Classical Poems

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Lucy Maud Montgomery poet When The Fishing Boats Go Out by Lucy Maud Montgomery
When the lucent skies of morning flush with dawning rose once more,
And waves of golden glory break adown the sunrise shore,
5.86 0
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe poet When The Fox Dies, His Skin Counts by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
WE young people in the shade
Sat one sultry day;
5.66 0
Anonymous Americas poet When The French Band Plays by Anonymous Americas
THERE'S a military band that plays, on Sunday afternoons,
In a certain nameless city's quaint old square.
5.53 0
James Whitcomb Riley poet When The Frost Is On The Punkin by James Whitcomb Riley
When the frost is on the punkin and the fodder's in the shock
And you hear the kyouck and gobble of the struttin' turkey cock
6.47 16
William Makepeace Thackeray poet When The Gloom Is On The Glen by William Makepeace Thackeray
When the moonlight's on the mountain
And the gloom is on the glen,
5.21 0
Meena Kandasamy poet When The God Drank Milk by Meena Kandasamy
This was the second time
He spanned the world
1.00 0
Nick Carbo poet When The Grain Is Golden And The Wind Is Chilly Then It Is.. by Nick Carbo
Leron-leron sinta, umakyat sa papaya
Dala-dala’y buslo’, sisidlan ng bunga
5.45 1
Guy Wetmore Carryl poet When The Great Gray Ships Come In by Guy Wetmore Carryl
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;
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James Whitcomb Riley poet When The Green Gits Back In The Trees by James Whitcomb Riley
In spring, when the green gits back in the trees,
And the sun comes out and stays,
5.56 0
Helen M. Merrill poet When The Gulls Come In by Helen M. Merrill
WHEN the gulls come in, and the shallow sings
Fresh to the wind, and the bell-buoy rings,
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James Whitcomb Riley poet When The Hearse Comes Back by James Whitcomb Riley
A thing 'at's 'bout as tryin' as a healthy man kin meet
Is some poor feller's funeral a-joggin' 'long the street:
5.43 0
Robert Kirkland Kernighan poet When The Hens Begin To Lay by Robert Kirkland Kernighan
There is laughter in the barnyard,
There is cackling o'er the way,
0.00 0
Henry Lawson poet When The Irish Flag Went By by Henry Lawson
’Twas Eight-Hour Day, and proudly
Old Labour led the way;
5.39 0
Gustave Kahn poet When The King Came To His Tower by Gustave Kahn
When the King came to his tower
the fair one came to him and said-O King
5.10 0
Alfred Edward Housman poet When The Lad For Longing Sighs by Alfred Edward Housman
When the lad for longing sighs,
Mute and dull of cheer and pale,
5.52 0
Henry Lawson poet When The Ladies Come To The Shearing Shed by Henry Lawson
‘The ladies are coming,’ the super says
To the shearers sweltering there,
5.61 0
Percy Bysshe Shelley poet When The Lamp Is Shattered by Percy Bysshe Shelley
When the lamp is shattered,
The light in the dust lies dead;
6.27 3
Harry 'Breaker' Harbord Morant poet When The Light Is As Darkness by Harry 'Breaker' Harbord Morant
The morning-tide is fair and bright,
With golden sun up-springing;
0.00 0
Katharine Lee Bates poet When The Millennium Comes by Katharine Lee Bates
WHEN the Millennium comes
Only the kings will fight,
5.71 0
Edgar Albert Guest poet When The Minister Calls by Edgar Albert Guest
When The Minister Calls
My Paw says that it used to be,
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Robert Kirkland Kernighan poet When The Old Cow Calves by Robert Kirkland Kernighan
I 'm poor, mister ; my friends are gone,
And the people on yonder farm
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Robert Kirkland Kernighan poet When The Old Dog Die by Robert Kirkland Kernighan
THERE was grieving in the woodshed,
In the kitchen there were tears,
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Paul Laurence Dunbar poet When The Old Man Smokes by Paul Laurence Dunbar
In the forenoon's restful quiet,
When the boys are off at school,
5.09 0
Eugene Field poet When The Poet Came by Eugene Field
The ferny places gleam at morn,
The dew drips off the leaves of corn;
5.19 0
Stephen Crane poet When The Prophet, A Complacent Fat Man by Stephen Crane
When the prophet, a complacent fat man,
Arrived at the mountain-top,
5.61 0
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