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Subject: JANUARY
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29, by LOUIS ZUKOFSKY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: At heaven's gate' the larks: have
Subject(s): Songs; January


A LITTLE CALENDAR, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: January's new, / february's cold
Last Line: Will soon be here!
Subject(s): Calendars; Children; Christmas; January; Santa Claus; Childhood; Nativity, The; Nicholas, Saint


A YEAR'S CAROLS: JANUARY, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Hail, january, that bearest here
Last Line: Thy feet enkindle stars of snow.
Subject(s): January; Seasons; Snow


A YEAR'S WINDFALLS, by CHRISTINA GEORGINA ROSSETTI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: On the wind of january
Last Line: Brings back the snow.
Alternate Author Name(s): Alleyne, Ellen; Rossetti, Christina
Subject(s): January


AUSTRALIAN TRANSCRIPTS: MID-NOON IN JANUARY, by WILLIAM SHARP    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Upon a fibry fern-tree bough
Last Line: Breathes 'mid the green fern-spaces round
Alternate Author Name(s): Macleod, Fiona
Subject(s): Animals; Australia; January


CRANES, TEXAS JANUARY, by MARK SANDERS    Poem Source            
First Line: I call my wife outdoors to have her listen
Last Line: We stand chilled in the winter of those voices
Subject(s): January; Texas


DAYS, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: Every sort of day together
Last Line: In sunny or in windy weather.
Subject(s): Calendars; January; Seasons; Time; Weather


FAMILY CARES, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: I have but one child-cora ann
Last Line: That, really, I should like to know.
Subject(s): Children; Family Life; January; Mothers; Childhood; Relatives


FIERCE PARENTS, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: If your parent should be dressed in
Last Line: And laughs back as all fathers do in every kind of land.
Subject(s): Children; January; Parents; Childhood; Parenthood


FLORA IN JANUARY, by WILLIAM SHARP    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The goddess slept. About her where she lay
Last Line: And christmas-roses made a veil above her.
Alternate Author Name(s): Macleod, Fiona
Subject(s): Flowers; January; Spring


FOR A CHILD'S BOOK, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: My book is such a dainty thing
Last Line: You'll have a nest all to yourself.
Subject(s): Books; Children; January; Reading; Childhood


GIFTS IN JANUARY, by EAMON GRENNAN    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: The sound of one foot crunching dead grass on the way to the %lake
Last Line: That 'quenches thirst, removes obstructions,' bitter in the %mouth
Subject(s): January


I'M JANUARY, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: I'm january bringing you
Last Line: And work and friends for all the year
Subject(s): January


IF IT WERE JANUARY ALL THE YEAR, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
Last Line: Would I be an eskimo?
Subject(s): January


IN JANUARY, by GORDON BOTTOMLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O, shepherd out upon the snow
Last Line: Still creeping agelessly.
Subject(s): January; Shepherds & Shepherdesses


INDIAN CHILDREN, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: Where we walk to school each day
Last Line: Where we live and work and play!
Subject(s): January; Native Americans - Children


JANUARY, by ELIZABETH S. ADCOCK    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dusk and snow this hour
Last Line: The stunning chaos of the world
Alternate Author Name(s): Adcock, Betty
Subject(s): January; Winter


JANUARY, by WARREN CHENEY    Poem Text            
First Line: When garden plats are pinched and brown
Last Line: The year begins anew.
Subject(s): January


JANUARY, by MARGARET COTTER FERGUSON    Poem Text            
First Line: A pale moon was watching 'jack frost' paint the trees
Last Line: On the bosom of earth.
Subject(s): January; Winter


JANUARY, by EFFIE WALLER SMITH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Beneath the leaden skies
Last Line: All the livelong day.
Subject(s): January; Winter


JANUARY, by JOHN UPDIKE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The days are short
Subject(s): January


JANUARY, by WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Again I reply to the triple winds
Last Line: Its derisive music.
Subject(s): January


JANUARY 19TH - STILL THAWING, BREEZY, by TED KOOSER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Arthritic and weak, my old dog, hattie
Subject(s): January


JANUARY 19TH - STILL THAWING, BREEZY, by TED KOOSER    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Arthritic and weak, my old dog, hattie
Last Line: At the spot that leads out of the world
Subject(s): January


JANUARY DUSK, by JOHN DRINKWATER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Austere and clad in sombre robes of grey
Last Line: And all the coloured retinue of spring.
Subject(s): Dusk; January


JANUARY IN THE TREMEZZINA, by JOHN LAWSON STODDARD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Day by day / as if in may
Last Line: In a sweet retreat on the larian lake?
Subject(s): Alps; January; Lakes; Mountains; Peace; Pools; Ponds; Hills; Downs (great Britain)


JANUARY MORNING, by ARCHIBALD LAMPMAN    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: The glittering roofs are still with frost; each worn
Subject(s): January


