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A DISH OF PEACHES IN RUSSIA, by WALLACE STEVENS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: With my whole body I taste these peaches
Subject(s): Fruit; Peaches


A FRUIT-PIECE, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The afternoon of summer folds
Last Line: With heaven's own sacramental wine.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Fruit; Gardens & Gardening; Summer


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 SHROPSHIRE LAD: 2, by ALFRED EDWARD HOUSMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Loveliest of trees, the cherry now
Last Line: To see the cherry hung with snow.
Alternate Author Name(s): Housman, A. E.
Variant Title(s): Cherry Trees;loveliest Of Trees
Subject(s): Aging; Carpe Diem; Cherries; Cherry Trees; Easter; Environment; Fruit; Holidays; Spring; Time; Trees; The Resurrection; Environmental Protection; Ecology; Conservation


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 SUMMER'S GROWTH, by LOUISE CHANDLER MOULTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fair was the flower which proffers now its fruit
Last Line: "not sweet, but very bitter, is this thing!"
Alternate Author Name(s): Chandler, Ellen Louise
Subject(s): Fruit; Summer


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


AN ANSWER; FRAGMENT, by CHRISTINA GEORGINA ROSSETTI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: To make it glad with a goodly crop
Last Line: Repaying the blood that fed the soil.
Alternate Author Name(s): Alleyne, Ellen; Rossetti, Christina
Subject(s): Fruit; Harvest; Trees


APPLE BLOSSOMS, by MARGARET ELIZABETH MUNSON SANGSTER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: All day in the green, sunny orchard
Last Line: The while that he dreamily spoke.
Alternate Author Name(s): Van Deth, Gerrit, Mrs.
Subject(s): Apple Trees; Farm Life; Forests; Fruit; Harvest; Spring; Trees; Agriculture; Farmers; Woods


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 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 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)


AUBADE: SOME PEACHES, AFTER STORM, by CARL PHILLIPS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: So that each
Subject(s): Fruit


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


AUTUMN PLOUGHING, by MARGARET ELIZABETH MUNSON SANGSTER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: More than the beauty of summer
Last Line: Though his ploughshare lay me low.
Alternate Author Name(s): Van Deth, Gerrit, Mrs.
Subject(s): Farm Life; Fruit; Growth; Harvest; Agriculture; Farmers


BETTER THE SEASONED FRUIT, by ANNA MAY DUDLEY    Poem Text            
First Line: So unimportant! Now that they are gone
Last Line: When first the sense is taken unaware.
Subject(s): Fruit; Seasons


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 NATURE, by JANE MILLER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If it could be, it would be seven o'clock
Last Line: Who will be there for you I promise, always.
Subject(s): Farm Life; Fruit; Love - Loss Of; Agriculture; Farmers


CAKEWALK, by KEVIN YOUNG    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Baby, you make
Last Line: Bloodhound ground
Subject(s): Fruit; Desire; Love


CHERRIES, by WILFRID WILSON GIBSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A handful of cherries
Last Line: Of cherries to pluck.
Subject(s): Cherries; Fruit


CHERRY PIE, by THOMAS AUGUSTINE DALY    Poem Text            
First Line: O cherry pie! A song for thee!
Last Line: Owe cherry pie.
Alternate Author Name(s): Daly, T. A.
Subject(s): Cherries; Food & Eating; Fruit


CHERRY RIPE, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: There is a garden in her face
Last Line: "these sacred cherries to come nigh, / till cherry-ripe themselves do cry"
Subject(s): Admiration;cherries;fruit


CHERRY TIME, by CHARLES LOUIS HENRY WAGNER    Poem Text            
First Line: Tis cherry time, ripe cherry time
Last Line: I'll pick and give sweetheart to you!
Subject(s): Cherries; Courtship; Fruit; Youth


CHERRY TREES A-BLOOM, by WALLACE RICE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When the spring's elysian
Last Line: Of the cherry trees a-bloom.
Alternate Author Name(s): Groot, Cecil De
Subject(s): Cherry Trees; Fruit; Smells; Spring; Odors; Aromas; Fragrances


