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Best Bombay Poems

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


Premium Member The Bombay Grocery-NC-w
The Bombay Grocery (Indian)- North Carolina

Shyam*, finds cat food at special rate near the door.
Goes to check out to manager of the grocery store
Doubting manager...

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Categories: bombay, cat, food,
Form: Rhyme



Bombay Duck
Bombay
The gateway to India
Sadly now Mumbai
Where is my Bombay
duck
Who now passes
through these golden
gates...

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© Nigel Fox  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bombay, food,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member They walk amongst us
They walk amongst us, but in silent ways,
spreading peace and love without any praise.
When thunder roars and lightning strikes in rain
they watch over us, healing...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bombay, angel, appreciation, tribute,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The City Zoo
A cute gentile pig in New York
plays hopscotch over turtle hurdles
which eased her bunny
until a smack talking turkey announced,
'Did you hear how the skunks in...

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Categories: bombay, animal, friendship, fun, silly,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Late Summer Nights Dream at the Cat in the Hat
    It was way after eight, at the Cat in the Hat.
    The whole plaice was swimming, quoth the...

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Categories: bombay, imagination, nonsense,
Form: Couplet



PamelaKaye
There's a gal named PamelaKaye
Her writing style, poetic buffet
A sweet Texas tart
Who has a big heart
And a buttocks the size of Bombay
...

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Categories: bombay, funny, life, people,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Love in the Time of Uncertainty






"Love in the Time of Uncertainty"



Like the tide of the ocean
coming and going
with its calm seductive 
hushed reassurances and
vociferous remonstrations
dragging me towards the undertow
I have...

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Categories: bombay, journey, life, love,
Form: Romanticism
Griselda's Revenge
We had a garden gnome named Griselda
the bane of our small bungalow
she was nasty and mean, at times quite obscene
the worst that you ever could...

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Categories: bombay, fantasy, funny, hilarious, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Frankys Party - format corrected
Franky was seven and having a party
He told all his school-mates, except for Spud Carty
And once they had heard that Spud wasn't invited
All of them...

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Categories: bombay, bullying, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Wound That Never Heals
Science can’t save you, neither can religion,
at least Popper and Niebuhr, philosophers and poets,
are entertainers, which is why actors and athletes
are paid so much. Thanks...

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Categories: bombay, christian, husband, mother, music,
Form: Verse
A Story My Mother Told Me
someone always told me this with tears in her eyes...


(for Lata Sethi's late-mother, who was my mother’s ‘sister’ and who took us all into her...

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Categories: bombay, forgiveness, freedom, friendship, grandmother,
Form: I do not know?
First of May
"First of May"


When I was a child I ran away
To live with the circus in Bombay,
Where all things were new
And possible, too!
So, for this they...

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Categories: bombay, adventure, childhood, fantasy, hope,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Baseball Trash Can Cats Vs Downtown Stray

Here we are fans this fine summer day,
to watch Trash Can Cats, versus Downtown Stray.
The field is grand in this deep wooded glen,
pitchers are warming...

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Categories: bombay, baseball, fun, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member GL Trestrail and Co Ltd
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Categories: bombay, nostalgia,
Form: Couplet
For the World's Best Boss
Calm and composed to the core…
What from a boss could I ask more? 
Humble, patient always gentle,
On your ethics, you can never fumble!

Path of peace...

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Categories: bombay, thank you, tribute, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member haiku 16
a rangoli pattern 
in a Mumbai courtyard --
oil lamps flicker

*Mumbai /m?m'ba?/, also known as Bombay, is the capital city 
of the Indian state of Maharashtra....

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Categories: bombay, holiday, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Limerick: Once a measly Miser in Mumbai
Limerick: Once a measly Miser in Mumbai

Once a measly Miser in Mumbai
Liked watching dancing girls on the sly
He went to Bolly-Wood
Though he felt jolly good
His...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bombay, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Gods, Rains and Traffic
A new day arrives; I'm waiting for the morning sun.
Rains pissing on me, God must be having fun.
I crawl myself out of bed & move...

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Categories: bombay, emotions, god, rain,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Rumor Has It
Returning to India, with a prestigious Award,
From USA after a long period of three years.
Some friends in Bombay desired and insisted
That I should stay at...

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Categories: bombay, fun,
Form: Free verse
BAWDY BEVERAGES
JACK DANIELS met JIM BEAM at the CANADIAN CLUB
to discuss their upcoming trip on the CUTTY SARK.
They were planning a vacation to a Caribbean cove
to...

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© Dan Cwiak  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bombay, drink, fantasy, humor,
Form: Free verse
Two Pairs of Shoes
Two Pair of Shoes

My Loafers wandered out one day
when I (too lazy) chose to stay
home alone and drink Bombay,
one evening in the Spring

They came upon...

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© Judy Valko  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bombay, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
No-One is Perfect
The once was a man with a long bad tongue 
He wrote poor lyrics and never got sung, 
His lengthy words were a farce
They came...

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© Dedu Son  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bombay, fun,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member I Am Happy and Gay
There once was a man from Bombay
Had a computer matched date on Valentines Day
When his date did arrive
He was shocked and surprised
Misunderstood the American meaning...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bombay, funny
Form: Limerick
Premium Member HE WAS A FLOP
Sally met an old bloke from Bombay
They both fancied a roll in the hay
He whipped out his todger
All ready to Rodger
But his blue pills had...

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Categories: bombay, age, body, humorous, lust,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Week 1 - Brian's Poet of Note - 'Jack Gilbert'
A Brief For The Defense 

Sorrow everywhere. Slaughter everywhere. If babies 
are not starving someplace, they are starving 
somewhere else. With flies in their nostrils....

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Categories: bombay, joy, life, love,
Form: Free verse