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Subject: HUNTING
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"A FOX, A FOX, UP GALLANTS TO THE FIELDS", by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
Last Line: May echo forth the hunting of the fox
Subject(s): Foxes;hunting; Hunters


"CHEVY CHASE [OR, CHACE]", by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: God prosper long our noble king
Last Line: "and grant, henceforth, that foul debate / 'twixt noblemen may cease"
Subject(s): "hunting;otterburn, Battle Of (1388);war;" Hunters


A DAY'S RIDE, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: Bold are the mounted robbers who on stolen horses ride
Last Line: "of walker's fight with thunderbolt, that ride for life and death"
Subject(s): Crimes & Criminals;death;horse Racing;hunting; "dead, The;hunters;


A HOUND, by SIMONIDES OF CEOS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Although beneath this grave-mound thy white bones now are lying
Last Line: And the looming peak of ossa, and cithaeron's lonely hill.
Alternate Author Name(s): Simonides Of Keos
Subject(s): Graves; Hunting; Tombs; Tombstones; Hunters


A MERRY HEART: GOIN' SHOOTIN', by THELMA LUCILE LULL    Poem Text                
First Line: I took me out a-hunting for to bag a gamesome kill
Last Line: Holds still some eight professors on the dead tree limb!
Subject(s): Comedy; Guns; Hunting; Irony; Teaching & Teachers; Hunters


A NIGHT'S WALK, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: "power, the noted highwayman, had long disturbed the peace"
Last Line: "with utmost pluck and patience too, demand our highest praise"
Subject(s): Crimes & Criminals;hunting;praise; Hunters


A PAIR OF BARN OWLS, HUNTING, by DAVID WAGONER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Now slowly, smoothly flying over the field
Subject(s): Owls; Hunting; Hunters


A POEM ABOUT THE HOUNDS AND THE HARES, by LISEL MUELLER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: After the kill, there is the feast
Alternate Author Name(s): Muller, Lisel
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


A PRAYER FOR LITTLE BEASTS, by BEULAH MAY    Poem Text                
First Line: O guard, dear pan; so great and wise
Last Line: All little beasts with frightened eyes.
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


A ROUGH RHYME ON A ROUGH MATTER; THE ENGLISH GAME LAWS, by CHARLES KINGSLEY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The merry brown hares came leaping
Last Line: On the side of the white chalk hill.
Variant Title(s): The Bad Squire
Subject(s): Adversity; Hunting; Justice; Hunters


A RUNNABLE STAG, by JOHN DAVIDSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: When the pods went pop on the broom, green broom
Last Line: The stag, the runnable stag.
Subject(s): Animals; Hunting; Hunters


A SCENE [AFTER HUNTING] AT SWALLOWFIELD IN BERKSHIRE, by SNEYD DAVIES    Poem Text                
First Line: There's pleasure, sure, in being clad in green
Last Line: When will tomorrow come?—
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


A STALKER OF GEESE, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: "ariston had a sling, wherewith he got"
Last Line: And lorn: but o'er his grave the wild geese hum
Subject(s): Geese;hunting; Hunters


A WHITE HUNTER, by GERTRUDE STEIN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A white hunter is nearly crazy.
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


A WILD GOOSE CHASE IN THE WHIPSTICK SCRUB, by H. HEAD    Poem Text                
First Line: Old jack gave us a wild goose chase
Last Line: That ever formed a team.
Subject(s): Fools; Gold; Gold Mines & Miners; Hunting; Idiots; Hunters


A WOUNDED PTARMIGAN, by DAVID MACBETH MOIR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Haunter of the herbless peak
Last Line: Painted but—in air.
Alternate Author Name(s): Delta
Subject(s): Animals; Birds; Hunting; Wilderness; Wings; Hunters


AFTER PARTRIDGE SHOOTING, by FRIEDRICH ADOLF AXEL DETLEV VON LILIENCRON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Hot, tired, and thirsty, burnt by a strong sun
Last Line: Soon the guests' going leaves us there alone.
Alternate Author Name(s): Liliencron, Detlev Von
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


AFTER THE FALL, by BRUCE WOODS    Poem Text                
First Line: A coolin moose is more than dead
Subject(s): Hunting; Moose; Hunters


AFTER THE HUNT, by HENRY CLARENCE KENDALL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Underneath the windy mountain walls
Last Line: The yapping and the yelping of the dogs?
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


AFTER THE NIGHT HUNT, by JAMES DICKEY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Along the dark bank of the river
Subject(s): Hunting


AGAIN, by CONRAD FERDINAND MEYER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Again to be roaming in rapturous flight
Last Line: In the mid-flight of joy shoot me straight to the heart.
Alternate Author Name(s): Meyer, Konrad
Subject(s): Flight; Hunting; Flying; Hunters


AKJARTOQ'S SONG, by UNKNOWN    Poem Source                
First Line: I take a deep breath
Last Line: Between the first and last hours %of the sun
Subject(s): Eskimos; Hunger; Hunting; Native Americans


ALMOST HUNTING SEASON, by DAN QUISENBERRY    Poem Source                
First Line: Mud brown labrador eyes %two from the yellow one
Last Line: It's not legal %but they don't understand
Subject(s): Homes, Historic; Hunting; Kansas City, Missouri


ALONE IS THE HUNTER, by HAROLD LITTLEBIRD    Poem Source                
Last Line: All that was given
Subject(s): Hunting


AMEN, by NORMAN DUBIE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Someone calls duchess, our fawn great dane, back
Last Line: Rising from ethel rosenberg's hair.
Subject(s): Animals; Death; Deer; Dogs; Hunting; Primitive Man; Rosenberg Case; Dead, The; Hunters; Cavemen; Rosenberg, Ethel; Rosenberg, Julius


AN ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF DOBBIN, THE BUTTERWOMAN'S HORSE, by FRANCIS FAWKES    Poem Text                
First Line: The death of faithful dobbin I deplore
Last Line: Dame jolt's brown horse, old dobbin, is no more.
Subject(s): Animals; Death; Horses; Hunting; Dead, The; Hunters


AN EMPTY SADDLE, by PATRICK REGINALD CHALMERS    Poem Text                
First Line: Down the hill path echo the hoof-beats hollow
Last Line: Who missed a rotten stag?
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


AN EPIGRAM TO MY JOVIAL GOOD FRIEND MR ROBERT DOVER, by BEN JONSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I cannot bring my muse to drop her vies
Last Line: Of subjects; let such envy, till they burst.
Subject(s): Dover, Robert (1575-1652); Hunting; Hunters


AN EYE OF A QUEEN AND A TESTICLE OF A BULL, by JANE MILLER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: We each one wear moccasins & a strip of deerskin
Last Line: Loving an enchantment of islands
Subject(s): Country Life; Friends, Religious Society Of; Hunting; Property; Quakers; Hunters; Possessions


ANCESTORS, by PATRICK REGINALD CHALMERS    Poem Text                
First Line: September! Come out, 'tis september
Last Line: With asphodel-cover to give 'em good fun!
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


ANTELOPE WALL MOUNT, by DAN QUISENBERRY    Poem Source                
First Line: Through field glasses %we spied this same head
Last Line: And stop all to stare at it %widely pointing my way?
Subject(s): Hunting


ARISTOCRATS (1), by KEITH CASTELLAINE DOUGLAS    Poem Text             Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: The noble horse with courage in his eye
Variant Title(s): Sportsmen
Subject(s): Hunting; World War Ii; Hunters; Second World War


ARISTOCRATS (1), by KEITH CASTELLAINE DOUGLAS    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The noble horse with courage in his eye
Last Line: In famous attitudes of unconcern. Listen %against the bullet cries the simple horn
Variant Title(s): Sportsme
Subject(s): Hunting; World War Ii


ARISTOCRATS (2), by KEITH CASTELLAINE DOUGLAS    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The noble horse with courage in his eye
Last Line: It is not gunfire I hear, but a hunting horn
Subject(s): Hunting; World War Ii


ARROYO BAYO, by ELSA THUESEN    Poem Text                
First Line: Coyotes whimper to the night
Last Line: The hunter's gun must have its say.
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


ARTEMIS, by PETER DAVISON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: See how this trim girl
Subject(s): Hunting; Artemis; Mythology - Classical


AUTUMN DAWN, by ANTONIO MACHADO RUIZ    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A highroad's barren scar
Last Line: Hsi eager gun at rest, a hunter stalking game
Alternate Author Name(s): Machado, Antonio; Machado Y Ruiz, Antonio
Subject(s): Fields; Hunting


AVANE'S SONG, by UNKNOWN    Poem Source                
First Line: Just because I hunt and find nothing
Last Line: I saw their muzzles sink deep into the mud
Subject(s): Eskimos; Hunting; Native Americans


BAD WEATHER HUNTING SONG, by UNKNOWN    Poem Source                
First Line: Not even the words I put together balanced perfectly on the tip of my tongue
Last Line: Hunting song ready %useless
Subject(s): Eskimos; Hunting; Native Americans; Weather


BADGER, by JOHN CLARE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: When midnight comes a host of dogs and men
Last Line: And leaves his hold and cackles, groans, and dies.
Subject(s): Animals; Badgers; Dogs; Hunting; Hunters


BALLAD OF HUNTERS, by CHARLES JONATHAN (JONTY) DRIVER    Poem Source                
First Line: My great-grandfather hunted elephants
Last Line: Will turn the hunter to the hunted %and breed the last from nothing
Subject(s): Hunting


BALLAD ON THE PATHS IN VASTMANLAND, by LARS GUSTAFSSON    Poem Source                
First Line: Under the visible script of small roads
Last Line: And know all that we wanted to know
Subject(s): Brooks; Hunting; Roads; Travel


BARN OWL (FROM: FATHER AND CHILD), by GWEN HARWOOD    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Daybreak: the household slept
Last Line: For what I had begun
Alternate Author Name(s): Foster, Gwendoline
Subject(s): Birds; Cruelty; Human Rights; Hunting; Night; Owls


BEAVERS, by GERALD VIZENOR    Poem Source                
First Line: Turn the sixth card over at dawn
Last Line: Beaver near the end in the city
Subject(s): Animal Rights; Animals; Beavers; Fur Trade; Hunting; Native Americans - History


BESTIARY, by ABRAHAM MOSES KLEIN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: God breathe a blessing on
Last Line: The beast nebuchadnezzar.
Alternate Author Name(s): Klein, A. M.
Subject(s): Animals; Hunting; Hunters


BETH GELERT; OR, THE GRAVE OF THE GREYHOUND, by WILLIAM ROBERT SPENCER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The spearmen heard the bugle sound
Last Line: To save llewellyn's heir.
Variant Title(s): Llewellyn And His Dog
Subject(s): Greyhounds; Hunting; Hunters


BLOW THY HORN, HUNTER, by WILLIAM CORNISH    Poem Text                
Last Line: Now sound the horn, jolly huntsman.
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


BLUE JAY, by JOHN TROTWOOD MOORE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: O the world is all against you, blue jay
Last Line: And sees himself to-day.
Subject(s): Birds; Hunting; Hunters


BLUE MARROW, by LOUISE BERNICE HALFE    Poem Source                
First Line: Grandmothers hold me. I must pass all that I possess, every
Last Line: Of our struggling hearts?
Subject(s): Explorers; Hunting; Native Americans - History; Native Americans - Wars; Trail Of Tears (1838-39)


BOOKS OF ST. ALBANS: HUNTING TERMINOLOGY, by JULIANA BERNERS                    Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Barnes, Juliana; Bernes, Julia
Subject(s): Hunting


BOOKS OF ST. ALBANS: THE HARE, by JULIANA BERNERS                    Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Barnes, Juliana; Bernes, Julia
Subject(s): Animals; Hunting; Rabbits


BRAVE RETREATS, by WILLIAM O. PERKINS    Poem Text                
First Line: Give me a land of brave retreats
Last Line: The happiness I seek.
Subject(s): Courage; Hunting; Valor; Bravery; Hunters


CANADIAN HUNTER'S SONG, by SUSANNA STRICKLAND MOODIE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The northern lights are flashing
Last Line: And bid him welcome home!
Alternate Author Name(s): Strickland, Susanna
Subject(s): Canada; Hunting; Canadians; Hunters


CASTING CALL, by WANDA COLEMAN    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Snow in the blood. My lover's coo
Last Line: Unable to remember my name %on hiatus
Alternate Author Name(s): Coleman-straus, Wanda
Subject(s): Job Hunting


CASTING CALL (2), by WANDA COLEMAN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Snow in the blood. My lover's coo
Last Line: Peg me in the hole of kingfish
Alternate Author Name(s): Coleman-straus, Wanda
Subject(s): Job Hunting


CASTLES AND DISTANCES, by RICHARD WILBUR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: From blackhearted water colder
Subject(s): Walruses; Hunting; Courts & Courtiers; Hunters; Royal Court Life; Royalty; Kings; Queens


CASUALTIES: 10. LEADER OF THE HUNT, by JOHN PEPPER CLARK    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: He who began it all
Last Line: Though I stare the sun in the face
Alternate Author Name(s): Clark-bekederemo, J. P.; Clark, J. P.
Subject(s): Escapes; Hunting; Prisons And Prisoners


CASUALTIES: 11. CONVERSATIONS AT ACCRA, by JOHN PEPPER CLARK    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The situation may change
Last Line: In the wind spell no design
Alternate Author Name(s): Clark-bekederemo, J. P.; Clark, J. P.
Subject(s): Capital Punishment; Hunting; Leadership


CASUALTIES: 12. RETURN HOME, by JOHN PEPPER CLARK    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Together with chris I brought him home
Last Line: A number of papers I did not dare declare
Alternate Author Name(s): Clark-bekederemo, J. P.; Clark, J. P.
Subject(s): Farewell; Homecoming; Hunting


CASUALTIES: 13. THE LOCUST HUNT, by JOHN PEPPER CLARK    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Locusts were discovered outside city walls
Last Line: Lights up a stockpile
Alternate Author Name(s): Clark-bekederemo, J. P.; Clark, J. P.
Subject(s): Animals; Hunting; Locusts


CASUALTIES: 6. THE COCKEREL IN THE TALE, by JOHN PEPPER CLARK    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: At the desert end of a great road
Last Line: His name, that morning he lent them forever
Alternate Author Name(s): Clark-bekederemo, J. P.; Clark, J. P.
Subject(s): Animals; Hunting


CASUALTIES: 9. WHAT THE SQUIRREL SAID, by JOHN PEPPER CLARK    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: They killed the lion in his den
Last Line: Of it about us, about our necks
Alternate Author Name(s): Clark-bekederemo, J. P.; Clark, J. P.
Subject(s): Animal Rights; Bulls; Death - Animals; Hunting; Leopards


CATCHING THE COACH, by ALFRED T. CHANDLER    Poem Text                
First Line: At kangaroo gully in 'fifty-two
Last Line: "to post this here letter for nell by the mail."
Alternate Author Name(s): Chandler, A. T.
Subject(s): Crime & Criminals; Gold; Gold Mines & Miners; Hunting; Hunters


CHASE, by JAMES VINCENT CUNNINGHAM    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The wind swelling the eyes with tears
Alternate Author Name(s): Cunningham, J. V.
Subject(s): Hunting


CHLOE HUNTING, by SOAME JENYNS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Whilst thousands court fair chloe's love
Last Line: Than we whene'er you fly.
Subject(s): Courtship; Hunting; Hunters


CHRISTIAN HUMANITY, by GYULA ILLYES    Poem Source                
First Line: Each time (child of the puszta) I closed
Last Line: We left it there. I - not looking back - %my humanity, a piece
Subject(s): Christianity; Humanity; Hunting


CHUMASH MAN, by GEORGIANA VALOYCE SANCHEZ    Poem Source                
First Line: Shoo-mash,' he says
Last Line: Above the constant breaking %of the waves
Subject(s): Hunting; Seals (animals)


CITY SQUARE, by FAIRFAX DOWNEY    Poem Text                
First Line: I had a diploma
Last Line: Since they don't like diplomas, not anywhere there.
Subject(s): Cities; Education; Job Hunting; Universities & Colleges; Urban Life


CLOE HUNTING, by MATTHEW PRIOR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Behind her neck her comely tresses tied
Last Line: At human hearts we fling, nor ever miss the game.
Subject(s): Cupid; Hearts; Hunting; Laughter; Eros; Hunters


COUNTRY SEAT, by JAMES ARTHUR    Poem Source                
First Line: With the farmhouse, my accountant acquired a hilltop barn
Last Line: I cannot see anything, really: four pale lights against the green
Subject(s): Barns; Country Life; Hunting


CRITICAL DISTANCE, by DAVID WAGONER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: All game animals know what it is
Subject(s): Hunting; Nature; Hunters


CRITICAL DISTANCE, by DAVID WAGONER    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: All game animals know what it is
Last Line: For you to recall, alone in your own field
Subject(s): Hunting; Nature


CROW SHOOTER, by PAMELA GEMIN    Poem Source                
First Line: Because he despises their squawking, hell-sent selves
Last Line: Heads nodding yes; and the way they'll risk everything
Subject(s): Birds; Crows; Feathers; Hunting


CYNEGETICA; OR THE FORCE AND PLEASURE OF HUNTING, SELS., by UNKNOWN    Poem Source                
First Line: But we're for hares, and only hares in search
Last Line: Into the glorious chance the worthy knight?
Subject(s): Hunting


DANCE OF DEATH: HUNTSMAN, by WILLIAM STANLEY MERWIN    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The wind blew %in the cold furrow
Last Line: Et, ecce, nunc in pulvere dormio
Alternate Author Name(s): Merwin, W. S.
Subject(s): Animals; Foxes; Hunting


DEATH OF AN ELAND, by HENRY BARLOW    Poem Source                
First Line: Those eyes!
Last Line: And followed the hunter
Subject(s): Elands; Hunting


DEBATE: QUESTION, QUARRY, DREAM, by ROBERT PENN WARREN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Asking what, asking what? - all a boy's afternoon
Subject(s): Youth; Childhood Memories; Sons; Hunting; Hunters


DEER HUNTING, by MAY FAIR    Poem Text                
First Line: Half hidden near a narrow mountain lane
Last Line: In hoping for the safety of the deer.
Subject(s): Deer; Hunting; Hunters


DEER SEASON, by ETHEL CASE COOK    Poem Text                
First Line: Know this, my heart, let love go hunting free
Last Line: Throw wide the door, his foot is on the stair.
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


DIALOGUE, BETWEEN CRAB AND GILLIAN, by THOMAS D'URFEY    Poem Text                
First Line: Where oxen do low and apples do grow
Last Line: And so you may ring the bells.
Subject(s): Conversation; Farewell; Hunting; Plague; Towns; Parting; Hunters


DOMESDAY BOOK: FINDING OF THE BODY, by EDGAR LEE MASTERS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Elenor murray, daughter of henry murray
Last Line: And know her better, knowing merival.
Subject(s): Bodies; Death; Fate; Hunting; Life; Dead, The; Destiny; Hunters


DONALD, by ROBERT BROWNING    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Will you hear my story also
Last Line: "rightly rewarded, -- ingrate!"
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


DONE FOR, by WALTER JOHN DE LA MARE    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Old ben bailey %he's been and done
Last Line: Bound for ben bailey's %smoking pot
Alternate Author Name(s): Ramal, Walter; De La Mare, Walter
Subject(s): Animals; Hunting; Rabbits


DURER'S HARE, by TOMAZ SALAMUN    Poem Source                
Last Line: On the earth %or was all that %just to make the treads sway
Subject(s): Forests; Guns; Hunting


DUST, by HENRY CARLILE    Poem Source                
First Line: Where it cleared the roadway in a single bound
Last Line: And where the bobcat's been, the dust still hangs
Subject(s): Animals; Cats; Dust; Hunting


EAGLE HUNTER, by ROSE O'NEILL    Poem Source                
First Line: I said: I will go down
Subject(s): Hunting


EILIDH MY FAWN, by WILLIAM SHARP    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Far away upon the hills at the lighting of the dawn
Last Line: For o it was the hunting then of my bonnie, bonnie fawn!
Alternate Author Name(s): Macleod, Fiona
Subject(s): Deer; Happiness; Hearts; Hunting; Joy; Delight; Hunters


ELEGIES FROM THE NORTH 1, by ALES DEBELJAK    Poem Source                
First Line: Earth. Red earth. And tall grass as far as you can see. You're pressed to the
Last Line: You'll end your way. I, of course, always return. You don't. Which makes all %the difference
Subject(s): Hunting; Indian Summer; Wilderness


ELK HEIGHTS, by JOANNIE KERVRAN STANGELAND    Poem Source                
First Line: Pummeled to the color of steel
Last Line: Cursing this taut, infernal sky
Subject(s): Elk; Hunting


EMBLEMS OF LOVE: 30. THE HUNTER CAUGHT BY HIS OWN GAMER, by PHILIP AYRES    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The busy youth pursue the timorous puss
Last Line: And to the hunted prey become a spoil.
Subject(s): Courtship; Hunting; Hunters


EMBLEMS OF LOVE: 43. ALL GRASP, ALL LOSE, by PHILIP AYRES    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: One at a time's enough, one puss pursue
Last Line: Then gape, and stare, and wonder where they're gone.
Subject(s): Animals; Dogs; Hunting; Love; Hunters


ENCOUNTER, by EAMON GRENNAN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The lake that was caked ice is ice no more
Last Line: Bands closing them) lie, like matching rings
Subject(s): Hunting; Lakes; Hunters; Pools; Ponds


ENCOUNTER, by EAMON GRENNAN    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The lake that was caked ice is ice no more
Last Line: Closing top and bottom - lie like matching rings
Subject(s): Hunting; Lakes


EPITAPH FOR AMOS STREET, HUNTSMAN, D. 1777, BIRSTALL, by UNKNOWN    Poem Source                
First Line: This is to the memory of old amos
Last Line: And thou who dost so at this moment %shall ere long like him be dormant
Subject(s): Hunting


EPPING HUNT, by THOMAS HOOD    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: John huggins was as bold a man
Subject(s): Hunting


ERNIE'S WISH, by PHIL WEIDMAN    Poem Source                
First Line: When I was 11 my
Last Line: The joyful pride I %felt left me
Subject(s): Children; Family Life; Hunting


EVERYWHERE, ANGELS: 5, by DAINIS HAZNERS    Poem Source                
First Line: I too want
Last Line: So the buck will go around the world and %come back again next year
Subject(s): Animals; Hunting


FABLES: 1ST SER. 30. THE SETTING-DOG AND THE PARTRIDGE, by JOHN GAY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The ranging dog the stubble tries
Last Line: She said, and to the covey flew.
Subject(s): Animals; Dogs; Hunting; Hunters


FABLES: 1ST SER. 44. THE HOUND AND THE HUNTSMAN, by JOHN GAY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Impertinence at first is born
Last Line: Are sure to make their follies known.
Subject(s): Animals; Dogs; Hunting; Hunters


