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Here a riddle has drawn a strange nailmark
Boris Pasternak
Here a riddle has drawn a strange nailmark. To sleep now! I'll reread, understand with the light of the sun, But until I am wakened, to touch the b...Rate it:

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Here They Trysted, And Here They Strayed
William Ernest Henley
Here they trysted, here they strayed, In the leafage dewy and boon, Many a man and many a maid, And the morn was merry June. 'Death is fleet, Life ...Rate it:

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Here Pushkin’s Endless Exile Has Begun
Anna Akhmatova
Here Pushkin's endless exile has begun, And Lermontov's exile turned out fatal, The mountain grass has a smell so sweet and gentle, And only once I...Rate it:

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The Curtains Now Are Drawn
Thomas Hardy
I The curtains now are drawn, And the spindrift strikes the glass, Blown up the jagged pass By the surly salt sou'-west, And the sneering glare is...Rate it:

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To The Painter Of An Ill-drawn Picture of Cleone
Anne Kingsmill Finch
Sooner I'd praise a Cloud which Light beguiles, Than thy rash Hand which robs this Face of Smiles; And does that sweet and pleasing Air control, ...Rate it:

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Are You The New Person, Drawn Toward Me?
Walt Whitman
ARE you the new person drawn toward me? To begin with, take warning--I am surely far different from what you suppose; Do you sup...Rate it:

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Sonnet LIII: Drawn
Samuel Daniel
Drawn by th'attractive virtue of her eyes, My touch'd heart turns it to that happy coast; My joyful North, where all my fortune lies, The level ...Rate it:

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To Thee Thou Hast Drawn My Love
Kabir
To Thee Thou hast drawn my love, O Fakir! I was sleeping in my own chamber, and Thou didst awaken me; striking me with Thy voice, O Fakir! I ...Rate it:

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When in the long-drawn avenues of Thought
Alfred Austin
When in the long-drawn avenues of Thought I halt, and look before me and behind, And seek what erst I all too little sought, Some spot secure of re...Rate it:

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Answer To Some Elegant Verses Sent By A Friend To The Author, Complaining That One Of His Descriptions Was Rather Too Warmly Drawn
George Gordon Lord Byron
'But if any old lady, knight, priest or physician Should condemn me for printing a second edition; If good Madam Squintum my work should abuse, Ma...Rate it:

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Drawn by Eternity
Donka Kristeva
I call on Him, whose Name outreaches time and space. My cry is heard by Him, whose Spirit heals and saves. I eat Truth's bread that nurtures and s...Rate it:

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A Pin Has A Head, But Has No Hair
Christina Georgina Rossetti
A pin has a head, but has no hair; A clock has a face, but no mouth there; Needles have eyes, but they cannot see; A fly has a trunk without loc...Rate it:

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Unwind my riddle
Stephen Crane
UNWIND my riddle. Cruel as hawks the hours fly; Wounded men seldom come home to die; The hard waves see an arm flung high; Scorn hits strong be...Rate it:

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A Riddle Song
Walt Whitman
THAT which eludes this verse and any verse, Unheard by sharpest ear, unform'd in clearest eye or cunningest mind, Nor lore nor fame, nor happ...Rate it:

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On Beauty. A Riddle
Matthew Prior
Resolve Me, Cloe, what is This: Or forfeit me One precious Kiss. 'Tis the first Off-spring of the Graces; Bears diff'rent Forms in diff'rent Places...Rate it:

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Wooloomooloo (A Riddle)
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Here's a ridiculous riddle for you: How many o's are there in Woolloomooloo? Two for the W, two for the m, Four for the l's, and that's plenty f...Rate it:

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Snapdragon a Riddle for a Flower Book
John Henry Newman
'Snapdragon' a Riddle for a Flower Book I am rooted in the wall Of buttress'd tower or ancient hall; Prison'd in an art-wrought bed. Cased in ...Rate it:

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The Riddle For Men
George Meredith
I This Riddle rede or die, Says History since our Flood, To warn her sons of power:- It can be truth, it can be lie; Be parasite to twist awry; Th...Rate it:

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The Riddle of the World
Alexander Pope
Know then thyself, presume not God to scan The proper study of Mankind is Man. Placed on this isthmus of a middle state, A Being darkly wise, and r...Rate it:

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Riddle
Anonymous Americas
A moth, I thogh, munching a word. How marvellously weird! a worm Digesting a mans sayings - A sneakthief nibbling in the shadows At the shape of a...Rate it:

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Another Economic Riddle
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
I venerate economists As very learned blokes, But when in paradox they speak Their meaning oft I vainly seek, Suspecting subtle jokes. They say the...Rate it:

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A Riddle, On The Letter E
George Gordon Lord Byron
The beginning of eternity, the end of time and space, The beginning of every end, and the end of every place. Rate it:

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A Riddle
Anonymous Americas
Legs I have got, yet seldom do I walk; I backbite many, yet I never talk: In secret places most I seek to hide me, For he who feeds me never can ab...Rate it:

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A Riddle
William Cowper
I am just two and two, I am warm, I am cold, And the parent of numbers that cannot be told. I am lawful, unlawful -- a duty, a fault, I am often so...Rate it:

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A Riddle
Thomas Parnell
Upon a Bed of humble clay In all her Garments loose A Prostitute my Mother lay To ev'ry Comer's use. 'Till one Gallant in heat of love His Own Pecu...Rate it:

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