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Subject: SKY
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34, by JOEL BETTRIDGE    Poem Source            
First Line: Hope the rain stops soon
Last Line: Canal curves toward sky %light seen as fall
Subject(s): Light; Sky


A GREEN WAVE, by WILLIAM SHARP    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Between the salt sea-send before
Last Line: With plumes from the grey clouds that fly.
Alternate Author Name(s): Macleod, Fiona
Subject(s): Sea; Sky; Wind; Ocean


A NYMPHOLEPT, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Summer, and noon, and a splendour of silence, felt
Last Line: And nought is all, as am I, but a dream of thee.
Subject(s): Light; Mythology - Classical; Nature; Pan (mythology); Sky; Summer


A SKY, by MARVIN BELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The sky had been burning for some time, and our eyes hurt
Subject(s): Sky


A SLASH OF BLUE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: This just makes out the morning sky
Subject(s): Sky; Colors


A SONG, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There is ever a song somewhere, my dear
Last Line: There is ever a song somewhere!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Birds; Singing & Singers; Sky


A TWILIGHT SONG, by EDWARD MASLIN HULME    Poem Text            
First Line: When swallows fly
Last Line: To me again.
Subject(s): Evening; Shadows; Sky; Stars; Sunset; Twilight


A VOLANT TRIBE OF BARDS ON EARTH ARE FOUND, by WILLIAM WORDSWORTH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Of silent hills, and more than silent sky
Subject(s): Sky


A YEAR'S CAROLS: SEPTEMBER, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Hail, kind september, friend whose grace
Last Line: The fervent fields that knew thee near.
Subject(s): Seasons; September; Sky


ACCUSATION, by JOHN COWPER POWYS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If this is what you meant
Last Line: If this is what you meant?
Subject(s): Beauty; Faces; Moon; Rain; Shadows; Sky


ACMEIST NIGHT, by REGINALD SHEPHERD    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Morning unfurls its open vowel. This is the sky
Last Line: In its mouth, the willows burning
Subject(s): Homosexuality; Mythology - Classical; Night; Sky; Stars


ACROSS THE INTERVALE, by RICHARD EUGENE BURTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Along life's lowlands, petty men
Last Line: Like peaks across an intervale.
Subject(s): Creative Ability; Life; Sky; Soul; Inspiration; Creativity


ADVENTURE WITH SKY, by JESSIE M. DOWLIN    Poem Text            
First Line: Dusk crept out from the woods to the water
Last Line: The fawn bent down and sampled sky!
Subject(s): Dusk; Forests; Sky; Water; Woods


AFTER 1918, by HARRISON HIRES    Poem Text            
First Line: Into the gray mist I went dreaming
Last Line: The world from passion and madness spent.
Subject(s): Dreams; Sea; Sky; Thought; Nightmares; Ocean; Thinking


AN AIR CLOUD, by OLIVER MURRAY EDWARDS    Poem Text            
First Line: I watched a little cloud one day
Last Line: But I was lying there.
Subject(s): Clouds; Sky; White (color)


ANNUNCIATION, by JAN LEE ANDE    Poem Source            
First Line: She is reading, her brown hair pulled back
Last Line: Spreading its tender red stain
Subject(s): Angels; Heaven; Mary. Mother Of Jesus; Sky; Women - Bible


ANOTHER CHOICE, by BRENDAN KENNELLY    Poem Source            
First Line: See that whitest cloud
Last Line: Through the gadabout city.
Subject(s): Clouds; Death; Ignorance; Sky


APPROACH OF NIGHT, by CLARENCE THOMAS URMY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: By the yellow in the sky
Last Line: Night is here.
Subject(s): Moon; Night; Sky; Stars; Bedtime


ARTLESS TALK, by TAKAMURA KOTARO    Poem Source            
First Line: There is no sky in tokyo,' chieko said
Last Line: Artless talk of an artless sky
Subject(s): Sky


ASK THE SWALLOWS WHY!, by MILDRED HANNAN    Poem Text            
First Line: A very young moon
Last Line: In sudden haste to fly the other way.
Subject(s): Moon; Sky; Swallows


ASPHALT AND CHROMIUM GLORY, by MARGARET LATHROP LAW    Poem Text            
First Line: Go, build your sky-scrapers higher and higher
Last Line: Beauty shall drape the mildewed bone.
Subject(s): Cities; Heaven; Life; Sky; Urban Life; Paradise


AT WEEP, by REGINALD SHEPHERD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Can't move can't speak can't think to wonder
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians; Mythology - Classical; Night; Sky; Stars; Bedtime


AUTUMN RAIN, by KENNETH REXROTH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Two days ago the sky was
Last Line: Steep rocks through the soaking ferns
Subject(s): Autumn; Rain; Seasons; Sky; Fall


AUTUMN RAIN, by KENNETH REXROTH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Two days ago the sky was
Last Line: Steep rocks through the soaking ferns
Subject(s): Autumn; Rain; Seasons; Sky


AUTUMN SKY, by CHARLES SIMIC    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In my great grandmother's time
Subject(s): Sky; Stars; Time


BATTLE, by ISABELLA VALANCY CRAWFORD    Poem Source            
First Line: Slowly the moon her banderoles of light
Last Line: To quicken hell with horror - for the strength %that is not of the heavens is of hell
Subject(s): Sky


BELVEDERE, by ROLF JACOBSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: So this is the gulf of positano
Last Line: Crack among the clouds: %giddap, giddap. Move it!
Subject(s): Aviation And Aviators; Clouds; Sky


BERCK-PLAGE, by SANDRA M. GILBERT    Poem Source            
First Line: This is the sea, then, this great abeyance
Last Line: There is no hope, it is given up
Subject(s): Nature; Sky


BLACK ROOT IN RAINY WEATHER, by PAMELA ALEXANDER    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: On the stiff twig up there
Last Line: For that rare, random descent
Alternate Author Name(s): Alexander, Pam
Subject(s): Sky; Weather


BLUE, by JULIET KAUFMANN    Poem Source            
First Line: All day the overcast ended just west of here
Last Line: Zenith of stars obscured by thin, unclouded air
Subject(s): Blue (color); Sky


