Alphabetical index of poems                                                                                                   

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"We Serve"
A Canto Of Khans
A Career
A Change Of Plan
A Day In The Dark
A Declaration Of Independence
A Dog And A Kid
A Doggone Honest Song
A Dull Life
A Fable For Poets
A Few Left
A Gift
A Gothamite In Camelot
A Hardy Perennial
A Large Evening At The Club
A Litany Of The Meridian
A Little Further
A Little Nap In The Morning
A Mercenary Lay
A Non-Wander Song
A Nose Is A Nose Is A Nose (from: Happily Ever After)
A Pantoum Of Rehearsal
A Pipe, A Jug, A Book
A Punctuated Idol
A Prayer
A Regular Girl
A Song Of Power
A Speck On The Dot
A Spree With October
A Suggestion
A Wander Song
A.D.
Able Seaman Pegg
Absolutely Mr Shean
Achievement
Accent On Accent
According To His Lights
Adventure
Adventurers Of Science
Advertisers, Publishers--Note: (From: Pointed Rhymes For Trying Times)
Advising The Telephone Girl
Aerial Adventurers
Aesop Debunked
After The Pandemonium
Age
Age Of Heroes
Albert Aikin
All In The Family
All Is Discovered
All Off Here
All Shipshape
All The Luck
Alphabet Of Safety
Ambition
America Speaks
American Plan
American Ships
Americanus Sum
Ample
An Adventure In Bohemia
An Easy Task
An Ideal
An Invitation
An Oriental Ballad
An Unsung Hero
—And a Happy New Year
And Fresh Every Hour (from: Happily Ever After)
And Hallowell Chawed
And Time Enough!
Annie Up To Date
Answer Men
Ante Mortem
Ante-Volstead Saloon Days
Any Housewife To Any Husband
Any Housewife's Lament (From: Cliff Dweller Lyrics)
Any Lover To His Lass
Apostasy
Arden
Are You Having Fun?
Around The Clock
Around The Fire
Artillery
Arts and Crafts
As It Will Be In 1925
Ashes To Ashes
Ashtabula
At A War Hospital
At Kamakura
At Long Last (from: The Mode The Merrier)
At Your Service: The Panama Gang
Austin Hunt
Autumn Magic
A.W.O.L.
"B" division - from: Songs Of The Training Camps  (Officers Training School)
Baby Talk
Babyhood - from Little Wandersongs
Back From Elba
Back In The States
Balance All
Ballade Of The Ideal Waiter
Ballads From Bradshaw
Ballads Of Babbitt Abroad
Ballads Of The AEF  (The Engineers, The Lost Buddy)
Ballads Of The Drowsy East (Honolulu, etc)
Bangkok
Baseball
Behind The Eight Ball (from: Peppigrams)
Biblical Ballads In Modern Dress (Without A King)
Bill And The Billiken
Bill And The Supe
Birds Of A Feather
Blueprints
Bohemia
Boob Ballads: Chris The Nut
Boondoggle Ballad
Boston
Botany
Bottoms Up!
B-r-r-r
Bright In The Corner
Brother of mine
Buccaneers
Buddy
Bugbear Ballads (Musca Domestica, Cimex Lectularious, The Green Fly, The Wasp, The Anopheles, The Gnat, Higher Entomology)
Burden
Business Going On During Alterations
Business Is Business (1)
Business Is Business (2)
Business Man
But Knees Are Out Of Joint (from: The Mode The Merrier)
But look at the overhead!
But They Like The Same Food (from: Happily Ever After)
By Degrees
By Request
Can Do!
