Treasure Island

Classical Poems

Title Poet
Quoth the cedar to the reeds and rushes,
Jean Ingelow poet by Jean Ingelow
on 5/14/2012
The long days came and went; the riotous bees
Tore the warm grapes in many a dusty vine,
Archibald Lampman poet by Archibald Lampman
on 4/8/2010
When winter chills your aged bones
As by the fire you sit and nod,
John Le Gay Brereton poet by John Le Gay Brereton
on 3/1/2010
Winter comes; and our complaints
Grow apace as summer faints,
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis poet by Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
on 8/31/2012
A wrinkled crabbed man they picture thee,
Old Winter, with a rugged beard as grey
Robert Southey poet by Robert Southey
on 1/3/2003
Hold your hands to the blaze;
Winter is here
Edith Nesbit poet by Edith Nesbit
on 4/19/2010
The flute, whence Summer's dreamy fingertips
Drew music, ripening the pinched kernels in
Madison Julius Cawein poet by Madison Julius Cawein
on 10/5/2012
I am Winter, that do keep
Longing safe amidst of sleep:
William Morris poet by William Morris
on 1/3/2003
How large that thrush looks on the bare thorn-tree!
A swarm of such, three little months ago,
Dante Gabriel Rossetti poet by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
on 4/12/2010
When icicles hang by the wall
And Dick the shepherd blows his nail
William Shakespeare poet by William Shakespeare
on 1/3/2003
No more the morn with tepid rays
Unfolds the flower of various hue;
Samuel Johnson poet by Samuel Johnson
on 4/7/2010
Now that the earth has hid her lovely brood
Of green things in her breast safe out of sight,
Ethelwyn Wetherald poet by Ethelwyn Wetherald
on 9/16/2010
When the tempests fly
O'er the cloudy sky,
Charles Mackay poet by Charles Mackay
on 10/19/2012
The pungent smells of a California winter,
Grayness and rosiness, an almost transparent full moon.
Czeslaw Milosz poet by Czeslaw Milosz
on 4/21/2010
Clouded with snow
The cold winds blow,
Walter de la Mare poet by Walter de la Mare
on 1/3/2003
I saw him on his throne, far in the north,
Him ye call Winter, picturing him ever
Frances Anne Kemble poet by Frances Anne Kemble
on 9/6/2010
SEE! Winter comes, to rule the varied Year, Sullen, and sad; with all his rising Train,
Vapours, and Clouds, and Storms: Be these my Theme,
James Thomson poet by James Thomson
on 4/20/2010
The cold
With steely clutch
Adelaide Crapsey poet by Adelaide Crapsey
on 4/19/2010
Rocks cleft and turned to dust reveal
cleft shells to be as stone; and cricket skulls
John Brooks Wheelwright poet by John Brooks Wheelwright
on 5/31/2012
O'er fields and o'er mountains
Blows the bitter polar blast,
Ndre Mjeda poet by Ndre Mjeda
on 8/25/2012
Earth bears her sorrow gladly, like a nun,
Her young face glowing through the icy veil.
Harriet Monroe poet by Harriet Monroe
on 4/16/2010
A DIAMOND glow of winter o’er the world:
Amid the chilly halo nigh the west
George William Russell poet by George William Russell
on 5/7/2012
It smelt of new rains and of tender
Shoots of plants- and its warmth was the warmth
Kamala Das poet by Kamala Das
on 3/28/2012
Winter - The Fourth Pastoral, or Daphne
Thyrsis, the music of that murm'ring spring,
Alexander Pope poet by Alexander Pope
on 3/30/2010
Winter at St Andrews
The city once again doth wear
Her wonted dress of winter's bride,
Robert Fuller Murray poet by Robert Fuller Murray
on 1/3/2003
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