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In "The Flower-Fed Buffaloes" by Vachel Lindsay, what does the poet mean by "locomotives sing"? the Flower-Fed Buffaloes is about how the human society pushes away the old America, so it should be...

In "The Flower-Fed Buffaloes" by Vachel Lindsay, what does the poet mean by "locomotives sing"?

the Flower-Fed Buffaloes is about how the human society pushes away the old America, so it should be pretty negative. Then why describe the locomotives as singing?

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Poet Vachel Lindsay (1879-1931) wrote this lament to the demise of the buffalo during a "tramp" along the old Santa Fe Trail to California in 1912. He gained inspiration from his visit to the Old West, and "The...

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It means the sound made by the moving train