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"AWAKE, MINE EYES!", by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: "awake, mine eyes! See phoebus bright arising"
Last Line: To her are echoes sending
Subject(s): Morning


22-DEC, by JOHN KOOISTRA    Poem Source                
First Line: Morning
Last Line: Filled with moonlight %and dark shifting furniture
Subject(s): December; Morning


4, by GUILLAUME APOLLINAIRE    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: It's 4 in the morning
Last Line: And buttoned up and all blue now blended into the sky I disappear
Alternate Author Name(s): Kostrowitzky, Wilhelm Apollina
Subject(s): Morning


A BOOK OF AIRS: SONG 19. THE FAIRY QUEEN PROSERPINA, by THOMAS CAMPION    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Hark, all you ladies that do sleep!
Last Line: Apes in avernus.
Subject(s): Fairies; Love; Morning; Elves


A COLONIAL MORNING DREAM, by KAREN SWENSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Cocks crow memories
Last Line: Narrates the halftones of love.
Subject(s): Memory; Morning


A COLORADO JUNE DAWN, by HARRIET A. JENNEY    Poem Text                
First Line: There is magic interlacing of the shadows and the sun
Last Line: Since you are here to share my glee.
Subject(s): June; Magic; Morning; Summer; Sun


A DESCRIPTION OF THE MORNING, by JONATHAN SWIFT    Poem Text     Poem Explanation         Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: Now hardly here and there a hackney-coach
Last Line: And schoolboys lag with satchels in their hands.
Variant Title(s): Morning In London
Subject(s): Labor & Laborers; Morning; Work; Workers


A LITTLE BOY IN THE MORNING, by FRANCIS LEDWIDGE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: He will not come, and still I wait
Last Line: Barefooted in the shining grass?
Subject(s): Morning


A LITTLE GIRL ON HER WAY TO SCHOOL, by JAMES WRIGHT    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: When the dark dawn humped off to die
Alternate Author Name(s): Wright, James A.
Subject(s): Morning; Birds; Walking


A LITTLE MORNING MUSIC, by DELMORE SCHWARTZ    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The birds in the first light twitter and whistle
Subject(s): Birds; Morning


A MORNING HYMN, by JOSEPH BEAUMONT    Poem Text                
First Line: What's this morns bright eye to me
Last Line: By any light, but by thine own.
Subject(s): Morning; Worship


A MORNING HYMN, by CHARLES WESLEY    Poem Text             Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: Christ, whose glory fills the skies
Last Line: Shining to the perfect day.
Subject(s): Day; Hymns (as Literary Form); Light; Morning; Sun


A MORNING SCENE, by JOHN LEYDEN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Lo! In the vales, where wandering rivulets
Last Line: As ocean once embraced the prostrate world.
Subject(s): Morning


A MORNING SONG, by ISAAC WATTS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: My god, who makes the sun to know
Last Line: Has all been spent in vain.
Subject(s): Morning


A MORNING WALK, by AMOS RUSSEL WELLS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: All hail! My brave, bright world of green and gold
Last Line: A kingly day, and kingly must I live.
Subject(s): Morning


A PAGE SINGS, by WILLIAM ALEXANDER PERCY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Where leads my way?
Last Line: Tis all of you!
Subject(s): Morning; Singing & Singers; Youth


A SHROPSHIRE LAD: 4. REVEILLE, by ALFRED EDWARD HOUSMAN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Wake: the silver dusk returning
Last Line: There'll be time enough to sleep.
Alternate Author Name(s): Housman, A. E.
Subject(s): Morning


A SNOWY MORN, by MARY D. WALLACE    Poem Text                
First Line: The storm king came to earth last night
Last Line: "need any help now over there?"
Subject(s): Morning; Storms


A STILL MORNING, by AMOS RUSSEL WELLS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The ocean is a dream of peace
Last Line: Become its very own.
Subject(s): Morning


A THOUSAND MORNINGS, by MARY OLIVER    Poem Text             Recitation by Author     Poet's Biography
First Line: All night my heart makes its way
Subject(s): Morning


A TROPICAL MORNING AT SEA, by EDWARD ROWLAND SILL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Sky in its lucent splendor lifted
Last Line: Scatter such dreams away!
Alternate Author Name(s): Hedbrooke, Andrew
Subject(s): Morning


A WOOD SONG, by RALPH HODGSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Now one and all, you roses
Last Line: No less than labouring seas.
Subject(s): Idleness; Morning; Laziness; Sloth; Indolence


ABASHED, by JOHN BANISTER TABB    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The cock crows; and behold the hidden day
Last Line: His face bedewed with tears.
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): Morning; Night; Bedtime


ACCORDING TO PLAN, by BRENDAN KENNELLY    Poem Source                
First Line: He said he'd hang himself. He did
Last Line: Everything went according to plan.
Subject(s): Morning; Suicide


AD FRATREM, by JOHN COWPER POWYS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I cannot let this perfect morning pass
Last Line: Her garden slopes, and fruitful orchard vales.
Subject(s): Grief; Morning; Nature; Oaths; Sea; Soul; Sorrow; Sadness; Ocean


ADVENTURE, by WILLIAM ALEXANDER PERCY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Who would not love to go
Last Line: Taking, you fail.
Subject(s): Adventure And Adventurers; Morning


ADVENTURE, by ANNE MATHILDE ROBINSON    Poem Text                
First Line: Open it slowly
Last Line: In memory's eyes!
Subject(s): Dawn; Light; Memory; Morning; Night; Sunrise; Bedtime


AFTER A NOISY NIGHT, by LAURE-ANNE BOSSELAAR    Poem Text             Recitation by Author     Poet's Biography
First Line: The man I love enters the kitchen
Last Line: And kiss him, kiss him.
Subject(s): Coffee; Gratitude; Habits; Love; Man-woman Relationships; Morning; Prayer; Sleep; Male-female Relations


AIR AN' LIGHT, by WILLIAM BARNES    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Ah! Look an' zee how widely free
Last Line: Do miss a zight he cannot show.
Subject(s): Air; Life; Light; Morning


AM, by LINDA PASTAN                    Poet's Biography
First Line: The child gets up
Last Line: Over the side of the bed
Subject(s): Waking; Morning; Cold; Childhood Memories


AN ENGLISH BREEZE, by ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Up with the sun, the breeze arose
Last Line: She gallops by the fields along.
Alternate Author Name(s): Stevenson, Robert Lewis Balfour
Subject(s): Morning; Wind


ANOTHER EARLY MORNING EXERCISE, by KENNETH REXROTH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: One hundred feet overhead the fog from the pacific
Subject(s): China; Morning


ANOTHER EARLY MORNING EXERCISE, by KENNETH REXROTH    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: One hundred feet overhead the fog from the pacific
Last Line: Talking little, %rifles in their hands
Subject(s): China; Morning


ANOTHER LOSS TO STOP FOR, by JILL BIALOSKY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Against such cold and mercurial mornings
Last Line: When none of us is spared?
Variant Title(s): The Goddess Of Despair
Subject(s): Cold; Morning


ANOTHER LOSS TO STOP FOR, by JILL BIALOSKY    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Against such cold and mercurial mornings
Last Line: When none of us is spared?
Variant Title(s): The Goddess Of Despai
Subject(s): Cold; Morning


ANTI-LULLABY, by ANSELM HOLLO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Wake up from a dream
Last Line: At the café spartacus
Subject(s): Morning; Waking


AT BREAK OF DAY -- I WAS STILL ASLEEP, by FIAMA HASSE PAIS BRANDAO    Poem Source                
Last Line: That had shattered the enigma of images
Subject(s): Morning; Sleep; Water


AT DAWN, by EDGAR ALBERT GUEST    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: They come to my room at the break of the day
Last Line: Is that hour in the morning before they are dressed.
Alternate Author Name(s): Guest, Eddie
Subject(s): Children; Morning; Childhood


AT DAYBREAK, by ADAM ZAGAJEWSKI    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: From the train window at daybreak
Last Line: The train picking up speed
Subject(s): Identity; Morning


AT FIVE, by ISABEL ECCLESTONE MACKAY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: This morning I woke up at five
Last Line: To hear the milkman at the door!
Subject(s): Morning; Waking


AT THE NORTH MALL, EARLY, by GARY N. ATLIN    Poem Source                
First Line: Real estate developers, glad and strong in their wise suits
Last Line: As they stoop to the floor to unlock %the storefront grates
Subject(s): Morning; Retail Trade


AT WAKING, by THOMAS HARDY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: When night was lifting
Last Line: Is a blank to me!
Subject(s): Morning


AUBADE, by MARILYN MEI LING CHIN    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Waking is this easy
Last Line: Clams in the mudflat for the taking
Alternate Author Name(s): Chin, Marilyn
Subject(s): Hawaii; Morning


AUBADE [OR, A MORNING SONG FOR IMOGEN], FR. CYMBELINE, by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Hark! Hark! The lark at heaven's gate sings
Last Line: Arise, arise!
Variant Title(s): Song At Sunrise;song To Imogen
Subject(s): Birds; Dawn; Larks; Morning; Spring; Sunrise; Skylarks


AWAKING MORNING LAUGHS FROM HEAVEN, by EMILY JANE BRONTE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Bell, Ellis
Subject(s): Morning


BEES AND MORNING GLORY, by JOHN CIARDI    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Morning glories, pale as a mist drying
Subject(s): Bees; Morning Glories; Transience; Beekeeping; Impermanence


BEST HOUR, by PATRICIA HOOPER    Poem Source                
First Line: Morning: the perfect hour for making love
Last Line: You took fire like the trees the sun had touched
Subject(s): Erotic Love; Morning


BIRD'S SONG AT MORNING, by WILLIAM JAMES DAWSON    Poem Text                
First Line: O thou that cleavest heaven
Last Line: Thou only hast the now.
Subject(s): Birds; Morning; Time


BIRTHDAY ODE FOR THE ANNIVESARY FESTIVAL OF VICTOR HUGO: PREFACE, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Between two seas the sea-bird's wing makes halt
Last Line: Was as light kindling all a windy sea.
Subject(s): Hugo, Victor (1802-1885); Morning; Sea; Singing & Singers; Ocean


BLEAR, by DANIEL PRAVDA    Poem Source                
First Line: Morning-glory crosses the iron gate
Last Line: Into bed. I cannot trust my eyes
Subject(s): Conversation; Morning


BLUE MORNING GLORIES, by PETER MEINKE    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The oak trees lean their elbows on
Last Line: For all we might have done, %for me, for you- %something simple, like sun %on blue
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


BLUE MORNING GLORY, by ANNE PITKIN    Poem Source                
First Line: Voracious, yes. But when you see it
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


BOOK ON THE ARMS OF MY CHAIR, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: And the morning before me
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Books; Morning; Nature


BREAKFAST THAT CAME TO DINNER, by RUSSELL EDSON    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A sailor who was actually a bathtub merchant; or should I say a baker
Last Line: Is the bed of consummation
Subject(s): Food And Eating; Morning; Tables


BREAKFAST TIME, by JAMES STEPHENS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The sun is always in the sky
Last Line: ...I think its mother wakens it.
Subject(s): Morning


BREAKING THE FAST, by NAOMI SHIHAB NYE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Japanese teacher says
Last Line: No fish blocks my view.
Subject(s): Morning


