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Arkansas Poems - Poems about Arkansas

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Premium Member Speak Your Mind, But Ride A Fast Horse
...That be cold sun rose yonder, our heads be hot, I'd declare, I'll get Whitey my critter, worked all night, best she nicker. 'Bout saddlin' her real tight, or I'll headlong out of sight, I ......Read More
Categories: arkansas, analogy, animal, appreciation, best
Form: Cowboy Poetry

Leaving a book incompletely read tantamount to being sacrilegious
...Preface: On February 4, 1861, the seven states that had seceded by this point convened and created the Confederate States of America under the leadership of Jefferson Davis. Just under two m......Read More
Categories: arkansas, absence, america, anxiety, baptism,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Call Her Q
...What is her name? They asked Bright, full of awe. I was going to call her Arkansas. But look at her coat, unique markings right? I call her Q said my cousin, Bright. Q? I said. What kind of nam......Read More
Categories: arkansas, 1st grade, 2nd grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Wild Birds
...A woman on her daily walk was serenaded by a cardinal, a blue jay, and a Carolina wren— or so she thought. Imagine how surprised she would have been to learn it was I, a mockingbird perched on a l......Read More
Categories: arkansas, bird,
Form: Personification
And Then You Are This Person
...Parents pass away slowly after their death; come back as your face in a mirror. Our days are a code written on the blind side of our skin. You watch yourself coming out of a childhood bedroo......Read More
Categories: arkansas, poetry,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Men Beware
...Jarvis was a goner the second he saw her bouncy hair She recognized this and reeled him right into her lair Her amber eyes gave him the stoplight green. Jarvis from that moment was never again see......Read More
Categories: arkansas, halloween,
Form: Rhyme
Another Fine Meal
...Go to Massachusetts for its chowder, in Maryland you’ll find tasty crab cakes. Texas has their famous beef brisket rub, KC says it’s good BBQ they make. Head to Maine to dine on some lobster, ......Read More
Categories: arkansas, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Ballad of Villonia Beebe, a Life In Three Parts: Part 3
...Obituary The following notice recently appeared in the Toad Suck Monthly News Express. The management apologizes for the tardiness of its publication: Ms. Villonia Beebe has passed awa......Read More
Categories: arkansas, humor, obituary,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member The Ballad of Villonia Beebe, a Life In Three Parts: Part 2
...The Middle Years She'd been wooed by dukes and diplomats From Nome to Nagasaki, Kept by mobsters, bishops, bureaucrats, And a movie mogul's lackey. She'd been plied with jewels, a fancy......Read More
Categories: arkansas, humor,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Wild Women of Woolie Woods
...Wild women of Woolie Woods of Oakie Snout Whispering wise words within and without Whimsical wisdom with wishes whisking waywardly We mortals held back, observing but giving space, willingly Wh......Read More
Categories: arkansas, women,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member White Tiger King
...With all-knowing third eye the white tiger king floated to Arkansas In his sculpted golden Venetian gondola, in that majestic way he had. Regular Italian tigers hid behind birches, quietly but resp......Read More
Categories: arkansas, 4th grade, 5th grade,
Form: Rhyme
The Mountains of Arkansas
...The sun raises up over the ridge The sky shines a multitude of colors Pink with a tinge of purple That only lasts for a few precious moments Some mornings the clouds Come down from the sky ......Read More
Categories: arkansas, animal, beautiful, mountains, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dead Blackbirds
...A dead blackbird here A dead blackbird there Six more dead blackbirds Over there and there and there. New Year’s Eve 2011. I counted five, six, twelve, maybe twenty-seven. Wait! Four more. W......Read More
Categories: arkansas, bird,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Braised Himalayan Rabbit
...There's an eatery here in my hometown I'd heard about, That features exotic wild animal fare so I thought I'd check it out! I perused the menu and here are a few examples of its bizarre cuisine: S......Read More
Categories: arkansas, food, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Monicagate
... Hee haw, hee haw, yo I’m Bill from Arkansas, I don’t know why y’all are so mad at me for. That woman, Miss Lewinsky, sure stained my Presidency and now she won’t blow my nut sax ......Read More
Categories: arkansas, fun, humorous, political,
Form: Limerick

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