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Born in July 13, 1793 / Died in May 20, 1864 / United Kingdom / English

Poems by John Clare

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Ploughman Singing

... --Tinged like the willow shoots, the east's young brow ...

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From "The Parish: A Satire"

... You'd think they're members when you heard them prate ...

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Love Lives Beyond The Tomb

... The tomb, the earth, which fades like dew- ...

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Thou Flower Of Summer

... Does the one who adores thee still live in thy breast ...

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Farewell

... To the miller and, dearer still, to his three bonny daughters ...

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The Stranger

...   Health lived and issued from his voice ...

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Sudden Shower

...   Here stoops an ash-tree--hark! the wind gets high, ...

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Emmonsail's Heath in Winter

... Where a black quagmire quakes beneath the tread ...

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To Napoleon

...   So gazing on thy greatness, made men blind ...

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The Fox

... The ploughman laughed and would have ploughed him in ...

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Love Cannot Die

... The sweetest thought that leaves the brain, ...

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Dyke Side

... The schoolboy hears and brushes through the trees ...

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I Am

... And yet I am, and live¬ólike vapors tossedInto the nothingness of scorn and noise, ...

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The Winter's Spring

... O'er snow-white meadows sees the spring ...

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Christmass

... Runs round to claim his 'christmass box'The block behind the fire is put ...