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2000 A.D, by BEVERLY CONNELLY    Poem Source            
First Line: The lamps inside the house
Subject(s): Fantasy


250 WILLOW LANE, by JOSEPH JOEL KEITH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Hollow heads turn toward the picket fence
Subject(s): Fantasy


A BALLAD OF DEATH, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Kneel down, fair love, and fill thyself with tears
Last Line: Death shall come in with thee.
Subject(s): Death; Fantasy; Love; Dead, The


A BALLAD OF LIFE, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I found in dreams a place of wind and flowers
Last Line: Ballad, and on thy mouth.
Subject(s): Dreams; Fantasy; Life; Nightmares


A CHILD-WORLD, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The child world - long and long since lost to view
Last Line: I should not be surprised.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Fantasy; Soul


A FANTASY, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A fantasy that came to me
Last Line: Her mystic fingers knew so well.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Dreams; Fantasy; Flowers; Trees; Vision; Nightmares


A FANTASY, by MARGARET SACKVILLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A little house beside the sea
Last Line: And nothing else is worth a pin!
Subject(s): Fantasy


A HOME-MADE FAIRY TALE, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Bud, come here to your uncle a spell
Last Line: A kiss like the drip of a drop of dew!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Fairy Tales; Fantasy; Gardens & Gardening; Guitars


A HOUSEKEEPING, by ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Surprised by young desire, as by the dawn
Last Line: How had he waked, and stretched his arms, and smiled!
Alternate Author Name(s): Q; Quiller-couch, A. T.
Subject(s): Fantasy; Forests; Goddesses & Gods; Mythology; Woods


A NEW WORLD, by GEORGE WILLIAM RUSSELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I who had sought afar from earth
Last Line: And bright with burning gold.
Alternate Author Name(s): A. E.
Subject(s): Earth; Fantasy; World


A SONG FOR ANNE, by JOAN CAMPBELL    Poem Text            
First Line: I will dance with the folks of the sidhe tonight
Last Line: Brownie and leprechaun.
Subject(s): Fantasy; Singing & Singers; Songs


ADDICT, by MABEL MACDONALD CARVER    Poem Source            
First Line: I shall just put away this hoarded bottle
Subject(s): Fantasy


ADJURATION, by FRANK BELKNAP LONG    Poem Source            
First Line: It has been rumored that there are
Subject(s): Fantasy


ALAN, by RAYMOND FRANCIS ROSELIEP    Poem Source            
First Line: Autumn, my alan, is a spectre
Subject(s): Fantasy


ALL SOULS, by LIBORIA E. ROMANO    Poem Source            
First Line: When gourds are mellow-yellow on the vine
Subject(s): Fantasy


ALTER EGO, by GEORGE WILLIAM RUSSELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: All the morn a spirit gay
Last Line: I to lose myself in thee.
Alternate Author Name(s): A. E.
Subject(s): Fairies; Fantasy; Love; Relationships; Self; Elves


AMBUSHED BY ANGELS, by GUSTAV DAVIDSON    Poem Source            
First Line: Ambushed by angels and by demons bound
Subject(s): Fantasy


AMOR AETERNALIS, by CLARK ASHTON SMITH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: O love, thou judas of the martyred soul!
Subject(s): Fantasy


AN OPIUM FANTASY, by MARIA WHITE LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Soft hangs the opiate in the brain
Last Line: "ring into golden bowls."
Subject(s): Drugs & Drug Abuse; Fantasy; Narcotics; Opium; Cocaine; Crack; Heroin


AND THE PEAR TREES SHIVER, by JOCELYN MACY SLOAN    Poem Source            
First Line: Peacocks scream and the pear trees quiver
Subject(s): Fantasy


ARACHNIDA, FEMALE, by ALETHA HUMPHREYS    Poem Source            
First Line: How silent lurks this perfect anarchist
Subject(s): Fantasy


ART INSTITUTE MEMORIES, by RAY CLARKE ROSE    Poem Text            
First Line: It seems so long since she and I
Last Line: Was but a picture in a frame.
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Fantasy; Imagination; Love; Memory; Paintings And Painters; Portraits; Fancy


ATAVISM, by ELINOR WYLIE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I always was afraid of somes's pond
Alternate Author Name(s): Benet, William Rose, Mrs.
Subject(s): Fantasy


ATAVISM, by ELINOR WYLIE    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: I always was afraid of somes's pond
Last Line: A sliding shape has stirred them like a breath; %tall plumes surmount a painted mask of death
Alternate Author Name(s): Benet, William Rose, Mrs.
Subject(s): Fantasy


ATLANTIS, by STANTON ARTHUR COBLENTZ    Poem Source            
First Line: Legend has sunk it where the shoreless foam
Subject(s): Atlantis; Fantasy; Mythology - Classical


AUNT JANE, OF WHOM I DREAMED THE NIGHTS IT THUNDERED, by ALDEN A. NOWLAN    Poem Source            
Subject(s): Fantasy


AUTUMN FANTASY, by JEAN PRITCHARD    Poem Text            
First Line: Autumn has bestowed her accolade
Last Line: Your whispered summons come.
Subject(s): Autumn; Blue Ridge Mountains; Fantasy; Nature; Seasons; Fall


AVERY ANAMEER, by JOSEPH PAYNE BRENNAN    Poem Source            
First Line: Instead of swinging from a beam
Subject(s): Fantasy


BABYLON, by LAURA BENET    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Long, hideously long the plodding was
Subject(s): Fantasy


BALLAD OF DESPAIR, by WADE WELLMAN    Poem Source            
First Line: What is your tragedy, brother of mine?
Subject(s): Fantasy


BALLAD OF TWO KINGS, by GRANT HYDE CODE    Poem Source            
First Line: I saw the spectre of a king
Subject(s): Fantasy


BALLADE, by OSCAR VLADISLAS DE LUBICZ- MILOSZ    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The foolish fowls of the toad and the witch
Last Line: My sister, does the horn not sound for you?
Subject(s): Fantasy; Fear; Love


BEDTIME TALES, by JOSEPH JOEL KEITH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Mother and son
Subject(s): Fantasy


BELLEVUE EXCHANGE, by NORMAN DUBIE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A large man rowing in a white tub
Last Line: To the floor. The water climbing for him.
Subject(s): Alcoholism & Alcoholics; Fantasy; Fog; Imagination; Water; Drunkards; Alcohol Abuse; Haze; Fancy


BELLS ARE RINGING FOR ME AND CHAGALL, by TERENCE WINCH    Poem Source            
First Line: If you are involved in a fantasy relationship with someone
Last Line: Or not, is more than enough
Subject(s): Chagall, Marc (1889-1885); Fantasy; Paintings And Painters; Relationships


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


BLACK ARE THE STARS, by RAYMOND FRANCIS ROSELIEP    Poem Source            
First Line: Untiring shade, and ghost of dazzling gloom
Subject(s): Fantasy


BLACK SPIRIT, by TOM POOTS    Poem Source            
First Line: I often in the evening meet with birds
Subject(s): Fantasy


BORDERLINE, by R. H. GRENVILLE    Poem Source            
First Line: At every step he heard the devil's moan
Alternate Author Name(s): Rowley, Frank Ernest, Mrs.
Subject(s): Fantasy


BRIEF BIOGRAPHY, by MARGARET GILMAN (GEORGE) DAVIDSON    Poem Source            
First Line: These tenants sleeping under ground
Alternate Author Name(s): George, Marguerite+(2)
Subject(s): Fantasy


BROTHERS, by AMY GROSEBECK    Poem Source            
First Line: Yep, that's me. Stranger, ain't yew? Wal, step in
Subject(s): Fantasy


