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Subject: CANOES & CANOEING
Matches Found: 17

AN OLD SAW NEWLY RENDERED, by LEVI BISHOP    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Although nor wise nor deep in thought
Last Line: Then toot your horn and row your own canoe.
Subject(s): Canoes & Canoeing; Death; Pride; Proverbs; Dead, The; Self-esteem; Self-respect; Maxims; Adages


CANOE SONG, by E. FRERE CHAMPNEY    Poem Text                
First Line: Dip! Dip! Softly slip
Last Line: Young as now and ever one.
Subject(s): Canoes & Canoeing


CANOEBIAL BLISS, by JOSEPH ASHBY-STERRY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: O, summer is sweet, and its sky is so blue
Subject(s): Summer; Canoes & Canoeing


DRIFTING, by HENRY HARMON CHAMBERLIN JR.    Poem Text                
First Line: Drifting in our frail canoe
Last Line: Drifting, drifting evermore.
Subject(s): Canoes & Canoeing


HANDS, by EARL (EARLE) BIRNEY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: In the amber morning by the inlet's high shore
Last Line: Our roots are in autumn, and store for no spring.
Subject(s): Canoes & Canoeing; Hands


LISLE'S RIVER, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Dust followed our car like a dry brown cloud
Last Line: What joy have you had since, that equaled this?
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Canoes & Canoeing; Happiness; Memory; Rivers; Water; Joy; Delight


RE-VOYAGE, by EMILY PAULINE JOHNSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: What of the days when we two dreamed together?
Last Line: My lone canoe and I.
Alternate Author Name(s): Tekahionwake
Subject(s): Canoes & Canoeing; Love - Loss Of; Sailing & Sailors; Solitude; Summer; Seamen; Sails; Loneliness


SEMINOLE SONG CYCLE: NOONDAY SONG, by HARRIET LYON LEONARD    Poem Text                
First Line: The noon is hot. Come, let us seek
Last Line: In my own staunch canoe.
Subject(s): Canoes & Canoeing; Native Americans; Seminole Indians; Indians Of America; American Indians; Indians Of South America


THE CANOE, by ISABELLA VALANCY CRAWFORD    Poem Text                
First Line: My masters twain made me a bed
Last Line: As white locks of tall waterfalls.
Variant Title(s): Said The Canoe
Subject(s): Canoes & Canoeing


THE IDLERS, by EMILY PAULINE JOHNSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The sun's red pulses beat
Last Line: More than the homeward blowing wind that died an hour ago.
Alternate Author Name(s): Tekahionwake
Subject(s): Canoes & Canoeing; Idleness; Love; Peace; Laziness; Sloth; Indolence


THE MEASURE OF THE YEAR, by JAMES GALVIN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A canoe made of horse ribs tipped over in the pasture
Last Line: I thought Id seen that happen
Subject(s): Canoes & Canoeing


THE SONG MY PADDLE SINGS, by EMILY PAULINE JOHNSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: West wind, blow from your prairie nest
Last Line: Swelling the song that my paddle sings.
Alternate Author Name(s): Tekahionwake
Subject(s): Birds; Canoes & Canoeing; Crows; Rivers; Wind


THE SONG OF HIAWATHA: HIAWATHA'S SAILING, by HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Give me of your bark, o birch-tree!
Last Line: To the bay of taquamenaw.
Variant Title(s): The Birch Canoe;building Of The Canoe
Subject(s): Canoes & Canoeing; Sailing & Sailors; Seamen; Sails


THE SONG OF THE LIGHT CANOE, by HORACE SPENCER FISKE    Poem Text                
First Line: When the dew is fresh and the grasses wet
Last Line: When the flush of the sunset dies.
Subject(s): Boats; Canoes & Canoeing; Rivers; Sailing & Sailors; Water; Seamen; Sails


THISTLE-DOWN, by EMILY PAULINE JOHNSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Beyond a ridge of pine with russet tips
Last Line: Far floats their down—far drifts my dream away.
Alternate Author Name(s): Tekahionwake
Subject(s): Canoes & Canoeing; Nature


WATER SILLIES, by FAIRFAX DOWNEY    Poem Text                
First Line: In a red canoe
Last Line: Calls home his daughter.
Subject(s): Canoes & Canoeing; Kisses; Water


WAVE-WON, by EMILY PAULINE JOHNSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Tonight I hunger so
Last Line: To idolize the perfect world, to taste of love at last.
Alternate Author Name(s): Tekahionwake
Subject(s): Canoes & Canoeing; Love; Trust