Thomas Holley Chivers


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Thomas Holley Chivers (October 18, 1809 – December 18, 1858) was an American doctor-turned-poet from the state of Georgia. He is best known for his friendship with Edgar Allan Poe and his controversial defense of the poet after his death.

Born into a wealthy Georgia family, Chivers became interested in poetry at a young age. After he and his first wife separated, he received a medical ... more »

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Railroad Song

Clatta, clatta, clatta, clatter,
Like the devil beating batter
Down below in iron platter -
Which subsides into a clanky,
And a clinky, and a clanky,
And a clinky, clanky, clanky,
And a clanky, clinky, clanky;
And the song that now I offer
For Apollo's Golden Coffer -
With the friendship that I proffer -
Is for Riding on a Rail.

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