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Subject: COAL MINES & MINERS
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A COAL FIRE IN WINTER, by THOMAS MCGRATH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Something old and tyrannical burning there
Subject(s): Coal Mines & Miners; Fire; Men


A DESCRIPTIVE POEM, ADDRESSED TO TWO LADIES, SELECTION, by JOHN DALTON    Poem Text            
First Line: Agape the sooty collier stands
Last Line: Creative commerce, these are thine!
Subject(s): Caves; Coal Mines & Miners; Earth; Rivers; Stones; Caverns; World; Granite; Rocks


A MEDITATION ON RHODE ISLAND COAL, by WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I sat beside the glowing grate, fresh heaped
Last Line: And melt the icicles from off his chin.
Subject(s): Coal Mines & Miners; Rhode Island


BANKING COAL, by JEAN TOOMER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Whoever it was who brought the first wood and coal
Last Line: All money ever saved by banking coal.
Subject(s): Coal Mines & Miners


BARNSLEY COLLIERY EXPLOSION, by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Far, far below - oh! Far below
Last Line: Avert the dangers of the mine.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): Coal Mines & Miners; Death; Tragedy; Dead, The


COAL, by JOHN GOULD FLETCHER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A valley, narrow as the pit
Last Line: Coal.
Subject(s): Coal Mines & Miners; Labor & Laborers; London; Work; Workers


ELEGY WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY COAL-BIN, by CHRISTOPHER DARLINGTON MORLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The furnace tolls the knell of falling steam
Last Line: To bring my morning coffee to a boil.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hall, Galway
Subject(s): Coal Mines & Miners; Furnaces; Standard Oil Company; Kilns


FORGOTTEN OF THE FOOT, by ANNE STEVENSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Equisetum, horsetail, railway weed
Subject(s): Coal Mines & Miners


GO EASY, by BERTON BRALEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fireman, spare that coal
Subject(s): Coal Mines & Miners; Conservation


MY LAWRENCE, by STANLEY PLUMLY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The future, rain in every syllable and cell
Last Line: It was raining and no one knew who lawrence was
Subject(s): Fathers; Family Life; Coal Mines & Miners; Lawrence, David Herbert (1885-1930)


NEWS FROM NEWCASTLE; UPON THE COAL-PITS ABOUT NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, by JOHN CLEVELAND    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: England's a perfect world, has indies too
Last Line: And gives her a black bag for a green gown.
Subject(s): Coal Mines & Miners; Newcastle-upon-tyne, England


OSTRAVA, by PETR BEZRUC    Poem Text            
First Line: A hundred years mutely I dwelt in the pit
Last Line: A day when we'll take what we owe.
Subject(s): Coal Mines & Miners


SAYINGS OF HENRY STEPHENS, by CARL SANDBURG    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If you get enough money
Subject(s): African Americans; Racism; Farm Life; Coal Mines & Miners; Springfield, Illinois'; Strikes; Negroes; American Blacks; Racial Prejudice; Bigotry; Agriculture; Farmers; Labor Disputes; Lockouts


THE CHEERY COAL, by AMOS RUSSEL WELLS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I like the coal
Last Line: And never, never is a pessimist!
Subject(s): Coal Mines & Miners


THE COAL BREAKER (PENNSYLVANIA), by ARTHUR W. UPSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This is the house where, up from ages gone
Last Line: In the bright waving hearth-fire calm and deep.
Subject(s): Coal Mines & Miners


THE COAL YARD, by LOUIS GINSBERG    Poem Text            
First Line: The night was hushed and the street was dark
Last Line: Huddled and crowded into pieces of coal!
Subject(s): Coal Mines & Miners


THE CRY OF THE CHILDREN, by ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Do ye hear the children weeping, o my brothers
Last Line: Than the strong man in his wrath.'
Variant Title(s): The Bitter Cry Of The Children
Subject(s): Child Labor; Coal Mines & Miners; Freedom; Social Protest; Liberty


THE HARTLEY COLLIERY CATASTROPHE, by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dark gulf of death! Black cavern of despair!
Last Line: The widows' judge is he in holiness.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): Coal Mines & Miners; Death; Tragedy; Dead, The


THE NOBLER ARMY, by BERTON BRALEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The men who fight in europe - they fight to maim and kill
Subject(s): Coal Mines & Miners; World War I; First World War


THE PETRIFIED WOMAN, by MINNIE BRUCE PRATT                Poet's Biography
First Line: As she turns the corner, daylight begins to fail
Last Line: Inside out, potosi become huakajchi, the mountain that cried
Subject(s): Coal Mines & Miners; Women; Strikes


THE SACRAL DREAMS OF RAMON FERNANDEZ, by JAMES GALVIN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ramon fernandez did not live
Last Line: He said, god has brought me here
Subject(s): Coal Mines & Miners


VERSES UNDER A PORTRAIT OF THOMAS BRITTON, A COAL MERCHANT, by MATTHEW PRIOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Though doomed to small-coal, yet to arts applied
Last Line: Had kneller painted, and had vertue graved.
Variant Title(s): Lines
Subject(s): Britton, Thomas (1644-1714); Coal Mines & Miners; Kneller, Sir Godfrey (1649-1723); Music & Musicians; Vertue, George (1684-1756); Kniller, Gottfried


WILLY TO JINNY, by JOSEPH SKIPSEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Duskier than the clouds that lie
Last Line: Coming from the colliree.
Subject(s): Coal Mines & Miners