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Cleveland Poems - Poems about Cleveland

Cleveland Poems - Examples of all types of poems about cleveland to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for cleveland.
Not Going To Cleveland
...I take off my jacket, it’s been a warm day and the heat has followed me into the house. I should be already on my way to Cleveland to a poetry slam, I did promise half-heartedly, but slamming poe......Read More
Categories: cleveland, poetry,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member The Ballad of Freddie and Flo
...This is a story about Freddie and Flo, They lived in Baltimore a long time ago. It might be called a May-September romance And shows how love can blossom if it's given a chance. Flo taught Sunday......Read More
Categories: cleveland, humor,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member The Indiscriminate Slayings of the Innocents
...The massacres of our beautiful people must STOP. It is unconscionable to destroy so many lives For selfish and hatred reasons. God, in his archives, Have recorded everything, which occurred, from......Read More
Categories: cleveland, abuse, angel, baby, bullying,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member How the Money Rolls In
...To the tune of: “My Bonnie Lies Over The Ocean” I My grandpa sells condoms to sailors He pokes holes in them with a pin My grandma gives backstreet abortions Lord, how t......Read More
Categories: cleveland, corruption, humor,
Form: Lyric
Logistically Loitering
...He went after ten to the corner cafe Lit brazenly against the backdrop Of the wife and the kids Arriving at five on the shuttle that hustled him into this port Spending the night Looking f......Read More
Categories: cleveland, absence, adventure,
Form: Free verse

Flash of Time
...In flash of time mid solar sway some swirling strands of DNA begat the beings that we know in earthly ages long ago concocted out of astral clay. M-Theory’s profuse array has cast us in this ......Read More
Categories: cleveland, creation, humanity, space, stars,
Form: Rondeau
Un Bel Di
...Dark brier grow thick in Cleveland, thorny tendrils thrive. Clapperboard homes slack and linger, neglected yards grow thin grey bones. A vaporous wave passed over Lake Erie. None noticed the l......Read More
Categories: cleveland, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My White Rose
...This poem is dedicated to Cleveland’s own … “Barley House” Thank you for your symbolism of the “White Rose” – “A love and deep respect / everlasting devotion and loyalty to the people you serve... ......Read More
Categories: cleveland, appreciation, business, dedication, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
A Green Rose In Cleveland
...Green Roses do exist. Let me tell you who I am with a significant twist. I represent the beauty and war of a rose. You can read that in the books and poems that I wrote. But please make note. I ......Read More
Categories: cleveland, self,
Form: Free verse
Midwest Twists
...We accept tornadoes here, expect them, tick them off as they pass by like demon dreidels. Usually they are not a big deal unless they are. Spring culls its little lambs in all sorts of ways. ......Read More
Categories: cleveland, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Mr Winston
...He stood there in the doorway His legs dangled in white shorts His blue shirt matching the rags The mechanics used to clean tools His fingertips yellow stained of fungus I could barely see his......Read More
Categories: cleveland, caregiving, friend,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member 1st Black Astronaut-Guion Stewart Bluford Jr
...Guion Stewart Bluford Jr. Most noted (born November 22, 1942) is an American aerospace engineer, retired U.S. Air Force officer and fighter pilot, and former NASA astronaut, ......Read More
Categories: cleveland, analogy, appreciation, celebration, character,
Form: Bio
Premium Member Bungles Clungles In the Jungles
...Barely belaboring the billions of bungles, Listening to the cold, clamorous Cleveland-like clungles, Within the bowels of the half-hearted, hard-headed hungles, Judiciously jeering at the jealous ......Read More
Categories: cleveland, 1st grade, 2nd grade,
Form: Monorhyme
...FRIENDS I never had a lot of friends when I was just a boy, It seemed that making fun of me was what would bring them joy. And when I got to teenage years the friends that I made then Led me in......Read More
Categories: cleveland, friend,
Form: Rhyme
To Runswick Bay
...On a sunny day in late September we were on our way to Runswick Bay, on a walk that we gladly remember, meeting people on the Cleveland Way. Assorted folk with the same idea taking in distant ......Read More
Categories: cleveland, beach, dog, nature, sea,
Form: Narrative

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