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Famous Attics Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Hugo, Victor
...notches filled with ocean blue; 
Cocks and hens spread their gildings, and converse
Beneath my window; and the rooftop attics, 
Now and then, toss me songs in dialect.
In my lane dwells a patriarchal rope-maker; 
The old man makes his wheel run loud, and goes
Retrograde, hemp wreathed tightly round the midriff. 
I like these waters where the wild gale scuds;
All day the country tempts me to go strolling; 
The little village urchins, book in hand,
Envy me, at the scho...Read more of this...

by Lindsay, Vachel
...d alone, 
Broken and wandering in their early years. 
When will they make our dusty streets their goal, 
Within our attics hide their sacred tears? 

When will they start our vulgar blood athrill 
With living language, words that set us free? 
When will they make a path of beauty clear 
Between our riches and our liberty? 

We must have many Lincoln-hearted men. 
A city is not builded in a day. 
And they must do their work, and come and go 
While countless generat...Read more of this...

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