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Charleston Poems - Poems about Charleston

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Premium Member Remind You of Anybody
...Stella Lou was outside a long time What is she doing out there? Her grandpa asked. Why don’t you peek out? Suggested grandma. Stella Lou was in a long conversation with their pony. Charleston, t......Read More
Categories: charleston, daughter, grandchild, granddaughter, grandfather,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member you raise your knee
... you raise your knee then stamp the foot down in a quick thrust as a mare in warning, snap your head back we lock eyes then meld in each other's arms we move together your hand upon my hip m......Read More
Categories: charleston, dance, dedication, devotion, love,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Decoration Day
...On May 1, 1865, Charleston, South Carolina, Freed African Americans held a parade of 10,000 In honor of 257 dead Union soldiers, whose remains they had reburied from a mass grave in a Confeder......Read More
Categories: charleston, appreciation, memorial day, military,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Indiscriminate Slayings Of The Innocents
...The massacres of our beautiful people must STOP. It is unconscionable to destroy so many lives For selfish and hatred reasons. God, in his archives, Have recorded everything, which occurred, from......Read More
Categories: charleston, abuse, angel, baby, bullying,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member footle DANCE May 19
...CHARLESTON kick feet off beat NOTE:A footle is a two line ,2 syllable verse with an integral title-Light Poetic verse form,witty,pertinent,topical etc (technically a trochaic monometer and not n......Read More
Categories: charleston, dance, word play,
Form: Footle



Premium Member A Chow Chow Injustice
...A sweet Chow Chow called Charleston Dinah Was court-ordered to go back to China Told: Leave the U.S. You made this covid mess! She arfed: You nut I’m from North Carolina! Written 5/12/22 ......Read More
Categories: charleston, humor,
Form: Limerick
Holocaust Remembrance Day Yom Hashoah
... Thoughts on Visiting the Holocaust Memorial Museum in DC Sam Adams Had never been To the Holocaust Museum, Despite the fact He had lived And worked in DC for decades On......Read More
Categories: charleston, discrimination, holocaust, jewish,
Form: Free verse
The Super Chief
...The railroad played a major role in the growth of our nation It was an elite form of travel beginning at the station The month was September, the year 1825 A date to remember when the railways ......Read More
Categories: charleston, america, appreciation, voyage,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Last Dance
...While careening with Carene, a boogie-woogie with Wanita, wow! Then, a whirl with Pearl, a jiggy jig with Jacqueline. At intervals rhumba with a Rosalie. An experimental ballet with Bonnie, Bob......Read More
Categories: charleston, dance, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE TIMES THEY'RE A-CHANGIN'
...Been hangin' around for sixty-some years. Thought I'd seen it all but not so I fears. In the fifties and sixties our parents were shocked, At our clothes and our hair and our music that rocked. ......Read More
Categories: charleston, children, parents,
Form: Couplet
Who am I to you really
...Are we building or just chilling Are we relaxing or trying to maximize I'm trying to figure out this feeling .....that I'm feeling Is it real or we just pretending With so many thoughts, I have ......Read More
Categories: charleston, feelings, heartbroken, love hurts,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member JAZZ
...JAZZ Just eighty-four, Grandma Jives to Michael Jackson, Jogging memories of Jumping into fox trots Jolts of Charleston dance, Joyous beat of brass bands, Jubilant flapper times. October ......Read More
Categories: charleston, dance, family, fun, grandmother,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Thinking Anew
...Old Charleston Charlie is sick of waiting For all of the haters to stop hating So is his friend Savannah Sue She’s fed up with all of the poo Birmingham Bob recalling Bull’s dogs And how that hi......Read More
Categories: charleston, abuse, addiction, betrayal, change,
Form: Rhyme
Our Secret Hideaway
... Of all the times that I remember The most memorable…. Was when I was a child! Spending time with my grandmother, Who was always fun to be around, I was never bored because…. There ......Read More
Categories: charleston, adventure, candy, childhood, grandmother,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member I Forgot He Was White
...I forgot he was White I met a man on the train A hundred miles from Tennessee I studied him meticulously Hoping he wouldn’t sit next to me So I judged him Prejudicially He......Read More
Categories: charleston, america, conflict, depression, fear,
Form: Dramatic Verse

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