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Best Express Train Poems

Below are the all-time best Express Train poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of express train poems written by PoetrySoup members


Poetry Soup Express Train
Poetry Soup Express Train

All aboard on the Poetry Soup Express Train
Beautiful people from all over the world to read
Comments galore, to please and tantalize one's...

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© Theresa CW  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: express train, analogy, appreciation, dedication, growth,
Form: Abecedarian



Premium Member Survivors Guilt

It's been ten long years now since that awful tragedy
When a stranger I didn't know, gave his life to save me
I was on the edge...

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Categories: express train, death, grief, how i
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Good Girl

The Good Girl

Penny has always been a good girl, now she is a good wife. She lives in a good neighborhood, drives a nice car,...

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Categories: express train, passion, sensual, sexy,
Form: Prose
Peace
Like sounds

Of dew on grass

Descended the dense dusk

The flock of black geese returned home

White peace
_______________________________________
28 May 2017 for John Anderson's
Cinquain Express Train Contest

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Categories: express train, goodbye, image, peace,
Form: Cinquain
Premium Member Silver Betrayal
as dark	
clouds cumulate
sol goes into hiding
until betrayed by a silver
lining

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -...

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Categories: express train, betrayal,
Form: Cinquain



Railway journeys
Railway journeys





Lost are travel times,
Dressed in best for the wedding,
Took an express train,
Landed up with soot on clothes,
And coal flakes in silky hair !!







Tanka- 5/7/5/7/7
Written...

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Categories: express train, childhood, memory,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Goodbye Past
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Categories: express train, feelings,
Form: Cinquain
Eve
Woman
Vain, visceral,
Temptress, shrewish, fickle, 
beguiling, bewitching, winsome
Woos man.


~Contset: A Brian Strand, 4 or 5 line Poetry - Cinquain.
  
~05/26/17
~ Cinquain Express Train contest by...

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Categories: express train, woman,
Form: Cinquain
Premium Member Ticket to heaven


Ticket booth requests destination
manually I type your name,
a mathematical equation
couldn't convince me to abstain,

Catching despair in my reflection
streetlights flounce, dreary windowpanes
tracking raindrops with affection,
pining for...

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Categories: express train, death, destiny, devotion, i
Form: Free verse
Premium Member DECEPTION
You lie
so frequently
you now believe every
syllable that flows from your lips
is true

Cinquain Express Train Contest
Sponsored by John Anderson

checked with how many syllables

05~30~17
...

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Categories: express train, betrayal, corruption, for her,
Form: Cinquain
A Journey North
A Journey North

Trees are everywhere.
Gardens, wet grass, dew,
Weeds to pull, how I hate plants.
I am seated on an express train,
I see a group of East...

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Categories: express train, black african american, christian,
Form: Free verse
Yin and Yang
Yin and Yang
To live
Among heathens
Every saint has a past
Every sinner has a future
So love

Cinquain Express Train Contest
Sponsored by John Anderson
May 30, 2017...

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Categories: express train, wisdom,
Form: Cinquain
The ExpressTrain
With a loud hoot it alerted, with resounding clangs it boomed
The people were informed, that it had arrived
A lot in its stomach it carried,from far...

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Categories: express train, adventure, places, travel
Form: Alliteration
AND THEN I REMEMBER
I wake up in the middle of the night, and reach out to touch you but you are not 
there
 And then I remember, 
The...

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Categories: express train, death, husband, loss, sad,
Form: I do not know?
Gino's
Baltimore Colts Gino Marchetti started the show.
He opened a chain of restaurants everybody would know.
I remember your slogan from a few decades ago.
It said that...

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Categories: express train, business, dedication, food, history,
Form: Rhyme
Winter magic ghost train
Excited faces looking out,
Views through mountain pass,
Laughter and joy,
Winter trips, 
Snow plow pushes through,
Long journey ahead,
Orient express train speeds,
Onward through blizzards,
Fast and furious, 
Unstoppable!
People chatting,	
Without...

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Categories: express train, poems,
Form: Free verse
Poetry
I'm lost in the maze of words,
My thoughts flying wildly,
Like a flock of frightened birds.
Sometimes inspiration races like an express train,
Other times I'm stuck,
A constipation...

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Categories: express train, on writing and wordswords,
Form: I do not know?
Why Did We Come Down Here Today
There is lousy luck at a slot machine.
We play roulette after blackjack.
The table games are just as mean.
Below the dealer’s ace, there is a jack.
Bet...

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Categories: express train, loss
Form: Ballade
Premium Member Window Teacher
Window Teacher
                      by Odin...

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© Odin Roark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: express train, history,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Diego Maradona
do not blink your eyes if you want to see,
an amazing guy doing his magic with ball,
flash of blue and white jersey on ground,
as he...

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Categories: express train, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
Runaway train life
My internal clock will not stop 
It's like an express train in a bad b movie 
Full on, no brakes heading for the grave ,...

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Categories: express train, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW
One day I ran to Grandpa…And I looked into his ear.
“Mommy says you’re pretty smart….Do you keep your brains in here?”

It’s too dark in here....

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© Jim Yerman  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: express train, childhood,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Last Train
She was standing on the station waiting for the express train
It would be her last journey, wouldn’t see her folks again
Her head it was swimming...

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Categories: express train, betrayal,
Form: Rhyme
limited express
I fall
I leave and
I let go
For all I know
This brain dead of a year
Has taught me how
And I know now
Ain’t got
The time
The heart
The brain
To attempt
The...

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Categories: express train, celebration, dream, growth, leaving,
Form: Free verse
Devil's Concoction
This has brought my express train to a halt.
A smoky distillation of barley malt,
has me unable to think straight.
Here I am in the joint very...

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Categories: express train, confusion, recovery from..., me,
Form: Rhyme