Famous Short Men Poems. Short Men Poetry by Famous Poets. A collection of the all-time best Men short poems
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Is Immortality a bane
That men are so oppressed?
Men seldom make passes
At girls who wear glasses.
she tries to get things
out of men
that she can't get
because she's not
Great men by small means oft are overthrown;
He's lord of thy life, who contemns his own.
Men say you're fair; and fair ye are, 'tis true;
But, hark! we praise the painter now, not you.
The species Man and Marmozet
Are intimately linked;
The Marmozet survives as yet,
But Men are all extinct.
Gold in the mountain,
And gold in the glen,
And greed in the heart,
Heaven having no part,
And unsatisfied men.
Little Tommy TittlemouseLived in a little house;He caught fishesIn other men's ditches.
All men for Honor hardest work
But are not known to earn --
Paid after they have ceased to work
In Infamy or Urn --
Some men break your heart in two,
Some men fawn and flatter,
Some men never look at you;
And that cleans up the matter.
Wouldst thou know thyself, observe the actions of others.
Wouldst thou other men know, look thou within thine own heart.
Three wise men of GothamWent to sea in a bowl;If the bowl had been strongerMy song had been longer.
'Those Platonists are a curse,' he said,
'God's fire upon the wane,
A diagram hung there instead,
More women born than men.'
Rest at Night
The Sun from shining,
Nature -- and some Men --
Rest at Noon -- some Men --
And the Sun -- go on --
It's such a little thing to weep --
So short a thing to sigh --
And yet -- by Trades -- the size of these
We men and women die!
That is the only true secret, which in the presence of all men
Lies, and surrounds thee for ay, but which is witnessed by none.
A THOUSAND perfect men and women appear,
Around each gathers a cluster of friends, and gay children and youths, with offerings.
MODEST men must needs endure,
And the bold must humbly bow;
Thus thy fate's the same, be sure,
Whether bold or modest thou.
A voice said, Look me in the stars
And tell me truly, men of earth,
If all the soul-and-body scars
Were not too much to pay for birth.
Health is the first good lent to men;
A gentle disposition then:
Next, to be rich by no by-ways;
Lastly, with friends t' enjoy our days.
What is it men in women do require?
The lineaments of gratified Desire.
What is it women do in men require?
The lineaments of gratified Desire
Lowly hut is mine
South-east from the capital:--
Thus I choose to dwell;--
And the world in which I live
Men have named a "Mount of Gloom."
So well that I can live without --
I love thee -- then How well is that?
As well as Jesus?
Prove it me
That He -- loved Men --
As I -- love thee --
Tradition, thou art for suckling children,
Thou art the enlivening milk for babes;
But no meat for men is in thee.
But, alas, we all are babes.
YE hypocrites! are these your pranks?
To murder men and give God thanks!
Desist, for shame!—proceed no further;
God won’t accept your thanks for MURTHER