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Subject: POSSESSIONS
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A BUILDING SITE, by AMOS RUSSEL WELLS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I do not doubt some paltry sheet
Last Line: Must take the valley road below.
Subject(s): Property; Possessions


ABANDONED SELECTIONS, by WILLIAM HENRY OGILVIE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: On the crimson breast of the sunset
Last Line: Is watching you break your own!
Alternate Author Name(s): Ogilvie, Will Henry
Subject(s): Abandonment; Grief; Nostalgia; Property; Desertion; Sorrow; Sadness; Possessions


AN EYE OF A QUEEN AND A TESTICLE OF A BULL, by JANE MILLER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We each one wear moccasins & a strip of deerskin
Last Line: Loving an enchantment of islands
Subject(s): Country Life; Friends, Religious Society Of; Hunting; Property; Quakers; Hunters; Possessions


ASTRAY, by WINIFRED LUCAS    Poem Text            
First Line: Oh bright, from earthly things astray
Last Line: Than earthly limit mars.
Alternate Author Name(s): Le Bailly, Mrs.
Subject(s): Love; Property; Universe; Possessions


ECLOGUE: THE 'LOTMENTS, by WILLIAM BARNES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Zoo you be in your groun' then, I do zee
Last Line: If I could get a little patch o' ground.
Subject(s): Duty; Farm Life; Labor & Laborers; Property; Social Protest; Spring; Agriculture; Farmers; Work; Workers; Possessions


ECLOGUE: THE COMMON A-TOOK IN, by WILLIAM BARNES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Good morn t'ye, john. How b'ye? How b'ye?
Last Line: Or I must goo to workhouse, I do fear.
Subject(s): Autumn; Farm Life; Fences; Poverty; Property; Seasons; Social Protest; Fall; Agriculture; Farmers; Possessions


FAREWELL TO FARGO: SELLING THE HOUSE, by KAREN SWENSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Olivia is dying. Bring your best black dress
Last Line: Its spring and slams.
Subject(s): Death; Family Life; Property; Dead, The; Relatives; Possessions


GETTING AND SPENDING, by LINDA GREGERSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Women's Rights; Property; Feminism; Possessions


GROWING OLD (2), by YUAN MEI    Poem Text            
First Line: When I was young and had no money to spend
Last Line: "to be poor when one is old does not matter at all."
Alternate Author Name(s): Tzu-ts'ai
Subject(s): Old Age; Property; Possessions


IMPERIALISM, by BERTRAND SHADWELL    Poem Text            
First Line: If you see an island shore which has not been grabb'd before
Last Line: Crime is christian when it's clearly understood.
Subject(s): Brotherhood; Crime & Criminals; Imperialism; Nations; Property; Possessions


INCENSE, by KENNETH REXROTH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Her boudoir is ornamented with
Last Line: Only by their singular frequency
Subject(s): Property; Rooms; Women; Possessions


KEEPERS, by DANIEL HALPERN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Judged by the inch
Last Line: "home, something
Subject(s): Property; Possessions


KINGDOM, by GERALD STERN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As far as the color red
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Property; Possessions


LAND, by MARGERY ELDREDGE HOWELL    Poem Text            
First Line: I have great need of land to hold
Last Line: Stars to secure the night.
Subject(s): Property; Possessions


LAND GRANT, by JOSEPHINE MILES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: To stand up to the ocean, and to say
Subject(s): Property; Possessions


LAND OWNER, by GRACE KEELAN    Poem Text            
First Line: To a high place that looks all ways
Last Line: Of soil and toil to make my yield.
Subject(s): Property; Possessions


LAURENCE BLOOMFIELD IN IRELAND: 1. LORD CRASHTON, by WILLIAM ALLINGHAM    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Joining sir ulick's at the river's bend
Last Line: And curses all things from his easy chair.
Alternate Author Name(s): Pollex, D.; Walker, Patricius
Subject(s): Despair; Fields; Landlords & Tenants; Portraits; Property; Pastures; Meadows; Leas; Possessions


LAURENCE BLOOMFIELD IN IRELAND: 2. FINLAY, by WILLIAM ALLINGHAM    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Finlay, next landlord (I'll abridge the tale),
Last Line: A hard but honest man', as people say.
Alternate Author Name(s): Pollex, D.; Walker, Patricius
Subject(s): Distrust; Landlords & Tenants; Portraits; Property; Possessions


LEGAL FICTION, by WILLIAM EMPSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Law makes long spokes of the short stakes of men
Subject(s): Law & Lawyers; Property; Attorneys; Possessions


LETTERS TO YESENIN: 9, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What if I own more paper clips than I'll ever use in this
Last Line: Beautiful duck and my time is free again.
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Introspection; Poverty; Property; Yesenin, Sergei (1895-1925); Possessions


MATERIALISM, by JAMES GALVIN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If things aren't things
Last Line: Hold me still
Subject(s): Materialism; Nature; Property; Possessions


MOVING, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Not those who have lived here and gone
Last Line: Of all that happened there.
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Longing; Memory; Moving & Movers; Property; Solitude; Possessions; Loneliness


ODE; CHAMBER AND SOUL, by JOHN FREDERICK NIMS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My many-windowed room, cupboard of sun
Subject(s): Transience; Property; Impermanence; Possessions


ON THE MARIAGE OF THE KING: OF GEORGE, AND PROPERTY, by THOMAS WARTON THE YOUNGER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Lo! This the land, where freedom's sacred rage
Last Line: And guards, while plenty gives, the golden grain.
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Property; Possessions


POSSESSION, by JOHN FREEMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I saw you, / I held you
Last Line: Or come you now nearer than any man living may be?
Subject(s): Property; Possessions


POSSESSION, by BARBARA FROST    Poem Text            
First Line: They say I own the cottage on the hill
Last Line: So little and so stubborn and so still.
Subject(s): Comfort; Idleness; Property; Laziness; Sloth; Indolence; Possessions


POSSESSION, by ELLA WHEELER WILCOX    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: That which we had we still possess
Last Line: For what was ours we still possess.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilson, Robert, Mrs.
Subject(s): Fate; Fates (mythology); Life; Property; Soul; Destiny; Possessions


POSSESSIONS, by JAMES E. RICHARDSON    Poem Text            
First Line: The sand-path dies in marshlands, vast and gray
Last Line: And hold my place awhile, -- what else is there?
Subject(s): Property; Possessions


THE AUCTION, by THEODORE ROETHKE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Once on returning home, purse-proud and hale
Subject(s): Home; Auctions; Property; Possessions


THE COMMON A-TOOK IN, by WILLIAM BARNES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh! No, poll, no! Since they've a-took
Last Line: Vrom all the housen round.
Subject(s): Farm Life; Fences; Memory; Property; Agriculture; Farmers; Possessions


THE HWOMESTEAD, by WILLIAM BARNES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If I had all the land my zight
Last Line: To zee how things do grow.
Subject(s): Farm Life; Home; Property; Quiet Life; Wishes; Agriculture; Farmers; Possessions


THE HWOMESTEAD A-VELL INTO HAND, by WILLIAM BARNES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The house where I wer born an' bred
Last Line: By elems that did break the storm.
Subject(s): Farm Life; Home; Homesteaders; Loss; Property; Agriculture; Farmers; Possessions


THE INVENTORY, IN ANSWER TO ... SURVEYOR OF TXAES, by ROBERT BURNS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sir, as your mandate did request
Last Line: Subscripsi huic,
Subject(s): Mnemonics; Property; Taxes; Possessions


THE ISLANDS: 2, by HILDA DOOLITTLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What can love of land give to me
Last Line: And delos, the clasp of the white necklace?
Alternate Author Name(s): H. D.; Aldington, Richard, Mrs.
Subject(s): Bible; Greece; Islands; Property; Greeks; Possessions


THE ISLANDS: 3, by HILDA DOOLITTLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What can love of land give to me
Last Line: And fall back.
Alternate Author Name(s): H. D.; Aldington, Richard, Mrs.
Subject(s): Bible; Greece; Islands; Property; Greeks; Possessions


THE ISLANDS: 4, by HILDA DOOLITTLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What has love of land given to you'
Last Line: "and they answered -- ""peace."
Alternate Author Name(s): H. D.; Aldington, Richard, Mrs.
Subject(s): Bible; Greece; Islands; Property; Greeks; Possessions


THE ISLANDS: 5, by HILDA DOOLITTLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: But beauty is set apart
Last Line: And from greece.
Alternate Author Name(s): H. D.; Aldington, Richard, Mrs.
Subject(s): Beauty; Bible; Greece; Islands; Property; Greeks; Possessions


THE LEANE, by WILLIAM BARNES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: They do zay that a travellen chap
Last Line: An' went vurder wi' them than a dreat.
Subject(s): Grass; Greed; Property; Roads; Social Protest; Avarice; Cupidity; Possessions; Paths; Trails


THE NEW HOUSE, by JOHN FREEMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I will buy or build a brand-new house,' / she said
Last Line: Save the fantastic worm's perpetual boring.
Subject(s): Houses; Property; Possessions


TO THE RIGHT HON. CHARLES LORD HALIFAX: SALUTE TO PROPERTY, by AMBROSE PHILIPS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: But who advances next, with cheerful grace
Last Line: Her fleets were freighted, and her fields were till'd.
Alternate Author Name(s): Phillips, Ambrose; Nam-by-pam-by
Subject(s): Fields; Property; Wealth; Pastures; Meadows; Leas; Possessions; Riches; Fortunes


TOWARDS DEMOCRACY: PART 3. THE CURSE OF PROPERTY, by EDWARD CARPENTER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Are they not mine, saith the lord, the everlasting hills
Last Line: I the lord demos have spoken it—and the mountains are my throne.
Subject(s): Property; Possessions


TREASURE IN HEAVEN', by AMOS RUSSEL WELLS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Treasures of sound! Kind words, and words of love
Last Line: Will glory and rejoice to see them rich
Subject(s): Possessions; Wealth


TRESPASS, by ROBERT FROST    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: No, I had set no prohibiting sign
Last Line: But it made my property mine once more
Subject(s): Property; Possessions


TRUE AND FAITHFUL INVENTORY OF GOODS BELONGING TO DR. SWIFT, by THOMAS SHERIDAN (1687-1738)    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: An oaken, broken elbow-chair
Last Line: Why not, as well as doctor swift?
Subject(s): Property; Swift, Jonathan (1667-1745); Possessions


TWO KINDS OF RICHES, by WILLIAM BLAKE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Since all the riches of this world
Last Line: If I thanked my god for worldly things
Subject(s): Bible; Mythology; Property; Possessions


UPON SIR THOMAS MARTIN, by JOHN CLEVELAND    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Hang out a flag and gather pence - a piece
Last Line: May have a knight hanged, yet sir tom go free!
Subject(s): Politics & Government; Property; Possessions