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Famous Short Sports Poems. Short Sports Poetry by Famous Poets

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

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by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

SELF-DECEIT.

 My neighbour's curtain, well I see,

Is moving to and fin.
No doubt she's list'ning eagerly,

If I'm at home or no.

And if the jealous grudge I bore

And openly confess'd,
Is nourish'd by me as before,

Within my inmost breast.

Alas! no fancies such as these

E'er cross'd the dear child's thoughts.
I see 'tis but the ev'ning breeze

That with the curtain sports.

1803.


by Ben Jonson

To Groom Idiot



LVIII. ? TO GROOM IDIOT.  

IDIOT, last night, I pray'd thee but forbear
To read my verses ;  now I must to hear :
For offering with thy smiles my wit to grace,
Thy ignorance still laughs in the wrong place.
And so my sharpness thou no less disjoints,
Than thou didst late my sense, losing my points.
So have I seen, at Christmas-sports, one lost,
And hood-wink'd, for a man embrace a post.