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Poeta Fit, Non Nascitur
Lewis Carroll
"How shall I be a poet? How shall I write in rhyme? You told me once 'the very wish Partook of the sublime.' The tell me how! Don't put me off With...Rate it:

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PoEtIc AdDiCtIoN
Kenneth R. Jenkins
You see, you make me wanna write, You make wanna write words So sweet and on the other hand Words wind up so tight Until it squeeze you when yo...Rate it:

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Prologue from Preparatory Meditations Before My Approach to The Lord's Supper
Edward Taylor
Lord, can a crumb of dust the earth outweigh, Outmatch all mountains, nay the crystal sky? Imbosom in't designs that shall display And trace into t...Rate it:

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Resignation Pt 1
Edward Young
The days how few, how short the years Of man's too rapid race! Each leaving, as it swiftly flies, A shorter in its place. They who the...Rate it:

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Satire II
John Donne
Sir; though (I thanke God for it) I do hate Perfectly all this towne, yet there's one state In all ill things so excellently best, That hate, to...Rate it:

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Satyr V. Verse
Thomas Parnell
Thou soft Engager of my tender years Divertive verse now come & ease my cares The Rake has wine the aged knave ye view Of what his death bed Charit...Rate it:

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Spread the Truth!
Henry Lawson
BRAVE the anger of the wealthy! Scorn their bitter lying spite! Tell the Truth in simple language, when you know that you are right! And they’ll re...Rate it:

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Take Back the Virgin Page
Thomas Moore
Written on Returning a Blank Book Take back the virgin page, White and unwritten still; Some hand, more calm and sage, The leaf must fill. Tho...Rate it:

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That One Reader
Kurt Philip Behm
I don’t write for other poets, God condemn me if I do My words all gifted freely, to those searching hard and true I don’t write for academics, a...Rate it:

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The Aeneid (excerpts)
Gavin Douglas
-0- Laude, honor, prasingis, thankis infynite -0- To the, and thi dulce ornate fresch endite, -0- Mast reverend Virgill, of Latyne poetis...Rate it:

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The Appology
Anne Kingsmill Finch
'Tis true I write and tell me by what Rule I am alone forbid to play the fool To follow through the Groves a wand'ring Muse And fain'd Idea's for m...Rate it:

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The Black Bordered Letter
Henry Lawson
An’ SO ’e’s dead in London, An’ answered to the call, An’ trotted through the Long Street, With ’earse an’ plumes an’ all? We was village boys an’ ...Rate it:

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The City of Dreadful Night
James Thomson
Per me si va nella citta dolente. --Dante Poi di tanto adoprar, di tanti moti D'ogni celeste, ogni terrena cosa, Girando senza posa, Per tornar s...Rate it:

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The Greatest Poet
Bobby Gardner
The Greatest Poet (We Will All Agree...) by Robert C Gardner I would love to write a story, Of life that never dies. Of love that's never ending,...Rate it:

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The Poet And The Baby
Paul Laurence Dunbar
How's a man to write a sonnet, can you tell,-- How's he going to weave the dim, poetic spell,-- When a-toddling on the floor Is the muse he must ad...Rate it:

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Ultima Thule: The Iron Pen
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I thought this Pen would arise From the casket where it lies-- Of itself would arise and write My thanks and my surprise. When you gave it me und...Rate it:

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Willard Fluke
Edgar Lee Masters
My wife lost her health, And dwindled until she weighed scarce ninety pounds. Then that woman, whom the men Styled Cleopatra, came along. And we --...Rate it:

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Written Out [1]
Henry Lawson
Sing the song of the reckless, who care not what they do; Sing the song of a sinner and the song of a writer, too— Down in a pub in the alleys, in ...Rate it:

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Description Of Writing
Ehsan Sehgal
I simply know What I write Upon which sense I cite However, I do not know You understand that, Within what insight I am aware of my heartbeat It...Rate it:

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Maybe That You Are
Ehsan Sehgal
I write what I write I dream what I dream I see what I see I know only that I love my beloved Who is just an imagination I live with that Hoping to...Rate it:

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Prophetic Way
Ehsan Sehgal
I do not write Especially for anyone I write The emotions The sorrows The griefs The pains The failed love The loneliness And such sad results Of ...Rate it:

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The Cross-Roads
Henry Lawson
Once more I write a line to you, While darker shadows fall; Dear friends of mine who have been true, And steadfast through it all. If I have writte...Rate it:

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The virgin language is only for your eyes
Hassan Hegazy Hassan
The virgin language is only for your eyes By : Mokhtar Issa..( October 2003) Translated by : Hassan Hegazy Hassan ( Egypt ) *** The virgin langu...Rate it:

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Turning Black
Kurt Philip Behm
To write poetry on the battlefield, is to write poetry from the heart Words to cover the scars and wounds, --- grief peeling back like bark As th...Rate it:

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00:13: Train Ride Inspiration
Kenneth R. Jenkins
The night train moves Quickly in the night's air And the noise from the train Keeps a steady beat lugging home. I gotten a buzz of inspiration ...Rate it:

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