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A HUNDRED COLLARS, by ROBERT FROST    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: The doctor slid a little down the pillow.
Subject(s): Hotels; Relationships; Fear; Money; Collars; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


A TRUE STORY, by MARVIN BELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: One afternoon in my room
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


ADULTERY, by JAMES DICKEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We have all been in rooms
Subject(s): Hotels; Love - Marital; Marriage; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses; Wedded Love; Marriage - Love; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


AN OLD INN BY THE SEA, by ODELL SHEPARD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: All night long we had heard the voice of the sea
Last Line: He sent this last dark cohort crashing in?
Subject(s): Hotels; Sea; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses; Ocean


AT A HOTEL IN ANOTHER STAR, by JEAN VALENTINE            Recitation by Author     Poet's Biography
First Line: At a hotel in another star. The rooms were cold and
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


AT THE DAYS END MOTEL, by JAMES TATE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I turned on the waterworks and said
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


AT THE ROADHOUSE: IN MEMORY OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, by BLISS CARMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You hearken, fellows? Turned aside
Last Line: The velvet jacket at the door.
Subject(s): Hotels; Poetry & Poets; Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850-1894); Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


BEAUTIFUL ABERFOYLE, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The mountains and glens of aberfoyle are beautiful to sight
Last Line: When the face of nature's green in the spring of the year.
Subject(s): Guests; Hotels; Mountains; Sight; Tourists; Travel; Visiting; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses; Hills; Downs (Great Britain); Journeys; Trips


BEAUTIFUL NAIRN, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: All ye tourists who wish to be away
Last Line: Therefore I would recommend nairn for balmy pure air.
Subject(s): Hotels; Tourists; Towns; Travel; Vacation; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses; Journeys; Trips


BED AND BREAKFAST, by ELAINE TERRANOVA    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We drive on, hoping for fair weather
Last Line: With its steady thread of flame
Subject(s): Travel; Hotels


BLACK BULL OF ALDGATE, by ALFRED TENNYSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Black bull of aldgate, may thy horns rot from the sockets
Last Line: Than ever hasty clement's did with bloated harry!
Alternate Author Name(s): Tennyson, Lord Alfred; Tennyson, 1st Baron; Tennyson Of Aldworth And Farringford, Baron
Subject(s): Hate; Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


BLACK MARE, by LYNDA HULL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It snakes behind me, this invisible chain gang
Last Line: Terminal hotel, the world shuddering with trains
Alternate Author Name(s): Wojahn, David, Mrs.
Subject(s): Hotels; Love - Complaints; Disappointmenr; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


BOARDING HOUSE, by TED KOOSER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The blind man draws his curtains for the night
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


CHANEL NO. 5, by CHASE TWICHELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Life had become a sort of gorgeous elegy
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


CHORUS AT THE GREEN BEAR INN, by HERBERT TRENCH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ruddy old shepherd, blithe of cheer
Last Line: (long may it march before us!)
Subject(s): Shepherds & Shepherdesses; Song Writing; Hotels


DANCING AT THE CHELSEA, by DIONISIO D. MARTINEZ                Poet's Biography
First Line: It is no longer a question of balance and yet
Last Line: Made in the aisle of an abandoned pullman.
Subject(s): Dancing & Dancers; Hotels; New York City; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses; Manhattan; New York, New York; The Big Apple


DAWN ON THE HILLS (FROM A HOTEL WINDOW), by LILLIAN ATCHERSON    Poem Text            
First Line: My home is a suite on the third floor up
Last Line: May I walk with my fellowmen.
Subject(s): Dawn; Hotels; Sunrise; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


DESIRE, by DAVID ST. JOHN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There is a small wrought-iron balcony
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


DOWN ON WRIGGLE CRICK, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Mostly, folks is law-abidin'
Last Line: Down on wriggle crick!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Brooks; Crime & Criminals; Hotels; Streams; Creeks; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


