Classical Poems


Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
Arthur Symons poet Veneta Marina by Arthur Symons
The masts rise white to the stars,
White on the night of the sky,
5.91 1
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe poet Venetian Epigrams I by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Sarcophagi, urns, were all covered with lifelike scenes,
fauns dancing with girls from a Bacchanalian choir,
5.41 0
Amy Lowell poet Venetian Glass by Amy Lowell
As one who sails upon a wide, blue sea
Far out of sight of land, his mind intent
5.33 0
Elinor Morton Wylie poet Venetian Interior by Elinor Morton Wylie
Allegra, rising from her canopied dreams,
Slides both white feet across the slanted beams
4.88 1
Osip Emilevich Mandelstam poet Venetian Life by Osip Emilevich Mandelstam
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The meaning of somber and barren
5.22 0
Rainer Maria Rilke poet Venetian Morning by Rainer Maria Rilke
Windows pampered like princes always see
what on occasion deigns to trouble us:
4.87 0
Arthur Symons poet Venetian Night by Arthur Symons
Her eyes in the darkness shone, in the twilight shed
By the gondola bent like the darkness over her head.
5.75 0
Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson poet Venevil by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
Fair Venevil hastened with tripping feet
Her lover to meet.
5.65 0
Holger Drachmann poet Venezia by Holger Drachmann
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Sophus Niels Christen Claussen poet Venezianske Fantasier by Sophus Niels Christen Claussen
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Leo Yankevich poet Vengeance Is Mine, Says The Lord,1943 by Leo Yankevich Rookie
(In memory of the German and Russian soldiers buried
together in mass graves during the battle of Stalingrad.)
6.38 0
Paul Laurence Dunbar poet Vengeance Is Sweet by Paul Laurence Dunbar
When I was young I longed for Love,
And held his glory far above
5.65 2
Bliss William Carman poet Veni Creator by Bliss William Carman
I
LORD of the grass and hill,
5.17 0
Czeslaw Milosz poet Veni Seer by Czeslaw Milosz

Come, Holy Spirit,
8.50 0
John Dryden poet Veni, Creator Spiritus by John Dryden
Creator Spirit, by whose aid
The world's foundations first were laid,
5.51 0
Victor Marie Hugo poet Veni, Vidi, Vixi (French & English) by Victor Marie Hugo
J'ai bien assez vécu, puisque dans mes douleurs
Je marche, sans trouver de bras qui me secourent,
5.83 0
Arthur Symons poet Venice by Arthur Symons
Water and marble and that silentness
Which is not broken by a wheel or hoof;
5.59 0
Frances Anne Kemble poet Venice by Frances Anne Kemble
Night in her dark array
Steals o'er the ocean,
5.50 0
Boris Pasternak poet Venice by Boris Pasternak
The clatter of a cloudy pane
Awoke me in the small hours.
6.10 0
Herbert Asquith poet Venice by Herbert Asquith
IN domes of dim and ancient gold,
In cloisters, where the lightning plays,
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poet Venice by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
White swan of cities, slumbering in thy nest
So wonderfully built among the reeds
6.15 0
Christopher Pearse Cranch poet Venice by Christopher Pearse Cranch
WHILE the skies of this northern November
Scowl down with a darkening menace,
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Robert Laurence Binyon poet Venice by Robert Laurence Binyon
White clouds that rose clouds chase
Till the sky laughs round, blue and bare;
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Erica Jong poet Venice, November, 1966 by Erica Jong
With his head full of Shakespearean tempests
and old notions of poetic justice,
5.64 0
Sophus Niels Christen Claussen poet Veninderne by Sophus Niels Christen Claussen
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