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What Is Love? by Ernest Dowson

What is Love? Is it a folly, Is it mirth, or melancholy? Joys above, Are there many, or not any? What is Love? If you please, A most sweet folly! Full of mirth and melancholy: Both of these! In its … Continue reading

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Ain’t I a Woman? by Sojourner Truth

That man over there say a woman needs to be helped into carriages and lifted over ditches and to have the best place everywhere. Nobody ever helped me into carriages or over mud puddles or gives me a best place. … Continue reading

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A Song in the Front Yard by Gwendolyn Brooks

I’ve stayed in the front yard all my life. I want a peek at the back Where it’s rough and untended and hungry weed grows. A girl gets sick of a rose. I want to go in the back yard … Continue reading

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I started Early – Took my Dog – by Emily Dickinson

I started Early – Took my Dog – And visited the Sea – The Mermaids in the Basement Came out to look at me – And Frigates – in the Upper Floor Extended Hempen Hands – Presuming Me to be … Continue reading

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Forgive, O Lord… by Robert Frost

Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee And I’ll forgive Thy great big one on me. Robert Frost

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I Saw a Chapel by William Blake

I saw a chapel all of gold That none did dare to enter in And many weeping stood without Weeping mourning worshipping I saw a serpent rise between The white pillars of the door And he forcd & forcd & … Continue reading

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The Garden of Love by William Blake

I went to the Garden of Love, And saw what I never had seen: A Chapel was built in the midst, Where I used to play on the green. And the gates of this Chapel were shut, And Thou shalt … Continue reading

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The Waste Land by T. S. Eliot

I. The Burial of the Dead April is the cruellest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire, stirring Dull roots with spring rain. Winter kept us warm, covering Earth in forgetful snow, feeding A little … Continue reading

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Sigh No More by William Shakespeare

Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more. Men were deceivers ever, One foot in sea, and one on shore, To one thing constant never. Then sigh not so, but let them go, And be you blithe and bonny, Converting all … Continue reading

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Love’s Philosophy by Percy Bysshe Shelley

The fountains mingle with the river And the rivers with the ocean, The winds of heaven mix for ever With a sweet emotion; Nothing in the world is single; All things by a law divine In one spirit meet and … Continue reading

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