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Best London Poems

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London
London

The tour of London begins
 In the streets of my mind,
  Through past and present
   Intrinsically entwined,
    Through people...

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Categories: london,



The City And The State Of Play Today
THE CITY AND THE STATE OF PLAY TODAY

No one worries about morals today 
They follow the rules they create
So to them all is ok
Those on...

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Categories: london, business, community, corruption, international,

Jimi Hendrix
Electric poems reverberated,
Within the walls of a London abode.
A psychedelic haze fueled the gift,
That a creative heart was bestowed.

Far from his broomstick days,
Passionate strums…electrified the...

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Categories: historyheart, heart, london,

GIVE ME YOUR HAND....
Let me take you to Venice
passing through the canals
all the alleys and valleys
gondolieurs,souvenirs,
saying cheers,drinking wine 
whilst we dine,full moon  
lanternes lightning sweet Venice,
its the...

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Categories: london, lovedance, me, sweet, home,

Premium Member No Easy Answer - London Attack
How do we fight this war on mirth,
When love and life now have no worth?

How do we alter such twisted souls,
With death and horror their...

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Categories: london, love, violence,

At the close up cinema
Removed for external competition entry...

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Categories: anxiety, identity, london, lust,

Lone Londoner
I look at this wonder, 
This art, 
The landscape behind her blushes, 
Lone Londoner, 
She defeats my love, 
Trumps my harmony, 
Warms my blood, 
She...

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Categories: london,

Premium Member A Tale of Two Cities - Life Lesson
How thrilling was a novel long ago
I read for school: A Tale of Two Cities.
It tells of common people whose great woe
comes from the upper...

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Categories: london, tribute,

Wimpole Street, Part 4 of 7
(Sir Frederick Treves, Victorian surgeon, has the
following claims to our respect: (1) he discovered
and cared for Joseph Merrick, "The Elephant Man":
(2) He followed the route...

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Categories: london,

Great Britain
Government
Royal family, regal, royalties,
England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales are part of GB, Europe
Army, Air force, and Naval support
Treasures, tutoring, training

Buildings and gardens of significance
Rivers, rail...

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Categories: england, international, london, world,

Premium Member The Olympic Games
How lucky I, to have the time
To watch Olympics all the day.
I have not written one small rhyme
For fear I’ll miss some of the play.

To...

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Categories: fear, london, lost, rain,

he is leaving home
                        ...

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Categories: london, absence, angel, betrayal, business,

London
She called herself London
On that day 
She fell from the sky
Child of apple blossoms
Dancing wildly
Into your mind

The snake that hung from her neck
Bites your hand
Expels...

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Categories: london, angst, girlfriend-boyfriend, lost love,

Premium Member Arriving in London
I arrived in London,
but misted windows
showed me a strange Big Ben
without the time.
Its four faces loomed,
but white, them all.

I arrived in London,
and went straight to...

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© Julia Ward  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: england, imagery, london,

Premium Member The Castle
In the green countryside of Wales,
A castle sits, dark and decaying,
It holds many ghostly tales,
That the locals keep relaying.

Surrounded by majestic, rolling hillsides,
Covered by a...

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Categories: london, dark, england, horror, ireland,

Premium Member The Dignity Of It All
The Dignity Of It All

Don’t look me in the eye
Don’t look at me and sigh
Or shake your head and wonder why

As I walk along the...

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Categories: appreciation, identity, london, pride,

Kingdom Lost
In summertime, the ivy climbs,
and hides the castle wall.
The king dreams of late,
that the sea is so great,
and yet - his boat is so small.
As...

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Categories: london, adventure, betrayal, change, conflict,

A Praise To London
        A Praise to London


To all of London’s folks who travel each
     day on...

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Categories: uplifting, day, london,

SUMMER, WINTER SOLSTICE - 2010
It was a visit long overdue by most people’s standards. I had last seen my daughter two years prior to that during a whirlwind trip...

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Categories: london, christmas, daughter, journey, love,

Jump
Chairs lined with stripes, 
green and white,
became ski jump ramps
for feelings, innocent and pure,
taking off from the edge
hoping to defy the gravity of fears. 

Only...

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© A.O. Taner  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: london, beautiful, betrayal, blessing, cheer

witches revenge

   The misty dark night lit by pumpkin light

   To drive evil away , candle light an old way

  ...

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Categories: london, fire, halloween, horror, judgement,

A Tribute to our Soldiers

Fare thee well our precious men and boys
Marching into war
Fighting for a purpose
Does anyone know what for

As some you return lying down
Instead of tall and...

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Categories: london, angst, anxiety, dedication, education,

Home Sweet Home

Once I bought a ticket to the theater.
Shakespeare’s play.
Some old, small stage in London.

I never needed more.

I was prepared quite well.
The dress, the shoes, the...

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Categories: clothes, dream, faith, london,

Premium Member LONDON TOWN
Long time ambition, maybe,

Of Nadia's to go there...

Nadia, checking timetables

Down in a basement 

Off Sunny Street -

Not sure.



'Tis a thought, anyhow

Of mine, not

Wildly out of...

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© Julia Ward  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: leaving, london,

Can you feel me
Feel me standing there
on the draw bridge
that stands stubburn and erect
over the rushing waters blown by the wind
back and forth.
I listened to the crows
posted on...

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Categories: london, abuse, age, beautiful, blue,