BUILDING OF SAND, by GRANT HYDE CODE    Poem Source            
First Line: I saw an old man with a long white beard
Subject(s): Fantasy


CARCOSA, by LIN CARTER    Poem Source            
First Line: It was a place that I had known before
Subject(s): Fantasy


CASE HISTORY, by LILITH LORRAINE    Poem Source            
First Line: When all his seas with serpents were aflame
Alternate Author Name(s): Wright, Mary M.
Subject(s): Fantasy


CHALLENGER, by DONALD WANDREI    Poem Source            
First Line: He passed beyond the utmost realm of stars
Subject(s): Fantasy


CHESTNUT ROASTERS, by JOSEPH PAYNE BRENNAN    Poem Source            
First Line: The wind has a tongue tonight,' he said
Subject(s): Fantasy


CHILD WIFE, by JOSEPH JOEL KEITH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: She got her way by shedding tears
Subject(s): Fantasy


CHRISTINE'S SONG, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Up in tentoleena land
Last Line: Out of tentoleena land!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Fairies; Fantasy; Flowers; Kisses; Elves


CLEAN GENTLEMAN, by GEORGE ABBE    Poem Source            
First Line: A gentleman with polished hair
Subject(s): Fantasy


COMPANIONS, by MARGARET WIDDEMER    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Here alone in the night between wind and water
Alternate Author Name(s): Schauffler, Mrs. Robert H.
Subject(s): Fantasy


COUNTRY LANE, by MARGARET STANION DARLING    Poem Source            
First Line: I heard the singing of a thrush
Subject(s): Fantasy


DANIEL WEBSTER'S HORSES, by ELIZABETH JANE COATSWORTH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If when the wind blows
Last Line: "see their shoes fit."
Alternate Author Name(s): Beston, Henry, Mrs.
Subject(s): Animals; Fantasy; Horses; Webster, Daniel (1782-1852)


DANSE MACABRE, by ANTONIA Y. SCHWAB    Poem Source            
First Line: I see her dancing in the square
Subject(s): Fantasy


DAPHNE, by THOMAS SAMUEL JONES JR.    Poem Text            
First Line: Do you not hear her song
Last Line: Half tree?
Subject(s): Fantasy; Trees; Women


DARK HOTEL, by ALFRED DORN    Poem Source            
First Line: Death, poker-faced and wearing livery
Subject(s): Fantasy


DARK HOUSE IN AUTUMN, by WALTER EVANS KIDD    Poem Source            
First Line: With back to stars that patch
Subject(s): Fantasy


DARK YUGGOTH, by LIN CARTER    Poem Source            
First Line: There is a world deep in the seas of night
Subject(s): Fantasy


DEATH IS A LITTLE THING, by GEORGE ABBE    Poem Source            
Subject(s): Fantasy


DEATH IS DEAD, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And did you know our old friend
Last Line: The kind old sockets grew forever dim.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Death; Fantasy; Ghosts; Supernatural; Dead, The


DEATH OF SANTA CLAUS, by VINCENT STARRETT    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: It was the night before the famous day
Subject(s): Fantasy


DEEPLY GONE, by JON SILKIN    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: And dragging their shining skins
Subject(s): Fantasy


DEVIL DOLL, by LISA GRENELLE    Poem Source            
First Line: She had a beautiful, bitter face
Subject(s): Fantasy


DOWNGOING, by GUSTAV DAVIDSON    Poem Source            
First Line: This the downgoing, this
Subject(s): Fantasy


DREAM-DAEMON, by LIN CARTER    Poem Source            
First Line: In dreams the daemon comes, upon the hour
Subject(s): Fantasy


DRUGGIST, by LARRY RUBIN    Poem Source            
First Line: He came to me last night, as if there had never
Subject(s): Fantasy


DUKE ELLINGTON DREAM, by PAUL ZIMMER    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Of course zimmer was late for the gig
Last Line: You have shat upon my charts, %but I love you madly
Subject(s): Ellington, Edward Kennedy ("duke"); Fantasy; Jazz; Music And Musicians


EARTH-BORN, by ROBERT E. HOWARD    Poem Source            
First Line: By rose and verdant valley
Subject(s): Fantasy


EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON, by WILLIAM STANLEY MERWIN    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Say the year is the year of the phoenix
Last Line: Creates the image in which the world is
Alternate Author Name(s): Merwin, W. S.
Subject(s): Dreams; Fables; Fantasy; Masks; Shadows


EDGAR ALLAN POE, by ROBERT H. BARLOW    Poem Source            
First Line: Endless the darkly-printed tombstones rise
Subject(s): Fantasy


ELSIE'S HOUSE, by STANLEY MCNAIL    Poem Source            
First Line: By rocks and twigs and garter snakes
Subject(s): Fantasy


EMBROIDERY, by DARTHEA ENO YUILLE    Poem Text            
First Line: The warp and woof of life
Last Line: Into the mandarin.
Subject(s): Fantasy


EMPTY HOUSE, by ELIZABETH JANE COATSWORTH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Knowing what's possible, one knows
Alternate Author Name(s): Beston, Henry, Mrs.
Subject(s): Fantasy


ENIGMA, by KATHERINE REEVES    Poem Source            
First Line: I heard no sound of wild feet
Subject(s): Fantasy


ERDA, by VERA BISHOP KONRICK    Poem Source            
First Line: Born of the union of chaos and time
Subject(s): Fantasy


EVOCATION, by HERMAN STOWELL KING    Poem Source            
First Line: Wizard, from your misty censer, brew
Subject(s): Fantasy


EXCEEDING GREAT ARMY, by ETHAN AYER    Poem Source            
First Line: The graves by the river must have melted in
Subject(s): Fantasy


EXTENDED INVITATION, by JESSE HILTON STUART    Poem Source            
First Line: I know this master host would hold me in
Subject(s): Fantasy


FAIR YOUNG WIFE, by HELEN DOUGLAS ADAM    Poem Source            
First Line: This is a tale for a night of snow
Subject(s): Fantasy


FAIRY CASTLES, by RAY CLARKE ROSE    Poem Text            
First Line: Upon my window-pane at night
Last Line: Somebody beckoning to me.
Subject(s): Castles; Children; Fairies; Fantasy; Childhood; Elves


FANCY FISHING, by JAMES L. WEIL    Poem Source            
First Line: Empty of stars still
Subject(s): Fantasy


FANTASIA, by PABLO MEDINA    Poem Source            
First Line: He lived in the glow of her smile
Last Line: And blazing emerald the earth
Subject(s): Absence; Fantasy; Love; Travel


FANTASIST, by JAMES LAUGHLIN    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ronald firbank the decadent novelist liked
Last Line: Pea, which he sent back because it was cold
Subject(s): Fantasy; Firbank, Ronald (1866-1926); Pentastichs


FANTASY, by LE BARON COOKE    Poem Text            
First Line: Beauty in flight
Last Line: Springs from a clod. . . .
Subject(s): Fairies; Fantasy; Elves


FANTASY, by GEORGES DRUILHET    Poem Text            
First Line: On the fairy boat aglow
Last Line: Gliding swiftly, wound the water.
Subject(s): Fantasy


FANTASY, by GERARD LABRUNIE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There is an air for which I'd give all else
Last Line: In that remembered other life I had.
Alternate Author Name(s): Nerval, Gerard De
Subject(s): Fantasy; Music & Musicians; Reincarnation; Transmigration; Pretas


FANTASY, by GERARD LABRUNIE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There is an air for which I'd gladly give
Last Line: And whom I now remember with a sigh.
Alternate Author Name(s): Nerval, Gerard De
Subject(s): Fantasy; Music & Musicians; Reincarnation; Transmigration; Pretas


