Top 100 Poems About: HORSE

In this page, poems on / about “horse” are listed.
  • 1.
    Black Moran

    The mule-skinner was Bill Jerome, the passengers were three;
    Two tinhorns from the dives of Nome, and Father Tim McGee.
    And as for sunny Southland bound, through weary woods they sped,
    The solitude that ringed them round was silent as the dead. read more »

    Robert William Service
  • 2.
    The Giaour

    A Fragment of a Turkish Tale

    The tale which these disjointed fragments present, is founded upon circumstances now less common in the East than formerly; either because the ladies are more circumspect than in the 'olden time', or because the Christians have better fortune, or less enterprise. The story, when entire, contained the adventures of a female slave, who was thrown, in the Mussulman manner, into the sea for infidelity, and avenged by a young Venetian, her lover, at the time the Seven Islands were possessed by the Republic of Venice, and soon after the Arnauts were beaten back from the Morea, which they had ravaged for some time subsequent to the Russian invasion. The desertion of the Mainotes on being refused the plunder of Misitra, led to the abandonment of that enterprise, and to the desolation of the Morea,during which the cruelty exercised on all sides was unparalleled even in the annals of the faithful. read more »

    George Gordon Byron
  • 3.
    Tortoise Shout

    I thought he was dumb,
    I said he was dumb,
    Yet I've heard him cry. read more »

    David Herbert Lawrence
  • 4.
    The Absent-Minded Beggar

    When you've shouted ' Rule Britannia,' when you've sung ' God save the Queen,'
    When you've finished killing Kruger with your mouth, read more »

    Rudyard Kipling
  • 5.
    Written In Germany, On One Of The Coldest Days Of The Century

    A plague on your languages, German and Norse!
    Let me have the song of the kettle;
    And the tongs and the poker, instead of that horse
    That gallops away with such fury and force read more »

    William Wordsworth
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