Among the many poems dedicated to springtime are William Blake's "To Spring," Robert Louis Stevenson's "Spring Song" and Emily Dickinson's "Spring Is the Period." Some more modern poems on the season are "Spring Is Speci... More »

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Famous poems about being thankful include "Gratitude — is not the mention" by Emily Dickinson, "Tintern Abbey" by William Wordsworth and "I Thank You God For Most This Amazing" by E.E. Cummings. Other everyday poems abou... More »

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Short poems about honesty include "The Orphan's Friend" by Julia Ann Moore, "The Honest Shepherd" by Matthew Prior and "Lo! In Thine Honest Eyes Do I Read" by Robert Louis Stevenson. Additional poems about honesty can be... More »

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Some poems that focus on grief over the loss of a friend include "Consolation," by Robert Louis Stevenson; "Curtains," by Ruth Stone; "Song of Despair," by Pablo Neruda; "Lycidas," by John Milton; and "Grief," by Elizabe... More »

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Some poems about heaven are: "'Heaven' -- Is What I Cannot Reach!", by Emily Dickinson; "The Marriage of Heaven and Hell," by William Blake; and "Heaven-Haven," by Gerard Manley Hopkins. "Paradise Lost," by John Milton, ... More »

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Examples of short and famous poems about flowers include "Ah! Sunflower" and "The Wild Flower's Song" by William Blake. Another example is "Flower" by Rabindranath Tagore. More »

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T.S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," William Shakespeare's "Sonnet 73" and Emily Dickinson's "Apparently With No Surprise" are poems that use figurative language. Eliot uses metonymy, Shakespeare uses meta... More »

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