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Love Is Beautiful

Love is beautiful,
Undescribable, magical.
When hearts become insatiable,
Touches warm and uncontrollable.
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Az Mo

Az Mo
Waring

I

What's become of Waring
Since he gave us all the slip,
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Robert Browning

Robert Browning
To The Unknown Goddess

Will you conquer my heart with your beauty; my sould going out from afar?
Shall I fall to your hand as a victim of crafty and cautions shikar?

Have I met you and passed you already, unknowing, unthinking and blind?
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Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling
Global Peace

In this era the leaders are very ambitious,
They want to lead and threaten the world,
With power of force and nuclear weapons &
Capture beyond the control land,
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Norbu Dorji

Norbu Dorji
From The Masjid-al-aqsa Of Sayyid Ahmed (wahabi

Not with an outcry to Allah nor any complaining
He answered his name at the muster and stood to the chaining.
When the twin anklets were nipped on the leg-bars that held them,
He brotherly greeted the armourers stooping to weld them.
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Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling
A Successful Dad

OTHERS may laugh at my feeble endeavor
To capture life's prizes, and others may sneer;
The whole world may loudly declare I shall never
Be worthy the gunpowder to blow me from here.
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Edgar Albert Guest

Edgar Albert Guest
Donatella

You gaze through my eyes
And capture my thoughts
You took control of my mind
Now am a prisoner of your love
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Akinsola Akinbiyi

Akinsola Akinbiyi
A Song Of Painting: To General Cao Ba

You, General Cao Ba,
descendant of Cao Cao,
now live as a peasant,
a cold-door commoner.
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Du Fu
Kisses

Sweet, can I sing you the song of your kisses?
How soft is this one, how subtle this is,
How fluttering swift as a bird's kiss that is,
As a bird that taps at a leafy lattice;
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Arthur Symons
An Ode To My Love

Oda a su amante

Typical night
I found myself being with a guy
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Angela Bugtai

Angela Bugtai
The Hunting Of The Snark

Dedication

Inscribed to a dear Child:
in memory of golden summer hours
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Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll
Pastiche

I.

LOVE, oh, Love's a dainty sweeting,
Wooing now, and now retreating;
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Mathilde Blind
Tease

I will give you all my keys,
You shall be my châtelaine,
You shall enter as you please,
As you please shall go again.
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D. H. Lawrence

D. H. Lawrence
Acushla

I NAMED her twice, I named her thrice,
I named her ten times over;
The wind heard, and the singing bird,
And the bee in the creamy clover.
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Roderic Quinn
From The Top Of The Stairs

Of course
those who are standing at the top of the stairs
know
they know everything
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Zbigniew Herbert
Merlin V

The sun went down, and the dark after it
Starred Merlin's new abode with many a sconced
And many a moving candle, in whose light
The prisoned wizard, mirrored in amazement,
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Edwin Arlington Robinson

Edwin Arlington Robinson
Felicity

A squalid, hideous town, where streams run black
With vomit of a hundred roaring mills,-
Hither occasion calls me; and ev'n here,
All in the sable reek that wantonly
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William Watson
Battle Bunny

“After the men were ordered to lie down, a white rabbit,
which had been hopping hither and thither over the field
swept by grape and musketry, took refuge among the
skirmishers, in the breast of a corporal.”-Report
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Bret Harte

Bret Harte
My Carrier

I am a frontline conservator
Trained in forestry conservation
With less theoretical &
More in practical.
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Norbu Dorji

Norbu Dorji
The Iliad: Book 17

Brave Menelaus son of Atreus now came to know that Patroclus had
fallen, and made his way through the front ranks clad in full armour
to bestride him. As a cow stands lowing over her first calf, even so
did yellow-haired Menelaus bestride Patroclus. He held his round
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Homer
Sketch Of A Political Character

There is a race of men, who master life,
Their victory being inversely as their strife;
Who capture by refraining from pursuit;
Shake not the bough, yet load their hands with fruit;
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William Watson
The Funny Little Fellow

'Twas a Funny Little Fellow
Of the very purest type,
For he had a heart as mellow
As an apple over ripe;
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James Whitcomb Riley
Mary Lemaine

Jim Duff was a â??native,â??as wild as could be;
A stealer and duffer of cattle was he,
But back in his youth he had stolen a pearlâ??
Or a diamond ratherâ??the heart of a girl;
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Henry Lawson

Henry Lawson
The Ballad Of The Black Fox Skin

I

There was Claw-fingered Kitty and Windy Ike living the life of shame,
When unto them in the Long, Long Night came the man-who-had-no-name;
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Robert William Service
Sonata

Neither the heart cut by a piece of glass
in a wasteland of thorns
nor the atrocious waters seen in the corners
of certain houses, waters like eyelids and eyes
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Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda
Beauty

As a sword in the sun
A glory calling a glory
Our eyes, seeing it run,
Capture its gleam for our story.
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Isaac Rosenberg

Isaac Rosenberg
Champlain

Would that with the bold Champlain,
And his comrades staunch and true,
I had crossed the stormy main,
Golden visions to pursue:
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Arthur Weir
The Woods

I love the woods when the magic hand
Of Spring, as if sweeping the keys
Of a wornout instrument, touches the earth;
When beauty and song in the gladness of birth
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Hattie Howard
Runic Verses

O the force of Runic verses,
O the mighty strength of song
Cannot baffle all the curses
Which to mortal state belong.
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George Borrow

George Borrow
The Birders

Equipped with DSLR camera,
Click and shoot beautiful avifauna,
Hoping to capture & discover new species,
Milestone towards the birds diversity.
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Norbu Dorji

Norbu Dorji
A Face

If one could have that little head of hers
Painted upon a background of pure gold,
Such as the Tuscan's early art prefers!
No shade encroaching on the matchless mould
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Robert Browning

Robert Browning
Lullaby

Sleep, pretty lady, the night is enfolding you;
Drift, and so lightly, on crystalline streams.
Wrapped in its perfumes, the darkness is holding you;
Starlight bespangles the way of your dreams.
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Dorothy Parker

Dorothy Parker
The Ballad Of The Black Fox Skin

I

There was Claw-fingered Kitty and Windy Ike living the life of shame,
When unto them in the Long, Long Night came the man-who-had-no-name;
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Robert Service

Robert Service
Tale Xx

THE BROTHERS.

Than old George Fletcher, on the British coast
Dwelt not a seaman who had more to boast:
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George Crabbe

George Crabbe
The Wild Colonial Boy

'Tis of a wild Colonial boy, Jack Doolan was his name,
Of poor but honest parents he was born in Castlemaine.
He was his father's only hope, his mother's only joy,
And dearly did his parents love the wild Colonial boy.
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Banjo Paterson
Visitors

They haunt me, they tease me with hinted
Withheld revelations,
The songs that I may not utter;
They lead me, they flatter, they woo me.
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Don Marquis

Don Marquis
One And Two.

I.
If you to me be cold,
Or I be false to you,
The world will go on, I think,
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Will Carleton
A Hunting-song

Hunters, where does Hope nest?
Not in the half-oped breast,
Nor the young rose,
Nor April sunrise-those
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Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton
Elizabeth Speaks

(Aetat Six)


Now every night we light the grate
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Duncan Campbell Scott
Porphyrion

Book I
``O from the dungeon of this flesh to break
At last, and to have peace,'' Porphyrion cried,
Inly tormented, as with pain he toiled
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Robert Laurence Binyon
Vision Of Columbus - Book 6

Naval action of De Grasse and Graves. Capture of Cornwallis..
Thus view'd the sage. When, lo, in eastern skies,
From glooms unfolding, Gallia's coasts arise.
Bright o'er the scenes of state, a golden throne,
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Joel Barlow
The Capture Of Havana

'Twas in the year 1762 that France and Spain
Resolved, allied together, to crush Britain;
But the British Army sailed from England in May,
And arrived off Havana without any delay.
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William Topaz Mcgonagall
Fight With A Bear

The following appeared in Truth in the form of a prose tale of
considerable length. We have concentrated the essence
thereof into the few verses below. It is a tale of the
Canadian North-West, during the times of the Hudson
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James Mcintyre
Babette

My Lady is dancing so lightly,
The belle of the Embassy Ball;
I lied as I kissed her politely,
And hurried away from it all.
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Robert William Service
Norumbega Hall

Not on Penobscot's wooded bank the spires
Of the sought City rose, nor yet beside
The winding Charles, nor where the daily tide
Of Naumkeag's haven rises and retires,
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John Greenleaf Whittier

John Greenleaf Whittier
How Herman Won The Cross

Once in a blue eternity they gave us
dabs of rum
To close the seams 'n' keep the flume in
liquor-tight condition;
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Edward George Dyson
The Angel In The House. Book Ii. Canto Ii.

Preludes.

I The Changed Allegiance
Watch how a bird, that captived sings,
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Coventry Patmore

Coventry Patmore
The Wild Colonial Boy

'Tis of a wild Colonial Boy, Jack Doolan was his name,
Of poor but honest parents he was born in Castlemaine.
He was his father's only hope, his mother's pride and joy,
And dearly did his parents love the wild Colonial Boy.
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Anonymous Oceania
The Glove

PETER RONSARD _loquitur_.)

``Heigho!'' yawned one day King Francis,
``Distance all value enhances!
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Robert Browning

Robert Browning
The Sugar-plum Tree

Have you ever heard of the Sugar-Plum Tree?
'T is a marvel of great renown!
It blooms on the shore of the Lollipop sea
In the garden of Shut-Eye Town;
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Eugene Field

Eugene Field