Poems

This page links to miscellaneous poems I have collected from here and there. My taste in poetry is pretty old-fashioned, and I prefer it to have rhyme and meter, or at least meter.

The Hound of Heaven, by Francis Thompson

His Apologies, by Rudyard Kipling

The Power of the Dog, by Rudyard Kipling

A Smuggler's Song, by Rudyard Kipling

Cold Iron, by Rudyard Kipling

My Cat Jeoffrey, by Christopher Smart, excerpted from Jubilate Agno

The Song of Quoodle, by G. K. Chesterton

The Song of the Strange Ascetic, by G. K. Chesterton

O God of Earth and Altar, by G. K. Chesterton

What the Bird Said Early in the Year, by C. S. Lewis

Good Gnus, by P. G. Wodehouse

These are the Things that Make a Man, by Terry Pratchett

Instructions, by Neil Gaiman

Overheard on a Salt Marsh, by Harold Monro

The Suicide, by Edna St. Vincent Millay

Conscientious Objector, by Edna St. Vincent Millay

Ulysses, by Alfred Lord Tennyson

Penelope to Ulysses, by Earl Wajenberg

Eden Bower, by Dante Gabriel Rosetti

The Second Coming, by William Butler Yeats

Sphinx and Medusa, by Clark Ashton Smith

The Seventh Angel, by Zhigniew Herbert

A Word on Statistics, by Wislawa Szymborska



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