Literature Quiz / Poetry: Before and After

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’Twould vamp my bill, said I, if nothing
(Burns)
to reign in Hell, then serve in Heav'n.
(Milton)
But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I
(Frost)
, little pigeon, and fold your wings, --
little blue pigeon with velvet eyes.
(Field)
Let me, the selfish and the careless one, be housewife and a mother for
(Robinson)
I can write the saddest lines.
(Neruda)
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow in Flanders
(McCrae)
of Soria, where it seems the stones have dreams, you go with me!
(Machado)
I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my
(Henley)
and body have no bounds.
(Auden)
O, my Luve's like a red, red rose, that's newly sprung in
(Burns)
was not over, though past the fall,
and the best of her roses had yet to blow.
(Browning)
Tread softly because you tread on my
(Yeats)
, only ____ in the dusk, only the old remembered pictures...
(Sandburg)
Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and
(Poe)
with toil, I haste me to my bed.
(Shakespeare)
Blessed are you, whose worthiness gives scope,
being had, to triumph, being lack'd, to
(Shakespeare)
springs eternal in the human breast;
man never is, but always to be blest.
(Pope)
The falcon cannot hear the falconer;
things fall apart; the centre cannot
(Yeats)
fast to dreams, for if dreams die
life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.
(Hughes)
Water, water, every where, nor any drop to
(Coleridge)
from the lake's glacial cup. Hope for better winters.
(Jones)
Pour away the ocean and sweep up the wood.
For nothing now can ever come to any
(Auden)
night! Which put the candle out?
(Dickinson)
I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by
(Ginsberg)
the pulpit, faction seized the throne:
Experienced age in deep despair was lost.
(Dryden)
When I am an old woman I shall wear
(Joseph)
as a king's cape, ____ as a grape.
(Merriam)
I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a
(Kilmer)
at my window, window ____,
my sash is lowered when night comes on.
(Frost)
If you can keep your head when all about you are losing
(Kipling)
but to do and die. Into the valley of Death rode the six hundred.
(Tennyson)
Do not go gentle into that good
(Thomas)
funeral in Harlem: Where did they get them two fine cars?
(Hughes)
What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and
(Millay)
is it some mornings your clothes just don't fit?
(Silverstein)
My name is Ozymandias, king of kings:
Look on my works, ye Mighty, and
(Shelley)
, I don't like you very well.
You don't suit my clothes or my cigarettes.
(Sexton)
Busy old fool, unruly
(Donne)
goes on shining while the debbil beats his wife
(Mullen)
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