Top 100 Poems About: IRONY
Top 100 Poems on / about
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1.Ironic Poem About Prostitution -new-
When I was young and had no sense
In far-off Mandalay
I lost my heart to a Burmese girl
As lovely as the day. read more »George Orwell
Why are the things that have no death
The ones with neither sight nor breath!
Eternity is thrust upon
A bit of earth, a senseless stone. read more »Louis Untermeyer
3.Fame is a bee
Fame is a bee.
It has a song— read more »Emily Dickinson
4.A Rose For Janet -new-
this rose is only
an ink-and-paper rose
but see how it grows and goes read more »Charles Tomlinson
5.The Search -new-
Whither, O, whither art thou fled,
My Lord, my Love?
My searches are my daily bread;
Yet never prove. read more »George Herbert
The twentieth century has often fooled us.
We've been squeezed in by falsehood as by taxes.
The breath of life has denuded our ideas
as quickly as it strips a dandelion. read more »Yevgeny Yevtushenko
Thank Heaven! the crisis-
The danger is past,
And the lingering illness
Is over at last- read more »Edgar Allan Poe
'It is one of Nature's wrongs,'
Sneered the Shovel to the Tongs,
'To have led your legs so very far astray.'
'Ah, she made us both in haste,' read more »John Bannister Tabb
9.The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner
It is an ancient Mariner,
And he stoppeth one of three.
`By thy long beard and glittering eye,
Now wherefore stopp'st thou me ? read more »Samuel Taylor Coleridge
10.The Rape of the Lock: Canto 2
Not with more glories, in th' etherial plain,
The sun first rises o'er the purpled main,
Than, issuing forth, the rival of his beams
Launch'd on the bosom of the silver Thames. read more »Alexander Pope
11.A Common Addiction among Poets
Intoxicated by the inspiration
Of his trade—
With mental powers at work,
A true poet rarely sleeps. read more »Walterrean Salley
12.A Wife in London (December, 1899)
She sits in the tawny vapour
That the City lanes have uprolled, read more »Thomas Hardy