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Famous See The Light Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Brackenridge, Hugh Henry
No more of Memphis and her mighty kings, 
Or Alexandria, where the Ptolomies. 
Taught golden commerce to unfurl her falls, 
And bid fair science smile: No more of...Read More

by Pope, Alexander
 Shut, shut the door, good John! fatigu'd, I said, 
Tie up the knocker, say I'm sick, I'm dead.
The dog-star rages! nay 'tis past a doubt,
All Bedlam, or Parnassus, is...Read More

by Ayres, Pam
Yes, I’ll marry you, my dear.
And here’s the reason why.
So I can push you out of bed
When the baby starts to cry.
And if we hear a knocking
And it’s creepy and...Read More

by Shelley, Percy Bysshe
O thou, who plum'd with strong desire 
Wouldst float above the earth, beware!
A Shadow tracks thy flight of fire--
Night is coming!
Bright are the regions of the air,
And among...Read More

by Kipling, Rudyard
 So here's your Empire. No more wine, then?
We'll clear the Aides and khitmatgars away.
(You'll know that fat old fellow with the knife --
He keeps the Name Book, talks in...Read More

by Tusa, Chris
 after Susan Thomas

Truth is, my life was no fairytale, 
that afternoon, I lay, a smiling corpse
under a glass sky, a rotten apple
lodged in my throat like a black lump
of...Read More

by Watts, Isaac
 The books of nature and of Scripture compared.

THE heav'ns declare thy glory, Lord,
In every star thy wisdom shines
But when our eyes behold thy word,
We read thy name in fairer...Read More

by Lowell, Amy
 Reign of Louis Philippe

A great tall column spearing at the sky
With a little man on top. Goodness! Tell me 
He looks a silly thing enough to stand up there...Read More

by Watts, Isaac
L. M.
The vengeance and compassion of God.

Let God arise in all his might,
And put the troops of hell to flight,
As smoke that sought to cloud the skies
Before the...Read More

by Parker, Dorothy
 "It's queer," she said; "I see the light
As plain as I beheld it then,
All silver-like and calm and bright-
We've not had stars like that again!

"And she was such a...Read More

by Nicolson, Adela Florence Cory
   Second Song: The Girl from Baltistan

                     ...Read More

by Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
 Southward with fleet of ice
Sailed the corsair Death;
Wild and gast blew the blast,
And the east-wind was his breath.
His lordly ships of ice
Glisten in the sun;
On each side, like pennons...Read More

by Stojanovic, Dejan
Come to my garden, she said 
To see my flowers, 
To listen to my birds. 
Come to my Garden 

To see my fountains, 
To see the sounds and hear the...Read More

by Watts, Isaac
 The heavens declare thy glory, Lord,
In every star thy wisdom shines;
But when our eyes behold thy word,
We read thy name in fairer lines.

The rolling sun, the changing light,
And night...Read More

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