Famous Blood Money Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Blood Money poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous blood money poems. These examples illustrate what a famous blood money poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Cheney-Coker, Syl
...Along the route of this river,
with a little luck, we shall chance upon
our brothers' fortune, hidden with that cold smile
reserved for discreet bankers unmindful of the hydra
growing fiery mornings from our discontent
Wealth was always fashionable, telluric,
not honor pristine and profound.
In blasphemous glee, they raise to God's lips
those cu...Read More
by Bukowski, Charles
...ll college near the beach
the sweat running down my arms
a spot of sweat on the table
I flatten it with my finger
blood money blood money
my god they must think I love this like the others
but it's for bread and beer and rent
I'm tense lousy feel bad
poor people I'm failing I'm failing
a woman gets up
slams the door
a dirty poem
somebody told me not to read dirty poems
it's too late.
my eyes can't see some lines
I read it
desperate tr...Read More
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