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Famous Restoration Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Wordsworth, William
Five years have passed; five summers, with the length 
Of five long winters! and again I hear
These waters, rolling from their mountain-springs
With a soft inland murmur.  Once again
Do I...Read More



by Smart, Christopher
 Let Elizur rejoice with the Partridge, who is a prisoner of state and is proud of his keepers. 

Let Shedeur rejoice with Pyrausta, who dwelleth in a medium of...Read More

by Smart, Christopher
 Let Dew, house of Dew rejoice with Xanthenes a precious stone of an amber colour. 

Let Round, house of Round rejoice with Myrmecites a gern having an Emmet in...Read More

by Sandburg, Carl
 THIS Mohammedan colonel from the Caucasus yells with his voice and wigwags with his arms.
The interpreter translates, “I was a friend of Kornilov, he asks me what to do...Read More

by McGonagall, William Topaz
 Annie Marshall was a foundling, and lived in Downderry,
And was trained up by a coast-guardsman, kind-hearted and merry
And he loved Annie Marshall as dear as his life,
And he resolved...Read More



by Lowell, Amy
 The tall yellow hollyhocks stand,
Still and straight,
With their round blossoms spread open,
In the quiet sunshine.
And still is the old Roman wall,
Rough with jagged bits of flint,
And jutting stones,
Old and...Read More

by Burns, Robert
 O SING a new song to the Lord,
 Make, all and every one,
A joyful noise, even for the King
 His restoration.


The sons of Belial in the land
 Did set...Read More

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