Famous Six Feet Under Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Six Feet Under poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous six feet under poems. These examples illustrate what a famous six feet under poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Xavier, Emanuel
...It rained the day they buried Tito Puente
The eyes of drug dealers following me
as I walked through the streets
past shivering prostitutes
women of every sex
young boys full of piss
and lampposts like ghosts in the night
past Jimmy the hustler boy
with the really big dick
cracked out on the sidewalk
wrapped in a blanket donated by the trick
that also gav...Read More
by St Vincent Millay, Edna
Gave way, and inch by inch, so great
At last had grown the crushing weight,
Into the earth I sank till I
Full six feet under ground did lie,
And sank no more,—there is no weight
Can follow here, however great.
From off my breast I felt it roll,
And as it went my tortured soul
Burst forth and fled in such a gust
That all about me swirled the dust.
Deep in the earth I rested now;
Cool is its hand upon the brow
And soft its breast beneath the head
Of one who i...Read More
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