Poetry.net »

Search results for: pretend

Yee yee! We've found 155 poems matching pretend.

Drought and Doctrine
James Brunton Stephens
that ain't To be handled by a man as don't pretend to be a saint; So I minds “the cultivation,” smoRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Eclogue
John Donne
favours bend To virtue, to the which they all pretend ? Thou hast no such ; yet here was this, anRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Elegy XIV: To Delia
James Hammond
my humbled Mind, To dangerous Bliss no longer to pretend, In Books, a calm but fixt Content to findRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Epilogue on the Same Occasion (Princess of Cleves)
John Dryden
prattlers in the pit, Who either have, or who pretend to wit; These noisy sirs so loud their partRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Epitaph. (On a Commonplace Person Who Died in Bed)
Amy Levy
ask for bread, get a stone instead, Never pretend that the stone is bread. Never sway and sway Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Evening Song of the Thoughtful Child
Katherine Mansfield
with you, As we always played before. Let's pretend that we have wings And can really truly fly OvRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Fit the Fifth ( Hunting of the Snark )
Lewis Carroll
the glorious work of the day; And each tried to pretend that he did not remark That the other wasRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Five Critcisms
Alfred Noyes
unseen, She saw them, too. If none, she'd not pretend His clay were colder, or his God less true, ORate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Free Of Doubt
Kurt Philip Behm
won’t end The pride and the fury, you stole to pretend Looking out at the parishioners, his eyRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Gotham - Book I
Charles Churchill
lived to Truth, and breathed a Christian air, Pretend that Christ, (who came, we all agree, To blesRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Hik-Tee-Dik!
James Whitcomb Riley
Billy and Buddy! They'd clinch as they came, and pretend not to see As they knocked her desk over--Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Hitting It Up With Hitler
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Iron Hand Go hitting it up with Hitler, Who can pretend to comprehend This curious law-and-order WhRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Hymn 167
Isaac Watts
treads the rebels to the ground.] [Who shall pretend to teach him skill, Or guide the counsels of Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
I Am
Sheila King
flames burning I am smart but still learning I pretend to be happy when things bother me I hear peoRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
I'll never love Thee more
James Graham
Where I should solely be, If others do pretend a part Or dare to vie with me, Or if CommittRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Imperial Revels
Victor Marie Hugo
maid,— Though blood is the cup you fill, Pretend it 'rosy' wine, and still Hail cannon 'king,' and Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Improvisations: Light And Snow: 09
Conrad Potter Aiken
like a priest solemnly sliding beads? Or pretend they are roses, pale pink, yellow, and white, And Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Incompletion
Mya Edwards
are yOu loNely? i am always here. dont pretend to be hAppy who do you thiNk you are? i will make yRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Inevitably And Bound To
Nikhil Parekh
of sensitivity in the celestial atmosphere; or pretend horrendously deaf to even the most sorrowfulRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Inside—Out
Kurt Philip Behm
without two flanking sides Reality without pretend Can you stop what’s never started Can yoRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Introduction To The True-Born Englishman
Daniel Defoe
they came: Wonders that they of all men should pretend To birth and blood, and for a name contend. Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
It is not seemly to be famous...
Boris Pasternak
be on everybody's lips! Try not to live as a pretender, But so to manage your affairs That you areRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
It Was Impossible To Emulate The Creator
Nikhil Parekh
as all you had to do was spread your arms wide; pretend to flap them in mighty draughts of air; staRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Joseph Made Known To His Brethren
John Newton
sinners, the message obey! No more vain excuses pretend; But come, without farther delay, To Jesus Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Just Unite
Nikhil Parekh
intimate, Don't cremate; just create, Don't pretend; just pursue, Don't tarnish; just truce, DoRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)

We need you!

Help us build the largest human-edited poetry collection on the web!