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Even on the smallest islands
Kobayashi Issa
Even on the smallest islands, they are tilling the fields, skylarks singing. Translated by Robert Hass Rate it:

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Memorials Of A Tour In Scotland 1814 I. Suggested By A Beautiful Ruin Upon One Of The Islands Of Loch Lomond,
William Wordsworth
I To barren heath, bleak moor, and quaking fen, Or depth of labyrinthine glen; Or into trackless forest set With trees, whose lofty umbrage met; W...Rate it:

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Men On Islands
Padraic Colum
CAN it be that never more Men will grow on Islands? Ithaka and Eriskey, Iceland and Tahiti! Must the engines he has forged Raven so for spaces That...Rate it:

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On The Ice Islands Seen Floating In The German Ocean
William Cowper
What portents, from what distant region, ride, Unseen till now in ours, the astonished tide? In ages past, old Proteus, with his droves Of sea-calv...Rate it:

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Song of the Torres Strait Islands
Ernest Favenc
Bold Torres, the sailor, came and went, with his swarthy, storm-worn band, he saw Saavedra's Isle to north- to south a loom of land. He left unknow...Rate it:

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The Battle of the Summer Islands : Canto 1
Edmund Waller
What fruits they have, and how heaven smiles Upon those late-discovered isles. Aid me, Bellona, while the dreadful fight Betwixt a nation and two ...Rate it:

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The Bay Of Seven Islands
John Greenleaf Whittier
FROM the green Amesbury hill which bears the name Of that half mythic ancestor of mine Who trod its slopes two hundred years ago, Down the long val...Rate it:

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The Child Of The Islands - Autumn
Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton
I. BROWN Autumn cometh, with her liberal hand Binding the Harvest in a thousand sheaves: A yellow glory brightens o'er the land, Shines on that...Rate it:

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The Child Of The Islands - Conclusion
Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton
I. MY lay is ended! closed the circling year, From Spring's first dawn to Winter's darkling night; The moan of sorrow, and the sigh of fear, Th...Rate it:

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The Child Of The Islands - Opening
Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton
I. OF all the joys that brighten suffering earth, What joy is welcomed like a new-born child? What life so wretched, but that, at its birth, So...Rate it:

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The Child Of The Islands - Spring
Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton
I. WHAT shalt THOU know of Spring? A verdant crown Of young boughs waving o'er thy blooming head: White tufted Guelder-roses, showering down A ...Rate it:

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The Child Of The Islands - Summer
Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton
I. FOR Summer followeth with its store of joy; That, too, can bring thee only new delight; Its sultry hours can work thee no annoy, Veiled from...Rate it:

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The Child Of The Islands - Winter
Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton
I. ERE the Night cometh! On how many graves Rests, at this hour, their first cold winter's snow! Wild o'er the earth the sleety tempest raves; ...Rate it:

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The Freed Islands
John Greenleaf Whittier
A FEW brief years have passed away Since Britain drove her million slaves Beneath the tropic's fiery ray: God willed their freedom; and to-day Life...Rate it:

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The Happy Islands
Inez Isabel Maud Peacocke
O FAR away, and far away, The Happy Islands lie; In bluer seas of calm than these, Beneath a bluer sky. The sea, a shining girdle,...Rate it:

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