Classical Poems

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Ramprasad Sen poet Why Disappear Into Formless Trance? by Ramprasad Sen
O wavering mind,
awaken your upward-flowing awareness.
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Robert William Service poet Why Do Birds Sing? by Robert William Service
Let poets piece prismatic words,
Give me the jewelled joy of birds!
10.00 0
Emily Dickinson poet Why Do I Love You, Sir? by Emily Dickinson
"Why do I love" You, Sir?
9.44 2
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt poet Why Do I Love? by Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
Why do I love?
Is it for men to choose
5.40 0
Osip Emilevich Mandelstam poet Why Do The Clock-Hopperssing by Osip Emilevich Mandelstam
Why do the clock-hopperssing,
And fever rustle
5.50 0
Meena Kandasamy poet Why Do The Heroes Die? by Meena Kandasamy
Unlike in fairy tales, young heroes die.
All the dazzling princes, strong men of might,
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Archibald Lampman poet Why Do Ye Call The Poet Lonely by Archibald Lampman
Why do ye call the poet lonely,
Because he dreams in lonely places?
5.31 0
Patrick Henry Pearse poet Why Do Ye Torture Me? by Patrick Henry Pearse
Why are ye torturing me, O desires of my heart?
Torturing me and paining me by day and by night?
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Lalleshwari poet Why Do You Dote Upon Someone, My Soul by Lalleshwari
Why do you dote upon someone, my Soul,
who is not your true love?
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Lalleshwari poet Why Do You Grope Thus Like The Blind? by Lalleshwari
Why do you grope thus like the blind ?
Pray, doubt not what I say to you:
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Stephen Crane poet Why Do You Strive For Greatness, Fool? by Stephen Crane
Why do you strive for greatness, fool?
Go pluck a bough and wear it.
5.92 0
Lesbia Harford poet Why Does She Put Me To Many Indignities by Lesbia Harford
Why does she put me to many indignities,
Shifts to prevent myself thinking upon her,
5.50 0
Thomas E. Spencer poet Why Doherty Died by Thomas E. Spencer
It was out on the Bogan near Billabong Creek
Where the sky shines like brass seven days in the week,
5.52 0
Francis Quarles poet Why Dost Thou Shade Thy Lovely Face? by Francis Quarles
1 Why dost thou shade thy lovely face? Oh, why
2 Does that eclipsing hand so long deny
5.33 0
Dylan Thomas poet Why East Wind Chills by Dylan Thomas
Why east wind chills and south wind cools
Shall not be known till windwell dries
5.59 1
Alfred Austin poet Why England Is Conservative by Alfred Austin
Because of our dear Mother, the fair Past,
On whom twin Hope and Memory safely lean,
5.77 0
Paul Laurence Dunbar poet Why Fades A Dream by Paul Laurence Dunbar
WHY fades a dream?
An iridescent ray
5.09 0
Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin poet Why Feed The Early Signs Of Boredom? by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin
Why feed the early signs of boredom
With sinister and dismal thought,
5.12 0
Robert Herrick poet Why Flowers Change Colour by Robert Herrick
These fresh beauties, we can prove,
Once were virgins, sick of love,
5.47 0
Lalleshwari poet Why Have You Sunk Deep In The Sea by Lalleshwari
Why have you sunk deep in the sea
of the illusory pleasures of the world?
0.00 0
Francis William Lauderdale Adams poet Why He Loves Her by Francis William Lauderdale Adams
YOU ask me why I love her,
As I love nought on earth?
5.39 0
Edwin Arlington Robinson poet Why He Was There by Edwin Arlington Robinson
Much as he left it when he went from us
Here was the room again where he had been
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Robert Browning poet Why I Am A Liberal by Robert Browning
"Why?" Because all I haply can and do,
All that I am now, all I hope to be,--
5.60 0
Frank O'Hara poet Why I Am Not A Painter by Frank O'Hara
I am not a painter, I am a poet.
Why? I think I would rather be
7.20 9
Arthur Bayldon poet Why I Am Poor by Arthur Bayldon
Because, my friends I have a savage glee
In drinking to the dregs the draughts of life
10.00 0
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