SONG POEMS

A Song
There is ever a song somewhere, my dear;
There is ever a something sings alway:
There's the song of the lark when the skies are clear,
And the song of the thrush when the skies are gray.
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James Whitcomb Riley

The First Song
A POET writ a song of May
That checked his breath awhile;
He kept it for a summer day,
Then spake with half a smile:
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Richard Francis Burton

As Good as New
OH, this is a song of the old lights, that came to my heart like a hymn;
And this is a song for the old lightsâ??the lights that we thought grew dim,
That came to my heart to comfort me, and I pass it along to you;
And here is a hand to the good old friend who turns up as good as new.
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Henry Lawson

My Song
This song of mine will wind its music around you, my child, like
the fond arms of love.
This song of mine will touch your forehead like a kiss of
blessing.
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Rabindranath Tagore

Songs Of Gloom
IF the song I have to sing
Is a dreary, gloomy thing,
I would rather silent be;
If I cannot sing of cheer,
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Edgar Albert Guest

Keep A Song Up On De Way
Oh, de clouds is mighty heavy
An' de rain is mighty thick;
Keep a song up on de way.
An' de waters is a rumblin'
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Paul Laurence Dunbar

The Song And The Sigh
The creek went down with a broken song,
'Neath the sheoaks high;
The waters carried the song along,
And the oaks a sigh.
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Henry Lawson

Song Is Not Dead
Song is not dead, although to-day
Men tell us everything is said.
There yet is something left to say,
Song is not dead.
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Robert Fuller Murray

Singer And Song
A singer sang in sorrow long
And breathed his life into his song.

Unknown, unheard, the song went wide,
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Freeman E. Miller

A Song For Two Children
“Make a song, father, a new little song,
All for Jenny and Nancy.”
Balow lalow or Hey derry down,
Or else what might you fancy?
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Robert Graves

Bird-Songs
I will sing a song,
Said the owl.
You sing a song, sing-song
Ugly fowl!
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George MacDonald

Her Song
I sang that song on Sunday,
To witch an idle while,
I sang that song on Monday,
As fittest to beguile;
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Thomas Hardy

The Poet's Song
I HID in the world and sang,
And I sang so loud and long
That all the ages rang
With the music of my song.
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Frederick George Scott

Hope
Mine is a song of hope
For the days that lie before;
For the grander things
The morrow brings
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Edgar Albert Guest

Girl’s Song
I went out alone
To sing a song or two,
My fancy on a man,
And you know who.
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William Butler Yeats

The Heart Of A Song
Dear love, let this my song fly to you:
Perchance forget it came from me.
It shall not vex you, shall not woo you;
But in your breast lie quietly.
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George Parsons Lathrop

Girl's Song
I went out alone
To sing a song or two,
My fancy on a man,
And you know who.
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William Butler Yeats

Song Be Delicate
Let your song be delicate.
The skies declare
No war â?? the eyes of lovers
Wake everywhere.
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John Shaw Neilson

The Growth Of Song
A tender song in shadows grew,
And humble hearts were homes it knew.

But through its wondrous music stole
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Freeman E. Miller

Song Is So Old
Song is so old,
Love is so new-
Let me be still
And kneel to you.
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Hermann Hagedorn

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