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Famous Alleghany Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Brackenridge, Hugh Henry
New Theban bards high soaring reach the skies 
And swim along thro' azure deeps of air. 

From Alleghany in thick groves imbrown'd, 
Sweet music breathing thro' the shades of night 
Steals on my ear, they sing the origin 
Of those fair lights which gild the firmament; 
From whence the gale that murmurs in the pines; 
Why flows the stream down from the mountains brow 
And rolls the ocean lower than the land. 
They sing the final destiny of things, ...Read more of this...

by Campbell, Thomas

Yet wanted not the eye far scope to muse,
Nor vistas open'd by the wandering stream;
Both where at evening Alleghany views
Through ridges burning in her western beam
Lake after lake interminably gleam:
And past those settlers' haunts the eye might roam
Where earth's unliving silence all would seem;
Save where on rocks the beaver built his dome,
Or buffalo remote low'd far from human home.

But silent not that adverse eastern path,
Which saw Aurora's hills th'...Read more of this...

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