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Celebration Poems

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The Mermaid
— Anne Bannerman
When, at last, they retired to rest, Ajut went down to the beach, where finding a fishing-boat, she entered it without hesitation, and, telling those, w...
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He put the Belt around my life
— Emily Dickinson
He put the Belt around my life I heard the Buckle snap— And turned away, imperial, My Lifetime folding up— Deliberate, as a Duke would do A Kingdom's Ti...
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The Gardener XLV: To the Guests
— Rabindranath Tagore
To the guests that must go bid God's speed and brush away all traces of their steps. Take to your bosom with a smile what is easy and simple and nea...
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The Christmas Gift
— Liam Ó Comáin
in mystical silence lights flick on to bicycles and board games dolls and other toys brought by father christmas to joyful girls and boys the time for ...
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The Morning after Woe
— Emily Dickinson
The Morning after Woe— 'Tis frequently the Way— Surpasses all that rose before— For utter Jubilee— As Nature did not care— And piled her Blossoms on— A...
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To ----, With A Rose
— Sidney Lanier
I asked my heart to say Some word whose worth my love's devoir might pay Upon my Lady's natal day. Then said my heart to me: `Learn from th...
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Sport
— Abraham Cowley
The merry waves dance up and down, and play, Sport is granted to the sea; Birds are the choristers of the empty air, Sport is never wanting there. The g...
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A Bad Night
— Ambrose Bierce
DRAMATIS PERSONAE. VILLIAM _a Sen_ NEEDLESON _a Sidniduc_ SMILER _a Scheister_ KI-YI _a Trader_ GRIMGHAST _a Spader_ SARALTHIA _a Love-lorn Nymph_ NELL...
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Eating Alone
— Sonia Walker
Eating alone puts me in a self-conscious mood, every bite I take, every spill I make, feeling hundreds of eyes staring at my attempts to appear as if m...
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The Ballad Of East And West
— Rudyard Kipling
Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet, Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God's great Judgment Seat; But there...
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Lines Composed A Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey
— William Wordsworth
Five years have past; five summers, with the length Of five long winters! and again I hear These waters, rolling from their mountain-springs With a s...
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M'Fingal - Canto I
— John Trumbull
When Yankies, skill'd in martial rule, First put the British troops to school; Instructed them in warlike trade, And new manoeuvres of parade, The true ...
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Maud Muller
— John Greenleaf Whittier
Maud Muller on a summer's day Raked the meadow sweet with hay. Beneath her torn hat glowed the wealth Of simple beauty and rustic health. Singing,...
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L'Allegro
— John Milton
HENCE, loathed Melancholy, ............Of Cerberus and blackest Midnight born In Stygian cave forlorn ............'Mongst horrid shapes, and shrieks, a...
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Yankee Doodle
— Vachel Lindsay
This poem is intended as a description of a sort of Blashfield mural painting on the sky. To be sung to the tune of Yankee Doodle, yet in a slower, more...
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J--K. Huysmans
— Amy Lowell
A flickering glimmer through a window-pane, A dim red glare through mud bespattered glass, Cleaving a path between blown walls of sleet Across uneven...
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The Gentlest Lady
— Dorothy Parker
They say He was a serious child, And quiet in His ways; They say the gentlest lady smiled To hear the neighbors' praise. The coffers of her heart would...
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M'Fingal - Canto II
— John Trumbull
The Sun, who never stops to dine, Two hours had pass'd the mid-way line, And driving at his usual rate, Lash'd on his downward car of state. And now exp...
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REDACTED
— Hubbs
Mad gents are party to a rubescent glow on the horizon… sanguine in success Nothing unscathed or standing infers no survivors could possibly be left In ...
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O D E, To a Lady on the Death of Colonel R O S S in the action of Fontenoy
— William Taylor Collins
1. W H I L E, lost to all his former Mirth, Britannia's Genius bends to Earth, And mourns the fatal Day: While stain's with Blood he strives to ...
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16. Of Gluttony and Feasting
— Sebastian Brant
He shows a fool in every wise Who day and night forever hies From feast to feat to fill his paunch And make his figure round and staunch, As though his ...
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Orphaned Silent
— Kurt Philip Behm
You hear the words calling, but what if they stop What if the voice changes to cold what was hot And it’s not yours at all but a squatter that h...
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Ultima Thule: From My Arm-Chair
— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Am I a king, that I should call my own This splendid ebon throne? Or by what reason, or what right divine, Can I proclaim it mine? Only, perhaps, by r...
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Holy Willie's Prayer
— Robert Burns
'And send the godly in a pet to pray.' - Pope O Thou, that in the heavens does dwell, Wha, as it pleases best Thysel', Sends ane to heaven an' ten ...
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Ganderfeather's Gift
— Eugene Field
I was just a little thing When a fairy came and kissed me; Floating in upon the light Of a haunted summer night, Lo, the fairies came to sing Pretty ...
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