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A Ballad for Elderly Kids
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Now this is the ballad of Jeremy Jones, And likewise of Bobadil Brown, Of the Snooks and the Snaggers and Macs and Malones, And Diggle and Daggle a...Rate it:

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A Brave Refrain
James Whitcomb Riley
When snow is here, and the trees look weird, And the knuckled twigs are gloved with frost; When the breath congeals in the drover's beard, And the ...Rate it:

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A Bushman's Song
Andrew Barton Paterson
I’M travellin’ down the Castlereagh, and I’m a station hand, I’m handy with the ropin’ pole, I’m handy with the brand, And I can ride a rowdy col...Rate it:

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A Canary At The Farm
James Whitcomb Riley
Folks has be'n to town, and Sahry Fetched 'er home a pet canary--, And of all the blame', contrary, Aggervatin' things alive! I love music-- that I...Rate it:

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A CASE FOR THERAPY
Alan Parry-Booth
A CASE FOR THERAPY I was a late developer Well that’s what people said Rather shy with ladies My cheeks would oft turn red. When I was with a pre...Rate it:

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A Cat
Edward Thomas
She had a name among the children; But no one loved though someone owned Her, locked her out of doors at bedtime And had her kittens duly drowned. ...Rate it:

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A Child's Nightmare
Robert Graves
Through long nursery nights he stood By my bed unwearying, Loomed gigantic, formless, queer, Purring in my haunted ear That same hideous nightmare ...Rate it:

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A Christmas Carol
George Wither
So now is come our joyful'st feast, Let every man be jolly. Each room with ivy leaves is drest, And every post with holly. Though some churls at ou...Rate it:

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A City Plum Is Not A Plum
Christina Georgina Rossetti
A city plum is not a plum; A dumb-bell is no bell, though dumb; A party rat is not a rat; A sailor's cat is not a cat; A soldier's frog is not ...Rate it:

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A Demand
Ambrose Bierce
You promised to paint me a picture, Dear Mat, And I was to pay you in rhyme. Although I am loth to inflict your Most easy of consciences, I'm Of op...Rate it:

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A Description of a City Shower
Jonathan Swift
Careful Observers may fortel the Hour (By sure Prognosticks) when to dread a Show'r: While Rain depends, the pensive Cat gives o'er Her Frolicks...Rate it:

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A Drowsy Day
Paul Laurence Dunbar
THE air is dark, the sky is gray, The misty shadows come and go, And here within my dusky room Each chair looks ghostly in the gloom. Outside the r...Rate it:

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a fancy-free cat
Masaoka Shiki
a fancy-free cat is about to catch a quail Rate it:

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A Fool
Ambrose Bierce
Says Anderson, Theosophist: 'Among the many that exist In modern halls, Some lived in ancient Egypt's clime And in their childhood saw the prime Of...Rate it:

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A Grave
Marianne Moore
Man looking into the sea, taking the view from those who have as much right to it as you have to it yourself, it is human nature to stan...Rate it:

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A Lament For S. B. Pat Paw
Louisa May Alcott
We mourn the loss of our little pet, And sigh o'er her hapless fate, For never more by the fire she'll sit, Nor play by the old green gate. The li...Rate it:

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A Letter From the Front
Sir Henry Newbolt
I was out early to-day, spying about From the top of a haystack -- such a lovely morning -- And when I mounted again to canter back I saw across...Rate it:

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A Likely Lad
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Child of a myriad varied voices calling O'er countless leagues of space in divers tongues, Tho' captious critics view your ways appalling And fain ...Rate it:

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A London Fête
Coventry Patmore
All night fell hammers, shock on shock; With echoes Newgate's granite clang'd: The scaffold built, at eight o'clock They brought the man out to be ...Rate it:

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A Matter Of Privacy
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Ben Bowyang spluttered with rage suppressed, 'Hi, there!' And his brow was black, As two by two and three by three the tourists left the track, Cl...Rate it:

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A Memory of the Players in a Mirror at Midnight
James Joyce
They mouth love's language. Gnash The thirteen teeth Your lean jaws grin with. Lash Your itch and quailing, nude greed of the flesh. Love's breath ...Rate it:

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A New Pilgrimage: Sonnet I
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
Care killed a cat, and I have cares at home, Which vex me nightly and disturb my bed. The things I love have all grown wearisome; The things that l...Rate it:

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A Parody
Charles Lamb
Lazy-bones, lazy-bones, wake up and peep; The Cat's in the cupboard, your Mother's asleep. There you sit snoring, forgetting her ills: Who is to gi...Rate it:

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A Psalm Of Fortitude
Joseph Furphy
Are you, like me, a peevish brat, With feelings extra-fine? Are you disposed to whip the cat When misadventure lays your flat? Then paste this ...Rate it:

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A Rabbit As King Of The Ghosts
Wallace Stevens
The difficulty to think at the end of day, When the shapeless shadow covers the sun And nothing is left except light on your fur— There was the...Rate it:

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