Top 100 Poems About: ELEGY

In this page, poems on / about “elegy” are listed.
  • 1.
    An African Elegy

    In the groves of Africa from their natural wonder
    the wildebeest, zebra, the okapi, the elephant, read more »

    Robert Duncan
  • 2.

    The cur foretells the knell of parting day;
    The loafing herd winds slowly o'er the lea; read more »

    Ambrose Bierce
  • 3.
    Elegy Iv: The Perfume

    Once, and but once found in thy company,
    All thy supposed escapes are laid on me;
    And as a thief at bar is questioned there
    By all the men that have been robed that year, read more »

    John Donne
  • 4.
    Elegy Viii: The Comparison

    As the sweet sweat of roses in a still,
    As that which from chafed musk-cats' pores doth trill,
    As the almighty balm of th' early East,
    Such are the sweat drops of my mistress' breast, read more »

    John Donne
  • 5.
    Elegy Xvi: The Expostulation

    TO make the doubt clear, that no woman's true,
    Was it my fate to prove it strong in you?
    Thought I, but one had breathèd purest air ;
    And must she needs be false, because she's fair? read more »

    John Donne
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