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Chicago Poems | Examples of Chicago Poetry

Chicago Poems - Examples of all types of chicago poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for chicago.
Premium Member U Can 2
U can 2 was on the license plate of my store manager brown Benz where a dead man was found in the trunk Alston Isadore defense store manager at Fort Sheridan Army base Ronald Reagan...Read More
Categories: business, chicago, death, film,
Form: Acrostic

Premium Member Teachers Conference the FBI and me
There was no easy day going under cover with four kids riding along with the FBI supervisor I was just a young mother of four actually expecting again seven months pregnant the FBI installed wires...Read More
Categories: art, beautiful, caregiving, chicago,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Warm pair of faux muffs
Shopping during the winter trying to keep my hands warm by placing them in my pockets but how can I carry my purse walking down lake shore drive the horse carriages stroll by the geese...Read More
Categories: chicago, chocolate, weather, winter,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member My Serial Killer
I didn't know him as a serial not exactly at least not at first even though I'd overheard the plotting of arson from a dim lit restroom searching for tissue only to find several guns rifles...Read More
Categories: anxiety, chicago, literature, peace,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Extortion of My American Poetry
It had begun again the terrorist threats at first right at the height of my writers block leaving beautiful gems surfaced from my minds eye that was when the head lights parked baring strange death...Read More
Categories: chicago, corruption, culture, fear,
Form: Lyric

Premium Member The Breakfast Program and Me
It was 1968 we'd gathered again in the school auditorium my tiny hands sweating only five years old while my name was called in all of this cold civil rights riots plagued my little...Read More
Categories: chicago, america, beautiful, black african
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Kiss
Solitude Away from life's attitude Not seeking gratitude Not wishing anyone to be around Nor do I want found Rather watch as life drives on by Get along I try Usually I cry Walking alone through life A heart full of strife Try...Read More
Categories: allusion, chicago,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Lost In Your Kiss
It was a rainy,Spring , Chicago night. Being with you was always so very right. We sat in love, on the sapphire armchair. ...Read More
Categories: chicago, inspirational love, kiss,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member And Our Lucky Winners Are --
And here is our list of winners: Bernie Sanders, Brandon Johnson Alexandra O. Cortez, Elizabeth Warren Cory Bush, Ayanna Pressley Ilhan Omar, Rashida...Read More
Categories: adventure, anger, betrayal, chicago,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Final Prayers
Chicago's new mayor just proposed another plan to put a heavy load on us beleaguered taxpayers -- We'd better start saying our final prayers 'Taxpayer-funded, government-owned grocery...Read More
Categories: business, chicago, people, political,
Form: Couplet
Something Is Different
What is carnival without the music? What is carnival with the dance? What is carnival without the colors, what is carnival without a song? What is carnival without a date, what is carnival without...Read More
Categories: adventure, appreciation, chicago, community,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Sensuous Streets
8/17/2023 ...Read More
Categories: chicago, memory, sensual, sexy,
Form: Quatrain
Corona, is a vibrant city located in the heart of Riverside County. Home to numerous parks and trails,Corona provides plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation such as hiking,biking and picnicking.The city also has many cultural attractions...Read More
Categories: america, celebrity, chicago, christian,
Form: Other
The Cop
Caller Waller who was just about holding onto life said that he didn't remember what had happened when questioned by Police.Of course,that is understandable, as the lad had just been shot in the head but police didn't believe him.Despite...Read More
Categories: abuse, body, boy, chicago,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Exodus
Why's everyone leaving Where they all going O.K - too much crime in the summer but not so bad when it's snowing What else is wrong with Chicago ...Read More
Categories: chicago, goodbye, money, moving
Form: Rhyme

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