9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

Aunt Jenniferis Tigers Aunt Jenniferís Tigers : Aunt Jennifer’s tigers prance across a screen, Bright topaz denizens of a world of green. They do not fear the men beneath the tree; They pace in sleek chivalric certainty. Aunt Jennifer’s fingers fluttering through her wool Find even the ivory […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

Auguries of Innocence Auguries of Innocence : To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour. A Robin Red breast in a Cage Puts all Heaven in a […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

As Soon as Fred Gets Out of Bed As Soon as Fred Gets Out of Bed : As soon as Fred gets out of bed, his underwear goes on his head. His mother laughs, “Don’t put it there, a head’s no place for underwear!” But near his ears, […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

As I Grew Older As I Grew Older : It was a long time ago. I have almost forgotten my dream. But it was there then, In front of me, Bright like a sun- My dream. And then the wall rose, Rose slowly, Slowly, Between me and my […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

Anthem for Doomed Youth Anthem for Doomed Youth : What passing-bells for these who die as cattle? Only the monstrous anger of the guns. Only the stuttering rifles’ rapid rattle Can patter out their hasty orisons. No mockeries now for them; no prayers nor bells; Nor any voice […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

Another Reason Why I Do not Keep A Gun In The House… Another Reason Why I Do not Keep A Gun In The House. : The neighbors’ dog will not stop barking. He is barking the same high, rhythmic bark that he barks every time they leave the […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

Annabel Lee Annabel Lee : 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 with no other thought Than to love and be […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

Animals Animals : The poet tells us that he feels more at home with animals than humans, whom he finds complicated and false. I think I could turn and live with animals, they are so placid and self-contain’d, I stand and look at them long and long. They […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

And Death Shall Have No Dominion. And Death Shall Have No Dominion : And death shall have no dominion. Dead man naked they shall be one With the man in the wind and the west moon; When their bones are picked clean and the clean bones gone, They […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

An Elementary School Classroom in a Slum An Elementary School Classroom in a Slum : Far far from gusty waves these children’s faces. Like rootless weeds, the hair torn round their pallor: The tall girl with her weighed-down head. The paperseeming boy, with rat’s eyes. The stunted, unlucky […]

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