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In the Morning of Life

In the Morning of Life In the morning of life, when its cares are unknown, And its pleasures in all their new lustre begin, When we live in a bright-beaming world of our own, And the light that surrounds us is all from within; Oh ’tis not,

A Song Of Life

A Song Of Life In the rapture of life and of living, I lift up my head and rejoice, And I thank the great Giver for giving The soul of my gladness a voice. In the glow of the glorious weather, In the sweet-scented, sensuous air, My

Each Day A Life

Each Day A Life I count each day a little life, With birth and death complete; I cloister it from care and strife And keep it sane and sweet. With eager eyes I greet the morn, Exultant as a boy, Knowing that I am newly born To

Big Bear Species In the Snow

Big Bear Species In the Snow He likes it ’cause it’s cold in there. With his seat in the meat And his face in the fish And his big hairy paws In the buttery dish, He’s nibbling the noodles, He’s munching the rice, He’s slurping the soda,

Happiness Good Health For Life

Happiness Good Health For Life So early it’s still almost dark out. I’m near the window with coffee, and the usual early morning stuff that passes for thought. When I see the boy and his friend walking up the road to deliver the newspaper. They wear caps

I Carry Your Heart Love

I Carry Your Heart Love some jerry so very (and nellie and fan) some handsomest harry (and sally and nan they tremble and cower so pale:pale) for betty was born to never say nay but lucy could learn and lily could pray and fewer were shyer than

A pretty a day ee Cummings

A pretty a day ee Cummings A pretty a day (and every fades) is here and away (but born are maids to flower an hour in all,all) o yes to flower until so blithe a doer a wooer some limber and lithe some very fine mower a

The Brown Penny Loafers by William Butler Yeats

The Brown Penny Loafers by William Butler Yeats I whispered, ‘I am too young,’ And then, ‘I am old enough’; Wherefore I threw a penny To find out if I might love. ‘Go and love, go and love, young man, If the lady be young and fair.’

I Cannot Live With You Books

I Cannot Live With You Books I cannot live with you, It would be life, And life is over there Behind the shelfThe sexton keeps the key to, Putting up Our life, his porcelain, Like a cup Quaint or broken; A newer Sevres pleases, Old ones crack.I

Funny Happy Birthday Wishes Poems For Friends

Funny Happy Birthday Wishes Poems For Friends Just past dawn, the sun stands with its heavy red head in a black stanchion of trees, waiting for someone to come with his bucket for the foamy white light, and then a long day in the pasture. I too