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Best Susquehanna Poems

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


The Voice of the Susquehanna
The word of the Lord spoke,
And from the depths, the mountains awoke.
Water burst forth, and the ground was torn.
It was then that I was born.

I...

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Categories: susquehanna, men, nature,
Form: Personification



Three Mile Island
This was the first of its kind in history.
However, nobody was killed here, thankfully.
We were just able to avoid a great catastrophe.
A nuclear power plant...

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Categories: susquehanna, history, technology,
Form: Rhyme
Can I ever return
Reborn, a Christian fallacy
dreams that have haunted me
left handed, what a shame
someone has to bear the blame

a teddy bear that never speaks
guards the child from...

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© Bob shank  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: susquehanna, childhood, imagination, life,
Form: Free verse
I've Cut Off My Ear, Again
an unexpected and unwanted child
who should have had his own basket
to float down the Susquehanna
hopefully into loving arms
rather than to drown in tears of sorrow

yet...

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© Bob shank  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: susquehanna, angst, introspection, life,
Form: Free verse
The River
The Susquehanna
flows right through Luzerne County
that's where I grew up...

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Categories: susquehanna, child, home,
Form: Haiku



Gentle Creek
A gentle stream flows out of Glenburne pond,
north bound waters feed the Susquehanna.
Meandering highway six eleven,
through Dalton, Factoruville to Tunkhannock.

Timely announcements keep informing us,
"Beware! ...

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Categories: susquehanna, natural disasterswater, water,
Form: Verse
The Erie Lackawanna
The Erie Lackawanna.
Was a friendly mamma! 
The friendly service route.
Ran across the Southern Tier of New York.
Then across the Susquehanna.
Choo Choo went the train.
Down along...

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Categories: susquehanna, america, places, satire,
Form: ABC