Famous Hard Lesson Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Hard Lesson poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous hard lesson poems. These examples illustrate what a famous hard lesson poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Tebb, Barry
To die on a dual carriageway ‘high on morphine’
And I learned healing is caring as much as knowing,
The slow hard lesson of a lifetime, the concentration
Of a chess master, the footwork of a dancer,
The patience of a scholar and a saint’s humility,
While I have only a poet’s quickness, a journalist’s
Ability to speed-read and the clumsiness
Of a circus clown....Read More
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