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Chicago Poems | Examples of Chicago Poetry

Chicago Poems. Below are examples of poems about chicago. This list of chicago poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of chicago poetry. This list of works about chicago is an excellent resource for examples on how to write chicago poems.

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List of Chicago Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem blood doves Anthony Slausen Rhyme chicago,
To My White Sister From Your Black Brother edward johnson Free verse abuse, america, blessing, chicago,
pedophiliac jan hansen Blank verse allegory, angel, chicago,
Facing Fear curtis johnson Narrative chicago, fear,
rotting of a socialist jan hansen Blank verse autumn, change, chicago,
Mama's Gun And A Postage Stamp curtis johnson Narrative america, chicago, history, mother,
Premium Member Poem SAD EYES Leon Enriquez Couplet chicago,
O Wrinkled Face Dawa Zangpo Blank verse chicago, 8th grade, absence, beautiful,
Premium Member Poem Rights -- to Riots Gershon Wolf Rhyme chicago, conflict, new york,
The real Valentines Gangsters roger turner Rhyme celebration, chicago, conflict, flower,

Where Is Clark Street
by curtis johnson
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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: addiction, america, care, chicago,

Chicken conundrums
by Christopher Flaherty
It's late
And I am taking my prose
From the either 
A non believer 
Who sees belief 
Not as the word of God
But rather as a question...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chicago,

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Welcome to Spring in Chicago - January 94 2018
by Gershon Wolf
Icy roads and side streets
Cold: possible snow flurry
 --Drive slow; Don't hurry!
   
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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chicago, satire, spring,

ME
by Jimmi Canada
Everybody wants aged money, I want honey,
I want something for the done thing,
nothing existing in between because I am the obscene!
I can breathe!
Thank you,
I have...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chicago, care, career, celebrity, change,

the Pacific
by jan hansen
The Pacific 

The ship was going down a water mountain
only to be met with another mountain and
going up and up, this dizzying dance no rest
only...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cheer up, chicago, children,

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Mythical Chicago
by Gershon Wolf
Once "City of Big Shoulders,"
 Stockyards and industrial concerns:
  A man's self-worth measured
   By muscle and energy burned.

Today the stockyards are shuttered,
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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chicago, corruption, hope, murder,

The 1970's
by curtis johnson

In Chicago, my summer of '70 was spent working with a program seeking to rescue drug addicts, alcoholics, and street gangs. The following

summer of '71,...

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

Chicago Land- In the Belly of the Beast
by Steve Zak
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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chicago, city, culture, death,

Winter Blues
by curtis johnson
Blurred speech, stalled hands and feet,                   ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chicago, winter,

My Love
by Dana Redricks
My Love
Author Dana Redricks
December 17, 2017

For a long time I was seeking
And praying for true love
a love that would endure
Then one day my love
came into...

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Ballade | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beautiful, chicago, desire, happiness,

N O G O D S
by Muhammad Safa Thajudeen
First to last
God
Last to first 
Queue 
No queues of Gods 
In queues no God!


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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: character, chicago, faith, god,

Chicago
by Inessa Fernandez
The Big Windy City
Is what people call it
Truly is lovely
But sometimes loud and bustling
The honking of horns
The screeching of brakes
When you look up you see...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chicago,

indoor and outdoor plants
by jan hansen
The rain that fell on the night was of the type pot plants like,
 it has stopped the air is mild, and the flowers smiles...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chicago, cinco de mayo,

My son
by Dollin Holt
Emuedgevoke
when my evening comes
let me come to you
with a song
on my tongue
for I have nothing else
but a song
on my tongue
how sad and yet how sweet
a...

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Didactic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: boy, chicago, father son,

Love Hurts
by Elizabeth Clipner
Northside of Chi-Town is full of emotion.
In the ‘45 Series Cubs and Tigers are battling.
Sianis buys two tickets to show his devotion.
Is booted ‘cause his...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chicago, america, angst, baseball, celebration,

Poems about Life
by liza marry
We are the sum of experiences that we encounter as we go through life. Day to day struggles and triumphs are experienced by all of...

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Elegiac Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chicago, angel, basketball, cat, celebration,

Cold Chicago
by curtis johnson
Comfort zones go into hibernation every winter in Chicago

Only the tough skinned, strong willed, and native-born survive Chicago

Long live the reliable snow movers and the...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chicago, winter,

Parley
by Kenneth Newlin
Parley

Parley on the dance floor the Ninja wants to howl,
Scream's the barbarian, a savage on the prowl.
The Parley is in the tunnel, are their only...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, chicago, children, death,

The City of Insanity
by Shasta Ollie
In my city, people don't notice the children in abusive homes or living on the street. They only notice that their taxes are going up.
In...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, change, chicago, child,

Room Service
by Broccoli Porn
Trip
Hotels
Room Service
Very expensive 
It is very slow
They mess up my order
Why they no give me burger
I give room service zero stars
I hate everybody in hotel
Surprise...

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Etheree | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: break up, chicago, christian,