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Subject: BUSES
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BALLADE OF AN OMNIBUS, by AMY LEVY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Some men to carriages aspire
Last Line: An omnibus suffices me.
Subject(s): Buses


BUS DRIVER ON MADISON AVENUE, by MICHAEL STEPHENS    Poem Source                
First Line: I hate 57th and madison
Last Line: And the sunshine poking through %the low gray clouds
Subject(s): Buses; Madison Avenue, New York


BUS NORTH, by REETIKA VAZIRANI    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: When I saw him looking, I held myself in
Last Line: And we are honoured you see to travel so far
Subject(s): Buses; Guests; Hotels; Tourists; Travel


BUS STATION, by ALICIA SUSKIN OSTRIKER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Those bus station bathrooms are bad
Subject(s): Buses


BUSES HEADED FOR SCRANTON, by OGDEN NASH    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The buses headed for scranton travel in pairs
Last Line: That the buses headed for scranton travel in pairs
Subject(s): Buses


BUSES LONG TO GO HOME, by ROLF JACOBSEN    Poem Source                
Last Line: Of lualalambo, nkongsamba, and of calabar, %and female hippos sleeping under peppertrees
Subject(s): Buses; Roads; Travel


CITIES: 1. LONDON, by CALE YOUNG RICE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: With a shawl of fog thrown over her shoulders
Last Line: Remembering her youth, in the rain.
Subject(s): Buses; Fog; London; Rain; Haze


COMMUTING, by JULIE DEARBORN    Poem Source                
First Line: Get back on the muni. Don't forget your umbrella, it looks like rain. If
Last Line: Gently back towards the window
Subject(s): Buses; Commuters


COUNTRY BUSES, by WILLIAM HENRY OGILVIE    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The stolid london buses roll down the cars between
Alternate Author Name(s): Ogilvie, Will Henry
Subject(s): Buses


CROSSTOWN, by ALICIA SUSKIN OSTRIKER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Back in new york I grab a taxi at port authority
Last Line: X-rays, so itís cancer
Subject(s): New York City; City Traffic; Taxis; Buses; Democracy; War; Politics & Politicians; African Americans; Racism; Nightmares


ENTROPY DRAG, by BOB JOHNSTON    Poem Source                
First Line: On the last bus from hackensack
Last Line: With snoring %sour melody %and me
Subject(s): Buses; Melodies; Travel


FREEDOM RIDE, by RITA DOVE    Poem Text             Recitation by Author     Poet's Biography
First Line: As if, after high street
Last Line: Or a mosque adrift on a milk-fed pond
Subject(s): Buses; Parks, Rosa (1913-2005); Civil Rights Movement


GETTING THERE, by TIMOTHY LIU    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: With a man who carries roses, a bundle of cut
Last Line: As we ride in silence the rest of the way home
Subject(s): Buses; Commuters; Flowers; Love; Roses


GOOD GREEN BUS, by RACHEL (LYMAN) FIELD    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Rumbling and tattly good green bus
Last Line: And never guess that they have us %for audience in the good green bus!
Subject(s): Buses


I COULD NOT TELL, by SHARON OLDS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I could not tell I had jumped off that bus,
Subject(s): Mothers; Suicide; Buses


I STARTED SUBSCRIBING, by TRISH REEVES    Poem Text                
First Line: To the christian science monitor
Subject(s): Buses; Capital Punishment; Gays & Lesbians; Photography & Photographers; Women; Hanging; Executions; Death Penalty


IN THE COACH, by THOMAS EDWARD BROWN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Yes, comin' home from the north sea fishin'.
Last Line: "jus' a lil dunkey."
Alternate Author Name(s): Brown, T. E.
Subject(s): Wit & Humor; Buses; Yarns


LAGOS -- IBADAN ROAD BEFORE SHAGAMU, by JOHN PEPPER CLARK    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A bus groaned uphill. Trapped
Last Line: Are looking for the driver %who escaped unhurt
Alternate Author Name(s): Clark-bekederemo, J. P.; Clark, J. P.
Subject(s): Accidents; Buses; Driving And Drivers; Prisons And Prisoners; Roads; Travel


LEAVING SARAJEVO, by SUSAN RICH    Poem Source                
First Line: The bus driver stops to pick plums
Last Line: Our hearts are no longer our own
Subject(s): Buses; Sarajevo, Bosnia; Tourists; Travel


LINE 471 DOWNTOWN LA, by SUE CAYLOR    Poem Source                
First Line: Her breasts %were inverted
Last Line: The jingle of bus money %in my pocket
Subject(s): Buses; Commuters; Los Angeles; Travel


