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A DEAD SEA-GULL; NEAR LIVERPOOL, by DINAH MARIA MULOCK CRAIK    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Lack-lustre eye, and idle wing
Last Line: Dying of soul decay.
Alternate Author Name(s): Mulock, Dinah Maria
Subject(s): Sea Gulls


A GULL GOES UP, by LEONIE ADAMS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Gulls when they fly move in a liquid arc
Last Line: That only bear the feathered heart no weight.
Alternate Author Name(s): Troy, William, Mrs.
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Seagulls


A POEM BY GARNIE BRAXTON, by JAMES WRIGHT    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Garnie, I wish I was a sea gull
Last Line: I been there once
Alternate Author Name(s): Wright, James A.
Subject(s): Birds; Children; Gulls; Labor & Laborers; Childhood; Seagulls; Work; Workers


A SEA-BIRD; OFF PERU, by EDNA DEAN PROCTOR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: O to be a sea-bird one celestial day
Last Line: In god's azure only sun and sea and I!
Alternate Author Name(s): Dean
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Nature - Religious Aspects; South America; Seagulls


A TALISMAN, by MARIANNE MOORE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Under a splintered mast
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Seagulls


A WOMAN FEEDING GULLS, by DAVID WAGONER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: They cry out at the sight of her and come flying
Subject(s): Gulls; Food & Eating; Seagulls


AN OLD SONG, by WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The black-winged gull
Subject(s): Gulls; Love; Seagulls


AND THERE WAS NO MORE SEA, by KATHARINE WASHBURN HARDING    Poem Text                
First Line: Beyond and yet beyond new beauty calls
Last Line: But oh, unsatisfied, there is no sea.
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Mountains; Sea; Seagulls; Hills; Downs (great Britain); Ocean


AT REEVEY'S PRAIRIE, by ROBERT KING    Poem Source                
First Line: Black-winged grasshoppers crackle up
Last Line: For a moment, for a moment stopping
Subject(s): Birds; Death; Gulls; Prairies; Sailors And Sailing; Travel


BONES, by WILLIAM STANLEY MERWIN    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: It takes a long time to hear what the sands seem to bee saying
Last Line: They extend farther than a man can see
Alternate Author Name(s): Merwin, W. S.
Subject(s): Death; Disasters; Sailors And Sailing; Sea Gulls; Shipwrecks; Storms; Wind


BY THE WELL OF LIVING AND SEEING (1 - 12), by CHARLES REZNIKOFF    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The dying gull %alone on a rock
Last Line: Now and then - %with a sharp cry
Subject(s): Birds; Death - Animals; Gulls


BY THE WELL OF LIVING AND SEEING: 12, by CHARLES REZNIKOFF    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The dying gull / alone on a rock
Last Line: With a sharp cry
Subject(s): Gulls


DRAMA IN THE PORT, by JOAN SALVAT-PAPASSEIT    Poem Source                
First Line: Slosh of ocean
Last Line: Beyond the harbor the seagulls rest
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Immigrants; Sea Voyages; Thunder; Waves


EIGHT OARS AND A COXSWAIN, by ARTHUR GUITERMAN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Eight oars compel
Last Line: "steady! Pull it thr-o-o-ough!"
Subject(s): Boats; New York City - Dutch Period; Rowing; Sea Gulls; Sports


FLYING FISH: AN ODE, by CHARLES WHARTON STORK    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Low lies bermuda on our starboard bow
Last Line: The ship drives on; bermuda looms ahead.
Subject(s): Fish & Fishing; Sea; Sea Gulls; Ocean


FOG, by MARGARET R. SHERWOOD    Poem Text                
First Line: An everywhere of mist
Last Line: The soul of all sea things!
Subject(s): Death; Sea Gulls; Dead, The


GOOFY YOUNG BALD EAGLE, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: A barrel of fish heads and guts
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Birds; Death - Animals; Eagles; Gulls; Nature; Ravens


