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'A Gallant Gentleman'
— Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
A month ago the world grew grey fer me; A month ago the light went out fer Rose. To 'er they broke it gentle as might be; But fer 'is pal 'twus one uv t... 94 views
'If I were dead'
— Coventry Patmore
'IF I were dead, you'd sometimes say, Poor Child!' The dear lips quiver'd as they spake, And the tears brake From eyes which, not to grieve me, brigh... 50 views
'Long To'Ds Night
— Paul Laurence Dunbar
Daih 's a moughty soothin' feelin' Hits a dahky man, 'Long to'ds night. W'en de row is mos' nigh ended, Den he stops to fan, 'Long to'ds night. De blue ... 0 views
'Monstre' Balloon
— Richard Harris Barham
Oh! the balloon, the great balloon! It left Vauxhall one Monday at noon, And every one said we should hear of it soon With news from Aleppo or Scande... 87 views
'Peaceable Expulsion'
— Ambrose Bierce
DRAMATIS PERSONAE. MOUNTWAVE _a Politician_ HARDHAND _a Workingman_ TOK BAK _a Chinaman_ SATAN _a Friend to Mountwave_ CHORUS OF FOREIGN VOTERS. MOUN... 93 views
'Tis Spring, My Love, 'Tis Spring
— John Clare
'T is Spring, my love, 'tis Spring, And the birds begin to sing: If 'twas Winter, left alone with you, Your bonny form and face Would make a Summer plac... 1 view
'Twixt the Wings of the Yard
— Barcroft Henry Thomas Boake
Hear the loud swell of it, mighty pell mell of it, Thousands of voices all blent into one: See “hell for leather” now trooping together, now Down the ... 104 views
1777
— Amy Lowell
I The Trumpet-Vine Arbour The throats of the little red trumpet-flowers are wide open, And the clangour of brass beats against the hot sunlight. They ... 239 views
1819 New Year's Carrier's Address
— Major Henry Livingston Jr.
Believe me, dear patrons, I have wand'red too far, Without any compass, or planet or star; My dear native village I scarcely can see So I'll hie to my h... 208 views
1827; Or, The Poet's Last Poem.
— Thomas Gent
Ye Bards in all your thousand dens, Great souls with fewer pence than pens, Sublime adorers of Apollo, With folios full, and purses hollow; Whose very s... 1 view
1914 I: Peace
— Rupert Brooke
Now, God be thanked Who has watched us with His hour, And caught our youth, and wakened us from sleeping, With hand made sure, clear eye, and sharpene... 45 views
1914 IV: The Dead
— Rupert Brooke
These hearts were woven of human joys and cares, Washed marvellously with sorrow, swift to mirth. The years had given them kindness. Dawn was theirs, ... 91 views
1916 seen from 1921
— Edmund Blunden
Tired with dull grief, grown old before my day, I sit in solitude and only hear Long silent laughters, murmurings of dismay, The lost intensities of hop... 64 views
A Poet's Home
— Charles Harpur
HERE in this lonely rill-engirdled spot, The world forgetting, by the world forgot, With one vowed to me with beloved lips How sweet to draw, as hiddenl... 300 views
A Bachelor To A Married Flirt
— Ella Wheeler Wilcox
All that a man can say of woman's charms, Mine eyes have spoken and my lips have told To you a thousand times. Your perfect arms (A replica from that... 8 views
A Bad Break
— William Thomas Goodge
The preacher quoted, and the cranks Among his congregation smiled, "How sharper than a serpent's thanks It is to have a toothless child." He saw he... 288 views
A Bad Night
— Ambrose Bierce
DRAMATIS PERSONAE. VILLIAM _a Sen_ NEEDLESON _a Sidniduc_ SMILER _a Scheister_ KI-YI _a Trader_ GRIMGHAST _a Spader_ SARALTHIA _a Love-lorn Nymph_ NELL... 324 views
A Ballad
— Charles Lamb
In a costly palace Youth goes clad in gold; In a wretched workhouse Age's limbs are cold: There they sit, the old men by a shivering fire, Still close a... 232 views
A Ballad of Bath
— Algernon Charles Swinburne
Like a queen enchanted who may not laugh or weep, Glad at heart and guarded from change and care like ours, Girt about with beauty by days and nights th... 2 views
A Ballad Of François Villon, Prince Of All Ballad-Makers
— Algernon Charles Swinburne
Bird of the bitter bright grey golden morn Scarce risen upon the dusk of dolorous years, First of us all and sweetest singer born Whose far shrill no... 41 views
A Ballad Of John Silver
— John Masefield
We were schooner-rigged and rakish, with a long and lissome hull, And we flew the pretty colours of the cross-bones and the skull; We'd a big black Joll... 3 views
A Ballad Of Whitechapel
— Isaac Rosenberg
God's mercy shines ; And our full hearts must make record of this, For grief that burst from out its dark confines Into strange sunlit bliss. I stood w... 92 views
A Ballad Of Woman
— Richard Le Gallienne
(Gratefully Dedicated to Mrs. Pankhurst) She bore us in her dreaming womb, And laughed into the face of Death; She laughed, in her strange agony... 4 views
A Ballade of Home
— Enid Derham
LET others prate of Greece and Rome, And towns where they may never be, The muse should wander nearer home. My country is enough for me; Her wo... 51 views
A Ballade Of The Unborn Dead
— Ella Wheeler Wilcox
They walked the valley of the dead; Lit by a weird half light; No sound they made, no word they said; And they were pale with fright. Then suddenly from... 2 views

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