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Bakersfield Poems - Poems about Bakersfield

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Premium Member TRAVELOGUE
...I stuffed my pockets full of California minutes, Set out from Bakersfield before the break of day. Checked out a waitress at a coffee shop in Needles Then blew through Flagstaff on......Read More
Categories: bakersfield, travel,
Form: Lyric

The Angels Wept Tonight wept at this reality Now across the nation, we can find these relations Occurring in high schools from Bangor to Bakersfield Thus, today another voiceless soul was ripped away as a right And the Angels will weep again tonight ......Read More
Categories: bakersfield, bereavement, betrayal, hate, mental
Form: Free verse
San Francisco Nights
...the lights arm in arm Grateful to have our own special while My mind raced quickly reading the clock How to get to Bakersfield in time I could hop the midnight freight I thought Be at my desk by the starting chime For I was a dull......Read More
Categories: bakersfield, journey,
Form: Rhyme
Road Scars
...windshield… Bugs of every kind Heaven knows that we all know… The last thing to cross their mind! The blossoms of Bakersfield The dirt from an unpaved road From Buttonwillow to Oil Patch The dust clouds just explode! The nicest ......Read More
Categories: bakersfield, adventure, life, stress,
Form: Rhyme
Fantasy and Freight Trains L.A. He opened her laptop, looked under "Freight" - He could hop a train almost anywhere. Now he could be in Bakersfield by eight. He closed it, and, now smiling, crossed the square. 5-10-18 for contest one , nine and sixt......Read More
Categories: bakersfield, fantasy,
Form: Quatrain

..."A CHICANO IN BAKERSFIELD" I've walked into the courthouse more than I want. the whore turned my world upside down. I've be......Read More
Categories: bakersfield, absence, city, february, heart,
Form: Free verse
...that hangs. I am the screw slowly reversing out in a pair of glasses. I am the man who inhales the reality in Bakersfield. I am the man drinking diet coke and eating a piece of left over pie just to throw the box out. ......Read More
Categories: bakersfield, beautiful, freedom, god, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
A POEM AT 10:43 PM
...rite dull ****, it doesn’t matter what you die from. you gotta leave words behind. place me in the oil fields of Bakersfield and watch me die before my death. By: Chicano Eddie 9-23-2016 ......Read More
Categories: bakersfield, planet, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Free verse
...“BAKERSFIELD: 9-17-16” it’s hot tonight, the palm trees stand still and I’m stacking close to my one hundredth p......Read More
Categories: bakersfield, anger, betrayal, city, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Promised Land
...und, Why is it always one more town To the promised land Silence speaks behind the wheel A change of Bakersfield Where Merle Haggard got the feel Of the lonesome legend man "Can't say I'm having fun In this Californ......Read More
Categories: bakersfield, conflict, confusion, desire, journey,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member What A Friend Should Be (A tribute to John Barns)
...s to life that’s what good friends are. John Barn's is my best friend. Him and I met in the Oilfields outside of Bakersfield where he still resides. We worked together on many different jobs together over the years operating heavy e......Read More
Categories: bakersfield, friendship, inspirational, introspection, lifefriend,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Our Poet, Mr Michael Jordan
...Many a tribute is written Only the writer knows why The reason I'm writing this He could have been goodbye This Bakersfield boy Smith Corner he graced To lose his mother at 4 A young soul misplaced Loving Grandparents Filled......Read More
Categories: bakersfield, inspirational, lifelife, tribute, drug,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My First Kiss
...back in the time Of building hot rods And cruising Main Street Which for me was Chester Ave. in Bakersfield, Calif. I was perhaps 13 Cruising the strip With a buddy of mine named War......Read More
Categories: bakersfield, adventure, life, loveme, girl,
Form: Free verse