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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.
Blood Bath
Chicago Bears are Raven mad But Lions roar that's just too bad With Rittenhouse free To shoot you and me Belfry Bats are cheering for Vlad* * Vlad the Impaler aka Count Dracula Kenosha is only 65-miles from Chicago, the NRA's Shooting...Read More
Categories: chicago,
Form: Limerick

Premium Member FODS OF SUUMER
I thought I should pen-about hot dogs. That steaming fragrance...ahhhh.. Add some relish and onions. Or ketchup, maybe mustard ? All beef hot dogs send me. Chicago had the tastiest! Memories of Midwest girlhood days. I bet you have...Read More
Categories: chicago, food, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Grass May Not be Greener, But -
Here in Chicago, Illinois the landscape is flat No hill or vale to break the monotony A concrete jungle downtown, surrounded by highway Leading to endless cornfields south of the metropolis The suburbs and exurbs'...Read More
Categories: chicago, home, water, weather,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Meet the Lightfoots
gorden lightfoot sang of a sinking ship that mother superior never forgets lori lightfoot is mayor to a city of slayers her political bow is starting to list ...Read More
Categories: chicago, song,
Form: Limerick
9/22/1983 I drove your shining,Cadillac, Daddy! The lead car to the cemetery. A stuffed bear, your Borsalino, In the August, back window,fino! You, in the hearse, a few feet behind.. Tears on the, wheel, almost went blind. Silent pallbearers, waited, white gloved. Upset...Read More
Categories: chicago, death, father daughter,
Form: Elegy

Premium Member Nobody knows who your players are
Halfway through summer You delivered a bummer Sold off all your big stars Nobody knows who your new players are Last night's game? You lost Ten-to-Nothing Today you scored more ...Read More
Categories: baseball, chicago, humor, money,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ho-Hum, Here are the Keys
Ho-hum, another war lost We should have won Our new partner for peace ~ the Taliban Ho-hum, a new school year First semester's curriculum Learn whom to FEAR Ho-hum, we're going all-electric ...Read More
Categories: america, change, chicago, world,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Shadow Of Death DK
One would think that I should have known BETTER. ...Read More
Categories: america, chicago, christian, dedication,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Who Dares to Care
Wednesday, believe it or not twenty-nine people shot ~ Chicago's gone to pot ______________________________ Yesterday, Wednesday, July 14, 2021...Read More
Categories: care, chicago, scary,
Form: Epigram
Casino Site
The ideal casino for playing and winning. My Website ...Read More
Categories: chicago, child, class,
Form: Alliteration
NRA Toast
We met with a holey ghost Who was once Dick Cheney's host Dick's shotgun discharged Great holes were enlarged "What are friends for?" means "You're toast!" (100 Americans - including 12-children - were shot in Chicago over the holiday weekend, suggesting...Read More
Categories: america, chicago, grief,
Form: Limerick
Current Affairs
Enterview Kya ap american afvaj kay afghanistan say nikalnay pay khush hain? Kya tum log khush ho? Afghanistan me siyasi hal kay khado khal kya hongay? Me koi architect nahi khado khal baray sketch artist say pocho. Kya ap ko...Read More
Categories: beach, celebrity, chicago, dream,
Form: Bio
Playing with my shadow, I was perhaps about seven. I had shiny pennies in my pocket,  I think about  eleven. I can still hear their sweet, glorious ring! I was going to the candy store to purchase those red, rope...Read More
Categories: candy, chicago, childhood, imagery,
Form: Rhyme
Beep, Honk, Crash The city is in an uproar, but from the outside, it sits in Silence A series of quiet calm buildings Flashing with lights and holding the souls of millions in the palm of its hand Like...Read More
Categories: 12th grade, chicago, imagery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Town
Categories: chicago, memory,
Form: Verse

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