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Urban Poems. Below are examples of urban poems. This list of urban poems is made of PoetrySoup member poems. PoetrySoup is a great resource for examples of urban poems or a list of urban poetry. These examples illustrate what urban poems look like. There is also a link below to the definition of urban and a page where you can discuss it.

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List of Urban Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
Nine haiku about one thing McConville, Shell Haiku beauty, bird, color, earth, urban,
Premium Member Poem 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,
Geology Twister, Nipple Limerick bangla, baptism, blue, cheer 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,
Premium Member Poem Grey mottled Pastiche Dome, Peter Free verse business, city, community, environment, urban, usa,
Cool Drink Kimathi, Teddy Free verse business, drink, fun, humor, urban,
Electricity Rose, Christina Free verse body, care, crazy, desire, urban,
Premium Member Poem LEXI ART IMAGE 5 CONTEST DIRTY TOWN Guyler, Ian Bio 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,
Premium Member Poem Fallen heroes part two Camacho, Tonytocaa Dramatic Verse conflict, growing up, poverty, urban,
Premium Member Poem Fallen heroes 1 Camacho, Tonytocaa Dramatic Verse conflict, discrimination, spoken word, urban,
Premium Member Poem Industrial Nature Nance, Casarah Rhyme america, beauty, environment, inspiration, urban,
Urban academy Burovac, Milan Georges Dizain city, crazy, life, philosophy, urban,
Stuck on the Subway bauer, ilene Rhyme urban,
hey immigrant schropp, jason Ballade business, change, hero, hip urban,
Premium Member Poem Heaven can't wait Camacho, Tonytocaa Rhyme discrimination, freedom, history, truth, urban,
The modern geaners Tirino, Ronald Free verse urban,
IDIOT BOX udarwar, amolkumar Sonnet urban, wisdom,
FROSTY DAY IN THE CITY Beck, Sidney Free verse urban,
Broken Dreams G., David I do not know? urban,
The Night Kimathi, Teddy Narrative funny, humor, imagery, imagination, urban,
Fool Pearce, Kevin Free verse angst, conflict, emotions, imagery, urban,
A Wash Davis, Darryl Free verse urban,
The Samaritain Davis, Darryl Free verse urban,
Manspread bauer, ilene Rhyme urban,
Subway Poem Anish, Matthew Free verse black african american, jewish, urban,
A Short Unrevised Poem Anish, Matthew Free verse urban,
One Man's Ceiling bauer, ilene Rhyme urban,
Visionary Day Anish, Matthew Free verse urban,
Homeless Dey, Litan I do not know? urban,
Premium Member Poem Grand residential old Worthing town fleming, john Rhyme urban,
Premium Member Poem The Carcasses Haight, Sandra Free verse urban,
Premium Member Poem THE SKILLED POET Walker , Verlena S. Verse appreciation, character, for him, urban,
Premium Member Poem Felony Money Irisha, twanna Light Poetry imagination, love, poetry, romance, urban,
Unususal Occurence in the Metropolis Anish, Matthew Ballad urban,
New Reflections on the Urban Scene Anish, Matthew Ballad urban,
The Driver of the Bus bauer, ilene Couplet urban,
City Heat Anish, Matthew Haiku urban,
Evening Haiku Anish, Matthew Haiku urban,
From Times Square Anish, Matthew Ballad urban,
The Perfect Silhouette Official, Johndinsky Rhyme urban,
Exit 7b Christensen, Gry Free verse feelings, imagery, lost, urban, vanity,
Songs Yet to Be Sung Anish, Matthew Blank verse urban, weather,
Vacate bauer, ilene Rhyme urban,
Background Music Before Sleep Anish, Matthew Free verse urban,
This Babie Kipkoech, Kones Verse baby, beauty, dedication, girlfriend, urban, woman, women,
The Rabbit Torres, Miguel Narrative heartbroken, psychological, spiritual, urban,
Heart of the City Anish, Matthew Blank verse urban,
The city skyline Human, Daniel Rhyme urban,
Silent Night Cries Martin, Angela I do not know? break up, heartbroken, hurt, urban,
Mulatto Martin, Angela I do not know? anti bullying, beauty, black urban,
Are There Any of Us Left Benoit, Race Rhyme urban, voyage,
Urban Tale Anish, Matthew Blank verse urban,
Night in New York Anish, Matthew Free verse urban,
brudda south Human, Daniel Free verse africa, identity, society, urban, usa,
Inside the Bus bauer, ilene Rhyme urban,
Shawty Got Swag Sanchez, Pandita Free verse character, fun, girl, hip urban, youth,
Refuge bauer, ilene Rhyme introspection, river, urban,
Flute Anish, Matthew Free verse urban,
POETRY Asikari, Cairo Acrostic black african american, urban, word play,
Say Word Asikari, Cairo Rhyme black african american, hip urban, wisdom, word play,
The Motion Asikari, Cairo Rhyme black african american, metaphor, urban, word play,
My Fight Asikari, Cairo Rhyme black african american, poets, urban,
Once More - The Lower East Side Anish, Matthew Ballade urban,
Premium Member Poem ANABAPTISTA Walker , Verlena S. Verse america, bible, devotion, uplifting, urban, wisdom, words,
Premium Member Poem Madras Mansfield, Thomas Verse feelings, image, introspection, sad, urban,
Another Day here on the Lower East Side Anish, Matthew Ballad urban,
Another Summer in NYC Anish, Matthew Ballad urban,
Belleville Boys - by Bob Atkinson Atkinson, Bob Bio bio, emotions, family, friend, urban, youth,
In the Park bauer, ilene Rhyme royal urban, writing,
Love is on the edge Kimathi, Teddy Free verse art, imagery, life, racism, urban, world,
Urban Tale Anish, Matthew Free verse urban,
Garbage bauer, ilene Rhyme urban,
Premium Member Poem DAISIES AND CLOROX onclaud, nette Lyric urban,