BRIDGE: 2. POWHATAN'S DAUGHTER: INDIANA, by HAROLD HART CRANE    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The morning glory, climbing the morning long
Last Line: Stranger, %son, %my friend
Alternate Author Name(s): Crane, Hart
Subject(s): Flowers; Indiana; Morning Glories


BRIGHT MORNING, by KNUTE SKINNER    Poem Source                
First Line: He stood up and kissed mrs. Warner's cheek
Last Line: Comes back with your doughnuts
Subject(s): Morning


BUCOLIC COMEDY: AUBADE, by EDITH SITWELL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Jane, jane / tall as a crane
Last Line: The morning light creaks down again!
Subject(s): Morning; Poetry & Poets


BUGLE CALL, by PHILIP EDWARD THOMAS    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: No one cares less than I
Last Line: The call that I heard and made words to early this morning
Alternate Author Name(s): Eastaway, Edward; Thomas, Edward
Subject(s): Army Life; Bugles; Morning; World War I


BUMS AT BREAKFAST, by DAVID WAGONER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Daily, the bums sat down to eat in our kitchen.
Subject(s): Begging & Beggars; Family Life; Food & Eating; Morning; Relatives


BUT THE HEARTS THAT ONCE ADORED ME, by EMILY JANE BRONTE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Bell, Ellis
Subject(s): Morning


CAPTIVE FLOWER, by DENISE LEVERTOV    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: This morning's morning-glory
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


CAPTIVE FLOWER, by DENISE LEVERTOV    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: This morning's morning-glory
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


CHAMBER MUSIC: 15, by JAMES JOYCE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: From dewy dreams, my soul, arise
Last Line: Begin (innumerous!) to be heard.
Subject(s): Morning


CHANTICLEER, by KATHARINE TYNAN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Of all the birds from east to west
Last Line: He summons back the light!
Alternate Author Name(s): Hinkson, Katharine Tynan
Subject(s): Animals; Birds; Morning; Roosters; Cocks


CHURCH BELLS AT MIDNIGHT, by ALES DEBELJAK    Poem Source                
First Line: You wake up. In your own time. Like a dull red aster
Last Line: While the chaos lasts. Then measure the shadow and the sky
Subject(s): Marriage; Morning; Night


CLEANERS, by BRENDAN KENNELLY    Poem Source                
First Line: At four in the morning the women gather
Last Line: Will foul it once again
Subject(s): Cleanliness; Morning; Rites And Ceremonies


COME MORNING, by JOHN CIARDI    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A young cock in his plebe strut
Last Line: For it, and makes it official. It's / morning
Subject(s): Morning


COME MORNING, by JOHN CIARDI    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A young cock in his plebe strut
Last Line: For it, and makes it official. It's %morning
Subject(s): Morning


COMPOSED UPON WESTMINSTER BRIDGE, SEPTEMBER 3, 1802, by WILLIAM WORDSWORTH    Poem Text     Poem Explanation             Poet's Biography
First Line: Earth has not anything to show more fair
Last Line: And all that mighty heart is lying still!
Variant Title(s): Sonnet;sonnet Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, London, 1802;calm;morning In London;upon Westminster Bridge;westminster Bridge
Subject(s): Architecture & Architects; Cities; England; London; Morning; Nature; Rivers; Time; Urban Life; English


COMRADES, THE MORNING BREAKS, by HAFEZ    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Comrades, the morning breaks, the sun is up
Last Line: Drink to the morning of another day!
Alternate Author Name(s): Hafiz, Kwaja Shams Al-din Muhammad; Hafiz Of Shiraz; Hafez, Mohammad Shams Od-din
Subject(s): Morning


CRACK O' DAWN, by FANNIE STEARNS DAVIS GIFFORD    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Crack o' dawn! Red sun looks in
Last Line: God! Could I forget! Forget!
Alternate Author Name(s): Davis, Fannie Stearns
Subject(s): Morning


CROSSING A FOOTBRIDGE ON SALT CREEK EARLY MORNING IN MID-AUGUST, by TWYLA HANSEN    Poem Source                
First Line: This time the great blue heron doesn't take flight
Last Line: It's taken my whole life to become this harmless
Subject(s): August; Bridges; Courage; Morning


CROW AT MORNING, by ERIC ORMSBY    Poem Source                
First Line: He paces toward our trash pile with a squire's
Last Line: The mishnah of your gabardine
Subject(s): Birds; Crows; Morning


CUP, by CHARLES KENNETH WILLIAMS    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: What was going through me at that time of childhood
Last Line: What was I doing to myself? Or she to me? %oh, surely she to me!
Alternate Author Name(s): Williams, C. K.
Subject(s): Children; Morning; Mothers


DAWN, by NATHANIEL PARKER WILLIS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Throw up the window! 'tis a morn for life
Last Line: To make this beautiful, bright world its home!
Subject(s): Morning


DAWN AURORA, by DAVID ST. JOHN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The nothing you know is as immaculate a knowing
Subject(s): Morning


DAWN-ANGELS, by AGNES MARY F. ROBINSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: All night I watched awake for morning
Last Line: And waxen strong their song was day.
Alternate Author Name(s): Duclaux, Madame Emile; Darmesteter, Mary; Robinson, A. Mary F.
Subject(s): Morning


DAY OF ELEGIES, by JAMES P. SCOFIELD    Poem Source                
First Line: The face of night, less clear
Last Line: And, not alone, join %the raftered galleries of bone
Subject(s): Morning


DAY OF THESE DAYS, by LAURIE LEE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Such a morning it is when love
Subject(s): Morning; War


DAY OF THESE DAYS, by LAURIE LEE    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Such a morning it is when love
Last Line: And their white teeth sweeter than cucumbers
Subject(s): Morning; War


DAY'S BEGINNINGS, by CHARLES OLSON    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Gulls, on the grass, first on which they never are except
Last Line: Out with wash: the day's then well-%begun
Subject(s): Morning


DAY: MORNING, by JOHN CUNNINGHAM    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: In the barn the tenant cock
Last Line: Echoes to the rising day.
Subject(s): Landscape; Morning; Nature


DAYBREAK, by JOHN DOWLAND    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Stay, o sweet, and do not rise!
Last Line: And perish in their infancy.
Variant Title(s): Break Of Daye
Subject(s): Morning


DAYBREAK, by EDYTHE BARRETT GOELTZ    Poem Text                
First Line: The morning air, yet clean and pure
Last Line: A new day is born.
Subject(s): Light; Morning


DAYBREAK, by GEORGE MARION MCCLELLAN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Awake! Arise! Oh, men of my race
Last Line: Our day breaks everywhere.
Subject(s): Freedom; Morning; Liberty


DAYBREAK, by EMMA PEIRCE    Poem Text                
First Line: White mist in the valley, a light on the hill
Last Line: With a star looking down on the pageant of morn.
Subject(s): Dawn; Morning; Sunrise


DAYBREAK, by BARTON SUTTER    Poem Source                
First Line: A goldeneye whistles across the lake
Last Line: When I am done, I am still there
Subject(s): Morning; Nature


DAYBREAK IN A GARDEN, by SIEGFRIED SASSOON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I heard the farm cocks crowing, loud, and faint, and thin
Last Line: And touched the nodding peony-flowers to bid them waken.
Subject(s): Morning; Soldiers' Writings


DEATH AT MORNING, by CHARLES HANSON TOWNE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: She died when dawn was sweeping o'er the
Last Line: "I cannot bear the brightness of thy face!"
Subject(s): Death; Morning; Dead, The


DESCRIPTIVE: A MILTONICK, SELS., by SAMUEL WESLEY    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Hail! Gladsome prime of day, when orient sol
Last Line: With trill harmonious and responsive tune
Subject(s): Milton, John (1608-1674); Morning


DIGGER, THE SHORT DAYS, by JIM DANIELS    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Winter morning in a kitchen yellow
Last Line: To the factory gate before you %make your run for it
Subject(s): Memory; Morning


DRUNK IN THE MORNING, by JOSEPH MILLAR    Poem Source                
First Line: I used to get drunk in the morning, starting awake
Last Line: Like stars whose names I'd forgotten
Subject(s): Children; Drinks And Drinking; Morning


DUCKS, by F. D. REEVE    Poem Source                
First Line: By the thames, where at breakfast he
Last Line: Took his mark, and cast there
Subject(s): Ducks; Morning


EACH DAWN, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text                
First Line: Each dawn before my eyes I see
Last Line: His glorious daily miracle
Subject(s): Morning; God


EACH DAY, by JR. ORVAL A. LUND    Poem Source                
First Line: Late fall sun stirs these plants in my care
Last Line: As I do each day, %as I do each day
Subject(s): Morning; Nature


EARLY IN THE MORNING I HEAR ON YOUR PIANO, by ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: While the birds are singing in the morning of the day
Alternate Author Name(s): Stevenson, Robert Lewis Balfour
Subject(s): Pianos; Morning


EARLY MORN, by WILLIAM HENRY DAVIES    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: When I did wake this morn from sleep
Last Line: As they would vanish for a dream.
Alternate Author Name(s): Davies, W. H.
Subject(s): Morning


EARLY MORNING (1), by WYSTAN HUGH AUDEN    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Earth rolls these houses out into the sun
Last Line: A sentinel, dark, motionless, at dawn
Alternate Author Name(s): Auden, W. H.
Subject(s): Morning


EARLY MORNING AT BARGIS, by HERMANN HAGEDORN    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Clear air and grassy lea
Subject(s): Country Life; Morning; Nature


EARLY MORNING IN YOUR ROOM, by ROBERT BLY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: It's morning. The brown scoops of coffee, the wasplike
Subject(s): Home; Morning; Said He Was Melancholy, He Meant He Was Hom


EARLY MORNING IN YOUR ROOM, by ROBERT BLY    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: It's morning. The brown scoops of coffee, the wasplike
Last Line: Said he was melancholy, he meant he was home
Subject(s): Home; Morning


EARLY MORNING MEADOW SONG, by CHARLES WILLIAM DALMON    Poem Source                
First Line: Now some may drink old vintage wine
Subject(s): Morning


EASTER MORNING, by CHRISTINA GEORGINA ROSSETTI    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The sun arises from the sea
Last Line: For ever and for ever.
Alternate Author Name(s): Alleyne, Ellen; Rossetti, Christina
Subject(s): Easter; Holidays; Morning; Nature; Religion; The Resurrection; Theology


EDGE, by JOSEPHINE MILES    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Still early in the morning, the wind's edge
Subject(s): Morning


EDWARD HOPPER'S SEVEN A.M. (1948), by JOHN HOLLANDER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The morning seems to have no light to spare
Last Line: Meaning is up for grabs, but not for sale
Subject(s): Hopper, Edward (1882-1967); Morning


EDWARD HOPPER'S SEVEN A.M. (1948), by JOHN HOLLANDER    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The morning seems to have no light to spare
Last Line: Meaning is up for grabs, but not for sale
Subject(s): Hopper, Edward (1882-1967); Morning


ELEGY AT MORNINGTON, by PADRAIG J. DALY    Poem Source                
First Line: There are a few houses near the church
Last Line: Tends the desert of your garden %into abundant fruitfulness
Subject(s): Morning


EVERY MORNING THE CURTAIN RISES, by CLAIRE MALROUX    Poem Source                
Last Line: Takes your place. Step by step you leave yourself
Alternate Author Name(s): Roux, Claire Sara
Subject(s): Morning; Solitude


FACES IN FRONT OF THE WALL, by ALES DEBELJAK    Poem Source                
First Line: Humble is the charity of early mornings. Everything that happens then
Last Line: Crumbling in our fingers. In vain we try: we're less than a footnote
Subject(s): Human Behavior; Morning; Night


FALSE MORNING, by AMORY HARE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Low in the west the pitiless sun dies
Last Line: The long hours when the night and I were mute!
Alternate Author Name(s): Hutchinson, Amory Hare
Subject(s): Evening; Morning; Night; Sunset; Twilight; Bedtime


FEBRUARY MORNING, by HAYDEN CARRUTH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The old man takes a nap
Last Line: The snow falls all day long.
Subject(s): Books; February; Frost, Robert (1874-1963); Morning; Old Age; Poetry & Poets; Winter; Reading


FEBRUARY MORNING, by JOHN FREEMAN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Thankful was I to be there
Last Line: First buds of willow.
Subject(s): February; Morning; Nature; Winter


FETTERS, by CATHY SONG    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Every morning I come to shoshinge
Last Line: Every morning it is the same
Subject(s): Morning


FIRST DAY, by BRENDAN KENNELLY    Poem Source                
First Line: In the land of no rule, breasts and belly
Last Line: Is the art of beginning
Subject(s): Learning; Morning; Schools


FIRST EARLY MORNINGS TOGETHER, by ROBERT PINSKY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Waking up over the candy store together
Subject(s): Waking; Morning; Togethernes; Pigeons


FIRST LIGHT, by MARISA DE LOS SANTOS    Poem Source                
First Line: I shake the night rains loose from sapling oaks
Last Line: My careful movements rip his breath to rags
Subject(s): Light; Morning


FIVE-THIRTY AM, by HAYDEN CARRUTH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Out the eastern window at
Last Line: The sleeping pills, and go to bed?
Subject(s): Morning; Nature


FLOWERPHONE, by ABBIE FARWELL BROWN    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: See the morning-glories hung
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


FOG, by RICHARD FOERSTER    Poem Source                
First Line: Gauze of morning, the hidden
Last Line: The shroud, then ... Conflagration
Subject(s): Maine (state); Morning; Seashore


FOLLOW THE LIGHT, by FREDERIC ROWLAND MARVIN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: To moping owl, and loathsome bat
Last Line: The glory of the opening day.
Subject(s): Light; Morning; Sun


FOR NO ONE AMONG US IS WHOLLY WITHOUT A NAME.', by CHARLES P. R. TISDALE    Poem Source                
First Line: Daybreak. Eye refuses to attach
Last Line: Loss of meaning, saying once again their names
Subject(s): Morning; Names


FOREST PICTURES: MORNING, by PAUL HAMILTON HAYNE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: O gracious breath of sunrise! Divine air!
Last Line: And o'er them smiles heaven's calm infinity!
Subject(s): Morning


FOUR IN THE MORNING COURAGE, by FORD MADOX FORD    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The birds this morning wakened me so early it was hardly day
Last Line: The starling waked me ere the day aping the thrush's sober tune).
Alternate Author Name(s): Hueffer, Ford Hermann; Hueffer, Ford Madox
Subject(s): Birds; Morning; Summer


FRAGMENTS (4), by GEORGE MEREDITH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A wilding little stubble flower
Last Line: Gave likeness 'twixt the live and dead.
Subject(s): Morning; Nature; Sun


FULFILMENT (1), by JOHN BANISTER TABB    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: No bloom forgotten but upon each face
Last Line: Of paschal morning changes into wine.
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): Morning


GAZING FROM A BOAT IN THE EARLY MORNING, by MENG HAO-JAN    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: We set our sails and gazed southeast
Last Line: I look now on morning's colored clouds %and they seem the crest of redwall mountain
Alternate Author Name(s): Meng Hao-ran
Subject(s): China - Tang Dynasty (618-905); Morning; Nature


GEORGIA O'KEEFFE'S BLUE MORNING GLORIES, NEW MEXICO, II, by STEPHEN DALE COREY    Poem Source                
First Line: Two blossoms, four times natural size
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories; O'keeffe, Georgia (1887-1986); Paintings And Painters


GIFTS, by BRENDAN KENNELLY    Poem Source                
First Line: What does the blue atlantic bring
Last Line: And a black, tiny fly, stinging
Subject(s): Atlantic Ocean; Morning; Nature; Sea


GOING HOME IN THE MORNING, by WAYNE DOUGLAS    Poem Text                
First Line: A poor little bird trilled a song in the west
Last Line: Where we all should rejoice in the morning.
Subject(s): Birds; Morning


GOOD MORNING, DAY, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text                
Last Line: For love and work and play
Subject(s): Thanksgiving; Morning


GOOD NEWS BLUES, by JAMES MCKEAN    Poem Source                
First Line: I'm not myself whoever that is 7:00 saturday morning
Last Line: Before ecstasy. How's the family? How's the garden growing? %thanks for stopping by
Subject(s): Good; Morning; News


GOOD-MORNING, SUN, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text                
Last Line: Thank you for the day
Subject(s): Thanksgiving; Morning


GRACE BEFORE MEALS: MORNING, by EDNA DEAN PROCTOR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: For sleep and comfort thro' the night
Last Line: Thy love may guide our steps to-day.
Alternate Author Name(s): Dean
Subject(s): God; Morning; Prayer


H-- LAUGHTER WAS BETTER THAN BIRDS IN THE MORNING, by CECIL DAY LEWIS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: For s/he lives in the earth around us, laughs from the sky
Alternate Author Name(s): Blake, Nicolas
Subject(s): Morning; Conduct Of Life


HAIKU, by RAYMOND FRANCIS ROSELIEP    Poem Source                
First Line: The morning-glory
Last Line: Inner light
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


HAIKU, by ALEXIS ROTELLA    Poem Source                
First Line: Among morning-glories
Last Line: Of lingerie
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


HANG-OVER, by WILMA CRITTENDEN    Poem Text                
First Line: Morning is a dingy room
Last Line: And the lost, lost sea!
Subject(s): Drinks & Drinking; Morning; Sea; Sun; Wine; Ocean


HAPPY JACK'S ON OUR SATURDAY MORNING, by ELIZABETH MACKLIN    Poem Source                
First Line: No, she could barely speak about peaches
Last Line: It cut my too sweet heart right out.'
Subject(s): Food And Eating; Fruit; Morning; Peaches


HEAVY DEW, by JOHN CLARE    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The night hath hung the morning smiles in showers
Last Line: Wading through grass likes rivers to the chin %then snorts and barks and brushes on again
Subject(s): Dew; Morning


HERE'S TO SWEETHEARTS: THE MORNING-GLORIES OF LIFE, by JOHN E. MCCANN    Poem Source                
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


HISTORY, by THOMAS MCGRATH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: All night the wind
Last Line: Creek remembers; and rages
Subject(s): History; Morning; Night; Rain; Wind; Historians; Bedtime


HOW MORNING GLORIES COULD BLOOM AT DUSK, by JORIE GRAHAM    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Left to itself the heart continues, as the tamarind
Last Line: But no one said how slow, how willing
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


HOW MORNING GLORIES COULD BLOOM AT DUSK, by JORIE GRAHAM    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Left to itself the heart continues, as the tamarind
Last Line: On its way out of the sky. %but no one said how slow, how willing
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


HYMN FOR THE MORNING, by THOMAS FLATMAN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Awake! My soul! Awake, mine eyes!
Last Line: Cheerful and fearless I may wait my doom.
Subject(s): Morning


I OPEN MY WINDOWS TO THE MORN, by LOUISE LOFLIN REILEY    Poem Text                
First Line: I open my windows to the morn
Last Line: And stand there, face to face, with god.
Subject(s): Morning


I'VE BEEN ASLEEP, by PHILIP LEVINE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: My hand lies open
Subject(s): Morning


IN THE MORNING, by PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Lias! 'lias! Bless de land
Last Line: "gin us peace an' joy. Amen!"
Subject(s): Morning


IN THE MORNING, by ERNST STADLER    Poem Text                
First Line: Your body's silhouette stands darkly in the morning
Last Line: Fall asleep.
Subject(s): Longing; Morning


IN THE MORNING LIGHT, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: The doorknob, cold with dew
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Dew; Morning; Nature


IN THE MORNING YOU ALWAYS COME BACK, by CESARE PAVESE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The glimmer of dawn / breathes with your mouth
Last Line: You are light and morning.
Subject(s): Morning; Rebirth; Waking


INSCRIPTION IN A COPY OF 'LIFE'S MORNING', by FRANCES RIDLEY HAVERGAL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: By him 'life's morning' lovelit be
Last Line: At evenlide it shall be light.
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


INVOCATIONS, by WILLIAM FREELAND    Poem Text                
First Line: Arise, o sun and bring / upon thy genial wing
Last Line: A legion, to repel despair by heaven's diviner plan.
Subject(s): Morning


ISABELLA; OR, THE MORNING, SELECTION, by CHARLES HANBURY WILLIAMS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The monkey, lap-dog, parrot, and her grace
Last Line: Guiltless they'll gaze, and innocent adore.
Subject(s): Generals; Morning; Retirement


ISLAND, by CHARLES KENNETH WILLIAMS    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Glorious morning, the sun still mild on the eastward hills, the hills still
Last Line: Another swell sweeps across the still-calm bay; everything ripples, everything holds
Alternate Author Name(s): Williams, C. K.
Subject(s): Islands; Morning


IT BEGINS IN THE BODY, by TRICIA NAGY    Poem Source                
First Line: Morning and: silence, silence
Last Line: The heart, and the one that moves away
Subject(s): Bodies; Morning


IT IS MARVELLOUS, by ELIZABETH BISHOP    Poem Text     Poem Explanation             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is marvellous to wake up together
Last Line: Change as our kisses are changing without our thinking
Subject(s): Love; Morning


IT IS MARVELLOUS, by ELIZABETH BISHOP    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: It is marvellous to wake up together
Last Line: Change as our kisses are changing without our thinking
Subject(s): Love; Morning


JOY OF THE MORNING, by EDWIN MARKHAM    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I hear you, little bird
Last Line: Nor such a listener.
Subject(s): Morning


JUST BEFORE DAWN THE THIN SILENCE, by FIAMA HASSE PAIS BRANDAO    Poem Source                
Last Line: In my poem - its great wings beating onwards toward the east
Subject(s): Houses; Morning


KATHMANDU, by SAMRAT UPADHYAY    Poem Source                
First Line: 2 a.M. When the city streets
Last Line: We are beautiful, they think
Subject(s): Cities; Morning; Streets


LETTERS ON LIFE AND THE MORNING, by JEAN INGELOW    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: They said too late, too late, the work is done
Last Line: And god comes down to him, and christ doth rise.
Subject(s): God; Letters; Life; Morning; Poetry & Poets; Sleep; Soul


LIFE OF ST. CELLACH OF KILLALA, SELS., by UNKNOWN                   
Subject(s): Morning


