Classical Poems


Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
Banjo Paterson poet A Bush Lawyer by Banjo Paterson
When Ironbark the turtle came to Anthony's lagoon
The hills were hid behind a mist of equinoctal rain,
5.31 1
Arthur Patchett Martin poet A Bush Study, A La Watteau by Arthur Patchett Martin
HE.
See the smoke-wreaths how they curl so lightly skyward
5.50 0
Barcroft Henry Thomas Boake poet A Bushman's Love by Barcroft Henry Thomas Boake
You say we bushmen cannot love—
Our lives are too prosaic: hence
5.36 0
Banjo Paterson poet A Bushman's Song by Banjo Paterson
I’M travellin’ down the Castlereagh, and I’m a station hand,
I’m handy with the ropin’ pole, I’m handy with the brand,
5.70 1
Kenneth Slessor poet A Bushranger by Kenneth Slessor
Jackey Jackey gallops on a horse like a swallow
Where the carbines bark and the blackboys hollo.
4.48 0
George Ade poet A Business Deal by George Ade
An ancient joker, grizzled and half-bald,
With the outward seeming and the attire
0.00 0
Robert William Service poet A Busy Man by Robert William Service
This crowded life of God's good giving
No man has relished more than I;
5.70 5
Constantine P. Cavafy poet A Byzantine Nobleman In Exile Composing Verses by Constantine P. Cavafy
The frivolous can call me frivolous.
I've always been most punctilious about
5.61 0
Robert William Service poet A Cabbage Patch by Robert William Service
Folk ask if I'm alive,
Most think I'm not;
5.77 0
Alphonsus de Guimaraens poet A Cabeça de Corvo by Alphonsus de Guimaraens
0.00 0
Paul Laurence Dunbar poet A Cabin Tale by Paul Laurence Dunbar
THE YOUNG MASTER ASKS FOR A STORY
Whut you say, dah? huh, uh! chile,
5.58 1
Antonio de Castro Alves poet A Cachoeira by Antonio de Castro Alves
0.00 0
Sayeed Abubakar poet A Caged Bird by Sayeed Abubakar Rookie - 700 Points
I am like a caged bird
that doesn't ever get tired
5.78 9
Helen Hunt Jackson poet A Calendar of Sonnets: April by Helen Hunt Jackson
No days such honored days as these! While yet
Fair Aphrodite reigned, men seeking wide
5.80 1
Helen Hunt Jackson poet A Calendar of Sonnets: August by Helen Hunt Jackson
Silence again. The glorious symphony
Hath need of pause and interval of peace.
5.29 0
Helen Hunt Jackson poet A Calendar of Sonnets: December by Helen Hunt Jackson
The lakes of ice gleam bluer than the lakes
Of water 'neath the summer sunshine gleamed:
6.73 1
Helen Hunt Jackson poet A Calendar of Sonnets: February by Helen Hunt Jackson
Still lie the sheltering snows, undimmed and white;
And reigns the winter's pregnant silence still;
5.16 0
Helen Hunt Jackson poet A Calendar of Sonnets: January by Helen Hunt Jackson
O Winter! frozen pulse and heart of fire,
What loss is theirs who from thy kingdom turn
5.97 15
Helen Hunt Jackson poet A Calendar of Sonnets: July by Helen Hunt Jackson
Some flowers are withered and some joys have died;
The garden reeks with an East Indian scent
5.65 2
Helen Hunt Jackson poet A Calendar of Sonnets: June by Helen Hunt Jackson
O month whose promise and fulfilment blend,
And burst in one! it seems the earth can store
5.39 0
Helen Hunt Jackson poet A Calendar of Sonnets: March by Helen Hunt Jackson
Month which the warring ancients strangely styled
The month of war,--as if in their fierce ways
5.72 1
Helen Hunt Jackson poet A Calendar of Sonnets: May by Helen Hunt Jackson
O Month when they who love must love and wed!
Were one to go to worlds where May is naught,
5.09 0
Helen Hunt Jackson poet A Calendar of Sonnets: November by Helen Hunt Jackson
This is the treacherous month when autumn days
With summer's voice come bearing summer's gifts.
5.56 0
Helen Hunt Jackson poet A Calendar of Sonnets: October by Helen Hunt Jackson
The month of carnival of all the year,
When Nature lets the wild earth go its way,
5.61 9
Helen Hunt Jackson poet A Calendar of Sonnets: September by Helen Hunt Jackson
O golden month! How high thy gold is heaped!
The yellow birch-leaves shine like bright coins strung
5.88 0
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