GREAT GULL, by HOWARD NEMEROV    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Restless, rising at dawn
Last Line: A strange tongue but the tone clear
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls


GULL'S WINGS, by JANET B. MONTGOMERY MCGOVERN    Poem Text                
First Line: Across my prison window they have flashed
Last Line: I shall fling away. The gull may pass my window again.
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Wings; Seagulls


GULLS, by WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: My townspeople, beyond in the great world
Last Line: The gulls moved seaward very quietly.
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Seagulls


GULLS AND BUOYS, by ANNE LEMIEUX    Poem Source                
First Line: Gulls swoop, gulls soar
Last Line: Raucous caucus, birds of a feather
Subject(s): New England; Sea Gulls


GULLS LAND AND CEASE TO BE, by JOHN CIARDI    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Spread back across the air, wings wide
Last Line: And are aground
Subject(s): Death Animals; Gulls


GULLS OVER GREAT SALT LAKE, by ROSS SUTPHEN    Poem Source                
First Line: What do they here, these denizens of the deep
Subject(s): Birds; Great Salt Lake, Utah; Gulls


I HAVE NOT KNOWN, by BEULA CHAMBERLAIN    Poem Text                
First Line: I have not known this thing you call the sea
Last Line: I should feel wonder ebb away from me.
Subject(s): Ghosts; Pirates; Sea Gulls; Ships & Shipping; Storms; Supernatural; Water; Piracy; Buccaneers


IMPRESSIONS, by BERNICE SMITH HAGMAN    Poem Text                
First Line: Tattered eucalyptus trees
Last Line: Arbutus springs from snowy bed!
Subject(s): Death; Memory; Sailing & Sailors; Sea Gulls; Dead, The; Seamen; Sails


IN THE GREAT FLUX, by CALE YOUNG RICE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Two gulls, a gray and a brown, veterans both
Last Line: May fold them from all food and flight forever.
Subject(s): Birds; Death; Gulls; Life; Sea; Dead, The; Seagulls; Ocean


JUST AS MORNING TWILIGHT AND THE GULLS, GLOUCESTER, MAY 1966, by CHARLES OLSON                    Poet's Biography
First Line: Just as moving twilight and the gulls start talking the cinnamon moon
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Moon; Seagulls


JUST AS MORNING TWILIGHT AND THE GULLS, GLOUCESTER, MAY 1966, by CHARLES OLSON    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Just as moving twilight and the gulls start talking the cinnamon moon
Last Line: As much condition as the purchase of my soul by love as they
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Moon


LA BELLE DAME SANS MERCI, by EUGENIO MONTALE    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: To be sure the cantonal seagulls
Last Line: Is no more than the flash of a lighter
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls


LA VELIA (THE SEA GULL: PONTINE MARSHES), by WILLIAM SHARP    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Here where the marsh
Last Line: And the tumult of waters.
Alternate Author Name(s): Macleod, Fiona
Subject(s): Rome, Italy; Sea; Sea Gulls; Wind; Ocean


LINES TO A SEAGULL, by GERALD JOSEPH GRIFFIN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: White bird of the tempest! O beautiful thing!
Last Line: She smiles like a victor, serene on the world!
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Seagulls


LONDON SEAGULLS, by CICELY FOX SMITH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The pigeons of the abbey, the pigeons of saint paul's
Last Line: As they did on london river two hundred years ago.
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; London; Seagulls


MOMENTS, by MARTHA BRINDLEY DARBYSHIRE    Poem Text                
First Line: I saw a seagull
Last Line: Breathless in the dawn.
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Memory; Seagulls


MONHEGAN GULLS, by RICHARD EUGENE BURTON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The gulls on monhegan
Last Line: To my remembering heart.
Subject(s): Birds; Flight; Gulls; Sea; Sky; Flying; Seagulls; Ocean


NEREID, by BLANCHE SCHOFIELD    Poem Text                
First Line: She dances on a scallop stage
Last Line: By tossing sea weed at her feet.
Subject(s): Dancing & Dancers; Sea; Sea Gulls; Ocean


