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Famous Article Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Browning, Robert
May be to make the next life more intense? 

Do you know, I have often had a dream 
(Work it up in your next month's article) 
Of man's poor spirit in its progress, still 
Losing true life for ever and a day 
Through ever trying to be and ever being-- 
In the evolution of successive spheres-- 
Before its actual sphere and place of life, 
Halfway into the next, which having reached, 
It shoots with corresponding foolery 

Halfway into the next still, on and off! 
As when a...Read More

by Shelley, Percy Bysshe
...glory's views the titled idiot guide

Lost Shelley poem found after 200 years,,2-2267433,00.html...Read More

by Berman, David
...ntimes there is a news item
about the complaints of homeowners
who live beside the airport
and I realize that I read an article
on this subject nearly once a year
and always receive the same image.

I am in bed late at night
in my house near the airport
listening to the jets fly overhead
a strange wife sleeping beside me.
In my mind, the bedroom is an amalgamation
of various cold medicine commercial sets
(there is always a box of tissue on the nightstand).

I kno...Read More

by Dickinson, Emily
...The Bat is dun, with wrinkled Wings --
Like fallow Article --
And not a song pervade his Lips --
Or none perceptible.

His small Umbrella quaintly halved
Describing in the Air
An Arc alike inscrutable
Elate Philosopher.

Deputed from what Firmament --
Of what Astute Abode --
Empowered with what Malignity
Auspiciously withheld --

To his adroit Creator
Acribe no less the praise --
Beneficent, believe ...Read More

by Byron, George (Lord)

(18) "Azrael," the angel of death. 

(19) The treasures of the Pre-Adamite Sultans. See D'Herbelot, article Istakar. 

(20) "Musselim," a governor, the next in rank after a Pacha; a Waywode is the third; and then come the Agas. 

(21) "Egripo" — the Negropont. According to the proverb, the Turks of Egrip, the Jews of Salonica, and the Greeks of Athens are the worst of their respective races. 

(22) "Tchocadar," one of the attendants who pre...Read More

by Chaucer, Geoffrey
And told his tale, as ye shall after hear.

Notes to the Prologue to the Cook's Tale

1. Jack of Dover: an article of cookery. (Transcriber's note:
suggested by some commentators to be a kind of pie, and by
others to be a fish)

2. Sooth play quad play: true jest is no jest.

3. It may be remembered that each pilgrim was bound to tell
two stories; one on the way to Canterbury, the other returning.

4. Made cheer: French, "fit bonne mine;" ...Read More

by Kowit, Steve describes the noun.
In "The can of beets is filled with purple fuzz"

of and with are prepositions. The's
an article, a can's a noun,
a noun's a thing. A verb's the thing it does.

A can can roll - or not. What isn't was
or might be, might meaning not yet known.
"Our can of beets is filled with purple fuzz"

is present tense. While words like our and us
are pronouns - i.e. it is moldy, they are icky brown.
A noun's a thing; a verb's ...Read More

by Chesterton, G K
...ld call his mother "Ma'am,"
And bow at her and bob at her,
Her aged soul to damn,
And rub his horrid hands and ask
What article was next
Should be her proper text.

His props are not his children,
But pert lads underpaid,
Who call out "Cash!" and bang about
To work his wicked trade;
He keeps a lady in a cage
Most cruelly all day,
And makes her count and calls her "Miss"
Until she fades away.

The righteous minds of innkeepers
Induce them now ...Read More

by Finch, Anne Kingsmill
Whilst I, like BRISTOL for the QUEEN, 
For all the Ladies of your Age 
As Plenipo' betimes engage; 
And as first Article declare, 
You shall be Faithful as you're Fair: 
No Sighs, when you shall know their Use, 
Shall be discharg'd in Love's Abuse; 
Nor kindling Words shall undermine, 
Till you in equal Passion join. 
Nor Money be alone your Aim, 
Tho' you an Over-weight may claim, 
And fairly build on your Desert, 
If with your Person goes your Heart. 
But whe...Read More

by Tzara, Tristan
...Take a newspaper.
Take some scissors.
Choose from this paper an article the length you want to make your poem.
Cut out the article.
Next carefully cut out each of the words that make up this article and put them all in a bag.
Shake gently.
Next take out each cutting one after the other.
Copy conscientiously in the order in which they left the bag.
The poem will resemble you.
And there you are-...Read More

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