Famous Rank Outsider Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Rank Outsider poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous rank outsider poems. These examples illustrate what a famous rank outsider poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Paterson, Andrew Barton
...the finish down the long green stretch of course,
And in front of all the flyers -- jumpin' like a kangaroo,
Came the rank outsider -- Father Riley's horse!
Oh, the shouting and the cheering as he rattled past the post!
For he left the others standing, in the straight;
And the rider -- well they reckoned it was Andy Regan's ghost,
And it beat 'em how a ghost would draw the weight!
But he weighed in, nine stone seven, then he laughed and disappeared,
Like a banshee (w...Read More
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