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Subject: NEW YORK HARBOR
Matches Found: 15

A CHILD AT THE WICKET, by PERCY MACKAYE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A little isle: it is for some
Last Line: A thing of love, a slender lute?
Alternate Author Name(s): Mackaye, Percy Wallace
Subject(s): Ellis Island, New York Harbor; Labor Unions; Strikes; Labor Disputes; Lockouts


A TOURIST AT ELLIS ISLAND, by LINDA PASTAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I found him, jankel olenik,
Subject(s): Immigrants; Fathers; Ellis Island, New York Harbor; Emigrant; Emigration; Immigration


AT ELLIS ISLAND, by MARGARET LIVINGSTON CHANLER ALDRICH    Poem Text            
First Line: Across the land their long lines pass
Last Line: A land to which all peoples turn.
Subject(s): Ellis Island, New York Harbor; Jews; Pilgrimages & Pilgrims; Sea Voyages; Travel; United States - Immigration & Emigtration; Judaism; Journeys; Trips


AT ELLIS ISLAND, by GEORGE LAWRENCE ANDREWS    Poem Text            
First Line: We speak of them as but a crazy bunch
Last Line: Awaiting what were idle to protest.
Subject(s): Ellis Island, New York Harbor; Immigrants; Emigrant; Emigration; Immigration


ELLIS ISLAND, by PERCY STICKNEY GRANT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How can we turn back to the ancient world
Last Line: By future hordes who seek high destiny.
Subject(s): Ellis Island, New York Harbor; United States - Immigration & Emigtration


ELLIS ISLAND, by NICHOLAS KOLUMBAN    Poem Source            
First Line: Drains in the middle of the stone floor
Last Line: Her back turned to ellis island
Subject(s): Ancestors And Ancestry; Ellis Island, New York Harbor; Travel; U.s. - Immigration And Emigration


ELLIS ISLAND, by JAMES OPPENHEIM    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Three thousand miles of atlantic seas and a throb
Last Line: "the grain of sand, the earth, the soul, our country—the word ""god!"
Subject(s): Ellis Island, New York Harbor; Jews; Pilgrimages & Pilgrims; Travel; U.s. - Immigration And Emigration; Judaism; Journeys; Trips


NEW YORK BAY AT DUSK, by MILDRED I. MCNEAL    Poem Text            
First Line: Now comes the fragrant night in from the sea
Last Line: In the safe care of thought and time and truth.
Subject(s): Islands; New York Harbor; Seashore; Beach; Coast; Shore


NEW YORK HARBOR, by PARK BENJAMIN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Is this a painting? Are those pictured clouds
Last Line: Jar the deep stillness and dissolve the spell!
Subject(s): New York Harbor; Paintings & Painters


ON THE BAY, by RICHARD WATSON GILDER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This watery vague how vast! This misty globe
Last Line: Shows through the gray, itself in grayness lost!
Subject(s): Ferry Boats; Harbors; Lighthouses; New York Harbor


SOURCES, by PHILIP LEVINE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fish scales, wet newspapers, unopened cans
Subject(s): Ellis Island, New York Harbor; Jews - United States


SOURCES, by PHILIP LEVINE    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fish scales, wet newspapers, unopened cans
Last Line: But not least, beloved of god. Each other
Subject(s): Ellis Island, New York Harbor; Jews - United States


THE INDIA WHARF, by SARA TEASDALE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Here in the velvet stillness
Last Line: Of ivory and scarlet.
Alternate Author Name(s): Filsinger, Ernest B., Mrs.
Subject(s): New York Harbor; Sea Voyages


THE VOYAGE OF VERRAZANO (1524), by CLINTON SCOLLARD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Verrazano, verrazano, child of arno's golden vale
Last Line: O'er the chartless seas of silence from a fellow voyager, hail!
Variant Title(s): Verrazano In New York Harbour
Subject(s): Explorers; New York Harbor; Ships & Shipping; Verranzano, Giovanni Da (1485-1528); Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


WHEN THE GREAT GRAY SHIPS COME IN [AUGUST 20, 1898], by GUY WETMORE CARRYL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: To eastward ringing, to westward winging, o'er mapless miles of sea
Last Line: Gray ships come in!
Subject(s): Navy - United States; New York Harbor; Spanish-american War (1898); American Navy