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Last Payment Remiss
Kurt Philip Behm
When should you get ready to die… When you’re old, and the signs are in letters so big? When should you get ready to die… When you’re young, ...Rate it:

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A Dream Deferred, 2015
Dan Kaufman
Deferred… no longer I. Invaded, Assaulted, Corralled, Shackled, Kidnapped. Dehumanized, Crammed, Shipped, Enslaved, Exploited. “Freed”, Indentu...Rate it:

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Hope Deferred
Robert Fuller Murray
When the weary night is fled, And the morning sky is red, Then my heart doth rise and say, `Surely she will come to-day.' In the golden blaze of n...Rate it:

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Advent
Christina Georgina Rossetti
This Advent moon shines cold and clear, These Advent nights are long; Our lamps have burned year after year And still their flame is strong. 'Watch...Rate it:

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Spring Song II
Edith Nesbit
THE spring is here, and the long nights grow Less bitterly cold than awhile ago; Our rags serve their purpose now, and keep Warmth enough in us ...Rate it:

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A Litany
Algernon Charles Swinburne
FIRST ANTIPHONE. ALL the bright lights of heaven I will make dark over thee; One night shall be as seven That its skirts may cover thee; I will sen...Rate it:

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Willaloo
Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch
By E. A. P. In the sad and sodden street, To and fro, Flit the fever-stricken feet Of the freshers as they meet, Come and go, Ever buying, buy...Rate it:

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A Pause Of Thought
Christina Georgina Rossetti
I looked for that which is not, nor can be, And hope deferred made my heart sick in truth: But years must pass before a hope of youth Is resigned u...Rate it:

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Dream Boogie
Langston Hughes
Good morning, daddy! Ain't you heard The boogie-woogie rumble Of a dream deferred? Listen closely: You'll hear their feet Beating out and beating ...Rate it:

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A Ballad of Dreamland
Algernon Charles Swinburne
I hid my heart in a nest of roses, Out of the sun's way, hidden apart; In a softer bed than the soft white snow's is, Under the roses I hid my hear...Rate it:

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A Christmas Carol
Charles Kingsley
It chanced upon the merry merry Christmas eve, I went sighing past the church across the moorland dreary- 'Oh! never sin and want and woe this eart...Rate it:

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A Lesson
Ada Cambridge
1. I know now why the world was sad, With so much good to make it glad; Why all things loveliest and best Have stirred vague sorrows in my breast,...Rate it:

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Admiral Lord Collingwood
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
METHINKS it is a glorious thing, To sail upon the deep ; A thousand sailors under you, Their watch and ward to keep : To see your gallant battle-f...Rate it:

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Australian Scenery
Andrew Barton Paterson
The Mountains A land of sombre, silent hills, where mountain cattle go By twisted tracks, on sidelings deep, where giant gum trees grow And the ...Rate it:

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Before A Crucifix
Algernon Charles Swinburne
Here, down between the dusty trees, At this lank edge of haggard wood, Women with labour-loosened knees, With gaunt backs bowed by servitude, S...Rate it:

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Black Swans
Andrew Barton Paterson
As I lie at rest on a patch of clover In the Western Park when the day is done. I watch as the wild black swans fly over With their phalanx turn...Rate it:

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Elegy on a Lady, whom Grief for the Death of her Betrothed Killed
Robert Seymour Bridges
Assemble, all ye maidens, at the door, And all ye loves, assemble; far and wide Proclaim the bridal, that proclaimed before Has been deferred to th...Rate it:

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Foresight And Patience
George Meredith
Sprung of the father blood, the mother brain, Are they who point our pathway and sustain. They rarely meet; one soars, one walks retired. When they...Rate it:

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Going East
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
She came from the East a fair, young bride, With a light and a bounding heart, To find in the distant West a home With her husband to make a sta...Rate it:

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Hypocrite Auteur
Archibald MacLeish
mon semblable, mon frère (1) Our epoch takes a voluptuous satisfaction In that perspective of the action Which pictures us inhabiting the end O...Rate it:

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Late Spring
Henry Van Dyke
I Ah, who will tell me, in these leaden days, Why the sweet Spring delays, And where she hides, -- the dear desire Of every heart that longs Fo...Rate it:

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Mare Rubrum
Paul Laurence Dunbar
In Life's Red Sea with faith I plant my feet, And wait the sound of that sustaining word Which long ago the men of Israel heard, When Pharaoh's hos...Rate it:

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Modern Love XXXIV: Madam Would Speak With Me
George Meredith
Madam would speak with me. So, now it comes: The Deluge or else Fire! She's well, she thanks My husbandship. Our chain on silence clanks. Time leer...Rate it:

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Mummy Wheat
Edith Nesbit
LAID close to Death, these many thousand years, In this small seed Life hid herself and smiled; So well she hid, Death was at least beguiled, Set f...Rate it:

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Not A Word
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
Love, my heart is faint with waiting, Faint with hope and joy deferred, All night long at this sad grating, Sleepless like a prisoned bird, Singing...Rate it:

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