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Best Hometown Poems

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


Premium Member The Azalea City is My Hometown
I come from Valdosta, Georgia, the lovely peach state,
Where everyone uses a southern drawl to communicate.
Valdosta is known as the “Azalea City” for its gorgeous...

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Categories: hometown, adventure, flower, high school, marriage, memory,
Form: Bio



Premium Member EULOGY IN MY HEART


Out in the middle of a large farmland, I become a girl of old charm and unexpected songs again. Past the flanks where cluttered rows...

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Categories: hometown, beautiful, grandfather, memory, nostalgia,
Form: Haibun
About Me - p.d.
    "TELL YOU ABOUT ME "
   
Born a full blown Libra to a scale of blind justice
My hair & eyes...

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Categories: hometown, life, lovecare, me, care, love, me,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Along the Shady Paths of Vivid Green
               And the cemetery was fresh and vivid green 
when we...

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Categories: hometown, sad,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member I heard I might find a poet here Part 2
Time moves slower than a rusted windmill on a still day 
as I am unable to avert my stare, frozen in this spot,  
captivated...

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Categories: hometown, beauty, poetry, , Lullaby,
Form: Epic



Premium Member Flowing Deep, Those Ghastly Shards Of Regret
Flowing Deep, Those Ghastly Shards Of Regret

Flowing deep, those ghastly shards of regret
and the spasms they birth in weeping soul
no reprieve, caught in that sorrowful...

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Categories: hometown, conflict, deep, emotions, grief, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Such Wonders Are Breathtaking To Behold
Such Wonders Are Breathtaking To Behold

(NOT FOR CONTEST THAT INSPIRED THIS POEM)

The morning dew on red rose does glisten
As early dawning sun beams brightly down
Such...

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Categories: hometown, art, beautiful, imagery, inspiration, men, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Night of the Ball

Music echoes through the halls,
climbing stairs, and gilded walls.
Our lovely lass discreetly swoons. 
With longing eyes, she scans the room.

Young ladies dressed, in gowns, divine,
are...

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Categories: hometown, art, dance,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Buster, Miss Kitty and Tom
Miss Kitty Katt was famous in the small hometown of mine
And Buster was the town dog -- never knew a boundary line.
Miss Kitty knew no...

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© John Posey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hometown, cat, dog, dog, dog,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Old River Bridge
The Old River Bridge

There’s an old river bridge outside my hometown.
I wonder if they’ll ever tear it down.
It’s always been a part of me
And it’s...

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© John Posey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hometown, travel,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member It Was One of Those Mornings
Woke up from a poor night‘s sleep an utter wreck.
I had to be to work by eight, but what the heck?
The clock said 12; the...

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Categories: hometown, morning, sleep,
Form: Rhyme
America Wasn't So Bad Back Then
We have something in common, a fellow I talk to now and then. We’re about the same age and perhaps the only ones in the...

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Categories: hometown, america,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Premonition at the River
Where a rustic bridge once crossed from my hometown in Iowa 
             ...

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Categories: hometown, river,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Angels in the Night
I can remember it like it was yesterday.....

Listening to a hard rock "all-night" radio station,
boppin' back from college to my hometown in the middle
of the...

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Categories: hometown, faith
Form: Narrative
You're Easy to be Proud of
You have grown to be such a man
yet, I cannot help but see the boy in you
you are my Son, who wears many uniforms
as your...

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Categories: hometown, family, son, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Daydreamer
Hello, I say to my one and only sweetest devotion 
Daydreamer, I know it was like a million years ago
When rolling in the deep, river...

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Categories: hometown, heartbreak, love,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Where Joy and Sorrow Blend
Where Joy and Sorrow Blend


So many years before have since flown by...
     back then so young...but seniors now are we;
and here...

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Categories: hometown, death, friend, high school,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Mike Never Came Home
Mike came home from Afghanistan yesterday,
I ran into him at the VFW...he looked at me
from behind eyes that had seen what no 22 yr. old
kid...

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Categories: hometown, warhome, home,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member On Top Of The World

I am on my way to happiness today 
I am on my way to what I wanted from this world, dear 
I took a right,a...

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Categories: hometown, love,
Form: Rhyme
Abe Lopez
Not only is he my friend;
He’s the Mayor of my hometown.
His eyes oversee the place,
That I so love to be around.

Whether it’s canvas or a...

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Categories: hometown, dedicationheart, heart, love,
Form: Quatrain
JOY OF WAITING
A JOY OF WAITING 

An old lady, encountered a little girl in the park where she played after school. She was crying over the lost...

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Categories: hometown, adventure, celebration, child,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Eternal Beauty
I can see us kicking around in our old hometown
Where the pylons buzzed crackling with dampness
Into the open cast crust of the iron ground;
And as...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hometown, life, lost love, love, time, old,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Intuitive Authentic
Intuitive
with a friendly, caring nature, I am imaginative and spiritual.
I share my home nest with my older brother, adult son and soulmate.
I love antiques, dancing...

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Categories: hometown, character, emotions, feelings, heart, identity, introspection,
Form: Bio
Premium Member I heard I might find a poet here Part 2
Note: If you haven’t please check out part one before reading this. 
It will make more sense that way Thanks.


Time moves slower than a rusted...

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Categories: hometown, good night,
Form: Free verse
To right a wrong
To Right a Wrong

In vain did they look in wonder
In vain do they seek him still
He fought for Australia his country
Kokoda went, to die and...

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Categories: hometown, adventure
Form: Rhyme