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Famous Off The Streets Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Thomas, Dylan
"an aberration..." 
my hands sink into the
of my
it's the same old
that scraped me
off the streets and
park benches,
the same simple
I learned in those
cheap rooms,
I can't let
sitting here
on this 2nd floor
hunched over in yellow
still pretending to be
a writer. 
the gods smile down,
the gods smile down,
the gods smile down. 
Black Sparrow "New Year's Greeting" 1992...Read More

by Sandburg, Carl

Then you were a little thing in checked gingham and your mother wiped your nose and said: You little fool, keep off the streets.

Now you are a big girl at last and streetfuls of people read your name and a line of people shaped like a letter S stand at the box office hoping to see you shimmy....Read More

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