Classical Poems


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Madison Julius Cawein poet What The Flowers Saw by Madison Julius Cawein
She came through shade and shine,
By scarlet trumpetvine
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Vachel Lindsay poet What The Forester Said by Vachel Lindsay
The moon is but a candle-glow
That flickers thro’ the gloom:
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Vachel Lindsay poet What The Ghost Of The Gambler Said by Vachel Lindsay
Where now the huts are empty,
Where never a camp-fire glows,
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Vachel Lindsay poet What The Gray-Winged Fairy Said by Vachel Lindsay
The moon's a gong, hung in the wild,
Whose song the fays hold dear.
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Joseph Furphy poet What The Heart Of The Poet Said To The 'Bulletin' by Joseph Furphy
Tell me not in future numbers
That our thought becomes inane,
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Vachel Lindsay poet What The Hyena Said by Vachel Lindsay
The moon is but a golden skull,
She mounts the heavens now,
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Edward Hirsch poet What The Last Evening Will Be Like by Edward Hirsch
You're sitting at a small bay window
in an empty café by the sea.
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George MacDonald poet What The Lord Saith by George MacDonald
Trust my father, saith the eldest-born;
I did trust him ere the earth began;
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Vachel Lindsay poet What The Miner In The Desert Said by Vachel Lindsay
The moon's a brass-hooped water-keg,
A wondrous water-feast.
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Vachel Lindsay poet What The Moon Saw by Vachel Lindsay
Two statesmen met by moonlight.
Their ease was partly feigned.
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Rudyard Kipling poet What The People Said by Rudyard Kipling
By the well, where the bullocks go
Silent and blind and slow --
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Victor Marie Hugo poet What The Poet Was Telling Himself In 1848 by Victor Marie Hugo
You mustn't seek out power, mustn't grab the helm
Your work lies elsewhere, spirit of another realm,
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Vachel Lindsay poet What The Rattlesnake Said by Vachel Lindsay
The moon's a little prairie-dog.
He shivers through the night.
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Vachel Lindsay poet What The Scare-Crow Said by Vachel Lindsay
The dim-winged spirits of the night
Do fear and serve me well.
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Vachel Lindsay poet What The Sexton Said by Vachel Lindsay
Your dust will be upon the wind
Within some certain years,
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Padraic Colum poet What The Shutter Said As She Lay By The Fire by Padraic Colum
In The Farmer's House
I'M glad to lie on a sack of leaves
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Nikolay Alekseyevich Nekrasov poet What The Sleepless Grandam Thinks by Nikolay Alekseyevich Nekrasov
All through the cold night, beating wings shadowy
Sweep o'er the church-village poor,--
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James Stephens poet What The Snake Saw by James Stephens
A little girl and a big ugly man
Went down the road. The girl was crying
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Vachel Lindsay poet What The Snow Man Said by Vachel Lindsay
The Moon’s a snowball. See the drifts
Of white that cross the sphere.
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Weldon Kees poet What The Spider Heard by Weldon Kees
Will there be time for eggnogs and eclogues
In the place where we’re going?
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John Keats poet What The Thrush Said. Lines From A Letter To John Hamilton.. by John Keats
O thou whose face hath felt the Winter's wind,
Whose eye has seen the snow-clouds hung in mist
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John Greenleaf Whittier poet What The Traveller Said At Sunset by John Greenleaf Whittier
The shadows grow and deepen round me,
I feel the deffall in the air;
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Madison Julius Cawein poet What The Trees Said To The Little Boy by Madison Julius Cawein
Once when the park
Was very dark
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John Greenleaf Whittier poet What The Voice Said by John Greenleaf Whittier
MADDENED by Earth's wrong and evil,
'Lord!' I cried in sudden ire,
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James Whitcomb Riley poet What The Wind Said by James Whitcomb Riley
'I muse to-day, in a listless way,
In the gleam of a summer land;
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