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Best Bongo Poems

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


Bongo Man
There was a bongoman, and he dreaming
Where the rock hovered above the blue sea
Looked through the white mist of a dew drenched morning
And clenched tight...

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Categories: bongo, allegory, history, religion, heart,
Form: Verse



Premium Member A Good Cry

i wait at the river for the cry of the loon
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Categories: bongo, introspection,
Form: Free verse
The African Cry
Mama Africa, 
Land of my ancestors' birth;
Source of all mankind, 
the once Shangri la of mother earth.

Stir up the spirit of the Mau-Mau in vibrato...

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Categories: bongo, angstfreedom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Still Standing

i wait at the river for the cry of the loon
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Categories: bongo, 8th grade, absence, age,
Form: Free verse
My favorite song
I cant remember the lyrics but it goes something like
Voooooooofoooooodooooohoooo
luduguhudumudusee
leeboodeelobungoly
then some lyrics about a girl
then the guitar goes
(ba ba ba papapapa
baaa babababa baaaa babababa
papapaaaaaaadadadaeeeeeeeeeeeeee)
then there's...

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Categories: bongo, allah,
Form: Italian Sonnet



UNITY IN CULTURAL DIVERSITY
The westerners eat Amala and Ewedu
We eat Akpo and Ofe Nsala
They dance Juju and Apala
We dance bongo and atilogwu the beat of life.
T^he Northerners speaks...

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Categories: bongo, art, beautiful,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Life Music
 Oh, hear the rattle of the rolling train;
yhe clap…clap…clacking rhythm,
beating like a conga drum;
every trip it sings along, 
with the tracks repeating song; 
such...

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Categories: bongo, imagery, life, poems, poetry,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member Swahili Praise
English verse>
gimme sum mutual praise
gimme sum mutual praise
gimme sum mutual praise
All them there people's of the world;
Coastal dwellers praising; All day long, all the day...

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Categories: bongo, appreciation, community, endurance, engagement,
Form: Lyric
FARMYARD BAND
The cow was playing cowbells,
Giddy Goat joined in on his guitar,
The horse was hoofing bongo drums.
Animals started coming from afar.

The chicken clucked an egg out,
Pig...

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Categories: bongo, kids, funny,
Form: Rhyme
A Pencil Without Lead
The earth knows your business child;
there's nothing anonymous ...
about alcohol.
Them drunks like to show off ...
yes, they like to show their strength.
They beat women like...

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Categories: bongo, funnylove,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member OH NO, OH NO
Oh No! Oh No! What has my son done? I hope it’s, not already to late!
He lives at a fraternity house, and surely, you know...

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Categories: bongo, adventure, easter, fantasy, funny,
Form: Light Verse
American Haikus
#33

the moon falls west-ward
the tule fog saunters east
summer ends early


New Siblings

puppy petite gold
bouncing around black dog's space
I know you’re in love
 
#25

Swimming in spring fog
wind...

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Categories: bongo, adventure, america, beauty, bird,
Form: Haiku
Beatnik Snaps
           Beatnik Snaps
       Onomatopoeia-topia

(poet sits on a stool in...

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Categories: bongo, age, culture, drink, life,
Form: Prose Poetry
Shara's Christmas Journey
Lust of the flesh is sin.
Sin is lust of the flesh.
Try repeating this one once.
What word was miss-pronounced?
Hearing is believing.
With fellowship and greeting.
Duffing our sacred...

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Categories: bongo, anti bullying, beauty, bereavement,
Form: Lyric
Into the Demiurge
 Darkness envelops 
the city 
  the demiurge is open for business
    hookers on the street 
show their wares
  ...

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Categories: bongo, passion, urban, people, city,
Form: Ballad
holy candle blues
“holy candle blues”


in the rust red sunset - angel brother bends his blown glass ear over the wall of eternity listening in on my sweet...

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Categories: bongo, adventure, allegory, break up,
Form: Elegy
BECAUSE I LOVE YOU
I have been made mad before
With my clothes on my hands
Shabbily treated by children in the street.
My hair shaggy and rough.
YOu could see me going...

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Categories: bongo, art,
Form: Narrative
Mop Handle Blues or Rowland Thunder
Young Jesi Naomi channeling Trish Roland 
incarnate professedly. Hour: you dead now?
Tuba bongo blues like a freight train serenade 
in the American night. You slammed...

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Categories: bongo, age, art, beauty, community,
Form: Free verse
When Solar Flares
             When Solar Flares

Give The Sun Citations when it disrespects the laws of...

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Categories: bongo, change, earth, image, life,
Form: Quatrain
Lead
Twirling into the wind
Steps moving to a pace
Hips swinging to the beat
Ears Feeling the Timbre
The tune to a melody
Its base a Bongo
Shaking to a Maraca
Accents...

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Categories: bongo, art, creation, dance, love,
Form: Free verse
Grandfather Munoz
As i sit here and reminisce of my 
joyful times as a kid I think of how 
big your Heart was and all the 
Knowledge...

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Categories: bongo, grandfather
Form: ABC
Suicide Default
Nothing was wrong with the leap;
It was made according to plan,
but the design was interrupted
by the abruptness of the plunge.
Maybe… there was a change of...

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Categories: bongo, deathsound, sound, , memorial,
Form: Free verse
Roots
My roots are strong stemming from bridges and scaffolds that embody the strength of a spirit Gracefully swaying in the wind
Dancing to a tune
Adjusted tempo...

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Categories: bongo, analogy, deep, feelings, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Potholes
11/22/16


Got to get that cheese pronto

Those that talked guano

Got hit with an uppercut combo

mano a mano


I had a dog named Bronco

And landlords named Helga and...

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Categories: bongo, poetry, rap, word play,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Family Conflict
Soft mallets play the xylophone
In comes the low note g on trombone
Two hard mallets add their sound
There's no dry bones around

Soon the sound of a...

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Categories: bongo, allegory, death, family, father,
Form: Rhyme