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Subject: SLUMS
Matches Found: 10

A WEST-BOUND DINER LEAVES THE SLUMS, by CATHERINE LE MASTER ECKRICH    Poem Text            
First Line: The houses, horrid, leaning, beaten places
Last Line: How long the bud must swell, and where the hazel grows.
Subject(s): Slums; Tenements


A WINDOW IN THE SLUMS, by WALLACE STEVENS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I think I hear beyond the walls
Subject(s): Slums; Tenements


AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CLASS ROOM IN A SLUM, by STEPHEN SPENDER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Far far from gusty waves, these children's faces
Alternate Author Name(s): Spender, Stephen (harold), Sir
Subject(s): Children; Schools; Slums; Social Protest; Childhood; Students; Tenements


CHILDBIRTH IN THE SLUMS, by GRACE MADELON FRAME    Poem Text            
First Line: A narrow, squalid, dismal lane
Last Line: Then brooding silence all around.
Subject(s): Slums; Tenements


ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CLASS ROOM IN A SLUM, by STEPHEN SPENDER    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Far far from gusty waves, these children's faces
Last Line: The history theirs whose language is the sun
Alternate Author Name(s): Spender, Stephen (harold), Sir
Subject(s): Children; Schools; Slums; Social Protest


SLUMS, by JOHN FREDERICK NIMS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The slow day burns across the rubble dial
Subject(s): Slums; City & Town Life; Tenements


TENEMENT CHILD, by ELLA COLTER JOHNSTON    Poem Text            
First Line: She lived upon a dingy street
Last Line: She knew. She knew!
Subject(s): Slums; Tenements


THE SLUMS, by KENNETH PATCHEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: That should be obvious
Subject(s): Slums; Tenements


TODAY, by MARGARET ABIGAIL WALKER    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: I sing of slum sacbs on city faces, scrawny
Last Line: Beetle and locust and flies and lice and moth and rust and mold
Alternate Author Name(s): Walker, Margaret+(1)
Subject(s): Poverty; Slums


WINDOW IN THE SLUMS, by WALLACE STEVENS    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: I think I hear beyond the walls
Last Line: The voice of the children still %upon my window rise
Subject(s): Slums