EBENEZER-GRAMS: 2. UNKEL EB IS SPEEDIN', by OLIVER MURRAY EDWARDS    Poem Text            
First Line: Unkel eb is now a speedin'
Last Line: Wher weery peeple pass.
Subject(s): Automobile Drivers; Hotels; Travel; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses; Journeys; Trips


FOR THE SAKE OF AMELIA, by CHARLES SIMIC    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tending a cliff-hanging grand hotel
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


FRENCH LESSON: HOTEL D'EUROPE, by EDWARD FIELD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Cheap paris hotel, a true bargain
Last Line: Quite as satisfactory as this
Alternate Author Name(s): Elliot, Bruce
Subject(s): Paris, France; Hotels; French Language


GLACIER PARK, by WILLIAM STEWARD GORDON    Poem Text            
First Line: At last we've reached the famous place
Last Line: When the tenderfeet intrude.
Subject(s): Animals; Hotels; Parks; Tourists; Travel; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses; Journeys; Trips


GLENWOOD SPRINGS, by ANSELM HOLLO    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Under doc holliday's / weary eyes
Last Line: As mountains
Subject(s): Hotels; Travel; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses; Journeys; Trips


HARD EVIDENCE, by TIMOTHY LIU    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A room walled-in by books where the hours withdraw
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


HOTEL, by GAYLE GIBLIN    Poem Text            
First Line: A thousand rooms in a beautiful home
Last Line: This home is a grotesque fantasy.
Subject(s): Home; Hotels; Rooms; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


HOTEL, by SHERARD VINES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The great bestial bulk of it looms into the night
Last Line: Till one night lady death fingers the cups ere dawn?
Subject(s): Hotels; Oxford University; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


HOTEL INSOMNIA, by CHARLES SIMIC    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I liked my little hole
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


HOTEL LENOX, by JAMES WRIGHT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And she loved loving
Last Line: And the lemon light flew over the river
Alternate Author Name(s): Wright, James A.
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


HOTEL SIERRA, by DAVID ST. JOHN                Poet's Biography
First Line: The november air
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


HOTEL ST. LOUIS, NEW YORK CITY, FALL 1969, by GREGORY ORR                Poet's Biography
First Line: When I went inside, the manager said, `you don't want to live
Last Line: Sunday mornings, a bright orange football helmet that glowed like the sun.
Subject(s): Hotels; New York City; Survival; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses; Manhattan; New York, New York; The Big Apple


HOTEL WINDOW, by EDWARD HIRSCH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Aura of absence, vertigo of non-being
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


IMPROMPTU ON AN INNKEEPER NAMED BACON, by ROBERT BURNS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: At brownhill we always get dainty good cheer
Last Line: But why always bacon-come, tell me a reason?
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


IN A HOTEL WRITING-ROOM, by JOHN COWPER POWYS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We artists have strange nerves!
Last Line: We had met before this scene.
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Faces; Friendship; Hate; Hotels; Summer; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


IN A LODGING HOUSE, by WILLIAM HENRY DAVIES    Poem Text            
First Line: Get to thy room, a voice told me
Last Line: And less thy hope than older men.
Alternate Author Name(s): Davies, W. H.
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


IN A RENTED ROOM, by DENIS JOHNSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This is a good dream, even if the falling is
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


IN GEORGETOWN; HOLIDAY INN, WASHINGTON, D.C., by HAYDEN CARRUTH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This is not where the rich and famous pursue their lifestyles
Last Line: "melodiously at the door: ""are you all right, sir? Are you all right in there?"
Subject(s): Americans; Corruption In Politics & Government; Hotels; Politics; Social Protest; United States; Washington, D.c.; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses; Politicians; Political Poetry; America


IN THE HOTEL, by JORIE GRAHAM    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Whir. The invisible sponsored again by white
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


IN THE WILDERNESS MOTEL, by DAVID BOTTOMS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Red star hovering
Last Line: The comfort, the company of ruin.
Subject(s): Abandonment; Decay; Hotels; Nature; Desertion; Rot; Decadence; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


