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Famous You Can Be Sure Poems by Famous Poets

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by Alighieri, Dante
...l suo dir suona ». 

No good soul ever takes its passage here; 
therefore, if Charon has complained of you, 
by now you can be sure what his words mean." 

Finito questo, la buia campagna 
trem? s? forte, che de lo spavento 
la mente di sudore ancor mi bagna . 

And after this was said, the darkened plain 
quaked so tremendously-the memory 
of terror then, bathes me in sweat again. 

La terra lagrimosa diede vento, 
che balen? una luce vermiglia 
la qual mi ...Read More

by Milligan, Spike of dawn,
The lampost and the wall were there, but the elephant was gone!

So if you see an elephant, in a Jumbo Jet,
You can be sure that Africa's the place he's trying to get!...Read More

by Roethke, Theodore
...e apart,—
I met a woman who could break wind
 And she is my sweet-heart.

O, I'm the genius of the world,—
 Of that you can be sure,
But alas, alack, and me achin' back,
 I'm often a drunken boor;
But when I die—and that won't be soon—
 I'll sing with dear Tom Moore,
 With that lovely man, Tom Moore.


My father never used a stick,
 He slapped me with his hand;
He was a Prussian through and through
 And knew how to command;
I ran behind him every day
 He walked ...Read More

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