Classical Poems

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Eugene Field poet "Lollyby, Lolly, Lollyby" by Eugene Field
Last night, whiles that the curfew bell ben ringing,
I heard a moder to her dearie singing
5.09 4
Emily Jane Brontë poet "Me Thinks This Heart..." by Emily Jane Brontë
Me thinks this heart should rest awhile
So stilly round the evening falls
5.67 0
Roald Dahl poet "Mike Teavee..." by Roald Dahl
The most important thing we've learned,
So far as children are concerned,
7.82 26
Emily Dickinson poet "Nature" Is What We See by Emily Dickinson
"Nature" is what we see—
6.31 52
Dorothy Parker poet "Star Light, Star Bright--" by Dorothy Parker
Star, that gives a gracious dole,
What am I to choose?
6.88 15
Emily Dickinson poet "Unto Me?" I Do Not Know You by Emily Dickinson
"Unto Me?" I do not know you—
5.72 13
Banjo Paterson poet "We'Re All Australians Now" by Banjo Paterson
Australia takes her pen in hand
To write a line to you,
5.56 2
Emily Dickinson poet "Why Do I Love" You, Sir? by Emily Dickinson
"Why do I love" You, Sir?
6.49 81
Alfred Lord Tennyson poet ŒNone by Alfred Lord Tennyson
There lies a vale in Ida, lovelier
Than all the valleys of Ionian hills.
5.55 1
Kostas Karyotakis poet Ζωές (Lives) by Kostas Karyotakis
And so they go and die the same way they live.
I speak of lives given to the light
5.41 0
Kostas Karyotakis poet Νοσταλγία (N.. by Kostas Karyotakis
From the depth of good times
our loves greet us bitterly
5.78 0
Ogden Nash poet à Bas Ben Adhem by Ogden Nash
My fellow man I do not care for.
I often ask me, What's he there for?
5.68 2
Emily Dickinson poet "470" by Emily Dickinson
How good—to be alive!
How infinite—to be
8.80 3
Naim Frashëri poet "History Of Scanderbeg&Quot; Excerpt From Canto V by Naim Frashëri
Krujë oh blessed citadel
await, await for Scanderbeg!
0.00 0
Rita Dove poet "I Have Been A Stranger In A Strange Land&Quot; by Rita Dove
It wasn't bliss. What was bliss
but the ordinary life? She'd spend hours
7.00 2
Jill Jones poet "It Wasn't Anywhere" by Jill Jones
It wasn't anywhere I lived
exactly, it was more like time
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Mirza Ghalib poet "No, I Wasn'T Meant To Love And Be Loved&Quot; by Mirza Ghalib
No, I wasn't meant to love and be loved.
If I'd lived longer, I would have waited longer.
9.67 2
Rita Dove poet "Teach Us To Number Our Days&Quot; by Rita Dove
In the old neighborhood, each funeral parlor
is more elaborate than the last.
9.00 2
Anna Akhmatova poet "Thank You, God..." by Anna Akhmatova
Thank you, God: I dream of him more seldom,
And don't see him now in every place,
6.00 2
Mark Strand poet "The Dreadful Has Already Happened&Quot; by Mark Strand
The relatives are leaning over, staring expectantly.
They moisten their lips with their tongues. I can feel
9.50 0
Herman Melville poet "The Ribs And Terrors In The Whale" by Herman Melville
The ribs and terrors in the whale,
Arched over me a dismal gloom,
9.00 1
Donald Justice poet "There Is A Gold Light In Certain Old Paintings" by Donald Justice
There is a gold light in certain old paintings
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Martin Harrison poet "Thoughts spoken out loud...." by Martin Harrison
Thoughts spoken out loud
breath impelled below in the tidal estuary, in the river
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Robert Lowell poet "To Speak Of Woe That Is In Marriage&Quot; by Robert Lowell
"The hot night makes us keep our bedroom windows open.
Our magnolia blossoms.Life begins to happen.
6.89 9
Bill Knott poet (desire)threadbare(Desires) by Bill Knott
-to S.
The light lay in shreds across the bed,
5.68 0
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