, by ERNEST BENSHIMOL    Poem Text            
First Line: After the song the love, and after the love the play
Last Line: But water at morning is quench for the thirsting!
Subject(s): Feasts; Socrates (470-399 B.c.)


A POEM FOR THE SHEKINAH ON THE FEAST OF THE SABBATH, by ISAAC BEN SOLOMON LURIA    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I have sung / an old measure
Alternate Author Name(s): Ashkenazi, Isaac
Subject(s): Feasts; Mysticism - Judaism


A THANKSGIVING FEAST, by MARGARET ELIZABETH MUNSON SANGSTER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We two are the last my daughter!
Last Line: Will be here thanksgiving day.
Alternate Author Name(s): Van Deth, Gerrit, Mrs.
Subject(s): Feasts; Food & Eating; Gratitude; Holidays; Thanksgiving Day; Turkey


ADONAI MELECH, by SOLOMON SOLIS-COHEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: The lord is king! The lord was king! Forever shall the lord be king!
Alternate Author Name(s): Cohen, Solomon Solis
Subject(s): Fasts & Feasts; God; Jews; Prayer; Yom Kippur; Judaism


AFTER YOM KIPPUR, by CORA WILBURN    Poem Text            
First Line: The great white fast! The day that solemnly
Last Line: Bind all of life in one vast brotherhood.
Subject(s): Fasts & Feasts; Friendship; Jews; Yom Kippur; Judaism


BALLAD TO THE TUNE - 'WILL AND TOM', by PATRICK CAREY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Jack! Nay, prithee, come away
Last Line: And yet for news inquire.
Subject(s): Feasts; Love


BALSHAM BELLS, by KENRICK PRESCOT    Poem Text            
First Line: Sweet waft their rounds those tuneful brothers five
Last Line: Expiring notes—they and these lines are done.
Subject(s): Feasts; Festivals; Music & Musicians; Mythology - Classical; Orpheus; Sound; Fairs; Pageants


CHANUKAH, by MARGARET FREEMAN    Poem Text            
First Line: Little candles shed your light
Last Line: Would we need a maccabee?
Subject(s): Fasts & Feasts; Hanukkah; Israel; Jews; Light; Judaism


CHANUKAH, by CECILIA GERSON    Poem Text            
First Line: The hand of time moves o'er the dial
Last Line: That leap to glory and to god!
Subject(s): Fasts & Feasts; Hanukkah; Jews; Slavery; Judaism; Serfs


CHANUKAH, by MARION HARTOG    Poem Text            
First Line: Down-trodden 'neath the syrian heel
Last Line: And live for evermore.
Subject(s): Fasts & Feasts; Hanukkah; History; Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945); Jews; Memory; Temples; Historians; Shoah; Judaism; Mosques


CHANUKAH, by LOUIS STERN    Poem Text            
First Line: We welcome thee joyfully, glorious night
Last Line: Right and truth forever.
Subject(s): Fasts & Feasts; God; Hanukkah; Jews; Judaism


CHANUKAH HYMN, by ADOLPH HUEBSCH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Lord, the true that follow thee
Last Line: Thy command we follow will.
Subject(s): Faith; Fasts & Feasts; Hanukkah; Jews; Victory; Belief; Creed; Judaism


CHANUKAH IN RUSSIA, 1905, by E. L. LEVETUS    Poem Text            
First Line: Set high the light where all may see
Last Line: That like our sires we shall be free.
Subject(s): Fasts & Feasts; Hanukkah; Holocaust, Jewish - Liberation; Jews; Judaism


CHANUKAH LIGHTS, by M. M.    Poem Text            
First Line: A single light is kindled and it glows
Last Line: And breathes new hope into his soul.
Subject(s): Fasts & Feasts; Hanukkah; Jews; Light; Judaism


CHANUKAH LIGHTS, by PHILIP MAX RASKIN    Poem Text            
First Line: I kindled my eight little candles
Last Line: A heavenly-glorious light.
Alternate Author Name(s): Raskin, P. M.
Subject(s): Courage; Fasts & Feasts; Freedom; Hanukkah; Jews; Light; Valor; Bravery; Liberty; Judaism


DAY OF ATONEMENT, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: "this day sublime elect, my god, to thee"
Last Line: To glorify thy throne divine!
Subject(s): Fasts & Feasts;god;jews;yom Kippur; Judaism


FEAST OF THE PRESENTATION, by CHRISTINA GEORGINA ROSSETTI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O first fruits of our grain
Last Line: A bruised reed bowed low before thy gate.
Alternate Author Name(s): Alleyne, Ellen; Rossetti, Christina
Subject(s): Feasts


FOR THE FEAST OF ST. GENEVIEVE AND JOAN OF ARC, SELECTION, by CHARLES PEGUY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As once she tended the sheep in nanterre
Last Line: The wisest flock to the father's right hand.
Subject(s): Feasts; Paris, France; Shepherds & Shepherdesses


GOLDEN LIGHTS FOR CHANUKAH, by JANIE JACOBSON    Poem Text            
First Line: O golden lights, shine out anew
Last Line: "lord among the gods, who is like thee?"
Subject(s): Faith; Fasts & Feasts; God; Hanukkah; Jews; Light; Belief; Creed; Judaism


