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Classical Poems


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Elizabeth Bishop poet While Someone Telephones by Elizabeth Bishop
Wasted, wasted minutes that couldn't be worse,
minutes of a barbaric condescension.
6.07 0
Thomas Warton Jr. poet While Summer Suns O'er the Gay Prospect Play'd by Thomas Warton Jr.
While summer suns o'er the gay prospect play'd,
Through Surrey's verdant scenes, where Epsom spread
4.65 0
Robert William Service poet While The Bannock Bakes by Robert William Service
Light up your pipe again, old chum, and sit awhile with me;
I've got to watch the bannock bake -- how restful is the air!
10.00 0
Henry Abbey poet While the Days Go By by Henry Abbey
I shall not say, our life is all in vain,
For peace may cheer the desolated hearth;
0.00 0
Lucy Maud Montgomery poet While the Fates Sleep by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Come, let us to the sunways of the west,
Hasten, while crystal dews the rose-cups fill,
4.93 0
James Whitcomb Riley poet While The Musician Played by James Whitcomb Riley
O it was but a dream I had
While the musician played!--
5.45 0
William Ernest Henley poet While The West Is Paling by William Ernest Henley
While the west is paling
Starshine is begun.
5.64 0
Augusta Davies Webster poet While the woods were green by Augusta Davies Webster
WHILE the woods were green,
'Oh I' she sang, 'my heart is new,
5.59 0
Louise Labe poet While Yet These Tears by Louise Labe
While yet these tears have power to flow
For hours for ever past away;
5.15 0
Harry 'Breaker' Harbord Morant poet While Yet we may by Harry 'Breaker' Harbord Morant
Ancient, wrinkled dames and jealous -
They whom joyless Age downcasts -
0.00 0
Robert Seymour Bridges poet While yet we wait for spring, and from the dry by Robert Seymour Bridges
While yet we wait for spring, and from the dry
And blackening east that so embitters March,
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Edmund Spenser poet Whilst it is prime by Edmund Spenser
FRESH Spring, the herald of loves mighty king,
In whose cote-armour richly are displayd
5.43 0
Nahum Tate poet Whilst Shepherds Watch'd by Nahum Tate
Whilst Shepherds watch'd their flocks by night,
All seated on the ground,
5.35 0
George Meredith poet Whimper Of Sympathy by George Meredith
Hawk or shrike has done this deed
Of downy feathers: rueful sight!
4.86 0
Paul Laurence Dunbar poet Whip-Poor-Will And Katy-Did by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Slow de night 's a-fallin',
An' I hyeah de callin,
5.58 0
Madison Julius Cawein poet Whippoorwill Time by Madison Julius Cawein
Let down the bars; drive in the cows:
The west is barred with burning rose.
0.00 0
Carl Sandburg poet Whirls by Carl Sandburg
NEITHER rose leaves gathered in a jar-respectably in Boston-these-nor drops of Christ blood for a chalice-decently in Philadelphia or Baltimore.

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Chris Edwards poet Whisky Poet by Chris Edwards
Whisky poet! After eating a cold supper,
the crowd Pat used to associate with
5.53 0
Rafey Habib poet Whisky Priest by Rafey Habib
Stumbling, small
Without wine
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Ethel Lynn Eliot Beers poet Whisper Softly, Stainless Lilies by Ethel Lynn Eliot Beers
Whisper softly, stainless Lilies,
As you fold each snowy cup
5.50 0
Meena Kandasamy poet Whispered Intimacies by Meena Kandasamy
And I got your words
Today.
1.00 0
Georg Trakl poet Whispered Into Afternoon by Georg Trakl
Sun of autumn, thin and shy
And fruit drops off the trees,
5.83 0
Sri Chinmoy Ghose poet Whisperings by Sri Chinmoy Ghose
The whisper of temptation
Took him to hell.
0.00 0
Adam Lindsay Gordon poet Whisperings in Wattle-Boughs by Adam Lindsay Gordon
Oh, gaily sings the bird, and the wattle-boughs are stirr'd
And rustled by the scented breath of spring ;
0.00 0
Nasir Kazmi poet Whispers by Nasir Kazmi
The whispers of these fearful cities tremble in the air.
The eloquence of the land merely waits for an audience.
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