Famous Blitheness Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Blitheness poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous blitheness poems. These examples illustrate what a famous blitheness poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Abercrombie, Lascelles
...the spread sea,
Thy feet are on the griefs and joys of men
That sheen to be thy causey. Out of tears
Indeed, and blitheness, murder and lust and love,
Whatever has been passionate in clay,
Thy flesh was tempered. Behold in thy body
The yearnings of all men measured and told,
Insatiate endless agonies of desire
Given thy flesh, the meaning of thy shape!
What beauty is there, but thou makest it?
How is earth good to look on, woods and fields,
The season's gar...Read More
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