John Davidson Sun Poems

  • 1.
    There is a dish to hold the sea,
    A brazier to contain the sun,
    A compass for the galaxy,
    A voice to wake the dead and done!
    ...
  • 2.
    A monster taught
    To come to hand
    Amain,
    As swift as thought
    ...
  • 3.
    The war of words is done;
    The red-lipped cannon speak;
    The battle has begun.

    ...
  • 4.
    Athwart the sky a lowly sigh
    From west to east the sweet wind carried;
    The sun stood still on Primrose Hill;
    His light in all the city tarried:
    ...
  • 5.
    I couldn't touch a stop and turn a screw,
    And set the blooming world a-work for me,
    Like such as cut their teeth -- I hope, like you --
    On the handle of a skeleton gold key;
    ...
  • 6.
    ‘O which is the last rose?'
    A blossom of no name.
    At midnight the snow came;
    At daybreak a vast rose,
    ...
Total 6 Sun Poems by John Davidson

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Success And Failure
 by Edgar Albert Guest

I do not think all failure's undeserved,
And all success is merely someone's luck;
Some men are down because they were unnerved,
And some are up because they kept their pluck.
Some men are down because they chose to shirk;
Some men are high because they did their work.

I do not think that all the poor are good,
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