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Best Tamale Poems

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


Hot Tamale
Hot Tamale
     By Dane Smith-Johnsen

Man from 
Guatemala,
Educator-
Hot tamale.
Lessons learned
Adoration churned.
Another’s love
A young heart burned.
From darkest fear,
You drew love near.
Esteem encroached.
By promises...

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Categories: tamale, friendship, life, loveme,
Form: Rhyme



A Plentitude of Pies
Alber’s Tamale Pie, Australian Meat Pie, Apple Pie, Amish Country Strawberry Pie,  
Bacon Pie, Bean Pie, Boston Cream Pie, Butterfinger Pie, Banana Cream Pie,...

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Categories: tamale, food,
Form: ABC
Premium Member The REAL Food Song - My Passion
Potato chip, I love you up,
my darling little buttercup.

A cup! A Reese’s chocolate one
with peanut butter. Oh, what fun!

What fun is time with nacho chips;
delightful...

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Categories: tamale, food, i love you,
Form: Couplet
Who am I
I am that I am

I am the way to your long forgotten dreams
I have been visited by so many people before you
And shall continue to...

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Categories: tamale, education, graduation, riddle, school,
Form: Verse
It's Great To Be Alive!
Tamera liked to run in the cold, on a whim she stopped by Woolworth and bought a package 
of hot tamale candies to eat after...

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Categories: tamale, adventure, fantasy, happiness, health,
Form: Prose Poetry



Premium Member LO LO-LI TA

LO LO-LI TA
GLAD TO ME-ET YA
YOU TINY YOUTHFULL THING
MY FA JITA 

SPICY AND SWEET 
WITH A TOUCH OF SMART
YOU LEAVE YOUR MARK 
ON YOUR CANVAS...

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Categories: tamale, love,
Form: Light Verse
A Floating Market on the River
Floating  Market on the River

A Thailand tradition 
Large sun umbrellas 
And boat roofs or hoods
And Asian conical hats
A bucket of cracked brown egg shells...

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Categories: tamale, fishing, food, garden, money,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sexy as sexy can be
She was as sexy as sexy can be
   Body undulating like the sea
Hips gyrating at the speed of sound
   Billowing breasts...

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Categories: tamale, art, humorous, sexy,
Form: Light Verse
Who We Are part 1
After Chican@ Literature 100

First of all, you are not going to find this stuff at the mall, sitting on a shelf next to a t-shirt...

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Categories: tamale, america, faith, pride, racism,
Form: Free verse