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Subject: POTATOES
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"A LAMENT FOR THE POTATO, A.D. 1739", by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: "there is woe, there is clamour, in our desolate land"
Last Line: "and shield us in the death-hour by thy strong, protecting hand"
Subject(s): Ireland - Famine;potatoes


BANKING POTATOES, by YUSEF KOMUNYAKAA    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Daddy would drop purple-veined vines
Alternate Author Name(s): Brown, James Willie, Jr.
Subject(s): Family Life; Potatoes; Relatives


BREASTS, by MAXINE CHERNOFF    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If I were french, I'd write / about breasts
Subject(s): Breasts; Love - Erotic; Food Habits; Popular Culture - United States; Potatoes


CONCERNING NECESSITY, by HAYDEN CARRUTH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It's quite true we live
Last Line: Right here where I live
Subject(s): Potatoes


DIGGING, by SEAMUS HEANEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Between my finger and my thumb
Subject(s): Food Habits; Poetry & Poets; Potatoes


DIGGING POTATERS IN VERMONT, by DANIEL LEAVENS CADY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Of course, you'll pick the dustiest day
Last Line: And dream of saratoga chips.
Subject(s): Farm Life; Fields; Labor & Laborers; Potatoes; Trade; Vermont; Agriculture; Farmers; Pastures; Meadows; Leas; Work; Workers


IDAHO POTATO FIELD, by EDITH M. ROBERTS    Poem Text            
First Line: Two wee lads in a dark brown field
Last Line: In brown, to fill?
Subject(s): Idaho; Potatoes


MISHIPASINGHAN, LUMCHIPAMUDANA, ETC, by ALBERT GOLDBARTH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Some days, anything is wonderful. In its
Subject(s): Food Habits; Potatoes


ONE POTATO, by PAT MORA    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She buys a potato
Subject(s): Food Habits; Potatoes


POEMS, POTATOES, by SYLVIA PLATH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The word, defining, muzzles; the drawn line
Alternate Author Name(s): Hughes, Ted, Mrs.
Subject(s): Potatoes; Poetry & Poets


POTATO, by JANE KENYON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In haste one evening while making dinner
Subject(s): Food Habits; Potatoes


POTATO, by RICHARD WILBUR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: An underground grower, blind and a common brown
Subject(s): Food Habits; Potatoes


ROAST POTATOES, by DENISE LEVERTOV    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Before the wholesale produce market
Variant Title(s): Roasting Potatoes
Subject(s): Food Habits; Potatoes


SEEING A BASKET OF LOBELIA THE COLOR OF A BATHROBE, by MOLLY PEACOCK                Poet's Biography
First Line: At that time I read a book about a girl prone
Subject(s): Food Habits; Potatoes


SPRAYING THE POTATOES, by PATRICK KAVANAGH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The barrels of blue potato-spray
Alternate Author Name(s): Monaghan, Patrick
Subject(s): Potatoes


THAT THE SCIENCE OF CARTOGRAPHY IS LIMITED, by EAVAN BOLAND    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And not simply by the fact that this shading of
Subject(s): Food Habits; Ireland - Famine; Maps; Potatoes


THE CELLAR, by LAURE-ANNE BOSSELAAR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I want my father to stop sending me down there
Last Line: Yet another cry for mercy.
Subject(s): Alcoholism & Alcoholics; Antwerp, Belgium; Betrayal; Cellars; Duty; Fathers & Daughters; Food Habits; Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945); Jews; Penance; Potatoes; Shame; Survival; Drunkards; Alcohol Abuse; Basements; Shoah; Judaism


THE DUCHESS POTATOES, by DIANE WAKOSKI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My people grew potatoes
Subject(s): Food Habits; Potatoes


THE POTATO, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: "I'm a careless potato, and care not a pin"
Last Line: When the earth is hoed up to my stem
Subject(s): Potatoes


THE POTATO HARVEST, by CHARLES GEORGE DOUGLAS ROBERTS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A high bare field, brown from the plough, and borne
Subject(s): Harvest; Potatoes


THE POTATOES' DANCE, by NICHOLAS VACHEL LINDSAY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Down cellar,' said the cricket
Last Line: "who gives potatoes eyes."
Alternate Author Name(s): Lindsay, Vachel
Subject(s): Potatoes


THE TRYST, by JOHN BANISTER TABB    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Potato was deep in the dark under ground
Last Line: Till they met in a brunswick stew.
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): Food & Eating; Potatoes; Tomatoes


THE VEGETABLES, by JAMES MCMICHAEL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She bore only the heart
Subject(s): Artichokes; Asparagus; Cauliflowers; Herbs; Corn; Celery; Bell Peppers; Potatoes


THIS SPUD'S FOR YOU, by WILLIAM MATTHEWS                Poet's Biography
First Line: Of solanum tuberosum, that vagrant vegetable
Alternate Author Name(s): Matthews, William Procter
Subject(s): Food Habits; Potatoes


YORK KIDNEY POTATOES, by HORACE SMITH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: One farmer giles, an honest clown
Last Line: "none but york kidneys does for mashing."
Alternate Author Name(s): Smith, Horatio
Subject(s): Farm Life; Potatoes; Agriculture; Farmers