Classical Poems


Title Poet
The Accompt
If thou dost the number know
Of the leaves on every bough,
Anacreon poet by Anacreon
on 9/19/2012
The Absent
Bells do not ring
when our names are called,
G. S. Sharat Chandra poet by G. S. Sharat Chandra
on 6/19/2012
The Absolute
No mind, no form, I only exist;
Now ceased all will and thought;
Sri Chinmoy Ghose poet by Sri Chinmoy Ghose
on 4/27/2012
The Accusation
My friend ,
You have accused me
Shiv Kumar Batalvi poet by Shiv Kumar Batalvi
on 3/26/2012
The Abbreviated Fox And His Sceptical Comrades
A certain fox had a Grecian nose
And a beautiful tail. His friends
Guy Wetmore Carryl poet by Guy Wetmore Carryl
on 9/7/2010
The Acorn
The seed has started,—who can stay it? see,
The leaves are sprouting high above the ground;
Jones Very poet by Jones Very
on 4/21/2010
The Acquittance
Not knowing who should my Acquittance take,
I know as little what discharge to make.
Henry King poet by Henry King
on 4/20/2010
The Abbot Of Innisfallen
The Abbot of Innisfallen
awoke ere dawn of day;
William Allingham poet by William Allingham
on 4/16/2010
The Acquiescence Of Pure Love
Love! if thy destined sacrifice am I,
Come, slay thy victim, and prepare thy fires;
William Cowper poet by William Cowper
on 4/13/2010
The Abencerrage : Canto III.
Lonely and still are now thy marble halls,
Thou fair Alhambra! there the feast is o'er;
Felicia Dorothea Hemans poet by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
on 4/8/2010
The Acorn
An acorn swung
On an oak-tree bough;
Francis William Bourdillon poet by Francis William Bourdillon
on 4/8/2010
The Accursed Cherub
Bluish roofs and white doors
As on nocturnal Sundays,
Arthur Rimbaud poet by Arthur Rimbaud
on 4/3/2010
The Accounte Of W. Canynges Feast
THOROWE the halle the belle han sounde;
Byelecoyle doe the Grave beseeme;
Thomas Chatterton poet by Thomas Chatterton
on 4/1/2010
The Abortion
Somebody who should have been born
is gone.
Anne Sexton poet by Anne Sexton
on 3/29/2010
The Absent-Minded Beggar
When you've shouted ' Rule Britannia,' when you've sung ' God save the Queen,'
When you've finished killing Kruger with your mouth,
Rudyard Kipling poet by Rudyard Kipling
on 3/29/2010
The Accession
The voice that from the glory came
To tell how Moses died unseen,
John Keble poet by John Keble
on 1/1/2004
The Abominable Snowman
I've never seen an abominable snowman,
I'm hoping not to see one,
Ogden Nash poet by Ogden Nash
on 1/13/2003
The Aboriginal Cricketer
Mid-9th century
Good-looking young man
Les Murray poet by Les Murray
on 1/13/2003
The Absinthe Drinkers
He's yonder, on the terrace of the Cafe de la Paix,
The little wizened Spanish man, I see him every day.
Robert William Service poet by Robert William Service
on 1/13/2003
The Abnormal Is Not Courage
The Poles rode out from Warsaw against the German
Tanks on horses. Rode knowing, in sunlight, with sabers,
Jack Gilbert poet by Jack Gilbert
on 1/13/2003
The Ache of Marriage
The ache of marriage:
thigh and tongue, beloved,
Denise Levertov poet by Denise Levertov
on 1/3/2003
The ABC
'Twas midnight in the schoolroom
And every desk was shut
Spike Milligan poet by Spike Milligan
on 1/3/2003
The Absence
I speak to you across cities
I speak to you across plains
Paul Eluard poet by Paul Eluard
on 1/3/2003
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