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"GO BOLDLY FORTH, AND FEAST ON BEING'S BANQUET", by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
Last Line: "thou art the called, -- the rest admitted with thee"
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


"LOVE IN THY YOUTH, FAIR MAID, BE WISE", by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
Last Line: Too late then wilt thou shower thy tears / and I too late sha all sorrow
Variant Title(s): Madrigal
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


A BOOK OF AIRS: SONG 1, by GAIUS VALERIUS CATULLUS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My sweetest lesbia, let us live and love
Last Line: And crown with love my ever-during night.
Alternate Author Name(s): Catullus, Caius Valerius
Subject(s): Carpe Diem; Death; Dead, The


A BOOK OF AIRS: SONG 2, by THOMAS CAMPION    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Though you are young and I am old
Last Line: Thou fool! To-morrow thou must die!'
Subject(s): Carpe Diem; Youth


A PARANAETICALL, OR ADVISIVE VERSE, TO M. JOHN WICKS, by ROBERT HERRICK    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Is this a life, to break thy sleep?
Last Line: From whence there's never a return.
Variant Title(s): The Easy Life
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


A PSALM OF LIFE, by HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tell me not, in mournful numbers
Last Line: Learn to labor and to wait.
Subject(s): Carpe Diem; Religion; Theology


A SERENADE, by EMILY JANE BRONTE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thy guardians are asleep
Alternate Author Name(s): Bell, Ellis
Subject(s): Love; Carpe Diem


A SHROPSHIRE LAD: 2, by ALFRED EDWARD HOUSMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Loveliest of trees, the cherry now
Last Line: To see the cherry hung with snow.
Alternate Author Name(s): Housman, A. E.
Variant Title(s): Cherry Trees;loveliest Of Trees
Subject(s): Aging; Carpe Diem; Cherries; Cherry Trees; Easter; Environment; Fruit; Holidays; Spring; Time; Trees; The Resurrection; Environmental Protection; Ecology; Conservation


AMORETTI: 70, by EDMUND SPENSER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fresh spring, the herald of love's mighty king
Last Line: For none can call againe the passed time.
Alternate Author Name(s): Clout, Colin
Subject(s): Carpe Diem; Love


AMOUR, by GEORGIA DOUGLAS JOHNSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Kiss me
Last Line: To die!
Alternate Author Name(s): Tremaine, John
Subject(s): Carpe Diem; Love


ASKING FOR ROSES, by ROBERT FROST    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A house that lacks, seemingly, mistress and master
Last Line: And grants us by silence the boon of her roses.
Subject(s): Carpe Diem; Flowers; Herrick, Robert (1591-1674); Poetry & Poets; Roses


BEST TO BE MERRY, by ROBERT HERRICK    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fooles are they, who never know
Last Line: Gratifie the genius.
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


BLUE GIRLS, by JOHN CROWE RANSOM    Poem Text         Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: Twirling your blue skirts, traveling the sward
Subject(s): Carpe Diem; Transience; Youth; Impermanence


BUT NOW, by GEORGIA DOUGLAS JOHNSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I shall be lonely in my grave
Last Line: And leave destiny to chance.
Alternate Author Name(s): Tremaine, John
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


CARPE DIEM, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: Hey nonny no! / men are fools that wish to die!
Last Line: Hey nonny no!
Subject(s): Carpe Diem;freedom; Liberty


CARPE DIEM, by JEAN ANTOINE DE BAIF    Poem Text            
First Line: Emperor and turk, I wot
Last Line: And her cupids all be there.
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


CARPE DIEM, by GEORGE ETHEREGE    Poem Text            
First Line: It is not, celia, in our power / to say how long our love will last
Last Line: But change a lover for a friend.
Variant Title(s): To A Lady, Asking How Long He Would Love Her
Subject(s): Carpe Diem; Desire; Love


CARPE DIEM, by ROBERT FROST    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Age saw two quiet children
Last Line: Too present to imagine
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


CARPE DIEM, by RODNEY JONES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Though pretty, it rarely worked, lining seduction
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


CARPE DIEM, by THEOPHILE JULIUS HENRY MARZIALS    Poem Text            
First Line: Today what is there in the air
Last Line: And my whole soul shall bloom and bear to-day.
Alternate Author Name(s): Marzials, Theo; Marzials, Theophile Jules Henri
Subject(s): Carpe Diem; Love; Soul; Spring; Time


CARPE DIEM, by RICHARD MONCKTON MILNES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Youth, that pursuest with such eager pace
Last Line: A man at last.
Alternate Author Name(s): Houghton, 1st Baron; Houghton, Lord
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


CARPE DIEM, by EDWARD ROWLAND SILL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How the dull thought smites me dumb
Last Line: From the great tree igdrasil.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hedbrooke, Andrew
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


CARPE DIEM (TO AN OVER-STUDIOUS YOUNG WOMAN), by ROBERT UNDERWOOD JOHNSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Come, dainty maid, come, leave your books
Last Line: You are another flower.
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


CORINNA'S GOING A-MAYING, by ROBERT HERRICK    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Get up! Get up for shame! The blooming morn
Last Line: Come, my corinna, come, let's go a-maying.
Variant Title(s): Going A-maying;may-day
Subject(s): Carpe Diem; Courtship; Death; Holidays; May (Month); New Year; Spring; Transience; Dead, The; Impermanence


DEATH IN LIFE, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: He always said he would retire
Last Line: He found he had already died
Subject(s): Carpe Diem;death; "dead, The;


EPITAPH: FOR ONE WHO GAILY SOWED HIS OATS, by COUNTEE CULLEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My days were a thing for me to live
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


FESTE'S SONG (1), FR. TWELFTH NIGHT, by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O mistress mine, where are you roaming?
Last Line: Youth's stuff will not endure.
Subject(s): Carpe Diem; Holidays; Love; Valentine's Day; Youth


FIRST FIG, by EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My candle burns at both ends
Last Line: It gives a lovely light!
Alternate Author Name(s): Boyd, Nancy; Boissevain, Eugen, Mrs.
Variant Title(s): My Candle
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


GATHER YE ROSES WHILE YE MAY, by ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Gather ye roses while ye may.
Alternate Author Name(s): Stevenson, Robert Lewis Balfour
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


GLAMOUR, by GEORGIA DOUGLAS JOHNSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O come while youth's bright rosy veil
Last Line: For soon, too soon, we see!
Alternate Author Name(s): Tremaine, John
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


HENCE CARE!, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: Sing we and chant it
Last Line: To live in pleasure. / fa la la!
Variant Title(s): Madrigal Set By Thomas Morley (12)
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


HORACE TO LEUCONOE, by EDWIN ARLINGTON ROBINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I pray you not, leuconoe, to pore
Last Line: And let the morrow come for what it will.
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


I HAVE NEWS FOR YOU, by TONY HOAGLAND    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There are people who do not see a broken playground swing
Last Line: And let it touch them all over their faces and bodies
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


I SEEK THE PRESENT TIME, by HENRY DAVID THOREAU    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: When the engine bell rings
Subject(s): Carpe Diem; Travel


I WANT TO LIVE, by GEORGIA DOUGLAS JOHNSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I shall be all too still some day
Last Line: My bit of ashes to the dust.
Alternate Author Name(s): Tremaine, John
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


IN THE HAYMARKET, by ARTHUR WILLIAM SYMONS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I danced at your ball a year ago
Last Line: And to-night, who cares? And to-morrow, who knows?
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


IT IS NOT ALWAYS MAY, by HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The sun is bright - the air is clear
Last Line: There are no birds in last year's nest!
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


LESBIA, LIVE TO LOVE, by GAIUS VALERIUS CATULLUS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Lesbia, live to love and pleasure
Last Line: Neither we nor envy know.
Alternate Author Name(s): Catullus, Caius Valerius
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


LET'S BE GAY WHILE WE MAY, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
Last Line: And not a moment after
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


LIVE EACH DAY, by JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Wouldst thou fashion for thyself a seemly life?
Last Line: Live each day as if thy life were just begun.
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


LIVE IN THE PRESENT, by SARAH KNOWLES BOLTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Forget the past and live the present hour
Last Line: Who conquers now shall rule the coming years.
Variant Title(s): Now
Subject(s): Carpe Diem; Holidays; New Year


LOVE'S PRIME, by THOMAS MAY    Poem Text            
First Line: Dear, do not your fair beauty wrong
Last Line: And flies away from aged things.
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


MARIPOSA, by EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Butterflies are white and blue
Last Line: Death comes in a day or two.
Alternate Author Name(s): Boyd, Nancy; Boissevain, Eugen, Mrs.
Subject(s): Butterflies; Carpe Diem; Death; Insects; Dead, The; Bugs


ODE ON A GRECIAN URN, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thou still unravished bride of quietness
Last Line: Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Beauty; Carpe Diem; Elgin Marbles; Mortality


ODES I, 11. CARPE DIEM, by QUINTUS HORATIUS FLACCUS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Seek not, for thou shalt not find it, what may end, what thine shallbe
Last Line: Jealous time. Mistrust to-morrow, catch the blossom of to-day.
Alternate Author Name(s): Horace
Variant Title(s): Odes I, 11. To Leuconoe
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


ODES I, 11. TO LEUCONOE, by QUINTUS HORATIUS FLACCUS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is not right for you to know, so do not ask, leuconoe
Last Line: The longest life is brevity.
Alternate Author Name(s): Horace
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


ON THE WIND, by SARA TEASDALE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Joy goes by like a bird
Last Line: When the game is done.
Alternate Author Name(s): Filsinger, Ernest B., Mrs.
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


PIAZZA PIECE, by JOHN CROWE RANSOM    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I am a gentleman in a dustcoat trying / to make you hear
Subject(s): Carpe Diem; Death; Mortality; Old Age; Youth; Dead, The


ROCOCO, by THOMAS BAILEY ALDRICH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: By studying my lady's eyes
Last Line: "she'll weary of you by and by."
Variant Title(s): Carpe Diem
Subject(s): Carpe Diem; Flowers


SECOND BOOK OF AIRS: SONG 18, by THOMAS CAMPION    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Come, you pretty false-eyed wanton
Last Line: And you my saint unnamed.
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


SHOULD I DIE BY THE FORCE OF GOOD WINE, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
Last Line: Who with drinking made his grave
Subject(s): Carpe Diem;drinks & Drinking


SO LIVE, SO LOVE, SO USE THAT FRAGILE HOUR, by ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: The poor survivor may not weep and wake
Alternate Author Name(s): Stevenson, Robert Lewis Balfour
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


SONG, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: As swift as time put round the glass
Last Line: For to be merry's to be wise
Subject(s): Carpe Diem;drinks & Drinking


SONG, by EDMUND WALLER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Go, lovely rose
Last Line: That are so wondrous sweet and fair.
Variant Title(s): The Rose
Subject(s): Admiration; Beauty; Carpe Diem; Flowers; Love; Modesty; Roses; Transience; Impermanence


SONG, by FRANK WILMOT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Love's an aeon, love's a day
Last Line: There'll be years and years for brooding.
Alternate Author Name(s): Maurice, Furnley
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


SONG (11), by JOHN WILMOT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Phyllis, be gentler, I advise
Last Line: And never know the joy.
Alternate Author Name(s): Rochester, 2d Earl Of
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


SONG (4), by FELICIA DOROTHEA HEMANS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Why should we with fancied cares
Last Line: Let us quaff the cup of joy.
Alternate Author Name(s): Browne, Felicia Dorothea
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


THE ADVICE; SONG, by THOMAS FLATMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Poor celia once was very fair
Last Line: Young ladies, marry, marry while you may!
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


THE BUD, by EDMUND WALLER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Lately on yonder swelling bush
Last Line: To wax more soft, her youth invades
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


THE FOLD, by ALICE MEYNELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Behold / the time is now!
Last Line: And let me be the fold!
Alternate Author Name(s): Meynell, Wilfrid, Mrs.; Thompson, Alice Christina
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


THE MAID'S REMONSTRANCE, by THOMAS CAMPBELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Never wedding, ever wooing
Last Line: Not with age, but wo!
Subject(s): Carpe Diem; Courtship; Single People; Bachelors; Unmarried People


THE NYMPH'S REPLY TO THE SHEPHERD, by WALTER RALEIGH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If all the world and love were young
Last Line: To live with thee and be thy love.
Alternate Author Name(s): Ralegh, Walter
Variant Title(s): "reply To Marlow's ""the Passionate Shepherd"";answer To Marlowe;the Shepherdess Replies;the Milk-maid's Mother's Answer;
Subject(s): Carpe Diem; Courtship; Love; Shepherds & Shepherdesses; Time; Transience; Impermanence


THE PASSIONATE SHEPHERD TO HIS LOVE, by CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Come live with me and be my love
Last Line: Then live with me, and be my love.
Variant Title(s): The Milkmaid's Song
Subject(s): Carpe Diem; Courtship; Love; Shepherds & Shepherdesses


