My Muse is simple,--yet it's nice
To think you don't need to think twice
On words I write.
I reckon I've a common touch
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Robert William Service

IN despite of the cold and the gloom,
To ornament summer's bleak tomb,
Blooms the snowdrop; and lo! at the sight,
Sad Flora is thrilled with delight,
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Joseph Skipsey

My Muse is simple,-yet it's nice
To think you don't need to think twice
On words I write.
I reckon I've a common touch
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Robert Service

A Study In Feeling
To be a great musician you must be a man of moods,
You have to be, to understand sonatas and etudes.
To execute pianos and to fiddle with success,
With sympathy and feeling you must fairly effervesce;
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Ellis Parker Butler

On Being Stricken With Paralysis
Good friends,
Why waste your time in wailing
And in sympathy for me?

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Bai Juyi

Bird Nesting
O wonderful! In sport we climbed the tree,
Eager and laughing, as in all our play,
To see the eggs where, in the nest, they lay,
But silent fell before the mystery.
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Ellis Parker Butler

Unfolded Out Of The Folds
UNFOLDED out of the folds of the woman, man comes unfolded, and is
always to come unfolded;
Unfolded only out of the superbest woman of the earth, is to come the
superbest man of the earth;
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Walt Whitman

The butterfly obtains

The butterfly obtains
But little sympathy
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Emily Dickinson

Hymn 102
The Beatitudes.

Mt. 5:3-12.

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Isaac Watts

t's all for the best,' said he,
And I know that he sought my heart to reach,
And I know that he grieved with me.

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Edgar Albert Guest

If I were only a little puppy, not your baby, mother dear, would
you say "No" to me if I tried to eat from your dish?
Would you drive me off, saying to me, "Get away, you naughty
little puppy?"
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Rabindranath Tagore

In Memoriam A. H. H. OBIIT MDCCCXXXIII: Part 063
Yet pity for a horse o'er-driven,
And love in which my hound has part,
Can hang no weight upon my heart
In its assumptions up to heaven;
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Alfred Lord Tennyson

Lines To A Reviewer
Alas, good friend, what profit can you see
In hating such a hateless thing as me?
There is no sport in hate where all the rage
Is on one side: in vain would you assuage
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Percy Bysshe Shelley

There should be no despair for you
While nightly stars are burning,
While evening pours its silent dew
And sunshine gilds the morning.
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Emily Jane Brontë

Whimper Of Sympathy
Hawk or shrike has done this deed
Of downy feathers: rueful sight!
Sweet sentimentalist, invite
Your bosom's Power to intercede.
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George Meredith

They hurried here, as soon as you had died,
Their faces damp with haste and sympathy,
And pressed my hand in theirs, and smoothed my knee,
And clicked their tongues, and watched me, mournful-eyed.
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Dorothy Parker

Song Ii
DOES Pity give, though Fate denies,
And to my wounds her balm impart?
O speak--with those expressive eyes!
Let one low sigh escape thine heart.
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Charlotte Smith

On The Sands
ALL the air was tranced and the sea was stilled,
And we stood and dreamed of a world to be.
When it seemed to me that our souls were thrilled
With a sudden sympathy.
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Arthur Henry Adams

The Black Berry—wears a Thorn in his side

The Black Berry-wears a Thorn in his side-
But no Man heard Him cry-
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Emily Dickinson

Book Of Suleika - Suleika 04
WITH what inward joy, sweet lay,

I thy meaning have descried!
Lovingly thou seem'st to say
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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