James McIntyre

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

James McIntyre Poems

161. Mrs. Moody 1/3/2003
162. Nova Scotia 1/3/2003
163. Irish Poets: Oliver Goldsmith 1/3/2003
164. Dairy Ode 1/3/2003
165. Prophecy Of A Ten Ton Cheese 1/3/2003
166. Ode On The Mammoth Cheese 1/3/2003
167. Oxford Cheese Ode 1/3/2003
168. American Poets: Longfellow 1/3/2003
Best Poem of James McIntyre

American Poets: Longfellow

Like fruit that's large and ripe and mellow,
Sweet and luscious is Longfellow,
Melodious songs he oft did pour,
And high was his Excelsior.
He shows us in his psalm of life
The folly of our selfish strife;
With Hiawatha we bewail
His suffering in great Indian tale;
Indian nation was forlorn
Till great spirit planted corn.

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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,

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