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Best Addie Poems

Below are the all-time best Addie poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of addie poems written by PoetrySoup members


Addie Shaughnessey
My name is Addie Shaughnessey, 
I’m in love with a Cowboy, 
Though he up and rides away, 
Time and time again. 
 
I understand the...

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Categories: addie, cowboy-western, love, song-
Form: Cowboy



the Angry Soup of Racism
ain't it a shame

when hate lynches 
a 14 year old Colored boy
in 1955 Mississippi
and blows away the dreams of
four innocent little Negro girls 
in 1963...

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Categories: addie, angst, care, old, care,
Form: Free verse
Strange Fruit
Tears wet at the tip of his chin
Dried, from the wind, on his exposed cheeks
Fresh scent of strange fruit filled the clouds 
Which overcast the...

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Categories: addie, beautiful, black african american,
Form: Free verse
The Shirelles
This is one of the most famous “girl groups” anyone knows.
They began in Passaic, New Jersey as the “Poquellos”
The four members were Shirley Owens and...

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Categories: addie, dedication, music, nostalgia, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Faces In the Fire
On those cool summer evenings when coyotes haunt the night
And the campfire is dying—burning low, then flaring bright,
A cowboy plays harmonica while others sing and...

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Categories: addie, cowboy-western, death, introspection, loss,
Form: Cowboy



For Addie'sMan
For Addie who put up with him
Through all those years of scrabble
Who left before he came so grim
And rose above the rabble
He sits and sips...

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Categories: addie, thank you,
Form: Iambic Pentameter