Believe Poems

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Exposure
by Wilfred Owen

I

1 Our brains ache, in the merciless iced east winds that knife us ...
2 Wearied we keep awake because the night is silent ...
3 Low drooping flares confuse our memory of the salient ...
4 Worried by silence, sentries whisper, curious, nervous,
5 But nothing happens.

6 Watching, we hear the mad gusts tugging on the wire.
7 Like twitching agonies of men among its brambles.

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Creed
by Steve Turner

We believe in Marxfreudanddarwin.
We believe everything is OK
as long as you don't hurt anyone,
to the best of your definition of hurt,
and to the best of your knowledge.

We believe in sex before during
and after marriage.
We believe in the therapy of sin.
We believe that adultery is fun.

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We Refugees
by Benjamin Zephaniah

I come from a musical place
Where they shoot me for my song
And my brother has been tortured
By my brother in my land.

I come from a beautiful place
Where they hate my shade of skin
They don't like the way I pray
And they ban free poetry.


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In Winter In My Room
by Emily Dickinson

1670

In Winter in my Room
I came upon a Worm—
Pink, lank and warm—
But as he was a worm
And worms presume
Not quite with him at home—
Secured him by a string
To something neighboring

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If You Believe . . .
by Delia Lore

If you believe you will receive, the greatest gift of all
you can conquer highest mountain tops,
they will look very small If You Believe . . . The dark cloud hanging on the day,
will very quickly pass away If You Believe . . . Problems surmount in all degrees,
but you can discharge it as you please If You Believe . . . Reality helps pave the way,
to lighten burdens sent each day If You Believe . . . The rising sun, the evening moon, denotes a message too,
that all above can be resolved, it just depends on you If You Believe . . .

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Recent Believe Poems
and I believed them
by Bogdan Dragos

the voices said
there's nothing like
waking up deep into the night
and not hearing any voices

and I believed them

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Let Me Tell You What I Know
by Ololade Raji

Been around you know…
But let me tell you what I know
When Fate refuses to smile at you
And Nature condemns you to the rank of the wretched
Does that mean you should accept the sentence to suffer?

The key to life is to keep on living
Hoping that someday, somehow, something will happen to make it better
But until then, I do not have to beg for my living
Forget the fact that I did not come to this world with anything

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I Sing The Body Electric
by Walt Whitman

I SING the Body electric;
The armies of those I love engirth me, and I engirth them;
They will not let me off till I go with them, respond to them,
And discorrupt them, and charge them full with the charge of the
Soul.

Was it doubted that those who corrupt their own bodies conceal
themselves;
And if those who defile the living are as bad as they who defile the
dead?

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Song Of The Open Road
by Walt Whitman

AFOOT and light-hearted, I take to the open road,
Healthy, free, the world before me,
The long brown path before me, leading wherever I choose.

Henceforth I ask not good-fortune--I myself am good fortune;
Henceforth I whimper no more, postpone no more, need nothing,
Strong and content, I travel the open road.

The earth--that is sufficient;
I do not want the constellations any nearer;

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Out Of The Cradle Endlessly Rocking
by Walt Whitman

Out of the cradle endlessly rocking,
Out of the mocking-bird's throat, the musical shuttle,
Out of the Ninth-month midnight,
Over the sterile sands and the fields beyond, where the child
leaving his bed wander'd alone, bareheaded, barefoot,
Down from the shower'd halo,
Up from the mystic play of shadows twining and twisting as
if they were alive,
Out from the patches of briers and blackberries,
From the memories of the bird that chanted to me,

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  •  Jean De La Fontaine
    Jean De La Fontaine (25 poems about Believe)
    1621 - 1695 / Champagne / France
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    1 January 1819 – 13 November 1861 / Liverpool
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  • Jorie Graham
    Jorie Graham (5 poems about Believe)
    1950 / New York City, New York
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    30 January 1782 - 20 December 1866 / Colchester, England
  • George Wither
    George Wither (4 poems about Believe)
    11 June 1588 – 2 May 1667 / Bentworth, Hampshire
  • Linda Pastan
    Linda Pastan (3 poems about Believe)
    1932 - / New York / United States
  •  Scott Urban
    Scott Urban (3 poems about Believe)
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    Berthe N. Welch (2 poems about Believe)
    Saignaw, Michigan