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Unit, like Death, for Whom?
Emily Dickinson
Unit, like Death, for Whom? True, like the Tomb, Who tells no secret Told to Him— The Grave is strict— Tickets admit Just two—the Bearer— And the B...Rate it:

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Here Died
Henry Lawson
There's many a schoolboy's bat and ball that are gathering dust at home, For he hears a voice in the future call, and he trains for the war to com...Rate it:

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A Psalm Of Councel
Joseph Furphy
Though some good folks may take it ill, As trifling with parsonic frill, Thus saith the Lord to Jim and Bill, In admonition stern and straight:—...Rate it:

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Lucky if you Survive
Abinash Parajuli
Hybrid terror of genetic disorder once to fix it right A terrorist with a AK47 on the battlefield to fight Nightmare gives visions to a deserted oc...Rate it:

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The Visit
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Askest 'How long thou shall stay?' Devastator of the day! Know, each substance and relation Thorough nature's operation, Hath its unit, bound, and ...Rate it:

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Gunga Din
Rudyard Kipling
You may talk o' gin and beer When you're quartered safe out 'ere, An' you're sent to penny-fights an' Aldershot it; But when it comes to slaughter ...Rate it:

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A Friendly Game Of Football
Edward George Dyson
We were challenged by The Dingoes - they're the pride of Squatter's Gap- To a friendly game of football on the flat by Devil's Trap. And we went al...Rate it:

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60 Newest Poems By Mario W. Vitale
ario William Vitale
Bio Of Mario William Vitale The language and images of Mario Vitale's poetry are so closely bound to the natural cycles of seasons, of generations...Rate it:

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A Boy saying to his General...
Joseph Michael Petrou
It was just before supper when mother overheard her boy saying to his General: -But, Sir, you need to understand me! I am not made of that kind of...Rate it:

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A Letter To Monsieur Boileau Despreaux, Occasioned By The Victory At Blenheim
Matthew Prior
Since hired for life, thy servile Muse must sing Successive conquests and a glorious King; Must of a man immortal vainly boast, And bring him laure...Rate it:

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Boots
Andrew Barton Paterson
We've travelled per Joe Gardiner, a humping of our swag In the country of the Gidgee and Belar. We've swum the Di'mantina with our raiment in a b...Rate it:

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Every Man Should have a Rifle
Henry Lawson
So I sit and write and ponder, while the house is deaf and dumb, Seeing visions "over yonder" of the war I know must come. In the corner - not a ...Rate it:

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From 'Samson Agonistes' i
John Milton
OH how comely it is and how reviving To the Spirits of just men long opprest! When God into the hands of thir deliverer Puts invincible might T...Rate it:

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Insensibility
Wilfred Owen
I Happy are men who yet before they are killed Can let their veins run cold. Whom no compassion fleers Or makes their feet Sore on the alleys cob...Rate it:

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Johnny Boer
Andrew Barton Paterson
Men fight all shapes and sizes as the racing horses run, And no man knows his courage till he stands before a gun. At mixed-up fighting, hand to ...Rate it:

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Orlando Furioso Canto 17
Ludovico Ariosto
ARGUMENT Charles goes, with his, against King Rodomont. Gryphon in Norandino's tournament Does mighty deeds; Martano turns his front, Showing how r...Rate it:

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Self Indulgence
Mario William Vitale
A stranger came to me one day, in a precarious way What he wanted of me, well, it's kind of hard to say He talked and I listened attentively...Rate it:

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Swinging the Lead
Andrew Barton Paterson
Said the soldier to the Surgeon, "I've got noises in me head And a kind o' filled up feeling after every time I'm fed; I can sleep all night on p...Rate it:

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The First Grenadier of France
William Topaz McGonagall
'Twas in a certain regiment of French Grenadiers, A touching and beautiful custom was observed many years; Which was meant to commemorate the heroi...Rate it:

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The Happy Gardeners
Edward George Dyson
We were storemen, clerks and packers on an ammunition dump Twice the size of Cootamundra, and the goods we had to hump They were bombs as big a...Rate it:

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The Heart of Australia
Henry Lawson
When the wars of the world seemed ended, and silent the distant drum, Ten years ago in Australia, I wrote of a war to come: And I pictured Austra...Rate it:

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The Man Who Raised Charlestown
Henry Lawson
They were hanging men in Buckland who would not cheer King George – The parson from his pulpit and the blacksmith from his forge; They were hangi...Rate it:

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To Be Amused
Henry Lawson
You ask me to be gay and glad While lurid clouds of danger loom, And vain and bad and gambling mad, Australia races to her doom. You bid me sin...Rate it:

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COMPANION TO INCIDENCE
Hubbs
The light diminishes to a shade of red that deepens as it now freely flows Like chimes of falling icicles that fade away as they slowly melt Withou...Rate it:

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A Commonplace Day
Thomas Hardy
The day is turning ghost, And scuttles from the kalendar in fits and furtively, To join the anonymous host Of those that throng oblivion; ced...Rate it:

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