Famous Auctioning Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Auctioning poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous auctioning poems. These examples illustrate what a famous auctioning poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Doty, Mark
...Today the Masons are auctioning
their discarded pomp: a trunk of turbans,
gemmed and ostrich-plumed, and operetta costumes
labeled inside the collar "Potentate"
and "Vizier." Here their chairs, blazoned
with the Masons' sign, huddled
like convalescents, lean against one another
on the grass. In a casket are rhinestoned poles
the hierophants carried in parades;
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