Classical Poems


Title Poet
Winter Milk
THE MILK drops on your chin, Helga,
Must not interfere with the cranberry red of your cheeks
Carl Sandburg poet by Carl Sandburg
on 1/27/2014
Winter Night Sendoff
At dawn you mount, ride swiftly over the village bridge,
Petals fall on Plum Stream, snow still frozen.
Jia Dao poet by Jia Dao
on 8/14/2012
Winter Night
My house is poor; those that I love have left me;
My body is sick; I cannot join the feast.
Bai Juyi poet by Bai Juyi
on 8/9/2012
Winter In Panchavati
Came and passed the golden autumn in the forest's gloomy shade,
And the northern blasts of winter swept along the silent glade,
Valmiki poet by Valmiki
on 7/7/2012
Winter Night
The stars are glittering in the frosty sky,
Frequent as pebbles on a broad sea-coast;
Charles Heavysege poet by Charles Heavysege
on 10/5/2010
Winter In Summer
All in a bleak December
My heart had summer-time;
Dora Sigerson Shorter poet by Dora Sigerson Shorter
on 9/29/2010
Winter Mask
To the memory of W. B. Yeats
I
Allen Tate poet by Allen Tate
on 4/21/2010
Winter In Canada
Nay tell me not that, with shivering fear,
You shrink from the thought of wintering here;
Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon poet by Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon
on 4/20/2010
Winter Moonlight
LOUD-VOICED night, with the wild wind blowing
Many a tune;
Dinah Maria Mulock Craik poet by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
on 4/13/2010
Winter Morning
Spring stars glitter in the freezing sky,
Trees on watch are armoured with frost.
James Phillip McAuley poet by James Phillip McAuley
on 4/12/2010
Winter Poem
Tonight the wind gnaws with teeth of glass
The jackdaw shivers in caged branches of iron
Laurie Lee poet by Laurie Lee
on 4/12/2010
Winter Hue's Recalled
Life is not all for effort: there are hours,
When fancy breaks from the exacting will,
Archibald Lampman poet by Archibald Lampman
on 4/8/2010
Winter Night
Winter nears. Once more
the bear’s secret retreat
Boris Pasternak poet by Boris Pasternak
on 4/3/2010
Winter Landscape
The three men coming down the winter hill
In brown, with tall poles and a pack of hounds
John Berryman poet by John Berryman
on 1/1/2004
Winter Journey Over The Hartz Mountain
LIKE the vulture
Who on heavy morning clouds
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe poet by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
on 1/1/2004
Winter Landscape, With Rooks
Water in the millrace, through a sluice of stone,
plunges headlong into that black pond
Sylvia Plath poet by Sylvia Plath
on 1/13/2003
Winter Nightfall
THE day begins to droop,--
   Its course is done:
Robert Bridges poet by Robert Bridges
on 1/4/2003
Winter Nights
NOW winter nights enlarge
   The number of their hours,
Thomas Campion poet by Thomas Campion
on 1/4/2003
Winter in Durnover Field
Scene.--A wide stretch of fallow ground recently sown with wheat, and
frozen to iron hardness. Three large birds walking about thereon,
Thomas Hardy poet by Thomas Hardy
on 1/4/2003
Winter Promises
Tomatoes rosy as perfect baby's buttocks,
eggplants glossy as waxed fenders,
Marge Piercy poet by Marge Piercy
on 1/3/2003
Winter Memories
Within the circuit of this plodding life
There enter moments of an azure hue,
Henry David Thoreau poet by Henry David Thoreau
on 1/3/2003
Winter Nightfall
The day begins to droop,--
Its course is done:
Robert Seymour Bridges poet by Robert Seymour Bridges
on 1/3/2003
Winter Heavens
Sharp is the night, but stars with frost alive
Leap off the rim of earth across the dome.
George Meredith poet by George Meredith
on 1/3/2003
Winter in the Country
Sweet life! how lovely to be here
And feel the soft sea-laden breeze
Claude McKay poet by Claude McKay
on 1/3/2003
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