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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 my way to Santa......Read More
Categories: bakersfield, travel,
Form: Lyric



Premium Member The Angels Wept Tonight
...Sam dated Sandy, things were fine and dandy Born into middle class means, they were killing that high school scene One afternoon in Sandy’s bedroom their play went all the way And the Angels wept ......Read More
Categories: bakersfield, bereavement, betrayal, hate, mental
Form: Free verse
San Francisco Nights
...Nude - descending a staircase slowly San Francisco Bay through the plate glass Fog horns telling each other, "Beware" To this world I was given a pass I sat on the dock in sailor's gear When ......Read More
Categories: bakersfield, journey,
Form: Rhyme
Road Scars
...Road Scars Where we’ve been in our trusty old car Leaves a tale it can tell From the dirt that graces the trailer hitch To the mud in the fender well Entrails of bugs on the windshield… Bug......Read More
Categories: bakersfield, adventure, life, stress,
Form: Rhyme
Fantasy and Freight Trains
... The spiral staircase made her high heels sing. San Francisco's nights treated her that way. Sophisticated vacation each Spring - Nothing seemed as romantic as the Bay. She met him on t......Read More
Categories: bakersfield, fantasy,
Form: Quatrain



A CHICANO IN BAKERSFIELD
..."A CHICANO IN BAKERSFIELD" I've walked into the courthouse more than I want. the whore turned my world upside down. I've been sick more in a month than I have been in the past ten years.......Read More
Categories: bakersfield, absence, city, february, heart,
Form: Free verse
KEEP YOUR PITY
...“KEEP YOUR PITY” think nothing of it. I have no regrets. my life is where I want it to be. can you say that? give your pity to those who *****. to those who change their lives to st......Read More
Categories: bakersfield, beautiful, freedom, god, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
A POEM AT 10:43 PM
...“A POEM AT 10:43 PM” if you don’t leave anything, if you write dull ****, it doesn’t matter what you die from. you gotta leave words behind. place me in the oil fields of Bakersfield ......Read More
Categories: bakersfield, planet, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Free verse
BAKERSFIELD: 9-17-16
...“BAKERSFIELD: 9-17-16” it’s hot tonight, the palm trees stand still and I’m stacking close to my one hundredth poem after my first one hundred were taken by that dirty whore. the color o......Read More
Categories: bakersfield, anger, betrayal, city, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Promised Land
...She told it this way..... He said...San Francisco...... Then up to Mendocino I said...can I go He said...I guess you can 'Cause, long since Albuquerque That's when he first hurt me My hear......Read More
Categories: bakersfield, conflict, confusion, desire, journey,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member What A Friend Should Be (A tribute to John Barns)
...My friend John Barnes is as special as can be. When it comes to friends God sure blessed me. There are some things we lose, while others we win. Some games we play lead us into sin. I’ve have......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 m......Read More
Categories: bakersfield, inspirational, lifelife, tribute, drug,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My First Kiss
...Today I was thinking About my first kiss It’s really hard for me Because it was so long ago And to be brutally honest Drugs Have taken their toll On what is left of my memory......Read More
Categories: bakersfield, adventure, life, loveme, girl,
Form: Free verse