Category Archives: Poets

‘Give All To Love’ by Ralph Waldo Emerson

‘Give All To Love’ by Ralph Waldo Emerson “Give all to love; Obey thy heart; Friends, kindred, days, Estate, good-fame, Plans, credit, and the Muse,- Nothing refuse. ‘Tis a brave master; Let it have scope: Follow it utterly, Hope beyond … Continue reading

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‘All The Winged Creatures I Have Loved’ by Victor Hugo

‘All The Winged Creatures I Have Loved’ by Victor Hugo “All the winged creatures I have loved! And when, a child, I ‘neath the thicket roved, I from their nests the little birds conveyed— At first, of reeds I cages … Continue reading

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‘Summer’ by Alexander Pope

‘Summer’ by Alexander Pope “See what delights in sylvan scenes appear! Descending Gods have found Elysium here. In woods bright Venus with Adonis stray’d, And chaste Diana haunts the forest shade. Come lovely nymph, and bless the silent hours, When … Continue reading

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‘Common Cold’ by Ogden Nash

‘Common Cold’ by Ogden Nash “Go hang yourself, you old M.D.! You shall not sneer at me. Pick up your hat and stethoscope, Go wash your mouth with laundry soap; I contemplate a joy exquisite I’m not paying you for … Continue reading

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‘Angela Burdett-Coutts’ by George Meredith

‘Angela Burdett-Coutts’ by George Meredith “Long with us, now she leaves us; she has rest Beneath our sacred sod: A woman vowed to Good, whom all attest, The daylight gift of God.” George Meredith died on this day in 1909, … Continue reading

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‘A Book’ by Emily Dickinson

‘A Book’ by Emily Dickinson “There is no frigate like a book To take us lands away, Nor any coursers like a page Of prancing poetry. This traverse may the poorest take Without oppress of toll; How frugal is the … Continue reading

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‘The Pobble Who Has No Toes’ by Edward Lear

‘The Pobble Who Has No Toes’ by Edward Lear “The Pobble who has no toes Had once as many as we; When they said “Some day you may lose them all;” He replied “Fish, fiddle-de-dee!” And his Aunt Jobiska made … Continue reading

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