Classical Poems

Title Poet
While The Musician Played
O it was but a dream I had
While the musician played!--
James Whitcomb Riley poet by James Whitcomb Riley
on 4/9/2010
While The West Is Paling
While the west is paling
Starshine is begun.
William Ernest Henley poet by William Ernest Henley
on 4/12/2010
While the woods were green
WHILE the woods were green,
'Oh I' she sang, 'my heart is new,
Augusta Davies Webster poet by Augusta Davies Webster
on 4/2/2010
While Yet These Tears
While yet these tears have power to flow
For hours for ever past away;
Louise Labe poet by Louise Labe
on 4/6/2010
While Yet we may
Ancient, wrinkled dames and jealous -
They whom joyless Age downcasts -
Harry 'Breaker' Harbord Morant poet by Harry 'Breaker' Harbord Morant
on 4/24/2012
While yet we wait for spring, and from the dry
While yet we wait for spring, and from the dry
And blackening east that so embitters March,
Robert Seymour Bridges poet by Robert Seymour Bridges
on 1/3/2003
Whilst it is prime
FRESH Spring, the herald of loves mighty king,
In whose cote-armour richly are displayd
Edmund Spenser poet by Edmund Spenser
on 1/4/2003
Whilst Shepherds Watch'd
Whilst Shepherds watch'd their flocks by night,
All seated on the ground,
Nahum Tate poet by Nahum Tate
on 1/1/2004
Whimper Of Sympathy
Hawk or shrike has done this deed
Of downy feathers: rueful sight!
George Meredith poet by George Meredith
on 4/15/2010
Whip-Poor-Will And Katy-Did
Slow de night 's a-fallin',
An' I hyeah de callin,
Paul Laurence Dunbar poet by Paul Laurence Dunbar
on 4/2/2010
Whippoorwill Time
Let down the bars; drive in the cows:
The west is barred with burning rose.
Madison Julius Cawein poet by Madison Julius Cawein
on 10/5/2012
NEITHER rose leaves gathered in a jar-respectably in Boston-these-nor drops of Christ blood for a chalice-decently in Philadelphia or Baltimore.

Carl Sandburg poet by Carl Sandburg
on 1/27/2014
Whisky Poet
Whisky poet! After eating a cold supper,
the crowd Pat used to associate with
Chris Edwards poet by Chris Edwards
on 5/4/2012
Whisky Priest
Stumbling, small
Without wine
Rafey Habib poet by Rafey Habib
on 6/23/2012
Whisper Softly, Stainless Lilies
Whisper softly, stainless Lilies,
As you fold each snowy cup
Ethel Lynn Eliot Beers poet by Ethel Lynn Eliot Beers
on 9/26/2012
Whispered Intimacies
And I got your words
Meena Kandasamy poet by Meena Kandasamy
on 6/20/2012
Whispered Into Afternoon
Sun of autumn, thin and shy
And fruit drops off the trees,
Georg Trakl poet by Georg Trakl
on 1/1/2004
The whisper of temptation
Took him to hell.
Sri Chinmoy Ghose poet by Sri Chinmoy Ghose
on 4/27/2012
Whisperings in Wattle-Boughs
Oh, gaily sings the bird, and the wattle-boughs are stirr'd
And rustled by the scented breath of spring ;
Adam Lindsay Gordon poet by Adam Lindsay Gordon
on 2/27/2010
The whispers of these fearful cities tremble in the air.
The eloquence of the land merely waits for an audience.
Nasir Kazmi poet by Nasir Kazmi
on 4/13/2012
Whispers and Courses
Air urges through my waking cells.
Day breathes thicker, houses exhale us.
Jill Jones poet by Jill Jones
on 5/8/2012
Whispers Of Heavenly Death

WHISPERS of heavenly death, murmur'd I hear;
Walt Whitman poet by Walt Whitman
on 12/31/2002
Whispers of Immortality
Webster was much possessed by death
And saw the skull beneath the skin;
Thomas Stearns Eliot poet by Thomas Stearns Eliot
on 5/17/2001
Whistle Ow'r The Lave O't
My mither sent me tae the moss
For to gaither peats and dross.
Robert Burns poet by Robert Burns
on 3/29/2010
Whistling Sam
I has hyeahd o' people dancin' an' I 's hyeahd o' people singin'.
An' I 's been 'roun' lots of othahs dat could keep de banjo ringin';
Paul Laurence Dunbar poet by Paul Laurence Dunbar
on 4/2/2010
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