FOREVER POEMS

Belief
Forever nameless
Forever unknwon
Forever unconceived
Forever unrepresented
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David Herbert Lawrence
The Slave's Complaint
Am I sadly cast aside,
On misfortune's rugged tide?
Will the world my pains deride
Forever?
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George Moses Horton
Sheoaks That Sigh When The Wind Is Still
Why are the sheoaks forever sighing?
(Sheoaks that sigh when the wind is still)â??
Why are the dead hopes forever dying?
(Dead hopes that died and are with us still.)
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Henry Lawson
Summer has two Beginnings—
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Summer has two Beginnings-
Beginning once in June-
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Emily Dickinson
Philology Recapitulates Ontology, Poetry Is Ontology
Faithful to your commandments, o consciousness, o

Holy bird of words soaring ever whether to nothingness or
to inconceivable fulfillment slowly:
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Delmore Schwartz
My Swan, Let us Fly
My swan, let us fly to that land
Where your Beloved lives forever.

That land has an up-ended well
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Kabir
Forever at His side to walk
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Forever at His side to walk-
The smaller of the two!
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Emily Dickinson
Forever
"Forever": 'tis a single word!
Our rude forefathers deemed it two:
Can you imagine so absurd
A view?
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Charles Stuart Calverley
The Shadow-Child
Why do the wheels go whirring round,
Mother, mother?
Oh, mother, are they giants bound,
And will they growl forever?
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Harriet Monroe
The Old Clock On The Stairs
Somewhat back from the village street
Stands the old-fashioned country-seat.
Across its antique portico
Tall poplar-trees their shadows throw;
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
For Music
ALONG the shore, along the shore
I see the wavelets meeting:
But thee I see--ah, never more,
For all my wild heart's beating.
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Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
Unending Love
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless timesâ?¦
In life after life, in age after age, forever.
My spellbound heart has made and remade the necklace of songs,
That you take as a gift, wear round your neck in your many forms,
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Rabindranath Tagore
The Ruin
THE bitter wind blows o'er the desolate wold,
â??The bloom from the blossom forever is sped!â??
And I must trudge on thro' the sleet and the cold,
And sweet to my heart were the lot of the dead.
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Joseph Skipsey
Choice
I'd rather have the thought of you
To hold against my heart,
My spirit to be taught of you
With west winds blowing,
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Angela Morgan
The Origin Of Death
In the Day ere Man came,
In the Morning of Life,
They came together
The Father, the Mother,
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Anonymous Americas
In Our Boat
Stars trembling o'er us and sunset before us,
Mountains in shadow and forests asleep;
Down the dim river we float on forever,
Speak not, ah, breathe not - there's peace on the deep.
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Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
Farewell To Frances
Farewell! if ne'er I see thee more,
Though distant calls my flight impel,
I shall not less thy grace adore,
So friend, forever fare thee well.
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George Moses Horton
The Bargain
As I was going to St. Ives
I met a man with seven lives;
Seven lives,
In seven sacks,
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Ogden Nash
Immortal Love, Forever Full
Immortal love, forever full,
Forever flowing free,
Forever shared, forever whole,
A never ebbing sea!
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John Greenleaf Whittier
Circe's Grief
In the end, I made myself
Known to your wife as
A god would, in her own house, in
Ithaca, a voice
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Louise Gluck

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