Classical Poems

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Augusta Davies Webster poet Waiting, Waiting by Augusta Davies Webster
WAITING, waiting. 'Tis so far
To the day that is to come:
5.31 0
Leo Yankevich poet Wake by Leo Yankevich Rookie
The cactus pricks the window pane,
the withered rose begs for a drink.
9.00 2
Langston Hughes poet Wake by Langston Hughes
Tell all my mourners
To mourn in red --
6.11 3
Leo Yankevich poet Wake Cake by Leo Yankevich Rookie
You fly back home, sit at the kitchen table
with the wake cake. The crumbs inside the foil.
6.82 1
Henry Clay Work poet Wake Nicodemus! by Henry Clay Work
Nicodemus, the slave was of African birth,
And was bought for a bagful of gold;
5.62 0
Alfred Edward Housman poet Wake Not For The World-Heard Thunder by Alfred Edward Housman
Wake not for the world-heard thunder,
Nor the chimes that earthquakes toll;
5.43 0
John Austin poet Wake Now, My Soul, And Humbly Hear by John Austin
Wake now, my Soul, and humbly hear
What thy mild Lord commands:
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Percy Bysshe Shelley poet Wake The Serpent Not by Percy Bysshe Shelley
Wake the serpent not—lest he
Should not know the way to go,--
5.54 0
david bailey poet Wake Up by david bailey Rookie - 0 Points
wake up wake up realize your fight
wake up wake up realize your fright
5.50 0
Zia Fatehabadi poet Wake Up For It Is No Longer Dark by Zia Fatehabadi
Wake up for it is no longer dark, a new day has dawned;
Lifted are the covers that hide things from your view.
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Aldous Huxley poet Waking by Aldous Huxley
Darkness had stretched its colour,
Deep blue across the pane:
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Frances Anne Kemble poet Waking by Frances Anne Kemble
Before my senses or my soul awake,
Sorrow begins to stir within my heart;
5.53 0
Kalidasa poet Waking by Kalidasa
Even the man who is happy
glimpses something
5.75 19
John Le Gay Brereton poet Waking by John Le Gay Brereton
ABOVE us hangs the jewelled night;
And how her restful cool caresses
5.31 0
William Stafford poet Waking At 3 A.M. by William Stafford
Even in the cave of the night when you
wake and are free and lonely,
5.44 0
G. S. Sharat Chandra poet Waking At Fifty by G. S. Sharat Chandra
Show me a man who sleeps to be miserable,
I'll show you myself
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Li Po poet Waking From Drunken Sleep On A Spring Day. by Li Po
Life is a dream. No need to stir.
Remembering this I’m drunk all day.
5.73 1
Robert Bly poet Waking from Sleep by Robert Bly
Inside the veins there are navies setting forth
Tiny explosions at the water lines
9.50 3
Philip Levine poet Waking In March by Philip Levine
Last night, again, I dreamed
my children were back at home,
5.50 0
Robert Lowell poet Waking In The Blue by Robert Lowell
The night attendant, a B.U. sophomore,
rouses from the mare's-nest of his drowsy head
6.76 1
Sylvia Plath poet Waking In Winter by Sylvia Plath
I can taste the tin of the sky —- the real tin thing.
Winter dawn is the color of metal,
10.00 0
Patricio Geronimo Mariano poet Walang Katubusan by Patricio Geronimo Mariano
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James Henry Leigh Hunt poet Walcheren Expedition by James Henry Leigh Hunt
Ye brave, enduring Englishmen,
Who dash through fire and flood,
8.00 0
Ralph Waldo Emerson poet Waldeinsamkeit by Ralph Waldo Emerson
I do not count the hours I spend
In wandering by the sea;
5.14 0
George Borrow poet Waldemar’s Chase by George Borrow
Late at eve they were toiling on Harribee bank,
For in harvest men ne’er should be idle:
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