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In this page, poems on / about “elegy” are listed.

  • 361.
    Spider (3-24-09) #1-3 by LaClaire Mitchell Nzerem

    You entreat us with your cold merciless patience.
    Cruel spider,
    piously waiting, read more »

  • 362.
    Ch 01 Manner of Kings Story 32

    An impostor arranged his hair in a peculiar fashion, pretended to be a descendant of A'li and entered the town with a caravan from the Hejaz, saying that he had just arrived from a pilgrimage. He also presented an elegy to the king, alleging that he had himself composed it. One of the king’s courtiers, who had that year returned from a journey, said: "I have seen him at Bosrah on the Azhah festival, then how can he be a Haji?" Another said: "His father was a Christian at Melitah. How can he be a descendant of A'li? And his poetry has been found in the Divan of Anvari." The king ordered him to be beaten and expelled the country for his great mendacity. The man said: "O lord of the surface of the earth, I shall say something more and, if it is not true, I shall deserve any punishment which thou mayest decree." He asked: "What is it?"’

    When a stranger brings before thee buttermilk
    Two measures of it will be water and a spoonful sour milk. read more »

  • 363.
    ears of corn

    In the synagogues they pray with ears
    of corn, and listen to the shadows’ sound,
    because no still and silent voice for years
    has whispered, and no glory is around. read more »

  • 364.
    October 2005

    (The Earthquake in Pakistan)

    The massive blunders evoke the massive waves,
    Of wrath that push the inhabitants to the graves; read more »

  • 365.
    On A Dusty Lane

    On a dusty lane in Crowne Plaza
    We happen to meet,
    'Why do you turn them away'?
    'Why do i lower them down'? read more »

  • 366.
    Upon Outing My Friend As an Optimist

    I want the old you back.
    You were my Edgar Allen Poet
    and I could always be sure
    that no matter how crappy I felt, read more »

  • 367.
    The Mirage of Music

    The music of dawn opened my eyes
    the birds were singing in the elysian sunrise;
    my thoughts held me close to my heart
    and made me a beatific dream read more »

  • 368.
    ! ! Not averse to poetry..

    Do you see life
    through prose-coloured spectacles?

    or has the squid of poetry read more »

  • 369.

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  • 370.
    The Lake Poets

    You have heard of William Wordsworth he was bard of Cockermouth
    And he truly was a great poet if that ever was in doubt
    And with Southey and With Coleridge they became known as the lake poets
    And they made the Lake District famous and some famous poems they wrote. read more »

  • 371.
    Night Drive Chorus

    Hear that crack
    of the split screen passing
    -brisk chill burst
    Scraped chisel shriek read more »

  • 372.

    A mind too can be veiled
    The truth strikes the terrains of prudence.
    'You begin your search and you will be hailed
    By most minds veiled with cadence'! read more »

New Elegy Poems

  1. That's my world, Ayesha Tulkubra
  2. A.Blok, To Yury Verkhovensky - Translati.., Lyudmila Purgina
  3. Sheer Columns, Lisa Williams
  4. Taboo Against The Word Beauty, Postmoder.., Allen Braden
  5. Taboo Against The Word Beauty, Pastoral .., Allen Braden
  6. Words as Markers, Ananta Madhavan
  7. Checkmate And Die, BrokenHeartPheko Motaung
  8. The Cold Blues, Lilly Emery
  9. A Mile Outside of Yellowstone, Ed Skoog
  10. Moonlit Olive Grove, Jewell Miller
  11. Daring, Shruti Goswami
  12. Dark Weeping, Lilly Emery
  13. On the great plains, BrokenHeartPheko Motaung
  14. Common Feel, Sadiqullah Khan
  15. Fighter, kassem oude
  16. Dialogue, Ounsi El Hage
  17. Recollection, Satish Verma
  18. The Histrionics of Arvind Kejriwal, A Gr.., Bijay Kant Dubey
  19. Agonizing Picture Of Human Existence(Rur.., seema gupta
  20. Beautiful poem, SALINI NAIR
  21. The AAP And Its Agenda, Bijay Kant Dubey
  22. Elegy For Pain, Emmanuel George Cefai
  23. The Role Of Elegy, Mary Jo Bang
  24. With Love To Women by Rasul Gamzatov, Yuri Starostin
  25. Eagle-Man, Ananta Madhavan
  26. The Elegy on the Death of My Favorite Cat, Raghavendra Nayak
  27. Night is so dark…., SALINI NAIR
  28. On an obscure moonlit night..., Brett White
  29. LOVE AND RAFT, M.D Dinesh Nair
  30. Ode: Cause Of Will's Rubble, Onyekachukwu Vincent Onyeche
  31. Menage (Inspired by Fogglethorpe) !, Shahzia Batool
  32. Divorce, David Barlow
  33. Poem 089, Sonnet 41: Fatum, Samer Madbak
  34. Poem 084, Sonnet 36: “I am the Grieving .., Samer Madbak
  35. A Reading of Modern Indian English Poetry, Bijay Kant Dubey
  36. Poem 008: Crime and Requiem, Samer Madbak
  37. Isolde of Fall, Giorgio Venetopoulos
  38. In Search Of Peace, Satish Verma
  39. Sculpture, Deliot Taylor
  40. PAINS, john chizoba vincent
  41. Quatrain on the cusp, michael oliver
  42. O My Heart’s Baby-Proud!, Aftab Alam
  43. Bury My Body, maria sudibyo
  44. I am not a Poet, Jahan zaib
  45. Driftwood at Sunset, Jack Growden
  46. Pop Music R.I.P., John Carter Brown
  47. Poetry: Elegy For Freedom (Elegy For Bla.., Laijon Liu
  48. The dead claims more entourage, Meshack Dasco
  49. I've Been to London, Efe Benjamin
  50. Page Turns, Jonathan ROBIN
  51. Elegy, oskar hansen
  52. My Father Told Me Strictly (My Moral Dut.., Bijay Kant Dubey
  53. Summary, Adeeb Kamal Ad-Deen
  54. The Elegiac Heaney Sleeps Now!, Shahzia Batool
  55. Elegy On the Demise of My Boss, Nasarudheen.P. Parameswaran
  56. Rapture, Norman Santos
  57. My Silence, Bijay Kant Dubey
  58. Searching, Pierre Rausch
  59. Feel, Pitta Sudarshan Dev
  60. My Requiem, Micah Krahn
  61. Haiku Rest In Peace, Jonathan ROBIN
  62. Felled From Your Skies, Norman Santos
  63. Unpublished, Shahid Hussain Chouhdry
  64. THE ABODES OF GODS, M.D Dinesh Nair
  65. We've been left for dead, James Browning Kepple
  66. @ As I fall asleep, Sadiqullah Khan
  67. @ For My Grieving Heart, Sadiqullah Khan
  68. `benjamin! oh bad poetry, Efe Benjamin
  69. The Exploding Sun, Kingsley Olaleye Reuben
  70. I Am A Poem, Kingsley Olaleye Reuben
  71. LESBIA, Satish Verma
  72. Edida, Edward Kofi Louis
  73. Efforts Unrewarded 0846 Current Version, Jonathan ROBIN
  74. Monoliths on Elephants, Kevin Patrick
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