Carpe Diem

To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time by Robert Herrick
Gather ye rosebuds while ye may,
To His Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell
Had we but world enough, and time,
Song to Celia by Ben Jonson
Drinke to me, onely, with thine eys
O Me! O Life! by Walt Whitman
Dreams by Langston Hughes
Hold fast to dreams
The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood
A Song On the End of the World by Czeslaw Milosz
On the day the world ends
Barter by Sara Teasdale
Life has loveliness to sell
As You Like It, Act II, Scene VII [All the world's a stage] by William Shakespeare
All the world's a stage
I Have News for You by Tony Hoagland
There are people who do not see a broken playground swing
When I consider every thing that grows (Sonnet 15) by William Shakespeare
When I consider every thing that grows
the gate by Tadeusz Różewicz
Lasciate ogni speranza
Daphnis and Chloe by Haniel Long
You found it difficult to woo
First Fig by Edna St. Vincent Millay
My candle burns at both ends
Twelfth Night, Act II, Scene III [O Mistress mine, where are you roaming?] by William Shakespeare
O Mistress mine, where are you roaming
We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths by Philip James Bailey
We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths
A Shropshire Lad, II by A. E. Housman
Loveliest of trees, the cherry now
Three Airs for the Beggar’s Opera, Air XXII by John Gay
Youth's the season made for joys
O, Gather Me the Rose by William Ernest Henley
O, gather me the rose, the rose
Another Song [Are they shadows that we see?] by Samuel Daniel
Are they shadows that we see
Live Blindly and Upon the Hour by Trumbull Stickney
Live blindly and upon the hour. The Lord
Vitae Summa Brevis Spem Nos Vetat Incohare Longam by Ernest Dowson
They are not long, the weeping and the laughter
I tie my Hat—I crease my Shawl (443) by Emily Dickinson
I tie my Hat—I crease my Shawl—
A Psalm of Life by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Tell me not, in mournful numbers,
If— by Rudyard Kipling
If you can keep your head when all about you
Archaic Torso of Apollo by Rainer Maria Rilke
We cannot know his legendary head
You Can't Have It All by Barbara Ras
But you can have the fig tree and its fat leaves like clown hands
The Layers by Stanley Kunitz
I have walked through many lives
My life closed twice before its close (96) by Emily Dickinson
My life closed twice before its close
Song of Myself, III by Walt Whitman
I have heard what the talkers were talking, the talk of the beginning and the end
Be Drunk by Charles Baudelaire
You have to be always drunk. That’s all there is to it--it's the only
Days by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Daughters of Time, the hypocritic Days
Refresh. Refresh. Refresh. by Noah Eli Gordon
Refresh. Refresh. Refresh.
Exact by Rae Armantrout
Quick, before you die
My life has been the poem I would have writ by Henry David Thoreau
My life has been the poem I would have writ
Thanatopsis by William Cullen Bryant
To him who in the love of Nature holds
To Rosa by Abraham Lincoln
You are young, and I am older
I saw a man pursuing the horizon by Stephen Crane
I saw a man pursuing the horizon
Anything Can Happen by Seamus Heaney
Anything can happen. You know how Jupiter