NAPPING ON THE GREYHOUND, by RUTH STONE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: It's christmas eve in texas
Last Line: "from planet zizz. ""very tasteful antennae."
Subject(s): Buses; Greyhounds; Texas; Travel; Journeys; Trips


NIGHT BEFORE THE SENTENCE IS CARRIED OUT, by CAROLYN D. WRIGHT    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A woman is riding a bus
Last Line: The bottom falls out of the sack. %she leaves the apples scattered in the aisle
Alternate Author Name(s): Wright, C. D.
Subject(s): Buses; Introspection; Prisons And Prisoners


ON A TRAILWAYS BUS A MAN WHO HOLDS HIS HEAD STRAGELY SPEAKS TO THE SEAT NEXT TO HIM, by MILLER WILLIAMS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I brought a book to make the time pass
Subject(s): Buses; Human Behavior; Books; Social Commentaries; Conduct Of Life; Human Nature; Reading


ON THE M104, by DENISE DUHAMEL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The longing we know that does not have a name
Last Line: Their appearances so short, their bodies so small
Subject(s): Buses


ON THE MOTOR BUS, by ALFRED DENNIS GODLEY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: What is this that roareth thus
Last Line: Contra hos motores bos!
Alternate Author Name(s): Godley, A. D.
Variant Title(s): The Motor Bus
Subject(s): Buses


OSLOBODJENJE, by SUSAN RICH    Poem Source                
First Line: The first year of the siege
Last Line: And there were many days without bread
Subject(s): Buses; Commuters; Sarajevo, Bosnia; Tourists; Travel


PAYSAGE TRISTE, by THOMAS STEARNS ELIOT    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The girl who mounted in the omnibus
Last Line: Who had your opera-glasses in his care
Alternate Author Name(s): Eliot, T. S.
Subject(s): Buses


RIDING THE BUS IN MIDWINTER, by TED KOOSER    Poem Text             Recitation by Author     Poet's Biography
First Line: If a barn could loosen itself
Subject(s): Buses; Farm Life; Agriculture; Farmers


ROOM FOR ONE MORE, by LAURIE ANN BLAUNER    Poem Source                
First Line: The peculiar air of morning. The attention
Last Line: Themselves out of their bodies with syllables
Subject(s): Buses


S .. TALK ON THE VENICE BLVD. BUS HEADING EAST ONE SUMMER, by AKILAH NAYO OLIVER    Poem Source                
First Line: Bus stop one I am on the bus
Last Line: And tapped the briefcase %he did own
Subject(s): Buses; Commuters; Travel


THE BUNNY BUS, by JACK PRELUTSKY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: All aboard the bunny bus
Last Line: Rabbit transit gets you there
Subject(s): Buses; Rabbits


THE FLAMES, by DENIS JOHNSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: In 1972 I crossed kansas on a bus
Last Line: A speechless church out of your dark / and invisible face
Subject(s): Buses; Farm Life; Agriculture; Farmers


THE OMNIBUS, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: "the 'bus, the 'bus, the omnibus!"
Last Line: While I am snugly seated in thee
Subject(s): Buses;streets; Avenues


THE TROLLEY FROM XOCHIMILCO, by NORMAN DUBIE    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The late-afternoon rain stopped. The electric trolley
Last Line: The plaster rosettes of the ceiling.
Subject(s): Accidents; Buses; Death; Kahlo, Frida (1907-1954); Mexico City; Rivera, Diego (1886-1957); Dead, The


TOUCHSTONE ON A BUS, by ALFRED NOYES    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Last night I rode with touchstone on a bus
Last Line: He burst into this bunch of mad-cap rhymes: --
Subject(s): Buses; Plays & Playwrights


TWO POEMS ON URBAN BUSES: 1., by ROQUE DALTON    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The august dame of the middle class
Last Line: Bottle endowed with a rag fuse lit for the occasion
Subject(s): Buses; Cities


TWO POEMS ON URBAN BUSES: 2. ELEMENTAL MARXISM, by ROQUE DALTON    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: He is an idealist who defines a bus as an automotive vehicle
Last Line: Has on things and their human uses
Subject(s): Buses; Cities; Communism


TWO WOMEN ON THE POTOMAC HIGHWAY, by NORMAN DUBIE    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: On tuesday's bus I heard the man from state
Last Line: It made me sick, if you must know.
Subject(s): Buses; Conversation; Disdain; Human Abnormalities; Violence; Scorn; Deformities


WAITING FOR THE BUS, by KATALIN MEZEY    Poem Source                
First Line: Hanging over the railing of the park
Last Line: And I resent it if anyone says %ultimately
Subject(s): Buses; Travel