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Famous Belgium Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Dyke, Henry Van
And fearless in the fight for conscience' sake! 
Against the Giant Robber clad in steel, 
With blood of trampled Belgium on his heel, 
Striding through France to strike you down at last,
Britain, stand fast ! 

Stand fast, brave land!
The Huns are thundering toward the citadel; 
They prate of Culture but their path is Hell; 
Their light is darkness, and the bloody sword
They wield and worship is their only Lord.
O land where reason stands secure on right, 
O land w...Read more of this...

by Dyke, Henry Van
...hat gently fall 
Around you like a benison?
"The Flemish Lion," "Brabanconne," 
"O brave Liege," and all the airs 
That Belgium in her bosom bears. 

Ring up, ye silvery octaves high,
Whose notes like circling swallows fly; 
And ring, each old sonorous bell,--
'' Jesu," "Maria," "Michael!"
Weave in and out, and high and low, 
The magic music that you know,
And let it float and flutter down
To cheer the heart of the troubled town. 
Ring out, "Salvator," lord of all,--
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