Classical Poems


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Ella Wheeler Wilcox poet A Burial by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Today I had a burial of my dead.
There was no shroud, no coffin, and no pall,
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John Donne poet A Burnt Ship by John Donne
Out of a fired ship, which by no way
But drowning could be rescued from the flame,
5.88 5
Banjo Paterson poet A Bush Christening by Banjo Paterson
On the outer Barcoo where the churches are few,
And men of religion are scanty,
5.54 0
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis poet A Bush Christmas by Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
The sun burns hotly thro' the gums
As down the road old Rogan comes
5.82 0
Henry Lawson poet A Bush Girl by Henry Lawson
She's milking in the rain and dark,
As did her mother in the past.
5.68 4
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
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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
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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.
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George Ade poet A Business Deal by George Ade
An ancient joker, grizzled and half-bald,
With the outward seeming and the attire
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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
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Robert William Service poet A Cabbage Patch by Robert William Service
Folk ask if I'm alive,
Most think I'm not;
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Alphonsus de Guimaraens poet A Cabeça De Corvo by Alphonsus de Guimaraens
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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
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Sayeed Abubakar poet A Caged Bird by Sayeed Abubakar Veteran Poet - 1,778 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.
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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:
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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;
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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
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