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Famous Express Train Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Thomas, Edward
...Yes, I remember Adlestrop -- 
The name, because one afternoon 
Of heat the express-train drew up there 
Unwontedly. It was late June. 

The steam hissed. Someone cleared his throat. 
No one left and no one came 
On the bare platform. What I saw 
Was Adlestrop -- only the name 

And willows, willow-herb, and grass, 
And meadowsweet, and ...Read More



by Masters, Edgar Lee
...life.
To glory in demoniac power, ditching civilization,
As a paranoiac boy puts a log on the track
And derails the express train.
To be an editor, as I was.
Then to lie here close by the river over the place
Where the sewage flows from the village,
And the empty cans and garbage are dumped,
And abortions are hidden....Read More

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