JACKSON HOTEL, by LYNDA HULL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sometimes after hours of wine I can almost see
Alternate Author Name(s): Wojahn, David, Mrs.
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


LOOKING FOR THE GULF MOTEL, by RICHARD BLANCO    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There should be nothing here I don't remember
Last Line: And pretend for a moment, nothing lost is lost
Subject(s): Travel; Hotels; Marco Island, Florida; Journeys; Trips; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


MARMION: CANTO 3. THE HOSTEL, OR INN, by WALTER SCOTT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The livelong day lord marmion rode
Last Line: The first notes of the morning lark.
Subject(s): Flodden Field, England; Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


MARRY AT A HOTEL, ANNUL ?«÷EM, by HARRYETTE MULLEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Language; Hotels; Words; Vocabulary; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


MARY, THE MAID OF THE INN, by ROBERT SOUTHEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Who is yonder poor maniac, whose wildly fixed eyes
Last Line: Of poor mary the maid of the inn.
Subject(s): Death; Grief; Hotels; Love - Loss Of; Man-woman Relationships; Dead, The; Sorrow; Sadness; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses; Male-female Relations


MIDSUMMER: 3, by DEREK WALCOTT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: At the queen's park hotel, with its white, high-ceilinged rooms
Last Line: A breeze strolls down to the docks, and the sea begins
Subject(s): Hotels; Summer; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


MIDSUMMER: 36, by DEREK WALCOTT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The oak inns creak in their joints as light declines
Subject(s): Environment; Hotels; Trees; Environmental Protection; Ecology; Conservation; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


MOTEL SEEDY, by THOMAS LUX    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The artisans of this room, who designed the lamp base
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


OUT OF SEASON, by LOUIS SIMPSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Once I stayed at the grand hotel
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


OUTSIDE ROOM SIX, by LYNN EMANUEL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Down on my knees again, on the linoleum outside room six
Last Line: Black square, white square goes the linoleum
Subject(s): Hotels; Popular Culture - United States; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


PARADISE MOTEL, by CHARLES SIMIC    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Millions were dead; everybody was innocent
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


PEN-Y-GWYRDD; TO TOM HUGHES, ESQ., by CHARLES KINGSLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There is no inn in snowdon which is not awful dear
Last Line: And so, goes to my children's school and 'umbly makes my bow.
Subject(s): Hotels; Wales; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses; Welshmen; Welshwomen


POETS OF THE NEW YORKER, by DAVID IGNATOW    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To weep for the dead can be found / in cemeteries
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Hotels


REMEMBERING, by ANNA PRIESTLEY    Poem Text            
First Line: I remember a little inn
Last Line: Only beauty's ghost?
Subject(s): Hotels; Memory; Moon; Spring; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


REMOVED AT THE MOMENT OF PERFECTION, by TIMOTHY LIU    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The earth has moved forward, in a sense, or does it merely turn
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


RUBBING THE FACES OF ANGELS, by DAVID BOTTOMS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: On the balcony of the golden eagle motor inn
Last Line: Me the reclining skeleton of thomas pool.
Subject(s): Charleston, South Carolina; Death; Hotels; Southern States; Dead, The; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses; South (U.s.)


SAINTS AND LODGERS, by WILLIAM HENRY DAVIES    Poem Text            
First Line: Ye saints, that sing in rooms above
Last Line: Some pensions take -- such are our lodgers.
Alternate Author Name(s): Davies, W. H.
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


SIGNATURE OF LOVE, by KAREN SWENSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In missoula, someone has punched
Last Line: Beneath the signature of love on the ceiling.
Subject(s): Hotels; Love; Sex; Vandalism; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


SONNETS IN A LODGING HOUSE: 1, by CHRISTOPHER DARLINGTON MORLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Each morn she crackles upward, tread by tread
Last Line: Please leave the tub as you would wish to find it!
Alternate Author Name(s): Hall, Galway
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


