Anonymous Americas

(1000-1950 / United States)

Anonymous Americas Poems

161. The Graybacks So Tenderly Clinging 4/5/2010
162. The Great Drum 4/5/2010
163. The Great Titanic 4/5/2010
164. The Hell-Bound Train 4/5/2010
165. The Joy Of Incompleteness 4/5/2010
166. The Laily Worm And The Mackerel Of The Sea 1/1/2004
167. The Leather Bottel 1/1/2004
168. The Little Church Round The Corner 4/5/2010
169. The Lover In Winter Plaineth For The Spring 1/1/2004
170. The Man In The Glass 4/5/2010
171. The Man In The South 4/5/2010
172. The Navajo Night Way Ceremony 4/5/2010
173. The Old Man's Wish 1/1/2004
174. The Origin Of Death 4/5/2010
175. The Rain 1/1/2004
176. The Red Zouave 4/5/2010
177. The Rose-Bush 4/5/2010
178. The Saddest Fate 4/5/2010
179. The Sermon In The Stocking 4/5/2010
180. The Slave Boy's Wish 4/5/2010
181. The Slave-Auction--A Fact 4/5/2010
182. The Snow At Fredericksburg 4/5/2010
183. The Soldier's Christmas Eve 4/5/2010
184. The Soldier's Grave 4/5/2010
185. The Song Of The Negro Boatmen 4/5/2010
186. The Southern Mother's Charge 4/5/2010
187. The Sun's Last Ray 4/5/2010
188. The Swamp Angel 4/5/2010
189. The Sweets Of Liberty 4/5/2010
190. The Telegraph Clerk 4/5/2010
191. The Three Ravens 4/5/2010
192. The Twa Corbies 1/1/2004
193. The Two Sisters 1/1/2004
194. The Vicar Of Bray 1/1/2004
195. The Vicksburg Jail 4/5/2010
196. The Vision Of A Giant Who Migrated From Baja To Tiburon Island 4/5/2010
197. There Is A Tavern In The Town 1/1/2004
198. Twa Corbies 1/1/2004
199. Twa Sisters O' Binnorie 1/1/2004
200. Ubi Sunt Qui Ante Nos Fuerunt? 1/1/2004
Best Poem of Anonymous Americas

The Man In The Glass

When you get what you want in your struggle for self
and the world makes you king for a day
Just go to the mirror and look at yourself
and see what that man has to say

For it isn't your father or mother or wife
who judgment upon you must pass
The fellow whose verdict counts the most in your life
is the one staring back from the glass

Some people may think you a straight-shooting chum
and call you a wonderful guy
But the guy in the glass says you're only a bum
if you can't look him straight in the eye

He's the fellow to please never mind all the ...

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The Forsaken Bride

O waly waly up the bank,
And waly waly down the brae,
And waly waly yon burn-side
Where I and my Love wont to gae!
I leant my back unto an aik,
I thought it was a trusty tree;
But first it bow'd, and syne it brak,
Sae my true Love did lichtly me.

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