Famous Crossfire Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Crossfire poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous crossfire poems. These examples illustrate what a famous crossfire poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Paterson, Andrew Barton
They are some of 'em done already.
But round the track she begins to tire,
And a mighty shout goes up "Crossfire!"
The magpie jacket's leading;
And Crossfire challenges fierce and bold,
And the lead she'll have and the lead she'll hold,
But at length gives way to the black and gold,
Which right to the front is speeding.
Carry them on and keep it up --
A flying race is the Melbourne Cup,
You must race and stay to win it;
And old Commotion, Victor...Read More
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