CHERRY TREES IN APRIL, by JANET B. MONTGOMERY MCGOVERN    Poem Text            
First Line: As the branches of cherry trees in april
Last Line: Before the blossoming time is past.
Subject(s): Cherry Trees; Fruit


CHERRY-BUDS, by GAMALIEL BRADFORD    Poem Text            
First Line: When cherry-buds appear
Last Line: Should not be sung or said.
Subject(s): Cherries; Fruit; Love - Loss Of


CHERRY-TIME, by ROBERT RANKE GRAVES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Cherries of the night are riper
Last Line: And you'll be fairies all.
Subject(s): Cherries; Fruit


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)


DECRIED, by J. ROY ZEISS    Poem Text            
First Line: Of beauty there will be always
Last Line: Condemn the madonna?
Subject(s): Beauty; Fruit; Mary And Martha (Bible); Sun; Women In The Bible


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


EPIGRAM: 27. THE FRUIT, by THOMAS WYATT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The fruit of all the service that I serve
Last Line: Amids my help, and helpless doth remain.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wyat, Thomas
Subject(s): Fruit; Hunger; Pain; Tantalus (Greek Mythology); Thirst; Suffering; Misery


FIELDS, by RUTH CLAY PRICE    Poem Text            
First Line: I am sister of the virgin field
Last Line: Rearing the tawny grain.
Subject(s): Fields; Fruit; Harvest; Pastures; Meadows; Leas


FOR A PICTURE OF ST.DOROTHEA, by GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I bear a basket lined with grass
Last Line: Nor fruit, nor flowers, nor dorothy.
Subject(s): Dorothea, St. (4th Century); Flowers; Fruit


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 CHERRIES, SELECTION, by WILLIAM BELL SCOTT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I swung / the gate and entered
Last Line: To other things.
Subject(s): Cherries; Fruit; Harvest


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)


HOMECOMING, by HAYDEN CARRUTH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A road that had wound us 20,000 miles
Last Line: After all the bell in the garden is silent
Subject(s): Fruit; Nuts & Nutting


HUMAN, AVIAN, VEGETABLE, BLOOD, by KENNETH REXROTH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Today, three days before christmas
Subject(s): Fruit; Nature; Robins


JOHNNY ONIONS, by MARY SINTON LEITCH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He loafs along the dock where the little fruit-boats
Last Line: That are searching -- ever searching -- for the sea!
Subject(s): Fruit


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


MY HATE, by MARVIN BELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My hate is like ripe fruit
Last Line: I must be stopped.
Subject(s): Food & Eating; Fruit; Gardens & Gardening; Hate


NETTED STRAWBERRIES, by GORDON BOTTOMLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I am a willow-wren
Last Line: The web would tangle and cling.
Subject(s): Fruit; Strawberries


NEVERTHELESS, by MARIANNE MOORE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You've seen a strawberry
Variant Title(s): It Is Late, I Can Wait
Subject(s): Fortitude; Fruit


NOTHING STAYS PUT, by AMY CLAMPITT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The strange and wonderful are too much with us
Subject(s): Fruit


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


OUR CHERRIES, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: "see those cherries, how they cover"
Last Line: Anything -- to save our cherries
Subject(s): Cherries;fruit


OUR OLD VERMONT APPLE POLE, by DANIEL LEAVENS CADY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As on along through life I go
Last Line: A picture of our apple pole.
Subject(s): Apple Trees; Fruit; Harvest; Trees; Vermont


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


PEACH BLOOM, by JOHN BANISTER TABB    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A dream in fragrant silence wrought
Last Line: The blush of nature now betrays.
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): Fruit; Peaches


PEACH BLOOMS, by PAUL HAMILTON HAYNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O! Tenderly beautiful, beyond compare
Last Line: The equal peace of thy majestic calm!
Subject(s): Fruit; Peaches


PEACH-BLOSSOM, by BAYARD TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Nightly the hoar-frost freezes
Last Line: And life shall never die!
Alternate Author Name(s): Taylor, James Bayard
Subject(s): Beauty; Death; Fruit; Life; Peaches; Spring; Dead, The


