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Famous Have A Heart Poems by Famous Poets

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by Nesbit, Edith
...walk and watch it there
Until the chill of dawn.

I have no brain to understand
The books he loves to read;
I only have a heart and hand
He does not seem to need.

He calls me "Child" - lays on my hair
Thin fingers, cold and mild;
Oh! God of Love, who answers prayer,
I wish I were a child!

And no one sees and no one knows
(He least would know or see),
That ere Love gathers next year's rose
Death will have gathered me....Read More

by Brautigan, Richard
...any percentage in wasting a gartersnake. But

 I had to get rid of the things because she always promisedme

 she'd have a heart attack if she ever stepped on one of them.

 So I'd catch them and deport them to a yard across the

 street, where nine old ladies probably had heart attacks and

 died from finding those snakes in their toothbrushes. Fortu-

 n ately, I was never around when their bodies were taken awa!

 I'd clean the blackberry hushes out of the lila...Read More

by Service, Robert William
...rain, and with an evil start
The wolf-man in me woke to rabid rage.
"I saved your lousy life," says I; "so show you have a heart,
And tear me out a solitary page."
He shrank and shrivelled at my words; his face went pewter white;
'Twas just as if I'd handed him a blow:
And then . . . and then he seemed to swell, and grow to Heaven's height,
And in a voice that rang he answered: "No!"

I grabbed my loaded rifle and I jabbed it to his chest:
"Come on, you sh...Read More

by Gluck, Louise
...the soil, and it was my heart
broken by the blight, the black spot so quickly
multiplying in the rows. I doubt
you have a heart, in our understanding of
that term. You who do not discriminate
between the dead and the living, who are, in consequence,
immune to foreshadowing, you may not know
how much terror we bear, the spotted leaf,
the red leaves of the maple falling
even in August, in early darkness: I am responsible
for these vines....Read More

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