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Famous Shakespearean Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Parker, Dorothy beads of panic;

Or should pursuers press him hot,
One scarcely needs to mention
His quick and cruel barbs, that got
Shakespearean attention;

Or driven to his final ditch,
To his extremest thicket,
He'll fight with claws and molars (which
Is not considered cricket).

How amply armored, he, to fend
The fear of chase that haunts him!
How well prepared our little friend!-
And who the devil wants him?...Read More

by Yeats, William Butler
...Shakespearean fish swam the sea, far away from land;
Romantic fish swam in nets coming to the hand;
What are all those fish that lie gasping on the strand?...Read More

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