Famous Snakeskin Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Snakeskin poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous snakeskin poems. These examples illustrate what a famous snakeskin poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Moore, Marianne
...its estate of peace
as a boat rises
with the rising of the water;"
constrained in speaking of the serpent --
that shed snakeskin in the history of politeness
not to be returned to again --
that invaluable accident
And he has beauty also;
it's distressing -- the O thou
to whom, from whom,
without whom nothing -- Adam;
something colubrine" -- how true!
a crouching mythological monster
in that Persian miniature of emerald mines,
raw silk...Read More
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