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The Odyssey: Book 9
by Homer

And Ulysses answered, "King Alcinous, it is a good thing to hear a
bard with such a divine voice as this man has. There is nothing better
or more delightful than when a whole people make merry together,
with the guests sitting orderly to listen, while the table is loaded
with bread and meats, and the cup-bearer draws wine and fills his
cup for every man. This is indeed as fair a sight as a man can see.
Now, however, since you are inclined to ask the story of my sorrows,
and rekindle my own sad memories in respect of them, I do not know how
to begin, nor yet how to continue and conclude my tale, for the hand
of heaven has been laid heavily upon me.

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Swallows Travel To And Fro
by Robert Louis Stevenson

SWALLOWS travel to and fro,
And the great winds come and go,
And the steady breezes blow,
Bearing perfume, bearing love.
Breezes hasten, swallows fly,
Towered clouds forever ply,
And at noonday, you and I
See the same sunshine above.

Dew and rain fall everywhere,

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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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The Winding Stair And Other Poems
by William Butler Yeats

IN MEMORY OF EVA GORE-BOOTH AND CON MARKIEWICZ

THE light of evening, Lissadell,
Great windows open to the south,
Two girls in silk kimonos, both
Beautiful, one a gazelle.
But a raving autumn shears
Blossom from the summer's wreath;
The older is condemned to death,
Pardoned, drags out lonely years

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A Red Palm
by Gary Soto

You're in this dream of cotton plants.
You raise a hoe, swing, and the first weeds
Fall with a sigh. You take another step,
Chop, and the sigh comes again,
Until you yourself are breathing that way
With each step, a sigh that will follow you into town.

That's hours later. The sun is a red blister
Coming up in your palm. Your back is strong,
Young, not yet the broken chair

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The Wind On The Ledge
by Chloe Foster

The wind scatters her hair,
The fragile fabric of her shirt clings to her back.
The wind attempts to push her forward,
As her crowded and crammed mind begins to retract.

Trapped in a memory,
Existing in the exhausting grasp of the past,
Her world; wrapped up in a few moments,
A box of trauma and pain that has yet to pass.


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Dance of the Blooms
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

Wild, red roses undulate, in the windswept way,
Purple peonies flutter, along the breeze highway,
Blue and pink daisies waltz, in pathways of sun,
Delicate lilies waver, in gentle cream commotion.

Green grasses ripple, going to hued sunset end,
And orange begonias quiver, in a gold weekend,
Black and red irises shake, under bluest of blue,
As peach dahlias quake, on lanes fresh and new.

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Adrift
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

noon heat, pink robin
swinging in his blooming tree
whistling wind and song

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Twist and Shout
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

Summer breezes blow-it's the lady of the wind,
Trailing sweet fragrances, all around the bend.
Her gown is hued mists, stars are in her eyes,
Blooms frolic to her tune, under sapphire skies.

A seasoned traveler, she lives in dreamy clouds,
Or in green jungles, among the colorful crowds,
Or on hectic city streets, at the verge of sunset,
Whistling gaily and walking, in lovely silhouette.


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Particolored Sunroom
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

House of sun,
where the colors sing.
Sunroom blooms!
Inner bliss
and adventures in perfume,
at sunset or noon.

Spring air wafts,
warm through the window-
Peach rose prance!

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  • Rudyard Kipling
    Rudyard Kipling (83 poems about Wind)
    30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936 / Bombay
  • William Butler Yeats
    William Butler Yeats (79 poems about Wind)
    W.B. Yeats] (13 June 1865 – 28 January 1939 / County Dublin / Ireland
  • Lucy Maud Montgomery
    Lucy Maud Montgomery (67 poems about Wind)
    30 November 1874 – 24 Nisan 1942 / New London
  • Sara Teasdale
    Sara Teasdale (53 poems about Wind)
    August 8, 1884 – January 29, 1933 / Missouri / United States
  • Algernon Charl Swinburne
    Algernon Charl Swinburne (44 poems about Wind)
    5 April 1837 - 10 April 1909 / London
  • William Wordsworth
    William Wordsworth (40 poems about Wind)
    1770-1850 / Cumberland / England
  • Rupert Brooke
    Rupert Brooke (39 poems about Wind)
    1887-1915 / Warwickshire / England
  • Vachel Lindsay
    Vachel Lindsay (35 poems about Wind)
    November 10, 1879 – December 5, 1931 / Springfield, Illinois
  •  Mary Darby Robinson
    Mary Darby Robinson (35 poems about Wind)
    1758 - 1800 / England
  • Philip Levine
    Philip Levine (33 poems about Wind)
    January 10, 1928 / Detroit, Michigan
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