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Brooklyn Poems - Poems about Brooklyn

Brooklyn Poems - Examples of all types of poems about brooklyn to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for brooklyn.
All In The Name Of Progress
...All In The Name Of "Progress" The wrecking ball long since demolished boyhood house zen located at 324 Level Road, a once nonagricultural, pastoral, rural residence, which soulful yen I call......Read More
Categories: brooklyn, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Rhyme

Trifolium pollinated courtesy bombus
...Trifolium pollinated courtesy bombus Before landscapers mow swaths across undulating waves of clover (the father/daughter team usually cut grass every Tuesday) bumblebees alight from one to an......Read More
Categories: brooklyn, 12th grade, appreciation, beautiful,
Form: Rhyme
She Bleeds For Brooklyn
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Categories: brooklyn, imagery,
Form: Rhyme
Inferiority complex as a kid, adolescent and emerging adult part one
...Yours truly (an amazingly, gracefully, and markedly modest passively aging baby boomer - formerly introverted long haired pencil necked geek), prattling wordsmith doth behold nostalgic memories......Read More
Categories: brooklyn, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Untitled
...He said, "Old folks ain't worth nothing." He said, "I'm thirty! and if you're over thirty you ain't nothing." I said, "That's a lie! I'm seventy-one and young at heart." He hadn't seen me sunnin......Read More
Categories: brooklyn, adventure, appreciation, blessing, change,
Form: I do not know?

Premium Member Untitled
...He said, "Old folks ain't worth a damn. I'm thirty, and if you're over thirty you ain't nothing." I said... "That's a lie! I'm seventy-one and young at heart. He hadn't seen me......Read More
Categories: brooklyn, appreciation, blessing, encouraging,
Form: Bio
Two sets of two
... All great things come in sets of two. Because they're so great not just one would do. Like with kids where there is sister there's brother. One looks like dad and the other their mother. ......Read More
Categories: brooklyn, children, mother, woman,
Form: Rhyme
Ruth and Dave's
...There was a store in Brooklyn selling Food we’d often crave. The owners were a couple Known to all as Ruth and Dave. On weekends I was sent there Walking just a few short blocks To buy bagels......Read More
Categories: brooklyn, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Badly Spliced
...An actor returns to his Beverly Hills mansion – blows his brains out with a 38 special. I must have dozed off, cops at my door, a line of chain-smoking flashbulbs in baggy turn-ups. I watch m......Read More
Categories: brooklyn, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Trick or Treating at That House
...What to be? She wondered, thinking princess with a mask But she wanted to disguise her figure, a monumental task She tried on costume after costume, discarding most as “no”. She finally chose a sh......Read More
Categories: brooklyn, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member On the Avenue
...From marble and granite to steel and glass, we were discussing Rhina Espaillat’s On the Avenue in class, was it 1950s or 1980s NYC and were the fifties the city’s halcyon days or is it now, the 20......Read More
Categories: brooklyn, america, city, god, hope,
Form: Free verse
A Special Treat
...When I was old enough, my mom Would send me to the store, Specifically, the bakery, For treats I did adore. But first, I had to ask them for A rye bread they would slice, With seeds, of cours......Read More
Categories: brooklyn, food, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Miss USS Missouri
...(For more information about U.S.S. Missouri visit About Miss U.S.S. Missouri, Or affectionately, "Mighty Mo!" Second World War surrender documents We......Read More
Categories: brooklyn, world war ii,
Form: Rhyme
...I bought insurance from someone who sells it door-to-door. The fellow seemed real friendly and he smiled a lot. I paid a little extra for the extended warrantee, But there’s no delivery charge. ......Read More
Categories: brooklyn, irony,
Form: Blank verse
...He’s a broken leg performer with a crooked second act. Went from Brooklyn to Las Vegas with his sarcasm intact. Does a Smith and Wesson stand-up, voice as sweet as antifreeze. Tells you how he los......Read More
Categories: brooklyn, sunshine,
Form: Lyric

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