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Subject: SUCCESS
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ACHIEVEMENT, by HORTENSE KING FLEXNER    Poem Text            
First Line: Achievement must now be weighed
Last Line: Of many bereavements.
Subject(s): Heroism; Success; Heroes; Heroines


ADORATION, by JANE MILLER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Now I have come from the berg string quartet opus 3
Last Line: Do it, do it, do it in the perforated gleam of the dollhouse window.
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Success


AFTER PUBLICATION OF 'UNDER THE VOLCANO', by MALCOLM LOWRY                Poet's Biography
First Line: Success is like some horrible diaster
Last Line: And had been left in darkness forever to founder and fail
Subject(s): Fame; Novels And Novelists; Success


ALLATOONA EVENING, by DAVID BOTTOMS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Half a mile through a briar scrub thickening to woods
Last Line: These three stars soaking up twilight.
Subject(s): Ambition; Emptiness; Happiness; Success; Joy; Delight


ARTHUR'S PARTY, by CAROLYN KIZER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I came with some trepidation to your vernissage
Last Line: Fingered you young, as we played in our garage.
Subject(s): Children; Poetry & Poets; Success; Women; Women's Rights; Childhood; Feminism


ASPIRATION, by CONDE BENOIST PALLEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I can strike the minor chord and sing
Last Line: In heaven's eternal rose.
Subject(s): Desire; Success; Wishes


AT FIRST YOU DON'T SUCCEED, by STEVEN MONTE               
First Line: Because the pathetic aspire
Last Line: Wrenching chaos out of order
Subject(s): Success


BACK TO COUNTRY WITH PULITZER, by LIAM RECTOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I left here at eight
Subject(s): Aging; Illness; Conduct Of Life; Success; Failure; Retirement; Love - Loss Of; Literary Prizes


BALLAD OF THE UNSUCCESSFUL, by RICHARD EUGENE BURTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We are the toilers from whom god barred
Last Line: "god, give us another chance!"
Variant Title(s): The Song Of The Unsuccessful
Subject(s): Failure; God; Labor & Laborers; Life; Religion; Sin; Soul; Success; Work; Workers; Theology


CEZANNE'S SUCCESS, by STEPHEN DOBYNS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The girls he followed down the street, the heartbreaks
Last Line: Stopped calling. Harsh wind at night , no loving hands
Subject(s): Cezanne, Paul (1839-1906); Success


CLUTTER, by JAMES NEYLON               
First Line: It starts with the first
Last Line: Because there are those who know %things and those who wonder
Subject(s): Activity; Success


DAYS OF SUCCESS, by WILLIAM A. PHELON    Poem Text            
First Line: The sun shines with a brighter beam,
Last Line: "the club ""is going good!"
Subject(s): Baseball; Happiness; Sports; Success; Joy; Delight


EPILOGUE TO THE CONQUEST OF GRANADA BY THE SPANIARDS, by JOHN DRYDEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Success, which can no more than beauty last
Last Line: He had pleas'd better, had he lov'd you less.
Variant Title(s): Prologues, Epilogues And Songs From The Conquest Of Granada: 2
Subject(s): Plays & Playwrights ; Poetry & Poets; Success; Theater & Theaters; Dramatists; Stage Life


FAILURE, by JEAN INGELOW                Poet's Biography
First Line: We are much bound to them that do succeed
Last Line: Its power is in the look which costs him all
Subject(s): Failure; Success


FANNY: 141, by FITZ-GREENE HALLECK                Poet's Biography
First Line: And for 'resources,' both of purse and head
Last Line: And lavished guineas like a prince of wales
Alternate Author Name(s): Croaker
Subject(s): Integrity; Knowledge; Success


FANNY: 148, by FITZ-GREENE HALLECK                Poet's Biography
First Line: And when these, the lord burleighs of the minute
Last Line: Blights everything it touches, fruit and flower
Alternate Author Name(s): Croaker
Subject(s): Success; Wisdom


FINITE TO FAIL, BUT INFINITE TO VENTURE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Nodding in navies nevermore
Subject(s): Success; Perseverance


GAYHEART, A STORY OF DEFEAT, by DANA BURNET    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Gayheart came in june, I saw his heels
Last Line: But I behold him in the city's eyes.
Subject(s): Boarding Houses; Poetry & Poets; Success; City & Town Life


HINDRANCES, by J. E. STRADER    Poem Text            
First Line: If some can win, why can not I
Last Line: "and fight off ""yawn"" and ""wait-a-while."
Subject(s): Success


HOMEMADE VOODOO, by RODGER LEE KAMENETZ               
First Line: I worshipped you. I licked the black from shadows
Last Line: Then quoted me wilde, nothing succeeds like excess
Subject(s): Success; Wilde, Oscar (1854-1900)


HONORS: 1. A SCHOLAR IS MUSING ON HIS WANT OF SUCCESS, by JEAN INGELOW    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: To strive -- and fail. Yes, I did strive and fail
Last Line: Twin soul, I will! I will!
Subject(s): Scholarship & Scholars; Success


IN A GARRET, by VICTOR GUSTAVE PLARR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In deep twilight / the rain taps upon the skylight
Last Line: Hath but now disclosed the shadowy flood of death.
Subject(s): Grief; Success; Writing & Writers; Sorrow; Sadness


KINDLY UNHITCH THAT STAR, BUDDY, by OGDEN NASH                Poet's Biography
First Line: I hardly suppose I know anybody wouldn't rather be a success than a failure
Last Line: Because when people start hitching their wagons to a star, %that's the way they are
Subject(s): Success


LEGEND OF SUCCESS, THE SALESMAN'S STORY, by LOUIS SIMPSON                Poet's Biography
Last Line: But each one to his taste, I always say
Subject(s): Success


LINES IN PRAISE OF MR J. GRAHAM HENDERSON HAWICK, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Success to mr j. Graham henderson, who is a good man
Last Line: Will gain customers by it, the suit is so complete.
Subject(s): Praise; Success


ON HIS OWN CAREER, by CLEMENT RICHARD ATTLEE               
First Line: Few thought he was even a starter
Last Line: An earl and a knight of the garter
Subject(s): Politics; Success


ONCE ON A TIME, by EFFIE WALLER SMITH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Once on a time, no matter when
Last Line: Alone in being great.
Subject(s): Contentment; Poetry & Poets; Success


PARAPHRASE; FAILURE AND SUCCESS, by LEVI BISHOP    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ah! Who can tell how hard it is to climb
Last Line: Levi bishop.
Subject(s): Failure; Pride; Soul; Success; Self-esteem; Self-respect


PETER GREY, by ALICE CARY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Honest little peter grey
Last Line: To find him sitting snug at the top.
Subject(s): Work; Success


POET WHO HAS IT MADE, by JOHN FREDERICK NIMS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The bard in mauve mercedes, off to ski
Last Line: Poet for sale sign overprinted sold?
Variant Title(s): Poet Who Has It Made, From Juvenal I, 79
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Success


QUESTION AND ANSWER, by ROBERT PENN WARREN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What has availed
Subject(s): Success; Failure


SONG, by MARY DUNCAN UPHAM    Poem Text            
First Line: If I have won, then victory is bitter
Last Line: So thou hast triumphed in defeat.
Subject(s): Success; Victory


SPANISH FOLK SONGS: 142, by UNKNOWN               
First Line: What I try, I conquer
Last Line: Which I did not gain
Subject(s): Success


STEPPING DOWN, by WILLIAM A. PHELON    Poem Text            
First Line: Going out of the big league
Last Line: I am not yet thirty-three!
Subject(s): Athletes; Baseball; Sports; Success


SUCCES SECRET, by ELAINE M. LIVINGSTON    Poem Text            
First Line: While you are a learner
Last Line: Work on and keep cool.
Subject(s): Success


SUCCESS, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: Success is speaking words of praise
Last Line: "in all of life and nothing less, / we find the thing we call sucess"
Subject(s): Success


SUCCESS, by WILLIAM ROSE BENET    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Did you know? / through all the call and clamor, did you know it would
Last Line: Never mend it. Christ! I know it. And I know you knew it too!
Subject(s): Success


SUCCESS, by WILLIAM HENRY DAVIES    Poem Text            
First Line: Sharpen your claws, pussy-cat
Last Line: Tell me — why must she quarrel?
Alternate Author Name(s): Davies, W. H.
Subject(s): Success


SUCCESS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Success is counted sweetest / by those who never succeed
Last Line: Break, agonized and clear.
Subject(s): Failure; Success


SUCCESS, by MAY EMMA GOLDWORTH KENDALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I drink the foaming chalice
Last Line: Who lived and died for men.
Subject(s): Brotherhood; Memory; Nations; Success


SUCCESS, by EMMA LAZARUS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oft have I brooded on defeat and pain
Subject(s): Success


SUCCESS, by EMMA LAZARUS                Poet's Biography
First Line: Oft have I brooded on defeat and pain
Last Line: The bold, significant, successful man
Subject(s): Success


SUCCESS, by JOHN TROTWOOD MOORE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis the coward who quits to misfortune
Last Line: And won—'twixt the flag and the wire!
Subject(s): Success; Victory


SUCCESS, by UNKNOWN               
First Line: Before god's footstool to confess
Last Line: I failed,' he cried. The master said, %'thou didst thy best- that is success'
Subject(s): Success


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


SUCCESS, by AMOS RUSSEL WELLS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If he succeeds whose coffers, heaped with gold
Last Line: This is success, and this my prayer shall be.
Subject(s): Brotherhood; Success


SUCCESS (2), by BERTON BRALEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It's doing your job the best you can
Last Line: It's doing your noblest -- that's success!
Variant Title(s): The Recipe;that's Success!
Subject(s): Success


SUCCESS ALONE SEEN, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Few know of life's beginnings - men behold
Last Line: Men would behold its threshold, and despair.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Success


SUCCESS IN THE TOUCHES OF YOUR HAND, by DAVID IGNATOW    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Singleness like garments / clinging in the wind
Subject(s): Success


SUCCESS STORIES, by RICHARD COLE               
First Line: I'm still addicted to the 'new york times'
Last Line: Rambling down into the earth again, toward %manhattan, wealth, and our steady jobs
Subject(s): Advertising; New York City; Success


THE BURNS FESTIVAL, by DAVID MACBETH MOIR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Stir the beal-fire, wave the banner
Last Line: In the wreath of burns's fame!
Alternate Author Name(s): Delta
Subject(s): Burns, Robert (1759-1796); Festivals; Fire; Poetry & Poets; Scotland; Success; Fairs; Pageants


THE HOUSE OF LIFE: 91. LOST ON BOTH SIDES, by DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As when two men have loved a woman well
Last Line: Its bye-streets, knocking at the dusty inns.
Alternate Author Name(s): Rossetti, Gabriel Charles Dante
Subject(s): Hope; Success; Optimism


THE HOUSE OF LIFE: 95. THE VASE OF LIFE, by DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Around the vase of life at your slow pace
Last Line: Stands empty till his ashes fall in it.
Alternate Author Name(s): Rossetti, Gabriel Charles Dante
Subject(s): Failure; Life; Success


THE OLD-TIMER, by WILLIAM A. PHELON    Poem Text            
First Line: Show me a catcher like ewing--
Last Line: "about ""the advance of the game""!"
Subject(s): Athletes; Baseball; Sports; Success


THE POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 108, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Mister shih had two sons
Last Line: Like buckteeth that never meet
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Chinese Literature; Fathers & Sons; Success


THE REAL SUCCESSES, by EDGAR ALBERT GUEST    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You think that the failures are many
Last Line: There lives, rich or poor, a success.
Alternate Author Name(s): Guest, Eddie
Subject(s): Success


THE ROCK OF LIBERTY; A PILGRIM ODE, 1620-1920: 3. ACHIEVEMENT, by ABBIE FARWELL BROWN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We have felled the forest and pierced the hill
Last Line: Amen.
Subject(s): Freedom; Patriotism; Pilgrim Fathers; Religion; Success; Liberty; Theology


THE SHOEMAKER'S HOLIDAY, by THOMAS DEKKER    Poem Text            
First Line: As wretches in a storm (expecting day)
Last Line: [exeunt.
Subject(s): Business; Fantasy; Shoes; Success; Businessmen; Businesswomen; Boots; Sneakers; Shoemakers


TO A SUCCESSFUL PERSON, by MAUD CHEGWIDDEN    Poem Text            
First Line: So many little things I love
Last Line: One, upon a tree.
Subject(s): Success


UNNOTICED, by MIKLOS RADNOTI               
First Line: You drift from youth into manhood
Last Line: Silent dust, for those in workshops who are bending their backs
Subject(s): Children; Parents; Success; Writing And Writers


WAY WE MAKE SENSE, by DAWN KARIMA PETTIGREW               
First Line: White boys sleep through your screaming
Last Line: And give you our lives as promises
Subject(s): Success


WHAT IS SUCCESS?, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: All things are symbols; and we find
Last Line: Ere half its race be run.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Success


WHEN YOU THOUGHT ME POOR, by ALICE WALKER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Subject(s): African Americans - Women; Poverty; Success


WINNERS AND LOSERS, by BOYCE HOUSE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Men born in little towns
Last Line: You get the same total?
Subject(s): Adventure & Adventurers; Human Behavior; Prudence; Success; Conduct Of Life; Human Nature; Caution