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Subject: LIGHTNING RODS
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BARRIERS, by DAVID BOTTOMS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When thunder woke me to the early dark, I lay awake listening
Last Line: Even the barrier of a blessing.
Subject(s): Fathers & Daughters; Fear; Lightning; Love - Marital; Lightning Rods; Wedded Love; Marriage - Love


BELLS IN THE ENDTIME OF GYURMEY TSULTRIM, by NORMAN DUBIE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The bowl made from a tobacco-yellow skull
Last Line: Something has begun...
Subject(s): Aviation & Aviators; Chaplin, Charlie (1889-1977); Future Life; Lightning; Airplanes; Air Pilots; Retribution; Eternity; After Life; Lightning Rods


BOLT FROM THE BLUE, by GREGORY ORR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: 1. Bolt from the blue
Last Line: And debris—is aftermath.
Subject(s): Death; Lightning; Pain; Dead, The; Lightning Rods; Suffering; Misery


EDDY-GRAMS: 4. STORM AND TRAVAIL, by OLIVER MURRAY EDWARDS    Poem Text            
First Line: Trees may crash beneath a cyclone
Last Line: When he shall unlock the door.
Subject(s): Cyclones; Lightning; Storms; Tragedy; Wind; Lightning Rods


EPITAPH, by MARY WORTLEY MONTAGU    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Here lies john hughes and sarah drew
Last Line: For pope has wrote upon their tomb.
Alternate Author Name(s): Montagu, Mary Wortley; Pierrepont, Mary
Subject(s): Death; Epitaphs; Lightning; Man-woman Relationships; Pope, Alexander (1688-1744); Women's Rights; Dead, The; Lightning Rods; Male-female Relations; Feminism


FRANCISCA GLORIOSA, by AMELIA WOODWARD TRUESDELL    Poem Text            
First Line: A crown on her head and triumphant, francisca shall / mount to her seat
Last Line: "then the world shall unite with her children to hail her, ""francisca the blest!"
Subject(s): Disasters; Lightning; San Francisco Earthquake And Fire (1906); Smoke; Lightning Rods


GULF LIGHTNING, by JULES LAFORGUE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I stood on a tower in the midst of the stars
Last Line: Ah! To be nothing irretrievably!
Subject(s): Life; Lightning; Noises; Universe; Lightning Rods


HEAT-LIGHTNING, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There was a curious quiet for a space
Last Line: "I say -- by my own doing, as I read."
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Lightning; Lightning Rods


LIFE ON THE LAKES: STORM, by ELIZABETH SEWELL HILL    Poem Text            
First Line: A chill creeps over the waters wide
Last Line: The hurt call sounds four!
Subject(s): Lightning; Rain; Storms; Weather; Lightning Rods


LIGHTNING, by WILLIAM ROSE BENET    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ere we be stricken blind to certain dreams
Last Line: Through following thunder and the driving rain!
Subject(s): Lightning; Lightning Rods


LIGHTNING, by DAVID HERBERT LAWRENCE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I felt the lurch and halt of her heart
Last Line: Home, come home, the lightning has made it too plain!
Alternate Author Name(s): Lawrence, D. H.
Subject(s): Lightning; Love; Lightning Rods


LIGHTNING, by HELEN FIELD WATSON    Poem Text            
First Line: Mad thunder is a seamstress
Last Line: But her knot of gold, the sun.
Subject(s): Lightning; Sea; Sky; Sun; Thunder; Lightning Rods; Ocean


POETIC EPIGRAMS: 9. THE LIGHTNING, by CALE YOUNG RICE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The lightning seems a tongue
Last Line: That summer has outflung.
Subject(s): Lightning; Summer; Lightning Rods


POSTSCRIPT; TO MAXIME KUMIN, by ELEANOR WILNER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dear max. I call you that because
Last Line: "here, it hurts."
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilner, Eleanor Rand
Subject(s): Disasters; Kumin, Maxine; Lightning; Pain; Trees; Lightning Rods; Suffering; Misery


SHEET LIGHTNING, by EDMUND CHARLES BLUNDEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When on the green the rag-tag game had stopt
Last Line: With fear. Joe beat its brain out on the wheel.
Alternate Author Name(s): Blunden, Edmund
Subject(s): England; Landscape; Lightning; English; Lightning Rods


STORM CLOUDS, by PAULINE PARKER    Poem Text            
First Line: Shadders of de evenin' / air a-tumblin' down
Last Line: Mak' de black clouds shoo!
Subject(s): Babies; Lightning; Infants; Lightning Rods