Carcassonne
Cards Please
Carolina Moon
Casey Jones
Chaplin Satiety
Chant Royal Of The Tramp Royal
Chant Royal Of War
Chanteys To Order
Cheap
Chef Pernollet
Chicago
Childhood - from Little Wandersongs
Chow
Chris The Nut (from: Boob Ballads)
Christmas In August
Christmas On The Great Lakes
Church Bells
Chute The Works
Class
Classics Come To Limerick
Cliché Parade
Cliff Dweller Lyrics (Any Housewife's Lament, The Soloist, The Hall Boys, A Little Nap In The Morning)
Cold Comfort
Cold Truth
Commercially Speaking
Company
Comparisons
Consequences
Considerable Slug
Consolation
Cook's
Counter-Convolution
Couplets Concerning Certain Common Crimes Of Conversation
Cowboy Carols
Curtain
Customers' Man
Danger-Dynamite
Day Labor
Day Laborers
Declaration Of Dependence (from: Happily Ever After)
Delia Dean Butts In
Departemental Ditties Of 1942
Departure
Deserted Roads
Desire To Soar
Dimensions
Disillusioning A Philosopher
Distance
Do It Now
Don't Blow It (From: Pointed Rhymes For Trying Times)
Dolls
Don't Be Down-Hearted
Down Our Street
Double And No Quits (From: Pointed Rhymes For Trying Times)
Driftwood
Drill
Drydocktrine
Dusty Answer (from: Happily Ever After)
Education - from: Songs Of The Training Camps  (Officers Training School)
Elsewhere
Empty
Enchanted Machines
Enchantment
Encore (We hope):*
Enemies
Enough Is Plenty
Enthusiasm
Erie (from Songs Of the Great Lakes)
Essential
Even Steven
Excuse My Dust
False Beacons
Farewell, Fiorello
Farisees
Father Minds The Baby
Father Was Right
Fed Up
Fog
For Example
For Men Only
For Service
For The Occasion Only
Ford 's Out Front : On The Night Before Christmas
Fortune's Fool
Frankness Between Friends
Freedom
Fresh Every Hour
Freud
From Any Angle
Frontiers
Full Moments
Futility
Future Greats
Gentle Art Of Selling Manuscripts
Gentlemen Adventurers
Get The Hook
Gifts
Gifts And Givers
Give The Boy Scout Credit
Glow Within
Goal Ahead
Good Bye, "By"
Got A Glory
Gratitude
Greeting
Guess Again
Guess Who?
Guilty
Gypsy Song
Ha! Ha! Ho! Ho!
Happily Ever After
Hard Lines
Have Patience
Have You Got The Right Job?
Hay There
He Doesn't Watch The Clock (from: Peppigrams)
Heading It Off
Heart Of Mine
Heart To Believe
Here Beginneth The First Lesson
Here He Is!
Heredity Takes The Count
Hero Wanted
Heroes
Hiking-Heavy Marching Order
His Educated Crew
Ho-Hum!
Ho For Noa Noa!
Hoards
Hoboes
Home Disarranged (from: Happily Ever After)
Home Economics
Homebodies
Home-work
Honolulu (from: Ballads Of The Drowsy East)
Hoover
Horrors
Hot Weather
Hot Of The Griddle
How Do They Get That Way?
How You Are Robbed By Money Lenders
How's The Better Driver?
Humors Of Law
Husband Rebels
Hustle
I Just Stay Home
I Never Go There Anymore
Iconoclasts
If (From: Pointed Rhymes For Trying Times)
If Tombstones Told The Truth
Immutable
Impatience
Impenitent
In Bohemia
In California
In Retrospect
In The King's English
In The Subjunctive
Inbad The White
Included Out
Independence
Indispensable
Infantree
Inflationary Mary (From: Pointed Rhymes For Trying Times)
"Information, Please!"
