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1492, by EMMA LAZARUS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thou two-faced year, mother of change and fate
Last Line: "grim bulwarked hatred between heart and heart!"
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


A POET'S PROPHECY, by LUIGI PULCI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Know that this theory is false; his bark
Last Line: To glad the nations with expected light.
Subject(s): Explorers; United States; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; America


A THOUGHT OF COLUMBUS, by WALT WHITMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The mystery of mysteries, the crude and harried ceaseless flame
Last Line: The modern world to thee and thought of thee!)
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


A TRIBUTE TO HENRY M. STANLEY; THE GREAT AFRICAN EXPLORER, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Welcome, thrice welcome, to the city of dundee
Last Line: And play up, see the conquering hero comes!
Subject(s): Dundee, Scotland; Explorers; Heroism; Stanley, Sir Henry Morton (1841-1904); Travel; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Heroes; Heroines; Rowlands, John; Journeys; Trips


ADMIRAL, HAIL!, by ANNA EMILIA BAGSTAD    Poem Text            
First Line: Admiral, admiral
Last Line: Freedom and peace is the end of your quest!
Subject(s): Adventure & Adventurers; Explorers; Sailing & Sailors; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Seamen; Sails


AMERICA IS HARD TO SEE, by ROBERT FROST    Poem Text         Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: Columbus may have worked the wind
Last Line: As cortez on the aztecs made
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


BALBOA, by NORA PERRY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: With restless step of discontent
Last Line: Divinely guided, reached the goal.
Subject(s): America - Exploration; Balboa, Vasco Nunez De (1475-1519); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


BERMUDAS, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text         Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: Where the remote bermudas ride
Last Line: With falling oars they kept the time.
Variant Title(s): The Emigrants In Bermudas;in Exile;song Of The Emigrants In Bermudas
Subject(s): Bermuda; Exiles; Explorers; Fantasy; God; Religion; Sailing & Sailors; Sea; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Theology; Seamen; Sails; Ocean


CHILDREN OF CORONADO, by MILDRED CRABTREE SPEER    Poem Text            
First Line: The seven cities of cibola rise
Last Line: They, too, shall die of thirst along the plains!
Subject(s): Cibola (mythical City); Coronado, Francisco Vasquez De (1510-54); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS, by JOANNA BAILLIE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Is there a man, that, from some lofty steep
Last Line: Her soul in wo, -- like rachel, weeps.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS, by JOHN BANISTER TABB    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: With faith unshadowed by the night
Last Line: New lands for conquering love.
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: Christopher columbus, where would I be
Last Line: I'm glad you were so brave and true / christopher columbus
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


CLOUDLAND, by EDWARD MERRILL ROOT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A child, I wanted to explore
Last Line: Better hell than heaven's shadow!
Alternate Author Name(s): Root, E. Merrill
Subject(s): Children; Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Conquistadors; Explorers; Pizarro, Francisco (1475-1521); Childhood; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


COLUMBIA'S BANNER, by EDNA DEAN PROCTOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: God helping me,' cried columbus, 'though fair or foul the breeze
Last Line: God bless you, youths and maidens, as you guard the stripes and stars!
Alternate Author Name(s): Dean
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Holidays; United States; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; America


COLUMBIAN ODE, by PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Four hundred years ago a tangled waste
Last Line: Now flutters in the breeze the stars and stripes!
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; United States; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; America


COLUMBUS, by FLORENCE EARLE COATES    Poem Text            
First Line: Viceroy they made him, admiral and don
Last Line: Found justice, truth, and human liberty!
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


COLUMBUS, by EDWARD COLLINS DOWNING    Poem Text            
First Line: The vision he foresaw
Last Line: And monument.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


COLUMBUS, by EDWARD EVERETT HALE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Give me the white paper!
Last Line: Where god might write anew the story of the world.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


COLUMBUS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The cordage creaks and rattles in the wind
Last Line: Is more than time enough to find a world.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Courage; Explorers; Valor; Bravery; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


