Famous Balladeer Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Balladeer poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous balladeer poems. These examples illustrate what a famous balladeer poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Service, Robert William
...or God-sake don't call me a poet,
For I've never been guilty of that.
A rhyme-rustler, rugged and shameless,
A Bab Balladeer on the loose;
Of saccarine sonnets I'm blameless,
My model has been - Mother Goose.
And I fancy my grave-digger griping
As he gives my last lodging a pat:
"This guy wrote McGrew;
'Twas the best he could do" . . .
So I'll go to my maker with that....Read More
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