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


POMEGRANATE SONG, by ANDRE GIDE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Still for a long time you should seek
Last Line: That we pop near the fire.
Subject(s): Fields; Fruit; Happiness; Pomegranates; Singing & Singers; Pastures; Meadows; Leas; Joy; Delight; Songs


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


PRESERVES, by ANITA GRAY CHANDLER    Poem Text            
First Line: This summer I shall try preserving
Last Line: Into spring.
Subject(s): Fruit; Memory; Seasons; Summer; Time


PRESERVING-TIME, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: All over the land there's a savory smell
Last Line: "of marmalade, jelly, and jam"
Subject(s): Children;fruit;smells;summer; Childhood;odors;aromas;fragrances


RAISING HUBBARD SQUASH IN VERMONT, by DANIEL LEAVENS CADY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If we could only spin a top
Last Line: Till I can raise a hubbard squash.
Subject(s): Fields; Fruit; Harvest; Plantation Life; Vegetables; Vermont; Pastures; Meadows; Leas


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


SING-SONG; A NURSERY RHYME BOOK: 112, by CHRISTINA GEORGINA ROSSETTI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The peach tree on the southern wall
Last Line: For grandmamma with her tea.
Alternate Author Name(s): Alleyne, Ellen; Rossetti, Christina
Subject(s): Fruit; Peaches


SING-SONG; A NURSERY RHYME BOOK: 80, by CHRISTINA GEORGINA ROSSETTI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Playing at bob cherry
Last Line: With the cherry tree.
Alternate Author Name(s): Alleyne, Ellen; Rossetti, Christina
Subject(s): Cherries; Fruit


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 APPLE TREE; AQUARELLE, by IGOR SEVERIANIN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: An apple-tree in spring shakes me,-to see it grow
Last Line: And I lift up my lips to kiss her flowering face.
Alternate Author Name(s): Severyanin, Igor
Subject(s): Apple Trees; Flowers; Fruit; Gardens & Gardening; Love; Spring; Trees


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


STOCK AND VERMONT PUNKINS, by DANIEL LEAVENS CADY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I'll tell you what 'twas fun to do
Last Line: The same as hide and hair.
Subject(s): Food & Eating; Fruit; Hunger; Migrant Labor; Pumpkins; Vermont; Migratory Workers; Agricultural Laborers


STRAWBERRY FETE, by ELAINE TERRANOVA                Poet's Biography
First Line: At the hospital grounds that night
Last Line: And the perfect strawberries.
Subject(s): Fruit; Hunger; Strawberries


STRAWBERRY TIME, by MARGARET ELIZABETH MUNSON SANGSTER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When the strawberry, ripening, blushes
Last Line: From fields where the berries are thick.
Alternate Author Name(s): Van Deth, Gerrit, Mrs.
Subject(s): Childhood Memories; Fruit; Harvest; Labor & Laborers; Strawberries; Work; Workers


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


SUMMER FRUITS, by MARGARET ELIZABETH MUNSON SANGSTER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When scarlet strawberries first were seen
Last Line: "chant ""praise the lord, for he is good."
Alternate Author Name(s): Van Deth, Gerrit, Mrs.
Subject(s): Forests; Fruit; Nature; Strawberries; Woods


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


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-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 ART OF PRESERVING HEALTH: BOOK 2. THE GASTRIC MUSE, by JOHN ARMSTRONG    Poem Text            
First Line: There are, whose blood
Last Line: So to be cleared, but foulness will remain.
Subject(s): Food & Eating; Fruit; Health


THE BALLAD OF BITTER FRUIT, by THEODORE FAULLAIN DE BANVILLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In the wood with its wide arms overspread
Last Line: This is king lewis his orchard-ground.
Subject(s): Fruit


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 FRUIT SHOP, by AMY LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Cross-ribboned shoes; a muslin gown
Last Line: "tiens, mademoiselle, c'est le general bonaparte, partant pour la guerre!"
Subject(s): Fruit


