James McIntyre

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

James McIntyre Poems

81. Ladies Aid 5/4/2012
82. Salford Parsonage 5/4/2012
83. Lines On T.D. Mcgee 5/4/2012
84. Lines On Removal 5/4/2012
85. Snake And Potato Bug 5/4/2012
86. Tennyson 5/4/2012
87. Lines On London 5/4/2012
88. Questions And Answers 5/4/2012
89. Thomas Campbell 5/4/2012
90. London Children 5/4/2012
91. Fight With A Bear 5/4/2012
92. Saxe 5/4/2012
93. Facts About Cheese 5/4/2012
94. Crimean War 5/4/2012
95. Lines On Methodist Union 5/4/2012
96. Lines On A Canadian Hunter 5/4/2012
97. Departed Statesmen 5/4/2012
98. London West 5/4/2012
99. Lines On Niagaras [sic] Charms And Death 5/4/2012
100. Lines On The Credit Valley Trip 5/4/2012
101. Our Firemen 5/4/2012
102. Little Lake 5/4/2012
103. Musings On The North West 5/4/2012
104. Poe 5/4/2012
105. Lowell 5/4/2012
106. Port Burwell 5/4/2012
107. Port Stanley 5/4/2012
108. The Joys Of Prairie Farmers 5/4/2012
109. Nuptial Ode On Canada 5/4/2012
110. Oddfellowship In Ingersoll 5/4/2012
111. O For A Lodge 5/4/2012
112. The Power Of Steam 5/4/2012
113. Witch Stone 5/4/2012
114. Millar 5/4/2012
115. Whittier 5/4/2012
116. Poetry 5/4/2012
117. On Doctor Gardener 5/4/2012
118. Opening Ode 5/4/2012
119. Lorne And Louise 5/4/2012
120. Oliver Goldsmith 5/4/2012

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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 ...

Read the full of Oxford Cheese Ode

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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