Classical Poems


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William Carlos Williams poet "Libertad! Igualdad! Fraternidad!" by William Carlos Williams
You sullen pig of a man
you force me into the mud
5.59 6
Eugene Field poet "lollyby, lolly, lollyby" by Eugene Field
Last night, whiles that the curfew bell ben ringing,
I heard a moder to her dearie singing
5.04 0
Emily Jane Brontë poet "Me thinks this heart..." by Emily Jane Brontë
Me thinks this heart should rest awhile
So stilly round the evening falls
5.55 0
Roald Dahl poet "Mike Teavee..." by Roald Dahl
The most important thing we've learned,
So far as children are concerned,
7.82 22
Emily Dickinson poet "Morning"—means "Milking"—to the Farmer by Emily Dickinson
300
"Morning"—means "Milking"—to the Farmer—
5.50 7
Emily Dickinson poet "Nature" is what we see by Emily Dickinson
668
"Nature" is what we see—
6.23 18
Dorothy Parker poet "Star Light, Star Bright--" by Dorothy Parker
Star, that gives a gracious dole,
What am I to choose?
6.87 14
Emily Dickinson poet "Unto Me?" I do not know you by Emily Dickinson
964
"Unto Me?" I do not know you—
5.68 9
Banjo Paterson poet "We're All Australians Now" by Banjo Paterson
Australia takes her pen in hand
To write a line to you,
5.56 1
Emily Dickinson poet "Why do I love" You, Sir? by Emily Dickinson
480
"Why do I love" You, Sir?
6.35 41
Alfred Lord Tennyson poet Œnone by Alfred Lord Tennyson
There lies a vale in Ida, lovelier
Than all the valleys of Ionian hills.
5.55 1
Kostas Karyotakis poet Ζωές (Lives) by Kostas Karyotakis
And so they go and die the same way they live.
I speak of lives given to the light
5.41 0
Kostas Karyotakis poet Νοσταλγία (N.. by Kostas Karyotakis
From the depth of good times
our loves greet us bitterly
5.78 0
Ogden Nash poet À Bas Ben Adhem by Ogden Nash
My fellow man I do not care for.
I often ask me, What's he there for?
5.68 2
Naim Frashëri poet "History of Scanderbeg" excerpt from Canto V by Naim Frashëri
Krujë oh blessed citadel
await, await for Scanderbeg!
0.00 0
Rita Dove poet "I have been a stranger in a strange land" by Rita Dove
It wasn't bliss. What was bliss
but the ordinary life? She'd spend hours
0.00 2
Rita Dove poet "Teach Us to Number Our Days" by Rita Dove
In the old neighborhood, each funeral parlor
is more elaborate than the last.
0.00 2
Mark Strand poet "The Dreadful Has Already Happened" by Mark Strand
The relatives are leaning over, staring expectantly.
They moisten their lips with their tongues. I can feel
10.00 0
Robert Lowell poet "To Speak of Woe That Is in Marriage" by Robert Lowell
"The hot night makes us keep our bedroom windows open.
Our magnolia blossoms.Life begins to happen.
6.79 1
Bill Knott poet (Desire)Threadbare(Desires) by Bill Knott
-to S.
The light lay in shreds across the bed,
5.54 0
Bill Knott poet (End) of Summer (1966) by Bill Knott
I'm tired of murdering children.
Once, long ago today, they wanted to live;
5.12 0
Samuel Taylor Coleridge poet (Fragment 2) I know 'tis but a Dream, yet feel more anguish by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I know 'tis but a Dream, yet feel more anguish
Than if 'twere Truth. It has been often so:
4.95 0
Ken Bolton poet (Pinkham) by Ken Bolton
For Gregory O'Brien
I wonder how
5.50 0
Bill Knott poet (Poem) (Chicago) (The Were-Age) by Bill Knott
'My age, my beast!' - Osip Mandelstam
On the lips a taste of tolling we are blind
5.30 0
Ken Bolton poet (The Kirkman Guide To The Bars of Europe, their music, the.. by Ken Bolton
Tony Kirkman—What are you doing here? Shouldn’t you be in Europe?
Me—I’m going, I’m going. Next week.
10.00 0
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