Famous Prescription Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Prescription poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous prescription poems. These examples illustrate what a famous prescription poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Frost, Robert
I didn't make you know how glad I was
To have you come and camp here on our land.
I promised myself to get down some day
And see...Read More
by Chaucer, Geoffrey
The Sompnour in his stirrups high he stood,
Upon this Friar his hearte was so wood,* *furious
That like an aspen leaf he quoke* for ire: *quaked, trembled
"Lordings," quoth he,...Read More
by Tebb, Barry
Here is a silence I had not hoped for
This side of paradise, I am an old believer
In nature’s bounty as God’s grace
To us poor mortals, fretting and fuming
At frustrated...Read More
by Kipling, Rudyard
There is sorrow enough in the natural way
From men and women to fill our day;
And when we are certain of sorrow in store,
Why do we always arrange for more?
by Field, Eugene
If our own life is the life of a flower
(And that's what some sages are thinking),
We should moisten the bud with a health-giving flood
And 'twill bloom all the sweeter--
by Masters, Edgar Lee
I belonged to the church,
And to the party of prohibition;
And the villagers thought I died of eating watermelon.
In truth I had cirrhosis of the liver,
For every noon for thirty...Read More
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