NIGHTS AFTER RAIN WHEN THE MOON, by KWON HOMUN    Poem Source                
Last Line: A flock of seagulls from somewhere %follows me around
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls


OFF THE IRISH COAST, by CALE YOUNG RICE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Gulls on the wind
Last Line: Ever for love that stung?
Subject(s): Beauty; Birds; Gulls; Ireland; Love; Seagulls; Irish


OVER THE BIER OF THE WORDLING, by WILLIAM STANLEY MERWIN    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: My friends, what can I say
Last Line: And the falling rain
Alternate Author Name(s): Merwin, W. S.
Subject(s): Death; Memory; Sailors And Sailing; Sea Gulls


POEM BY GARNIE BRAXTON, by JAMES WRIGHT    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Garnie, I wish I was a sea gull
Last Line: I been there once
Alternate Author Name(s): Wright, James A.
Subject(s): Birds; Children; Gulls; Labor And Laborers


RHYMES AND RHYTHMS: 11, by WILLIAM ERNEST HENLEY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Gulls in an aery morrice
Last Line: The way of a man with a maid!
Alternate Author Name(s): Henley, W. E.
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Seagulls


RISING, by RUTH STONE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: In the government offices the rules and regulations
Last Line: That the house is going out with the tide.
Subject(s): Birds; Erosion; Gulls; Seashore; Waves; Seagulls; Beach; Coast; Shore


ROGUE WAVE, by RICHARD FOERSTER    Poem Source                
First Line: This morning near my house, a wave swept up
Last Line: Struck, lit only by a klieg-lamp's narrow gaze
Subject(s): Death - Children; Disappeared Persons; Grief; Sea Gulls; Seashore; Storms; Waves


SAND & SPRAY: SEA-SYMPHONY. 2. VARIATIONS: 4. THE GULLS, by JOHN GOULD FLETCHER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: White stars scattering
Last Line: In a noiseless flight, far out across the sky.
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Seagulls


SEA GULLS IN DAKOTA, by EDITH MEDBERY FITCH    Poem Text                
First Line: The western sky is filled with soaring wings
Last Line: Of high tides, thundering, by the great sea wall.
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Seagulls


SEA IN MY WORDS, by FOLKE ISAKSSON    Poem Source                
First Line: The sea is alwayst in my words
Last Line: Into a triumphant arch
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Memory; Sea Voyages; Storms


SEA-GULL, by OGDEN NASH    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Hark to the whimper of the sea-gull
Last Line: Could you explain it to your she-gull?
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Sea Gulls


SEA-GULLS OF MANHATTAN, by HENRY VAN DYKE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Children of the elemental mother
Last Line: While the river flows to meet the sea!
Alternate Author Name(s): Civis Americanus
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; New York City; Seagulls; Manhattan; New York, New York; The Big Apple


SEAGULL, by KIM OK    Poem Source                
First Line: Over the waves leaping and laughing
Last Line: Fade lonely like a seagull %wandering, white
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls


SEAGULL CLAWS THE SKY...', by CHRISTIAN VIREDAZ    Poem Source                
Last Line: Will one day ruin you
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Sky


SEAGULLS, by JOHN UPDIKE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A gull, up close, / looks surprisingly stuffed
Last Line: Among our mortal apprehensions
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Poetry & Poets; Seagulls


SEAGULLS, by JOHN UPDIKE    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A gull, up close, %looks surprisingly stuffed
Last Line: Beautiful gods stroll unconcerned %among our mortal apprehensions
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Poetry And Poets


SEAGULLS BESIDE FERRY BOAT, by BECKMAN. JOSHUA    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Sea Gulls


SEAGULLS IN LONDON, JANUARY, 1940, by RUTH PITTER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: They stormed upon me like catastrophe
Last Line: If this be folly, o forgive it me!
Subject(s): Birds; Forgiveness; Gulls; London; Clemency; Seagulls


