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Subject: OBESITY
Matches Found: 16

A FAT LADY HEARS SHAKESPEARE AT THE CLUB, by GENEVIEVE TAGGARD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She rustles in with sweep of many laces
Last Line: Sighing with sentiment, she sits there, creaking.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wolf, Robert Leopold, Mrs.
Subject(s): Dramatists; Obesity; Plays & Playwrights; Poetry & Poets; Shakespeare - Hamlet; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)


A FAT MAN, by ABEL EVANS    Poem Text            
First Line: When tadlow walks the streets, the paviours cry
Last Line: "god bless you, sir!"" and lay their rammers by."
Subject(s): Obesity


FORTY YEARS AFTER, by H. H. PORTER    Poem Text            
First Line: We climbed to the top of goat point hill
Last Line: Nor can she get both hers around me.
Subject(s): Hearts; Love; Obesity


HAVE YOU SEEN MY MISSUS?, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: "you've heard of my children, two, seeking for each other?"
Last Line: Till I tumble into bed - it's then I miss my missus
Subject(s): Kisses;marriage;obesity; Weddings;husbands;wives


I'M TOO FAT TO DO IT, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: It is a fact I'm very stout
Last Line: Cos I'm too fat to do it
Subject(s): Crimes & Criminals;kisses;obesity


MAX AND JIM, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Max an' jim / they're each other's
Last Line: She'll haf to eat 'em!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Brothers; Obesity; Slenderness; Half-brothers; Thinness


MY MOTHER, by HELEN UNDERWOOD HOYT    Poem Text            
First Line: My mother's cheeks are fat
Last Line: Rhymes just for her delight.
Alternate Author Name(s): Daniels, Helen Underwood Hoyt
Subject(s): Mothers; Obesity


OBSERVATIONS IN THE ART OF ENGLISH POESY: 13. TROCHAIC VERSE: THE NINETH EPIGRAM, by THOMAS CAMPION    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Buffe loves fat viands, fat ale, fat all things
Last Line: Him fat only wish to feast the gallows.
Subject(s): Obesity


THE FAT ACTOR AND THE RUSTIC, by HORACE SMITH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Cardinal wolsey was a man
Last Line: "a load of hay got in this afternoon!"
Alternate Author Name(s): Smith, Horatio
Subject(s): Actors & Actresses; Obesity; Peace


THE FAT LADY, by HAYDEN CARRUTH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A lovely house it was. We all thought so
Last Line: The one world I know how to love had died
Subject(s): Obesity; Women


THE FAT MAN IN THE MIRROR, by ROBERT LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What's filling up the mirror? O, it is not I
Subject(s): Mirrors; Food & Eating; Obesity


THE FAT MAN YEARNS, by THOMAS AUGUSTINE DALY    Poem Text            
First Line: Though I've had my share of the pleasure
Last Line: Saturday market day!
Alternate Author Name(s): Daly, T. A.
Subject(s): Longing; Obesity; Time


THE URGE, by FAIRFAX DOWNEY    Poem Text            
First Line: A girl however hard she tries
Last Line: Few can withstand the urge of style.
Subject(s): Girls; Obesity


TO A FAT LADY SEEN FROM THE TRAIN, by FRANCES CROFTS DARWIN CORNFORD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O why do you walk through the fields in gloves
Last Line: Missing so much and so much?
Subject(s): Environment; Fields; Obesity; Environmental Protection; Ecology; Conservation; Pastures; Meadows; Leas


WASHING YOU FEET, by JOHN CIARDI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Washing you feet is hard when you get fat
Last Line: It is sad to be fat and have dirty feet
Subject(s): Cleanliness; Feet; Obesity


WHY DOHERTY DIED, by THOMAS E. SPENCER    Poem Text            
First Line: It was out on the bogan near billabong creek
Last Line: "faith! 'tis now that I know why poor doherty died."
Subject(s): Death; Marriage; Obesity; Dead, The; Weddings; Husbands; Wives