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"A daughter's Hate"
— wendy Kellogg
Why must she hate me my wonderful little angel made from heaven Can she love me can she hug me can she laugh with me I don't understand A daughter's h... 159 views
"A Wounded Deer Leaps Highest,"
— Emily Elizabeth Dickinson
A wounded deer leaps highest, I've heard the hunter tell; 'T is but the ecstasy of death, And then the brake is still. The smitten rock that gushes,... 0 views
"Ave Caesar"
— Banjo Paterson Andrew Barton
Long ago the Gladiators, When the call to combat came, Marching past the massed spectators, Hailed the Emp'ror with acclaim! Voices ringing with the fur... 3 views
"Birds Of Prey" March
— Rudyard Kipling
March! The mud is cakin' good about our trousies. Front!, eyes front, an' watch the Colour-casin's drip. Front! The faces of the women in the 'ouses Ain... 2 views
"We're All Australians Now"
— Banjo Paterson Andrew Barton
Australia takes her pen in hand To write a line to you, To let you fellows understand How proud we are of you. From shearing shed and cattle run, Fr... 2 views
'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
'Ave a 'eart!
— Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
''Ere! 'Ave a 'eart!' 'e sez. 'Why, love a duck! A 'uman bein' ain't a choppin' block! There ain't no call fer you to go an' chuck A man about when ... 101 views
'Billy'
— Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
At the risk of seeming silly, I would ask you, 'Where is Billy?' Here's a crisis, here's a fight, And he's missing. Strike a light! Blithering blazes!... 120 views
'Boes
— Carl Sandburg
I waited today for a freight train to pass. Cattle cars with steers butting their horns against the bars, went by. And a half a dozen hoboes stood ... 94 views
'Fire and Sleet and Candlelight'
— Elinor Morton Wylie
For this you've striven Daring, to fail: Your sky is riven Like a tearing veil. For this, you've wasted Wings of your youth; Divined, and tasted ... 78 views
'Got-a-Fag'
— Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
He was tall and tough and stringy, with the shoulders of an axeman, Broad and loose, with greenhide muscles, and a hand shaped to the reins; He was slow... 75 views
'I Dips me Lid'
— Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
'Young sir,' 'E sez . . . Like that . . . It made me feel Romantic like, as if me dream was reel. 'Is dress was fancy, an' 'is style was grave. An' me... 119 views
'In the Pink'
— Siegfried Sassoon
So Davies wrote: ' This leaves me in the pink. ' Then scrawled his name: ' Your loving sweetheart Willie ' With crosses for a hug. He'd had a drink O... 136 views
'Look at The Clock!' : Patty Morgan The Milkmaid's Story
— Richard Harris Barham
FYTTE I. 'Look at the Clock!' quoth Winifred Pryce, As she open'd the door to her husband's knock, Then paus'd to give him a piece of advice, 'You ... 112 views
'Tis so much joy! 'Tis so much joy!
— Emily Dickinson
'Tis so much joy! 'Tis so much joy! If I should fail, what poverty! And yet, as poor as I, Have ventured all upon a throw! Have gained! Yes! Hesitated s... 177 views
'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
'Vulgarised'
— Gilbert Keith Chesterton
All round they murmur, 'O profane, Keep thy heart's secret hid as gold'; But I, by God, would sooner be Some knight in shattering wars of old, In br... 0 views
'We're All Australians Now'
— Andrew Barton Paterson
Australia takes her pen in hand To write a line to you, To let you fellows understand How proud we are of you. From shearing shed and cattle run, From ... 101 views
(A Message from Sinai to the Nile)
— Dr. Sabber Abd-Aldayem
(A Message from Sinai to the Nile) The Embrace in the Season of Return Written by : Dr. Sabber Abd-Aldayem Translated by : Hassan Hegazy Hassan (Egypt)... 40 views
..But a short time to live
— Leslie Coulson
Our little hour,—how swift it flies When poppies flare and lilies smile; How soon the fleeting minute dies, Leaving us but a little while To dream o... 123 views
10 Foot "X" 5 Foot Corpse.
— Nikhil Parekh
You might indiscriminately trample countless innocent under your bohemian foot every time you chose to walk; but remember O! greedy Man; that howsoever ... 42 views
100 Bones
— Nikhil Parekh
God gave you a 100 bones; to atleast mitigate a 100 people from the aisles of inexplicably traumatic suffering during your entire lifetime; not to erect... 54 views
100 M Sprint
— Nikhil Parekh
Grey lead escapes gleaming pistol barrel, 10 bullets soar high in the sky, piercing fluffy carpets of blue clouds, flooding air patches with dynamite... 20 views
12.0 Clock
— Nikhil Parekh
12.0 Clock. A moment when the voluptuous seduction of ingratiating blackness; enshrouded each frazzled nerve of mine with silken sensuousness, 12.0 Cl... 22 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

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