Classical Poems

Title Poet
When the tempests fly
O'er the cloudy sky,
Charles Mackay poet by Charles Mackay
on 10/19/2012
The flute, whence Summer's dreamy fingertips
Drew music, ripening the pinched kernels in
Madison Julius Cawein poet by Madison Julius Cawein
on 10/5/2012
Winter comes; and our complaints
Grow apace as summer faints,
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis poet by Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
on 8/31/2012
O'er fields and o'er mountains
Blows the bitter polar blast,
Ndre Mjeda poet by Ndre Mjeda
on 8/25/2012
Wink der Alten
Anton Wildgans poet by Anton Wildgans
on 5/31/2012
Quoth the cedar to the reeds and rushes,
Jean Ingelow poet by Jean Ingelow
on 5/14/2012
Winifred Waters
WINIFRED WATERS, when I look on you now,–
With the sweet peace of God on your beautiful brow
John Daniel Logan poet by John Daniel Logan
on 5/8/2012
Now that the earth has hid her lovely brood
Of green things in her breast safe out of sight,
Ethelwyn Wetherald poet by Ethelwyn Wetherald
on 9/16/2010
I saw him on his throne, far in the north,
Him ye call Winter, picturing him ever
Frances Anne Kemble poet by Frances Anne Kemble
on 9/6/2010
The pungent smells of a California winter,
Grayness and rosiness, an almost transparent full moon.
Czeslaw Milosz poet by Czeslaw Milosz
on 4/21/2010
SEE! Winter comes, to rule the varied Year, Sullen, and sad; with all his rising Train,
Vapours, and Clouds, and Storms: Be these my Theme,
James Thomson poet by James Thomson
on 4/20/2010
The cold
With steely clutch
Adelaide Crapsey poet by Adelaide Crapsey
on 4/19/2010
Hold your hands to the blaze;
Winter is here
Edith Nesbit poet by Edith Nesbit
on 4/19/2010
DAWN opes her pensive eyes,
In the yet starry skies,
Emma Lazarus poet by Emma Lazarus
on 4/16/2010
Wings In The Night
Now in the soft spring midnight
There's rush of wings and whirr,
Katharine Tynan poet by Katharine Tynan
on 4/14/2010
How large that thrush looks on the bare thorn-tree!
A swarm of such, three little months ago,
Dante Gabriel Rossetti poet by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
on 4/12/2010
The long days came and went; the riotous bees
Tore the warm grapes in many a dusty vine,
Archibald Lampman poet by Archibald Lampman
on 4/8/2010
No more the morn with tepid rays
Unfolds the flower of various hue;
Samuel Johnson poet by Samuel Johnson
on 4/7/2010
When winter chills your aged bones
As by the fire you sit and nod,
John Le Gay Brereton poet by John Le Gay Brereton
on 3/1/2010
Winners and Losers
As an outsider, looking in
You might wonder why
Laurence Overmire poet by Laurence Overmire
on 4/18/2008
When I went by the meadow gate
The chestnut mare would trot to meet me,
Robert William Service poet by Robert William Service
on 1/13/2003
I am Winter, that do keep
Longing safe amidst of sleep:
William Morris poet by William Morris
on 1/3/2003
When icicles hang by the wall
And Dick the shepherd blows his nail
William Shakespeare poet by William Shakespeare
on 1/3/2003
A wrinkled crabbed man they picture thee,
Old Winter, with a rugged beard as grey
Robert Southey poet by Robert Southey
on 1/3/2003
Clouded with snow
The cold winds blow,
Walter de la Mare poet by Walter de la Mare
on 1/3/2003
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