R Poets Index

R By First Name

Rainer Maria Rilke German / English
Die Erblindende / Growing Blind – She sat, like all the rest of us, at tea …
Menschen bei Nacht / People at Night Nights were not made for the crowds …

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Hymn to Concord – By the rude bridge that arched the flood ….

Robert Browning
My Last Duchess -That’s my last duchess painted on the wall …
The Pied Piper – Hamelin town’s in Brunswick, by famous Hanover city …
Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came – My first though was, he lied …

Robert Burns
A Red Red Rose – O my luve’s like a red, red rose …
Banks O’ Doon – Ye flowery banks o’ bonie Doon …

Robert Frost
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening – Whose woods these are I think I know …
The Pasture – I’m going out to clean the pasture spring …
The Road Not Taken – Two roads diverged in a yellow wood … (Mr T impression)
More Frost

Robert Herrick
To Virgins, to Make Much of Time – Gather ye rosebuds while ye may …

Robert Hillyer
Moo! – Summer is over, the old cow said …

Robert Louis Stevenson
Lands of Counterpane and Nod – When I was sick, and lay a-bed …
Foreign Children – Little Indian, Sioux or Crow …
Windy Nights – Whenever the moon and the stars are set …
More RLS

Robert Lowell
The Drunken Fisherman – Wallowing in this bloody sty, I cast for fish …

Robert William Service
The Cremation of Sam McGee – There are strange things done in the midnight sun by the men who moil for gold …
The Shooting of Dan McGrew – A bunch of the boys were whooping it up …
No More Music – The Porch was blazoned with geranium bloom …
more Service

Robert Southey
You Are Old, Father William The few locks which are left you are grey …

Rudyard Kipling
If – If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs …
Gunga Din – You may talk o’ gin and beer …

R By Last Name

Raleigh, Sir Walter
The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd – If all the world and love were young …

Richards, Laura E.
Antonio Antonio was tired of living a-lonio …
Eletelephony – Once there was an elephant …

Riley, James Whitcomb
Little Orphant Annie – Little Orphant Annie’s come to our house to stay …

Rilke, Rainer Maria
Die Erblindende / Growing Blind – She sat, like all the rest of us, at tea …
Menschen bei Nacht / People at Night Nights were not made for the crowds …

Robinson, Edwin Arlington
Richard Cory – Whenever Richard Cory went down town

Rosetti, Christina
A Birthday – My heart is like a singing bird …
Echo – Come to me in the silence of the night …
Remember – Remember me when I am gone away …

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