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Famous Short Tribute Poems

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Tribute | Short Famous Poems and Poets

 
by Amy Levy

Impotens

 If I were a woman of old,
What prayers I would pray for you, dear;
My pitiful tribute behold--
Not a prayer, but a tear.
The pitiless order of things, Whose laws we may change not nor break, Alone I could face it--it wrings My heart for your sake.


by Wang Wei

A Message to Commissioner Li At Zizhou

 From ten thousand valleys the trees touch heaven; 
On a thousand peaks cuckoos are calling; 
And, after a night of mountain rain, 
From each summit come hundreds of silken cascades.
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If girls are asked in tribute the fibre they weave, Or farmers quarrel over taro fields, Preside as wisely as Wenweng did.
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Is fame to be only for the ancients?


by Robert Burns

320. Lines to Sir John Whitefoord Bart

 THOU, who thy honour as thy God rever’st,
Who, save thy mind’s reproach, nought earthly fear’st,
To thee this votive offering I impart,
The tearful tribute of a broken heart.
The Friend thou valued’st, I, the Patron lov’d; His worth, his honour, all the world approved: We’ll mourn till we too go as he has gone, And tread the shadowy path to that dark world unknown.


by Robert Herrick

HIS MISTRESS TO HIM AT HIS FAREWELL

 You may vow I'll not forget
To pay the debt
Which to thy memory stands as due
As faith can seal it you.
--Take then tribute of my tears; So long as I have fears To prompt me, I shall ever Languish and look, but thy return see never.
Oh then to lessen my despair, Print thy lips into(the air, So by this Means, I may kiss thy kiss, Whenas some kind Wind Shall hither waft it:--And, in lieu, My lips shall send a thousand back to you.


by Victor Hugo

TRIBUTE TO THE VANQUISHED

 ("Laissez-moi pleurer sur cette race.") 
 
 {I. v.} 


 Oh! let me weep that race whose day is past, 
 By exile given, by exile claimed once more, 
 Thrice swept away upon that fatal blast. 
 Whate'er its blame, escort we to our shore 
 These relics of the monarchy of yore; 
 And to th' outmarching oriflamme be paid 
 War's honors by the flag on Fleurus' field displayed! 
 
 Fraser's Magazine