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Duino Elegies: The First Elegy
— Rainer Maria Rilke
Who, if I cried out, would hear me among the angels' hierarchies? and even if one of them suddenly pressed me against his heart, I would perish in the e...
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The Thracian
— William Cowper
Thracian parents, at his birth, Mourn their babe with many a tear, But, with undissembled mirth, Place him breathless on his bier. Greece and Rome, wit...
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When I Was Still A Youthful Wight
— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
WHEN I was still a youthful wight, So full of enjoyment and merry, The painters used to assert, in spite, That my features were small--yes, very; Yet ...
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A Lament
— Charles Kingsley
The merry merry lark was up and singing, And the hare was out and feeding on the lea; And the merry merry bells below were ringing, When my child's laug...
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'Tis One by One — the Father counts
— Emily Dickinson
'Tis One by One — the Father counts — And then a Tract between Set Cypherless — to teach the Eye The Value of its Ten — Until the peevish Student Acqui...
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Poem 90
— Edmund Spenser
IN youth before I waxed old. The blynd boy Venus baby, For want of cunning made me bold, In bitter byue to grope for honny. But when he saw me stung and...
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James L. Flood
— Ambrose Bierce
As oft it happens in the youth of day That mists obscure the sun's imperfect ray, Who, as he's mounting to the dome's extreme, Smites and dispels them w...
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Tommy
— Rudyard Kipling
I went into a public-'ouse to get a pint o' beer, The publican 'e up an' sez, "We serve no red-coats here." The girls be'ind the bar they laughed an' gi...
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Mercy And Innocence
— Peter John Allan
When Mercy, first from Heaven deputed, (The fact has never been disputed), Arrived on earth, there with her came A certain bashful, blue-eyed dame, Whom...
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Hymn 99
— Isaac Watts
Stones made children of Abraham. Matt. 3:9. Vain are the hopes that rebels place Upon their birth and blood, Descended from a pious race; Their fathe...
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The Beach
— Robert Graves
Louder than gulls the little children scream Whom fathers haul into the jovial foam; But others fearlessly rush in, breast high, Laughing the salty w...
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At The Ship’s Rail
— Harriet Monroe
The blue sea bends to the ship Like a dancer with skirts of lace— Wide diaphanous laces that curl and dip In the ardent wind's embrace. Little rainbow...
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Let Us Nourish Mysticism.
— Liam Ó Comain
A personal relationship with our loving God Is what humanity requires in this era of evil. A growth in our being of God’s nature via The Eucharist is w...
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To Forget Her Was Impossible
— Nikhil Parekh
The Sun may have forgotten to shine at times; leaving the Earth submerged in partial darkness, The eyes may have forgotten to close; staring unrelenti...
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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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Child Ballad
— Charles Kingsley
Jesus, He loves one and all, Jesus, He loves children small, Their souls are waiting round His feet On high, before His mercy-seat. While He wandered h...
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The barren music of a word or phrase,
— Christopher Morley
THE barren music of a word or phrase, The futile arts of syllable and stress, He sought. The poetry of common days He did not guess. The simplest, s...
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Embers
— Sara Teasdale
I said, "My youth is gone Like a fire beaten out by the rain, That will never sway and sing Or play with the wind again." I said, "It is no great sor...
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This Section is a Christmas Tree
— Vachel Lindsay
This section is a Christmas tree: Loaded with pretty toys for you. Behold the blocks, the Noah's arks, The popguns painted red and blue. No solemn p...
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‘You Rise the Water Unfolds’
— Paul Eluard
You rise the water unfolds You sleep the water flowers You are water ploughed from its depths You are earth that takes root And in which all is grounde...
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The Judge
— Rabindranath Tagore
Say of him what you please, but I know my child's failings. I do not love him because he is good, but because he is my little child. How should ...
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Song Composed For Washington's Birthday
— Henry Timrod
A hundred years and more ago A little child was born -- To-day, with pomp of martial show, We hail his natal morn. Who guessed as that poor infant wept...
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God's ultimate creations
— Deborrah Ann Stenberg
Defining this world and God's ultimate creations, our children are perfect examples. Our mother's and father's give us guidance and safety. They teach ...
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The Barefoot Boy
— John Greenleaf Whittier
Blessings on thee, little man, Barefoot boy, with cheek of tan! With thy turned-up pantaloons, And thy merry whistled tunes; With thy red lip, redder st...
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Hesper
— Henry Van Dyke
Her eyes are like the evening air, Her voice is like a rose, Her lips are like a lovely song, That ripples as it flows, And she herself is sweeter than ...
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