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Subject: MOTHERS-IN-LAW
Matches Found: 19

AN UNEXPECTED PLEASURE, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: My heart is like one asked to dine
Last Line: Because the mother of my wife / has come - and means to stay with me
Subject(s): "mothers-in-law;rossetti, Christina Georgina (1830-1894);


CHRISTMAS AT THE IN-LAWS, by EVA SALZMAN               
First Line: The photos showed how they were bored: frozen poses
Last Line: A limited edition so rare it had ceased to be visible
Subject(s): Mothers-in-law


FIRST MEETING WITH A POSSIBLE MOTHER-IN-LAW, by THOMSON WILLIAM GUNN                Poet's Biography
First Line: She thought, without the benefit of knowing
Last Line: Learning the other's terms of banishment
Alternate Author Name(s): Gunn, Thom
Subject(s): Mothers-in-law


HIS MOTHER-IN-LAW, by WALTER PARKE    Poem Text            
First Line: He stood on his head by the wild seashore
Last Line: Turned somersaults home to tea.
Subject(s): Mothers-in-law; Peace; Ships & Shipping


MAN ARRESTED IN HACKING DEATH TELLS POLICE HE MISTOOK MOTHER-IN-LAW..., by SUSAN LUDVIGSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Every morning she'd smear something brown
Subject(s): Anger; Mothers-in-law; Murder


MAN ARRESTED IN HACKING DEATH TELLS POLICE HE MISTOOK MOTHER-IN-LAW..., by SUSAN LUDVIGSON                Poet's Biography
First Line: Every morning she'd smear something brown
Last Line: And the axe felt good, coming down %on a life like that
Subject(s): Anger; Mothers-in-law; Murder


MOTHER-IN-LAW, by ADRIENNE CECILE RICH                Poet's Biography
First Line: Tell me something
Last Line: Ask me something
Subject(s): Mothers-in-law


MOTHER-IN-LAW'S TONGUE, by MARTHA MODENA VERTREACE               
First Line: Over a rusted van two guys drape velvet rugs
Last Line: Rich and light, hiding the idea %of someone like me
Subject(s): Mothers-in-law


MOTHER-IN-LAW, DON'T BE HOPPING MAD IN THE KITCHEN, by UNKNOWN               
Last Line: A fair wild flower blooming in the fertile soil?
Subject(s): Mothers-in-law


MOTHERS-IN-LAW, by JOHN GODFREY SAXE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If you ever should marry, said major mcgarth
Last Line: She will never appear as your mother-in-law!
Subject(s): Mothers-in-law


NEW ENGLAND MOTHER-IN-LAW, by FRANCES FUERST QUICK    Poem Text            
First Line: Upon the windows of her caged-in life
Last Line: That put it off until this hour -- articulate, too late.
Subject(s): Mothers-in-law


OVER THE WAY, by MARY ELIZABETH MAPES DODGE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Over the way, over the way
Last Line: "please won't you be my mother-in-law?"
Subject(s): Mothers-in-law; Women


PRINCE ROBERT, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: Prince robert has wedded a gay ladye
Last Line: They were taw lovers dear
Subject(s): Mothers-in-law


SONNET TO MY MOTHER, by EDGAR ALLAN POE                Poet's Biography
First Line: Because the angels in the heavens above
Last Line: Was dearer to my soul than its soul-life
Subject(s): Mothers-in-law


SUCKING CIDER THROUGH A STRAW, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: The prettiest girl / that I ever saw
Last Line: Through a straw
Subject(s): Cider;love;mothers-in-law


THE BROKEN HEART, by JAMES HOGG    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Now lock my chamber-door, father
Last Line: And the dear home beyond them!
Alternate Author Name(s): The Ettrick Shepherd; The Bard Of Ettrick
Subject(s): Despair; Mothers-in-law


THE WIDOW TO HER SON'S BETROTHED, by CAROLINE ELIZABETH SARAH SHERIDAN NORTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ah, cease to plead with that sweet cheerful voice
Last Line: Weep for his mother! -- weep, young bride, for me!
Alternate Author Name(s): Stevenson, Pearce; Stirling-maxwell, Lady; Norton, The Honourable Mrs. Caroline
Subject(s): Death - Children; Mothers-in-law; Death - Babies


TO MY MOTHER, by EDGAR ALLAN POE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Because I feel that, in the heavens above
Last Line: Was dearer to my soul than its soul-life.
Subject(s): Mothers-in-law


WHAT SHALL I DO? WHAT SHALL I DO?, by UNKNOWN               
Last Line: The same often happened to me when I was young
Subject(s): Mothers-in-law