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I Care A Damn About This World
Nikhil Parekh
When I was poor and begging on the streets with my arms stretched; they said that I didn't have skill to earn money, When I was fast asleep on th...Rate it:

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No Shortcut
Nikhil Parekh
The shortcut to reach the towering summit of the building; was to use the gold embossed escalator, The shortcut to pass the treacherous waves of ...Rate it:

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The Bridge: The Tunnel
Harold Hart Crane
Performances, assortments, résumés— Up Times Square to Columbus Circle lights Channel the congresses, nightly sessions, Refractions of the thous...Rate it:

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What About him
Nikhil Parekh
Even though you had beautifully sparkling eyes; with loads of charismatic fortitude entrapped in your bones; still you trembled at the thought of c...Rate it:

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Between the Lines
Mary Bone
I read your old letters over and over looking for a pause or a clause, possibly a dash, to see if you still cared one iota. I just couldn't read be...Rate it:

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PRESS IDENT
Hubbs
Unprecedented What a president did On side pretended Surprise intended Pomp residents bid Oppress indentured Depression consented Press indented S...Rate it:

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A Song For Freedom
Anonymous Americas
Come all ye bondmen far and near, Let's put a song in massa's ear, It is a song for our poor race, Who're whipped and trampled with disgrace. Chor...Rate it:

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Aldermen and Antirrhinum
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
I walked out with an alderman, all on a bright spring day. He was an august alderman, and much had he to say Of roads and drains and bridges .... T...Rate it:

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His Prayer For Absolution
Robert Herrick
For those my unbaptized rhymes, Writ in my wild unhallowed times, For every sentence, clause, and word, That's not inlaid with Thee, my Lord, Forgi...Rate it:

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I read my sentence—steadily
Emily Dickinson
I read my sentence—steadily— Reviewed it with my eyes, To see that I made no mistake In its extremest clause— The Date, and manner, of the shame— A...Rate it:

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Quaker Hill
Harold Hart Crane
Perspective never withers from their eyes; They keep that docile edict of the Spring That blends March with August Antarctic skies: These are bu...Rate it:

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Saltbush Bill, J.P.
Andrew Barton Paterson
Beyond the land where Leichhardt went, Beyond Sturt's Western track, The rolling tide of change has sent Some strange J.P.'s out back. And Salt...Rate it:

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Saltbush Bill, J.P.
Andrew Barton Paterson
Beyond the land where Leichhardt went, Beyond Sturt's Western track, The rolling tide of change has sent Some strange J.P.'s out back. And Saltbus...Rate it:

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Satire II
John Donne
Sir; though (I thanke God for it) I do hate Perfectly all this towne, yet there's one state In all ill things so excellently best, That hate, to...Rate it:

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Satyr II. To T:--- M.---y. On Law.
Thomas Parnell
Health & advice an old acquaintance sends, Health & advice, the wish & debt of friends, Tis fitt I teach the templar how to thrive, Who teaches me ...Rate it:

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The Bowge of Courte
John Skelton
In Autumpne whan the sonne in vyrgyne By radyante hete enryped hath our corne Whan luna full of mutabylyte As Emperes the dyademe hath worne Of our...Rate it:

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The Bowge of Courte
John Skelton
In Autumpne, whan the sonne in vyrgyne By radyante hete enryped hath our corne, Whan Luna, full of mutabylyte, As Emperes the dyademe hath worn...Rate it:

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The Bridge: Quaker Hill
Harold Hart Crane
Perspective never withers from their eyes; They keep that docile edict of the Spring That blends March with August Antarctic skies: These are...Rate it:

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The Charter;
Helen Maria Williams
ADDRESSED TO MY NEPHEW ATHANASE C. L. COQUEREL, ON HIS WEDDING DAY, 1819. CHILD of my heart! while others hail This festive morn, when joys prevai...Rate it:

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The Countess
John Greenleaf Whittier
TO E. W. I KNOW not, Time and Space so intervene, Whether, still waiting with a trust serene, Thou bearest up thy fourscore years and ten, Or, cal...Rate it:

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The Crisis
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Be-wigged and gowned, the Speaker frowned, And his frown was ill to see. 'Oddsfish!' he spake, 'Do I mistake? Stands 'And' where 'Or' should be? Be...Rate it:

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The Elixir
George Herbert
Teach me, my God and King, In all things Thee to see, And what I do in anything To do it as for Thee. Not rudely, as a beast...Rate it:

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The Famous Speech-Maker Of England Or Baron (Alias Barren) Lovel’s Charge At The Assizes At Exon, April 5, 1710
Jonathan Swift
From London to Exon, By special direction, Came down the world's wonder, Sir Salathiel Blunder, With a quoif on his head As heavy as lead; And thus...Rate it:

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To lose one's faith—surpass
Emily Dickinson
To lose one's faith—surpass The loss of an Estate— Because Estates can be Replenished—faith cannot— Inherited with Life— Belief—but once—can be— A...Rate it:

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To See God
Deci Hernandez
When i was born i believed in God Then a woman taught me Santa Clause Then the woman said there is truth in the tooth fairy Believe in fairy tales...Rate it:

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