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Famous Staten Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Ginsberg, Allen
 Square weeping and undressing while the sirens 
 of Los Alamos wailed them down, and wailed 
 down Wall, and the Staten Island ferry also 
who broke down crying in white gymnasiums naked 
 and trembling before the machinery of other 
who bit detectives in the neck and shrieked with delight 
 in policecars for committing no crime but their 
 own wild cooking pederasty and intoxication, 
who howled on their knees in the subway and were 
 dragged of...Read More

by Seeger, Alan
...Another prospect pleased the builder's eye, 
And Fashion tenanted (where Fashion wanes) 
Here in the sorrowful suburban lanes 
When first these gables rose against the sky. 
Relic of a romantic taste gone by, 
This stately monument alone remains, 
Vacant, with lichened walls and window-panes 
Blank as the windows of a skull. But I, 
On evenings whe...Read More

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