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Subject: DECEMBER
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22-DEC, by JOHN KOOISTRA    Poem Source            
First Line: Morning
Last Line: Filled with moonlight %and dark shifting furniture
Subject(s): December; Morning


A NOCTURNAL UPON ST. LUCY'S DAY, BEING THE SHORTEST DAY, by JOHN DONNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis the year's midnight, and it is the day's
Last Line: Both the year's, and the day's deep midnight is.
Variant Title(s): A Nocturnall Upon S. Lucies Day, Being The Shortest Day
Subject(s): December; Holidays; Light; Mourning; New Year; Winter; Bereavement


A WINTER TWILIGHT, by GEORGE HERBERT CLARKE    Poem Text            
First Line: The year has reached december days
Last Line: And so he dreams himself to rest.
Subject(s): Animals; December; Dogs; Friendship; Man-woman Relationships; Winter; Male-female Relations


A YEAR'S CAROLS: DECEMBER, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: December, thou whose hallowing hands
Last Line: Makes glad all grief on land or sea.
Subject(s): Christmas; December; Seasons; Nativity, The


CHRISTMAS MUSINGS; ADDRESSED TO INATHE, by DAVID MACBETH MOIR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Time flies apace - another year hath perished
Last Line: Sweet as thy smile, and radiant as thine eyes!
Alternate Author Name(s): Delta
Subject(s): Christmas; December; Holidays; Love; Winter; Nativity, The


COMING SOON, by NAOMI SHIHAB NYE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I placed one toe
Last Line: It said it did not need me.
Subject(s): Cold; December; Restaurants; Time; Waiters & Waitresses; Cafes; Diners


DAS KRIST KINDEL, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I had fed the fire and stirred it, till the sparkles in delight
Last Line: "who brings the world good tidings, -- ""it is christmas -- all is well!"
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Christmas; December; Night; Santa Claus; Vision; Nativity, The; Bedtime; Nicholas, Saint


DECEMBER, by THOMAS BAILEY ALDRICH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Only the sea intoning
Last Line: Over the lonely house.
Subject(s): December


DECEMBER, by ELIZABETH V. AUVACHE    Poem Text            
First Line: December days are dark and gray
Last Line: Round the bright and cheery blaze.
Subject(s): Christmas; Cold; December; Nativity, The


DECEMBER, by JOEL BENTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When the feud of hot and cold
Last Line: Which weaves this spotless shroud of snow!
Subject(s): December; Nature


DECEMBER, by LUMAN R. BOWDISH    Poem Text            
First Line: Keen is the clear deep vault of night
Last Line: Boreas molds the sullen storm.
Subject(s): December; Frost; Nature; Storms


DECEMBER, by PAUL CLAUDEL    Poem Source            
First Line: Sweeping the country and the leafy valley
Last Line: Like the earth she tastes her sabbath
Subject(s): December; Nature


DECEMBER, by CAROL ANN DUFFY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The year dwindles and glows
Subject(s): December; Transiecnce


DECEMBER, by CLIFFORD GESSLER    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Rain over the tall oleanders %and over the whorls of cycads, rain
Last Line: Ask of the leaves, ask of the ginger-embers, %ask of the dark, slow, tender heart of the rain!
Subject(s): December


DECEMBER, by WILLIAM CAULFIELD IRWIN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is bleak december noon
Last Line: Of the dumb cold evening air.
Subject(s): Abandonment; Cold; December; Snow; Winter; Desertion


DECEMBER, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In a drear-nighted december
Last Line: Was never said in rhyme.
Variant Title(s): Happy Insensibility;stanzas
Subject(s): December; Grief; Sorrow; Sadness


DECEMBER, by RON PADGETT    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: I will sleep
Last Line: In my little cup
Subject(s): December


DECEMBER, by ARTHUR PETERSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The sunsets burn and die, / the moon comes up the sky
Last Line: My spirit seeks the heaven of thy face!
Subject(s): December


DECEMBER, by EFFIE WALLER SMITH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Winter now has fully come
Last Line: Merriest day of all the year.
Subject(s): Christmas; December; Nativity, The


DECEMBER, by VIVA I. STARK    Poem Text            
First Line: How beautiful are god's great trees in spring
Last Line: That our december shall not be in vain.
Subject(s): December; Spring


DECEMBER, by JOHN BANISTER TABB    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dull sky above, dead leaves below
Last Line: Of one beloved that comes not back.
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): December


DECEMBER, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: Before the old, old year can go
Last Line: What if december's last—it's best of all!
Subject(s): Children; Christmas; December; Gifts & Giving; Santa Claus; Childhood; Nativity, The; Nicholas, Saint


DECEMBER DAY, by ROBERT FULLER MURRAY    Poem Source            
First Line: Blue, blue is the sea today
Subject(s): December


DECEMBER EVENING, by FRANCES MARY FROST    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Up from the frozen street the music drifts
Last Line: The wind is rising and the year is old
Subject(s): December


DECEMBER IN ITALY, by KATHLEEN MCGOOKEY    Poem Source            
First Line: All those nights looking up at the sky, wanting to be there
Last Line: I keep playing with light and losing
Subject(s): December; Italy; Night


DECEMBER IN MOSCOW, by MIRIAM VAN HEE    Poem Source            
First Line: If it rains in the city
Last Line: Who would make you and me %into someone else
Subject(s): December; Moscow; Rain


DECEMBER JOURNAL, by CHARLES PENZEL WRIGHT JR.    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: God is not offered to the senses
Last Line: The other world is here, just under our fingertips
Alternate Author Name(s): Wright, Charles
Subject(s): December; Religion


DECEMBER LAKE, by EDYTHE BARRETT GOELTZ    Poem Text            
First Line: Each wave whispered of a departed summer
Last Line: And meet it as one.
Subject(s): Cold; December; Farewell; Solitude; Parting; Loneliness


DECEMBER MOON, by ELEANOR MAY SARTON    Poem Source            
First Line: Before going to bed
Last Line: Sleeping away the cold white night %after a fall of snow
Subject(s): Christmas; December; Solitude


DECEMBER NEWS, by JOHN+(1) CLARKE    Poem Source            
First Line: It is late
Last Line: And it is snow, first snow, %tapping its small canes
Subject(s): December; Snow; Winter


DECEMBER SNOW, by EFFIE WALLER SMITH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The falling snow a stainless veil doth cast
Last Line: To beauty passing all that life has known.
Subject(s): Death; December; Memory; Snow; Dead, The


DECEMBER SONNET, by PAUL HAMILTON HAYNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Round the december heights the clouds are gray
Last Line: Fair as an angel clad in silver mail!
Subject(s): December


DECEMBER VISIT TO NORTH COAST, by PHIL WEIDMAN    Poem Source            
First Line: There's a spectacular 180
Last Line: Open to sun light above its %triangular green spires
Subject(s): December


FAIRBANKS UNDER THE SOLSTICE, by JOHN HAINES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Slowly, without sun, the day sinks
Last Line: Word of the resurrection of silence.
Subject(s): Death, Return From; December; Frost; Winter


FIRST SNOW, by MICHAEL COFFEY    Poem Source            
First Line: Fresh snow, first snow
Last Line: Let the snow come down hard
Subject(s): Cold; December; Seasons; Snow; Winter


FLIGHT OF THE BUMBLE BEE'S MAGIC, by BARBARA SCHMITT WHITNEY    Poem Text            
First Line: Summer slipped to us in the chill december
Last Line: Winter had vanished!
Subject(s): December; Summer; Winter


FORGOTTEN IS DECEMBER, by MARY HELEN PAGE    Poem Text            
First Line: I still remember april
Last Line: And stiffen up in cold.
Subject(s): April; December; Likes And Dislikes


GIANT NIGHT, by ANNE WALDMAN    Poem Text         Recitation by Author     Poet's Biography
First Line: Awake in a giant night
Last Line: Just like what is here one minute and not the next.
Subject(s): Christmas; December; Family Life; Holidays; New York City; Nativity, The; Relatives; Manhattan; New York, New York; The Big Apple


GLOOMY DECEMBER, by ROBERT BURNS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ance mair I hail thee, thou gloomy december
Last Line: Parting wi' nancy, oh, ne'er to meet mair.
Subject(s): December; Farewell; Parting


GOING TO THE POOR, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: A little maid tripped down the / street
Last Line: And wondered if the poor were I!
Subject(s): Charity; Children; Christmas; December; Kindness; Poverty; Philanthropy; Childhood; Nativity, The


IN A TREE, by DIANE AVERILL    Poem Source            
First Line: In late december, what used to be
Last Line: My bright granddaughter, rippling in the limbs of her mother
Subject(s): December; Family Life; Trees


IN BALTIMORE'S ART DISTRICT, by JOHN LUNDBERG    Poem Source            
First Line: Past the eyes and voices of the city cafe
Last Line: By the warmth of a tongue in december
Subject(s): Art And Artists; December; Love; Relationships


IN PRAISE OF DECEMBER EVENINGS, by LEWIS MORRIS (1833-1907)    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Slow on the waning landscape creeps the night
Last Line: Are all, are only, thine!
Subject(s): December; Evening; Sunset; Twilight


LATE AFTERNOON IN DECEMBER, by ARTHUR PETERSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The temperate air is filled with a gray mist
Last Line: And feel the same weird power to which they bow.
Subject(s): December


ON THE 16TH DECEMBER, BEING AS FINE AS MAY-DAY, by FELICIA DOROTHEA HEMANS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Unlike december's frown this gladsome day
Last Line: For gayer views, and happy could I die.
Alternate Author Name(s): Browne, Felicia Dorothea
Subject(s): December; Weather


ON THE ICE, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: O the joy to ride on the sharpened
Last Line: But it cannot go as I go—so high, so high!
Subject(s): Children; December; Happiness; Skating & Skaters; Childhood; Joy; Delight


OUR CHRISTMAS TREE, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: Do you know
Last Line: And our tree is here at last!
Subject(s): Christmas Trees; December


SNOW IN SCHOOLTIME, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: All saturday the sky was clear
Last Line: To see how much stays on the ground.
Subject(s): Children; December; Schools; Snow; Teaching & Teachers; Childhood; Students


SONG OF THE SNOW FLAKES, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: We're very small, we're very small
Last Line: What a white, white world the world can be!
Subject(s): December; Snow; Winter


SONNETS OF THE MONTHS: DECEMBER, by GIACOMO DI MICHELE    Poem Source            
First Line: Last, for december, houses on the plain
Last Line: Misers; don't let them have a chance with you
Alternate Author Name(s): Folgore Da San Gimignano; Di Michele, Giacomo
Subject(s): December; Sonnet (as Literary Form)


SUDDENLY. IN DECEMBER, by ROLF JACOBSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Suddenly. In december. I stand knee-deep in snow
Last Line: Dearest, you who are sleeping. Eurydice. %--under the snow. Under the wreath of cedar
Subject(s): Absence; Death; December; Love - Loss Of; Nostalgia; Winter


THE AFTERGLOW, by MARIANNE CLARKE    Poem Text            
First Line: Enchanting vision stirred a weary heart
Last Line: Our yuletide gift in home-world every year.
Subject(s): Christmas; December; Peace; Nativity, The


THE FIR TREE, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: I heard a mother fir tree say
Last Line: Our shining christmas tree.
Subject(s): Christmas Trees; December


THE LETTER MAN, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: My santa claus goes every day
Last Line: The wishes in his pack.
Subject(s): Children; Christmas; December; Gifts & Giving; Santa Claus; Childhood; Nativity, The; Nicholas, Saint


THE POET'S CALENDAR: DECEMBER, by HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Riding upon the goat, with snow-white hair
Last Line: "proclaiming ""peace on earth, good will to men."
Subject(s): December


THE POET'S JOURNAL: DECEMBER, by BAYARD TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The beech is bare, and bare the ash
Last Line: But thou and I are true!
Alternate Author Name(s): Taylor, James Bayard
Subject(s): Death; December; Love; Winter; Dead, The


THE REIGN OF DECEMBER, by FELICIA DOROTHEA HEMANS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In winter awful, lovely in the spring
Last Line: To mirth and hospitality.
Alternate Author Name(s): Browne, Felicia Dorothea
Subject(s): December; Wales; Welshmen; Welshwomen


THE SHEPHEARDES CALENDER: DECEMBER, by EDMUND SPENSER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The gentle shepheard satte beside a springe
Last Line: Tell rosalind her colin bids her adieu.'
Alternate Author Name(s): Clout, Colin
Subject(s): Aging; December; Seasons; Winter


THE SHEPHERD'S CALENDAR: DECEMBER, by JOHN CLARE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Glad christmas comes, and every hearth
Last Line: "to drink the christmas eve's ""good bye."
Subject(s): Christmas; Christmas Gifts; December; Toys; Nativity, The


THE WINTER WILD, by DAVID MACBETH MOIR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How sudden hath the snow come down!
Last Line: The early lost, and long deplored!
Alternate Author Name(s): Delta
Subject(s): Cold; December; Memory; Snow; Winter


THIS DECEMBER, by MOLLY INGER    Poem Text            
First Line: December - and a few dead leaves on trees
Last Line: Just yearning -- ever yearning.
Subject(s): December; Longing


TO A DECEMBER GROUSE (HEARD FROM THE SMOKING ROOM), by PATRICK REGINALD CHALMERS    Poem Text            
First Line: Nay, is it now you'd have me take the hill
Last Line: Of pipes and papers and the persian kitten!
Subject(s): December; Grouse


TO EILISH OF THE FAIR HAND, by FRANCIS LEDWIDGE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I'd make my heart a harp to play for you
Last Line: Sunlight on other hearts -- ah! How it kills it.
Subject(s): December


ULTIMATE DECEMBER, by MYRA PERRINGS    Poem Text            
First Line: The year has come so soon
Last Line: Of ultimate december.
Subject(s): December; Holidays; New Year


WE MIGHT CHANGE, by JAMES DENBOER    Poem Source            
First Line: The geese feel the low pressure
Last Line: Choose-live until spring
Subject(s): Cold; December; Feathers; Geese; Winter


WHAT HOLDS YOU, by KELLY RITTER    Poem Source            
First Line: Late december
Last Line: And spilling over, %like the last and the last
Subject(s): Beauty; December; Sleep


WINTER CHURNING IN VERMONT, by DANIEL LEAVENS CADY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It's joy to churn on juney morns
Last Line: "a piece of custard pie."
Subject(s): December; Vermont; Winter


WORK WANTED, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: I'd like to work for santa claus
Last Line: Jim.
Subject(s): Christmas; Christmas Gifts; December; Santa Claus; Toys; Nativity, The; Nicholas, Saint


YARD IN DECEMBER, by ARTHUR DAVISON FICKE    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: The pale, transparent autumn mists
Alternate Author Name(s): Knish, Anne
Subject(s): December