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Song Of Proserpine While Gathering Flowers On The Plain Of Enna
— Percy Bysshe Shelley
Sacred Goddess, Mother Earth, Thou from whose immortal bosom Gods and men and beasts have birth, Leaf and blade, and bud and blossom, Breathe ...
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The Little Children
— Francis Ledwidge
Hunger points a bony finger To the workhouse on the hill, But the little children linger While there's flowers to gather still For my sunny window sill....
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Low-Tide
— Edna St. Vincent Millay
These wet rocks where the tide has been, Barnacled white and weeded brown And slimed beneath to a beautiful green, These wet rocks where the tide went d...
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Unrequited Love
— Nobody Nose
Unrequited Love Where are you? I look for you Nowhere to be found Nobody Knows Where my sweetest Of my heart The dream woman Who came my way By some pro...
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Midnight in Sitka Park
— Sonia Walker
The silence of the park seizes the hour of dusk, where majestic snow-capped mountains adjoin the skies of midnight blue; a halo of light encircles the ...
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If Only
— Kurt Philip Behm
If only to write the way a new wave breaks If only to write the way a rainbow forms If only to write the way the moonlight calls If only to wr...
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On Hermocratia (From The Greek)
— William Cowper
Hermocratia named -- save only one -- Twice fifteen births I bore, and buried none; For neither Phoebus pierced my thriving joys, Nor Dian -- she my gir...
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For Richmond's Garden Wall
— Robert Louis Stevenson
WHEN Thomas set this tablet here, Time laughed at the vain chanticleer; And ere the moss had dimmed the stone, Time had defaced that garrison. Now I in ...
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The Pariah - The Pariah's Thanks
— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
MIGHTY Brama, now I'll bless thee! 'Tis from thee that worlds proceed! As my ruler I confess thee, For of all thou takest heed. All thy thousand ears...
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Fairies
— Francis Ledwidge
Maiden-poet, come with me To the heaped up cairn of Maeve, And there we'll dance a fairy dance Upon a fairy's grave. In and out among the trees, Fillin...
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Untitled
— William Wordsworth
My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky: So was it when my life began; So is it now I am a man; So be it when I shall grow old, Or let me d...
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Acrostic
— Lewis Carroll
Little maidens, when you look On this little story-book, Reading with attentive eye Its enticing history, Never think that hours of play Are your o...
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An Epitaph [Hangman's hands laid in this tomb an]
— Ambrose Bierce
Hangman's hands laid in this tomb an Imp of Satan's getting, whom an Ancient legend says that woman Never bore-he owed his birth To Sin herself. From He...
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Ceol Sidhe
— Francis Ledwidge
When May is here, and every morn Is dappled with pied bells, And dewdrops glance along the thorn And wings flash in the dells, I take my pipe and play a...
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Prof. Longmuir
— James McIntyre
It hath been a source of considerable gratification to me that one of my school teachers afterwards became Professor Longmuir, of Aberdeen. Mr. Longmuir...
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The Yak
— Hilaire Belloc
As a friend to the children commend me the Yak. You will find it exactly the thing: It will carry and fetch, you can ride on its back, Or lead it about ...
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Music of Laughter
— Letitia Elizabeth Landon
She had that charming laugh which, like a song, The song of a spring-bird, wakes suddenly When we least look for it. It lingered long Upon the ear, o...
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A Wife—at daybreak I shall be
— Emily Dickinson
A Wife—at daybreak I shall be— Sunrise—Hast thou a Flag for me? At Midnight, I am but a Maid, How short it takes to make a Bride— Then—Midnight, I have ...
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Arterial
— Rudyard Kipling
I Frost upon small rain--the ebony-lacquered avenue Reflecting lamps as a pool shows goldfish. The sight suddenly emptied out of the young man's eye...
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At School
— John Boyle O'Reilly
The bees are in the meadow And the swallows in the sky; The cattle in the shadow Watch the river running by. The wheat is hardly stirring; The heavy ox-...
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Inheritance
— Marjorie Lowry Christie Pickthall
DESOLATE strange sleep and wild Came on me while yet a child; I, before I tasted tears, Knew the grief of all the years. I, before I fronted pain, Felt...
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Rabbi Ben Ezra
— Robert Browning
Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, The last of life, for which the first was made: Our times are in His hand Who saith 'A whole I planned, Y...
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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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Jonas Keene
— Edgar Lee Masters
Why did Albert Schirding kill himself Trying to be County Superintendent of Schools, Blest as he was with the means of life And wonderful children, brin...
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The Rainbow
— William Wordsworth
My heart leaps up when I behold A Rainbow in the sky: So was it when my life began; So is it now I am a man; So be it when I shall grow o...
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