COLUMBUS, by THOMAS MCGRATH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Columbus, wearing a night-gown made from a treasure map
Last Line: At sea the waves trudge off in search of a new continent
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


COLUMBUS, by CINCINNATUS HEINE MILLER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Behind him lay the gray [or, great] azores
Last Line: "its grandest lesson: ""on! Sail on!"
Alternate Author Name(s): Miller, Joaquin
Variant Title(s): The Port Of Ships;a Tribute To Columbus
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Patriotism; Sea; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Ocean


COLUMBUS, by OGDEN NASH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Once upon a time there was an italian
Subject(s): Byrd, Richard Evelyn (1888-1957); Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Holidays; Vespucci, Amerigo (1451-1512); Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


COLUMBUS, by JOHANN CHRISTOPH FRIEDRICH VON SCHILLER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Steer on, courageous sailor! Through mockery and jeering
Last Line: What the one promises, the other still surely attain.
Alternate Author Name(s): Schiller, Friedrich Von
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


COLUMBUS, by JOHN BANISTER TABB    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis read of one, a ferryman of old
Last Line: Fulfilling all his destiny again.
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


COLUMBUS, by ALFRED TENNYSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Chains, my good lord! In your raised [or, good] brows I read
Last Line: I am but an alien and a genovese.
Alternate Author Name(s): Tennyson, Lord Alfred; Tennyson, 1st Baron; Tennyson Of Aldworth And Farringford, Baron
Variant Title(s): Columbus Day
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


COLUMBUS, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: An italian boy that liked to play
Last Line: And the wisest know he was more than wise.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; October; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


COLUMBUS AND THE MAYFLOWER, by RICHARD MONCKTON MILNES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O little fleet! That on thy quest divine
Last Line: As in the straitness of the ancient ways.
Alternate Author Name(s): Houghton, 1st Baron; Houghton, Lord
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Mayflower (ship); United States - History; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


COLUMBUS AT SEVILLE, by ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dear son, diego, I am old and deaf
Last Line: The date, 1571
Alternate Author Name(s): Q; Quiller-couch, A. T.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Courts & Courtiers; Death; Explorers; Spain; Dead, The; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


COLUMBUS AT THE CONVENT [JULY, 1491], by JOHN TOWNSEND TROWBRIDGE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dreary and brown the night comes down
Last Line: And gratitude are due!
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


COLUMBUS DYING [MAY 20, 1506], by EDNA DEAN PROCTOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Hark! Do I hear again the roar
Last Line: Into thy hands I give my soul!
Alternate Author Name(s): Dean
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


COLUMBUS IN CHAINS [AUGUST, 1500], by PHILIP FRENEAU    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Are these the honors they reserve for me
Last Line: Which, but for me, had still been empty visions.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


COLUMBUS THE WORLD-GIVER, by MAURICE FRANCIS EGAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Who doubts has met defeat ere blows can fall
Last Line: Is one clear trumpet call to faith and will.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


COLUMBUS [AUGUST 3, 1492], by JOHANN CHRISTOPH FRIEDRICH VON SCHILLER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Steer, bold mariner, on! Albeit witlings deride thee
Last Line: What is promised by one, surely the other performs.
Alternate Author Name(s): Schiller, Friedrich Von
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; United States - History; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


COLUMBUS [CROSSING THE ATLANTIC], by ARTHUR HUGH CLOUGH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How in god's [or, heaven's] name did columbus get over
Last Line: Is a pure wonder, I must say, to me.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Courage; Explorers; Valor; Bravery; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


COLUMBUS [JANUARY, 1487], by LYDIA HUNTLEY SIGOURNEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: St. Stephen's cloistered hall was proud
Last Line: All glorious, -- yet forlorn.
Variant Title(s): Columbus (january, 1487)
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


