Famous Up Tight Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Up Tight poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous up tight poems. These examples illustrate what a famous up tight poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Service, Robert William
...It's just the Army life, mother, the drill, the left and right,
That puts the stiffinin' in yer spine and locks yer jaw up tight. . . ."
"There's something in your eyes, Michael, an' how they stare and stare --
You're lookin' at me now, me boy, as if I wasn't there. . . ."
"It's just the things I've seen, mother, the sights that come and come,
A bit o' broken, bloody pulp that used to be a chum. . . ."
"There's something on y...Read More
by Olds, Sharon
...elf. We kneeled over the
rubber bodies, gave them baths
carefully, scrubbed their little
orange hands, wrapped them up tight,
said goodnight, never spoke of the
woman like a gaping wound
weeping on the stairs, the man like a stuck
buffalo, baffled, stunned, dragging
arrows in his side. As if we had made a
pact of silence and safety, we kneeled and
dressed those tiny torsos with their elegant
belly-buttons and minuscule holes
high on the buttock to pee through and all ...Read More
by Lear, Edward
There was an old person of Pinner,As thin as a lath, if not thinner;They dressed him in white, and roll'd him up tight,That elastic old person of Pinner. ...Read More
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