SONNETS IN A LODGING HOUSE: 2, by CHRISTOPHER DARLINGTON MORLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Men lodgers are the best, the mrs. Said
Last Line: Take my advice and let your rooms to gents!
Alternate Author Name(s): Hall, Galway
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


SURFACE AND STRUCTURE: BONAVENTURE HOTEL, LOS ANGELES, by KAREN SWENSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Four black glass silos
Last Line: Broken from a necklace.
Subject(s): Decay; Hotels; Los Angeles; Rot; Decadence; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


TARANTELLA, by HILAIRE BELLOC    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Do you remember an inn, / miranda?
Last Line: Of the far waterfall like doom.
Alternate Author Name(s): Belloc, Joseph Hilaire Pierre Rene
Subject(s): Dancing & Dancers; Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


TEARING DOWN THE HOTEL, by MILLER WILLIAMS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: They are tearing down the oldest hotel
Subject(s): Demolition; Past; Hotels; Nostalgia; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


TH INN BY THE WOOD, by WILLIAM WATSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The rank raw mist clung close like a hood
Last Line: And I supped like a king at the inn by the wood.
Alternate Author Name(s): Watson, John William
Subject(s): Forests; Hotels; Woods; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


THE ARTEMUS OF MICHIGAN, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Grand haven is in michigan
Last Line: Potts!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Hotels; Michigan; Towns; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


THE BOOK OF A THOUSAND EYES: THE LOST PINES INN, by LYN HEJINIAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The lost pines inn would be a good name for a motel, or no sheep in the meadow
Last Line: P.T. Cruiser that got me home by bedtime
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


THE BOROUGH: LETTER 11. INNS, by GEORGE CRABBE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: All the comforts of life in a tavern are known
Last Line: Took the green-man, and is a master now.
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


THE COLLAPSE OF THE TWO-RIVERS HOTEL, by SAADI YOUSSEF    Poem Text            
First Line: The desert is not far from it
Alternate Author Name(s): Youssef, Saddi; Yusuf, Sa'di
Subject(s): Hotels; Nostalgia; Ruins; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


THE CROWN INN, by EDMUND CHARLES BLUNDEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Round all its nooks and corners goes
Last Line: While empires shudder into night.
Alternate Author Name(s): Blunden, Edmund
Subject(s): England; Hotels; Landscape; English; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


THE EMPRESS HOTEL POEMS, by ANSELM HOLLO    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Just get up / and sit down again. Then
Last Line: In the other poem.
Subject(s): Hotels; Housekeeping; Language; Rooms; Tourists; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses; Words; Vocabulary


THE ENORMOUS AQUARIUM, by SHEROD SANTOS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: All morning long from inside the lobby
Subject(s): Aquariums; Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


THE HOTEL DU NORD, by CHASE TWICHELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: On the lawn of the old hotel at twilight
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


THE INN AT LOCH RANZA, by WILLIAM MCQUEEN (1841-)    Poem Text            
First Line: There's a neat little inn cuddled close by the hills
Last Line: Not far from the inn at loch ranza.
Subject(s): Hospitality; Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


THE INN OF THE FIVE CHIMNEYS, by CLINTON SCOLLARD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It had five chimneys, had that inn
Last Line: And rumor said it was soiled with sin!
Subject(s): Hotels; Sin; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


THE INN THAT MISSED ITS CHANCE (THE LANDLORD SPEAKS, AD. 28), by AMOS RUSSEL WELLS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What could be done? The inn was full of folks!
Last Line: The birthplace of messiah, -- had I known!
Subject(s): Christmas; Hotels; Nativity, The; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


THE INN: AN OLD EPITAPH, by ARTHUR GUITERMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Post-haste we ride the road of men
Last Line: Who soonest goes hath least to pay.
Subject(s): Epitaphs; Hotels; New York City - Revolutionary Period; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


THE INVERSNAID INN, by WILLIAM ALLEN BUTLER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The season is ended, the cold days begin
Last Line: We are left in the storm, like the inversnaid inn!
Subject(s): Hotels; Scotland; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


THE KEEPER OF THE DEAD HOTEL, by AGHA SHAHID ALI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In one room upstairs
Last Line: The moon splashed everywhdre
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


THE KEY, by RICHARD JONES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This is my key to happiness
Last Line: My sugar and my cream.
Subject(s): Algeria; Hotels; Keys; Travel; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses; Journeys; Trips


THE LANDLADY IN BANGKOK, by KAREN SWENSON                Poet's Biography
First Line: Because, separated from us by a language
Last Line: From samsara to nirvana.
Subject(s): Hotels; Landlords & Tenants; Thailand; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


THE LATEST HOTEL GUEST WALKS OVER PARTICLES THAT REVOLVE, by RUTH STONE                Poet's Biography
First Line: It is an old established hotel
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


THE LODGING HOUSE FIRE, by WILLIAM HENRY DAVIES    Poem Text            
First Line: My birthday - yesterday
Last Line: Poison the score.
Alternate Author Name(s): Davies, W. H.
Subject(s): Fire; Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


THE MAN ON THE HOTEL ROOM BED, by GALWAY KINNELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: He shifts on the bed carefully, so as
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


THE QUIET LODGER, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The man that rooms next door to
Last Line: This man that rooms next door to me!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Faces; Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


THE WAYSIDE INN; SUDBURY, MASSACHUSETTS, by EDNA DEAN PROCTOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Set by the meadows, with great oaks to guard
Last Line: Songs that will echo sweet the ages down!
Alternate Author Name(s): Dean
Subject(s): Guests; Hotels; Massachusetts; Visiting; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


TO A COUNTRY HOTEL TOWEL, by ELMER CLEVELAND ADAMS    Poem Text            
First Line: I'll touch you not, you much abus-ed rag
Last Line: Trying to don you for an undershirt.
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


TO A WATCH LEFT IN A HOTEL ROOM, by DEBORA GREGER    Poem Text            
First Line: Not long ago the sun was shining
Subject(s): Hotels; Loss; Watches; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


UNION OF WOMEN, by CAROLYN KIZER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: At a literary gathering in santa monica
Last Line: So here's to solidarity, cinquains, brave bearded ladies -- hooray!
Subject(s): Beards; Hotels; Labor Unions; Poetry & Poets; Women; Women's Rights; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses; Feminism


UP-HILL, by CHRISTINA GEORGINA ROSSETTI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Does the road wind up-hill all the way?
Last Line: Yea, beds for all who come.
Alternate Author Name(s): Alleyne, Ellen; Rossetti, Christina
Variant Title(s): Uphill
Subject(s): Death; Faith; Heaven; Hotels; Life; Pilgrimages & Pilgrims; Religion; Time; Travel; Dead, The; Belief; Creed; Paradise; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses; Theology; Journeys; Trips


WARM DAYS IN JANUARY, by DONALD REVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It has never been so easy to cry
Subject(s): City & Town Life; Love - Complaints; Man-woman Relationships; Ancestors & Ancestry; Hotels; Male-female Relations; Heritage; Heredity; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


WHAT THE MAGDALENE SAW, by TIMOTHY LIU    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This fat cum pig more than eager to drop
Subject(s): Hotels; Sex; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


WORLDLINESS, by CHASE TWICHELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When I close my eyes
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


WRITTEN AT AN INN, by GEORGE HORNE    Poem Text            
First Line: From much-loved friends whene'er I part
Last Line: "arise, my soul, and let us go."
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


WRITTEN AT AN INN AT HENLEY, by WILLIAM SHENSTONE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: To thee, fair freedom! I retire / from flattery, cards, and dice, and din
Last Line: The warmest welcome at an inn.
Subject(s): Freedom; Hotels; Liberty; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses