Classical Poems


Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
Rainer Maria Rilke poet What Survives by Rainer Maria Rilke
Who says that all must vanish?
Who knows, perhaps the flight
6.06 2
Kazi Nazrul Islam poet What Sweet Wine Is This by Kazi Nazrul Islam
Oh Arabian wine-girl what sweet wine is this!
I am fully intoxicated and my eyes get red.
0.00 0
George MacDonald poet What The Auld Fowk Are Thinkin by George MacDonald
The bairns i' their beds, worn oot wi' nae wark,
Are sleepin, nor ever an eelid winkin;
0.00 0
Thomas Moore poet What The Bee Is To The Floweret by Thomas Moore
What the bee is to the floweret,
When he looks for honey-dew,
4.62 0
John Greenleaf Whittier poet What The Birds Said by John Greenleaf Whittier
The birds against the April wind
Flew northward, singing as they flew;
5.70 1
Tishani Doshi poet What The Body Knows by Tishani Doshi
The body dances in a darkened room
Turning itself inside out
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Francis Bret Harte poet What The Bullet Sang by Francis Bret Harte
O joy of creation
To be!
8.00 0
Siegfried Sassoon poet What The Captain Said At The Point-To-Point by Siegfried Sassoon
I’ve had a good bump round; my little horse
Refused the brook first time,
5.72 0
Basil Bunting poet What The Chairman Told Tom by Basil Bunting
Poetry? It's a hobby.
I run model trains.
7.50 0
Francis Bret Harte poet What The Chimney Sang by Francis Bret Harte
Over the chimney the night-wind sang
And chanted a melody no one knew;
0.00 0
Vachel Lindsay poet What The Coal-Heaver Said by Vachel Lindsay
The moon's an open furnace door
Where all can see the blast,
5.33 0
Lisel Mueller poet What The Dog Perhaps Hears by Lisel Mueller
If an inaudible whistle
blown between our lips
6.12 5
Francis Bret Harte poet What The Engines Said by Francis Bret Harte
(OPENING OF THE PACIFIC RAILROAD)
What was it the Engines said,
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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:
5.61 0
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,
5.71 0
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.
5.56 0
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,
0.00 0
Vachel Lindsay poet What The Hyena Said by Vachel Lindsay
The moon is but a golden skull,
She mounts the heavens now,
5.70 0
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.
5.50 0
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.
5.44 0
Vachel Lindsay poet What The Moon Saw by Vachel Lindsay
Two statesmen met by moonlight.
Their ease was partly feigned.
5.59 0
Rudyard Kipling poet What The People Said by Rudyard Kipling
By the well, where the bullocks go
Silent and blind and slow --
5.76 0
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,
5.74 0
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