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Best Tacoma Poems

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


Tacoma Truck Stop Blues

Trucking down from Canada, through Northwest America.
Feeling every lonesome mile, you can rest in just awhile.
Southwest of Seattle town, there’s a place where you sit...

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© Steve Eng  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tacoma, business
Form: Lyric



Aroma of Harm In Tacoma Area
Aroma of Harm In Tacoma Area

Of death and harm there was an aroma;
Experienced effects resulting from drama,
Near DuPont;
Many did haunt;
Happened on train ride in area...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tacoma, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
Critters
They call me Elly Mae 'round here,
For my critters are so many.
I love 'em each and every one,
And couldn't part with any.

You see, Tommy, he's...

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© Alana Tye  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tacoma, animals, me, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member PAUL AND SARAH - PART TWO
Conditions were harsh out in Kansas,
For the children and Sarah and Paul.
Neighbors and friends packed up and were gone;
Headed west they could hear fortune's call.
Never...

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Categories: tacoma, adventure, america, love,
Form: Rhyme
Egos Higher Than the Space Needle
Right now, in the Northwest town of Seattle,
Seahawks egos must be higher than the Space Needle.
On the west coast, it was just a little after...

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Categories: tacoma, football, sports,
Form: Rhyme



Mount Rainier
Beautiful mountain
Japan is in my backyard
Tacoma Fuji...

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Categories: tacoma, beauty, mountains,
Form: Haiku
The Mountain
The Mountain

 Iconic 
white peak floats
over the region from Seattle to
Tacoma. Seen easily on clear sunny
days, natures heavily glacially mantled
edifice inspires us to reach great...

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Categories: tacoma, beautiful, beauty, fear, inspirational, mountains, nature,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member THE DAY BETWEEN GOOD FRIDAY AND EASTER 1989

I wrote about rain
In Tacoma early on
Sitting in a kitchen
Watching the street below.

Yet today I'm very far South
And it's a different rain
This one is filled...

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© Wm Paul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tacoma, nature, good friday,
Form: Free verse
Circumstantial Evidence 1
  In hindsight it was a very dark day when this child
was born. It is a terrible thing to say about an
innocent child, but...

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Categories: tacoma, child, murder, mystery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Living Room
I live atop a foothill to mountains of the Cascade Range
and people here keep to themselves whether on busses or on trains;
from my back porch...

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Categories: tacoma, america, beautiful, care, celebration, cheer up,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Chiquita Cafe
Indonesian limelight,
Sweltering Catholic skies,
My burden floats with whimpering puppies.
I’m left with twin sisters inside a giant watermelon.
You never read my dreams like I wanted you...

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Categories: tacoma, humor,
Form: Free verse
Walrus
I'll be kissing you
In our canoodlers' canoe
Paddlin' 'round the walrus tank
At the Tacoma Zoo....

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Categories: tacoma, animal, boat, fun, kiss, love, nice,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member If Youse Guys
If Youse Guys

If youse guys knock on my door,
I ain’t gonna answer it, no freaking way, man!
Youse could be Perry Smith and Dick Hickock standing...

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Categories: tacoma, corruption,
Form: Free verse
Miraculious Collection of a Big Mess
An Anonymous Hippotamus lived with zones which were erogenous,
Sent from Trump who is a mean old misogynist as well as a pragmatist,   ...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tacoma, allegory, analogy,
Form: I do not know?
Did Receive a Diploma
Passed all my grades  and received a diploma;
Question asked was where is all of the aroma;
A New tactic;
Being aromatic;
Told them was while passing through...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tacoma, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Song of a Traveling Man



I flop at truck stops
hid by other sleeping truckers.
I like the loneliness.
Amarillo, Detroit, Tacoma, Richmond,
places packed and stacked
with the bad and the good.
I scoot by...

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Categories: tacoma, poems,
Form: Blank verse
Coronvirus COVID-19 part one
During the pandemic of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) the weather channel, on our computers.  Is providing local, regional, national and international updates.

There is a national...

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Categories: tacoma, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Narrative