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Famous Stemson Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
...y at rest, 
Tenderly, on the young man's breast! 
Day by day the vessel grew, 
With timbers fashioned strong and true, 
Stemson and keelson and sternson-knee, 
Till, framed with perfect symmetry, 
A skeleton ship rose up to view! 
And around the bows and along the side 
The heavy hammers and mallets plied, 
Till after many a week, at length, 
Wonderful for form and strength, 
Sublime in its enormous bulk, 
Loomed aloft the shadowy hulk! 
And around it columns of smoke, upwrea...Read More



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