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Famous Averment Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Robinson, Edwin Arlington
...are wrong,
Or that you are ill-seasoned in your lightness; 
You say that all you know is what you saw, 
And on your own averment you saw nothing. 
Your spoken word, Gawaine, I have not weighed 
In those unhappy scales of inference
That have no beam but one made out of hates 
And fears, and venomous conjecturings; 
Your tongue is not the sword that urges me 
Now out of Camelot. Two other swords 
There are that are awake, and in their scabbards
Are parching for the bloo...Read More

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