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Subject: SUBMARINE WARFARE
Matches Found: 10

AIR: 'CAPTAIN JINKS', by FRANKLIN PIERCE ADAMS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I'm captain hans of the submarines
Last Line: I'm in the german navy!
Alternate Author Name(s): F. P. A.
Subject(s): Military Service, Voluntary; Sailing & Sailors; Submarines; Seamen; Sails; Submarine Warfare; U-boats


MARE LIBERUM, by HENRY VAN DYKE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You dare to say with perjured lips
Last Line: Till liberty is safe on sea and shore.
Alternate Author Name(s): Civis Americanus
Subject(s): Lusitania (ship); Patriotism; Submarines; World War I; Submarine Warfare; U-boats; First World War


PERISCOPES, by AMOS RUSSEL WELLS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As the up-to-date destroyer
Last Line: Let us smash our periscopes!
Subject(s): Submarines; Submarine Warfare; U-boats


SUBMARINE BADINAGE, by BERTON BRALEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There was a little oyster and he met a
Last Line: Is because I can't supply them with another word to say!
Subject(s): Marine Animals; Submarines; Submarine Warfare; U-boats


THE FISH-OF-WAR, by AMOS RUSSEL WELLS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Have you heard of the wonderful fish-of-war
Last Line: It's rather a game for fish!
Subject(s): Submarines; Submarine Warfare; U-boats


THE LAST DAY: A SUBMARINE JAUNT, by EDWARD YOUNG (1683-1765)    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As yawns an earthquake, when imprison'd air
Last Line: And sails secure within the dark retreat.
Subject(s): Sailing & Sailors; Sea; Submarines; Ocean; Submarine Warfare; U-boats


THE U-BOAT CREWS, by KATHARINE LEE BATES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Alas, alas for those blond boys who stalk
Subject(s): Navy - Germany; Submarines; World War I; Submarine Warfare; U-boats; First World War


THE WHITE SHIPS AND THE RED, by ALFRED JOYCE KILMER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: With drooping sail and pennant
Last Line: But one -- shall be like blood.
Alternate Author Name(s): Kilmer, Joyce
Subject(s): Ghost Ships; Lusitania (ship); Submarines; World War I; Submarine Warfare; U-boats; First World War


THE WILLIAM P. FRYE [FEBRUARY 28, 1915], by JEANNE ROBERT FOSTER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I saw her first abreast the boston light
Last Line: To make the harbor glad because she's come.
Subject(s): Submarines; William P. Frye (ship); World War I - United States; Submarine Warfare; U-boats


THE WRECK OF THE THRESHER, by WILLIAM MEREDITH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I stand on the ledge where rock runs into the river
Alternate Author Name(s): Meredith, Morris
Subject(s): Submarines; Death; Shipwrecks; Submarine Warfare; U-boats; Dead, The