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Subject: BEETLES
Matches Found: 15

BEETLE, by EDITH KING    Poem Source            
First Line: The other day, to my surprise
Subject(s): Beetles; Insects


DUSK SONG - THE BEETLE, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: The shrilling locust slowly sheathes
Last Line: The beattle booms adown the glooms %and bumps along the dusk
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Beetles; Insects


FIELDWORK, by BOB HICOK    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There are two kinds of people and five hundred
Last Line: The jealous eyes of god have seen?
Subject(s): Amazons; Beetles; Insects; Jungles; Wilderness; Bugs


FIELDWORK, by BOB HICOK    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: There are two kinds of people and five hundred
Last Line: A fraction and flutter of life not even %the jealous eyes of god have seen?
Subject(s): Amazons; Beetles; Insects; Jungles; Wilderness


FIFTH GROUP OF VERSE: 9. DAVID, by CHARLES REZNIKOFF    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The shadow that does not leave my feet
Last Line: And the sparrow follows mit gracefully
Subject(s): Sparrows; Beetles; Death


FORGIVEN, by ALAN ALEXANDER MILNE    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: I found a little beetle, so that beetle was his name
Last Line: An excited alexander you've mistaken for a match
Alternate Author Name(s): Milne, A. A.
Subject(s): Beetles; Insects


ILLUSION, by AMY LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Walking beside the tree-peonies
Subject(s): Beetles


JERUSALEM THE GOLDEN: 38, by CHARLES REZNIKOFF    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Of our vsiitors, I do not know which I dislike most
Subject(s): Beetles; Flies


NURSERY RHYMES FOR THE TENDER-HEARTED (DEDICATED TO DON MARQUIS): 4, by CHRISTOPHER DARLINGTON MORLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I knew a black beetle, who lived down a drain
Last Line: And he'll never come bathing with me any more.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hall, Galway
Subject(s): Beetles; Insects; Marquis, Don (1878-1937); Bugs


ONLY ONE OF MY DEATHS, by DEAN YOUNG    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Because it seems the only way to save the roses
Subject(s): Beetles; Roses


SCARABAEUS SISYPHUS, by MATHILDE BLIND    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I've watched thee, scarab! Yea, an hour in vain
Last Line: Life's stone, recoiling from the alps of time?
Alternate Author Name(s): Lake, Claude
Subject(s): Beetles; Insects; Sisyphus; Bugs


THE DEATHWATCH BEETLE, by LINDA PASTAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A cardinal hurls itself
Subject(s): Death; Beetles; Dead, The


THE EXHAUSTED BUG; FOR MY FATHER, by ROBERT BLY    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Here is a tiny., hard-shelled thing. He is the length of a child's tooth, and
Last Line: Father stretched out in his coffin.
Subject(s): Beetles; Curiosities & Wonders; Death; Fathers & Sons; Insects; Enigmas; Oddities; Dead, The; Bugs


TO A GREEN-CHAFER, ON A WHITE ROSE, by CHARLOTTE SMITH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You dwell within a lovely bower
Last Line: With baseness and ingratitude.
Alternate Author Name(s): Smith, Charlotte Turner
Subject(s): Beetles; Insects; Bugs


TROPICAL BEETLES, by JOHN UPDIKE    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Composed of horny, jagged blacks
Last Line: And win, when stepped on in the dark, %disgusted exclamations
Subject(s): Beetles; Insects