James McIntyre

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

James McIntyre Poems

1. Lines On Beachville 5/4/2012
2. The Great Fire Of Ingersoll 5/4/2012
3. Tiger and Elephant 5/8/2015
4. Halloween 11/23/2015
5. Help In Need 2/3/2016
6. Potato Bug Exterminators 5/4/2012
7. Dried Apples 5/4/2012
8. Tercentenary Ode On Shakespeare 5/4/2012
9. Shelley 5/4/2012
10. Dryden And Pope 5/4/2012
11. Tom Moore 5/4/2012
12. Longfellow 5/4/2012
13. Walt Whitman 5/4/2012
14. Robert Burns 5/4/2012
15. Wars In Queen Victorias Reign 5/4/2012
16. The Shires On The Moray Frith 5/4/2012
17. St. Andrews Anniversary 5/4/2012
18. The Brothers Stuart 5/4/2012
19. Scottish Names In Oxford County 5/4/2012
20. Elf Shot 5/4/2012
21. Victoria Park And Caledonian Games 5/4/2012
22. Lines 5/4/2012
23. Lineson Thorold 5/4/2012
24. Dr.Springer 5/4/2012
25. Galt And Dunlop 5/4/2012
26. Let Her Go 5/4/2012
27. Impromptu 5/4/2012
28. The Cheese Pionner 5/4/2012
29. Hope Macniven 5/4/2012
30. In Memoriam 5/4/2012
31. George Menzies Poems 5/4/2012
32. Female Revenge 5/4/2012
33. Robert Fleming Gourley 5/4/2012
34. Lines On Col. Wonham 5/4/2012
35. Lines On Thamesford 5/4/2012
36. Lines On Norwich 5/4/2012
37. Lines On Tilsonburg 5/4/2012
38. Lines On Woodstock 5/4/2012
39. Lines On Corner Stone 5/4/2012
40. Fight Of A Buffalo With Wolves 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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