The old dog barks backward without getting up. I can remember when he was a pup.
Source: The Span of Life, 1936
Contributed by: Zaady
My little horse must think it queer To stop without a farmhouse near.
Source: Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, 1923
Style is the mind skating circles around itself as it moves forward.
The snake stood up for evil in the Garden.
Source: The Ax-Helve, 1923
There are tones of voice that mean more than words.
The reason why worry kills more people than hard work is that more people worry than work.
The rose is a rose, And was always a rose, But the theory now goes That the apple's a rose, And the pear is, and so's The plum, I suppose, The dear only knows What will next prove a rose, You, of course, are a rose - But were always a rose.
Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat.
No memory of having starred Atones for later disregard, Or keeps the end from being hard Better to go down dignified With boughten friendship by your side Than none at all. Provide, provide!
Source: Provide, Provide, 1936
Tree at my window, window tree, My sash is lowered when night comes on; But let there never be curtain drawn Between you and me.
Source: Tree at My Window, 1928
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