Anonymous Americas

(1000-1950 / United States)

Anonymous Americas Poems

201. Shenandoah 4/5/2010
202. The Slave-Auction--A Fact 4/5/2010
203. Roll Me Over 1/1/2004
204. Negro Spirituals 4/5/2010
205. Eulogy For A Veteran 4/5/2010
206. A Son Of A Gun 4/5/2010
207. Jesse James 4/5/2010
208. The Navajo Night Way Ceremony 4/5/2010
209. Taps 4/5/2010
210. Jefferson's Daughter 4/5/2010
211. I Saw Three Ships 1/1/2004
212. Friendship 4/5/2010
213. Hellbound Train 4/5/2010
214. If All The World Were Paper 1/1/2004
215. God And The Soldier 1/1/2004
216. The Man In The Glass 4/5/2010

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  • Trish Johnston Trish Johnston (10/3/2012 3:11:00 PM)

    Beautiful! In beauty may you walk.

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Best Poem of Anonymous Americas

The Man In The Glass

When you get what you want in your struggle for self
and the world makes you king for a day
Just go to the mirror and look at yourself
and see what that man has to say

For it isn't your father or mother or wife
who judgment upon you must pass
The fellow whose verdict counts the most in your life
is the one staring back from the glass

Some people may think you a straight-shooting chum
and call you a wonderful guy
But the guy in the glass says you're only a bum
if you can't look him straight in the eye

He's the fellow to please never mind all the ...

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The Forsaken Bride

O waly waly up the bank,
And waly waly down the brae,
And waly waly yon burn-side
Where I and my Love wont to gae!
I leant my back unto an aik,
I thought it was a trusty tree;
But first it bow'd, and syne it brak,
Sae my true Love did lichtly me.

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