LIGHT, by PEMBERTON GINTHER    Poem Text                
First Line: God made the merry morning
Last Line: For madness that will match the crash of growing worlds!
Subject(s): God; Laughter; Light; Morning


LIKE THE MULBERRY, by JOHN D. BARGOWSKI    Poem Source                
First Line: I'm ready to take my chances
Last Line: In my hands, my knees and my back %like dry wood will stiffen and lock
Subject(s): Clothing And Dress; Morning


LITTLE MORNING MUSIC, by DELMORE SCHWARTZ    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The birds in the first light twitter and whistle
Last Line: Gazing and blazing, blessing and possessing all vividness and all darkness
Subject(s): Birds; Morning


LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 9, by KENNETH REXROTH    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: You wake me
Last Line: Of the first morning of the world
Subject(s): Morning; Sex


MADE IN THE MORNING, by DARA WIER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Purely a perched peach, pretty
Last Line: Steaming, lickety-split
Subject(s): Morning


MATIN-SONG, by JOHN BANISTER TABB    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Arise! Arise
Last Line: Arise! Arise!
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): Morning


MAY MORNING, by UNA W. HARSEN    Poem Text                
First Line: Taste to the full this fleeting hour
Last Line: Lest, with its passing, joy too shall depart.
Subject(s): May (month); Moon; Morning


MAYING SONG, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: "sister, awake! Close not your eyes!"
Last Line: All in our gowns of green so gay / into the park a-maying
Variant Title(s): Madrigal
Subject(s): Morning


MELODIOUS THE MORNING..., by ALFRED FRANCIS KREYMBORG    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Melodious the morning when the mist
Last Line: A love they now have nought of -- but the art!
Subject(s): Death; Love; Morning; Dead, The


MINNIE AND WINNIE, by ALFRED TENNYSON    Poem Text             Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: Minnie and winnie / slept in a shell
Last Line: The sun is aloft!
Alternate Author Name(s): Tennyson, Lord Alfred; Tennyson, 1st Baron; Tennyson Of Aldworth And Farringford, Baron
Subject(s): Children; Morning; Childhood


MISCHIEVOUS MORNING GLORY, by MARY MCNEIL SCOTT FENOLLOSA    Poem Source                
First Line: It was the rosy flush of dawn
Alternate Author Name(s): Mccall, Sidney; Scott, Mary Mcneil
Subject(s): Animals; Flowers; Morning Glories


MONSTERS, by CHARLIE SMITH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Leaf shadows in the streets, flag shadows winkling
Last Line: On the surface; the light left burning looks like an ornament now
Subject(s): Morning


MOON-RIDERS, by CARL SANDBURG    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: What have I saved out of a morning?
Subject(s): Morning; Jobs; Labor & Laborers; Work; Workers


MORN, by RICHARD THOMAS LE GALLIENNE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Morn hath a secret that she never tells
Last Line: And on her cool breast lay his lonely head.
Subject(s): Morning


MORN; IN IMITATION OF 'NIGHT', BY MONTGOMERY, by MRS. JOHN GRAY    Poem Text                
First Line: Morn is the time to wake
Last Line: Be such ecstatic rising mine!
Alternate Author Name(s): Lewers, Miss
Subject(s): Morning; Poetry & Poets


MORNING, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: "offspring of modern poetry, attend"
Last Line: "demands my care': then kiss me ere we part. / here, hannah, take these breakfast things away"
Subject(s): Morning;poetry & Poets


MORNING, by LOUISE BOGAN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The robins' green-blue eggs
Alternate Author Name(s): Holden, Raymond, Mrs.
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING, by CHARLES STUART CALVERLEY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis the hour when white-horsed day / chases night her mares away
Last Line: On at once.
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING, by ALICE CARY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Wake, dillie, my darling, and kiss me
Last Line: Avenges her slights.
Subject(s): Morning; God; Life


MORNING, by AGNES M. CHATHAM    Poem Text                
First Line: When through the clouds the sun's first ray
Last Line: And tumble from their beds.
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING, by LUCRETIA MARIA DAVIDSON    Poem Text                
First Line: I come in the breath of the wakened breeze
Last Line: Awake thee then, maiden, awake! Oh, awake!
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING, by ROSALIE D. DAVIS    Poem Text                
First Line: Would you behold beauty wondrous and bright?
Last Line: Of decking the brier and the thorn.
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Will there really be a morning
Last Line: Where the place called morning lies.
Subject(s): Imagination; Morning; Night; Time; Fancy; Bedtime


MORNING, by PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The mist has left the greening plain
Last Line: "'tis morning, 'tis morning."
Subject(s): African Americans; Morning; Negroes; American Blacks


MORNING, by OLIVER MURRAY EDWARDS    Poem Text                
First Line: The star of hope doth light the way
Last Line: To those whose crowns are won.
Subject(s): Hope; Light; Morning; Victory; Optimism


MORNING, by ALEXANDER LOUIS FRASER    Poem Text                
First Line: The day hath risen from her sleep
Last Line: For that benignant smile fills every one with cheer!
Subject(s): Greetings; Morning; Waking


MORNING, by GERALD LOUIS GOULD    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: O white wind of the dawn
Last Line: Have danced upon the hills!
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The mirror tastes him
Last Line: Day.
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Dawn; Morning; Sunrise


MORNING, by MILDRED HASTINGS    Poem Text                
First Line: Hark! The birds are singing
Last Line: Help someone else be gay.
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING, by FELICIA DOROTHEA HEMANS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Now rosy morning clad in light
Last Line: "see, I am mounting to the skies."
Alternate Author Name(s): Browne, Felicia Dorothea
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING, by JOHN KEBLE    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Hues of the rich unfolding morn
Last Line: To live more nearly as we pray
Subject(s): Morning; Prayer


MORNING, by EMMA LAZARUS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Grey-vested dawn, with flameless, tranquil eye
Last Line: "wet fields and flowers and glistening brooks cry ""hail!"
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING, by NELL TILLOTSON LIDDELL    Poem Text                
First Line: The sun peeps o'er the treetops
Last Line: In joy that night is gone.
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING, by MARY OLIVER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Salt shining behind its glass cylinder
Subject(s): Morning; Cats


MORNING, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Breath of morning - breath of
Last Line: Let us be as we have been!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): May (month); Morning; Youth


MORNING, by SARA TEASDALE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I went out on an april morning
Last Line: Swept as a sea-bird out to sea.
Alternate Author Name(s): Filsinger, Ernest B., Mrs.
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING, by HENRY DAVID THOREAU    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Thou unconverted saint
Last Line: While the late risen world goes west.
Subject(s): Heresy; Morning; Heretics


MORNING, by RICHARD TILLINGHAST    Poem Source                
First Line: Knowing the answer or not
Last Line: As he watched the moment ignite, %incinerate, and disperse
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING, by CHARLES TENNYSON TURNER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: It is the fairest sight in nature's realms
Last Line: He sinks into his nest, those clover tufts among.
Subject(s): Morning; Nature


MORNING, by GIUSEPPE UNGARETTI    Poem Source                
First Line: On the edge of night
Last Line: Of immensity
Subject(s): Light; Morning


MORNING (1), by JOHN ROBERT QUINN    Poem Source                
First Line: I cannot imagine a time
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING (2), by JOHN ROBERT QUINN    Poem Source                
First Line: Think not that morning is a trivial thing
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING AGAIN, by GWEN HARWOOD    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Morning again, though not yet light
Last Line: Attends me as I fill the kettle
Alternate Author Name(s): Foster, Gwendoline
Subject(s): Human Rights; Morning; Night; Violence


MORNING AT BRODICK, by WILLIAM THOMSON MCAUSLANE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Fair brodick castle by the sea
Last Line: Pardon is found and rest is sweet.
Subject(s): Castles; Morning; Religion; Theology


MORNING AT THE NERETVA RIVER. NOVEMBER 8, 1993, by JOY DWORKIN    Poem Source                
First Line: The world is one, but its name must not be one
Last Line: It bears this unheard prayer downstream to be undone
Subject(s): Bridges; Morning; Rivers


MORNING AWAKENING, by SANDOR CSOORI    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Good morning,--I greet you when you open the door
Subject(s): Balkan Conflicts (yugoslavia); Love - Erotic; Morning


MORNING COFFEE, by GYORGY PETRI    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I like the cold rooms of autumn, sitting
Last Line: I can start to carry on. I give myself up %to an impersonal imperative
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING DARKNESS, by THORKILD BJORNVIG    Poem Source                
First Line: Cherry blossoms fall in at my window
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING DEW, by DAISY COVIN WALKER    Poem Text                
First Line: A magic wand had brushed the earth at dawn
Last Line: And drink from this eternal spring with grace.
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING GLORIES, by GILBERT ALLEN    Poem Source                
First Line: We are not like them. Their smooth
Last Line: We are not like them, we %who need the flowers %we cannot hold
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


MORNING GLORIES, by MADISON JULIUS CAWEIN    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: They swing from the garden-trelis
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


MORNING GLORIES, by JEANNE EMMONS    Poem Source                
First Line: I have started them in flats, from a few
Last Line: In pale sheets, spare as shepherd's purse, and tight
Subject(s): Morning; Mothers; Praise; Sun


MORNING GLORIES, by JANE FLANDERS    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The morning glories start their trip to the sky
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


MORNING GLORIES, by JULIA SPICHER KASDORF    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Would you approve of my wearing your gloves
Last Line: Clear for tomatoes next spring, when this plot %comes up all morning glories
Subject(s): Flowers; Gardens And Gardening; Morning Glories


MORNING GLORIES, by JOHN GNEISENAU NEIHARDT    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Distant as a dream's flight
Last Line: Kisses over me!
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


MORNING GLORIES, by MARY OLIVER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Blue and dark blue
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


MORNING GLORIES, by MARY OLIVER    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Blue and dark blue
Last Line: Weeds without value humorous %beautiful weeds
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


MORNING GLORIES, by GIL OTT    Poem Source                
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


MORNING GLORIES, by ROKUNYO    Poem Source                
First Line: By the well side, morning glories I transplanted
Last Line: Now I beget water from the house next door
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


MORNING GLORIES, by VALERIE TAYLOR    Poem Source                
First Line: Blue %as a lustre pitcher
Last Line: The heart-shaped leaves of the morning glories are %shaking in the wind
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


MORNING GLORY, by AGNES H. HEMSATH    Poem Text                
First Line: What magic clarion bids you unfold
Last Line: Lulls to sleep your rainbow glory?
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


MORNING GLORY, by JOAN MCMILLAN    Poem Source                
First Line: It is as if all sorrows vanish into the earth
Last Line: One luminous white star in its shining throat
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


MORNING GLORY, by LOUISE CHANDLER MOULTON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Earth's awake, 'neath the laughing skies
Last Line: What in the world is better than these?
Alternate Author Name(s): Chandler, Ellen Louise
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


MORNING IN CENTRAL PARK, by JAMES OPPENHEIM    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: When the morning sun
Last Line: Brood on the rocks and the unstirring trees!
Subject(s): Central Park, New York City; Morning


MORNING IN MARRAKESH, by ROBERT BLY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Even in marrakesh we still have to decide
Last Line: Black tail points toward the desert
Subject(s): Deserts; Food & Eating; Morning; Night; Bedtime


