Classical Poems


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Paul Laurence Dunbar poet We Wear The Mask by Paul Laurence Dunbar
We wear the mask that grins and lies,
It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes,--
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Osip Emilevich Mandelstam poet We Went Out Of Our Minds With The Easy Life by Osip Emilevich Mandelstam
We went out of our minds with the easy life,
Wine from morning on, hungover by evening,
5.55 0
Mikhail Alekseevich Kuzmin poet We Were Four Sisters by Mikhail Alekseevich Kuzmin
We were four sisters, four sisters were we,
All four of us loved, but had different "becauses:"
5.52 0
John Newton poet We Were Pharaoh's Bondmen by John Newton
Beneath the tyrant Satan's yoke
Our souls were long oppressed;
5.28 0
Edgar Albert Guest poet We Who Stay At Home by Edgar Albert Guest
When you were just our little boy, on many a night we crept
Unto your cot and watched o'er you, and all the time you slept.
0.00 0
Faiz Ahmed Faiz poet We Who Were Executed by Faiz Ahmed Faiz
I longed for your lips, dreamed of their roses:
I was hanged from the dry branch of the scaffold.
5.53 1
Frederick Kambemba Yamusangie poet We Will Make It by Frederick Kambemba Yamusangie
We will make it! ! !
You guys remember
5.64 0
Meena Kandasamy poet We Will Rebuild Worlds by Meena Kandasamy
We will rebuild / worlds from shattered glass/ and remnants of holocausts.
Once impaled for our faith / and trained to speak in voiceless whispers
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Narsinh Mehta poet We Will Simply Forsake Anything That Stops Us by Narsinh Mehta
We will simply forsake anything that stops us
From chanting the name of Narayana!
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Taslima Nasrin poet We! by Taslima Nasrin
Last night a lizard sprang up from nowhere and landed upon me. It squirmed along my arm and then climbed upon my shoulder before inching toward my hea
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William Wordsworth poet Weak Is The Will Of Man, His Judgement Blind by William Wordsworth
'WEAK is the will of Man, his judgment blind;
'Remembrance persecutes, and Hope betrays;
4.17 0
George Ade poet Weak Little Woman by George Ade
I speak for poor little woman —
Please do not turn away;
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Peter Bakowski poet Wealth by Peter Bakowski
Having the time
to watch a snail
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Ralph Waldo Emerson poet Wealth by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Who shall tell what did befall,
Far away in time, when once,
5.68 0
Langston Hughes poet Wealth by Langston Hughes
From Christ to Ghandi
Appears this truth-
5.29 0
Joyce Kilmer poet Wealth by Joyce Kilmer
(For Aline)
From what old ballad, or from what rich frame
5.87 1
Sophocles poet Wealth by Sophocles
Riches gain friends, gain honours-further still,
Gain highest sovereignty for those who sit
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Donald Bruce Dawe poet Weapons Training by Donald Bruce Dawe
And when I say eyes right I want to hear
those eyeballs click and the gentle pitter-patter
10.00 0
George William Russell poet Weariness by George William Russell
WHERE are now the dreams divine,
Fires that lit the dawning soul,
5.50 0
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poet Weariness. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Second) by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
O little feet! that such long years
Must wander on through hopes and fears,
5.62 0
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis poet Weary by Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Aw, I'm sick o' the whole darn human race,
An' I'm sick o' this mundane ball;
5.50 0
Dora Sigerson Shorter poet Weary by Dora Sigerson Shorter
Here, in the silent churchyard, 'mid a thousand dead, alone,
Weary I sit for a moment clasping this cross of stone,
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Robert William Service poet Weary by Robert William Service
Some praise the Lord for Light,
The living spark;
10.00 0
Sir Henry Parkes poet Weary by Sir Henry Parkes
WEARY of the ceaseless war
Beating down the baffled soul,—
4.67 0
Christina Georgina Rossetti poet Weary In Well-Doing by Christina Georgina Rossetti
I would have gone; God bade me stay:
I would have worked; God bade me rest.
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