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poet's corner: leaves compared with flowers by Robert Frost (american poet 1874-1963)

A tree’s leaves may be ever so good,

So may its bar, so may its wood;

But unless you put the right thing to its root… 127 more words

On The Way To Home

“It takes a heap o’ livin’ in a house t’ make it home, 

A heap o’ sun an’ shadder, an’ ye sometimes have t’ roam  521 more words

Dollars And Sense

poet's corner: romance by Edgar Allen Poe (american writer,poet 1809-1849)

Romance, who loves to nod and sing

With drowsy head and folded wing

Among the green leaves as  they shake

Far down within some shadowy lake, 106 more words

A light exists in spring - Emily Dickinson

A light exists in spring
Not present on the year
At any other period.
When March is scarcely here

A color stands abroad
On solitary hills… 90 more words


Ode to Stephen Dowling Bots, Dec'd - Mark Twain

And did young Stephen sicken,
And did young Stephen die?
And did the sad hearts thicken,
And did the mourners cry?

No; such was not the fate of… 142 more words


The Whole Harmonium, The Life of Wallace Stevens by Paul Mariani

The Sun This March

The exceeding brightness of this early sun
Makes me conceive how dark I have become,

And re-illumines things that used to turn… 93 more words


Indeed, Indeed I Cannot Tell - Henry David Thoreau

Indeed indeed, I cannot tell,
Though I ponder on it well,
Which were easier to state,
All my love or all my hate.
Surely, surely, thou wilt trust me… 81 more words