Classical Poems


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Gilbert Keith Chesterton poet When Fishes Flew by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
When fishes flew and forests walked
And figs grew upon thorn
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Christina Georgina Rossetti poet When Fishes Set Umbrellas Up by Christina Georgina Rossetti
When fishes set umbrellas up
If the rain-drops run,
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Anonymous Olde English poet When Flora had O'erfret the Firth by Anonymous Olde English
QUHEN Flora had o'erfret the firth
In May of every moneth queen;
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Anonymous poet When Flora had O'erfret the Firth by Anonymous
QUHEN Flora had o'erfret the firth
   In May of every moneth queen;
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Laurence Overmire poet When Flora Opened the Door by Laurence Overmire Rookie - 329 Points
At the Bonnie Prince there standing
The blood of war hard upon his face
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Edgar Albert Guest poet When Friends Drop In by Edgar Albert Guest
It may be I'm old-fashioned, but the times I like the best
Are not the splendid parties with the women gaily dressed,
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Walther von der Vogelweide poet When From The Sod The Flow'rets Spring by Walther von der Vogelweide
When from the sod the flow'rets spring,
And smile to meet the sun's bright ray,
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Vachel Lindsay poet When Gassy Thompson Struck It Rich by Vachel Lindsay
He paid a Swede twelve bits an hour
Just to invent a fancy style
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Emily Pauline Johnson poet When George Was King by Emily Pauline Johnson
Cards, and swords, and a lady's love,
That is a tale worth reading,
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Dinah Maria Mulock Craik poet When Green Leaves Come again by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
WHEN green leaves come again, my love,
When green leaves come again,--
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Harry Kemp poet When Ham And Sham And Japhet: A Sailor's Song by Harry Kemp
When Ham and Shem and Japhet
They walked the capstan round
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John Newton poet When Hannah Pressed With Grief by John Newton
When Hannah pressed with grief,
Poured forth her soul in prayer;
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Kabir poet When He Himself Reveals Himself by Kabir
When he himself reveals himself,
Brahma brings into manifestation
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Thomas Moore poet When He Who Adores Thee by Thomas Moore
When he, who adores thee, has left but the name
Of his fault and his sorrows behind,
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Robert Herrick poet WHEN HE WOULD HAVE HIS VERSES READ by Robert Herrick
In sober mornings, do not thou rehearse
The holy incantation of a verse;
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Fyodor Sologub poet When Heaving On The Stormy Waters by Fyodor Sologub
When, heaving on the stormy waters,
I felt my ship beneath to sink,
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William Butler Yeats poet When Helen Lived by William Butler Yeats
WE have cried in our despair
That men desert,
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Samuel Taylor Coleridge poet When Hope but made Tranquillity be felt (fragment) by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
When Hope but made Tranquillity be felt--
A Flight of Hopes for ever on the wing
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Henry Lawson poet When Hopes Ran High by Henry Lawson
When hopes ran high the world was young,
We thought that we would never die,
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Velimir Khlebnikov poet When Horses Die by Velimir Khlebnikov
When horses die, they breathe
When grasses die, they wither,
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Mir Babar Ali Anees poet When Hur was delivered from the bounds of Hell by Mir Babar Ali Anees
When Hur was delivered from the bounds of Hell
And the gates of Paradise opened wide for him
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Christopher Morley poet When I a householder became by Christopher Morley
EARLY in the morning, when the dawn is on the roofs,
You hear his wheels come rolling, you hear his horses hoofs;
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Erica Jong poet When I Am an Old Lady by Erica Jong
When I am an old lady
the young men
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Lesbia Harford poet When I am articled by Lesbia Harford
When I am articled
The Law decrees
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Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi poet When I am asleep and crumbling in the tomb by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi
When I am asleep and crumbling in the tomb, should you come
to visit me, I will come forth with speed.
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