Classical Poems


Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
Samina Raja poet Why Was The Earth Created? by Samina Raja
Why was the sky created,
stars beyond stars
5.47 0
Ellis Parker Butler poet Why Washington Retreated by Ellis Parker Butler
1775
Said Congress to George Washington:
5.72 0
Edgar Albert Guest poet Why We Fight by Edgar Albert Guest
This is the thing we fight:
A cry of terror in the night;
0.00 0
Lisel Mueller poet Why We Tell Stories by Lisel Mueller
For Linda Foster
I
6.78 1
Lady Jane Wilde poet Why Weepest Thou? by Lady Jane Wilde
Why weepest thou?
A few more hours dreary,
0.00 0
Taras Shevchenko poet Why Weighs The Heart Heavy? by Taras Shevchenko Rookie
Why weighs the heart heavy? ? Why drags life so dreary?
Why is the heart weeping and sobbing and sighing
10.00 0
John Skelton poet Why Were Ye Calliope Embrawdered With Letters Of Golde ? by John Skelton
CALLIOPE,
As ye may se,
0.00 0
Mathilde Blind poet Why Will You Haunt Me by Mathilde Blind
Why will you haunt me unawares,
And walk into my sleep,
4.95 0
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis poet Why! by Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Sisters!
I've thought o'er this until my brain has blisters.
5.50 0
Emily Dickinson poet Why&Mdash;Do They Shut Me Out Of Heaven? by Emily Dickinson
248
Why—do they shut Me out of Heaven?
8.80 0
William Ernest Henley poet Why, My Heart, Do We Love Her So? by William Ernest Henley
Why, my heart, do we love her so?
(Geraldine, Geraldine!)
5.58 0
James Clerk Maxwell poet Why, When Our Sun Shines Clearest by James Clerk Maxwell
Why, when our sun shines clearest,
Why, when our hopes seen nearest,
5.38 0
Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Blok poet Why, Why Forever by Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Blok
Why, why forever to the deadly line
I'm pushed unpityingly by blows of the Fortune?
0.00 0
Walter Savage Landor poet Why, Why Repine by Walter Savage Landor
Why, why repine, my pensive friend,
At pleasures slipp'd away?
5.21 0
Joseph Seamon Cotter poet Why? by Joseph Seamon Cotter
The little child crosses the street--
Why does she wave to me?
0.00 0
Walter de la Mare poet Why? by Walter de la Mare
Ever, ever
Stir and shiver
6.05 1
Robert William Service poet Why? by Robert William Service
He was our leader and our guide;
He was our saviour and our star.
10.00 0
Stephen Crane poet Why? by Stephen Crane
Behold, the grave of a wicked man,
And near it, a stern spirit.
5.61 0
Kazi Nazrul Islam poet Why? by Kazi Nazrul Islam
Why must a thorn
The flower adorn?
0.00 0
Gamaliel Bradford poet Why? by Gamaliel Bradford
Hist! Zop!
The world is all awry.
0.00 0
Spike Milligan poet Why? by Spike Milligan
American Detectives
Never remove their hats
5.21 1
Henry Lawson poet Wide Lies Australia by Henry Lawson
Wide lies Australia! The seas that surround her
Flow for her unity – all states in one.
5.58 0
Henry Lawson poet Wide Spaces by Henry Lawson
When my last long-beer has vanished and the truth is left unsaid;
When each sordid care is banished from my chair and from my bed,
6.14 0
Anton Wildgans poet Widmung by Anton Wildgans
0.00 0
Eduard Duller poet Widmung by Eduard Duller
5.50 0
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