FANTASY, by GEORGE WILLIAM RUSSELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Over all the dream-built margin, flushed with
Last Line: With the seraph of the darkness martyred in the fires of day.
Alternate Author Name(s): A. E.
Subject(s): Dreams; Fantasy; Nightmares


FANTASY, by LOUIS UNTERMEYER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A bird ran up the onyx steps of night
Last Line: The moon, her white laugh rippling from the stream.
Alternate Author Name(s): Lewis, Michael
Subject(s): Fantasy; Moon


FANTASY BLOCK, by RON PADGETT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I would like to have a sexual fantasy
Subject(s): Fantasy; Sex


FANTASY, FROM 'AN ADJUSTABLE LUNATIC', by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I stood beneath a summer moon
Last Line: Through life and all eternity!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Fantasy; Life; Moon; Soul; Summer


FAREWELL, by JOSEPH KLING    Poem Text            
First Line: I have placed you
Last Line: Insanity of man's flesh!
Subject(s): Desire; Fantasy; Love; Man-woman Relationships; Memory; Passion; Male-female Relations


FEMME FATALE, by VINCENT STARRETT    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: At first I hoped she would accept a dime
Subject(s): Fantasy


FLIGHT (1), by HAROLD VINAL    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Who shall know the way
Last Line: That she never crossed
Subject(s): Fantasy; Flight


FLOGGED CHILD, by JOSEPH JOEL KEITH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Curled in his fist, though nothing's there
Subject(s): Fantasy


FOR A POETRY READING TO WHICH NO ONE CAME, by LARRY RUBIN    Poem Source            
First Line: It was a falling castle, full of drafts
Subject(s): Fantasy; Poetry Readings


FOREBODING, by GRANT HYDE CODE    Poem Source            
First Line: Here is this shabby house at dead of night
Subject(s): Fantasy


FORECAST, by SYDNEY KING RUSSELL    Poem Source            
First Line: Drop a stitch, drop a stitch
Subject(s): Fantasy


FOREST, by DOROTHY QUICK    Poem Source            
First Line: If he had not taken her to the forest
Alternate Author Name(s): Mayer, John Adams, Mrs.
Subject(s): Fantasy


FOREST SHAPES, by DONALD WANDREI    Poem Source            
First Line: They are curious things that hide in the woods
Subject(s): Fantasy


FRAIL HANDS, by LUCIA TRENT    Poem Source            
First Line: I came to the well-loved house
Alternate Author Name(s): Cheyney, Mrs. Ralph; Glass, Mrs. Ernest
Subject(s): Fantasy


FROM NOTHING STRANGE, FROM NOTHING DREAD OR RARE, by GUSTAV DAVIDSON    Poem Source            
Subject(s): Fantasy


FROST AT MIDNIGHT, by SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The frost performs its secret ministry
Last Line: Quietly shining to the quiet moon.
Subject(s): Babies; Fantasy; Parents; Infants; Parenthood


GATHER THESE BONES, SELS., by LEWIS PUTNAM TURCO               
Subject(s): Fantasy


GENTLEMAN IN OILS, HE ALMOST SEEMED, by HAROLD VINAL    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Fantasy


GHAZALS: 10, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Praise me at durkheim fair where I've never been, hurling
Last Line: And vanessa redgrave in my calvinist fantasies. Don't go away.
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Death; Desire; Fantasy; Memory; Rape; Dead, The


GHAZALS: 36, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A scenario: I'm the star, lauren, faye, ali, little stars
Last Line: And he rolled over in the grass soaked with dew and said no.
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Bulls; Fantasy


GHOST, by R. H. GRENVILLE    Poem Source            
First Line: You'd be better off dead!' they said
Alternate Author Name(s): Rowley, Frank Ernest, Mrs.
Subject(s): Fantasy


GHOST, by JAMES WRIGHT    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: I cannot live nor die
Alternate Author Name(s): Wright, James A.
Subject(s): Fantasy


GHOST TO COME, by MARGARET WIDDEMER    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: I wonder the way ghosts come to be ... Do you think there will be a
Alternate Author Name(s): Schauffler, Mrs. Robert H.
Subject(s): Fantasy


GHOST TOWN SALOON: WINTER, by JOSEPH PAYNE BRENNAN    Poem Source            
First Line: The bar was black with blistered age
Subject(s): Fantasy


GHOSTLY REAPER, by HAROLD VINAL    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Now while the wind is up, I hear
Subject(s): Fantasy


GHOSTS, by WINIFRED ADAMS BURR    Poem Source            
First Line: Now night walks down the garden path
Subject(s): Fantasy


GHOSTS, by ALASTAIR REID    Poem Source            
First Line: Never to see ghosts? Then to be
Last Line: Last reach of the sense through layers of recognition - %ghost on my desk, speak, speak
Subject(s): Fantasy; Ghosts; Supernatural


GI, by RAYMOND FRANCIS ROSELIEP    Poem Source            
First Line: War is done mother
Subject(s): Fantasy


GODS OF THE DANA, by LEAH BODINE DRAKE    Poem Source            
Subject(s): Fantasy


GONE, by JESSE HILTON STUART    Poem Source            
First Line: November rain's down-pouring all night long
Subject(s): Fantasy


GOOD NIGHT, by WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In brilliant gas light
Last Line: I am ready for bed.
Subject(s): Fantasy; Night


GOURD-HEADS, by WILLIAM D. BARNEY    Poem Source            
First Line: Well, them, gourds
Subject(s): Fantasy


GRAND FINALE, by SARA KING CARLETON    Poem Source            
First Line: Oh, what a ball it will be!' they said
Subject(s): Fantasy


GRANDFATHER'S GHOST, by JOSEPH PAYNE BRENNAN    Poem Source            
First Line: Under the elms, on our city street
Subject(s): Fantasy


GREEN WOODS, by ELIZABETH JANE COATSWORTH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Green are the woods where the lovers wander
Alternate Author Name(s): Beston, Henry, Mrs.
Subject(s): Fantasy


HANDS, by RAFAEL ESTRADA    Poem Source            
First Line: For an instant he was consumed by his obsession for the sea
Last Line: And he kept on walking
Subject(s): Absence; Fantasy


HANGED THING, by WALTER H. KERR    Poem Source            
First Line: Gib and gibbet, these shall be my signs
Subject(s): Fantasy


HAWICK'S CROSSING, by JANE STUART    Poem Source            
First Line: Upon a night like this, long years ago
Subject(s): Fantasy


HE ATE THE LAUREL AND IS MAD, by GEORGE EDWARD WOODBERRY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Is it a dream that the world is fair?
Last Line: Found fair — found fair — found fair!'
Subject(s): Fantasy; God; Laurels


HEART-SUMMONED, by JESSE HILTON STUART    Poem Source            
First Line: Sometimes in bonnet that she
Subject(s): Fantasy


HEIMDALL, by HAROLD VINAL    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: His mane was heimdall and it was a name
Subject(s): Fantasy


HERBS AND SIMPLES, by MARTHA KELLER    Poem Source            
First Line: What are the simples the witches want?
Subject(s): Fantasy


HERE I LIE, by MARGARET GILMAN (GEORGE) DAVIDSON    Poem Source            
Alternate Author Name(s): George, Marguerite+(2)
Subject(s): Fantasy


HIGH PLACE AT MARIB, by GRANT HYDE CODE    Poem Source            
First Line: They wrought a pillar from the rock of sacred stone
Subject(s): Fantasy


HIGHWAY TO NOWHERE, by GRANT HYDE CODE    Poem Source            
First Line: Bare mud, slippery, wet and brown
Subject(s): Fantasy


HIPPOPOTAMUS, by RAFAEL ESTRADA    Poem Source            
First Line: It was through a stroke of luck that she found the hippopotamus
Last Line: The woman sighing as she watched the massive beast sigh
Subject(s): Fantasy; Monsters; Mythology


