Famous Atmospheric Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Atmospheric poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous atmospheric poems. These examples illustrate what a famous atmospheric poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Doty, Mark
the arms and chest
of the god
brightened by snow.
by atmospheric sulphurs
and now the shining
these clouded windows
show a few faces
or some empty car's
filmstrip of lit flames
how they were supposed
to teach us something?--
waxy light hurrying
inches away from the phantom
smudge of us, vague...Read More
by Freneau, Philip
...amble through, the aether pass'd,
Pray tell us when you stop at last;
Would you with gods that aether share,
Or dine on atmospheric air?--
You have a longing for the skies,
To leave the fogs that round us rise,
To haste your flight and speed your wings
Beyond this world of little things.
Your silken project is too great;
Stay here, Blanchard, 'till death or fate
To which, yourself, like us, must bow,
Shall send you where you want to go.
Yes--wait, and let the heav'...Read More
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