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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).

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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
...m wrong, 
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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