SEAL AND THE SEAGULL, by ALPAY ULKU    Poem Source                
First Line: Even now, survival is godhead, a dim red glow warming the water
Last Line: You could have chosen pity, feeding the tide the broken bones to see what %might come back
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Seals (animals); Seashore; Water


SHORELINE AT CAMBRIA, by CLARENCE MAJOR    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Early morning shoreline: a scattering of birds blackens the sky
Last Line: And I'm out standing on the deck trying to capture this but it's %not possible
Subject(s): Birds; Cambria, Wales; Gulls; Nature; Seashore


SKY WITHOUT GULLS, by HELEN FRAZEE-BOWER    Poem Text                
First Line: Always across the sea-scape of my mind
Last Line: Where gulls should be -- and suddenly were not.
Alternate Author Name(s): Bower, W. M., Mrs.
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Seagulls


SONG OF THE SEA-GULLS, by ELIZA COOK    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Birds of the land, ye may carol and fly
Last Line: In the glassy calm or tempest strife.
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Seagulls


SUPPOSE, by BRENDAN KENNELLY    Poem Source                
First Line: Suppose the entire venture
Last Line: To sit and listen to a seagull's cry
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Truth


TALISMAN, by MARIANNE MOORE    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Under a splintered mast
Last Line: Parting its beak to greet %men long dead
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls


TAMPA GULL, by MURRAY JACKSON    Poem Source                
First Line: Yellow-nosed herring gulls
Variant Title(s): Gull
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls


THAMES GULLS, by EDMUND CHARLES BLUNDEN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Beautiful it is to see
Last Line: And inaccessible as dido's phantom.
Alternate Author Name(s): Blunden, Edmund
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; London; Seagulls


THE CRY OF GULLS, by LE BARON COOKE    Poem Text                
First Line: The cry of sea gulls
Last Line: Into bits of confusion . . .
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Seagulls


THE GOD OF THE GULLS, by GEORGE HERBERT CLARKE    Poem Text                
First Line: O the god of the gulls goes straight and swift
Last Line: Over the secret sea.
Subject(s): Birds; God; Gulls; Nature - Religious Aspects; Travel; Seagulls; Journeys; Trips


THE GULLS, by ANNA LEE TOMKINS    Poem Text                
First Line: Their world is quite as large as mine
Last Line: Emblems of joyous liberty.
Subject(s): Birds; Freedom; Gulls; Liberty; Seagulls


THE GULLS, by AMOS RUSSEL WELLS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I watched the gulls in shimmering changeful flight
Last Line: "on brutal errands in the waves of care."
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Seagulls


THE GULLS AND I, by ROSELLE MERCIER MONTGOMERY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: We had the world to ourselves today
Last Line: But what, ah, what of the land behind?
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Seagulls


THE HEART OF OCEAN, by EDWARD NOYES POMEROY    Poem Text                
First Line: The grove's endearments are not thine
Last Line: Heart of the moaning sea!
Subject(s): Battleships; Death; Mortality; Mourning; Sea Gulls; Dead, The; Bereavement


THE OLD SEAPORT, by DAVID MACBETH MOIR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: When winds were wailing round me
Last Line: The wild seas made reply.
Alternate Author Name(s): Delta
Subject(s): Culross, Perthsire, Scotland; Death; Funerals - At Sea; Sailing & Sailors; Sea Gulls; Seashore; Dead, The; Burials At Sea; Beach; Coast; Shore


THE POET'S JOURNAL: ON THE HEADLAND, by BAYARD TAYLOR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I sit on the lonely headland
Last Line: Or weep to see me dead!
Alternate Author Name(s): Taylor, James Bayard
Subject(s): Hearts; Kisses; Love; Sea; Sea Gulls; Ocean


THE SCRIVENER'S ROSES; FOR MARVIN FISHER, by NORMAN DUBIE    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The gulls fly in close formation becoming a patch of sail
Last Line: Inside the convent's south garden wall.
Subject(s): Birds; Death; Gulls; Loss; Man-woman Relationships; Melville, Herman (1819-1891); Dead, The; Seagulls; Male-female Relations


THE SEA'S WITHHOLDING, by ISABEL ECCLESTONE MACKAY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The ladye's bower faced the sea
Last Line: "can it be dawn and love away?"
Subject(s): Disasters; Love - Loss Of; Sailing & Sailors; Sea Gulls; Shipwrecks; Storms; Wind


THE SEA-GULL, by MARY HOWITT    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, the white sea-gull, the wild sea-gull
Last Line: For the sea is his truest home!
Alternate Author Name(s): Botham, Mary
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Sea; Seagulls; Ocean


THE SEA-GULL, by SILAS WEIR MITCHELL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The woods are full of merry minstrelsy
Last Line: Love's endless echoes keep.
Subject(s): Sea; Sea Gulls; Ocean


THE SEAGULL, by HERBERT BASHFORD    Poem Text                
First Line: A ceaseless rover, waif of many climes
Last Line: Or shriek amid black hollows of the sea?
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Seagulls


THE SONG-SPARROW, by PERCY MACKAYE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: When june was cool and clover long
Last Line: Still make a subterfuge of song!
Alternate Author Name(s): Mackaye, Percy Wallace
Variant Title(s): The Song Sparrow
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Seagulls


THE WHEEL OF LOVE, LIKE ALL WHEELS, COMES FULL CIRCLE, by HARRY BROWN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I killed a wounded gull at tahoe once
Subject(s): Gulls; Death - Animals; Seagulls


THE WILD WIND, by SARA NICHOLS    Poem Text                
First Line: It's only on nights like this
Last Line: Childhood memory.
Subject(s): Dreams; Memory; Sailing & Sailors; Sea Gulls; Youth; Nightmares


THE WOUNDED GULL, by EDMUND WILLIAM GOSSE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Along a grim and granite shore
Last Line: The courage of the wounded gull.
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Seagulls


THREE FRIENDS, by EDWARD BLISS REED    Poem Text                
First Line: Fate and hard foes are prevailing?
Last Line: The cliff, and the wind, and the sea!
Subject(s): Death; Fate; Heaven; Memory; Sailing & Sailors; Sea Gulls; Dead, The; Destiny; Paradise


THREE WASH DRAWINGS: 1. PELICANS, by WINIFRED WALDRON    Poem Text                
First Line: Three white-breasted pelicans
Last Line: Under the thin white moon.
Subject(s): Birds; Pelicans; Sea Gulls


TIDAL BASIN AT TWILIGHT, by MARY B. OWEN    Poem Text                
First Line: Over the waves the sea gulls wheeling
Last Line: Come to me soon -- come soon.
Subject(s): Evening; Sea Gulls; Shrines; Sunset; Twilight


TO A SEA GULL IN THE CITY, by SARA TEASDALE    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: On level and illumined wings, high over
Last Line: Have blessed the eyes that lift to watch your flight
Alternate Author Name(s): Filsinger, Ernest B., Mrs.
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls


UNDER THE WHARF, by IDA COLE BARTLATT    Poem Text                
First Line: Silurus shoals and water butterflies
Last Line: Rising from this dark flood to seek eternal breath?
Subject(s): Birds; Death; Floods; Gulls; Seashore; Water; Dead, The; Seagulls; Beach; Coast; Shore


WHEN THE GULLS COME IN, by HELEN MERRILL EGERTON    Poem Text                
First Line: When the gulls come in, and the shallow sings
Last Line: There's a gale in the heart of the golden sky.
Alternate Author Name(s): Merrill, Helen M.
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Seagulls


WHEN THE SEAGULLS TAKE FLIGHT, by RAFAEL ESTRADA    Poem Source                
First Line: It was in her that the very first words relating to love had premiered
Last Line: Wephasized, 'she has no words'
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Love; Sea