Famous Affluent Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Affluent poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous affluent poems. These examples illustrate what a famous affluent poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Dickinson, Emily
...Birthday of but a single pang
That there are less to come --
Afflictive is the Adjective
But affluent the doom --...Read More
by Tennyson, Alfred Lord
Her round white shoulder shaken with her sobs,
Melissa knelt; but Lady Blanche erect
Stood up and spake, an affluent orator.
'It was not thus, O Princess, in old days:
You prized my counsel, lived upon my lips:
I led you then to all the Castalies;
I fed you with the milk of every Muse;
I loved you like this kneeler, and you me
Your second mother: those were gracious times.
Then came your new friend: you began to change--
I saw it and grieved--to s...Read More
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