|Poems On London Underground|| |
Spotted this poem while coming back from work from King's Cross St. Pancrass to Hounslow West along the PiccadilIy line at approximately 10:45 PM on 19th Oct 2010. (whale song poem London underground)
Sophie Stephenson - Wright
Spotted this poem while coming back from Acton town on a picadilly line in the evening on 25th Oct 2010. I had been to wembley sunday market before this. I was with Shruti, Prachi and my mother in law.
Leon Yuchin Lau
Spotted this poem while I was going to work in a tube from Hounslow West to Kings Cross St Pancrass in the last carriage at around 12:40 PM BST
(The First Contact Poem)
Spotted this poem while I was going to work in a tube on 22nd October 2010
Catherine Towers ( b. 1961 )
(katherine towers the way we go )
Fulcrum / Writing a world
Spotted this poem while I was going back home in a tube from Hammersmith to Hounslow west on 15-May-2010.
It was a coincidence that I had got my new camera delivered to me on the same day :-)
David Morley (b. 1964)
In the Microscope
Spotted this poem while I was going back home in a tube from Liverpool Street to King's Cross St. Pancrass on 17-May-2010 22:44 London time.
Miroslav Holub ( 1923 - 1998 ) Translated by Ian Milner
Sweet Thames Flow Softly
Spotted this poem while I was on a tube on the Piccadilly line I think.
Ewan MacColl ( 1915 - 1989 )
For the war dead
Spotted this poem while I was on a tube on the Piccadilly line I think
A.E Housman ( 1859 - 1936 )
Spotted this new poem in Hounslow Central inside a tube at around 20:50 while I was heading towards work to Liverpool Street via picadilly line on 19th Jan 2011.
Tomas Hardy - 1840 to 1928 (Celebrating The Genius of Mozart on BBC Radio 3)
Spotted this poem somewhere between 18th Jan 2011 to 24th Jan 2011 on a tube. I have noticed that TFL have posted new poems and I'm happy about it. I was bored to see the same old poems :)
Gerard benson (Born 1931)
For the life of this planet
Grace Nichols (Born 1950)
Lines from Endymion
Spotted this poem on a Picadilly line tube.
John Keates (1975 - 1821)
Colmcille the Scribe
I don't quite remember where exactly I spotted this poem but it must be on either Picadilly line or on a line between Liverpool street and Kings Cross Saint Pancrass.
MSeamus Heaney (Born - 1939)
Loving the Rituals
Spotted this one on 01st Feb 2011 on a tube to work
Palladas (He was from fourth century AD)
More London Underground Poems
Since this page has become very big, I have moved the rest of the poems in the London blog section. The following are links to more poems:
Sender: Mrs Elka Golding
Comment: I saw a poster on an underground platform asking passengers to write poems. I can't remember the exact website. Could you please let me know.
Sender: Girish Suryawanshi
Comment: Hi Elka, I'm not sure about passengers submitting poems which will be published on tubes. But I found the following 2 links related to some sort of London underground poetry competition, which might be helpful to you: