Famous Avoids Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Avoids poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous avoids poems. These examples illustrate what a famous avoids poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Alighieri, Dante
..., for where the she-wolf lies
Shall no man pass, except the path he tries
Her craft entangle. No way fugitive
Avoids the seeking of her greeds, that give
Insatiate hunger, and such vice perverse
As makes her leaner while she feeds, and worse
Her craving. And the beasts with which she breed
The noisome numerous beasts her lusts require,
Bare all the desirable lands in which she feeds;
Nor shall lewd feasts and lewder matings tire
Until she woos, in ...Read More
by Whitman, Walt
...perceives the indirect assuredly following the direct,
Who in his spirit in any emergency whatever neither hurries or, avoids death....Read More
by Herbert, George
For her reward.
She in the valley is so shy
Of dressing, that her hair doth lie
About her ears;
While she avoids her neighbour's pride,
She wholly goes on th' other side,
And nothing wears.
But, dearest mother, what those miss,
The mean, thy praise and glory is
And long may be.
Blessed be God, whose love it was
To double-moat thee with his grace,
And none but thee....Read More
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