Famous Take My Word Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Take My Word poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous take my word poems. These examples illustrate what a famous take my word poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Service, Robert William
In its sublime simplicity.
No fool fly-buttons to adjust,--
Wi' shanks and maybe buttocks bare;
Oh chiels, just take my word on trust,
A bonny kilt's the only wear.
'Twill save a lot of siller too,
(And here a canny Scotsman speaks),
For one good kilt will wear you through
A half-a-dozen pairs of breeks.
And how it's healthy in the breeze!
And how it swings with saucy tilt!
How lassies love athletic knees
Below the waggle of a kilt!
True, I just wear on...Read More
by von Goethe, Johann Wolfgang
...ell to mortal lot,
Whether in old times or not.
Tenderly a woman view,
And thoult win her, take my word;
He who's quick and saucy too,
Will of all men be preferr'd;
Who ne'er seems as if he knew
If he pleases, if he charms,--
He 'tis injures, he 'tis harms.
Manifold is human strife,
Human passion, human pain;
Many a blessing yet is rife,
Many pleasures still remain.
Yet the greatest bliss in life,
And the richest...Read More
by Lorde, Audre
...er kind of open.
As the diamond comes into a knot of flame
I am Black because I come from the earth's inside
Now take my word for jewel in the open light....Read More
by Berryman, John
...rvous, little friendsâ€”
a chairman's not a chairman, son, forever,
and hurts with his appointments; ha, but circleâ€”
take my word for itâ€”
though maybe Frost is dyingâ€”around Mary;
forget your footnotes on the old gentleman;
dance around Mary....Read More
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