Famous Rain Or Shine Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Rain Or Shine poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous rain or shine poems. These examples illustrate what a famous rain or shine poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Paterson, Andrew Barton
...hen once to the work they have put their hand.
Facing it yet! O my friend stout-hearted,
What does it matter for rain or shine,
For the hopes deferred and the grain departed?
Nothing could conquer that heart of thine.
And thy health and strength are beyond confessing
As the only joys that are worth possessing.
May the days to come be as rich in blessing
As the days we spent in the auld lang syne.
I would fain go back to the old grey river,
To the o...Read More
by Dryden, John
...ll today his own:
He who, secure within, can say,
Tomorrow do thy worst, for I have lived today.
Be fair or foul or rain or shine
The joys I have possessed, in spite of fate, are mine.
Not Heaven itself upon the past has power,
But what has been, has been, and I have had my hour....Read More
by Bukowski, Charles
...the vultures at the zoo
(all three of the)
sit very quietly in their
on the ground
are chunks of rotten meat.
the vultures are over-full.
our taxes have fed them
we move on to the next
a man is in there
sitting on the ground
his own ****.
i recognize him as
our former mailman.
his favorite ex...Read More
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