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Famous Scenic Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Poe, Edgar Allan
Lo! 't is a gala night

Within the lonesome latter years!
An angel throng bewinged bedight

In veils and drowned in tears 
Sit in a theatre to see

A play of hopes and fears...Read More



by Mueller, Lisel
 For Lucy, who called them "ghost houses."


Someone was always leaving
and never coming back.
The wooden houses wait like old wives
along this road; they are everywhere,
abandoned, leaning, turning gray. 

Someone always...Read More

by McGonagall, William Topaz
 Greenland's icy mountains are fascinating and grand,
And wondrously created by the Almighty's command;
And the works of the Almighty there's few can understand:
Who knows but it might be a part...Read More

by Hardy, Thomas
 We walked where Victor Jove was shrined awhile, 
And passed to Livia's rich red mural show, 
Whence, thridding cave and Criptoportico, 
We gained Caligula's dissolving pile. 

And each ranked...Read More

by Hardy, Thomas
 We walked where Victor Jove was shrined awhile, 
And passed to Livia's rich red mural show, 
Whence, thridding cave and Criptoportico, 
We gained Caligula's dissolving pile. 

And each ranked...Read More



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