Classical Poems


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Emily Dickinson poet What Is— by Emily Dickinson
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What is—"Paradise"—
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Samuel Taylor Coleridge poet What Is An Epigram? by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
What is an Epigram? A dwarfish whole,
Its body brevity, and wit its soul.
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Lalleshwari poet What Is Bitter At First Is Sweet In The End by Lalleshwari
What is bitter at first is sweet in the end,
What is sweet at first is poison in the end.
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Jimmy Santiago Baca poet What Is Broken Is What God Blesses by Jimmy Santiago Baca
The lover's footprint in the sand
the ten-year-old kid's bare feet
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Katharine Lee Bates poet What Is Christ? by Katharine Lee Bates
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OH, what is Christ, that we should call on Him?
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Wallace Stevens poet What Is Divinity by Wallace Stevens
What is divinity if it can come
Only in silent shadows and in dreams?
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Charles Lamb poet What Is Fancy? by Charles Lamb
SISTER.
I am to write three lines, and you
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Ella Wheeler Wilcox poet What Is Flirtation? by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
What is flirtation? Really,
How can I tell you that?
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John Boyle O'Reilly poet What Is Good by John Boyle O'Reilly
“What is the real good?'
I asked in musing mood.
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Narsinh Mehta poet What Is It About Your Eyes, Love? by Narsinh Mehta
What is it about your eyes, love? Tell us, tell us truly!
It makes our hearts go flutter when you look at us and it makes our hearts go wild!
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Hiren Bhattacharyya poet What Is It That Burns In Me by Hiren Bhattacharyya
What is it that burns in me
That swells
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John Clare poet What Is Life? by John Clare
And what is Life? An hour-glass on the run,
A mist retreating from the morning sun,
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Samuel Taylor Coleridge poet What Is Life? by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Resembles Life what once was held of Light,
Too ample in itself for human sight ?
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Paramahansa Yogananda poet What Is Love? by Paramahansa Yogananda
Love is the scent with the lotus born.
It is the silent choirs of petals
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Ernest Christopher Dowson poet What Is Love? by Ernest Christopher Dowson
What is Love?
Is it a folly,
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Joseph Skipsey poet What Is Man? by Joseph Skipsey
WHAT is man? The question floweth
From the lips with ease, and yet
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Sir Walter Raleigh poet What Is Our Life by Sir Walter Raleigh
WHAT is our life? The play of passion.
Our mirth? The music of division:
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James Montgomery poet What Is Prayer? by James Montgomery
Prayer is the soul's sincere desire,
Unuttered or expressed;
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James Russell Lowell poet What Is So Rare As A Day In June by James Russell Lowell
And what is so rare as a day in June?
Then, if ever, come perfect days;
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Delmore Schwartz poet What Is To Be Given by Delmore Schwartz
What is to be given,
Is spirit, yet animal,
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William Ernest Henley poet What Is To Come by William Ernest Henley
What is to come we know not. But we know
That what has been was good--was good to show,
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Lalleshwari poet What Is Worship? Who Are This Man by Lalleshwari
What is worship? Who are this man
and this woman bringing flowers?
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Alice Walker poet What It Feels Like by Alice Walker
As if I've swallowed
A watermelon
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Yehuda Amichai poet What Kind Of A Person by Yehuda Amichai
"What kind of a person are you," I heard them say to me.
I'm a person with a complex plumbing of the soul,
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Kabir poet What Kind Of God? by Kabir

What kind of God would He be
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