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Elegy XX. He Compares His Humble Fortune With the Distress of Others
William Shenstone
Why droops this heart with fancied woes forlorn? Why sinks my soul beneath this wintry sky? What pensive crowds, by ceaseless labours worn, What my...Rate it:

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Emotional Correctness
Kurt Philip Behm
When I want to express anger, I get madder than hell When I want to give love, how deep is my well On those times that I covet, how green I becom...Rate it:

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Epitaph On An Army of Mercenaries
Alfred Edward Housman
These, in the day when heaven was falling, The hour when earth's foundations fled, Followed their mercenary calling And took their wages and are de...Rate it:

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Et evigt Liv tør jeg ikke kræve
Hans Christian Andersen
Et evigt Liv tør jeg ikke kræve, Vorherre gav mig saa Meget her, Men ogsaa Længsel for evigt at leve, Og denne Længsel er størst hos Hver. Han gav ...Rate it:

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Euthanasia
Richard Crashaw
Wouldst see blithe looks, fresh cheeks beguile Age? wouldst see December smile? Wouldst see nests of new roses grow In a bed of reverend snow? Warm...Rate it:

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Expectation—is Contentment
Emily Dickinson
Expectation—is Contentment— Gain—Satiety— But Satiety—Conviction Of Necessity Of an Austere trait in Pleasure— Good, without alarm Is a too establ...Rate it:

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Expostulation and Reply
William Wordsworth
"Why, William, on that old grey stone, Thus for the length of half a day, Why, William, sit you thus alone, And dream your time away? "Where a...Rate it:

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Eyes To Close
Kurt Philip Behm
I love the isolation, God help me but I do Being alone inside my words, neither old nor new The rumbling of the moment, the sound of distant drum...Rate it:

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Fable XLII. The Juggler
John Gay
A juggler long through all the town Had raised his fortune and renown; You'd think (so far his art transcends) The devil at his fingers' ends. ...Rate it:

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Fait Accompli
Kurt Philip Behm
Standing for nothing…. falling for everything Time becomes your master each moment—zero sum (Villanova Pennsylvania: June, 2018)Rate it:

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Fidele's Grassy Tomb
Sir Henry Newbolt
The Squire sat propped in a pillowed chair, His eyes were alive and clear of care, But well he knew that the hour was come To bid good-bye to his a...Rate it:

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First Destiny Called
First Destiny Called
Laid solid with words the writers stone A fortress was columned my only real home The poetry was safe there it stammered and tried As my fee...Rate it:

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Fit the Sixth ( Hunting of the Snark )
Lewis Carroll
The Barrister's Dream They sought it with thimbles, they sought it with care; They pursued it with forks and hope; They threatened its life with...Rate it:

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Formens evige Magie
Hans Christian Andersen
Om Kageformen, eller selve Kagen Er Hovedsagen I denne Verden, gaae vi her forbi. Jeg bringer — (ja, det kommer til det samme) Jeg bringer nemlig h...Rate it:

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France--December 1870
George Meredith
I We look for her that sunlike stood Upon the forehead of our day, An orb of nations, radiating food For body and for mind alway. Where is the Sha...Rate it:

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Frances
Charlotte Brontë
SHE will not sleep, for fear of dreams, But, rising, quits her restless bed, And walks where some beclouded beams Of moonlight through the hall ...Rate it:

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Frankenstein
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
We roam about the countryside And view the farmlands rolling wide A picture surely this of peace, of planty. We mark within these sylvan scenes The...Rate it:

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Free To Roam
Kurt Philip Behm
The mind and body dualist, his prison for a throne Confusion reigns where consciousness walks, where can it find a home The soul the prize that m...Rate it:

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From 'Lines In Memory Of Edmund Morris'
Duncan Campbell Scott
HERE Morris, on the plains that we have loved, Think of the death of Akoose, fleet of foot, Who, in his prime, a herd of antelope From sunrise, wit...Rate it:

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From The Cantata For N. F. S. Grundtvig
Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
His day was the greatest the Northland has seen, It one was with the midnight-sun's wonders serene: The light wherein he sat was the light of God's...Rate it:

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Fru A. C. D. Drewsen, født Lassen
Hans Christian Andersen
Hun var en Qvinde af et sjeldent Værd, Det Skjønne med sit Hjerte hun omfatted', Skjøndt gammel, fulgte hun de Unges Færd, Det Gode i det Ny' hun k...Rate it:

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Fruit of Earth
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
The winds that blow about the world (Said Old George Jones) See here all hope to ruin hurled, See there triumphant flags unfurled, Over chance-favo...Rate it:

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Future-Past
Kurt Philip Behm
Writing not for current ears, writing for a thousand years Writing not for time undone, writing for the zero-sum Writing not for love or hate, wr...Rate it:

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Geist's Grave
Matthew Arnold
Four years!--and didst thou stay above The ground, which hides thee now, but four? And all that life, and all that love, Were crowded, Geist! into ...Rate it:

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Glory Unsung
Kurt Philip Behm
Victory is a song unwritten, whose words beget the score With truth in play, all time relayed, past battles, future wars Yesterday winless, tomor...Rate it:

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