Treasure Island

Classical Poems

Title Poet
I only woke this morning
To find the world is fair—
Henry Lawson poet by Henry Lawson
on 3/29/2010
3rd Chorus Mexico City Blues
Describe fires in riverbottom
sand, and the cooking;
Jack Kerouac poet by Jack Kerouac
on 3/29/2010
Christian Winther poet by Christian Winther
on 6/26/2012
at the track today,
Father's Day,
Charles Bukowski poet by Charles Bukowski
on 1/13/2003
406 [unfinished]
I do not know the meaning of the sign,
But bend before its power, as a reed bends
John Boyle O'Reilly poet by John Boyle O'Reilly
on 5/20/2012
40-Year Leases
high on compensation
they tell me right from wrong
Ali Eckermann poet by Ali Eckermann
on 5/2/2012
45 Mercy Street
In my dream,
drilling into the marrow
Anne Sexton poet by Anne Sexton
on 6/27/2006
4th Chorus Mexico City Blues
Roosevelt was worth 6, 7 million dollars
He was Tight
Jack Kerouac poet by Jack Kerouac
on 3/29/2010
4th July 1882, Malines. Midnight
Belgian, with cumbrous tread and iron boots,
Who in the murky middle of the night,
James Kenneth Stephen poet by James Kenneth Stephen
on 1/3/2003
4th March
4th March looks gay
because it's her birthday.
Sayeed Abubakar poet by Sayeed Abubakar
on 3/4/2013
Christian Winther poet by Christian Winther
on 6/26/2012
5:46, Andheri Local
In the women's compartment
of a Bombay local
Arundhathi Subramaniam poet by Arundhathi Subramaniam
on 6/25/2012
I’m all alone in this world, she said,
Ain’t got nobody to share my bed,
Langston Hughes poet by Langston Hughes
on 3/27/2010
51 Psalm
Look mercyfully down O Lord
& wash us from our sinn
Thomas Parnell poet by Thomas Parnell
on 4/17/2010
Christian Winther poet by Christian Winther
on 6/26/2012
6th April 1651 L'Amitie: To Mrs. M. Awbrey
Soule of my soule! my Joy, my crown, my friend!
A name which all the rest doth comprehend;
Katherine Philips poet by Katherine Philips
on 1/1/2004
Christian Winther poet by Christian Winther
on 6/26/2012
7 Days on the Sea
The world is a ball of water.
May Swenson poet by May Swenson
on 4/1/2010
I do not write of love: I am no lover.
I do not write of beauty: I have no woman.
Joachim du Bellay poet by Joachim du Bellay
on 1/20/2003
8 Fragments For Kurt Cobain
Genius is not a generous thing
Jim Carroll poet by Jim Carroll
on 1/13/2003
90 North
At home, in my flannel gown, like a bear to its floe,
I clambered to bed; up the globe's impossible sides
Randall Jarrell poet by Randall Jarrell
on 1/1/2004
Samuel Menashe poet by Samuel Menashe
on 12/15/2011
A Holi Lyric (For the New Generation)
It's Holi, it's Holi, dear friends.
All envy let's shun
Sunil Uniyal poet by Sunil Uniyal
on 3/24/2008
A Poet's Home
HERE in this lonely rill-engirdled spot,
The world forgetting, by the world forgot,
Charles Harpur poet by Charles Harpur
on 4/12/2010
A Slant of Sun on Dull Brown Walls
A slant of sun on dull brown walls,
A forgotten sky of bashful blue.
Stephen Crane poet by Stephen Crane
on 4/2/2010
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