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Short City Poems. These are the most popular short poems on or about City by PoetrySoup Members. You can search for City short poems by poem length and keyword.

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Short City poem by Vince Suzadail Jr.| Details |

Cork, Ireland--footle

PRETTY 
CITY


Short City poem by Asif Andalib| Details |

The kid

Busy city’s heart – A kid is lost in the crowd!


Short City poem by Modupe Sefunmi| Details |

The Angry Water

water flares up
disaster looms now
a city sinks


Short City poem by Keith Simmonds| Details |

Wigs


Wigs stolen
from a city store …
police comb the area


Short City poem by dennis lee| Details |

Look!

april rain ends
rainbow over the city
prophesy of hope?


Short City poem by daver austin| Details |

Christmas City

windows smile in Christmas City
humbug with no place to go


Short City poem by Daniel Corcoran| Details |

Violence

Dancing shadows.
Mask violent beatings.
Deep in the city.


Short City poem by Ranza Trumper| Details |

Nameless the Third

Shimmering city
below me; stars above me;
and you beside me


Short City poem by Ernesto P. Santiago| Details |

Commercial Look

The city is famed
Stilettos on cobbled street
Glamorization


Short City poem by Daniel Neal| Details |

Country Kitty

In the big city
I see a country kitty,
Playing in the street.


Short City poem by Raul Moreno| Details |

The Dome of St. Peters

Vatican City,
Protruding Roman skylines;
The jewel in the sky.


Short City poem by Juan Paolo Galua| Details |

faint star

amidst the murky sky
that envelopes the city
a faint star I see!


Short City poem by Kellen Davis| Details |

Saibygone

Ho Chi Minh City,
	alas, peace and resurgence-
the two reunite 


Short City poem by Asif Andalib| Details |

Dance

You are so pretty
You are talk of the city
Will you dance with me?


Short City poem by Raul Moreno| Details |

City of Clouds

Clouded...city streets,
Cumulous...community;
Beauty swelling up.


Short City poem by Stephen Parker| Details |

Paris

blithe city of lights
triumphant monuments brim
dank boulevards rim


Short City poem by Nicole Sharon Brown| Details |

Toxicity

Too much of any, 
known thing can have toxic-
-city. Don't try it!


Short City poem by Sandra Adams| Details |

Rainy days

along city streets
slight breeze carries aroma
food and wet pavement


Short City poem by Marty Owens| Details |

New Jerusalem Rev. 20:18

Wall is of Jasper
And the city is pure gold.
Like unto clear glass!


Short City poem by Asif Andalib| Details |

The Commuters

Rainy season comes –
The Commuters’ trouble comes
In Dhaka City! 


Short City poem by lana sarah| Details |

New Love

Sitting on a bench,
a New York City couple, 
now falling in love.


Short City poem by Kellen Davis| Details |

selflessly homeless

an old homeless man
feeds the city doves with 
bread from the shelter


Short City poem by Melani Udaeta| Details |

Cherry Blossoms

A blanket of pink
colors the city with joy 
Spring blows on the wind


Short City poem by Marty Owens| Details |

New City

New Jerusalem
Coming down from our Great God.
Cubed city foursquare!


Short City poem by Renee Hendricks| Details |

Emerald City Blues

The briefest sign of spring
followed by drizzly rain
life in Seattle


Short City poem by Frank Penicaro| Details |

flip a coin

Harmonica plays
man sings
All in an empty city
with a cup of change.


Short City poem by Edward Orozco| Details |

Paris

The city of love
Her streets sing outloud in love
Her tower is love


Short City poem by Asif Andalib| Details |

Flowers of monsoon

In this city of concrete
Flowers of monsoon
Bloom even besides street!


Short City poem by Rollo West| Details |

Street Concerto

New York city Zen A forte of car alarms Teenagers scurry


Short City poem by Ernesto P. Santiago| Details |

as the sky grows dark


as the sky grows dark
the city street-lights blinking
every 6 p.m.


Short City poem by david mohn| Details |

City

sun setting swiftly
city eyes are red with fire… 
giants heading east 




Short City poem by Jack Jordan| Details |

Haiku 62

	
	
	Haiku 62
	
	New York City
	mother and child asleep
	their sidewalk bed


Short City poem by valerie bellefleur| Details |

Leaf Race

Frantic Autumn leaves 
race down city streets
jet propelled by October winds..


Short City poem by Nigel Fawcett| Details |

Lonely

Lonely
Here but not seen
Living in the city
Surrounded by the multitude
Alone


Short City poem by Leon Stacey| Details |

Plum Nelly

Plum' out the city 
And ne'ly in the woods- trees...
Wildlife and dirt roads


Short City poem by James Marshall Goff| Details |

White Canvas In American Winter

New fallen snow
City awakes untouched
Footsteps never seen





Minnesota
12/28/12


Short City poem by Ken Duddle| Details |

Tunnel Vision

A missed countryside. Tunnel-vision motorists, Race to smoke city


Short City poem by Rhonda Johnson-Saunders| Details |

The Rhythm of the Street

busy city street -
  steam lifts with summer's rhythm 
    bare feet tap in time


Short City poem by Patricia Leonaitis| Details |

BIG CITY LIFE(senryu)

Bright lights, busy streets-
Always something going on,
Kids love playground swings.


Short City poem by cheryle sanders| Details |

City Lights

a myriad of lights glitter across the city illuminating
NY nighttime


Short City poem by Asif Andalib| Details |

The sweet song

Flocks of a small species of birds
Flew around the city area
Singing sweet sweet sweet!


Short City poem by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr| Details |

CITY SLICK

my name is sam
mabe i am
am on the lam
my minds is quick
they say am like this
CITY SLICK


Short City poem by Ernesto P. Santiago| Details |

Dazzling, dancing lights


dazzling, dancing lights
of peace and love, from neighbors 
will the city bloom? 


Short City poem by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr| Details |

UPS AND DOWN

its the name
that has no fame
its in evey city and town
good and bad stuff
UPS AND DOWN


Short City poem by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr| Details |

LIGHT UP THE TREE

iwas there
this i like to share
able to see
the city key
of how they
LIGHT UP THE TREE


Short City poem by Barbara Gorelick| Details |

Black Diamond Night


Diamonds in a black velvet night Splendor far from the city lights


Short City poem by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr| Details |

BIG CITY MAYOR

he's tall
and ball
but wall
for all
just call
and he will be
there to hear
our
big city mayor


Short City poem by Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen| Details |

city lights

midnight city lights
reflecting in wide eyes—
colorful beads

NEW ORLEANS AT 12:00 MIDNIGHT


Short City poem by Marie Harrison| Details |

Summer's Spilled Milk

Summer’s Spilled Milk
City dwellers pumped;
Oil effused into ocean,
Ocean creatures died.


Short City poem by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr| Details |

RADIO CITY SHOW

you comming to town
and getting around
stop at the door
buy a ticket
for the 
RADIO CITY SHOW


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