COLUMBUS, THE DISCOVERER, by RICHARD EUGENE BURTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I see a caravel of spanish make
Last Line: Columbus, calm, his prescience verified.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Sailing & Sailors; Sea; Travel; United States - History; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Seamen; Sails; Ocean; Journeys; Trips


COLUMBUS: STANZAS 1-4, by CHARLES BUXTON GOING    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The night air brings strange whisperings - vague scents
Last Line: Thy deep te deum sounded on the strand.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


COLUMBUS; 1492-1892, by WILLIAM ALLEN BUTLER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Westward columbus steered, while, day by day
Last Line: His first te deum at san salvador.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; United States; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; America


CONCERNING THE RIGHT TO LIFE, by JORIE GRAHAM                Poet's Biography
First Line: As I rounded the corner - noiselessly - as if wide unseeable
Variant Title(s): The Right To Life
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945); Jews; Mary. Mother Of Jesus; Women; Women In The Bible; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Shoah; Judaism; Virgin Mary


CUATRO-CENTENNIAL, by ROLF SOMMER NIELSEN    Poem Text            
First Line: Coronado, this land was old
Last Line: And dry and rot and go to dust.
Subject(s): Coronado, Francisco Vasquez De (1510-54); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


DANIEL BOONE'S LAST LOOK WESTWARD, by HUMBERT WOLFE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I'm only four-score years, my sons, and a few
Last Line: Before they hew that northwest into the world.
Subject(s): Boone, Daniel (1734-1820); Explorers; Northwest, Pacific; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


DISCOVERY, by HARRY RANDOLPH BLYTHE    Poem Text            
First Line: I traveled the road of the restless
Last Line: And the god of love were one.
Subject(s): Explorers; Travel; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Journeys; Trips


FIRST ACROSS THE SANDS, by JOHN RUSSELL MCCARTHY    Poem Text            
First Line: Juan bautista de anza
Last Line: And stands in california.
Subject(s): Anza, Juan Bautista De (1736-1788); California; Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


FIRST VOYAGE OF COLUMBUS, by JOANNA BAILLIE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What did the ocean's waste supply / to soothe the mind or please the eye?
Last Line: In royal isabella's name.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


FLIGHTS, by CALE YOUNG RICE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: English herons brought for sport to a new land
Last Line: For worlds of outer space?
Subject(s): Explorers; Herons; Seashore; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Beach; Coast; Shore


FOR THE NEW YEAR 1791, by HENRY JAMES PYE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When from the bosom of the mine
Last Line: Unbought by scenes of woe, and undefil'd with blood.
Subject(s): Explorers; French Revolution (1789); Holidays; New Year; Pitt, William, The Younger (1759-1806); Seashore; Trade; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Beach; Coast; Shore


GHOSTS OF THE NEW WORLD, by ALFRED NOYES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There are no ghosts, you say
Last Line: Calls to the slumbering host.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Death; Dreams; Earth; Explorers; Ghosts; Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865); Presidents, United States; Supernatural; Dead, The; Nightmares; World; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


GOALS, by AMOS RUSSEL WELLS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Deep in the horrors of the north
Last Line: And seeks the common good of man.
Subject(s): Explorers; North Pole; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


HERITAGE, by MAY BRYANT FULLAM    Poem Text            
First Line: Our birdman loved his ship
Last Line: To take his place with friends and kin e'en as he did on earth.
Subject(s): Ancestors & Ancestry; Courage; Explorers; Heritage; Heredity; Valor; Bravery; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


IN COLUMBUS' TIME, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: Suppose you lived then, do you think
Last Line: "laughed in his face and said, ""pooh, pooh""?"
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; October; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


ISABEL, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: Our columbus, wise and brave
Last Line: All honor to queen isabel!
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; October; Sea Voyages; U.s. - History; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


KANE, by FITZ-JAMES O'BRIEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Aloft upon an old basaltic crag
Last Line: By the good christian knight, elisha kane!
Subject(s): Adventure & Adventurers; Arctic; Explorers; Kane, Elisha Kent (1820-1857); Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


