Famous Shepherdlike Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Shepherdlike poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous shepherdlike poems. These examples illustrate what a famous shepherdlike poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Spenser, Edmund
...al Eagle rooting took,
Till th' heaven itself opposing 'gainst her might,
Her power to Peter's successor betook;
Who shepherdlike, (as fates the same forseeing)
Doth show, that all things turn to their first being.
All that is perfect, which th' heaven beautifies;
All that's imperfect, born below the moon;
All that doth feed our spriits and our eyes;
And all that doth consume our pleasures soon;
All the mishap, the which our days outwears,
All the good ha...Read More
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