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Subject: ARSON
Matches Found: 6

ARSON, by CAROL J. PIERMAN    Poem Source                
First Line: I was too young to realize
Last Line: Down the stairs %and into the open and soundless light, %away from another good morning's benedictio
Subject(s): Arson

ARSONIST, by MARK JOHNSTON    Poem Source                
First Line: It is the standing back
Last Line: In my groin: hot, cold, %hot, cold, hot
Subject(s): Arson; Fire

ARSONIST, by JEREMY REED    Poem Source                
First Line: Derelict. He slept in basements
Last Line: Of flames fissure a building, turning round, %calm, with the fire reflected on his back
Subject(s): Arson; Homeless

MY TEMPLE, by PHILIP MAX RASKIN    Poem Source                
First Line: Somebody arsoned my temple
Last Line: Only a wailing wall %is left for the weeping
Alternate Author Name(s): Raskin, P. M.
Subject(s): Arson; Jews; Religious Discrimination; Temples

PENNSYLVANIA HALL, by JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Not with the splendors of the days of old
Last Line: Its consecration unto freedom's god!
Subject(s): Abolitionists; Arson; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Slavery; Anti-slavery; Serfs

THE RELIC, by JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Token of friendship, true and tried
Last Line: And turn the spoiler from his prey.
Subject(s): Arson; Emancipation Movement & Proclamation; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Antislavery Movement - United States