Classical Poems


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Pablo Neruda poet What Spain Was Like by Pablo Neruda
Spain was a taut, dry drum-head
Daily beating a dull thud
5.27 1
Benjamin Zephaniah poet What Stephen Lawrence Has Taught Us by Benjamin Zephaniah
We know who the killers are,
We have watched them strut before us
5.83 8
Malay Roy Choudhury poet What Subject What Subject by Malay Roy Choudhury
Arrey Rabindranath, remember? I danced with you?
raised half-folk ding-dong around my fingers on monochord
0.00 0
Rainer Maria Rilke poet What Survives by Rainer Maria Rilke
Who says that all must vanish?
Who knows, perhaps the flight
6.06 2
Kazi Nazrul Islam poet What Sweet Wine is This by Kazi Nazrul Islam
Oh Arabian wine-girl what sweet wine is this!
I am fully intoxicated and my eyes get red.
0.00 0
George MacDonald poet What The Auld Fowk Are Thinkin by George MacDonald
The bairns i' their beds, worn oot wi' nae wark,
Are sleepin, nor ever an eelid winkin;
0.00 0
Thomas Moore poet What the Bee Is To the Floweret by Thomas Moore
What the bee is to the floweret,
When he looks for honey-dew,
4.62 0
John Greenleaf Whittier poet What the Birds Said by John Greenleaf Whittier
The birds against the April wind
Flew northward, singing as they flew;
5.70 1
Tishani Doshi poet What The Body Knows by Tishani Doshi
The body dances in a darkened room
Turning itself inside out
0.00 0
Francis Bret Harte poet What The Bullet Sang by Francis Bret Harte
O joy of creation
To be!
8.00 0
Siegfried Sassoon poet What the Captain Said at the Point-to-Point by Siegfried Sassoon
I’ve had a good bump round; my little horse
Refused the brook first time,
5.72 0
Basil Bunting poet What The Chairman Told Tom by Basil Bunting
Poetry? It's a hobby.
I run model trains.
7.50 0
Francis Bret Harte poet What The Chimney Sang by Francis Bret Harte
Over the chimney the night-wind sang
And chanted a melody no one knew;
0.00 0
Vachel Lindsay poet What the Coal-Heaver Said by Vachel Lindsay
The moon's an open furnace door
Where all can see the blast,
5.33 0
Lisel Mueller poet What The Dog Perhaps Hears by Lisel Mueller
If an inaudible whistle
blown between our lips
6.12 4
Francis Bret Harte poet What The Engines Said by Francis Bret Harte
(OPENING OF THE PACIFIC RAILROAD)
What was it the Engines said,
0.00 0
Madison Julius Cawein poet What The Flowers Saw by Madison Julius Cawein
She came through shade and shine,
By scarlet trumpetvine
0.00 0
Vachel Lindsay poet What The Forester Said by Vachel Lindsay
The moon is but a candle-glow
That flickers thro’ the gloom:
5.61 0
Vachel Lindsay poet What the Ghost of the Gambler Said by Vachel Lindsay
Where now the huts are empty,
Where never a camp-fire glows,
5.71 0
Vachel Lindsay poet What the Gray-Winged Fairy Said by Vachel Lindsay
The moon's a gong, hung in the wild,
Whose song the fays hold dear.
5.56 0
Joseph Furphy poet What The Heart Of The Poet Said To The 'Bulletin' by Joseph Furphy
Tell me not in future numbers
That our thought becomes inane,
0.00 0
Vachel Lindsay poet What The Hyena Said by Vachel Lindsay
The moon is but a golden skull,
She mounts the heavens now,
5.70 0
Edward Hirsch poet What the Last Evening Will Be Like by Edward Hirsch
You're sitting at a small bay window
in an empty café by the sea.
5.50 0
George MacDonald poet What The Lord Saith by George MacDonald
Trust my father, saith the eldest-born;
I did trust him ere the earth began;
0.00 0
Vachel Lindsay poet What the Miner in the Desert Said by Vachel Lindsay
The moon's a brass-hooped water-keg,
A wondrous water-feast.
5.44 0
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