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Famous Pound For Pound Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Robinson, Edwin Arlington
 Fear, like a living fire that only death 
Might one day cool, had now in Avon’s eyes 
Been witness for so long of an invasion 
That made of a...Read More



by Dickinson, Emily
 The Brain -- is wider than the Sky --
For -- put them side by side --
The one the other will contain
With ease -- and You -- beside --

The Brain...Read More

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