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Careers
Robert Graves
Father is quite the greatest poet     That ever lived anywhere. You say you’re going to write great music—     I chose that first: it’s unfair. ...Rate it:

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Cascading Metaphors
Mario William Vitale
Cascading Metaphors A perpetual stream of sacred consciousness flowing ever and ever beyond planets and stars and even plenty of universe. beacon o...Rate it:

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Chaucer's Words to His Scrivener
Geoffrey Chaucer
Adam Scrivener, if ever it thee befall Boece or Troilus for to write anew, Under thy long locks thou may'st have the scall But after my making thou...Rate it:

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Coming Home
Augusta Davies Webster
Five minutes here, and they must steal two more! shameful! Here have I been five mortal years and not seen home nor one dear kindred face, and t...Rate it:

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COMPLAINT OF A DYING LOVER
Henry Howard
IN winter's just return, when Boreas gan his reign, And every tree unclothed fast, as nature taught them plain : In misty morning dark, as sheep ar...Rate it:

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Confessio Amantis. Explicit Liber Primus
John Gower
Incipit Liber Secundus Inuidie culpa magis est attrita dolore, Nam sua mens nullo tempore leta manet: Quo gaudent alii, dolet ille, nec vnus amicu...Rate it:

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Dead Apostates
Kurt Philip Behm
Write intrepid and unafraid… your ink to stain their minds Each word a dagger spilling truth, new blood for all to find Write intrepid and un...Rate it:

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Dilemma and Confusion
Ehsan Sehgal
I confront a dilemma; When I write and dedicate For someone, But one else conceives And feels that For itself, Which I mean not I cannot manage How...Rate it:

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Do You Think That I Do Not Know?
Henry Lawson
They say that I never have written of love, As a writer of songs should do; They say that I never could touch the strings With a touch that is f...Rate it:

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Don Juan: Canto The Fourteenth
George Gordon Lord Byron
If from great nature's or our own abyss Of thought we could but snatch a certainty, Perhaps mankind might find the path they miss-- But then 'tw...Rate it:

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English Bards and Scotch Reviewers: A Satire
George Gordon Lord Byron
'I had rather be a kitten, and cry mew! Than one of these same metre ballad-mongers'~Shakespeare 'Such shameless bards we have; and yet 'tis true,...Rate it:

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Epistles to Several Persons: Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot
Alexander Pope
Neque sermonibus vulgi dederis te, nec in præmiis spem posueris rerum tuarum; suiste oportet illecebris ipsa virtus trahat ad verum decus. Quid de ...Rate it:

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Feelings Sacred
Kurt Philip Behm
I don’t write for you, I write for me To dream each dream, in darkness freed All gifts unwrapped, my table set My voice as spoken, no regrets I...Rate it:

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Ferdinando and Elvira
William Schwenck Gilbert
PART I. At a pleasant evening party I had taken down to supper One whom I will call ELVIRA, and we talked of love and TUPPER, MR. TUPPER and the ...Rate it:

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For Ammonis, who died at 29, in 610
Constantine P. Cavafy
Raphael, they're asking you to write a few lines as an epitaph for the poet Ammonis: something very tasteful and polished. You can do it, you're th...Rate it:

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For an Autograph
James Russell Lowell
THOUGH old the thought and oft exprest, 'Tis his at last who says it best, I'll try my fortune with the rest. Life is a leaf of paper white Whe...Rate it:

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From the Forests
Henry Kendall
Where in a green, moist, myrtle dell The torrent voice rings strong And clear, above a star-bright well, I write this woodland song. The melodies ...Rate it:

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Golden Days
Robert William Service
Another day of toil and strife, Another page so white, Within that fateful Log of Life That I and all must write; Another page without a stain To m...Rate it:

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Good Friday
George Herbert
O my chief good, How shall I measure out thy blood? How shall I count what thee befell, And each grief tell? Shall I thy woes Number according...Rate it:

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Gotham - Book II
Charles Churchill
How much mistaken are the men who think That all who will, without restraint may drink, May largely drink, e'en till their bowels burst, Pleading n...Rate it:

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Habakkuk
Thomas Parnell
Now leave the Porch, to vision now retreat, Where the next rapture glows with varying heat; Now change the time, and change the Temple scene, The f...Rate it:

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Historion
Ezra Pound
No man hath dared to write this thing as yet, And yet I know, how that the souls of all men great At times pass athrough us, And we are melted i...Rate it:

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Histrion
Ezra Pound
No man hath dared to write this thing as yet, And yet I know, how that the souls of all men great At times pass athrough us, And we are melted i...Rate it:

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Homage To Sextus Propertius - XII
Ezra Pound
Who, who will be the next man to entrust his girl to a friend? Love interferes with fidelities; The gods have brought shame on their relatives; Eac...Rate it:

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Honours - Part1
Jean Ingelow
A Scholar is musing on his want of success. To strive—and fail. Yes, I did strive and fail; I set mine eyes upon a certain night To find a cert...Rate it:

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