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California Poems - Poems about California

California Poems - Examples of all types of poems about california 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 california.
Premium Member The Face of America
... The face of America not long ago an immigrant hard at work has undergone a dramatic change immigrants have gone berserk From sea to shining sea from California to New......Read More
Categories: california, america, immigration, spoken word,
Form: Rhyme

The Glaciers Speak
...The glaciers swept over the corridors of North America standing in the back yard of Alaska they carved out the great lakes in Alberta, British Columbia and Montana and, gazes at you from the depth......Read More
Categories: california, america, business, community, deep,
Form: Narrative
Without a Horse
...A man without a car is a poor fellow, It’s like a cowboy without a horse, a lonely soul, He doesn’t know what to do or who to visit in the ranches, He walks alone in Los Angeles or Dallas, He c......Read More
Categories: california, appreciation, car, horse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member La Vie En Rose Et Bleue Sarcelle
...When I became nominated for ’Fabulous Over 40’ for the National Breast Cancer Foundation campaign, I became passionate as I campaigned for votes and donations. However, I had never lost a loved o......Read More
Categories: california, heartbreak, life, loss, mother
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Twelve Days of Christmas From New York To Atlanta
...Unconventional, perhaps, but hope you enjoy. I was on the radio in grade school and had the distinction of singing “five golden rings,” off pitch but cute because I was young. Think of Lucy Ricar......Read More
Categories: california, christmas,
Form: Lyric

Premium Member Golden Years In the Golden State
...driving our kids west . . . our past life vanishing in the rear view mirror I don’t recall many details about our move to California. My husband’s job had transferred him two states over to Cali......Read More
Categories: california, life,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member 12 Days of Christmas Memories San Francisco California 1960's
... On the 1st Day of Christmas my sister read to me Stevenson's Poem 'Christmas at Sea' On the ......Read More
Categories: california, childhood, christmas, memory, sea,
Form: Lyric
Red China Knows, We Can Not Eat Marijuana For Food
...Under the watchful eyes of the Democratic Party, Red China is buying up American farm land in Oklahoma, by paying farmers large amounts of cash. Oklahoman's voted for medical marijuana but wisely......Read More
Categories: california, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member California Delights
...10/18/2023 A California autumn, so warm, so good. Such peace in our smiling, neighborhood. Jazz music of Dave Brubeck fills the air. A hungry cat comes, nestling on our stair. Fresh, dar......Read More
Categories: california, autumn, beautiful, fun, imagery,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Unsupervised Stop Sign one's watching me does California roll count against me sir......Read More
Categories: california, fun,
Form: Haiku
California Girl Complaints
...Only snows up there in the mountains, distantly horizon's mirage Hypothetically we could drive all the way there but gas costs too much So they just sit there like un-touchable artwork be......Read More
Categories: california, beautiful, environment, longing, mountains,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member The Presidency Rfk Jr
... With sadness, that never ceased, I watched your Father shot on live television. I was living in Chicago and Elena, a baby in my arms asleep. Your Father, Robert had just won California ......Read More
Categories: california, america, political,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Ode To Diane
...I never met but always appreciated Diane. Through the media, I knew her first as a politician. From my perspective, I knew her later as a good lady. I observed the manner of her poise and her calm......Read More
Categories: california, america, bereavement, courage, peace,
Form: Ode
Premium Member San Francisco
...You'll find a heart there Somewhere On a cable car seat Or placed on a stair In my careless despair You'd think I don't care Or my forgetfulness But au contraire My love was safe I......Read More
Categories: california, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
The Devil Down In Georgia
...I’d like to meet that devil down in Georgia ‘cause I met one from California and we sure as hell don’t talk anymore He had eyes as dark as sin and the most contagious little grin but I bet h......Read More
Categories: california, break up, crush, extended
Form: Free verse

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