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  • 25.
    The Knight in Disguise

    [Concerning O. Henry (Sidney Porter)]

    "He could not forget that he was a Sidney."


    Is this Sir Philip Sidney, this loud clown,
    The darling of the glad and gaping town?

    This is that dubious hero of the press
    Whose slangy tongue and insolent address
    Were spiced to rouse on Sunday afternoon
    The man with yellow journals round him strewn.
    We laughed and dozed, then roused and read again,
    And vowed O. Henry funniest of men.
    He always worked a triple-hinged surprise
    To end the scene and make one rub his eyes.

    He comes with vaudeville, with stare and leer.
    He comes with megaphone and specious cheer.

    His troupe, too fat or short or long or lean,
    Step from the pages of the magazine
    With slapstick or sombrero or with cane:
    The rube, the cowboy or the masher vain.
    They over-act each part. But at the height
    Of banter and of canter and delight
    The masks fall off for one queer instant there
    And show real faces: faces full of care
    And desperate longing: love that's hot or cold;
    And subtle thoughts, and countenances bold.
    The masks go back. 'Tis one more joke. Laugh on!
    The goodly grown-up company is gone.

    No doubt had he occasion to address
    The brilliant court of purple-clad Queen Bess,
    He would have wrought for them the best he knew
    And led more loftily his actor-crew.
    How coolly he misquoted. 'Twas his art —
    Slave-scholar, who misquoted — from the heart.
    So when we slapped his back with friendly roar
    Æsop awaited him without the door, —
    Æsop the Greek, who made dull masters laugh
    With little tales of fox and dog and calf .

    And be it said, mid these his pranks so odd
    With something nigh to chivalry he trod
    And oft the drear and driven would defend —
    The little shopgirls' knight unto the end.
    Yea, he had passed, ere we could understand
    The blade of Sidney glimmered in his hand.
    Yea, ere we knew, Sir Philip's sword was drawn
    With valiant cut and thrust, and he was gone. read more »

  • 26.
    Tom Paine

    An Englishman was Thomas Paine
    Who bled for liberty;
    But while his fight was far from vain
    He died in poverty: read more »

  • 27.
    Art

    1

    What precious thing are you making fast
    In all these silken lines? read more »

  • 28.
    Why Washington Retreated

    1775

    Said Congress to George Washington:
    "To set this country free, read more »

  • 29.
    Alexander's Feast; Or, The Power Of Music

    'Twas at the royal feast for Persia won
    By Philip's warlike son—
    Aloft in awful state
    The godlike hero sate read more »

  • 30.
    A Day's Ride

    Bold are the mounted robbers who on stolen horses ride
    And bold the mounted troopers who patrol the Sydney side;
    But few of them, though flash they be, can ride, and few can fight
    As Walker did, for life and death, with Ward the other night. read more »

  • 31.
    Rinaldo

    CHORUS.

    To the strand! quick, mount the bark! read more »

  • 32.
    Dear Doctor, I have Read your Play

    Dear Doctor, I have read your play,
    Which is a good one in its way,
    Purges the eyes, and moves the bowels,
    And drenches handkerchiefs like towels read more »

  • 33.
    Hero and Leander: The First Sestiad

    On Hellespont, guilty of true-love's blood,
    In view and opposite two cities stood,
    Sea-borderers, disjoined by Neptune's might;
    The one Abydos, the other Sestos hight. read more »

  • 34.
    Nephelidia

    From the depth of the dreamy decline of the dawn through a notable nimbus of nebulous noonshine,
    Pallid and pink as the palm of the flag-flower that flickers with fear of the flies as they float,
    Are they looks of our lovers that lustrously lean from a marvel of mystic miraculous moonshine,
    These that we feel in the blood of our blushes that thicken and threaten with throbs through the throat? read more »

  • 35.
    The Poet as Hero

    You've heard me, scornful, harsh, and discontented,
    Mocking and loathing War: you've asked me why
    Of my old, silly sweetness I've repented--
    My ecstasies changed to an ugly cry. read more »

  • 36.
    Charge Of The Light Brigade

    HALF a league, half a league,
    Half a league onward,
    All in the valley of Death
    Rode the six hundred. read more »

New Hero Poems

  1. The Valor And Hero, Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  2. There are heroes, Harold R Hunt Sr
  3. I Know of a Hero, David Rose
  4. Yesterday's Hero, Charles Hancock
  5. Heroes, Devorah Gerber
  6. A Hero Is The Hardest Nut!, Yogi Sally Ann Slight
  7. I yearned, Amina hareed
  8. Prophecy For Story Percy Jackson And The.., Ryan Brodesser
  9. My Hero, Snerdle Nerdbergle
  10. Heroes, Jim Yerman
  11. Hero, Lauwo George
  12. My heroes, Nassy Fesharaki
  13. My Hero Is My Dad, Jan Kurlapski
  14. MY HERO, Rob Hyden
  15. A Glimpse Into The Past, Heather Burns
  16. A Vixen, Floral Flower
  17. The Hero, Bijay Kant Dubey
  18. My Hero's, Kelsey Martinson
  19. The Tear Drops Of Hero's, Timothy Long
  20. Not Your Hero, Mark Beijer
  21. My Hero, Jazz Christopher
  22. Heroes, Peter Hall
  23. My Hero, Luna Black
  24. When A Hero Comes, Vasto Grom
  25. HERO, donald kuutsi
  26. Heroes, C. Albert Andrews
  27. A True Hero, Nikki Warner
  28. Heros, jamie newcomb
  29. Hero, Alicia Meyers
  30. A Hero?, Timothy Venard
  31. What Is A Hero, Linda Patino
  32. The Hero, Julia Harner
  33. HEROES, PAUL OGUDA
  34. To be Hero, OLANIYAN KEHINDE HERO HKO
  35. ! Heroes Are Dead!, Marvin Brato Sr
  36. A Hero, Vanessa Marin
  37. Hero, Nicholas Hrynchuk
  38. Reflections, Yeremiah Hardt
  39. my hero, salsabila alkhatiry
  40. Zero, Nicholas Hrynchuk
  41. hero, Ricky Baker
  42. Heroes Are Born Within, Steven Elsner
  43. Hero's Live On Forever, Remy Cruz
  44. Hero's, Dixie Tanson
  45. My Hero, Bamisaye Adeniran
  46. My hero, Paul Prescott
  47. Unsung Hero's, (brief renderings) Joe Fazio
  48. I am My Hero, Atef Ayadi
  49. Mr. Hero, Shannon Nicole
  50. Let Me Be Your HERO, Jo Hanna Erk
  51. complications, Nyein Way
  52. Where Are The Heroes?, Lone Dog
  53. The Hero To You Not A Hero To Me, Francis Duggan
  54. The Hero and The Villain, Noel Lopez
  55. Heroes, louis clarke
  56. Hero?, Racina Rodriguez
  57. My hero, McKenzie Mickey
  58. tourism ***** JOSE RIZAL BIRTH HOME REVI.., Rommel Mark Dominguez Marchan
  59. Hero?, Mark R Slaughter
  60. my hero, danielle eager
  61. Hero's, Jim O'Donnell
  62. dont be a hero, coby salazar
  63. My one and only hero, ava smith
  64. a hero, daniel romero
  65. 'Hero', Juxtaposed Jealousy
  66. Savior, Silence Dogood
  67. Stories mirror the front, Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  68. Will there be heroes?, Christine Natale
  69. The moment of zero, Shahad Raad
  70. My Heroes Or Heroines Do Good Deeds Ever.., Francis Duggan
  71. Your Hero, Francis Duggan
  72. my hero, SMILEY FACE )
  73. If You Have Your Own Heroes, Francis Duggan
  74. Your Hero Will Never Be Mine, Francis Duggan
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