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Best New Mexico Poems

Below are the all-time best New Mexico poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of new mexico poems written by PoetrySoup members


Albuqurque, New Mexico
A beautifully hidden work of art.
Absolutely stunning from the very start.

Vivid colors of purples and pinks.
Fill the setting skies as it sinks.

Mountains surround the city's...

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Categories: new mexico, nature, places
Form: Couplet



new mexico
home to cowboy graves
people still worship the news
all the death,a-famed...

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Categories: new mexico, art,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member I Remember When
With just a little coaxing I can remember when
Excitement ruled my early days when you'd come home again.
I was a boy, just seven or eight...

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© John Posey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: new mexico, growing up, people, tribute,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Our Own Style

I riffle through memories of days gone
    Like a junkyard of photo boxes
        When viewing...

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Categories: new mexico, adventure, art, dog, travel,
Form: Rhyme
The Mask
Time is the mask that all memories wear,
  as feelings age within

Time is the bridge where eternity walks,
  each footstep to begin

Time is...

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Categories: new mexico, time,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member The Wound That Never Heals
Science can’t save you, neither can religion,
at least Popper and Niebuhr, philosophers and poets,
are entertainers, which is why actors and athletes
are paid so much. Thanks...

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Categories: new mexico, christian, husband, mother, music,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Sleeping porch
Sleeping Porch

Light bulbs strung like stars made their way from the camp house down to the dock.  We had two old boats tied up...

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Categories: new mexico, emotions,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Louisiana
Heading east, after Arizona,
through New Mexico and
past the wide Lone Star state,
greens shade from dull to bright.
The desert was pale pastels
and heat devoid of moisture.
Here,...

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Categories: new mexico, life, nature, nostalgia, places,
Form: Free verse
Southwest Landscapes
Five in the morning
Orange and red glow in the east
A new day is born

A single rain drop
Looks to be the final straw
Now the flood begins

Albuquerque...

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Categories: new mexico, adventure, beauty, vacation,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member My Beautiful Place
I've seen the Rocky Mountains
From Alberta to New Mexico
Heavenly reaching cathedrals
Rock walls like stained glass windows
Death Valley's crystalline sands
Sparkle like moonlit seas
Red orange cactus roses
Saguaro...

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Categories: new mexico, beautiful, beauty, love, mountains,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member When the Weight of the Sky Pushed Them Down
      I've been doing my current job for 32 years; lots of travel, places and people.  A few memories...

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Categories: new mexico, bereavement, death, native american,
Form: Prose
Advice From a Psychiatric Nurse
Charcoal clouds thunder heavy rains-
the glowing eye of New Mexico's sky
is bandaged, cushioned with silver.

Sliding drops of rain 
glide silken down her wrists
mixed with red...

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Categories: new mexico, beauty, color, creation, universe,
Form: Prose Poetry
Black Sunday, 1935
Year five of the Great Depression. 

April 14, 1935 another Sunday of church services praying for
The rain that wasn’t coming.

And the sky turned mean and...

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© Steve Zak  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: new mexico, america, history, weather,
Form: Narrative
Thunderstruck Sunshine
The clouds shook
A thick, black, very wet blanket out
In the Southeastern quadrant 
Of the New Mexico firmament,
Complete with lightning
And growling, crackling,
Massive basso-profundo sound effects,
Inviting the...

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Categories: new mexico, allegory, fantasy, children, friendship,
Form: Free verse
The Fabulous Game Show
Over the years there have been many game shows and some are standouts.
With sport things like baseball, football, basketball, golf, it a good combination.
The game...

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Categories: new mexico, faith, life, bible, bible,
Form: Rhyme
Thank you lord for our daily bread
New Mexico, Is a poor state
Has the highest number of low income families
In the good ole USA

Children wonder if there will be
A next meal...
Will mom...

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Categories: new mexico, children
Form: Narrative
Apache kid outlaw
He was rsised in New Mexico
and became feared more than Geronimo
The army enlisted  him as a brave
to track down other braves.
Accused of many crimes
he...

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Categories: new mexico, history,
Form: Sonnet
The Pearl
There's beauty in the smallest pearl--
the darkest grain of sand--
the cry of eagle and of lark--
the curve of sea and land--
I have seen it in...

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Categories: new mexico, inspirational, life, philosophy, uplifting
Form: Verse
Many Things
We are like wiggling aphids on a quantum computer.
Knowledge beyond the scope of the most gifted tutor.
Spaces and dimensions multiplied by infinity, plus one.

Therefore, I...

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© Tom Arnone  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: new mexico, angel, fairy, fantasy, horror,
Form: Couplet
Riding Route 66 with the Wind on our Faces
The bike was loaded and packed
The duffle bag strapped to the rack
The air was crisp when we started out at dawn
In the early morning hours...

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Categories: new mexico, memory, travel,
Form: Rhyme
The Yucca
                 Long slender blades, sort of a cactus, kissing...

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© Danny Nunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: new mexico, nature, cousin,
Form: I do not know?
the love and lost quartet - part four - closure
i treated your loss just like death
grieving for you as i did my mother
i still wonder if the universe
wasn't teaching me a lesson in karma
for...

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Categories: new mexico, hope, love, drug, universe,
Form: Free verse
Vail Colorado
I've ran the vail several times over 20yrs. But this night is different. This night,I would get 
the experience of my life. Some call me...

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Categories: new mexico, adventure, life, love, worknight,
Form: Narrative
Mom's Malaise, part one
The events that took place in a remote area of New Mexico about 230 miles south of Los Alamos during the predawn hours of July...

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Categories: new mexico, history, mothergirl, girl, july,
Form: Narrative
Power In His Blood
Our skin maybe different colors, but everyone's blood is red
Our hearts maybe different, they all pump the same color of blood
It is our life source,...

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© Danny Nunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: new mexico, lifeevil, life, drug,
Form: I do not know?