Famous Aimlessness Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Aimlessness poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous aimlessness poems. These examples illustrate what a famous aimlessness poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Yeats, William Butler
...es, and a board
Where Sato's gift, a changeless sword,
By pen and paper lies,
That it may moralise
My days out of their aimlessness.
A bit of an embroidered dress
Covers its wooden sheath.
Chaucer had not drawn breath
When it was forged. In Sato's house,
Curved like new moon, moon-luminous
It lay five hundred years.
Yet if no change appears
No moon; only an aching heart
Conceives a changeless work of art.
Our learned men have urged
That when and where 'twa...Read More
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