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Channing (1817-1901), William Ellery    Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Channing Ii, William Ellery
25 poems available by this author


A POET'S HOPE    Poem Text    
First Line: Lady, there is a hope that all men have
Last Line: If my bark sinks, 'tis to another sea.


CONFESSIO AMANTIS       
First Line: I still can suffer pain
Subject(s): Transcendentalism


CONTENT       
First Line: Within the unpainted cottage dwell
Subject(s): Transcendentalism


EARTH-SPIRIT       
First Line: I have woven shrouds of air
Last Line: I polish the green ice, and gleam the wall %with the white frost, and leaf the brown trees tall


EDITH    Poem Text    
First Line: Edith, the silent stars are coldly gleaming
Last Line: Thy sweetness stills to rest the winter's pain.


FLIGHT OF THE WILD GEESE       
First Line: Rambling along the marshes
Subject(s): Geese


HARBOR       
First Line: No more I seek, the prize is found
Last Line: Where overjoyed at rest I stand, %and drink the sound I hoped to hear


HILLSIDE COT       
First Line: And here the hermit sat, and told his beads
Subject(s): Hermits


HYMN OF THE EARTH    Poem Text    
First Line: My highway is unfeatured air
Last Line: Are mirrored in its round abode.
Subject(s): Earth; World


MEMORY       
First Line: In sweet dreams softer than unbroken


MOUNTAIN       
First Line: Once we built our fortress


MURILLO'S MAGDALEN       
First Line: Here eyes are fixed; they seek the skies
Last Line: Who may renew my light in me, %and both shall thus the past forget?
Subject(s): Murillo, Bartolome Esteban (1617-1682)


MY SYMPHONY       
First Line: To live content with small means; to seek elegance


NATURE       
First Line: I love the universe, - I love the joy
Subject(s): Transcendentalism


NO ONE BULL-DOG YET COULD EAT       


PRIMAVERA, THE BREATH OF SPRING       
First Line: With the rush and whirl of the fleet wild brook
Subject(s): Transcendentalism


SEA SONG    Poem Text    
First Line: Our boat to the waves go free
Last Line: Fear not we the whirl of the gale.
Subject(s): Sea; Ships & Shipping; Storms; Ocean


SLEEPY HOLLOW    Poem Text    
First Line: No abbey's gloom, nor dark cathedral
Last Line: God's mercy in thy thought and life confest
Subject(s): Concord, Massachusetts; Death; Dead, The


TEARS IN SPRING    Poem Text    
First Line: The swallow is flying over
Last Line: To the spring that comes and kisses his feet.


THE BARREN MOORS    Poem Text    
First Line: On your bare rocks, o barren moors
Last Line: To stand between two silent floors.


THOUGHTS       
First Line: Bible is a book worthy to read
Subject(s): Transcendentalism


TO MY COMPANIONS       
First Line: Ye heavy-hearted mariners


TO THE POETS       
First Line: They who sing the deeds of men
Subject(s): Transcendentalism


UNA       
First Line: We are centered deeper far
Subject(s): Transcendentalism


WALDEN LAKE    Poem Text    
First Line: It is not far beyond the village church
Last Line: And with those virtues which are like the stars!
Variant Title(s): Walden
Subject(s): Concord, Massachusetts; Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862); Walden Pond, Massachusetts



Gannett, William Channing    Poet's Biography
19 poems available by this author


A MOTHER'S BREAST    Poem Text    
First Line: When among all life's miracles I try
Last Line: Makes gentlest landfall on a mother's breast.
Subject(s): Mothers


A.L.G.       
First Line: So early lost, I cannot tell the lift
Last Line: Inwrought and deathless tokens pledge us joy %what day my mother meets her grateful boy!


AUNT PHILLIS'S GUEST; ST HELENA ISLAND, SOUTH CAROLINA, 1863    Poem Text    
First Line: I was young and 'harry' was strong
Last Line: Outshines the best that we think we see.
Subject(s): Consolation


CONSIDER THE LILIES       
First Line: He hides within the lily
Last Line: Till chaos blooms to beauty, %thy purpose crowning all!
Subject(s): God


DEAR TOGETHERNESS       
First Line: I dreamed of paradise, - and still
Last Line: To still go on, and go together
Subject(s): Family Life


HIGHWAY       
First Line: When the night is still and far
Subject(s): Religion


IN LITTLES       
First Line: A little house of life


IN TWOS    Poem Text    
First Line: Somewhere in the world there hide
Last Line: Then two at the heart of all!
Subject(s): Love - Marital; Marriage; Wedded Love; Marriage - Love; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


LISTENING FOR GOD       
First Line: I hear it often in the dark


MARY'S MANGER-SONG    Poem Text    
First Line: Sleep, my little jesus
Last Line: Sleep, my jesus, sheep!


OLD LOVE SONG       
First Line: Play it slowly, sing it lowly
Subject(s): Love


OUR FATHER       
First Line: It were a blessed faith to think


SECRET PLACE OF THE MOST HIGH       
First Line: The lord is in his holy place


SUNDAY ON THE HILL-TOP    Poem Text    
First Line: Only ten miles from the city
Last Line: When it cannot be lifted away?
Subject(s): Milton, Massachusetts


THE HILLS OF THE LORD    Poem Text    
First Line: God ploughed one day with an earthquake
Last Line: And his peace everlasting to me.
Subject(s): God; Religion; Theology


THE STREAM OF FAITH    Poem Text    
First Line: From heart to heart, from creed to creed
Last Line: That ever-deepening roll!
Subject(s): Faith; Religion; Belief; Creed; Theology


WHERE DID IT GO       
First Line: Where did yesterday's sunset go


WHO WERT AND ART AND EVER MORE SHALL BE       
First Line: Bring, o morn, thy music! Bring, on night, thy hushes!
Subject(s): Transcendentalism


WORD OF GOD       
First Line: It sounds along the ages
Subject(s): Transcendentalism