KNOWLEDGE, by FREDERICK GEORGE SCOTT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: They were islanders, our fathers were
Last Line: Who are brave and true.
Alternate Author Name(s): Scott, F. G.
Subject(s): Canada; Explorers; Canadians; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


LEGENDARY PROGRESS, by THOMAS MCGRATH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When, in the darkness of his dream
Last Line: The beast is raging in its time
Subject(s): Change; Explorers; Progress; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


MARCO POLO, by MARVIN BELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He was heroic, fugitive, in love with the machinery
Last Line: Devoured by the oriental machinery of the silkworm
Subject(s): Explorers; Insects; Money; Polo, Marco (1254-1324); Sea; Skeletons; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Bugs; Ocean


MON-DA-MIN; OR, THE ROMANCE OF MAIZE, by BAYARD TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Long ere the shores of green america
Last Line: From whose abundance all the world may feed.
Alternate Author Name(s): Taylor, James Bayard
Subject(s): Death; Explorers; Legends; Dead, The; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


ODE TO CAPTAIN PARRY, by THOMAS HOOD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Parry, my man! Has thy brave leg
Last Line: And tempt the fates no more!
Subject(s): Explorers; North Pole; Parry, William Edward (1790-1855); Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


ON EXPLORATION, by JAMES GALVIN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A hawk drops to the treetop
Subject(s): Explorers; Poetry & Poets; Universe; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


ON THE DISCOVERIES OF CAPTAIN LEWIS [JANUARY 14, 1807], by JOEL BARLOW    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Let the nile cloak his head in the clouds and defy
Last Line: Who taught him his path to the sea.
Subject(s): Clark, William (1770-1838); Explorers; Lewis, Meriwether (1774-1809); West (u.s.) - Exploration; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


ORIENT TO OCCIDENT, 1906, by JOHN LAWSON STODDARD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You thought me sunk in lethargy, too deeply drugged with sleep
Last Line: For you the ship's machinery, for me the guiding helm!
Subject(s): Asia; Explorers; Religion; Sailing & Sailors; Sleep; War; Far East; East Asia; Orient; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Theology


PALM BEACH, by MARY LEIGHTON    Poem Text            
First Line: As, seeking broader lands to gain
Last Line: From coral reef to blossom grown.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; United States; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; America


PALOS, SPAIN, 1492, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: What a stir in the harbor!
Last Line: Columbus -- had found a world!
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; October; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


PERSPECTIVE, by LOUISE MOSS MONTGOMERY    Poem Text            
First Line: So many things to learn and see
Last Line: The answer can be only -- god!
Subject(s): Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


POLAR EXPLORER, by JOSEPH BRODSKY    Poem Text         Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: All the huskies are eaten. There is no space
Subject(s): Explorers; Arctic; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


PRAYER OF COLUMBUS, by WALT WHITMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A batter'd, wreck'd old man
Last Line: And anthems in new tongues I hear saluting me.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Religion; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Theology


PSALM OF THE WEST: SONNET ON COLUMBUS: 1, by SIDNEY LANIER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Twixt this and dawn, three hours my soul will smite
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


PSALM OF THE WEST: SONNET ON COLUMBUS: 2, by SIDNEY LANIER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My dawn? My dawn? How if it never break?
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


PSALM OF THE WEST: SONNET ON COLUMBUS: 3, by SIDNEY LANIER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Or, haply, how if this contrarious west
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


PSALM OF THE WEST: SONNET ON COLUMBUS: 4, by SIDNEY LANIER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Now speaks mine other heart with cheerier seeming
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


PSALM OF THE WEST: SONNET ON COLUMBUS: 5, by SIDNEY LANIER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ere we gomera cleared, a coward cried
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


PSALM OF THE WEST: SONNET ON COLUMBUS: 6, by SIDNEY LANIER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Next drive we o'er the slimy weeded sea
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


