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"Rage, rage against the dying of the light." Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night. Dylan Thomas.

"Into the valley of death rode the six hundred. . ." The Charge of the Light Brigade. Alfred Tennyson.

"And miles to go before I sleep. . ." Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening. Robert Frost.

"She walks in beauty, like the night/Of cloudless climes and starry skies" She Walks in Beauty, Lord Byron.


"IN Xanadu did Kubla Khan/ A stately pleasure-dome decree: " Kubla Khan. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

New and Promising

SOCIAL MUTANT, HEPATITIS, BRONWYN - a collection of poems by Black Hamlet


"They fly on wings of gold/That transform into dust at my touch, and your words" The Last Eagle by Shannon Kleiner


"I want to keep my chastity and all my dreams ahead . . " Why would you want to be considered unpure? by Aimee Murdock


A collection of poems by Charles Dale Watson


"Looking in the mirror denying to yourself that you are dying/ from age, from life, from booze, from boredom." Party's Over, Matthew


"Be honest with me, and open your heart, And with every tomorrow we can make a fresh start." Be Honest, Patricia Pennington


"I love you, my dear, is all I can say/I'll open my heart in every way." Love is Worth it All, Patricia Pennington.


"If I had known what lay ahead/I would have turned/I would have fled" The Price of Learning, Shalee


"When you wake up what will you see/And who will be there beside you?" When You Wake Up, Brendal Pennington


A Collection of 22 poems covering the emotional spectrum by Jennifer Stanley.


"Over and over, again and again/Onward together, forever it seems" My Valentine, IBR


"I have spent my life finding you . . ."14th Anniversary, Amos Jessup



"A thing of beauty is a joy forever." Beauty, John Keats


"Come live with me and be my Love/ And we will all the pleasures prove/ That hills and valleys, dales and fields,/Or woods or steepy mountain yields." The Passionate Shepherd to His Love, Christopher Marlow


"Let me count the ways . ." How Do I Love Thee?, Elizabeth Barrett Browning


"Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?/Thou art more lovely and more temperate:" Shall I Compare Thee?, William Shakespeare


"Had I the heavens' embroidered cloths" He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven, W.B. Yeats


"The sweeping up the heart, And putting love away" The Bustle in the House, Emily Dickenson


"So little is our loss, So little is thy gain" On Time, John Milton


"Might I moor, tonight, In thee!" Wild Nights - Wild Nights!, Emily Dickenson


"I took the one less traveled . . ." The Road Not Taken. Robert Frost.


In a chariot of light from the regions of day, The Goddess of Liberty came . . . " Liberty Tree. Thomas Paine.


"our fearful trip is done, The ship has weathered every rack, the prize we sought is won . . ." O Captain! My Captain! Walt Whitman


"LISTEN, my children, and you shall hear . . ." Paul Revere's Ride. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.


"Foeman at morn, but friends at eve-- . . ." Shiloh, A Requiem. Herman Melville.


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