If– is a poem written by Rudyard Kipling. It was written in 1895 and first appeared in publication in Rewards and Fairies, a collection of poetry and short stories published in 1910. This poem has since then entered the public domain. If– If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and […]
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The Raven is a famous macabre style of poem by American poet Edgar Allen Poe. The poem is well loved and recognized for many different types of literary writing devices, such as the use of onomatopoeia and alliteration. The Raven Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint […]
This is a poem by poet William Butler Yeats. The Stolen Child Where dips the rocky highland Of Sleuth Wood in the lake, There lies a leafy island Where flapping herons wake The drowsy water-rats; There we’ve hid our faery vats, Full of berries And of reddest stolen cherries. Come away, O human child! To […]
An Irishman Foresees His Death, a poem by William Butler Yeats
Ah, who is this with twinkling feet, With glad, young eyes and laughter sweet, Who tosses back her strong, wild hair, And saucy kisses flings to Care, The while she laughs at her? Beware— You who this winsome maiden meet! She dances on a daisied throne, About her waist a slender zone Of dandelion’s gold; […]
This is poem called Dream Time by Ella Higginson, published in 1898. It is the time when crimson stars Weary of heaven’s cold delight, And take, like petals from a rose, Their soft and hesitating flight Upon the cool wings of the air Across the purple night. It is the time when silver sails Go […]
This is a poem called The Passing of the Hours by Ella Higginson, first published in When the Birds Go North Again, in the year 1989 by the Macmillian Company. The Passing of the Hours The hours steal by with still, unasking lips— So lightly that I cannot hear their tread; And softly touch me […]
The Road Not Taken is a poem by poet Robert Frost, published in 1913. Find the complete text of this poem and other Robert Frost poetry.
The Ax-Helve is a poem by poet Robert Frost. It was first published in The Atlantic in 1917. View the full text of the poem, along with many other Robert Frost poems at PoemsBox.com.