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City Poems | Examples of City Poetry

City Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about cities. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for city.

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Youth of today
Youth of today,as I would say Have a lot to say They are boisterous in there own way They don't respect their elders in anyway Mark Twain was a genius in every way He created the two best boys as...Read More
Categories: city, adventure, age, america, books,
Form: Classicism



Premium Member PHILLY IN PINK HAZE
Philly in pink haze Skyscrapers tucked deftly behind a string of trees car trucking along Girard unaware of amaranth mist slowly adjourning into dark ...Read More
Categories: city, sky,
Form: Free verse
The Orphers in spurn's glow
Two true taboo nocturnal friends Bedeviling the vernal places; Un-men unto un-town's undead ends, Under wrinks in mansworld's faces; Take care me boys, wear Wolfrat clothes - Make sure you're tooled - tooths fully bloodied? Put yer foot in ther...Read More
Categories: city, environment, friendship, irony,
Form: Rhyme
scrounging
Paying repentance and biding my time Scrounging around for my lost piece of rhyme Waking up bleary and hitting the bricks Thinking while scheming, getting my kicks Presently cashing a low income check Vigorously chasing another train wreck Paying repentance and...Read More
Categories: america, city, class, how
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member smoggy city
city smoggy crowded living moving dancing a frenzied crazy excitement city ...Read More
Categories: city,
Form: Cinquain



Premium Member Bay Area Nigh December
Bay Area Nigh December A tryst on a San Francisco trolley that exhibits penchant amidst a glance, for 'tis wintry time launch all, too jolly save two turtledoves, culled cooed romance left in steep devotion, neglects folly. Atone solemn occasions ere...Read More
Categories: appreciation, city, imagery, winter,
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)
ponderings of the moment
Solitude is now a trained trait It’s easier than teaching the selfish to cooperate Past the lights of yesterday I see tomorrow fade away Mundane voices talk with ease Explaining why we go to sleep Hieroglyphics carved in walls Lead the...Read More
Categories: city, environment, society, world,
Form: Rhyme
Trip to Madras
Stepping down from the AC coach on to the railway platform A hot wave of salty moist air drenches me On my customary visit to this city I'm tethered to by my memories.. She coyly calls herself Chennai like a new bride...Read More
Categories: childhood, city, memory, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse
Wrinkles before Whispers:
The measurements for which We use to see the volocity Of dexterities meaningful Motion. Suffered through time by The smiles...Read More
Categories: city, 10th grade, art, birth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member City Life
Twilight sea glistens as bright northern lights unveil Busan cityscape's splendor. Watching neon lights in rich blue, red, and yellow~ I remember Philippines. note: blue,red and yellow of Philippines' Flag. November 3, 2020 For Spin A Sedoka Poetry Contest Sponsored by Nette Onclaud 2nd place...Read More
Categories: city, sky,
Form: Sedoka
Premium Member City Life
City Life Alley avenues Bustle in hues of twilight Music flees through open doors City rhythms rhyme Tapping toes - hypnotic beats - I dance down the sidewalk streets. 11-2-20 Contest: Spinning a Sedoka Sponsor: Nette Onclaud...Read More
Categories: city, dance,
Form: Sedoka
Premium Member City Life
Steadily moving... is the hustle and bustle of a busy city life; too hectic for some. Violence and crime, constant. Some adjust, and some do not. SPIN A SEDOKA Poetry Contest (Winner: 5th Place) Sponsored by: nette onclaud Theme Chosen: City Life Date...Read More
Categories: city, environment, society,
Form: Sedoka
Premium Member CITY LIFE
Chasing the Goodlife Traveling far in packed trains Wonder why I can’t see sky Narrow lanes, pigsty Close my eyes to begging kids Needy, feeling within me. CITY LIFE Sponsor: Nette Onclaud Date: 2.11.2020 ...Read More
Categories: city, life,
Form: Sedoka
Premium Member City Life
City Life concrete jungle trails lure predators on the prowl --- posh picturesque parks proven hunting grounds only drunks frequent nature --- green leafy trees shade secrets (Sedoka) 11-01-2020...Read More
Categories: city, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Sedoka
City Life
Populous grand malls Clamor of vying hawkers Metros, flyovers, clubs and parks Quickened life style and Sophisticated culture Fascinate the dream city. SPIN A...Read More
Categories: city,
Form: Sedoka

Specific Types of City Poems

Definition | What is City in Poetry?