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Modern English Poems - Poems about Modern English

Modern English Poems - Examples of all types of poems about modern english to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for modern english.

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Premium Member William Dunbar: Lament for the Makaris translation
...are to relinquish breath so that after we die, we may be set free from “the fear of Death dismays me!” This is my modern English translation of "Lament for the Makaris," an elegy by the great early Scottish poet William Dunbar [c. 146......Read More
Categories: modern english, death, evil, fear, poets,
Form: Elegy



Premium Member Thomas Chatterton translation: Under the Willow Tree
...s plays, and may be the best of Thomas Chatterton's Rowley poems. It seems rather obvious that this song was written in modern English, then "backdated." One wonders whether Chatterton wrote it in response to Shakespeare's "Under the Greenw......Read More
Categories: modern english, dance, death, love, romance,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Mayan Poetry Translations
...our clothes, unbraid your hair, become as you were when you first arrived here, virgins, maidens! These are my modern English translations of ancient Mayan love poems. Native Americans were creating poems and songs in pre-Columbian......Read More
Categories: modern english, america, happiness, love, marriage,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Robert Burns translation: Auld Lang Syne
...Auld Lange Syne by Robert Burns modern English translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch Should old acquaintance be forgot, And never brought t......Read More
Categories: modern english, age, drink, friend, friendship,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Robert Burns translation: Banks o' Doon
...Banks o' Doon by Robert Burns modern English translation by Michael R. Burch Oh, banks and hills of lovely Doon, How can you bloom so fresh and fa......Read More
Categories: modern english, bird, love, river, romance,
Form: Verse



Premium Member Robert Burns translation: Comin Thro the Rye
...Comin Thro the Rye by Robert Burns modern English translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch Oh, Jenny's all wet, poor body, Jenny's seldom dry; ......Read More
Categories: modern english, body, desire, kiss, love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Epigrams V
...Epigrams V by Michael R. Burch Autumn Conundrum by Michael R. Burch It’s not that every leaf must finally fall,......Read More
Categories: modern english, giggle, humor, humorous, irony,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Robert Burns translation: A Red, Red Rose
...e, translation, modernization, update, interpretation, schemes, mice, men, agley, awry, nature, field, plow, den, home, modern English ......Read More
Categories: modern english, red, romantic, romantic love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Sumer is icumen in: an update for allergy sufferers
...Sumer is icumen in a modern English translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch This is an update of an old classic for those of us who......Read More
Categories: modern english, daffodils, flower, health, pollution,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Pushkin translation: I Loved You
...ly true the gods might grant us leave to love again. Keywords/Tags: Russia, Russian, Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin, modern English translation, relationship, regret, remorse, absence, parting, separation, divorce, break up, farewell, lo......Read More
Categories: modern english, absence, break up, divorce,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Yamaguchi Seishi haiku translations
...Yamaguchi Seishi haiku modern English translations Grasses wilt: the braking locomotive grinds to a halt. —Yamaguchi Seishi, loose transl......Read More
Categories: modern english, animal, earth, nature, seasons,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Robert Burns translations
...A Red, Red Rose by Robert Burns modern English translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch Oh, my love is like a red, red rose that's newly spru......Read More
Categories: modern english, red, river, romance, romantic,
Form: Verse
really
...it is understood in modern English writing that the word really is not correct grammar really important, rea......Read More
Categories: modern english, boy, crush, desire, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Melting with you
...to be a learner and liver 'il stop the world and melt with you' " I made a pilgrimage to save this Human's race" -modern English As lightning strikes from east to west So it is the love that beats within this Chest I have the k......Read More
Categories: modern english, life, love, muse, truth,
Form: Free verse
Modern English Most
...Modern English Most Do use modern English most these days If poems wanted to receive much praise So of the game wha......Read More
Categories: modern english, political,
Form: Couplet

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