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In Nunhead Cemetary
Charlotte Mary Mew
It is the clay what makes the earth stick to his spade; He fills in holes like this year after year; The others have gone; they were tired, and hal...Rate it:

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Kept Calling Me Father
Nikhil Parekh
It seemed you were just a pound of flesh; in the sacrosanct womb of your revered mother; only fractions of seconds ago, While today you stood more...Rate it:

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Light Between the Trees
Henry Van Dyke
Long, long, long the trail Through the brooding forest-gloom, Down the shadowy, lonely vale Into silence, like a room Where the light of life has f...Rate it:

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Love Had Never Seemed So Immortal
Nikhil Parekh
Food had never seemed better than it did today; when I was profusely famished to the last core of my bedraggled intestines; frantically dithering i...Rate it:

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Mama
Lola Ridge
Mama’s face is smooth and pale as tea-rose leaves. That ivory oval of aunt Gem you sucked the miniature off had black black hair like mama. Pit-it...Rate it:

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Mont Blanc
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Heaven knows our travellers have sufficiently alloyed the beautiful, and profaned the sublime, by associating these with themselves, the common-pla...Rate it:

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Our Choices
Kurt Philip Behm
Your say download I say upload Diametrically opposed I look up While you look down The truth now juxtaposed I step forward You step back Our choi...Rate it:

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Pauline
Felicia Dorothea Hemans
To die for what we love! Oh! there is power In the true heart, and pride, and joy, for this; It is to live without the vanish'd light That strength...Rate it:

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Rose The Red And White Lily
Andrew Lang
O Rose the Red and White Lilly, Their mother dear was dead, And their father married an ill woman, Wishd them twa little guede. Yet she had twa as...Rate it:

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Science
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Alone I climb the steep ascending path Which leads to knowledge. In the babbling throngs That hurry after, shouting to the world Small fragments of...Rate it:

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She Sat Alone Beside Her Hearth
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
SHE sat alone beside her hearth— For many nights alone; She slept not on the pleasant couch Where fragrant herbs were strewn. At first she bound ...Rate it:

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The American Forest Girl
Felicia Dorothea Hemans
Wildly and mournfully the Indian drum On the deep hush of moonlight forests broke; 'Sing us a death-song, for thine hour is come, So the red warrio...Rate it:

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The Caravan in the Deserts
Felicia Dorothea Hemans
Call it not Loneliness, to dwell In woodland shade, or hermit dell; To pierce the forest's twilight maze, Or from the Alpine summit gaze; For N...Rate it:

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The Chapel of the Hermits
John Greenleaf Whittier
'I do believe, and yet, in grief, I pray for help to unbelief; For needful strength aside to lay The daily cumberings of my way. 'I 'm sick at hea...Rate it:

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The Guardian-Angel
Robert Browning
A PICTURE AT FANO. I. Dear and great Angel, wouldst thou only leave That child, when thou hast done with him, for me! Let me sit all the day h...Rate it:

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The Horrible History of Jones
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Jones had a dog; it had a chain; Not often worn, not causing pain; But, as the I.K.L. had passed Their 'Unleashed Cousins Act' at last, Inspector...Rate it:

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The Lamentable Ballad Of The Foundling Of Shoreditch
William Makepeace Thackeray
Come all ye Christian people, and listen to my tail, It is all about a doctor was travelling by the rail, By the Heastern Counties' Railway (vich t...Rate it:

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The Task: Book V, The Winter Morning Walk (excerpts)
William Cowper
'Tis morning; and the sun, with ruddy orb Ascending, fires th' horizon: while the clouds, That crowd away before the driving wind, More a...Rate it:

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The Task: Book V. -- The Winter Morning Walk
William Cowper
‘Tis morning; and the sun, with ruddy orb Ascending, fires the horizon; while the clouds, That crowd away before the driving wind, More ardent as t...Rate it:

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The Troubadour. Canto 2 A (Preparation for battle)
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
THE first, the very first; oh! none Can feel again as they have done; In love, in war, in pride, in all The planets of life's coronal, However beau...Rate it:

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The Troubadour. Canto 3 B (Death)
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
I saw her!—on the ground she lay, The life blood ebbing fast away; But almost as she could not die Without my hand to close her eye! ...Rate it:

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The Undying One - Canto IV
Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton
'TIS done--the night has pass'd away; And, basking in the sunny day, The laughing fountain's waters bear No record of each burning tear;-- The ...Rate it:

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The Voice Of Spring
Felicia Dorothea Hemans
I come, I come! ye have called me long; I come o'er the mountains, with light and song. Ye may trace my step o'er the waking earth By the winds whi...Rate it:

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To The Same
Sydney Thompson Dobell
Töchterchenlein, by whom the least became The greatest title of dear Daughterhood, Who hast not laid down life, nor spilled thy blood For me, but t...Rate it:

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Trivia ; or, the Art of Walking the Streets of London : Book II.
John Gay
Of Walking the Streets by Day. Thus far the Muse has trac'd in useful lays The proper implements for wintry ways; Has taught the walker, with j...Rate it:

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