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Academe Poems

Academe Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of academe poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for academe.

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In homage to Edna St Vincent Millay
In Homage to Edna St Vincent Millay

To gaze upon truth is to look upon beauty bare,
Though few have done so save those who walk 
The halls of academe, and speak with nature in 
Its nakedness. We, we such souls who...Read More
Categories: academe, introspection, truth,
Form: Sonnet

Zombie Bards

Poetry turns from the common man,
Turns on its arrogant heel,
Stalking away toward the cloistered academe.

Nothing is duller or deader than
Poets unable to feel
Love—or compassion, or dream the lofty dream.

Thus poetry turns from you, from me,
And talks to itself, indulgently,
And nobody...Read More
Categories: academe, art
Form: Verse
Workingman's Power
I do not care making a living donning a dirty coverall
if it earns me more trips to the mall.

Whether it's newly minted or has changed hands many times,
a dime will still be worth a dime.

I am not impressed by people...Read More
Categories: academe, people, satire, socialcare, care, life, me, sorry,
Form: Couplet