THE FRUIT-GIFT, by JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Last night, just as the tints of autumn'a sky
Last Line: And show by one gleaned ear the mighty harvest lost.
Subject(s): 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 LAST DAY OF AUGUST, by NAOMI SHIHAB NYE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A man in a lawn chair
Last Line: Growing on the counter next to the knife.
Subject(s): August; Fruit; Grass; Pear Trees; Summer; Trees; Pears


THE LITTLE FRUIT-SHOP, by FLORENCE WILKINSON EVANS    Poem Text            
First Line: The little broadway fruit-shop bursts and glows
Last Line: Lo, a swart faun-god mid his votive fruit.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilkinson, Florence
Subject(s): Broadway, New York City; Fruit; Retail Trade; Stores; Shops; Shopkeepers


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 POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 58, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The peach would bloom through summer
Last Line: Long ago was an endless sea
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Chinese Literature; Decay; Fruit; Past; Peaches; Rot; Decadence


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 RIPEST PEACH, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The ripest peach is highest on the
Last Line: The ripest peach is highest on the tree!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Fruit; Love; Orchards; Peaches


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 SPRAY OF PLUM BLOSSOMS, by JANET B. MONTGOMERY MCGOVERN    Poem Text            
First Line: She has separated my lord and me
Last Line: Or as plum blossoms in early spring.
Subject(s): Fruit; Plums; Unfaithfulness; Plum Trees; Infidelity; Adultery; Inconstancy


THE TROPICS IN NEW YORK, by CLAUDE MCKAY    Poem Text         Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: Bananas ripe and green, and ginger root
Last Line: I turned aside and bowed my head and wept.
Alternate Author Name(s): Edwards, Eli
Subject(s): Fruit; Nature; New York City; Manhattan; New York, New York; The Big Apple


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


THE WATER-SPRINGS, by WILLIAM ROSE BENET    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Arbor and orchard in our soul's south land
Last Line: "give also springs of water!"
Subject(s): Fruit; Water Supply; Dams; Reservoirs; Water Mains


THE WEEPING CHERRY, by ROBERT HERRICK    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I saw a cherry weep, and why?
Last Line: For tincture, wonder at.
Subject(s): Cherries; Fruit


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


TO MY CLASS: ON CERTAIN FRUITS AND FLOWERS SENT ... SICKNESS, by SIDNEY LANIER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If spicy-fringed pinks that blush and pale
Last Line: Baltimore, christmas, 1880.
Subject(s): Flowers; Fruit; Gifts & Giving


TO THE PEACH BLOSSOM, by JULIAN FRANCIS SMITH    Poem Text            
First Line: A single blossom, brightly moist with dew
Last Line: Be glad for wealth with dual power to bless!
Subject(s): Fruit; Peaches


TRADER, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I traded a girl
Last Line: Now lie in it.
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Desire; Fruit; Love


TRIOLET, by EMILY JANE (DAVIS) PFEIFFER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Warm from the wall she chose a peach
Last Line: She took the wasps for councillors.
Subject(s): Fruit; Peaches; Wasps; Yellow Jackets


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


WHEN AUTUMN'S FRUIT, by WILLIAM HENRY DAVIES    Poem Text            
First Line: When autumn's fruit is packed and stored
Last Line: The birds that have no berry.
Alternate Author Name(s): Davies, W. H.
Subject(s): Fruit


WILD APPLES, by ABBIE HUSTON EVANS    Poem Text            
First Line: Bright in september, bright against the sky
Last Line: Are not for us to laugh at, o my heart!
Subject(s): Birds; Fruit


WILD CHERRY, by MILDRED J. ORR    Poem Text            
First Line: The wild cherry is in bloom
Last Line: Wild cherry. I give my heart to you.
Subject(s): Cherries; Fruit; Moon; Noon; Wind


WILD PEACHES, by ELINOR WYLIE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When the world turns completely upside down
Last Line: And sleepy winter, like the sleep of death.
Alternate Author Name(s): Benet, William Rose, Mrs.
Variant Title(s): "when The World Turns Completely Upside Down"";
Subject(s): Fruit; Nature; Peaches; Seasons


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