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A LANGUAGE, by SUSAN STEWART    Poem Text         Recitation by Author     Poet's Biography
First Line: I had heard the story before
Subject(s): Language; Teaching & Teachers; Miscarriage; Words; Vocabulary; Educators; Professors


A MOMENTARY LONGING TO HEAR SAD ADVICE FROM ONE LONG DEAD, by KENNETH KOCH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Who was my teacher at harvard. Did not wear / overcoat
Subject(s): Schools; Teaching & Teachers; Universities & Colleges - Faculty; Students; Educators; Professors


A PRAYER FOR TEACHERS, by MARGUERITE EMILIO    Poem Text            
First Line: As to the seer in ancient time
Last Line: "you, too, have spoken in god's name."
Subject(s): Prayer; Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


A TEACHER, by ROBERT UNDERWOOD JOHNSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Go praise the hero, ye who may
Last Line: Ye childless mothers of the race!
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


A VOTE, by ABRAHAM COWLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Lest the misconst'ring world should chance to say
Last Line: Or in clouds hide them; I have lived to-day.
Variant Title(s): A Wish;of Myself
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Gardens & Gardening; Law & Lawyers; Nature; Teaching & Teachers; Royal Court Life; Royalty; Kings; Queens; Attorneys; Educators; Professors


ADVENTURERS OF SCIENCE, by BERTON BRALEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: With a microscope and a butterfly net and a specimen case they go
Last Line: Fare forth on the trail of truth!
Subject(s): Knowledge; Microscopes; Science; Teaching & Teachers; Scientists; Educators; Professors


ANNIVERSARIES: CLAREMONT AVENUE, FROM 1945, by CAROLYN KIZER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I'm sitting on a bench at one hundred and fifteenth
Last Line: No place to go.
Subject(s): Chinese Language; Death; Grief; Memory; Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945); Teaching & Teachers; Women; Women's Rights; Dead, The; Sorrow; Sadness; Educators; Professors; Feminism


BEATEN TO DEATH, by CAROLINE CLIVE    Poem Text            
First Line: At depth of night, this thought on home had shone
Last Line: Was dying through two hours -- beaten to death.
Alternate Author Name(s): V; Meysey-wigley, Caroline
Subject(s): Death - Children; Murder; Teaching & Teachers; Death - Babies; Educators; Professors


CASTLE, by DAVID WAGONER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She forgot. She has to make one for her class
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Castles; Educators; Professors


CHILDREN: THE BOY-CHILD, by MARY AINGE DE VERE    Poem Text            
First Line: Show him the bird in its daring flight
Last Line: Oh, pray for the boy-child — mother, pray!
Alternate Author Name(s): Bridges, Madeline
Subject(s): Boys; Children; Mothers; Teaching & Teachers; Childhood; Educators; Professors


CONSUMMATION, by MORRIS HURLEY    Poem Text            
First Line: Abundant life is nature's law
Last Line: To take you through the gates of heaven.
Subject(s): Caregivers; Mothers; Parents; Teaching & Teachers; Parenthood; Educators; Professors


DOMESDAY BOOK: ALMA BELL TO THE CORONER, by EDGAR LEE MASTERS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What my name is, or where I live, or if
Last Line: Of gregory wenner first:
Subject(s): Life; Love; Soul; Teaching & Teachers; Undertakers; Educators; Professors


EASY LESSONS, by PHOEBE CARY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Come, little children, come with me
Last Line: So plain that a child can read them.
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


EPISTLE TO WILLIAM SIMPSON OF OCHILTREE, by ROBERT BURNS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I gat your letter, winsome willie
Last Line: In robert burns.
Variant Title(s): To William Simson, Ochiltree
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


EPITAPH ON A CLEISH SCHOOLMASTER, by ROBERT BURNS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Here lie willie michie's banes
Last Line: For clever deils he'll mak them!
Subject(s): Epitaphs; Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


EPITAPH ON NICOL OF THE HIGH SCHOOL, EDINBURGH, by ROBERT BURNS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ye maggots, feed on nichol's brain
Last Line: For deil a bit o't's rotten.
Subject(s): Epitaphs; Nicol, William (1744-1797); Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


