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Subject: alphabet
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"A,B,C,D,E,F,G", by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
Last Line: Poor little jenny she blushed quite red
Subject(s): Alphabet Verse


"Z, Y, X, AND W, V", by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
Last Line: "and c, b, a"
Subject(s): Alphabet Verse


A BESTIARY, by KENNETH REXROTH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The man who found the aardvark
Last Line: Had sneaked off to africa
Subject(s): Alphabet Verse; Animals


A PRIMER OF THE DAILY ROUND, by HOWARD NEMEROV    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A peels an apple, while b kneels to god
Subject(s): Alphabet Verse; Humanity


A,B,C, by CHARLES STUART CALVERLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A is an angel of blushing eighteen
Last Line: Z stands for zero, or nothing at all.
Subject(s): Alphabet Verse


ALLITERATION, by ALARIC ALEXANDER WATTS    Poem Text            
First Line: An austrian army awfully arrayed
Last Line: Attracting all, arms against acts appeal!
Variant Title(s): An Austrian Army;siege Of Belgarde
Subject(s): Alphabet Verse; Army - Austria


ALPHABETICAL SONG ON THE CORN LAW BILL, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: Good people draw near as you pass along
Last Line: They must be muzzled in the dog days for fear they might go mad
Subject(s): Alphabet Verse;corn Laws (Great Britain)


AN ALPHABESTIARY: B, by JOHN CIARDI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: B is for bombers, our national pride
Last Line: And for billy and buck, who are studying braille
Subject(s): Alphabet Verse; B (Letter Of Alphabet)


AN ALPHABESTIARY: G, by JOHN CIARDI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: G, also inevitably, is for the gnu
Subject(s): Alphabet Verse; Gnus


AN ALPHABET, by EDWARD LEAR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A was once an apple pie
Variant Title(s): A Nonsense Alphabet
Subject(s): Alphabet Verse; Nonsense


AN ALPHABET, by CHRISTINA GEORGINA ROSSETTI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A is the alphabet, a at its head
Last Line: Or zebu, or zoophyte, seen at the zoo.
Alternate Author Name(s): Alleyne, Ellen; Rossetti, Christina
Subject(s): Alphabet Verse


FOUR GLIMPSES OF NIGHT, by FRANK MARSHALL DAVIS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Eagerly
Subject(s): African Americans; Alphabet Verse; Night; Negroes; American Blacks; Bedtime


GREAT A WAS ALARMED AT B'S BAD BEHAVIOUR, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
Last Line: "o, p, q, r, s, t, u, v, w, x, y, z"
Subject(s): Alphabet Verse;mnemonics


KNEES OF A NATURAL MAN, by HENRY DUMAS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My ole man took me to the fulton fish market
Last Line: First thing I do is take a long drink of wine
Subject(s): Alphabet Verse


LINEAGE, by MARGARET ABIGAIL WALKER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My grandmothers were strong
Alternate Author Name(s): Walker, Margaret+(1)
Subject(s): African Americans - Women; Alienation (Social Psychology); Alphabet Verse; Ancestors & Ancestry; Women; Estrangement; Outcasts; Heritage; Heredity


RIDDLE ON THE LETTER H (1), by CATHERINE MARIA FANSHAWE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Twas whispered in heaven, 'twas muttered in hell
Last Line: Oh! Breathe on it softly, it dies in an hour.
Variant Title(s): Enigma On The Letter H;a Letter For You;enigma
Subject(s): H (Letter Of Alphabet); Riddles


RIDDLE ON THE LETTER H (2), by CATHERINE MARIA FANSHAWE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Twas in heaven pronounced. And 'twas muttered in hell
Last Line: Ah, breathe on it softly, -- it dies in an hour.
Variant Title(s): A Riddle; The Letter 'h'
Subject(s): H (Letter Of Alphabet); Riddles


SOS, by AMIRI BARAKA    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Calling black people
Alternate Author Name(s): Jones, Leroi
Subject(s): African Americans; Alphabet Verse; Black Nationalism; Negroes; American Blacks


THE FOUNT OF LEARNING, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: And here's the child's dad
Last Line: And knows this is the fount of learning
Subject(s): Alphabet Verse


THE LOST ZOO, by COUNTEE CULLEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We wear the mask that grins and lies
Last Line: We wear the mask
Subject(s): Alphabet Verse


THE TREE HOUSE, by JAMES ANDREW EMANUEL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: To every man / his treehouse
Subject(s): Alphabet Verse


THE ZEALLESS XYLOGRAPHER; DEDICATED TO THE END OF THE DICTIONARY, by MARY ELIZABETH MAPES DODGE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A xylographer started to cross the sea
Last Line: In a xanthic xebec went sailing the main.
Subject(s): Alphabet Verse; Dictionaries; Sea; Ocean


THEOLOGY, by PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There is a heaven, for ever, day by day
Last Line: If there were not, where would my neighbours go?
Subject(s): Alphabet Verse; Future Life; Religion; Retribution; Eternity; After Life; Theology


TOM THUMB'S PICTURE ALPHABET, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: A was an archer / who shot at a frog
Last Line: A poor harmless fool
Subject(s): Alphabet Verse


WHAT DOES E STAND FOR?, by E. ETHELBERT MILLER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Everything / each eye exists embracing exceptional emerald evenings
Subject(s): E (Letter Of Alphabet)


Y..R D..K, by RON PADGETT                Poet's Biography
First Line: It w.S c....H f.R t..M to go b..K to t.E h..E
Last Line: No m..E o.......E to it t..N to a b...N d.G
Subject(s): Alphabet Verse