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The House Of Dust: Part 04: 04: Counterpoint: Two Rooms
Conrad Potter Aiken
He, in the room above, grown old and tired, She, in the room below—his floor her ceiling— Pursue their separate dreams. He turns his light, And th...Rate it:

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The man in chrysanthemum land
Emily Pauline Johnson
There's a brave little berry-brown man At the opposite side of the earth; Of the White, and the Black, and the Tan, He's the smallest in compass...Rate it:

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The Pig
Christopher Smart
In ev'ry age, and each profession, Men err the most by prepossession; But when the thing is clearly shown, And fairly stated, fully known, We s...Rate it:

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The Swanks of Gosh
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Come mourn with me for the land of Gosh, Oh, weep with me for the luckless Glugs Of the land of Gosh, where the sad seas wash The patient shores, a...Rate it:

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The Wood By The Sea
Duncan Campbell Scott
I DWELL in the wood that is dark and kind But afar off tolls the main, Afar, far off I hear the wind, And the roving of the rain. The shade is dar...Rate it:

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Tortoise Shout
David Herbert Lawrence
I thought he was dumb, I said he was dumb, Yet I've heard him cry. First faint scream, Out of life's unfathomable dawn, Far off, so far, like...Rate it:

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Winter at St Andrews
Robert Fuller Murray
The city once again doth wear Her wonted dress of winter's bride, Her mantle woven of misty air, With saffron sunlight faintly dyed. She sits above...Rate it:

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Witchcraft: New Style
Lascelles Abercrombie
The sun drew off at last his piercing fires. Over the stale warm air, dull as a pond And moveless in the grey quieted street, Blue magic of a summe...Rate it:

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Without Her Hands In Mine
Nikhil Parekh
In order to erase my name from the soil; all I did was kick the loose sands with my feet; and it blended almost magically with the mundane mud, I...Rate it:

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The Chase
Anonymous Americas
Quick, fly to the covert, thou hunted of men! For the bloodhounds are baying o'er mountain and glen; The riders are mounted, the loose rein is give...Rate it:

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The View You Choose 2 Point 0
Somedays I feel like I'm surrounded by bars and bricks encaged on a stage in tar that sticks. There's an agonisingly unfamiliar reflection in the m...Rate it:

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Dorothy Parker
Authors and actors and artists and such Never know nothing, and never know much. Sculptors and singers and those of their kidney Tell their affairs...Rate it:

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Dover To Munich
Charles Stuart Calverley
Farewell, farewell! Before our prow Leaps in white foam the noisy channel, A tourist's cap is on my brow, My legs are cased in tourists' flannel: ...Rate it:

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Believe in You
Sheila King
Give and take, correct mistakes, never show your greed Let it out when your in doubt, ask for what you need Lend a hand… when you can, don’t walk...Rate it:

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A Casualty
Robert William Service
That boy I took in the car last night, With the body that awfully sagged away, And the lips blood-crisped, and the eyes flame-bright, And the poor ...Rate it:

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A Christmas Letter From Australia
Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen
’T IS Christmas, and the North wind blows; ’t was two years yesterday Since from the Lusitania’s bows I looked o’er Table Bay, A tripper round ...Rate it:

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A Drowsy Day
Paul Laurence Dunbar
THE air is dark, the sky is gray, The misty shadows come and go, And here within my dusky room Each chair looks ghostly in the gloom. Outside the r...Rate it:

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A Living Picture
Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
No, I'll not say your name. I have said it now, As you mine, first in childish treble, then Up through a score and more familiar years Till baby...Rate it:

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A Psalm Of Councel
Joseph Furphy
Though some good folks may take it ill, As trifling with parsonic frill, Thus saith the Lord to Jim and Bill, In admonition stern and straight:—...Rate it:

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A Rejected Lover
Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
You 'never loved me,' Ada. These slow words Dropped softly from your gentle woman-tongue Out of your true and kindly woman-heart, Fell, piercing...Rate it:

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A Square Deal
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
'Dreamin'?' I sez to Digger Smith. 'Buck up, ole sport, an' smile. Ain't there enough uv joy to-day To drive the bogey man away An' make reel thing...Rate it:

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A tall, strapping shot, you, considerate hunter...
Boris Pasternak
A tall, strapping shot, you, considerate hunter, Phantom with gun at the flood of my soul, Do not destroy me now as a traitor, As fodder for feelin...Rate it:

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A Woeful New Ballad Of The Protestant Conspiracy To Take The Pope’s Life
William Makepeace Thackeray
Come all ye Christian people, unto my tale give ear, 'Tis about a base consperracy, as quickly shall appear; 'Twill make your hair to bristle up, a...Rate it:

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An answer to Various Bards
Andrew Barton Paterson
Well, I've waited mighty patient while they all came rolling in, Mister Lawson, Mister Dyson, and the others of their kin, With their dreadful, d...Rate it:

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An Emu Hunt
Andrew Barton Paterson
West of Dubbo the west begins The land of leisure and hope and trust, Where the black man stalks with his dogs and gins And Nature visits the se...Rate it:

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