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Famous Pass On Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Whitman, Walt
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O TAKE my hand, Walt Whitman! 
Such gliding wonders! such sights and sounds! 
Such join’d unended links, each hook’d to the next! 
Each answering all—each sharing the earth with...Read More



by Milton, John
 A Masque Presented At Ludlow Castle, 1634, Before 

The Earl Of Bridgewater, Then President Of Wales.

The Persons

 The ATTENDANT SPIRIT, afterwards in the habit of THYRSIS.
COMUS, with his Crew.
The...Read More

by Brautigan, Richard
 a novel by Richard Brautigan


 THE COVER FOR

 TROUT FISHING IN AMERICA



The cover for Trout Fishing in America is a photograph taken

late in the afternoon, a photograph of the...Read More

by Tennyson, Alfred Lord
 Now, scarce three paces measured from the mound, 
We stumbled on a stationary voice, 
And 'Stand, who goes?' 'Two from the palace' I. 
'The second two: they wait,' he...Read More

by Southey, Robert
 Author Note: The story of the following ballad was related to me, when a school boy, as a fact which had really happened in the North of England. I...Read More



by Tennyson, Alfred Lord
 That story which the bold Sir Bedivere,
First made and latest left of all the knights,
Told, when the man was no more than a voice
In the white winter of his...Read More

by Tennyson, Alfred Lord
 Come not, when I am dead,
To drop thy foolish tears upon my grave,
To trample round my fallen head,
And vex the unhappy dust thou wouldst not save.
There let the wind...Read More

by Tennyson, Alfred Lord
 That story which the bold Sir Bedivere, 
First made and latest left of all the knights, 
Told, when the man was no more than a voice 
In the white...Read More

by Fu, Du
 Court return every day pawn spring clothes Every day river area utmost drunk return Wine debt common go place have Life seventy always rare Through flowers vanessa...Read More

by Fu, Du
 Jade dew wither wound maple forest Wu mountain wu gorge air desolate and dreary River on wave meet sky surge Pass on wind cloud join earth dark...Read More

by Kipling, Rudyard
 Rome never looks where she treads.
 Always her heavy hooves fall
On our stomachs, our hearts or our heads;
 And Rome never heeds when we bawl.
Her sentries pass on--that is...Read More

by Simic, Charles
 Seems like a long time
Since the waiter took my order.
Grimy little luncheonette,
The snow falling outside.

Seems like it has grown darker
Since I last heard the kitchen door
Behind my back
Since I...Read More

by Cowper, William
 Hark! 'tis the twanging horn! O'er yonder bridge,
That with its wearisome but needful length
Bestrides the wintry flood, in which the moon
Sees her unwrinkled face reflected bright,
He comes, the herald...Read More

by Service, Robert William
 Folk ask if I'm alive,
 Most think I'm not;
Yet gaily I contrive
 To till my plot.
The world its way can go,
 I little heed,
So long as I can grow
...Read More

by Amichai, Yehuda
 And we shall not get excited. Because a translator
May not get excited. Calmly, we shall pass on
Words from man to son, from one tongue
To others' lips, un-
Knowingly, like a...Read More

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