FEATHERSTONHAUGH, by BARCROFT HENRY BOAKE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Brookong station lay half-asleep
Last Line: To trouble the peace of featherstonhaugh.
Subject(s): Crime & Criminals; Death; Hunting; Dead, The; Hunters


FEUD, by LEW SARETT    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Poor wayworn creature! Oh, sorely harried deer
Last Line: Laughing -- one round for you, and one for me.
Subject(s): Deer; Hunting; Wolves; Hunters


FISH OF THE GODS, by RALPH LINTON    Poem Text                
First Line: Fish of the gods! The gods who called for blood
Last Line: Perhaps the sportsmen throw us in again.
Subject(s): Fish & Fishing; God; Hunting; Irony; Anglers; Hunters


FLIGHTING FOR DUCK, by WILLIAM EMPSON    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Egyptian banks, an avenue of clay
Last Line: It lit, like a struck match, everything by
Subject(s): Hunting


FOG, by DAVID WAGONER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Though your brothers, after the long hunt and the fasting
Subject(s): Hunting; Nature; Hunters


FOR THE FALCONER, by CARL PHILLIPS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The hunt -- was good; the kill
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


FOR THE FALCONER, by CARL PHILLIPS    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The hunt -- was good; the kill
Last Line: (what it most sounded like) %(plunder)
Subject(s): Hunting


FORTEMENTE, by WILLIAM DEWITT SNODGRASS    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: In the silent, scarcely holy night
Last Line: Mouthing our neighbors' worst surmises
Alternate Author Name(s): Gardons, S. S.; Mcconnell, Will; Snodgrass, W. D.
Subject(s): Animal Rights; Hunting


FOX HUNT, by JOHN MASEFIELD    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: From the gallows hill to the tineton copse
Alternate Author Name(s): Masefield, John Edward
Subject(s): Hunting


FOX-HUNTING; A SONG, by LEONARD HOWARD    Poem Text                
First Line: Come rise, lads, and mount, the brisk fox-hunters cry
Last Line: And fox-hunting flourish a thousand years hence.
Subject(s): Foxes; Hunting; Hunters


FUR BEARERS, by ELISABETH KUSKULIS    Poem Text                
First Line: Grayshadow, what is that strange thing I see
Last Line: How soft chinchilla is! . . . God, traps are slow!
Subject(s): Animals; Hunting; Hunters


GATHERING THE BONES TOGETHER; FOR PETER ORR, by GREGORY ORR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: When all the rooms of the house
Last Line: That arches toward the other shore.
Subject(s): Brothers; Death; Family Life; Fathers & Sons; Fratricide; Hunting; Half-brothers; Dead, The; Relatives; Hunters


GHAZALS: 11, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The brain opens the hand which touches that spot, clinically
Last Line: Freeze in arid cold watch the reindeer watch the northern lights.
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Cold; Hunting; Imaginary Conversations; Hunters


GHAZALS: 17, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: O atlanta, roseate dawn, the clodhoppers, hillbillies rednecks
Last Line: 150 lbs. I weigh 200 and was not allowed into her blue fuck room.
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Dreams; Hunting; Southern States; Nightmares; Hunters; South (u.s.)


GHAZALS: 9, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: He said the grizzly sat eating the sheep and when the bullet
Last Line: Day crowds so that they'll indignantly topple my gravestone.
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Death; Epitaphs; Hunting; Dead, The; Hunters


GIGGING ON ALLATOONA, by DAVID BOTTOMS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Light bleeding onto pines
Last Line: Rolling away from the boat far out across the black water.
Subject(s): Boats; Country Life; Hunting; Men; Hunters


GLENFINLAS; OR LORD RONALD'S CORONACH, by WALTER SCOTT    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: O hone a rie'! O hone a rie'! / the pride of albin's line is o'er
Last Line: We ne'er shall see lord ronald more!
Subject(s): Death; Fillan, Saint (d. 649); Glenfinlas (forest), Scotland; Hunting; Oran, Saint; Dead, The; Hunters


GOATS, by JOSE FONTINHAS    Poem Source                
First Line: Wherever the earth is rugged and poor, there they are
Last Line: She was my horse, and perhaps my first woman, as well
Subject(s): Animals; Goats; Hunting


GROSSIER'S THE PASSENGER PIGEONS, by DENNIS SCHMITZ    Poem Source                
First Line: Is only painted-over cloth %muffling the steps of t he painted hunters
Last Line: In a gesture the oldest hunter makes %to his friends
Subject(s): Animals; Hunting; Paintings And Painters


HAREFIELD CHURCH, MIDDLESEX; ROBERT MOSSENDEN, GAMEKEEPER, by UNKNOWN    Poem Source                
First Line: In frost and snow, thro' hail and rain
Last Line: This servant in an honest way, %in all his actions, copied tray
Subject(s): Hunting


HAWKING FOR PARTRIDGES, by LORENZO DE' MEDICI    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: It was already pink across the east
Last Line: And so, my friend, we passed our happy time %with rhymes, sweet rhymes in sugar, keeping time
Alternate Author Name(s): Lorenzo The Magnificent
Subject(s): Animals; Birds; Dogs; Hawks; Hunting; Landscape


HIT OR MISS, by THOMAS HOOD    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: One morn - it was the very morn
Last Line: Who would but hit or miss a post.
Subject(s): Animals; Dogs; Hunting; Hunters


HOG, by STEPHEN FRECH    Poem Source                
First Line: Tired by the sheer size of himself
Last Line: When they and the log were about the same size
Subject(s): Animals; Food And Eating; Hunting


HOUND AND HARE, by F. B. SUTHERLAND    Poem Text                
First Line: The hounds of earth have chased their prey
Last Line: You hunters of the hare.
Subject(s): Animals; Hunting; Hunters


HUNT, by BABETTE DEUTSCH    Poem Source                
First Line: Where the cement-lined bowels of the city
Alternate Author Name(s): Yarmolinsky, Avrahm, Mrs.
Subject(s): Hunting


HUNT, by ANURADHA MAHAPATRA    Poem Source                
First Line: The black elephant's mahout drives out the cave girl
Last Line: We are together, we are happy %in the poison thorn-tree's sh
Subject(s): Elephant-drivers; Hunting


HUNT, by ANURADHA MAHAPATRA    Poem Source                
First Line: The black elephant mahout drives out the cave girl
Last Line: In the poison thorn-tree's shade!
Subject(s): Elephant-drivers; Hunting


HUNT AS METAMORPHOSIS, by JOHN MILLETT    Poem Source                
First Line: There is a dance that filters through the leaves
Last Line: And the skinless face sets in a vixen grin %while the beagles whistle through cottesmore and quorn
Subject(s): Hunting; Metamorphosis


HUNT AT LAKE KARIJI, by KAKINOMOTO HITOMARO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Our great prince who orders
Last Line: That walks the eternal sky %and makes of it his silken canopy!
Alternate Author Name(s): Workman; Hitomaro; Kakinomoto No Hitomaro; Kakinomoto No Hitomaru
Subject(s): Hunting


HUNTED, by PHILIP LEVINE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I am the victim
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


HUNTER, by OGDEN NASH    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The hunter crouches in his blind
Last Line: Is hoping to outwit a duck
Subject(s): Hunting; Travel


HUNTER, by NILA NORTHSUN    Poem Source                
First Line: He shoots things
Last Line: He'll eat anything
Subject(s): Hunting


HUNTER, by TOMAZ SALAMUN    Poem Source                
First Line: Somehow I know, I know these things
Last Line: Of this image, as among gods is much difference between footprints
Subject(s): Hunting


HUNTER AND THE TIGER, by RUFUS FESTUS AVIENUS    Poem Source                
First Line: A hunter there was, a master at it, shrewd
Last Line: Somewhere out there, even as we are talking, %your death is coming closer. It looks like you
Alternate Author Name(s): Avianus
Subject(s): Hunting


HUNTER MIND, by ALICE MONKS MEARS    Poem Text                
First Line: Good luck, hunter mind, trailing through field
Last Line: By flight of the plumaged implausible bird.
Subject(s): Animals; Death - Animals; Fields; Food & Eating; Hunting; Pastures; Meadows; Leas; Hunters


HUNTER POEMS OF THE YORUBA, SELS., by UNKNOWN                   
Subject(s): Animals; Antelopes; Hunting; Monkeys


HUNTER'S DANCE IN EARLY FALL, by DEBRA HAALAND TOYA    Poem Source                
First Line: Ga-wash-truht in mesita, in early fall
Last Line: I sleep under the scintillating sky %awaiting the eastern light and my dance
Subject(s): Hunting; Native Americans


HUNTER'S MOON, by ELIZABETH BROWN (AMERICAN)    Poem Text                
First Line: The hunter's moon is out tonight
Last Line: Our lover's lips unkissed.
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


HUNTER'S MOON, by MARIE E. REDDY    Poem Text                
First Line: Unleash the hounds
Last Line: Far music glides.
Subject(s): Animals; Dogs; Hunting; Hunters


HUNTERS, by RUTH TEMPLE LINDSAY    Poem Source                
First Line: The lion, he prowleth far and near
Subject(s): Hunting


HUNTIN' WIT' OL' ROVER, by J. FARLEY RAGLAND    Poem Text                
First Line: When things git too distressin'
Last Line: Dan huntin' in de lowgrouds wit' ol' rover.
Subject(s): Animals; Dogs; Hunting; Hunters


HUNTING, by JAMES HAY BEATTIE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Bright rays of purple fire the sky
Last Line: And mercy hope from heaven.
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


HUNTING CHORUS, by GEORGE MURRAY (19TH CENTURY)    Poem Text                
First Line: Hark! Thro' the woods rings the hunter's horn
Last Line: The jubilant ring of the hunter's horn!
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


HUNTING DOGS, by WINIFRED WELLES    Poem Text                
First Line: No other animal, not dog nor bull
Last Line: Flashed, like man's steel, the savage teeth of death.
Alternate Author Name(s): Shearer, Harold H., Mrs.
Subject(s): Animals; Dogs; Hunting; Hunters


HUNTING MANUAL, by ELEANOR WILNER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The unicorn is an easy prey: its horn
Last Line: In the dark.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilner, Eleanor Rand
Subject(s): Animals; Hunting; Unicorns; Hunters


HUNTING SEASON, by MARGUERITE KEARNS BURNETT    Poem Text                
First Line: I looked out in my yard today
Last Line: Around my poppy bed.
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


HUNTING SEASON, by OLIVER MURRAY EDWARDS    Poem Text                
First Line: A bird in the wildwood is singing
Last Line: Life redeemed shall abide in his love.
Subject(s): Animal Rights; Animals; Birds; Forests; Hunting; Wings; Animal Abuse; Vivisection; Woods; Hunters


HUNTING SEQUENCE, by ED EDMO    Poem Source                
First Line: Hunting in portland u.S. Of a.
Last Line: Melting %in the corner
Subject(s): Hunting


HUNTING SONG, by PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Tek a cool night, good an' cleah
Last Line: Won't he be fine when he 's roasted up brown!
Subject(s): Hunting; Opossums; Hunters; Possums


HUNTING SONG, by RICHARD HOVEY    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, who would stay in door, in door
Last Line: For all the horses are neighing, and the hounds are baying, %and the hunt's up, and away!
Subject(s): Arthurian Legend; Hunting


HUNTING SONG, by WALTER SCOTT    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Waken, lords and ladies gay
Last Line: Gentle lords and ladies gay!
Subject(s): Hunting; Nature; Hunters


HUNTING SONG, by PAUL WHITEHEAD    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The sun from the east tips the mountains with gold
Last Line: "while jocund we follow our hounds in full cry."
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


HUNTING SONG, FR. DON QUIXOTE IN ENGLAND, by HENRY FIELDING    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The dusky night rides down the sky
Last Line: When a hunting we do go.
Variant Title(s): A Hunting We Will Go
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


HUNTING SONG, FR. THE MARRIAGE-HATER MATCH'D, by THOMAS D'URFEY    Poem Text                
First Line: Tantivee, tivee, tivee, tivee, high and low
Last Line: What pleasure like hunting can cherish the soul.
Variant Title(s): Brother Solon's Hunting Song
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


HUNTING SONG, FR. ZAPOLYA, by SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Up, up! Ye dames and lasses gay!
Last Line: To hunt the wolf in the woods to-day.
Variant Title(s): Peasants' Hunting Song;choral Song Of Illrian Peasants
Subject(s): Hunting; Wolves; Hunters


HUNTING-SONG, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: Comes the deer to my singing
Last Line: Comes the deer to my singing
Subject(s): Animals;hunting; Hunters


HUNTING: OPENING, by JULIANA BERNERS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Mi dere sones, where ye fare, be frith, or by fell
Last Line: The fift yere a grete stagge, my dame bade you say.
Alternate Author Name(s): Barnes, Juliana; Bernes, Julia
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


HUNTRESS, by HILDA DOOLITTLE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Come, blunt your spear with us
Last Line: And drop exhausted at our feet.
Alternate Author Name(s): H. D.; Aldington, Richard, Mrs.
Subject(s): Bible; Hunting; Hunters


HUNTRESS HUNTED, by BECKY GOULD GIBSON    Poem Source                
First Line: You're familiar with titian's version %commissioned by king philip
Last Line: Unabashed - by painter, paparazzo, %poet - we'll soon forget, %chastened, though not chaste
Subject(s): Hunting


IGJUGARJUK'S SONG, by UNKNOWN    Poem Source                
First Line: When I ran over the white spring fields
Last Line: I crouched down %empty-handed
Subject(s): Eskimos; Hunting; Native Americans


IN A FOREST, by SHERKO BEKAS    Poem Source                
First Line: Darkness came %and in its lair, a lion thought
Last Line: How could she, she wondered
Subject(s): Animal Rights; Animals; Human Rights; Hunger; Hunting; Survival


IN A MIGHTY WAVE SF STICKS AND BOULDERS SHE LOST HER SCALES, by MIQUEL MUNOZ    Poem Source                
First Line: Those upright black leather lightning-bolts
Last Line: The sun's last three coins
Subject(s): Hunting


IN PRAISE OF HUNTING, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: The hunter learns a soldier's trade
Last Line: "and when a back is turned, give chase"
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


IN THE CREVICE OF TIME, by JOSEPHINE JACOBSEN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The bison, or tiger, or whatever beast
Last Line: For all, a celebration and a burial
Subject(s): Hunting And Bunters; Graves; Tombs; Tombstones


IN THE OLD STONE AGE: A DEARLY BOUGHT VICTORY, by JACK MELONE    Poem Text                
First Line: Mid raucous cheers the hunters bore
Last Line: The forbears of our aryan race!
Subject(s): Animals; Hunting; Wilderness; Hunters


IN THE OLD STONE AGE: A DREADED VISITOR, by JACK MELONE    Poem Text                
First Line: At times, returning from the chase
Last Line: To stretch content upon the floor!
Subject(s): Animals; Cats; Hunger; Hunting; Tigers; Hunters


IN THE OLD STONE AGE: CONFLICT 'TWIXT MAN AND BEAST, by JACK MELONE    Poem Text                
First Line: Often, before the foe was downed
Last Line: As bengal tiger ne'er has matched!
Subject(s): Animals; Cats; Hunting; Tigers; Hunters


JOB HUNTER, by WANDA COLEMAN    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Ridin' the newsprint want-ad range
Last Line: And death is an elevator on its way %down to the lobby
Alternate Author Name(s): Coleman-straus, Wanda
Subject(s): Job Hunting


JOB HUNTING, by DAVID IGNATOW    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Is it references you want
Last Line: Is my reference, my only one.
Subject(s): Job Hunting; Poetry & Poets; Whitman, Walt (1819-1891)


JOHN PEEL; SONG, by JOHN WOODCOCK GRAVES    Poem Text                
First Line: D'ye ken john peel with his coat so gay
Last Line: Or the fox from his lair in the morning.
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


JOHNNIE OF BREADISLEE, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: Johnnie rose up in a may morning
Last Line: And his hunting is done
Variant Title(s): Johnnie Of Cockerslee
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


JOHNNIE'S FIRST MOOSE, by WILLIAM HENRY DRUMMOND    Poem Text                
First Line: De cloud is hide de moon, but dere's plaintee light above
Last Line: An' steady, johnnie, steady -- kip your head down low.
Subject(s): Hunting; Moose; Hunters


JULY 30, ANDRAZ, by TOMAZ SALAMUN    Poem Source                
First Line: My brother strides naked
Last Line: Immovable, unalterable itch
Subject(s): Animals; Food And Eating; Hunting; Lambs


JUNGLE PEST, by ROLAND YOUNG    Poem Source                
First Line: This cheerful picture shows the fate
Subject(s): Animals; Hunting; Jungles; Lions


JUST SOUTH OF THE KINGDOM, by CARL PHILLIPS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: It is for, you see, eventually the deer
Subject(s): Hunting & Hunters


KANSAS PETE, by G. A. JEWETT-TAYLOR    Poem Text                
First Line: Sometimes I sit in the old armchair
Last Line: "hold steady, old fellow! I'm a-comin' pete."
Subject(s): Animals; Dogs; Hunting; Hunters


KILLDEER, by KENNETH SLADE ALLING    Poem Text                
First Line: The green blur of invading foliage
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


KINGS AND CUBBING, by PATRICK REGINALD CHALMERS    Poem Text                
First Line: They built rosy castles, / and big, winged bulls
Last Line: A long time ago!
Subject(s): Animals; Hunting; Lions; Hunters


LARGO, by JOHANNES EDFELT    Poem Source                
First Line: Reverence and fear fill us when we are confronted
Last Line: Clamor and the eternity of absolute silence
Subject(s): Animal Rights; Animals; Death - Animals; Hunting; Rabbits


LET'S SEE SMALL THINGS, by CHI-HA KIM    Poem Source                
First Line: The crocodile is a predator
Last Line: The beautiful harmony of nature
Subject(s): Crocodiles; Hunger; Hunting


LITTLE JOHN AND THE RED FRIAR; A LAY OF SHERWOOD, by WILLIAM EDMONSTOUNE AYTOUN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The deer may leap within the glade
Last Line: What sherwood once hath been?
Alternate Author Name(s): Bon Gaultier (with Theodore Martin)
Subject(s): Animals; Forests; Hunting; Robin Hood; Woods; Hunters


MADSTONE, by DAVID WAGONER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: When he had killed a white-tailed deer
Last Line: In his belly another madstone
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


MADSTONE, by DAVID WAGONER    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: When he had killed a white-tailed deer
Last Line: In his belly another madstone
Subject(s): Hunting


MAP, by ATSURO RILEY    Poem Source                
First Line: Daddy goes %trolling and trawling and crawfishing and crabbing and
Last Line: Buried half-pints from the woods
Subject(s): Geography; Hunting; Travel


MARIAN; AN OPERETTA: SONG (2), by FRANCES (MOORE) BROOKE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: To the chase, to the chase! On the brow of the hill
Last Line: Let him live, let him bound o'er his forests again!
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


MARION LEE, by BERNARD ESPINASSE    Poem Text                
First Line: To 'the wanderer's rest at the foot of the rise
Last Line: And they say 'tis the ghost of poor marion lee.
Subject(s): Crime & Criminals; Death; Deception; Escapes; Hunting; Love; Dead, The; Fugitives; Hunters


MASTER, by ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Master went a-hunting
Last Line: It matters not to master.
Subject(s): Hunting; Rifles; Hunters


MATEO, by LUISA IGLORIA    Poem Source                
First Line: This was no prophecy
Last Line: Sun broke gold %through clouds
Subject(s): Hunting


MESSAGES FROM A ZUNI FETISH, by WILLIAM WITHERUP    Poem Source                
First Line: An alabaster bear
Last Line: To the heart of the continent
Subject(s): Animals; Bears; Hunting


MICK DOOLEY'S PANTS, by GEORGE ESSEX EVANS    Poem Text                
First Line: They brought a boy from tallaran to run mick dooley's tracks
Last Line: "next time you want-um tracker, boss—don't get mick dooley's gin!"
Subject(s): Aborigines, Australian; Betrayal; Hunting; Hunters


MINETTA WATER, by ARTHUR GUITERMAN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Deer-hoof dint and moccasin print
Last Line: Through the crumbled homes of men.
Subject(s): Animals; Brooks; Hunting; New York City - Dutch Period; Streams; Creeks; Hunters


MY FIRST PIECE OF BEAR, by WILLIAM STEWARD GORDON    Poem Text                
First Line: In the fall of '95, / while the boys were on the drive
Last Line: And not struggle with your first piece of bear.
Subject(s): Animals; Bears; Hunger; Hunting; Hunters


MY HUNTING SONG, by CHARLES KINGSLEY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Forward! Hark forward's the cry!
Last Line: Don't be left staring alone!
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


MY WOODCOCK, by PATRICK REGINALD CHALMERS    Poem Text                
First Line: I stood in the ride, and the glamour
Last Line: Omitted to load!
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


MYSTERY OF THE THREE HORNS, by JULES LAFORGUE    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A hunting horn upon the plain
Last Line: The lovely sun is about to set!
Subject(s): Hunting


NEIGHBORS, THROWING KNIVES, by DAVID BOTTOMS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: In the woods at the corner of our yards
Last Line: Trellised vines, boxwoods manicured by wives.
Subject(s): Hunting; Knives; Neighbors; Suburbs; Hunters; Daggers


NEVER TOO LATE TO SCORE, by PHIL WEIDMAN    Poem Source                
First Line: Having shot 22 pistol
Last Line: Right up there with %my first french kiss
Subject(s): Hunting; Kisses


NEWS FROM ETHIOPIA AND THE SUDAN, by JOHN PEPPER CLARK    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Armies and lemmings do not go
Last Line: But are for their arms and skin alone
Alternate Author Name(s): Clark-bekederemo, J. P.; Clark, J. P.
Subject(s): Hunting; News; Plague


NOVEMBER POEM, by ROCHELLE RATNER    Poem Source                
First Line: This morning all the hunters
Last Line: Then he says be careful
Subject(s): Animals; Deer; Fields; Hunting; Rifles


ODD JOB ASCENSIONS, by DANIEL M. NESTER    Poem Source                
First Line: I began in puddles of soap, the silver track
Last Line: Ball of suds, perfect, brilliant
Subject(s): Curiosities And Wonders; Job Hunting


OF DIAMONDS, by ROBERT WRIGLEY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The dew has sown a field of diamonds
Last Line: Is walked by animals unaware of the true worth / of diamonds
Subject(s): Hunting; Compassion


ON BAITING THE LION, by OWEN SEAMAN    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Remembering his taste for blood
Last Line: And felled him flying through the air
Subject(s): Animals; Hunting; Lions


ON KEEPING ONE'S HEAD, by CHARLES L. GROVE    Poem Source                
First Line: Head-hunters of the amazon
Last Line: Not weirdly ornamental, %like a halloween punkin.)
Subject(s): Amazons; Heads; Hunting


