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Famous Well Off Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Whitman, Walt
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I WANDER all night in my vision, 
Stepping with light feet, swiftly and noiselessly stepping and stopping, 
Bending with open eyes over the shut eyes of sleepers, 
Wandering and...Read More



by Whitman, Walt
 1
I SING the Body electric; 
The armies of those I love engirth me, and I engirth them; 
They will not let me off till I go with them, respond...Read More

by Frost, Robert
 I let myself in at the kitchen door.
"It's you," she said. "I can't get up. Forgive me 
Not answering your knock. I can no more 
Let people in than...Read More

by Browning, Robert
 (As Distinguished by an Italian Person of Quality)

I

Had I but plenty of money, money enough and to spare,
The house for me, no doubt, were a house in the city-square;
Ah,...Read More

by Pinsky, Robert
 In the willows along the river at Pleasure Bay
A catbird singing, never the same phrase twice.
Here under the pines a little off the road
In 1927 the Chief of Police
And...Read More

by Lawrence, David Herbert
 How beastly the bourgeois is
especially the male of the species--

Presentable, eminently presentable--
shall I make you a present of him?

Isn't he handsome? Isn't he healthy? Isn't he a fine specimen?
Doesn't...Read More

by Smith, Stevie
 Nobody knows what I feel about Freddy
I cannot make anyone understand
I love him sub specie aet ernitaties
I love him out of hand.
I don't love him so much in the...Read More

by Paterson, Andrew Barton
 You see, the thing was this way -- there was me, 
That rode Panopply, the Splendor mare, 
And Ikey Chambers on the Iron Dook, 
And Smith, the half-caste rider...Read More

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