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Subject: RAVENS
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A FABLE, by WILLIAM COWPER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A raven, while with glossy breast
Last Line: But in the sunshine strikes the blow.
Subject(s): Fate; Ravens; Destiny


A FARMER WENT RIDING, by MOTHER GOOSE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A farmer went riding upon his gray mare
Last Line: Lumpety, lumpety, lump!
Subject(s): Horseback Riding; Ravens


BABYLEAVES THAT KILL THE RAVEN OR THE POSION TREE, by ECE AYHAN    Poem Source                
First Line: He ran away on a steamboat, a jalopy but quick. Playing
Last Line: When children and school openings collide. In mitsrayim
Subject(s): Escapes; Exiles; Ravens


BUSINESS OF RAVENS, by LOUIS UNTERMEYER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: What are these ravens doing in our trees
Alternate Author Name(s): Lewis, Michael
Subject(s): Ravens


DYING RAVEN, by RICHARD HENRY DANA (1787-1879)    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Come to these lonely woods to die alone?
Last Line: In signs mysterious, written what alone %our hearts may read. - death brings thee rest, poor bird
Subject(s): Death; Ravens


FALIAS, by WILLIAM SHARP    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: In the frost-grown city of falias lit by the falling stars
Last Line: For the old impossible haven 'mid the old auroral fires?
Alternate Author Name(s): Macleod, Fiona
Subject(s): Cold; Desire; Grace; Ravens; Stars


FAMISHED STUBBORN RAVENS OF MIKUYU, by JACK A. MAPANJE    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: These could not be noah's ravens, these crows
Last Line: Thieved from the dustbins we ditched outside?
Subject(s): Ravens


GOOFY YOUNG BALD EAGLE, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: A barrel of fish heads and guts
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Birds; Death - Animals; Eagles; Gulls; Nature; Ravens


HIALMAR'S HEART, by CHARLES MARIE RENE LECONTE DE LISLE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A clear night, icy wind, and blood-streams staining
Last Line: "my seat where the high gods are in the sun."
Subject(s): Death; Love - Loss Of; Ravens; War; Dead, The


HOW THE RAVEN BECAME BLACK, by JOHN GODFREY SAXE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: There's a clever classic story
Last Line: Gave the bird a lasting stain.
Subject(s): Ravens


LORD MYTH, by NORMAN DUBIE    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A shadow through the room, a rising
Last Line: A black feather plunges through the spiraling smoke.
Subject(s): Desire; Man-woman Relationships; Ravens; Male-female Relations


MAMMON MARRIAGE, by GEORGE MACDONALD    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The croak of a raven hoar!
Last Line: On the dead-sea-shore.
Subject(s): Brides; Death; Marriage; Ravens; Skulls; Dead, The; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


ON HEARING THE CRY OF AN OMINOUS RAVEN, by UNKNOWN    Poem Source                
First Line: Raven! %I am going to die
Subject(s): Ravens


PROFESSOR RAVEN, by OLIVER MURRAY EDWARDS    Poem Text                
First Line: What is man that thou art mindful
Last Line: Death remains the wage for sin.
Subject(s): Knowledge; Ravens; Science; Teaching & Teachers; Scientists; Educators; Professors


PROMETHEUS, by PAUL ARMAND SILVESTRE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: His galled flesh writhing on the rock, he thrilled
Last Line: "the calmness of the heaven that I hate!"
Alternate Author Name(s): Silvestre, Armand
Subject(s): Prometheus; Ravens


RAVEN, by KU SANG    Poem Source                
First Line: Croak croak croak croak %hello, friends
Last Line: As if determined to be run over dead
Subject(s): Ravens


RAVEN, by REG SANER    Poem Source                
First Line: Where summer's best effort is tufts
Last Line: Into which they had gone
Subject(s): Nature; Ravens


RAVEN CONDITIONS, by THORKILD BJORNVIG    Poem Source                
First Line: Two ravens in basel's zoo
Last Line: Until it vanished into the sun
Subject(s): Ravens


RAVEN HAIBUN, by ANDREW SCHELLING    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Anglo-saxen it comes hraefn
Subject(s): Ravens


RAVEN HAIBUN, by ANDREW SCHELLING    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Anglo-saxen it comes hraefn
Last Line: Going to be another %judgment day
Subject(s): Ravens


RAVEN MEDITATIONS: 1, by BARBARA CURRY MULCAHY    Poem Source                
First Line: Ravens are the remnants of a great civilization
Last Line: Foofaraw, like art and literature
Subject(s): Ravens


RAVEN MEDITATIONS: 2, by BARBARA CURRY MULCAHY    Poem Source                
First Line: Dominus vobiscum
Last Line: Dead things and I like the raven
Subject(s): Ravens


RAVEN MEDITATIONS: 3, by BARBARA CURRY MULCAHY    Poem Source                
First Line: After the end of the world there will be cockroaches
Last Line: To scavenge for whatever is there
Subject(s): Ravens


SONGS ON THE VOICES OF BIRDS; A RAVEN IN A WHITE CHINE, by JEAN INGELOW    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I saw when I looked up, on either hand
Last Line: Cry, thou black prophetess! Lift up! Cry, cry.'
Subject(s): Birds; Omens; Prophecy & Prophets; Ravens; Sea; Ocean


THE PESSIMIST, OR THE RAVEN AND THE JACKDAW, by THOMAS EDWARD BROWN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Croak - croak - croak!
Alternate Author Name(s): Brown, T. E.
Subject(s): Jackdaws; Ravens


THE RAVEN, by EDGAR ALLAN POE    Poem Text     Poem Explanation         Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary
Last Line: Shall be lifted -- nevermore!
Subject(s): Birds; Death; Love - Loss Of; Mothers; Mysticism; Omens; Ravens; Supernatural; Dead, The


THE RAVEN'S SHADOW, by WILLIAM WATSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Seabird, elemental sprite
Last Line: Clasps creation with his claws.
Alternate Author Name(s): Watson, John William
Subject(s): Ravens


THE RAVEN'S TOMB, by WALTER JOHN DE LA MARE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Build me my tomb,' the raven said
Last Line: In his tomb is laid away.'
Alternate Author Name(s): Ramal, Walter; De La Mare, Walter
Subject(s): Graves; Ravens; Tombs; Tombstones


THE RAVEN; A CHRISTMAS TALE, TOLD BY A SCHOOL-BOY, by SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Underneath an old oak tree
Last Line: They had taken his all, and revenge it was sweet!
Subject(s): Ravens


THE THREE RAVENS (1), by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text     Poem Explanation            
First Line: There were three ravens sat on a tree
Last Line: "god send every gentleman / such hawkes, such hounds, and such a leman"
Subject(s): Ravens


THE TWA CORBIES, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: As I was walking all alane
Last Line: The wind sall blaw for evermair
Variant Title(s): The Two Corbies
Subject(s): Holidays;new Year;ravens;scotland;tragedy


THREE RAVENS (4), by UNKNOWN    Poem Source                
First Line: There were three crows sat on a tree
Last Line: And pick his eyes out one by one
Subject(s): Ravens


TREE ALSO DIED THE EXACT, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: A lower branch
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Death; Nature; Ravens; Trees