Rudyard Kipling and If

Rudyard Kipling and If

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Robert Frost and The Road Not Taken

Robert Frost and The Road Not Taken

Introduction Robert Frost (1874-1963), American poet, who drew his images from the New England countryside and his language from New England speech. Although Frost’s images and voice often seem familiar and old, his observations have an edge of skepticism and irony...
Who Are You

Who Are You

  I’m nobody! Who are you? Are you nobody, too? Then there’s a pair of us — don’t tell! They’d banish us; you know! How dreary to be somebody! How public like a frog To tell one’s name the livelong day To an admiring bog!   Emily Dickinson - I Am Nobody  Who Are You?...
What Have We Left You to Live

What Have We Left You to Live

O Rose, thou art sick. The invisible worm That flies in the night In the howling storm Has found our thy bed Of crimson joy, And his dark secret love Does thy life destroy. William Blake - The Sick Rose What Have We Left You to Live O Rose thou art sick! O nature thou...
Poetry | Cannot Give You More

Poetry | Cannot Give You More

If a heart alone would suffice, I have given you all— A world standing on the brink Of losing its colors, I have given you my red green and blue; What more do I owe you? What missing hue I have not surrendered Generously like a rainbow You ride along beyond the clouds...
Poetry | Embraced by the Sea

Poetry | Embraced by the Sea

Here I lie alone naked on my bed Watching you putting on your Levi’s jeans Your tight shirt exaggerating your muscles For that, you need not cover your head, Slowly buckling your cowboy boots Ready to ride away as the raid succeeds; Walking towards the door looking...

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