MORNING IN MARRAKESH, by ROBERT BLY    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Even in marrakesh we still have to decide
Last Line: Black tail points toward the desert
Subject(s): Deserts; Food And Eating; Morning; Night


MORNING IN THE ORCHARD (TO AN INVALID), by NORMAN ROWLAND GALE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: They wake, they sing - both thrush and lass!
Last Line: Than all our pears and apples are.
Subject(s): Birds; Country Life; Love; Morning


MORNING IN THE PARK, by JOHN CIARDI    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A green morning of indolence one hedge beyond
Last Line: In a multi-million stirring of affluent air, %adorations of my rich escape
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING IS THE PLACE FOR DEW, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Dukes for setting sun!
Subject(s): Morning; Noon; Night


MORNING ON THE FARM, by WALT MASON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Get up, my lad! The sun is rising, it is a
Last Line: Shoulder blades!
Subject(s): Farm Life; Morning; Mothers & Sons; Youth; Agriculture; Farmers


MORNING ON THE MESA, by ETHEL ESTES    Poem Text                
First Line: He walked to do the early morning chores
Last Line: A mesa's rebels living with her night.
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING PRELUDE, by DORIS BIRCHAM    Poem Source                
First Line: Though sunrise haze I watch
Last Line: To the music of morning
Subject(s): Morning; Ranch Life


MORNING RAGA, by YUKI HARTMAN    Poem Source                
First Line: Abominable snowman is scraping his face
Last Line: You awaken in the foggy reflection %the ice cold water from the faucet %a blue towel across your sho
Subject(s): Abominable Snowman; Morning


MORNING RUN, by MATTHEW JOY    Poem Source                
First Line: Oak pine oak %a grayness in my eyes
Last Line: Smelling the acorn %while I breathe by
Subject(s): High School Students; Morning; Teenagers; Track Athletics; Trees


MORNING SONG, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: The dawning day is beaming
Last Line: "forsake not, lord, thy chosen race!"
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING SONG, by CYNTHIA ATKINS    Poem Source                
First Line: A shrew of chickens at 6 a. M
Last Line: From oneness, for more of the same
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING SONG, by KARLE WILSON BAKER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: There's a mellower light just over the hill
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilson, Charlotte
Subject(s): Seeking; Morning


MORNING SONG, by KARLE WILSON BAKER    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: There's a mellower light just over the hill
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilson, Charlotte
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING SONG, by PAUL BLACKBURN    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Warm bed is a winter morning, brilliant
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING SONG, by KARIN BOYE    Poem Source                
First Line: This is life's silent hour
Last Line: Amen, amen %happen, then
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING SONG, by JANIE ELLEN LUELLING BYRNES    Poem Source                
First Line: This morning I woke up singing
Last Line: This morning I woke up singing; %what a way for a day to start
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING SONG, by DON COLBURN    Poem Source                
First Line: Day breaks open artlessly
Last Line: Like birds and the earth all over
Subject(s): Morning; Nature


MORNING SONG, by EUGENE FIELD    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The eastern sky is streaked with red
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING SONG, by LINZY FORBES    Poem Source                
First Line: Winter's treble edge %the clean
Last Line: And fall %of city's breath
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING SONG, by SALOMON GESSNER    Poem Text                
First Line: Hail! Morning sun, thus early bright
Last Line: By the lone waterfall.
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING SONG, by MARK LEVINE    Poem Source                
First Line: Hell's bells! Boss is at it again, splitting hairs with his
Last Line: They have both fallen into a deep, stupid sleep. %glory, glory! I cannot wake
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING SONG, by CHRISTOPHER MERRILL    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: When the wind in the water garden
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING SONG, by WILMER HASTINGS MILLS    Poem Source                
First Line: In the kitchen, my mother hums a song
Last Line: With movements we come home to learn by heart
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING SONG, by LEWIS MORRIS (1833-1907)    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Awake, arise!
Last Line: Reflected in the faithful azure of thine eyes.
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING SONG, by LEONARD EDWARD NATHAN    Poem Source                
First Line: Dreaming the actual world
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING SONG, by GREGORY ORR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Sun on his face wakes him
Last Line: Pierce a magician's box.
Subject(s): Boys; Deer; Farm Life; Morning; Agriculture; Farmers


MORNING SONG, by SYLVIA PLATH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Love set you going like a fat gold watch
Alternate Author Name(s): Hughes, Ted, Mrs.
Subject(s): Morning; Mothers; Time; Women


MORNING SONG, by SYLVIA PLATH    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Love set you going like a fat gold watch
Last Line: The clear vowels rise like balloons
Alternate Author Name(s): Hughes, Ted, Mrs.
Subject(s): Morning; Mothers; Time; Women


MORNING SONG, by LANCASTER POLLARD    Poem Source                
First Line: The grass is taller, greener
Subject(s): Morning; Nature


MORNING SONG, by KATHERINE ANNE PORTER    Poem Source                
First Line: He speaks
Last Line: And in that moment when I brought you down, %I was a god
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING SONG, by JOHAN SKJOLDBORG    Poem Source                
First Line: Who is this that comes to break the lethargy of night?
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING SONG, by LEON STOKESBURY    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Flush and burn, your fever rose all night
Last Line: Or is it I to them? This skin's blaze and glow - %the beads of dew on these most secret places
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING SONG, by SARA TEASDALE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A diamond of a morning
Last Line: Only the lonely are free.
Alternate Author Name(s): Filsinger, Ernest B., Mrs.
Subject(s): Morning; Solitude; Loneliness


MORNING SONG, by ELSIE M. WILBOR    Poem Source                
First Line: Ere the morning breaks o'er the hills and treetops
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING SONG OF THE WIZARD AUA, by UNKNOWN    Poem Source                
First Line: I get up to meet the day
Last Line: Toward the dawn whitening
Subject(s): Eskimos; Morning; Native Americans


MORNING SOUNDS, by RUTH LEONARD BUCHE    Poem Text                
First Line: A sparrow's happy chirping and a dog's persistent bark
Last Line: How beautiful to wake each morn to homey sounds like these.
Subject(s): Morning; Sound


MORNING STAR, by CHARLES DANIELS    Poem Source                
First Line: I thought that thou wast meant for me
Subject(s): Morning Star


MORNING STAR, by FREDERIC HENRY HEDGE    Poem Source                
First Line: A single star, how bright
Subject(s): Morning Star


MORNING STAR, by ROBERT NICOLL    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Thy smile of beauty, star!
Subject(s): Morning Star


MORNING STAR, by CAROLYN D. WRIGHT    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: This isn't the end. It simply
Alternate Author Name(s): Wright, C. D.
Subject(s): Morning; Poetry & Poets; Relationships


MORNING STAR, by CAROLYN D. WRIGHT    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: This isn't the end. It simply
Last Line: Green. You will be allowed %to color in as much as you want %for green is good %for the teeth and th
Alternate Author Name(s): Wright, C. D.
Subject(s): Morning; Poetry And Poets; Relationships


MORNING STROLLS, by LILLIAN HINTON    Poem Text                
First Line: I strolled over the lawn at sunrise
Last Line: She had visited rome, she said.
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING SUMMONS, by RICHARD EUGENE BURTON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: When the mist is on the river, and the haze is on the hills
Last Line: Lo! The dawn brings dew and fire and the rapture of the strong.
Subject(s): Life; Mist; Morning; Soul


MORNING SUN, by FRANCISCO X. ALARCON    Poem Source                
First Line: Warming up
Last Line: Get up %come on out
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING WINDOWS, by AMOS RUSSEL WELLS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The brightest thing a house can do
Last Line: Are scintillant to see!
Subject(s): Morning; Sun; Windows


MORNING, NOON AND NIGHT, by MARY WALTER GREEN    Poem Text                
First Line: Hold your ear to the ground - you will scarcely believe
Last Line: And weave mad dreams around your head!
Subject(s): April; Morning


MORNING-GLORIES AND CHILDREN, by MILT MCLEOD    Poem Source                
First Line: We talk of this hard soil
Last Line: Leaving only a few frail roots near our own, %barely touching
Subject(s): Children; Flowers; Morning Glories


MORNING-GLORY, by FLORENCE EARLE COATES    Poem Source                
First Line: Was it worth while to paint so fair
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


MORNING-LAND, by SIEGFRIED SASSOON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Old english songs, you bring to me
Last Line: Clattering about the dairy floor.
Subject(s): Morning; Soldiers' Writings


MORNING. ROSAMONDE, by ANNE BATTEN CRISTALL    Poem Text                
First Line: Wild midst the teeming buds of opening may
Last Line: Leaves her all wild, sad, weeping, and forlorn!
Subject(s): Morning


MORNING: I KNOW PERFECTLY HOW IN A MINUTE YOU WILL STRETCH AND SMILE, by JOHN CIARDI    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: As pilots pay attention to the air
Last Line: Spills our precisions in us as we nod
Subject(s): Morning


MORNINGS, by ASHER REICH    Poem Source                
First Line: Like you
Last Line: In and out of bed - %I'm brimming with domestic hours
Subject(s): Morning


MUSIC: AN ODE, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Was it light that spake from the dark- / ness, or music that shone from the word
Last Line: In tune.
Subject(s): Life; Morning; Music & Musicians


MY ALARM CLOCK, by AMOS RUSSEL WELLS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: There's a little dumpy sergeant that calls me to the fray
Last Line: Ah, heed the little sergeant while he is at the door!
Subject(s): Clocks; Morning; Time


MY LADY OF DAWN, by RAY CLARKE ROSE    Poem Text                
First Line: My lady rises with the day
Last Line: Because they 're hers I love them.
Subject(s): Admiration; Gardens & Gardening; Love; Morning; Women


MY MORNING PRAYER, by ANNA FRENCH JOHNSON    Poem Text                
First Line: When every head is bowed
Last Line: Before heaven's door -- my prayer!
Subject(s): Morning; Prayer


NEW YEAR, GOOD-MORNING!, by ALEXANDER MACLEAN    Poem Text                
First Line: New year, good - morning! Come and bring
Last Line: New year, good-morning!
Subject(s): Day; Happiness; Holidays; Morning; New Year; Winter; Joy; Delight


NEWARK'S MORNING SONG, by LEONARD HARMON ROBBINS    Poem Text                
First Line: At morn she rises early, as a busy city should
Last Line: Who follow to the calling of her steam calliope!
Subject(s): Morning; Newark, New Jersey


NIGHT AND MORNING, by CONSTANCE CAROLINE WOODHILL NADEN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I lift to heaven my longing eyes
Last Line: But we are one at heaven's height.
Subject(s): Morning; Night; Bedtime


NIGHT PERSON, by RICHARD FROST    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: He clicks off the reading lamp, and it is almost morning
Last Line: To its obscure bright work, and he can sleep
Subject(s): Morning


NIGHT WORK, by THOMAS MCGRATH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: It's too much: this hard work
Last Line: Hardly changed at all
Subject(s): Morning; Night; Sleep; Solitude; Bedtime; Loneliness


