Famous Skylarking Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Skylarking poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous skylarking poems. These examples illustrate what a famous skylarking poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by McGonagall, William Topaz
...el and discharge their shot at the enemy afar.
Oh, Heaven ! Methinks I see some men lying in their beds,
And some skylarking, no doubt, and not a soul dreads
The coming avalanche that was to seal their doom,
Until down came the mighty fabric of the engine room.
Then death leaped on them from all quarters in a moment,
And there were explosions of magazines and boilers rent;
And the fire and steam and water beat out all life,
But I hope the drowned ones are in the b...Read More
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