ON THE SAND, by RUTH CLAY PRICE    Poem Text                
First Line: Do ghost lobsters mock this scrap
Last Line: Knowing lobsters, traps, and me.
Subject(s): Hunting; Irony; Lobsters; Seashore; Hunters; Beach; Coast; Shore


OPEN SEASON, by ELLA BARTH    Poem Text                
First Line: The morning wears a misty crown
Last Line: By god's own dext'rous hand.
Subject(s): Hunting; Mercy; Hunters


OPEN SEASON, by COE BOTKIN    Poem Text                
First Line: A cock pheasant crowing in tyndall's ravine!
Last Line: One undefiled moment...Alas, adieu!
Subject(s): Birds; Crows; Hunting; Pheasants; Hunters


OUR HUNTING FATHERS TOLD THE STORY, by WYSTAN HUGH AUDEN    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: To hunger, work illegally, %and be anonymous?
Alternate Author Name(s): Auden, W. H.
Subject(s): Fathers; Hunting


OUT OF GRIMM: 3. FRAU TRUDE, by RICHARD FOERSTER    Poem Source                
First Line: The forest cups her house like hands in prayer
Last Line: Blaze back at us in the glass, yet could not turn away
Subject(s): Forests; Hunting


OVER THE BORDER, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: Over the border to rifle and plunder
Last Line: Over the border would venture to stray!
Subject(s): Crimes & Criminals;death;hunting; "dead, The;hunters;


OVER THE HILLS, by GEORGE MEREDITH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The old hound wags his shaggy tail
Last Line: Over the hills and away.
Subject(s): Animals; Dogs; Forests; Hunting; Woods; Hunters


OWL PELLET, by STEVEN REESE    Poem Source                
First Line: One mouse is history
Last Line: He feels the planet fly its belly of bones %through the dark
Subject(s): Birds; Food And Eating; Hunting; Owls


OWL TURNS HIS HEAD ALL THE WAY AROUND, by HOLLY PRADO    Poem Source                
First Line: Some hunters come to our fire to get warm after being in the hills all
Last Line: Been doing the right thing for a long time
Subject(s): Animals; Birds; Hunting; Owls


OWLS AND THE LAWS OF DARKNESS, by WALTER ROBERT MCDONALD    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I flashed the light so billy joe could shoot
Last Line: The owls that fell, or staggered to the moon
Alternate Author Name(s): Mcdonald, Walt
Subject(s): Birds; Hunting; Owls


PASSING TIME, by BRENDAN KENNELLY    Poem Source                
First Line: He climbs to a high room in the big house
Last Line: Shoots two swans
Subject(s): Birds; Guns; Home; Hunting; Swans


PAVILION OF REVISING HISTORY, by SI-KONG TU    Poem Source                
First Line: Above my turban of black silk
Last Line: Coins before the buddha?
Subject(s): Buddhism; Hunting


POEM, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Form is the woods: the beast
Last Line: And slight, pink bones.
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Hunting; Nature; Poetry & Poets; Hunters


PORTRAIT OF THE GREAT WHITE HUNTER FOXHUNTING IN THE ABSENCE OF BIG..., by CLARENCE MAJOR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Open the stable gate!
Last Line: Out of a hole in my head
Subject(s): Animals; Ducks; Hunting; Portraits; Rifles; Mallards; Drakes; Hunters


PORTRAIT OF THE GREAT WHITE HUNTER FOXHUNTING IN THE ABSENCE OF BIG..., by CLARENCE MAJOR    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Open the stable gate!
Last Line: These words are coming %out of a hole in my head
Subject(s): Animals; Ducks; Hunting; Portraits; Rifles


POSSUM SONG (A WARNING), by JAMES WELDON JOHNSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Simmons ripenin' in de fall
Last Line: Run, brudder 'possum, run!
Subject(s): Escapes; Hunting; Fugitives; Hunters


POWER OF THE OEUVRE, by TOMAZ SALAMUN    Poem Source                
First Line: I am a stone
Last Line: Till the breathing of their lives %destroys us is much difference between footprints
Subject(s): Hunting


PREY, by ROBERT WRIGLEY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: We're walking through stubble and rain
Last Line: His meat, as the sun that rises is his fire
Subject(s): Animals; Dogs; Hunting; Nature; Hunters


QUAIL HUNTING DOWN LOGAN, by STANLEY HANKS    Poem Source                
First Line: We didn't shoot into the graveyard covey
Last Line: And the graveyard covey was their best %bouquet
Subject(s): Hunting; Quails


RAIN, by KAJETAN KOVIC    Poem Source                
First Line: Rain is making a racket in the gutter
Last Line: And their own tight unknown bodies
Subject(s): Animals; Dogs; Hunting


RAPHAEL, by PRISCILLA JANE THOMPSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Behold young raphael coming back
Last Line: To lure thee to the skies.
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


RESTING HUNTER, by PAUL SNOEK    Poem Source                
First Line: You who knew me younger
Last Line: Even at night, smells like water
Subject(s): Hunting; Nature


REYNARD THE FOX, by UNKNOWN    Poem Source                
First Line: The first day of spring in the year ...
Subject(s): Hunting


RUTHENIA, by JAMES SUTHERLAND-SMITH    Poem Source                
First Line: Once and once and once upon all the time
Last Line: They are not reminded of each other. Progress
Subject(s): Hunting; Winter


SALUTE TO DONALD DAVIE, by ELEANOR WILNER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Imagine david, how a single
Last Line: Though only for a visit.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilner, Eleanor Rand
Subject(s): England; Hunting; Sea; Ships & Shipping; Waves; English; Hunters; Ocean


SEASON OF OMENS, by JOHN PEPPER CLARK                    Poet's Biography
First Line: When [the] calabashes held petrol and men
Alternate Author Name(s): Clark-bekederemo, J. P.; Clark, J. P.
Subject(s): Animals; Cattle; Hunting; Shepherds & Shepherdesses; Hunters


SEASON OF OMENS, by JOHN PEPPER CLARK    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: When [the] calabashes held petrol and men
Last Line: And all around was the blood of hounds
Alternate Author Name(s): Clark-bekederemo, J. P.; Clark, J. P.
Subject(s): Animals; Cattle; Hunting; Shepherds And Shepherdesses


SENSE OF PROPORTION, by KENNETH REXROTH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The old lion hunter and I
Last Line: Will never come around again
Subject(s): Aging; Death; Future; Hunting; Time; Dead, The; Hunters


SENSE OF PROPORTION, by KENNETH REXROTH    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The old lion hunter and I
Last Line: Will never come round again
Subject(s): Aging; Death; Future; Hunting; Time


SEPTEMBER: FEAST OF ST. PARTRIDGE, by WILFRID SCAWEN BLUNT    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The only saint in all our calendar
Last Line: In glorious death, the fierce delight of kings.
Subject(s): Hunting; Partridge; Hunters


SHOOTING SEASON; IN THE NORTH OF SCOTLAND, by ROBINSON JEFFERS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The whole countryside deployed on the hills of heather, an army with banners
Subject(s): Hunting; Scotland; Hunters


SHOOTING SEASON; IN THE NORTH OF SCOTLAND, by ROBINSON JEFFERS    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The whole countryside deployed on the hills of heather, an army with banners
Last Line: Old sports and delights. It is better to be dust
Subject(s): Hunting; Scotland


SIR BRUIN, by LEVI BISHOP    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Sir bruin was a gallant lad
Last Line: "all in ""our best society."
Subject(s): Forests; Hunting; Railroads; Woods; Hunters; Railways; Trains


SIR HAROLD, THE HUNTER, by ELIZA COOK    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Sir harold, the hunter, was rarely seen
Last Line: "than live as a hunter free."
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


SLAUGHTER OF A LOVESICK SPECIES, by MIRIAM A. COHEN    Poem Source                
First Line: A fur seal would really
Last Line: But do skin hunters %permit life %over greed?
Subject(s): Hunting; Seals (animals)


SMALL GAME, by PHILIP LEVINE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: In borrowed boots which don't fit
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


SNEAKING OUR FATHERS' SHOTGUNS, by WALTER ROBERT MCDONALD    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Nights, we shoved shotguns %into tumbleweeds
Last Line: Knowing the risk, the dark appeal
Alternate Author Name(s): Mcdonald, Walt
Subject(s): Hunting


SOLITARY HUNTSMAN, by OGDEN NASH    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: And put him in a box %and never let him go
Subject(s): Hunting


SOME WINTER SPARROWS, by WILLIAM STANLEY MERWIN    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I hear you already, choir of small wheels
Last Line: To trust, you will not come down
Alternate Author Name(s): Merwin, W. S.
Subject(s): Animal Rights; Death; Fishing And Fishermen; Hunting


SONG, by ANNE BRONTE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: We know where deepest lies the snow
Last Line: Than be the hunter's hound.
Alternate Author Name(s): Bell, Acton
Subject(s): Hunting; Nature; Hunters


SONG, by WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Soon as the glazed and gleaming snow
Last Line: He bounds away to hunt the deer.
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


SONG, by GEORGE LUNT    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Darling eyes, where smiles are waking
Last Line: And the word we say is, love.
Subject(s): Forests; Hunting; Woods; Hunters


SONG OF THE FALLEN DEER, by UNKNOWN    Poem Source                
First Line: At the time of the white dawn
Last Line: The drunken butterflies sit %with opening and shutting wings
Subject(s): Hunting


SONG OF THE HUNTER'S BRIDE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Another day - another day
Last Line: My ulric, welcome home!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


SONG TO A CHILD, by UNKNOWN    Poem Source                
First Line: Dinogad's smock is pied, pied
Last Line: Unless it flew, would never get clear
Subject(s): Hunting


SONG: 4, by EDWARD ESTLIN CUMMINGS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: All in green went my love riding
Last Line: My heart fell dead before.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cummings, E. E.
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


SONNET ON THE YORKSHIRE LEGEND OF THE GABRIEL RATCHET, by HENRY RICHARD VASSALL FOX    Poem Source                
First Line: Oft I have heard my honoured mother say
Last Line: A spectral huntsman doomed to that long moonless chase
Subject(s): Hunting


SOUTH: LOUISIANA, by ARTUR LUNDKVIST    Poem Source                
First Line: Railroads swallowed up by marshes of green
Last Line: An imagined pulse
Subject(s): Hunting; Louisiana; Southern States


SPORT, by WILLIAM HENRY DAVIES    Poem Text                
First Line: Hunters, hunters
Last Line: Take their delight.
Alternate Author Name(s): Davies, W. H.
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


SPORT, by E. M. WILKIE    Poem Source                
First Line: We'll go a-hunting
Subject(s): Hunting


SPORTING WITHOUT A LICENSE, by HORACE SMITH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: There's a charm when spring is young
Last Line: What charm of life is wanting?
Alternate Author Name(s): Smith, Horatio
Subject(s): Charm; Death; Hunting; Singing & Singers; Sports; Spring; Dead, The; Hunters


STALKING LEMURS, by KAREN SWENSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: 4 a.M., the moon down world is dark
Last Line: Into leaves and dawn.
Subject(s): Hunting; Indonesia; Hunters; Dutch East Indies


STRINGYBARK CREEK, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: A sergeant and three constables set out from mansfield town
Last Line: Like outlawed dingowes of the wild until the day they died
Subject(s): Crimes & Criminals;hunting;murder; Hunters


SUNDAYS ARE FOR BUILDING ARKS IN THE AFTERNOON, by ALPAY ULKU    Poem Source                
First Line: We've played this game all morning: you go to the front door, I open it
Last Line: Wearing it down until it lay there refusing to escape, exhausted %so it would not be so afraid. Litt
Subject(s): Children; Hunting


TALE OF THE HYRAX, by JOHN PEPPER CLARK    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A hyrax lives on top
Last Line: Until the true cat is caught
Alternate Author Name(s): Clark-bekederemo, J. P.; Clark, J. P.
Subject(s): Hunting


TEACHING, by RICHARD HAGUE    Poem Source                
First Line: What should be mostly silence
Last Line: In the intricate gut of a hawk
Subject(s): Hunting; Survival


TEN OXHERDING PICTURES: SEEING THE TRACES, by LUCILLE CLIFTON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: As in tracks
Last Line: And what do the hands make of that?
Subject(s): Hunting & Hunters


THE 'POSSUM HUNT, by EFFIE WALLER SMITH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Did I ever 'possum hunt?
Last Line: I will leave you that to guess!
Subject(s): Hunting; Opossums; Hunters; Possums


THE ARCHERS, by EMILY PAULINE JOHNSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Stripped to the waist his copper-coloured skin
Last Line: Transporting into heaven both maid and man.
Alternate Author Name(s): Tekahionwake
Subject(s): Enemies; Hunting; Murder; Native Americans; Hunters; Indians Of America; American Indians; Indians Of South America


THE BALLAD OF THE FOXHUNTER, by WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Now lay me in a cushioned chair
Last Line: The hounds wail for the dead.
Alternate Author Name(s): Yeats, W. B.
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


THE BLACK PANTHER, by CHARLES MARIE RENE LECONTE DE LISLE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Along the clouds there spreads a rosy lustre
Last Line: Beneath the forest aisle.
Subject(s): Hunting; Night; Panthers; Hunters; Bedtime


THE BLOODY FIELD OF WHEOGO, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: The moon rides high in a starry sky
Last Line: So we'll take the boy instead!'
Subject(s): Crimes & Criminals;fields;grief;hunting; Pastures;meadows;leas;sorrow;sadness;hunters


THE BOAR-HUNT, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: These having halted bade blow horns, and rode
Last Line: Foamed out the latest wrath of all his life.
Subject(s): Calydon, Greece; Hunting; Pigs; Hunters; Boars; Hogs


THE BUCK, by CHARLES BADGER CLARK JR.    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I've tracked you up the wind, my buck
Last Line: You gallant little beast!
Alternate Author Name(s): Clark, Badger
Subject(s): Animals; Deer; Fields; Hunting; Pastures; Meadows; Leas; Hunters


THE CAVES OF AUVERGNE, by WALTER JAMES REDFERN TURNER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: He carved the red deer and the bull
Last Line: Within your forest lair!
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


THE CHAMOIS HUNTERS, by CHARLES SWAIN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Away to the alps
Last Line: The wild hunters sleep.
Subject(s): Alps; Chamois; Hunting; Mountains; Hunters; Hills; Downs (great Britain)


THE CHRISTMAS RIFLE, by DAVID BOTTOMS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Over the spine of the ridge
Last Line: The weight of his hand comes down on my shoulder.
Subject(s): Christmas Gifts; Fathers & Sons; Hunting; Rifles; Hunters


THE CHURCH OF BROU, by MATTHEW ARNOLD    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Down the savoy valleys sounding
Last Line: The rustle of the eternal rain of love.
Subject(s): Hunting; Death; Churches; Youth; Graves; Hunters; Dead, The; Cathedrals; Tombs; Tombstones


THE COMFORT OF A WOMAN, by RALPH BURNS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Last night I woke to the smell of furnace gas
Subject(s): Women; Hunting


THE DEATH OF BEN HALL, by WILLIAM HENRY OGILVIE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Ben hall was out on the lachlan side
Last Line: Than go where that traitor went.
Alternate Author Name(s): Ogilvie, Will Henry
Subject(s): Betrayal; Crime & Criminals; Hunting; Murder; Punishment; Hunters


THE DEATH OF HALLIGAN, by ALEXANDER FORBES    Poem Text                
First Line: Ho, men pile up the firewood
Last Line: Such deeds of blood and shame.
Subject(s): Crime & Criminals; Death; Hunting; Justice; Murder; Punishment; Dead, The; Hunters


THE DEATH OF MORGAN, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: Throughout australian history no tongue or pen can tell
Last Line: "remember this, how true it is, bushranging hath no charms!"
Subject(s): Crimes & Criminals;grief;hunting;murder; Sorrow;sadness;hunters


THE DELIGHTS OF POSSUM HUNTING, by F. O'B.    Poem Text                
First Line: A lovely night, and the mon brightly shining
Last Line: "it was an old ants' nest, built round a dead stick!"
Subject(s): Boys; Fools; Hunting; Opossums; Idiots; Hunters; Possums


THE DEMIURGE¬ÄôS LAUGH, by ROBERT FROST    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: It was far in the sameness of the wood
Last Line: Thereafter I sat me against a tree
Subject(s): Hunting


THE DREAM HUNT, by FORD MADOX FORD    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: My lady rides a-hunting
Last Line: My heart and makes away.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hueffer, Ford Hermann; Hueffer, Ford Madox
Subject(s): Hunting; Love - Complaints; Man-woman Relationships; Hunters; Male-female Relations


THE DREAM OF FEBRUARY, by JOHN HAINES    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: In the moonlight,
Subject(s): Hunting; Death - Animals; Foxes


THE DRUNK HUNTER, by DAVID BOTTOMS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Spun on a flat rock
Last Line: They will tell what found him in the deeper woods.
Subject(s): Alcoholism & Alcoholics; Guns; Hunting; Men; Drunkards; Alcohol Abuse; Hunters


THE EAGLE AND THE DOVE, by JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Intent on prey, an eagle spread
Last Line: "o wisdom! Thou speakest like a dove!"
Subject(s): Animal Rights; Animals; Birds; Eagles; Hunting; Rifles; Wings; Animal Abuse; Vivisection; Hunters


THE FIERCE AND BLOODY BATTLE OF THE WEDDIN MOUNTAINS, by DAMPHOOL JR.    Poem Text                
First Line: Nine valiant men of new south wales all armed to the teeth
Last Line: Cast at the solemn midnight hour when good folks are abed.
Subject(s): Crime & Criminals; Heroism; Hunting; Heroes; Heroines; Hunters


THE FIRST SURVEYOR, by ANDREW BARTON PATERSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The opening of the railway line! - the governor and all!
Last Line: I'm sorry, but I can't come down -- I'm dining out tonight!'
Alternate Author Name(s): Paterson, 'banjo'
Subject(s): Animals; Camping; Cattle; Horses; Hunting; Camps; Summer Camps; Hunters


THE FLEECE: BOOK 1, by JOHN DYER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The care of sheep, the labours of the loom
Last Line: To listen; and to view the joyous scene.
Subject(s): Animals; Country Life; Fields; Food & Eating; Hunting; Sheep; Shepherds & Shepherdesses; Pastures; Meadows; Leas; Hunters


THE FLEECE: BOOK 2, by JOHN DYER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Now of the severed lock begin the song
Last Line: Who toil and wealth exchange for sloth and pride.
Subject(s): Animal Rights; Clothing & Dress; Hunting; Labor & Laborers; Sheep; Trade; Animal Abuse; Vivisection; Hunters; Work; Workers


THE FOREST GREETING, by PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Good hunting! - aye, good hunting
Last Line: Brothers, the way is black.
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


THE FOWLER, by DAVID MACBETH MOIR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I have an old remembrance - 'tis as old
Last Line: Yea, loathed the purpose and the power to kill.
Alternate Author Name(s): Delta
Subject(s): Animals; Birds; Ducks; Hunting; Wings; Mallards; Drakes; Hunters


THE GAMECOCK, by JAY G. SIGMUND    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Gorgeously arrayed, the fire-backed
Last Line: And become civilized! . . . .
Subject(s): Animals; Hunting; Hunters


THE GREAT BLUE HERON; A WARNING, by CELIA LEIGHTON THAXTER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The great blue heron stood all alone
Last Line: "betwixt you and the being called man."
Subject(s): Herons; Hunting; Mankind; Hunters; Human Race


THE HAPPY HUNTING GROUNDS, by EMILY PAULINE JOHNSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Into the rose gold westland, its yellow prairies roll
Last Line: Would fain sail westward unto you.
Alternate Author Name(s): Tekahionwake
Subject(s): Hunting; Native Americans; Nature; Hunters; Indians Of America; American Indians; Indians Of South America


THE HEARE, by WILLIAM BARNES    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: There be the greyhounds! Lo'k! An' there's the heare!
Last Line: On rabbits till his hounds do catch thik heare.
Subject(s): Animals; Hunting; Rabbits; Hunters; Hares


THE HERETICS, by LIZETTE WOODWORTH REESE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Now, who are these out in the night
Last Line: The hunt shall end in wreck and rout!
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


THE HIND, by THOMAS WYATT    Poem Text     Poem Explanation         Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: Whoso list to hunt, I know where is an hind
Last Line: And wild for to hold, though I seem tame.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wyat, Thomas
Variant Title(s): "sonnets To Laura In Life: 157 (from Petrarch);rime 190 (imitated From Petrarch);sonnet: 11;hands Off!;""who So List To Hounte I Know Where Is An Hynde"";
Subject(s): Boleyn, Anne (1507-1536); Deer; Hunting; Love; Hunters


THE HONEY-BIRD, by MARGARET ELIZABETH MUNSON SANGSTER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The honey-bird, my children
Last Line: Are neighbors to the bees.
Alternate Author Name(s): Van Deth, Gerrit, Mrs.
Subject(s): Birds; Children; Forests; Hunting; Childhood; Woods; Hunters


THE HUDSONIAN CURLEW, by GARY SYNDER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The end of a desert track - turnaround
Subject(s): Birds; Hunting; Hunters


THE HUNGER BOY, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Hunter boy of hazelwood
Last Line: Hunter boy of hazelwood!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Forests; Happiness; Hunting; Youth; Woods; Joy; Delight; Hunters


THE HUNT, by WILLIAM HENRY DAVIES    Poem Text                
First Line: We have no mind to reach that pole
Last Line: With all our faculties in play.
Alternate Author Name(s): Davies, W. H.
Subject(s): England; Hunting; Sports; English; Hunters


THE HUNT, by ADOLF VON HATZFELD    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The hunt is up
Last Line: The brown wood lay in agony begun.
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


THE HUNT, by HARRIET PRESCOTT SPOFFORD    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Wild stream the clouds, and the fresh wind is singing
Last Line: Blows as the dust blows the ghost of the hunt!
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


THE HUNT IS UP!, by ? GRAY    Poem Text                
First Line: The hunt is up, the hunt is up
Last Line: To bring his deer to bay.
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


THE HUNTER, by PAUL FORT    Poem Text                
First Line: From a great voyage I come again and from the limits of the plain
Last Line: Great voyage I come again and from the limits of the plain.
Subject(s): Hearts; Hunting; Hunters


THE HUNTER, by OGDEN NASH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The hunter crouches in his blind
Subject(s): Hunting; Travel; Hunters; Journeys; Trips


THE HUNTER, by JOHN WILSON (1785-1854)    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: High life of a hunter! He meets, on the hill
Last Line: And he starts from his dream, at the blast of the horn!
Alternate Author Name(s): North, Christopher
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


THE HUNTER OF THE PRAIRIES, by WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Ay, this is freedom! - these pure skies
Last Line: That welcome my return at night.
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


THE HUNTER'S MOON, by MATHILDE BLIND    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The hunter's moon rides high
Last Line: Dead or asleep.
Alternate Author Name(s): Lake, Claude
Subject(s): Hunting; Moon; Hunters