FAMILIAR EPISTLES ON A SERMON, 'OFFICE & OPERATIONS OF HOLY SPIRIT': 1, by JOHN BYROM    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A strange discourse, in all impartial views
Last Line: A god-like love embracing ev'ry man.
Subject(s): Advice; Friends, Religious Society Of; Mankind; Reason; Religious Education; Sermons; Teaching & Teachers; Quakers; Human Race; Intellect; Rationalism; Brain; Mind; Intellectuals; Sunday Schools; Yeshivas; Parochial Schools; Educators; Professors


FAMILIAR EPISTLES ON A SERMON, 'OFFICE & OPERATIONS OF HOLY SPIRIT': 2, by JOHN BYROM    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: No office seems more sacred and august
Last Line: And from the sermon vindicate the text.
Subject(s): Advice; Holy Ghost; Religious Education; Sermons; Speech; Talk; Teaching & Teachers; Holy Spirit; Sunday Schools; Yeshivas; Parochial Schools; Oratory; Orators; Educators; Professors


FLASH CARDS, by RITA DOVE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In math I was the whiz kid, keeper
Subject(s): Education; Schools; Teaching & Teachers; Students; Educators; Professors


FRIENDS, by LOUIS SIMPSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Even after j.B. Left and went to a better house
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Editors; Educators; Professors


GOD THE ONLY TRUE TEACHER, by JOHN BYROM    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The lord is my light; by his teaching I learn
Last Line: That can give me instruction, and make himself known.
Subject(s): God; Learning; Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


GRATITUDE TO OLD TEACHERS, by ROBERT BLY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When we stride or stroll across the frozen lake
Last Line: Beneath us the teachers, and around us the stillness.
Subject(s): Adventure & Adventurers; Education; Faith; Growth; Maturity; Schools; Teaching & Teachers; Belief; Creed; Students; Educators; Professors


HAMMER, by DEAN YOUNG    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Every wednesday when I went to the shared office
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


HER MONOLOGUE OF DARK CREPE WITH EDGES OF LIGHT, by NORMAN DUBIE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Mistress adrienne, I have been given a bed with a pink dresser
Last Line: Don't hear from you I will try to understand. Chloe.
Subject(s): Adventure & Adventurers; American Revolution; Girls; Librarians & Libraries; Murder; Teaching & Teachers; Library; Librarians; Educators; Professors


HIMALAYA APE, by OLIVER MURRAY EDWARDS    Poem Text            
First Line: Now listen, evolutionists
Last Line: Or of the missing link.
Subject(s): Animals; Apes; Darwin, Charles (1809-1882); Evolution; Pets; Science; Teaching & Teachers; Gorillas; Chimpanzees; Gibbons; Orangutans; Scientists; Educators; Professors


HIS FATHER CARVED UMBRELLA HANDLES, by CHARLES REZNIKOFF    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Ghettos; Teaching & Teachers; Family Life; Poverty; Despair; Educators; Professors; Relatives


IDYLL 3. THE TEACHER TAUGHT, by BION    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: By me in my fresh prime did cypris stand
Last Line: But his love-ditties—I forget them not.
Subject(s): Mythology - Classical; Pan (mythology); Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


IF MY WIFE TAUGHT SCHOOL, by BENJAMIN FRANKLIN KING    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If I had a wife 'at taught school I would go
Last Line: Enny way, what would you do?
Alternate Author Name(s): King, Ben
Subject(s): Marriage; Suicide; Teaching & Teachers; Travel; Weddings; Husbands; Wives; Educators; Professors; Journeys; Trips


IN ENGLISH IN A POEM, by LYNN EMANUEL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I am giving a lecture on poetry
Last Line: I'll drive you home
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS, by NAOMI SHIHAB NYE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Her class invents angels
Last Line: They have nothing to do with you.
Subject(s): Children; Memory; Schools; Teaching & Teachers; Childhood; Students; Educators; Professors


JAMES MCCOSH, by ROBERT BRIDGES (1858-1941)    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Young to the end through sympathy with youth
Last Line: "sorrow will shadow those he called ""my boys""!"
Alternate Author Name(s): Droch
Subject(s): Mccosh, James (1811-1894); Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


LIVES OF THE POETS, by MONA VAN DUYN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I was fortunate enough to have
Subject(s): Poetry & Poetgry; Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


