Famous Sophoclean Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Sophoclean poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous sophoclean poems. These examples illustrate what a famous sophoclean poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Berryman, John
Ever you, never to hear you, endlessly
Neither you there, nor coming.. Heavy change!—
An instant there is, Sophoclean, true,
When Oedipus must understand: his head—
When Oedipus believes—tilts like a wave,
And will not break, only iov iov
Wells from his dreadful mouth, the love he led:
Prolong to Procyon this. This begins my grave....Read More
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