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Bombay Poems | Examples of Bombay Poetry

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List of Bombay Poems

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Born in Bombay Mark Morris Prose bombay, absence, angel, beautiful, black
No-One is Perfect Dedu Son Limerick bombay, fun,
Premium Member Poem Mother Brendan J. Simons Rhyme bombay, mother, mother son, parents,
A very quick quack Taoi Chanan I do not know? bombay, analogy,
Two Pairs of Shoes Judy Valko Rhyme bombay, humorous,
Beware the Coming of the Minx Alexander Blackie Verse bombay, cat, fun, giggle, humorous,
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A Beautiful Sailing Ship Alfred Berggren Rhyme bombay, beauty,
Late Summer Nights Dream at the Cat in the Hat george seal Couplet bombay, imagination, nonsense,
Premium Member Poem Week 1 - Brian's Poet of Note - 'Jack Gilbert' Brian Johnston Free verse bombay, joy, life, love,
winter's film star stephen pennell Villanelle bombay, romantic,

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HE WAS A FLOP
by JAN ALLISON
Sally met an old bloke from Bombay
They both fancied a roll in the hay
He whipped out his todger
All ready to Rodger
But his blue pills had...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bombay, age, body, humorous, lust,

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Baseball Trash Can Cats Vs Downtown Stray
by Robert Stoner Jr

Here we are fans this fine summer day,
to watch Trash Can Cats, versus Downtown Stray.
The field is grand in this deep wooded glen,
pitchers are warming...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bombay, baseball, fun, poetry,

Alcohol Closet
by Jimmy Qin
In my house
intoxicating liquid
lies unlocked
in a closet.

Subject to the anti-drug
campaign since birth,
I never thought 
to try it.

Why? Fear 
of addiction,
or of drunkenness?

Both are reversible,
and I...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bombay, addiction, child, dad, destiny,

The lady from Bombay
by Jude Kyrie
The lady from Bombay

The inner ciity school was big and noisy. 
I remember being scared and overwhelmed. 
When I saw her for the first time...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bombay, appreciation, career, teacher,

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Mince Meat Pie No Lie
by James Horn
Mince Meat Pie No Lie

Oh great! Found that some guy forgot to stipulate
How he knows people hate to wait or set a date
Important enough and...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bombay, allegory, analogy,

Carols
by Dennis Brickles
Carols


The old story
Revives in the dying year, when carols begin to play:
The familiar tunes open advent windows on scenes we know:
Stoic figures by the crib,...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bombay, december,

BAWDY BEVERAGES
by Dan Cwiak
JACK DANIELS met JIM BEAM at the CANADIAN CLUB
to discuss their upcoming trip on the CUTTY SARK.
They were planning a vacation to a Caribbean cove
to...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bombay, drink, fantasy, humor,

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The Wound That Never Heals
by Robert Ronnow
Science can’t save you, neither can religion,
at least Popper and Niebuhr, philosophers and poets,
are entertainers, which is why actors and athletes
are paid so much. Thanks...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bombay, christian, husband, mother, music,

Right on Time
by quincy cannon
I think about her everytime that the sunset and sunrise

She just a piece of ass to some guys

But she's more than, loyal, the type to...

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Blitz | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bombay, beauty, cute love,

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Rumor Has It
by Dr.Ram Mehta
Returning to India, with a prestigious Award,
From USA after a long period of three years.
Some friends in Bombay desired and insisted
That I should stay at...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bombay, fun,

Bombay Duck
by Nigel Fox
Bombay
The gateway to India
Sadly now Mumbai
Where is my Bombay
duck
Who now passes
through these golden
gates...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bombay, food,

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The Store
by Keith Trestrail
                       I
The rising...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bombay, nostalgia,

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The Bombay Grocery
by Dr.Ram Mehta

Shyam*, finds cat food at special rate near the door.
Goes to check out to manager of the grocery store
Doubting manager asks him to bring cat...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bombay, fun, humor, , 9th

Slums of the world
by jan oskar hansen
Slums of the World 
In Bombay I got lost in a slum so vast, a maze of poverty its inhabitants
survive in a mysterious way living...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bombay, anger, angst, betrayal, class,

Gods, Rains and Traffic
by Rohit Pandey
A new day arrives; I'm waiting for the morning sun.
Rains pissing on me, God must be having fun.
I crawl myself out of bed & move...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bombay, emotions, god, rain,

A Story My Mother Told Me
by Scribbler Of Verses
someone always told me this with tears in her eyes...


(for Lata Sethi's late-mother, who was my mother’s ‘sister’ and who took us all into her...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bombay, forgiveness, freedom, friendship, grandmother,

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Limerick: Once a measly Miser in Mumbai
by T Wignesan
Limerick: Once a measly Miser in Mumbai

Once a measly Miser in Mumbai
Liked watching dancing girls on the sly
He went to Bolly-Wood
Though he felt jolly good
His...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bombay, humorous,

The murder of Civilisation
by steven cooke
An Englishman lost in afternoon tea,
Memories of a lotus flower love
Rajas and elephants in Delhi
Livingstone the explorer
Religion to convert

Laurence of Arabia
A leader of men
The Boers...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bombay, patriotic, freedom,

For the World's Best Boss
by RIMA ANIL.NAIK
Calm and composed to the core…
What from a boss could I ask more? 
Humble, patient always gentle,
On your ethics, you can never fumble!

Path of peace...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bombay, thank you, tribute, me,

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haiku 16
by Debbie Guzzi
a rangoli pattern 
in a Mumbai courtyard --
oil lamps flicker

*Mumbai /m?m'ba?/, also known as Bombay, is the capital city 
of the Indian state of Maharashtra....

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bombay, holiday, nature,