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Before The Snow
Andrew Lang
The winter is upon us, not the snow, The hills are etched on the horizon bare, The skies are iron grey, a bitter air, The meagre cloudlets shudder ...Rate it:

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Before The Statue Of Endymion
Constantine P. Cavafy
I have come from Miletos to Latmos on a white chariot drawn by four snow-white mules, all their trappings silver. I sailed from Alexandria in a pur...Rate it:

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Before the Throne of Beauty XXVI
Khalil Gibran
One heavy day I ran away from the grim face of society and the dizzying clamor of the city and directed my weary step to the spacious alley. I purs...Rate it:

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Before The Void
Kurt Philip Behm
To be forgotten —you first have to be remembered (Dreamsleep: June, 2019)Rate it:

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Before Winter
Edith Nesbit
The wind is crying in the night, Like a lost child; The waves break wonderful and white And wild. The drenched sea-poppies swoon along The drenched...Rate it:

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Campus Sonnets: Before An Examination
Stephen Vincent Benet
The little letters dance across the page, Flaunt and retire, and trick the tired eyes; Sick of the strain, the glaring light, I rise Yawning and...Rate it:

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Dagon Before The Ark
John Newton
When first to make my heart his own, The Lord revealed his mighty grace; Self reigned, like Dagon, on the throne, But could not long maintain its p...Rate it:

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Epitaph of a Young Poet Who Died Before Having Achieved Success
Amy Lowell
Beneath this sod lie the remains Of one who died of growing pains. Rate it:

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Grace Before Song
Ezra Pound
Lord God of heaven that with mercy dight Th'alternate prayer wheel of the night and light Eternal hath to thee, and in whose sight Our days as r...Rate it:

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Lines Written After A Walk Before Supper
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Tho' much averse, dear Jack, to flicker, To find a likeness for friend V----ker, I've made, thro' earth, and air, and sea, A voyage of discovery! A...Rate it:

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Meditation Before Sacrament
Thomas Parnell
Arise my soul & hast away Thy god doth call & canst thou stay Thee to his table he invites To tast of heavenly delights He sufferd death to sett t...Rate it:

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Meditation Upon The Day Before The Sun Rising
John Bunyan
But all this while, where's he whose golden rays Drives night away and beautifies our days? Where's he whose goodly face doth warm and heal, And sh...Rate it:

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Monday Before Easter
John Keble
"Father to me thou art and mother dear, And brother too, kind husband of my heart - So speaks Andromache in boding fear, Ere from her last embr...Rate it:

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Ode. Written On The Blank Page Before Beaumont And Fletcher's Tragi-Comedy 'The Fair Maid Of The Inn'
John Keats
Bards of Passion and of Mirth, Ye have left your souls on earth! Have ye souls in heaven too, Doubled-lived in regions new? Yes, and those of h...Rate it:

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On An Infant Which Died Before Baptism
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
'Be, rather than be call'd, a child of God,' Death whisper'd!--with assenting nod, Its head upon its mother's breast, The Baby bow'd, without demur...Rate it:

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ON BEING GIVEN A PIECE OF EDELWEISS BEFORE VISITING SWITZERLAND
Frederick George Scott
THINE everlasting mountains and their snows And awful silence, floweret, know I not; I have not wandered to thy native spot Among the crags...Rate it:

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Prologue from Preparatory Meditations Before My Approach to The Lord's Supper
Edward Taylor
Lord, can a crumb of dust the earth outweigh, Outmatch all mountains, nay the crystal sky? Imbosom in't designs that shall display And trace into t...Rate it:

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Shadows Before
Henry Lawson
"Like clouds o'er the South are the nations who reign On fair islands that we would command; But clouds that are darker and denser than these Ha...Rate it:

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Sir Walter Raleigh (The night before his death)
Sir Walter Raleigh
Even such is time, which takes in trust Our youth, our joys, and all we have, And pays us nought but age and dust; Which in the dark and silent gr...Rate it:

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Song Before Death: From the French
Algernon Charles Swinburne
SWEET MOTHER, in a minute’s span Death parts thee and my love of thee; Sweet love, that yet art living man, Come back, true love, to comfort me. Ba...Rate it:

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Song by the Window Before Bed
Katherine Mansfield
Little Star, little Star, Come down quick. The Moon is a bogey-man; He'll eat you certain if he can. Little Star, little Star, Come down quick! Li...Rate it:

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Song of Saul Before His Last Battle
George Gordon Lord Byron
Warriors and chiefs! should the shaft or the sword Pierce me in leading the host of the Lord, Heed not the corse, though a king’s in your path:...Rate it:

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Sonnet. Written Before Re-Read King Lear
John Keats
O golden-tongued Romance with serene lute! Fair plumed Syren! Queen of far away! Leave melodizing on this wintry day, Shut up thine olden pages, a...Rate it:

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Sunday Next Before Advent
John Keble
Will God indeed with fragments bear, Snatched late from the decaying year? Or can the Saviour's blood endear The dregs of a polluted life?...Rate it:

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The Halt Before Rome--September 1867
Algernon Charles Swinburne
Is it so, that the sword is broken, Our sword, that was halfway drawn? Is it so, that the light was a spark, That the bird we hailed as the lark ...Rate it:

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