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Glimpse by Russell Boyle

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First Love by John Clare

I ne’er was struck before that hour With love so sudden and so sweet, Her face it bloomed like a sweet flower And stole my heart away complete. My face turned pale as deadly pale, My legs refused to walk … Continue reading

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Song to a Fair Young Lady Going out of Town in the Spring by John Dryden

Ask not the cause why sullen spring So long delays her flow’rs to bear; Why warbling birds forget to sing, And winter storms invert the year? Chloris is gone; and Fate provides To make it spring where she resides. Chloris … Continue reading

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Alfie by Hal David

“Poems are written to be read and lyrics are written to be sung…” Hal David What’s it all about Alfie? Is it just for the moment we live? What’s it all about When you sort it out, Alfie? Are we … Continue reading

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Nocturne by Lola Ridge

Indigo bulb of darkness Punctured by needle lights Through a fissure of brick canyon shutting out stars, And a sliver of moon Spigoting two high windows over the West river…. Boy, I met to-night, Your eyes are two red-glowing arcs … Continue reading

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Heroes by David Bowie

I, I will be king And you, you’ll be my queen Though nothing, will drive them away We can beat them, just for one day We can be heroes, just for one day And you, you can be mean And … Continue reading

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Bread and Music by Conrad Aiken

Music I heard with you was more than music, And bread I broke with you was more than bread; Now that I am without you, all is desolate; All that was once so beautiful is dead. Your hands once touched … Continue reading

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