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List of Urban Poems

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City Lights Monteverdi, Jenny I do not know? addiction, city, drink, recovery urban, youth,
Luxuries Faries, Marissa Quatrain car, celebrity, city, culture, urban,
The city person's ballad: urban versus rural Kgaswane, Mpho Ballad character, community, culture, irony, urban,
Burg of Hue And Cry Flower, Moon Monoku adventure, people, travel, urban,
Premium Member Poem Nairobi Kimathi, Teddy Free verse life, money, poverty, success, urban, work,
The Transcendentalist Spangles, Suki Free verse humor, humorous, light, lyric, urban,
Premium Member Poem Melancholy Kimathi, Teddy Free verse identity, imagery, life, sad, urban,
Premium Member Poem Stinking Memories Kimathi, Teddy Narrative drink, history, imagery, memory, urban,
Strange New Reality Anish, Matthew Free verse urban,
Premium Member Poem Society Kimathi, Teddy Free verse humanity, identity, imagery, life, urban,
Premium Member Poem Second Chance Kimathi, Teddy Rhyme art, humor, imagery, judgement, urban,
An American Project johnson, curtis Couplet america, black african american, urban,
Proud of My Skin Johnson, Tyrone C. Free verse america, black african american, urban,
Premium Member Poem Freaking Out Kimathi, Teddy Narrative fear, funny, humor, humorous, urban,
Party Girls Faries, Marissa Quatrain cool, crazy, fun, rap, urban,
Fire Escapes bauer, ilene Rhyme urban,
Premium Member Poem Unquotable quotes: Janitor, Gardienne, Portero, Sereno, Hausgast -XXXI Part One Wignesan, T Quatrain care, city, horror, rights, urban,
What's the Use Fross, James Quatrain appreciation, corruption, identity, urban, work,
Tides Idiong, Divine Friday Ballad adventure, betrayal, fantasy, power, urban,
This Unreal City Anish, Matthew Ballad urban, writing,
The Greatest Nation of them All Guccia, Anthony Blank verse addiction, imagery, slam, society, urban, drug,
Cities Jones, Mike Free verse urban,
Malcontent Goodside, Donald Narrative urban,
Premium Member Poem Rain Simmonds, Rita A. Free verse urban,
Sofia Vassilev, Ross Free verse corruption, history, home, life, urban,
Premium Member Poem The Fox Lindsay, David Light Poetry urban,
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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,
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, drug,
RISING RED DISC Hargreaves, Tony Free verse environment, pollution, senses, urban,
The Friendly Fruit Man bauer, ilene Rhyme 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 Rose, Evelyn Prose Poetry addiction, meaningful, night, peace, urban,
Premium Member Poem Passerby Lucas, Ryan Lyric appreciation, beauty, culture, death, urban,
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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, drug,
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 Baniti, Nailah Free verse analogy, black african american, urban, write, writing,
Rainy Day on the Lower East Side Anish, Matthew Ballad urban,
BANG BANG Baniti, Nailah 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,