Top 100 Poems About: LIFE

In this page, poems on / about “life” are listed.
  • 1.
    Le Manteau De Pascal

    I have put on my great coat it is cold.

    It is an outer garment. read more »

    Jorie Graham
  • 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.
    Lover's Gifts Iv: She Is Near To My Heart

    She is near to my heart as the meadow-flower to the earth; she is
    sweet to me as sleep is to tired limbs. My love for her is my life
    flowing in its fullness, like a river in autumn flood, running with
    serene abandonment. My songs are one with my love, like the murmur read more »

    Rabindranath Tagore
  • 4.
    The Fury Of Abandonment

    Someone lives in a cave
    eating his toes,
    I know that much.
    Someone little lives under a bush read more »

    Anne Sexton
  • 5.
    Do You Remember Once . . .

    Do you remember once, in Paris of glad faces,
    The night we wandered off under the third moon's rays
    And, leaving far behind bright streets and busy places,
    Stood where the Seine flowed down between its quiet quais? read more »

    Alan Seeger
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