James McIntyre

[The Cheese Poet] (25 May 1828 – 31 March 1906 / Forres, Scotland)

James McIntyre Poems

1. Witch Stone 5/4/2012
2. Windmills And Stone Stables 1/3/2003
3. Will Carleton 5/4/2012
4. Whittier 5/4/2012
5. Welcome To The Prince Of Wales 5/4/2012
6. Wars In Queen Victorias Reign 5/4/2012
7. Walt Whitman 5/4/2012
8. Victoria Park And Caledonian Games 5/4/2012
9. Transformation Scene 5/4/2012
10. Tom Moore 5/4/2012
11. Thomas Campbell 5/4/2012
12. The Shires On The Moray Frith 5/4/2012
13. The Power Of Steam 5/4/2012
14. The London Flood 5/4/2012
15. The Joys Of Prairie Farmers 5/4/2012
16. The Great Fire Of Ingersoll 5/4/2012
17. The Cheese Pionner 5/4/2012
18. The Brothers Stuart 5/4/2012
19. Tercentenary Ode On Shakespeare 5/4/2012
20. Tennyson 5/4/2012
21. T.D Mkee 5/4/2012
22. St.Thomas 5/4/2012
23. St.Catharines 5/4/2012
24. St. Andrews Anniversary 5/4/2012
25. St. Andrew And Halloween 5/4/2012
26. Snake And Potato Bug 5/4/2012
27. Shelley 5/4/2012
28. Scottish Names In Oxford County 5/4/2012
29. Saxe 5/4/2012
30. Salford Parsonage 5/4/2012
31. Robert Fleming Gourley 5/4/2012
32. Robert Burns 5/4/2012
33. Response To Sentiment Of Scottish Poets 5/4/2012
34. Reminiscences 5/4/2012
35. Rabbit Story 5/4/2012
36. Questions And Answers 5/4/2012
37. Prophecy Of A Ten Ton Cheese 1/3/2003
38. Prologue 1/3/2003
39. Prof. Longmuir 5/4/2012
40. Potato Bug Exterminators 5/4/2012
Best Poem of James McIntyre

Oxford Cheese Ode

The ancient poets ne'er did dream
That Canada was land of cream,
They ne'er imagined it could flow
In this cold land of ice and snow,
Where everything did solid freeze,
They ne'er hoped or looked for cheese.

A few years since our Oxford farms
Were nearly robbed of all their charms,
O'er cropped the weary land grew poor
And nearly barren as a moor,
But now the owners live at ease
Rejoicing in their crop of cheese.

And since they justly treat the soil,
Are well rewarded for their toil,
The land enriched by goodly cows,
Yie'ds plenty now to ...

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Hints To Cheese Makers

Addressed to Jonathan Wingle, Esq.


All those who quality do prize
Must study color, taste and size
And keep their dishes clean and sweet,
And all things round their factories neat,
For dairymen insist that these
Are all important points in cheese.

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