Famous Songbook Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Songbook poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous songbook poems. These examples illustrate what a famous songbook poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Clampitt, Amy
...r to take it down from the mantel and plink out,
through a warm fuddle of sauterne, a lot of giddy Italian
airs from a songbook whose pages had started to crumble.
The canary fluffed and quivered, and the cats, amazed,
came out from under the couch and stared.
What could the offspring of the schismatic age and a
reluctant child bride expect from life? Not much.
Less and less. A dream she'd had kept coming back,
years after. She'd taken a job in Washing...Read More
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