PSALM OF THE WEST: SONNET ON COLUMBUS: 7, by SIDNEY LANIER                Poet's Biography
First Line: Columbus stands in the night alone
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


PYTHEAS, by HENRY CLARENCE KENDALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Gaul whose keel in far, dim ages ploughed wan widths of polar sea
Last Line: Where he fell asleep for ever, twenty centuries ago.
Subject(s): Explorers; Pytheas (300 B.c.); Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


QUIVIRA, by ARTHUR GUITERMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Francisco coronado rode forth with all his train
Last Line: The city of quivira whose streets are paved with gold.
Subject(s): America - Exploration; Coronado, Francisco Vasquez De (1510-54); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


REDISCOVERY, by THOMAS MCGRATH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Once more I go over your earthly body
Last Line: Waiting a marriage of heaven and hell in the bed of this world
Subject(s): Beauty; Explorers; Sex; Women; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


REPUBLIC AND MOTHERLAND, by ALFRED NOYES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Up the vast harbor with the morning sun
Last Line: Thy mayflower crossed the sea.
Subject(s): Dreams; Explorers; Nations; Sailing & Sailors; Sea; Ships & Shipping; Nightmares; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Ocean


ROMANCERO: BOOK 1. HISTORIES: VITZLIPUTZLI, by HEINRICH HEINE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: On his head he wore the laurel
Last Line: "my beloved mexico!"
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Mexico; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


SA-CA-GA-WE-A; THE INDIAN GIRL WHO GUIDED LEWIS AND CLARK, by EDNA DEAN PROCTOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sho-sho-ne sa-ca-ga-we-a - captive and wife was she
Last Line: "sho-sho-ne sa-ca-ga-we-a, who led the way to the west!"
Alternate Author Name(s): Dean
Subject(s): Clark, William (1770-1838); Explorers; History; Lewis, Meriwether (1774-1809); Native Americans; West (u.s.) - Exploration; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Historians; Indians Of America; American Indians; Indians Of South America


SEA MARVELS, by CLINTON SCOLLARD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This morning more mysterious seems the sea
Last Line: In the inglorious grapple after gold!
Subject(s): Explorers; Sea; Sea Voyages; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Ocean


SHACKLETON, by MADELINE DEFREES    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Two faces of the same coin: poet and explorer. This
Last Line: Destined to go down, a bride of the sea.
Alternate Author Name(s): Mary Gilbert, Sister; De Frees, Madeline
Subject(s): Explorers; Funerals - At Sea; Sea Voyages; Shackleton, Sir Ernest (1874-1922); Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Burials At Sea


SIERRA KID, by PHILIP LEVINE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I passed slimgullion, morgan mine,
Subject(s): Explorers; Sierra Nevada Mountains; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


SIR JOHN FRANKLIN, by GEORGE HENRY BOKER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O, whither sail you, sir john franklin?
Last Line: We passed the northern sea!
Variant Title(s): A Ballad Of Sir John Franklin
Subject(s): Arctic; Explorers; Franklin, Sir John (1786-1847); Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


SIR JOHN FRANKLIN; ON THE CENTOTAPH IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY, by ALFRED TENNYSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Not here! The white north has thy bones
Last Line: Toward no earthly pole.
Alternate Author Name(s): Tennyson, Lord Alfred; Tennyson, 1st Baron; Tennyson Of Aldworth And Farringford, Baron
Subject(s): Arctic; Explorers; Franklin, Sir John (1786-1847); Westminster Abbey; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


SNUFF, by ROBERT SOUTHEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A delicate pinch! Oh how it tingles up
Last Line: And jokes that must be laugh'd at shall proceed.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Noses; Pleasure; Snuff (tobacco); Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


SONG FOR COLUMBUS DAY, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: I took my three little trusty boats
Last Line: The niña, and santa marie.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; October; Sailing & Sailors; Sea Voyages; U.s. - History; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


