Classical Poems


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Ernest Christopher Dowson poet Vesperal by Ernest Christopher Dowson
Strange grows the river on the sunless evenings!
The river comforts me, grown spectral, vague and dumb:
5.14 0
Louise Gluck poet Vespers by Louise Gluck
In your extended absence, you permit me
use of earth, anticipating
8.43 1
Alan Alexander Milne poet Vespers by Alan Alexander Milne
Little Boy kneels at the foot of the bed,
Droops on the little hands little gold head.
10.00 0
Christopher Merrill poet Vespers by Christopher Merrill
Vespers
The hammer falls silent, a mourning dove coos in the pigeon house by the olive grove, and in the renovated church the bells ring for vesper
6.00 0
Thomas Edward Brown poet Vespers by Thomas Edward Brown
O blackbird, what a boy you are!
How you do go it!
5.50 0
John Hay poet Vespers by John Hay
My Star has vanished in the west,
And with it dies the day,
6.20 0
Kenneth Slessor poet Vesper-Song Of The Reverend Samuel Marsden by Kenneth Slessor
MY cure of souls, my cage of brutes,
Go lick and learn at these my boots!
5.78 0
Natasha Trethewey poet Vespertina Cognitio by Natasha Trethewey
Overhead, pelicans glide in threes—
their shadows across the sand
8.00 3
John Greenleaf Whittier poet Vesta by John Greenleaf Whittier
O CHRIST of God! whose life and death
   Our own have reconciled,
7.33 0
Frederik Paludan Müller poet Vestalinden by Frederik Paludan Müller
5.50 0
William Gay poet Vestigia Nulla Retrorsum by William Gay
O steep and rugged Life, whose harsh ascent
Slopes blindly upward through the bitter night!
5.50 0
Oliver Wendell Holmes poet Vestigia Quinque Retrorsum by Oliver Wendell Holmes
AN ACADEMIC POEM
1829-1879
5.93 0
Viggo Stuckenberg poet Vestre Kirkegaard by Viggo Stuckenberg
5.50 0
Tristan Corbiere poet Vésuves Et Cie by Tristan Corbiere
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Edwin Arlington Robinson poet Veteran Sirens by Edwin Arlington Robinson
The ghost of Ninon would be sorry now
To laugh at them, were she to see them here,
5.44 0
Johan Ludvig Runeberg poet Veteranen by Johan Ludvig Runeberg
Han reste sig ansenlig
I stugans skymda vrå,
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Alfred Noyes poet Veterans by Alfred Noyes
When the last charge sounds
And the battle thunders o'er the plain,
5.52 0
Dana Gioia poet Veterans' Cemetery by Dana Gioia
The ceremonies of the day have ceased,
Abandoned to the ragged crow's parade.
5.42 0
Leo Yankevich poet Veterans’ Hospital by Leo Yankevich Rookie
Some nights are never-ending hells
for these old veterans in our care.
7.44 1
John Ashbery poet Vetiver by John Ashbery
Ages passed slowly, like a load of hay,
As the flowers recited their lines
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Joachim du Bellay poet Veux-Tu Savoir, Duthier, Quelle Chose C'Est Rome by Joachim du Bellay
Veux-tu savoir, Duthier, quelle chose c'est Rome ?
Rome est de tout le monde un publique échafaud,
5.50 0
Sophus Niels Christen Claussen poet Vi by Sophus Niels Christen Claussen
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Álvares de Azevedo poet Vi by Álvares de Azevedo
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Elizabeth Barrett Browning poet Vi by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Go from me. Yet I feel that I shall stand
Henceforward in thy shadow. Nevermore
5.52 0
Christen Henriksen Pram poet Vi Ældes, Vor Isse Bli'R Skaldet Og Graa by Christen Henriksen Pram
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