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A POEM FOR THE SMALL FACE, by ISAAC BEN SOLOMON LURIA    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Sons of his palace
Alternate Author Name(s): Ashkenazi, Isaac
Subject(s): Mysticism Judaism; Sabbath


A SABBATH DAY; IN FIVE WATCHES, by JOHN DRINKWATER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: You were three men and women two
Last Line: The quiet festival of sleep.
Subject(s): Holy Family; Sabbath; Sunday


A SABBATH HYMN, by ISAAC BEN SOLOMON LURIA    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: This day is for israel light and rejoicing
Last Line: Attributed to isaac luria.
Alternate Author Name(s): Ashkenazi, Isaac
Subject(s): Israel; Jews; Sabbath; Judaism; Sunday


A SABBATH MORNING AT SEA, by ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The ship went on with solemn face
Last Line: To the full godhead's burning.
Subject(s): Sabbath; Sea; Sunday; Ocean


A SABBATH SCENE, by JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Scarce had the solemn sabbath-bell
Last Line: Undo the heavy burden!
Subject(s): Sabbath; Slavery; Sunday; Serfs


AN EXTRA SABBATH, by AMOS RUSSEL WELLS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I know it in the morning
Last Line: "in the middle of the week!"
Subject(s): Sabbath; Sunday


ANGELUS, by CYNTHIA ZARIN    Poem Source                
First Line: One opens the book at random, opens the day
Last Line: Everything changed, everything different
Subject(s): Change; Sabbath


ANTI-SUNDAY-SERMON, by ALFRED FRANCIS KREYMBORG    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The quickest way to maim an artist
Last Line: I faithfully still believe!
Subject(s): God; Sabbath; Sermons; Sunday


ANY COUNTRY CHURCH, by AUSTIN PHILIPS    Poem Text                
First Line: A shaft of sunlight strikes, shines through
Last Line: And fellow-convicts 'neath one self-same sentence ... Death.
Subject(s): Candles; Churches; Easter; Holidays; Humanity; Sabbath; Cathedrals; The Resurrection; Sunday


AUNTIE'S LESSONS, by FRANCES RIDLEY HAVERGAL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: They said their texts, and their hymns they sang
Last Line: Dear alice's words in my heart will stay.
Subject(s): Sabbath; Sunday


BELLS, by ISABEL ECCLESTONE MACKAY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I hear the bells ring every day
Last Line: Is glad to have them there.
Subject(s): Bells; Churches; Public Worship; Sabbath; Cathedrals; Church Attendance; Sunday


BLACK SABBATH, by CAROLINE FINKELSTEIN    Poem Source                
First Line: He liked being the director. I was dizzied by the way he jerked his chin at
Last Line: Amphetamine, and wingless, absolutely...
Subject(s): Rome, Italy; Sabbath


BLESSING THE LIGHTS, by ALTER ABELSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Silver candlesticks that beam
Last Line: "shining, beaming, god, for thee."
Subject(s): Candles; Jews; Sabbath; Judaism; Sunday


BLUEBEARD'S LAST WIFE: COMES BRIGHT SUNDAY, by OLIVER BROOK HERFORD    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Of bluebeard's wives bright sunday was the best
Last Line: He pitched her, lute and all, into the moat.
Subject(s): Sabbath; Sunday


BUCK, ALONE, by JR. ORVAL A. LUND    Poem Source                
First Line: Out for sulfur shelf, walking up a trail, the damp gray day
Last Line: Tongue and palate, swallow sweetness, spit out pith. I fill %my plastic bag and stroll on home
Subject(s): Churches; Religion; Sabbath


BY AUGHNA BRAE, by AGNES ITA HANRAHAN    Poem Text                
First Line: I mind the burn; I mind the brae
Last Line: Thon spire by aughna brae!
Subject(s): Churches; Memory; Prayer; Sabbath; Cathedrals; Sunday


CHARADE: 12, by FRANCES RIDLEY HAVERGAL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Arise, my first! In peerless radiance beaming
Last Line: Our earnest of the day which knows no night
Subject(s): Sabbath; Sunday


COME, MY BELOVED, by M. M.    Poem Text                
First Line: Come, my beloved, to meet the bride
Last Line: With joy receive the sabbath bride.
Subject(s): Brides; Jews; Love - Marital; Sabbath; Judaism; Wedded Love; Marriage - Love; Sunday


CRUELEST LIES ARE TOLD ON SUNDAYS, by ELIAS MIGUEL MUNOZ    Poem Source                
First Line: Today a sunday afternoon
Last Line: But be silent today. %and I will lie to you. %the worst lies are told %on empty sunday afternoons
Subject(s): Calendar; Lies; Sabbath


DAT GAL O' MINE, by JAMES WELDON JOHNSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Skin as black an' jes as sof' as a velvet dress
Last Line: O' mine.
Subject(s): African Americans - Women; Love; Religion; Sabbath; Theology; Sunday


DOWN TO GOD'S, by PAMELA GEMIN    Poem Source                
First Line: On sundays, we never said
Last Line: And headed to the honeybee for breakfast %down the wide streets from god's
Subject(s): God; Public Worship; Religion; Sabbath


DUTY CALL, by BURGES JOHNSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: On sundays I jus' love to dine
Last Line: An' gives me heaps o' things to eat.
Subject(s): Children; Family Life; Mothers; Pity; Sabbath; Temperance; Childhood; Relatives; Sunday; Prohibition


EAST SIDE MOVING PICTURE THEATRE - SUNDAY, by MAXWELL BODENHEIM    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: An old woman rubs her eyes
Last Line: Were standing before their last heaven.
Subject(s): Heaven; Lower East Side, New York City; Motion Pictures; Prayer; Sabbath; Paradise; Movies; Cinema; Sunday


EVERYWHERE, ANGELS: 1, by DAINIS HAZNERS    Poem Source                
First Line: Sundays we
Last Line: Save these poor wretches
Subject(s): Angels; Prayer; Sabbath


FIRST CIGARETTE, by JOSEPH ROLNIK    Poem Source                
First Line: My first sabbath cigarette between my lips
Last Line: And laughed into his deep white beard
Subject(s): Sabbath; Smoking


FRIDAY NIGHT, by ISIDORE G. ASCHER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The majesty of sunset in the west
Last Line: And over all god's blessings everywhere!
Subject(s): Jews; Peace; Prayer; Sabbath; Judaism; Sunday


FRIDAY NIGHT, by MIRIAM DEL BANCO    Poem Text                
First Line: Friday night! Come draw the curtain
Last Line: On this peaceful sabbath night.
Subject(s): Dreams; Jews; Night; Sabbath; Shadows; Nightmares; Judaism; Bedtime; Sunday


GOD OF THE WORLD (A SABBATH HYMN), by ISRAEL NAJARA    Poem Text                
First Line: God of the world, eternity's sole lord!
Last Line: King over kings, be now thy name adored!
Subject(s): God; Jews; Sabbath; Judaism; Sunday


GOD'S SABBATH, by PATTIANN ROGERS    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Rest in this quiet. Lie down
Last Line: As fossil stone in sun. Sleep well. %bring dreams of waking
Subject(s): God; Sabbath


GRACE FOR THE SABBATH, by ALICE LUCAS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: To israel this day is joy ever bless'd
Last Line: Is light and is gladness, a sabbath of rest.
Alternate Author Name(s): Montefiore, Julia
Subject(s): Israel; Jews; Sabbath; Judaism; Sunday


GREETINGS, by BRENDAN KENNELLY    Poem Source                
First Line: A solitary condom, sad and crinkled
Last Line: Greets the bells greeting %sunday morning air.
Subject(s): Birth Control; Sabbath; Streets


HOME FROM PRAYING, by JOSEPH ROLNIK    Poem Source                
First Line: The air was always damp and cool
Last Line: And at such an odd hour
Subject(s): Prayer; Sabbath


HOW WE SPENT A SABBATH DAY, by UNKNOWN    Poem Source                
First Line: Our's is a week dark unco crowded house
Last Line: Fearin' results does duty aft deter; %we're prone tae judge,an' speak, an' act for god - an' err
Subject(s): Glasgow, Scotland; Sabbath


HYMN FOR THE CONCLUSION OF THE SABBATH, by ALICE LUCAS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: May he who sets the holy and profane
Last Line: And as the stars of night.
Alternate Author Name(s): Montefiore, Julia
Subject(s): Jews; Rest; Sabbath; Judaism; Sunday


HYMN TO FIRE, by KONSTANTIN DMITRIYEVICH BALMONT    Poem Text                
First Line: Oh, fire who purgeth us
Last Line: Shed perpetual light!
Subject(s): Desire; Fire; Passion; Prayer Meetings; Sabbath; Sunday


I HAD NO CAUSE TO BE AWAKE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: I struggled and was there
Subject(s): Sabbath; Sleep


IN BOZEN OF A SUNDAY, by AMELIA JOSEPHINE BURR    Poem Text                
First Line: In bozen of a sunday, the air is gay with chiming
Last Line: In bozen of a sunday, when the hills are glad with spring.
Subject(s): Bolzano-bozen Province, Italy; Sabbath; Spring; Sunday


IN THE WOODS, by JR. WILLIAM MEYER    Poem Source                
First Line: Sundays my father silently drove
Last Line: Branches of the terrible high pines
Subject(s): Driving And Drivers; Forests; Sabbath


IT'S GOOD, IT'S GOOD NOT TO SHIELD THE HEART THIS WAY, by PERETS MARKISH    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Markish, Peretz
Subject(s): Sabbath


ITALIAN QUATRAIN: SABBATH MORNING, by LEONORA SPEYER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Beyond my room's rose-covered convent wall
Last Line: I'll swear that satyr's stone mouth grinned at me!
Subject(s): Italy; Sabbath; Italians; Sunday


LINES ADDRESSED TO MRS. BUCHANAN, OF DRUMPELLIER, by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh! Gentle lady, with the bounteous hand
Last Line: Long after thou art laid in hallowed rest.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): Children; God; Learning; Religion; Sabbath; Childhood; Theology; Sunday


LINES ON SEEING THE SABBATH SCHOOL PROCESSION OF 3RD JULY, 1862, by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Were thousand angels sinless, bright
Last Line: Like him who took your nature on.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): Children; God; Religion; Sabbath; Youth; Childhood; Theology; Sunday


MARKETPLACE SLEEPS, ITS BOOTHS LIKE SKULLS, by PERETS MARKISH    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Markish, Peretz
Subject(s): Sabbath


MAY SUNDAY, by BERNICE LESBIA KENYON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Bells would be good if they could keep their place
Last Line: That break the deep enchantment of this hour!
Alternate Author Name(s): Gilkyson, Walter, Mrs.
Subject(s): Bells; Churches; Prayer; Public Worship; Sabbath; Cathedrals; Church Attendance; Sunday


MORTEM, QUAE VIOLAT SUAVIA, PELLIT AMOR, by WILLIAM JOHNSON CORY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The plunging rocks, whose ravenous throats
Last Line: Will pass and flee, when thou art here.
Subject(s): Hearts; Love; Sabbath; Titans (mythology); Sunday


MY LADY GOES TO CHURCH, by CHARLES LOUIS HENRY WAGNER    Poem Text                
First Line: When sabbath comes, and holy calms
Last Line: My lady goes to church!
Subject(s): Public Worship; Sabbath; Church Attendance; Sunday


NON SUM DIGNUS, by JOSEPHINE JACOBSEN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: His sabbath, as all others, finds
Last Line: The gate again in seven days
Subject(s): Sabbath; Sunday


OCTAVES IN A GARDEN: 1. WADHAM, by ARTHUR W. UPSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The day is like a sabbath in a swoon
Last Line: The old quadrangle paved with afternoon.
Subject(s): Oxford, England; Sabbath; Sunday


OCTAVES IN AN OXFORD GARDEN: 2, by ARTHUR W. UPSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: No footfall sounds within the empty hall
Last Line: A comfortable and a holy spot withal.
Subject(s): Oxford, England; Sabbath; Sunday


ODE TO SIR ANDREW AGNEW, BART., by THOMAS HOOD    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh andrew fairservice - but I beg pardon
Last Line: To make a sunday workhouse of the church.
Subject(s): Labor & Laborers; Politics & Government; Sabbath; Work; Workers; Sunday


ON SEEING A THOUSAND SABBATH SCHOOL CHILDREN IN PROCESSION, by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: What went ye out to see?
Last Line: And reap thy full reward above!
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): Children; Christianity; God; Religion; Sabbath; Childhood; Theology; Sunday


ON SUNDAY MORN, by RAY CLARKE ROSE    Poem Text                
First Line: On sunday morn, down sacred aisle
Last Line: On sunday morn!
Subject(s): Man-woman Relationships; Public Worship; Religion; Sabbath; Male-female Relations; Church Attendance; Theology; Sunday


ON THE ROAD TO JERICHO, by CLYDE MCGEE    Poem Text                
First Line: On road to jericho one day
Last Line: And each passed by on the other side.
Subject(s): Prayer; Sabbath; Temples; Sunday; Mosques


OTHERWISE, by BRENDAN KENNELLY    Poem Source                
First Line: Sunday afternoon, ballybough road
Last Line: Otherwise, a peaceful sabbath, thank god
Subject(s): Children; Sabbath; Violence


OUR ENGLISH SABBATHS, by FRANCES RIDLEY HAVERGAL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: O england, thou art beautiful, and very dear to me
Last Line: And know not that our father's law is truest liberty!
Subject(s): Sabbath; Sunday


PAULA'S SUNDAYS, by ANN S. GOLDSMITH    Poem Source                
First Line: Things recede: voices, shades
Last Line: The bird long since having shut up
Subject(s): Sabbath


PLOUGHING ON SUNDAY, by WALLACE STEVENS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The white cock's tail
Subject(s): Plowing & Plowmen; Sabbath; Sunday


PLOUGHING ON SUNDAY, by WALLACE STEVENS    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The white cock's tail
Last Line: The wind pours down
Subject(s): Plowing And Plowmen; Sabbath


PROVINCIAL SUNDAYS, by RAMON LOPEZ VELARDE    Poem Source                
First Line: On sundays when the weather's good, traditionally
Last Line: Not one beauty, who would miss mass
Subject(s): Holidays; Mass; Sabbath


RAIN, by RACHEL L. WHITE    Poem Text                
First Line: O rain, why come on sunday
Last Line: Sometimes I make mistakes.
Subject(s): Rain; Sabbath; Water; Sunday


RAIN: SUNDAY SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND BLIND, by B. J. BUHROW    Poem Source                
First Line: It is palm
Last Line: A lesson about jesus %into his palm
Subject(s): Catholics; Jesus Christ; Palm Sunday; Religion; Sabbath; Youth


ROMANCERO: BOOK 3. HEBREW MELODIES: PRINCESS SABBATH, by HEINRICH HEINE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: In arabia's books of stories
Last Line: Till it crackles and goes out.
Subject(s): Arabia; Daughters; Love; Sabbath; Sunday


SABBATH, by ALTER ABELSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The sabbath is here, and the heavens are beaming
Last Line: Then sing like an angel at the gateway of heaven!
Subject(s): Jews; Peace; Sabbath; Judaism; Sunday


SABBATH DAY, by MARGARET ELIZABETH MUNSON SANGSTER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A little aside from the sweep and whirl
Last Line: Are cordial and help to my spirit yet.
Alternate Author Name(s): Van Deth, Gerrit, Mrs.
Subject(s): Prayer; Sabbath; Sunday


SABBATH EVE, by MIRIAM DEL BANCO    Poem Text                
First Line: The sweet sabbath eve has drawn near
Last Line: Floats out on the soft evening air.
Subject(s): Death; Prayer; Sabbath; Dead, The; Sunday


SABBATH HYMN, by SOLOMON BEN MOSES HA-LEVI ALKABEZ    Poem Text                
First Line: Come forth, my friend, the bride to meet
Last Line: Come, o my friend, the sabbath greet.
Alternate Author Name(s): Alkabiz, Solomon
Subject(s): Jews; Sabbath; Judaism; Sunday


SABBATH HYMN, by AARON COHEN    Poem Text                
First Line: Descend, descend, o sabbath princess
Last Line: And sabbath peace for evermore.
Subject(s): Heaven; Jews; Peace; Sabbath; Paradise; Judaism; Sunday


SABBATH HYMN ON THE MOUNTAINS, by JOHN STUART BLACKIE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Praise ye the lord! / not in the temple of shapeliest mould
Last Line: Praise ye the lord!
Subject(s): Sabbath; Worship; Sunday


SABBATH LIE, by YEHUDA AMICHAI    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: On friday, at twilight of a summer day
Last Line: Ive gone to another life
Subject(s): Sabbath; Jews; Sunday; Judaism


SABBATH MORNING, by L. DALE AHERN    Poem Text                
First Line: Sabbath comes to a small town
Last Line: Like old women together after church.
Subject(s): Sabbath; Sunday


SABBATH MORNING, by LYDIA HUNTLEY SIGOURNEY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: How beautiful the sunday morn, amid
Last Line: Leap up, to put its glorious garments on.
Subject(s): Sabbath; Sunday


SABBATH REMINISCENCES, by MRS. JOHN GRAY    Poem Text                
First Line: I remember, I remember, when sabbath morning rose
Last Line: From heaven descending to the earth, led back from earth to heaven!
Alternate Author Name(s): Lewers, Miss
Subject(s): Public Worship; Sabbath; Church Attendance; Sunday


SABBATH THOUGHTS, by GRACE AGUILAR    Poem Text                
First Line: I bless thee, father, for the grace
Last Line: Bid work-day turmoil cease.
Subject(s): God; Jews; Sabbath; Judaism; Sunday


SABBATH TRIPTYCH, by RICHARD KELL    Poem Source                
First Line: Music by wagner: horns and violins
Last Line: The unclouded sunlight equably surveys %its colours redisposed a thousand ways
Subject(s): God; Prophets And Prophecy; Sabbath


SABBATHS, by ROBERT HERRICK    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Sabbaths are threefold, (as s. Austine sayes)
Last Line: The last the sabbath of eternitie.
Subject(s): Sabbath; Sunday


SABBATHS: 2001, by WENDELL BERRY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: He waits in darkness all around
Subject(s): Sabbath; Sunday


SABBATICAL, by ROLAND FLINT    Poem Source                
First Line: What am I sleeping to on these days, a sabbatical in the second year of
Last Line: This morning I had oatmeal for breakfast, the snow is so deep
Subject(s): Sabbath


SACRED EPIGRAM: THE SABBATH, JEWISH AND CHRISTIAN, by RICHARD CRASHAW    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: How much the same thing si distinquished by different practice!
Last Line: Therefore - and what is more than just than this agreement? - let %men observe our sabbaths, oxen yo
Subject(s): Sabbath


SATURDAY IN Y' HOLY WEEK, by JOSEPH BEAUMONT    Poem Text                
First Line: The sabbath now / can a more ample title show
Last Line: Till ye worlds generall crack shall set them ope.
Subject(s): Crucifixion; Holy Week; Sabbath; Jesus Christ - Crucifixion; Sunday


SEARCH, by CARRIE KINCAID    Poem Source                
First Line: She sneaks out of bed like a tiny thief
Last Line: She will be saved. %she believes
Subject(s): Catholic Church - Clergy; Children; Sabbath; Sin


SOLITUDE, by JOHN KOOISTRA    Poem Source                
First Line: Sunday. Starting to get light
Last Line: Whether being alone %is a good or bad thing
Subject(s): Sabbath; Solitude


SOME KEEP THE SABBATH GOING TO CHURCH, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: I'm going, all along
Subject(s): Sabbath; Worship


SON-DAYS, by HENRY VAUGHAN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Bright shadows of true rest! Some shoots of bliss
Last Line: Of a full feast; and the out-courts of glory.
Alternate Author Name(s): Silurist
Variant Title(s): Son-dayes
Subject(s): Holidays; New Year; Sabbath; Sunday


SONG FOR FRIDAY NIGHT, by ISIDORE MYERS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Thou beautiful sabbath, thou sanctified day
Last Line: All eager to greet thee with praise and with song.
Subject(s): Jews; Sabbath; Judaism; Sunday


SOW, by JOSEPH O. LEGASPI    Poem Source                
First Line: Her squeal pierced the silence of the sabbath
Last Line: Her wail became as much a part of us as the air
Subject(s): Noises; Sabbath


SUNDAY, by JORGE CARRERA ANDRADE    Poem Source                
First Line: Fruit-vender church
Last Line: Comes scampering out of church
Subject(s): Churches; Markets; Merchants; Sabbath


SUNDAY, by MARIO RAUL DE MORAIS DE ANDRADE    Poem Source                
First Line: Late arrivals at mass, in lace
Last Line: Futility civilization
Subject(s): Christianity; Churches; Mass; Sabbath


SUNDAY, by GEORGE HERBERT    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: O day most calm, most bright
Last Line: Flie hand in hand to heav'n!
Subject(s): Sabbath; Worship; Sunday


SUNDAY, by WALT MASON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I'm always glad when sundays comes, and our
Last Line: Do not have to dodge or spurn the agent for a patent churn.
Subject(s): Churches; Public Worship; Sabbath; Cathedrals; Church Attendance; Sunday


SUNDAY, by JOSEPHINE MILES    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: We have moving over us, over head and spire
Subject(s): Sabbath; Sunday


SUNDAY, by JAY G. SIGMUND    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The preacher's voice droned on and on
Last Line: Her gemless, withered hands.
Subject(s): Public Worship; Sabbath; Church Attendance; Sunday


SUNDAY, by LOUIS UNTERMEYER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: It was sunday-/ eleven in the morning; people were at / church
Last Line: It was sunday!
Alternate Author Name(s): Lewis, Michael
Subject(s): Insanity; Marching & Marches; Sabbath; Social Protest; Madness; Mental Illness; Sunday


SUNDAY, by JOHN UPDIKE    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: This day that would tell us what we are
Last Line: Where all days are sundays %disguised as work days
Subject(s): Sabbath


SUNDAY BELLS, by FRANCES RIDLEY HAVERGAL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: O sweet sabbath bells
Last Line: With blood he hath bought us: then praise him to-day!
Subject(s): Public Worship; Sabbath; Church Attendance; Sunday


SUNDAY MORNING, by BRENDAN KENNELLY    Poem Source                
First Line: Someone threw a red knickers on my roof last night
Last Line: Then they drift towards prayer.
Subject(s): Night; Prayer; Sabbath; Shame


SUNDAY MORNING, by FREDERICK LOUIS MACNEICE    Poem Text     Poem Explanation             Poet's Biography
First Line: Down the road someone is practising scales
Alternate Author Name(s): Macneice, Louis
Subject(s): Music & Musicians; Sabbath; Sunday


SUNDAY MORNING, by FREDERICK LOUIS MACNEICE    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Down the road someone is practising scales
Last Line: Escape from the weekday time. Which deadens and endures
Alternate Author Name(s): Macneice, Louis
Subject(s): Music And Musicians; Sabbath


SUNDAY MORNING BELLS, by DINAH MARIA MULOCK CRAIK    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: From the near city comes the clang of bells
Last Line: "to ""glory in the highest, -- on earth peace""?"
Alternate Author Name(s): Mulock, Dinah Maria
Subject(s): Bells; Peace; Sabbath; Worship; Sunday


SUNDAY NIGHT, by FRANCES RIDLEY HAVERGAL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Rest him, o father! Thou didst send him forth
Last Line: With soothing power his listening, resting soul.
Subject(s): Prayer; Sabbath; Sunday


SUNDAY PAPERS, by CHARLES SIMIC    Poem Text             Recitation by Author     Poet's Biography
First Line: The butchery of the innocent
Subject(s): War; Sabbath; Religion; Innocence; Sunday; Theology


SUNDAY REVERY, by JAMES RYDER RANDALL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Beyond my dingy window pane
Last Line: Thy blessing on my head!
Subject(s): Nature; Sabbath; Spring; Sunday


SUNDAY SLAUGHTER, by JAMES CLEGHORN    Poem Source                
First Line: After an endless morning
Last Line: The grease of that perilous sunday
Subject(s): Sabbath


SUNDAY SONNET, by VINICIUS DE MORAES    Poem Source                
First Line: For a sunday like this, at home there is much peace
Last Line: Taking away on this: that which does not last
Subject(s): Sabbath


SUNDAY: NEW GUINEA, by KARL SHAPIRO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The bugle sounds the measured call to prayers
Subject(s): New Guinea; Sabbath; Soldiers; Sunday


SUNDAY: NEW GUINEA, by KARL SHAPIRO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The bugle sounds the measured call to prayers
Last Line: And your love's presence, snowy, beautiful, and kind
Subject(s): New Guinea; Sabbath; Soldiers


SUNDAYS, by JOSEPHINE MILES    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Looking over toward tamalpais
Subject(s): Sabbath; Sunday


SUNDAYSUNDAYSUNDAYSUNDAYSUNDAY, by PAUL BLACKBURN                Recitation by Author     Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Sabbath; Summer; Sunday


THE BOY OUT OF CHURCH, by ROBERT RANKE GRAVES    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: As jesus and his followers
Last Line: Were never made for man.
Subject(s): Sabbath; Sunday


THE CAMERONIAN CAT, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: There was a cameronian cat
Subject(s): Animals;cats;clergy;mice;sabbath; Priests;rabbis;ministers;bishops;sunday


THE COUNTRY CURATE, by HENRY TAYLOR (1800-1886)    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: In t' other hundred, o'er yon swarthy moor
Last Line: And falls, alas! Unpitied, as he lived before.
Subject(s): Healing; Sabbath; Cures; Sunday


THE DAY OF REST, by GUSTAV GOTTHEIL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Come, o sabbath day, and bring
Last Line: Thou shalt rest.
Subject(s): Jews; Rest; Sabbath; Judaism; Sunday


THE DEACON, by WILLIAM A. PHELON    Poem Text                
First Line: The deacon wandered forth one day and saw a
Last Line: He now stands for good, clean ball games, even on the sabbath day!
Subject(s): Baseball; Clergy; Sabbath; Sports; Temptation; Priests; Rabbis; Ministers; Bishops; Sunday


THE DEMON DRINK, by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I do well to be angry, even unto death,'
Last Line: Leaving want, woe, and shame, desolation and gloom.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): Alcoholism & Alcoholics; Mothers; Sabbath; Sin; Temperance; Drunkards; Alcohol Abuse; Sunday; Prohibition


THE ENGLISH FARM-LABORER'S SUNDAY, by MARGARET ELIZABETH MUNSON SANGSTER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The winds are sweet that sweep to-day
Last Line: Each day in all the seven.
Alternate Author Name(s): Van Deth, Gerrit, Mrs.
Subject(s): Bible; Churches; Labor & Laborers; Sabbath; Cathedrals; Work; Workers; Sunday


THE FORESIDE MEETING HOUSE, by EDWARD NOYES POMEROY    Poem Text                
First Line: The meeting house belies its age today
Last Line: When we are memories.
Subject(s): Churches; God; Prayer; Sabbath; Cathedrals; Sunday


THE FURY OF SUNDAYS, by ANNE SEXTON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Moist, moist, / the heat leaking through the hinges,
Subject(s): Sabbath; Conduct Of Life; Sunday


THE HEBREW'S FRIDAY NIGHT, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: "'come, my beloved, to meet the bride; the face"
Last Line: The sweet humanities which make our higher life
Subject(s): Brides;jews;love - Marital;sabbath; Judaism;wedded Love;marriage - Love;sunday


THE INFANTS THREE SABATHS', by RICHARD MONCKTON MILNES    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Slumber, infant, slumber
Last Line: Consecrate thy rest
Alternate Author Name(s): Houghton, 1st Baron; Houghton, Lord
Subject(s): Babies; Sleep; Sabbath


THE LAST SABBATH LIGHT, by HENRY ROSENBLATT    Poem Text                
First Line: The last lone sabbath candle sheds
Last Line: "and build a star in heaven."
Subject(s): Jews; Light; Sabbath; Stars; Judaism; Sunday


THE OLD CHURCH, by MARGARET ELIZABETH MUNSON SANGSTER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: It lifteth its gray old spire from the heart of the busy town
Last Line: Of the hallelujahs rising in that temple of the lord.
Alternate Author Name(s): Van Deth, Gerrit, Mrs.
Subject(s): Churches; God; Graves; Prayer; Sabbath; Temples; Cathedrals; Tombs; Tombstones; Sunday; Mosques


THE OUTGOING OF SABBATH, by ALTER ABELSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The shadows have taken the place of the sun
Last Line: The last strain of sabbath's zemiroth is sung.
Subject(s): Heaven; Jews; Sabbath; Shadows; Paradise; Judaism; Sunday


THE PUBLICAN'S NEW SUNDAY ACT, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: Now what do you think of this wonderful act
Last Line: And guzzle enough for to last you a week
Subject(s): Drinks & Drinking;england;sabbath; English;sunday


THE RUSSIAN JEWISH RABBI, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: "old and gray, his shoulders bent"
Last Line: In your heart a deathly moan
Subject(s): Clergy;jews;russia;sabbath; Priests;rabbis;ministers;bishops;judaism;soviet Union;russians;sunday


THE SABBATH, by EDWARD GEORGE EARLE LYTTON BULWER-LYTTON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Fresh glides the brook and blows the gale
Last Line: And holds his feast for all!
Alternate Author Name(s): Bulwer, Edward; Lytton Of Knebworth, 1st Baron; Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer, Lord
Subject(s): Sabbath; Sunday


THE SABBATH, by NINA DAVIS    Poem Text                
First Line: Not for us the sabbath of the quiet streets
Last Line: Ours 'tis to bear the sabbath in our souls.
Subject(s): Jews; Rest; Sabbath; Silence; Judaism; Sunday


THE SABBATH, by JAMES GRAHAME    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: How still the morning of the hallowed day!
Last Line: His iron-armed hoofs gleam in the morning ray.
Subject(s): Sabbath; Sunday


THE SABBATH, by NATHANIEL PARKER WILLIS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: It was a pleasant morning, in the time
Last Line: How holy was the sabbath-day of god.
Subject(s): Sabbath; Sunday


THE SABBATH DAY-KIDDUSH AND HABDALAH, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: Thou sweet sabbath of rest! Priceless gift from / above!
Last Line: "while a creature incarnate, a foretaste of heaven"
Subject(s): Angels;faith;jews;messengers;sabbath; Belief;creed;judaism;sunday


THE SABBATH EVE, by SAMUEL WILLOUGHBY DUFFIELD    Poem Text                
First Line: In quaint old talmud's pages
Last Line: "his sorrowful, ""amen!"
Subject(s): Jews; Sabbath; Judaism; Sunday


THE SABBATH LAMP, by GRACE AGUILAR    Poem Text                
First Line: Shine, sabbath lamp, oh shine with tender ray!
Last Line: And light our souls to find the road to heaven.
Subject(s): Faith; Jews; Sabbath; Belief; Creed; Judaism; Sunday


THE SABBATH MORNING, by JOHN LEYDEN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: With silent awe I hail the sacred morn
Last Line: So smiled that day when the first morn arose!
Subject(s): Sabbath; Worship; Sunday


THE SABBATH OF THE SOUL, by ANNA LETITIA BARBAULD    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Sleep, sleep today, tormenting cares
Last Line: A god of purity!
Alternate Author Name(s): Aikin, Anna Letitia
Variant Title(s): Hymn X
Subject(s): Sabbath; Sunday


THE SCOTTISH SABBATH: 1, by DAVID MACBETH MOIR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: After a week of restless care and coil
Last Line: All living things mute adoration own.
Alternate Author Name(s): Delta
Subject(s): Sabbath; Sunday


THE SCOTTISH SABBATH: 2, by DAVID MACBETH MOIR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: If earth hath aught that speaks to us of heaven
Last Line: "home ye shall pass to meet your maker's eye?"
Alternate Author Name(s): Delta
Subject(s): Sabbath; Sunday


THE SCOTTISH SABBATH: 3, by DAVID MACBETH MOIR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Soother of life, physician of all ail
Last Line: Is ever through sin's labyrinth our guide.
Alternate Author Name(s): Delta
Subject(s): Sabbath; Sunday


THE SCOTTISH SABBATH: 4, by DAVID MACBETH MOIR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Fallen hath our lot on days of pleasant calm
Last Line: Remorse and moral blindness be unknown.
Alternate Author Name(s): Delta
Subject(s): Sabbath; Sunday


THE SCOTTISH SABBATH: 5, by DAVID MACBETH MOIR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: On shores far foreign, or remoter seas
Last Line: All yet shall meet on heaven's eternal strand.
Alternate Author Name(s): Delta
Subject(s): Sabbath; Sunday


THE SCOTTISH SABBATH: 6, by DAVID MACBETH MOIR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Twilight's grey shades are gathering o'er the dell
Last Line: Where heaven is served more purely than in thee.
Alternate Author Name(s): Delta
Subject(s): Sabbath; Sunday


THE SHEPHERD'S SABBATH SONG, by JOHANN LUDWIG UHLAND    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: See, the sabbath of the lord
Last Line: Sheds its holy beams abroad!
Subject(s): God; Religion; Sabbath; Theology; Sunday


THE SORROWS OF SUNDAY; AN ELEGY, SELECTION, by JOHN WOLCOTT    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Susan, the constant slave to mop and broom
Last Line: And ride themselves an airing with the devil.
Alternate Author Name(s): Pindar, Peter; Wolcot, John
Subject(s): Grief; Household Employees; Labor & Laborers; Sabbath; Slavery; Sorrow; Sadness; Servants; Domestics; Maids; Work; Workers; Sunday; Serfs


THE SUNDAY BOOK, by FRANCES RIDLEY HAVERGAL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Read to him, connie, read as you sit
Last Line: Across the waves of a wintry sea.
Subject(s): Books; Sabbath; Reading; Sunday


THE SUNDAY RAIL: 1. FIRST RUNNING SUNDAY TRAINS ON NORTH BRITISH RAIL, by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Now range up the carriages, feed up the fires!
Last Line: Oh, is it too much?—'tis but one day in seven.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): England; Railroads; Sabbath; English; Railways; Trains; Sunday


THE SUNDAY RAIL: 2. A SCOTTISH SUMMER SABBATH MORNING, by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The still repose, the holy calm
Last Line: By idle pleasure, sin, and folly.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): Railroads; Religion; Sabbath; Scotland; Railways; Trains; Theology; Sunday


THE THUNDER STORM, by JOHN GARDINER CALKINS BRAINARD    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The sabbath morn came sweetly on
Last Line: In that sad evening hour.
Subject(s): Death; Lightning; Sabbath; Dead, The; Lightning Rods; Sunday


THE TWIN STARS, by JOEL BLAU    Poem Text                
First Line: Up above me star and star
Last Line: Who'll the blessing o'er them say?
Subject(s): God; Heaven; Jews; Sabbath; Paradise; Judaism; Sunday


THE TWIN STARS, by JOEL BLAU    Poem Text                
First Line: Two stars are shining in the skies
Last Line: Who will pronounce the blessing?
Subject(s): God; Heaven; Jews; Sabbath; Paradise; Judaism; Sunday


THE WOMAN'S THANKS, by THEODOSIA (PICKERING) GARRISON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: There is so much strong men are thankful for
Last Line: My thanks for these thy little blessings' sake.
Alternate Author Name(s): Faulks, Frederick J., Mrs.
Subject(s): Gardens & Gardening; God; Holidays; Jesus Christ; Resurrection, The; Sabbath; Thanksgiving; Women; Sunday


THOSE WINTER SUNDAYS, by ROBERT EARL HAYDEN    Poem Text             Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: Sundays too my father got up early
Subject(s): Children; Family Life; Fathers; Home; Men; Sabbath; Winter; Childhood; Relatives; Sunday


THOSE WINTER SUNDAYS, by ROBERT EARL HAYDEN    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Sundays too my father got up early
Last Line: What did I know, what did I know %of love's austere and lonely offices?
Subject(s): Children; Family Life; Fathers; Home; Men; Sabbath; Winter


TOWARDS DEMOCRACY: PART 2. SUNDAY MORNING AFTER CHURCH, by EDWARD CARPENTER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Sunday morning just after church -- and a light warm
Last Line: Teeth.
Subject(s): Churches; Humanity; Sabbath; Cathedrals; Sunday


UNCLE DAN'L IN TOWN OVER SUNDAY, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I cain't git used to city ways
Last Line: Wisht I hed you home with me!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Country Life; Sabbath; Towns; Sunday


VPON HIS SABBOTH, by JOSEPH HALL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Whiles greenham writeth of the sabboths rest
Last Line: Hard is to say whether is the happiest.
Subject(s): Rest; Sabbath; Soul; Writing & Writers; Sunday


WAKING EARLY SUNDAY MORNING, by ROBERT LOWELL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: O to break loose, like the chinook
Last Line: In our monotonous sublime
Subject(s): Sabbath; Waking; God


WALKING IN THE ZOO, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: "the stilton, sir, the cheese, the o.K. Thing to do"
Last Line: "the horror and the agony, that sunday in the zoo"
Subject(s): Animals;sabbath;walking;zoos; Sunday


WESTLAND ROW, by JAMES STEPHENS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Every sunday there's a throng
Last Line: As they thought of during prayers.
Subject(s): Clergy; Prayer; Public Worship; Sabbath; Priests; Rabbis; Ministers; Bishops; Church Attendance; Sunday


WHERE TO GO ON SUNDAY, by DOUGLAS MALLOCH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: How to spend a sunday - that's the problem now
Last Line: Why not church on sunday? Ever thought of that?
Subject(s): Public Worship; Sabbath; Church Attendance; Sunday


WHY ARE THEY SHUT?, by HORACE SMITH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Why are our churches shut with jealous care
Last Line: Why are they shut?
Alternate Author Name(s): Smith, Horatio
Subject(s): Churches; Prayer; Sabbath; Sin; Soul; Cathedrals; Sunday