SICK POEMS

Little Dick And The Clock
When Dicky was sick
In the night, and the clock,
As he listened, said 'Tick-
Atty--tick-atty--tock!'
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James Whitcomb Riley

The Love-Sick Boy
When first my old, old love I knew,
My bosom welled with joy;
My riches at her feet I threw;
I was a love-sick boy!
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William Schwenck Gilbert

Weary
Aw, I'm sick o' the whole darn human race,
An' I'm sick o' this mundane ball;
I'm sick o' the sight o' me brother's face,
An' his works an' talk an' all;
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Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis

The New Mistress
"Oh, sick I am to see you, will you never let me be?
You may be good for something, but you are not good for me.
Oh, go where you are wanted, for you are not wanted here.
And that was all the farewell when I parted from my dear.
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Alfred Edward Housman

Sonnet 101: Stella Is Sick
Stella is sick, and in that sickbed lies
Sweetness, which breathes and pants as oft as she:
And Grace, sick too, such fine conclusions tries
That Sickness brags itself best grac'd to be.
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Sir Philip Sidney

England
Oh, England!
Sick in head and sick in heart,
Sick in whole and every part:
And yet sicker thou art still
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Anonymous Americas

The New Mistress
“Oh, sick I am to see you, will you never let me be?
You may be good for something, but you are not good for me.
Oh, go where you are wanted, for you are not wanted here.
And that was all the farewell when I parted from my dear.
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A. E. Housman

The Watch
I wakened on my hot, hard bed;
Upon the pillow lay my head;
Beneath the pillow I could hear
My little watch was ticking clear.
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Barry Cornwall

The Watch
I wakened on my hot, hard bed;
Upon the pillow lay my head;
Beneath the pillow I could hear
My little watch was ticking clear.
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Frances Darwin Cornford

A Channel Passage
The damned ship lurched and slithered. Quiet and quick
My cold gorge rose; the long sea rolled; I knew
I must think hard of something, or be sick;
And could think hard of only one thing-you!
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Rupert Brooke

Sick Room
How quiet
It is in this sick room
Where on the bed
A silent woman lies between two lovers-
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Langston Hughes

Alone In The Woods
Alone in the woods I felt
The bitter hostility of the sky and the trees
Nature has taught her creatures to hate
Man that fusses and fumes
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Stevie Smith

Dorothy D.
I'm sick of 'musn'ts,' said Dorothy D.
Sick of musn'ts, as I can be.
From early dawn till the close of day
I hear a musn't, and never a may.
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Ella Wheeler Wilcox

In Time Of Pestilence
Adieu, farewell earth's bliss!
This world uncertain is:
Fond are life's lustful joys,
Death proves them all but toys.
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Thomas Nashe

A Litany In Time Of Plague
Adieu, farewell, earth's bliss;
This world uncertain is;
Fond are life's lustful joys;
Death proves them all but toys;
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Thomas Nashe

The Sick Rose
O Rose thou art sick.
The invisible worm.
That flies in the night
In the howling storm:
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William Blake

ADIEU, FAREWELL EARTH'S BLISS
1 Adieu, farewell earth's bliss,
2 This world uncertain is;
3 Fond are life's lustful joys,
4 Death proves them all but toys,
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Thomas Nashe

Fragment: Such Hope, As Is The Sick Despair Of Good
Such hope, as is the sick despair of good,
Such fear, as is the certainty of ill,
Such doubt, as is pale Expectationâ??s food
Turned while she tastes to poison, when the will
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Percy Bysshe Shelley

Book Of Suleika - The Loving One Speaks
THE LOVING ONE SPEAKS.

AND wherefore sends not
The horseman-captain
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

To Music, To Becalm A Sweet Sick Youth
Charms, that call down the moon from out her sphere,
On this sick youth work your enchantments here!
Bind up his senses with your numbers, so
As to entrance his pain, or cure his woe.
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Robert Herrick

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