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Steerage Poems - Poems about Steerage

Steerage Poems - Examples of all types of poems about steerage to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for steerage.
Premium Member Un Farabutto
...Grandpa Francesco Proia, from Caserta, Italia, a clever stowaway in the bowels of the ship bringing him to Ellis Island, Feb. 4, 1905. Gruff ways, often snarling a guttural “Huh,” a lack of ......Read More
Categories: steerage, family, grandfather, hero, immigration,
Form: Free verse

...He is watching an in-flight movie, staring at it in steerage as he fades away. The boarding procedures were too slow, there were delays. Tightly stringed tensions arose between ears and nose.......Read More
Categories: steerage, poetry,
Form: Free verse
A Dillydally Way
...Trailing naked toes, hat low peaked fingers laced abaft head and sun, white-water gently threading through the webbed keel of one foot. The sky is blasting blue, splotching louder blobs of cob......Read More
Categories: steerage, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Mrs Lenda
...I knew the day we met that we were meant to be I realized our destiny was set and she was the one for me She was rich in beauty but poor for she will die with it Her appearance nonplussed me and I......Read More
Categories: steerage, heartbroken, hurt,
Form: Free verse
Crumb Unique
...At the birth of every male child, At his hair-cutting event styled, At first birth-celebrations wild; At his sister's ear-ring pomp, mild, At school when their admissions filed, Blasts the crumb......Read More
Categories: steerage, pollution, sound,
Form: Rhyme

Father Thomas Byles, Martyr of the Titanic
...You may have heard the 3rd class would dance and many among them did not stand a chance to be rescued out of the tragic Titanic disaster but have you heard more of their heroi......Read More
Categories: steerage, hero, memorial, prayer, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Dare I Wish
...From each according to his ability gains little traction in a world where ability is so obviously diminished just take an honest look around you sound bites are no longer protection against an e......Read More
Categories: steerage, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I'M Just Getting Started
...I'm Just Getting Started I'm just getting started, though I'm not in control, But I am all dressed and indubitably, very well-composed, virtuously loved by many, with honored ......Read More
Categories: steerage, conflict, dream, judgement, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Differences of Opinion
...War of subtleties Terse battles Sanctioned victories Temporal losses Shooting blanks Dull blade Cassanova's gaze Mata Hari senses Jagger's "Moment has passed" Frost "Two roads diverged........Read More
Categories: steerage, day, night,
Form: List
...They hailed her as the empress of the waves Supreme upon the ocean’s vast domain, Yet those who watched her launch, and bid ‘Godspeed’, Could never have foreseen her fleeting reign. She left So......Read More
Categories: steerage, death, natural disasters,
Form: Rhyme
Courage In Steerage and Porridge
...Courage in Steerage and Porridge You will never read another limerick like this one. Was watching Cinderella when courage was mentioned. We heard she had so much courage; Was stuffed in sho......Read More
Categories: steerage, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
Seafaring Foreigner
...Seafaring Foreigner In steerage on a steamer with Figs conceiving in Vesuvian soil Hidden in a pot of a sturdy trunk Made of hope and adventure. Fear of Sights unseen and joys unbeknownst O......Read More
Categories: steerage, change, destiny, grandparents, hope,
Form: Light Verse
Eve of Eternity
...She couldn't contain her rhapsody demeanor much more hugging her husband and gushing with excitement as he closed the door the third class cabin was modest but she thought it would do finally spen......Read More
Categories: steerage, boat, death, sad love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Thirty Years Sweeter: Lyric
...1. Not thrown out of the show business every year’s good and never less my age placed in his mind’s steerage I’m down to prove he won’t manage it is no different loving him I'm older but with th......Read More
Categories: steerage, adventure, age, i love
Form: Lyric
Cold Coffee's Back In Ireland
...Cold Coffee they call him and only a few people know his real name, this odd fellow who raises pigs off the coast of Ireland and comes to town bouncing in his horse and wagon to buy suppli......Read More
Categories: steerage, ireland,
Form: Blank verse

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