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Famous Stormcock Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Thomas, Edward
...the life in them he loved most living things,
But a tree chiefly. All along the lane
He planted elms where now the stormcock sings
That travellers hear from the slow-climbing train.

Till then the track had never had a name
For all its thicket and the nightingales
That should have earned it. No one was to blame
To name a thing beloved man sometimes fails.

Many years since, Bob Hayward died, and now
None passes there because the mist and the rain
Out of the e...Read More

by Kipling, Rudyard sweep.
 "Mines reported in the fairway,
 "Warn all traffic and detain.
"'Sent up Unity, Cralibel, Assyrian, Stormcock, and Golden

 Noon off the Foreland--the first ebb making
 Lumpy and strong in the bight.
 Boom after boom, and the golf-hut shaking
 And the jackdaws wild with fright!
 "Mines located in the fairway,
 "Boats now working up the chain,
 "Sweepers--Unity, Claribel, Assyrian, Stormcock, and Golden

Dusk off the Foreland--th...Read More

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