928 match(es) found in poems

A Bird Came Down

A bird came down the walk:
He did not know I saw;
Emily Dickinson

How Do I Love Thee?

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
I love thee to the depth and breadth and height
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Theme For English B

The instructor said,
Go home and write
Langston Hughes

I Arise From Dreams Of Thee

I arise from dreams of thee
In the first sweet sleep of night,
Percy Bysshe Shelley

Sonnet 18: Shall I Compare Thee To A Summer's Day?

Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?
Thou art more lovely and more temperate.
William Shakespeare

Down Behind The Dustbin

Down behind the dustbin
I met a dog called Ted.
Michael Rosen

Go Down, Death

Weep not, weep not,
She is not dead;
James Weldon Johnson


It could be the name of a prehistoric beast
that roamed the Paleozoic earth, rising up
Billy Collins

If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem

If I forget thee, Jerusalem,
Then let my right be forgotten.
Yehuda Amichai

I'M Ceded—i'Ve Stopped Being Theirs

I'm ceded—I've stopped being Theirs—
Emily Dickinson

There's A Certain Slant Of Light (258)

There's a certain Slant of light,
Winter Afternoons--
Emily Dickinson

Sonnet Lxi: Since There's No Help

Since there's no help, come, let us kiss and part,
Nay, I have done, you get no more of me,
Michael Drayton

Down By The Salley Gardens

DOWN by the salley gardens my love and I did meet;
She passed the salley gardens with little snow-white feet.
William Butler Yeats

In The Downhill Of Life

In the downhill of life, when I find I'm declining,
May my lot no less fortunate be
William Collins

The Deer Lay Down Their Bones

I followed the narrow cliffside trail half way up the mountain
Above the deep river-canyon. There was a little cataract crossed the path,
Robinson Jeffers

Tear It Down

We find out the heart only by dismantling what
the heart knows. By redefining the morning,
Jack Gilbert

There's A Regret

There's a regret
So grinding, so immitigably sad,
William Ernest Henley

If Grief For Grief Can Touch Thee

If grief for grief can touch thee,
If answering woe for woe,
Emily Jane Brontë

I Will Not Let Thee Go

I will not let thee go.
Ends all our month-long love in this?
Robert Seymour Bridges

War Music [down On Your Knees, Achilles]

An account of books 16-19 of the Iliad by Homer.
Down on your knees, Achilles. Farther down.
Christopher Logue

Down Home

Down home to-night the moonshine falls
Across a hill with daisies pied,
Lucy Maud Montgomery

Going Down Hill On A Bicycle, A Boy's Song

WITH lifted feet, hands still,
I am poised, and down the hill
Henry Charles Beeching

My River Runs To Thee

My River runs to thee—
Blue Sea! Wilt welcome me?
Emily Dickinson

Sonnet 141: In Faith, I Do Not Love Thee With Mine Eyes

In faith, I do not love thee with mine eyes,
For they in thee a thousand errors note;
William Shakespeare

Variations On A Theme By William Carlos Williams

I chopped down the house that you had been saving to live in next summer.
Kenneth Koch

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