NOVEMBER, by EDMUND PALMER CLARKE    Poem Text                
First Line: Now morning points the day when yellow leaves
Last Line: Care we for snow?
Subject(s): Autumn; Morning; Night; November; Seasons; Fall; Bedtime


NOVEMBER 24, IN THE HILLS OUTSIDE FAIRBANKS, by JOHN KOOISTRA    Poem Source                
First Line: This morning cold and calm
Last Line: Of the barely rising sun, %this is the early service
Subject(s): Animals; Dogs; Morning; November


ODE TO MORNING, by ? PENNINGTON    Poem Text                
First Line: Hail, roseate morn! Returning light!
Last Line: And mourn them when too late!
Subject(s): Morning


OEDIPUS: SONG TO APOLLO, by JOHN DRYDEN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Phoebus, god belov'd by men
Last Line: Tho' he burst with the weight of the terrible god.
Subject(s): Apollo; Goddesses & Gods; Morning; Mythology; Mythology - Classical; Prophecy & Prophets; Singing & Singers; Songs


OH JOHNNY, I AM TIRED, by PARTICIA CANNON    Poem Source                
First Line: In the morning after the dark curtain rises
Last Line: The window, through the arches of their small arms
Subject(s): Morning


ON MAY MORNING, by JOHN MILTON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Now the bright morning-star, day's harbinger
Last Line: And welcome thee, and wish thee long.
Variant Title(s): Song On May Morning
Subject(s): May (month); Morning Star


ON MAY MORNING, TO A LADY, by THOMAS WARTON THE ELDER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Winter no more the weeping fields deforms
Last Line: And in their bosoms feel another spring.
Subject(s): Forests; May (month); Morning; Nature; Nymphs; Praise; Solitude; Spring; Woods; Loneliness


ON RISING FROM THE DEAD, by CAROLYN KIZER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Saturday noon: the morning of the mind
Last Line: With dionysus, singing from the cross!
Subject(s): Jesus Christ; Morning; Religion; Resurrection, The; Waking; Women; Women's Rights; Theology; Feminism


ON THE MASSACHUSETTS COAST: MORNING, by EDNA DEAN PROCTOR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Now the sun tips with fire every wave's tossing crest
Last Line: We are glad in the azure and splendor of morning!
Alternate Author Name(s): Dean
Subject(s): Morning


ONE DAY, by LOUISE CHANDLER MOULTON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: How glad we were of the morn
Last Line: We heed neither smile, nor frown.
Alternate Author Name(s): Chandler, Ellen Louise
Subject(s): Morning


ONE MIDSUMMER MORNING, by MIRIAM VEDDER    Poem Source                
First Line: Thrushes will be singing
Last Line: What we shall be doing %heaven only knows
Subject(s): Morning


ONE MORNING, OH! SO EARLY, by JEAN INGELOW    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: One morning, oh! So early, my beloved, my beloved
Last Line: Give us love, and give us peace!
Subject(s): Morning


ORFEU NEGRO, by MICHAEL SLORY    Poem Source                
First Line: I shall sing %the sun up
Last Line: Several drops of morning sun
Subject(s): Morning; Sun


OTHER SIDE OF THE ARGUMENT, by ERIC PANKEY    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: But she prefers the morning glory
Last Line: How it needs only a foothold %to fill half the day with blue
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


OUR MORNING GLORY, by LEVI BISHOP    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Come listen to a pretty story
Last Line: Of our sweet morning glory.
Subject(s): Kisses; Morning; Nature


PASTELLE IN BLUE, by IDA MAY BORNCAMP    Poem Text                
First Line: Arabesques of morning
Last Line: Only fairies know.
Subject(s): Beauty; Morning


PHOSPHOROS, by DIANE DI PRIMA    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The morning star casts light on all
Last Line: Precise as mathematics
Subject(s): Morning Star


PIGEONS AT DAWN, by CHARLES SIMIC    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Extraordinary efforts are being made
Subject(s): Morning; City & Town Life; Pigeons


PLANTING MORNING GLORIES IN OCTOBER, by CHARLIE SMITH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Black-seed sputter, peppercorns
Subject(s): Morning Glories; Autumn; Fall


POEM ABOUT MORNING, by WILLIAM MEREDITH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Whether it's sunny or not, it's sure
Alternate Author Name(s): Meredith, Morris
Subject(s): Morning; Sex; Conduct Of Life; Morning


POEM ABOUT MORNING, by WILLIAM MEREDITH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Whether it's sunny or not, it's sure
Alternate Author Name(s): Meredith, Morris
Subject(s): Morning


POEM ABOUT MORNING, by WILLIAM MEREDITH    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Whether it's sunny or not, it's sure
Last Line: But there is a great deal about it you don't understand
Alternate Author Name(s): Meredith, Morris
Subject(s): Morning


POEM BEFORE BREAKFAST, by TED KOOSER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A small brown bird flies toward me
Subject(s): Birds; Morning


POEMS OF THE WEEK, by ELLA WHEELER WILCOX    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Lie still and rest in that serene repose
Last Line: How sweet the sense of peace!
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilson, Robert, Mrs.
Subject(s): Day; Hearts; Life; Morning; Night; Time; Bedtime


PRELUDE, by JOHN DRINKWATER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Though black the night, I know upon the sky
Last Line: Of death shall come, the gospel of her light.
Subject(s): Morning


PRELUDE, by EDMOND MCKENNA    Poem Text                
First Line: Embracing the woman I love, I stood by the stream
Last Line: Long grass.
Subject(s): Christianity; Grief; Jesus Christ; Love; Morning; Nature - Religious Aspects; Night; Pain; War; Sorrow; Sadness; Bedtime; Suffering; Misery


RE-CREATON, by MARGUERITE CHAPMAN    Poem Text                
First Line: Breathless, I awake: for lo!
Last Line: Break, break my heart again!
Subject(s): Beauty; Morning


REGRET, by JOHN BANISTER TABB    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: What pleading passion of the dark
Last Line: "what noon hath never heard!"
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): Morning


REVEIL, by DONN BYRNE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Behold! This world I made with many an elf
Last Line: Am fading, like the moon, when morning comes ...
Subject(s): Morning


REVEILLE, FR. THE BETROTHED, by WALTER SCOTT    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Soldier, awake! The day is peeping
Last Line: Be thy bright shield the morning's mirror
Variant Title(s): Son
Subject(s): Disappointment; Morning


RIGHT MIND, by PHIL WEIDMAN    Poem Source                
First Line: Bill's an ex-marine
Last Line: As an early %morning pond
Subject(s): Morning


SCRAPS, by MICHAEL BOWDEN    Poem Source                
First Line: On a morning like any other the apple tree appears unbalanced now
Last Line: Sharpened!
Subject(s): Cities; Morning


SEA PICTURES: 1. MORNING, by CHRISTOPHER PEARSE CRANCH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The morning sun has pierced the mist
Last Line: Browned by the salt air and the sun.
Subject(s): Morning; Sea; Ocean


SECTION GANG: MORNING, by NORMAN BOLKER    Poem Text                
First Line: Even steel, with its tough heart
Last Line: And he feels the impact of a well completed swing of his pointed pick.
Subject(s): Labor & Laborers; Morning; Railroads; Work; Workers; Railways; Trains


SEEKER, by CHARLES DAY JR.    Poem Text                
First Line: Do not feel pain for me because I go
Last Line: And I awake and rise to morning prayer.
Subject(s): Morning


SICKBED #27, by RABINDRANATH TAGORE    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Open the door
Last Line: The truth of a whole life as a gemmed garland %I see on the breast of that blue
Subject(s): Longing; Morning; Sky


SILVER HOURS, by WILLIAM HENRY DAVIES    Poem Text                
First Line: Come, lovely morning, rich in frost
Last Line: The heavens all dance in light!
Alternate Author Name(s): Davies, W. H.
Subject(s): Morning


SKY BLOOMS, by AMOS RUSSEL WELLS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: From the lips of morning
Last Line: "morning, we are here!"
Subject(s): Morning


SLEEP IS SUPPOSED TO BE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: That is the break of day
Subject(s): Sleep' Morning; Death


SMALL TENDRILS OF A MORNING GLORY TO THE WELL ROPES CLING, by CHIYO NI    Poem Source                
Alternate Author Name(s): Kaga No Chiyo; Chiyo-ni; Chiyojo
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


SO LIKE A DOOR THAT WON'T STAY CLOSED, by FRANK STEWART    Poem Source                
First Line: The youngest one tumbles out to watch the rain-washed dawn
Last Line: Salt and flesh, in which he grateful now to drown
Subject(s): Children; Morning


SONG, by NATHANIEL FIELD    Poem Text                
First Line: Rise, lady mistress, rise
Last Line: For the grey morn breaks from thine eyes.
Alternate Author Name(s): Field, Nat
Subject(s): Morning


SONG, by ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Light foot and tight foot
Last Line: The stars are overhead.
Alternate Author Name(s): Stevenson, Robert Lewis Balfour
Subject(s): Evening; Grass; Morning; Sunset; Twilight


SONG OF THE MORNING-GLORIES, by JOHN BANISTER TABB    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: We wedded each a star
Last Line: Lamenting, die.
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


SONGS OF THE NIGHT WATCHES: MORNING WATCH. COMING IN OF THE MERMAIDEN, by JEAN INGELOW    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The moon is bleached as white as wool
Last Line: Promised them 'to-morrow.'
Subject(s): Grief; Hearts; Moon; Morning; Sorrow; Sadness


SONGS OF THE SEA CHILDREN: 117, by BLISS CARMAN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: What will the angel of the morning say
Last Line: "for his reward."
Subject(s): Morning; Night


SONGS OF THE SEA CHILDREN: 47, by BLISS CARMAN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Let the red dawn surmise
Last Line: What we have done.
Subject(s): Morning; Love


SONNET, by JULJUSZ SLOWACKI    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Scarce doth the orient sun in heaven appear
Last Line: Yours is so calm, and so tempestuous mine!
Subject(s): Morning


SONNET: 33, by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE    Poem Text             Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: Full many a glorious morning have I seen
Last Line: Suns of the world may stain when heaven's sun staineth.
Variant Title(s): Bright Day - Grey Day
Subject(s): Love - Complaints; Morning


SONNET: 9, by ROBERT SOUTHEY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Fair is the rising morn when o'er the sky
Last Line: Pour out the feelings of my burthened heart.
Subject(s): Creative Ability; Dawn; Happiness; Morning; Poetry & Poets; Sonnet (as Literary Form); Inspiration; Creativity; Sunrise; Joy; Delight


SONNETS; MORNING, by HORACE SMITH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Beautiful earth! O how can I refrain
Last Line: And praise, through thee, the god that gave thee birth.
Alternate Author Name(s): Smith, Horatio
Subject(s): Earth; Morning; Nature; Sun; World


SONRISAS, by PAT MORA    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I live in a doorway
Subject(s): Mexican-american Families; Morning


SOUND, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: At dawn I squat on the garage
Last Line: As they burst from the trees.
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Birds; Labor & Laborers; Morning; Work; Workers


SOURCES OF LIGHT, by MARLON OHNESORGE-FICK    Poem Source                
First Line: One morning before dawn I rose
Last Line: Like a child pulling it loose to freedom
Subject(s): Dawn; Light; Morning


