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Famous Admittance Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Nash, Ogden
 In Baltimore there lived a boy.
He wasn't anybody's joy.
Although his name was Jabez Dawes,
His character was full of flaws.


In school he never led his classes,
He hid old ladies' reading...Read More



by Turner Smith, Charlotte
 Scene, on an Eminence on one of those Downs, which afford to the South a view of the Sea; to the North of the Weald of Sussex. Time, an...Read More

by Celan, Paul
 Most brightly of all burned the hair of my evening loved one:
to her I send the coffin of lightest wood.
Waves billow round it as round the bed of our...Read More

by McGonagall, William Topaz
 On one occasion King James the Fifth of Scotland, when alone, in disguise,
Near by the Bridge of Cramond met with rather a disagreeable surprise.
He was attacked by five gipsy...Read More

by Watts, Isaac
 Heaven invisible and holy.

1 Cor. 2:9,10; Rev. 21:27. 

Nor eye hath seen, nor ear hath heard,
Nor sense nor reason known,
What joys the Father hath prepared
For those that love the...Read More



by Swift, Jonathan
 Desponding Phillis was endu'd 
With ev'ry Talent of a Prude, 
She trembled when a Man drew near; 
Salute her, and she turn'd her Ear: 
If o'er against her you...Read More

by Goose, Mother
Young Roger came tapping at Dolly's window,    Thumpaty, thumpaty, thump!He asked for admittance; she answered him "No!"    Frumpaty, frumpaty, frump!"No, no, Roger, no! as you came you may go!"    Stumpaty, stumpaty, stump! ...Read More

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