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Famous Camden Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Betjeman, John
 From the geyser ventilators
Autumn winds are blowing down
On a thousand business women
Having baths in Camden Town

Waste pipes chuckle into runnels,
Steam's escaping here and there,
Morning trains through Camden cutting
Shake the...Read More



by Chesterton, G K
 John Grubby who was short and stout 
And troubled with religious doubt, 
Refused about the age of three 
To sit upon the curate's knee; 
(For so the eternal strife...Read More

by Carroll, Lewis
 AY, 'twas here, on this spot,
In that summer of yore,
Atalanta did not
Vote my presence a bore,
Nor reply to my tenderest talk "She had
heard all that nonsense before." 

She'd the...Read More

by Robinson, Mary Darby
 DEAR SHADE OF HIM, who grac'd the mimick scene,
And charm'd attention with resistless pow'r;
Whose wond'rous art, whose fascinating mien,
Gave glowing rapture to the short-liv'd hour! 

Accept the mournful verse,...Read More

by Jonson, Ben
XIV. ? TO WILLIAM CAMDEN.     CAMDEN !  most reverend head, to whom I owe  All that I am in arts, all that I know ; (How nothing's that ?) ;...Read More



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