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Baby Biddie, Just What do you call Two Mexican Firefighters?
— Nobody Nose
This Saturday Night A rainy night I sit and think about My Baby Brigid's eyebrows They're just as thick as mine. I know about them - have seen her Eyeb...
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Marital Bliss
— Nobody Nose
I think of you The following way (and forgive my doing so if you can, but I can't help it I must say): You and I, in bed Having brunch After pulling an ...
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The Love Unfeigned
— Geoffrey Chaucer
O YONGE fresshe folkes, he or she, In which that love up groweth with your age, Repeyreth hoom from worldly vanitee, And of your herte up-casteth the...
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Batuschka
— Thomas Bailey Aldrich
[Author's Note: The title means "little father" or "dear little father", a term of endearment applied to the Tsar in Russian folk-song. --T.B.A.] From ...
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A Slant of Sun on Dull Brown Walls
— Stephen Crane
A slant of sun on dull brown walls, A forgotten sky of bashful blue. Toward God a mighty hymn, A song of collisions and cries, Rumbling wheels, hoo...
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Lancelot And Elaine
— Alfred Lord Tennyson
Elaine the fair, Elaine the loveable, Elaine, the lily maid of Astolat, High in her chamber up a tower to the east Guarded the sacred shield of Lance...
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Ode To Liberty
— Percy Bysshe Shelley
Yet, Freedom, yet, thy banner, torn but flying, Streams like a thunder-storm against the wind.--BYRON. I. A glorious people vibrated again The lightnin...
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In heaven,
— Stephen Crane
In heaven, Some little blades of grass Stood before God. "What did you do?" Then all save one of the little blades Began eagerly to relate The mer...
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The Canonization
— John Donne
For God's sake hold your tongue, and let me love, Or chide my palsy, or my gout, My five grey hairs, or ruin'd fortune flout, With wealth your state, yo...
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Some Keep the Sabbath Going to Church
— Emily Dickinson
Some keep the Sabbath going to Church -- I keep it, staying at Home -- With a Bobolink for a Chorister -- And an Orchard, for a Dome -- Some keep the S...
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God lay dead in heaven;
— Stephen Crane
God lay dead in heaven; Angels sang the hymn of the end; Purple winds went moaning, Their wings drip-dripping With blood That fell upon the earth. ...
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I Stood Upon a Highway
— Stephen Crane
I stood upon a highway, And, behold, there came Many strange peddlers. To me each one made gestures, Holding forth little images, saying, "This is ...
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The Tree
— Ezra Pound
I stood still and was a tree amid the wood, Knowing the truth of things unseen before; Of Daphne and the laurel bow And that god-feasting couple old tha...
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The Last Post
— Robert Graves
The bugler sent a call of high romance— “Lights out! Lights out!” to the deserted square. On the thin brazen notes he threw a prayer, “God, if it’s t...
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A man went before a strange God
— Stephen Crane
A man went before a strange God -- The God of many men, sadly wise. And the deity thundered loudly, Fat with rage, and puffing. "Kneel, mortal, and ...
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Death of a Believer
— Rudyard Kipling
Yet at the last, ere our spearmen had found him, Yet at the last, ere a sword-thrust could save, Yet at the last, with his masters around him, He spoke ...
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A Slant of Sun on Dull Brown Walls
— Stephen Crane
A slant of sun on dull brown walls, A forgotten sky of bashful blue. Toward God a mighty hymn, A song of collisions and cries, Rumbling wheels, hoo...
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Spoken From Within Inspired From Above
— Anthony Logan
Life is free.....Love is Gods gift Wouldn't you like to live in a world of harmony and bliss So give God your ...
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Her sweet Weight on my Heart a Night
— Emily Dickinson
Her sweet Weight on my Heart a Night Had scarcely deigned to lie— When, stirring, for Belief's delight, My Bride had slipped away— If 'twas a Dream—mad...
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The Bible is an antique Volume
— Emily Dickinson
The Bible is an antique Volume— Written by faded men At the suggestion of Holy Spectres— Subjects—Bethlehem- ; Eden—the ancient Homestead— Satan—the Bri...
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Wait till the Majesty of Death
— Emily Dickinson
Wait till the Majesty of Death Invests so mean a brow! Almost a powdered Footman Might dare to touch it now! Wait till in Everlasting Robes That Democr...
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For Anne Gregory
— William Butler Yeats
'NEVER shall a young man, Thrown into despair By those great honey-coloured Ramparts at your ear, Love you for yourself alone And not your yellow hair.'...
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An Easter Flower Gift
— John Greenleaf Whittier
O dearest bloom the seasons know, Flowers of the Resurrection blow, Our hope and faith restore; And through the bitterness of death And loss and sorrow,...
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H. Baptism II
— George Herbert
Since, Lord, to thee A narrow way and little gate Is all the passage, on my infancy Thou didst lay hold, and antedate My faith in me. O let me still W...
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The Chimney Sweeper: A Little Black Thing Among The Snow
— William Blake
A little black thing among the snow, Crying 'weep! 'weep!' in notes of woe! 'Where are thy father and mother? say?' 'They are both gone up to the church...
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