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"THE TWEED RING, 1868", by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: The great moguls of gotham! Their proud purses
Last Line: Sleeps in the throttles of this ruthless three
Subject(s): "depressions, Economic;income Tax;money;social Classes;tammany Hall, New York City;tweed, William Marcy [boss] (1823-78);wealth;" Recessions;caste;riches;fortunes


12-DEC, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: And when god thought %said st. A. He thought
Last Line: You're always slightly %thinking of it
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


1470: THE FIRST BOOK PRINTED IN PARIS, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
Last Line: Was not a bible, but a book of private letters
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


2-JUN, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: The flight of red (the various)
Last Line: I was raised to a pious life %and cannot live here
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


2-OCT, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: At the center of the picture, a river
Last Line: A peeled muscle exposed to sun %cut in two. I would not choose
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


24-DEC, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Before birth %ex patre (was the) (lumiere the pere: %tu lumen)
Last Line: Across les siecles %that licked them clean
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


25-NOV, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: There is perfect weather; you can smell it
Last Line: Heads thrown back and talking quietly to each other
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


3-APR, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Curve %now my %love these trees, three
Last Line: Two men alone in boats
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


3-MAR, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Father son and holy father son and only counting if it gathers
Last Line: Its own and only weather %sounds like laughter
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


3-NOV, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Jean colombe. Stole from the cathedrals of auxerre
Last Line: Liked november, the number 11, the water at a given distance, and no castle %but that hidden by tree
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


3-SEP, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: The ellipse that leads into (sept)
Last Line: A shard of glass %dry grass in autumn
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


4-FEB, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: And this in the middle
Last Line: Of the hundred years' war
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


7-JUL, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Because (it's said) seven heavenly bodies
Last Line: Asleep in the grass, white grass %invisible in the white light
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


A BALLAD FOR CHRISTMAS-TIDE, by GEORGE MURRAY (1830-1910)    Poem Text            
First Line: There is a story that hath oft
Last Line: Can bridge securely o'er!
Subject(s): Christmas; Evil; Heaven; Hell; Lazarus; Poverty; Wealth; Nativity, The; Paradise; Riches; Fortunes


A BALLAD OF QUEENSLAND, by G. H. GIBSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh! Don't you remember black alice, sam holt
Last Line: To the end of the chapter of fate.
Alternate Author Name(s): Ironbark
Subject(s): Envy; Luck; Memory; Nostalgia; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


A DOUBTFUL CHOICE, by EDWARD DE VERE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Were I a king I might command content
Last Line: A kingdom! Or a cottage! Or a grave!
Alternate Author Name(s): Bulbeck, Lord; Oxford, 17th Earl Of; Vere, Edward De
Variant Title(s): The Earle Of Oxenforde To The Reader: 16;a Choice;epigram
Subject(s): Death; Life; Wealth; Dead, The; Riches; Fortunes


A MAIDEN'S DREAM, by ROBERT GREENE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Methought, in slumber as I lay and dreamt
Last Line: That I awoke and start out of my dream.
Subject(s): Fortitude; Hospitality; Justice; Prudence; Religion; Temperance; Wealth; Caution; Theology; Prohibition; Riches; Fortunes


A MOTHER'S WEALTH, by WILLIAM C. CAMERON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Gi'e to the winds the gowd, it has nae charms for me
Last Line: Their love is a' my gear, their smile is bliss to me!
Subject(s): Love; Mothers; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


A PARTERRE OF KINGS, by VICTOR GUSTAVE PLARR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: With diamonds the boxes flashed and blazed
Last Line: And nothing lacked that night save only art!
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Diamonds; Praise; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


A POOR MAN'S WEALTH, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A poor man? Yes, I must confess
Last Line: This opulence of poverty.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Faith; Poverty; Wealth; Belief; Creed; Riches; Fortunes


A PROSPECTIVE GLIMPSE, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Janey pettibone's the best
Last Line: Little janey pettibone!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Marriage; Wealth; Weddings; Husbands; Wives; Riches; Fortunes


A SHORT SONG OF CONGRATULATION, by SAMUEL JOHNSON (1709-1784)    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Long-expected one and twenty
Last Line: You can hang or drown at last!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson, Dr.
Variant Title(s): One And Twenty
Subject(s): Birthdays; Inheritance & Succession; Labor & Laborers; Marriage; Wealth; Youth; Heirs; Work; Workers; Weddings; Husbands; Wives; Riches; Fortunes


A SONG, by HELEN MARIA WILLIAMS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: No riches from his scanty store
Last Line: The storm is in my soul.
Subject(s): Love; Poverty; Wandering & Wanderers; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


A SONG OF RICHES, by KATHARINE LEE BATES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What will you give to a barefoot lass
Last Line: Is the only millionaire.
Subject(s): Wealth; Beauty; Riches; Fortunes


A VISIT FROM WEALTH, by HIPPONAX    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: But never came there plutus, the blind one
Last Line: Minas of silver give I thee thirty.'
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


AFTER THE ENGAGEMENT, by ELLA WHEELER WILCOX    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Well, mabel, 'tis over and ended
Last Line: I think it will happen in may.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilson, Robert, Mrs.
Subject(s): Love - Loss Of; Marriage; Wealth; Weddings; Husbands; Wives; Riches; Fortunes


AGAINST FRUITION (1), by JOHN SUCKLING    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Stay here, fond youth, and ask no more; be wise
Last Line: He's only rich that cannot tell his store.
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


ALL LIFE IN A LIFE, by EDGAR LEE MASTERS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: His father had a large family
Subject(s): Family Life; City & Town Life; Wealth; Social Protest; Capital Punishment; Conduct Of Life; Relatives; Riches; Fortunes; Hanging; Executions; Death Penalty


AN EQUALIZER, by ROBERT FROST    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is as true as caesar's name was kaiser
Last Line: We now and then should take an equalizer
Subject(s): Economics; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


AN INSINCERE WISH ADDRESSED TO A BEGGAR, by MARY ELIZABETH COLERIDGE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We are not near enough to love
Last Line: And truth reveal herself to you!
Alternate Author Name(s): Anodos
Subject(s): Brothers; Deception; Family Life; Wealth; Half-brothers; Relatives; Riches; Fortunes


AN UNANSWERABLE APOLOGY FOR THE RICH, by MARY BARBER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: All-bounteous heaven,' castalio cries
Last Line: He'd give -- just as he did before.
Subject(s): Reni, Guido (1575-1642); Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


APRIL 1, 1411: THE BETROTHAL, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: This is how they lived: the dialogue was staged
Last Line: All the way back from the black sea, which (they say) really is black
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


APRIL 25: DAY OF ST. MARK, PATRON OF VELLUM: MANUFACTURE AND...., by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Veined day; the daylight through
Last Line: Of the unborn calf %turning gold
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


APRIL 2: FEAST DAY OF FRANCIS OF PAOLA, PATRON ...., by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: I do here suspend the here and this: %wood
Last Line: The quite of late, with the stars countable on the face of things. You get %used to these things
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


APRIL 4, 1400, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: 4=3 +1 = trinity (holy) fused to (ideal) unity (or multiplicity ruptured by
Last Line: And this at the height %of the plague
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


APRIL: IN THE GARDEN, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: The earth tilts, cracking open fields and the courtyard, %open
Last Line: Beauty is no less unlikely for having been invented
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


AQUINAS AND THE BISHOP; SONNET, by JOHN GODFREY SAXE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Increase of worldly wealth is not alway
Last Line: "and say to sordid satan, 'get behind!'"
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


AUGUST 1424: THE FIRST DANCE MACABRE, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Long line of arm in and and there on the farthest wall we are
Last Line: (you dance and we'll sing.) last until lent of the coming year
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


AUGUST 1427: ABUNDANCE, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Item: this year. %and made so beautiful august that it made never of the age of
Last Line: Can enter. Wealth of sudden fruit, call me %whatever you want
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


AUGUST 17, 1427: THE FIRST RECORD OF GYPSIES IN EUROPE, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Sont arrives: twelve men from basse egypt
Last Line: See you walking down a long road with enormous fields on either side, very %green
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


AUGUST 1: THE OUTING, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: (all this shall someday be %birds: %plane 1: %count them: 5 %choreographed)
Last Line: Who hunt birds, it's %always morning here
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


AUGUST 20, 1418: FAMINE WITH RUMORS OF WAR, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: From the root word 'tend'
Last Line: You turned to stone or sun? How many can you see through %disguised as shore
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


AUGUST 26, 1425, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Item: %they arm the blind. (who were also the starved)
Last Line: Denly mad. In fact, most were midly entertained, and the rest just unusually tired
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


AUGUST 3: THE TOWER IN THE BACKGROUND , NAMED LA GUINETTE, WHICH IS..., by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Things had names. Towers, jewels, swords. We vestige the gesture in
Last Line: Ask the way by name, who name %to whole this fragile hold
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


BALLADE: 27, by THOMAS WYATT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When that I call unto my mind
Last Line: I ask but right for my redress.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wyat, Thomas
Subject(s): Faith; Hope; Wealth; Belief; Creed; Optimism; Riches; Fortunes


BALLADE: 38, by THOMAS WYATT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My sweet, alas, forget me not
Last Line: Forget me not.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wyat, Thomas
Subject(s): Life; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


BARRY'S CALF, by JASON [PSEUD.]    Poem Text            
First Line: When barry went upon the land
Last Line: Was found to have a fertile vealer
Alternate Author Name(s): Jason
Subject(s): Cattle;curiosities & Wonders;pregnancy;wealth; Riches;fortunes


BRANDON, by EMILY PAULINE JOHNSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Born on the breast of the prairie
Last Line: Nations will nurse at her storehouse, and god gives her grain for wage.
Alternate Author Name(s): Tekahionwake
Subject(s): Poverty; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


CONFIDENCE, by MAX SIMON NORDAU    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Said the state to the prelate your pay we will withhold
Last Line: And free 'twill be given—since rich jews do here abound.
Subject(s): Jews; Wealth; Judaism; Riches; Fortunes


CONTENTION BETWEEN FOUR MAIDS CONCERNING ... ADDED MOST PERFECTION, by JOHN DAVIES (1569-1626)    Poem Text            
First Line: Our fairest garland, made of beauty's flowers
Last Line: If not, she 's rich because she is content.
Subject(s): Perfection; Virtue; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


CONTRASTED SCENES FROM REAL LIFE, by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: See yonder gorgeous fane, its doors expand
Last Line: Thy potent aid—be still the outcast's friend!
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): Life; Marriage; Wealth; Weddings; Husbands; Wives; Riches; Fortunes


CORNELIA'S REPLY, by WILLIAM ALLEN BUTLER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Cornelia, a matron of ancient rome
Last Line: The pure quenchless light of a mother's love!
Subject(s): Family Life; Housewives; Love; Mothers & Sons; Rome, Italy; Wealth; Relatives; Riches; Fortunes


COWSLIP-GOLD, by CLINTON SCOLLARD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Rising from the murk and mould
Last Line: Count my cowslip-gold!
Subject(s): Gold; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


DEAR GIFTS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Life's best gifts are bought dearly. Wealth is won
Last Line: How dark the penalty that it exacts!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Genius; Pleasure; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


DECEMBER 0: NEW MATH, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: How feared it was this certain
Last Line: Acre in and into %entire rooms, whole towns, our mouths
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


DECEMBER 1: THE HUNT, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: To every month %its animal %animal
Last Line: Every instant of an animal's life and almost makes it equal
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


DECEMBER 25, 1456: JE FRANCOYS VILLON, ESCOLLIER, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: It's snowing %bitter %ground
Last Line: Who said when wolves live on the wind they get fat
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


DECEMBER 28: DAY OF THE SAINTS-INNOCENTS, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Were not counted %we lost count
Last Line: The dead, utter in their number, and wrong
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


DELL AND I, by ELLA WHEELER WILCOX    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In a mansion grand, just over the way
Last Line: For I love and am loved by—one.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilson, Robert, Mrs.
Subject(s): Happiness; Household Employees; Love; Wealth; Joy; Delight; Servants; Domestics; Maids; Riches; Fortunes


DISCONTENTED, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: "poor, when a boy, but opulent, when old"
Last Line: "I have it now, when life is nearly done"
Subject(s): Old Age;wealth; Riches;fortunes


EARLY MORNING: OURS OF THE WHOLLY SPIRIT, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: In sequential moment %follow glory and the glory to be %nearly pointed out
Last Line: Reigns %without amen who lives
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


ELEGY, WRITTEN AMONG THE RUINS OF A NOBLEMAN'S SEAT IN CORNWALL, by EDWARD MOORE (1712-1757)    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Amidst these venerable drear remains
Last Line: A superstructure time can ne'er decay.
Subject(s): Cornwall, England; Mansions; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


EPIGRAM: 34, by THOMAS WYATT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Speak thou and speed, where will or power aught helpeth
Last Line: Of good and bad the triers are these twain.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wyat, Thomas
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


EPISTLE 1, 10. TO FUSCUS ARISTUS, by QUINTUS HORATIUS FLACCUS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Health from the lover of the country, me
Last Line: The horse doth with the horseman run away.
Alternate Author Name(s): Horace
Subject(s): Friendship; Relationships; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


EPITAPH, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: This worlds a city full of crooked streets
Last Line: The rich could always live and the poor must die
Subject(s): Epitaphs;poverty;wealth; Riches;fortunes


EVOLUTION OF THE GARDEN, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: As albertus magnus instructs us
Last Line: We could live here %gardinum %hundreds %of acres set aside for watching animals
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


EXIT NIGHTINGALE, by RICHARD EUGENE BURTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ghastly contrast, god's grim joke!
Last Line: Is wiped out in city mud.
Subject(s): Suicide; Labor & Laborers; Royal Court Life; Royalty; Kings; Queens; Riches; Fortunes


FACT VERSUS FANCY, by RAY CLARKE ROSE    Poem Text            
First Line: When last I strolled these ways with grace
Last Line: His circumstances!
Subject(s): Man-woman Relationships; Marriage; Wealth; Male-female Relations; Weddings; Husbands; Wives; Riches; Fortunes


FEBRUARY 1 BIS, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: And the body between word and world fuses, frays'
Last Line: The footsteps leading up to it %all by themselves, hives
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


FEBRUARY 14, 1404: THE BIRTH OF LEON BATTISTA ALBERTI, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: One-eyed ceiling %always vault saw converging
Last Line: The fan becomes a fan
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


FEBRUARY 19, 1414: FIRST APPEARANCE OF THE WHOOPING COUGH IN EUROPE, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: All these cranes they say omen as they might/ as if a
Last Line: White slice in (cf. White) (cf. Within)
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


FEBRUARY 1: WINTER AGRICULTURE, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: And here to our left we see
Last Line: Maps, my lady, we live in a tiny, tiny world
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


FEBRUARY 2: THE BENEDICTION OF THE CANDLES, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: When the faithful go marked %forehead in ashes washes
Last Line: A strange shape for paradise. I thought it would be more round
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


FOR A' THAT AND A' THAT, by CHARLES WILLIAM SHIRLEY BROOKS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: More luck to honest poverty
Last Line: The man's an ass for a' that.
Alternate Author Name(s): Brooks, Shirley
Subject(s): Burns, Robert (1759-1796); Poetry & Poets; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


FOREWORD, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: That mine that was a country, a %poverty starred
Last Line: But that you did %not look back
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


FORTUNE, THE BOCCACCIO OF JEAN SANS PEUR, 1409-1419, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: We know our monsters only -not par l'entremise des anciens textes-but by the
Last Line: In the wind are yet other %futures, but they refuse
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


FORTUNES, by WILLIAM HENRY DAVIES    Poem Text            
First Line: This house is worth a thousand pounds
Last Line: With a fortune for each finger.
Alternate Author Name(s): Davies, W. H.
Subject(s): Kindness; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


FORWARD, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Nunc %we videmus %see
Last Line: Tunc %tunc %autem %ad faciem %si
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


FOUR POEMS ABOUT JAMAICA: 3. A HAIRPIN TURN ABOVE READING, JAMAICA, by WILLIAM MATTHEWS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Here's where the fire truck fell
Alternate Author Name(s): Matthews, William Procter
Subject(s): Jamaica, West Indies; Wealth; Politics & Government; Riches; Fortunes


FOURTH MONTH: APRIL: WITH PREVIEW OF JOAN OF ARC, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: To: land, air, and water. Must be added fire. Is utterly altered by fire. Are
Last Line: Said no, it heals, said the flames seal something I was just about to think %anneals. I see an edge
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


FRIENDSHIP (2), by HENRY DAVID THOREAU    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Now we are partners in such legal trade
Last Line: For current stock and not for dividends.
Subject(s): Friendship; Merchants; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


FULFILMENT, by DOROTHY PARKER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I do not sit and sigh for wealth untold
Last Line: It's what I've got.
Alternate Author Name(s): Rothschild, Dorothy
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


GIFTS, by LILLIAN M. HAGAR    Poem Text            
First Line: I ask not your silver, I want not your gold
Last Line: "the ""why"" of things, unseen and that grow."
Subject(s): Nature; Simplicity; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


GOLD, BEFORE GOODNESSE, by ROBERT HERRICK    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How rich a man is, all desire to know
Last Line: But none enquires if good he be, or no.
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


GOMEZ TO BLANCO, by EDNA DEAN PROCTOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Can honor for gold be bartered? Are treason and truth at one?
Last Line: God bless her dauntless heroes! That day we soon shall see.
Alternate Author Name(s): Dean
Subject(s): Cuba - Rebellions Against Spanish Rule; Freedom; South America; Wealth; Liberty; Riches; Fortunes


GOOD LUCK, by JOHANNA AMBROSIUS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My daughter, be the rich man's wife, / provided then thou'll be for life
Last Line: "how small a price brides bring!"
Subject(s): Marriage; Wealth; Weddings; Husbands; Wives; Riches; Fortunes


GRACE'S CHOICE, by CHARLES BATTELL LOOMIS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When first I saw fair-featured grace
Last Line: But wealth and—looks and pedigree.
Subject(s): Ancestors & Ancestry; Beauty; Marriage; Wealth; Heritage; Heredity; Weddings; Husbands; Wives; Riches; Fortunes


GROWING RICH, by ALICE CARY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And why are you pale, my nora?
Last Line: Are all upon my heart.
Subject(s): Farm Life; Wealth; Agriculture; Farmers; Riches; Fortunes


GUEST ROOM, by GEORGE OPPEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There is in age
Subject(s): Social Classes; Wealth; Caste; Riches; Fortunes


HE MEDIATES ON THE LIFE OF A RICH MAN, by DOUGLAS HYDE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A golden cradle under you, and you young
Last Line: Than ned the beggar or seaghan the fool?
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


HIDDEN GEMS, by ELLA WHEELER WILCOX    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We know not what lies in us, till we seek
Last Line: Which, seeking, thou shalt find.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilson, Robert, Mrs.
Subject(s): Beauty; Gold; Pearls; Thought; Wealth; Thinking; Riches; Fortunes


I AM FIFTY-TWO YEARS OLD', by KENNETH REXROTH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: ?Took me cruising on his yacht
Subject(s): Middle Age; Self-criticism; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


IF IT COMES TO THIS, by JAMES OPPENHEIM    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Bitter, bitter
Last Line: Or are you an empty word to cover our feeble spirits?
Subject(s): Poverty; Social Protest; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


IMAGINE YOURSELF, by EVE MERRIAM    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Imagine yourself the fairly affluent tourist
Alternate Author Name(s): Moskovitz, Eva
Subject(s): Tourists; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


INSOMNIA, by JOHN DAVIDSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He wakened quivering on a golden rack
Last Line: Implacably intent upon their task.
Subject(s): Insomnia; Wealth; Sleeplessness; Riches; Fortunes


INVENTION OF EQUAL HOURS, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Rare they %and approximate who %could tell the hour after
Last Line: You'd wake up in the middle of the night and find you'd been counting in %your sleep
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


IT'S THE SYME THE WIDE WORLD OVER, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
Last Line: Ayn't it all a bloody shyme!
Subject(s): Poverty;wealth; Riches;fortunes


JANUARY 17: ST. ANTONY'S DAY: LES FLAMMES, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: There's a disease that eats up the limbs that feels like ants are eating them'
Last Line: Was hidden (or slid, envelope-style) %into fire or flood, but usually fire
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


JANUARY 1: ONCE FRAMED, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: The walls break down never were sugar in a storm castle on a
Last Line: The colors running, the men carving meat
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


JANUARY 1: THE FEAST OF THE NEW YEAR, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Vows, a fete of, phalanx of, flagrant and sky all written on in snow: hommage
Last Line: Aproche + aproche (scatter the century) %last
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


JANUARY 28: ST. THOMAS, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: This day a great theophany %internaling an only %shining face
Last Line: Meaning water, or lover of water, or both
Variant Title(s): January 28, 1403: St. Thoma
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


JANUARY 29, 1408: THE GREAT FLOOD OF, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: To a life of moving water %and a watermark on the water
Last Line: A cup and saucer spin for a moment on the surface
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


JANUARY 3: THE FEAST OF ST. GENEVIEVE; PATRON SAINT OF PARIS; 422-500, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Blew the candle out no devil knew not %the name stopped
Last Line: Sewn with the blindman's stitch
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


JANUARY 5/5, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: =one. Need say we what was that you said it shrank %to a point
Last Line: Year. %fury. %snow
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


JANUARY 6, 1400: THE FOUNDING OF LA COUR AMOUREUSE...., by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Cold, %bored, %and underfoot, thin %ice (glance
Last Line: Other of unconscionable red, who unasked, who, undeterred, said %yes
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


JANUARY 6: ST. MATTHEW'S DAY, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: As the magi stood before herod and said %further home
Last Line: (and not a mark on him) stood %calmly eating the burning grass
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


JOSEPHINE, by RAY CLARKE ROSE    Poem Text            
First Line: Hark, the very birds are singing, 'josephine!'
Last Line: Josephine?
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Love; Man-woman Relationships; Poverty; Wealth; Male-female Relations; Riches; Fortunes


JULY 1: FIELD GEOMETRY, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: All that interlock is fawn all that water joins
Last Line: Beyond, say, to the shoulder of the average man
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


JULY 2, 1421: A RIVER OF BLOOD HAS FLOWED THREE DAYS INTO THE SEINE, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: In one this week %in this now year %of all our after
Last Line: And all their arms %walking on water to victory, singing
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


JULY 3, 1418: THE MIRACLE OF CRIME, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: When, coming home drunk, a swiss soldier stabbed the stone statue of the virgin
Last Line: A dark lamp, a torch of burning gold, who'd never bled before %him alive
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


JULY 5, 1421: IN WHICH THE PLIGHT, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Of starving wolves
Last Line: They are swimming up the freezing river in droves
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


JULY: COQUELICOT, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Folio sept: verso. So it goes. There will be. All field entire they. The
Last Line: Though now we say azura, from which %the blue is made
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


JUNE 15, 1416: THE DEATH OF JEAN, DUC DE BERRY, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Who had fallen in love in prison (1363)- the swan once wounded
Last Line: Or it's the same one passing (enormous) and in between %the sky
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


JUNE 1: REAPING, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Sickle one, scythe two and sweep and sheaf and sign
Last Line: (list everything you could carry %away in a boat)
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


JUNE 24: THE LONG DAY, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: The day of jean l'amour. The 'saint-john'-all summer starts here. Lit a fire
Last Line: Our word 'singer.' now sing I said louder. I said soon
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


LAST VISIT TO THE SWIMMING POOL SOVIETS, by KENNETH REXROTH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Lives in the woods
Last Line: Keep off my bandwagon you sow!
Subject(s): Parties; Superficiality; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


LAURENCE BLOOMFIELD IN IRELAND: 3. ISAAC BROWN, by WILLIAM ALLINGHAM    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Pass on to isaac brown, a man elect
Last Line: Resumes his bench, and wipes his reeking face.
Alternate Author Name(s): Pollex, D.; Walker, Patricius
Subject(s): Landlords & Tenants; Mortgages; Neighbors; Portraits; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


LORD FINCHLEY, by HILAIRE BELLOC    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Lord finchley tried to mend the electric light
Last Line: To give employment to the artisan.
Alternate Author Name(s): Belloc, Joseph Hilaire Pierre Rene
Subject(s): Wealth; Labor; Wit & Humor; Riches; Fortunes


LOST OPPORTUNITIES, by EDGAR ALBERT GUEST    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When I am rich,' he used to say
Last Line: A man must earn before he's rich.
Alternate Author Name(s): Guest, Eddie
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


LOVE IS ENOUGH, by ELLA WHEELER WILCOX    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Love is enough. Let us not ask for gold
Last Line: Love is enough!
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilson, Robert, Mrs.
Subject(s): Hearts; Love; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


LOVE'S CUP, by ROBERT CAMERON ROGERS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Life's richest cup is love's to fill
Last Line: About the brows of those who love!
Subject(s): Love; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


MACHINE DESIGNS, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Still thin, though straight, the between
Last Line: And you hear the shift %as a short 'I'-I.E., sill, lip, shipping
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


MARCH 1432, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: So bitterly froze and the floodwaters reached
Last Line: Flood after freeze and flood again they are talking peace between kings
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


MARCH 1: SPRING AGRICULTURE, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Thus we find triads: dimension, form, and order %substance, nature, power
Last Line: Something (we can't see what) (sheaf?) (shearing?) holding (soft) %against himself
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


MARCH 25, 1472/75: THE ANNUNCIATION, LEONARDO DA VINCI, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: As in mid as in air as if there could %be enough
Last Line: Empty space %to %emptiness
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


MARCH 25: THE ANNUNCIATION, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Mary of the turning %who turns around and stammers
Last Line: What am I doing? And what am I incapable of doing?
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


MARCH 8 (FEAST DAY OF JOHN OF GOD, PATRON SAINT OF PRINTERS)......., by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Moves the word is good of god what moving
Last Line: (as god is to every %clockwork aviary)
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


MARCH: NOCTURNE, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: And as are the nocturnes, three
Last Line: Gates shall enter in %shall and
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


MARCH: THE THIRD LESSON: TO BE SAID AT NIGHT OR UPON RISING, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Cedar of libanus, the exalted %(as was I, oh l., a witness) a cypress
Last Line: And the cypress and the olive and the scar above the eye
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


MARTIAL IN LONDON, by EDWARD JAMES MORTIMER COLLINS    Poem Text            
First Line: Exquisite wines and comestibles
Last Line: And I'll envy no rothschild his million.
Alternate Author Name(s): Collins, Mortimer
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


MAY 1, I A.M.: LES REVENANTS, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Old and on / certain nights of the walpurgis I saw them
Last Line: (the precision) there %by choice
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


MAY 19, 1435: THE GREAT FREEZE, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: It is reported he walked out
Last Line: The hundred and forty you could see right through %the crystal trees
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


MAY 1: BROAD DAY, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Note the curves we pause and forth %and he turns %and she looks
Last Line: And pointed and smiled, but I couldn't hear what he said
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


MAY 21, 1420: SIGNING THE TREATY OF TROYES, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: And thus we give up: this and this and
Last Line: You get a great view from here; it just isn't yours anymore
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


MAY 30, 1427: JOAN-NOT-YET-SAINT WITH SHEEP, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: When they eat from your hand it's said that you're saved
Last Line: And up about half an inch. What %will you give
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


MAY 5: EARTH, AIR, FIRE, WATER, AND ETHER, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: As is the number %of man: four limbs and a heart, star-shaped if the star
Last Line: A hand (what was held) (hold this) (my most urgent most and %agile wound)
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


MAY 9: TRANSLATION DAY OF SAINT NICHOLAS OF MYRA, PATRON SAINT OF..., by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Called city of one hundred bell-towers (not one hundred bells)
Last Line: (choose from among) %(my lady, try on this one)
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


MIRA TO OCTAVIA, by MARY LEAPOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fair one, to you this monitor I send
Last Line: Write ballads both, and you may thrive -- adieu.
Subject(s): Courtship; Love - Materialism; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


MISS MILLY O'NAIRE, by WILLARD GROSVENOR BLEYER    Poem Text            
First Line: She is not young and fair
Last Line: Miss millionaire.
Subject(s): Comedy; Love; Old Age; Puberty; Sex; Ugliness; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


MY POOR NEIGHBOR, by RAY CLARKE ROSE    Poem Text            
First Line: My neighbor hath a lordly pile
Last Line: While I have home—and you, my dear!
Subject(s): Blessings; Family Life; Fathers; Happiness; Neighbors; Poverty; Wealth; Relatives; Joy; Delight; Riches; Fortunes


MY WEALTH, by GEORGIA DAY SHERWOOD    Poem Text            
First Line: I have not gathered any gold
Last Line: My greatest wealth to be.
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


NECESSARY OBSERVATIONS: 24TH PRECEPT, by THOMAS RANDOLPH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Desire not thy mean fortunes for to set
Last Line: Like ravenous wolves; 'tis dangerous living near 'em.
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


NECROPOLIS, by KARL SHAPIRO    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Even in death they prosper; even in the death
Subject(s): Wealth; Poverty; Death; Social Commentaries; Riches; Fortunes; Dead, The


NIGHT THOUGHTS; THE COMPLAINT: 6. THE INFIDEL RECLAIMED (1), by EDWARD YOUNG (1683-1765)    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She (for I know not yet her name in heav'n)
Last Line: Stronger than death, and smiling at the tomb.
Subject(s): Death; Faith; Future Life; Immortality; Life; Love; Night; Wealth; Dead, The; Belief; Creed; Retribution; Eternity; After Life; Bedtime; Riches; Fortunes


NONGTONGPAW, by CHARLES DIBDIN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: John bull for pastime took a prance
Last Line: "good night t'ye, mounseer nongtongpaw!"
Alternate Author Name(s): Dibdin, Charles Isaac Mungo; Dibdin, Charles, Jr.
Subject(s): Funerals; Wealth; Burials; Riches; Fortunes


NOVEMBER 11, 1422: THE FUNERAL OF CHARLES THE SIXTH, THE MAD, AND ..., by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Le visage decouvert %and the naked face
Last Line: Drunk the well and for once in our lives could ask for more
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


NOVEMBER 1485: JEAN COLOMBE HANDS THE FINISHED MANUSCRIPT TO ..., by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: And from there four hundred years %hidden in air
Last Line: Was later found somewhere else
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


NOVEMBER 1: ALL SAINTS' DAY, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: St. (breathe) known by his (guess) st. (yes) known by
Last Line: In antonella's st. Jerome, he is seated in a room whose architecture emulates %the chambers of the h
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


NOVEMBER 23, 1407: THE MURDER OF LOUIS D'ORLEANS IN THE RUE ...., by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Murdered: one brother %of a mad king of
Last Line: On your knees you %surrounded him and beat him to death
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


NOVEMBER 25: ST. CATHERINE'S DAY, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Wheels! (see page yeah, sure first invented in and
Last Line: Water %my homuncular bead
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


NOVEMBER 2: ALL SOULS' DAY, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Walk again have passed this gate at night and
Last Line: And so on is the on. Walking is a holy thing; it sieves the sun
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


NOVEMBER 9, 1414: MARGERY KEMPE MARRIES GOD, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Who is they we %say (they said) %tear
Last Line: The way it curves to fit the most intricate of them
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


OCTOBER 1, 1445, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: How to paint a filament designed to be invisible
Last Line: For every man standing %on the edge of a river is a part of it
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


OCTOBER 12, 1492: THE DEATH OF PIERO DELLA FRANCESCA AND THE ERROR..., by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: A child %the size of the %palm of the
Last Line: From on earth %looks safe
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


OCTOBER 15, 1415: GUILD INITIATION: PAOLO UCCELLO EXAMINES THE SKY, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Vasari swears %the birds were there, are %still
Last Line: It's that now %the hunted sail for a minute
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


OCTOBER 25, 1415: THE BATTLE OF AGINCOURT, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Having promised to cut three fingers
Last Line: Soft trees, %ten thousand men
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


OCTOBER 28, 1449: THE TRANSLATION OF THE RELICS OF ST. JEAN...., by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Is over %that has ever been told
Last Line: They come back at all? %will be loved
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


OCTOBER 4, 1451: NICHOLAS OF CUSA PREACHES AT AIX-LA-CHAPELLE, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Godar %chi tectan
Last Line: Often find myself at home
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


OCTOBER 7, 1434, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Remembered for its gale-both of the two surviving accounts of this day
Last Line: And laid it down on a garden gate, balancing. I swear I saw this %with my eyes
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


OCTOBER: A SUPERSTITIOUS HOUR, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Nothing is as is seen
Last Line: To have seen, whenever she glanced up, a face she no longer recognized
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


ODE II, 2, by QUINTUS HORATIUS FLACCUS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dear youth, to hoarded wealth a foe
Last Line: And spurn that wealth which misers prize.
Alternate Author Name(s): Horace
Subject(s): Greed; Virtue; Wealth; Avarice; Cupidity; Riches; Fortunes


ODE TO AMERICA, by MARY P. DENNY    Poem Text            
First Line: America, america! / we chant thy note of praise
Last Line: Unto the perfect day!
Subject(s): Praise; United States; Wealth; America; Riches; Fortunes


ON LATE-ACQUIRED WEALTH, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: "poor in my youth, and in life's later scenes"
Last Line: "and nought when old enjoyed, denied the power"
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches;fortunes


ON THE PROMENADE, by JOHN LAWSON STODDARD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O joyous idler in the sun
Last Line: O youthful dreams that come no more!
Subject(s): Fate; Health; Tears; Wealth; Youth; Destiny; Riches; Fortunes


ON VISITING THE CASTLE AND CHURCH OF GRUYERE IN SWITZERLAND, by ROWLAND EYLES EGERTON-WARBURTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Where gruyere's castle, rearing still on high
Last Line: Alone uncared for, crumbling to decay.
Alternate Author Name(s): Egerton-warburton, R. E.
Subject(s): Castles; Churches; Poverty; Switzerland; Wealth; Cathedrals; Swiss; Riches; Fortunes


ONE HUNDRED PERCENT, by AMOS RUSSEL WELLS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I should like to be rich,' said young tom, with a sigh
Last Line: You will find that young tom is a true millionaire.
Subject(s): Kindness; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


PAINTER PAINTS A CALENDAR, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Languor. Succor. Ardor. Such is the tenor of the entry. You open a little door
Last Line: Always %wanted %he said %and did
Variant Title(s): The Painter Rearranges The Mirrors (1415
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


POEMS FOR THE RICH: 5. A POEM FOR MILLIONAIRES, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: Viz rothschild -- face of gold
Last Line: Bag of bones
Subject(s): Jews;mysticism - Judaism;wealth; Judaism;riches;fortunes


POOR BUT HONEST, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: "she was poor, but she was honest"
Last Line: It's the rich as gets the pleasure - / ain't it all a bleeding shame!
Subject(s): Dishonor;seduction;villains In Literature;wealth; Riches;fortunes


PORTRAIT OF THE AUTHOR AS A YOUNG ANARCHIST, by KENNETH REXROTH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: While things were going on in europe
Subject(s): Anarchism And Anarchists; Poverty; Social Classes; Social Protest; Wealth; Youth; Caste; Riches; Fortunes


POVERTY AND RICHES, by ROBERT HERRICK    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Give want her welcome if she comes; we find
Last Line: Riches to be but burthens to the mind.
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


PREFACE, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Numbers, which saint augustine considered %god thinks
Last Line: To empty the ocean to fill in the sand
Variant Title(s): Such Rich Hour: Prefac
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


PRIDE, by HEINRICH HEINE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O countess gudel of gudelfeld town
Last Line: She smells of garlic -- this gudelfeld!
Subject(s): Garlic; Pride; Wealth; Self-esteem; Self-respect; Riches; Fortunes


PROFITABLE THINGS, by WILLIAM ROSE BENET    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: All your other wares you pushed my way
Last Line: Profitable only?
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


PROLOGUE, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: And ten days later, the locks and keys
Last Line: That it had to happen/will happen (circle one) this way
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


PROLOGUE TO THE PROPHETESS, BY BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER, by JOHN DRYDEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What nostradame, with all his art, can guess
Last Line: Under a female regency may rise.
Subject(s): Fortune; Nostradamus, Michel De (1503-1566); Politics & Government; Prophecy & Prophets; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


PUISSANCE OF THE JEW, by CHARLES WHITWORTH WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: For, if we be not of the lost ten tribes
Last Line: With dawning greatness of the jewish name!
Alternate Author Name(s): Cayzer, Charles
Subject(s): Jerusalem; Jews; Nations; Wealth; Judaism; Riches; Fortunes


QUALITY HILL, by CLINTON SCOLLARD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Quality hill! It looked down on the town
Last Line: The motley and medley of quality hill.
Subject(s): New York City; Wealth; Manhattan; New York, New York; The Big Apple; Riches; Fortunes


R.S.S., by WILLIAM COWPER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: All-worshipped gold! Thou mighty mystery!
Last Line: Nor delia can avail to make me blessed.
Subject(s): Love; Virtue; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


RECESSIONAL, by RUDYARD KIPLING    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: God of our fathers, known of old
Last Line: Thy mercy on thy people, lord!
Variant Title(s): Lest We Forget!
Subject(s): Faith; God; Great Britain - Commonwealth & Colonies; Humanity; Imperialism; Patriotism; Prayer; Religion; Soldiers; Wealth; Belief; Creed; British Empire; England - Empire; Theology; Riches; Fortunes


RECIPES FOR RED, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Ardor and pestle %igneous anchor
Last Line: Monsieur, will you do me the honor; take the blood from this faucet %and make from it a pair of glov
Variant Title(s): Such Rich Hour: Recipes For Re
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


RECURRENT MIRACLE, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Une si belle chance that a %merveille could strike
Last Line: And wondered if anything would change
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


RESPONSE: CHRISTINE, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: De pisan founds (inciting
Last Line: Who (what) came (is just now coming) in
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


REVERENCE TO RICHES, by ROBERT HERRICK    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Like to the income must be our expence
Last Line: Mans fortune must be had in reverence.
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


RICH AND POOR, by RICHARD MONCKTON MILNES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When god built up the dome of blue
Last Line: And conscience is our captain too.
Alternate Author Name(s): Houghton, 1st Baron; Houghton, Lord
Subject(s): Poverty; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


RICH AND POOR; OR, SAINT AND SINNER, by THOMAS LOVE PEACOCK    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The poor man's sins are glaring
Last Line: Where the bishop groans to view him.
Subject(s): Poverty; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


RICH FOLKS, POOR FOLKS, AND NEITHER, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Rich folks keep their teeth
Last Line: I was still a child of water and mud.
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Poverty; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


RICHARD CORY, by EDWIN ARLINGTON ROBINSON    Poem Text         Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: Whenever richard cory went down town
Last Line: Went home and put a bullet through his head.
Subject(s): Despair; Suicide; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


RICHES, by JOSEPH BEAUMONT    Poem Text            
First Line: O had I but ten thousand pounds a year!
Last Line: Is erning, thine doth only make thee spend.
Subject(s): God; Greed; Temptation; Wealth; Avarice; Cupidity; Riches; Fortunes


RICHES, by BERTON BRALEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It's a pretty good world when I figure it up and balance the profit and loss
Last Line: The love of a woman, the faith of a friend, and the smoke of a good cigar.
Subject(s): Fate; Wealth; Destiny; Riches; Fortunes


RICHES, by ANNE MILLAY BREMER    Poem Text            
First Line: Where pollen drifts are softly blown
Last Line: All I see, high and wide—is mine.
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


RICHES, by THOMAS AUGUSTINE DALY    Poem Text            
First Line: If we are poor and do not know
Last Line: If we are poor.
Alternate Author Name(s): Daly, T. A.
Subject(s): Love; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


RICHES, by RALPH WALDO EMERSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Have ye seen the caterpillar
Last Line: He laugheth at his foes.
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


RICHES, by MARGARET SACKVILLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What is the worth of all these things:-a day
Last Line: Before delight which thrives upon a crust!
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


RICHES AND POVERTY, by ROBERT HERRICK    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: God co'd have made all rich, or all men poore
Last Line: Had all been poore, who had his bounty seen?
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


ROMANCE, by JOHN DAVIDSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The marketbaunters: now, while our money is piping hot
Last Line: And death draws nigh.
Subject(s): Desire; Discontent; Markets; Wealth; Dissatisfaction; Supermarkets; Riches; Fortunes


ROMANCERO: BOOK 2. LAMENTATIONS: LAZARUS. 1. THE WAY OF THE WORLD, by HEINRICH HEINE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He who has already much
Last Line: Have a claim for living in it.
Subject(s): Life; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


SALTED DOWN, by WALT MASON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I saved five dollars every week, against the
Last Line: Some roubles down.
Subject(s): Fortune; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


SATIRE: 6, by AULUS PERSIUS FLACCUS    Poem Text            
First Line: Has winter caus'd thee, friend, to change thy seat
Last Line: Thy heap, where I shall put an end to mine.
Alternate Author Name(s): Persius
Subject(s): Virtue; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


SATURDAY, MARCH 2, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Melusine, who was touched %beyond oath
Last Line: Are you doing in my sky?
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


SELIMUS: KINGS, by ROBERT GREENE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Leave me, my lords, until I call you / forth
Last Line: That thinks a sceptre is a pleasant thing.
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Crowns; Leadership; Wealth; Royal Court Life; Royalty; Kings; Queens; Riches; Fortunes


SEPTEMBER 1, 618: IN LIGHT OF GOLD: 1. FIRE GILDING, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: The trick this time is mercury %rubbed in by hand, hand and chalice
Last Line: This huge we %put it there
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


SEPTEMBER 1. 618: IN LIGHT OF GOLD: 3. GILDING BY ATTRITION, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: You take ground glass (you grind glass)
Last Line: Or the people or at least their eyes
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


SEPTEMBER 1.618: IN LIGHT OF GOLD: 2. CHRYSOGRAPHY WITH GOLD INKS, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Refractory. %ground the lens rubbing two fingers together: I am lonely
Last Line: Burnish with a tooth tied firmly to an oar
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


SEPTEMBER 10, 1419: THE ASSASSINATION OF JEAN SANS PEUR, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: In retaliation (see november 23) %kneeling in homage
Last Line: In a red hat, and behind him, a man dressed in red
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


SEPTEMBER 21, 1431: WOMAN LOSES SLEEP, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Early afternoon-many around-you know how those women
Last Line: Of falling. 'a rest' she says 'like one has never felt, and the extravagant %promise of an imminent
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


SILVER SLEEVES, by MARY ATWATER TAYLOR    Poem Text            
First Line: She was a queen with silver sleeves and ermine
Last Line: -- she is content!
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Peasantry; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


SOLILOQUY ON AN EMPTY PURSE, by MARY JONES    Poem Text            
First Line: Alas, my purse! How lean and low!
Last Line: And gently rhyming rats to death.
Subject(s): Retail Trade; Wealth; Stores; Shops; Shopkeepers; Riches; Fortunes


SOLOMON ON THE VANITY OF THE WORLD: BOOK 2. PLEASURE, by MATTHEW PRIOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Try then, o man, the moments to deceive
Last Line: Their wishes, smiles, and looks deceitful all, and vain.
Subject(s): Happiness; Love; Pleasure; Solomon (10th Century B.c.); Vanity; Wealth; Joy; Delight; Riches; Fortunes


SONG OF THE KINGS OF GOLD, by CHENEZER JONES    Poem Text            
First Line: Ours all are marble halls
Last Line: Ha! Ha! Who are gods?
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


SONG: 26, by THOMAS WYATT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Who list his wealth and ease retain
Last Line: For sure, circa regna tonat.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wyat, Thomas
Variant Title(s): "who List His Wealth And Ease Retain';innocentia; Veritas Viat Fides;
Subject(s): Desire; God; Hearts; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


SUCCESS, by CHARLES LOUIS HENRY WAGNER    Poem Text            
First Line: Success is in thinking and not in mere wealth
Last Line: He measures in money his thought of success.
Subject(s): Money; Success; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


TALENT AND GENIUS, by CHRISTOPHER PEARSE CRANCH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: On the high road travelling steady
Last Line: Only is known when the grave closes o'er him.
Subject(s): Genius; Graves; Wealth; Tombs; Tombstones; Riches; Fortunes


THE ALDERMAN'S FUNERAL, by ROBERT SOUTHEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Whom are they ushering from the world, with all
Last Line: Dropping upon his urn their marble tears.
Subject(s): Christianity; Funerals; Generosity; Sin; Strangers; Towns; Wealth; Burials; Riches; Fortunes


THE BANKER, by WALT MASON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: To blow in wealth I sometimes hanker, on
Last Line: Cautious village banker, who sizes up the snares and fakes.
Subject(s): Banks And Banking; Money; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


THE BOAR AND THE SINGING BIRD, by JEAN PIERRE CLARIS DE FLORIAN    Poem Text            
First Line: A millionaire of much pretence
Last Line: "deems his own merit the attraction."
Subject(s): Pigs; Vanity; Wealth; Boars; Hogs; Riches; Fortunes


THE CITY'S CROWN, by WILLIAM DUDLEY FOULKE    Poem Text            
First Line: What makes a city great? Huge piles of stone
Last Line: Till every stone shall be articulate.
Subject(s): Cities; Religion; Wealth; Urban Life; Theology; Riches; Fortunes


THE COBBLER AND THE RICH MAN, by JEAN DE LA FONTAINE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A cobbler sang from morn till night
Last Line: "and take the money, every pound!"
Variant Title(s): The Cobbler And The Financier
Subject(s): Fables; Shoes; Sleep; Wealth; Allegories; Boots; Sneakers; Shoemakers; Riches; Fortunes


THE COMPLAINTS OF THE POOR, by ROBERT SOUTHEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And wherefore do the poor complain?
Last Line: And these have answer'd thee!
Subject(s): Begging & Beggars; Experience; Pain; Poverty; Reason; Wealth; Suffering; Misery; Intellect; Rationalism; Brain; Mind; Intellectuals; Riches; Fortunes


THE DEAD MILLIONAIRE, by CINCINNATUS HEINE MILLER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The gold that with the sunlight lies
Last Line: "they'll make no pocket in my shroud."
Alternate Author Name(s): Miller, Joaquin
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


THE EMPTY PURSE, by GEORGE MEREDITH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thou, run to the dry on this wayside bank
Last Line: Drew our thoughts to earth's lowly for food.
Subject(s): Mythology; Wealth; Youth; Riches; Fortunes


THE FINE OLD ENGLISH GENTLEMAN, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: I'll sing you a good old song
Last Line: "of a fine old english gentleman, / all of the olden time"
Subject(s): England;wealth; English;riches;fortunes


THE FINE OLD ENGLISH GENTLEMAN, by CHARLES DICKENS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I'll sing you a new ballad, and I'll warrant it first-rate
Last Line: Hail to the coming time!
Subject(s): England; Great Britain - History; Wealth; English; English History; Riches; Fortunes


THE GATEKEEPER'S CHILDREN, by PHILIP LEVINE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This is the house of the very rich.
Subject(s): Wealth; Social Classes; Children; Riches; Fortunes; Caste; Childhood


THE GOD OF WEALTH, by TIMOCREON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Blind god plutus, better far
Last Line: All its miseries, every one!
Alternate Author Name(s): Timokreon Of Rhodes
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


THE GOLDEN AGE, by WILLIAM EDMONSTOUNE AYTOUN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Money abundant, at an easy rate!
Last Line: That gold alone can make no golden age.
Alternate Author Name(s): Bon Gaultier (with Theodore Martin)
Subject(s): England; Freedom; Materialism; Muses; Wealth; Youth; English; Liberty; Riches; Fortunes


THE GREEN TENT, by WILLIAM HENRY DAVIES    Poem Text            
First Line: Summer has spread a cool, green tent
Last Line: Can sleep without the power of wealth.
Alternate Author Name(s): Davies, W. H.
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


THE HERITAGE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The rich man's son inherits lands
Last Line: Well worth a life to hold in fee.
Variant Title(s): The Poor And The Rich
Subject(s): Poverty; Wealth; Youth; Riches; Fortunes


THE KING'S CONSORT, by EMILY PAULINE JOHNSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Love, was it yesternoon, or years agone
Last Line: When you were king of egypt—dear, and I was egypt's queen.
Alternate Author Name(s): Tekahionwake
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Egypt; Love; Memory; Nostalgia; Wealth; Royal Court Life; Royalty; Kings; Queens; Riches; Fortunes


THE LEY OF THE LANDLORD, by ROWLAND EYLES EGERTON-WARBURTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I love my good ley on a clear winter's day
Last Line: When the cattle walk out and the cash comes in!
Alternate Author Name(s): Egerton-warburton, R. E.
Subject(s): Landlords & Tenants; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


THE LONG TRAIL, by MINNI MILLS NEAL    Poem Text            
First Line: Riding down the dixie highway
Last Line: That's just ahead of me.
Subject(s): Hunting; Roads; Wealth; Hunters; Paths; Trails; Riches; Fortunes


THE MILLER, by JOHN CLERK    Poem Text            
First Line: O merry may the maid be
Last Line: When a miller lives so happy?
Alternate Author Name(s): Clerk Of Penicuik, John
Subject(s): Marriage; Mills & Millers; Wealth; Weddings; Husbands; Wives; Riches; Fortunes


THE MISER'S MANSION, by ROBERT SOUTHEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thou mouldering mansion, whose embattled side
Last Line: And angels hymn'd the rich man's soul to heaven.
Subject(s): Future Life; Generosity; Hospitality; Misers; Wealth; Retribution; Eternity; After Life; Riches; Fortunes


THE NO-LONGER-MERRY ANCIENT MONARCH, by FRANKLIN PIERCE ADAMS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Old king cole was a merry old soul
Last Line: And called for his fiddlers three.
Alternate Author Name(s): F. P. A.
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Old Age; Wealth; Royal Court Life; Royalty; Kings; Queens; Riches; Fortunes


THE OLD PROSPECTOR, by CHARLES BADGER CLARK JR.    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There's a song in the canyon below me
Last Line: I'll follow the trail that I love.
Alternate Author Name(s): Clark, Badger
Subject(s): Cowboys; Prospecting; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


THE ONE DAY, by DONALD HALL    Poem Text         Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: There are ways to get rich: find an old corporation,
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


THE POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 104, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Rich men met in an elegant hall
Last Line: Strange to begrudge leftover rays
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Chinese Literature; Greed; Wealth; Avarice; Cupidity; Riches; Fortunes


THE POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 12, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Zither and books are up to you
Last Line: At home on a single branch
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Chinese Literature; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


THE POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 123, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Wealth and position attract distant kin
Last Line: Even leather shoes wear thin
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Chinese Literature; Family Life; Poverty; Wealth; Relatives; Riches; Fortunes


THE POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 124, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I once knew a foolish man
Last Line: A donkey knows pain is close behind
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Chinese Literature; Ignorance; Wealth; Dullness; Stupdity; Riches; Fortunes


THE POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 135, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Don't stay poor my friend
Last Line: You're just as rich as him
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Chinese Literature; Poverty; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


THE POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 140, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When master tung was young
Last Line: Who on earth was that
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Chinese Literature; Wealth; Youth; Riches; Fortunes


THE POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 143, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Old chung north of town
Last Line: But had such cold insides
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Chinese Literature; Death; Wealth; Dead, The; Riches; Fortunes


THE POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 154, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Those days when I had money
Last Line: I hope you weigh this well
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Chinese Literature; Poverty; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


THE POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 183, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: They laugh at me hey farm boy
Last Line: And stick a stupa on my head
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Chinese Literature; Fashion; Poverty; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


THE POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 188, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Someone sighed cold mountain air
Last Line: With money your concern
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Chinese Literature; Ignorance; Poetry & Poets; Poverty; Wealth; Dullness; Stupdity; Riches; Fortunes


THE POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 190, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: One bottle is cast in gold
Last Line: Cultivation begins today
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Chinese Literature; Virtue; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


THE POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 196, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fire and smoke raged within
Last Line: They were fools indeed
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Chinese Literature; Fire; Ignorance; Wealth; Dullness; Stupdity; Riches; Fortunes


THE POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 221, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Birth and death are decreed
Last Line: And brilliant scholars are broke
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Birth; Chinese Literature; Death; Fame; Wealth; Child Birth; Midwifery; Dead, The; Reputation; Riches; Fortunes


THE POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 238, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We hear about the ministers of state
Last Line: And all because of ignorance
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Chinese Literature; Government; Ignorance; Punishment; Wealth; Dullness; Stupdity; Riches; Fortunes


THE POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 243, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I was so poor in the past
Last Line: These jewels aren't for sale
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Chinese Literature; Poverty; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


THE POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 248, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Here's a poem for you young lords
Last Line: He was a fool for azure pearl
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Chinese Literature; Death; Wealth; Dead, The; Riches; Fortunes


THE POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 260, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Imagine a king-of-the-wheel
Last Line: You'll waste these human years
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Buddhism; Chinese Literature; Reincarnation; Wealth; Buddha; Buddhists; Transmigration; Pretas; Riches; Fortunes


THE POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 40, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: An old lady who lives to the east
Last Line: From the east and from the west
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Chinese Literature; Laughter; Poverty; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


THE POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 41, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The rich have so many cares
Last Line: The mourners will all be flies
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Chinese Literature; Death; Wealth; Dead, The; Riches; Fortunes


THE POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 42, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I met a brilliant scholar once
Last Line: What can you say about broken tiles or melted ice
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Beauty; Chinese Literature; Disappointment; Scholarship & Scholars; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


THE POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 59, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I met a girl to the east
Last Line: They'll reap their judgment in tears
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Chinese Literature; Marriage; Punishment; Wealth; Weddings; Husbands; Wives; Riches; Fortunes


THE POEMS OF PICKUP: 11, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A son demands a wife
Last Line: But not in your book of crimes
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Chinese Literature; Family Life; Marriage; Wealth; Relatives; Weddings; Husbands; Wives; Riches; Fortunes


THE POOR LITTLE RICH FLOWER, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: It's better to be a buttercup out in the / grass
Last Line: Flower, in a lady's bower.
Subject(s): Children; Courts & Courtiers; Flowers; Summer; Wealth; Childhood; Riches; Fortunes


THE PRICE OF RICHES, by EDGAR ALBERT GUEST    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Nobody stops at the rich man's door to pass the
Last Line: They used to do.
Alternate Author Name(s): Guest, Eddie
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


THE PROPHET, by LUCILLE CLIFTON                Poet's Biography
First Line: Came to me / with a poor man's tale
Subject(s): David (d. 962 B.c.); Poverty; Prophecy & Prophets; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


THE RICH MAN, by WALT MASON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The rich man, in the diatribes of virtuous
Last Line: Godless crimes.
Subject(s): Gold; Money; Upper Classes; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


THE RICH RIVALL, by ABRAHAM COWLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: They say you're angry, and rant mightily
Last Line: Ah, simple soule what would become of thee!
Subject(s): Love - Nature Of; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


THE TWO GLASSES, by ELLA WHEELER WILCOX    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There sat two glasses filled to the brim
Last Line: On the rich man's table, rim to rim.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilson, Robert, Mrs.
Subject(s): Cups; Drinks & Drinking; Fables; Water; Wealth; Wine; Allegories; Riches; Fortunes


THE VILLAGE MUNITIONS CO., INC.; FORMERLY THE VILLAGE BLACKSMITH, by FRANKLIN PIERCE ADAMS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Under spreading chestnut tree
Last Line: Has earned two thou. Per cent.
Alternate Author Name(s): F. P. A.
Subject(s): Business; Factories; Labor & Laborers; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807-1882); Money; Wealth; Businessmen; Businesswomen; Work; Workers; Riches; Fortunes


THE WISDOM OF ALI; AN ARAB LEGEND, by BAYARD TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The prophet once, sitting in calm debate
Last Line: "which god supplies, is inexhaustible."
Alternate Author Name(s): Taylor, James Bayard
Subject(s): God; Legends, Arabic; Prophecy & Prophets; Wealth; Wisdom; Riches; Fortunes


THEY CALL IT BUSINESS, by CHARLES G. ADAMS    Poem Text            
First Line: Many sow / and reap; yet die poor
Last Line: They call it business.
Subject(s): Class Struggle; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


THIS SIDE AN' THAT, by GEORGE MACDONALD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The rich man sat in his father's seat
Last Line: Wi' the dogs I' this side, the angels o' that.
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


THOSE WONDROUS DAYS, by WILLIAM A. PHELON    Poem Text            
First Line: They talk about the good old days, when every sportsman rolled
Last Line: Those were the days, the glorious days, and money flowed—like glue!
Subject(s): Money; Past; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


TO A RICH MAN, by THOMAS AUGUSTINE DALY    Poem Text            
First Line: What worries me and makes me blue
Last Line: "what? Worries? Me?!"
Alternate Author Name(s): Daly, T. A.
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


TO A SILVER DOLLAR, by EFFIE WALLER SMITH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Pale coin, what various hands have you passed through
Last Line: "seem those fair, graven words: ""in god we trust."
Subject(s): Greed; Numismatics; Wealth; Avarice; Cupidity; Coins, Commemorative; Medals, Historical; Riches; Fortunes


TO A WEALTHY MAN, by WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You gave, but will not give again
Last Line: But the right twigs for an eagle's nest!
Alternate Author Name(s): Yeats, W. B.
Subject(s): Museums; Wealth; Art Gallerys; Riches; Fortunes


TO CROESUS, by NORMAN ROWLAND GALE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Though men with noisy purses come
Last Line: Is thirty silver pieces.
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


TO GERON, by HILDEBRAND JACOB    Poem Text            
First Line: So prudent and so young a wife! / old geron, thou art blest for life
Last Line: That you may leave to her—or me.
Subject(s): Jewelry & Jewelers; London; Money; Wealth; Rings; Bracelets; Necklaces; Riches; Fortunes


TO THE FURZE BUSH, by HORACE SMITH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Let burns and old chaucer unite
Last Line: And beneficence learn from the furze!
Alternate Author Name(s): Smith, Horatio
Subject(s): Nature; Poetry & Poets; Praise; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


TO THE MONEY-GETTER, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: O man of morbid soul and small
Last Line: Think'st thou this narrow world is all?
Subject(s): Money;wealth; Riches;fortunes


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 2. WHAT HAVE I TO DO WITH THEE, by EDWARD CARPENTER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Weary with the restless burden of this world last night I fell
Last Line: "quickly—into space!"
Subject(s): Conventions; Labor & Laborers; Politics & Government; Wealth; Assemblies; Meetings; Work; Workers; Riches; Fortunes


TOWARDS DEMOCRACY: PART 4. A MIGHTIER THAN MAMMON, by EDWARD CARPENTER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: At last, after centuries, when the tension and strain
Last Line: And they achieved a real distinction, and the finest kind of aristocracy.
Subject(s): Humanity; Modern Life; Nations; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


TOWARDS DEMOCRACY: PART 4. THE ONE FOUNDATION, by EDWARD CARPENTER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Only that people can thrive that loves its land
Last Line: Suspended.
Subject(s): Nations; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


TREASURE SONG, by AGNES MARY F. ROBINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The miser loves to count his store
Last Line: So dear, and only seeming!
Alternate Author Name(s): Duclaux, Madame Emile; Darmesteter, Mary; Robinson, A. Mary F.
Subject(s): Dreams; Wealth; Nightmares; Riches; Fortunes


TRUE WORTH, by SUE M. COLE    Poem Text            
First Line: If nobody smiled, and nobody praised
Last Line: Who's wealth is a host of friends.
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


VALUATION, by JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The old squire said, as he stood by his gate
Last Line: "and the thing can be easily done!"
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


VANITY FAIR, by ELLA WHEELER WILCOX    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In vanity fair, as we bow and smile
Last Line: In vanity fair.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilson, Robert, Mrs.
Subject(s): Vanity; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


VERSIFICATION OF THE SPEECH OF GEOORGIN TO BEYUN, by REGINALD HEBER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Seest thou yon shelter'd vale of various dye
Last Line: To great khi-kusroo's court a turkish fair!
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Wealth; Royal Court Life; Royalty; Kings; Queens; Riches; Fortunes


VIRGIDEMIAE: BOOK 5: SATIRE: 4, by JOSEPH HALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Villius the wealthy farmer left his heir
Last Line: That fourtie pounds serue not the farmers heyre.
Subject(s): Farm Life; Inheritance & Succession; Money; Wealth; Agriculture; Farmers; Heirs; Riches; Fortunes


WAITING, by JOHN DAVIDSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Within unfriendly walls / we starve - or starve by stealth
Last Line: And the word we must obey.
Subject(s): Labor & Laborers; Poverty; Waiting; Wealth; Work; Workers; Riches; Fortunes


WEALTH, by NETTIE ARVILLA DOWNEY    Poem Text            
First Line: Flowers by my door
Last Line: Carillon bell.
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


WHAT GOLD CANNOT BUY, by KATHERYN SWEET EASTERDAY    Poem Text            
First Line: A miser old
Last Line: To heaven's port beyond the sky.
Subject(s): Gold; Greed; Wealth; Avarice; Cupidity; Riches; Fortunes


WHEN BELLS WERE NAMED, by COLE SWENSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: And wake up to %the hour of the bells each one and then rang
Last Line: Music at it most refined) the raised hand waved, it %rang
Subject(s): Berry (france); Book Of Hours; Catholic Church - Liturgy; Church Year; Fifteenth Century - Poetry; Manuscripts, Latin (medieval And Modern); Months; Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry


WHEN MY SHIP COMES IN, by EDGAR ALBERT GUEST    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You shall have satin and silk to wear
Last Line: When my ship comes in.
Alternate Author Name(s): Guest, Eddie
Subject(s): Faith; Patience; Wealth; Belief; Creed; Riches; Fortunes


WHY TOMAS CAM WAS GRUMPY, by JAMES STEPHENS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If I were rich what would I do?
Last Line: ...Where's my spade! I've work to do!
Subject(s): Labor & Laborers; Wealth; Wisdom; Work; Workers; Riches; Fortunes


YOUTH AND AGE, by JOHN LAWSON STODDARD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I will gain a fortune, the young man cried
Last Line: "to bind the reef that breasts the storm!"
Subject(s): Aging; Life; Wealth; Youth; Riches; Fortunes