Famous Big Top Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Big Top poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous big top poems. These examples illustrate what a famous big top poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Tebb, Barry
...en of the sun.
Murphy’s Everything-a-Pound stall
“Oh no it isn’t, Oh yes it is!”
City Lights tumblers, Big Top mugs,
Ireland flagons, Octavian glasses,
We must clear
All nice gear
Royal Crystal Clear
It isn’t far to the wacky bazaar -
“Cadbury’s Curly Whirlies ten a pound.”
John Dion, I prefer
To your’s, they are
More rare and far
There were pigeons on the roof
So sti...Read More
by Kilmer, Joyce
...The boom and blare of the big brass band is cheering
to my heart
And I like the smell of the trampled grass and elephants and hay.
I take off my hat to the acrobat with his delicate, strong art,
And the motley mirth of the chalk-faced clown drives all my care
I wish I could feel as they must feel, these players
brave and fair,
Who nonchala...Read More
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