Top 100 Poems About: IRONY


In this page, poems on / about “irony” are listed.
  • 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
  • 2.
    Irony

    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

    1763

    Fame is a bee.
    It has a song— read more »

    Emily Dickinson
  • 4.
    A Rose For Janet -new-

    I know
    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
  • 6.
    Irony

    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
  • 7.
    For Annie

    Thank Heaven! the crisis-
    The danger is past,
    And the lingering illness
    Is over at last- read more »

    Edgar Allan Poe
  • 8.
    Irony

    '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)

    I--The Tragedy

    She sits in the tawny vapour
       That the City lanes have uprolled, read more »

    Thomas Hardy
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