SONG OF COLUMBUS, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: Columbus was a brave man
Last Line: Or sail-boats three!
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; October; Sea Voyages; Ships & Shipping; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


SPEARFISH CANYON, by CORIE DAVIS HENTON    Poem Text            
First Line: My camp fire smoke wreathes in and out the trees
Last Line: And rest, by nature soothed, carefree, content.
Subject(s): Camping; Canyons; Explorers; Camps; Summer Camps; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


SURFACES AND MASKS; 4, by CLARENCE MAJOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He gave the fascisti salute
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Fascism & Fascists; Italy; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Italians


THE BOY COLUMBUS, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: "''tis a wonderful story,' I hear you say"
Last Line: Will discover his new world surely
Subject(s): "columbus, Christopher (1451-1506);explorers;" Exploring;discovery;discoverers


THE BOY COLUMBUS, by MADISON JULIUS CAWEIN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And he had mused on lands each bird
Last Line: In eyes far-seeing to discover.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


THE BRIDGE: 1. AVE MARIA, by HAROLD HART CRANE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Be with me, luis de san angel, now
Alternate Author Name(s): Crane, Hart
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Imagination; Vision; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Fancy


THE COLUMBUS PARADE, 1893, by STARR HOYT NICHOLS    Poem Text            
First Line: Huge warships of all nations side by side
Last Line: The fragile oak of christopher's caravel.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; New York City - 19th Century; Parades; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


THE DISCOVERER, by HANIEL (CLARK) LONG    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Christopher columbus / runs through the grass
Last Line: Whiter than white.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


THE DISCOVERER OF THE NORTH CAPE; FROM KING ALFRED'S OROSIUS, by HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Othere, the old sea captain, / who dwelt in helgoland
Last Line: "behold this walrus-tooth!"
Subject(s): Alfred, King Of Saxons (871-901); Explorers; Norway; Sea; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Ocean


THE DISCOVERY; SONNET, by JOHN COLLINGS SQUIRE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There was an indian, who had known no change
Last Line: Or silks or gold.
Alternate Author Name(s): Eagle, Solomon; Squire, J. C.
Variant Title(s): Sonnet
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Holidays; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


THE EXCURSION: OR: O COLUMBUS!, by THOMAS MCGRATH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This morning is the morning when mrs. Murphy's treasure chest opens
Last Line: And the seas fill up with the sharks of auld lang syne
Subject(s): Explorers; Travel; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Journeys; Trips


THE EXPLORATION OF OLIVER, by DOROTHY E. REID    Poem Text            
First Line: Something was in the air -- he didn't know
Last Line: Hailing the hero home, hailing the viking.
Subject(s): Explorers; Vikings; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


THE EXPLORER, by ISABEL ECCLESTONE MACKAY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Little billy wilson ran
Last Line: Said little billy wilson.
Subject(s): Boys; Children; Explorers; Childhood; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


THE EXPLORER, by ELEANOR G. R. YOUNG    Poem Text            
First Line: He who holds fast to one enduring dream
Last Line: All bears the mighty signature of god.
Subject(s): Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


THE FATE OF EXPLORERS (A FRAGMENT), by HENRY CLARENCE KENDALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Set your face toward the darkness - tell of deserts weird and wide
Last Line: "here a friend, a brother, laid them; here the wild men came to weep."
Subject(s): Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


THE FROZEN GRAIL (TO PEARY AND HIS MEN), by ELSA BARKER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Why sing the legends of the holy grail
Last Line: And lift his warm lips to the frozen grail.
Subject(s): Arctic; Explorers; Peary, Robert Edwin (1856-1920); Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


THE GRAVE OF COLUMBUS, by JOANNA BAILLIE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Silence, solemn, awful, deep
Last Line: "though his cered corpse lies here, with god his spirit dwells!"
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Graves; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Tombs; Tombstones


THE GREAT EXPLORER, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He sailed o'er the weltery watery
Last Line: Of the kinkable cannibal isles.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Explorers; Islands; Sailing & Sailors; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


