Classical Poems


Title Poet
Winter Rain
Wild clouds roll up, slag-dark and slaty gray,
And in the oaks the sere wind sobs and sighs,
Madison Julius Cawein poet by Madison Julius Cawein
on 10/5/2012
Winter Rhapsody
Winter has come; and tardily
Now little nipping winds are rife
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis poet by Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
on 8/29/2012
Winter Solstice
A vague mood, a sadness, a feeling as when recovering from illness,
a kind of “whatever it is which is going on at the time” mode —
Martin Harrison poet by Martin Harrison
on 5/8/2012
Winter Seascape
The sea runs back against itself
With scarcely time for breaking wave
John Betjeman poet by John Betjeman
on 5/9/2011
Winter Song
Dear Boy, throw that Icicle down,
And sweep this deep Snow from the door:
Robert Bloomfield poet by Robert Bloomfield
on 9/20/2010
Winter Streams
NOW the little rivers go
Muffled safely under snow,
Bliss William Carman poet by Bliss William Carman
on 9/13/2010
Winter Sunrise
It is early morning within this room; without,
Dark and damp; without and within, stillness
Robert Laurence Binyon poet by Robert Laurence Binyon
on 9/1/2010
Winter Stars
My father once broke a man's hand
Over the exhaust pipe of a John Deere tractor. The man,
Larry Levis poet by Larry Levis
on 4/20/2010
Winter Song
They were parted then at last?
Was it duty, or force, or fate?
George MacDonald poet by George MacDonald
on 4/9/2010
Winter Stars
I WENT out at night alone;
The young blood flowing beyond the sea
Sara Teasdale poet by Sara Teasdale
on 4/6/2010
Winter Roses
My garden roses long ago
Have perished from the leaf-strewn walks;
John Greenleaf Whittier poet by John Greenleaf Whittier
on 4/6/2010
Winter Sky
Ice-chips plucked whole from the smoke,
the past week’s stars all frozen in flight,
Boris Pasternak poet by Boris Pasternak
on 4/3/2010
Winter Rain
Falling upon the frozen world last night,
I heard the slow beat of the Winter rain-
Ella Wheeler Wilcox poet by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
on 4/2/2010
Winter Song
OH, who would be sad tho' the sky be a-graying,
And meadow and woodlands are empty and bare;
Paul Laurence Dunbar poet by Paul Laurence Dunbar
on 4/2/2010
Winter solitude
Winter solitude--
in a world of one color
Matsuo Basho poet by Matsuo Basho
on 4/2/2010
Winter Rain
Every valley drinks,
Every dell and hollow;
Christina Georgina Rossetti poet by Christina Georgina Rossetti
on 4/1/2010
Winter Solstice
When you startle awake in the dark morning
heart pounding breathing fast
Anonymous Americas poet by Anonymous Americas
on 1/1/2004
Winter Sleep
I know it must be winter (though I sleep) --
I know it must be winter, for I dream
Edith Matilda Thomas poet by Edith Matilda Thomas
on 1/4/2003
Winter Sleep
When against earth a wooden heel
Clicks as loud as stone on steel,
Elinor Morton Wylie poet by Elinor Morton Wylie
on 1/3/2003
Winter Remembered
Two evils, monstrous either one apart,
Possessed me, and were long and loath at going:
John Crowe Ransom poet by John Crowe Ransom
on 1/3/2003
Winter Solstice
When you startle awake in the dark morning
heart pounding breathing fast
Anonymous poet by Anonymous
on 1/3/2003
Winter Song
The browns, the olives, and the yellows died,
And were swept up to heaven; where they glowed
Wilfred Owen poet by Wilfred Owen
on 1/3/2003
Winter Song
Rain and wind, and wind and rain.
Will the Summer come again?
Katherine Mansfield poet by Katherine Mansfield
on 12/31/2002
Winter Stores
WE take from life one little share,
And say that this shall be
Charlotte Brontë poet by Charlotte Brontë
on 5/10/2001
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