Classical Poems


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Alexander Pope poet Summer by Alexander Pope
See what delights in sylvan scenes appear!
Descending Gods have found Elysium here.
6.73 16
Edith Wharton poet Summer Afternoon (Bodiam Castle, Sussex) by Edith Wharton
THOU couldst not look on me and live: so runs
The mortal legend -- thou that couldst not live
5.50 0
Percy Bysshe Shelley poet Summer And Winter by Percy Bysshe Shelley
It was a bright and cheerful afternoon,
Towards the end of the sunny month of June,
5.93 0
Jack Gilbert poet Summer At Blue Creek, North Carolina by Jack Gilbert
There was no water at my grandfather's
when I was a kid and would go for it
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John Greenleaf Whittier poet Summer By The Lakeside: Lake Winnipesaukee by John Greenleaf Whittier
I. NOON.
White clouds, whose shadows haunt the deep,
5.35 0
Christopher Pearse Cranch poet Summer Dawn by Christopher Pearse Cranch
SOME summer mornings — when you've taken tea
Too late the night before — perhaps you'll see,
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William Morris poet Summer Dawn by William Morris
Pray but one prayer for me 'twixt thy closed lips,
Think but one thought of me up in the stars.
4.73 0
Spike Milligan poet Summer Dawn by Spike Milligan
My sleeping children are still flying dreams
in their goose-down heads.
4.83 1
Georg Trakl poet Summer Dawn by Georg Trakl
In the green ether suddenly a star flickers
And in the hospital they smell the morning.
5.27 0
Robert Crawford poet Summer Dawn. by Robert Crawford
Come with thy feet to the water, and bathe
Thy beauty here in the stream that will not pass!
5.64 0
Edgar Albert Guest poet Summer Dreams by Edgar Albert Guest
Drowsy old summer, with nothing to do,
I'd like to be drowsin' an' dreamin' with you;
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Francis Joseph Sherman poet Summer Dying by Francis Joseph Sherman
Last night the heavy moaning wind
Bore unto me
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John Clare poet Summer Evening by John Clare
The frog half fearful jumps across the path,
And little mouse that leaves its hole at eve
6.00 0
William Lisle Bowles poet Summer Evening At Home by William Lisle Bowles
Come, lovely Evening! with thy smile of peace
Visit my humble dwelling; welcomed in,
5.14 0
Emily Dickinson poet Summer For Thee, Grant I May Be by Emily Dickinson
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Summer for thee, grant I may be
5.42 0
Dinah Maria Mulock Craik poet Summer Gone by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
SMALL wren, mute pecking at the last red plum
Or twittering idly at the yellowing boughs
5.38 0
Arthur William Edgar O'Shaughnessy poet Summer Has Come Without The Rose by Arthur William Edgar O'Shaughnessy
Has summer come without the rose,
Or left the bird behind?
5.86 0
Eugene Field poet Summer Heat by Eugene Field
Nay, why discuss this summer heat,
Of which vain people tell?
5.34 0
Robinson Jeffers poet Summer Holiday by Robinson Jeffers
When the sun shouts and people abound
One thinks there were the ages of stone and the age of
5.63 0
Andrew Burke poet Summer Holidays by Andrew Burke
As a late afternoon seabreeze
rattled the sleepout's louvres,
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John Clare poet Summer Images by John Clare
Now swarthy Summer, by rude health embrowned,
Precedence takes of rosy fingered Spring;
5.54 1
Kamala Das poet Summer In Calcutta by Kamala Das
What is this drink but
The April sun, squeezed
6.21 2
Alice Meynell poet Summer In England, 1914 by Alice Meynell
On London fell a clearer light;
Caressing pencils of the sun
5.67 0
Li Po poet Summer In The Mountains by Li Po
Gently I stir a white feather fan,
With open shirt sitting in a green wood.
5.65 1
Paul Laurence Dunbar poet Summer In The South by Paul Laurence Dunbar
The Oriole sings in the greening grove
As if he were half-way waiting,
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