BLUE, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: When god made everything
Last Line: And eyes like yours for you.
Subject(s): September; Sky


BOEING CROSSING, by JOHN PEPPER CLARK    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: My head is in the clouds
Last Line: Lose our heads in the clouds
Alternate Author Name(s): Clark-bekederemo, J. P.; Clark, J. P.
Subject(s): Airplane Accidents; Clouds; Disasters; Sky


BREAKING BILLOWS AT SORRENTO, by WILLIAM SHARP    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A sky of whirling flakes of foam
Last Line: In thunder the sea's boundless might.
Alternate Author Name(s): Macleod, Fiona
Subject(s): Australia; Sea; Sky; Ocean


BUB SAYS, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The moon in the sky is a custard
Last Line: An' talk about suddently droppin' off.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Children; Clouds; Grandparents; Moon; Sky; Childhood; Grandmothers; Grandfathers; Great Grandfathers; Great Grandmothers


BUILDING A PAINTING A HOME, by BOB HICOK    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If I built a barn I'd build it right into the sky
Subject(s): Buildings & Builders; Sky


BUILDING A PAINTING A HOME, by BOB HICOK    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: If I built a barn I'd build it right into the sky
Last Line: Until the steam is green and the sound is gold
Subject(s): Buildings And Builders; Sky


CASIDA OF THE OUTDOOR DREAM, by FEDERICO GARCIA LORCA    Poem Source            
First Line: Jasmine flower and butchered bull.
Last Line: And in the bull, the young girl's skeleton
Subject(s): Dreams; Sky


CHARTLESS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I never saw a moor
Last Line: As if the chart were given.
Subject(s): Death; Faith; God; Heaven; Religion; Sky; Dead, The; Belief; Creed; Paradise; Theology


CHIPPEWA MUSIC: THE SKY WILL RESOUND, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: It will resound finely
Last Line: When I come making a noise
Subject(s): Sky


CHOICE, by GLADYS CROMWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Imperious time, I must prefer
Last Line: Auroral creeds embrace.
Subject(s): Dawn; Evening; Night; Sky; Sunrise; Sunset; Twilight; Bedtime


CITRONELLA, by CHARLES PENZEL WRIGHT JR.    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Moonlight blank newsprint across the lawn
Last Line: Beato immaculato, %-- and make me marvelous in your eyes
Alternate Author Name(s): Wright, Charles
Subject(s): Moon; Relationships; Sky


CLOUD, by WINIFRED LUCAS    Poem Text            
First Line: Gray clouds across the blue that smiled
Last Line: On blue of yours have leave to lie?
Alternate Author Name(s): Le Bailly, Mrs.
Subject(s): Clouds; Sky


CLOUD AND SKY, by JAMES HERVEY HYSLOP    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The fleecy clouds float by
Last Line: The dreamy ways of god and man.
Subject(s): Clouds; Sky


CLOUD UPON CLOUD, by OSTEN SJOSTRAND    Poem Source            
Last Line: While ash keeps falling falling
Subject(s): Clouds; Sky


CLOUDS, by MELVILLE CANE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There were no flowers in the sky
Last Line: Fragrant and without a stain.
Subject(s): Clouds; Flowers; July; Sky


CLOUDS, by JOSE FONTINHAS    Poem Source            
First Line: Someday I'm going to learn a trade I like, there are so few
Last Line: Slow clouds, so very white, and moving away
Subject(s): Clouds; Sky


CONQUEST (DEDICATED TO F. W.), by WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Hard, chilly colors
Last Line: Into the overpowering white!
Subject(s): Sun; Sky


CORAZON WAKES UP TO WATCH THE SKY, by MARGO TAMEZ    Poem Source            
First Line: You and me at night, on the rez, no lights
Last Line: The power of the chilis made life together possible
Subject(s): Night; Sky; Stars


COSMIC EYE, by A. K. REDWING    Poem Source            
First Line: A clear, noon sky at midsummer is god's eye
Last Line: You are an episode of life under constant scrutiny
Subject(s): Sky


CRESCENT MOON, by ELLA C. MACOMB    Poem Text            
First Line: The crescent moon hangs low in the azure sky
Last Line: To bring to all eternal peace. . .
Subject(s): Death; Moon; Night; Sky; Dead, The; Bedtime


CRISIS, by KENNETH REXROTH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Earth upon earth %between the confines of the day
Last Line: The head in the hands, %the urn upon the knee
Subject(s): Earth; Nature; Sky; Stars


DEFINITION, by GLADYS CROMWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As clouds lie in the west
Last Line: In your deep firmament.
Subject(s): Boundaries; Heaven; Sky; Borders; Paradise


DELIGHT BECOMES PICTORIAL, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And that's the skies
Subject(s): Sky; Mountains; Nature


DUPLEX NOIR, by DIANN BLAKELY    Poem Source            
First Line: At dusk, stars fizzle in this landlocked sky
Last Line: To call for pizza. Late news. No choice of skies
Subject(s): Sky


DUSK, by FLORA MARION LOUGEE    Poem Text            
First Line: The sun has set. The sky is aglow
Last Line: A quivering mass of the black gel, night.
Alternate Author Name(s): Lougee, F. Marion
Subject(s): Dusk; Sky; Sun


EUROPA: 4. THE POUND, by WILLIAM LOGAN    Poem Source            
First Line: All night, stray comets crossed the azimuth
Last Line: Now kings are hauled like dogfish in the nets
Subject(s): Comets; England; Sky


EYE THE RIVALING AREA, by GUY BENNETT    Poem Source            
Last Line: To commonly associated dark %phenomena
Subject(s): Night; Sky; Sleep


FINGERS OF GOD, by JANET B. MONTGOMERY MCGOVERN    Poem Text            
First Line: At sunset, the lord of the sky
Last Line: I had been touched by god's fingers.
Subject(s): God; Heaven; Religion; Shintoism; Sky; Paradise; Theology


FISHERS OF STARS, by PIERRE REVERDY    Poem Source            
First Line: The word that sings
Last Line: The luminous stars above the liner heading out
Subject(s): Sky; Stars


FLATLANDERS, by MONICA YOUN    Poem Source            
First Line: Here the sky's all spreading belly
Last Line: Trying to shoot the fireworks out of the sky
Subject(s): Cities; Sky


FLY IN THE TELESCOPE, by ROLF JACOBSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: It happened that a fly got into the telescope
Last Line: That can only be seen in great telescopes. %deo gloria
Subject(s): Astronomy And Astronomers; Sky; Telescopes And Binoculars; Universe


FUTURIST AVIATOR SPEAKS TO HIS FATHER, VULCAN, by EMILIO FILIPPO TOMMASO MARINETTI    Poem Source            
First Line: I come to you, vulcan, to give back the laugh
Last Line: What are the duties to be borne by my race
Subject(s): Aviation And Aviators; Flight; Sky


GOD'S HOUSE HAS A CEILING, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: God's house has a ceiling that's curved
Last Line: One great big sun for all the day, a million stars for night
Subject(s): Sky


GREAT JEHOVAH THOU ART; AN AVIATION HYMN, by OLIVER MURRAY EDWARDS    Poem Text            
First Line: Great jehovah thou art, god of heaven above
Last Line: In that land of the endless day.
Subject(s): Air; Aviation & Aviators; Flight; Sky; Wings; Airplanes; Air Pilots; Flying


HEAD SKY CONVOY PATTERN; I.M. FRANCO BELTRAMETTI, by ANSELM HOLLO    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Spirit murmur echoes
Last Line: Leaf tip holds dawn's door
Subject(s): Astronauts; Beltrametti, Franco (1937-1995); Crockett, Davy (1786-1836); Earth; Planets; Sky; World


HEAVEN AND EARTH, by WILLIAM HENRY DAVIES    Poem Text            
First Line: It may be true the stars are worlds
Last Line: Down in one little wayside pool.
Alternate Author Name(s): Davies, W. H.
Subject(s): Heaven; Sky; Stars; Paradise


HERE IS MUSIC; VILLANELLE (FOR NORMAN WHATLEY), by AUSTIN PHILIPS    Poem Text            
First Line: A cloud of bombers, riding high
Last Line: Crusading birds in summer sky.
Subject(s): Aviation & Aviators; Sky; Wings


HIS LAST PICTURE, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The skies have grown troubled and
Last Line: To where it wound into the skies.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Flowers; Paintings And Painters; Sky; Youth


HOLE IN THE SKY, by LEON SLAVIN    Poem Source            
First Line: The intellect's a noonday moon
Last Line: The hole left in the sky?
Subject(s): Sky


HORIZON, by VICENTE HUIDOBRO    Poem Source            
First Line: To pass the aging horizon
Last Line: Your were so beautiful %that I learned to sing
Subject(s): Dreams; Sky; Stars


HOUR OF GOLD, by MURRAY C. KIRK    Poem Text            
First Line: O, not when purple curtains of the sky
Last Line: Shall glow one hour of gold to light the closing way.
Subject(s): Death; Gold; Life; Sky; Dead, The


HOW TO WRITE A POEM ABOUT THE SKY, by LESLIE MARMON SILKO    Poem Text         Recitation by Author     Poet's Biography
First Line: You see the sky now
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Sky


HOW TO WRITE A POEM ABOUT THE SKY, by LESLIE MARMON SILKO    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: You see the sky now
Last Line: You see the sky
Subject(s): Poetry And Poets; Sky


I WISH YOU WERE MORE FRIENDLY, SKY, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
Last Line: Although upon a chair I stand
Subject(s): Sky


I'M GLAD, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: I'm glad the sky is painted blue
Last Line: All sandwiched in between
Subject(s): Air;earth;environment;nature;sky; World;environmental Protection;ecology;conservation


ICONOCLASTICS: 3. UNTITLED (ROTHKO, NO. 116, 1969), by PAUL KANE    Poem Source            
First Line: Flecks of white-like floaters in an inverse eye
Last Line: A perspective that leads to the vanishing point
Subject(s): Rothko, Mark (1903-1970); Sky


IMPERMANENCE, by ALICE H. MERTZ    Poem Text            
First Line: The love you proffered and professed
Last Line: An evanescent gleam.
Subject(s): Love; Sky; Trees


IN AN AEROPLANE, by HARRY RANDOLPH BLYTHE    Poem Text            
First Line: Merged in a moving picture earth goes by
Last Line: Close to the confines of eternity.
Subject(s): Aviation & Aviators; Sky; Tourists; Travel; Airplanes; Air Pilots; Journeys; Trips


IN AN ECLIPSE, by GRACE DENIO LITCHFIELD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Whene'er in the course of our daytime of doing
Last Line: All the stars that we steer by will show in god's skies.
Subject(s): Eclipses; Moon; Sky; Stars


IN THE MOJAVE, by CHARLES FLETCHER LUMMIS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The starved and passionate desert
Last Line: The soft, cool tears of love!
Subject(s): Deserts; Food & Eating; Mohave Desert; Rain; Sky; Mojave Desert


IN THE WAKE OF MY MINT MOONS, by FRANCOISE MATTHEY    Poem Source            
First Line: How
Last Line: For other rites %eyes wide open
Subject(s): Change; Nature; Sky


INSPIRATION, by GRACE HOLBROOK BLOOD    Poem Text            
First Line: Oh, there are days when I can fly
Last Line: My spirit soars upward, and sings!
Subject(s): Flight; Sky; Wishes; Flying


IT SNOWS AND IT BLOWS, by CARROLL RYAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It snows and it blows, it is cold, stormy / weather
Last Line: For it snows, etc.
Alternate Author Name(s): Ryan, William Thomas Carroll
Subject(s): Sky; Snow; Storms; Weather; Winter


IT TURNS OVER, by KENNETH REXROTH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: The lightning does not go out
Last Line: Of midsummer midnight
Subject(s): Night; Sky


JANUARY FLIGHT: NOME TO KOTZEBUE, by KEN WALDMAN    Poem Source            
First Line: On that half-hour hop
Last Line: As my shadow flapped %and shot into day
Subject(s): Aviation And Aviators; Flight; Nome, Alaska; Sky; Travel


JERSEY SKIES, by RICHARD EUGENE BURTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The skies that loom o'er jersey
Last Line: That do not lovers know!
Subject(s): New Jersey; Sky


LANDING, by ELEANOR WILNER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It was a pure white cloud that hung there
Last Line: Direction to their endless drift.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilner, Eleanor Rand
Subject(s): Clouds; Mankind; Mirages; Sky; White (color); Human Race


LAST SUNSET, by LUIS G. URBINA    Poem Source            
First Line: Topazes, emeralds, sapphires, amethysts
Last Line: Fastened in glowing lace of ruby red
Subject(s): Evening; Moon; Sky


LAWS OF GRAVITY, by AMY SCATTERGOOD    Poem Source            
First Line: First the sky fell down in parachutes
Last Line: Onto the stone tablet ground
Subject(s): Moon; Sky; Space And Space Travel; Stars


LET MINE EYES FEED FOR EVER ON THINE EYES, by GEORGE SANTAYANA                Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Infatuation; Loyalty; Sky


LIGHTNING, by HELEN FIELD WATSON    Poem Text            
First Line: Mad thunder is a seamstress
Last Line: But her knot of gold, the sun.
Subject(s): Lightning; Sea; Sky; Sun; Thunder; Lightning Rods; Ocean


LINDY-GRAMS: 1. LINDY'S FLIGHT, by OLIVER MURRAY EDWARDS    Poem Text            
First Line: Straight as a bird upon its course
Last Line: Shall seldom see again.
Subject(s): Aviation & Aviators; Flight; Islands; Lindbergh, Charles Augustus (1902-1974); Sky; Travel; Airplanes; Air Pilots; Flying; Journeys; Trips


LINDY-GRAMS: 3. OUR LINDY, by OLIVER MURRAY EDWARDS    Poem Text            
First Line: Who is great among the great?
Last Line: Our lindy!
Subject(s): Aviation & Aviators; Heroism; Lindbergh, Charles Augustus (1902-1974); Sky; Wings; Airplanes; Air Pilots; Heroes; Heroines


LOLLINGDON DOWNS: 5, by JOHN MASEFIELD    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: I could not sleep for thinking of the sky
Last Line: Night where my soul might sail a million years %in nothing, not even death, not even tears
Alternate Author Name(s): Masefield, John Edward
Variant Title(s): Sonne
Subject(s): Sky


LOVE AND DESIRE, by ELIZABETH CLAMEN    Poem Source            
First Line: Falling up into the sky
Last Line: Until the whole cake rises in the sun!
Subject(s): Sky; Stars


MASSACHUSETTS, by FLORENCE VAN FLEET LYMAN    Poem Text            
First Line: I now recall how very dear
Last Line: No other light -- however far.
Subject(s): Evening; Light; Sky; Stars; Sunset; Twilight


MONHEGAN GULLS, by RICHARD EUGENE BURTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The gulls on monhegan
Last Line: To my remembering heart.
Subject(s): Birds; Flight; Gulls; Sea; Sky; Flying; Seagulls; Ocean


MONOGRAM, by GARRETT DOHERTY    Poem Source            
First Line: The streamline edge %of a wind down madison
Last Line: As if at every moment she would copy %his listing onto the back of her hand
Subject(s): Sky


MOON, ALL LORDLY WHITE, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Of red clouds
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Dawn; Moon; Nature; Sky


MOONS OF JUPITER, by KARL KIRCHWEY    Poem Source            
First Line: Last night my brother-in-law showed me jupiter
Last Line: These loves, evolved and brutal; ancient; true
Subject(s): Family Life; Jupiter (planet); Sky


MORNING EXERCISE, by SUSAN KELLY-DEWITT    Poem Source            
First Line: Clouds drifted like floats
Last Line: Big drifts of courage...In that sky...Afloat
Subject(s): Nature; Sky


MOTTO, FR. ARIOSTO, by WALTER SCOTT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Farewell to the land where the clouds love to rest
Last Line: And the lake her lone bosom expands to the sky.
Subject(s): Cold; Death; Farewell; Rest; Sky; Dead, The; Parting


MY 'PATCH OF BLUE', by MARY NEWLAND CARSON                Poet's Biography
First Line: There's a bit of sky across the street
Subject(s): Sky


MY FRIEND, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He is my friend,' I said--
Last Line: "with ""still he is thy friend."
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Friendship; Seasons; Sky


MY HANDS HAVE TOUCHED THE SKIES, by IDA ELAINE JAMES    Poem Text            
First Line: Within this wood, grown crystal-white and clear
Last Line: At one with peace man has not dared lay waste.
Subject(s): Sky; Sonnet (as Literary Form)


MY SKY GARDEN, by MERRY CHACE    Poem Text            
First Line: There's a sunset rose unfolding
Last Line: Within horizon walls of blue.
Subject(s): Sky


NAMING WEATHER: NOTES FOR JEAN: 4. TWILIGHT: BLUE END OF THE SPECTRUM, by MARY PINARD    Poem Source            
First Line: After your wake, the sky was vacant, except for stars
Last Line: How unnamable, jean, how life
Subject(s): Sky; Stars


NAVIGATION, by JAMES GALVIN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Evergreens have reasons
Subject(s): Language; Mountains; Mouths; Nature; Navigation; Sky; Trees; Words; Vocabulary; Hills; Downs (great Britain)


NIGHT SKY-UNSTRUNG, by ANNIE FARNSWORTH    Poem Source            
First Line: I've seen those diagrams of the constellations
Last Line: Between your heart %and mine?
Subject(s): Astrology And Astrologers; Constellations; Goddesses And Gods; Mythology; Sky


NORTHWARD FLIGHT AT DAWN, by GAIL BROOK BURKET    Poem Text            
First Line: Now, fly the sturdy squadrons of the sky
Last Line: Which follow spring across the purple sky.
Subject(s): Sky


NOW THE SKY, by MARK VAN DOREN    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: How long have standing men - by such a stone
Last Line: But still the painted counters will decay, %and knowledge sit along to count the cost
Subject(s): Sky


OCTOBER, by RICHARD EUGENE BURTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Now is the world a-muse, and earth and sky
Last Line: Down unillumined aisles the requiem wind.
Subject(s): Beauty; Earth; Mythology - Classical; Nature; October; Pan (mythology); Sky; World


ODE, by JOSEPH ADDISON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The spacious firmament on high
Last Line: "the hand that made us is divine!"
Variant Title(s): Hymn To The Creation;ode To The Creation;psalm 19;hymn;creation
Subject(s): Bible; Creation; Religion; Sky; Theology


ODE ON ASTRONOMY; WRITTEN FOR THE PRIZE AT CAMBRIDGE, by SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Hail venerable night!
Last Line: A god the gods among.
Subject(s): Astronomy & Astronomers; Immortality; Mythology - Classical; Night; Sky; Stars; Bedtime


OLD ETCHINGS, by MARGIE B. BOSWELL    Poem Text            
First Line: Through night's dark veil of shadow-lace
Last Line: From suns that move beyond the tomb.
Subject(s): Sky


ON THE SLAUGHTER, by CHAIM NACHMAN BIALIK    Poem Source            
First Line: Sky, have mercy on me!
Last Line: All the dark foundations of the earth
Alternate Author Name(s): Bialik, Hayim Nahman; Byalik, Chaim Nachman
Subject(s): Sky


ON THE WING, by OCTAVIO PAZ    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Little sun / silent on the table
Last Line: Diaphanous arrival
Subject(s): Sky; Vision; Sun


OPEN AND CLOSED ROOMS, by TOMAS TRANSTROMER    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: A man touches the world with his trade for a glove
Last Line: Stand still. %no, fly on
Subject(s): Gloves; Human Rights; Sky; Wind


PALACE OF THE WORLD, by LOUIS HENRI JEAN FARIGOULE    Poem Text            
First Line: The sky opened unresistingly
Last Line: The storm that calls.
Alternate Author Name(s): Romains, Jules
Subject(s): Clouds; Sky; Storms


PARADISE, by EDUARDO URIOS-APARISI    Poem Source            
First Line: God of day, you that wake the light, you
Last Line: A field of violets grows
Subject(s): Angels; Heaven; Sky


PAUDEEN, by AGNES ITA HANRAHAN    Poem Text            
First Line: What is it beyont that ye're watchin', paudeen
Last Line: "och! Afeared they'd come covetin' — grania magee!"
Subject(s): Death; Heaven; Sky; Dead, The; Paradise


PISTOL STAR, by F. D. REEVE    Poem Source            
First Line: Intimations of death
Last Line: The landscape of stars
Subject(s): Sky


POET'S DUST AND A STAR, by HALA JEAN HAMMOND    Poem Text            
First Line: Stript to ash in a white urn
Last Line: At the breast of a mother-sky.
Subject(s): Death; Heaven; Mourning; Poetry & Poets; Prayer; Sky; Stars; Dead, The; Paradise; Bereavement


POSTCARD, by JAMES GALVIN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Days are cubes of light
Last Line: Some days I go looking for the sky
Subject(s): Country Life; Farm Life; Nebraska; Sky; Agriculture; Farmers


PRAIRIE TREMBLANTE, by EDNA WORTHLEY UNDERWOOD    Poem Text            
First Line: A stretch of swaying grasses that sweep by
Last Line: And lonely bayous answer star to star.
Subject(s): Prairies; Sky; Stars; Plains


PRINCE ARTHUR: THE CRYSTAL PALACES, by RICHARD BLACKMORE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Glorious illuminations, made on high
Last Line: Which from th' eternal battlements were flung.
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Creation; Crystallization; Physics; Sky; Universe; Royal Court Life; Royalty; Kings; Queens


RAIN CLOUDS GONE, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
Last Line: On the moon
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Moon; Nature; Sky


RAINBOWS, by M. ANNETTE PAPAYANAKOS    Poem Text            
First Line: Tear-drops laved a ripple-sound
Last Line: From the dusk of a shower.
Subject(s): Baths & Bathing; Rainbows; Sky


RESIGNATION, by GLADYS CROMWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The dark house yonder is my life
Last Line: Life's dark intent, joy's fitful glow.
Subject(s): Night; Sky; Stars; Bedtime


RIDDLE: 17, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: My mother has a sheet
Last Line: To count it is trouble
Subject(s): Riddles;sky;stars


RIFFS AND RECIPROCITIES REDUX: SKY, by STEPHEN ELLIOTT DUNN    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sky seemed the most efficient and arrogant of words, one syllable for
Last Line: Find other attitudes, other words
Alternate Author Name(s): Dunn, Stephen
Subject(s): Language; Sky


SAILOR, by VICENTE HUIDOBRO    Poem Source            
First Line: That bird which is flying for the first time
Last Line: I am the old sailor %who sews cut horizons
Subject(s): Airships; Aviation And Aviators; Birds; Clouds; Sailors And Sailing; Sky


SEAGULL CLAWS THE SKY...', by CHRISTIAN VIREDAZ    Poem Source            
Last Line: Will one day ruin you
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Sky


SHELLED, by JENN HABEL    Poem Source            
First Line: The sky is finally blue - too blue
Last Line: The cracking of his joints the salt on his skin the air he exhales %I bring them to me and I'm not l
Subject(s): Children; Nature; Sky


SIBLINGS OF A GRAYER SKY, by NAVEED ALAM    Poem Text            
First Line: I had a sister, a sun, a sky
Subject(s): Sky


SICKBED #27, by RABINDRANATH TAGORE    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Open the door
Last Line: The truth of a whole life as a gemmed garland %I see on the breast of that blue
Subject(s): Longing; Morning; Sky


SKY, by MARJORIE AGOSIN    Poem Source            
First Line: I wanted to paint %the sky
Last Line: A grotto %of yellow times
Subject(s): Paintings And Painters; Sky


SKY, by ELIZABETH MADOX ROBERTS    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: I saw a shadow on the ground
Subject(s): Sky


SKY, by WILLIAM STONEKING    Poem Source            
First Line: The guardians of the circumcision ceremony
Last Line: Saw jesus in the clouds
Subject(s): Religion; Sky


SKY AND FOUNTAIN, by BERNICE LESBIA KENYON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This fountain bears its shaft of crystal up
Last Line: Glitters where light leaks through the vaulted dark.
Alternate Author Name(s): Gilkyson, Walter, Mrs.
Subject(s): Sky


SKY BLUE, by F. J. BERGMANN    Poem Source            
First Line: It's blue sky week. There are weeks for all sorts of things, but blue
Last Line: Ball on their chest like a small brooch, to represent a cloud
Subject(s): Clouds; Sky


SKY CLEARS, by UNKNOWN    Poem Source            
First Line: Verily %the sky clears
Last Line: For me
Subject(s): Sky


SKY IS FULL OF STAR-DUST, by ABBIE FARWELL BROWN    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Is dusting off the moon
Subject(s): Sky


SKY PICTURES, by MARY EFFIE LEE NEWSOME    Poem Source            
First Line: Sometimes a right white mountain
Alternate Author Name(s): Newsome, Effie Lee
Subject(s): Sky


SKY-HIGH HOUSES, by ROLF JACOBSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: The sky-high houses wonder if they are gods
Last Line: Shall we give them the sun, %or blow out the stars?
Subject(s): Future Life; Sky; Stars


SKY-MAKING, by EDWARD JAMES MORTIMER COLLINS    Poem Text            
First Line: Just take a trifling handful, o philospher
Last Line: And a nice girl to dine.
Alternate Author Name(s): Collins, Mortimer
Subject(s): Philosophy & Philosophers; Sky


SKYWRITING, by MARY MAXTONE    Poem Source            
First Line: No feathered bird can weave
Last Line: The billboards of the sky
Subject(s): Sky


SMALL SKY, by DIANA SOLIS    Poem Source            
First Line: Small roundness the cloud with the head
Last Line: Center of the universe, three corners, outside my window
Subject(s): Clouds; Sky


SNOW SHOWERS, A PROTHALAMION, by LINDA PASTAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You are teaching my daughter the language
Subject(s): Sky


SNOWFLAKES, by FREDA EFTER    Poem Text            
First Line: Whirling breathless through the air
Last Line: Of the earth and sky!
Subject(s): Earth; Sky; Snow; Trees; World


SOLACE, by ROBERTA ROBERTSON    Poem Text            
First Line: Through silver rifts the moon's calm radiance slips
Last Line: God wills it so, my love, god wills it so!
Subject(s): God; Moon; Nature - Religious Aspects; Sky


SOME CURIOUS FOLKS, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: Some curious folks I lately found
Last Line: And never once have seen the sky
Subject(s): Sky


SOME MOTIONLESS CONFLICT IN THE SKY, by DONALD REVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Colors; Angels; Sky


SOME THINGS THAT FLY THERE BE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: How still the riddle lies!
Subject(s): Sky


SONNET: 22, by EDMUND JOSEPH BERRIGAN    Poem Source            
First Line: Go fly a kite he writes
Last Line: Standing pat in the breathless blue air
Subject(s): Sky


SPANISH FOLK SONGS: 41, by UNKNOWN    Poem Source            
First Line: I count the stars of heaven
Last Line: And they are the most fair
Subject(s): Heaven; Sky; Stars


STAIN, SCAR, SKY, by WILLIS FREDERICK OSTRANDER    Poem Source            
First Line: I climb into the loose air
Last Line: Halted beneath the rent of stars
Subject(s): Night; Sky; Stars


STARLIGHT, by JOHN WHITE CHADWICK    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Look up,' she said; and all the heavens blazed
Last Line: "but light were night didst thou not love me so."
Subject(s): Sky


STARLIGHT, by WILLIAM MEREDITH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Going abruptly into a starry night
Alternate Author Name(s): Meredith, Morris
Subject(s): Sky


STARRY SKY, by CHARLES MARIE PHOTIUS MAURRAS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You ask the heavens your future to impart
Last Line: And to look out upon you through thousands of eyes!
Subject(s): Heaven; Sky; Stars; Paradise


SUMMER SKY, by DAVID MORTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: God, that a sky should be as blue as this
Last Line: To see the stars look out among these lines.
Subject(s): Sky; Summer


SUNDOWN, by JR. JOSEPH G. HUTCHISON    Poem Source            
First Line: A globe of fire-glue drooped
Last Line: Watching the sun go down
Subject(s): Evening; Sky; Sun


SUNSET, by JOHN W. BURTON    Poem Text            
First Line: With my back to the western sky
Last Line: Until the moon is spent.
Subject(s): Evening; Sky; Sunset; Twilight


SUNSET, by OLIVER MURRAY EDWARDS    Poem Text            
First Line: I gazed into the sky and there
Last Line: I saw reflected there.
Subject(s): Evening; Sky; Sunset; Twilight


SUNSET, by CIWA GRIFFITHS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Some careless hand / has strewn the sky with
Last Line: Into a sunset.
Subject(s): Sky


T(W)O/O, by JULIE KIZERSHOT    Poem Source            
First Line: Boulder spoke to tree, I have never been
Last Line: Stars chatter -- light-hearted -- myriad sparks
Subject(s): Nature; Sky; Stars


TAKE OFF, by SUSAN RICH    Poem Source            
First Line: From one dot %on the map %to the other %the airplane clocks
Last Line: And fly incrementally %towards fire
Subject(s): Airplane Accidents; Aviation And Aviators; Flight; Sky; Tourists; Travel


TAKE PARADISE, by JR. ORVAL A. LUND    Poem Source            
First Line: A willowy swamp once stewed just off %the highway by the lake, till kmart
Last Line: This anchor of the human spirit, where you can get %the cheapest batteries in town
Subject(s): Angels; Good; Heaven; Saints; Sky


TALKING WITH THE CHANTER, by GORDON GRANT    Poem Source            
First Line: Many stars %have human forms, he whispered
Last Line: The stars around your left eye %are the beginning %of winter
Subject(s): Sky; Stars


THE AVIATOR, by FRANK R. THURSTON    Poem Text            
First Line: I'll don my helmet and flying gear
Last Line: Swift and sure and clean.
Subject(s): Aviation & Aviators; Death; Life; Sky; Dead, The


THE CLEAR BLUE, by JEAN COCTEAU    Poem Text            
First Line: The overture of the sky cries ah! In fireworks
Last Line: It cries ah! And oh! All god will fall as gently as a curtain at the opera.
Subject(s): Blue (color); Sky


THE COURSE OF TIME: THE ONCE-OVER, by ROBERT POLLOCK    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Still, all was calm in heaven. Nor yet appeared
Last Line: Now glanced a look on man, and then retired.
Alternate Author Name(s): Pollok, Robert
Subject(s): Angels; Heaven; Sky; Paradise


THE CRISIS, by KENNETH REXROTH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Earth upon earth / between the confines of the day
Last Line: Felt that he wished to sit and sharpen an arrow
Subject(s): Earth; Nature; Sky; Stars; World


THE CURLY WHITE CLOUD LOVES THE SKY, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
Last Line: I'll come again so high, so high
Subject(s): Clouds; Sky


THE EBBING TIDE, by WILLIAM SHARP    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A long low gurgle down the strand
Last Line: Dense blue beneath the dense blue skies.
Alternate Author Name(s): Macleod, Fiona
Subject(s): Sea; Sky; Tides; Ocean


THE EVENING SKY IN MARCH, by JOHN FREEMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Rose-bosom'd and rose-limb'd
Last Line: As venus light-foot mid the twined branches goes.
Subject(s): Evening; Sky; Sunset; Twilight


THE HEAVENS, by EDNA DEAN PROCTOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What alps of clouds! The distant, airy deep
Last Line: Forever done with death and pain and tears!
Alternate Author Name(s): Dean
Subject(s): Nature; Nature - Religious Aspects; Sky


THE LARK, by RICHARD EUGENE BURTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I stood knee-deep within a field of grain
Last Line: Make subtle music for my brooding ear.
Subject(s): Birds; Fields; Larks; Life; Singing & Singers; Sky; Pastures; Meadows; Leas; Skylarks; Songs


THE MAY SKY, by PAUL HAMILTON HAYNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O sky! O lucid sky of may!
Last Line: That melts far up its quivering azure!
Subject(s): Sky


THE MILKY WAY, by GRACE DENIO LITCHFIELD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Evening has come; and across the skies
Last Line: Guiding our thoughts to god.
Subject(s): Evening; Sky; Stars; Universe; Sunset; Twilight


THE MILKY WAY, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: Once there was a little dream
Last Line: That's hanging up there still.
Subject(s): Cosmology; March (month); Night; Sky; Stars; Bedtime


THE MOTHER AT THE TELESCOPE, by SARAH NORCLIFFE CLEGHORN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I saw the moons of jupiter!
Last Line: Seen with these kitchen-gazing eyes!
Subject(s): Jupiter (planet); Moon; Sky; Telescopes & Binoculars; Opera Glasses


THE NIGHT HAWK, by DAVID MACBETH MOIR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The winds are pillow'd on the waveless deep
Last Line: In viewless robe, shall sit enthroned on smoking hills.
Alternate Author Name(s): Delta
Subject(s): Animals; Birds; Hawks; Sky; Wings


THE NIGHT SKY, by CHARLES GEORGE DOUGLAS ROBERTS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O deep of heaven, 'tis thou alone art boundless
Last Line: Through thine abiding like a dateless dream.
Subject(s): Sky


THE PAPER KITE, SELS, by SAMUEL BOWDEN    Poem Text            
First Line: The kite, completed thus, is borne along / by some blest leaders
Last Line: With her alike concludes th' advent'rous flight.
Subject(s): Air; Kites; Paper; Sailing & Sailors; Sky; Seamen; Sails


THE RAIN AND THE DEW, by JOHN BANISTER TABB    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thou hast fallen,' said the dewdrop
Last Line: "my native home, the sky."
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): Sky


THE SEARCHLIGHT, by DOROTHEA LAMORE    Poem Text            
First Line: Out of the dark a yellow light
Last Line: Earth has all secrets you want to know?
Subject(s): Earth; Light; Night; Sky; World; Bedtime


THE SECRET OF THE STARS, by FREDERIC ROWLAND MARVIN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ah well! If were so
Last Line: Do thy work, and do it well.
Subject(s): Secrets; Sky; Soul; Stars


THE SKIES, by WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ay, gloriously thou standest there
Last Line: For seats of innocence and rest.
Variant Title(s): The Firmament
Subject(s): Sky


THE SKIES ARE GAY, 'TIS MERRY MAY, by PAUL FORT    Poem Text            
First Line: Beyond the hedge the sea doth glint. Never shell shone so well. One
Last Line: Weep his fate to-day. The skies are gay, 'tis merry may.
Subject(s): May (month); Sea; Sky; Ocean


THE SKY, by RICHARD HENRY STODDARD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The sky is a drinking cup
Last Line: By the jewels in the cup!
Subject(s): Sky


THE SKY ABOVE THE ROOFING LIES, by PAUL VERLAINE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: With thy lost years?
Subject(s): Time; Mortality; God; Sky


THE SKY OF ANGELS, by KATHLEEN JESSIE RAINE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Light within light
Last Line: Before memory began, or I was a child.
Subject(s): Angels; Memory; Sky


THE SKY-LINE, by RICHARD EUGENE BURTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Man builds his barriers, obscures the light
Last Line: The sky-line changes, -- there is still the sky.
Subject(s): Heaven; Light; Sky; Paradise


THE SMALL SELF AND THE LIBERAL SELF, by JAMES GALVIN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Perhaps you didn't realize
Last Line: "no one is allowed to speak now
Subject(s): Sky


THE STARRY HEIGHTS, by MARIE TELLO PHILLIPS    Poem Text            
First Line: At this dark pass we part, our ways divide
Last Line: Of joy is there to cloud a happy face.
Alternate Author Name(s): Yeagle, Charles J., Mrs.
Subject(s): Sky; Stars


THE TIDE, by FLORENCE EUGENIA HILL    Poem Text            
First Line: The tide is out and though the sky is bright
Last Line: If I can but hold on, the tide will soon be in.
Subject(s): Sea; Sky; Tides; Ocean


THEORY OF NUMBERS, by KENNETH REXROTH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Think, as we lie in this sweet bed
Last Line: And honey where the bees sleep
Subject(s): Sky


THEORY OF NUMBERS, by KENNETH REXROTH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Think, as we lie in this sweet bed
Last Line: And honey where the bees sleep
Subject(s): Sky


THERE WAS A TIME AN ECLIPSE, by ANNE WALDMAN    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Art' to me is like walking down the street with someone and saying don't you love that building
Subject(s): Eclipses; Glaciers; Moon; Music And Musicians; Nature; Sky


THEY SAY, by JOHN COWPER POWYS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: They say the sky is azure fair
Last Line: Let the spring go -- give me my love!
Subject(s): God; Heaven; Love; Sky; Spring; Paradise


THOUGHTS, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: I think I'd like to live on mars
Last Line: And see the wrong side of the stars.
Subject(s): Children; Cosmology; Imagination; May (month); Planets; Sky; Stars; Childhood; Fancy


THREE FACES: 1. VENTIMIGLIA, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The sky and sea glared hard and bright and blank
Last Line: The sky and sea.
Subject(s): Roundels; Sea; Sky; Ocean


THREE MOONS, by GAYLE ELEN HARVEY    Poem Source            
First Line: Cartons of %cream. Or white fists now brighter than
Last Line: Prodigal, lamenting all beauty now wantonly %brought low
Subject(s): Moon; Night; Sky


THROUGH THE TELESCOPE, by SAMUEL VALENTINE COLE    Poem Text            
First Line: A gulf in the sky beyond the outermost faintest / mark
Last Line: Our god himself has ventured never as yet so far?
Subject(s): Sky; Stars; Telescopes & Binoculars; Universe; Opera Glasses


TO A FLOCK OF GEESE, by CLARK MCADAMS    Poem Text            
First Line: Ye wild, free troopers of the skies
Last Line: With your wild-ringing cries.
Subject(s): Feathers; Geese; Sky; Wilderness; Wings


TO HALLEY'S COMET, by JAMES CHRISTIAN LINDBERG    Poem Text            
First Line: Out of the unknown
Last Line: Your cadence among the spheres?
Subject(s): Comets; Sky


TO SEE THE SUMMER SKY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
Last Line: True poems flee
Variant Title(s): Poem: 1472; Poem: 149
Subject(s): Poetry And Poets; Sky


TO THE DEAR MEMORY OF THOMAS GUNTON: MR. GUNTON SHOWN AROUND HEAVEN, by ISAAC WATTS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Gentle ithuriel led him round the skies
Last Line: And took eternal leave of what he built before.
Subject(s): Heaven; Memory; Sky; Paradise


TO THE SKY, by FELICIA DOROTHEA HEMANS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Far from the rustlings of the poplar-bough
Last Line: With founts of beauty for the eye of love.
Alternate Author Name(s): Browne, Felicia Dorothea
Subject(s): Sky; Spring


TOUCHING THE SKY, by MARJORIE AGOSIN    Poem Source            
First Line: More important than remembering %names
Last Line: Almost touching water %which is sky
Subject(s): Calm; Sky


TRANSMISSION, by GLADYS CROMWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A shell expressed the verity
Last Line: A wing -- a soaring life, I mean.
Subject(s): Air; Sea; Sky; Ocean


TREE AND SKY, by WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: - again / the bare brush of
Subject(s): Trees; Sky


TWILIT REVELATION, by LEONIE ADAMS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This hour was set the time for heaven's descent
Alternate Author Name(s): Troy, William, Mrs.
Subject(s): Sky


TWO MOUNTAINS, by RICHARD EUGENE BURTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Monadnock looms against the pale blue dome
Last Line: Like emerson midst shifts of humankind.
Subject(s): Earth; Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1803-1882); Freedom; Mountains; New England; Sky; World; Liberty; Hills; Downs (great Britain)


TWO SKIES, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: A sky above, a sky below
Last Line: Than ever can be the high proud star.
Subject(s): Sky; Stars; Summer


VIOLIN SONGS: TWO IN ONE, by GEORGE MACDONALD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Were thou and I the white pinions
Last Line: Two thoughts in the heart of one lord.
Subject(s): Doves; God; Love; Music & Musicians; Sky


WHEN SHE WENT, by PAMELA GEMIN    Poem Source            
First Line: She'd long gone strange %a yellowed button
Last Line: And when we knocked those down, nothing
Subject(s): Death; Flowers; Heaven; Love - Loss Of; Sky


WHERE THE WHITE BIRD FLIES, by MABEL KINGSLEY RICHARDSON    Poem Text            
First Line: The white bird fallen? The white bird lost?
Last Line: Only heroes follow where the white bird flies.
Subject(s): Air Travel; Aviation & Aviators; Birds; Sky; Wings


WINDS ARE THE WATCHMEN, by IVA PURDUM BRUTON    Poem Text            
First Line: Winds are the watchmen of the broad sky - way
Last Line: They are wise watchmen.
Subject(s): Clouds; Sky; Wind


WINGS, by WILLIAM ROSE BENET    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The bay was bronzed with sunset and so light
Last Line: We soared, upbuoyed on waters sunset-red!
Subject(s): Air; Aviation & Aviators; Birds; Eagles; Sky; Wings; Airplanes; Air Pilots


WITH THE CURRENT, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Rarest mood of all the year!
Last Line: As the bubbles go.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Flowers; Heaven; Rivers; Roses; Sky; Paradise


YON LOVELY STAR, by GEORGE LUNT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Yon lovely star, that greets our eyes
Last Line: Bright and eternal in the skies.
Subject(s): Sky; Stars


YOUR WAY, by BRENDAN KENNELLY    Poem Source            
First Line: If you want to find your way through dublin
Last Line: The manic street will part for you
Subject(s): Dublin, Ireland; Explorers; Sky; Streets