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Poetry

The following is a brief collection of poetry that relates to space and/or mythology.
We hope to expand this collection in the future.


Brainard, John. The Lost Pleiad.
From Poems of John Brainard / by John Brainard [electronic text]
Brainard, John G. C. (John Gardiner Calkins), 1796-1828

Brainard, John. To the Moon.
From Poems of John Brainard / by John Brainard [electronic text]
Brainard, John G. C. (John Gardiner Calkins), 1796-1828

Braithwaite, William Stanley. Distances.
From Lyrics of life and love / by William Stanley Braithwaite [electronic text]
Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962.

Branch, Anna Hempstead. Selene.
From Rose of the wind and other poems / Anna Hempstead Branch [electronic text]
Branch, Anna Hempstead, 1875-1937

Branch, Anna Hempstead. A Sonnet for the Earth.
From Shoes that danced and other poems / Anna Hempstead Branch [electronic text]
Branch, Anna Hempstead, 1875-1937

Bryant, William Cullen. The Conjunction of Jupiter and Venus.
From Poems / William Cullen Bryant [electronic text]
Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878

Bryant, William Cullen. Hymn to the North Star.
From Poems / William Cullen Bryant [electronic text]
Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878

Bryant, William Cullen. Song of the Stars.
From Poems / William Cullen Bryant [electronic text]
Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878

Carman, Bliss. XXXI .
From Songs of the sea children / Bliss Carman [electronic text]
Carman, Bliss, 1861-1929

Carman, Bliss. XXXVII.
From Songs of the sea children / Bliss Carman [electronic text]
Carman, Bliss, 1861-1929

Carman, Bliss. LXIX.
From Songs of the sea children / Bliss Carman [electronic text]
Carman, Bliss, 1861-1929

Davidson, Lucretia Maria. To a Star.
From Poetical remains of the late Lucretia Maria Davidson [electronic text]
Davidson, Lucretia Maria, 1808-1825

Elias, Peter. The Carbon Connection.
Submitted by Windows to the Universe user, Peter Elias

Elias, Peter. Our Dear Sun.
Submitted by Windows to the Universe user, Peter Elias

Elias, Peter. Our Moon.
Submitted by Windows to the Universe user, Peter Elias

Elias, Peter. The Rain.
Submitted by Windows to the Universe user, Peter Elias

Elias, Peter. Snow in Winter.
Submitted by Windows to the Universe user, Peter Elias

Elias, Peter. The Traveling Earth.
Submitted by Windows to the Universe user, Peter Elias

Elias, Peter. Vancouver.
Submitted by Windows to the Universe user, Peter Elias

Elias, Peter. Water.
Submitted by Windows to the Universe user, Peter Elias

Excerpts from the Egyptian Book of the Dead.
The Dead Man Ariseth and Singeth a Hymn to the Sun.
He Maketh Himself One with Osiris.

Macumber, Justin. Spanish Sky.
Submitted by Windows to the Universe user, Justin Macumber

Merivale, John Hermann. The Storm.

Shelley, Percy Bysshe. Hymn to Selene.

Walcott, Derek. Europa.

Yeats, William Butler. Leda and the Swan.

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