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Subject: IDOLS
Matches Found: 20

A CAMEO, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: There was a graven image of desire
Last Line: Upon whose lock was written peradventure.
Subject(s): Death; Desire; Idols; Pain; Dead, The; Suffering; Misery

AD ASTRA: 93, by CHARLES WHITWORTH WYNNE    Poem Text                
First Line: Like children, seizing first the glittering bait
Last Line: That they might learn through suffering whence they sprung.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cayzer, Charles
Subject(s): Idols

AFTER THE IDOLS, by ALPAY ULKU    Poem Source                
First Line: Maybe they can save each other's lives
Last Line: The chant, calling the faithful to prayer %dying out in the brightly lit halls
Subject(s): Idols

AN EASTERN GOD, by DORA SIGERSON SHORTER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I saw an eastern god to-day
Last Line: "o guard my love, where'er he be."
Alternate Author Name(s): Sigerson, Dora; Shorter, Mrs. Clement
Subject(s): Idols; Prayer

CAELICA: 105, by FULKE GREVILLE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Three things there be in mans opinion deare
Last Line: Devils there many be, and gods but one.
Alternate Author Name(s): Brooke, 1st Baron; Brooke, Lord
Subject(s): Devil; God; Idols; Satan; Mephistopheles; Lucifer; Beelzebub

DANCE TO BAAL, by FELIX KOWALEWSKI    Poem Text                
First Line: With lithe young body sheathed in cloth-of-gold
Last Line: To greet her lord in virgin arrogance!
Subject(s): Bodies; Dancing & Dancers; Gold; Idols; Statues

DON WILSON TOPPS CARD #217 1973, by FRANK VAN ZANT    Poem Source                
First Line: He had only one year left before
Last Line: Did they place a better face above you? %one early pose for each unopened eye?
Subject(s): Future Life; Idols; Suicide

ENTREATY, by H. PAULINE ZEBO    Poem Text                
First Line: Oh! Silver disc
Last Line: He would be mine.
Subject(s): Curiosities & Wonders; Idols; Secrets

FALLEN, by HELEN FIELD WATSON    Poem Text                
First Line: Another idol toppled from its place
Last Line: Nor admire.
Subject(s): Hope; Idols; Optimism

GEORGE ELIOT (MARY ANN EVANS CROSS), by MADELINE DEFREES    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Lost in her stories' complex flow, I drowned
Last Line: Listening in.
Alternate Author Name(s): Mary Gilbert, Sister; De Frees, Madeline
Subject(s): Eliot, George (1819-1880); Idols; Evans, Mary Ann

IDOL CONSTRUCTION, by HEID E. ERDRICH    Poem Source                
First Line: Take any one of the things you believe in
Last Line: Sucks you like ripe fruit off the rotten pit of self
Subject(s): Faith; Idols; Worship

IDOLS, by CLARA T. BROWN    Poem Source                
First Line: Idols are just %poor excuses
Subject(s): Idols

IDOLS, by RICHARD EUGENE BURTON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: They made them idols in the elder days
Last Line: Salute the mystery beyond their ken.
Subject(s): God; Idols; South Sea Islands

QUANTRAINS: THE INNER WORSHIP, by FREDERIC ROWLAND MARVIN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: By too much incense the idol is obscured
Last Line: The heart outweighs all holy word and rite.
Subject(s): Idols; Worship

ROMANCERO: BOOK 1. HISTORIES: THE GOLDEN CALF, by HEINRICH HEINE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Fiddle, flute, and horn uniting
Last Line: Kettle drums and ringing laughter!
Subject(s): Dancing & Dancers; Idols; Laughter; Music & Musicians

THE IDOL, by AUGUSTE BARBIER    Poem Text                
First Line: O limp-haired corsican! Thy france was fair
Last Line: Unquiet when she neighed.
Subject(s): Animals; Horses; Idols

THE IDOL SPEAKS, by ELIOT KAYS STONE    Poem Text                
First Line: I, who have listened to man's groveling prayers
Last Line: And I have spoken who so long was dumb.
Subject(s): Idols; Prayer; Soul

First Line: Little idol of gold / with your legs interlaced
Last Line: Lusts, little god,—little fiend!
Subject(s): Aztecs; Idols

WIND-CLOUDS AND STAR-DRIFTS, by OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Another clouded night: the stars are hid
Last Line: We know not his whose love embraces all.
Subject(s): Ambition; Faith; Idols; Love; Regret; Solitude; Sympathy; Truth; Worship; Belief; Creed; Loneliness; Empathy

WORSHIP OF DIAN, by BRYAN WALLER PROCTER    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Queen of the tumbling floods! O, lend thine ear
Alternate Author Name(s): Cornwall, Barry; Proctor, Bryan Waller
Subject(s): Idols