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Chaucer Poems | Examples of Chaucer Poetry

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List of Chaucer Poems

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Premium Member Poem Cat Named Chaucer Jo Daniel Rhyme chaucer, cat, smart,
Burnel or Brunellus the Ass Joe Wortham Light Verse chaucer, animal, political,
THE HEAT OF LIFE L. J. Carber Prose chaucer, age, appreciation, poetry,
Premium Member Poem There You Were Tim Smith Free verse chaucer, love,
Sink Britannia David Welch Rhyme chaucer, anger, corruption, discrimination, england,
Be My Valentine Michael McCarthy Rhyme chaucer, heart, how i feel,
Premium Member Poem Translation of Eric Mottram's A Faithful Private - 4 with a Clive Bush Comment by T Wignesan T Wignesan Free verse chaucer, england, poetry, poets, political,
Rails-Chaucer Stanza Alfred Berggren Rhyme chaucer, angst,
Premium Member Poem A Leafy Land Barry Stebbings Free verse chaucer, england, history,
Solitude in Academia Bartholomew Williams Rhyme chaucer, books, deep, happiness, inspiration,

Brexit Is Icumen In, May's Gone Cuckoo
by Hilary Barnes
Brexit Is Icumenn In, May's gone cuckoo!

No shame is poverty, if the heart by gay !
As Chaucer's Wife of Bath was wont to say;
Is this the...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chaucer, political,

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Unquotable quotes: Poets - XXXVI
by T Wignesan
Unquotable quotes: Poets, Poetasters and Platos – XXXVI

     For James McAuley – in remembrance of a memorable week in Cardiff 1965...

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Epigram | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chaucer, creation, poetry, poets, word

Strangers
by Del Higgs
 Warning, this poem is dark. It is inspired by the  Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer.

Gather around and hear of the strange day,
When three...

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Iambic Pentameter | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chaucer, dark,

In Miami
by Peter Lewis Holmes

I went to Miami to find the beach
The beach was sandy and warm
It tasted like rye whiskey
Smooth and hard to forget

I went to New York...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chaucer, allegory, identity,

The Call of the Alpha Male
by Mary Oliver Rotman
Robin Hood, man in tights
Julius Caesar, might makes right
Alexander, called "the Great"
Sitting Bull, righteous hate
Robert the Bruce, Attila the Hun
Charlemagne, Napoleon

Hear the call of the...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chaucer, funny, hero, humorous, men,

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Robotic Ascension - Part 1
by Brian Johnston
It was a grey day more or less on planet earth,
But earth’s robots hardly noticed at all
Robot logic so tuned into ones and zeros,
On and...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chaucer, life, planet,

After a Line by Geoffrey Chaucer
by Leslie Philibert
Your yen two wol slee me sodenly

Surrounded by warm sand
Black pools deep as the
Cold in your face

Your hand
With emollient grace
Will cut the wire

Carved then polished
Hair...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chaucer, body,

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Chaucer and a Cup and Saucer
by James Horn
Chaucer and a Cup and Saucer

I just had been reading some Chaucer
When I picked up a cup from its saucer
Looked below and by chance saw...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chaucer, humorous,

The Poetry Garden
by Ramesh Deshpande
With the late commencement of cerebral dawn
When by chance I strolled in the literary garden 
A veritable store-house of priceless gems strewn
Threw up joys, exclusive;...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chaucer, beautiful, daffodils, garden, poetry,

Sublime Poets of Yore
by Joseph Matose
Sublime Poets of Yore


Sublime Poets of yore;
Chaucer, Homer, Spencer
All in poetry folklore
Tireless toil they bore.

They took a lot of time
To lathe or polish poem
And lavished...

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Ode | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chaucer,

A Word with you, TS
by Chris Boskovski
A moment of your time TS Eliot
as I shall praise you with glory.
You are a genius,
an American now an English Gentleman
went to Harvard,
went to London,
Married...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chaucer, beautiful, beauty, dedication, devotion,

EULOGY FOR FRANK
by Nola Perez
My father died prematurely while away on 
a business trip from a rogue blood clot to the heart  
I never doubted he loved me,...

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Dramatic monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chaucer, hero,

Et in Arcadia ego
by Suzette Richards
Et in Arcadia ego                     ...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chaucer, wife, wisdom, woman, women,

The Scholar
by Collin Lam
There in little tidings packed in ribbon,
among the oleander I set beside my notes,
she sung no as well as no can be said,
or sung, with...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chaucer, farewell, goodbye, lost love,

Ancestry: Bards
by Ajayi Angel-Simon
Homer,Chaucer, Shakespeare, Keats, Eliot
Soyinka, Okigbo, Osundare
Now me, recycling human ideas...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chaucer, history

EASILY DONE
by Denise Hengeli
I loathe ancient phrases from Chaucer; Dickinson too
I’d rather be writing today’s words anew
Poets of old penned words from past times
But today, here I sit...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chaucer, funny, humor, introspection, poets,

Chaucer's Horse
by jack horne
Chaucer's Horse

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Tetractys | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chaucer, art

Shakespeareaholic
by jack horne
He didn’t care for Wilde,
And Chaucer was ‘alright,’
But quoted from The Bard
At morning, noon and night.

He loved the characters,
The funny and bizarre -
And fat old...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chaucer, devotion

Poet Vehicles Used
by Nigel Fox
Poet Vehicles Used

Or is that second hand?

What’s yours? 
Chaucer trotted on a horse
John Betjeman via choo choo trains
The knowledgeable Omar Khayyam by camel
Well my preferred...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chaucer, angst

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RECITAL
by Brian Strand
By
Chaucer-
genius
shown by trickle
down

Seeds and Fruit of English Poetry
by
Ford Madox Brown
...

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ekphrasis | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chaucer, art, on writing and