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Famous Sleepwalk Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Kinnell, Galway
...1

You scream, waking from a nightmare.

When I sleepwalk
into your room, and pick you up,
and hold you up in the moonlight, you cling to me
hard,
as if clinging could save us. I think
you think
I will never die, I think I exude
to you the permanence of smoke or stars,
even as
my broken arms heal themselves around you.

2

I have heard you tell
the sun, don't go down, I have stood by...Read More



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