Famous On Firm Ground Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous On Firm Ground poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous on firm ground poems. These examples illustrate what a famous on firm ground poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Milton, John
Of victory: Deeds of eternal fame
Were done, but infinite; for wide was spread
That war and various; sometimes on firm ground
A standing fight, then, soaring on main wing,
Tormented all the air; all air seemed then
Conflicting fire. Long time in even scale
The battle hung; till Satan, who that day
Prodigious power had shown, and met in arms
No equal, ranging through the dire attack
Of fighting Seraphim confused, at length
Saw where the sword of Michael sm...Read More
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