Inside
Inside Stuff
Inspiration
Interlinear
Invocation
Ishmael
It Can't Be Done
It Helps
It Makes Scents (From: Pointed Rhymes For Trying Times)
It Takes All Kinds
It's Done With Mirrors (from: Happily Ever After)
It's Hard To Say
It's Only Fair
J.K.: Soldier Of Fortune
Jack London: an appreciation
Jack and Jill
Jacks Of All Trades (from: Songs Of The Training Camps)
Joking Aside
Joseph Seeley And Isaac Osborn
Joseph's Reform
Just a Bush Leaguer
Just Anti-social
Just Another Straw
Just Because
Just Suppose
Justice
Kinda Soft
King Coal
Kisses
Knight Of the Gas
Knowledge
"K.P."  from: Songs Of The Training Camps  (Officers Training School)
L'Envoi
Laughing Burrows
Lays For Loving Parents
Learning To Write
Leather Leggin's
Legality
L'Envoi
Lest We Forget
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie
Let's Pretend
Light On The Subject
Lightfoot Larry
Limberfingers
Little Bo Peep
Little Boy Blow
Little Wandersongs (Babyhood, Childhood)
Logic
Lonesome
Longing
Lothario
Love And Logic
Love And The Wicked City
Love Lyrics Of A Chauffeur
Love Lyrics Of A Lounge Lizard
Love Lyrics Of A Shop Girl
Love Sonnets Of A Manicure
Love's Fare
Love's Feet Linger
Loyalties
Loyalty
Luxury
Lyrical Lovers
Lyrics Of A Lobster
Magic Makers
Main Guard
Man
Man Music
Man Of Business
Manhood
Mature Wisdom
Mavericks
McGinnis That Was
Measure Of Devotion (from: Happily Ever After)
Mellowing Years
Memory
Mercenaries
Merchant Adventurers
Mere Shop
"Mind The Paint"
Mining Camp Ballads
Minutes Of The Meeting: A Ballad Of Quaker Hill
Model Behavior
Moderation
Modern
Modern Photography
Monochrome
Monogamy
Morgan Sails The Caribbean
Mother-1927 Model
Moving Day
Moving Forces
Multiplication Is Inflation
Murder Domesticated
My Old Cob Pipe
Names
Names Of Romance
Naturally Enough
Necessary
Negation
Nemesis Has a Busy Day
Never Again!
New Orleans
New York
Newark-The Builder
Nice Work, And Do They Get It!
No'th Ca'lina
No Chance
No Criminal Intent (from: Happily Ever After)
No Facts Wanted
No Flowers, Please
No Gamble (from: Pointed Rhymes For Trying Times and also from: Happily Ever After)
No Gambler
No Hard Feelings (from: Happily Ever After)
No Pulmotor Needed
No Rule To Be Afraid Of
No Thank You
No Worries
Nobody Home
Noisy Noise
Nomad
Nostalgia
Not In Uniform
Not So Worse
Not Too Unimportant
Now We Tell Him
Nuthin'
Odds Are With You
Oh, Be Still
Old Lady Necessity
Old Man's Advice
Old Mother Hubbard
Old Pal, Old Pal
Old Stuff
Old Stuff Stands
Old Timers
On Efficiency
On The City Street
On The Job
On The Yangste Kiang
One Person Can Start It! (From: Pointed Rhymes For Trying Times)
Once On A Time
Only A Dog
OPA
Opportunity
Our Lady Of Change
Outclassed
Over The Top
Page the Exterminator
Pan
Pan And The Plumber
Pan In Pandemonium
Paradise Lost
Pardners
Payday At The Mine
Pawnbroker
Peking
Peppigrams ( Rising Resentment , He Doesn't Watch The Clock , Behind The Eight Ball , Play Your Hand )
Perennial
Perfect Understanding
Perfectly Reasonable
Personality
Pets
Philadelphia
Phony Graph
Pigboat
Pirate Chef
Pirate Treasure
Pittsburgh
Place Truly Fit For A Dog And A Kid
Play Your Hand (from: Peppigrams)
Playing Safe
Playing The Game
Plugging Along
Pneumatic Hammer
Pointed Rhymes For Trying Times
Portrait
Postman Always Brought A Check
Post-war Proposition
Predestination
Preference
Preparedness
Prepositions
Prisoner
Pull Up Your Socks
Purely Personal
Quaker Hill
Quality
Quartermaster's Report
Query
Quitters Can't Win
Range Fever
Ready!
Ready For The Cannery
Reasonably Priced
Red Meat
Renascence
Repartee
Reporter's Envoi
Resigned (from Songs Of the Great Lakes)
Resolution
Restoration
Revenge
Riches
Rimes For Mary
Rising Resentment (from: Peppigrams)
Road Law
Road Test
Robots Write The Checks
Rock In The Box
Roll Your Own
Romance
Romances Of Gloriette
Round Of Applause
Ruined
Rules Of The Rude
Safety First
Sailing
Salt Fish
San Francisco
Satiety
Sea Bees
Sea Ferrets
Security
Service Stripes
Sez You
Shade And Light
Shanghai
Shoot The Works
Sic Transit
Sky Terriers
Slavery or Freedom?
Slippin’
Smart Young Man
Smells
Snake In the Gas (From: Pointed Rhymes For Trying Times)
So It Seems
Solo Flight
Some Man!
Somebody
Sometimes
Somewhere
Somewheres
Song Of The Coal Miner
Song Of The Restless
Song Of The Valiant
Songs
Songs From Over There
Songs From Panama
Songs Of The Camp
Songs Of the Cities
Songs Of The Great Lakes (The Skipper, The Mate, The Impulse, The Grouchy Stoler, Resigned, Su'ge, Erie and The Passenger Hog)
Songs Of The Training Camps (see: The Breaking Point, Education, B Division, Hiking-Heavy Marching Order, The Grind, "K.P.")
Sonnets Of A Chorus Girl
Sonnets Of A Cloak-And-Suiter
Sonnets Of A Flapper
Sonnets Of A Freshman
Sonnets Of A German Spy
Song Of A Putterer
Sonnets Of A Suffragette
Sonnets Of Seven Cities
Space
Speaking Of Driving
Specifications
Spirit And Flesh
Spread It
Spring Fret
Spring In The City
Spurs
Start Where You Stand
Step Lively, Please
Stern Measures
Stick With Them!
Still in the Ring
Strategic Retreat
Stuff Of Dreams
Submarine Badinage
Substitutes
Success
Such Stuff As Dreams Are Made Of
Su'ge (from Songs Of the Great Lakes)
Sunday Nights In Panama
Super-janitor
Sure He Will
Surfeit
Sybil Ludington's Ride
Sympathy
System
Taboo!
Take A Good Look
Take It From Father
Take It From Horace
Take Your Choice: According To Franklin P. Adams
Take Your Choice: And Bliss Carman
Take Your Choice: And Perhaps Gelett Burgess
Take Your Choice: As Edgar Lee Masters Would Handle It
Take Your Choice: As Longfellow Wrote It
Take Your Choice: As Walt Mason Would Do It
Take Your Choice: Nicholas Vachel Lindsay Would Speak After This Manner
Take Your Choice: Or Here's Grantland Rice's Method
Take Your Choice: Then There's T.A. Daly
Take The Rap
Tales of the Hot Dog Tavern
Talk About Fairy Tales
Tarnished
Telephone Directory
Tempter Wind
Tennis
Terminals
Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Somewhere In France
That Caps It
That Meal
That Word Listen
That's All
That's Her Privilege
That's Success
That's Their Story
The Abandoned Mine
The Acid Test
The Added Ingredient
The Advance Guard
The Adventurer
The Advertising Man's Love Song
The Air Mail
The Ancient Thrill
The Angry Ones
The Annual Way
The Armies Of Peace
The Atavistic Maid
The Authority
The Avenger
The Bad Mannered Pirate
The Ballad Of Sam Davis
The Basilisk
The Battle Of Paris
The Beach Combers
The Bean
The Best Time
The Blight Of Waste
The Bohunk
The Bold Shoulder (from: The Mode The Merrier)
The Bonnest Mot
The Bos'n's Mate
The Boxer
The Bread Line
The Breaking Point
The Breaker's Boy Ambition
The Call
The Certainty
The Champion
The Children's Hour or Longfellow Didn't Know The Half Of It
The Choice
The Christmas Sermon
The Cigarette
The Climbers
The Colt - from: Songs Of The Training Camps  (Officers Training School)
The Comb Band
The Commuter
The Confession
The Conqueror
The Continuous Performance
The Contract fan's Psalm Of Life
The Coolie
The Coward
The Cynic's Dialogue
The Dash After The Period
The Dead Broncho-Buster
The Dead Dream
The Dead Reporter
The Dead Rover
The Deep Purple
The Desert Disillusion
The Deserter
The Destroyer Men
The Difference
The Direful Tale Of Horror
The Dock Walloper
The Doug
The Doughboy
The Drums
The Dust Eaters
The Electrician
The Empire Builder
The Enchantress
