Classical Poems


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Jack Gilbert poet A Brief For The Defense by Jack Gilbert
Sorrow everywhere. Slaughter everywhere. If babies
are not starving someplace, they are starving
9.67 0
Nizar Qabbani poet A Brief Love Letter by Nizar Qabbani
My darling, I have much to say
Where o precious one shall I begin ?
4.61 1
James Brunton Stephens poet A Brisbane Reverie by James Brunton Stephens
As I sit beside my little study window, looking down
From the heights of contemplation (attic front) upon the town
5.79 0
Mark Akenside poet A British Philippic by Mark Akenside
Occasioned by the insults of the Spaniards, and the present preperations for war. 1738.
Whence this unwonted transport in my breast?
6.00 1
Rudyard Kipling poet A British-Roman Song by Rudyard Kipling
(A. D. 406)
"A Centurion of the Thirtieth"
5.48 1
Gilbert Keith Chesterton poet A Broad Minded Bishop Rebukes The Verminous St. Francis by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
If Brother Francis pardoned Brother Flea,
There still seems need of such strange charity,
5.67 0
Thomas Hardy poet A Broken Appointment by Thomas Hardy
You did not come,
And marching Time drew on, and wore me numb.
6.33 17
Samuel Taylor Coleridge poet A Broken Friendship by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Alas! they had been friends in youth;
But whispering tongues can poison truth;
7.00 1
Dina Nath Nadim poet A Broken Mirror by Dina Nath Nadim
A broken mirror
shone on junk.
5.50 0
George MacDonald poet A Broken Prayer by George MacDonald
O Lord, my God, how long
Shall my poor heart pant for a boundless joy?
5.34 0
Madison Julius Cawein poet A Broken Rainbow On The Skies Of May by Madison Julius Cawein
A Broken rainbow on the skies of May,
Touching the dripping roses and low clouds,
10.00 2
Lesbia Harford poet A Bronte Legend by Lesbia Harford
They say she was a creature of the moor,
A lover of the angels, silence bound.
5.30 0
William Butler Yeats poet A Bronze Head by William Butler Yeats
HERE at right of the entrance this bronze head,
Human, superhuman, a bird's round eye,
5.82 3
Gwendolyn Brooks poet A Bronzeville Mother Loiters In Mississippi. Meanwhile, A .. by Gwendolyn Brooks
From the first it had been like a
Ballad. It had the beat inevitable. It had the blood.
7.23 3
Robert Frost poet A Brook In The City by Robert Frost
The farmhouse lingers, though averse to square
With the new city street it has to wear
5.88 20
Sayeed Abubakar poet A Broom's Prayer by Sayeed Abubakar Gold Star - 12,691 Points
Often have I swept the floor, the veranda, the yard
and all the passages of the house.
10.00 7
Henrik Johan Ibsen poet A Brother In Need by Henrik Johan Ibsen
NOW, rallying once if ne'er again,
With flag at half-mast flown,
5.74 0
Arthur Symons poet A Brother Of The Battuti by Arthur Symons
Shed, sinful flesh, these tears of blood,
For all thy vileness all too few;
5.50 0
Countee Cullen poet A Brown Girl Dead by Countee Cullen
With two white roses on her breasts,
White candles at head and feet,
6.87 7
Edith Nesbit poet A Brown Study by Edith Nesbit
LET them sing of their primrose and cowslip,
Their daffodil-gold-coloured hair,
4.96 0
Christina Georgina Rossetti poet A Bruised Reed Shall He Not Break by Christina Georgina Rossetti
I will accept thy will to do and be,
Thy hatred and intolerance of sin,
5.14 0
Ambrose Bierce poet A Bubble by Ambrose Bierce
Mrs. Mehitable Marcia Moore
Was a dame of superior mind,
5.68 0
Robert Herrick poet A Bucolic Betwixt Two;Lacon And Thyrsis by Robert Herrick
LACON. For a kiss or two, confess,
What doth cause this pensiveness,
5.84 0
Ambrose Bierce poet A Builder by Ambrose Bierce
I saw the devil-he was working free:
A customs-house he builded by the sea.
5.67 0
John Boyle O'Reilly poet A Builder's Lesson by John Boyle O'Reilly
'HOW shall I a habit break?'
As you did that habit make.
5.45 0
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