Treasure Island

Classical Poems


Title Poet
When The Great Gray Ships Come In
To eastward ringing, to westward winging, o'er mapless miles of sea,
On winds and tides the gospel rides that the furthermost isles are free;
Guy Wetmore Carryl poet by Guy Wetmore Carryl
on 9/7/2010
When The Green Gits Back In The Trees
In spring, when the green gits back in the trees,
And the sun comes out and stays,
James Whitcomb Riley poet by James Whitcomb Riley
on 4/9/2010
When The Gulls Come In
WHEN the gulls come in, and the shallow sings
Fresh to the wind, and the bell-buoy rings,
Helen M. Merrill poet by Helen M. Merrill
on 5/7/2012
When The Hearse Comes Back
A thing 'at's 'bout as tryin' as a healthy man kin meet
Is some poor feller's funeral a-joggin' 'long the street:
James Whitcomb Riley poet by James Whitcomb Riley
on 4/9/2010
When The Hens Begin To Lay
There is laughter in the barnyard,
There is cackling o'er the way,
Robert Kirkland Kernighan poet by Robert Kirkland Kernighan
on 5/14/2012
When the Irish Flag Went By
’Twas Eight-Hour Day, and proudly
Old Labour led the way;
Henry Lawson poet by Henry Lawson
on 3/27/2010
When the King Came To His Tower
When the King came to his tower
the fair one came to him and said-O King
Gustave Kahn poet by Gustave Kahn
on 11/8/2012
When the Lad for Longing Sighs
When the lad for longing sighs,
Mute and dull of cheer and pale,
Alfred Edward Housman poet by Alfred Edward Housman
on 1/3/2003
When the Ladies Come to the Shearing Shed
‘The ladies are coming,’ the super says
To the shearers sweltering there,
Henry Lawson poet by Henry Lawson
on 3/27/2010
When The Lamp Is Shattered
When the lamp is shattered,
The light in the dust lies dead;
Percy Bysshe Shelley poet by Percy Bysshe Shelley
on 12/31/2002
When the Light Appears
You'll bare your bones you'll grow you'll pray you'll only know
When the light appears, boy, when the light appears
Allen Ginsberg poet by Allen Ginsberg
on 1/3/2003
When the Light is as Darkness
The morning-tide is fair and bright,
With golden sun up-springing;
Harry 'Breaker' Harbord Morant poet by Harry 'Breaker' Harbord Morant
on 4/24/2012
When The Millennium Comes
WHEN the Millennium comes
Only the kings will fight,
Katharine Lee Bates poet by Katharine Lee Bates
on 4/16/2010
When The Minister Calls
When The Minister Calls
My Paw says that it used to be,
Edgar Albert Guest poet by Edgar Albert Guest
on 8/27/2014
When The Old Cow Calves
I 'm poor, mister ; my friends are gone,
And the people on yonder farm
Robert Kirkland Kernighan poet by Robert Kirkland Kernighan
on 5/12/2012
When The Old Dog Die
THERE was grieving in the woodshed,
In the kitchen there were tears,
Robert Kirkland Kernighan poet by Robert Kirkland Kernighan
on 5/9/2012
When The Old Man Smokes
In the forenoon's restful quiet,
When the boys are off at school,
Paul Laurence Dunbar poet by Paul Laurence Dunbar
on 4/2/2010
When The Poet Came
The ferny places gleam at morn,
The dew drips off the leaves of corn;
Eugene Field poet by Eugene Field
on 4/9/2010
When the Prophet
When the prophet, a complacent fat man,
Arrived at the mountain-top,
Stephen Crane poet by Stephen Crane
on 1/3/2003
When the prophet, a complacent fat man
When the prophet, a complacent fat man,
Arrived at the mountain-top,
Stephen Crane poet by Stephen Crane
on 1/1/2004
When The Rain Is On The Roof
Lord, I am poor, and know not how to speak,
But since Thou art so great,
Sydney Thompson Dobell poet by Sydney Thompson Dobell
on 4/12/2010
When the reaper lays the sickle by,
When the reaper lays the sickle by,
And taketh down the flail:
Alfred Austin poet by Alfred Austin
on 4/7/2010
When the Rose is Faded
When the rose is faded,
Memory may still dwell on
Walter de la Mare poet by Walter de la Mare
on 1/3/2003
When the Rose is gone
When the rose is gone and the garden faded
you will no longer hear the nightingale's song.
Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi poet by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi
on 10/30/2013
When The Sequence Of The Earthly Years
When the sequence of the earthly years is over -
The earthly structure is, at last, destroyed -
Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev poet by Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev
on 5/26/2014
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