naama
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Submitted Poems 157 total

Salad

To make this condiment, your poet begs
  The pounded yellow of two hard-boiled eggs;
  Two boiled potatoes, passed through kitchen-sieve,
  Smoothness and softness to the salad give;
  Let onion atoms lurk within the bowl,
  And, half-su...

by Sydney Smith

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1 year ago

An Old Bachelor

Twas raw, and chill, and cold outside,
  With a boisterous wind untamed,
  But I was sitting snug within,
  Where my good log-fire flamed.
  As my clock ticked,
  My cat purred,
  And my kettle sang.

by Tudor Storrs Jenks

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1 year ago

The Tree Of Life

Broad daylight, with a sense of weariness!
  Mine eyes were closed, but I was not asleep,
  My hand was in my father's, and I felt
  His presence near me. Thus we often past
  In silence, hour by hour. What was the need
  Of interchangin...

by Toru Dutt

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1 year ago

Prehlad

A terror both of gods and men
  Was Heerun Kasyapu, the king;
  No bear more sullen in its den,
  No tiger quicker at the spring.
  In strength of limb he had not met,
  Since first his black flag he unfurled,
  Nor in audacious courag...

by Toru Dutt

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1 year ago

Antarctic

What tale is this which stirs a world of knaves
  Out of its grubbing to throw greasy pence
  Forth to the hat, and choke with eloquence
  In boastful prose and verse of doubtful staves?
  Four men have died, gentlemen, heroes, braves;
  ...

by Thomas William Hodgson Crosland

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1 year ago

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The repetition of vowel sounds is an example of _______.
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