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Poetry ( 1482 texts )
Difficulty Level
"Arcturus" is his other name -- Advanced
"Faith" is a fine invention
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
"Faithful to the end" Amended
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
"Heaven" has different Signs -- to me
Read by: Anthony McGovern
Advanced
"Heavenly Father" -- take to thee Advanced
"Houses" -- so the Wise Men tell me --
Read by: Scott Becker
Advanced
"I want" - it pleaded - All its life
Read by: Alexandra Lavers
Intermediate
"Morning"--means "Milking"--to the Farmer-- Advanced
"Nature" is what we see
Read by: Justen Sumner
Intermediate
"Remember me" implored the Thief!
Read by: Justen Sumner
Advanced
"Secrets" is a daily word
Read by: Anthony McGovern
Advanced
"Sic transit gloria mundi," Advanced
"Sown in dishonor"! Advanced
"Speech"--is a prank of Parliament-- Advanced
"They have not chosen me," he said,
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
"Tomorrow" -- whose location Advanced
"Unto Me?" I do not know you -- Advanced
"Was not" was all the Statement. Advanced
"Why do I love" You, Sir? Advanced
'Tis Anguish grander than Delight Advanced
'Tis customary as we part Advanced
'Tis good--the looking back on Grief--
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
'Tis little I--could care for Pearls-- Advanced
'Tis my first night beneath the Sun Advanced
'Tis not that Dying hurts us so -- Advanced
'Tis One by One--the Father counts-- Advanced
'Tis Opposites -- entice -- Advanced
'Tis so appalling--it exhilarates-- Advanced
'Tis so much joy! 'Tis so much joy!
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
'Tis Sunrise--Little Maid--Hast Thou Advanced
'Tis true--They shut me in the Cold-- Advanced
'Twas a long Parting--but the time Advanced
'Twas awkward, but it fitted me-- Advanced
'Twas Crisis--All the length had passed Advanced
'Twas fighting for his Life he was-- Advanced
'Twas just this time, last year, I died. Advanced
'Twas later when the summer went Advanced
'Twas like a Maelstrom, with a notch, Advanced
'Twas Love -- not me -- Advanced
'Twas my one Glory --
Read by: Kelsey Weber
Beginning
'Twas such a little -- little boat
Read by: Kelsey Weber
Intermediate
'Twas the old--road--through pain-- Advanced
'Twas warm -- at first -- like Us -- Advanced
'Twould ease -- a Butterfly -- Advanced
A Bee his burnished Carriage Advanced
A Bird came down the Walk
Read by: Stephanie Chan
Advanced
A Burdock -- clawed my Gown -- Advanced
A Charm invests a face Advanced
A chilly Peace infests the Grass Advanced
A Clock stopped -- Advanced
A Cloud withdrew from the Sky Advanced
A Coffin -- is a small Domain, Advanced
A Counterfeit--a Plated Person-- Advanced
A darting fear -- a pomp -- a tear --
Read by: Scott Becker
Advanced
A Day! Help! Help! Another Day!
Read by: Deizsa Jackson
Intermediate
A Death blow is a Life blow to Some Advanced
A Deed knocks first at Thought Advanced
A Dew sufficed itself -- Advanced
A Diamond on the Hand Advanced
A Door just opened on a street -- Advanced
A doubt if it be Us Advanced
A Drop Fell on the Apple Tree -- Advanced
A Dying Tiger--moaned for Drink-- Advanced
A feather from the Whippoorwill
Read by: Bobby Allen
Advanced
A Field of Stubble, lying sere Advanced
A first Mute Coming -- Advanced
A full fed Rose on meals of Tint Advanced
A fuzzy fellow, without feet,
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
A great Hope fell Advanced
A happy lip -- breaks sudden -- Advanced
A House upon the Height -- Advanced
A Lady red -- amid the Hill Advanced
A Light exists in Spring Advanced
A little bread -- a crust -- a crumb --
Read by: Bobby Allen
Advanced
A little Dog that wags his tail Advanced
A little East of Jordan, Advanced
A little Madness in the Spring Advanced
A little overflowing word Advanced
A little Road-- not made of Man-- Advanced
A little Snow was here and there Advanced
A long--long Sleep--A famous--Sleep -- Advanced
A loss of something ever felt I -- Advanced
A Man may make a Remark -- Advanced
A Mien to move a Queen -- Advanced
A Mine there is no Man would own Advanced
A Moth the hue of this Advanced
A Murmur in the Trees--to note--
Read by: Mojdeh Memarzadeh
Beginning
A narrow Fellow in the Grass Advanced
A nearness to Tremendousness-- Advanced
A Night--there lay the Days between-- Advanced
A Plated Life -- diversified Advanced
A poor -- torn heart -- a tattered heart -- Advanced
A precious-mouldering pleasure-'tis- Advanced
A Prison gets to be a friend -- Advanced
A prompt--executive Bird is the Jay Advanced
A Rat surrendered here Advanced
A Route of Evanescence Advanced
A Saucer holds a Cup Advanced
A science -- so the Savants say,
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
A Secret told -- Advanced
A sepal, petal, and a thorn Advanced
A Shade upon the mind there passes Advanced
A shady friend--for Torrid days-- Advanced
A Sickness of this World it most occasions Advanced
A single Clover Plank Advanced
A single Screw of Flesh Advanced
A slash of Blue --
Read by: Jan Stewart
Advanced
A soft Sea washed around the House Advanced
A Solemn thing within the Soul Advanced
A solemn thing--it was--I said-- Advanced
A something in a summer's Day
Read by: Jeff Kiok
Advanced
A South Wind -- has a pathos Advanced
A Sparrow took a Slice of Twig Advanced
A Spider sewed at Night Advanced
A stagnant pleasure like a Pool Advanced
A still -- Volcano -- Life -- Advanced
A Thought went up my mind today --
Read by: Kaitlin Storck
Beginning
A throe upon the features -- Advanced
A Toad, can die of Light -- Advanced
A Tongue--to tell Him I am true! Advanced
A Tooth upon Our Peace Advanced
A transport one cannot contain
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
A Visitor in Marl -- Advanced
A Weight with Needles on the pounds-- Advanced
A Wife--at Daybreak I shall be-- Advanced
A wild Blue sky abreast of Winds Advanced
A Wind that rose Advanced
A winged spark doth soar about -- Advanced
A Word dropped careless on a Page Advanced
A word is dead
Read by: Scott Becker
Advanced
A Wounded Deer -- leaps highest -- Advanced
Abraham to kill him -- Advanced
Absence disembodies -- so does Death Advanced
Absent Place -- an April Day -- Advanced
Adrift! A little boat adrift! Advanced
Afraid! Of whom am I afraid? Advanced
After a hundred years Advanced
After all Birds have been investigated Advanced
After great pain, a formal feeling comes
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
After the Sun comes out Advanced
Again -- his voice is at the door -- Advanced
Ah, Moon -- and Star!
Read by: Jan Stewart
Advanced
Ah, Necromancy Sweet!
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
Ah, Teneriffe! Advanced
Air has no Residence, no Neighbor, Advanced
All but Death, can be Adjusted -- Advanced
All Circumstances are the Frame Advanced
All forgot for recollecting Advanced
All I may, if small, Advanced
All men for Honor hardest work Advanced
All overgrown by cunning moss,
Read by: Jocelyn Medawar
Advanced
All the letters I can write Advanced
All these my banners be. Advanced
Alone and in a Circumstance Advanced
Alone, I cannot be -- Advanced
Alter! When the Hills do -- Advanced
Although I put away his life -- Advanced
Always Mine! Advanced
Ambition cannot find him. Advanced
Ample make this Bed -- Advanced
An altered look about the hills -- Advanced
An antiquated Grace Advanced
An awful Tempest mashed the air --
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
An Everywhere of Silver Advanced
An honest Tear Advanced
An Hour is a Sea Advanced
An ignorance a Sunset Advanced
And this of all my Hopes Advanced
Angels, in the early morning
Read by: Scott Becker
Advanced
Answer July -- Advanced
Apology for Her Advanced
Are Friends Delight or Pain? Advanced
Art thou the thing I wanted? Advanced
Artists wrestled here!
Read by: Scott Becker
Advanced
As by the dead we love to sit,
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
As Children bid the Guest
Read by: Bobby Allen
Advanced
As far from pity, as complaint-- Advanced
As Frost is best conceived Advanced
As if I asked a common Alms, Advanced
As if some little Arctic flower
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
As if the Sea should part Advanced
As old as Woe -- Advanced
As One does Sickness over Advanced
As plan for Noon and plan for Night Advanced
As Sleigh Bells seem in summer Advanced
As Summer into Autumn slips Advanced
As the Starved Maelstrom laps the Navies Advanced
As Watchers hang upon the East,
Read by: Jeff Kiok
Advanced
As willing lid o'er weary eye Advanced
Ashes denote that Fire was -- Advanced
At Half past Three, a single Bird Advanced
At last, to be identified!
Read by: Jeff Kiok
Advanced
At least--to pray--is left--is left-- Advanced
At leisure is the Soul Advanced
Aurora is the effort Advanced
Autumn--overlooked my Knitting-- Advanced
Awake ye muses nine, sing me a strain divine, Advanced
Away from Home are some and I -- Advanced
Baffled for just a day or two --
Read by: Lauren Schaffel
Advanced
Banish Air from Air -- Advanced
Be Mine the Doom -- Advanced
Beauty -- be not caused -- It Is -- Advanced
Because 'twas Riches I could own, Advanced
Because He loves Her Advanced
Because I could not stop for death
Read by: Jeff Kiok
Advanced
Because my Brook is fluent Advanced
Because that you are going Advanced
Because the Bee may blameless hum Advanced
Bee! I'm expecting you!
Read by: Ellie Wen
Advanced
Bees are Black, with Gilt Surcingles -- Advanced
Before He comes we weigh the Time! Advanced
Before I got my eye put out
Read by: Scott Becker
Advanced
Before the ice is in the pools -- Advanced
Before you thought of Spring Advanced
Behind Me -- dips Eternity --
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
Behold this little Bane -- Advanced
Belshazzar had a Letter -- Advanced
Bereaved of all, I went abroad -- Advanced
Bereavement in their death to feel Advanced
Besides the Autumn poets sing Advanced
Besides this May Advanced
Best Gains--must have the Losses' Test-- Advanced
Best Things dwell out of Sight Advanced
Best Witchcraft is Geometry Advanced
Better--than Music! For I--who heard it-- Advanced
Between My Country--and the Others
Read by: Ellie Wen
Advanced
Between the form of Life and Life Advanced
Bind me -- I still can sing -- Advanced
Blazing in Gold and quenching in Purple Advanced
Bless God, he went as soldiers,
Read by: Bobby Allen
Advanced
Bloom upon the Mountain--stated-- Advanced
Bloom--is Result--to meet a Flower
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
Bound -- a trouble -- Advanced
Bring me the sunset in a cup, Advanced
Brother of Ingots -- Ah Peru -- Advanced
But little Carmine hath her face -- Advanced
By a flower -- By a letter --
Read by: Scott Becker
Advanced
By Chivalries as tiny,
Read by: Jeff Kiok
Advanced
By my Window have I for Scenery Advanced
By such and such an offering Advanced
Civilization--spurns--the Leopard! Advanced
Cocoon above! Cocoon below!
Read by: Bobby Allen
Advanced
Color -- Caste -- Denomination -- Advanced
Come slowly -- Eden! Advanced
Confirming All who analyze Advanced
Conjecturing a Climate Advanced
Conscious am I in my Chamber, Advanced
Contained in this short Life Advanced
Could Hope inspect her Basis Advanced
Could I -- then -- shut the door -- Advanced
Could I but ride indefinite Advanced
Could live -- did live -- Advanced
Could mortal lip divine Advanced
Could--I do more--for Thee-- Advanced
Count not that far that can be had, Advanced
Crisis is a Hair
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
Crisis is sweet and yet the Heart Advanced
Crumbling is not an instant's Act
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
Dare you see a Soul at the White Heat? Advanced
Dear March -- Come in -- Advanced
Death is a Dialogue between Advanced
Death is potential to that Man Advanced
Death is the supple Suitor Advanced
Death leaves Us homesick, who behind, Advanced
Death sets a Thing significant Advanced
Death warrants are supposed to be Advanced
Death's Waylaying not the sharpest Advanced
Defrauded I a Butterfly -- Advanced
Delayed till she had ceased to know -- Advanced
Delight -- becomes pictorial -- Advanced
Delight is as the flight-- Advanced
Delight's Despair at setting Advanced
Denial -- is the only fact Advanced
Departed -- to the Judgment -- Advanced
Deprived of other Banquet, Advanced
Despair's advantage is achieved Advanced
Dew--is the Freshet in the Grass-- Advanced
Did Our Best Moment last -- Advanced
Did the Harebell loose her girdle Advanced
Did We abolish Frost Advanced
Did we disobey Him? Advanced
Did you ever stand in a Cavern's Mouth-- Advanced
Distance--is not the Realm of Fox Advanced
Distrustful of the Gentian -- Advanced
Do People moulder equally, Advanced
Dominion lasts until obtained -- Advanced
Don't put up my Thread and Needle -- Advanced
Doom is the House without the Door-- Advanced
Doubt Me! My Dim Companion! Advanced
Drab Habitation of Whom? Advanced
Drama's Vitallest Expression is the Common Day
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
Dreams are the subtle Dower Advanced
Dreams--are well--but Waking's better, Advanced
Dropped into the Ether Acre -- Advanced
Dust is the only Secret --
Read by: Bobby Allen
Advanced
Dying at my music! Advanced
Dying! To be afraid of thee Advanced
Dying! Dying in the night!
Read by: Bobby Allen
Advanced
Each Life Converges to some Centre -- Advanced
Each Scar I'll keep for Him Advanced
Each Second is the last Advanced
Elijah's Wagon knew no thill Advanced
Elizabeth told Essex Advanced
Embarrassment of one another Advanced
Empty my Heart, of Thee -- Advanced
Ended, ere it begun -- Advanced
Endow the Living--with the Tears-- Advanced
Escape is such a thankful Word Advanced
Escaping backward to perceive Advanced
Essential Oils -- are wrung -- Advanced
Estranged from Beauty--none can be-- Advanced
Except the Heaven had come so near-- Advanced
Except the smaller size Advanced
Except to Heaven, she is nought.
Read by: Scott Becker
Advanced
Exhilaration -- is within -- Advanced
Exhilaration is the Breeze Advanced
Expectation -- is Contentment -- Advanced
Experience is the Angled Road Advanced
Experiment to me Advanced
Exultation is the going
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
Fairer through Fading--as the Day Advanced
Faith -- is the Pierless Bridge Advanced
Falsehood of Thee could I suppose Advanced
Fame is the one that does not stay-- Advanced
Fame is the tint that Scholars leave Advanced
Fame of Myself, to justify, Advanced
Fame's Boys and Girls, who never die Advanced
Far from Love the Heavenly Father Advanced
Fate slew Him, but He did not drop Advanced
Finding is the first Act Advanced
Finite--to fail, but infinite to Venture-- Advanced
Fitter to see Him, I may be Advanced
Floss won't save you from an Abyss
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
Flowers -- Well -- if anybody
Read by: Jocelyn Medawar
Advanced
For Death -- or rather Advanced
For each ecstatic instant
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
For every Bird a Nest --
Read by: Jeff Kiok
Advanced
For largest Woman's Heart I knew Advanced
For this -- accepted Breath --
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
Forbidden fruit a flavor has
Read by: Scott Becker
Advanced
Forever at His side to walk-- Advanced
Forever--is composed of Nows-- Advanced
Forget! The lady with the Amulet Advanced
Fortitude incarnate Advanced
Four Trees--upon a solitary Acre-- Advanced
Frequently the woods are pink --
Read by: Sophia On
Advanced
Frigid and sweet Her parting Face-- Advanced
From Blank to Blank -- Advanced
From Cocoon forth a Butterfly Advanced
From his slim Palace in the Dust Advanced
From Us She wandered now a Year, Advanced
Funny -- to be a Century -- Advanced
Further in Summer than the Birds Advanced
Garlands for Queens, may be -- Advanced
Gathered into the Earth, Beginning
Give little Anguish Advanced
Given in Marriage unto Thee Advanced
Glee -- The great storm is over -- Advanced
Glowing is her Bonnet,
Read by: Scott Becker
Advanced
Go not too near a House of Rose-- Advanced
Go slow, my soul, to feed thyself Advanced
God gave a Loaf to every Bird -- Advanced
God is a distant -- stately Lover -- Advanced
God made a little Gentian -- Advanced
God made no act without a cause, Advanced
God permits industrious Angels-- Advanced
Going to Heaven!
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
Going to Him! Happy letter! Advanced
Good Morning -- Midnight -- Advanced
Good Night! Which put the Candle out? Advanced
Good night, because we must,
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
Good to hide, and hear 'em hunt! Advanced
Gratitude -- is not the mention Advanced
Great Caesar! Condescend
Read by: Scott Becker
Advanced
Great Streets of silence led away Advanced
Grief is a Mouse -- Advanced
Growth of Man--like Growth of Nature-- Advanced
Had I not seen the Sun
Read by: Sophia On
Advanced
Had I not This, or This, I said, Advanced
Had I presumed to hope -- Advanced
Had this one Day not been, Advanced
Had we known the Ton she bore Advanced
Had we our senses Advanced
Have any like Myself Advanced
Have you got a Brook in your little heart,
Read by: Bobby Allen
Advanced
He ate and drank the precious words
Read by: David Marenberg
Advanced
He forgot -- and I -- remembered -- Advanced
He fought like those Who've nought to lose -- Advanced
He found my Being -- set it up -- Advanced
He fumbles at your Soul Advanced
He gave away his Life -- Advanced
He is alive, this morning -- Advanced
He outstripped Time with but a Bout, Advanced
He parts Himself -- like Leaves -- Advanced
He preached upon "Breadth" Advanced
He put the Belt around my life-- Advanced
He scanned it -- staggered -- Advanced
He strained my faith--
Read by: Scott Penfield
Beginning
He told a homely tale Advanced
He touched me, so I live to know Advanced
He was weak, and I was strong -- then --
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
He who in Himself believes -- Advanced
Heart! We will forget him!
Read by: Ellie Wen
Advanced
Heart, not so heavy as mine Advanced
Heaven is so far of the Mind Advanced
Heaven is what I cannot reach
Read by: Jeff Kiok
Advanced
Her -- "last Poems" -- Advanced
Her breast is fit for pearls,
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
Her final Summer was it -- Advanced
Her Grace is all she has -- Advanced
Her little Parasol to lift Advanced
Her smile was shaped like other smiles-- Advanced
Her sovereign People Advanced
Her Sweet turn to leave the Homestead Advanced
Her sweet Weight on my Heart a Night Advanced
Here, where the Daisies fit my Head Advanced
Herein a Blossom lies -- Advanced
His Bill an Auger is Advanced
His Bill is clasped--his Eye forsook-- Advanced
His Cheek is his Biographer -- Advanced
His Feet are shod with Gauze -- Advanced
His Heart was darker than the starless night Advanced
His Mansion in the Pool Advanced
His Mind like Fabrics of the East Advanced
His voice decrepit was with Joy -- Advanced
Hope is a strange invention -- Advanced
Hope is the thing with feathers
Read by: Madeline Jacobs
Advanced
How brittle are the Piers Advanced
How destitute is he Advanced
How far is it to Heaven? Advanced
How fits his Umber Coat Advanced
How fortunate the Grave -- Advanced
How good his Lava Bed, Advanced
How happy I was if I could forget Advanced
How Human Nature dotes Advanced
How know it from a Summer's Day? Advanced
How lonesome the Wind must feel Nights Advanced
How many Flowers fail in Wood-- Advanced
How many schemes may die Advanced
How many times these low feet staggered -- Advanced
How much the present moment means Advanced
How News must feel when travelling Advanced
How noteless Men, and Pleiads, stand, Advanced
How ruthless are the gentle -- Advanced
How sick-to wait-in any place-but thine Advanced
How soft a Caterpillar steps -- Advanced
How soft this Prison is
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
How still the Bells in Steeples stand Advanced
How the old Mountains drip with Sunset Advanced
How the Waters closed above Him Advanced
How well I knew Her not Advanced
I am afraid to own a Body -- Advanced
I am alive -- I guess -- Advanced
I am ashamed--I hide-- Advanced
I asked no other thing -- Advanced
I bet with every Wind that blew Advanced
I breathed enough to take the Trick-- Advanced
I bring an unaccustomed wine Advanced
I Came to buy a smile -- today --
Read by: Jan Stewart
Advanced
I can wade Grief--
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
I can't tell you -- but you feel it -- Advanced
I cannot be ashamed Advanced
I cannot buy it -- 'tis not sold -- Advanced
I cannot dance upon my Toes -- Advanced
I cannot live with You -- Advanced
I cannot meet the Spring unmoved Advanced
I cannot see my soul but know 'tis there Advanced
I cannot want it more -- Advanced
I cautious, scanned my little life -- Advanced
I could bring You Jewels-- had I a mind to-- Advanced
I could die -- to know -- Advanced
I could not drink it, Sweet, Advanced
I could not prove the Years had feet -- Advanced
I could suffice for Him, I knew -- Advanced
I cried at Pity -- not at Pain -- Advanced
I cross till I am weary
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
I died for Beauty--but was scarce Advanced
I dreaded that first Robin, so, Advanced
I dwell in Possibility -- Advanced
I envy Seas, whereon He rides-- Advanced
I fear a Man of frugal Speech -- Advanced
I felt a Cleaving in my Mind --
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
I felt a Funeral, in my Brain,
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
I felt my life with both my hands Advanced
I fit for them -- Advanced
I found the words to every thought Advanced
I gained it so -- Advanced
I gave myself to Him -- Advanced
I got so I could take his name -- Advanced
I had a daily Bliss Advanced
I had a guinea golden -- Advanced
I had been hungry, all the Years-- Advanced
I had no Cause to be awake -- Advanced
I had no time to Hate-- Advanced
I had not minded -- Walls --
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
I had some things that I called mine --
Read by: Scott Becker
Advanced
I had the Glory -- that will do -- Advanced
I have a Bird in spring Advanced
I have a King, who does not speak -- Advanced
I have never seen "Volcanoes" -- Advanced
I have no Life but this --
Read by: Kelsey Weber
Intermediate
I haven't told my garden yet --
Read by: Jeff Kiok
Advanced
I heard a Fly buzz -- when I died --
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
I heard, as if I had no Ear Advanced
I held a Jewel in my fingers--
Read by: Jan Stewart
Advanced
I hide myself within my flower, Advanced
I keep my pledge. Advanced
I knew that I had gained Advanced
I know a place where Summer strives Advanced
I know lives, I could miss Advanced
I know some lonely Houses off the Road Advanced
I know Suspense--it steps so terse Advanced
I know that He exists. Advanced
I know where Wells grow Advanced
I learned--at least--what Home could be Advanced
I like a look of Agony, Advanced
I like to see it lap the Miles -- Advanced
I live with Him -- I see His face -- Advanced
I lived on Dread -- Advanced
I lost a World -- the other day!
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
I made slow Riches but my Gain Advanced
I make His Crescent fill or lack -- Advanced
I many times thought Peace had come Advanced
I meant to find Her when I came -- Advanced
I meant to have but modest needs-- Advanced
I measure every Grief I meet Advanced
I met a King this afternoon! Advanced
I never felt at Home -- Below -- Advanced
I never hear that one is dead Advanced
I never hear the word
Read by: Scott Becker
Advanced
I never hear the word "escape"
Read by: Stephanie Chan
Advanced
I never lost as much but twice, Advanced
I never saw a moor Advanced
I never told the buried gold
Read by: Jocelyn Medawar
Advanced
I noticed People disappeared Advanced
I often passed the village
Read by: Jeff Kiok
Advanced
I pay -- in Satin Cash -- Advanced
I play at Riches -- to appease Advanced
I prayed, at first, a little Girl, Advanced
I read my sentence -- steadily -- Advanced
I reason, Earth is short -- Advanced
I reckon -- when I count it all -- Advanced
I robbed the Woods -- Advanced
I rose -- because He sank -- Advanced
I saw no Way-The Heavens were stitched
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
I saw that the Flake was on it Advanced
I see thee better -- in the Dark -- Advanced
I send Two Sunsets -- Advanced
I send you a decrepit flower Advanced
I shall keep singing! Advanced
I shall know why -- when Time is over --
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
I shall not murmur if at last Advanced
I should have been too glad, I see -- Advanced
I should not dare to be so sad Advanced
I should not dare to leave my friend, Advanced
I showed her Heights she never saw-- Advanced
I sing to use the Waiting Advanced
I sometimes drop it, for a Quick -- Advanced
I started Early -- Took my Dog -- Advanced
I stepped from plank to plank
Read by: Scott Becker
Advanced
I stole them from a Bee --
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
I sued the News--yet feared--the News Advanced
I suppose the time will come Advanced
I taste a liquor never brewed -- Advanced
I tend my flowers for thee --
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
I think I was enchanted Advanced
I think just how my shape will rise-- Advanced
I think that the Root of the Wind is Water
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Advanced
I think the Hemlock likes to stand Advanced
I think the longest Hour of all Advanced
I think to Live -- may be a Bliss Advanced
I thought that nature was enough Advanced
I thought the Train would never come Advanced
I tie my Hat -- I crease my Shawl Advanced
I took my Power in my Hand -- Advanced
I tried to think a lonelier Thing Advanced
I was a Phoebe--nothing more-- Advanced
I was the slightest in the House-- Advanced
I watched the Moon around the House Advanced
I went to Heaven --
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
I went to thank her Advanced
I worked for chaff and earning Wheat Advanced
I would distil a cup, Advanced
I would not paint -- a picture -- Advanced
I Years had been from Home Advanced
I'd rather recollect a setting Advanced
I'll clutch -- and clutch -- Advanced
I'll send the feather from my Hat! Advanced
I'll tell you how the Sun rose -- Advanced
I'm "wife" -- I've finished that --
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
I'm ceded--I've stopped being Theirs--
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
I'm Nobody! Who are you?
Read by: Bobby Allen
Advanced
I'm saying every day Advanced
I'm sorry for the Dead--Today-- Advanced
I'm the little
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
I've dropped my Brain--My Soul is numb Advanced
I've heard an Organ talk, sometimes
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
I've known a Heaven, like a Tent-- Advanced
I've none to tell me to but Thee Advanced
I've nothing else -- to bring, You know -- Advanced
I've seen a Dying Eye Advanced
Ideals are the Fairy Oil
Read by: Ellie Wen
Advanced
If any sink, assure that this, now standing Advanced
If anybody's friend be dead Advanced
If Blame be my side -- forfeit Me -- Advanced
If He dissolve--then--there is nothing--more-- Advanced
If He were living -- dare I ask -- Advanced
If I can stop one heart from breaking
Read by: Scott Becker
Advanced
If I could bribe them by a Rose Advanced
If I may have it, when it's dead, Advanced
If I should cease to bring a Rose
Read by: Jeff Kiok
Advanced
If I should die,
Read by: Jeff Kiok
Advanced
If I shouldn't be alive
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
If I'm lost -- now Advanced
If it had no pencil Advanced
If my Bark sink
Read by: Sophia On
Advanced
If Nature smiles--the Mother must Advanced
If pain for peace prepares
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
If recollecting were forgetting,
Read by: Lauren Schaffel
Advanced
If she had been the Mistletoe
Read by: Jocelyn Medawar
Advanced
If the foolish, call them
Read by: Jocelyn Medawar
Advanced
If this is
Read by: Jeff Kiok
Advanced
If those I loved were lost Advanced
If What we could--were what we would-- Advanced
If wrecked upon the Shoal of Thought Advanced
If you were coming in the Fall, Advanced
If your Nerve, deny you --
Read by: Jan Stewart
Advanced
Immortal is an ample word Advanced
Impossibility, like Wine Advanced
In Ebon Box, when years have flown Advanced
In falling Timbers buried -- Advanced
In lands I never saw -- they say
Read by: Jeff Kiok
Advanced
In many and reportless places Advanced
In rags mysterious as these
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
In this short Life Advanced
In thy long Paradise of Light Advanced
Inconceivably solemn! Advanced
Is Bliss then, such Abyss, Advanced
Is Heaven a Physician? Advanced
Is it true, dear Sue? Advanced
It always felt to me -- a wrong Advanced
It bloomed and dropt, a Single Noon Advanced
It came at last but prompter Death Advanced
It can't be "Summer"! Advanced
It ceased to hurt me, though so slow Advanced
It did not surprise me --
Read by: Allison Karic
Advanced
It don't sound so terrible--quite--as it did-- Advanced
It dropped so low--in my Regard-- Advanced
It feels a shame to be Alive -- Advanced
It is a lonesome Glee -- Advanced
It is an honorable Thought Advanced
It is dead -- Find it -- Advanced
It is easy to work when the soul is at play-- Advanced
It knew no lapse, nor Diminuation-- Advanced
It knew no Medicine -- Advanced
It makes no difference abroad -- Advanced
It might be lonelier Advanced
It rises -- passes -- on our South Advanced
It sifts from Leaden Sieves -- Advanced
It sounded as if the Streets were running Intermediate
It stole along so stealthy Advanced
It struck me -- every Day -- Advanced
It tossed -- and tossed -- Advanced
It troubled me as once I was -- Advanced
It was a Grave, yet bore no Stone Advanced
It was a quiet seeming Day -- Beginning
It was a quiet way -- Advanced
It was given to me by the Gods --
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
It was not Death, for I stood up, Advanced
It was not Saint--it was too large-- Advanced
It was too late for Man -- Advanced
It will be Summer -- eventually.
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Advanced
It would have starved a Gnat --
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
It would never be Common-more-I said Advanced
It's all I have to bring today --
Read by: Sophia On
Advanced
It's coming--the postponeless Creature-- Advanced
It's easy to invent a Life -- Advanced
It's like the Light -- Advanced
It's such a little thing to weep --
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
It's thoughts--and just One Heart-- Advanced
Its Hour with itself Advanced
Jesus! thy Crucifix Advanced
Joy to have merited the Pain -- Advanced
Just as He spoke it from his Hands Advanced
Just lost, when I was saved!
Read by: Bobby Allen
Advanced
Just Once! Oh least Request! Advanced
Just so -- Jesus -- raps -- Advanced
Kill your Balm-- and its Odors bless you-- Advanced
Knock with tremor -- Advanced
Knows how to forget! Advanced
Lain in Nature -- so suffice us Advanced
Lay this Laurel on the One Intermediate
Least Bee that brew -- Advanced
Least Rivers -- docile to some sea. Advanced
Left in immortal Youth Advanced
Lest any doubt that we are glad that they were bor Advanced
Lest they should come--is all my fear Advanced
Lest this be Heaven indeed Advanced
Let down the Bars, Oh Death -- Advanced
Let me not mar that perfect Dream Advanced
Let my first Knowing be of thee Advanced
Let Us play Yesterday -- Advanced
Life -- is what we make of it -- Advanced
Life, and Death, and Giants -- Advanced
Lift it -- with the Feathers Advanced
Light is sufficient to itself -- Advanced
Like Brooms of Steel Advanced
Like Eyes that looked on Wastes-- Advanced
Like Flowers, that heard the news of Dews, Advanced
Like her the Saints retire, Advanced
Like Men and Women Shadows walk Advanced
Like Mighty Foot Lights--burned the Red Advanced
Like Rain it sounded till it curved Advanced
Like Some Old fashioned Miracle Advanced
Like Time's insidious wrinkle Advanced
Like Trains of Cars on Tracks of Plush Advanced
Long Years apart -- can make no Advanced
Longing is like the Seed Advanced
Look back on Time, with kindly eyes Advanced
Love is anterior to life
Read by: Jena Johnson
Advanced
Love reckons by itself -- alone -- Advanced
Love's stricken "why" Advanced
Love--is that later Thing than Death Advanced
Love--thou art high-- Advanced
Low at my problem bending,
Read by: Jocelyn Medawar
Advanced
Luck is not chance -- Advanced
Make me a picture of the sun --
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
Mama never forgets her birds,
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
Many a phrase has the English language-- Advanced
Many cross the Rhine
Read by: Jeff Kiok
Advanced
March is the Month of Expectation. Advanced
Me -- come! My dazzled face Advanced
Me from Myself -- to banish -- Advanced
Me prove it now -- Whoever doubt Advanced
Me, change! Me, alter! Advanced
Midsummer, was it, when They died-- Advanced
Mine -- by the Right of the White Election! Advanced
More Life--went out--when He went Advanced
Morning -- is the place for Dew --
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
Morns like these -- we parted -- Advanced
Most she touched me by her muteness -- Advanced
Much Madness is divinest Sense-- Advanced
Musicians wrestle everywhere --
Read by: Bobby Allen
Advanced
Must be a Woe -- Advanced
Mute thy Coronation -- Advanced
My best Acquaintances are those Advanced
My Cocoon tightens--Colors tease-- Advanced
My Eye is fuller than my vase -- Advanced
My Faith is larger than the Hills -- Advanced
My first well Day--since many ill-- Advanced
My friend attacks my friend!
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
My friend must be a Bird --
Read by: Scott Becker
Advanced
My Garden -- like the Beach -- Advanced
My God -- He sees thee -- Advanced
My Heart ran so to thee Advanced
My Heart upon a little Plate Advanced
My Life had stood--a Loaded Gun--
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
My Maker -- let me be Intermediate
My nosegays are for Captives --
Read by: Scott Becker
Advanced
My period had come for Prayer --
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
My Portion is Defeat -- today -- Advanced
My Reward for Being, was This. Advanced
My River runs to thee --
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
My Season's furthest Flower -- Advanced
My Soul--accused me--And I quailed-- Advanced
My Triumph lasted till the Drums Advanced
My wheel is in the dark! Advanced
My Worthiness is all my Doubt -- Advanced
Myself can read the Telegrams Advanced
Myself was formed--a Carpenter-- Advanced
Nature -- the Gentlest Mother is, Advanced
Nature affects to be sedate Advanced
Nature and God -- I neither knew Advanced
Nature assigns the Sun -- Advanced
Nature rarer uses Yellow Advanced
Nature--sometimes sears a Sapling-- Advanced
Never for Society Advanced
New feet within my garden go --
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
No Bobolink -- reverse His Singing Advanced
No Crowd that has occurred Advanced
No Man can compass a Despair-- Advanced
No matter -- now -- Sweet -- Advanced
No Notice gave She, but a Change-- Advanced
No Other can reduce Advanced
No Passenger was known to flee -- Advanced
No Prisoner be -- Advanced
No Rack can torture me --
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
No Romance sold unto Advanced
Nobody knows this little Rose --
Read by: Allison Karic
Advanced
None can experience sting Advanced
None who saw it ever told it Advanced
Noon -- is the Hinge of Day -- Advanced
Nor Mountain hinder Me Advanced
Not "Revelation"--'tis--that waits, Advanced
Not all die early, dying young -- Advanced
Not any higher stands the Grave Advanced
Not any more to be lacked -- Advanced
Not in this World to see his face-- Advanced
Not One by Heaven defrauded stay Advanced
Not probable--The barest Chance-- Advanced
Not so the infinite Relations--Below Advanced
Not that he goes--we love him more Advanced
Not that We did, shall be the test Advanced
Not to discover weakness is Advanced
Not with a Club, the Heart is broken Advanced
Now I knew I lost her -- Advanced
Of all the Souls that stand create-- Advanced
Of all the Sounds despatched abroad, Advanced
Of Being is a Bird Advanced
Of Bronze -- and Blaze -- Advanced
Of Brussels -- it was not -- Advanced
Of Consciousness, her awful Mate Advanced
Of course -- I prayed --
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
Of Life to own -- Advanced
Of Nature I shall have enough Advanced
Of nearness to her sundered Things Advanced
Of Paradise' existence
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
Of Paul and Silas it is said Advanced
Of Silken Speech and Specious Shoe Advanced
Of so divine a Loss Advanced
Of the Heart that goes in, and closes the Door Advanced
Of their peculiar light Advanced
Of Tolling Bell I ask the cause? Advanced
Of Tribulation, these are They, Advanced
Oh Shadow on the Grass, Advanced
Oh Sumptuous moment Advanced
On a Columnar Self --
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
On such a night, or such a night, Advanced
On that dear Frame the Years had worn Advanced
On the World you colored Advanced
On this long storm the Rainbow rose --
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
On this wondrous sea Advanced
Once more, my now bewildered Dove
Read by: Jeff Kiok
Advanced
One and One -- are One -- Advanced
One Anguish -- in a Crowd -- Advanced
One Blessing had I than the rest Advanced
One Crucifixion is recorded--only-- Advanced
One Day is there of the Series Advanced
One dignity delays for all -- Advanced
One Joy of so much anguish Advanced
One Life of so much Consequence! Advanced
One need not be a Chamber--to be Haunted-- Advanced
One of the ones that Midas touched Advanced
One Sister have I in our house, Advanced
One thing of it we borrow Advanced
One Year ago -- jots what? Advanced
Only a Shrine, but Mine -- Advanced
Only God -- detect the Sorrow -- Advanced
Opinion is a flitting thing, Intermediate
Our journey had advanced -- Advanced
Our little Kinsmen -- after Rain Advanced
Our little secrets slink away -- Advanced
Our lives are Swiss --
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
Our own possessions--though our own Advanced
Our share of night to bear --
Read by: Scott Becker
Advanced
Ourselves we do inter with sweet derision Advanced
Ourselves were wed one summer--dear-- Advanced
Out of sight? What of that? Advanced
Over and over, like a Tune -- Advanced
Over the fence
Read by: Scott Becker
Advanced
Pain -- expands the Time -- Advanced
Pain has an element of blank
Read by: Angelo Gladding
Advanced
Pain has but one Acquaintance Advanced
Papa above!
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
Paradise is of the option. Advanced
Paradise is that old mansion Advanced
Partake as doth the Bee, Advanced
Patience -- has a quiet Outer -- Advanced
Peace is a fiction of our Faith --
Read by: Ellie Wen
Advanced
Perception of an object costs Advanced
Perhaps I asked too large -- Advanced
Perhaps they do not go so far Advanced
Perhaps you think me stooping Advanced
Perhaps you'd like to buy a flower,
Read by: Bobby Allen
Advanced
Pigmy seraphs -- gone astray -- Advanced
Pink -- small -- and punctual -- Advanced
Poor little Heart!
Read by: Mark Eckardt
Advanced
Portraits are to daily faces
Read by: Jeff Kiok
Advanced
Power is a familiar growth -- Advanced
Praise it -- 'tis dead -- Advanced
Prayer is the little implement Advanced
Precious to Me--She still shall be -- Advanced
Presentiment--is that long Shadow--on the Lawn -- Advanced
Promise This--When You be Dying-- Advanced
Publication -- is the Auction Advanced
Purple -- is fashionable twice --
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Beginning
Put up my lute! Advanced
Read--Sweet--how others--strove-- Advanced
Recollect the Face of me Advanced
Rehearsal to Ourselves
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
Remembrance has a Rear and Front Advanced
Remorse-- is Memory-- awake-- Advanced
Removed from Accident of Loss Advanced
Renunciation--is a piercing Virtue-- Advanced
Reportless Subjects, to the Quick Advanced
Rest at Night Advanced
Reverse cannot befall Advanced
Revolution is the Pod Advanced
Ribbons of the Year -- Advanced
Risk is the Hair that holds the Tun Advanced
Robbed by Death--but that was easy-- Advanced
Safe Despair it is that raves -- Advanced
Safe in their Alabaster Chambers -- Advanced
Said Death to Passion
Read by: Gary Bodwin
Intermediate
Sang from the Heart, Sire, Advanced
Satisfaction -- is the Agent