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Famous Alamo Poems by Famous Poets

These are examples of famous Alamo poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous alamo poems. These examples illustrate what a famous alamo poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).

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by Whitman, Walt
...not me—mind—the entrenchments. 

Now I tell what I knew in Texas in my early youth;
(I tell not the fall of Alamo, 
Not one escaped to tell the fall of Alamo, 
The hundred and fifty are dumb yet at Alamo;) 
’Tis the tale of the murder in cold blood of four hundred and twelve young

Retreating, they had form’d in a hollow square, with their baggage for
Nine hundred lives out of the surrounding enemy’s, nine times their number,
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