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Rail Poems | Examples of Rail Poetry

Rail Poems. Below are examples of poems about rail. This list of poetry about rail is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of rail poetry. This list of works about rail is a great resource for examples of rail poems and show how to write poems about rail. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Rail Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
The former Double Life Of Matthew Scott Harris matthew harris Narrative rail, grief, hurt, meaningful, memory,
Premium Member Poem Atalanta David Drowley Rhyme rail, bullying, community, history, power,
Premium Member Poem The Secret of Time Geoffrey Brewer Rhyme rail, life,
love cannot heal me jazmine Alcaraz ABC rail, 12th grade, art,
love cannot heal me jazmine Alcaraz ABC rail, 12th grade, art,
Severe Weather Predictions matthew harris Dramatic Verse rail, 11th grade, adventure, america,
Ineptitude and Lassitude john sensele Free verse rail, poems,
Premium Member Poem Letter to Ronald Hull on his comment on Diary Notes: Lament at Dawn T Wignesan Free verse rail, conflict, immigration, paris, political,
Premium Member Poem Wind Chimes Caren Krutsinger Free verse rail, fun,
Quick Snail Bennie6 Haiku Poems Haiku rail, time,

What's In A Name
by Cecilia Crasto
What's in a name one might ask
Finding an answer is no easy task
If I should change my name to Jane
Must I then prefix it with...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rail, humorous, nursery rhyme,

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CATCH OF THE DAY
by Cindi Rockwell
A merman once jumped o’er my rail,
And we shared four gallons of ale!
I don’t kiss and tell
But my panties fell
And that was my best piece...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rail, fishing, funny, myth, ocean,

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LIVING THE PRESENT MOMENT FULLY
by nette onclaud





Tinges of radiant images drift through my mind,  
as the gas light blinks with the harlequin moon, squinting
around edges  of  fragile reveries...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rail, appreciation, today,

A song for our youths
by Kporho Vwede Daniel
A SONG FOR OUR YOUTHS 

Look, time is swiftly on a rail
Nation in disarray
Youths gone astray
Children like X-ray
Clothes of hope fray

Everyday sound of gunshots
Our sense...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rail, 7th grade,

Lost in the City
by Lindsay Laurie
I was walking home from work about four thirty in the morn,
and was crossing o’er the railway line before the coming dawn,
when my foot slipped...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rail, humorous,

Pleasingly Plump Praiseworthy Princesses
by matthew harris
(a quid pro quo plug for zaftig women)

women that tip weigh ling needle to spin vicious circle
     akin to puppy chasing...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rail, 11th grade, 12th grade,

Abandoned
by Casarah Nance
Permanently resting upon steel tracks,
 a retired rail car passes the time, 
weathering away.
Contents empty,
 it is a lonely shell, abandoned
 on an unused track
in...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rail, analogy, perspective, time,

Retaliation
by M. L. Kiser
Going down the stairs,
Hand grasps the banister rail;
Hiding mantis bites!

...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rail, funny, humor, insect, nature,

Soultrain
by Tim Parry
The Soul-train was leaving the station,
Believers were gathered on board.
Their hands were all reaching for heaven, 
And happily praising the lord.
But someone was left on...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rail, funny, hilarious, humorous, religious,

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Thanks I owe
by Lisle Ryder
We boarded a train to King's Cross
with connections to Gatwick and onward.
Just passed Thirsk I noticed a loss.
Where was my briefcase? I felt kippered.

No tickets....

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rail, anxiety, confusion, holiday, thanks,

Sleeping in a Dream - Star Gazing -
by Michael Robinson

Sleeping in a dream
- Star Gazing -

 

Time in mind of faded light 

A fog of thought trapped in sight 

Awoken in daylight but seems...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rail, imagery,

No Room For Gallows Humor
by matthew harris
Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain
both beloved affluential cognoscenti,
     (took their life via cerebral hypoxia)
     neither death can...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rail, 10th grade, 12th grade,

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Heartbeat of a Dream
by Carrie Richards
The spiral staircase made her high heels sing
much like the heartbeat of a dream 
He watched as she climbed to the top,
and when she stopped...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rail, romance, romantic,

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Abound In Freedom's Verse
by Duncan R. M. Ferguson
So here my quill goes again
on the scrawl
Is it fired in a hearth of inspiration 
elation?
Or is it 'cause I've got nothing better
to do at...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rail, freedom, imagery, perspective,

A Dream Died A Dreadful Death
by john sensele
Lightning and thunder did clash
In ventricles within my heart
Vying whether to lash
At every part

That feels emotions
In hearts of dames
Whose love motions and portions
Laid claims

To the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rail, poems,

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Chattering
by Vaughan Wesley
Sails flick while chattering
To the wind deciding
How to best throw itself 
Into its arms.

Port rocks to starboard 
And back again
While I'm throwing my insides
Over the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rail, boat, nature, sick,

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The Gardener
by Sara Kendrick
The water sprinkler ran all night
Water droplets cling to leaves
Round clear circles mirror surroundings
Or sparkle sunlight under the eaves

A beautiful spring morn
Cool, crisp air that...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rail, life,

Winners Circle
by Olivia Dykast
If life was a horse race it would be more fair
But it’s a sloppy track
You don’t get a starting gate
Use what you have and run...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rail, 10th grade, america, community,

Cowboy Time-Loop, Part II
by David Welch
He tipped his hat and he said to her:
“Ma’am, a pleasure to make your acquaintance.
Can you kindly tell me why those whores are out,
has no...

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Cowboy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rail, adventure, confusion, history, people,

primal beat
by matthew harris
merciless genocide 
     slaughter of native peoples 
     wrought with (super) wanton zeal
feeble ability to thwart 

...

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Enclosed Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rail, 10th grade, 11th grade,