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Subject: COCKROACHES
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ARCHY AND MEHITABEL, SELS., by DONALD ROBERT PERRY MARQUIS                Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Marquis, Don
Subject(s): Animals; Cats; Cockroaches


AT LAST WE KILLED THE ROACHES, by LUCILLE CLIFTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: All over the place
Subject(s): Family Life; Poverty; Cockroaches


COCKROACHES, by DENISE DUHAMEL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: That's what my father-in-law calls the american kids
Subject(s): Cockroaches


COCKROACHES, by DENISE DUHAMEL    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: That's what my father-in-law calls the american kids
Last Line: Scurrying fast across the dirty tub we knew as america
Subject(s): Cockroaches


COMPARISONS, by BERTON BRALEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I dreamed that a cockroach came to me
Last Line: —that's what the cockroach said to me.
Subject(s): Cockroaches


CRUELTY, DON'T TALK TO ME ABOUT CRUELTY, by LUCILLE CLIFTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: I never know what I might do
Subject(s): Cruelty; Family Life; Cockroaches


DEATH, ETC., ETC., by JAGIT SINGH    Poem Source            
First Line: Unthinking of kids she could be carrying
Last Line: Unformed flesh hiding in a woman's womb
Subject(s): Cockroaches; Death


NURSERY RHYMES FOR THE TENDER-HEARTED (DEDICATED TO DON MARQUIS): 1, by CHRISTOPHER DARLINGTON MORLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Scuttle, scuttle, little roach
Last Line: I explore the pantry shelf!
Alternate Author Name(s): Hall, Galway
Subject(s): Cockroaches; Marquis, Don (1878-1937)


NURSERY RHYMES FOR THE TENDER-HEARTED (DEDICATED TO DON MARQUIS): 2, by CHRISTOPHER DARLINGTON MORLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Rockabye, insect, lie low in thy den
Last Line: Death to poor cockroach, hen, baby and all.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hall, Galway
Subject(s): Cockroaches; Marquis, Don (1878-1937)


NURSERY RHYMES FOR THE TENDER-HEARTED (DEDICATED TO DON MARQUIS): 3, by CHRISTOPHER DARLINGTON MORLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There was a gay henroach, and what do you think
Last Line: But the kitchen maid caught him and squashed him at last.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hall, Galway
Subject(s): Cockroaches; Marquis, Don (1878-1937)


THEOLOGY OF COCKROACHES, by SHERMAN ALEXIE    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Cockroach %diane says, it might have been
Last Line: A cockroach or nothing at all
Subject(s): Cockroaches