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Best Kalamazoo Poems

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


Premium Member Tattoo From Kalamazoo
There once was a lass from Kalamazoo
Who got a large Mickey Mouse tattoo
'Twas inked on her fanny
When she became a granny
It sagged looking more like...

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Categories: kalamazoo, funny
Form: Limerick



Cricket from Kalamazoo
There is a young cricket from Kalamazoo
Who always knows just what to do
Is to rub his legs and chirp tonight
To make beautiful music all night
For...

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Categories: kalamazoo, animal, eve, music, night,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member A Corgi In Kalamazoo
A Welsh corgi in Kalamazoo
has a whole lot of explaining to do
With no beef or potatoes
or leeks or tomatoes
there’s nothing much left in the stew!
...

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Categories: kalamazoo, humor,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member TIME TO DISCARD BAGGAGE
TIME TO DISCARD BAGGAGE

WOW! she took a shellacking
from the words that grown girl spoke
after clearing up the air
loving relationship hope.

Didn’t like all the things she...

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Categories: kalamazoo, family, forgiveness,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Life and Death Like Old Macbeth
Dandelions, babies crying
walking in the woods,
astronomy, philosophy
chickadees and childhood.

Speckled trout, (a technical knock-out)
strawberries red and sweet,
winter, spring, summer, fall
Butterfinger and little "Twinkie" treats.

Dragon flies, questions...

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Categories: kalamazoo, adventure, life, uplifting, writing,
Form: Rhyme



I Am Not a Victim

I had a dream the other night
Of  walking in a field of cornbread
Golden brown
Baked just right
One solid
Unbroken field

As I softly crunched my way
I looked...

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© KJ Hooten  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: kalamazoo, introspection, fear, me,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Harry koo loo
                        Call...

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Categories: kalamazoo, funny, humorous,
Form: Haiku
Rhyme Time Contest
Glass shoes                       ...

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© Judy Konos  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: kalamazoo, dance,
Form: Rhyme
Love Biscuits
Walking the yard with shovel in hand
Cruising back and forth just as planned
Trying to pick up every last pile
If the wife steps in one she...

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Categories: kalamazoo, humor,
Form: I do not know?
Treasure
A man I know from Kokomo 
Went to Kalamazoo 
He took a train then caught a plane 
To the shores of Timbuktu. 

A man from...

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© Tony Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: kalamazoo, adventure, sea, sea,
Form: Light Verse
who knew
who knew?

firstoff, i wish to say, but not overdo,
that i never knew, what the new gnu knew
he never really said very much, and i knew
he...

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© Goode Guy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: kalamazoo, adventure, animal, love, lust,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member LAUGHTER
Laughter is a true medicine
Artful mood changing dietician
Universal umpire of fun
Gigantic pain reducing gun
Heaving hearty hullabaloo
Tombstones stress to Kalamazoo
Engineers relationship glue
Real flavor boost for life's...

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Categories: kalamazoo, fun, humorous,
Form: Acrostic
I Am Not a Victim

I had a dream the other night
Of walking in a field of cornbread
Golden brown
Baked just right
One solid
Unbroken field

As I softly crunched my way
I looked up
Coming...

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© KJ Hooten  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: kalamazoo, analogy, confidence, conflict, strength,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member EYES OF BLUE
EYES OF BLUE

A young lady from Kalamazoo
With eyes of sparkling blue
Flashed them at me
Then there had to be
A honeymoon in Malibu...

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Categories: kalamazoo, love, marriage, proposal, romance,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member I Met A Gal
I met a gal,
in Kalamazoo.
I tried to show her,
my heart could be true.
That other women eventually,
would just make me blue.
She has always been,
and continues to,
be...

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Categories: kalamazoo, birthday,
Form: Free verse
Cherry Cokes
Glass shoes                       ...

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© Judy Konos  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: kalamazoo, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Smart Rosie
The teacher asked Rosie
"What rhymes with Blue?"
Rosie replied,
"Kalamazoo!"

Mommy asked Rosie,
"What rhymes with Sam?"
Rosie replied,
"Alakazam!"

Granny asked Rosie,
"What rhymes with Snow?"
Rosie replied,
"Kokomo Joe!"...

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Categories: kalamazoo, child, humor, mother daughter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Your Happiest Day
Okay little kiddies, gather around
Here's a game to chase away frowns
Tell us about your most happy day
Yes, dear Johnny! What do you say?

Well dear teacher,...

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Categories: kalamazoo, children, day,
Form: Couplet
Thanksgiving
The year that
I turned twenty - one,
We watched the 
Macy's Day parade,
while snow blanketed
Kalamazoo.
Cold cans of Miller 
High Life toasted with
garlic butter green
beans.
We baked bazil
roasted...

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Categories: kalamazoo, girlfriend-boyfriend, holiday, places, day,
Form: Free verse
I hope your pen bleeds
I hope your pen bleeds
And ruins your tweed
Stains your skin
Gets infected
Makes you ill
And you spill your jello
Get a scuff
On those new white shoes
I hope your...

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Categories: kalamazoo, nonsense,
Form: Free verse
The Relevancy Of Aristotle Within The 21st Century lesson 1
“The more you know, the more you know you don't know.”

Said quote attributed to Aristotle,
     stands the test of time,
 ...

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Categories: kalamazoo, 11th grade, celebrity, for
Form: Elegy
Guys Confession
Me and the guys have been around 
quite a long time
Hung out with women 
most of our lives
It's now come to the point 
where me...

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Categories: kalamazoo, funny, humor, life,
Form: Rhyme
A little trip
  We followed the trail to the edge of the cliff
then siix purple seagulls
gave us a lift

way out on the island of kalamazoo
we chartered...

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Categories: kalamazoo, children, funny, happiness,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Let's Ban War
“Let’s Ban War”

Have your ever thought
About banning war?
How much better we
All would be
If we just banned war?

So much more we could do.
We could buy food
And...

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Categories: kalamazoo, conflict, emotions, irony, political,
Form: Rhyme
PISCATAWAY
It happened in New Jersey,
On a rainy night in May:
They stuffed it in a Hackensack,
And hauled the wet Piscataway.
      ...

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Categories: kalamazoo, funny, imagination, places,
Form: I do not know?