Life With The Sun In It
Life with the sun in it-
Shaded by gloom!
Life with the fun in it-
Shadowed by Doom!
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Thomas Runciman

Life is a jest;
Take the delight of it.
Laughter is best;
Sing through the night of it.
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Edgar Albert Guest

Life Is What We Make It
Life is a jest;
Take the delight of it.
Laughter is best;
Sing through the night of it.
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Edgar Albert Guest

Your Life Is A Fountain Of Dreams
Life is a journey that all we take,
We should fearless do every day forward a step,
Could be a fail, or could be not,
We should let life to flow.
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Cristina Teodor

We Are Transmitters
As we live, we are transmitters of life.
And when we fail to transmit life, life fails to flow through us.

That is part of the mystery of sex, it is a flow onwards.
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David Herbert Lawrence

I Love my Life, but not too well
I love my life, but not too well
To give it to thee like a flower,
So it may pleasure thee to dwell
Deep in its perfume but an hour.
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Harriet Monroe

Life Of My Life, You Seem To Me
Life of my life, you seem to me
Like some pallid olive tree
Or the faded rose I see:
Nor do you lack beauty,
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Torquato Tasso

The Life Of Earth
The life of earth, how full of pain,
Which greets us on our day of birth,
Nor leaves us while we yet retain
The life of earth.
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Robert Fuller Murray

Stream Of Life
The same stream of life that runs through my veins night and day
runs through the world and dances in rhythmic measures.

It is the same life that shoots in joy through the dust of the earth
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Rabindranath Tagore

Poems On Life
Life is given to us,
we earn it by giving it.

Let the dead have the immortality of fame,
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Rabindranath Tagore

What Is Life?
Resembles Life what once was held of Light,
Too ample in itself for human sight ?
An absolute Self--an element ungrounded--
All, that we see, all colours of all shade
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Samuel Taylor Coleridge

When I Read The Book
WHEN I read the book, the biography famous,
And is this, then, (said I,) what the author calls a man's life?
And so will some one, when I am dead and gone, write my life?
(As if any man really knew aught of my life;
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Walt Whitman

Griffy The Cooper
The cooper should know about tubs.
But I learned about life as well,
And you who loiter around these graves
Think you know life.
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Edgar Lee Masters

One Life of so much Consequence!

One Life of so much Consequence!
Yet I-for it-would pay-
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Emily Dickinson

Phyllis, ah, Phyllis, my life is a gray day,
Few are my years, but my griefs are not few,
Ever to youth should each day be a May-day,
Warm wind and rose-breath and diamonded dew-
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Paul Laurence Dunbar

The Gift Of Life
Life is a night all dark and wild,
Yet still stars shine:
This moment is a star, my child-
Your star and mine.
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E. (Edith) Nesbit

The Gift Of Life
Life is a night all dark and wild,
Yet still stars shine:
This moment is a star, my child -
Your star and mine.
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Edith Nesbit

The Laughing Heart
your life is your life
don't let it be clubbed into dank submission.
be on the watch.
there are ways out.
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Charles Bukowski

Of Life to own—

Of Life to own-
From Life to draw-
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Emily Dickinson

Art And Life
When Art goes bounding, lean,
Up hill-tops fired green
To pluck a rose for life.

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