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Subject: FINCHES
Matches Found: 8

A FINCH SITTING OUT A WINDSTORM, by JAMES WRIGHT    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Solemnly irritated by the turn
Alternate Author Name(s): Wright, James A.
Subject(s): Finches; Wind

BULLFINCH, by EDWARD VERRALL LUCAS    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: If anyone should come to me and bid me recommend
Subject(s): Finches

CHAFFINCH, by KATHARINE TYNAN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Wet! Wet! Hear chaffinch! He cries and calls
Last Line: Will drench the orchard to-night and the cherry-bloom.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hinkson, Katharine Tynan
Subject(s): Birds; Finches; Rain; Singing & Singers

EPITAPH ON LADY OSSORY'S BULLFINCH, by HORACE (HORATIO) WALPOLE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: All flesh is grass and so are feather too: / finches must die, as well as I & yo
Last Line: What serves for one will serve for t' other.
Alternate Author Name(s): Orford, 4th Earl Of
Variant Title(s): Epitaph On Two Piping-bullfinches Of Lady Ossry's
Subject(s): Epitaphs; Feathers; Finches; Funerals; Rest; Burials

THE BULLFINCH IN TOWN, by HENRIETTA (ST. JOHN) KNIGHT    Poem Text                
First Line: Hark to the blackbird's pleasing note
Last Line: In fields where birds unfetter'd soar.
Alternate Author Name(s): Luxborough, Lady
Subject(s): Finches

THE BULLFINCHES, by THOMAS HARDY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Brother bulleys, let us sing
Last Line: Where those be that sang of old.
Subject(s): Finches

First Line: Little friendly, golden finches
Last Line: Finches out of fragments grew!
Alternate Author Name(s): Fordyce, William, Mrs.
Subject(s): Finches

THE INDIGO BIRD, by JOHN BURROUGHS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, late to come but long to sing
Last Line: Make thy contentment mine!
Subject(s): Finches