WORLD POEMS

O, In A World Of Men And Women
0, in a world of men and women,
Where all things seemed so strange to me,
And speech the common world called human
For me was a vain mimicry,
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Isaac Rosenberg

World Was In The Face Of The Beloved
World was in the face of the beloved--,
but suddenly it poured out and was gone:
world is outside, world can not be grasped.

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Rainer Maria Rilke

Prairie Greyhounds (C.P.R. "No. 1," Westbound)
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Emily Pauline Johnson

The World Is Against Me
'The world is against me,' he said with a sigh.
'Somebody stops every scheme that I try.
The world has me down and it's keeping me there;
I don't get a chance. Oh, the world is unfair!
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Edgar Albert Guest

The Way Of The World
Since Adam's first sin in the garden of song,
Where the hopes of the race were empearled,
Whenever a mortal does anything wrong,
It is only the way of the world!
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Freeman E. Miller

Poets (Excerpt)
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What can I do, blind and outcast
In a world where all are fathered and sighted,
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Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva

One World
"The worlds in which we live are two
The world 'I am' and the world 'I do.'"

The worlds in which we live at heart are one,
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Henry Van Dyke

In This World
In this world all the flow'rs wither,
The sweet songs of the birds are brief;
I dream of summers that will last
Always!
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Rene Francois Armand Prudhomme

The World And I
This is not exactly what I mean
Any more than the sun is the sun.
But how to mean more closely
If the sun shines but approximately?
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Laura (Riding) Jackson

I Dream A World
I dream a world where man
No other man will scorn,
Where love will bless the earth
And peace its paths adorn
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Langston Hughes

Your Smile Is A Bridge To The World
You've got to get up every morning,
With a smile on your face,
You need to show to the world all the love that you hold,
Share your smile with the world and the world will smile you back.
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Cristina Teodor

You Walked Away
My thoughts are running crazy through my mind,
Reaching the open sky and stars,
No one is there to share my sorrows,
You walked away, you walked away.
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Cristina Teodor

The Loom Of Dreams
I broider the world upon a loom,
I broider with dreams my tapestry;
Here in a little lonely room
I am master of earth and sea,
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Arthur Symons

Looking, Walking, Being
"The World is not something to
look at, it is something to be in."
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Denise Levertov

The Sulkers
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It has no time to stop and pet
The sulker in a peevish fret,
Who wails he'll neither work nor play
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Edgar Albert Guest

The World Is Great
The world is great!
The birds fly from me;
The stars are golden fruit
Upon a tree
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George Eliot

God’s World
O world, I cannot hold thee close enough!
Thy winds, thy wide grey skies!
Thy mists, that roll and rise!
Thy woods, this autumn day, that ache and sag
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Edna St. Vincent Millay

Tryst
In a world where all
Are hunched and lathered
I know only one
Equal to me in strength.
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Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva

Wisdom
When Wisdom tells me that the world's a speck
Lost on the shoreless blue of God's To-Day…
I smile, and think, ‘For every man his way:
The world's my ship, and I'm alone on deck!'
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Siegfried Sassoon

A Sickness of this World it most occasions
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A Sickness of this World it most occasions
When Best Men die.
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Emily Dickinson

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