THE HEAD ON THE TABLE, by JOHN HAINES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The enormous head of a bison
Last Line: Of swamp water and peat.
Subject(s): Explorers; Museums; Stones; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Art Gallerys; Granite; Rocks


THE MOON IS UP, by ALFRED NOYES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The moon is up: the stars are bright
Last Line: Beyond the spanish main.
Subject(s): Explorers; Sea Voyages; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


THE NEW WORLD'S QUEEN, by EDNA DEAN PROCTOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Swift to the queen, saint angel came
Last Line: Dowered isabella — the new world's queen!
Alternate Author Name(s): Dean
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Courts & Courtiers; Explorers; Spain; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


THE PAUSE, by THEODORE ROETHKE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I have walked past my widest range
Subject(s): Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


THE POLAR QUEST, by RICHARD EUGENE BURTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Unconquerably, men venture on the quest
Last Line: To find the mystic floodway of the north.
Subject(s): Explorers; North Pole; Sea; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Ocean


THE RENEWAL OF YOUTH, by FREDERICK WILLIAM HENRY MYERS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ah, could the soul, from all earth's loves set free
Last Line: Save the child's heart and trust as of the child.
Alternate Author Name(s): Myers, Frederic
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Faith; Grief; Immortality; Music & Musicians; Teneriffe, Canary Islands; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Belief; Creed; Sorrow; Sadness


THE RISING GLORY OF AMERICA, by PHILIP FRENEAU    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Now shall the adventurous muse attempt a theme
Last Line: And future years of bliss alone remain.
Subject(s): America - Exploration; Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Native Americans; Science; United States; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Indians Of America; American Indians; Indians Of South America; Scientists; America


THE SKAITH OF GUILLARDUN: 12, by CHARLES WHITWORTH WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: So bearing far along that pleasant shore
Last Line: Or what new quest might to their lord be shown.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cayzer, Charles
Subject(s): Explorers; Sea Voyages; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


THE SPRIG OF MOSS, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There lived in munich a poor, weakly youth
Last Line: And be your only comforter in all your lonely hours.
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Explorers; Moss; Stones; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Granite; Rocks


THE THANKSGIVING FOR AMERICA, by HEZEKIAH BUTTERWORTH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Twas night upon the darro
Last Line: The happy nightingales.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


THE THREE LITTLE SHIPS, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: There, are great big ships and they / ride all day
Last Line: The pinta, the niña, the santa marie.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; October; Ships & Shipping; U.s. - History; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


THE VISIT OF THE FLEET, by WILLIAM STEWARD GORDON    Poem Text            
First Line: In a long majestic line against the sky
Last Line: Till the dove of peace shall reign on every shore.
Subject(s): Balboa, Vasco Nunez De (1475-1519); Explorers; Sailing & Sailors; Sea Voyages; Ships & Shipping; Travel; West (u.s.) - Exploration; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Seamen; Sails; Journeys; Trips


THE VOYAGE, by JOSEPH BEAUMONT    Poem Text            
First Line: Could I but be / perpetuallie
Last Line: Another voyage make to hell.
Subject(s): Explorers; God; Hell; Self; Temptation; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


THE VOYAGE OF VERRAZANO (1524), by CLINTON SCOLLARD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Verrazano, verrazano, child of arno's golden vale
Last Line: O'er the chartless seas of silence from a fellow voyager, hail!
Variant Title(s): Verrazano In New York Harbour
Subject(s): Explorers; New York Harbor; Ships & Shipping; Verranzano, Giovanni Da (1485-1528); Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


THERE GO THE SHIPS OF HEAVEN, by ALICE A. FLAGG    Poem Text            
First Line: When christopher columbus
Last Line: Make difficulties old.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Faith; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Belief; Creed