KIPPUR, by REBEKAH GUMPERT HYNEMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, thou eternal and omnipotent!
Last Line: Bound by love's holiest ties, our god, to thee.
Subject(s): Fasts & Feasts; Jews; Yom Kippur; Judaism


KOL NIDRE, by JOSEPH LEISER    Poem Text            
First Line: Lo! Above the mournful chanting
Last Line: Breathing but the breath of ages.
Subject(s): Fasts & Feasts; God; Jews; Music & Musicians; Yom Kippur; Judaism


LEGENDARY LIGHTS, by ALTER ABELSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O, the legendary light
Last Line: The omnipotence of right.
Subject(s): Fasts & Feasts; Hanukkah; Holocaust, Jewish - Liberation; Jews; Light; Judaism


MAROUF, by DUDLEY POORE    Poem Text            
First Line: Was it marouf who found at the roots of the mountain
Last Line: Of children's voices.
Subject(s): Feasts; Forests; Woods


MELHILL FEAST, by WILLIAM BARNES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Aye there, at the feast, by melhill's brow
Last Line: Moon upon moon, an' year by year.
Subject(s): Country Life; Feasts; Festivals; Hope; Love; Marriage; Time; Fairs; Pageants; Optimism; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


MO'OZ TSUR YESHU'OSI (A CHANUKAH HYMN), by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: "mighty, praised beyond compare"
Last Line: Haste to my salvation!
Subject(s): Fasts & Feasts;hanukkah;jews; Judaism


ORGAN SONGS: MARRIAGE SONG, by GEORGE MACDONALD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: They have no more wine!' she said
Last Line: Brimming full of heavenly wine.
Subject(s): Cana, Galilee; Drinks & Drinking; Feasts; Jesus Christ; Marriage; Mary. Mother Of Jesus; Water; Wedding Song; Women - Bible; Wine; Weddings; Husbands; Wives; Virgin Mary; Epithalamium


POWDERS OF THE MERCHANT, by ALEXANDER JAVITZ    Poem Text            
First Line: Scarlet spice
Last Line: Swift songs are drumming on the echoes of kol nidre . . .
Subject(s): Cabbala; Fasts & Feasts; Jews; Sapphires; Yom Kippur; Kabbala; Kabbalah; Judaism


PRAYER FOR THE DAY OF ATONEMENT (YOM KIPPUR, 5662), by GEORGE ALEXANDER KOHUT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If I have failed, my god, to see
Last Line: And let thy love my shelter be!
Subject(s): Fasts & Feasts; Jews; Prayer; Yom Kippur; Judaism


PREPAPATORY MEDITATIONS, 1ST SERIES: 11, by EDWARD TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A deity of love incorporate
Last Line: And o're this feast continually say grace.
Subject(s): Feasts; Puritans In Literature


PREPARATORY MEDITATIONS, 2D SERIES: 109, by EDWARD TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A feast is said to be for laughter made
Last Line: My heart shall end thy supper with an hymn.
Subject(s): Feasts; Puritans In Literature


PREPARATORY MEDITATIONS, 2D SERIES: 22, by EDWARD TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I from the new moon of the first month high
Last Line: Will as I reap sing thee my harvest joy.
Subject(s): Feasts; Passover; Puritans In Literature


PURIM, by CALMAN DAVID MATT    Poem Text            
First Line: Come, quaff the brimming festal glass!
Last Line: Upon his flock from high.
Alternate Author Name(s): Matt, C. David
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Feasts; Holocaust, Jewish - Liberation; Jews; Judaism


RIDING WESTWARD, by HARVEY SHAPIRO    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It's holiday night / and crazy jews are on the road
Subject(s): Fasts & Feasts; Jews; Yom Kippur; Judaism


ROAST LEVIATHAN, by LOUIS UNTERMEYER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Old jews!' well, david, aren't we?
Last Line: Jeered at? Well, let them laugh.
Alternate Author Name(s): Lewis, Michael
Subject(s): Angels; Feasts; Fights; God; Jews; Monsters; Judaism


SIMCHAS TORAH (THE REJOICING OF THE LAW), by MORRIS ROSENFELD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Simchas-torah! Skip and hop
Last Line: Ten we spend fasting in sackcloth and ashes.
Subject(s): Feasts; Jews; Judaism


SIRO DELMONICO, by SAMUEL WARD    Poem Text            
First Line: He lieth low whose constant art
Last Line: Than siro's memorable feasts.
Alternate Author Name(s): W., S. G.
Subject(s): Dancing & Dancers; Feasts; New York City - 19th Century


THE ACCOUNTE OF W. CANYNGES FEAST, by THOMAS CHATTERTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Through the hall the bell hath sound
Last Line: If rowley, iscam, or tyb. Gorges be not seen.
Subject(s): Feasts


