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Famous Senses Reel Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Wilcox, Ella Wheeler
...Again with its delights, 
(If love stayed near!)

There are such glories for the eye, 
Such pleasures for the ear, 
The senses reel with all they feel 
And see and taste and hear; 
There are such ways of doing good, 
Such ways of being kind, 
And bread that's cast on waters fast 
Comes home again, I find. 
(Oh love stay near.)

There are such royal souls to know, 
There is so much to learn, 
While secrets rest in Nature's breast 
And unnamed stars still burn. 
God...Read More

by Hope, Alec Derwent (A D)
...engine off: "We must turn back." 
She heard his voice break, though he had to shout 
Against a din that made their senses reel, 
And felt his hand, so tense in hers, go slack. 
But suddenly she laughed and said: "Get out! 
Change seatsl Be quickl" and slid behind the wheel. 

And drove the car straight at them with a harsh, 
Dry crunch that showered both with scraps and chips, 
Drove through them; barriers rising let them pass 
Drove through and on and on, with D...Read More

by Service, Robert William
...annot bear to look.
I dread to hear the croupier's cry,
I'll sit down in this quiet nook.
The lights go dim, my senses reel . . .
See! Jesus Christ is at the wheel.

 * * * * * * *

Kind folks arouse me from my trance.
"The Red has come ten times," they say.
"Oh do not risk another chance;
Please, Lady, take your gains away,
And to the Lord of Luck give thanks -
You've won nigh half a million franks."

Aye, call me just a daft old dame;
I k...Read More

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