Epigram Poems

Popular Epigram Poems
Epigrams by Michael R. Burch (I)
by Michael R. Burch

This page contains epigrams, epitaphs, quotes, quips, jokes, puns, parodies, haiku, limericks and wordplay penned by Michael R. Burch along with a number of epitaphs, elegies, translations, interpretations and paraphrases ...

BRIEF ENCOUNTERS: PROSE EPIGRAMS

• Elevate your words, not their volume. Rain grows flowers, not thunder.—Rumi, translation by Michael R. Burch

• No wind is favorable to the man who lacks direction.—Seneca the Younger, translation by Michael R. Burch

• Little sparks may ignite great Infernos.—Dante, translation by Michael R. Burch


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Epigrams by Michael Burch (II)
by Michael R. Burch

These are epigrams and epigram translations by Michael R. Burch, along with puns, quotes, quips, etc.


Pablo Neruda Translations

You can crop all the flowers but you cannot detain spring.
—Pablo Neruda, loose translation by Michael R. Burch

Every Day You Play (Excerpt)
by Pablo Neruda

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Fire And Ice
by Robert Frost

Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.
From what I've tasted of desire
I hold with those who favor fire.
But if it had to perish twice,
I think I know enough of hate
To say that for destruction ice
Is also great
And would suffice.

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Martial translations to modern English
by Michael R. Burch

These are modern English translations of Martial epigrams and poems, some with the original Latin.

You ask me why I've sent you no new verses?
There might be reverses.
—Martial, loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

You ask me to recite my poems to you?
I know how you'll 'recite' them, if I do.
—Martial, loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch


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Epigrams by Michael R. Burch
by Michael R. Burch

This page contains epigrams, epitaphs, quotes, quips, jokes, puns, parodies, haiku, limericks and wordplay penned by Michael R. Burch along with a number of epitaphs, elegies, translations, interpretations and paraphrases ...

BRIEF ENCOUNTERS: PROSE EPIGRAMS

• Elevate your words, not their volume. Rain grows flowers, not thunder.—Rumi, translation by Michael R. Burch

• No wind is favorable to the man who lacks direction.—Seneca the Younger, translation by Michael R. Burch

• Little sparks may ignite great Infernos.—Dante, translation by Michael R. Burch


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Epigrams by Michael R. Burch (I)
by Michael R. Burch

This page contains epigrams, epitaphs, quotes, quips, jokes, puns, parodies, haiku, limericks and wordplay penned by Michael R. Burch along with a number of epitaphs, elegies, translations, interpretations and paraphrases ...

BRIEF ENCOUNTERS: PROSE EPIGRAMS

• Elevate your words, not their volume. Rain grows flowers, not thunder.—Rumi, translation by Michael R. Burch

• No wind is favorable to the man who lacks direction.—Seneca the Younger, translation by Michael R. Burch

• Little sparks may ignite great Infernos.—Dante, translation by Michael R. Burch


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Epigrams by Michael Burch (II)
by Michael R. Burch

These are epigrams and epigram translations by Michael R. Burch, along with puns, quotes, quips, etc.


Pablo Neruda Translations

You can crop all the flowers but you cannot detain spring.
—Pablo Neruda, loose translation by Michael R. Burch

Every Day You Play (Excerpt)
by Pablo Neruda

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Epigrams by Michael R. Burch
by Michael R. Burch

This page contains epigrams, epitaphs, quotes, quips, jokes, puns, parodies, haiku, limericks and wordplay penned by Michael R. Burch along with a number of epitaphs, elegies, translations, interpretations and paraphrases ...

BRIEF ENCOUNTERS: PROSE EPIGRAMS

• Elevate your words, not their volume. Rain grows flowers, not thunder.—Rumi, translation by Michael R. Burch

• No wind is favorable to the man who lacks direction.—Seneca the Younger, translation by Michael R. Burch

• Little sparks may ignite great Infernos.—Dante, translation by Michael R. Burch


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Martial translations to modern English
by Michael R. Burch

These are modern English translations of Martial epigrams and poems, some with the original Latin.

You ask me why I've sent you no new verses?
There might be reverses.
—Martial, loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

You ask me to recite my poems to you?
I know how you'll 'recite' them, if I do.
—Martial, loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch


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Art Thou Pale For Weariness
by Percy Bysshe Shelley

Art thou pale for weariness
Of climbing heaven and gazing on the earth,
Wandering companionless
Among the stars that have a different birth,
And ever changing, like a joyless eye
That finds no object worth its constancy?

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Popular Famous Poets about Epigram
  • Robert Burns
    Robert Burns (19 poems about Epigram)
    1759-1796 / Ayrshire / Scotland
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway (1 poems about Epigram)
    21 July 1899 - 2 July 1961 / Oak Park, Illinois
  • Richard Crawley
    Richard Crawley (1 poems about Epigram)
    1840 - 1893 / Bryngwyn
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln (1 poems about Epigram)
    12 February 1809 – 15 April 1865 / Sinking Spring Farm, Kentucky