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The Boss's Boots
Henry Lawson
to catch the Boss’s boots; They have no time to straighten up, they have no time to stare, But whenRate it:

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On the Dunes
Sara Teasdale
If there is any life when death is over, These tawny beaches will know much of me, I shall come back, as constant and as changeful As the unchangin...Rate it:

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Anna Imroth
Carl Sandburg
Cross the hands over the breast here--so. Straighten the legs a little more--so. And call for the wagon to come and take her home. Her mother wi...Rate it:

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Changed Into Song
Kurt Philip Behm
Will the pieces of the life you’ve lived come together at the end? Will the times that you reflected straighten your path out, free of bends? ...Rate it:

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Doubtful Dreams
Adam Lindsay Gordon
Aye, snows are rife in December, And sheaves are in August yet, And you would have me remember, And I would rather forget ; In the bloom of the May...Rate it:

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Emily Ann
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Government muddles, departments dazed, Fear and confusion wherever he gazed; Order insulted, authority spurned, Dread and distraction wherever he t...Rate it:

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Give little Anguish
Emily Dickinson
Give little Anguish— Lives will fret— Give Avalanches— And they'll slant— Straighten—look cautious for their Breath— But make no syllable—like Deat...Rate it:

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He fumbles at your Soul
Emily Dickinson
He fumbles at your Soul As Players at the Keys Before they drop full Music on— He stuns you by degrees— Prepares your brittle Nature For the Ethere...Rate it:

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He fumbles at your spirit
Emily Dickinson
He fumbles at your spirit As players at the keys Before they drop full music on; He stuns you by degrees, Prepares your brittle substance ...Rate it:

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Hermann And Dorothea - IV. Euterpe
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
MOTHER AND SON. THUS the men discoursed together; and meanwhile the mother Went in search of her son,--at first in front of the dwelling On the be...Rate it:

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Martha Washington
Sidney Lanier
Written for the "Martha Washington Court Journal". Down cold snow-stretches of our bitter time, When windy shams and the rain-mocking sleet Of Tr...Rate it:

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My Literary Friend
Henry Lawson
Once I wrote a little poem which I thought was very fine, And I showed the printer’s copy to a critic friend of mine, First he praised the thing a ...Rate it:

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Possum
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
breathes 'ard fer a spell. Then, when I tries to straighten up, it stabs me ten times worse. I thinRate it:

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Sonnet 04: Not In This Chamber Only At My Birth
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Not in this chamber only at my birth— When the long hours of that mysterious night Were over, and the morning was in sight— I cried, but in s...Rate it:

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Sonnet IV: Not in this chamber
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Not in this chamber only at my birth-- When the long hours of that mysterious night Were over, and the morning was in sight-- I cried, but i...Rate it:

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The Dunciad: Book IV
Alexander Pope
Yet, yet a moment, one dim ray of light Indulge, dread Chaos, and eternal Night! Of darkness visible so much be lent, As half to show, half veil, ...Rate it:

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The Everlasting Return
Lola Ridge
It is dark… so dark, I remember the sun on Chios… It is still… so still, I hear the beat of our paddles on the Aegean… Ten times we had watched th...Rate it:

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The Homebody
Dorothy Parker
There still are kindly things for me to know, Who am afraid to dream, afraid to feel- This little chair of scrubbed and sturdy deal, This easy book...Rate it:

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The Jubilee Of A Magazine:(To The Editor)
Thomas Hardy
Yes; your up-dated modern page - All flower-fresh, as it appears - Can claim a time-tried lineage, That reaches backward fifty years (Which, if bu...Rate it:

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The Last Giustianini
Edith Wharton
O WIFE, wife, wife! As if the sacred name Could weary one with saying! Once again Laying against my brow your lips' soft flame, Join with me, Sw...Rate it:

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The Last of the Light Brigade
Rudyard Kipling
There were thirty million English who talked of England's might, There were twenty broken troopers who lacked a bed for the night. They had neither...Rate it:

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The Results Of Thought
William Butler Yeats
ACQUAINTANCE; companion; One dear brilliant woman; The best-endowed, the elect, All by their youth undone, All, all, by that inhuman Bitter glory w...Rate it:

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The Rolling English Road
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Before the Roman came to Rye or out to Severn strode, The rolling English drunkard made the rolling English road. A reeling road, a rolling road, t...Rate it:

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The Show
Wilfred Owen
My soul looked down from a vague height with Death, As unremembering how I rose or why, And saw a sad land, weak with sweats of dearth, Gray, crate...Rate it:

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The Tangled Skein
William Schwenck Gilbert
Try we life-long, we can never Straighten out life's tangled skein, Why should we, in vain endeavour, Guess and guess and guess again? Life's a pud...Rate it:

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