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Des Moines Poems - Poems about Des Moines

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Premium Member Tea Party for Three
...There is a party for three with a whoop and a whee We sit high above most in a bogey woogie banyon tree The tea is orange plus lemon with a shot of pistachio They devour it eagerly, three ladybugs......Read More
Categories: des moines, 1st grade, 2nd grade,
Form: Rhyme

the Planets part two
...(iv) We were half-way to Iowa and lethargy was not far behind us. He had a late start but we all know lethargy is a health freak and would never drink 64 oz frozen soda-pops which means he doesn’......Read More
Categories: des moines, journey,
Form: Free verse
escaping fate
...Do you remember when you told me that story of all the Planets in the sky and how they all had different jobs and had different people they were in charge of? That Uranus was a magician and he wa......Read More
Categories: des moines, fate, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member She Needs More Time
...Seven doves stopped the angel in her flight Where are you heading? Des Moines Her mommy is not ready yet She needs more time The angel understood She had seen this before When a perfectly beau......Read More
Categories: des moines, angel, baby, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Include Shark and McQuark
...Dear neighbor Snark, can we please build an ark? We could use little McCark’s elm tree bark. I don’t know Marc, is this a trick or a lark? Not if we include my cousin Clark. The one Des Moines po......Read More
Categories: des moines, 1st grade, 2nd grade,
Form: Monorhyme

Premium Member Hammy the Hamster
...Hammy the Hamster had no particular talent that he knew. He did have a long fat tail that spectacularly grew and grew One day he fell into some paints, and his paws turned out blue. He made the cu......Read More
Categories: des moines, 1st grade, 2nd grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Shy Man from Des Moines
...There was a shy man from Des Moines Experience-less but with coin Dragged to a whore house He said to her blouse Watch out Ma’am, your bloomers are showing. ......Read More
Categories: des moines, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Candice is a candid candidate
... Candice is a candid candidate. Her honesty harvests heretics’ hate Not to be outdone She creates lots of fun Debunking deceivers during Des Moines’ Debate! ......Read More
Categories: des moines, 12th grade, 5th grade,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Interstate 80 Des Moines Iowa January of 1981
... Interstate 80 Des Moines Iowa January of 1981 I was driving a new red Mustang with T-tops I felt sizzling hot Everyone ahead of me was inching along What is wrong with all these OLD people? ......Read More
Categories: des moines, winter,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Worth More Than a Nickel
...There once was a rich man from Des Moines Whose profile was engraved on a coin He was so proud He crowed out loud It was money that kept him going. Written Jul......Read More
Categories: des moines, humorous, money,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Never Always Don't
... never smoke she said, cigarette dangling from her mouth. ashes falling into my oatmeal I nodded my head, dutifully. always tell the truth, he said, he called in sick to his boss, we went to......Read More
Categories: des moines, humorous,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Terrified of Des Moines
...I was terrified of a Des Moines move To me this was a big city I was from a town of three thousand I did not think people would neighbor there I had been to New York City once During the garbage......Read More
Categories: des moines, city,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Two Puppies at Great Spinx of Giza
...We are not going far, Mama they lied to me. Only to Egypt, way across the sea. I figured maybe Des Moines, certainly not Chicago. Which was hundreds of miles, much too far for two puppies to go. ......Read More
Categories: des moines, dog,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Getting Juried Out
... We three teachers were taking a painting class. Mr.G, the teacher was new, fresh, nervous. Asked us if we would please let him put our paintings into an art show. Kitchia was reluctant, but Marg......Read More
Categories: des moines, art,
Form: Narrative
Reckless in Des Moines
...Schizophrenic tendencies Stealing useless sh*t like a kleptomaniacal king Laughing and tip toeing to the closet While listening to the faucet drip Freaking out my third eye blinking stunting you......Read More
Categories: des moines, abuse, addiction, anger, angst,
Form: Rhyme

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