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Preamble (A Rough Draft For An Ars Poetica)
Jean Cocteau
...Preamble A rough draft for an ars poetica . . . . . . . Let's get our dreams unstuck The grain of rye free from the prattle of grass...Rate it:

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Love's Draft
Paul Laurence Dunbar
THE draft of love was cool and sweet You gave me in the cup, But, ah, love's fire is keen and fleet, And I am burning up. Unless the tears I shed f...Rate it:

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From The Original Draft Of The Poem To William Shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I. The world is now our dwelling-place; Where'er the earth one fading trace Of what was great and free does keep, That is our home!... Mild thought...Rate it:

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My Mate Bill
Andrew Barton Paterson
That's his saddle on the tie-beam, And them's his spurs up there On the wall-plate over yonder You can see they ain't a pair. For the daddy of all...Rate it:

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On My Writing
Kurt Philip Behm
I write the first draft, and paint the second But the third draft —I get to sing (Villanova Pennsylvania: September, 2016)Rate it:

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The Wreck of the Abercrombie Robinson
William Topaz McGonagall
Twas in the year of 1842 and on the 27th of May That six Companies of the 91st Regiment with spirits light and gay, And forming the Second Battalio...Rate it:

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When Dawn Comes to the City
Claude McKay
The tired cars go grumbling by, The moaning, groaning cars, And the old milk carts go rumbling by Under the same dull stars. Out of the tenemen...Rate it:

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The Stones of Gosh
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Now, here is a tale of the Glugs of Gosh, In the end of the year umteen; Of the Glugs of Gosh and their great King Splosh, And Tush, his virtuous ...Rate it:

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Ogs
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
It chanced one day, in the middle of May, There came to the great King Splosh A policeman, who said, while scratching his head, There isn't a stone...Rate it:

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Con large comme un estuaire
Guillaume Apollinaire
Con large comme un estuaire Où meurt mon amoureux reflux Tu as la saveur poissonnière l'odeur de la bite et du cul La fraîche odeur trouduculière F...Rate it:

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La cueillette
Guillaume Apollinaire
Nous vînmes au jardin fleuri pour la cueillette. Belle, sais-tu combien de fleurs, de roses-thé, Roses pâles d'amour qui couronnent ta tête...Rate it:

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La Jolie Rousse
Guillaume Apollinaire
Me voici devant tous un homme plein de sens Connaissant la vie et de la mort ce qu'un vivant peut connaître Ayant éprouvé les douleurs et les jo...Rate it:

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Le temps perdu
Rene Francois Armand Prudhomme
Si peu d'oeuvres pour tant de fatigue et d'ennui ! De stériles soucis notre journée est pleine : Leur meute sans pitié nous chasse à perdre haleine...Rate it:

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1918
Boris Pasternak
Stars were racing; waves were washing headlands. Salt went blind, and tears were slowly drying. Darkened were the bedrooms; thoughts were racing, A...Rate it:

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America
John Boyle O'Reilly
NOR War nor Peace, forever, old and young, But Strength my theme, whose song is yet unsung, The People's Strength, the deep alluring dream Of tr...Rate it:

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At Last
James Whitcomb Riley
A dark, tempestuous night; the stars shut in With shrouds of fog; an inky, jet-black blot The firmament; and where the moon has been An hour agone ...Rate it:

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Contemplation
Francis Thompson
This morning saw I, fled the shower, The earth reclining in a lull of power: The heavens, pursuing not their path, Lay stretched out naked after ba...Rate it:

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Dejection: An Ode
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Late, late yestreen I saw the new Moon, With the old Moon in her arms ; And I fear, I fear, My Master dear ! We shall have a deadly ...Rate it:

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Don Juan: Canto The Fifteenth
George Gordon Lord Byron
Ah!--What should follow slips from my reflection; Whatever follows ne'ertheless may be As à-propos of hope or retrospection, As though the lurking...Rate it:

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Epiphany's Light
Kurt Philip Behm
If only genius could be contagious, like chicken pox or flu If only brilliance could be transferred, like a bank draft overdue If only insight co...Rate it:

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For'ard
Henry Lawson
It is stuffy in the steerage where the second-classers sleep, For there's near a hundred for'ard, and they're stowed away like sheep, -- They are...Rate it:

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Fruits of Victory
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
These be the fruits, O man who would out-loom The proudest Caesar of Rome's proudest story, When legion after legion marched to doom That one man m...Rate it:

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In a Township of Asia Minor
Constantine P. Cavafy
The news about the outcome of the sea-battle at Actium was of course unexpected. But there's no need for us to draft a new proclamation. The name's...Rate it:

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Introductory Poem To My New Book...
Kurt Philip Behm
(An Anthology Of Perception Vol. 3) “I write the first draft and paint the second “But...Rate it:

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Just After The War
Anonymous Americas
O! I am a conscript O! how I do wish That I had stayed away up North And kept out of the 'milish.' I have just gone through the draft, And now hav...Rate it:

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