Literature Quiz / Poetry: Before and After

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Can you name the word that ends one line of poetry and begins the other?

Quiz Updated Dec 11, 2015

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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 am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my
(Henley)
and body have no bounds.
(Auden)
Water, water, every where, nor any drop to
(Coleridge)
from the lake's glacial cup. Hope for better winters.
(Jones)
What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and
(Millay)
is it some mornings your clothes just don't fit?
(Silverstein)
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)
’Twould vamp my bill, said I, if nothing
(Burns)
to reign in Hell, then serve in Heav'n.
(Milton)
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)
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)
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)
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)
When I am an old woman I shall wear
(Joseph)
as a king's cape, ____ as a grape.
(Merriam)
Let me, the selfish and the careless one, be housewife and a mother for
(Robinson)
I can write the saddest lines.
(Neruda)
Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and
(Poe)
with toil, I haste me to my bed.
(Shakespeare)
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow in Flanders
(McCrae)
of Soria, where it seems the stones have dreams, you go with me!
(Machado)
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)
Busy old fool, unruly
(Donne)
goes on shining while the debbil beats his wife
(Mullen)
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)
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)
Tread softly because you tread on my
(Yeats)
, only ____ in the dusk, only the old remembered pictures...
(Sandburg)
Do not go gentle into that good
(Thomas)
funeral in Harlem: Where did they get them two fine cars?
(Hughes)

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