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Best Wisconsin Poems

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


WISCONSIN
We are known for our football, bratwurst, and beer,
Iridescent blue lakes with fresh waters, crystal clear,
Summer's sun blazes hot enough to make skin burn,
Cheese producing...

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Categories: wisconsin, america, farm, home, nature,
Form: Acrostic



Premium Member Pride of the Motherland
Riding an elephant
Down the narrow trail looking triumphant
Scanning the golden landscape
Like Hannibal with enemies in flight
Sight from a lofty height
King of the jungle moving
With lioness...

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Categories: wisconsin, adventure, history, hope, life,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Signs and Times
You say: Wrong place—wrong time,
Maybe: Wrong place—not right time,
Not right place—but wrong time?
I say: This's right place—right time, 
In times and places,
What is the time?
Where...

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Categories: wisconsin, people, places, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Life According to Miss Ooh-La-La
She sits perched, like a gorgeous gargoyle, upon the boulder
splotched with spots of mint chocolate ice cream moss - the wind tasting
her lovely locks as...

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Categories: wisconsin, beauty, fantasy, feelings, funny
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member If The Spirit Moves Me
 
If the spirit moves me I will speak
 I will share words
 that no-one wants to hear
 I will speak them
 I will speak...

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Categories: wisconsin, inspirational, introspection, on writing
Form: Lyric



Premium Member Los Angeles
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Categories: wisconsin, longing, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Father's Day Prayer
Dear merciful and gracious God
The Supreme Father of wisdom
The One who provides knowledge and understanding
The guiding light of all creation
Leader, provider, and shepherd of our...

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Categories: wisconsin, dedication, devotion, faith, father,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Cash Gone in Tax
Cash
Slashed by
Uncle Sam
Hard earned wages
Burned as income tax
Cash gone like blowing wind
Tax is not like sweet vermouth
This is just like pulling hen’s tooth
Tax going up,...

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Categories: wisconsin, business, confusion, depression, life,
Form: Etheree
Premium Member Blowing A Kiss To You
I just blew a kiss on a cool summer breeze
Comming from Wisconsin, it's going to taste like cheese
It's for a dear friend who lives quite...

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Categories: wisconsin, food, funny, kiss,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ripe Mango
your presence is:
sweeter than a ripe mango
filling to the soul

© Joseph S. Spence, Sr., (Epulaeryu Master) 6/12/08
All Rights Reserved, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Senior Advisor, to Founder...

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Categories: wisconsin, fantasy, food, friendship, happiness,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Internal Image
negativity
peel away layers
behold emptiness

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© Joseph S. Spence, Sr., (Epulaeryu Master) 5/15/09
All Rights Reserved, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Senior Advisor, to Founder of Motivational Strips
Ambassador De Literature
Noble Star...

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Categories: wisconsin, life, nature, people,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Moments
 
I have traveled 
my whole life 
to be this far from you
 
Moments 
have passed by 
like the miles 
that lie between us
 
The...

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Categories: wisconsin, introspection, love,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Winter Turns Her Face
frozen river sleeps

man's desires go unbidden

winter turns her face

 

(January 21, 2011  Wausau, Wisconsin)

(c) Copyright 2011 by Christine A Kysely, All Rights Reserved
...

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Categories: wisconsin, love, romance
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Her Smile
her head rests softly
on my chest with such grace
with warmth from her smile

© Joseph S. Spence, Sr., (Epulaeryu Master) 8/27/08
All Rights Reserved, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Senior...

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Categories: wisconsin, friendship, love, passion,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Low Musical Hush
wind dances with great pines

long needles brush together

low musical hush.

 

 

(January 28, 2011 Wausau, Wisconsin)

 

(c) Copyright 2011 by Christine A Kysely, All Rights...

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Categories: wisconsin, music, nature
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Georgia Muse
I went to Georgia without my bonjo in my hand
I knew it would be great after I landed and took a stand
I told them my...

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Categories: wisconsin, adventure, funny, holiday, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Girl with the Golden Eye
The Girl with the Golden Eye
often looks upward to the sky
She likes to watch the moon
She dances to a song of her own choosing.

She peers...

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Categories: wisconsin, introspection, peoplelife,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Indigenous - the True American
Apache, the Ndee, "the people" of Arizona and other States
Blackfoot, the Siksika, whose painted red faces we can relate

Cheyenne, the Tsitsistas, meaning relatives of the...

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Categories: wisconsin, joy,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member My Valhalla
The great expanse of the Mississippi
just outside a sleepy little ledge-locked
town in western Wisconsin called Maiden Rock,
is where we like to picnic in October.

Above the...

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Categories: wisconsin, beautiful,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Suspense
Had a dream last night
spring has such beautiful dream...
I won't tell you!

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© Joseph S. Spence, Sr., (Epulaeryu Master) 5/22/09
All Rights Reserved, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Senior Advisor,...

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Categories: wisconsin, happiness, imagination, mystery,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Nice Church Dinner
Fried chicken and warm corn bread
Greasy fingered lips
Fellowshipping church members
Eating and talking
With sweet iced tea, they
Royally—
Dined!

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© Joseph S. Spence, Sr., (Epulaeryu Master) 10/1/08
All Rights Reserved,...

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Categories: wisconsin, food, people, places,
Form: Epulaeryu
Premium Member God's Radiance
blossom in our lives
       such a flower of fragrance:/
          ...

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Categories: wisconsin, happiness, hope, inspirational, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Women's Traditional Dance—Oneida Nation
The sun receded quietly on a relaxing siesta, as 
Calm clouds of the mid-afternoon smiled henced,
The beat of the drums provideth dancing rhythm
As she moved...

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Categories: wisconsin, imagination, inspirational, life, music,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Our Liberty Blazing Soldiers
"...when power narrows the areas of man’s concern, 
poetry reminds him of the richness
and diversity of his existence...” 
--John F. Kennedy

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Soldiers of our armed forces,
Iraq,...

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Categories: wisconsin, adventure, dedication, history, life,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Spotted Division
spotted division

birch trees live in black and white

bark reveals secrets




(June 20, 2011 Wausau, Wisconsin USA)

(c) Copyright 2011 by Christine A Kysely, All Rights Reserved...

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Categories: wisconsin, introspection, life, nature, philosophy,
Form: Haiku