Classical Poems


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Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis poet A Different Meaning by Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
It is truly as lucid as lucid can be;
It is plain as the nose on your face
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Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis poet A Different Route by Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Say you have some great objective.
Very well. Be calm, reflective;
5.82 0
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis poet A Digger's Tale by Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
'My oath!' the Duchess sez. 'You'd not ixpect
Sich things as that. Yeh don't mean kangaroos?
5.58 0
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt poet A Digit Of The Moon by Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
This book is written for Man's ultimate need,
A creed of joy sent down to the aged Earth
5.42 0
Alison Croggon poet A Digression by Alison Croggon

Being proved non-existent, I rejoiced in the delicious air. Alas, an angel grabbed me by the heel and started whispering flatteries. I floated to th
0.00 0
Ambrose Bierce poet A Dilemma by Ambrose Bierce
Filled with a zeal to serve my fellow men,
For years I criticised their prose and verges:
5.67 0
Augusta Davies Webster poet A Dilettante by Augusta Davies Webster
Good friend, be patient: goes the world awry?
well, can you groove it straight with all your pains?
5.49 0
Percy Bysshe Shelley poet A Dirge by Percy Bysshe Shelley
Rough wind, that moanest loud
Grief too sad for song;
5.52 2
Christina Georgina Rossetti poet A Dirge by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Why were you born when the snow was falling?
You should have come to the cuckoo's calling
5.45 0
Edith Nesbit poet A Dirge by Edith Nesbit
LET Summer go
To other gardens; here we have no need of her.
5.68 0
Amy Levy poet A Dirge by Amy Levy
"Mein Herz, mein Herz ist traurig
Doch lustig leuchtet der Mai"

5.29 0
John Webster poet A Dirge by John Webster
CALL for the robin-redbreast and the wren,
Since o'er shady groves they hover,
5.48 0
Vachel Lindsay poet A Dirge For A Righteous Kitten by Vachel Lindsay
To be intoned, all but the two italicized lines, which are to be spoken in a snappy, matter-of-fact way.
Ding-dong, ding-dong, ding-dong.
5.63 0
Herman Melville poet A Dirge For Mcpherson by Herman Melville
Arms reversed and banners creped -
Muffled drums;
5.53 0
Henry Lawson poet A Dirge Of Joy by Henry Lawson
Oh! this is a joyful dirge, my friends, and this is a hymn of praise;
And this is a clamour of Victory, and a p├Žan of Ancient Days.
6.04 0
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis poet A Dirge Of The Morning After by Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
VOICE OF THE PEOPLE (wailing dismally):
'Who can deliver us, Lord of our destiny!
5.73 0
William Schwenck Gilbert poet A Discontented Sugar Broker by William Schwenck Gilbert
A gentleman of City fame
Now claims your kind attention;
5.42 0
James Whitcomb Riley poet A Discouraging Model by James Whitcomb Riley
Just the airiest, fairiest slip of a thing,
With a Gainsborough hat, like a butterfly's wing,
5.36 1
Edgar Albert Guest poet A Discussion by Edgar Albert Guest
She put her arms about my neck,
And whispered low to me:
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Wallace Stevens poet A Disillusionment Of Ten O'Clock by Wallace Stevens
The houses are haunted
By white night-gowns.
6.36 2
Mark Doty poet A Display Of Mackerel by Mark Doty
They lie in parallel rows,
on ice, head to tail,
7.86 3
Banjo Paterson poet A Disqualified Jockey's Story by Banjo Paterson
You see, the thing was this way -- there was me,
That rode Panopply, the Splendor mare,
5.10 0
John Boyle O'Reilly poet A Dissapointment by John Boyle O'Reilly
HER hair was a waving bronze, and her eyes
Deep wells that might cover a brooding soul;
5.48 0
Weldon Kees poet A Distance From The Sea by Weldon Kees
To Ernest Brace
"And when the seven thunders had uttered their voices, I was
5.29 0
John Lyly poet A Dittie by John Lyly
Behold her lockes like wiers of beaten gold,
her eies like starres that twinkle in the skie,
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