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Baton Rouge Poems - Poems about Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge Poems - Examples of all types of poems about baton rouge to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for baton rouge.
The Last True Sheriff of the Wild West
...He was old and haggard, in the year nineteen twenty something A tall lanky old man, with a worn out hat and a rusty ring His squint blues eyes pulled together the wrinkles upon his face With an ex......Read More
Categories: baton rouge, america, career, courage, death,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member As Oft As I Do Her
...When I was back in high-school there were 3 or 4 'cool chicks' and 6 or 7 halfway decent 'hunks' at Boston High. But - short of 'halfway decent' - I was very well aware that super gorgeous babes wer......Read More
Categories: baton rouge, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
End of An Era
...She became a symbols of American pride, as she made her run down the tracks. Those big drivers turning eight wheels and smoke pouring from her stack. Pulling cars from Chicago to Memphis, on acr......Read More
Categories: baton rouge, eulogy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Should the Levee Ever Break, Act 1, Scene 1, Part 7
...Tom: Well, do tell? But like I said, I’m not a stranger. I’m a businessman; and more than that. Why, I could be just like a brother to you if you’d let me. Besides, I studied music once, too, but tha......Read More
Categories: baton rouge, allegory,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Should the Levee Ever Break, Act 1, Scene 1, Part 6
...The curtain rises on Bumblebee Babineaux walking self-confidently along Chartres Street. Bumblebee [singing]: Ain’t nothin’ gonna break my stride, nobody’s gonna slow me down. Oh, no, I got to kee......Read More
Categories: baton rouge, allegory,
Form: Prose

Premium Member Should the Levee Ever Break, Act 1, Scene 1, Part 3
...Bumblebee Babineaux, the younger daughter, has just reached the age when self-confidence makes the most sense. Bumblebee is generally a pleasant, well-mannered girl, with a smile like freshwater pear......Read More
Categories: baton rouge, allegory,
Form: Prose
Premium Member The Bate's Motel Does Exist - 1st Half
...Here's the scoop, a bunch of my pieces now posted - and coming soon - this is, as indicated, the 1st HALF of this fairly lengthy poem. The 2nd half had to be posted separately due to P......Read More
Categories: baton rouge, humor,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Free Bird's Last Flight
...Free Bird's last flight I Need You Midnight Rider Tuesday's Gone Simple kind of man Caught Up In You Gimme Three Steps Hold On Loosely Call Me the Breeze One Way Out The......Read More
Categories: baton rouge, farewell, memorial, song, tribute,
Form: List
Premium Member Seniority Blues
...Times they are so much a-changing as Dylan proposed Bob and not Dylan who was a genius but also a drunkard When black seems white and white appears black grey silver hair is reaching its t......Read More
Categories: baton rouge, change, courage,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Filter Kings
...Two years and a couple of weeks and I will be on the road again. Back from living right and ready to start living wrong. Ain't that a *****. But I got a pocket full of money gotta last me till they b......Read More
Categories: baton rouge, freedom,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Bathroom Prayers
...The only time I prayed or the first I can remember are the ones from bathrooms. Snorting lines of coke off the back of a toilet praying that no one caught me. Or in the bathroom at my mother's losing......Read More
Categories: baton rouge, addiction, baby, car,
Form: Free verse
My Real Home
...I understand now! I hate that I went back to my childhood and birthplace! It was a mistake! They made me ,a success, look like a total disgrace. Monroe, I have developed a new hate for yo......Read More
Categories: baton rouge, absence, abuse, city, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
Bobby Mcgee - the Police Report Version
...BOBBY MCGEE - THE POLICE REPORT VERSION Unemployed and destitute in Baton Rouge Intending to steal an illegal ride on a train Feeling tired from too much drink Bobby sexually allured a truck dri......Read More
Categories: baton rouge, adventure, funny, music, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse
Dreams of Zydeco
...I've been up a bit and down a bit and hung around in river towns, when glory days and gamblin' boats were beauty to behold; long and sleek with shapely curves and ripe just like a lady in the bl......Read More
Categories: baton rouge, history, me, women, time,
Form: Epic
Running For My Life
...A teen when Mom died Five young brothers and sisters Dunn supported them Pro football player with heart Started running for his life Written for Brian Strand’s Ekphra......Read More
Categories: baton rouge, uplifting
Form: Tanka

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