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Famous Barnsley Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Tebb, Barry
...the first day.


Behind a creosoted fence lay

The goodsyard with a single line

Where LMS wagons shunted from Barnsley

With wet coals gleaming

All the way to Neville Hill.

I never connected the clanking wagons

With our weekly coalmen, their faces

Black like miners, their backs bent

Under hundred weight sacks.

They dumped each load to scree

Down the cellar grate,

Its jet-dust choking

The sunlight.


Behind the goodsyard lay the woodyard
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