Classical Poems

Title Poet
A Baby's Cradle With No Baby In It
A baby's cradle with no baby in it,
A baby's grave where autumn leaves drop sere;
Christina Georgina Rossetti poet by Christina Georgina Rossetti
on 4/1/2010
A Baby's Death
A little soul scarce fledged for earth
Takes wing with heaven again for goal
Algernon Charles Swinburne poet by Algernon Charles Swinburne
on 1/1/2004
A Baby's Love
A BABY is the best to love,
She always smiles when you draw near,
Edgar Albert Guest poet by Edgar Albert Guest
on 8/14/2014
A Baby-Sermon
The lightning and thunder
They go and they come:
George MacDonald poet by George MacDonald
on 4/8/2010
A Bachelor
'Why keep a cow when I can buy,'
Said he, 'the milk I need,'
Robert William Service poet by Robert William Service
on 1/13/2003
a background in music
music city u.s.a. it was, nothing doing without a song,
and not just twangy tunes that rhyme southern drawls
Evie Shockley poet by Evie Shockley
on 10/23/2014
A Back-Log Song
De axes has been ringin' in de woods de blessid day,
An' de chips has been a-fallin' fa' an' thick;
Paul Laurence Dunbar poet by Paul Laurence Dunbar
on 4/2/2010
A Backward Glance
IT IS well when you’ve lived in clover,
To mourn for the days gone by—
Henry Lawson poet by Henry Lawson
on 3/26/2010
A Bad Break
The preacher quoted, and the cranks
Among his congregation smiled,
William Thomas Goodge poet by William Thomas Goodge
on 1/1/2004
A Bad Night
Ambrose Bierce poet by Ambrose Bierce
on 9/27/2012
A Bad Omen
On the first day the priest
Could find no heart in the beast,
Dante Gabriel Rossetti poet by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
on 4/12/2010
A Bad Snap
He: That isn't you.
She: It's me, in my blue skirt
Lesbia Harford poet by Lesbia Harford
on 4/15/2010
A bainha do punhal
Antonio de Castro Alves poet by Antonio de Castro Alves
on 6/6/2012
A Balade of Complaint
Compleyne ne koude, ne might myn herte never,
My peynes halve, ne what torment I have,
Geoffrey Chaucer poet by Geoffrey Chaucer
on 5/13/2001
A Ball of Snow
you make the fire
and I’ll show you something wonderful:
Matsuo Basho poet by Matsuo Basho
on 4/2/2010
A Ballad
In a costly palace Youth goes clad in gold;
In a wretched workhouse Age's limbs are cold:
Charles Lamb poet by Charles Lamb
on 4/10/2010
A Ballad
With A Serious Conclusion
Crowd about me, little children--
James Whitcomb Riley poet by James Whitcomb Riley
on 4/9/2010
A Ballad
'Twas when the seas were roaring
John Gay poet by John Gay
on 4/20/2010
A Ballad
To that dear nymph, whose pow'rful name
Does every throbbing nerve inflame
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu poet by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
on 1/3/2003
A Ballad Apout De Rowdies
De moon shines ofer de cloudlens,
Und de cloudts plow ofer de sea,
Charles Godfrey Leland poet by Charles Godfrey Leland
on 10/14/2010
A Ballad for Elderly Kids
Now this is the ballad of Jeremy Jones,
And likewise of Bobadil Brown,
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis poet by Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
on 9/4/2012
A Ballad Maker
ONCE I loved a maiden fair,
Over the hills and jar away,
Padraic Colum poet by Padraic Colum
on 4/20/2010
A Ballad of Abbreviations
The American's a hustler, for he says so,
And surely the American must know.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton poet by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
on 4/15/2012
A Ballad of Baseball Burdens
The burden of hard hitting. Slug away
Like Honus Wagner or like Tyrus Cobb.
Franklin P. Adams poet by Franklin P. Adams
on 1/3/2003
A Ballad of Burdens
A Ballad of Burdens
The burden of fair women. Vain delight,
Algernon Charles Swinburne poet by Algernon Charles Swinburne
on 12/31/2002
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