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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
Premium Member Family Joy
In pure elation joy is near and dear
With two granddaughters and a grandson here.

Their sounds of laughter fills me with delight,
Playing games with them far...

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Categories: bongo, children, emotions, joy,
Form: Couplet

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, , western,
Form: Free verse
My favorite song
I cant remember the lyrics but it goes something like
then some lyrics about a girl
then the guitar goes
(ba ba ba papapapa
baaa babababa baaaa babababa
then there's...

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Categories: bongo, allah,
Form: Italian Sonnet
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; 

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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
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,

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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

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

Swimming in spring fog

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

(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
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
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 

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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
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

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Categories: bongo, art, creation, dance, love,
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

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
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