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Famous Blin Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Burns, Robert
...w me in your plaid,
 And I sall be your dearie.
 Ca’ the yowes, &c.


While waters wimple to the sea,
While day blinks in the lift sae hie,
Till clay-cauld death sall blin’ my e’e,
 Ye sall be my dearie.
 Ca’ the yowes, &c....Read More



by Burns, Robert
...e a frost in June,
 An’ wither’d a’ our posies.
 Awa’ Whigs, &c.


Our ancient crown’s fa’en in the dust—
 Deil blin’ them wi’ the stoure o’t!
An’ write their names in his black beuk,
 Wha gae the Whigs the power o’t.
 Awa’ Whigs, &c.


Our sad decay in church and state
 Surpasses my descriving:
The Whigs cam’ o’er us for a curse,
 An’ we hae done wi’ thriving.
 Awa’ Whigs, &c.


Grim vengeance lang has taen a nap,
 But we may see him wauken:
Gude help...Read More

by Burns, Robert
...,
Meg was deaf as Ailsa Craig,
 Ha, ha, the wooing o’t:
Duncan sigh’d baith out and in,
Grat his e’en baith blear’t an’ blin’,
Spak o’ lowpin o’er a linn;
 Ha, ha, the wooing o’t.


Time and Chance are but a tide,
 Ha, ha, the wooing o’t,
Slighted love is sair to bide,
 Ha, ha, the wooing o’t:
Shall I like a fool, quoth he,
For a haughty hizzie die?
She may gae to—France for me!
 Ha, ha, the wooing o’t.


How it comes let doctors tell,
 Ha, ha, the wooing o’t;
Meg gre...Read More

by Burns, Robert
...c.


He sought them out, he sought them in,
Wi’ deil hae her! an’, deil hae him!
But the body he was sae doited and blin’,
 He wist na where he was gaun O.
 We’ll hide the Cooper, &c.


They cooper’d at e’en, they cooper’d at morn,
Till our gudeman has gotten the scorn;
On ilka brow she’s planted a horn,
 And swears that there they sall stan’ O.
 We’ll hide the Cooper, &c....Read More

by Laurence Dunbar, Paul
...athah meks it moughty ha'd to 'ceive
[Pg 165]Ef a body's soul ain' blin' an' deef an' dumb.
Robin whistlin' ovah yandah ez he buil' his little nes';
Whut you reckon dat he sayin' to his mate?
He's a-sayin' dat he love huh in de wo'ds she know de bes',
An' she lookin' moughty pleased at whut he state.
Now, Miss Lucy, dat ah robin sholy got his sheer o' sense,
An' de hen-bird got huh mothah-wit fu' true;
So I t'ink ef ...Read More



by Laurence Dunbar, Paul
...ammy cookin' dat could smell so good.
Mammy spread de winder, an' she frown an' frown,
How de pickaninnies come a-tum-blin' down!
Den she say: "Ef you-all keeps a-peepin' in,
How I'se gwine to whup you, my! 't 'ill be a sin!
Need n' come a-sniffin' an' a-nosin' hyeah,
'Ca'se I knows my business, nevah feah."
Won't somebody tell us—how I wish dey would!—
Whut is mammy cookin' dat it smells so good?
We know she means business, an' we dassent stay,
Dough it's mighty tr...Read More

by Burns, Robert
...'t,
Meg was deaf as Ailsa Craig;
Ha, ha, the wooing o't,
Duncan sighed baith out and in,
Grat his een baith bleer't and blin',
Spak o' lowpin ower a linn;
Ha, ha, the wooing o't.

Time and Chance are but a tide,
Ha, ha, the wooing o't,
Slighted love is sair to bide,
Ha, ha, the wooing o't,
Shall I, like a fool, quoth he,
For a haughty hizzie dee?
She may gae to -France for me!
Ha, ha, the wooing o't.

How it comes let Doctors tell,
Ha, ha, the wooing o't,
Meg grew sic...Read More

by Lanier, Sidney
...ds does meet.
De Lord, HE made dese black-jack roots to twis' into a seat.
Umph, dar! De Lord have mussy on dis blin' ole ******'s feet.

It 'pear to me dis mornin' I kin smell de fust o' June.
I 'clar', I b'lieve dat mockin'-bird could play de fiddle soon!
Dem yonder town-bells sounds like dey was ringin' in de moon.

Well, ef dis ****** IS been blind for fo'ty year or mo',
Dese ears, DEY sees the world, like, th'u' de cracks dat's in de do'.
For de L...Read More

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