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  • Rookie - 10 Points Don Taylor (11/4/2014 11:33:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply
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    I'm looking for the poem containing these lines. " When duty wispers low thou must, the youth repllies, I can." seems like it starts with " wanting wisdom, void of right(maybe light) who shall nerve heroic boys to hazard all in freedom's fight?"
    thanks for the help!

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    • Rookie - 10 Points Soul Watcher (11/5/2014 3:45:00 AM) Post reply

      Gotcha! ! This poem is written by Ralph Waldo Emerson under this title " VOLUNTARIES" Here is the link of that poem: http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/voluntaries/ Enjoy it Don..: -)

  • Rookie - 19 Points Michael Anceravige (11/1/2014 5:55:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    I have been trying to find the author and name of a few lines from a poem. It has been haunting me for 43 years to find the answer. All I have are a few lines- -
    OH I HATE A TRIST A PLEDGE
    A TROTH WITH YESTERDAY
    TODAY A WISOM LASS WITH LIPS OF PALE
    EYES FLUSHED A LILLY POPPIES
    TAUNTS ME, TEMPTS ME
    BUT YONDER, IN THE TWILIGHT, AT THE STILE
    WAITS YESTERDAY.

    cAN ANYONE HELP IDENTIFY THE AUTHOR AND THE POEM??

    mIKE a.

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    • Rookie - 19 Points Laura Burns (11/1/2014 8:21:00 PM) Post reply | Read 2 replies

      REMEMBRANCE Oh. I ha'e a tryst, a pledge, A troth with Yesterday. Today, A winsome lass wi' smilin' eyes, Wi' red lips flashin', wi' cheeks as pale As lily buds and flushed as poppies, Tempt ... more

  • Rookie - 0 Points Andrew Y (11/1/2014 1:06:00 PM) Post reply

    I'm looking for a poem my grandma used to say. Something like...

    An artists was in heaven painting today
    And as he stooped to pray
    He spilled his paints

    ...and the spilled paints become a sunset.

    Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!

  • Veteran Poet - 4,978 Points Lorraine Margueritte Gasrel Black (10/31/2014 12:17:00 AM) Post reply

    Awhile ago I read a poem on PoemHunter which starts off with ghosts in the attic who don't pay rent...it was really funny...does anyone know the title and the name of the poet? I thought I added it to my favorite poems list but it's not there...HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY HALLOWEEN! ! !

  • Rookie - 5 Points Kevin Boldenow (10/29/2014 7:49:00 PM) Post reply | Read 2 replies

    Can anyone tell me the name of this poem by Sara Teasdale and when it was published.

    There will come soft rain and the smell of the ground,
    And swallows circling with their shimmering sound;
    And frogs in the pools singing at night,
    And wild plum-trees in tremulous white;
    Robins will wear their feathery fire
    Whistling their whims on a low fence-wire;
    And not one will know of the war, not one
    Will care at last when it is done.
    Not one would mind, neither bird nor tree
    If mankind perished utterly;
    And Spring herself, when she woke at dawn,
    Would scarcely know that we were gone.
    - Sara Teasdale

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  • Rookie - 0 Points Aimee H (10/24/2014 1:23:00 PM) Post reply

    Hello all,
    I'm looking for a poem that I think may be by either Robert Frost or Robert Service for my dad to read to my grandma who is dying. I remember her reading it to me probably twenty years ago and telling me it was one of her favourites.
    I don't remember any specific lines, just the idea of it.
    It was something about a man looking for god in a church and he wasn't there,
    looking for god in various other places and he wasn't there
    I think maybe a child died?
    And then, at the end the line is maybe " and I saw god" or " and there was god" , or " and saw the face of god" .
    I know this is very vague and I apologize, but if anyone knew what this may be, it would be greatly appreciated.
    Thank you again,
    Aimee

  • Rookie - 0 Points James Pemblington (10/24/2014 10:34:00 AM) Post reply

    were looking for a poem that has the following line is, any help would be gratefully received;

    " It's a plumber i am and im proud of me trade,
    and i tells ya, i cant understand why Kiplin should speak
    of his solders and squads
    when theres heros like me in the land?
    And i was once called form bed, on a cold frosty night
    to go to a house of a toff
    just to look at a tap of the scullery sink that they says they couldnt trun off
    so i puts on me coat and i puts of me hat and i goes to the house right away"

    Thank you for any help

  • Gold Star - 12,355 Points Mohammad Skati (10/22/2014 5:12:00 PM) Post reply

    Is there any poem about a sailor who lost his boat away?I need some help. Thanks.

  • Rookie - 5 Points Tom Mitchell (10/20/2014 9:32:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Hey. Does anyone on here know of any poems written about the British Empire or any of its individual colonies between around 1830 and 1870?Thanks.

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    • Rookie - 5 Points Laura Burns (10/23/2014 9:23:00 AM) Post reply

      Samuel Rogers's " Written in 1834" is one. You can find it on this site.

  • Gold Star - 13,977 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (10/18/2014 9:59:00 AM) Post reply

    I am interested in world classic poems even if they are older. The great Italian Poet Dante's Divine comedy is one among them. I likes to read the portions in such enthusiasm and pride in reading classic poems as a poem lover. It is also felt to read the reviews of the poems of classic to understand it well.

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