Classical Poems


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Ivy Alvarez poet Waiting by Ivy Alvarez
the sour-sick smell of another's
breath accumulates
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Augusta Davies Webster poet Waiting by Augusta Davies Webster
A YOUNG fair girl among her flowers,
And, as to blossoms born in May,
4.96 0
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis poet Waiting by Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Oh, how I love the fine old chap
Who sits upon my left at meals,
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Rabindranath Tagore poet Waiting by Rabindranath Tagore
The song I came to sing
remains unsung to this day.
5.67 1
Carl Sandburg poet Waiting by Carl Sandburg
Today I will let the old boat stand
Where the sweep of the harbor tide comes in
5.89 0
Yevgeny Yevtushenko poet Waiting by Yevgeny Yevtushenko
My love will come
will fling open her arms and fold me in them,
5.71 0
George William Russell poet Waiting by George William Russell
WHEN the dawn comes forth I wonder
Will our sad, sad hearts awaken,
5.64 0
AM Juster poet Waiting by AM Juster
The other frogs consider me aloof
And mock each out-of-season mating call,
4.90 0
William Carlos Williams poet Waiting by William Carlos Williams
When I am alone I am happy.
The air is cool. The sky is
6.22 0
William Ernest Henley poet Waiting by William Ernest Henley
A square, squat room (a cellar on promotion),
Drab to the soul, drab to the very daylight;
5.62 0
John Boyle O'Reilly poet Waiting by John Boyle O'Reilly
HE is coming! he is coming! in my throbbing breast I feel it;
There is music in my blood, and it whispers all day long,
5.50 0
Robert Penn Warren poet Waiting by Robert Penn Warren
You will have to wait. Until it. Until The last owl hoot has quavered to a
Vibrant silence and you realize thre is no breathing Beside you, and da
5.91 1
John Burroughs poet Waiting by John Burroughs
Serene, I fold my hands and wait,
Nor care for wind, nor tide, nor sea;
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Robert Frost poet Waiting -- Afield At Dusk by Robert Frost
What things for dream there are when spectre-like,
Moving among tall haycocks lightly piled,
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Makhdoom Mohiuddin poet Waiting (Intezar) by Makhdoom Mohiuddin
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Henry Kendall poet Waiting And Wishing by Henry Kendall
I loiter by this surging sea,
Here, by this surging, sooming sea,
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Alan Alexander Milne poet Waiting At The Window by Alan Alexander Milne
These are my two drops of rain
Waiting on the window-pane.
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Meng Haoran poet Waiting For Ding by Meng Haoran
Sunset sun limit west range
Group valley swiftly then dark
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Muriel Rukeyser poet Waiting For Icarus by Muriel Rukeyser
He said he would be back and we'd drink wine together
He said that everything would be better than before
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Ellen Bass poet Waiting For Rain by Ellen Bass
Finally, morning. This loneliness
feels more ordinary in the light, more like my face
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John Newton poet Waiting For Spring by John Newton
Though cloudy skies, and northern blasts,
Retard the gentle spring awhile;
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Constantine P. Cavafy poet Waiting For The Barbarians by Constantine P. Cavafy
What are we waiting for, assembled in the forum?
The barbarians are due here today.
5.46 1
Denis Florence MacCarthy poet Waiting For The May by Denis Florence MacCarthy
Ah! my heart is weary waiting,
Waiting for the May—
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Leonard Cohen poet Waiting For The Miracle by Leonard Cohen
(co-written by Sharon Robinson)
5.13 1
Shamim Azad poet Waiting For The Touch by Shamim Azad
I've tuned time to the wind,
In every season, famine's shadow.
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