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Famous Babbles Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Markham, Edwin> Let the iron tread 
Of armies shake the earth. Look, lofty towers: 
Assyria goes by upon the wind!" 
And so she babbles by the ancient road, 
While cities turned to dust upon the Earth 
Rise through her whirling brain to live again-- 
Babbles all night, and when her voice is dead 
Her weary lips beat on without a sound....Read More

by Gray, Thomas
...eathes its old fantastic roots so high,
His listless length at noon-tide would he stretch,
And pore upon the brook that babbles by.

"Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn,
Mutt'ring his wayward fancies would he rove;
Now drooping, woeful-wan, like one forlorn,
Or crazed with care, or crossed in hopeless love.

"One morn I missed him from the customed hill,
Along the heath, and near his fav'rite tree;
Another came; nor yet beside the rill,
Nor up the lawn, nor at ...Read More

by Keats, John; and where her tender hands
She dabbles, on the cool and sluicy sands:
Or 'tis the cell of Echo, where she sits,
And babbles thorough silence, till her wits
Are gone in tender madness, and anon,
Faints into sleep, with many a dying tone
Of sadness. O that she would take my vows,
And breathe them sighingly among the boughs,
To sue her gentle ears for whose fair head,
Daily, I pluck sweet flowerets from their bed,
And weave them dyingly--send honey-whispers
Round every l...Read More

by Hugo, Victor
...gesting, every word; 
 The watchful Pole was silent—but he heard. 
 Two monstrous dangers; but the heedless one 
 Babbles and smiles, and bids all care begone— 
 Likes lively speech—while all the poor she makes 
 To love her, and the taxes off she takes. 
 A life of dance and pleasure she has known— 
 A woman always; in her jewelled crown 
 It is the pearl she loves—not cutting gems, 
 For these can wound, and mark men's diadems. 
 She pays the hire of Homer's co...Read More

by Mansfield, Katherine
...Baby Babbles--only one,
Now to sit up has begun.

Little Babbles quite turned two
Walks as well as I and you.

And Miss Babbles one, two, three,
Has a teaspoon at her tea.

But her Highness at four
Learns to open the front door.

And her Majesty--now six,
Can her shoestrings neatly fix.

Babbles, babbles, have a care,
You will soon put up your...Read More

by Dickinson, Emily
...ers of the Resurrection --
Rafter of satin,
And Roof of stone.

Light laughs the breeze
In her Castle above them --
Babbles the Bee in a stolid Ear,
Pipe the Sweet Birds in ignorant cadence --
Ah, what sagacity perished here!...Read More

by Whitman, Walt that ever lashes its own body to terror and death; 
But I am that which unseen comes and sings, sings, sings, 
Which babbles in brooks and scoots in showers on the land, 
Which the birds know in the woods, mornings and evenings, 
And the shore-sands know, and the hissing wave, and that banner and pennant,
Aloft there flapping and flapping. 

O father, it is alive—it is full of people—it has children! 
O now it seems to me it is talking to its children! 
I he...Read More

by Mansfield, Katherine
...My Babbles has a nasty knack
Of keeping monkeys on her back.
A great big black one comes and swings
Right on her sash or pinny strings.
It is a horrid thing and wild
And makes her such a naughty child.

She comes and stands beside my chair
With almost an offended air
And says:--"Oh, Father, why can't I?"
And stamps her foot and starts to cry--
I loo...Read More

by Tynan, Katharine
...utumn gray, 
Rear no tender children, love no mates for ever; 
Robbed alike of bird's joys and of man's are they. 

Babbles Conn the youngest, 'Sister, I remember 
At my father's palace how I went in silk, 
Ate the juicy deer-flesh roasted from the ember, 
Drank from golden goblets my child's draught of milk. 
Once I rode a-hunting, laughed to see the hurry, 
Shouted at the ball-play, on the lake did row; 
You had for your beauty gauds that shone so rarely.'
'Peac...Read More

by Verhaeren, Emile
...the dew-drops fall.
A lucid and frail purity adorns a morning so bright that prisms seem to gleam in the air. A spring babbles; a noise of wings is heard.
Oh! how beautiful are your eyes at that first hour when our silver ponds shimmer in the light and reflect the day that is rising. Your forehead is radiant and your blood beats.
Intense and wholesome life in all its divine strength enters your bosom so completely, like a driving happiness, that to contain its anguish and ...Read More

by Service, Robert William
 And roses.

And as I see that joy of bloom,
 Sad sighing,
I think of Mother in her room,
 Lone lying.
She babbles of the garden fair
 Her childhood knew,
And how she gathered roses there
 In joyous dew.

I shiver in the street so grey,
 Yet still I stop;
In gutter grime it seems so gay,
 This flower shop . . .
"Oh Mister, could you spare one rose?"
 (There now, I'm crying),
"For Mother,--every blossom knows
 --Is dying."...Read More

by Masters, Edgar Lee
...he sleet with bared breast,
Drinking, rioting, thinking neither of wife nor kin,
Nor gold, nor love, nor heaven?
Lo! he babbles of the fish-frys of long ago,
Of the horse-races long ago at Clary's Grove,
Of what Abe Lincoln said
One time at Springfield....Read More

by Schiller, Friedrich von;
And shall the weak limbs fail me now?
And he!--Divine one, nerve me, thou!"

Hark! like some gracious murmur by,
Babbles low music, silver-clear--
The wanderer holds his breath to hear;
And from the rock, before his eye,
Laughs forth the spring delightedly;
Now the sweet waves he bends him o'er,
And the sweet waves his strength restore.

Through the green boughs the sun gleams dying,
O'er fields that drink the rosy beam,
The trees' huge shadows giant seem.
Two ...Read More

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