Literature Quiz / Poems by Rhyme

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Water, water, every where,/And all the boards did shrink;/Water, water, every where,/Nor any drop to drink.Samuel Taylor Coleridge
If you could hear, at every jolt, the blood/Come gargling from the froth-corrupted lungs/Obscene as cancer, bitter as the cud/Of vile, incurable sores on innocent tonguesWilfred Owen
Cruel and sudden, hast thou since/Purpled thy nail, in blood of innocence? John Donne
My country is Kiltartan Cross,/My countrymen Kiltartan’s poor,/No likely end could bring them loss/Or leave them happier than before.W.B. Yeats
We/Jazz June We/Die soon.Gwendolyn Brooks
when by now and tree by leaf/she laughed his joy she cried his griefe.e. cummings
You do not do, you do not do/Any more, black shoeSylvia Plath
And Spring herself, when she woke at dawn,/Would scarcely know that we were gone.Sara Teasdale
Sweet to tongue and sound to eye;/Come buy, come buy.Christina Rossetti
In the room the women come and go/Talking of Michelangelo.T.S. Eliot
The Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold,/And his cohorts were gleaming in purple and gold;George Gordon, Lord Byron
Else will you seek, at some not distant time,/Even your summer in another clime.Edna St. Vincent Millay
And when they all were seated,/A Service, like a Drum -/Kept beating - beating - till I thought/My mind was going numb -Emily Dickinson
Thou didst so punish sinne,/That I became/Most thinne.George Herbert
We are the Dead. Short days ago/We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,John McCrae
Does it dry up/like a raisin in the sun/Or fester like a sore—/And then run?Langston Hughes
Does my sexiness upset you?/Does it come as a surprise/That I dance like I've got diamonds/At the meeting of my thighs?Maya Angelou
Man hands on misery to man./It deepens like a coastal shelf./Get out as early as you can,/And don’t have any kids yourself.Philip Larkin
So long as men can breathe, or eyes can see,/So long lives this, and this gives life to thee.William Shakespeare
Too easily impressed; she liked whate’er/She looked on, and her looks went everywhere.Robert Browning

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