Top 100 Poems About: RAPE

In this page, poems on / about “rape” are listed.
  • 1.
    From The Rape Of Lucrece

    Her lily hand her rosy cheek lies under,
    Cozening the pillow of a lawful kiss;
    Who, therefore angry, seems to part in sunder, read more »

    William Shakespeare
  • 2.
    The Rape Of Aurora

    Never, O never,
    Since dewy sweet Flora
    Was ravished by Zephyr,
    Was such a thing heard read more »

    George Meredith
  • 3.
    The Rape Of The Mist

    High o’er the clouds a Sunbeam shone,
    And far down under him,
    With a subtle grace that was all her own,
    The Mist gleamed, fair and dim. read more »

    Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  • 4.
    Rape Poem

    There is no difference between being raped
    And being pushed down a flight of cement steps
    Except that the wounds also bleed inside. read more »

    Marge Piercy
  • 5.
    The Rape Of The Lock: Canto 1

    Nolueram, Belinda, tuos violare capillos;
    Sedjuvat, hoc precibus me tribuisse tuis.
    (Martial, Epigrams 12.84)
    What dire offence from am'rous causes springs, read more »

    Alexander Pope
  • 6.
    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
  • 7.
    The Rape Of The Lock: Canto 3

    Close by those meads, for ever crown'd with flow'rs,
    Where Thames with pride surveys his rising tow'rs,
    There stands a structure of majestic frame,
    Which from the neighb'ring Hampton takes its name. read more »

    Alexander Pope
  • 8.
    The Rape Of The Lock: Canto 4

    But anxious cares the pensive nymph oppress'd,
    And secret passions labour'd in her breast.
    Not youthful kings in battle seiz'd alive,
    Not scornful virgins who their charms survive, read more »

    Alexander Pope
  • 9.
    The Rape Of The Lock: Canto 5

    She said: the pitying audience melt in tears,
    But Fate and Jove had stopp'd the Baron's ears.
    In vain Thalestris with reproach assails,
    For who can move when fair Belinda fails? read more »

    Alexander Pope
  • 10.

    yum yum the stars are out. I'll never forget how you
    smelled that night. like cheddar cheese melting
    under fluorescent light. like a day-old rainbow fish. read more »

    Patti Smith
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