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Famous Skate Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Thomas, Dylan
 One Christmas was so much like another, in those years around the sea-town corner now and out of all sound
except the distant speaking of the voices I sometimes hear...Read More



by Sexton, Anne
 Live or die, but don't poison everything...

Well, death's been here
for a long time --
it has a hell of a lot
to do with hell
and suspicion of the eye
and the religious...Read More

by Carman, Bliss
 I
The rutted roads are all like iron; skies
Are keen and brilliant; only the oak-leaves cling
In the bare woods, or the hardy bitter-sweet;
Drivers have put their sheepskin jackets on;
And all...Read More

by Kipling, Rudyard
 Our Lord Who did the Ox command
 To kneel to Judah's King,
He binds His frost upon the land
 To ripen it for Spring --
To ripen it for Spring, good...Read More



by Field, Eugene
 To-day, fair Thisbe, winsome girl!
Strays o'er the meads where daisies blow, 
Or, ling'ring where the brooklets purl, 
Laves in the cool, refreshing flow.
To-morrow, Thisbe, with a host
Of amorous suitors...Read More

by Patchen, Kenneth
 Tiny green birds skate over the surface of the room.
A naked girl prepares a basin with steaming water,
And in the corner away from the hearth, the red wheels
Of an...Read More

by Laurence Dunbar, Paul
Breezes blowin' middlin' brisk,
Snow-flakes thro' the air a-whisk,
Fallin' kind o' soft an' light,
Not enough to make things white,
But jest sorter siftin' down
So 's to cover up the brown
Of the dark...Read More

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