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Best Wrong Side Of The Tracks Poems

Below are the all-time best Wrong Side Of The Tracks poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of wrong side of the tracks poems written by PoetrySoup members


Under the Willow Trees
A path strewn thick with ruddy-faced leaves
led to nowhere and everywhere in fantasies, 
our near-death rescue from boredom 
      ...

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Categories: wrong side of the tracks, childhood, death of a



K E E P I N G U P W I T H T H E DOW JONESES
      KEEPING UP WITH THE DOW JONESES 

These here are the indisputable facts
I was born on the right side of...

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Categories: wrong side of the tracks, allegory, dedication, nostalgia, parody,

Premium Member A Ride in Dylan's Voice
Woke up this morning
 on the wrong side of the tracks.
Left out leaving for all the right reasons
 and all the wrong facts.

Caught a ride...

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Categories: wrong side of the tracks, journey, religion,

Premium Member Growing Up, La - Part 1
- - - Chapter 1: Early Days - - - 

My father was a rich man, la, *
Though schooled in poverty, (1)  
As such...

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Categories: wrong side of the tracks, life, , cute,

Premium Member Find Our Way
Have we fallen through the cracks
coming from the wrong side of the tracks

Rather living somewhere inside the divide
for no physical locality do we reside

If you...

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Categories: wrong side of the tracks, hopesong, song,

Do We Choose Whom We Love And IGNORE Those We Don't
Why Do We “Choose” Whom We Love…   And Ignore Others?

Why do we often “choose” those we love… 
And ignore those we don’t?
It’s a...

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Categories: wrong side of the tracks, brother, confusion, daughter, dedication,

A petrified conjunction
A petrified conjunction(?)

what a strange day...
for martyr of missing time
born in the urn grove
among burning embers
born on the wrong side of the tracks

what a strange...

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Categories: wrong side of the tracks, nonsense, surreal, symbolism,



a stones throw from hell
a stones throw from hell
around the corner from jail
big city of dreams
and small schemes for mail
we touch and go in the 'hood
and it don't look...

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Categories: wrong side of the tracks, black african american, introspection,

Again the Wind Blows
Against a rafter,
the forlorn curtain sways reversed -
the wrong side of the tracks;
awoken in a death-dream state
and it sighs.  A sigh so shallow, so...

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Categories: wrong side of the tracks, depression, lost love, nostalgia,

The Legend of the Christmas Bike
 

The saddest story I’ve ever read, I read on Christmas day.
About a man who’s hurt, would not go away.
He was from the wrong side...

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Categories: wrong side of the tracks, daughter, death, father, holiday,

The Tracks
Life wasn’t that pretty 
When she was a little girl 
The wrong side of the tracks 
In this hard hearted world 
But when she grew...

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Categories: wrong side of the tracks, beauty,

Memory Lane
I walk down memory lane.
 It was just as I had left it.
 Garbage here and there.
 The smell of alchol,
 Mixed with the ever...

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Categories: wrong side of the tracks, childhood, depression, nature, sad,

Premium Member Nothing that I miss
I grew up on the right side
          Of the wrong side of the tracks
I hit the...

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Categories: wrong side of the tracks, inspirational, life, love, on


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