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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 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 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 Radical War Song
Thomas Babbington Macaulay
Awake, arise, the hour is come, For rows and revolutions; There's no receipt like pike and drum For crazy constitutions. Close, close the shop!...Rate it:

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A Sphinx
Carl Sandburg
Close-mouthed you sat five thousand years and never let out a whisper. Processions came by, marchers, asking questions you answered with grey eyes...Rate it:

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A Touch Of The Late Prince
Mario William Vitale
Touch Of Prince Let's Jam It's Christmas Time ! ( Touch Of Prince) surrender to the feeling discovered Lord have mercy we are going cr...Rate it:

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A Vision Splendid
Victor James Daley
Half waking and half dreaming, While starry lamps hung low I saw a vision splendid Upon the darkness glow. The Capital Australian, With w...Rate it:

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A Wish
Franklin P. Adams
(An Apartmental Ditty.) Mine be a flat beside the Hill; A vendor's cry shall soothe my ear A landlord shall present his bill At least a doze...Rate it:

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A Woman's Way
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Women is strange. You take my tip; I'm wise. I know enough to know I'll never know The 'uman female mind, or wot su'prise They 'as in store to bri...Rate it:

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A Year Ago
Robert William Service
I'm sitting by the fire tonight, The cat purrs on the rug; The room's abrim with rosy light, Suavely soft and snug; And safe and wa...Rate it:

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Coral Atlas
As we sit here n' wait perchance some one will call; then perhaps they're too busy for us two after all; so you sit n' preen as I sip my tea slowly...Rate it:

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Address ToThe Devil
Robert Burns
O thou! whatever title suit thee,- Auld Hornie, Satan, Nick, or Clootie! Wha in yon cavern, grim an' sootie, Clos'd under hatches, Spairges about...Rate it:

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All I Want Is Everything
Nikhil Parekh
All I want is a chain of thick gold adorning my neck, All I want is a stream of white champagne to incessantly titillate my throat, All I want ...Rate it:

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Alphonso Of Castile
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I Alphonso live and learn, Seeing nature go astern. Things deteriorate in kind, Lemons run to leaves and rind, Meagre crop of figs and limes, Short...Rate it:

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An Imperial Rescript
Rudyard Kipling
Now this is the tale of the Council the German Kaiser decreed, To ease the strong of their burden, to help the weak in their need, He sent a word t...Rate it:

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Andante Con Moto
William Ernest Henley
Forth from the dust and din, The crush, the heat, the many-spotted glare, The odour and sense of life and lust aflare, The wrangle and jangle of un...Rate it:

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