HOME POEMS

Who Goes Home?
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Gilbert Keith Chesterton
The Call
My blood so red
For thee was shed,
Come home again, come home again;
My own sweet heart, come home again!
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Anonymous
When The Boys Come Home
There's a happy time coming,
When the boys come home.
There's a glorious day coming,
When the boys come home.
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John Hay
A Song
Rough be the road and long,
Steep be the hills ahead,
Grant that my faith be strong,
Fearlessly let me tread.
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Edgar Albert Guest
The Home-Going
We must get home--for we have been away
So long it seems forever and a day!
And O so very homesick we have grown,
The laughter of the world is like a moan
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James Whitcomb Riley
They Went Home
They went home and told their wives,
that never once in all their lives,
had they known a girl like me,
But... They went home.
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Maya Angelou
The Return
I have come home again!
Dawn is a dream to me
Lying here, soon to be
Clinging, awaking;
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Leon Gellert
Home And Love
Just Home and Love! the words are small
Four little letters unto each;
And yet you will not find in all
The wide and gracious range of speech
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Robert Service
Home And Love
Just Home and Love! the words are small
Four little letters unto each;
And yet you will not find in all
The wide and gracious range of speech
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Robert William Service
A Home Song
I read within a poet's book
A word that starred the page:
"Stone walls do not a prison make,
Nor iron bars a cage!"
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Henry Van Dyke
Home And Where It Is
(An Indiana judge has recently ruled: As to the right of the
husband to decide the location of the home that “home is
where the husband is.”)

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Alice Duer Miller
The Home-Town
Some folks leave home for money
And some leave home for fame,
Some seek skies always sunny,
And some depart in shame.
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Edgar Albert Guest
Home
A home above the year's seasons
home of children animals and apples
a square of empty space
under an absent star
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Zbigniew Herbert
When I Go Home
When I go home, green, green will glow the grass,
Whereon the flight of sun and cloud will pass;
Long lines of wood-ducks through the deepening gloam
Will hold above the west, as wrought on brass,
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John Charles McNeill
To D. H.
O, Falmouth is a fine town with ships in the bay,
And I wish from my heart it's there I was to-day;
I wish from my heart I was far away from here,
Sitting in my parlour and talking to my dear.
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William Ernest Henley
Right Here At Home
Right here at home, boys, in old Hoosierdom,
Where strangers allus joke us when they come,
And brag o' _their_ old States and interprize--
Yit _settle_ here; and 'fore they realize,
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James Whitcomb Riley
I Don'T Want To Die
I want to go home,
I want to go home,
I don't want to go in the trenches no more,
Where whizz-bangs and shrapnel they whistle and roar.
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Anonymous
I Don't Want to Die
I WANT to go home,
I want to go home,
I don't want to go in the trenches no more,
Where whizz-bangs and shrapnel they whistle and roar.
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Anonymous Americas
Song. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fifth)
Stay, stay at home, my heart, and rest;
Home-keeping hearts are happiest,
For those that wander they know not where
Are full of trouble and full of care;
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The Band
Hey, there! Listen awhile! Listen awhile, and come.
Down in the street there are marching feet, and I hear the beat of a drum.
Bim! Boom!! Out of the room! Pick up your hat and fly!
Isn't it grand? The band! The band! The band is marching by!
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Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis

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