THE WANDERER: 3. IN ENGLAND: 'CARPE DIEM', by EDWARD ROBERT BULWER-LYTTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: To-morrow is a day too far
Last Line: Foresee the men we may be.
Alternate Author Name(s): Meredith, Owen; Lytton, 1st Earl Of; Lytton, Robert
Subject(s): Carpe Diem; England; Travel; English; Journeys; Trips


THE WASSAIL, by ROBERT HERRICK    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Give way, give way ye gates, and win
Last Line: T'ave lost the good ye might have had.
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


THE WHIM; SONG, by THOMAS FLATMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Why so serious, why so grave?
Last Line: When the play's at an end, let the curtain fall down.
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


THOU THAT WOULDST MARK, IN FORM OF HUMAN BIRTH, by PETRARCH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: But if thou still delay, for long regret prepare
Alternate Author Name(s): Petrarca, Francesco
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


TO A GIRL, by ASCLEPIADES OF SAMOS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Believe me, love, it is not good
Last Line: Ashes and dust in death we are!
Alternate Author Name(s): Asklepiades Of Samos
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


TO CAROLINE (2), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When I hear you express an affection so warm
Last Line: And quaff the contents as our nectar below.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Love; Transiensce; Carpe Diem


TO DELIA: 31, by SAMUEL DANIEL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Look, delia, how we esteem the half-blown rose
Last Line: But love whilst that thou mayst be loved again.
Variant Title(s): "a Supplication;""looke, Delia, How Wee Steeme The Half-blowne Rose"";
Subject(s): Beauty; Carpe Diem; Love


TO DELIA: 32, by SAMUEL DANIEL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: But love whilst that thou may'st be loved again
Last Line: When once they find her flower, her glory, pass.
Variant Title(s): Delia: 32
Subject(s): Beauty; Carpe Diem; Love


TO ENJOY THE TIME, by ROBERT HERRICK    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: While fates permits us, let's be merry
Last Line: With the rotation of the day.
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


TO HIS COY MISTRESS, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text         Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: Had we but world enough, and time / this coyness, lady, were no crime
Last Line: Stand still, yet we will make him run.
Subject(s): Carpe Diem; Desire; Holidays; Love; New Year; Time


TO LESBIA, by GAIUS VALERIUS CATULLUS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My sweetest lesbia, let us live and love
Last Line: And crown with love my ever-during night.
Alternate Author Name(s): Catullus, Caius Valerius
Subject(s): Carpe Diem; Death; Dead, The


TO LIVE FREELY, by ROBERT HERRICK    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Let's live in hast; use pleasures while we may
Last Line: Co'd life return, 'twod never lose a day.
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


TO SAPPHO (1), by ROBERT HERRICK    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Let us now take time, and play
Last Line: No return from thence we have.
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


TO THE VIRGINS, TO MAKE MUCH OF TIME, by ROBERT HERRICK    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Gather ye rosebuds while ye may
Last Line: You may forever tarry.
Variant Title(s): Counsel To Girls;counsel To Virgins
Subject(s): Carpe Diem; Flowers; Holidays; Love; Love - Marital; Marriage; New Year; Roses; Time; Youth; Wedded Love; Marriage - Love; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


TO YOUTH, by ROBERT HERRICK    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Drink wine, and live here blithefull, while ye may
Last Line: The morrowes life too late is, live to-day.
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


UNDER A PATCHED SAIL, by MARIANNE MOORE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, we'll drink once more
Last Line: Come lad—to the days that are!
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


VOLPONE: TO CELIA, by GAIUS VALERIUS CATULLUS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Come, my celia, let us prove
Last Line: These have crimes accounted been.
Alternate Author Name(s): Catullus, Caius Valerius
Variant Title(s): Venetian Song;viamus;carmina, V: To Celia (Imitated From Catullus);song. To Celia
Subject(s): Carpe Diem; Love


YOU CAN'T HAVE IT ALL, by BARBARA RAS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: But you can have the fig tree and its fat leaves like clown hands
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


YOUTH AND CUPID, by ELIZABETH I    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When I was fair and young, and favour graced me
Last Line: "importune me no more!"
Alternate Author Name(s): Tudor, Elizabeth
Variant Title(s): Importune Me No More
Subject(s): Carpe Diem