Short Quotes and Poems . . . Short Quotes and Poems . . . Short Quotes and Poems . . . Short Quotes and Poems . . .


short quotes and poems



 
Quotes :
 

» HOME

Best Short Quotations - 1

Best Short Quotations - 2

Best Short Quotations - 3

Best Short Quotations - 4

Best Short Quotations - 5

Best Short Quotations - 6

Best Short Quotations - 7

Best Short Quotations - 8

Best Short Quotations - 9

Best Short Quotations - 10

Best Short Quotes - 1

Best Short Quotes - 2

Best Short Quotes - 3

Best Short Quotes - 4

Best Short Quotes - 5

Best Short Quotes - 6

Best Short Quotes - 7

Best Short Quotes - 8

Best Short Quotes - 9

Best Short Quotes - 10

» Random Quotes

» Best Websites


Poems :

Short Poems - 1

Short Poems - 2

Short Poems - 3

Short Poems - 4

Short Poems - 5

Short Poems - 6

Short Poems - 7

Short Poems - 8

Short Poems - 9

Short Poems - 10

Short Poetry - 1

Short Poetry - 2

Short Poetry - 3

Short Poetry - 4

Short Poetry - 5

Short Poetry - 6

Short Poetry - 7

Short Poetry - 8

Short Poetry - 9

Short Poetry - 10

 
Great Websites :
 

Aesop’s Fables

Christmas Jokes

College Humor

Complete Nonsense

Fairy Tales

Famous Poems

Famous Quotes

Free Diet Plans

Free Song Lyrics

Friendship Quotes

Funny Jokes

Funny Pictures

Funny Poems

Funny Quotes

Ghosts

Glaswegian

Humorous Scripts

Inspirational Poems

Knock Knock Jokes

Limerick Poems

Limericks

Love Poems

Rabbie Burns

Photographs

Poems for Children

Worst Poems

Poet

Posters

Quotations Online

Riddles

Riddles Online

Tongue Twisters

Success Quotes and Poems
Inspirational Quotes and Poems
Biblical Quotes and Poems
Happiness Quotes and Poems
Short Quotes and Poems
Women Quotes and Poems
Philosophical Quotes and Poems
Love Quotes and Poems
Birthday Quotes and Poems
Life Quotes and Poems
Funny Quotes and Poems
Marriage Quotes and Poems
Romantic Quotes and Poems
Motivational Quotes and Poems
Best Quotes and Poems
 
 
 
 
 
SHORT-QUOTES-AND-POEMS.COM
 

Some of the best famous short poems from our poetry collection . . .

To An Athlete Dying Young by A. E. Housman

The time you won your town the race
We chaired you through the market-place;
Man and boy stood cheering by,
And home we brought you shoulder-high.

To-day, the road all runners come,
Shoulder-high we bring you home,
And set you at your threshold down,
Townsman of a stiller town.

Smart lad, to slip betimes away
From fields where glory does not stay
And early though the laurel grows
It withers quicker than the rose.

Eyes the shady night has shut
Cannot see the record cut,
And silence sounds no worse than cheers
After earth has stopped the ears:

Now you will not swell the rout
Of lads that wore their honours out,
Runners whom renown outran
And the name died before the man.

So set, before its echoes fade,
The fleet foot on the sill of shade,
And hold to the low lintel up
The still-defended challenge-cup.

And round that early-laurelled head
Will flock to gaze the strengthless dead,
And find unwithered on its curls
The garland briefer than a girl's.

<-- Previous     |     Next -->

 
 
If you found "To An Athlete Dying Young by A. E. Housman" interesting then check out our other :

Short Poems

 

SHORT-QUOTES-AND-POEMS.COM
 
 
 
Interesting :
 

 
 
   
   

 
 
© Website Design Copyright 2010 by SHORT-QUOTES-AND-POEMS.COM