THE BALLAD OF EPHRON, PRINCE OF TOPERS, by IMMANUEL OF ROME    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Come listen to a merry song about a merry / wight
Last Line: Nor he, nor we, shall crave in vain for water!
Alternate Author Name(s): Immanuel Ben Solomon Of Rome; Immanuel Di Roma
Subject(s): Fasts & Feasts; Jews; Repentance; Sin; Water; Judaism; Penitence


THE EIGHT CHANUKAH LIGHTS, by ISIDORE MYERS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: With fervor and joy we give thanks to the lord
Last Line: To serve the one god and to walk in his light.
Subject(s): Fasts & Feasts; God; Hanukkah; Heaven; Heroism; Jews; Light; Paradise; Heroes; Heroines; Judaism


THE FEAST, by ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dawn as yellow as sulphur leaped on the naked peak
Last Line: So it staggered and drooped, and droned in the morning light.
Alternate Author Name(s): Stevenson, Robert Lewis Balfour
Subject(s): Dawn; Feasts; Sunrise


THE FEAST OF FREEDOM, by PHILIP MAX RASKIN    Poem Text            
First Line: I remember in my childhood
Last Line: "of a spring of long ago. ..."
Alternate Author Name(s): Raskin, P. M.
Subject(s): Childhood Memories; Feasts; Freedom; Jews; Passover; Liberty; Judaism


THE LAY OF ST. CUTHBERT; OR THE DEVIL'S DINNER-PARTY, by RICHARD HARRIS BARHAM    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It's in bolton hall, and the clock strikes one
Last Line: A poor, old, half-starved, country parson at last!
Alternate Author Name(s): Ingoldsby, Thomas
Subject(s): Devil; Feasts; Satan; Mephistopheles; Lucifer; Beelzebub


THE MENORAH, by MIRIAM DEL BANCO    Poem Text            
First Line: In the temple, softly, clearly burning
Last Line: Is the blessed law of israel!
Subject(s): Fasts & Feasts; Hanukkah; Israel; Jews; Religion; Temples; Judaism; Theology; Mosques


THE NIGHT GAME, by ROBERT PINSKY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Some of us believe
Subject(s): Baseball; Fasts & Feasts; Ford, Edward ('whitey'); Jews; Koufax, Sandy; Sports; Worship; Yom Kippur; Judaism


THE SCYTHIAN GUEST, by JOHN RUSKIN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The feast is full, the guests are gay
Last Line: And wait and watch for thee.
Subject(s): Feasts; Funerals; Scythians; Burials


THE SEDER, by J. F.    Poem Text            
First Line: Ring in the glorious festal-tide
Last Line: This happy festal-tide.
Subject(s): Feasts; Israel; Jews; Judaism


THE SONG OF HIAWATHA: HIAWATHA'S FASTING, by HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You shall hear how hiawatha
Last Line: This new gift of the great spirit.
Variant Title(s): The Legend Of The Cornstalk
Subject(s): Fasts & Feasts


THE WEDDING FEAST, by JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I chanced to walk, not long ago
Last Line: Betoken singularity.
Subject(s): Feasts; Marriage; Youth; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


UNWELCOME, by MARY ELIZABETH COLERIDGE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We were young, we were merry, we were very very wise
Last Line: And a man with his back to the east.
Alternate Author Name(s): Anodos
Subject(s): Feasts


VERSES INVITING STELLA TO TEA ON THE PUBLIC FAST DAY, 1781, by ANNA SEWARD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dear stella, midst the pious sorrow / our monarch bids us feel tomorow
Last Line: Twas vanquished britain's laurel-water!'
Alternate Author Name(s): Seward, Nancy
Variant Title(s): Verses Inviting Mrs. C- To Tea On A Public Fast-day, 1791
Subject(s): American Revolution; Fasts & Feasts; Patriotism


VIRGIDEMIAE: BOOK 3: SATIRE: 3, by JOSEPH HALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The courteous citizen bad me to his feast
Last Line: One dish shall serue, and welcomes make the rest.
Variant Title(s): Hollow Hospitality
Subject(s): Feasts; Greece; Greeks


WATER SONG, by SOLOMON IBN GABIROL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The feast's begun
Last Line: Like streams of water, streams of water.
Alternate Author Name(s): Ibn Gabirol; Solomon Ben Yehuda Ibn Gabirol
Subject(s): Drinks & Drinking; Fasts & Feasts; Jews; Thirst; Water; Wine; Judaism


YOM KIPPUR, by GUSTAV GOTTHEIL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: To thee we give ourselves today
Last Line: Thy light at our life's eventide.
Subject(s): Faith; Fasts & Feasts; Jews; Yom Kippur; Belief; Creed; Judaism


YOM KIPPUR, by GEORGE ALEXANDER KOHUT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O lord of hosts, thou only one
Last Line: "thy will be done!"
Subject(s): Fasts & Feasts; God; Jews; Yom Kippur; Judaism


YOM KIPPUR, by LINDA PASTAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A tree beside the synagogue atones
Subject(s): Fasts & Feasts; Jews; Yom Kippur; Judaism


YOM KIPPUR 1984, by ADRIENNE CECILE RICH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What is a jew in solitude?
Subject(s): Fasts & Feasts; Jews; Yom Kippur; Judaism