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The Loving Shepherdess
— Robinson Jeffers
The little one-room schoolhousc among the redwoods Opened its door, a dozen children ran out And saw on the narrow road between the dense trees A ...
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Wahonomin
— Frederick George Scott
GREAT mother! from the depths of forest wilds, From mountain pass and burning sunset plain, We, thine unlettered children of the woods, Upraise to thee ...
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When The Lamp Is Shattered
— Percy Bysshe Shelley
When the lamp is shattered, The light in the dust lies dead; When the cloud is scattered, The rainbow's glory is shed; When the lute is broken, ...
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A Child's Evening Prayer
— Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Ere on my bed my limbs I lay, God grant me grace my prayers to say: O God! preserve my mother dear In strength and health for many a year; And, O! prese...
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Baby Bell
— Thomas Bailey Aldrich
I Have you not heard the poets tell How came the dainty Baby Bell Into this world of ours? The gates of heaven were left ajar: With folded hands and dr...
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Pain
— Harriet Monroe
She heard the children playing in the sun, And through her window saw the white-stemmed trees Sway like a film of silver in the breeze Under the purp...
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Christabel
— Samuel Taylor Coleridge
PART I 'Tis the middle of night by the castle clock And the owls have awakened the crowing cock; Tu-whit!- Tu-whoo! And hark, again! the crowing cock,...
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Home Burial
— Robert Frost
He saw her from the bottom of the stairs Before she saw him. She was starting down, Looking back over her shoulder at some fear. She took a doubtful ste...
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Vacilliation
— William Butler Yeats
I BETWEEN extremities Man runs his course; A brand, or flaming breath. Comes to destroy All those antinomies Of day and night; The body calls it death,...
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Hagar
— Francis William Lauderdale Adams
SHE went along the road, Her baby in her arms, The night and its alarms Made deadlier her load. Her shrunken breasts were dry; She felt the hunger bite....
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America for Me
— Henry Van Dyke
'Tis fine to see the Old World and travel up and down Among the famous palaces and cities of renown, To admire the crumblyh castles and the statues an...
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A Lover's Complaint
— William Shakespeare
FROM off a hill whose concave womb reworded A plaintful story from a sistering vale, My spirits to attend this double voice accorded, And...
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The Princess Victoria - And art thou a Princess?
— Letitia Elizabeth Landon
And art thou a Princess?—in sooth, we may well Go back to the days of the sign and the spell, When a young queen sat on an ivory throne In a shining hal...
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A Smuggler's Song
— Rudyard Kipling
If you wake at midnight, and hear a horse's feet, Don't go drawing back the blind, or looking in the street. Them that ask no questions isn't told a lie...
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Kallundborg Church ( From The Tent on the Beach)
— John Greenleaf Whittier
"Tie stille, barn min! Imorgen kommer Fin, Fa'er din, Og gi'er dich Esbern Snares öine og hjerte at lege med!" Zealand Rhyme. "BUILD at Kallundborg by...
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The Book of Urizen: Chapter VI
— William Blake
1. But Los saw the Female & pitied He embrac'd her, she wept, she refus'd In perverse and cruel delight She fled from his arms, yet he followd 2. Eter...
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Sacred To the Memory of Algernon R. G. Stanhope
— Dante Gabriel Rossetti
“THE silver cord is loosed,” he said, “The golden bowl is broken; A few more prayers having been prayed, A few more love-words spoken, I shall turn ...
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Love and Harmony
— William Blake
Love and harmony combine, And round our souls entwine While thy branches mix with mine, And our roots together join. Joys upon our branches sit, Chirpi...
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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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Canto 13
— Ezra Pound
Kung walked by the dynastic temple and into the cedar grove, and then out by the lower river, And with him Khieu Tchi and Tian t...
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Fireflies
— Rabindranath Tagore
My fancies are fireflies, — Specks of living light twinkling in the dark. he voice of wayside pansies, that do not attract the careless glance, murmur...
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My Mother
— Ann Taylor
Who sat and watched my infant head When sleeping on my cradle bed, And tears of sweet affection shed? My Mother. When pain and sickness made me cry, Wh...
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To A Gentleman And Lady On The Death Of The Lady's Brother And Sister, And A Child Of The Name Of Avis, Aged One Year
— Phillis Wheatley
ON Death's domain intent I fix my eyes, Where human nature in vast ruin lies: With pensive mind I search the drear abode, Where the great conqu'ror has ...
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The four Seasons of the Year.
— Anne Bradstreet
Spring. Another four I've left yet to bring on, Of four times four the last Quaternion, The Winter, Summer, Autumn & the Spring, In season all these Sea...
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Locksley Hall
— Alfred Lord Tennyson
Comrades, leave me here a little, while as yet 't is early morn: Leave me here, and when you want me, sound upon the bugle-horn. 'T is the place, ...
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