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Famous Staccatos Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Robinson, Edwin Arlington
...d kept himself a clergyman. 

The clockwork of his cold routine 
Put friends far off that once were near; 
The five staccatos in his laugh 
Were too defensive and too clear;

The glacial sermons that he preached 
Were longer than they should have been; 
And, like the man who fashioned them, 
The best were too divinely thin. 

But still he lived, and moved, and had
The sort of being that was his, 
Till on a day the shrine of home 
For him was in the Mysteries:— 

“My f...Read More

by Field, Eugene
Then I'm sure as sure can be
That the Dinkey-Bird is singing 
In the amfalula tree!
For the Dinkey-Bird's bravuras
And staccatos are so sweet--
His roulades, appoggiaturas,
And robustos so complete,
That the youth of every nation--
Be they near or far away--
Have especial delectation
In that gladsome roundelay.
Their eyes grow bright and brighter,
Their lungs begin to crow,
Their hearts get light and lighter,
And their cheeks are all aglow;
For an echo cometh bringing
Th...Read More

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