756 match(es) found in poems

Don't Go Far Off

Don't go far off, not even for a day, because --
because -- I don't know how to say it: a day is long
Pablo Neruda

Taking Off Emily Dickinson's Clothes

First, her tippet made of tulle,
easily lifted off her shoulders and laid
Billy Collins

A Game of Fives

Five little girls, of Five, Four, Three, Two, One:
Rolling on the hearthrug, full of tricks and fun.
Lewis Carroll

The Send-off

Down the close, darkening lanes they sang their way
To the siding-shed,
Wilfred Owen

I Am Offering This Poem

I am offering this poem to you,
since I have nothing else to give.
Jimmy Santiago Baca

Spring Offensive

1 Halted against the shade of a last hill,
2 They fed, and, lying easy, were at ease
Wilfred Owen

The Beautiful Game (soccer)

I love you more than my old soccer cleats,
The ones I’ll never give up.
Gab Oso

The Night Game

Some of us believe
We would have conceived romantic
Robert Pinsky

Oft, in the Stilly Night

Oft, in the stilly night,
Ere slumber's chain has bound me,
Thomas Moore

To Any Dead Officer

Well, how are things in Heaven? I wish you’d say,
Because I’d like to know that you’re all right.
Siegfried Sassoon

Ballade Of A Talked-Off Ear

Daily I listen to wonder and woe,
Nightly I hearken to knave or to ace,
Dorothy Parker

Strange Is The Path When You Offer Love

Do not mention the name of love,
O my simple-minded companion.

Before The Game

Shut one eye then the other
Peek into every corner of yourself
Vasko Popa

O You Whom I Often And Silently Come

O YOU whom I often and silently come where you are, that I may be
Walt Whitman

The Offer

I want to locate a bit of you, cradle it,
say: this, there is no word for this.
Jeffrey McDaniel

Often I Am Permitted to Return to a Meadow

as if it were a scene made-up by the mind,
that is not mine, but is a made place,
Robert Duncan

Chili Cook-off

Have you ever been to a Chili Cook-off?
With delicious smells wafting in the air?
Marilyn Lott

A Day Off

Let us put awhile away
All the cares of work-a-day,
Lucy Maud Montgomery

Off the Ground

Three jolly Farmers
Once bet a pound
Walter de la Mare

Sonnet 128: How oft, when thou, my music, music play'st

How oft, when thou, my music, music play'st,
Upon that blessèd wood whose motion sounds
William Shakespeare

If I should cast off this tattered coat,

If I should cast off this tattered coat,
And go free into the mighty sky;
Stephen Crane

If By Chance Your Eye Offend You

If by chance your eye offend you,
Pluck it out, lad, and be sound:
Alfred Edward Housman


A THOUSAND perfect men and women appear,
Walt Whitman

Ladies Night in the Offing

It happened on Tuesday evening
An entertainment was discussed,
Harold Tormoehlen

I know some lonely Houses off the Road

I know some lonely Houses off the Road
Emily Dickinson

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