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Juvenal Poems

A collection of select Juvenal famous poems that were written by Juvenal or written about the poet by other famous poets. PoetrySoup is a comprehensive educational resource of the greatest poems and poets on history.

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by Chaucer, Geoffrey
 THE PROLOGUE. 1


Experience, though none authority* *authoritative texts
Were in this world, is right enough for me
To speak of woe that is in marriage:
For, lordings, since I twelve year was...Read More



by Chesterton, G K
 The gallows in my garden, people say,

Is new and neat and adequately tall; 
I tie the noose on in a knowing way

As one that knots his necktie for a...Read More

by Levine, Philip
 All afternoon my father drove the country roads
between Detroit and Lansing. What he was looking for
I never learned, no doubt because he never knew himself,
though he would grab any...Read More

by Hugo, Victor
 ("Toi qu'aimais Juvénal.") 
 
 {Nox (PRELUDE) ix., Jersey, November, 1852.} 


 Thou who loved Juvenal, and filed 
 His style so sharp to scar imperial brows, 
 And...Read More



by Herrick, Robert
 THE APPARITION OF HIS, MISTRESS,
CALLING HIM TO ELYSIUM

DESUNT NONNULLA--

Come then, and like two doves with silvery wings,
Let our souls fly to th' shades, wherever springs
Sit smiling in the meads;...Read More