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Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I'm not cure or built to suit a fashion model's size...Angelou
Bent double, like old beggars under sacks,...My friend, you would not tell with such high zest To children ardent for some desperate glory, the old Lie; ___?___Owen
Hail to thee, blithe Spirit!/teach me half the gladness/That thy brain must knowPercy Shelley
You may shoot me with your words, you may cut me with your eyes, you may kill me with your hatefulness, but still, like air, I'll riseAngelou
Let us go then, you and I, When the evening is spread out against the sky...By sea-girls wreathed with seaweed red and brown Till human voices wake us, and we drown.Eliot
Half a league, Half a league, Half a league onward...Into the valley of Death rode the six hundred...Cannon to the right of them, Cannon to the left of them...Tennyson
Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land...Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe freeLazarus
What passing-bells for these who die as cattle? Only the monstrous anger of the guns....The shrill, demented choirs of wailing shells; And bugles calling for them from sad shires.Owen
That is no country for old men. The young In one another's arms, birds in the trees...To lords and ladies of ______ Of what is past, or passing, or to come.Yeats
Drink to me only with thine eyes, And I will pledge with mine; Or leave a kiss but in the cup, And I’ll not look for wine. Ben Jonson
MacDonagh and MacBride And Connolly and Pearse Now and in time to be, Wherever green is worn, Are changed, changed utterly: A terrible beauty is born.Yeats
___?___ - a fairer house than prose, more numerous of windows, superior for doors...of visitors the fairest, for occupation this, the spreading wide my narrow hands, to gather ParaDickinson
At length did cross an Albatross,Through the fog it came...Water, water everywhere, all the boards did shrink, Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drinkColeridge
___?___ And the great star early droop'd in the western sky in the night, I mourn'd, and yet shall mourn with ever-returning spring.Whitman
____?____ So late into the night, Though the heart be still as loving, And the moon be still as bright...Though the night was made for loving, And the day returns too soon... Byron
It was many and many a year ago, in a kingdom by the sea, that a maiden there lived...I lie down by the side of my darling - my darling- my life and my bridePoe
If ever two were one, then surely we. If ever man were loved by wife, then thee...Then while we live, in love let’s so persever, That when we live no more we may live everBradstreet
___?___ the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row...We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were lovedMcCrae
Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments. Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, or bends with the remover to removeShakespeare
Wee, sleekit, cow'rin, tim'rouse beastie, O what a panic's in thy breastie!Burns
Do I contradict myself?/very well then I contradict myself./barbaric yawp over the roofs of the worldWhitman
Gather ye rosebuds while ye may Old time is still a-flying...then be not coy but use your time and while ye may go marry: for having lost but once your prime you may for ever tarryHerrick
Let the bird of loudest lay, On the sole Arabian tree, Herald sad and trumpet be/To this urn let those repair That are either true or fair; For these dead birds sigh a prayerShakespeare
I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness...angelheaded hipsters burning...who bared their brains to Heaven under the El and saw Mohammedan angels staggering...Ginsberg
Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind...yet this inconstancy is such, As thou too shalt adore; I could not love thee (Dear) so much, Love'd I not honor more.Lovelace
so much depends upon ____ ____ ____________ glazed with rainwater beside the white chickensWilliams
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___?____, Entire of itself, Every man is a piece of the continent, A part of the main...And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; It tolls for thee.Donne
The ship has weather'd every rack, the prize we sought is won/ Exult, O shores, and ring, O bells! But I, with mournful tread, Walk the deck my Captain lies, Fallen cold and dead.Whitman
Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;Yeats
I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul.William Ernest Henley
_____?_____, though some have called thee Mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so...And death shall be no more; Death, thou shalt die.Donne
____?____, like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies; And all that’s best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes...And on that cheek, and o'er that brow...Byron
O wild ______ _______, thou breath of Autumn's being, Thou, from whose unseen presence the leaves dead...If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?Shelley
When Love with unconfinèd wings Hovers within my gates...When I lie tangled in her hair And fetter'd to her eye...Stone walls do not a prison make, Nor iron bars a cageLovelace
In Xanadu did __ __ a stately pleasure-dome decree...weave a circle round him thrice and close your eyes with holy dread for he on honey-dew hath fed and drunk the milk of ParadiseColeridge
April is the cruellest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire, stirring Dull roots with spring rain.Eliot
Come live with me and be my Love, and we will all the pleasures prove...If these delights thy mind may move, Then live with me and be my Love.Marlowe
like a melodie/that's sweetly play'd in tune/As fair art thou, my bonnie lass,/So deep in luve am I:/And I will luve thee still, my dear,/Till a' the seas gang dry.Burns
The curfew tolls the knell of parting day...Here rests his head upon the lap of earth A youth to fortune and to fame unknown...Gray
My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense, as though of hemlock I had drunk...Was it a vision, or a waking dream? Fled is that music:—do I wake or sleep?Keats
Had we but world enough, and time, This coyness, Lady, were no crime...Thus, though we cannot make our sun Stand still, yet we will make him run. Marvell
We passed the school, where children strove/At recess, in the ring;/We passed the field of gazing grain,/We passed the setting sun.Dickinson
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways...I love thee with the breath, Smiles, tears of all my life! - and, if God choose, I shall but love thee better after deathBrowning
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood...I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the differenceFrost
Ay, tear her tattered ensign down! Long has it waved on high,...And give her to the god of storms, The lightning and the gale!Holmes
Ha! whaur ye gaun, ye crowlin ferlie...O wad some Power the giftie gie us To see oursels as ither see us!Burns
A free bird leaps on the back of the wind...The caged bird sings with a fearful trill of things unknown but longed for stillAngelou
Once upon a midnight dreary while I pondered weak and weary...and my soul from out that shadow that lies floating on the floor shall be lifted - Nevermore!Poe
Thou still unravish'd bride of quietness, Thou foster-child of Silence and slow Time...'Beauty is truth, truth beauty,—that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.'Keats
Hog Butcher for the World, Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat, Player with Railroads and the Nation's Freight Handler; Stormy husky, brawling, City of the Big ShouldersSandburg
___?___ - the stillness of the room was like the stillness in the air between the heaves of storm...and the the windows failed and then I could not see to seeDickinson
In silent night when rest I took, for sorrow neer I did not look, I waken'd was with thundring nois...the world no longer let me love, my hope and treasure lyes aboveBradstreet

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