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Famous Halibut Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Brautigan, Richard

Who would have expected?

 Nobody !

 Scotland Yard?

 (Pouf !)

 They were always a hundred miles away, wearing halibut-

stalker hats, looking under the dust.

 Nobody ever found out.

 0, now he's the Mayor of the Twentieth Century ! A razor,

a knife and a ukelele are his favorite instruments.

 Of course, it would have to be a ukelele. Nobody else

would have thought of it, pulled like a plow through the intest-



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by Viorst, Judith
...>December's come to stay.They've taken back the Mays and JunesSince Hanna moved away.Flowers smell like halibut.Velvet feels like hay.Every handsome dog's a muttSince Hanna moved away.Nothing's fun to laugh about.Nothing's fun to play.They call me, but I won't come outSince Hanna moved away....Read More

by Whitman, Walt
...e piazza walk three matrons stately and friendly with twined arms; 
The crew of the fish-smack pack repeated layers of halibut in the hold; 
The Missourian crosses the plains, toting his wares and his cattle; 
As the fare-collector goes through the train, he gives notice by the jingling of
 loose change;
The floor-men are laying the floor—the tinners are tinning the
 roof—the masons are calling for mortar; 
In single file, each shouldering his hod, pass onward the labo...Read More

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