Classical Poems


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Marcus Clarke poet The Wail Of The Waiter by Marcus Clarke
All day long, at Scott's or Menzies', I await the gorging crowd,
Panting, penned within a pantry, with the blowflies humming loud,
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John Boyle O'Reilly poet The Wail Of Two Cities by John Boyle O'Reilly
Chicago, October 9,1871.
GAUNT in the midst of the prairie,
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Richard Brautigan poet The Wait by Richard Brautigan
It seemed
like years
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Rainer Maria Rilke poet The Wait by Rainer Maria Rilke
It is life in slow motion,
it's the heart in reverse,
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Edgar Albert Guest poet The Waiter At The Camp by Edgar Albert Guest
The officers' friend is the waiter at camp.
In the night air 'twas cold and was bitterly damp,
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John Greenleaf Whittier poet The Waiting by John Greenleaf Whittier
I wait and watch: before my eyes
Methinks the night grows thin and gray;
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Anne Sexton poet The Waiting Head by Anne Sexton
If I really am walking with ordinary habit
past the same rest home on the same local street
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Dorothea Mackellar poet The Waiting Life by Dorothea Mackellar
Since it befell, with work and strife
I had not time to live my life
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William Cowper poet The Waiting Soul by William Cowper
Breathe from the gentle south, O Lord,
And cheer me from the north;
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Henry Treece poet The Waiting Watchers by Henry Treece
They shall come in the black weathers
From the heart of the dead embers,
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Lady Jane Wilde poet The Waiwode.From The Russian by Lady Jane Wilde
Secretly by night returning,
Jealous fears within him burning,
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Robert Herrick poet The Wake by Robert Herrick
Come, Anthea, let us two
Go to feast, as others do:
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Laurence Overmire poet The Wake Of A Dream by Laurence Overmire Rookie - 433 Points
I watched as the dream fell to earth
Shot down by fate
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Anna Laetitia Barbauld poet The Wake Of The King Of Spain by Anna Laetitia Barbauld
Arrayed in robes of regal state,
But stiff and cold, the monarch sate;
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William Cosmo Monkhouse poet The Wake Of Tim O'Hara by William Cosmo Monkhouse
TO the Wake of O’Hara
Came company;
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George MacDonald poet The Wakeful Sleeper by George MacDonald
When things are holding wonted pace
In wonted paths, without a trace
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Anonymous poet The Wakening, John Attye's First Book Of Airs by Anonymous
ON a time the amorous Silvy
Said to her shepherd, 'Sweet, how do ye?
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Theodore Roethke poet The Waking (1948) by Theodore Roethke
I strolled across
An open field;
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Theodore Roethke poet The Waking (1953) by Theodore Roethke
I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow.
I feel my fate in what I cannot fear.
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Thomas Hardy poet The Walk by Thomas Hardy
You did not walk with me
Of late to the hill-top tree
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Friedrich Schiller poet The Walk by Friedrich Schiller
Hail to thee, mountain beloved, with thy glittering purple-dyed summit!
Hail to thee also, fair sun, looking so lovingly on!
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Robert William Service poet The Walkers by Robert William Service
(He speaks.)
Walking, walking, oh, the joy of walking!
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe poet The Walking Bell by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A CHILD refused to go betimes
To church like other people;
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Henry Herbert Knibbs poet The Walking Man by Henry Herbert Knibbs
Sunny summer day it was when loping in to Laramie,
I overtook the Walking Man, reined up and nodded 'How!!'
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Carl Sandburg poet The Walking Man Of Rodin by Carl Sandburg
Legs hold a torso away from the earth.
And a regular high poem of legs is here.
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