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Famous Simian Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Sitwell, Dame Edith
And shuddering at the noonday light 
The dust lay dead and white

As powder on a mummy's face, 
Or fawned with simian grace 
Round booths with many a hard bright toy 
And wooden brittle joy:

The cap and bells of Time the Clown 
That, jangling, whistled down 
Young cherubs hidden in the guise 
Of every bird that flies;

And star-bright masks for youth to wear, 
Lest any dream that fare 
--Bright pilgrim--past our ken, should see 
Hints of Reality.

Upon the sharp...Read More

by Brautigan, Richard
.... . ." --Man in

Nature, by Marston Bates

 "But no animal up a tree can initiate a culture. " -"The

Simian Basis of Human Mechanics," in Twilight of Man, by

Earnest Albert Hooton

 Expressing a human need, I always wanted to write abook

that ended with the word Mayonnaise.


 Feb 3-1952

 Dearest Florence and Harv.

 I just heard from Edith about

 the passing of Mr. Good. Our heart

 goes out to y...Read More

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