The Endless Battle
The Endless Road
The Engineer
The Engineers ( from: Ballads of the AEF)
The Exile
The Exploiters
The Extenuation
The Failures
The Fancy Shots
The Farmer
The Farmer's Wife
The Ferry Boat
The Fighters
The Fighting Word
The Fireman
The Flag
The Forest Ranger
The Free Course
The Gambler
The Gamester
The Gang's All Here (From: Pointed Rhymes For Trying Times)
The Gentleman Mucker
The Ghost Of Pete McCluskey
The Giant-Killer
The Girder Monkey at Sea
The Girder Monkey Hits The Trail
The Girder Monkey in England
The Girls Of Gotham Town
The Glamour
The Glow Worm Peddler
The Grand Review
The Great Adventure
The Grind - from: Songs Of The Training Camps  (Officers Training School)
The Grouchy Stoker (from Songs Of the Great Lakes)
The Habit
The Half Back
The Hall Boys
The Handy Man
The Hard-Rock Man
The Haven
The Heart Of The Mine
The High Trail
The Hills
The Hitch Hiker's Litany
The Hoisting Engineer
The Home-bound Gypsy
The Honker
The Hopeless Passion
The House Of Dreams
The Impulse (from Songs Of the Great Lakes)
The Indian Sign
The Indecisive Plutocrat
The Isle Of Smoke
The Jay Walker
The Jazz Baby
The Joint Is Jumpin'
The Joy Of Life
The Jungle Job
The Jungle Wallah
The Kidder
The King's English
The Land of Cockcaigne
The Lasting Look
The Lawless Heart
The Leathernecks
The Legal Luminary
The Life Of Riley
The Limit
The Limit Of Devotion
The Little Priest Of Soissons
The Little Tin Gods
The Living Epitaph
The Lonesome Cop
The Lonesomest Time
The Lost Buddy  (from: Ballads of the AEF)
The Magic Whistle
The Main Drag
The Main Event
The Malay
The Marsh Wind
The Mate (from Songs Of the Great Lakes)
The Materialist
The Method Of The Mad Mullah
The Metropolis
The Migration
The Milk Train
The Milkman
The Millenium
The Mine Fan
The Mine Mule
The Mine Pump
The Mine Sweepers
The Mine Telephone
The Miner (1)
The Miner (2)
The Miracle
The Miracle Worker
The Misanthrope
The Modern Version
The Mother
The Mouth-Watering Place
The Mucker
The Natural History Lesson
The News In Rime
The Night Watchman
The Nuisance
The Old Beau
The Old Call
The Old Cowpuncher Speaks
The Old Love
The Old Pork Barrel
The Old Stuff Stands
The Old Timer
The Old Top Sergeant
The Old West
The One Talent
The Open Trail
The Outcast
The Oyster
The Packet Boat
The Partisan
The Passenger Hog (from Songs Of The Great Lakes)
The Passionate Poet To His Love
The Peaceable Men
The Permanent Brand
The Philanderer
The Philosopher
The Phonograph
The Physician
The Pioneers
The Poetess
The Point Of View
The Polack
The Power Plant
The Prairie Schooner
The Prayer Of The Sportsman
The Price
The Price Of Fish
The Prisoner
The Prodigal's Brother Stays At Home
The Profits and Loss
The Proper Setting
The Prospector
The Pumpman
The Qualmy Sailor
The Queen Of Hearts
The Rainbow Chaser
The Real Thrill
The Reason
The Recipe
The Recruit
The Red Sea Trail
The Reformer
The Regular Story
The Reporter
The Restless Legion
The Retort Discourteous
The Return
The Risible King
The Road To Knowledge
The Rodman (from Workaday Adventures)
The Rooter
The Roughneck
The Rumblers
The Safety Valve
The Sailing List
The Sailor's Return
The Same Old Lure
The Sand Hog
The Scab
The Schoolroom Alphabet Of A Lazy Lad
The ScoutTrail
The Sea
The Sea Wind
The Search
The Sensitive Avocado
