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The Horse And The Olive: Or, War And Peace
Thomas Parnell
With Moral Tale let Ancient Wisdom move, Which thus I sing to make the Moderns wise: Strong Neptune once with sage Minerva strove, And rising Athen...Rate it:

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A Fact, And An Imagination, Or, Canute And Alfred, On The Seashore
William Wordsworth
THE Danish Conqueror, on his royal chair, Mustering a face of haughty sovereignty, To aid a covert purpose, cried--'O ye Approaching Waters of the ...Rate it:

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O, Time And Change, They Range And Range
William Ernest Henley
O, Time and Change, they range and range From sunshine round to thunder! - They glance and go as the great winds blow, And the best of our dreams d...Rate it:

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Song Of A Scholar And His Mistress, Who, Being Crossed By Their Friends, Fell Mad For One Another; And Now First Meet In Bedlam
John Dryden
[Music within.] The Lovers enter at opposite doors, each held by a keeper. Phillis. Look, look I see—­I see my love appear! ’Tis he—­’Tis he al...Rate it:

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Space And Dread and The Dark
William Ernest Henley
Space and dread and the dark - Over a livid stretch of sky Cloud-monsters crawling, like a funeral train Of huge, primeval presences Stooping benea...Rate it:

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Turns and Movies: Rose and Murray
Conrad Potter Aiken
After the movie, when the lights come up, He takes her powdered hand behind the wings; She, all in yellow, like a buttercup, Lifts her white fac...Rate it:

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In Memoriam A. H. H.: 126. Love is and was my Lord and King
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Love is and was my Lord and King, And in his presence I attend To hear the tidings of my friend, Which every hour his couriers ...Rate it:

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Abide and Abide and Better Abide
Sir Thomas Wyatt
I abide and abide and better abide, And after the old proverb, the happy day; And ever my lady to me doth say, "Let me alone and I will pro...Rate it:

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And is there care in heaven, and is there love
Edmund Spenser
And is there care in heaven, and is there love In heavenly spirits to us creatures base, That may compassion of our evils move? There is : else muc...Rate it:

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I Abide and Abide and Better Abide
Sir Thomas Wyatt
I abide and abide and better abide, And after the old proverb, the happy day; And ever my lady to me doth say, 'Let me alone and I will provide.' I...Rate it:

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I Abide and Abide and Better Abide
David McKee Wright
I abide and abide and better abide, And after the old proverb, the happy day; And ever my lady to me doth say, 'Let me alone and I will provide.' I...Rate it:

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I Hoed and Trenched and Weeded
Alfred Edward Housman
I hoed and trenched and weeded, And took the flowers to fair: I brought them home unheeded; The hue was not the wear. So up and down I sow the...Rate it:

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Young men and women, strong and sound
Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
Young men and women, strong and sound, Adorn with beautiful excess Of play and song and flower-dress Our fatherland's ancestral ground. They dream ...Rate it:

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Father of light, and life, and love!
James Montgomery
Father of light, and life, and love! Thyself to us reveal; As saints below, and saints above, Thy sacred presence feel. Not with the eye of mortal...Rate it:

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She Laughed And Laughed And Laughed To Death
Nikhil Parekh
When I chattered a nineteen to the dozen about each of my child's astoundingly spell-binding brainwaves; she laughed at me as loudly as the clouds ...Rate it:

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A Martyr in Lace and Five and Dime Cologne
Sonia Walker
Grandmother taught us tradition matters in that it must be passed on from one generation to another; she showed us the old-world ways of baking, h...Rate it:

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Two Arms and Two Legs and One Head
Joe Giso
I said to the man that I am, "What have you done?" "Where have you gone?" I replied with a deep sigh, for truth doth not lie. "I was born with just...Rate it:

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An Epitaph upon Husband and Wife Who died and were buried together
Richard Crashaw
TO these whom death again did wed This grave 's the second marriage-bed. For though the hand of Fate could force 'Twixt soul and body a divorce,...Rate it:

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Languid, And Sad, And Slow, From Day To Day
William Lisle Bowles
Languid, and sad, and slow, from day to day I journey on, yet pensive turn to view (Where the rich landscape gleams with softer hue) The streams...Rate it:

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Sonnet: Languid, And Sad, And Slow, From Day To Day
William Lisle Bowles
Languid, and sad, and slow, from day to day I journey on, yet pensive turn to view (Where the rich landscape gleams with softer hue) The streams an...Rate it:

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The eyes are black and beautiful complexion fair and sweet.
Shad Azimabadi
The eyes are black and beautiful complexion fair and sweet. Long and loose hang the locks the face innocence breathes. The brow is broad and winso...Rate it:

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What Lips My Lips Have Kissed, And Where, And Why (Sonnet XLIII)
Edna St. Vincent Millay
What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why, I have forgotten, and what arms have lain Under my head till morning; but the rain Is full of...Rate it:

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A Man Young And Old: VIII. Summer And Spring
William Butler Yeats
We sat under an old thorn-tree And talked away the night, Told all that had been said or done Since first we saw the light, And when we talked of g...Rate it:

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And like a Dying Lady, Lean and Pale
Percy Bysshe Shelley
And like a dying lady, lean and pale, Who totters forth, wrapp'd in a gauzy veil, Out of her chamber, led by the insane And feeble wan...Rate it:

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Maker of Heaven and Earth (All Things Bright and Beautiful)
Cecil Frances Alexander
All things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small, All things wise and wonderful, The Lord God made them all. Each l...Rate it:

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