LUCK'S SHINING CHILD, by GEORGE PALMER GARRETT JR.    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Because I am broke again
Alternate Author Name(s): Garrett, George
Subject(s): Poverty; Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


MODERN THOUGHTS OF A LAYMAN, by OLIVER MURRAY EDWARDS    Poem Text            
First Line: In these days of new thought and interpretation
Last Line: For the goats, then will open the great jaws of hell.
Subject(s): Clergy; Religious Education; Sermons; Teaching & Teachers; Thought; Priests; Rabbis; Ministers; Bishops; Sunday Schools; Yeshivas; Parochial Schools; Educators; Professors; Thinking


MORNING GLORY, by NAOMI SHIHAB NYE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The faces of the teachers
Last Line: Together, if we hover long enough.
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


MRS. SNOW, by DONALD JUSTICE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Busts of the great composers glimmered in niches
Last Line: Ah, those were the days
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


OF POLITICS, & ART, by NORMAN DUBIE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Here, on the farthest point of the peninsula
Last Line: God-rendering voice of a storm.
Subject(s): Melville, Herman (1819-1891); Nostalgia; Politics & Government; Storms; Teaching & Teachers; Tuberculosis; Women; Educators; Professors; Consumption (pathology)


OLD 'PROF' DICKSON DIES, by CARL HOLLIDAY    Poem Text            
First Line: Old 'prof' dickson's dead at last
Last Line: But my! What cheers rocked heaven's wall!
Subject(s): Death; Teaching & Teachers; Dead, The; Educators; Professors


ON DR. BAMBRIGG [BAINBRIGG], MASTER OF CHRIST'S, by JOHN HALL (1627-1656)    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Were but this marble vocal, there
Last Line: These ashes might prove eloquent.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hall Of Durham, John
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


ON FLUNKING A NICE BOY OUT OF SCHOOL, by JOHN CIARDI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I wish I could teach you how ugly
Last Line: These sheepfaces to tuesday
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Timidity; Educators; Professors


ON JAMES GRACIE, DEAN OF GUILD, by ROBERT BURNS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Gracie, thou art a man of worth
Last Line: Who fauts thy weight or measure!
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


ON MR. CRUIKSHANK OF THE HIGH SCHOOL, EDINBURGH, by ROBERT BURNS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Honest will to heaven's away
Last Line: In english nane e'er kent them.
Subject(s): Epitaphs; Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


ON RETURNING TO TEACH, by MARVIN BELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: At a distance. Young voices are whooping
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


ON THE DEATH OF MR. JORDAN, MASTER AT WESTMINSTER SCHOOL, by ABRAHAM COWLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Hence, and make room for me, all you who come
Last Line: For what I ow'd his life, I'll pay his grave.
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


ON THE DEATH OF MR. PURCELL, by JOHN DRYDEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Mark how the lark and linnet sing
Last Line: Nor know to mend their choice.
Variant Title(s): An Ode On The Death Of Mr Henry Purcell;an Ode, On The Death Of Mr. Henry Purcell, Late Servant To His Majesty
Subject(s): Death; Music & Musicians; Purcell, Henry (1659-1695); Teaching & Teachers; Dead, The; Educators; Professors


OUR SCHOOLMASTER, by ALICE CARY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We used to think it was so queer
Last Line: And read love-verses tenderly.
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


POST-MODERNISM, by JAMES GALVIN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A pinup of rita hayworth was taped
Last Line: Do I know him?
Subject(s): Actors & Actresses; Bombs; Death; Hiroshima, Japan; Nuclear War; Schools; Teaching & Teachers; Actresses; Dead, The; Atomic Bomb; Hydrogen Bomb; Students; Educators; Professors


PROF OF PROFS, by GEOFFREY BROCK    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Brock, Geoff
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


PROFESSOR RAVEN, by OLIVER MURRAY EDWARDS    Poem Text            
First Line: What is man that thou art mindful
Last Line: Death remains the wage for sin.
Subject(s): Knowledge; Ravens; Science; Teaching & Teachers; Scientists; Educators; Professors


RALPH WALDO EMERSON, by CHRISTOPHER PEARSE CRANCH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Out of the cloud that dimmed his sunset light
Last Line: Itself, and stamps it with the seal of heaven.
Subject(s): Death; Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1803-1882); Life; Philosophy & Philosophers; Soul; Teaching & Teachers; Dead, The; Educators; Professors