The Severest Critic
The Shadow Of The Years
The Shift Boss
The Shops
The Singer's Defiance
The Six-Hour Shift
The Skipper (from Songs Of the Great Lakes)
The Skyline
The Smoke-Eater
The Soloist
The Song Of The Aeronaut
The Song Of The Rail
The Song of the Locomotive
The Speed Demon's Funeral
The Spell
The Spell Of The Rialto
The Spirit Of Management
The Spirit Of The Time
The Sprinter
The Steel-Worker
The Stoker
The Street Piano
The Stubborn Believer
The Sunset Trail
The Teamster
The Telephone Directory
The Thinker
The Thrall Of The Golden Gate
The Tramp
The True Singer
The Truth About Copper Hill
The Two Crosses
The Twins
The Vagabond Vicarious
The Valorous Visage
The Vamp Explains
The Wander Trail
The Wanderer (I)
The Wanderer (II)
The War Lord's Rest
The Warmth Of Memory
The Warning
The Warrior
The Watchers
The Welcome
The Well Shooter (from Workaday Adventures)
The West
The West Wind
The Whistler
The Wicked City
The Widest Hearthstone
The Will Of Thomas Taber - A Ballad Of Quaker Hill
The Will To Win
The Windjammer
The Winning Bridegroom
The Wop
The Worker
The Working Song
The Worm Turns
There He Goes
There's a Home In Oklahoma
There's A Place For Him
There's No Place
They Stick To The Last
This Hopeless Passion
This Way For Romance
Thoughtful Captain Jenkins
Three Little Bureaucrats
Three Minus One
Thumb Do
Tierra Del Fuego
Tin Type
Tired
To A Flapper
To A Good Friend
To A Photographer
To A Voyager
To An Antique Stiletto
To Any Wife
To Booth Tarkington, Master Penman
To Doug
To Each His Own (from: Happily Ever After)
To My Futurist Love
To My Valentine
To "The Wife"
Tokio
Told in Minor
Tommy
Tonic
Top Dressing (from: The Mode The Merrier)
Topless Tours
Tramp, Tramp, Tramp!
Tribute
Trivialities
True Success
Tug
Turnabout
Two Colonels
Type Was Made To Be Read
Ulysses
Umps
Uncle Sam Says Uncle
Under The Sky
Undomesticated Animals
Unique, Isn't It?
United They Part (from: Happily Ever After)
Unsexed
Until The Curtain
Untitled Poem
Up With The Flag
Urban
U.S. Reclamation Engineers
Use What You've Got
Vale "Buffalo Bill"
Valhalla Inn
Verdun
Very Domestic
Visiting Fireman Writes Home
Volapuk
Vox Americana - a Jazz panorama of our life and times
Wait Vaughn
Walter Hampden in Cyrano de Bergerac
War Aims
War Songs
Washington Calling George
Waste
We Keep 'Em In the Air
Weather Permitting
Well, That's The Way I Heard It (from: Happily Ever After)
Whaddyuh Know?
Whaddyuh Say?
What Do You Think Of Boston?
What Hitler Has Cost the World
What Makes A Champion?
What's In A Name?
What's The News?
When Baby Comes
When The Smokes A' Curlin Round
Where Everybody Has A Horn To Toot
Where Men Are Men
Where Next?
Which?
Which Side Up ?
White Magic
Who Laughs Last
Who? Me? (From: Pointed Rhymes For Trying Times)
Who---We?
Who's Zoo In Limerick
Why Not?
Windows
With A Western Twang
With All Your False
With Doubt And Dismay
Without A King - from Biblical Ballads In Modern Dress
Women
Wooden Music
Workaday Adventures
Workaday Adventures: The Rodman
Workaday Adventures: The Well Shooter
Ye Final Teste
You Bet Your Life (same as Answer men)
You Can Lay To That (From: Pointed Rhymes For Trying Times)
You Don't Tell me (Oh, Yes You Do)
You Never Can Tell
You Should Worry
Your Land
Youth





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