HOROLOGE, by CLARK ASHTON SMITH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: O clock, your long and solemn tones
Subject(s): Fantasy


HOUSE OF LIFE, by DOROTHY QUICK    Poem Source            
First Line: The house was lonely, all dark and bare
Alternate Author Name(s): Mayer, John Adams, Mrs.
Subject(s): Fantasy


HOUSE OF YESTERDAY, by WALTER SHEDLOFSKY    Poem Source            
First Line: This house I know - though never seen before
Subject(s): Fantasy


HOUSE ON MAPLE HILL, by STANLEY MCNAIL    Poem Source            
First Line: The old house waits for no one
Subject(s): Fantasy


HUMMING STAIR, by JOSEPH PAYNE BRENNAN    Poem Source            
First Line: And will tomorrow come? And if it comes
Subject(s): Fantasy


HUMORESQUE, by EDEN PHILLPOTTS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I hear the grey geese winging
Last Line: Before he hopped away.
Subject(s): Fairies; Fantasy; Elves


IN MY DREAMS, by ANNIE ELIZABETH LOOMIS    Poem Text            
First Line: In that far off, mysterious realm which we call dreamland
Last Line: Oh, blessed night, when I can sleep -- and dream -- and see!
Subject(s): Dreams; Fantasy; Life; Sleep; Nightmares


IN THE BEGINNING, by WILLIAM D. BARNEY    Poem Source            
First Line: In the beginninging nobody paid attention
Subject(s): Fantasy


IN TIME OF DARKNESS, by RAYMOND FRANCIS ROSELIEP    Poem Source            
First Line: At last you do not find - you have - the dark
Subject(s): Fantasy


INBOUND, by BURNHAM EATON    Poem Source            
First Line: What nibbles at the window
Subject(s): Fantasy


INCUBUS OF TIME, by CLARK ASHTON SMITH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ill days and dolorous nights and years accurst
Subject(s): Fantasy


INTUITION, by R. H. GRENVILLE    Poem Source            
First Line: From shadowy stratas of his mind
Alternate Author Name(s): Rowley, Frank Ernest, Mrs.
Subject(s): Fantasy


INVADERS, by JOCELYN MACY SLOAN    Poem Source            
First Line: Discouragement's mold, the first cobweb of despair
Subject(s): Fantasy


INVISIBLE PAINTER, by ALFRED DORN    Poem Source            
First Line: Leaves would have been mere leaves
Subject(s): Fantasy


ISLANDER, by ALICE LAWRY GOULD    Poem Text            
First Line: Many have felt the lure and fantasy
Last Line: Who can know islands like the island-born?
Subject(s): Fantasy; Islands; Secrets


IT IS NOT ONLY THE DEAD, by FRANK BELKNAP LONG    Poem Source            
Subject(s): Fantasy


IT MAY BE LIKE THIS, by LILITH LORRAINE    Poem Source            
First Line: It may be like this at the world's ending
Alternate Author Name(s): Wright, Mary M.
Subject(s): Fantasy


JACK THE GIANT-KILLER, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tell you a story - an' it's a fac'
Last Line: Wisht 'at I'd been jack! -- don't you?
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Fantasy; Giants


KEEP DARKNESS, by LESLIE NELSON JENNINGS    Poem Source            
First Line: Outside the lilacs blurred
Subject(s): Fantasy


LAMENT FOR BETTER OR WORSE, by GENE BARO    Poem Source            
First Line: The hour told by the owl and the moon
Subject(s): Fantasy


LAST PAGAN MOURNS FOR DARK ROSALEEN, by JOSEPH PAYNE BRENNAN    Poem Source            
First Line: Gold-headed finn has ridden away
Subject(s): Fantasy


LEGEND OF RAMAPO MOUNTAINS, by JENNIE M. PALEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Threading the dance was one who trod
Subject(s): Fantasy


LEGEND OF THE HILLS, by LILITH LORRAINE    Poem Source            
First Line: The preacher was a strange and lonely man
Alternate Author Name(s): Wright, Mary M.
Subject(s): Fantasy


LELLOINE, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tiny queen / lelloine!
Last Line: All your meaning, lelloine.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Fantasy; Laughter; Smiles


LINCOLNSHIRE TALE, by JOHN BETJEMAN    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Kirkby with muckby-cum-sparrowby-cum-spinx
Subject(s): Fantasy; Lincolnshire, England


LITTLE FAIRY CHILD!, by HELEN C. WILLIS    Poem Text            
First Line: She is sweet and very pensive, so
Last Line: Land of fairy-lore!
Subject(s): Children; Fantasy; Happiness; Childhood; Joy; Delight


LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, by FELIX STEFANILE    Poem Source            
First Line: The cricket in the garden is awake
Subject(s): Fantasy


LOST VOICE ON THIS HILL, by BURNHAM EATON    Poem Source            
First Line: An echo of the song I heard you sing
Subject(s): Fantasy


LOTTIE MAE, by STANLEY MCNAIL    Poem Source            
First Line: Lottie was a skinny child
Subject(s): Fantasy


LOVER'S GHOST, by LOUIS SIMPSON    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: I fear the headless man
Subject(s): Fantasy


LUNAE CUSTODIENS, by LIN CARTER    Poem Source            
First Line: When once the sunset dyes the west with red
Subject(s): Fantasy


LYRIC OF DOUBT, by DONALD WANDREI    Poem Source            
First Line: She walks with stately grace
Subject(s): Fantasy


LYRICAL INTERLUDE: 65, by HEINRICH HEINE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The dream-god brought me to a castle vast
Last Line: Blended with sternness, I awoke from sleep.
Subject(s): Castles; Dreams; Fantasy; Grief; Love; Nightmares; Sorrow; Sadness


MAGIC, by ROBERT NORWOOD    Poem Text            
First Line: There is magic on the meadow
Last Line: Glad with many blossomings!
Subject(s): Fairies; Fantasy; Magic; Supernatural; Witchcraft & Witches; Elves


MAN I MET, by JOSEPH PAYNE BRENNAN    Poem Source            
First Line: I saw his searching eyes at the bars
Subject(s): Fantasy


MEDITATIONS ON THE SOUTH VALLEY, PART XXIII, by JIMMY SANTIAGO BACA    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Pancho, the barrio idiot
Subject(s): Fantasy; Mental Retardation; Barrios


MEMORIAL, by CLARK ASHTON SMITH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thy mouth, whereof the owrm was amorous
Subject(s): Fantasy


METAPHOR, by CLARK ASHTON SMITH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: You are the stately sunset
Subject(s): Fantasy


MOMENTS THAT COME, by JOANNE KYGER    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: I am dancing around the plaza with a policeman
Last Line: Who passes through softly %on her journey
Alternate Author Name(s): Snyder, Gary, Mrs.
Subject(s): Dancing And Dancers; Dreams; Fantasy; Grief; Loss; Sin


MONSTER, by DOROTHY QUICK    Poem Source            
First Line: Something slithers on the beach
Alternate Author Name(s): Mayer, John Adams, Mrs.
Subject(s): Fantasy


MOON AND FOG, by AUGUST WILLIAM DERLETH    Poem Source            
First Line: Moonlight is such places alters faces
Subject(s): Fantasy


MOON-FLOWERS, by PATRICK REGINALD CHALMERS    Poem Text            
First Line: The moon-flowers, the moon-flowers, to sleepy splash of fountains
Last Line: You've first to face the twilight and watch the moon-flowers blow!
Subject(s): Fairies; Fantasy; Elves


MOONLIGHT FANTASY, by FLORA MARION LOUGEE    Poem Text            
First Line: Riding swiftly along in the moonlight
Last Line: For a little flock of stars.
Alternate Author Name(s): Lougee, F. Marion
Subject(s): Fantasy


MR. LERNER HAD HAD ENOUGH, by JOSEPH JOEL KEITH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Fantasy


MR. RIPLEY PARODIES MR. NASH - OR VICE VERSA, by JULIAN BROWN    Poem Source            
First Line: Now, except that he had two heads, mr. Dooley was in most ways a
Subject(s): Fantasy


MURDER HOUSE, by ELIZABETH JANE COATSWORTH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Abandoned is the house
Alternate Author Name(s): Beston, Henry, Mrs.
Subject(s): Fantasy


MUSINGS OF AN INSOMNIAC, by EDITH OGUTSCH    Poem Source            
First Line: How many suns have blazed and died within
Subject(s): Fantasy


MY LADY IS MY DREAM GIRL, by CHARLES LOUIS HENRY WAGNER    Poem Text            
First Line: My lady is my dream-girl
Last Line: My lady's but a dream.
Subject(s): Dreams; Fantasy; Girls; Nightmares


MYTHOLOGICAL EPISODE, by ROBERT H. BARLOW    Poem Source            
First Line: O that frog or flower that stealthily
Subject(s): Fantasy


NATURAL MAGIC (2), by GEORGE WILLIAM RUSSELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We are tired who follow after
Last Line: Join with you the dance of day.
Alternate Author Name(s): A. E.
Subject(s): Fantasy; Happiness; Magic; Joy; Delight


NEW ADAM, by FRANK BELKNAP LONG    Poem Source            
First Line: On the lowlands where the angular shadows
Subject(s): Fantasy


NEWS OF MY FRIENDS, by GRANT HYDE CODE    Poem Source            
First Line: You believe in a live city
Subject(s): Fantasy


NIGHT PERIL, by SYDNEY KING RUSSELL    Poem Source            
First Line: One came in
Subject(s): Fantasy


NIGHT REFUSES A DREAMER, by GRANT HYDE CODE    Poem Source            
First Line: In spite of purple sky, moonless
Subject(s): Fantasy


NIGHTMARE, by JOSEPH PAYNE BRENNAN    Poem Source            
First Line: Beyond the thickets of my self
Subject(s): Fantasy


NIGHTMARE, by R. H. GRENVILLE    Poem Source            
First Line: He thought, in his great weariness, to mount
Alternate Author Name(s): Rowley, Frank Ernest, Mrs.
Subject(s): Fantasy


NIGHTMARE, by ANNE MARX    Poem Source            
First Line: In a summer cottage
Subject(s): Fantasy


NIGHTMARE IN MORGANZA, by JOSEPH JOEL KEITH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: It was there, again
Subject(s): Fantasy


NIGHTMARE NUMBER FOUR, by ROBERT BLOCH    Poem Source            
First Line: We thought it was a joke
Subject(s): Fantasy


NO ESCAPE, by LILITH LORRAINE    Poem Source            
First Line: If it so happens
Alternate Author Name(s): Wright, Mary M.
Subject(s): Fantasy


NURSERY RHYMES FOR SURREALISTS, SELS., by GRANT HYDE CODE               
Subject(s): Fantasy


OLD HEC'S IDOLATRY, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Heigh-o! Our jolly tilts at new
Last Line: Nor heard of him again, nor cared to hear.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Fantasy; Knights & Knighthood; Singing & Singers


OLD MEG OF KITRANN LET NO ONE, by JOSEPH JOEL KEITH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Fantasy


OLDEST CEMETERY, by MARK VAN DOREN    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: I go downhill some days to a little room
Subject(s): Fantasy


ON A FLY-LEAF, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Singers there are of courtly
Last Line: With the rights and the wrongs of all mankind.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Dreams; Fantasy; Mankind; Singing & Singers; Nightmares; Human Race


ON SOME GHOSTLY COMPANIONS AT A SPA, by ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I had an evil day when I
Last Line: Find it, ye ogres, and be off!
Alternate Author Name(s): Stevenson, Robert Lewis Balfour
Subject(s): Fantasy; Giants


ON THE STAIRCASE, by WADE WELLMAN    Poem Source            
First Line: He feared the dark, his parents knew
Subject(s): Fantasy


ONE DAY OF RAIN, by JOSEPH PAYNE BRENNAN    Poem Source            
First Line: One day of rain and railing winds
Subject(s): Fantasy


ONE OF THE SIDHE, by MARY KENNEDY    Poem Source            
First Line: Let her rest
Subject(s): Fantasy


OPENING DOOR, by WINIFRED ADAMS BURR    Poem Source            
First Line: I know an old house, grey with years
Subject(s): Fantasy


OSSIAN, by JOSEPH PAYNE BRENNAN    Poem Source            
First Line: I am an old man now
Subject(s): Fantasy


OTHERWHERE, by FRANCES ANGEVINE GRAY    Poem Source            
First Line: Oh that I could suavely pass
Subject(s): Fantasy


OVER THE WAY, by RAY CLARKE ROSE    Poem Text            
First Line: Over the way of your dreams, my boy
Last Line: And the marvelous land of the ought-to-be.
Subject(s): Dreams; Fantasy; Heaven; Nightmares; Paradise


PAN, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This pan is but an idle god, I guess
Last Line: Whether to fan his wings or fly without.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Brooks; Fantasy; Forests; Mythology - Classical; Pan (mythology); Streams; Creeks; Woods


PAN AND THALASSIUS: A LYRICAL IDYL, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Pan!
Last Line: Mine.
Subject(s): Fantasy; Forests; Music & Musicians; Mythology - Classical; Pan (mythology); Woods


PANELED IN PINE, by MARGARET GILMAN (GEORGE) DAVIDSON    Poem Source            
First Line: Hers was a small room
Alternate Author Name(s): George, Marguerite+(2)
Subject(s): Fantasy


PANTHER POSSIBLE, by WILLIAM D. BARNEY    Poem Source            
First Line: The old man's words (something has skittered the cattle)
Subject(s): Fantasy


PARKINSON AND THE OCTOPUS, by NORMA FARBER    Poem Source            
First Line: Parkinson broached the octopus
Subject(s): Fantasy


PART-TIME TENANT, by EDNA MEUDT    Poem Source            
First Line: The city of the dead is zoned
Subject(s): Fantasy


PARTY BID, by ALETHA HUMPHREYS    Poem Source            
First Line: Witch in every closet
Subject(s): Fantasy


PARTY LINE, by JOSEPH JOEL KEITH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: As one of the curious gatherers
Subject(s): Fantasy


PAUSE, by ROSA ZAGNONI MARINONI    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: The armor of mars
Subject(s): Fantasy


PERENNIAL MOURNER, by SYDNEY KING RUSSELL    Poem Source            
First Line: I saw him at a funeral in town
Subject(s): Fantasy


PLACE-GHOST, by AUGUST WILLIAM DERLETH    Poem Source            
First Line: This morning is haunted
Subject(s): Fantasy


PLAYGROUND OF THE PIXIE, by GRANT HYDE CODE    Poem Source            
First Line: To plant corn here was a futile whim
Subject(s): Fantasy


POOL, by LEAH BODINE DRAKE    Poem Source            
First Line: The child came to a pool in the heart of a thicket
Subject(s): Fantasy


PRAYING MANTIS, by FELIX STEFANILE    Poem Source            
First Line: Pert paradox, whose green and summer claws
Subject(s): Fantasy


PREHISTORIC HUNTSMAN, by DONALD WANDREI    Poem Source            
First Line: They found him deep within an ancient cave
Subject(s): Fantasy


PREMONITION, by EDITH OGUTSCH    Poem Source            
First Line: The warden of the universe who flings
Subject(s): Fantasy


PRENATAL FANTASY, by WALTER H. KERR    Poem Source            
First Line: A firedrake sejant on a field of sard
Subject(s): Fantasy


PROFESSOR NOCTURNAL, by RAYMOND FRANCIS ROSELIEP    Poem Source            
First Line: Dismissing bees and bookmen from
Subject(s): Fantasy


PROPHECY, by WALTER SHEDLOFSKY    Poem Source            
First Line: She dreamed death came to her
Subject(s): Fantasy


PUCK, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O it was puck! I saw him yesternight
Last Line: Of starshine sharpened on his batwing shoe.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Fairies; Fantasy; Night; Elves; Bedtime


QUEEN OF NIGHT, by ARTHUR E. JENNER    Poem Text            
First Line: Full often have I stood at close of day
Last Line: And she had gone.
Subject(s): Fantasy; Night; Bedtime


RATCLIFF, by HEINRICH HEINE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The dream-god brought me to a landscape fair
Last Line: And through sheer terror I awoke from sleep.
Subject(s): Dreams; Fantasy; Flowers; Love; Tears; Nightmares


REALITY, by JOHN DRINKWATER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is strange how we travel the wide world over
Last Line: While the thronging world a phantom is.
Subject(s): Fantasy


RECOGNITION OF DEATH, by JOSEPH PAYNE BRENNAN    Poem Source            
First Line: I see now, no far away, the savage pit
Subject(s): Fantasy


RECOMPENSE, by LORING WILLIAMS    Poem Source            
First Line: Once, in the gathering twilight
Subject(s): Fantasy


REFLETS, by BENET ROSNY    Poem Text            
First Line: Young green planets of jade
Last Line: Teeth meet within it.
Subject(s): Fantasy; Memory; Shadows


REVERSIONS, by ALFRED DORN    Poem Source            
First Line: The dead are born rom the dark again
Subject(s): Fantasy


ROC'S BROOD, by SAMUEL MCKEE BRADLEY    Poem Source            
First Line: Claw-free love, when I was
Subject(s): Fantasy


ROMANTIC EPISODE, by VINCENT STARRETT    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Zut!' cried the princess, with a breezy smile
Subject(s): Fantasy


ROOM IN DARKNESS HAS A FOURTH DIMENSION, by MARY ELIZABETH COUNSELMAN    Poem Source            
Subject(s): Fantasy


ROWERS, by LAURA BENET    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Have you not fallen asleep to strong men's rowing
Subject(s): Fantasy


SABBAT, by LIN CARTER    Poem Source            
First Line: This is the night,' the dark-faced stranger leered
Subject(s): Fantasy


SALEMS OF OPPRESSION, by JOSEPH JOEL KEITH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: The lady took exception to assertions
Subject(s): Fantasy


SANDS OF TIME, by ROBERT E. HOWARD    Poem Source            
First Line: Slow sift the sands of time; the yellowed leaves
Subject(s): Fantasy


SCISSORS GRINDER BELLED THE STREET, by RAYMOND FRANCIS ROSELIEP    Poem Source            
Subject(s): Fantasy


SCYTHE OF DREAMS, by JOSEPH PAYNE BRENNAN    Poem Source            
First Line: Sleepes are mangled by the scythe of dreams
Subject(s): Fantasy


SEA AND SUMMER, by CHARLES EDWARD EATON    Poem Source            
First Line: Violet bloom of summer's end
Variant Title(s): Tropes Of One Seaso
Subject(s): Fantasy


SECOND SIGHT, by H. S. NEILL    Poem Source            
First Line: Come in an' sit ye down,' old gruda said
Subject(s): Fantasy


SECRETS OF CISTERNS, by STANLEY MCNAIL    Poem Source            
Subject(s): Fantasy


SEER, by LEWIS PUTNAM TURCO    Poem Source            
First Line: Once, long ago, an aged seer
Subject(s): Fantasy


SEMI-PRIVATE, by MABEL MACDONALD CARVER    Poem Source            
First Line: Beyond antiseptic white
Subject(s): Fantasy


SERPENT WAITS, by JOSEPH PAYNE BRENNAN    Poem Source            
First Line: Beneath a withered bush the serpent waits
Subject(s): Fantasy


SHADOWED, by BURNHAM EATON    Poem Source            
First Line: Leave to the street its glare and race
Subject(s): Fantasy


SHAPE OF FEAR, by SYDNEY KING RUSSELL    Poem Source            
First Line: He never knew what made him feel so sure
Subject(s): Fantasy


SHUB-AD, by ROBERT H. BARLOW    Poem Source            
First Line: Even as I wandered the tropic jungle of fever
Subject(s): Fantasy


SINCE WE ARE PROPERTY, by LILITH LORRAINE    Poem Source            
First Line: Before we light the tribal fires again
Alternate Author Name(s): Wright, Mary M.
Subject(s): Fantasy


SIX SILVER HANDLES, by SYDNEY KING RUSSELL    Poem Source            
First Line: When winter closed upon the countryside
Subject(s): Fantasy


SKEPTIC, by LORING WILLIAMS    Poem Source            
First Line: The burning eye
Subject(s): Fantasy


SLEEPING VILLAGE, by HAROLD VINAL    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: We came upon the village of the dead
Subject(s): Fantasy


SO SEPARATE AND STRANGE, by FELIX STEFANILE    Poem Source            
First Line: So spearate and strange was she
Subject(s): Fantasy


SOFT SELL, by LORNA BEERS    Poem Source            
First Line: Have you noit fallen asleep to strong men's rowing
Subject(s): Fantasy


SONG: 100, by THOMAS WYATT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I might by no means surmise
Last Line: Or else I am but slain.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wyat, Thomas
Subject(s): Desire; Fantasy; God; Hearts; Love


SONG: 77. THE ANSWER, by THOMAS WYATT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Even when you lust, ye may refrain
Last Line: I am not ruled by fantasy.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wyat, Thomas
Subject(s): Fantasy; Grief; Love; Lust; Sorrow; Sadness


SONG: 85, by THOMAS WYATT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Spite of their spite which they in vain
Last Line: My fancy is too hard to turn.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wyat, Thomas
Subject(s): Fantasy; Fear; Pain; Suffering; Misery


SONG: 86, by THOMAS WYATT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Driven by desire to set affection
Last Line: And not covet that thing that will not be?
Alternate Author Name(s): Wyat, Thomas
Subject(s): Desire; Fantasy; Love; Pain; Suffering; Misery


SORCERESS, by GERTRUDE CLAYTOR    Poem Source            
First Line: Against the moon now eldritch-thin
Subject(s): Fantasy


SPECTRE, by SYDNEY KING RUSSELL    Poem Source            
First Line: I crept through the house like a ghost
Subject(s): Fantasy


SPRING FANTASIES: 1. MAY DAY IN MARCH, by RICHARD EUGENE BURTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: March with her madcap winds, march with her weather
Last Line: Twas ever anything on earth but may!
Subject(s): Faith; Fantasy; March (month); May (month); Seasons; Soul; Spring; Belief; Creed


SPRING VOICES, by JESSE HILTON STUART    Poem Source            
First Line: This is not the wind in the weeping willow tree
Subject(s): Fantasy


STAIR, by GERTRUDE CLAYTOR    Poem Source            
First Line: The stair is curved, the railing high
Subject(s): Fantasy


STEP MOTHER, by HELEN DOUGLAS ADAM    Poem Source            
First Line: My lord's your daughter in the earth finds rest
Subject(s): Fantasy


STONE, by WALTER H. KERR    Poem Source            
First Line: I was apprenticed as a callow lad
Subject(s): Fantasy


STOP, SHADOW OF MY ELUSIVE BELOVED, by JUANA INES DE LA CRUZ    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
Last Line: If I fashion a prison for you in my fantasy
Alternate Author Name(s): Ramirez, Juana De Asbaje Y; Cruz, Juana Ines De La; Juana Ines De La Cruz
Subject(s): Desire; Fantasy; Hearts; Love - Complaints


STRANGER BRIDE, by JOCELYN MACY SLOAN    Poem Source            
First Line: The creature was a changeling child
Subject(s): Fantasy


SUNDAY EDITION, by JOSEPH JOEL KEITH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: War screams, so peace becomes a whisper
Subject(s): Fantasy


SYNCHRONIZED, by LARRY RUBIN    Poem Source            
First Line: The obituary columns of our paper
Subject(s): Fantasy


TAPERS, by FRANCES ANGEVINE GRAY    Poem Source            
First Line: Flowers there are, partaking
Subject(s): Fantasy


TEMPLE, by BRENDAN KENNELLY    Poem Source            
First Line: On the catwalk stickthin
Last Line: Plate of chips
Subject(s): Fantasy; Hunger; Prostitution


TENANT, by FRANCES ANGEVINE GRAY    Poem Source            
First Line: Something lives in this house
Subject(s): Fantasy


TESTIMONY, by BEVERLY CONNELLY    Poem Source            
First Line: Why does he call
Subject(s): Fantasy


THAT FAMILIAR STRANGER, by FELIX STEFANILE    Poem Source            
First Line: The morning's work went quickly done
Subject(s): Fantasy


THE ARTISTS, by PATRICK REGINALD CHALMERS    Poem Text            
First Line: Blue as a mile of pansies are the seas that circle the shores
Last Line: And peacock's neck!
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Fantasy


THE BEAUTIFUL CITY, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The beautiful city! Forever
Last Line: And loosen the trump at the gates.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Beauty; Cities; Fantasy; Sea; Urban Life; Ocean


THE CHILD-WORLD, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A child-world, yet a wondrous world no less
Last Line: Of any tool he might not chance to own.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Earth; Fantasy; World


THE DREAMS WE WAKE FROM, by PATRICIA GOEDICKE    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Are dams bursting oceans suddenly swallowed
Subject(s): Dreams; Fantasy; Reality; Nightmares


THE FAIRY IN THE MEADOW, by ROSE FYLEMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He came, stepping over the tall grasses
Last Line: Why was he afraid of me?
Subject(s): Fairies; Fantasy; Fields; Humanity; Supernatural; Elves; Pastures; Meadows; Leas


THE FLYING ISLANDS OF THE NIGHT, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And who hath known her - like as I
Last Line: Curtain
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Fantasy; Night; Plays & Playwrights; Bedtime


THE GHOST, by JAMES WRIGHT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I cannot live nor die
Last Line: I fade to a broken hope
Alternate Author Name(s): Wright, James A.
Subject(s): Fantasy


THE GREAT GOD PAN, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O pan is the goodliest god, I wist,
Last Line: To his rollicking wraith below.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Fantasy; Love; Mythology - Classical; Pan (mythology); Wind


THE HIRED MAN'S DOG-STORY, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dogs, I contend; its jes' about
Last Line: "how the other gits its livin'!"
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Animals; Dogs; Fantasy


THE LAND OF THUS-AND-SO, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How would willie like to go
Last Line: "to the land of thus-and-so!"
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Fantasy; Magic


THE LAND OF USED-TO-BE, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And where's the land of used-to-be, does the little baby wonder?
Last Line: Comes dancing down the dewy walks to welcome me and you!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Fairies; Fantasy; Elves


THE LITTLE DOG-WOGGY, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A little dog-woggy
Last Line: The world.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Animals; Dogs; Fantasy; Travel; Journeys; Trips


THE LORD OF THE DUNDERBERG, by ARTHUR GUITERMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Goblin and kobold and elf and gnome
Last Line: Strike flag to the lord of the dunderberg!
Subject(s): Fantasy; Gnomes; New York City - Dutch Period; Ships & Shipping


THE LOVER'S GHOST, by LOUIS SIMPSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I fear the headless man
Subject(s): Fantasy


THE MAD, MAD MUSE, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The rhyme o' the raggedy man's 'at's best
Last Line: Tickle me, love, in me lonesome ribs!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Variant Title(s): The Lugubrious Whing-whang
Subject(s): Fantasy; Swinburne, Algernon Charles (1837-1909)


THE MAN WHO FELL NAKED FROM PARADISE, by PAUL FORT    Poem Text            
First Line: Silence, the hay is sweet, and 'tis the hour of grain
Last Line: Breathed by the deity.
Subject(s): Dreams; Fantasy; Happiness; Heaven; Life; Nightmares; Joy; Delight; Paradise


THE NINE LITTLE GOBLINS, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: They all climbed up on a high board-fence
Last Line: "and you shan't wake up till you're clean plum dead!"
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Fantasy; Halloween


THE PALACE OF PAN, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: September, all glorious with gold, as a king
Last Line: Pine ridge: september, 1893.
Subject(s): Fantasy; Mythology - Classical; Pan (mythology); September; Temples; Mosques


THE PARLIAMENT OF BEES, by JOHN DAY    Poem Text            
First Line: Abroad, my pretty bees: I hope you'll find
Last Line: From forth our wingèd commonwealth.
Subject(s): Bees; Fantasy; Insects; Beekeeping; Bugs


THE PIPES OF PAN, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The pipes of pan! Not idler now
Last Line: Whetting his hunger on an empty shell.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Fantasy; Music & Musicians; Mythology - Classical; Pan (mythology)


THE ROMAUNT OF KING MORDAMEER, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ho! Did ye hear of mordameer
Last Line: And met him face to face.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Dreams; Fantasy; Sleep; Nightmares


THE SHOEMAKER'S HOLIDAY, by THOMAS DEKKER    Poem Text            
First Line: As wretches in a storm (expecting day)
Last Line: [exeunt.
Subject(s): Business; Fantasy; Shoes; Success; Businessmen; Businesswomen; Boots; Sneakers; Shoemakers


THE SOUTH WIND AND THE SUN, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O the south wind and the sun!
Last Line: They laugh and sail away.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Fantasy; Love; Nature; Sun; Wind


THE SPEEDING OF THE KING'S SPITE, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A king - estranged from his loving queen
Last Line: "could have ended so happily!"
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Absence; Courts & Courtiers; Fantasy; Love; Separation; Isolation


THE SUNKEN BELL, by GERHART HAUPTMANN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thou buzzing, golden wight -- whence com'st thou here?
Last Line: [dawn breaks. He dies.]
Subject(s): Fairies; Fantasy; Elves


THE TREMOLO, by RAY CLARKE ROSE    Poem Text            
First Line: I have seen her to-night in a vision
Last Line: I doubt, in distress.
Subject(s): Dreams; Fantasy; Love - Unrequited; Man-woman Relationships; Nightmares; Male-female Relations


THE USED-TO-BE, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Beyond the purple, hazy trees
Last Line: The lips of used-to-be.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Dreams; Fantasy; Loss; Summer; Trees; Nightmares


THE VIGIL OF VENUS, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: To-morrow - what news of to-morrow?
Last Line: "loved, love anew, / to-morrow! - to-morrow!"
Subject(s): Fantasy;love;spring


THEY KNOW, by RYAH TUMARKIN GOODMAN    Poem Source            
First Line: Ask the dead
Subject(s): Fantasy


THIS HERE IS HELL, by SAMUEL MCKEE BRADLEY    Poem Source            
First Line: As I fell - from mind-perch precarious
Subject(s): Fantasy


THROUGH SLEEPY-LAND, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Where do you go when you go
Last Line: Through the blind-world 'way in there!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Children; Fairy Tales; Fantasy; Sleep; Childhood


