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Famous Short Day Poems. Short Day Poetry by Famous Poets

Famous Short Day Poems. Short Day Poetry by Famous Poets. A collection of the all-time best Day short poems

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by Kobayashi Issa

Napped half the day

 Napped half the day;
no one 
punished me!


by A R Ammons

Weathering

 A day without rain is like
a day without sunshine


by Kobayashi Issa

In these latter-day

 In these latter-day,
Degenerate times,
 Cherry-blossoms everywhere!


by Matsuo Basho

First day of spring

 First day of spring--
I keep thinking about
 the end of autumn.


by Yosa Buson

The spring sea rising

 The spring sea rising
and falling, rising
 and falling all day.


by Kobayashi Issa

New Years Day

 New Year's Day--
everything is in blossom!
I feel about average.


by Emily Dickinson

The vastest earthly Day

 The vastest earthly Day
Is shrunken small
By one Defaulting Face
Behind a Pall --


by Emily Dickinson

A word is dead

 A word is dead
When it is said,
Some say.
I say it just Begins to live That day.


by Ogden Nash

Crossing The Border

 Senescence begins
And middle age ends
The day your descendents
Outnumber your friends.


by Emily Dickinson

Not at Home to Callers

 Not at Home to Callers
Says the Naked Tree --
Bonnet due in April --
Wishing you Good Day --


by Emily Dickinson

Blossoms will run away

 Blossoms will run away,
Cakes reign but a Day,
But Memory like Melody
Is pink Eternally.


by Robert Herrick

DREAMS

 Here we are all, by day; by night we're hurl'd
By dreams, each one into a several world.


by Mother Goose

Bell Horses


Bell horses, bell horses, what time of day?
One o'clock, two o'clock, three and away.


by Robert Herrick

TO LIVE FREELY

 Let's live in haste; use pleasures while we may;
Could life return, 'twould never lose a day.


by Robert Herrick

TO YOUTH

 Drink wine, and live here blitheful while ye may;
The morrow's life too late is; Live to-day.


by A R Ammons

Release

 After a long
muggy
hanging
day
the raindrops
started so
sparse
the bumblebee flew
between
them home


by Robert Herrick

TEARS AND LAUGHTER

 Knew'st thou one month would take thy life away,
Thou'dst weep; but laugh, should it not last a day.


by Emily Dickinson

Love is done when Loves begun

 Love is done when Love's begun,
Sages say,
But have Sages known?
Truth adjourn your Boon
Without Day.


by Emily Dickinson

The Face we choose to miss --

 The Face we choose to miss --
Be it but for a Day
As absent as a Hundred Years,
When it has rode away.


by Emily Dickinson

Some Days retired from the rest

 Some Days retired from the rest
In soft distinction lie
The Day that a Companion came
Or was obliged to die


by Emily Dickinson

How good his Lava Bed

 How good his Lava Bed,
To this laborious Boy --
Who must be up to call the World
And dress the sleepy Day --


by Emily Dickinson

The Day she goes

 The Day she goes
Or Day she stays
Are equally supreme --
Existence has a stated width
Departed, or at Home --


by Emily Dickinson

As willing lid oer weary eye

 As willing lid o'er weary eye
The Evening on the Day leans
Till of all our nature's House
Remains but Balcony


by Emily Dickinson

The Stimulus beyond the Grave

 The Stimulus, beyond the Grave
His Countenance to see
Supports me like imperial Drams
Afforded Day by Day.


by Emily Dickinson

The Sun and Fog contested

 The Sun and Fog contested
The Government of Day --
The Sun took down his Yellow Whip
And drove the Fog away --


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