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Best Chinook Poems

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


Chinook Wind
No lies to the heart she says only 
ties will do to the lonely, To
make a union of two hearts that makes 
a reunion of...

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Categories: chinook, love, mystery, nature
Form: I do not know?



Premium Member T'was The Night Before Christmas


T'was the night before Christmas, all children were in bed
Elves were loading the sleigh, for Santa's big night ahead
A heavy fall of fresh snow had...

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Categories: chinook, christmas, humor,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Cruise To Alaska
The trip was a riot of color,
It brings a myriad of queries,
Fantastic tales of utter darkness,
Views' visible roots were explored. 

Mainsail surges,
pungent froth carried wave...

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© Sotto Poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: chinook, analogy, appreciation, mountains, nature,
Form: Free verse
Fo'c's'le - A Dream

fo'c·'sle    /'fohksel/  noun  deriv: forecastle
      1. the forward part of a ship below the deck,...

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© Ken Rone  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: chinook, boat, endurance, history, native
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member ANGELS IN MY HEAD
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1R8nJSe8Jb0

Dreams are made of fairy dust and gold my mom once said
as she tucked me in real tight and kissed my sleepy  head
you will...

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Categories: chinook, appreciation, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme



Spirit In The Flute
I walk an already trodden path...
Uncertain, of future lives that lie ahead

But, in faith I close these earthly Ojibwa eyes
In trill, thus, I hear the...

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Categories: chinook, native american, autumn,
Form: Ode
THAW AT CROWSNEST PASS
THAW     AT    CROWSNEST     PASS  

Huge mountains massed and  cliffs  sheer. ...

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Categories: chinook, nature, mountains,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Little Lady Bug

Little lady bug by my window how pretty you look 
with your fragile wings and sweet tiny polka dots  
Fate brought you to me...

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Categories: chinook, appreciation, insect,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Kananaskis is
Kananaskis is 
four-fifths a line of  haiku
Kananaskis is

With spring’s sudden warmth
serial avalanches thunder
one triggers the next 

Winter’s snow melting 
laughing, leaping, running to 
valley...

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Categories: chinook, memory,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Alaska, The Last Frontier
Alaska; the wilderness state, the last frontier:
Where majestic mountains, 
Deliver streams into flowing rivers: 
Down slopes covered in forests 
Of Sitka Spruce and Western Hemlock
That...

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Categories: chinook, celebration, culture, education, history,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Butterfly Beach
so this is where butterflies go to die
atop this burning ochre beach
amidst the palomino stones
party streamers 
chinook bones.
Chrysalis flutes swaying
beyond dunes, blue and gray
under a...

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Categories: chinook, beach, butterfly,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Soul Stance River - 34
All we eat is elk meat, boiled elk, roasted elk, elk jerky
sometimes fried elk if we get bear or whale oil,
oh, and sometimes elk soup,
for...

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Categories: chinook, adventure, introspection,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Soul Stance River - 30
The Columbia is a smooth beast that has introduced us to a semi tropic clime
that produces a bewildering humidity even for November
and a panoply of...

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Categories: chinook, adventure,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Soul Stance River - 33
Fort Clatsop is up and true,
50 feet square, with a smokehouse, pallisades, barracks and two gateways
furnished from the aromatic and reliable wood of the great...

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Categories: chinook, adventure, business,
Form: Epic
Premium Member ORIENT EXPRESS
A
chinook
silently
melts the lying
snow...

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Categories: chinook, seasons,
Form: Idyll (Idyl)
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: friends - XV, Part One
If you stick your neck out for a friend, you’re likely to lose your head.
A friend is a potential enemy in disguise as a loving...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: chinook, father daughter, friendship, fun,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member The Old Red Barn
The old red barn seems to grow up through the dust and brown
Along the vague dirt road that mars the sage.....

The rhythm played by rain...

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Categories: chinook, song,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Star Power
A Little Boy’s gun with a barometric trigger,
showed a Fat Man how to
blot out an Empire’s rising sun.
Proliferation’s need pushed
Sellafield and Kyshtym to trip chasing...

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Categories: chinook, cancer, death, environment, pollution,
Form: Free verse
A SEASON FOR CHANGE
When the final Autumn leaf spirals to the ground,
and a warm Chinook breeze is no longer found.
Bears retreat to their seasonal slumber,
as snowflakes approach in...

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Categories: chinook, nature, seasons, autumn,
Form: Free verse
Killed in Action
War
Enlist list
Signed sheets
Quick and easy
It's all so cheesy

Come home soon, please
Chinook ride overseas
She sends a letter
I've felt better
Worthless

Mortars
Night raids
Humanitarian aid
A spade's a spade
All this just...

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© Bilal HB  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: chinook, war
Form: Free verse
Too Much
I like talking to you too much
the way you think and dream and dare
I like talking to you too much
drawn like a flame pulls in...

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Categories: chinook, truth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Purple Loosestrife

Spring charges the air
I feel it; I swear.
A sense of touch that gets felt;
nature is waking
winter’s grip breaking
as snow and ice start to melt.

Geese are...

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Categories: chinook, 10th grade, beautiful, image,
Form: Verse
TWO RIVERS
Two rivers flowing; one is warm and pleasant like a chinook wind,
While the other is cold and swift and boulders roll with the current.
One we...

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Categories: chinook, religion
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Kansas
Born in the mid west, a long time ago
in the sunflower state where the prairie grass grows
she would spend many days, sharing stories and dreams
Tho'...

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Categories: chinook, family, nostalgia,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member TWO FOR FEBRUARY
TWO FOR FEBRUARY

i’m crossing fingers
mild february thus far
blue skies    atlas smiles

blue bird on the wing
color against winter’s nap
harbinger of spring

Dave Austin

*inspired by...

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Categories: chinook, nature,
Form: Haiku