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List of Urban Poems

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Premium Member Poem The Fox Lindsay, David Light Poetry urban,
Poor Rawat, Shruti ABC career, cry, depression, emotions, urban, words, write,
Blue Poetry Blue Jenkins, Kenneth R. Free verse urban,
The Commuter Van bauer, ilene Rhyme urban,
I Had a Vibrant Night Brockenbrough, Anton Alliteration autumn, food, hair, imagery, urban,
Midnight Children L. M., Adelle Rhyme urban,
Premium Member Poem Freeway Taner, A.O. Free verse absence, adventure, beautiful, car, urban, women,
Where we lived whipps, michael Free verse emotions, feelings, for kids, urban,
The City Opens Its Arms Anish, Matthew Ballad urban,
Premium Member Poem Advanced Communication Simmonds, Rita A. Free verse city, new york, technology, urban, youth,
Dreaming of Snow Guccia, Anthony Rhyme addiction, desire, fun, funny, urban,
DAYBREAK Hargreaves, Tony Free verse environment, pollution, senses, urban,
The Friendly Fruit Man bauer, ilene Rhyme urban,
Premium Member Poem Angels Thompson, Janis Haiku urban,
Visions of a New Day Anish, Matthew Concrete urban, visionary,
Urban Grind Misra, Karam Rictameter urban,
Roadworks Jones, Mike Free verse urban,
Cold journey aliandro, alphonze Rhyme urban,
Begging for Apologies Yuhas, Pete Lyric identity, immigration, patriotic, society, urban, usa,
Morphine baucum, keith Free verse addiction, city, dark, urban,
LECHEROUS EYES AND BROWN BAGS Young, Dana Enclosed Rhyme city, corruption, culture, life, urban,
Premium Member Poem POET AND PHILOSOPHER Walker , Verlena S. Imagism future, leadership, together, urban, usa, visionary, wisdom,
the loudest silence Winter, Evelyn Prose Poetry addiction, meaningful, night, peace, urban,
Premium Member Poem Passerby Lucas, Ryan Lyric appreciation, beauty, culture, death, urban,
Premium Member Poem Fugitive Forrest Davey, Brian Free verse anxiety, deep, innocence, urban,
The Thunderstorm of His Mind Lenniro, Isabella Free verse absence, anxiety, break up, urban,
Came Close to Dying Anish, Matthew Free verse urban,
Life If Reality thompson, tamica ABC urban, wisdom,
Premium Member Poem Furry Friend Kimathi, Teddy Narrative animal, cat, friend, friendship, urban,
Premium Member Poem LITTLE LOCAL MAN MURRAY, JEAN Rhyme february, immigration, urban,
Premium Member Poem SIN CITY Lee, Jeffrey Rhyme america, city, life, poverty, urban,
A Blimmin' Cold Day, Even For Grandad Buddha, Joe Abecedarian city, dark, funny, imagination, urban, weather,
Summer in Karroodorp 1954 Beavon, Keith Blank verse urban,
Premium Member Poem Robin Hood Davey, Brian Free verse adventure, character, poverty, urban,
An Uban Summer Night's Tale Anish, Matthew Ballad urban,
Verbal Attitude Chalise, Deepak Blank verse absence, bereavement, dark, sorrow, urban,
MAKEUP SEX NailahBaniti, BLUE33 Free verse analogy, black african american, urban, write, writing,
Rainy Day on the Lower East Side Anish, Matthew Ballad urban,
BANG BANG NailahBaniti, BLUE33 Free verse allegory, analogy, black african urban, word play, words,
Against the Elements Anish, Matthew Free verse urban,
Welcome to the Machine: Part 6 Whatley, Michael Haiku city, computer, life, sleep, urban,
Everytime You Go Miles, Julian Rhyme beautiful, emotions, for her, urban, wedding,
Nailed On The River Styx Spangles, Suki Free verse christmas, humorous, lyric, slam, urban,
Crest Keir, Dan Verse city, identity, innocence, life, urban, work,
Premium Member Poem Lead Diaz, Tiffany Free verse art, creation, dance, love, urban,
Premium Member Poem Midnight Bling Gonsalves, Ricardo Free verse angst, poverty, psychological, racism, urban,
get off me vergara, fernando Verse corruption, dedication, emotions, hip urban,
Premium Member Poem Perception Kimathi, Teddy I do not know? imagery, life, society, urban, woman, women,
Hashtag My Life Matters Write, Mister Rhyme abuse, black african american, urban, violence, youth,
