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Subject: DEMETER
Matches Found: 10

A DAY AT CASTROGIOVANNI: 3. DEMETER, by GEORGE EDWARD WOODBERRY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Here stood thy temple, on the mountain's horn
Last Line: Great mother, vanished from the mountain's horn.
Subject(s): Demeter; Goddesses & Gods; Mankind; Mythology; Religion; Ceres; Human Race; Theology

CERES, by NEIL TRACY    Poem Text                
First Line: See how the world lies manacled and bound
Last Line: Torn by the wind from the rich hem of spring.
Subject(s): Demeter; Spring; Ceres

DEMETER AND PERSEPHONE, by ALFRED TENNYSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Faint as a climate-changing bird that flies
Last Line: Along the silent field of asphodel.
Alternate Author Name(s): Tennyson, Lord Alfred; Tennyson, 1st Baron; Tennyson Of Aldworth And Farringford, Baron
Subject(s): Demeter; Persephone; Ceres; Proserpine; Proserpina

LOVE'S ATTRIBUTES, by PIERRE DE RONSARD    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Ceres rules the fields of grain
Last Line: Are consecrate to love.
Subject(s): Demeter; Flowers; Goddesses & Gods; Love; Mythology; Orchards; Tears; Ceres

ODE TO PROSERPINE, by JOHN COWPER POWYS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: O daughter of demeter, yet once more
Last Line: And grants the key to her mysterious ways.
Subject(s): Death; Demeter; Faces; Mythology - Classical; Persephone; Dead, The; Ceres; Proserpine; Proserpina

PERSEPHONE, by JEAN INGELOW    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: She stepped upon sicilian grass
Last Line: "the daffodil, the daffodil!"
Subject(s): Daffodils; Daughters; Demeter; Light; Mythology; Persephone; Ceres; Proserpine; Proserpina

PERSEPHONE TO DEMETER, by LAURIE SHECK    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: My pillow is cold, mother, and my little bed so neat
Last Line: As it glides between the earth above my cave %and the silent, cloud-masked sky
Subject(s): Demeter; Persephone

PERSEPHONEIA; A FRAGMENT: PROLOGUE, by WILLIAM SHARP    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The old dull whisper of the unceasing wave
Last Line: Dread, half in expectation.
Alternate Author Name(s): Macleod, Fiona
Subject(s): Demeter; Mythology - Classical; Persephone; Plays & Playwrights; Ceres; Proserpine; Proserpina

SOME DEMETER, by RENEE A. ASHLEY    Poem Source                
First Line: Today the old
Last Line: And into which our precarious sky falls like a steady rain
Subject(s): Demeter; Nature

THE APPEASEMENT OF DEMETER, by GEORGE MEREDITH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Demeter devastated our good land
Last Line: For body, thou! To both art wine and bread!
Subject(s): Demeter; Mythology; Seasons; Ceres