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Charleston Poems | Examples of Charleston Poetry

Charleston Poems. Below are examples of poems about charleston. This list of poetry about charleston is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of charleston poetry. This list of works about charleston is a great resource for examples of charleston poems and show how to write poems about charleston. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Charleston Poems

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HOW SWEET IT IS Beata Agustin Abecedarian charleston, appreciation, bible, christian, faith,
Premium Member Poem HOW SWEET IT IS JAN ALLISON Narrative charleston, fun,
Premium Member Poem How Sweet It Is Curtis Moorman Free verse charleston, addiction, beauty, candy, children,
Premium Member Poem How Sweet It Is Sandra Haight Iambic Pentameter charleston, future, humorous, space, voyage,
Premium Member Poem All Around South Had To Hike James Horn Limerick charleston, allegory, analogy,
Premium Member Poem All Things About South James Horn Limerick charleston, allegory, analogy,
How Sweet It Is Contest Michael Robinson Rhyme charleston, candy, chocolate,
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,

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Deckle Library In Charleston
by James Horn
Deckle Library In Charleston

Charleston has a library they call Deckle;
When going will wear our each spectacle;
Meeting lead;
A poem read;
Out of us should never make a...

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

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Hebrews
by Marc Acrich
Hebrews  #46

I have been invited by the queen of England 
To have Crumpets and some mint tea
You see, I'm royalty

I'm of Hebrew lineage
In my...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charleston, jewish,

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Grand Hotel Tea Dance
by Michael Sender
Pasadena Big Band, On With The Dance

Nostalgic swing, singing the blues
So put on your dancing shoes
Get out of your chair
Dance like Ginger Rogers and Fred...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charleston, america, dance, fantasy, film,

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I Thought Irma Was Over
by Franklin Price
I Thought Irma Was Over
By Franklin Price
9/11/2017 – 5:26 PM

I thought Irma was over
When she turned right at the coast
To cross the width of Florida
With...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charleston, rain, storm, weather, wind,

Not Yet
by Jonathan French
A tornado of starlings whisked
a cacophony of squabbling chunter
that drilled a hole into
the peach and turquoise ceiling
of a cold-steel November night.

Windless, the chill that varnished...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charleston, mother son,

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God Give Us Relief
by James Horn
God Give Us Relief

The Charleston killings
were really sad.

In the night, he was like a thief;
Causing much suffering and grief;
Such sadness in us would instill,
And several...

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

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History A Mystery
by James Horn
History a Mystery To Trump

To Trump the Terrible subject of history
To him always has been a mystery;
Only part of him that was bright
Remembered brothers name...

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