TO JEAN COCTEAU, by NILS CLAUSSON    Poem Source            
First Line: At the musee grevin %(the wax museum %on boulevard montmartre)
Last Line: And mastery, between art and %severance
Variant Title(s): Two Fantasies: To Jean Coctea
Subject(s): Art And Artists; Cocteau, Jean (1889-1963); Fantasy; Poetry And Poets


TO THE DAEMON SUBLIM, by CLARK ASHTON SMITH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: I wane and weary: come, thou swifter one
Subject(s): Fantasy


TOP HAT AND TALES, by LORNA BEERS    Poem Source            
First Line: My granny saw the devil walk at twilight
Subject(s): Fantasy


TOUR. IN RAIN, by RAYMOND FRANCIS ROSELIEP    Poem Source            
First Line: No weather can unbrother brothers
Subject(s): Fantasy


TOWARD AVERNUS, by HAROLD VINAL    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: He had no pact with time: his mind was ever
Subject(s): Fantasy


TRAP, by WALTER H. KERR    Poem Source            
First Line: I built a snare on day and sought to capture
Subject(s): Fantasy


TURVEY TOP, by WILLIAM SAWYER    Poem Text            
First Line: Twas after a supper of norfolk brawn
Last Line: And would flourish in turvey top.
Subject(s): Dreams; Fantasy; Life; Nonsense; Nightmares


TWO FANTASIES: TO BYRON, by NILS CLAUSSON    Poem Source            
First Line: So, the toy murray sent you in italy
Last Line: Oh, multiple teresa, %don juan calls
Subject(s): Byron, George Gordon, Lord (1788-1824); Fantasy; Poetry And Poets


TWO LEAVES, by JESSE HILTON STUART    Poem Source            
First Line: The multi-colored hosts drift down the sky
Subject(s): Fantasy


UNDERTONE, by DOROTHY QUICK    Poem Source            
First Line: Deep in the cool, dark wood
Alternate Author Name(s): Mayer, John Adams, Mrs.
Subject(s): Fantasy


UNEXPLORED, by BURNHAM EATON    Poem Source            
First Line: I tell you there is nothing there at all
Subject(s): Fantasy


UNICORNS AT HARVARD, by NORMA FARBER    Poem Source            
First Line: Unicorns are astray
Subject(s): Fantasy


VALUTA, by KENNETH REXROTH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Have you ever noticed how, the
Last Line: Illimitable bounties of %deathlessness
Subject(s): Fairies; Fantasy; Immortality; Mortality


VAMPIRE, by WALTER H. KERR    Poem Source            
First Line: The almost-tropic night crept through my door
Subject(s): Fantasy


VAMPIRE BRIDE, by FELIX STEFANILE    Poem Source            
First Line: A dream of dolorous women stole my sleep
Subject(s): Fantasy


VENDOR, by RAYMOND FRANCIS ROSELIEP    Poem Source            
First Line: On the new york central from chicago to south bend
Subject(s): Fantasy


VILLANELLE, by RAY CLARKE ROSE    Poem Text            
First Line: She stood pale and correct
Last Line: As I well recollect.
Subject(s): Fantasy; Love - Unrequited; Statues


WALTZ, by RUTH FORBES SHERRY    Poem Source            
First Line: He wooed me sweet and he wooed me strong
Subject(s): Fantasy


WARNING, by SYDNEY KING RUSSELL    Poem Source            
First Line: This is the haunted wood, where no man goes
Subject(s): Fantasy


WARNING TO SKEPTICS, by LEAH BODINE DRAKE    Poem Source            
First Line: Don't boast your unbelief in woods!
Subject(s): Fantasy


WARNING TO SNAKE-KILLERS, by ROBERT H. BARLOW    Poem Source            
First Line: Queerly walking by a slow and pagan clock
Subject(s): Fantasy


WATCHER, by STANTON ARTHUR COBLENTZ    Poem Source            
First Line: A watcher stood on the brink of time
Subject(s): Fantasy


WATER SPRITE, by DONALD WANDREI    Poem Source            
First Line: Laughing, she flashes down the shifting tides of green
Subject(s): Fantasy


WE, THE FEW WHO BELIEVE, by HAROLD VINAL    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Where are the gods! Tell me, where is aegir?
Subject(s): Fantasy


WELL-FINDER, by HAROLD VINAL    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: By what strange prescience he plucks the green
Subject(s): Fantasy


WHERE ROOTS TANGLE THE GROUND BEFORE THEIR PLUNGE, by RAYMOND FRANCIS ROSELIEP    Poem Source            
Subject(s): Fantasy


WHERE-AWAY, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O the lands of where-away!
Last Line: Find in lands of where-away!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Children; Fantasy; Flowers; Kisses; Childhood


WILDERNESS ROAD, by MARTHA KELLER    Poem Source            
First Line: There's ghosts on the road here
Subject(s): Fantasy


WIND OF TIME, by JOSEPH PAYNE BRENNAN    Poem Source            
First Line: This night of frosty wind and stars
Subject(s): Fantasy


WIND SHRIEKED LOUD, by ELIZABETH JANE COATSWORTH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: What I know
Alternate Author Name(s): Beston, Henry, Mrs.
Subject(s): Fantasy


WINTER LEGEND, by GEOFFREY JOHNSON    Poem Source            
First Line: Men say it was there where exmoor ends in air
Subject(s): Fantasy


WITCH, by STANLEY MCNAIL    Poem Source            
First Line: Each day she woke with sullen eyes
Subject(s): Fantasy


WITCHES, by LEAH BODINE DRAKE    Poem Source            
First Line: Across the tapestry-lands of the middle ages
Subject(s): Fantasy


WITCHING HOUR, by NORMA FARBER    Poem Source            
First Line: Hear, d'you hear? One blast
Last Line: Behold salvation without %the thunderous cope of shame
Subject(s): Fantasy


WOLF AND TIGER DINING, A.B, by JOSEPH JOEL KEITH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Scotch over ice?' the wolf said to the tiger
Subject(s): Fantasy


WOMAN AT THE WINDOW, by DONALD WANDREI    Poem Source            
First Line: Beyond the window's tracery
Subject(s): Fantasy


WOMAN TELEPHONING, by JOSEPH JOEL KEITH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: The angry threat of silence, ever present
Subject(s): Fantasy


WOOD FLOWER, by RICHARD THOMAS LE GALLIENNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I found a flower in the wood
Last Line: And now, alas, what voice shall wake her!
Subject(s): Fantasy; Flowers; Forests; Woods


WOODS GROW DARKER, by LEAH BODINE DRAKE    Poem Source            
First Line: We feared the incubus, the hex
Subject(s): Fantasy


WORD OF WILLOW, by LEAH BODINE DRAKE    Poem Source            
First Line: Older than eden's planting, older than elves
Subject(s): Fantasy


WREATH FOR ONE LOST, by HAROLD VINAL    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tell the tragedy, announce the death
Subject(s): Fantasy


YELLOW CAT, by LESLIE NELSON JENNINGS    Poem Source            
First Line: In towns like ours where fifty years are just
Subject(s): Fantasy


YOU GO BACK, by DEENA LINETT    Poem Source            
First Line: You go back to where people know
Last Line: Two women in the mist, disembodied %-girlish voices
Subject(s): Childhood Memories; Dreams; Fantasy; Saint Kilda (scotland)


YOU QUITE MISTAKE, by JOSEPH SKIPSEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You quite mistake the sprite you chase
Last Line: To my dear kitchen cats and wenches.
Subject(s): Fairies; Fantasy; Elves


YOU WERE AT THE DEAD RIVER, by GEORGE ABBE    Poem Source            
Subject(s): Fantasy