Charleston Poems | Examples of Charleston Poetry

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New Charleston Poems

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Premium Member Poem THE COMFORTING GIRLFRIEND CREW Kim Rodrigues Pantoum charleston, cheer up, girlfriend,
Coo Coo For My Choo Choo Earl Schumacker Free verse charleston, animal, confusion, corruption, death,
Premium Member Poem Thirst Highly Elevated With Others James Horn Limerick charleston, allegory, analogy,
Premium Member Poem Deckle Library In Charleston James Horn Limerick charleston, allegory, analogy,
Premium Member Poem Hebrews Marc Acrich Prose Poetry charleston, jewish,
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Premium Member Poem Grand Hotel Tea Dance Michael Sender Quatrain charleston, america, dance, fantasy, film,
Premium Member Poem I Thought Irma Was Over Franklin Price Rhyme charleston, rain, storm, weather, wind,
Not Yet Jonathan French Free verse charleston, mother son,
Premium Member Poem God Give Us Relief James Horn Limerick charleston, allegory, analogy, sad,
Premium Member Poem History A Mystery James Horn Couplet charleston, allegory, analogy,

My Old Lady Rocks
by Donna Roberts
         My Old Lady Rocks
   Shes sure to knock off your socks
   ...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charleston, dance, mom,

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No Tax Returns Get Ax
by James Horn
No Tax Returns Get Ax

Those who won't present
Their tax returns should get ax
Se we can relax.

How is this for a my great 
Horn Haiku. Have...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charleston, allegory, analogy,

Charleston, pre spring
by John Rockk-Fiordelisi
Pollen green 3 inches
Of allergen confection, powders outdoor landmarks. 
A few ticks past dawn,
New birds, preflight,
Tune up their chirping cords, 
Like nature's philharmonic, knowing the...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charleston, weather, winter,

Charleston, Prespring
by John Rockk-Fiordelisi
Pollen green 3 inches
Of allergen confection, powders outdoor landmarks. 
A few ticks past dawn,
New birds, preflight,
Tune up their chirping cords, 
Like nature's philharmonic, knowing the...

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Ode | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charleston, america,

The Fox
by David Lindsay
You might see me in the back streets
By the light of the full moon
With my look refined and cunning
I will almost make you swoon
Don't treat...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charleston, animal, urban,

Southern Journey
by Marcus Antony

My ears hath heard the sweet music Of a New Orleans jug band, 
Whose sound can only compete with that of a sonorous slave spiritual
I...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charleston, america, history, music, race,

Eyes Fiery Red Now
by Joshua Charleston
Eyes fiery red 
Piercing through sheets of ice
No time to listen now
I guess you will think twice

Eyes fiery red now
What's left to say
Don't want you...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charleston, courage, freedom, strength,

Broken
by Joshua Charleston

Wind blows today to the past
Time goes on by way to fast
Trying to find a love that will last

Put my heart on the line
Don't think...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charleston, break up, divorce, heart,

Puttin On The Ritz
by Kevin Solomon
Kevin Solomon  9/9/2015

The Lion and the Crown
Cobalt blue goblet and the spangled gown
Black tie and high browns
Puttin on the Ritz
Flappers dancing the Charleston
Jazz by...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charleston, clothes, crazy, culture, dance,

teach the children well
by LEWIS FINDLEY
Jesus loves the young people in Zambia.
His message they should hear.
A mission to this country?
This far less to fear.


Roanoke, Zambia news anchors aren't shot
I don't...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charleston, africa, bible, children, christian,

Winds
by njeri hunjeri
Color me white like the color of the wall
Color me white to be seen by all
Color me white to stand tall

The patches of black all...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charleston, anger, discrimination, racism, society,

zenith
by nick armbrister jimmy boom semtex
Zenith
Love will heal everyone. Even those who blow their brothers and sisters up. It will heal people with issues. 
Love will heal the white supremacist...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charleston, conflict, history, truth, violence,

A Rendevous in Charleston
by Les Pruitt
Copyright © 2015
07.10.2015
11:20pm

The spirit that wrought hate
  meet GOD on that date

On June seventeen
  mankind clearly seen

Another clash of glory
  in America's...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charleston, allegory, america, blessing, change,

Forgiveness, in memory of the victims of Charleston church shooting
by Nirode Ray
It was an altar of prayer
but God didn't rise
evil entered the house in a noble disguise.
Bullets were strewn 
sanity was killed
bodies fell as corpses
blood did...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charleston, faith, forgiveness, love,

For Charleston
by Darlene Smith
For Charleston 

I lifted up prayers on a sparrow's wing;
When I heard what happened in old Charleston town.
I thought I heard the voices of angels...

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Classicism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charleston, christian, death, forgiveness, goodbye,

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I Think We Must Remember
by Franklin Price
I Think We Must Remember
(the Charleston massacre)
 By Franklin Price
6/20/2015

I think we must remember
What happened at the church
Become involved by climbing down
From our isolated perch

Learn...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charleston, anger, grief, remember, sad,

Charleston Nine
by oluwatomiwo Akinyemi
today the sun seem not to shine
for some reasons the heart seem to bleed
we wonder where all the smiles departed
a promise of wonders
the day betrayed

nine...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charleston, grief, murder,

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How Could It Happen in Charleston
by James Horn
How Could It Happen in Charleston?

What if I were there when it happened that day
Pleasant people in a church had to pass away
Reason for this...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charleston, abuse, religious, sad,

Sorrow In Charleston
by Christian Wardlow
"What if we could facetime the creator of hate crimes to simply show them that all their dark motives are the root of why the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charleston, absence, anger, bible, black

CHARLESTON
by Jim Tidd
Hate walked into
the oldest black church and left
devastation there....

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charleston, hate,