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downtown, civil, metropolitan, civic, central, municipal, popular, public, town, village, burghal, citified, inner-city, nonrural, oppidan,

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
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,
Premium Member Poem 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,
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,
escapology Lee, Darren Acrostic adventure, allegory, allusion, analogy, urban, voice, wedding,
AfGARYstan Miles, Julian Rhyme city, corruption, deep, fear, urban, violence, war,
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,
Night Jazz Kimathi, Teddy Free verse art, beauty, imagery, music, urban,
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,
Sunrise over Sodom Mudge, John Couplet 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,
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,
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,
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,
FROSTY DAY IN THE CITY Beck, Sidney Free verse 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,
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,