CONDITION POEMS

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A Servant To Servants

I didn't make you know how glad I was
To have you come and camp here on our land.
I promised myself to get down some day
And see the way you lived, but I don't know!
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Robert Frost

Robert Frost
Pray For Me

She rushed into a house
darkghost where haltup
evildims where hiddown
Her room was tumultly dreadful
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Saviour A Willie

Saviour A Willie
Do Not Shed A Tear

DO NOT SHED A TEAR

I shall fight alone, all alone--
The battle against my Satan,
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Mohammad Younus

Mohammad Younus
Law Like Love

Law, say the gardeners, is the sun,
Law is the one
All gardeners obey
To-morrow, yesterday, to-day.
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W. H. Auden

W. H. Auden
Love's Supremacy

As yon great Sun in his supreme condition
Absorbs small worlds and makes them all his own,
So does my love absorb each vain ambition
Each outside purpose which my life has known.
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Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Four Quartets 4: Little Gidding

I

Midwinter spring is its own season
Sempiternal though sodden towards sundown,
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T. S. Eliot

T. S. Eliot
Tender Arrivals

Where ever something breathes
Heart beating the rise and fall
Of mountains, the waves upon the sky
Of seas, the terror is our ignorance, that's
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Amiri Baraka
The Man Against The Sky

Between me and the sunset, like a dome
Against the glory of a world on fire,
Now burned a sudden hill,
Bleak, round, and high, by flame-lit height made higher,
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Edwin Arlington Robinson

Edwin Arlington Robinson
You And I

They say the eagle is a bird
That sees some splendid sights
When he soars high into the sky
Upon his dizzy flights:
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Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Leisure

Leisure, thou goddess of a bygone age,
When hours were long and days sufficed to hold
Wide-eyed delights and pleasures uncontrolled
By shortening moments, when no gaunt presage
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Amy Lowell

Amy Lowell
Godiva

I waited for the train at Coventry;
I hung with grooms and porters on the bridge,
To match the three tall spires; and there I shaped
The city's ancient legend into this:--
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Alfred Lord Tennyson

Alfred Lord Tennyson
A Manager's Perplexities

Were I a king in very truth,
And had a son - a guileless youth -
In probable succession;
To teach him patience, teach him tact,
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William Schwenck Gilbert
Comus

A Masque Presented At Ludlow Castle, 1634, Before

The Earl Of Bridgewater, Then President Of Wales.

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John Milton

John Milton
An Essay On Man: Epistle I.

THE DESIGN.

Having proposed to write some pieces on human life and manners, such as (to use my Lord Bacon's expression) come home to men's business and bosoms, I thought it more satisfactory to begin with considering man in the abstract, his nature and his state; since, to prove any moral duty, to enforce any moral precept, or to examine the perfection or imperfection of any creature whatsoever, it is necessary first to know what condition and relation it is placed in, and what is the proper end and purpose of its being.

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Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope
The Lie

Go, Soul, the body's guest,
Upon a thankless errand;
Fear not to touch the best;
The truth shall be thy warrant:
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Sir Walter Raleigh
Christmas Eve

I

Out of the little chapel I burst
Into the fresh night-air again.
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Robert Browning

Robert Browning
Sleep

In vain, thou drowsy God! I thee invoke;
For thou, who dost from fumes ariseâ??
Thou, who man's soul dost overshade
With a thick cloud by vapours madeâ??
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Abraham Cowley

Abraham Cowley
The Wild Knight

A dark manor-house shuttered and unlighted, outlined against a pale
sunset: in front a large, but neglected, garden. To the right, in the
foreground, the porch of a chapel, with coloured windows lighted. Hymns
within.
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G. K. Chesterton

G. K. Chesterton
Admetus

To my friend, Ralph Waldo Emerson.


He who could beard the lion in his lair,
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Emma Lazarus

Emma Lazarus
Preface

A book which needs to be written is one dealing
with the childhood of authors. It would be
not only interesting, but instructive; not merely
profitable in a general way, but practical in a
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Hilda Conkling

Hilda Conkling
Advance Is Life's Condition

1652

Advance is Life's condition
The Grave but a Relay
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Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson
The Night Before

Look you, Dominie; look you, and listen!
Look in my face, first; search every line there;
Mark every feature,-chin, lip, and forehead!
Look in my eyes, and tell me the lesson
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Edwin Arlington Robinson

Edwin Arlington Robinson
The Cloud Messenger - Part 04

The slender young woman who is there would be the premier creation by the
Creator in the sphere of women, with fine teeth, lips like a ripe bimba fruit, a
slim waist, eyes like a startled gazelleâ??s, a deep navel, a gait slow on account
of the weight of her hips, and who is somewhat bowed down by her breasts.
.....

Kalidasa
The Legend Of St. Sophia Of Kioff

I.

[The Poet describes the city and spelling of Kiow, Kioff, or Kiova.]

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William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray
John Brown

Though for your sake I would not have you now
So near to me tonight as now you are,
God knows how much a stranger to my heart
Was any cold word that I may have written;
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Edwin Arlington Robinson

Edwin Arlington Robinson
My Suicide

I've often wondered why
Old chaps who choose to die
In evil passes,
Before themselves they slay,
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Robert Service

Robert Service
Rembrandt To Rembrandt

(AMSTERDAM, 1645)


And there you are again, now as you are.
.....
Edwin Arlington Robinson

Edwin Arlington Robinson
To Laugh Often And Much

To laugh often and much;â?¨
to win the respect of the intelligent peopleâ?¨
and the affection of children;â?¨
to earn the appreciation of honest criticsâ?¨
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Requiem

shared all this with my own people
There, where misfortune had abandoned us.
[1961]

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Anna Akhmatova
Oglethorpe

An Ode to be read on the laying of the foundation
stone of the new Oglethorpe University,
January, 1915, at Atlanta,
Georgia
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Madison Julius Cawein

Madison Julius Cawein
The Sinner And The Spider

Sinner.

What black, what ugly crawling thing art thou?

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John Bunyan

John Bunyan
Preface

This book is not about heroes. English Poetry is not yet fit to speak
of them. Nor is it about deeds or lands, nor anything about glory, honour,
dominion or power,
except War.
.....
Wilfred Owen

Wilfred Owen
Friar Pedro's Ride

It was the morning season of the year;
It was the morning era of the land;
The watercourses rang full loud and clear;
Portala's cross stood where Portala's hand
.....
Bret Harte

Bret Harte
David

My thought, on views of admiration hung,
Intently ravish'd and depriv'd of tongue,
Now darts a while on earth, a while in air,
Here mov'd with praise and mov'd with glory there;
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Thomas Parnell

Thomas Parnell
The Waggoner - Canto First

'TIS spent--this burning day of June!
Soft darkness o'er its latest gleams is stealing;
The buzzing dor-hawk, round and round, is wheeling,--
That solitary bird
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William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth
Waltz

I touch hatred like a covered breast;
I without stopping go from garment to garment,
sleeping at a distance.

.....
Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda
Lines

ON THE CELEBRATED PICTURE BY LEONARDO DA VINCI, CALLED THE VIRGIN OF THE ROCKS

While young John runs to greet
The greater Infant's feet,
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Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb
The Horrible History Of Jones

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,
.....

Gilbert Keith Chesterton
The Himalayas

O Himalah! O rampart of the realm of India!
Bowing down, the sky kisses your forehead

Your condition does not show any signs of old age
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Allama Muhammad Iqbal
Hannah

Now Crowds more off, retiring trumpetts sound
On Eccho's dying in their last rebound,
The notes of fancy seem no longer strong,
But sweetning closes fitt a private song.
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Thomas Parnell

Thomas Parnell
Go Greyhound

A few hours after Des Moines
the toilet overflowed.
This wasn't the adventure it sounds.

.....

Bob Hicok
An Hymne Of Heavenly Love

Love, lift me up upon thy golden wings
From this base world unto thy heavens hight,
Where I may see those admirable things
Which there thou workest by thy soveraine might,
.....
Edmund Spenser

Edmund Spenser
To The World

A farewell for a Gentlewoman, vertuous and noble

False world, good-night, since thou hast brought
That houre upon my morne of age,
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Ben Jonson

Ben Jonson
P-eng-ya Road

I remember fleeing the rebels
through dangerous northern canyons,

the midnight moon shining bright
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Du Fu
A Sickness Of This World It Most Occasions

1044

A Sickness of this World it most occasions
When Best Men die.
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Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson
How Lost Was My Condition

How lost was my condition
Till Jesus made me whole!
There is but one physician
Can cure a sin-sick soul
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John Newton
A Problem In Dynamics

An inextensible heavy chain
Lies on a smooth horizontal plane,
An impulsive force is applied at A,
Required the initial motion of K.
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James Clerk Maxwell
The Horrible History Of Jones

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,
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G. K. Chesterton

G. K. Chesterton
On A Cone Of The Big Trees

Brown foundling of the Western wood,
Babe of primeval wildernesses!
Long on my table thou hast stood
Encounters strange and rude caresses;
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Bret Harte

Bret Harte
The Crystal Palace

With ganial foire
Thransfuse me loyre,
Ye sacred nympths of Pindus,
The whoile I sing
.....
William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray