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Subject: WORMS
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A METAPHYSICIAN DREAMS, by CALE YOUNG RICE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When I had died and that small analyst
Last Line: And found himself again where he began.
Subject(s): Bodies; Death; Dreams; Soul; Worms; Dead, The; Nightmares


ANECDOTE SYMPHONIOUS, by GEORGE JAMES MICHALOPOULOS    Poem Text            
First Line: I gaze at the too beautiful body of you laid down
Last Line: Laid down, so rest ... Rest....
Subject(s): Death; Graves; Worms; Dead, The; Tombs; Tombstones


CHRISTMAS DINNER, by MICHAEL ROSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: We were all sitting around the table
Last Line: Much nicer place to be - %for a worm
Subject(s): Christmas; Worms


EARTH, by J. T. BARBARESE    Poem Source            
First Line: Blind in its vitality
Last Line: The body longs %too concretely to belong
Subject(s): Worms


EARTHWORM, by JOHN UPDIKE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We pattern our heaven
Last Line: Us even in air
Subject(s): Worms


EARTHWORM, by JOHN UPDIKE    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: We pattern our heaven
Last Line: Claustrophobia attacks %us even in air
Subject(s): Worms


FINIS, by JOHN COWPER POWYS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: On softly stepping feet
Last Line: And she will no further seek.
Subject(s): Clouds; Dawn; Death; Kisses; Worms; Sunrise; Dead, The


I AM A SAVER, by MARTHA JOHNSON    Poem Source            
First Line: Of worms. On days after rain
Last Line: With the slow, make no ally %of busy
Subject(s): Worms


IN WINTER, IN MY ROOM, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: This was a dream
Subject(s): Worms; Fear


LAZARUS, by EDWARD RALPH CHEYNEY    Poem Text            
First Line: He may stumble stiffly -- being obviously dead --
Last Line: To pierce whatever coffins he may wear.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cheyney, Ralph
Subject(s): Coffins; Death; Lazarus; Worms; Dead, The


NO SOFTIE, by BRENDAN KENNELLY    Poem Source            
First Line: Snail in the light, worm in bed
Last Line: But you're no soft mollusc,' she said
Subject(s): Beds; Relationships; Snails; Worms


NONSENSE RHYMES: 6, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: What have you there?
Last Line: "no, poor creature!"
Subject(s): Nonsense;worms


PERFECTION, by BRENDAN KENNELLY    Poem Source            
First Line: The genomic specialist lies still and warm
Last Line: Dreaming of the perfect worm.
Subject(s): Dreams; Genetics; Worms


SILKWORMS AND SPIDERS, by CHARLES TENNYSON TURNER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The worm long fosters his transforming sleep
Last Line: And we must rest, till god shall tell us more.
Subject(s): Insects; Spiders; Worms; Bugs


SONG OF THE WORMS, by MARGARET ATWOOD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We have been underground too long
Subject(s): Worms


STARTLED, by JORDAN MILLER    Poem Source            
First Line: A startled sparrow startled me
Last Line: Your fate's no worse than that of man.
Subject(s): Birds; Fate; Worms


THE GREAT BLACK CROW, by PHILIP JAMES BAILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The crow - the crow! The great black crow!
Last Line: But it's fine to live and die like a great black crow!
Subject(s): Birds; Crows; Death; Worms; Dead, The


THE GRUB, by LINDA GREGG    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The almost transparent white grub moves
Last Line: Touching the frying grease with his whole face
Subject(s): Worms


THE INNOCENT THIEF, by VINCENT BOURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Not a flower can be found in the fields
Last Line: Neither honey nor wax would be left.
Subject(s): Worms


THE LATE WORM, by KAY RYAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The worms / which had been
Subject(s): Worms


THE SECRET GARDEN, by ELEANOR WILNER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The way you see it first is through
Last Line: Before we're through with tea.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilner, Eleanor Rand
Subject(s): Flowers; Food & Eating; Gardens & Gardening; Green (color); Guests; Lilies; Secrets; Tea; Worms; Visiting


THE SICK ROSE, FR. SONGS OF EXPERIENCE, by WILLIAM BLAKE    Poem Text         Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: O rose, thou art sick!
Last Line: Does thy life destroy.
Subject(s): Bible; Death; Despair; Flowers; Mythology; Roses; Worms; Dead, The


THE VOICE OF THE WORM, by JOHN COWPER POWYS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The prophets and the saints forever keep
Last Line: "and cries, ""have courage! Live!"
Subject(s): Courage; Death; Devil; Pain; Prophecy & Prophets; Saints; Voices; Worms; Valor; Bravery; Dead, The; Satan; Mephistopheles; Lucifer; Beelzebub; Suffering; Misery


THE WOODTICKS, by BENJAMIN FRANKLIN KING    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There's things out in the forest
Last Line: A-crawlin' thro' yer hair.
Alternate Author Name(s): King, Ben
Subject(s): Forests; Insects; Spiders; Trees; Worms; Woods; Bugs


THE WORM, by THOMAS GISBORNE    Poem Text            
First Line: Turn, turn thy hasty foot aside
Last Line: The life thou canst not give!
Subject(s): Worms


THE WORM, by ELIZABETH TURNER (1755-1846)    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As sally sat upon the ground
Last Line: To frighten her away.
Subject(s): Girls; Worms


THE WORMS' CONTEMPT, by WILLIAM HENRY DAVIES    Poem Text            
First Line: What do we earn for all our gentle grace?
Last Line: The worms' contempt, that have no time for preaching.
Alternate Author Name(s): Davies, W. H.
Subject(s): Death; Worms; Dead, The


TO MR. JOHN MOORE, AUTHOR OF THE CELEBRATED WORM-POWDER, by ALEXANDER POPE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How much, egregious moore, are we
Last Line: Who maggots were before.
Variant Title(s): Worms
Subject(s): Advertising; Worms


TWO THOUGHTS OF DEATH: 1, by CHRISTINA GEORGINA ROSSETTI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Her heart that loved me once is rottenness
Last Line: Their's too shall be as tho' it had not been.
Alternate Author Name(s): Alleyne, Ellen; Rossetti, Christina
Subject(s): Death; Love; Thought; Worms; Dead, The; Thinking


UNDER US, by MOLLY MCQUADE    Poem Source            
First Line: Worms have no minds
Last Line: At the work of loving ground
Subject(s): Decay; Worms


WHERE THEIR WORM DIETH NOT, AND THE FIRE IS NOT QUENCHED, by CHRISTINA GEORGINA ROSSETTI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In tempest and storm, b;ackness of darkness for ever
Last Line: In tempest and storm
Alternate Author Name(s): Alleyne, Ellen; Rossetti, Christina
Subject(s): Worms


WORM, by RALPH WILHELM BERGENGREN    Poem Source            
First Line: When the earth is turned in spring
Last Line: But oh, it makes my mother squirm %because she thinks I ate that worm!
Subject(s): Dinners And Dining; Food And Eating; Worms


WORMS, by SANDRA ALCOSSER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Some days he'd rub two pegs together
Last Line: Through the slippery tunnels of worms
Subject(s): Worms


WORMS, by DOUGLAS MALLOCH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I always know when spring is here at last
Last Line: But bet on worms.
Subject(s): Spring; Worms


WORMS, by DAVID WAGONER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When the spade turns over, the worms
Last Line: All taken in by the darkness of the mouth
Subject(s): Worms