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Bastille Poems - Poems about Bastille

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Camille Desmoulins Fall of the Bastille
...rnalist in Rio de Janeiro, Danton engineer in Sao Paulo ... according to the spiritists ... Desmoulins spoke and the Bastille fell ... the king fell ... the republic arrived in France ... Today the fight is spiritual, it is for aggra......Read More
Categories: bastille, allusion, history, literature, metaphor,
Form: Prose Poetry



My Benefactor
...h wise king, to think and feel I sure hope there’s a place for cretins like us Don’t make us angry or we’ll storm the Bastille! I can’t wait to hear from our benefactors ......Read More
Categories: bastille, anger,
Form: Political Verse
Life, A Hurdle
...Like a newborn babe Girdled by A colony of ants, Like a bird in A wooden cage, Like a prisoner In the Bastille, Each human life Is ensnared with A great number Of hurdles: The path of life Is never laden with Silk a......Read More
Categories: bastille, life, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Why Do we Celebrate Bastille Day
...Fete Nationale finally came about on July 14th 1789 When the commoners stormed the Bastile so fine. Their crops had f......Read More
Categories: bastille, freedom,
Form: Rhyme
What We Leave Behind
...fallacies and turn the tide to see reality, no denial, no deferment, no deflection, no delusion, no defense, only a bastille of truth to be reckoned with. Which direction do you go holding onto untruths, errors, mistakes, missteps,......Read More
Categories: bastille, america,
Form: Blank verse



Premium Member Revolutionary days
...comfort and play worn blue jeans signature red jackets -- as red as the distinctive tricots of revolutionary Bastille days -- their slide whistles shrieking their drums booming defiance chanting slogans blocking rush-h......Read More
Categories: bastille, future, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SONG OF SAN FRANCISCO HILLS
...a fun-filled people. They adopted me,gave me a French nickname and treated as their French counterpart and equal. Bastille Day,zowie, the food they made! I sat there in a two piece crocheted outfit, under a big tree in the shade. ......Read More
Categories: bastille, adventure, america, memory, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Off with her head
...hapless king a merry dance. Poor harvests afflicted the farms, The peasants were all up in arms. They stormed the Bastille With militant zeal, Which triggered off royal alarms. Although her youthful beauty had been widely prized,......Read More
Categories: bastille, betrayal,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Bastille Day for Real
...Bastille Day for Real Jean Val Jean French "Mensch", Rescued "Freres" From a Societal Trench, Confounding the Monarch......Read More
Categories: bastille, anniversary, freedom, jewish, patriotic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Marianne 'Bearer of Tricolour'
...revail!) “Sing! Let ‘La Marseillaise’ reverberate throughout France!” Le 14 juillet, ‘la Fête Nationale’ (Bastille Day, the 14th. of July); “Vive le libre France!”(Long live free France!)......Read More
Categories: bastille, anniversary, celebration, education, french,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Eiffel Tower - La Tour Eiffel
...Exposition Universelle:’ That spouted accomplishments in the age of industrialization; And honor the ‘Storming of the Bastille’ centennial, That began the French Revolution; ‘Vive la France!’ Reaching upwards of wrought iron riveted t......Read More
Categories: bastille, celebration, education, french, history,
Form: Verse
Premium Member IF YOU PULL A LONG FACE - Part XIII
...osing in on the Champs Elysées Then if you insist on pulling that lone long face Just think on what could happen on Bastille Day Guest of Honour Outre Atlantique might pull your face If sacré Fourteenth of July fell on a Yellow Saturd......Read More
Categories: bastille, political, power, rights, satire,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : XXIII and XXIV
...wouldn't sit on my baked beans doing my level-best to avoid responsibility While waiting to pat myself on the back on Bastille Day down the Champs Elysée I'd keep both public and pubic forces from running rampage on every refugee But se......Read More
Categories: bastille, anti bullying, betrayal, cinco
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member A Tale of Two Cities - Life Lesson
...Two Cities. It tells of common people whose great woe comes from the upper class’ atrocities. A doctor tortured in Bastille has been released. To London he returns and regains his health with his daughter Lucy’s help. To the east, t......Read More
Categories: bastille, london, tribute,
Form: Quatrain
Every crowd
...in every crowd I see, there is a Bastille. ......Read More
Categories: bastille, international, violence,
Form: Couplet

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