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There Was A Child Went Forth
— Walt Whitman
THERE was a child went forth every day; And the first object he look'd upon, that object he became; And that object became part of him for the...
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A Christmas Carol
— Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I. The shepherds went their hasty way, And found the lowly stable-shed Where the Virgin-Mother lay: And now they checked their eager tread, For to the B...
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We Have Been Friends Together
— Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton
WE have been friends together, In sunshine and in shade; Since first beneath the chestnut-trees In infancy we played. But coldness dwells with...
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The Lark Ascending
— George Meredith
He rises and begins to round, He drops the silver chain of sound Of many links without a break, In chirrup, whistle, slur and shake, All intervolv’d and...
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A Forest Hymn
— William Cullen Bryant
The groves were God's first temples. Ere man learned To hew the shaft, and lay the architrave, And spread the roof above them,---ere he framed The lo...
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A Child Asleep
— Elizabeth Barrett Browning
How he sleepeth! having drunken Weary childhood's mandragore, From his pretty eyes have sunken Pleasures, to make room f...
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Among School Children
— William Butler Yeats
I WALK through the long schoolroom questioning; A kind old nun in a white hood replies; The children learn to cipher and to sing, To study reading-books...
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Sweet Death
— Christina Georgina Rossetti
The sweetest blossoms die. And so it was that, going day by day Unto the church to praise and pray, And crossing the green churchyard thoughtfully, I sa...
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The Ballad Of Boh Da Thone
— Rudyard Kipling
This is the ballad of Boh Da Thone, Erst a Pretender to Theebaw's throne, Who harried the district of Alalone: How he met ...
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The Chariot
— Emily Dickinson
Because I could not stop for Death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves And Immortality. We slowly drove, he knew no haste, ...
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Baseball and Writing
— Marianne Moore
Fanaticism?No.Writing is exciting and baseball is like writing. You can never tell with either how it will go or what you will do; generating exciteme...
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The Visit
— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
FAIN had I to-day surprised my mistress, But soon found I that her door was fasten'd. Yet I had the key safe in my pocket, And the darling door I open'd...
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Bury Me in a Free Land
— Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
Make me a grave where'er you will, In a lowly plain, or a lofty hill; Make it among earth's humblest graves, But not in a land where men are slaves. I...
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The Scarecrow
— Walter de la Mare
All winter through I bow my head beneath the driving rain; the North Wind powders me with snow and blows me black again; at midnight 'neath a maze of st...
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Queen Mab: Part IX.
— Percy Bysshe Shelley
'O happy Earth, reality of Heaven! To which those restless souls that ceaselessly Throng through the human universe, aspire! Thou consummation of all mo...
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Human Life
— Samuel Taylor Coleridge
If dead, we cease to be ; if total gloom Swallow up life's brief flash for aye, we fare As summer-gusts, of sudden birth and doom, Whose sound...
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Valedictory Address to the D--n
— James Clerk Maxwell
John Alexander Frere, John, When we were first acquent, You lectured us as Freshmen In the holy term of Lent; But now you’re gettin’ bald, John, Your en...
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Elegy
— Siegfried Sassoon
Your dextrous wit will haunt us long Wounding our grief with yesterday. Your laughter is a broken song; And death has found you, kind and gay. We m...
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A Pact
— Ezra Pound
I make a pact with you, Walt Whitman - I have detested you long enough. I come to you as a grown child Who has had a pig-headed father; I am old enough...
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Christmas Trees
— Robert Frost
The city had withdrawn into itself And left at last the country to the country; When between whirls of snow not come to lie And whirls of foliage not ye...
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The Coming of the Ship
— Khalil Gibran
Almustafa, the chosen and the beloved, who was a dawn onto his own day, had waited twelve years in the city of Orphalese for his ship that was to return...
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Justice Denied In Massachusetts
— Edna St. Vincent Millay
Let us abandon then our gardens and go home And sit in the sitting-room Shall the larkspur blossom or the corn grow under this cloud? Sour to the fruitf...
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Nature the gentlest mother is
— Emily Dickinson
Nature the gentlest mother is, Impatient of no child, The feeblest of the waywardest. Her admonition mild In forest and the hill By traveller be h...
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Busy
— Nikhil Parekh
The clouds were mystically busy; in showering tantalizing globules of rain; upon fathomless territories of agonizingly parched soil, The Sun was flami...
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Remembrances
— John Clare
Summer pleasures they are gone like to visions every one And the cloudy days of autumn and of winter cometh on I tried to call them back but unbidden th...
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