Tag Archives: English Poems

Aboard at a Ship’s Helm by Walt Whitman

Aboard at a Ship’s Helm by Walt Whitman ABOARD, at a ship’s helm, A young steersman, steering with care. A bell through fog on a sea-coast dolefully ringing, An ocean-bell–O a warning bell, rock’d by the waves. O you give … Continue reading

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A Vagabond Song by Bliss Carman

A Vagabond Song by Bliss Carman There is something in the autumn that is native to my blood — Touch of manner, hint of mood; And my heart is like a rhyme, With the yellow and the purple and the crimson … Continue reading

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 I Hear America Singing by Walt Whitman

     I Hear America Singing by Walt Whitman     I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear, Those of mechanics, each one singing his as it should be blithe and strong, The carpenter singing his as he … Continue reading

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Prayer to the Virgin of Chartres by Henry Adams

Prayer to the Virgin of Chartres by Henry Adams Gracious Lady:– Simple as when I asked your aid before; Humble as when I prayed for grace in vain Seven hundred years ago; weak, weary, sore In heart and hope, I … Continue reading

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Stars by Sara Teasdale

Stars by Sara Teasdale Alone in the night On a dark hill With pines around me Spicy and still, – And a heaven full of stars Over my head, White and topaz And misty red; – Myriads with beating Hearts … Continue reading

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