THE HUNTER'S SERENADE, by WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Thy bower is finished, fairest!
Last Line: All night, with none to hear.
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


THE HUNTER'S SONG, by WILLIAM BASSE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Long ere the morn
Last Line: And carouseth to his career.
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


THE HUNTER'S SONG, by BRYAN WALLER PROCTER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Rise! Sleep no more! 't is a noble morn.
Last Line: Oh, the sound of all sounds is the hunter's horn!
Alternate Author Name(s): Cornwall, Barry; Proctor, Bryan Waller
Variant Title(s): Hunter's Song
Subject(s): Hunting; Nature; Hunters


THE HUNTER'S VISION, by WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Upon a rock that, high and sheer
Last Line: The dream and life at once were o'er.
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


THE HUNTER'S WELL, by WILLIAM MOTHERWELL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Life of this wilderness
Last Line: The fountain above!
Alternate Author Name(s): Brown, Isaac
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


THE HUNTING OF DIAN, by GEORGE STERLING    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: In the silence of a midnight lost, lost forevermore
Last Line: As far away I heard the cry her dim sea-lover gave.
Subject(s): Adam & Eve; Bible; Diana (goddess); Eden; Hunting; Man-woman Relationships; Mythology - Classical; Women; Hunters; Male-female Relations


THE HUNTING OF THE HARE, by MARGARET LUCAS CAVENDISH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Betwixt two ridges of plowd- [ploughed-] sat [lay] wat
Last Line: Was made for him, to tyrannize upon.
Alternate Author Name(s): Newcastle, Duchess Of; Lucas, Margaret
Subject(s): Animal Rights; Animals; Hunting; Rabbits; Animal Abuse; Vivisection; Hunters; Hares


THE HUNTSMEN, by WALTER JOHN DE LA MARE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Three jolly gentlemen
Last Line: And galloped away.
Alternate Author Name(s): Ramal, Walter; De La Mare, Walter
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


THE IDLER'S CALENDAR: JANUARY. COVER SHOOTING, by WILFRID SCAWEN BLUNT    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The week at whinwood next to christmas week
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


THE IDLER'S CALENDAR: NOVEMBER. ACROSS COUNTRY, by WILFRID SCAWEN BLUNT    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: November's here. Once more the pink we don
Subject(s): Foxes; Hunting; Hunters


THE INDIAN CORN PLANTER, by EMILY PAULINE JOHNSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: He needs must leave the trapping and the chase
Last Line: With fostering richness, mothers every grain.
Alternate Author Name(s): Tekahionwake
Subject(s): Hunting; Labor & Laborers; Native Americans; Plants; Hunters; Work; Workers; Indians Of America; American Indians; Indians Of South America; Planting; Planters


THE KELLY GANG, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: "oh, paddy dear, and did you hear"
Last Line: I'll bid you all farewell
Subject(s): Crimes & Criminals;escapes;heroism;hunting; Fugitives;heroes;heroines;hunters


THE KELLYS, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: "ye sons of australia, forget not your braves"
Last Line: "which pierced the two kellys, joe byrne, and steve hart"
Subject(s): Crimes & Criminals;death;hunting;prudence; "dead, The;hunters;caution;


THE KENNIFFS, by JOHN CREEVEY    Poem Text                
First Line: If you wish to hear a story, lads
Last Line: If he should chance to fall.
Subject(s): Capital Punishment; Crime & Criminals; Death; Hunting; Murder; Hanging; Executions; Death Penalty; Dead, The; Hunters


THE KING'S HUNT, by RANDALL JARRELL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: After the door shuts, and the footsteps die
Last Line: And blurred into one face: a child's set face
Subject(s): Hunting


THE LAMENT OF QUARRY, by LEONIE ADAMS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The hunter of huntsmen bred
Alternate Author Name(s): Troy, William, Mrs.
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


THE LESSER CHILDREN (A THRENODY AT THE HUNTING SEASON), by FREDERICK RIDGELY TORRENCE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: In the middle of august when the southwest wind
Last Line: And all things be fair.
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


THE LITERAL = THE ABSTRACT: A DEMONSTRATION, by ELEANOR WILNER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: After all those swerving arcs in air
Last Line: Of what is absolutely there.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilner, Eleanor Rand
Subject(s): Birds; Feathers; Hunting; Literary Form; Wings; Hunters


THE LITTLE WHITE RABBIT, by DORA SIGERSON SHORTER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: May I go to the field,' said the little white rabbit
Last Line: So run, my little one, run.'
Alternate Author Name(s): Sigerson, Dora; Shorter, Mrs. Clement
Subject(s): Animals; Beauty; Hunting; Man-woman Relationships; Rabbits; Hunters; Male-female Relations; Hares


THE LONELY HUNTER, by WILLIAM SHARP    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Green branches, green branches, I see you
Last Line: But my heart is a lonely hunter that hunts on a lonely hill.
Alternate Author Name(s): Macleod, Fiona
Subject(s): Hearts; Hunting; Loss; Love; Trees; Hunters


THE LONG TRAIL, by MINNI MILLS NEAL    Poem Text                
First Line: Riding down the dixie highway
Last Line: That's just ahead of me.
Subject(s): Hunting; Roads; Wealth; Hunters; Paths; Trails; Riches; Fortunes


THE MAGNET, by RUTH STONE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I loved my lord, my black-haired lord, my young love
Subject(s): Hunting; Love; Hunters


THE MAIDS OF THE MOUNTAINS, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: In the wild weddin mountains
Last Line: No more maids of the mountains - / the bonny bush belles
Subject(s): Deception;hunting;women; Hunters


THE MALAMUTE DOG OF ALASKA, by AMELIA WOODWARD TRUESDELL    Poem Text                
First Line: Thou, ruler and slave of the frozen plain!
Last Line: The snow-halls on valhalla's height.
Subject(s): Alaska; Animals; Hunting; Wilderness; Wolves; Hunters


THE MOOSE CALL, by VAUGHN H. KNIGHT    Poem Text                
First Line: The full moon rays streak 'cross the lake
Last Line: "then tomah whispers -- ""shoot, much shoot!"
Subject(s): Hunting; Moon; Native Americans; Hunters; Indians Of America; American Indians; Indians Of South America


THE OLD BARK HUT, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: In an old bark hut on the mountainside
Last Line: And broken a woman's heart
Subject(s): Crimes & Criminals;death;family Life;fathers & Sons;hunting;waiting; "dead, The;relatives;hunters;


THE OLD FOX-HUNTER, by CHARLES TENNYSON TURNER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: To some this rich and multifarious world
Last Line: All fame, that mounts not at his kennel-doors.
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


THE OLD SQUIRE, by WILFRID SCAWEN BLUNT    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I like the hunting of the hare
Last Line: In the days ere I was born.
Subject(s): Animals; Hunting; Nature; Rabbits; Sussex, England; Hunters; Hares


THE OPOSSUM-HUNTERS, by HENRY CLARENCE KENDALL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Hear ye not the waters beating where the rapid rivers, meeting
Last Line: There are those who turn with pity when they turn to think of thee!
Subject(s): Hunting; Opossums; Hunters; Possums


THE PACIFIC, by AMELIA WOODWARD TRUESDELL    Poem Text                
First Line: The monarch of waters! The giant pacific!
Last Line: And the chaos of change in thy morn rolled away.
Subject(s): Hunting; Pacific Ocean; Treasures; Hunters


THE PACK'S LAST HUNT, by JR. HART IRVING H.    Poem Text                
First Line: No, boy, I haven't had a pack or run
Last Line: "seems like I have damn rotten luck with dogs."
Subject(s): Animals; Dogs; Hunting; Hunters


THE PERENNIAL RABBIT, by PATRICK REGINALD CHALMERS    Poem Text                
First Line: The savage by primeval thames
Last Line: In moonlit covers still unplanted!
Subject(s): Animals; Hunting; Rabbits; Hunters; Hares


THE PHANTOM DEER, by DORA SIGERSON SHORTER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Do you hunt alone to-day, o red richard
Last Line: Within her side the wounding of a spear.
Alternate Author Name(s): Sigerson, Dora; Shorter, Mrs. Clement
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


THE POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 119, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Who is this poor dreamer
Last Line: He doesn't dare to look
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Chinese Literature; Failure; Job Hunting


THE PRICE OF A KISS, by ELISE ESPINASSE    Poem Text                
First Line: Where the ranges dip down to the plain at their base
Last Line: Tis the smile he bought, maybe, that's still on his lips!
Subject(s): Crime & Criminals; Death; Escapes; Hunting; Love; Prisons & Prisoners; Dead, The; Fugitives; Hunters; Convicts


THE RISING OF THE SUN, by REGINALD HEBER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Wake! Wake! Wake to the hunting!
Last Line: Forth to the hunting! The sun's riding high!
Subject(s): Deer; Hunting; Sea; Wolves; Hunters; Ocean


THE ROUSING CANOE SONG, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: "hide not, hide not"
Last Line: "only hide thee, lost enchantress"
Subject(s): Canoes And Canoeing;hunting;native Americans; Hunters;indians Of America;american Indians;indians Of South America


THE SECOND EPODE OF HORACE IMITATED, by THOMAS WARTON THE ELDER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Happy the man who free from cares and strife
Last Line: In innocence of joy and rural mirth.
Subject(s): Farm Life; Hunting; Nature; Praise; Quiet Life; Agriculture; Farmers; Hunters


THE SINGING KNIVES, by FRANK STANFORD    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The dogs woke me up
Subject(s): Knives; Hunting; Fish & Fishing; Daggers; Hunters; Anglers


THE SOUL-HUNTER, by JULIA WARD HOWE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Who hunts so late 'neath evening skies
Last Line: Who hunts so late, so dark.
Subject(s): Devil; Hunting; Soul; Satan; Mephistopheles; Lucifer; Beelzebub; Hunters


THE SQUIRE'S BOAR HUNT, by ROSE TERRY COOKE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Come, gallop my masters! Come gallop my men!
Last Line: We'll end with high revel this hunt of the boar.
Subject(s): Hunting; Pigs; Hunters; Boars; Hogs


THE STAGG AT BAY, by HENRY CAREY (1687-1743)    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Away, away, the stag's at bay
Last Line: "a sportsman's pleasure knows no bounds."
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


THE STRANGE LADY, by WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The summer morn is bright and fresh, the birds are darting by
Last Line: He went to dwell with her, the friends who mourned him never knew.
Subject(s): Hunting; Women; Death; Hunters; Dead, The


THE THREE JOLLY HUNTERS, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: O there were three jolly hunters
Last Line: Looky there!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Animals; Dogs; Hunting; Hunters


THE TIRED MARKSMAN, by LUCY WHEELER KEGLEY    Poem Text                
First Line: I know great birds are passing
Last Line: Fall no longer at his feet.
Subject(s): Birds; Hunting; Poetry & Poets; Hunters


THE TRAIN DOGS, by EMILY PAULINE JOHNSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Out of the night and the north
Last Line: The wolfish blood in their veins.
Alternate Author Name(s): Tekahionwake
Subject(s): Animals; Dogs; Hunting; Native Americans; Roads; Hunters; Indians Of America; American Indians; Indians Of South America; Paths; Trails


THE WAITHMAN'S WAIL, by WILLIAM MOTHERWELL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: My heart is sick! My heart is sick!
Last Line: In this my dying dream.
Alternate Author Name(s): Brown, Isaac
Subject(s): Grief; Hunting; Sorrow; Sadness; Hunters


THE WHITE HART, by JOHANN LUDWIG UHLAND    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Three huntsmen forth to the greenwood went
Last Line: Hush, hush!—bing, bang!—trara!
Subject(s): Deer; Hunting; Hunters


