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 Poet
1 William Wordsworth
2 Emily Dickinson
3 William Shakespeare
4 Maya Angelou
5 Langston Hughes
6 Robert Frost
7 Walt Whitman
8 Rabindranath Tagore
9 Shel Silverstein
10 William Blake
11 Pablo Neruda
12 Sylvia Plath
13 Edward Estlin (E E) Cummings
14 William Butler Yeats
15 Tupac Shakur
16 Oscar Wilde
17 Rudyard Kipling
18 Alfred Lord Tennyson
19 Sandra Cisneros
20 Alice Walker
21 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
22 Billy Collins
23 Christina Rossetti
24 Carol Ann Duffy
25 Charles Bukowski
26 Edgar Allan Poe
27 Sarojini Naidu
28 John Donne
29 Ralph Waldo Emerson
30 Nikki Giovanni
31 John Keats
32 Raymond Carver
33 Mark Twain
34 Thomas Hardy
35 Anne Sexton
36 Lewis Carroll
37 Elizabeth Barrett Browning
38 Gary Soto
39 Carl Sandburg
40 Alexander Pushkin
41 Gwendolyn Brooks
42 Henry David Thoreau
43 George (Lord) Byron
44 Spike Milligan
45 Margaret Atwood
46 Muhammad Ali
47 Roger McGough
48 Sara Teasdale
49 Jane Austen
50 Allen Ginsberg
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Famous Short War Poems

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

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by Edward Estlin (E E) Cummings

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by Douglas Stewart

Arthur Stace


by Robert Herrick

PARDONS

 Those ends in war the best contentment bring,
Whose peace is made up with a pardoning.


by Edward Estlin (E E) Cummings

silence

silence

.
is a looking bird:the turn ing;edge of life (inquiry before snow


by Howard Nemerov

A Life

 Innocence? 
In a sense.
In no sense! Was that it? Was that it? Was that it? That was it.


by Edward Lear

S was the sugar-tongs

S

was the sugar-tongs,
Nippity-nee,
To take up the sugar
To put in our tea.

s

Nippity-nee!


by Edward Lear

K was a kite

K

was a kite
Which flew out of sight,
Above houses so high,
Quite into the sky.

k

Fly away, kite!


by Edward Lear

G was a gooseberry

G

was a gooseberry,
Perfectly red;
To be made into jam,
And eaten with bread.

g!

Gooseberry red!


by Edward Lear

S was a screw

S

was a screw
To screw down a box;
And then it was fastened
Without any locks.

s!

Valuable screw!


by Edward Lear

J was a jug

J

was a jug,
So pretty and white,
With fresh water in it
At morning and night.

j!

Nice little jug!


by Edward Lear

Y was a yew

Y

was a yew,
Which flourished and grew
By a quiet abode
Near the side of a road.

y

Dark little yew!


by Edward Lear

U was an urn

U

was an urn
All polished and bright,
And full of hot water
At noon and at night.

u

Useful old urn!


by Edward Lear

D was a duck

D

was a duck
With spots on his back,
Who lived in the water,
And always said "Quack!"

d

Dear little duck!


by Edward Lear

B was a bat

B

was a bat,
Who slept all the day,
And fluttered about
When the sun went away.

b!

Brown little bat!


by Edward Lear

B was a book

B

was a book
With a binding of blue,
And pictures and stories
For me and for you.

b

Nice little book!


by Edward Lear

Q was a quill

Q

was a quill
Made into a pen;
But I do not know where,
And I cannot say when.

q!

Nice little Quill!


by Edward Lear

V was a villa

V

was a villa
Which stood on a hill,
By the side of a river,
And close to a mill.

v

Nice little villa!


by Edward Lear

R was a rabbit

R

was a rabbit,
Who had a bad habit
Of eating the flowers
In gardens and bowers.

r

Naughty fat rabbit!


by Edward Lear

L was a lily

L

was a lily,
So white and so sweet!
To see it and smell it
Was quite a nice treat.

l!

Beautiful Lily!


by Edward Lear

N was a nut

N

was a nut
So smooth and so brown!
And when it was ripe,
It fell tumble-dum-down.

n!

Nice little Nut!


by Edward Lear

C was a camel:

C

was a camel:
You rode on his hump;
And if you fell off,
You came down such a bump!

c!

What a high camel!


by Edward Lear

N was a net

N

was a net
Which was thrown in the sea
To catch fish for dinner
For you and for me.

n

Nice little net!


by Edward Lear

F was a fan

F

was a fan
Made of beautiful stuff;
And when it was used,
It went puffy-puff-puff!

f!

Nice little fan.


by Edward Lear

A was an ape

A

was an ape,
Who stole some white tape,
And tied up his toes
In four beautiful bows.

a!

Funny old Ape!


by Edward Lear

F was a fish

F

was a fish
Who was caught in a net;
But he got out again,
And is quite alive yet.

f

Lively young fish!


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