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Famous Stylus Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Rich, Adrienne

false energy, Cannot be torn
up. Infiltrates our blood. Repeats itself. 

Inscribes with its unreturning stylus
the isolation it denies. 


The classical music station
playing hour upon hour in the apartment 

the picking up and picking up
and again picking up the telephone 

The syllables uttering
the old script over and over 

The loneliness of the liar
living in the formal network of the lie 

twisting the dials to drown the terror
beneath the un...Read More

by Thomas, Dylan
...salt glass breakers and the tongues of burial.

(Turn the sea-spindle lateral,
The grooved land rotating, that the stylus of lightning
Dazzle this face of voices on the moon-turned table,
Let the wax disk babble
Shames and the damp dishonours, the relic scraping.
These are your years' recorders. The circular world stands still.)


They suffer the undead water where the turtle nibbles,
Come unto sea-stuck towers, at the fibre scaling,
The flight of the car...Read More

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