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Famous Afoam Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Service, Robert William
Crooking the toe in the trigger, trying to patter a prayer;
Going outside with an escort, raving with lips all afoam,
Writing a cheque for a million, driveling feebly of home;
Lost like a louse in the burning . . . or else in the tented town
Seeking a drunkard's solace, sinking and sinking down;
Steeped in the slime at the bottom, dead to a decent world,
Lost 'mid the human flotsam, far on the frontier hurled;
In the camp at the bend of the river, with it...Read More

by Paterson, Andrew Barton
...the lead there!” 
And it’s “Let ‘em stop and feed there!” 
For they’re wild as mountain eagles, and their sides are all afoam; 
But they’re settling down already, 
And they’ll travel nice and steady; 
With cheery call and jest and song we fetch the cattle home. 

We have to watch them close at night 
For fear they’ll make a rush, 
And break away in headlong flight 
Across the open bush; 
And by the camp-fire’s cheery blaze, 
With mellow voice and strong, 
We hear the lon...Read More

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