Treasure Island

Classical Poems

Title Poet
what is your wish
think about it and
david bailey poet by david bailey
on 3/14/2008
The star in my
Hand is falling
William Stanley Merwin poet by William Stanley Merwin
on 1/13/2003
Wiring Home
Lest the wolves loose their whistles
and shopkeepers inquire,
Rita Dove poet by Rita Dove
on 10/21/2013
This I say, and this I know:
Love has seen the last of me.
Dorothy Parker poet by Dorothy Parker
on 1/13/2003
When I have ceased to break my wings
Against the faultiness of things,
Sara Teasdale poet by Sara Teasdale
on 1/3/2003
THE true faith discovered was
When painted panel, statuary.
William Butler Yeats poet by William Butler Yeats
on 5/17/2001
When Wisdom tells me that the world’s a speck
Lost on the shoreless blue of God’s To-Day...
Siegfried Sassoon poet by Siegfried Sassoon
on 1/3/2003
Man's highest blessedness,
In wisdom chiefly stands;
Sophocles poet by Sophocles
on 9/24/2012
Love wine and beauty and the spring,
While wine is red and spring is here,
Ernest Christopher Dowson poet by Ernest Christopher Dowson
on 4/19/2010
(Proverbs, viii. 22-31)
"Ere God had built the mountains,
William Cowper poet by William Cowper
on 1/3/2003
Wisdom immortal from immortal Jove
Shadows more beauty with her virgin brows
George Frederick Cameron poet by George Frederick Cameron
on 10/5/2010
Wisdom after Victory
Now comes to an end all our dolorous drifting;
Clouds pass away and depression is lifting.
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis poet by Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
on 8/30/2012
Wisdom And Prudence
Wouldst thou, my friend, mount up to the highest summit of wisdom,
Be not deterred by the fear, prudence thy course may deride
Friedrich Schiller poet by Friedrich Schiller
on 1/1/2004
Wisdom and War
We do not care-
That much is clear.
Langston Hughes poet by Langston Hughes
on 3/27/2010
Wisdom of Hafiz: the Philosopher Takes to Racing
My son, if you go to the races to battle with Ikey and Mo,
Remember, it's seldom the pigeon can pick out the eye of the crow;
Banjo Paterson poet by Banjo Paterson
on 4/14/2014
Wisdom of Hafiz: the Philosopher Takes to Racing
My son, if you go to the races to battle with Ikey and Mo,
Remember, it's seldom the pigeon can pick out the eye of the crow;
Andrew Barton Paterson poet by Andrew Barton Paterson
on 1/1/2004
There are some things in life are very poor,
And some unpriceable: our wisdom is
Robert Crawford poet by Robert Crawford
on 4/21/2010
Wisdom's Haunts
Way out in the woods there are brothers who read
By the light of a candle, in Greek,
Edgar Albert Guest poet by Edgar Albert Guest
on 8/25/2014
An apple orchard smells like wine;
A succory flower is blue;
Lizette Woodworth Reese poet by Lizette Woodworth Reese
on 4/21/2010
I'd like to show your eyes the plains
And a forest green and ruddy,
Henri de Regnier poet by Henri de Regnier
on 9/7/2010
I wish we could live as the flowers live,
To breathe and to bloom in the summer and sun;
Dora Sigerson Shorter poet by Dora Sigerson Shorter
on 9/29/2010
I wish for such a lot of things
That never will come true —
Sara Teasdale poet by Sara Teasdale
on 4/6/2010
wishes for sons
i wish them cramps.
i wish them a strange town
Lucille Clifton poet by Lucille Clifton
on 1/3/2003
Wishes To His (Supposed) Mistress
Whoe'er she be,
That not impossible she
Richard Crashaw poet by Richard Crashaw
on 1/13/2003
Do you wish the world were better?
Let me tell you what to do:
Ella Wheeler Wilcox poet by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
on 5/26/2003
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