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Gilbert Keith Chesterton was an influential English writer of the early 20th century His diverse output included journalism philosophy poetry biography Christian apologetics fantasy and detective fiction Gilbert Keith Chesterton KC*SG was an English writer, philosopher, lay theologian, and literary and art critic. He has been referred to as the "prince of paradox". Time magazine observed of his writing style: "Whenever possible Chesterton made his points with popular sayings, proverbs, allegories—first carefully turning them inside out."

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List of poems by Gilbert Keith Chesterton 95 total

Ecclesiastes
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A Christmas Carol
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The Ballad of St. Barbara
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A Word
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To the Unknown Warrior
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The Rolling English Road
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The Latest School 127 ViewsRate it
The Secret People
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Lepanto
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The Ballad of the Anti-Puritan
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The Englishman
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A Ballade of Suicide
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Americanisation
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The Myth of Arthur
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Rotarians
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The Deluge
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Femina Contra Mundum
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A Ballade of an Anti-puritan
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A Cider Song
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A Ballad of Abbreviations 104 ViewsRate it
Modern Elfland
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The Wise Men
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The Horrible History of Jones
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A Ballad of Theatricals 97 ViewsRate it
Gold Leaves
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Wine and Water
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The Black Virgin
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The Towers of Time
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A Child of the Snows
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The Strange Music
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On the Disastrous Spread of Aestheticism in all Classes
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The New Fiction 79 ViewsRate it
The Song of the Strange Ascetic
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The Human Tree
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The Modern Manichee
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The Song of Right and Wrong
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To Belloc
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Variations of an Air
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The Old Song
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An Answer to Frances Cornford 75 ViewsRate it
The Road to Roundabout
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Gloria in Profundis
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By the Babe Unborn
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Songs of Education
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The Ballad of God-Makers
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Jealousy
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The Song of Quoodle
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The Ballad of the White Horse
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A Broad Minded Bishop Rebukes The Verminous St. Francis 61 ViewsRate it
The Philanthropist
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The Great Minimum
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The Aristocrat
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The New Omar
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Elegy in a Country Churchyard 54 ViewsRate it
The Logical Vegetarian 54 ViewsRate it
The Praise of Dust
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The Wife of Flanders
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For a War Memorial
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The Song of the Oak
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The Song of the Wheels
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The Sword of Suprise
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To St. Micheal in Time of Peace
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The Donkey
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St, Francis Xavier
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The House of Christmas
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The Higher Unity
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Who Goes Home?
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A Song of Defeat
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Here is the Little Door
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Antichrist, or the Reunion of Christendom: An Ode
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The Holy of Holies
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The Judgement of England 37 ViewsRate it
The New Freethinker
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The Song of Education
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A Hymn
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A Prayer in Darkness
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The Last Hero
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The Shakespeare Memorial
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The Convert
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The Mystery
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Tribute to Gladstone
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The Song against Grocers
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Cyclopean
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The Skeleton
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Eternities
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A Little Litany
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The Unpardonable Sin
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A Fairy Tale
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A Chord Of Colour
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A Dedication To E.C.B.
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A Man And His Image
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A Portrait
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A Novelty
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A Certain Evening
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'Vulgarised'
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