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Best Columbus Day Poems

Below are the all-time best Columbus Day poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of columbus day poems written by PoetrySoup members


Two Cigarettes And A Beer
Two cigarettes and a beer, dear
That's how long I'll be here
If you never show
Then I'm gonna go
After two cigarettes and a beer.

You know I'm not...

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Categories: break up, columbus day,



Premium Member Chucko is Dead


Chucko Is Dead

It was on Columbus Day, 1962
When Chucko the Birthday Clown
Sang in tones most glorious and free.
“I’m Chucko, I’m Chucko
I’m Chucko the Birthday Clown!”
I...

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Categories: columbus day, dream, birthday, birthday, columbus

Columbus
Columbus, ignoring advice,
Went out searching for Indian spice.
     His signals got crossed
     And soon he was lost
Which...

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Categories: history, holiday, columbus day,

Premium Member Wut Up Miss Queen
How have you been, it's ok to tella
Explorer of the sea, like me can't you see
That Brooks and Paris need some money
Please support our trip...

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Categories: adventure, columbus day, high

Reservation
Restricted access keeps us locked up inside where we cannot ever escape

Everywhere we go, white picket fences turn into iron bars and barbed wire

Safe places...

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Categories: betrayal, columbus day, community,

Today Is Native American Day(Not Columbus Day!)
I will not celebrate a murderer,
a celebration of deceit,
a celebration of slave mongering,
dancing with graves beneath his feet.

I will not celebrate his birth,
I will not...

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Categories: holidaycelebration, columbus day,

COLUMBUS DAY DREAM
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            Columbus Day Dream
 
Christopher Colombo was the very one.
    ...

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Categories: holidayday, columbus day,

Columbus Day
In 1492, we’re told,
Columbus sailed the seas.
He thought he’d get to India,
But had no guarantees.

We learned in school about his ships
And how from Spain he...

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Categories: funny, history, columbus day,

Half a Holiday
Streets in New York City seem
Unusually quiet.
Business isn’t typical – 
You really can’t deny it.

Traffic’s very light;
Though stores are open, schools are not.
Half a holiday...

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Categories: columbus day, holiday, day, day, new

The Wet Drive Home
I exit the dragon's mouth,
still puffing smoke
after all these 
purifying years;
round the corners
square as possible,
narrowly avoiding edges
where the earth
falls abruptly away
and the sea plummets
to terminal...

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© Joe DiMino  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: columbus day, allegory, allusion, analogy, anxiety,

Good Friday Gratitude To Settlers: Especially British and Dutch
Good Friday Gratitude to Settlers
Columbus gave it lip service
He loved the Virgin Mary
Almost knew Jesus Christ
Could not have had the Holy Spirit Fire

Today, or any...

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© Anil Deo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anniversary, blessing, columbus day,

No No No
3/10/15


Shut up, and grow up if you're a racist
I'll kick you with my Aasics
Then leave you inside the matrix
Because I'm so tired of seeing it...

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Categories: anger, columbus day, corruption,

Premium Member Columbian UnCivil Allegiances
It was a nasty war.

To call it an UnCivil War
is to avoid an obvious oxymoron
as embarrassing as Military Vitriolic Intelligence
through lack of Anger and Fear...

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Categories: columbus day, culture, health,

Slavery or Exploitation
This poem is not meant to be a speech nor is it written to offend or give anyone blame.
It just a mere observation of how...

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Categories: columbus day, abuse, africa, betrayal, black

The magical night
What a magical night. 
I drowned in your caress. 
I'll always remember how cute you looked. 
In your silk mini dress. 

Pretty long legs. 
All...

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Categories: columbus day, 7th grade, 9th grade,

The Truth About Chris
In 1492 a beast named Columbus sailed the seas,
Arrived in America to spread Christianity and deadly disease.
Skilled sailor and a monstrous crusader,
Talented navigator but a...

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© Wes Martin  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: columbus day, abuse, america, anger, bullying,

Political History
History is a record
Of past events
It is not a propaganda 
Tool for political
Agendas
Truth...

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Categories: columbus day, america, arabic, break up,

I love AFRICANAMERICAN Christian Culture: Forgiving slaveholders and Tyrants
Some serious religious sophomores claim Christ ('Witness' Bluff)
Almost like Columbus: to hit the Other, take their STUFF

Nothing Doing here; I am a Minister of Jesus'...

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© Anil Deo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: columbus day, africa, bible, black african

Without
I met you today, the lights we installed we chatted about us and all that entailed.  I caught my breath when I saw you...

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Categories: break up, columbus day,

bad apple can be useful
basket of green and red apples 
fullscreen fruitful seeds planted 
rotten apples in my eyes
have no demise
I find useful rotten fruit laying
in the middle of...

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Categories: color, columbus day, earth,

our ocean
Mare Nostrum
On the coast of Augusta, in Cecilia this wonderful sea,
the bluest of turquoise, transparent and I saw fish play.
Blood and bloated corpses have made...

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Categories: columbus day, conflict, courage,

ethnicity
Ethnicity 
                       ...

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© jan hansen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: columbus day, conflict, courage,

Premium Member I'm Tired of All the BS
I'm Tired of All the BS
By Franklin Price
10/9/2017

I'm tired of all the BS
That's going on today
The getting rid of all tradition
That got us to this...

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Categories: columbus day, america, change, christmas, columbus

haiku

we pour all our wastes... 
river drinks it silently... 
giving back through fish



20.04.2018
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Categories: columbus day, fish, pollution,

Premium Member Rehashing History: Christopher Columbus, a man with a plan
Columbus was not the slightest bit offended
At King Ferdinand's dismissive sound
When he declared the world was round,
His was not a plan that very many comprehended.
Though...

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Categories: columbus day, history, humor,