Famous Short End Of The Stick Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Short End Of The Stick poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous short end of the stick poems. These examples illustrate what a famous short end of the stick poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Nemerov, Howard
...Some nights it's bound to be your best way out,
When nightmare is the short end of the stick,
When sleep is a part of town where it's not safe
To walk at night, when waking is the only way
You have of distancing your wretched dead,
A growing crowd, and escaping out of their
Time into yours for another little while;
Then pass ghostly, a planet in the house
Never observed, among the sleeping rooms
Where children dream themselve...Read More
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