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Famous Abjured Poems by Famous Poets

These are examples of famous Abjured poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous abjured poems. These examples illustrate what a famous abjured poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).

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by Aiken, Conrad
...e of the kiss
sensual or simple; and the gestures, too,
as slight as that with which an empire falls,
or a great love's abjured; these feignings, sleights,
savants, or saints, or fly-by-nights,
the novice in her cell, or wearing tights
on the high wire above a hell of lights:
what's true in these, or false? which is the ‘I'
of 'I's'? Is it the master of the cadence, who
transforms all things to a hoop of flame, where through
tigers of meaning leap? And are these true,
the lan...Read More

by Dickinson, Emily
...Supply the minor Palate
That has not starved so long --
I tell thee while I waited
The mystery of Food
Increased till I abjured it
And dine without Like God --


Art thou the thing I wanted?
Begone -- my Tooth has grown --
Affront a minor palate
Thou could'st not goad so long --

I tell thee while I waited --
The mystery of Food
Increased till I abjured it
Subsisting now like God --...Read More

by Byron, George (Lord)
...mountains dear, 
Awake their absent echoes in his ear, 
Friends', kindreds', parents', wonted voice recall, 
Now lost, abjured, for one — his friend, his all: 
For him earth now disclosed no other guide; 
What marvel then he rarely left his side? 


Light was his form, and darkly delicate 
That brow whereon his native sun had sate, 
But had not marr'd, though in his beams he grew, 
The cheek where oft the unbidden blush shone through; 
Yet not such blush as mounts...Read More

by Seeger, Alan
For Love shone in their eyes, and in their ears 
Come unto me, Love beckoned them, for lo! 
The breast your lips abjured is still as sweet....Read More

by Hardy, Thomas
...As they sped on; 
When slipping its bond the bracelet flew 
From her fondled arm. Replaced anon, 
Its cameo of the abjured one drew 
 Her musings thereupon. 


The gaud with his image once had been 
 A gift from him: 
And so it was that its carving keen 
Refurbished memories wearing dim, 
Which set in her soul a throe of teen, 
 And a tear on her lashes' brim. 


"I may not go!" she at length upspake, 
 "Thoughts call me back - 
I would still lose all for ...Read More

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