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Subject: WATERMELONS
Matches Found: 6

A LIZ-TOWN HUMORIST, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Settin' round the stove, last night
Last Line: And you'd ort o' heerd 'em yell!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Country Life; Watermelons


DE WATAH MELLEN SPLOSHUN, by BENJAMIN FRANKLIN KING    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dar's one fing dat hi wouldn't do
Last Line: Dat's shuah.
Alternate Author Name(s): King, Ben
Subject(s): African Americans; Watermelons; Negroes; American Blacks


HOW TO EAT WATERMELONS, by FRANK LEBBY STANTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When you slice a georgy melon you mus' know what you
Last Line: De melon make fer me!
Subject(s): Food & Eating; Watermelons


THE BOYS' CANDIDATE, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Las' time 'at uncle sidney come
Last Line: "s the boy-house fell down?"
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Children; Watermelons; Childhood


WATERMELONS, by CHARLES SIMIC    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Green buddhas / on the fruit stand
Subject(s): Watermelons


WORTERMELON TIME, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Old wortermelon time is a-comin' round ag'in
Last Line: Which is the why and wharefore, as you can plainly see.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Food & Eating; Watermelons