REJECTED, by BURGES JOHNSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There's a nawful pretty teacher at our school, an'
Last Line: If I do what I've been plannin', an' I die in her front yard.
Subject(s): Admiration; Boys; Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


REUNION, by CAROLYN KIZER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: For more than thirty years we hadn't met
Last Line: Grateful, my dear, that I escaped from you.
Subject(s): Disappointment; Reunions; Teaching & Teachers; Women; Women's Rights; Educators; Professors; Feminism


SCHOOLTEACHER, by ANGELO PHILIP BERTOCCI    Poem Text            
First Line: She acts routine of ancient lessons taught
Last Line: A little more and she will fall asleep.
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


SEVERAL MEASURES FOR THE LITTLE LOST, by NORMAN DUBIE                Poet's Biography
First Line: The lesson begins in a heated room
Last Line: After all of the lamb has left the bone it warned.
Subject(s): History; Hunger; Musical Instruments; Pianos; Teaching & Teachers; Historians; Educators; Professors


SIC FRATRES HELENAE, by ALFRED DENNIS GODLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O where is the pastor and master
Last Line: Instructors of schools!
Alternate Author Name(s): Godley, A. D.
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


SIFTER, by NAOMI SHIHAB NYE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When our english teacher gave
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


SPECIAL MESSAGE TO THE VERMONT LEGISLATURE, by DANIEL LEAVENS CADY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We folks that went to district schools
Last Line: While we look on.
Subject(s): Country Life; Education; Schools; Teaching & Teachers; Vermont - Legislature; Students; Educators; Professors


SPIRIT-RAPPING; TO THE NEW PROFESSOR SPIRITUAL RAPOLOGY, GLASGOW, by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Hast thou abjured the worship of old mammon
Last Line: The secret soon you'll know you may not tell.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): Mediums; Spiritual Life; Supernatural; Teaching & Teachers; Spiritualists; Educators; Professors


TEACHER, by JANE KENYON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sometimes there's gravel on the bend
Last Line: While they wait for evening thaw
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


TEACHER, by AUDRE LORDE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I make my children promises in wintry afternoons
Alternate Author Name(s): Adisa-warrior, Gamba
Subject(s): Education; Mothers & Daughters; Schools; Teaching & Teachers; Women; Students; Educators; Professors


THE AUTHOR'S LAST WORDS TO HIS STUDENTS, by EDMUND CHARLES BLUNDEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Forgive what I, adventuring highest themes
Last Line: The voice of your devotion.
Alternate Author Name(s): Blunden, Edmund
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Tokyo Imperial University; Educators; Professors


THE BUILDER, by ISABELLE LOAR    Poem Text            
First Line: To build with stone: to fashion here
Last Line: A splendid, shining tower!
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Western Illinois University; Educators; Professors


THE CORRESPONDENCE-SCHOOL INSTRUCTOR SAYS GOODBYE TO HIS POETRY STUDENTS, by GALWAY KINNELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Goodbye, lady in bangor, who sent me
Last Line: Their solitude given away in poems, only their loneliness kept
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Poetry & Poets; Educators; Professors


THE DEAD TEACHER, by SAMUEL VALENTINE COLE    Poem Text            
First Line: Ah! But yesterday we saw him there in the familiar / place
Last Line: Where thou restest from thy labors in the hearing of the pines!
Subject(s): Bowdoin College; Death; Funerals; Teaching & Teachers; Dead, The; Burials; Educators; Professors


THE DEAN OF FACULTY, by ROBERT BURNS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dire was the hate at old harlaw
Last Line: The more they're to your liking.
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


THE IMMORTAL, by CHARLES SIMIC    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You're shivering my memory
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Memory; Time; Memory; Educators; Professors


THE IRISH SCHOOLMASTER, by THOMAS HOOD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Alack! 'tis melancholy theme to think
Last Line: But wears a floury head, and talks in flow'ry speech!
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


THE MEGALOPSYCHIAD, by ALFRED DENNIS GODLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Great and good is the typical don, and of evil and wrong the foe
Last Line: Behold the large and liberal views of megalopsychus brown!'
Alternate Author Name(s): Godley, A. D.
Subject(s): Oxford University; Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


