Treasure Island

Classical Poems

Title Poet
When I Wrote A Little
poem in the ancient mode for you
that was musical and had old words
Hayden Carruth poet by Hayden Carruth
on 1/13/2003
When I’m among a Blaze of Lights
When I’m among a blaze of lights,
With tawdry music and cigars
Siegfried Sassoon poet by Siegfried Sassoon
on 1/3/2003
When Ida Puts Her Armor On
When Ida puts her armor on
And draws her trusty blade
Ellis Parker Butler poet by Ellis Parker Butler
on 4/20/2010
When I'm Killed
When I’m killed, don’t think of me
Buried there in Cambrin Wood,
Robert Graves poet by Robert Graves
on 1/3/2003
When in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes (Sonnet 29)
When in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes,
I all alone beweep my outcast state,
William Shakespeare poet by William Shakespeare
on 1/20/2003
When in Shaam the caravan of widows arrived
When in Shaam the caravan of widows arrived
In embarrassment they bowed their heads and cried
Mir Babar Ali Anees poet by Mir Babar Ali Anees
on 4/19/2012
When in the long-drawn avenues of Thought
When in the long-drawn avenues of Thought
I halt, and look before me and behind,
Alfred Austin poet by Alfred Austin
on 4/7/2010
When It Clears Up
The lake is like a giant saucer;
Beyond-a gathering of clouds;
Boris Pasternak poet by Boris Pasternak
on 4/3/2010
When It is Finished
WHEN it is finished, Father, and we set
The war-stained buckler and the bright blade by,
Marjorie Lowry Christie Pickthall poet by Marjorie Lowry Christie Pickthall
on 4/20/2010
When It Rains
When it rains it seems the room itself turns blue, trembles
and falls like rain, as if endless time coming from nowhere
Nabaneeta Dev Sen poet by Nabaneeta Dev Sen
on 3/19/2012
When It's Bad To Forget
DID you ever meet a brother as you hurried on your way
And invite him up to dinner, and his wife;
Edgar Albert Guest poet by Edgar Albert Guest
on 8/15/2014
When It's Over
'Young soldier, what will you be
When it's all over?'
Max Plowman poet by Max Plowman
on 4/21/2010
When it's Very, Very Cold
Are you thinking of the children,
And the helpless, and the old,
Robert Kirkland Kernighan poet by Robert Kirkland Kernighan
on 5/14/2012
When Jesus Left His Father's Throne
When Jesus left His Father’s throne,
He chose a humble birth;
James Montgomery poet by James Montgomery
on 1/3/2003
When Jonquils Blow
When jonquils blow I think of one
Who sleeps beneath the green;
Virna Sheard poet by Virna Sheard
on 5/11/2012
When June Is Here
When June is here--what art have we to sing
The whiteness of the lilies midst the green
James Whitcomb Riley poet by James Whitcomb Riley
on 4/9/2010
When Katie walks, this simple pair accompany her side
When Katie walks, this simple pair accompany her side,
Emily Dickinson poet by Emily Dickinson
on 1/13/2003
When Klopstock England Defied
When Klopstock England defied,
Uprose William Blake in his pride;
William Blake poet by William Blake
on 1/3/2003
When Last We Parted
When last we parted, thou wert young and fair,
How beautiful let fond remembrance say!
James Thomson poet by James Thomson
on 4/20/2010
When Lide Married _Him_
When Lide married _him_--w'y, she had to jes dee-fy
The whole poppilation!--But she never bat' an eye!
James Whitcomb Riley poet by James Whitcomb Riley
on 4/9/2010
When Life
Is cut close, blades and bones,
And the stench of sewers is everywhere,
Jimmy Santiago Baca poet by Jimmy Santiago Baca
on 1/3/2003
When Life Is But A Round Of Crushing Care
When life is but a round of crushing care
And, a great heap of stones, lies heavy on us,
Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev poet by Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev
on 1/1/2004
When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd
from Memories of President Lincoln
Walt Whitman poet by Walt Whitman
on 1/3/2003
When Lincoln Died
ALREADY Appomattox day
Seemed to our hearts an age away,
Edward William Thomson poet by Edward William Thomson
on 5/3/2012
When London Calls
They leave us - artists, singers, all -
When London calls aloud,
Victor James Daley poet by Victor James Daley
on 5/25/2012
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