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A Poem by Rabindranath Tagore: Unyielding

  Unyielding When I called you in your garden Mango blooms were rich in fragrance – Why did you remain so distant, Keep your doors so tightly fastened? Blossoms grew to ripe fruit-clusters – Your rejected my cuppded handfuls, Closed …

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Discourse by Abdul Wahab

  Discourse Something I want to say No, let it go off As you know No change will bring forth. Say, Something I want to listen No, please stop As I know No one will tell the truth. Let’s move …

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A Poem by Taslima Nasrin: Another Life

  Another Life Women spend the afternoon squatting on the porch, picking lice from each other’s hair. They spend the evening feeding the little ones, lulling them to sleep in the glow of the bottle lamp. The rest of the …

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A Poem by Spike Milligan: Contagion

  Contagion Elephants are contagious! Be careful how you tread. An Elephant that’s been trodden on Should be confined to bed! Leopards are contagious too. Be careful tiny tots. They don’t give you a temperature But lots and lots – …

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A poem by Emma Lazarus: Lohengrin: Proem

  Lohengrin: Proem THE alert and valiant faith that could respond, Upon life’s threshold, to the highest call, Unquestioning of what might lie beyond,— Courage afield and courtesy in hall, And sweet, unbroken patience therewithal, And simple loyalty,— can these …

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A Poem by Elizabeth Bishop: Arrival At Santos

Arrival At Santos Here is a coast; here is a harbor; here, after a meager diet of horizon, is some scenery: impractically shaped and–who knows?–self-pitying mountains, sad and harsh beneath their frivolous greenery, with a little church on top of …

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A Poem by Edith Wharton: Wants

  Wants WE women want too many things; And first we call for happiness, – The careless boon the hour brings, The smile, the song, and the caress. And when the fancy fades, we cry, Nay, give us one on …

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