When Green Leaves Come Again
WHEN green leaves come again, my love,
When green leaves come again,--
Why put on such a cloudy face,
When green leaves come again?
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Dinah Maria Mulock Craik

Green Things Growing
O the green things growing, the green things growing,
The faint sweet smell of the green things growing!
I should like to live, whether I smile or grieve,
Just to watch the happy life of my green things growing.
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Dinah Maria Mulock Craik

Meet Me In The Green Glen
Love, meet me in the green glen,
Beside the tall elm-tree,
Where the sweetbriar smells so sweet agen;
There come with me.
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John Clare

The Green Month
WHAT of all the colours shall I bring you for your fairing,
Fit to lay your fingers on, fine enough for you ?â??
Yellow for the ripened rye, white for ladies' wearing,
Red for briar-roses, or the skies' own blue ?
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Marjorie Lowry Christie Pickthall

The dawn was apple-green,
The sky was green wine held up in the sun,
The moon was a golden petal between.

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David Herbert Lawrence

Little Green Buttons
The honeymoon ended a decade ago,
If he still loves her he don't say so,
So she's taking her blues to the House af Tattoos,
Getting little green buttons on her birthday suit.
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Shel Silverstein

When The Green Gits Back In The Trees
In spring, when the green gits back in the trees,
And the sun comes out and stays,
And yer boots pulls on with a good tight squeeze,
And you think of yer barefoot days;
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James Whitcomb Riley

Green Groweth The Holly
1 Green groweth the holly,
2 So doth the ivy.
3 Though winter blasts blow never so high,
4 Green groweth the holly.
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Henry VIII, King of England

Green Fields And Running Brooks
Ho! green fields and running brooks!
Knotted strings and fishing-hooks
Of the truant, stealing down
Weedy backways of the town.
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James Whitcomb Riley

Lilac And Gold And Green
Lilac and gold and green!
Those are the colours I love the best,
Spring's own raiment untouched and clean,
When the world is awake and yet hardly dressed,
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Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

The There Was A Young Person In Green
There was a young person in green,
Who seldom was fit to be seen;
She wore a long shawl,
Over bonnet and all,
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Edward Lear

Disillusionment Of Ten O'Clock
The houses are haunted
By white night-gowns.
None are green,
Or purple with green rings,
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Wallace Stevens

A Disillusionment of Ten O'Clock
The houses are haunted
By white night-gowns.
None are green,
Or purple with green rings,
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Wallace Stevens

Disillusionment Of Ten O’Clock
The houses are haunted
By white night-gowns.
None are green,
Or purple with green rings,
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Wallace Stevens

The Three Drinkers
Blacksmith Green had three strong sons,
With bread and beef did fill 'em,
Now John and Ned are perished and dead,
But plenty remains of William.
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Robert Graves

The Merry Month Of May
O THE month of May, the merry month of May,
So frolic, so gay, and so green, so green, so green!
O, and then did I unto my true love say,
Sweet Peg, thou shalt be my Summer's Queen.
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Thomas Dekker

The Echoing Green
The Sun does arise,
And make happy the skies.
The merry bells ring,
To welcome the Spring.
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William Blake

Green And Blue
Green and blue
First-named of colours believe these two.
They first of colours by men were seen
This grass colour, tree colour,
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Lesbia Harford

As Ireland Wore the Green
BY RIGHT of birth in southern land I send my warning forth.
I see my country ruined by the wrongs that damned the North.
And shall I stand with fireless eyes and still and silent mouth
While Mammon builds his Londons on the fair fields of the South?
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Henry Lawson

Between Green
between green
sings the flinger
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E. E. Cummings

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