SPRING, by ANNE PITKIN    Poem Source                
First Line: The morning glory, promiscuity
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories; Spring


SPRING MORNING, by HENRI CAZALIS    Poem Text                
First Line: Adream I paced the roseate path of dawn
Last Line: Lest I beheld them empty of god's love.
Alternate Author Name(s): Lahor, Jean
Subject(s): God; Life; Love; Morning; Spring


SPRING MORNING - SANTE FE, by LYNN RIGGS    Poem Text                
First Line: The first hour was a word the color of dawn
Last Line: Words grew in the heart and clanged, the color of noon.
Alternate Author Name(s): Riggs, Rolla Lynn
Subject(s): Morning


SPRNG DAY: BREAKFAST TABLE, by AMY LOWELL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: In the fresh-washed sunlight, the breakfast table is decked and white
Subject(s): Spring; Food & Eating; Morning


ST. AGNES' MORNING, by MAXWELL ANDERSON    Poem Text                
First Line: Between the dawn and the sun's rising
Last Line: And the wind.
Subject(s): Agnes, Saint (d. 304 A.d.); Dawn; Morning; Saints; Sunrise


STATE AND 32ND, COLD MORNING BLUES, by KENNETH REXROTH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A girl in a torn chemise
Subject(s): City & Town Life; Morning


STILL LIFE, by WILGA ROSE    Poem Source                
First Line: Early morning, with mist
Last Line: I know I will not see this place %again
Subject(s): Life; Morning


STUDIES FOR PICTURES: 4. IN THE MORNING, by BAYARD TAYLOR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The lamps were thick; the air was hot
Last Line: Your evil spirits flee away.
Alternate Author Name(s): Taylor, James Bayard
Subject(s): Morning; Sin


SUMMER DAWN, by CHRISTOPHER PEARSE CRANCH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Some summer mornings - when you've taken tea
Last Line: Has opened. Let the bards of old go rest.
Subject(s): Animals; Morning; Night; Poetry & Poets; Summer; Bedtime


SUMMER MORNING, by CHARLES SIMIC    Poem Text             Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: I love to stay in bed
Subject(s): Morning


SUMMER MORNING, by CHARLES SIMIC    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I love to stay in bed
Last Line: And all of a sudden! %in the midst of that quiet, %it seems possible %to live simply on this earth
Subject(s): Morning


SUNDAY MORNING, by JUANITA BROWN TOBIN    Poem Source                
First Line: We had country ham edged
Last Line: Could cause so much typing
Subject(s): Morning


SUNRISE, by AMOS RUSSEL WELLS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I watch the glory that brings in the day
Last Line: By angels brought us from the land of sleep.
Subject(s): Morning


SWEET MAY MORN, by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis sweet may morn; wake, drowsy girls!
Last Line: A happy home—a husband kind!
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): Courtship; Girls; Marriage; May (month); Morning; Nature; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


SYMPATHY (1), by JOHN BANISTER TABB    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis in the silent isthmus-hour of time
Last Line: A grave with deathless sympathy is wet.
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): Graves; Morning; Tombs; Tombstones


TALK, by LAURIE J. LAMON    Poem Source                
First Line: There is nothing like it
Last Line: Pressed doubleness of edge
Subject(s): Morning


TANKA DIARY (9), by HARRYETTE MULLEN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Awakened too early on saturday morning
Subject(s): Morning; Silence


THE AVENUE, by PAUL MULDOON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Now that we've come to the end
Subject(s): Farewell; Morning; Parting


THE BLOODY SON, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: O where have ye been the morn sae late
Last Line: "o dear mither."
Subject(s): Family Life; Morning; Relatives


THE CALL OF THE MORNING, by GEORGE DARLEY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Vale of the waterfalls!
Last Line: Lilian, away!
Subject(s): Morning


THE CURTAIN, by TRISTAN LECLERE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Glorious weather / chantecler has called
Last Line: And it is morning in my heart.
Alternate Author Name(s): Klingsor, Tristan
Subject(s): Light; Morning; Sun; Window Treatments; Venetian Blinds; Curtains; Shades; Drapes


THE DAWN, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: One morn I rose and looked upon the world
Last Line: "more sure am I when lonely night shall flee, / at dawn the sun will bring good cheer to me"
Subject(s): Morning


THE DAWN, by CHARLES LOUIS HENRY WAGNER    Poem Text                
First Line: Shimmering, glimmering, mystical dawn
Last Line: Loosed from my doubts, I welcome thee, dawn.
Subject(s): Dawn; Morning; Rebirth; Sunrise


THE DAWN; THE BIRDS', by WILLIAM WRIGHTSON EUSTACE ROSS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: And then the sun!
Alternate Author Name(s): Ross, W. W. E.
Subject(s): Birds; Dawn; Morning; Sunrise


THE DAZE, by MARY RUEFLE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: It was one of those mornings the earth seemed
Subject(s): Morning


THE EARLY MORNING, by HILAIRE BELLOC    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The moon on the one hand, the dawn on the other
Last Line: My brother, good-morning; my sister, good-night.
Alternate Author Name(s): Belloc, Joseph Hilaire Pierre Rene
Variant Title(s): Early Dawn
Subject(s): Morning


THE EDGE IN THE MORNING, by JAMES SCHUYLER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Walking to the edge with a cup of coffee
Subject(s): Morning


THE FIRST HOUR OF MORNING, by ANN RADCLIFFE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: How sweet to wind the forest's tangled shade
Last Line: Here spread her blush, and bid the parent live!
Alternate Author Name(s): Ward, Ann
Subject(s): Dawn; Morning; Nature; Sunrise


THE GREY MORNINGS, by KATHARINE TYNAN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The grey mornings I well remember
Last Line: Would my feet might follow and find you!
Alternate Author Name(s): Hinkson, Katharine Tynan
Subject(s): Gray (color); Longing; Memory; Morning; Grey (color)


THE INWARD MORNING, by HENRY DAVID THOREAU    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Packed in my mind lie all the clothes / which outward nature wears
Last Line: Which from afar he bears.
Subject(s): Morning


THE LINK, by NORMAN ROWLAND GALE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Labour past hercules! With golden broom
Last Line: Who by a stroke of genius thought of death!
Subject(s): Man-woman Relationships; Memory; Morning; Male-female Relations


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 9, by KENNETH REXROTH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: You wake me
Last Line: Of the first morning of the world
Subject(s): Morning; Sex


THE MORN, by PHILIP AYRES    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: When light begins the eastern heav'n to grace
Last Line: Do glut myself with pleasure in her arms.
Subject(s): Love; Morning


THE MORNING FIELDS, by KATHARINE TYNAN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I looked from my window
Last Line: I thought them dead.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hinkson, Katharine Tynan
Subject(s): Fields; Morning; Sleep; Waking; Pastures; Meadows; Leas


THE MORNING MIST, by ROBERT SOUTHEY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Look, william, how the morning mists
Last Line: Shall beam eternal day.
Subject(s): Immortality; Light; Mist; Morality; Morning; Vision; Ethics


THE MORNING SONGS, by DOLLIE CAROLINE MAITLAND RADFORD    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: And will you sing the songs anew
Last Line: Of morning memory.
Alternate Author Name(s): Radford, Ernest, Mrs.
Subject(s): Morning


THE MORNING STAR, by EMILY JANE BRONTE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Cold, clear, and blue, the morning heaven
Last Line: A silent silvery star
Alternate Author Name(s): Bell, Ellis
Subject(s): Morning Star


THE MORNING STAR, by JOHN HALL (1627-1656)    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Still herald of the morn, whose ray
Last Line: And like an ethiopian hate my sun.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hall Of Durham, John
Subject(s): Morning Star


THE MORNING STAR, by GEORGE WILLIAM RUSSELL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: In the black pool of the midnight lu has
Last Line: Where beyond the pearly rampart burned the purer evening star.
Alternate Author Name(s): A. E.
Subject(s): Morning Star; Stars


THE MORNING STAR, by PRIMUS ST. JOHN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Rumors open up
Last Line: I vote for mr. Anderson.
Subject(s): Morning Star; Newspapers; Slavery; Journalism; Journalists; Serfs


THE MORNING STAR, by JOHN BANISTER TABB    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The latest beacon spark
Last Line: The silver sails of day.
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): Morning Star


THE MORNING-GLORY, by MARIA WHITE LOWELL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: We wreathed about our darling's head
Last Line: Twine round our dear lord's knee.
Subject(s): Death; Flowers; Morning Glories; Dead, The


THE MORNING-GLORY, by SARAH HELEN POWER WHITMAN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: When the peach ripens to a rosy bloom
Last Line: That form too fair, on earth, unsullied to abide
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


THE NEW GOD, by JAMES OPPENHEIM    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Ye morning-glories, ring in the gale your bells
Last Line: Calling to you, ye swinging spears of the larkspur.
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


THE OTHER SIDE OF THE ARGUMENT, by ERIC PANKEY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: But she prefers the morning glory
Last Line: To fill half the day with blue
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


THE POET'S JOURNAL: MORNING, by BAYARD TAYLOR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Along the east, where late the dark impended
Last Line: The freedom of the sun!
Alternate Author Name(s): Taylor, James Bayard
Subject(s): Morning; Night; Tears; Bedtime


THE RAINY MORNING, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The dawn of the day was dreary
Last Line: Melted in mists of light.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Light; Morning; Rain; Wind


THE REVEILLE, by AMOS RUSSEL WELLS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: It is made of the jubilant sparrows
Last Line: Beginning the day's work with you!
Subject(s): Morning


THE SEER, by GEORGE WILLIAM RUSSELL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, if my spirit may foretell
Last Line: From some most ancient time.
Alternate Author Name(s): A. E.
Subject(s): Morning; Past


THE SKY-LARK; CHILD'S MORNING HYMN, by FELICIA DOROTHEA HEMANS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The sky-lark, when the dews of morn
Last Line: Most glad, when rising most to thee!
Alternate Author Name(s): Browne, Felicia Dorothea
Subject(s): Birds; Larks; Morning; Skylarks


THE SLUGGARD, by JOSEPH BEAUMONT    Poem Text                
First Line: The world awoke, & op'd his flaming eye
Last Line: To rise indeed, fairer then did this day.
Subject(s): Idleness; Morning; Prayer; Laziness; Sloth; Indolence


THE SQUARE AT DAWN, by JAMES TATE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Unconsumable material is everywhere
Subject(s): Morning


THE SUN JUST TOUCHED THE MORNING, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Henceforth her only one!
Subject(s): Love Unrequited; Sun; Morning


THE TASK: BOOK 5. THE WINTER MORNING WALK, by WILLIAM COWPER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis morning; and the sun with ruddy orb
Last Line: And with thee rich, take what thou wilt away.
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Morning; Patriotism; Royal Court Life; Royalty; Kings; Queens


THE TWO APRIL MORNINGS, by WILLIAM WORDSWORTH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: We walked along, while bright and red
Last Line: Of wilding in his hand.
Subject(s): April; Morning


THE TWO VOICES, by KATHARINE TYNAN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The night darkens fast and the shadows darken
Last Line: Lest they should wake to weep, should wake to weep.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hinkson, Katharine Tynan
Subject(s): Birds; Doves; Morning; Night; Tears; Voices; Bedtime


