Famous Absentminded Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Absentminded poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous absentminded poems. These examples illustrate what a famous absentminded poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Schwartz, Delmore
And now this newest of the mysteries,
Confronts his honest and his studious eyes----
His mother much too fat and absentminded,
Gazing past his face, careless of him,
His fume, his charm, his bedtime, and warm milk,
As soon the night will be too dark, the spring
Too late, desire strange, and time too fast,
This estrangement is a gradual thing
(His mother once so svelte, so often sick!
Towering father did this: what a trick!)
Explained to cautiously, containing fear,...Read More
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