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Best Houston Poems

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


Premium Member Houston we have a problem
"When returning love, becomes to Late"

Fantastic,
From her eyes
His name the name
She mumbles silently 
3 rivers, 3 years, 2 many tears
She loves him endlessly

Sending her soul
A...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: houston, absence, cry, desire, feelings, moving on,
Form: Alliteration



Premium Member Houston
Houston

I wonder if the summer rain was warm
that poured like Pharaoh’s plagues upon the town
as people waded from their homes in swarms
and small craft was...

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Categories: houston, rain, storm,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member ECHOES FROM HOUSTON
From the wild western plains, I call unto thee my sister of the poetic heart,
Where have thee gone, swallowed whole by a desert storm, or...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: houston, adventure, america, emotions, friendship, tribute, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member - The Legend Of Whitney Houston -

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Categories: houston, dedication, love,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Apollo 11
Armstrong, Collins and Aldrin
were the three that made up the crew
to be the first men to set foot on the moon
was what they were determined...

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Categories: houston, historyjuly, success,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Remember the Alamo
The Texans weren't supposed to be
 Holding the old mission.
Sam Houston sent Jim Bowie there.
 Said he had a vision.

Bowie wanted to save the fort.
...

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Categories: houston, courage, death, war, men,
Form: Quatrain
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: houston, adventure, flower, high school, marriage, memory,
Form: Bio
Westward Ho'
In the 1600's, Europeans lived on the eastern shore
Their numbers grew, they wanted more.
Iroquios, Sauk, Ottawa, and Mohawk were tribes they met
Too many and more,...

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Categories: houston, adventure, cowboy-western, history, native americanmen, longing,
Form: Rhyme
We Have A Problem
Communication has gotten erratic,
there's a lot of outside interference
Aluminum yawning creates constant static
I can't hear you ... can you hear me?
Stonewalls separate us,
frequent bathroom stalls
breaks...

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Categories: houston, anxiety, divorce, love hurts, marriage,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Concrete Dreams
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Categories: houston, dream, imagery, imagination, innocence, space,
Form: Concrete
Embers and Snowflakes
In our  crimson embers lie the snowflakes
In our snowflakes rise our whispers
In the downward valley 
You asked

Where are gone the embers
My bird asks your...

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Categories: houston, depression, desire, journey, love, romance,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Girls View of the 1980's
I will go back in time to the 1980's when I was still a young girl,
         loved...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: houston, childhood, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Letter To My Hero
  


November 19, 2001


Dear Doc and Doris,

	It’s been such a long time since I’ve seen you. I believe it was some years ago at...

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© John Posey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: houston, childhood, growing up, inspiration, memory, veterans
Form: Narrative
Home of the Slaves
Land of the free
Home of the slaves
The blood, sweat and tears of my ancestors resonate
Amongst the soil where they were slain
I’m hearing their struggle
I’m feeling...

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© humble b  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: houston, allegory, black african american, christian, confusion,
Form: Verse
Bad Friday
Friday morning 
I hopped out of the shower, 
popped over to the lavatory counter, 
flopped my most profound sexual characteristic 
down and onto a misplaced...

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Categories: houston, funny, me, metaphor, me, metaphor, morning,
Form: Free verse
Underage Immigrant Crisis
Underage Immigrant Crisis  Part 1

We are having a big problem here in Texas, by the border.
It is turning into a dilemma. A lot of...

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Categories: houston, immigration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Glen Campbell -- A Special Person
Glen Campbell – A Special Person
      It was September 4th, 1968 and I threw an empty suitcase into the trunk...

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© John Posey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: houston, birthday, daughter, music, home, home, music,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Let Me Be Your Friend - Mothers' Day Recall
For Wanda, and all mothers ---

I can't forget the feeling when first I heard you cry.
I couldn't understand you though, I wanted, so, to try.
Bewildered...

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© John Posey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: houston, celebration, mother, mothers day,
Form: Rhyme
Praying Hands
Praying Hands

Praying hands" Oh praying hands, please come to my
aid. I need you now more than ever. Praying hands,
you have the power to cure the...

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Categories: houston, prayer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Sweet Faced Ones with Nothing Left Inside
My path beyond the shores of time
from life to there are maritime ripples.
Harrowing blades of rain
hammered from storm-clouds shatter puddles
of glass to rolling streams of...

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Categories: houston, depression,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member INK-U-SCRIPT
Gregory 
Christian, loving, caring and protector
Brother of George, Jeremy, and Raichelle
Lover of life, my mom, and grandmother
Who feels Love, Faith, and Success
Who fears God, myself,...

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Categories: houston, social,
Form: Bio
Premium Member The Way Home - 2nd part
As I neared home I went by the water works that stood for years behind the ice plant. That’s where the water for the city...

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© John Posey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: houston, remember,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member FROM WREN'S THEY CAME
The Head Line News read, Houston under Martial Law,
Stay indoors, do not panic, and do not go out, under any
Cause!
I’m not sure from wrens’ they...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: houston, fantasy, gothic, halloween, holiday, horror, imagery,
Form: Free verse
Texas pride, American Born
The men of the Alamo knew there was little to no chance,
As they stood valiant in defiance of Santa Anna’s devastating advance.
Such a paradox these...

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Categories: houston, history, thank youmen, men,
Form: Verse
I SHALL NOT WEEP
I shall not weep, for him, nor for his crime
Since while he killed he murdered noble lives
And on that angered day, he muted the chime
He...

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Categories: houston, violence,
Form: Iambic Pentameter