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Famous Abyssinia Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Keats, John
...ear and horn,
 On spleenful unicorn.

"I saw Osirian Egypt kneel adown
 Before the vine-wreath crown!
I saw parch'd Abyssinia rouse and sing
 To the silver cymbals' ring!
I saw the whelming vintage hotly pierce
 Old Tartary the fierce!
The kings of Inde their jewel-sceptres vail,
And from their treasures scatter pearled hail;
Great Brahma from his mystic heaven groans,
 And all his priesthood moans;
Before young Bacchus' eye-wink turning pale.--
Into these regions cam...Read More



by Whitman, Walt
...the wild steed, the bustard, the fat-tail’d sheep, the antelope, and the
 burrowing wolf. 

I see the high-lands of Abyssinia;
I see flocks of goats feeding, and see the fig-tree, tamarind, date, 
And see fields of teff-wheat, and see the places of verdure and gold. 

I see the Brazilian vaquero; 
I see the Bolivian ascending Mount Sorata; 
I see the Wacho crossing the plains—I see the incomparable rider of horses with his lasso
 on
 his
 arm;
I see over the pampas th...Read More

by Keats, John
...rn, 110 
On spleenful unicorn. 

I saw Osirian Egypt kneel adown 
Before the vine-wreath crown! 
I saw parch'd Abyssinia rouse and sing 
To the silver cymbals' ring! 115 
I saw the whelming vintage hotly pierce 
Old Tartary the fierce! 
The kings of Ind their jewel-sceptres vail, 
And from their treasures scatter pearl¨¨d hail; 
Great Brahma from his mystic heaven groans, 120 
And all his priesthood moans, 
Before young Bacchus' eye-wink turning pale. 
I...Read More

by Keats, John
...and horn, 
 On spleenful unicorn. 

I saw Osirian Egypt kneel adown 
 Before the vine-wreath crown! 
I saw parch'd Abyssinia rouse and sing 
 To the silver cymbals' ring! 
I saw the whelming vintage hotly pierce 
 Old Tartary the fierce! 
The kings of Ind their jewel-sceptres vail, 
And from their treasures scatter pearled hail; 
Great Brahma from his mystic heaven groans, 
 And all his priesthood moans, 
Before young Bacchus' eye-wink turning pale. 
Into these regio...Read More

by Keats, John
...and horn, 
 On spleenful unicorn. 

I saw Osirian Egypt kneel adown 
 Before the vine-wreath crown! 
I saw parch'd Abyssinia rouse and sing 
 To the silver cymbals' ring! 
I saw the whelming vintage hotly pierce 
 Old Tartary the fierce! 
The kings of Ind their jewel-sceptres vail, 
And from their treasures scatter pearled hail; 
Great Brahma from his mystic heaven groans, 
 And all his priesthood moans, 
Before young Bacchus' eye-wink turning pale. 
Into these regio...Read More



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