Classical Poems


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Madison Julius Cawein poet A Broken Rainbow On The Skies Of May by Madison Julius Cawein
A Broken rainbow on the skies of May,
Touching the dripping roses and low clouds,
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Lesbia Harford poet A Bronte Legend by Lesbia Harford
They say she was a creature of the moor,
A lover of the angels, silence bound.
5.30 0
William Butler Yeats poet A Bronze Head by William Butler Yeats
HERE at right of the entrance this bronze head,
Human, superhuman, a bird's round eye,
5.82 4
Gwendolyn Brooks poet A Bronzeville Mother Loiters in Mississippi. Meanwhile, a .. by Gwendolyn Brooks
From the first it had been like a
Ballad. It had the beat inevitable. It had the blood.
7.16 3
Robert Frost poet A Brook In The City by Robert Frost
The farmhouse lingers, though averse to square
With the new city street it has to wear
5.82 20
Henrik Johan Ibsen poet A Brother In Need by Henrik Johan Ibsen
NOW, rallying once if ne'er again,
With flag at half-mast flown,
5.74 0
Arthur Symons poet A Brother Of The Battuti by Arthur Symons
Shed, sinful flesh, these tears of blood,
For all thy vileness all too few;
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Countee Cullen poet A Brown Girl Dead by Countee Cullen
With two white roses on her breasts,
White candles at head and feet,
6.71 4
Edith Nesbit poet A Brown Study by Edith Nesbit
LET them sing of their primrose and cowslip,
Their daffodil-gold-coloured hair,
4.96 0
Christina Georgina Rossetti poet A Bruised Reed Shall He Not Break by Christina Georgina Rossetti
I will accept thy will to do and be,
Thy hatred and intolerance of sin,
5.14 0
Ambrose Bierce poet A Bubble by Ambrose Bierce
Mrs. Mehitable Marcia Moore
Was a dame of superior mind,
5.68 0
Robert Herrick poet A BUCOLIC BETWIXT TWO;LACON AND THYRSIS by Robert Herrick
LACON. For a kiss or two, confess,
What doth cause this pensiveness,
5.84 0
Ambrose Bierce poet A Builder by Ambrose Bierce
I saw the devil-he was working free:
A customs-house he builded by the sea.
5.67 0
John Boyle O'Reilly poet A Builder's Lesson by John Boyle O'Reilly
'HOW shall I a habit break?'
As you did that habit make.
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Ambrose Bierce poet A Bulletin by Ambrose Bierce
'Lothario is very low,'
So all the doctors tell.
5.67 0
Lesbia Harford poet A bunch of lilac and a storm of hail by Lesbia Harford
A bunch of lilac and a storm of hail
On the same afternoon! Indeed I know
5.09 1
Banjo Paterson poet A Bunch of Roses by Banjo Paterson
Roses ruddy and roses white,
What are the joys that my heart discloses?
5.28 0
Robert Fuller Murray poet A Bunch Of Triolets by Robert Fuller Murray
You like the trifling triolet:
Well, here are three or four.
5.69 0
Emily Dickinson poet A Burdock—clawed my Gown by Emily Dickinson
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A Burdock—clawed my Gown—
5.57 6
Ella Wheeler Wilcox poet A Burial by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Today I had a burial of my dead.
There was no shroud, no coffin, and no pall,
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John Donne poet A Burnt Ship by John Donne
Out of a fired ship, which by no way
But drowning could be rescued from the flame,
5.88 5
Banjo Paterson poet A Bush Christening by Banjo Paterson
On the outer Barcoo where the churches are few,
And men of religion are scanty,
5.54 0
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis poet A Bush Christmas by Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
The sun burns hotly thro' the gums
As down the road old Rogan comes
5.82 0
Henry Lawson poet A Bush Girl by Henry Lawson
She's milking in the rain and dark,
As did her mother in the past.
5.68 4
Banjo Paterson poet A Bush Lawyer by Banjo Paterson
When Ironbark the turtle came to Anthony's lagoon
The hills were hid behind a mist of equinoctal rain,
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