THE ORDINATION, by ROBERT BURNS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Kilmarnock wabsters, fidge and claw
Last Line: Like oil, some day.
Subject(s): Beattie, James (1735-1803); Clergy; Poetry & Poets; Scotland; Teaching & Teachers; Priests; Rabbis; Ministers; Bishops; Educators; Professors


THE PARADISE OF LECTURERS, by ALFRED DENNIS GODLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When you might be a name for the world to acclaim, and when opulence dawns on
Last Line: All the gold of klondike isn't anything like to the sums that are made in the states!
Alternate Author Name(s): Godley, A. D.
Subject(s): Literature; Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


THE POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 216, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A child who doesn't have a teacher
Last Line: Don't become a laughingstock
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Chinese Literature; Education; Teaching & Teachers; Virtue; Educators; Professors


THE POEMS OF PICKUP: 34, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The old buddha road is deserted
Last Line: Need to see my teacher
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Buddhism; Chinese Literature; Ignorance; Roads; Teaching & Teachers; Buddha; Buddhists; Dullness; Stupdity; Paths; Trails; Educators; Professors


THE PROFESSOR'S FINAL ADDRESS, by PHILIP BOOTH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He tries to keep up
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


THE SCHOLAR OF HIS OWN PUPIL; THIRD IDYLLIUM, by BION    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I dreamt, by me I saw fair venus stand
Last Line: And learn'd of him, by songs, the art of love.
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Love; Cupid; Educators; Professors; Eros


THE SCHOOL MASTER, by ALBERT INGBERG    Poem Text            
First Line: I am a school master
Last Line: "shouting for their battle cry, my dictum, ""for others""!"
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


THE SEVEN STARS: A CONSTELLATION OF SCOTTISH POETS: BEATTIE, by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sweet minstrel! From thy hermit's cell
Last Line: Thy harp is tuned to numbers glowing.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): Beattie, James (1735-1803); Poetry & Poets; Scotland; Stars; Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


THE TEACHER, by LEONARD FEENEY    Poem Text            
First Line: I drudge and toil-but I have my hour
Last Line: And the grocery store?
Subject(s): Aulis, Greece; Endymion; Teaching & Teachers; Troy; Educators; Professors


THE TEACHER'S MONOLOGUE, by CHARLOTTE BRONTE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The room is quiet, thoughts alone
Last Line: To suffer to the end!
Alternate Author Name(s): Bell, Currer
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


THE TURNED LESSON, by FRANCES RIDLEY HAVERGAL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I thought I knew it!' she said
Last Line: The hardest is found all clear and sweet!
Subject(s): Jesus Christ; Love; Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


TO A CLASS IN SHAKESPEARE, by GEORGE HERBERT CLARKE    Poem Text            
First Line: Gossip of swains befooled by fairy charm
Last Line: Because they've walked together and with him.
Subject(s): Dramatists; Happiness; Humanity; Music & Musicians; Plays & Playwrights ; Poetry & Poets; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Teaching & Teachers; Joy; Delight; Dramatists; Educators; Professors


TO A PHOEBE-BIRD, by WITTER BYNNER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Under the eaves, out of the wet
Last Line: What eloquence you teach!
Alternate Author Name(s): Morgan, Emanuel
Subject(s): Birds; Eloquence; Messages & Messengers; Phoebe (bird); Silence; Singing & Singers; Teaching & Teachers; Songs; Educators; Professors


TO AN 'INSTRUCTOR', by HARRY S. FURBUR JR.    Poem Text            
First Line: Treat not with such wanton disdain
Last Line: Professors who are not instructors.
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


TO HIS TUTOR, MASTER PAWSON: AN ODE, by JOHN HALL (1627-1656)    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Come, come away
Last Line: And point the haven where we may securely lie.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hall Of Durham, John
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


TO THE PRINCIPAL AND PROFESSORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS ....., by ROBERT FERGUSSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: St andrews town may look right gawsy
Last Line: Will mend your prose and heal my rhyme.
Alternate Author Name(s): Ferguson, Robert
Subject(s): Johnson, Samuel (1709-1784); Schools; Teaching & Teachers; Universities & Colleges; Students; Educators; Professors


TO THE REV. W.J. HORT, WHILE TEACHING A YOUNG LADY ... ON HIS FLUTE, by SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Hush! Ye clamorous cares! Be mute
Last Line: And I will thank thee with a raptur'd tear.
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