THOSE WHO COME AFTER, by ELEANOR WILNER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Will never say of us: / what wonderful myths they had
Last Line: Endlessly nibbled and gnawed
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilner, Eleanor Rand
Subject(s): Explorers; Greece; Mythology; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Greeks


THROUGH RIVERS OF BLOOD, by SARA ADLER ROSALSKY    Poem Text            
First Line: Earthlings will yet do noble things
Last Line: They will achieve fraternity!
Subject(s): Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


TO A NEST OF YOUNG THRUSHES, by NORMAN ROWLAND GALE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dear little birds, you're ready now to fly
Last Line: From day to day.
Subject(s): Birds; Explorers; Nature; Solitude; Youth; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Loneliness


TO CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS, by CLARENCE L. HAYNIE    Poem Text            
First Line: Forsaking drab genoa's winding streets
Last Line: Beside the knowledge that the earth was round!
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


TO JOSIAH ROYCE, by BRENT DOW ALLINSON    Poem Text            
First Line: Seaward he set his course, nor hugg'd the / shore
Last Line: And find the pole-star of your loyalty!
Subject(s): Explorers; Royce, Josiah (1855-1916); Sailing & Sailors; Sea Voyages; Travel; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Seamen; Sails; Journeys; Trips


TO THE CONQUERORS OF THE AIR, by WILNA WIGGINTON    Poem Text            
First Line: I am the great adventurer-the geni of all romance
Last Line: I climb or fall ten thousand feet into the arms of god.
Subject(s): Adventure And Adventurers; Explorers; Storms; Thunder; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


TO THE MISSISSIPPI, by WILLIAM ALEXANDER PERCY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: They came from fierce, burnt spain to seek for gold
Last Line: Of hot, long listlessness and moody course.
Subject(s): Death; Explorers; Gold; Mississippi; Dead, The; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


TRAVELOGUE, by EVA K. ANGLESBURG    Poem Text            
First Line: Never have I journeyed
Last Line: Realm, the sky.
Subject(s): Explorers; Travel; Vision; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Journeys; Trips


ULYSSES, by ALFRED TENNYSON    Poem Text         Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: It little profits that, an idle king
Last Line: To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.
Alternate Author Name(s): Tennyson, Lord Alfred; Tennyson, 1st Baron; Tennyson Of Aldworth And Farringford, Baron
Variant Title(s): Ulysses Impatient Of Rest
Subject(s): Aging; Explorers; Labor & Laborers; Mythology - Classical; Old Age; Perseverance; Religion; Sea; Ulysses; Wandering & Wanderers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Work; Workers; Theology; Ocean; Odysseus; Wanderlust; Vagabonds; Tramps; Hoboes


VERSES SUPPOSED TO BE WRITTEN BY ALEXANDER SELKIRK, by WILLIAM COWPER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I am monarch of all I survey
Last Line: And reconciles man to his lot.
Variant Title(s): Verses By Alexander Selkirk;alexander Selkirk;the Solitude Of Alexander Selkirk
Subject(s): Explorers; Memory; Selkirk, Alexander (1676-1721); Solitude; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Loneliness


VOYAGE OF COLUMBUS, by SAMUEL ROGERS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Twas night. The moon o'er the wide wave disclosed
Last Line: From golden tajo, to return no more!
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


WHEN AS A LAD, by ISABEL ECCLESTONE MACKAY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When, as a lad, at break of day
Last Line: For any save the soul's swift feet!
Subject(s): Adventure And Adventurers; Boys; Childhood Memories; Explorers; Sea Voyages; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


WHERE TYRANTS PERISH, by JOHN LANCASTER SPALDING    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sail on, columbus! Sail right onward still
Last Line: Where tyrants perish and all men are free.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; Sailing & Sailors; Tyranny & Tyrants; United States; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; America


YOUTH, by LOUISE SUTHERLAND    Poem Text            
First Line: O, let me sail the seven seas
Last Line: If you've not gone romancing, too!
Subject(s): Explorers; Love; Romance; Sea Voyages; Youth; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers