J Poets Index

J By First Name

James Russell Lowell
June (from the Vision of Sir Launfal)  – Over his keys the musing organist …

James Whitcomb Riley
Little Orphant Annie – Little Orphant Annie’s come to our house to stay …

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The Dance of the Dead – The warder he gazes at dead o’ the night
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice – That old sorcerer has vanished and for once has gone away!

John Clare
First Love – I ne’er was struck before that hour with love so sudden …

John Donne
Death Be Not Proud – though some have called thee mighty and dreadful ….

John Greenleaf Whittier
Barbara Frietchie  – Up from the meadows, rich with corn …

John Hay
Little Breeches – I don’t go much on religion …

John James Ingalls
Opportunity – Master of human destinies am I …

John Keats
When I Have Fears That I May Cease To Be before my pen has gleaned my teeming brain…
The Eve of St. Agnes – Ah, bitter chill it was! The owl, for all his feathers, was a-cold …
More Keats

John Liddell Kelly
Barney Flynn at the Burns Club – In the cowld winter noights, when enjoyments are few …
The Christian Philosopher’s A.B.C (An Acrostic) – Alone and hopeless in a world of woe …
More John Liddell Kelly

John McCrae, Lt. Col.
In Flanders Fields  – the poppies grow between the crosses row on row …

John Milton
On His Blindness – When I consider how my light is spent …

John Suckling, Sir
Why So Pale and Wan – fond lover, prithee why so pale …

Jonathan Swift
Baucis and Philemon –  In ancient times, as story tells, the saints would often leave their cells …

Jorge Luis Borges
Instantes (attributed) – If I could live my life again, in the next — I’ll try …

José Zorrilla – Spanish/English
Soneto / The Bull and the Picador – Pawing the earth, and snorting in his rage …

Joseph Bert Smiley
St. Peter at the Gate  – St. Peter stood guard at the golden gate with a solemn mien …
Poe’s Raven (a parody) – How distinctly I remember, late one evening last November…

Joyce Kilmer – (Jimmy Stewart voice impression)
Trees  – I think that I shall never see …

Juan Ramón Molina – Spanish / English
Autobiografia / Autobiography – Born in the blue depths of the Honduran mountains …

Justinus Kerner – German / English
Der reichste Fürst / The Richest Prince – In the Hall at Worms were sitting …

J By Last Name

Jonson, Ben
To Celia – Drink to me only with thine eyes …

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