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Subject: PASSOVER
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A PASSOVER HYMN FROM THE HAGGADA, by J. F.    Poem Text                
First Line: O! Speed'ly build thy temple shrine
Last Line: All humankind entwine.
Subject(s): Jews; Justice; Passover; Judaism


CHAROSET, by MARGE PIERCY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Sweet and sticky
Last Line: Tonight in the mind
Subject(s): Jewish Families; Passover; Food & Eating; Ceremonies & Rituals


FOR ANNE AT PASSOVER, by MAXINE W. KUMIN    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Cold easter week and the hard buds, forming, shake
Last Line: We are all babes who suck at love together
Alternate Author Name(s): Kumin, Maxine
Subject(s): Bible; Christianity; Critics And Criticism; Easter; Holidays; Jesus Christ; Jews; Passover; Religion - Reformers


HEIRESS, by FLORENCE WEINBERGER    Poem Source                
First Line: I keep one pot, and the lid
Last Line: Who use what is at hand
Subject(s): Passover


LISTENING, by KATHARINE LEE BATES    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Growing in wisdom and in stature, oft
Last Line: That his adventure must be suffering.
Subject(s): Jesus Christ; Passover


MY HEART IS IN THE EAST, by YEHUDA HALEVI    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: My heart is in the east, and I in the uttermost westó
Alternate Author Name(s): Halevi, Judah; Judah Ha-levi; Abu Al-hasan
Subject(s): Jews; Passover


PASSOVER, by ABRAM SAMUEL ISAACS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: From egypt once, 'mid storm and flame
Last Line: Abram s. Isaacs.
Subject(s): Freedom; Holidays; Jews; Passover; Liberty; Judaism


PASSOVER, by LINDA PASTAN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I set my table with metaphor
Subject(s): Passover


PASSOVER, by LINDA PASTAN    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I set my table with metaphor
Last Line: Darkness of newsprint. %my son, my son
Subject(s): Passover


PASSOVER, by ANNE SZUMIGALSKI    Poem Source                
First Line: This is the burden of the solitary prisoner, eating alone like a
Last Line: Triumph? Is it possible for a dog to cease longing to be a man?
Subject(s): Dinners And Dining; Hunger; Passover


PASSOVER (THE FIRST DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE), by DEBORAH KLEINERT JANOWITZ    Poem Text                
First Line: The sullen ice has crept from sunny fields
Last Line: "our god is one—humanity is one!"
Subject(s): Freedom; Independence; Jews; Passover; Liberty; Judaism


PASSOVER AT AUSCHWITZ, by LAURENCE JOSEPHS    Poem Source                
First Line: Possibly they thought of it
Last Line: To the angel death who once, in old bondage %did not forget,but held them more than dear
Subject(s): Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945); Jews; Passover


PASSOVER EVE, by FANIA KRUGER    Poem Source                
First Line: Beside his wife at passover in spring
Subject(s): Passover; Religion


PASSOVER EVE, by CAROL ROSE    Poem Source                
First Line: Blood on the door
Last Line: Bathed in silver %they dance
Subject(s): Passover


PASSOVER HAMBURGERS, by PHILIP S. BRYANT    Poem Source                
First Line: The hamgurgers
Last Line: Bitter herbs
Subject(s): Contentment; Family Life; Fathers; Food And Eating; Love; Passover


PASSOVER HYMN, by YEHUDA HALEVI    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: When as a wall the sea
Last Line: Sang the redeemed that day.
Alternate Author Name(s): Halevi, Judah; Judah Ha-levi; Abu Al-hasan
Subject(s): Holidays; Jews; Passover; Judaism


PASSOVER IN THE FRENCH QUARTER, by ROGER WEINGARTEN    Poem Source                
First Line: Angel of vengeance comes in low over bourbon street
Last Line: An ancient magnolia, extinguished in the prying %fingertips of the wind
Subject(s): New Orleans; Passover


PASSOVER NIGHT 1942, by YALA KORWIN    Poem Source                
First Line: Not a crumb of leavened
Subject(s): Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945); Jews; Passover


PASSOVER POEM, by JOHN BRANDI    Poem Source                
First Line: Yours
Last Line: Ripe seed %that feeds the center %of my being
Subject(s): Passover


PASSOVER PREPARATIONS, 1985, by DANNY SIEGEL    Poem Source                
First Line: Passover %tomorrow it begins again
Subject(s): Passover


PASSOVER: A MIRRORED EPIPHANY, by RANDALL L. HALL    Poem Source                
First Line: How many years from bethlehem
Last Line: Tugged and beckoned by the nascent possibilities %of love or abdication
Subject(s): Mormons; Passover


PASSOVER: THE INJECTIONS, by WILLIAM HEYEN    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Clouds pass over, endless
Last Line: We are living in biblical times,' %a woman says
Subject(s): Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945); Jews; Passover


PESACH LE' OSID (THE PASSOVER OF THE FUTURE), by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: Israel in fetters still! The prophet's wind
Last Line: The clouds shall pass and earth shall grow like heaven
Subject(s): Israel;jews;passover; Judaism


PREPARATORY MEDITATIONS, 2D SERIES: 22, by EDWARD TAYLOR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I from the new moon of the first month high
Last Line: Will as I reap sing thee my harvest joy.
Subject(s): Feasts; Passover; Puritans In Literature


S. JAMES BP. OF JERUSALEM, by JOSEPH BEAUMONT    Poem Text                
First Line: All yee whose pride is built upon
Last Line: In truth is, what's in shadows heere.
Subject(s): Christianity; Jerusalem; Jesus Christ - Legends; Passover; Saints


SPRING, PASSOVER, ANNIVERSARY, IN THAT ORDER, by FLORENCE WEINBERGER                   
First Line: You haven't changed, you weigh the same
Subject(s): Passover


SPRING, PASSOVER, ANNIVERSARY, IN THAT ORDER, by FLORENCE WEINBERGER    Poem Source                
First Line: You haven't changed, you weigh the same
Last Line: Listens to the voices, plots her life
Subject(s): Passover


THE FEAST OF FREEDOM, by PHILIP MAX RASKIN    Poem Text                
First Line: I remember in my childhood
Last Line: "of a spring of long ago. ..."
Alternate Author Name(s): Raskin, P. M.
Subject(s): Childhood Memories; Feasts; Freedom; Jews; Passover; Liberty; Judaism


THE PASSOVER, by R. E. S.    Poem Text                
First Line: Tis night, dark night! A solemn stillness reigns
Last Line: "they sang to him who triumphed gloriously."
Subject(s): God; Jews; Passover; Judaism