AFTER THE THRILL IS GONE

The Eagles Same dances in the same old shoes Some habits that you just can’t lose There’s no telling what [...]

For You O Democracy

By Walt Whitman Come, I will make the continent indissoluble, I will make the most splendid race the sun ever [...]

Ars Poetica

By Archibald MacLeish A poem should be palpable and mute As a globed fruit, Dumb As old medallions to the [...]

Furry Bear

A. Milne If I were a bear, And a big bear too, I shouldn’t much care If it froze or [...]

Gratitude to the Unknown Instructors

What they undertook to do They brought to pass; All things hang like a drop of dew Upon a blade [...]

Evening

Dorianne Laux Moonlight pours down without mercy, no matter how many have perished beneath the trees. The river rolls on. [...]

Risk

By Anais Nin And then the day came, when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful [...]

Ode to the West Wind

By Percy Bysshe Shelley I O wild West Wind, thou breath of Autumn’s being, Thou, from whose unseen presence the [...]