THE BOOK OF THE DEAD MAN (#13): 2. MORE ABOUT THE DEAD MAN AND THUNDER, by MARVIN BELL    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: The dead man counts the seconds between lightning and thunder to
Last Line: Smell of solder at the junction of earth and sky.
Subject(s): Death; God; Lightning; Religion; Speech; Spirituality; Thunder; Dead, The; Lightning Rods; Theology; Oratory; Orators


THE BRIDGE (PITTSBURGH), by BENNETT WEAVER    Poem Text            
First Line: Dull thunders troubled the great hills / and moaning lay upon the land
Last Line: Gathered and sank within my blood.
Subject(s): Lightning; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Rivers; Thunder; Lightning Rods


THE GARDEN UNDER LIGHTNING, by LEONORA SPEYER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Out of the storm that muffles shining night
Last Line: And vanishes!
Subject(s): Gardens & Gardening; Lightning; Storms; Lightning Rods


THE IMPROVISATORE: ALBERT AND EMILY, by THOMAS LOVELL BEDDOES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Twas on the evening of a summer day
Last Line: A downy perfume whispers in the air.
Subject(s): Death; Despair; Insanity; Lightning; Love; Nature; Rain; Sleep; Storms; Summer; Dead, The; Madness; Mental Illness; Lightning Rods


THE JOB, by CHARLES BADGER CLARK JR.    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: But, god, it won't come right! It won't come right!
Last Line: —from sky lines and wood smoke.
Alternate Author Name(s): Clark, Badger
Subject(s): Creation; Lightning; Rain; Storms; Thought; Thunder; Lightning Rods; Thinking


THE OMINOUS TIMES, by HARRY RANDOLPH BLYTHE    Poem Text            
First Line: Ominous are the times. They seem to be
Last Line: And pious lips to pray unto their lord.
Subject(s): Lightning; Sea; Ships & Shipping; Storms; Lightning Rods; Ocean


THE POEMS OF BIG STICK: 2, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sinking like a rock in the sea
Last Line: Life and death are dust in space
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Buddhism; Chinese Literature; Lightning; Buddha; Buddhists; Lightning Rods


THE RAIN COMES, by BERNICE LESBIA KENYON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Wind and rain and lightest snow
Last Line: Still she sits unheeding there.
Alternate Author Name(s): Gilkyson, Walter, Mrs.
Subject(s): Lightning; Rain; Storms; Water; Lightning Rods


THE SCYTHE STRUCK BY LIGHTING, by EDMUND CHARLES BLUNDEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A thick hot haze had choked the valley grounds
Last Line: That ripens into blue, nor knows the storm is by.
Alternate Author Name(s): Blunden, Edmund
Subject(s): England; Landscape; Lightning; English; Lightning Rods


THE STAMPEDE, by HARRY HIBBARD KEMP    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The lightning tossed its tangled boughs
Last Line: Lest they should rise again.
Subject(s): Cattle; Lightning; Storms; Lightning Rods


THE STORM, by EDWARD BLISS REED    Poem Text            
First Line: The sun sank in a sheer abyss of cloud
Last Line: Upon the fallen tree, shout as they play.
Subject(s): Lightning; Sea Voyages; Storms; Weather; Wind; Lightning Rods


THE SUN OF DAY, by OLIVER MURRAY EDWARDS    Poem Text            
First Line: With morning's sun ascending
Last Line: As day yields to the night.
Subject(s): Day; Light; Lightning; Sun; Weather; Lightning Rods


THE THUNDER STORM, by JOHN GARDINER CALKINS BRAINARD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The sabbath morn came sweetly on
Last Line: In that sad evening hour.
Subject(s): Death; Lightning; Sabbath; Dead, The; Lightning Rods; Sunday


THE THUNDER STORM, by OLIVER MURRAY EDWARDS    Poem Text            
First Line: Above the heavens are flaming
Last Line: I would know that thou art near.
Subject(s): Earth; Lightning; Storms; Weather; World; Lightning Rods


THE YOUNG MYSTIC, by LOUIS UNTERMEYER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We sat together close and warm
Last Line: "I saw him strike a match!"
Alternate Author Name(s): Lewis, Michael
Subject(s): Lightning; Storms; Youth; Lightning Rods


TO LOUIS KOSSUTH, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Light of our fathers' eyes, and in our own
Last Line: Men's heads abased before the muscovite.
Subject(s): Kossuth, Louis (1802-1894); Lightning; Praise; Lightning Rods


WHEN HE COMES, by OLIVER MURRAY EDWARDS    Poem Text            
First Line: A vision fair - of clouds and sky
Last Line: To do him honor there.
Subject(s): Earth; Holy Ghost; Lightning; Religion; Soul; World; Holy Spirit; Lightning Rods; Theology