Examples of Personification Poems

Personification Poems

This page provides examples of Personification poems. The poems and poetry selected are by famous poets who have used Personification as a poetic or literary device to convey, emphasize and create vivid images. Poets use this type of device as an unusual alternative to every day speech to help them express mood and emotion. For additional information about Personification please click the following link:

 

Examples of Personification Poems

Our examples of Personification poems and poetry have been selected from the work of some of the the most famous American and English poets.

  • Paradise Lost - Book 3 by John Milton
  • Spring Pools by Robert Frost
  • To Autumn by John Keats
  • Root Cellar by Theodore Roethke
  • Holy Sonnet VI by John Donne
  • Mirror by Sylvia Plath
  • Once by the Pacific by Robert Frost

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Extracts from poems & poetry illustrating Personification

The following extracts are examples from Personification poems and poetry:

  • "Confusion heards his voice.'' from Paradise Lost - Book 3 by John Milton
  • "Earth felt the wound; and Nature from her seat,
    Sighing, through all her works, gave signs of woe." from Paradise Lost by John Milton
  • "And like the flowers beside them chill and shiver,
    Will like the flowers beside them soon be gone" from Spring Pools by Robert Frost
  • "Drowsed with the fume of poppies" from 'To Autumn' by John Keats
  • " Even the dirt kept breathing a small breath." Root Cellar by Theodore Roethke
  • "Slave to fate, chance, kings and desperate men" from Holy Sonnet VI by John Donne
  • I am silver and exact. I have no preconceptions.
    Whatever I see, I swallow immediately.
    Just as it is, unmisted by love or dislike
    I am not cruel, only truthful
    from Mirror by Sylvia Plath
  • "The shattered water made a misty din.
    Great waves looked over others coming in"
    from Once by the Pacific by Robert Frost

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The Personification poem, poems or poetry convey and emphasize unusual and vivid images. The use of strong word association in personification changes the mode of thought and adds variation, embellishment and adornment to poetic and literary works.

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