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Jean Blewett poet A Boy's Trials by Jean Blewett
When I was but a little lad
One thing I could not bear,
5.28 0
Edgar Albert Guest poet A Boy's Tribute by Edgar Albert Guest
Prettiest girl I've ever seen
Is Ma.
9.00 0
John Newton poet A Brand Plucked Out Of The Fire by John Newton
With Satan, my accuser, near
My spirit trembled when I saw
5.20 0
Maya Angelou poet A Brave and Startling Truth by Maya Angelou
We, this people, on a small and lonely planet
Traveling through casual space
8.58 30
James Whitcomb Riley poet A Brave Refrain by James Whitcomb Riley
When snow is here, and the trees look weird,
And the knuckled twigs are gloved with frost;
5.17 0
Edgar Albert Guest poet A Breach Of Friendship by Edgar Albert Guest
‘TIS friendship's test to guard the name
Of him you love from all attack,
8.00 0
Alice Duer Miller poet A Bread and Butter Letter by Alice Duer Miller
THERE is a willow grows beside a pool;
Its long gray branches sweep the marble rim;
0.00 1
Dina Nath Nadim poet A Breeze Left For a Walk by Dina Nath Nadim
A breeze left for a walk
for it
5.50 0
Mathilde Blind poet A Bridal In The Bois De Boulogne. by Mathilde Blind
HOW the lilacs, the lilacs are glowing and blowing!
And white through the delicate verdure of May
5.53 0
Paul Laurence Dunbar poet A Bridal Measure by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Come, essay a sprightly measure,
Tuned to some light song of pleasure.
5.52 2
Hugh McCrae poet A Bridal Song by Hugh McCrae
SHE is more sparkling beautiful
Than dawn-light seen thro’ tears
4.26 0
Percy Bysshe Shelley poet A Bridal Song by Percy Bysshe Shelley
I.
The golden gates of Sleep unbar
5.47 5
John Ford poet A Bridal Song by John Ford
COMFORTS lasting, loves increasing,
Like soft hours never ceasing;
0.00 0
Robert Crawford poet A Bridal Song. by Robert Crawford
Love that art enlargéd
As the sun!
5.56 0
James Whitcomb Riley poet A Bride by James Whitcomb Riley
'O I am weary!' she sighed, as her billowy
Hair she unloosed in a torrent of gold
5.56 0
Jack Gilbert poet A Brief for the Defense by Jack Gilbert
Sorrow everywhere. Slaughter everywhere. If babies
are not starving someplace, they are starving
9.50 0
Nizar Qabbani poet A Brief Love Letter by Nizar Qabbani
My darling, I have much to say
Where o precious one shall I begin ?
4.47 1
James Brunton Stephens poet A Brisbane Reverie by James Brunton Stephens
As I sit beside my little study window, looking down
From the heights of contemplation (attic front) upon the town
5.79 0
Mark Akenside poet A British PHILIPPIC by Mark Akenside
Occasioned by the insults of the Spaniards, and the present preperations for war. 1738.
Whence this unwonted transport in my breast?
5.97 0
Rudyard Kipling poet A British-Roman Song by Rudyard Kipling
(A. D. 406)
"A Centurion of the Thirtieth"
5.46 1
Gilbert Keith Chesterton poet A Broad Minded Bishop Rebukes The Verminous St. Francis by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
If Brother Francis pardoned Brother Flea,
There still seems need of such strange charity,
5.50 0
Thomas Hardy poet A Broken Appointment by Thomas Hardy
You did not come,
And marching Time drew on, and wore me numb.
6.26 15
Samuel Taylor Coleridge poet A Broken Friendship by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Alas! they had been friends in youth;
But whispering tongues can poison truth;
0.00 1
Dina Nath Nadim poet A Broken Mirror by Dina Nath Nadim
A broken mirror
shone on junk.
5.50 0
George MacDonald poet A Broken Prayer by George MacDonald
O Lord, my God, how long
Shall my poor heart pant for a boundless joy?
5.34 0
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