BRAVE POEMS

Vi: Lancer
I 'listed at home for a lancer,
Oh who would not sleep with the brave?
I 'listed at home for a lancer
To ride on a horse to my grave.
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Alfred Edward Housman

Male Philosophy
Men are very brave, you know,
That was settled long ago;
Ask, however, if you doubt it,
Any man you meet about it;
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Alice Duer Miller

The Gold Givers
Oh, some shall stand in glory's light when all the strife is done,
And many a mother there shall say, 'For truth I gave my son!'
But I shall stand in silence then and hear the stories brave,
For I must answer at the last that gold is all I gave.
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Edgar Albert Guest

Dirge Of Nelson
Toll Nelson's knell! a soul more brave
Ne'er triumphed on the green-sea wave!
Sad o'er the hero's honoured grave,
Toll Nelson's knell!
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William Lisle Bowles

Next Of Kin
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Edgar Albert Guest

On The Loss Of The Royal George
Written when the news arrived.

Toll for the brave!
The brave that are no more!
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William Cowper

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WHEN first my brave Johnie lad came to this town,
He had a blue bonnet that wanted the crown;
But now he has gotten a hat and a feather,
Hey, brave Johnie lad, cock up your beaver!
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Robert Burns

The Brave Men
o gather the tares and chaff
But sow with a cheerful air.
Here's to the smiling men
Who, giving, can take a blow,
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Edgar Albert Guest

Tell Brave Deeds Of War
"Tell brave deeds of war."

Then they recounted tales, --
"There were stern stands
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Stephen Crane

If You Have Loved A Brave Story
If you have loved a brave story
Tell it but rarely;
And, with due faith in its glory,
Render it barely.
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Lesbia Harford

To offer brave assistance
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To offer brave assistance
To Lives that stand alone-
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Emily Dickinson

The Mother Faith
Little mother, life's adventure calls your boy away,
Yet he will return to you on some brighter day;
Dry your tears and cease to sigh, keep your mother smile,
Brave and strong he will come back in a little while.
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Edgar Albert Guest

Not Sickness stains the Brave
1613

Not Sickness stains the Brave,
Nor any Dart,
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Emily Dickinson

The Man In Chrysanthemum Land
There's a brave little berry-brown man
At the opposite side of the earth;
Of the White, and the Black, and the Tan,
He's the smallest in compass and girth.
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Emily Pauline Johnson

To fight aloud, is very brave
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To fight aloud, is very brave-
But gallanter, I know
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Emily Dickinson

There is a Shame of Nobleness
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There is a Shame of Nobleness-
Confronting Sudden Pelf-
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Emily Dickinson

A Brave Refrain
When snow is here, and the trees look weird,
And the knuckled twigs are gloved with frost;
When the breath congeals in the drover's beard,
And the old pathway to the barn is lost;
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James Whitcomb Riley

Song Of The Zetland Fisherman
Farewell, merry maidens, to song, and to laugh,
For the brave lads of Westra are bound to the Haaf;
And we must have labour, and hunger, and pain,
Ere we dance with the maids of Dunrossness again.
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Sir Walter Scott

Triolets After Moschus
Alas, for us no second spring,
Like mallows in the garden-bed,
For these the grave has lost his sting,
Alas, for US no second spring,
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Andrew Lang

Beautiful Twenty-Second
To Original Music


The people in this nation,
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Julia Ann Moore

Poems About

alone, america, angel, anger, baby, beach, beautiful, beauty, believe, brother, butterfly, car, change, chicago, childhood, cinderella, courage, crazy, dance, daughter, death, depression, dream, family, fire, freedom, friend, future, girl, god, graduation, greed, haiku, happiness, happy, heaven, hero, home, hope, identity, joy, june, kiss, laughter, life, lonely, loss, lost, love, marriage, memory, mirror, money, mother, murder, music, nature, night, paris, passion, peace, poverty, power, racism, rain, remember, respect, river, rose, school, sick, sister, sleep, soldier, song, sonnet, spring, star, success, summer, sun, swimming, sympathy, time, together, travel, trust, truth, war, work,

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