THE WAYSIDE STATION, by EDWIN MUIR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Here at the wayside station, as many a morning
Subject(s): Morning


THE WHARF ON THAMES-SIDE: WINTER DAWN, by LAURENCE BINYON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Day begins: cold and misty on soiled snow
Subject(s): Morning; Winter; London; Wharves; City & Town Life; Piers


THE YELLOWHAMMER'S SONG, by WILLIAM SHARP    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Out on the waste, a little lonely bird, I flit and I sing
Last Line: Ah, sweet! The song that I sing.
Alternate Author Name(s): Macleod, Fiona
Subject(s): Birds; Morning; Singing & Singers


THEFT, by BRENDAN KENNELLY    Poem Source                
First Line: Shy morning light, a snail's track
Last Line: Is silver stolen from the bank of night
Subject(s): Home; Morning; Snails


THING TO WATCH OUT FOR, by DEBORAH TALL    Poem Source                
First Line: Morning %becomes
Last Line: The thing to watch out for while living %is this
Subject(s): Life; Morning; Solitude


THIS MORNING, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: On the bottom of the river
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Morning; Nature


THIS MORNING, GOD, by LAURE-ANNE BOSSELAAR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Four a.M. Snow on the roof like a stone slab
Last Line: The incessant beating in my chest for two now.
Subject(s): Coffee; Dawn; Habits; Man-woman Relationships; Marriage; Memory; Morning; Past; Prayer; Silence; Solitude; Sunrise; Male-female Relations; Weddings; Husbands; Wives; Loneliness


THREE DREAMS, by BRENDAN KENNELLY    Poem Source                
First Line: I dreamed that you were dreaming
Last Line: Dreamed of you
Subject(s): Dreams; Flowers; Morning; Weeds


THREE MORNINGS, by GENEVIEVE TAGGARD    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: You're making me a crown that will not go
Last Line: Me, as I run the gamut of my lover.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wolf, Robert Leopold, Mrs.
Subject(s): Crowns; Love; Morning


TIME, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The ticking-ticking-ticking of
Last Line: As hoarsely sad at throat as sobs. . . . Pray on!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Grief; Morning; Prayer; Time; Sorrow; Sadness


TIME TO RISE, by ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A birdie with a yellow bill
Last Line: "ain't you 'shamed, you sleepy-head!"
Alternate Author Name(s): Stevenson, Robert Lewis Balfour
Variant Title(s): A Child's Garden Of Verses: 34
Subject(s): Morning


TIS EVENING NOW, THE SUN DESCENDS, by EMILY JANE BRONTE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Bell, Ellis
Subject(s): Morning; Evening; Storms; Sunset; Twilight


TO A LADY, ON THE RISE OF MORN, by ANNE BATTEN CRISTALL    Poem Text                
First Line: Rise, blossom of the spring
Last Line: Singing the heavenly song of liberty!
Subject(s): Morning


TO BENJ. S. PARKER, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: You sang the song of rare delight
Last Line: " 'tis morning and the days are long."
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Birds; Morning; Singing & Singers


TO BLISS CARMAN, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: He is the morning's poet--
Last Line: The dawning's troubadour.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Morning; Mythology - Classical; Pan (mythology); Poetry & Poets; Sea; Ocean


TO E.O.S., by SARAH HELEN POWER WHITMAN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: When issuing from the realms of 'shadow land'
Last Line: Are with the breath of morning fragrance fraught.
Subject(s): Goddesses & Gods; Morning; Mythology; Smith, Elizabeth Oakes (1806-1893); Soul


TO MORNING, by WILLIAM BLAKE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: O holy virgin! Clad in purest white
Last Line: Thy buskin'd feet, appear upon our hills.
Subject(s): Bible; Morning; Mythology


TO MY MOTHER, by FLORANZ HILDRUP EMTAGE    Poem Text                
First Line: She walked a high road, I could see her there
Last Line: But this I know, that she still walks -- and sings.
Subject(s): Morning; Mothers; Roads; Singing & Singers; Walking; Paths; Trails; Songs


TO THE MORN, by WALLACE STEVENS    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: If this be night, break softly, blessed day
Last Line: And drop, all blasted, at the sovereign sight
Subject(s): Morning


TOMORROW, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: "the setting sun, with dying beams"
Last Line: "for shall we ever meet or no, / tomorrow?"
Subject(s): Day;morning


TRANSFORMATIONS, by ALICE R. FRIMAN    Poem Source                
First Line: Each morning I get reborn as jack
Last Line: My stash of coin. Here is the harp that sings
Subject(s): Change; Morning


TRANSVAAL MORNING, by WILLIAM PLOMER    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A sudden waking when a saffron glare
Subject(s): Morning; Transvaal, South Africa


TRISTRAM OF LYONESSE: 2. THE QUEEN'S PLEASANCE, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Out of the night arose the second day
Last Line: And all the sea lay subject to the sun.
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Knights & Knighthood; Morning; Sea; Sun; Ocean


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


TWO SAT DOWN, by ELLA WHEELER WILCOX    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Two sat down in the morning time
Last Line: Yet is blazoned in lines of gold.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilson, Robert, Mrs.
Subject(s): Life; Morning; Singing & Singers


UNABLE TO FIND, by LAURE-ANNE BOSSELAAR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The right way to get out of bed
Last Line: Make plans for summer -- winter even.
Subject(s): Activity; Fate; Future Life; Longing; Morning; Exercise; Destiny; Retribution; Eternity; After Life


UNTITLED, by LUISA IGLORIA    Poem Source                
First Line: Morning comes - a tumble of magnolias
Last Line: And the white blooms sustaining in the heat
Subject(s): Morning


UNTO THE PERFECT DAY, by WILLIS BOYD ALLEN    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A morning-glory bud, entangled fast
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


UP IN THE MORNING EARLY, by ROBERT BURNS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Cauld blaws the wind frae east to west
Last Line: Up in the morning's, &c.
Subject(s): Morning; Waking


UPON A HILL, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I stood tiptoe upon a little hill
Last Line: My wand'ring spirit must no further soar. --
Subject(s): Morning


UPON HIMSELFE BEING BURIED, by ROBERT HERRICK    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Let me sleep this night away
Last Line: I, and all the world shall rise.
Subject(s): Morning


VERNAL PICTURES (WITHOUT AND WITHIN), by PAUL HAMILTON HAYNE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Amid fresh roses wandering, and the soft
Last Line: "song like the swallow darts through fancy's sky."
Subject(s): Morning; Plants; Planting; Planters


VERSES ON TEXTS: CHILDREN OF THE DAY, JOB 11, 17, by FRANCES RIDLEY HAVERGAL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Fear not the westering shadows
Last Line: Shall be your sunset hour.
Subject(s): Morning


VOMIT, by ARCHIE RANDOLPH AMMONS    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: When I went out in the dewy morning this
Last Line: Pound cake and milk: also hummus
Alternate Author Name(s): Ammons, A. R.
Subject(s): Birds; Food And Eating; Morning


WAITING FOR THE MORNING GLORIES, by DIANE WAKOSKI    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Each year, / no matter what seeds, out of
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


WAITING FOR THE MORNING GLORIES, by DIANE WAKOSKI    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Each year, %no matter what seeds, out of
Last Line: With its beauty. Something final %besides just death
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


WAKE, by JAMES LOWELL MCPHERSON    Poem Source                
First Line: So many aubades
Last Line: O wide o wide now a %wake
Subject(s): Morning


WAKING FROM SLEEP, by ROBERT BLY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Inside the veins there are navies setting forth
Subject(s): Morning; Waking


WAKING INTUITIVELY, by QUINTUS LUTATIUS CATULUS    Poem Source                
First Line: Waking intuitively in the rosegray light of rising sun
Last Line: That man, here, breathing, is more beautiful than god
Subject(s): Morning


WAKING ON THE FARM, by ROBERT BLY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I can remember the early mornings - how the stubble
Subject(s): Morning; Farm Life; Agriculture; Farmers


WAKING UP, by JORGE LUIS BORGES    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Daylight leaks in, and sluggishly I surface
Last Line: Of my own name and all that I have been! %if only morning meant oblivion!
Subject(s): Morning; Sun


WAKING UP, by FREDERIC SAUSER    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I'm naked %I've already taken my bath
Last Line: I don't have a minute to lose %I write
Alternate Author Name(s): Cendrars, Blaise
Subject(s): Morning; Nudity; Sea Voyages


WALLPAPER, by LENNART SJOGREN    Poem Source                
First Line: The birds play in the wallpaper
Last Line: And the birds lift from the wallpaper
Subject(s): Light; Morning; Waking


WAR TIME, by JOSEPHINE MILES    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: When the sun doesn't rise one day
Subject(s): War - Home Front; Morning


WHEN I WOKE IN THE MORNING MY SKELETON HAD GONE SOFT, by EVA STROM    Poem Source                
Last Line: Give me ordinary things, only ordinary things now
Subject(s): Morning; Thought; Waking


WHEN MORNING BREAKS, by EDWARD A. RALEIGH    Poem Text                
First Line: When morning breaks, what fortune waits for me?
Last Line: When morning breaks.
Subject(s): Morning


WHEN YOU DRINK FROM DAWN'S LIGHT, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: You see the bottom of the cup
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Dawn; Morning; Nature; Perception


WHY I WAKE EARLY, by MARY OLIVER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Hello, sun in my face
Subject(s): Morning; Sun


WILD MORNING-GLORY, by KATHERINE KELLEY TAYLOR    Poem Source                
First Line: You wild morning-glory, how lawless ... Growing
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


WINDOW AT KEY WEST, by HONOR MOORE    Poem Source                
First Line: Waking in silence and, through tilted blinds
Last Line: Brilliant now, they seem to tremble and ring out
Subject(s): Key West, Florida; Morning


WINTER DAWN, by KENNETH SLESSOR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: At five I wake, rise, rub on the smoking pane
Subject(s): Winter; Morning; Nature


WINTER MORNING, by KATHARINE TYNAN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The stars faded out of the paling sky
Last Line: Borne on the morning wind, the wild duck came.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hinkson, Katharine Tynan
Subject(s): Ducks; Morning; Winter; Mallards; Drakes


WINTER: 1. DAYBREAK, by DAVID MACBETH MOIR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Slow clear away the misty shades of morn
Last Line: O, take not in fierce tyrannies delight.
Alternate Author Name(s): Delta
Subject(s): Morning; Winter


WORDS WHEN WE NEED THEM, by NAOMI SHIHAB NYE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Before this early moment
Last Line: We could still say.
Subject(s): Dawn; Language; Morning; Silence; Sunrise; Words; Vocabulary


WOULD GOD IT WERE MORNING, by FREDERICK WILLIAM HENRY MYERS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: My god, how many times ere I be dead
Last Line: And blank appalling solitude of rain.
Alternate Author Name(s): Myers, Frederic
Subject(s): Morning


WOULD YOU BELIEVE IT?, by MARY C. THURLOW    Poem Source                
First Line: A morning-glory on our wall
Subject(s): Flowers; Morning Glories


YESTERDAY, FOR INSTANCE, by R. WATSON    Poem Source                
First Line: Yesterday, for instance, on my way to work, I saw
Last Line: It wanted to watch the snow fall and then wade out into that blinding
Subject(s): Morning