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Famous Jackal Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Hugo, Victor
 ("Qu'est-ce que Sigismond et Ladislas ont dit.") 
 {Bk. XV. iii. 1.} 

 What...Read More

by Schiller, Friedrich von
 Why run the crowd? What means the throng
That rushes fast the streets along?
Can Rhodes a prey to flames, then, be?
In crowds they gather hastily,
And, on his steed, a noble...Read More

by Kipling, Rudyard
 Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet,
Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God's great Judgment Seat;
But there is neither East nor...Read More

by Byron, George (Lord)

"The grand army of the Turks, (in 1715), under the Prime Vizier, to open to themselves a way into the heart of the Morea, and to form the...Read More

by Kipling, Rudyard
 (From The Jungle Book)

Now this is the Law of the Jungle -- as old and as true as the sky;
And the Wolf that shall keep it may prosper, but...Read More

by Kipling, Rudyard
 March! The mud is cakin' good about our trousies.
 Front! -- eyes front, an' watch the Colour-casin's drip.
Front! The faces of the women in the 'ouses
 Ain't the kind...Read More

by Hugo, Victor
 ("Zim-Zizimi, Soudan d'Égypte.") 
 {Bk. XVI. i.} 

 Zim Zizimi—(of the Soudan of burnt Egypt, 
 The Commander of Believers, a Bashaw 
 Whose very robes were from...Read More

by Kipling, Rudyard
 For the sake of him who showed
One wise Frog the Jungle-Road,
Keep the Law the Man-Pack make
For thy blind old Baloo's sake!
Clean or tainted, hot or stale,
Hold it as it...Read More

by von Goethe, Johann Wolfgang
 ONCE two persons uninvited

Came to join my dinner table;
For the nonce they lived united,

Fox and crane yclept in fable.

Civil greetings pass'd between us

Then I pluck'd some pigeons tender
For the...Read More

by Kipling, Rudyard
 More than a hundred years ago, in a great battle fought near Delhi,
an Indian Prince rode fifty miles after the day was lost
with a beggar-girl, who had loved him...Read More

by Hugo, Victor
 ("Un bouffon manquait à cette fête.") 

 The EMPEROR FREDERICK BARBAROSSA, believed to be dead, appearing 
 as a beggar among the Rhenish...Read More

by Nicolson, Adela Florence Cory
   At night, when Passion's ebbing tide
     Left bare the Sands of Truth,
   Yasmini, resting by my side,
    ...Read More

by Laurence Dunbar, Paul
In the tents of Akbar
Are dole and grief to-day,
For the flower of all the Indies
Has gone the silent way.
In the tents of Akbar
Are emptiness and gloom,
And where the dancers gather,
The...Read More

by Nicolson, Adela Florence Cory
   If some day this body of mine were burned
   (It found no favour alas! with you)
   And the ashes scattered abroad, unurned,
 ...Read More

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