POWER POEMS

Kangaroo Power
NOW, Yankee inventors can beat a retreat,
And German professors may take a back seat,
For their colours weâ??re going to lower:
Theyâ??ve invented a wonderful plough in the West,
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Henry Lawson

The Power Of Armies Is A Visible Thing
The power of Armies is a visible thing,
Formal and circumscribed in time and space;
But who the limits of that power shall trace
Which a brave People into light can bring
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William Wordsworth

I took my Power in my Hand
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I took my Power in my Hand-
And went against the World-
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Emily Dickinson

The Happiest Day
I.

The happiest day-the happiest hour
My seared and blighted heart hath known,
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Edgar Allan Poe

The power to be true to You
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The power to be true to You,
Until upon my face
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Emily Dickinson

The Happiest Day, The Happiest Hour
The happiest day- the happiest hour
My sear'd and blighted heart hath known,
The highest hope of pride and power,
I feel hath flown.
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Edgar Allan Poe

When Sorrow Comes
When sorrow comes, as come it must,
In God a man must place his trust.
There is no power in mortal speech
The anguish of his soul to reach,
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Edgar Albert Guest

The Poet's Empire
WHAT power can break the inner harmonies,
The rich imaginings, heard like distant sea
O'er purple meadow-lands at eve, while we
Look starwards mute? Hopes that like mountains rise
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Frederick George Scott

To be alive—is Power
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To be alive-is Power-
Existence-in itself-
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Emily Dickinson

Power is a familiar growth—
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Power is a familiar growth-
Not foreign-not to be-
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Emily Dickinson

Sonnet Xxxiv: Marvel Not, Love
To Admiration

Marvel not, Love, though I thy power admire,
Ravish'd a world beyond the farthest thought,
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Michael Drayton

The Power Of Hell
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John Le Gay Brereton

Hymn 115
Conviction of sin by the law.

Rom. 7:8,9,14,24.

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Isaac Watts

Slave And Emperor
'Our cavalry have rescued Nazareth from the enemy whose supermen
described Christianity as a creed for slaves.'


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Alfred Noyes

A Power-Plant
The Fisk Street turbine power station in Chicago

The invisible wheels go softly round and round-
Light is the tread of brazen-footed Power.
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Harriet Monroe

Riches
Friend, you have wealth and power,
Men go and come at your call,
Yours are the whims of the hourâ??
What have you done with it all?
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George Essex Evans

The Power Of Words
'Tis a strange mystery, the power of words!
Life is in them, and death. A word can send
The crimson colour hurrying to the cheek.
Hurrying with many meanings; or can turn
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Letitia Elizabeth Landon

In Deo Fides
Almighty God! Supreme! Most High!
Before Thy throne, in reverence, we kneel;
We cannot realize Thine infinity;
Beholding not, we can Thy presence feel;
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Alfred Castner King

Chill Penury And Winter's Power
Chill penury and winter's power
Upon my soul so hard have prest,
That I would fain have seen no more
The red flow'rs that the meadows drest:
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Walther von der Vogelweide

I Have No Power
'I have no power to change you
or explain your ways
Never believe a man can change a woman
Those men are pretenders
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Nizar Qabbani

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