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Great Short Poems from Antiquity to the Twentieth Century

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Love and death, nature's beauty, the meaning of existence—these poems reflect on humanity's age-old preoccupations in a mere twelve lines or less. More than 300 poems, created by famous and lesser-known writers from around the world, offer brief but meaningful meditations on life in both lighthearted and serious moods.

Ranging from an Old Testament psalm to modern verse, this compilation embraces poems from five different periods. Poems of antiquity include the works of Greek and Latin poets such as Publilius Syrus, Sappho, Plato, Catullus, and Horace. Strabo, Petrach, Villon, and Su T'ung-Po number among the medieval poets. From the early modern era come verses by Shakespeare, Milton, Voltaire, and Goethe. Nineteenth- and twentieth-century poets include Browning, Tennyson, and Wordsworth; Baudelaire, Rilke, and Apollinaire; Eliot, Frost, Housman, and Joyce. This compilation features the works of more than 150 other poets, each offering concisely expressed sentiments on subjects of enduring interest. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Synopsis:

This volume contains more than 300 short poems, from ancient and medieval times as well as the 19th and 20th centuries, in moods ranging from serious to lighthearted.

Synopsis:

Compilation of more than 400 poems of 12 lines or less, dating from ancient and medieval times to the 19th and 20th centuries and in moods from serious to lighthearted. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Synopsis:

Covering world poetry, ancient and medieval times, the 19th and 20th century, and both serious and humorous works, this volume contains more than 400 short poems. It features verses of 12 lines of less by Boethius, Su T'ung-Po, Plato, Shakespeare, Voltaire, Heine, Tennyson, Whitman, Yeats, Cummings, and scores of others. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Table of Contents

ANTIQUITY

Anacreon (570 b.c.-488 b.c.)

Natures Laws

This Is My Lifestyle

Anonymous

Ancient Roman Lullaby

Old Roman Prayer Against the Gout

Ausonius (c. 310 a.d.-395 a.d.)

The Spartan Mother

Bible (Old Testament)

Psalm 15

Callicter

The Patients Epitaph

Catullus (c. 84 b.c.-c. 54 b.c.)

Vivámus (Let us live!)

My Lesbia and I

But does she speak true?

I Cannot Stop from Loving You

Odi et Amo (I Love and Hate)

Claudianus (370 a.d.-410 a.d.)

Double Trouble

Dionysius Cato (fl. 4th century, a.d.)

Work

Time Tells

Mens Ways

Ennius (239 b.c.-169 b.c.)

His Epitaph

Hadrian (76 a.d.-138 a.d.)

The Emperor Hadrian Addresses His Soul

Heraclitus (early 5th century, b.c.)

“You may travel far and wide”

Homer (c. 9th century, b.c.)

Alike Unto Leaves

Achilles and Death

Horace (65 b.c.-8 b.c.)

Desiderata

Carpe Diem!

Glycera Calls to Venus

To Chloe

Lucilius (160 b.c.-103/2 b.c.)

“Asclépiádes, the miser”

Maecenas (70 b.c.-8 b.c.)

O, Stop Your Whining!

Martial (c. 38-41 a.d.-c. 102-104 a.d.)

Change of Business

Wigs and Women

Promises, Promises 

Youre Not on My Wave-Length 

Wines and Widowers

Nicarchus (fl. 1st century, a.d.)

The Great Doctor

Pentadius (late 2nd century, a.d.)

Entrust Your Ship to the Winds

Caius Petronius (27 a.d.-66 a.d.)

De Gustibus

Plato (428/427 b.c.-348/347 b.c.)

We Are All Awaited

Plautus (254 b.c.-184 b.c.)

Epitaph

Publilius Syrus (1st century, b.c.)

Business and Luck

Some Thoughts on Delay

Sappho (c. 612 b.c.)

Dawn

Question

The Death of Timas

The Sky

Flower Power

Seneca (3 b.c.-65 a.d.)

Voracious Time

Simonides (556 b.c.-468 b.c.)

Timócreons Epitaph

Theódorus Rejoices

Theognis (6th century, b.c.e.)

Rejoice, My Heart

Over the Winebowl

tibullus (55 b.c.-19 b.c.)

Rumor

Zenodotus (fl. 280 b.c.)

On a Statue of Cupid (Love)

MEDIEVAL

Anonymous Lyrics

On Marriage

Small Things

The Rose

Homer

Youth and Age

I Shall Not Care

Shipwrecked 

Medieval Song

Anonymous (Irish, ca. 7th century)

The Scribe: “A Hedge of Trees”

Anonymous (English, 13th century)

Cuckoo Song (“Sumer is icumen in”)

Archias (120 b.c.-61 b.c.)

Take Aim!

Boëthius (480 a.d.-524 a.d.)

On Pleasure

On Wealth

Capito (fl. 600 b.c.)

Beauty and Charm

Demodocus

Theres Always the Unexpected!

Dion of Tarsus

Dion Writes His Epitaph

Dionysius the Sophist

Rose Girl

Eratósthenes (276 b.c.-195 b.c.)

Daphnis to Pan

Hitomaro (662 a.d.-710 a.d.)

Prayer for the Men After Me

Lady Horikawa (13th century)

True Love

Julianus, Prefect of Egypt (6th century)

Love Among the Roses

Advice to the Thieves

Li Po (701 a.d.-762 a.d.)

The Girl of Yueh

A Meeting

In the Mountains on a Summer Day

Macedonius the Consul (500 a.d.-560 a.d.)

To Eros

Memory and Oblivion

Meleager (1st century, b.c.)

Heliodóras Garland

To Timarion

Palladas (4th century, a.d.)

The Double-Minded

Life Is a Stage

Petrarch (1304-1374)

Sonnet 1

Sonnet 104

Sadi (1184-1283/1291)

Hyacinths

Strabo (64/63 b.c.-24 a.d.)

Kiss Me, Sweet!

Share and Share Alike

Su tung-Po (1037-1101)

On the Birth of His Son

François Villon (1431-1463)

Death Seizes All

Rondeau

Ballade

Yakamochi (718? a.d.-785 a.d.)

By Way of Pretext

EARLY MODERN

Anonymous

The Calvinist

Anonymous (French, 18th century)

An Observation

William Blake (1757-1827)

The Fly

Robert Burns (1759-1796)

John Anderson My Jo

Thomas Campion (1567-1620)

“When to her lute Corinna sings”

Abraham Cowley (1618-1667)

The Epicure

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The Worlds Light Shines 38

Philippe Desportes (1546-1606)

Icarus

John Donne (1572-1631)

Death, Be Not Proud

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

A Light Purse

Great Spenders

He that goes a-borrowing

John Gay (1685-1732)

His Epitaph

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)

Nightsong

Barnabe Googe (1540-1594)

A Posy

John Harington (1561-1612)

Comparison of the Sonnet and the Epigram

George Herbert (1593-1633)

The Quiddity

Robert Herrick (1591-1674)

The Present Time Best Pleaseth

Upon Julias Voice

How Lilies Came White

A Sweet Disorder

Ben Jonson (1572-1637)

The Noble Nature

Epitaph on the Countess Dowager of Pembroke

On My First Daughter

Why I Write Not of Love

John Lyly (1553-1606)

Cupid and Campáspe

Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593)

Helen

John Milton (1608-1674)

Song On May Morning

William Oldys (1696-1791)

On a Fly Drinking Out of His Cup

Thomas Parnell (1679-1718)

Song 

Walter Raleigh (1552-1618)

Epitaph

Mathurin Régnier (1573-1613)

His Epitaph

Pierre de Ronsard (1524-1585)

To His Soul

Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832)

Proud Maisie

My Native Land

Sir Charles Sedley (1639-1701)

Song

William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Sonnet CLIV

Sonnet LV

Ariels Warning From The Tempest

Full Fathom Five From The Tempest

James Shirley (1596-1666)

On Her Dancing

Good-night

Philip Sidney (1554-1586)

My True-Love Hath My Heart

Edmund Spenser (c. 1552-1599)

One Day I Wrote Her Name

Sir John Suckling (1609-1642)

Song

Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)

On Stellas Birthday

Voltaire (1694-1778)

Epigrams

Jeremiah 

Jean Fréron

An Epitaph 

Edmund Waller (1606-1687)

Song

On a Girdle

Sir Henry Wotton (1568-1639)

Upon the Death of Sir Albert Mortons Wife

NINETEENTH CENTURY

Thomas Bailey Aldrich (1836-1907)

“I would be the Lyric”

Realism

“Pillared arch and sculptured tower”

William Allingham (1824-1889)

Four Ducks on a Pond

Matthew Arnold (1822-1888)

Requiescat

Félix Arvers (1806-1850)

A Secret

Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867)

The Voyage

George Henry Boker (1823-1890)

Sonnet

Emily Brontë (1818-1848)

“The night is darkening round me”

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861)

Sonnet VI

Sonnet XIV

Robert Browning (1812-1889)

Speculative

Home Thoughts, From Abroad

George Gordon, Lord Byron (1788-1824)

On the Bust of Helen by Canova

The Origin of Love

Epigram

“So, well no more go a roving”

Lewis Carroll (1832-1898)

“Speak roughly to your little boy”

John Clare (1793-1864)

Stonepit

Stephen Crane (1871-1900)

“A Man Said to the Universe”

“Think As I Think”

“The Wayfarer”

“In Heaven”

“Legends” (III)

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)

“Partake as doth the Bee”

“A word is dead”

“I have no life but this”

“There is no frigate like a book”

“Not knowing when the dawn will come”

“The Golden Fleece”

Austin Dobson (1840-1921)

A Kiss

The Wanderer

Digby Mackworth Dolben (1848-1867)

Requests

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

“Let me go wherever I will”

Thomas Hardy (1840-1928)

Waiting Both

Her Initials

Weathers

Heinrich Heine (1797-1856)

“Your eyes of azure violets”

“Ah, yes, my songs are poisoned”

“Beauteous, bright, and golden star”

“The runestone rises in the sea”

Thomas Hood (1799-1845)

The Bridge of Sighs

Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889)

Spring and Fall to a Young Child

A Nun Takes the Veil

Pied Beauty

William James (1842-1910)

“Hoggamus, higgamus”

John Keats (1795-1821)

Song

On First Looking into Chapmans Homer

Bright Star! Would I Were Steadfast As Thou Art

Alphonse de Lamartine (1790-1869)

The book of Life is the final tome

Walter Savage Landor (1775-1864)

Ianthe

Ireland Never Was Contented

Sidney Lanier (1842-1881)

The Stirrup-Cup

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)

“The Tide Rises, the Tide Falls”

Serenade from “The Spanish Student”

James Russell Lowell (1819-1891)

Monna Lisa

Herman Melville (1819-1891)

Art

George Meredith (1828-1909)

“They have no song, the sedges dry”

Dirge in Woods

Alice Meynell (1847-1922)

Chimes

Coventry Patmore (1823-1896)

The Foreign Land

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849)

To Helen

Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837)

I Loved You (“_ ___ _____”)

Christina Rossetti (1830-1909)

A Birthday

Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882)

Silent Noon

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) 

Rome and Nature

To ______

A Lament

A Dirge

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)

My Wife

Happy Thought

Envoy

Theodor Storm (1817-1888)

“Only for Today”

Arthur Symons (1865-1945)

During Music

John Banister Tabb (1845-1909)

Holy Ground

Influences

Fern Song

Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892)

“Sweet and Low”

The Beggar Maid

“Home They Brought Her Warrior Dead”

William M. Thackeray (1811-1863)

The Sorrows of Werther

Edward Thomas (1878-1917)

Thaw

Francis Thompson (1859-1907)

Envoy

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

Mist

Rumors from an Aeolian Harp

Frederick G. Tuckerman (1821-1873)

And Two I Knew

Paul Verlaine (1844-1896)

“It weeps in my heart”

The Song of Gaspar Hauser

Autumn Song

Jones Very (1813-1880)

The Light from Within

William Watson (1858-1935)

Song

Epigram

Walt Whitman (1819-1892)

“When I Heard the Learnd Astronomer”

“I hear it was charged against me that I sought to destroy institutions”

The Last Invocation

William Wordsworth (1770-1850)

A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal

The World Is Too Much with Us

London, 1802

Composed upon Westminster Bridge

To a Skylark

TWENTIETH CENTURY

Richard Aldington (1892-1962)

Evening

Image

Anonymous (Japanese)

“If only when one heard”

Guillaume Apollinaire (1880-1918)

The Sirens

Crayfish

Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953)

Epitaph on the Politician Himself

Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956)

The Mask of Evil

Witter Bynner (1881-1968)

“If I were only dafter”

Joseph Campbell (1879-1944)

The Old Woman

Adelaide Crapsey (1878-1914)

Susanna and the Elders

Niagara

These Be Three Silent Things

Robert Creeley (1926-2005)

After Lorca

Walter de la Mare (1873-1956)

An Epitaph

H.D. [Hilda Doolittle] (1886-1961)

Song

John Drinkwater (1882-1937)

Birthright

Lord Dunsany (1878-1957)

To Keats

T. S. Eliot (1888-1965)

Morning at the Window

Aunt Helen

Cousin Nancy

Martín Espada (b. 1957)

Confessions of the Tenant in Apt. #2

John Gould Fletcher (1886-1950)

The Skaters

F. S. Flint (1885-1960)

Houses

Robert Frost (1874-1963)

Dust of Snow

Nothing Gold Can Stay

The Lesson For Today

Fire and Ice

A. E. Housman (1859-1936)

“When I Would Muse in Boyhood”

Langston Hughes (1902-1967)

Personal

T. E. Hulme (1883-1917)

Autumn

Max Jacob (1876-1944)

Villanelle

James Joyce (1882-1941)

I Hear an Army

Franz Kafka (1883-1924)

The Sirens

Alfred Kreymborg (1883-1966)

Clay

D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930)

Aware

Nonentity

Change

Vachel Lindsay (1879-1931)

Factory Windows Are Always Broken

Euclid

Amy Lowell (1874-1925)

The Taxi

Edwin Markham (1852-1940)

Outwitted

John Masefield (1878-1967)

Cargoes

Viola Meynell (1885-1956)

Dusting

Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950)

Second Fig

Eel-Grass

Humoresque

Marianne Moore (1887-1972)

I May, I Might, I Must

Christopher Morley (1890-1957)

Prudence

Dorothy Parker (1893-1967)

Sweet Violets

Octavio Paz (1914-1998)

Touch (“Palpar”)

Ezra Pound (1885-1972)

Alba

Chanson Arabe

Jacques Prévert (1900-1977)

The Great Man

Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926)

The Panther

Theodore Roethke (1908-1963)

Heard in a Violent Ward

Carl Sandburg (1878-1967)

Playthings of the Wind

Fire-Logs

Look at Six Eggs

Fog

Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967)

Everyone Sang

Gertrude Stein (1874-1946)

I Am Rose

Wallace Stevens (1879-1955)

Disillusionment of Ten OClock

The Wind Shifts

Sara Teasdale (1884-1933)

The Look

Longing

Dylan Thomas (1914-1953)

The Hand That Signed the Paper

William Carlos Williams (1883-1963)

Willow Poem

To Waken an Old Lady

The Great Figure

Humbert Wolfe (1885-1940)

Thrushes

The Lilac

Elinor Wylie (1885-1928)

Beauty

William Butler Yeats (1864-1939)

A Drinking Song

The Lover Pleads with His Friend for Old Friends

A Deep-sworn Vow

He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven

Yevgeny Yevtushenko (b. 1933)

Knock at the Door

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Compilation of more than 400 poems of 12 lines or less, dating from ancient and medieval times to the 19th and 20th centuries and in moods from serious to lighthearted. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
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Covering world poetry, ancient and medieval times, the 19th and 20th century, and both serious and humorous works, this volume contains more than 400 short poems. It features verses of 12 lines of less by Boethius, Su T'ung-Po, Plato, Shakespeare, Voltaire, Heine, Tennyson, Whitman, Yeats, Cummings, and scores of others. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
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