Classical Poems

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Dante Gabriel Rossetti poet The White Ship Henry I. Of England.—25th November 1120 by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
By none but me can the tale be told,
The butcher of Rouen, poor Berold.
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Joyce Kilmer poet The White Ships And The Red by Joyce Kilmer
(For Alden March)
With drooping sail and pennant
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Guillaume Apollinaire poet The White Snow by Guillaume Apollinaire
The angels the angels in the sky
One’s dressed as an officer
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William Makepeace Thackeray poet The White Squall by William Makepeace Thackeray
On deck, beneath the awning,
I dozing lay and yawning;
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Ezra Pound poet The White Stag by Ezra Pound
I ha' seen them 'mid the clouds on the heather.
Lo! they pause not for love nor for sorrow,
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poet The White Tzar by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The White Czar is Peter the Great. Batyushka, Father dear, and
Gosudar, Sovereign, are titles the Russian people are fond of
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James Stephens poet The White Wido by James Stephens
The moon comes every night to peep
Through the window where I lie,
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Dora Sigerson Shorter poet The White Witch by Dora Sigerson Shorter
Heaven help your home to-night,
MacCormac; for I know
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James Weldon Johnson poet The White Witch by James Weldon Johnson
O, brothers mine, take care! Take care!
The great white witch rides out to-night,
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William Cullen Bryant poet The White-Footed Deer by William Cullen Bryant
It was a hundred years ago,
When, by the woodland ways,
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John Milton Hayes poet The Whitest Man I Know by John Milton Hayes
HE’S acruisin’ in a pearler with a dirty nigger crew,
Abuyin’ pearls and copra for a stingy Spanish Jew,
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Theodore Harding Rand poet The Whitethroat by Theodore Harding Rand
Shy bird of the silver arrows of song,
That cleave our Northern air so clear,
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Philip Larkin poet The Whitsun Weddings by Philip Larkin
That Whitsun, I was late getting away:
Not till about
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Matsuo Basho poet The Whole Family by Matsuo Basho
the whole family
all with white hair and canes
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Gregory Corso poet The Whole Mess... Almost by Gregory Corso
I ran up six flights of stairs
to my small furnished room
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Emily Dickinson poet The Whole Of It Came Not At Once by Emily Dickinson
The Whole of it came not at once—
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Philip Levine poet The Whole Soul by Philip Levine
Is it long as a noodle
or fat as an egg? Is it
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Rabindranath Tagore poet The Wicked Postman by Rabindranath Tagore
Why do you sit there on the floor so quiet and silent, tell me,
mother dear?
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Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis poet The Wicket Cricket Critic by Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
If the cricket critics' nagging
Merits stern official gagging
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Pablo Neruda poet The Wide Ocean by Pablo Neruda
Ocean, if you were to give, a measure, a ferment, a fruit
of your gifts and destructions, into my hand,
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Edgar Albert Guest poet The Wide Outdoors by Edgar Albert Guest
The rich may pay for orchids rare, but, Oh the apple tree
Flings out its blossoms to the world for every eye to see,
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Edward Hirsch poet The Widening Sky by Edward Hirsch
I am so small walking on the beach
at night under the widening sky.
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Larry Levis poet The Widening Spell Of The Leaves by Larry Levis
--The Carpathian Frontier, October, 1968
--for my brother
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Katharine Tynan poet The Widow by Katharine Tynan
When she smiles her love draws nigh,
When she weeps he doth depart,
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Robert Southey poet The Widow by Robert Southey
Cold was the night wind, drifting fast the snows fell,
Wide were the downs and shelterless and naked,
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