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Famous Cory Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Robinson, Edwin Arlington
Whenever Richard Cory went down town,
We people on the pavement looked at him:
He was a gentleman from sole to crown,
Clean favored and imperially slim.


And he was always quietly arrayed,
And he...Read More



by Nicolson, Adela Florence Cory
   Just as the dawn of Love was breaking
          Across the weary world of grey,
   Just as...Read More

by Nicolson, Adela Florence Cory
   The Desert sands are heated, parched and dreary,
     The tigers rend alive their quivering prey
   In the near Jungle; here the...Read More

by Nicolson, Adela Florence Cory
   The singer only sang the Joy of Life,
     For all too well, alas! the singer knew
   How hard the daily toil,...Read More

by Nicolson, Adela Florence Cory
   Second Song

   How much I loved that way you had
   Of smiling most, when very sad,
   A smile which carried tender...Read More



by Nicolson, Adela Florence Cory
   The tremulous morning is breaking
     Against the white waste of the sky,
   And hundreds of birds are awaking
   ...Read More

by Nicolson, Adela Florence Cory
   Rose-colour
   Rose Pink am I, the colour gleams and glows
     In many a flower; her lips, those tender doors
  ...Read More

by Nicolson, Adela Florence Cory
   He lurks among the reeds, beside the marsh,
     Red oleanders twisted in His hair,
   His eyes are haggard and His lips...Read More

by Nicolson, Adela Florence Cory
   Alone, I wait, till her twilight gate
                    ...Read More

by Nicolson, Adela Florence Cory
   Less than the dust, beneath thy Chariot wheel,
   Less than the rust, that never stained thy Sword,
   Less than the trust thou hast...Read More

by Nicolson, Adela Florence Cory
   The Desert is parched in the burning sun
   And the grass is scorched and white.
   But the sand is passed, and the march...Read More

by Nicolson, Adela Florence Cory
   Kama the Indian Eros

   The daylight is dying,
   The Flying fox flying,
         Amber and amethyst...Read More

by Nicolson, Adela Florence Cory
   I am waiting in the desert, looking out towards the sunset,
   And counting every moment till we meet.
   I am waiting by the...Read More

by Nicolson, Adela Florence Cory
   Sad is the Evening: all the level sand
     Lies left and lonely, while the restless sea,
   Tired of the green caresses...Read More

by Nicolson, Adela Florence Cory
   Oh, straight, white road that runs to meet,
            Across green fields, the blue green sea,
 ...Read More

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