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Categories: chicago, winter,
Winter Blues
by curtis johnson

Blurred speech, stalled hands and feet,                   ...

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Categories: chicago, desire, happiness, love,
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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Categories: chicago, faith, god, how
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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Categories: chicago,
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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Categories: chicago, cinco de mayo,
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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Categories: chicago, father son, feelings,
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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Categories: america, angst, baseball, celebration, chicago, emotions, heartbreak,
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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Categories: angel, basketball, cat, celebration, chicago, cute love,
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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Categories: chicago, winter,
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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Categories: chicago, children, death, fish,
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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Categories: chicago, child, people, student,
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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Categories: chicago, christian, marathi,
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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Categories: chicago, children, nostalgia,
Premium MemberTattered Game Ball
by Eve Roper
Kids of different
nationalities gather
every day to play 
in the streets of Chicago 
once their daily chores are done.

They play with marbles,
scummy top, pitching pennies,
or a...

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Categories: chicago, children, fear, love,
City Kids
by curtis johnson
From New York City to LA; New Orleans to Chicago and Minneapolis             ...

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Categories: angel, anger, blessing, chicago, faith, fear,
Second City
by curtis johnson
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Categories: chicago, feelings, money, rap,
The man in the waistcoat
by Kenny Gwena
West coast, east coast 
This question is for you in the waist coat
What about us in the mid-west?
People like to boast 
Pork and beans and...

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Categories: chicago, drug, jesus, judgement,
Note
by edward johnson
Why are you in 
Hell?
Because I am 
Black
No, because you are a
 Sinner

Judgement Day...

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Categories: chicago, death, hate,
Premium MemberChicago Low
by Vee Bdosa
     CHICAGO LOW
Sleep through the morning, rising at noon
if it's not over, it will be soon,
clearing my thoughts any way I...

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Categories: africa, bible, black african chicago, children, jesus, world,
Pride
by edward johnson
I do not want them in my neighborhood
They do not take care of their properties
They do not have any etiquette or manners training
They always feel...

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Categories: chicago,
Windy City
by Rob Cochran
The powerful, upward thrust of the skyscrapers
The sinewy curves of the lake and the river
The throbbing pulse of the trains and the traffic
The musky scent...

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Categories: candy, caregiving, change, chicago,
choices
by jan oskar hansen
The Choice  


She was a lovely middle aged woman,
who mostly only shared her vanity with the mirror.
She is watching her weight 
having the strange...

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Categories: age, anxiety, baptism, bible, chicago, city, cousin,
Chasing The Wind
by edward johnson
I spent my life chasing
Justice
Righteousness
Equality
Love
Truth
Only to be 
Chasing the wind...

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Categories: chicago, child, childhood, nostalgia,
My School
by Shilpa Chaganti
The place where I used to stay,
I used to learn and eat and play,
My so many friends and toys
The shared sorrows and joys
The childish quarrels...

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Categories: absence, angel, appreciation, chicago, daughter, love,
Faraway Angel
by Michael Boughner
My Faraway Angel is always with me,
I close my eyes, and there she will be.

Part of my heart in such a way,
A smile like sunshine,...

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Categories: chicago,
Singular in the World
by Moses Samandar
No chance.
There is no person like me in the world.
This is the way i am.
I excel.
I like to give
I am religious
Taken aback
Raised in modesty
Happy to...

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Categories: chicago, childhood, conflict, death
SO SAD
by Jeremy Smith
Growing up just outside the CHI
I would spy
Always wondering what lied inside
Waiting for my turn to slide
Then I got the call homie Bob had died
While...

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Categories: chicago, school, sound, usa,
Voice Of America - VOA
by Ike Boat
It's the cadence we hear.
Even when we're not near.
That's smooth soft slang.
As if there, phone rang.
Just so worthy to listen.
Even when you're beside the kitten.
What...

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Categories: chicago,
Armadillo Home
by Donal Mahoney
          Rush Hour, Chicago


Early evening traffic's
rather heavy.
Autos armadillo home
 
along the Outer Drive
as out of mouths...

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Categories: chicago, football, men, sleep,
CHICAGO BEARS PILLOW
by CHICANO EDDIE
"CHICAGO BEARS PILLOW"


tonight I lay on my Chicago Bears pillow

a reminder of another year of my life
gone.
a reminder of the woman who gave me
these pillows...

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Categories: chicago, chocolate, city, community,
it will be all right
by jan oskar hansen
It will be alright 
It was peace in the valley a deep harmony of those who fled 
to the countryside to avoid the foul air...

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Categories: chicago, community, corruption, freedom,
Kabbage
by Shamira's Poetry

Undressing me with them eyes
hammer toe
This season of Bloom
the unspeakable
Gentleman in his like
Scandalous of scandal
just unthinkable
Jedi mind freak
giffa gabble waffle
yet eloquent in disguise
clergy of sort
Neiman...

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Categories: chicago, city, class, community,
failures hiding place
by jan oskar hansen
 Failures` hiding place 

I have done a lot of work even been an officer
With shiny buttons but never succeeded in the world
Of practical work...

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Categories: adventure, boy, change, chicago, childhood, christian, god,
A Place Called Destiny
by curtis johnson

Deep in the little boy’s heart, he was thinking about a place called destiny. 
His environment provided too little hope for a future of building...

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Categories: chicago, children, chocolate,
mother in disguise
by jan oskar hansen
Mother in disguise
Two days old she was attending
 her mother`s funeral
pictures were taken when
she sees them she will be proud and sad
she will be proud...

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Categories: chicago, evil, heartbroken, innocence,
Fool's Gold
by curtis johnson

On the main floor of the bus station in the windy city,             ...

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