JANUARY NIGHT, by KENNETH REXROTH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In front of me on my desk
Last Line: And climb towards the sun
Subject(s): January; Night; Seashore; Storms; Winter; Bedtime; Beach; Coast; Shore


JANUARY NIGHT, by KENNETH REXROTH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: In front of me on my desk
Last Line: And climb towards the sun
Subject(s): January; Night; Seashore; Storms; Winter


JANUARY SUNRISE, by HATTIE B. TERRIL    Poem Text            
First Line: Another one of god's pictures
Last Line: A january sunrise.
Subject(s): January; Surprise


JANUARY THAW, by EDNA DOW NORTHEND    Poem Text            
First Line: Pale fog, with sunshine showing through
Last Line: So that I may wander where only fog can go.
Subject(s): January; Winter


JANUARY TREASURE, by LESTER CLARK    Poem Text            
First Line: Icy water flowing between snow-clad hills
Last Line: A sapphired january treasure.
Subject(s): January


LITTLE MAID OF FAR JAPAN, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: Little maid upon my fan
Last Line: Do you like this other place?
Subject(s): Asian Americans - Japanese; Children; January; Japanese In The United States; Childhood


MIGHTY THINGS, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: Iron, steel, and granite rock are
Last Line: And god's dream made the earth and us and every rolling star.
Subject(s): Dreams; January; Nightmares


MY BOOK HOLDS MANY STORIES, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: My book holds many stories, wrapped tightly in itself
Last Line: Are sailing on a fairy sea or floating in the sky.
Subject(s): Books; January; Reading


SONG OF OUR LAND, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: Mountainland, fountainland, / shoreland and sea
Last Line: My country forever, great land of the free!
Subject(s): Children; Freedom; January; Patriotism; U.s. - Declaration Of Independence; Childhood; Liberty


SONNETS OF THE MONTHS: JANUARY, by GIACOMO DI MICHELE    Poem Source            
First Line: For january I give you vests of skins
Last Line: And the free fellowship continue so
Alternate Author Name(s): Folgore Da San Gimignano; Di Michele, Giacomo
Subject(s): January; Sonnet (as Literary Form)


SUN IN AN EMPTY ROOM, by SANDRA STONE    Poem Source            
First Line: From the stack of books beside my bed
Last Line: His tiny bugle to his tiny mouth
Subject(s): January


THE HAPPY LITTLE CLOCK, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: In my garret room, I'm never quite / alone
Last Line: With my little china clock upon the shelf.
Subject(s): Children; Clocks; Friendship; January; Time; Childhood


THE LITTLE NEW PUPIL, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: A brand new pupil came to school
Last Line: He's but a kitten gray.
Subject(s): Children; January; Schools; Childhood; Students


THE LITTLE PLANT ON THE WINDOW SPEAKS, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: If you had let me stay all winter long / outside
Last Line: And great big gardens call you out to play.
Subject(s): Children; Gardens & Gardening; January; Plants; Play; Childhood; Planting; Planters


THE LITTLE WINDOW, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: The little window's open wide
Last Line: It lets its own warm shining out.
Subject(s): Darkness; January; Night; Sleep; Bedtime


THE POET'S CALENDAR: JANUARY, by HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Janus am I; oldest of potentates
Last Line: My fires light up the hearths and hearts of men.
Subject(s): January


THE SCHOLAR, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: When I was ignorant and small
Last Line: I keep my eyes tight on my book.
Subject(s): Books; Childhood Memories; Education; January; Scholarship & Scholars; Reading


THE SHEPHEARDES CALENDER: JANUARY, by EDMUND SPENSER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A shepheards boye (no better doe him call)
Last Line: Whose hanging heads did seeme his carefull case to weepe.
Alternate Author Name(s): Clout, Colin
Subject(s): January; Love - Complaints; Winter


THE SONG-SHOP, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: Tink, tink, tink, / hear the pretty pieces clink
Last Line: Stars, and all-assorted things.
Subject(s): Children; January; Music & Musicians; Singing & Singers; Childhood


THE WEATHER SHIFTS, by ARTHUR SZE    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Unemployed. I recollect setting a plumb
Last Line: Sings, somewhere, out in the junipers.
Subject(s): January; Weather


TO-DAY, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: To-morrow, what does it matter?
Last Line: And gratefully live each to-day!
Subject(s): January; Time


WHERE DO THOUGHTS COME FROM?, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: The minute I'm awake in bed
Last Line: Especially the good and true!
Subject(s): January; Memory; Thought; Thinking


WOLVES RUN TOGETHER, by SUSAN TERRIS    Poem Source            
First Line: January is the wolf moon
Last Line: With howls loud and thin. %the blood too thin
Subject(s): January; Moon; Wolves