Urban Lights Anish, Matthew Free verse angst, anxiety, scary, urban,
AfGARYstan Miles, Julian Rhyme city, corruption, deep, fear, urban, violence, war,
Premium Member Poem Sidelined Kimathi, Teddy Free verse emotions, hurt, imagery, life, urban,
Premium Member Poem Cymbals of Winter Guzzi, Debbie Free verse urban, wind, winter,
Halloween Breese, Richard Limerick autumn, children, funny, giggle, urban,
Premium Member Poem HIP HOP Lee, Jeffrey Rhyme community, culture, family, hip urban, youth,
Sky Bike jimmy boom semtex, nick armbrister Free verse fantasy, nonsense, science fiction, urban,
Into Work Anish, Matthew Free verse immigration, teacher, urban,
Cars In Malaysia Part 1 CHUAN SENG, KENG Narrative appreciation, car, community, environment, urban,
Premium Member Poem Night Jazz Kimathi, Teddy Free verse art, beauty, imagery, music, urban,
Premium Member Poem Museum: The Haunting Kimathi, Teddy Narrative art, dark, fantasy, halloween, urban,
Relaxing in Autumn on the Lower East Side Anish, Matthew Free verse urban,
Slice of Urban Life Anish, Matthew Ballad urban,
FOR KILLIN SAKE jimmy boom semtex, nick armbrister Verse community, conflict, death, murder, urban, violence,
Puttin On The Ritz Solomon, Kevin Couplet clothes, crazy, culture, dance, urban,
Premium Member Poem Sunrise over Sodom Mudge, John Dramatic Verse city, dark, depression, urban,
Lower East Side Evening Anish, Matthew Ballad urban,
New Reflections on the Urban Scene Anish, Matthew Blitz urban,
Nine haiku about one thing McConville, Shell Haiku beauty, bird, color, earth, urban,
As Angry As A Pavement Cyclist Spangles, Suki Lyric funny, humor, humorous, light, urban,
One More Stop Cain, David A. Free verse urban,
One Foot Forward bauer, ilene Rhyme urban,
City Tanka Anish, Matthew Tanka urban,
From My Window Anish, Matthew Concrete urban,
Picture of a City Anish, Matthew Blank verse urban,
Dublin Mc Laughlin, Kelvin Haiku adventure, city, environment, ireland, urban,
A Qunintessential Brooklyn Night Anish, Matthew Blank verse urban,
Forever Bros Hernandez, William Free verse addiction, angst, death, farewell, urban, violence, youth,
My Block Hernandez, William Free verse addiction, growing up, poverty, urban, violence, world,
Late Night Musing Anish, Matthew Blank verse urban,
Urban Ode Anish, Matthew Rhyme urban,
Premium Member Poem Understanding Reconciliation Mendoza, Jacqueline R. Free verse christian, devotion, faith, god, urban,
Are We There Yet, I Really Have To Pee Baker, Briana Rhyme abuse, addiction, creation, love urban,
Awaking Davis, Daniel Free verse art, beauty, deep, philosophy, urban,
Unfinished Kadic, Nino Free verse angst, city, loneliness, lost, urban,
Grey mottled Pastiche Dome, Peter Free verse business, city, community, environment, urban, usa,
Premium Member Poem Cool Drink Kimathi, Teddy Free verse business, drink, fun, humor, urban,
Electricity Rose, Christina Free verse body, care, crazy, desire, urban,
Springtime Guckian, Mary Free verse april, beauty, creation, mystery, urban,
Springtime Guckian, Mary Free verse april, beauty, creation, mystery, urban,
The Aurum River Swarthout, Avery Rhyme car, city, corruption, creation, urban, water, weather, wind,
My final curtain call m.n.i.w, m.n.i.w Free verse father, lost, mother, parents, urban,
Squirrels bauer, ilene Rhyme urban,
My City wantland, michelle Free verse adventure, character, community, creation, urban,
Another Day in NYC Anish, Matthew Ballad urban,
working in benefits street Downie , Richard Free verse career, culture, jobs, society, urban,
FROM A PIGLET TO A HOG brown, louis Rhyme hip hop, poetry, spoken urban,
Premium Member Poem A Community Pool in Richmond carmack, rob Quatrain bio, psychological, senses, summer, urban, water,
Premium Member Poem Flicker of hope Camacho, Tonytocaa Narrative america, dedication, new york, urban,
Two Cathey, Taylor Elegaic Lyric birth, creation, deep, identity, urban,
Flame Cathey, Taylor Crystalline black african american, blue, urban,