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Fame Is a Bee

Fame is a bee. It has a song – It has a sting – Ah, too, it has a wing. – Emily Dickinson

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By Chivalries As Tiny

By Chivalries as tiny, A Blossom, or a Book, The seeds of smiles are planted — Which blossom in the dark. Emily Dickinson

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The Fool’s Prayer by Edward Rowland Sill

The Fool’s Prayer by Edward Rowland Sill The royal feast was done; the King Sought some new sport to banish care, And to his jester cried: ‘Sir Fool, Kneel now, and make for us a prayer!’ – The jester doffed … Continue reading

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El Dorado by Edgar Allan Poe

El Dorado By Edgar Allan Poe Gaily bedight,    A gallant knight, In sunshine and in shadow,    Had journeyed long,    Singing a song, In search of Eldorado. –    But he grew old—    This knight so bold— And o’er his heart a … Continue reading

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Cold Iron by Rudyard Kipling

Cold Iron by Rudyard Kipling “Gold is for the mistress — silver for the maid — Copper for the craftsman cunning at his trade.” “Good!’ said the Baron, sitting in his hall, “But Iron — Cold Iron — is master of … Continue reading

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Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe

Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe It was many and many a year ago,    In a kingdom by the sea, That a maiden there lived whom you may know    By the name of Annabel Lee; And this maiden she lived … Continue reading

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The Arsenal at Springfield by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The Arsenal at Springfield By HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW This is the Arsenal. From floor to ceiling,       Like a huge organ, rise the burnished arms; But from their silent pipes no anthem pealing       Startles the villages with strange alarms. – Ah! … Continue reading

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