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General Confession
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
In this noble ring to-day Let my warning shame ye! Listen to my solemn voice,-- Seldom does it name ye. Many a thing have ye intended, Many a th...Rate it:

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Confession
Charles Baudelaire
Une fois, une seule, aimable et douce femme, À mon bras votre bras poli S'appuya (sur le fond ténébreux de mon âme Ce souvenir n'est point pâli); ...Rate it:

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Confession
Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin
I love you - I love you, e'en as I Rage at myself for this obsession, And as I make my shamed confession, Despairing at your feet I lie. I know, I ...Rate it:

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O Bitter Sprig! Confession Sprig!
Walt Whitman
O BITTER sprig! Confession sprig! In the bouquet I give you place also--I bind you in, Proceeding no further till, humbled publicly, I giv...Rate it:

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A Confession To A Friend in Trouble
Thomas Hardy
YOUR troubles shrink not, though I feel them less Here, far away, than when I tarried near; I even smile old smiles--with listlessness-...Rate it:

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A First Confession
William Butler Yeats
I admit the briar Entangled in my hair Did not injure me; My blenching and trembling, Nothing but dissembling, Nothing but coquetry. I long for tr...Rate it:

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The Death and Last Confession of Wandering Peter
Hilaire Belloc
When Peter Wanderwide was young He wandered everywhere he would: All that he approved was sung, And most of what he saw was good. When Peter Wande...Rate it:

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A Confession
Agnes Louise Storrie
You did not know, - how could you, dear, - How much you stood for? Life in you Retained its touch of Eden dew, And ever through the droughtiest yea...Rate it:

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A Last Confession
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Our Lombard country-girls along the coast Wear daggers in their garters: for they know That they might hate another girl to death Or meet a German ...Rate it:

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A Last Confession
William Butler Yeats
What lively lad most pleasured me Of all that with me lay? I answer that I gave my soul And loved in misery, But had great pleasure with a lad That...Rate it:

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A Lover's Confession
Robert Fuller Murray
When people tell me they have loved But once in youth, I wonder, are they always moved To speak the truth? Not that they wilfully deceive: They fo...Rate it:

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Ballade Of Modest Confession
Hilaire Belloc
My reading is extremely deep and wide; And as our modern education goes— Unique I think, and skilfully applied To Art and Industry and Autres Ch...Rate it:

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Confession
Boris Pasternak
Life returned with a cause-the way Some strange chance once interrupted it. Just as on that distant summer day, I am standing in the same old stree...Rate it:

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Confession III
Ho Xuan Huong
Her lonely boat fated to float aimlessly midstream, weary with sadness, drifting. Her hold overflowing with duty and feeling, bow rocked by storms...Rate it:

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George Mullen's Confession
James Whitcomb Riley
For the sake of guilty conscience, and the heart that ticks the time Of the clockworks of my nature, I desire to say that I'm A weak and sinful cre...Rate it:

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Sister Jones's Confession
James Whitcomb Riley
I thought the deacon liked me, yit I warn't adzackly shore of it-- Fer, mind ye, time and time agin, When jiners 'ud be comin' in, I'd seed him sha...Rate it:

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The Beasts' Confession
Jonathan Swift
To the Priest, on Observing how most Men mistake their own Talents When beasts could speak (the learned say, They still can do so ev'ry day), It ...Rate it:

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The Confession
Edith Nesbit
I HAVEN'T always acted good: I've taken things not meant for me; Not other people's drink and food, But things they never seemed to see. I haven't ...Rate it:

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The Peasent's Confession
Thomas Hardy
"Si le maréchal Grouchy avait été rejoint par l'officier que Napoléon lui avait expédié la veille à dix heures du soir, toute question eû...Rate it:

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To One Who Would Make A Confession
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
Oh! leave the past to buy its own dead. The past is naught to us, the present all. What need of last year's leaves to strew Love's bed? What need o...Rate it:

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General John
William Schwenck Gilbert
The bravest names for fire and flames And all that mortal durst, Were GENERAL JOHN and PRIVATE JAMES, Of the Sixty-seventy-first. GENERAL JOHN was...Rate it:

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The Little General
Edwin Muir
Early in spring the little General came Across the sound, bringing the island death, And suddenly a place without a name, And like the pious ritu...Rate it:

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General Gordon, the Hero of Khartoum
William Topaz McGonagall
Alas! now o'er the civilised world there hangs a gloom For brave General Gordon, that was killed in Khartoum, He was a Christian hero, and a soldie...Rate it:

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A Boy saying to his General...
Joseph Michael Petrou
It was just before supper when mother overheard her boy saying to his General: -But, Sir, you need to understand me! I am not made of that kind of...Rate it:

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General Grant -- The Hero Of The War
George Moses Horton
Brave Grant, thou hero of the war, Thou art the emblem of the morning star, Transpiring from the East to banish fear, Revolving o'er a servile Hemi...Rate it:

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