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English poems

Emily Dickinson – Some day

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A word is dead
When it is said,
Some say
I say it just
Begins to live
That day

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Fernando Pessoa – Sonnet V

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How can I think, or edge my thoughts to action,
When the miserly press of each day’s need
Aches to a narrowness of spilled distraction
My soul appalled at the world’s work’s time-greed?
How can I pause my thoughts upon the task
My soul was born to think that it ...

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning – The best thing in the world

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What’s the best thing in the world?
June-rose, by May-dew impearled;
Sweet south-wind, that means no rain;
Truth, not cruel to a friend;
Pleasure, not in haste to end;
Beauty, not self-decked and curled
Till its pride is over-plain;
Love, when, so, you’re loved again.
What’s the best thing in ...

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Charlie Chaplin – Smile

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Smile though your heart is aching
Smile even though it’s breaking
When there are clouds in the sky, you’ll get by
If you smile through your fear and sorrow
Smile and maybe tomorrow
You’ll see the sun come shining through for you

Light up your face with gladness
Hide every ...

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Erich Fried – As you should be kissed

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Autore: Erich Fried -

If I kiss you
it is not only your mouth
not only your navel
not only your lap
which I kiss
I kiss also your questions
and your desires
I kiss your thinking
your doubts
and your courage
your love to me
and your freedom of me
your foot came ...

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Bukowski – Man and woman in bed at 10 pm

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Autore: Charles Bukowski -

I feel like a can of sardines she said
I feel like a bandate I said
I feel like a tuna fish sandwich she said
I feel like sliced tomato I said
I feel like it’s gonna rain she said
I feel like the clock has stopped I said
I ...

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