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Famous Connection Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Ginsberg, Allen
 For 
 Carl Solomon 


 I 

I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by 
 madness, starving hysterical naked, 
dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn...Read More



by Bishop, Elizabeth
 There are too many waterfalls here; the crowded streams 
hurry too rapidly down to the sea, 
and the pressure of so many clouds on the mountaintops 
makes them spill...Read More

by von Goethe, Johann Wolfgang
 [First published in Schiller's Horen, in connection 
with a
friendly contest in the art of ballad-writing between the two
great poets, to which many of their finest works are owing.]

ONCE a...Read More

by Trumbull, John
 The Sun, who never stops to dine,
Two hours had pass'd the mid-way line,
And driving at his usual rate,
Lash'd on his downward car of state.
And now expired the short vacation,
And...Read More

by Breton, Andre
 Less time than it takes to say it, less tears than it takes to die; I've taken account of everything,
there you have it. I've made a census of the...Read More



by Austen, Jane
 The day returns again, my natal day;
What mix'd emotions with the Thought arise!
Beloved friend, four years have pass'd away
Since thou wert snatch'd forever from our eyes.-- 
The day, commemorative...Read More

by Tennyson, Alfred Lord
 "Courage!" he said, and pointed toward the land, 
"This mounting wave will roll us shoreward soon."
In the afternoon they came unto a land 
In which it seemed always afternoon.
All...Read More

by Brautigan, Richard
 Less time than it takes to say it, less tears than it takes to die; I've taken account
of everything, there you have it. I've made a census of the...Read More

by von Goethe, Johann Wolfgang
 [Written and sung in honour of the birthday 
of the Pastor Ewald at the time of Goethe's happy connection with 
Lily.]

IN ev'ry hour of joy

That love and wine prolong,
The...Read More

by Tebb, Barry
 MOORING POSTS





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The mooring posts marked on the South Leeds map

Of 1908 still line the Aire’s side, huge, red

With rust, they stand by the Council’s Transpennine

Trail opposite the bricked...Read More

by Tebb, Barry
 The women are all wearing imitation silk scarves,

Blackpool or Biarritz, sipping Woman, masticating

The morning’s post, new babies and bathrooms, going

To file, snip, fiddle and smile through fish-eyes,

Crinkly green gloss,...Read More

by von Goethe, Johann Wolfgang
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What we sing in company
Soon from heart to heart will fly.
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THE Gesellige Lieder, which I have angicisled 
as above, as several of them cannot be called convivial songs, are...Read More

by Burns, Robert
 WHILE Europe’s eye is fix’d on mighty things,
The fate of Empires and the fall of Kings;
While quacks of State must each produce his plan,
And even children lisp the Rights...Read More

by Edgar, Marriott
 Henry the Seventh of England
Wasn't out of the Royal top drawer,
The only connection of which he could boast,
He were King's nephew's brother-in-law.

It were after the Wars of the Roses
That...Read More

by von Goethe, Johann Wolfgang
 MY DEAR LADY GRANVILLE,--

THE reluctance which must naturally be felt by any one in
venturing to give to the world a book such as the present, where
the beauties of the...Read More

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