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Holiday Poems

Displaying 384 poems from the Holiday genre.

The Ballad Of East And West
— Rudyard Kipling
Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet, Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God's great Judgment Seat; But there...
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T was just this time last year I died.
— Emily Dickinson
'T was just this time last year I died. I know I heard the corn, When I was carried by the farms,-- It had the tassels on. I thought how yellow i...
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M'Fingal - Canto II
— John Trumbull
The Sun, who never stops to dine, Two hours had pass'd the mid-way line, And driving at his usual rate, Lash'd on his downward car of state. And now exp...
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16. Of Gluttony and Feasting
— Sebastian Brant
He shows a fool in every wise Who day and night forever hies From feast to feat to fill his paunch And make his figure round and staunch, As though his ...
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Jack and Joan
— Thomas Campion
Jack and Joan they think no ill, But loving live, and merry still; Do their week-days' work, and pray Devoutly on the holy day: Skip and trip it on the ...
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M'Fingal - Canto III
— John Trumbull
Now warm with ministerial ire, Fierce sallied forth our loyal 'Squire, And on his striding steps attends His desperate clan of Tory friends. When sudden...
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Easter Communion
— Gerard Manley Hopkins
Pure fasted faces draw unto this feast: God comes all sweetness to your Lenten lips. You striped in secret with breath-taking whips, Those crooked rou...
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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The city had withdrawn into itself And left at last the country to the country; When between whirls of snow not come to lie And whirls of foliage not ye...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 May Magnificat
— Gerard Manley Hopkins
May is Mary's month, and I Muse at that and wonder why: Her feasts follow reason, Dated due to season- Candlemas, Lady Day; But the Lady Month, May...
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Cackle
— Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Oh, my brothers do not wrangle. When the sweets of office dangle At a most inviting angle Be polite. In the legislative struggle, When in office sa...
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The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner
— Samuel Taylor Coleridge
IN SEVEN PARTS Facile credo, plures esse Naturas invisibiles quam visibiles in rerum universitate. Sed horum omnium familiam quis nobis enarrabit ? et ...
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Rime Of The Ancient Mariner, The
— Samuel Taylor Coleridge
IN SEVEN PARTS Facile credo, plures esse Naturas invisibiles quam visibiles in rerum universitate. Sed horum omnium familiam quis nobis enarrabit ? et ...
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Awake ye muses nine, sing me a strain divine
— Emily Dickinson
Awake ye muses nine, sing me a strain divine, Unwind the solemn twine, and tie my Valentine! Oh the Earth was made for lovers, for damsel, and hopeless...
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Halloween
— Robert Burns
Upon that night, when fairies light On Cassilis Downans dance, Or owre the lays, in splendid blaze, On sprightly coursers prance; Or for Colean the ...
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One Of The Signers
— John Greenleaf Whittier
O storied vale of Merrimac Rejoice through all thy shade and shine, And from his century's sleep call back A brave and honored son of thine. Unveil his...
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Felitsa
— Gavril Romanovich Derzhavin
God-like Tsarevna Of the Kirgiz-Kaisatskii horde! Whose wisdom matchless Opened the true path To young Prince Khlor To go up on that high peak Whe...
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Walter Von Der Vogel Weid
— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Vogelweid the Minnesinger, When he left this world of ours, Laid his body in the cloister, Under Wurtzburg's minster towers. And he gave the monks ...
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The Children Of The Lord's Supper. (From The Swedish Of Bishop Tegner)
— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Pentecost, day of rejoicing, had come. The church of the village Gleaming stood in the morning's sheen. On the spire of the bell Decked with a brazen co...
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The Song Of Hiawatha XI: Hiawatha's Wedding-Feast
— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
You shall hear how Pau-Puk-Keewis, How the handsome Yenadizze Danced at Hiawatha's wedding; How the gentle Chibiabos, He the sweetest of musicians, ...
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The Santa-Fe Trail (A Humoresque)
— Vachel Lindsay
I asked the old Negro, "What is that bird that sings so well?" He answered: "That is the Rachel-Jane." "Hasn't it another name, lark, or thrush, or the ...
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Hark the sky-lark in the cloud
— Augusta Davies Webster
HARK the sky-lark in the cloud, Hark the cricket in the grass, Trilling blitheness clear and loud, Chirping glee to all who pass. Oh, the merry summer l...
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To Mignon
— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
OVER vale and torrent far Rolls along the sun's bright car. Ah! he wakens in his course Mine, as thy deep-seated smart In the heart. Ev'ry morning wit...
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The White Doe Of Rylstone, Or, The Fate Of The Nortons - Canto First
— William Wordsworth
FROM Bolton's old monastic tower The bells ring loud with gladsome power; The sun shines bright; the fields are gay With people in their best array Of s...
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A Corymbus For Autumn
— Francis Thompson
Hearken my chant, 'tis As a Bacchante's, A grape-spurt, a vine-splash, a tossed tress, flown vaunt 'tis! Suffer my singing, Gipsy of Seasons, ere thou g...
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Grandpa's Christmas
— Ella Wheeler Wilcox
In his great cushioned chair by the fender An old man sits dreaming to-night, His withered hands, licked by the tender, Warm rays of the red anthracite,...
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