Famous Astrand Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Astrand poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous astrand poems. These examples illustrate what a famous astrand poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Scott, Sir Walter
...e lofty prore
Shall never stem the billows more,
Deserted by her gallant band,
Amid the breakers lies astrand,—
So on his couch lay Roderick Dhu!
And oft his fevered limbs he threw
In toss abrupt, as when her sides
Lie rocking in the advancing tides,
That shake her frame with ceaseless beat,
Yet cannot heave her from her seat;—
O, how unlike her course at sea!
Or his free step on hill and lea!—
Soon as th...Read More
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