THE WILD HUNSTMAN, by FELICIA DOROTHEA HEMANS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Thy rest was deep at the slumberer's hour
Last Line: For the huntsman hath gone by!
Alternate Author Name(s): Browne, Felicia Dorothea
Subject(s): Hunting; Legends, German; War; Hunters


THE WILD HUNTSMAN, by GOTTFRIED AUGUST BURGER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The wildgrave winds his bugle-horn
Last Line: "the infernal cry of ""holla, ho!"
Subject(s): Hunting; Scottish Translations; Hunters


THE WOLF, by EMILY PAULINE JOHNSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Like a grey shadow lurking in the light
Last Line: And leaves her bones to bleach upon the plains.
Alternate Author Name(s): Tekahionwake
Subject(s): Animals; Hunting; Survival; Wolves; Hunters


THE WOLVES, by GALWAY KINNELL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: They had tussled last night. Lechien cried
Last Line: I noticed, was missing forom beside his bed
Subject(s): Hunting; Death; Hunters; Dead, The


THE YOUNG FOWLER THAT MISTOOK HIS GAME, by PHILIP AYRES    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A brisk young archer that had scace his trade
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


THE YOUNG HUNTER AND THE FAWN, by GEORGE MURRAY (1830-1910)    Poem Text                
First Line: Far in a wide and silent forest's shade
Last Line: "and every wind doth whisper 'murderer!' "
Subject(s): Animal Rights; Animals; Deer; Forests; Hunting; Murder; Animal Abuse; Vivisection; Woods; Hunters


THE YUKON'S SONG OF THE GOLD, by AMELIA WOODWARD TRUESDELL    Poem Text                
First Line: Lo! We are the waters that come from afar
Last Line: The cañons of unsought gold.
Subject(s): California - Gold Discoveries; Gold; Hunting; Treasures; Yukon Territory; Gold Rush; Forty-niners; Hunters


THIS POEM IS FOR DEER, by GARY SYNDER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I dance on all the mountains
Subject(s): Deer; Hunting; Hunters


THREE FIGURES IN AN INTERIOR, by CLARENCE MAJOR    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: What's so special about shooting an animal?
Last Line: To anyone interested in taking it
Subject(s): Animals; Guns; Hunting


THREE JOVIAL HUNTSMEN, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: There were three jovial huntsmen
Subject(s): Hunting;moon;nonsense; Hunters


TO A WILD DUCK, by BERNICE GIBBS ANDERSON    Poem Text                
First Line: Dusk - and you float, serene
Last Line: Only a hunter's prize!
Subject(s): Ducks; Hunting; Mallards; Drakes; Hunters


TO A WOOD-PIGEON, by DAVID MACBETH MOIR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Have I scared thee from thy bough
Last Line: Murmurs night and day!
Alternate Author Name(s): Delta
Subject(s): Birds; Doves; Forests; Hunting; Wings; Woods; Hunters


TO A WOUNDED SEA BIRD, by JOHN NICOL    Poem Text                
First Line: I saw it in its beauty - in its freedom as it flew
Last Line: And build your nests upon the crags -- you're ever safe for me.
Subject(s): Birds; Hunting; Hunters


TO CHILDREN: FOR TYRANTS, by GEORGE MEREDITH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Strike not thy dog with a stick!
Last Line: For the hound slain for saving his child.
Subject(s): Animals; Dogs; Guilt; Hunting; Hunters


TO KILL A DEER, by CAROL FROST    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Into the changes of autumn brush / the doe walked, and the hide, head and ears
Last Line: Heard riot in the emptied head
Subject(s): Hunting; Sports; Hunters


TO KILL A DEER, by CAROL FROST    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Into the changes of autumn brush
Subject(s): Hunting; Deer; Hunting; Sports; Hunters


TO KILL A DEER, by CAROL FROST    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Into the changes of autumn brush %the doe walked, and the hide, head and ears
Last Line: The night wind blowing through her fur, %bread riot in the emptied head
Subject(s): Hunting; Sports


TO RALPH LEYCESTER, ESQ., IN ANSWER TO A LETTER, by JOHN BYROM    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Dear peter, this tells you as soon as it could
Last Line: Of the best of good wishes for the whole of your flock.
Subject(s): Animals; Butchers; Dinners & Dining; Food & Eating; Hunting; Rabbits; Hunters; Hares


TO THE UNWRITTEN POEMS OF YOUNG JOY, by BESMILR BRIGHAM    Poem Source                
First Line: That were. %that were not abstract as language is abstract
Last Line: The structure of language
Subject(s): Animals; Hunting; Language; Poetry And Poets; Wolves


TOM A BEDLAM, by WILLIAM BASSE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Forth from the dark and dismal cell
Last Line: Will fire the bush at his back.
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


TRACKS, by RICHARD TAYSON    Poem Source                
First Line: After we'd made love all %night, and morning like a gauze
Last Line: Through the forest I keep following you back to
Subject(s): Aids (disease); Forests; Homosexuality; Hunting; Love; Relationships; Sex; Sickness


TRAPPING THE BEAVER, by HELGA SANDBURG    Poem Source                
First Line: He came out of nowhere
Last Line: He comes across, the mud, the trees, the glory!
Subject(s): Animals; Beavers; Hunting


TREAD THE DARK: 12. AN ACCOUNT IN THE PRESENT TENSE, by DAVID IGNATOW    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I am about to close the refigerator after removing a package of meat
Last Line: We look at each other, beginning to understand
Subject(s): Emptiness; Food And Eating; Hunger; Hunting; Landlords And Tenants


TREETOPS, by MARVIN BELL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: My father moves through the south hunting duck
Last Line: Probable volume of dreams, think so.
Subject(s): Death; Ducks; Fathers & Sons; Hunting; Dead, The; Mallards; Drakes; Hunters


TROPICA; A FRAGMENT, by RICHARD SOLOMON GEDNEY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis night in a far-off clime
Last Line: Rouse her from her dreamy rest!
Subject(s): Animals; Hunger; Hunting; Jungles; Native Americans; Hunters; Indians Of America; American Indians; Indians Of South America


TWO MOOSE, by JOHN KOOISTRA    Poem Source                
First Line: I wake up late, eleven, already light
Last Line: Across the hillside %and into the next day
Subject(s): Hunting; Moose; Morning


UNCLE ABE'S ADVICE, by WILLIAM STEWARD GORDON    Poem Text                
First Line: You great, big loafin' darky!
Last Line: Fore de possum is in sight.
Subject(s): Animals; Hunting; Hunters


UNCLE'S FIRST RABBIT, by LORNA DEE CERVANTES    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: He was a good boy
Subject(s): Childhood Memories; Hunting; Rabbits; Hares


UPON PARSON BEANES, by ROBERT HERRICK    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Old parson beanes hunts six dayes of the week
Last Line: That on the seaventh, he can nor preach, or pray.
Subject(s): Clergy; Hunting; Priests; Rabbis; Ministers; Bishops; Hunters


VACATION HINTS FOR YOUNG VERMONTERS, by DANIEL LEAVENS CADY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Ho! All you young vermonters
Last Line: The state you're living in.
Subject(s): Animals; Camping; Country Life; Deer; Hunting; Mountain Life - Vermont; Vacation; Camps; Summer Camps; Hunters


VERSES FROM THE 'ANNALIA DUBRENSIA', by WILLIAM BASSE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: You faire assemblies that renowne
Last Line: Rarius eveniunt solatia——
Subject(s): Animals; Games; Horseback Riding; Hunting; Rabbits; Sports; Recreation; Pastimes; Amusements; Hunters; Hares


VERSION, by ROBERT FROST    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Once there was an archer
Last Line: That's how matter mattered
Subject(s): Hunting


WAIT, by ROBERT WRIGLEY    Poem Text             Recitation by Author     Poet's Biography
First Line: He also finds the wood and steel beautiful,
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


WAKING, by CAROL FROST    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: It was dusk, the light hesitating
Subject(s): Hunting; Deer


WALKING, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Walking back on a chill morning past kilmer's lake
Last Line: Dark endless weight of water.
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Hunting; Nature; Walking; Water; Hunters


WATCHING A HUNT, by WANG WEI (699-761)    Poem Source                
First Line: The wind blows hard, the hornbow sings
Last Line: I turn to look where the eagle was shot: %a thousand miles of twilight clouds hang flat
Alternate Author Name(s): Mo-chieh; Wang Mo-ch'i
Subject(s): China - Tang Dynasty (618-905); Hunting


WATERCOLOR FROM THE BRUSH THAT PAINTS THE GARDEN, by MOLLY TENENBAUM    Poem Source                
First Line: Some hunt them at night with flashlight
Last Line: I can't say, the new rose %half-blooming, half-eaten away
Subject(s): Gardens And Gardening; Hunting; Paintings And Painters


WEARING THE SKIN OF THE GREAT NORTHERN DIVER, by UNKNOWN    Poem Source                
First Line: I'm stretching out my arms wide
Last Line: With my harpoon
Subject(s): Eskimos; Hunting; Native Americans


WEIGHT OF THE SHADOW, by JOSE FONTINHAS    Poem Source                
First Line: Night must have already fallen, the river's skin had darkened
Last Line: Upon my heart, pushing me toward waters ever nearer and more deserted
Subject(s): Animals; Fire; Hunting; Wolves


WHAT HAS BECOME, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Today he won't kill flies
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Hunting; Nature


WHAT I WOULDN'T DO, by DORIANNE LAUX    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The only job I didn't like, quit
Last Line: And had been waiting all day to hear.
Subject(s): Job Hunting; Labor & Laborers; Work; Workers


WHEN DE FAT AM ON DE POSSUM, by JOHN TROTWOOD MOORE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: O de glory ob de fall days, de bes' ob all de
Last Line: When de taters in de possum—an' de possum am in me!
Subject(s): Hunting; Relationships; Hunters


WILD GEESE, by PATRICK REGINALD CHALMERS    Poem Text                
First Line: They're shy as the otter, they're sly as the fox
Last Line: When the grey geese come calling off the tides!
Subject(s): Geese; Hunting; Hunters


WINTER NIGHT IN WOODLAND (OLD TIME), by THOMAS HARDY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The bark of a fox rings, sonorous and long
Last Line: Tired and thirsty, but cheerful, they home to their beds in the dawn.
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


WITH APOLOGIES TO SCOTT, by UNKNOWN    Poem Source                
First Line: The stag at eve had drunk his fill
Subject(s): Hunting; Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832)


WITH THE HUNTRESS, by GEORGE MEREDITH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Through the water-eye of night
Last Line: Maid-preserver, man-maker.
Subject(s): Forests; Goddesses & Gods; Hunting; Mythology; Woods; Hunters


WOMAN WHO MARRIED THE BEAR, by NORA MARKS DAUENHAUER    Poem Source                
First Line: There were two women, sisters
Last Line: Now that is the end
Subject(s): Animals; Bears; Family Life; Hunting; Murder; Native Americans


WRITING A SYMPATHY CARD TO MY COUSIN'S WIFE, by CARMEN GERMAIN    Poem Source                
First Line: Deer season and the first snow
Last Line: The foot joint, feel motion fleeing
Subject(s): Cousins; Hunting


YOLP, YOLP, YOLP, YOLP, by UNKNOWN    Poem Source                
First Line: Hark! They cry! I hear by that
Subject(s): Hunting


YOUNG REYNARD, by GEORGE MEREDITH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Gracefullest leaper, the dappled fox-cub
Last Line: Haply you live a day longer in verse.
Subject(s): Animals; Hunting; Nature; Hunters