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Child
— Carl Sandburg
The young child, Christ, is straight and wise And asks questions of the old men, questions Found under running water for all children And found under...
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A Baby Running Barefoot
— David Herbert Lawrence
When the bare feet of the baby beat across the grass The little white feet nod like white flowers in the wind, They poise and run like ripples lapping...
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In heaven there’s piannas
— Joseph Mark Ippolito
In heaven there’s piannas, with keys a mile wide And I can hear them tinkling in that familiar style of stride In heaven there’s piannas, they’re tonkin...
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Little Kids
— Ella Wheeler Wilcox
'Little kids,' you call us As we are at play. You were little children Just the other day. Now to-morrow nears us, Soon we too shall stand Men and wome...
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On My First Daughter
— Ben Jonson
Here lies, to each her parents' ruth, Mary, the daughter of their youth; Yet all heaven's gifts being heaven's due, It makes the father less to rue. At ...
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Spinning
— Robert curran
Pinwheels are color going round Spinning wheels make clothes without a sound Dj’s spin records when they play them on the air But when my head spins I b...
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Good-Bye
— Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
Fools! must we ever quarrel with our fate, Too late Reading the worth of what we did despise, And wise At the journey's end to weep it scarce begun When...
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A Comparison
— Letitia Elizabeth Landon
A pretty, rainbow sort of life enough ; Filled up with vanities and gay caprice : Such life is like the garden at Versailles, Where all is artificial...
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Coming
— Philip Larkin
On longer evenings, Light, chill and yellow, Bathes the serene Foreheads of houses. A thrush sings, Laurel-surrounded In the deep bare garden, Its fresh...
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I think the Hemlock likes to stand
— Emily Dickinson
I think the Hemlock likes to stand Upon a Marge of Snow— It suits his own Austerity— And satisfies an awe That men, must slake in Wilderness— And in th...
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The Clans
— Richard Calmit Adams
When the waters were so mighty As to reach the mountains high, And it seemed that all creation Surely then was doomed to die, Came the turtle ...
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The Sands Are Alive With Sunshine
— William Ernest Henley
The sands are alive with sunshine, The bathers lounge and throng, And out in the bay a bugle Is lilting a gallant song. The clouds go racing eastward, ...
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Formerly A Slave
— Herman Melville
The sufferance of her race is shown, And retrospect of life, Which now too late deliverance dawns upon; Yet is she not at strife. Her children's childr...
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The Coloured Hours
— Marjorie Lowry Christie Pickthall
GRAY hours have cities, Green hours have rhymes Of hearts grown loving In old summertimes, But the white hours have only A cloud in the sky And a star, ...
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With Hale Affection And Abiding Faith These Rhymes And Pictures Are Inscribed To The Children Everywhere
— James Whitcomb Riley
_He owns the bird-songs of the hills-- The laughter of the April rills; And his are all the diamonds set In Morning's dewy coronet,-- And his the Dusk's...
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Money
— William Henry Davies
When I had money, money, O! I knew no joy till I went poor; For many a false man as a friend Came knocking all day at my door. Then felt I like a child ...
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Vulcan's Song: In Making of the Arrows
— John Lyly
MY shag-hair Cyclops, come, let's ply Our Lemnian hammers lustily. By my wife's sparrows, I swear these arrows Shall singing fly Through many a wanton's...
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Little Orphant Annie
— James Whitcomb Riley
To all the little children: -- The happy ones; and sad ones; The sober and the silent ones; the boisterous and glad ones; The good ones -- Yes, the good...
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Change
— Sara Teasdale
Remember me as I was then; Turn from me now, but always see The laughing shadowy girl who stood At midnight by the flowering tree, With eyes that love h...
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To Live In God
— Anthony Logan
Live in God ,and speak with a heavenly tong .....your words will be understood by the old and the young.....Ideas come from youth ,so let us be gentle w...
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Yee Bow
— Edgar Lee Masters
They got me into the Sunday-school In Spoon River And tried to get me to drop Confucius for Jesus. I could have been no worse off If I had tried to get ...
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The Life Of The Foetus.
— Liam Ó Comain
The life of the foetus Prior to birth And during infancy Is closely linked With the life of Its mother Even to the extent That they share One life. A l...
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My Heart Leaps Up
— 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 le...
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Dæmonic Love
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Man was made of social earth, Child and brother from his birth; Tethered by a liquid cord Of blood through veins of kindred poured, Next his heart the f...
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Poets
— Robert Fuller Murray
Children of earth are we, Lovers of land and sea, Of hill, of brook, of tree, Of all things fair; Of all things dark or bright, Born of the day and nigh...
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