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A Dramatic Poem
William Butler Yeats
The deck of an ancient ship. At the right of the stage is the mast, with a large square sail hiding a great deal of the sky and sea on that side. ...Rate it:

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A Fair Spin
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Righto! I'll give the game a go. They say I should be circumspect; but I don't care a hang. I'll bang The cows in slang . . 'Ere! Wot's the game? ...Rate it:

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A First Beginning
Kurt Philip Behm
Granting myself permission, I advanced into the sun The rays now scorching by me, this journey zero-sum Racing toward the present, all chai...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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A Lion Chases
Kurt Philip Behm
Is consciousness emergent, or de facto zero sum Is what we know about ourselves, a walk or more a run A lion knows to chase a deer, but not the r...Rate it:

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A New Year's Morning Song
Anna Laetitia Waring
Thanksgiving and the voice of melody, This new year's morning, call me from my sleep; A new, sweet song is in my heart for Thee, Thou faithful, ten...Rate it:

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A Night In Babylon.
Robert Crawford
We whom to-night Love keeps awake For his own joy, may one day break Our fast in some Lethéan cave, When we but a faint memory have, Or none, of su...Rate it:

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A Vision of a Wrangler, of a University, of Pedantry, and of Philosophy
James Clerk Maxwell
Deep St. Mary's bell had sounded, And the twelve notes gently rounded Endless chimneys that surrounded My abode in Trinity. (Letter G, Old Cour...Rate it:

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A Vision Out West
Barcroft Henry Thomas Boake
Far reaching down's a solid sea sunk everlastingly to rest, And yet whose billows seem to be for ever heaving toward the west The tiny fieldmice ...Rate it:

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Absolution
Edith Nesbit
THREE months had passed since she had knelt before The grate of the confessional, and he, --The priest--had wondered why she came no more To tel...Rate it:

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Addition
Constantine P. Cavafy
I do not question whether I am happy or unhappy. Yet there is one thing that I keep gladly in mind -- that in the great addition (their addition th...Rate it:

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Afterthoughts
Edwin Arlington Robinson
We parted where the old gas-lamp still burned Under the wayside maple and walked on, Into the dark, as we had always done; And I, no doubt, if h...Rate it:

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Albert's Return
Marriott Edgar
You've `eard `ow young Albert Ramsbottom At the zoo up at Blackpool one year With a stick with an `orse's `ead `andle Gave a lion a poke in the e...Rate it:

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An Epistle To Fleetwood Shephard, Esq.
Matthew Prior
When crowding folks, with strange ill faces, Were making legs, and begging places, And some with patents, some with merit, Tired out my good Lord ...Rate it:

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An Essay on Man: Epistle II
Alexander Pope
I. Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man. Plac'd on this isthmus of a middle state, A being darkly wis...Rate it:

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An Idyll of Dandaloo
Andrew Barton Paterson
On Western plains, where shade is not, 'Neath summer skies of cloudless blue, Where all is dry and all is hot, There stands the town of Dandaloo...Rate it:

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An Unwritten Tragedy
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
Ho, ye that thirst beside the running stream! Love is a running stream, whose waters flow Upon the earth, and who would drink thereof Must bend him...Rate it:

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Ancient Voices
Kurt Philip Behm
All bareness forgiven the razors gone dry The excuses all shaven no more asking why A soul once abundant my face starts to fill No sentenc...Rate it:

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Armageddon
Kurt Philip Behm
Our heads so deeply in the sand, we thought it wouldn’t come And would never heed its warnings, our denial zero-sum The result of our inactio...Rate it:

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Artegal And Elidure
William Wordsworth
WHERE be the temples which, in Britain's Isle, For his paternal Gods, the Trojan raised? Gone like a morning dream, or like a pile Of clouds that i...Rate it:

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As Lords Their Labourers' Hire Delay
Sir Walter Scott
As lords their labourers' hire delay, Fate quits our toil with hopes to come, Which, if far short of present pay, Still, owns a debt and names a...Rate it:

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As the Bell Clinks
Rudyard Kipling
As I left the Halls at Lumley, rose the vision of a comely Maid last season worshipped dumbly, watched with fervor from afar; And I wondered idly, ...Rate it:

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At Eighty Years
Robert William Service
As nothingness draws near How I can see Inexorably clear My vanity. My sum of worthiness Always so small, Dwindles fr...Rate it:

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At The Hop
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
‘Tis time to dress. Dost hear the music surging Like sobbing waves that roll up from the sea? Yes, yes, I hear – I yield – no need of urging; ...Rate it:

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Audience Of One
Kurt Philip Behm
Writing for confirmation, all words now zero-sum As each returns, my ears embrace, —an audience of one (Villanova Pennsylvania: June, 2017)Rate it:

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