Famous Shoreland Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Shoreland poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous shoreland poems. These examples illustrate what a famous shoreland poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Sandburg, Carl
...mus is the name men give your face,
The brag of its tone, like a long low steamboat whistle
Finding a way mid mist on a shoreland,
Where gray rocks let the salt water shatter spray
Against horizons purple, silent.
Men have flung your face in bronze
To gaze in gargoyle downward on a street-whirl of folk.
They were artists did this, shaped your sad mouth,
Gave you a tall forehead slanted with calm, broad wisdom;
All your lips to the corners and your cheeks...Read More
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