Top 100 Poems About: POWER

In this page, poems on / about “power” are listed.
  • 1.
    The Giaour

    A Fragment of a Turkish Tale

    The tale which these disjointed fragments present, is founded upon circumstances now less common in the East than formerly; either because the ladies are more circumspect than in the 'olden time', or because the Christians have better fortune, or less enterprise. The story, when entire, contained the adventures of a female slave, who was thrown, in the Mussulman manner, into the sea for infidelity, and avenged by a young Venetian, her lover, at the time the Seven Islands were possessed by the Republic of Venice, and soon after the Arnauts were beaten back from the Morea, which they had ravaged for some time subsequent to the Russian invasion. The desertion of the Mainotes on being refused the plunder of Misitra, led to the abandonment of that enterprise, and to the desolation of the Morea,during which the cruelty exercised on all sides was unparalleled even in the annals of the faithful. read more »

    George Gordon Byron
  • 2.
    An Abandoned Factory, Detroit

    The gates are chained, the barbed-wire fencing stands,
    An iron authority against the snow,
    And this grey monument to common sense
    Resists the weather. Fears of idle hands, read more »

    Philip Levine
  • 3.
    Nature's Law: A Poem

    LET other heroes boast their scars,
    The marks of sturt and strife:
    And other poets sing of wars,
    The plagues of human life: read more »

    Robert Burns
  • 4.
    Rembrandt To Rembrandt

    (AMSTERDAM, 1645)

    And there you are again, now as you are. read more »

    Edwin Arlington Robinson
  • 5.
    The Glove

    ``Heigho!'' yawned one day King Francis,
    ``Distance all value enhances!
    ``When a man's busy, why, leisure read more »

    Robert Browning
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