TO THE TEACHERS OF AMERICA, by OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Teachers of teachers! Yours the task
Last Line: To flower in years unborn.
Subject(s): National Educational Association; Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


TO THE WORSHIPFUL, MY VERY LOVING MASTER, LAMBERT OSBALSTON, by ABRAHAM COWLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My childish muse is in her spring; and yet
Last Line: The best, and first fruites, of her gratefull pen.
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


TWO RAMAGES FOR OLD MASTERS, by ROBERT BLY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Silent in the moonlight, no beginning or end
Last Line: By the torah and the bible inside the naked seed.
Subject(s): Immortality; Man-woman Relationships; Poetry & Poets; Religion; Teaching & Teachers; Time; Whitman, Walt (1819-1891); Male-female Relations; Theology; Educators; Professors


TWO RAMAGES FOR OLD MASTERS, by ROBERT BLY            Recitation by Author     Poet's Biography
First Line: Silent in the moonlight
Last Line: By the torah and the bible inside the naked seed.
Subject(s): Immortality; Man-woman Relationships; Poetry & Poets; Religion; Teaching & Teachers; Time; Whitman, Walt (1819-1891); Male-female Relations; Theology; Educators; Professors


UNDER THE SURFACE: PRELUDE, by FRANCES RIDLEY HAVERGAL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Take it, o father! This new book be thine
Last Line: Shall all be thine for evermore. Amen.
Subject(s): Praise; Prayer; Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


UPON SAMUEL WARD, D.D., THE LADY MARGARET'S PROFESSOR IN CAMBRIDGE, by JOHN HALL (1627-1656)    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Were't not peculiar to weep for thee
Last Line: But the sweet breathing smoke still upward go.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hall Of Durham, John
Subject(s): Cambridge University; Puritans; Teaching & Teachers; Ward, Samuel (d. 1643); Educators; Professors


VERSES TO THE MEMORY OF DR. LLOYD (2), by VINCENT BOURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Th' old man, our amiable old man is gone
Last Line: Nor ev'n a stone to chronicle thee, dead.
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


VERSES UNDER A PRINT, REPRESENTING CHRIST IN THE MIDST OF THE DOCTORS, by JOHN BYROM    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Engag'd amidst the doctors here, behold
Last Line: The teacher jesus, in the midst of all.
Subject(s): Jesus Christ; Teaching & Teachers; Wisdom; Educators; Professors


VISION OR DREAM, by OLIVER MURRAY EDWARDS    Poem Text            
First Line: On a bed of soft mosses, I lay 'neath the trees
Last Line: He went as he came—in vision or dream.
Subject(s): Bible; Books; Dreams; Knowledge; Modern Man; Religious Education; Teaching & Teachers; Reading; Nightmares; Sunday Schools; Yeshivas; Parochial Schools; Educators; Professors


WHAT MY FATHER BELIEVED, by ROBERT WRIGLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Man of his age, he believed in the things
Subject(s): Fathers & Sons; Teaching & Teachers; Patriotism; Educators; Professors


WHY DISTRICT SCHOOL USED TO KEEP IN VERMONT, by DANIEL LEAVENS CADY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When district school was almost done
Last Line: From which she bought her watch and chain.
Subject(s): Children; Schools; Teaching & Teachers; Vermont; Childhood; Students; Educators; Professors


WILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE, by JOHN HUSTON FINLEY    Poem Text            
First Line: As on the blissful fields musaeus stood
Last Line: Old plutarch would have loved and envied him.
Subject(s): Authors & Authorship; Books; History; Sloane, William Milligan (1906-1974); Teaching & Teachers; Reading; Historians; Educators; Professors


WORKS AND DAYS, by SAMUEL VALENTINE COLE    Poem Text            
First Line: Dare I this task? Ah! Mightier hands than / mine
Last Line: "as stars do in the fulness of the day!"
Subject(s): Anniversaries; Bowdoin College; Death; Prayer; Teaching & Teachers; Dead, The; Educators; Professors


YOUR TIRED, YOUR POOR: 2. ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE, by LISEL MUELLER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The underpaid young teacher
Alternate Author Name(s): Muller, Lisel
Subject(s): English As A Second Language; Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors