Bartlett's Poems for Occasions. Bartlett is not kidding. Here are some of the occasions covered: "Youth and its Pleasures"; "Disappointment"; "The Perspectives of Midlife"; "The Fate of Nations and Empires"; and my personal favorite: "The Unknown and the Unknowable". Enjoy a sample from this delightful category. Ahem.
A man said to the universe
A man said to the universe:
"Sir, I exist!"
"However," replied the universe,
"The fact has not created in me
"A sense of obligation."
Well ain't that a kick in the head. On the other hand, you know where to find poems for occasions that had never even occurred to you! Whee!
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