Classical Poems


Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
Linda Pastan poet Vertical by Linda Pastan
Perhaps the purpose of leaves is to conceal
the verticality of trees which we notice in December
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Anton Wildgans poet Verträumnis (Melancholia) by Anton Wildgans
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Alexander Pope poet Vertumnus And Pomona : Ovid's Metamorphoses, Book 14 [v. 6.. by Alexander Pope
The fair Pomona flourish'd in his reign;
Of all the Virgins of the sylvan train,
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Roald Dahl poet Veruca Salt, The Little Brute by Roald Dahl
'Veruca Salt, the little brute,
Has just gone down the garbage chute,
5.90 3
John Hegley poet Very Bad Dog by John Hegley
I took Rover over to the park the other day
I met another bloke with another dog on the way
8.71 1
Katherine Mansfield poet Very Early Spring by Katherine Mansfield
The fields are snowbound no longer;
There are little blue lakes and flags of tenderest green.
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Ogden Nash poet Very Like A Whale by Ogden Nash
One thing that literature would be greatly the better for
Would be a more restricted employment by the authors of simile and
6.57 1
Constantine P. Cavafy poet Very Seldom by Constantine P. Cavafy
He's an old man. Used up and bent,
crippled by time and indulgence,
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Walter Savage Landor poet Very True, The Linnets Sing by Walter Savage Landor
Very true, the linnets sing
Sweetest in the leaves of spring:
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Anton Wildgans poet Verzweiflung by Anton Wildgans
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Edith Wharton poet Vesalius In Zante by Edith Wharton
Set wide the window. Let me drink the day.
I loved light ever, light in eye and brain—
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Raimundo Correia poet Vésper by Raimundo Correia
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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:
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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.
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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
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Thomas Edward Brown poet Vespers by Thomas Edward Brown
O blackbird, what a boy you are!
How you do go it!
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John Hay poet Vespers by John Hay
My Star has vanished in the west,
And with it dies the day,
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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!
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Natasha Trethewey poet Vespertina Cognitio by Natasha Trethewey
Overhead, pelicans glide in threes—
their shadows across the sand
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John Greenleaf Whittier poet Vesta by John Greenleaf Whittier
O CHRIST of God! whose life and death
   Our own have reconciled,
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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!
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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
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