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Famous Scientist Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Service, Robert William
 Sitting in the dentist's chair,
Wishing that I wasn't there,
To forget and pass the time
I have made this bit of rhyme.

I had a rendez-vous at ten;
I rushed to get in...Read More



by Kramberger, Taja
Every dead one has a name,
only the names of the living make us falter.
Some names are impossible to utter
without a stammer and a fidget,
some can only be spoken 
through allusion,
and...Read More

by Stojanovic, Dejan
Entering a cell, penetrating deep 
As a flying saucer 
To find a new galaxy 
Would be an honorable task 
For a new scientist interested 
More in the inner state of...Read More

by Gregory, Rg
 in my reading of the moment i have learned
the figure next to christ in da vinci’s last supper
(a painting i have actually seen in a milan church
fragilely restored) is...Read More

by Nash, Ogden
 I give you now Professor Twist,
A conscientious scientist,
Trustees exclaimed, "He never bungles!"
And sent him off to distant jungles.
Camped on a tropic riverside,
One day he missed his loving bride.
She had,...Read More



by Smart, Elizabeth
 Let us invoke a healthy heart-breaking
Towards the horrible world:
Let us say 0 poor people
How can they help being so absurd,
Misguided, abused, misled?

With unsifted saving graces jostling about 
On a...Read More

by Dickinson, Emily
 The Lilac is an ancient shrub
But ancienter than that
The Firmamental Lilac
Upon the Hill tonight --
The Sun subsiding on his Course
Bequeaths this final Plant
To Contemplation -- not to Touch --
The...Read More

by Edson, Russell
 A scientist has a test tube full of sheep. He 
wonders if he should try to shrink a pasture 
for them. 
 They are like grains of rice. 
...Read More

by Laurence Dunbar, Paul
I held my heart so far from harm,
I let it wander far and free
In mead and mart, without alarm,
Assured it must come back to me.
And all went well till on...Read More

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