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Famous Sophia Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Corso, Gregory
...The top of the Empire state
 arrowed in a broccoli field in Sicily
 Eiffel shaped like a C in Magnolia Gardens
 St. Sophia peeling over Sudan
 O athletic Death Sportive Bomb
 the temples of ancient times
 their grand ruin ceased
 Electrons Protons Neutrons 
 gathering Hersperean hair
 walking the dolorous gulf of Arcady
 joining marble helmsmen
 entering the final ampitheater
 with a hymnody feeling of all Troys
 heralding cypressean torches
 racing plumes and banners
 an...Read More

by Milosz, Czeslaw
...says that everything is new under the sun,
Opens the congealed fist of the past.
Beautiful and very young are Philo-Sophia
And poetry, her ally in the service of the good.
As late as yesterday Nature celebrated their birth,
The news was brought to the mountains by a unicorn and an echo.
Their friendship will be glorious, their time has no limit.
Their enemies have delivered themselves to destruction....Read More

by Byron, George (Lord) in high command, 
Each brother led a separate band; 
They gave their horse-tails to the wind, [32] 
And mustering in Sophia's plain 
Their tents were pitch'd, their posts assign'd; 
To one, alas! assign'd in vain! 
What need of words? the deadly bowl, 
By Giaffir's order drugg'd and given, 
With venom subtle as his soul, 
Dismiss'd Abdallah's hence to heaven. 
Reclined and feverish in the bath, 
He, when the hunter's sport was up, 
But little deem'd a brother's wrath 
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by Trumbull, John
...o shame,
Avenging furies round thee wait,
And e'en thy foes bewail thy fate.

But see, with gentler looks and air,
Sophia comes. Ye youths beware!
Her fancy paints her still in prime,
Nor sees the moving hand of time;
To all her imperfections blind,
Hears lovers sigh in every wind,
And thinks her fully ripen'd charms,
Like Helen's, set the world in arms.

Oh, save it but from ridicule,
How blest the state, to be a fool!
The bedlam-king in triumph shares
The blis...Read More

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