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"Invictus" by William Ernest Henley

Out of the night that covers me, Black as the Pit from pole to pole,

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"A Dream Within A Dream" by Edgar Allan Poe

Take this kiss upon the brow! And, in parting from you now,

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"Dreams" by Langston Hughes

Hold fast to dreams For if dreams die

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"Hope Is The Thing With Feathers" by Emily Dickinson

'Hope' is the thing with feathers— That perches in the soul—

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"How Do I Love Thee?" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height

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"Fire And Ice" by Robert Frost

Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice.

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"A Fairy Song" by William Shakespeare

Over hill, over dale, Thorough bush, thorough brier,

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"Shall I Compare Thee To A Summer's Day?" by William Shakespeare

Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate.

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"Trees" by Joyce Kilmer

I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree.

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"Don't Go Far Off" by Pablo Neruda

Don't go far off, not even for a day, because -- because -- I don't know how to say it: a day is long

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"Remember" by Christina Georgina Rossetti

Remember me when I am gone away, Gone far away into the silent land;

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"Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night" by Dylan Thomas

Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day;

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"Ozymandias" by Percy Bysshe Shelley

I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: `Two vast and trunkless legs of stone

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"A Poison Tree" by William Blake

I was angry with my friend: I told my wrath, my wrath did end.

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"I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud" by William Wordsworth

I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills,

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