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Famous Beowulf Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Kizer, Carolyn
Your four-year-old looked like a miniature
John Lennon.
You fed him peanut butter from your jar and raised him
on Beowulf and Grendal.

Much later in New York we reunited;
in an elevator at Sak's a woman asked for
your autograph.
You glowed like a star, like Anouk Aimee
at forty, close enough.

Your pedantry found its place in the Women's Movement.
You rose fast, seen suddenly as the morning star;
wrote the ERA
found the right man at last, a sensitive ar...Read More

by Anonymous,
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