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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. Will you be hom......Read More
Categories: des moines, dog,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Getting Juried Out
...I begged Kitchia to let him have hers too. He needs more for the show, I argued. She had been bragging all the way to Des Moines how great it was. Her husband Ronnie loved her painting right? I begged and begged and begged and begged ......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 Whi......Read More
Categories: des moines, abuse, addiction, anger, angst,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Snow People Pin
...1959, Chariton, Iowa, sixty miles south of Des Moines I was prancing around proudly showing off my snow people pin. Husband and wife, glitzy with glitter, I was ......Read More
Categories: des moines, memory, winter,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Imagination Owl
...wanted a peek. He was not against showing them, but he had a tired beak. Tomorrow they want you to do a reading in Des Moines. He was the kind of orator and reader that many seek. He had a gravelly voice, and he rarely charged more t......Read More
Categories: des moines, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Dangerously Dramatic Damsels
...Dangerously and dramatic, delightful diamond-clad damsels from Delaware deviously dazzled dashing dapper dweebs from Des Moines. Deliberate dallying drained the dullards of their discerning dendrites. Deeming them deliriously and dubio......Read More
Categories: des moines, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Alliteration
The Hero of Des Moines
...ithin. Lifted me in confidence and allowed, Growth and hope of one day being like him. He was the humble hero of Des Moines, For a solo tackle of a bank thief. We sat so proud on the couch and were joined, By the local news who s......Read More
Categories: des moines, father, father son, friend,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In an Instant
...d this fantastic car. The car itself, or her date’s beautiful smile. I do not remember where we were, but suspect in Des Moines which would make sense as it is the only place we ever went for dates when I was a teenager. I have though......Read More
Categories: des moines, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Teen Town Dance - DWM
... We were paired up by Teen Town A TV show from Des Moines Nancy and Ed were there, our idols They had us all line up. No one thought about height. They lined the......Read More
Categories: des moines, 6th grade, 7th grade,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Des Moines in August
...Sweat down my back Smelly glands. My energy gone Cannot remember feeling comfortable Des Moines in August ......Read More
Categories: des moines, summer,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member When I Heard About the Beatles
...Submarine”. I was at church camp when someone put up some Black and white posters around the cabin. The big city Des Moines girls oohed and ached. The rest of us stared at each other. They were talking about Ringo and John As if......Read More
Categories: des moines, memory, music, nostalgia,
Form: Narrative
Two Thoughts From Before
...Mankind Alone Reality… humanity’s myth (Des Moines Iowa: January, 1992) Samsara The music of the soul… is truth (Des Moines Iowa: January, 1992) ......Read More
Categories: des moines, truth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shay from the Big City
...later, when it was out of style or maybe we were just not sophisticated and smooth as she was. When she went back to Des Moines she took her snappiness with her. ......Read More
Categories: des moines, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member All In Love with Handsome
... Twenty-two women bookkeepers called him Pen Clip King They all worked in a giant room in a Super Foods Warehouse In Des Moines, so they had a lot of the same ideas. Those who did not, did not last long... These bookkeepers were happy......Read More
Categories: des moines, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Oh Man I have Heard of Des Moines
...ugs will take your purse and use your I-phone Rapists will break in at night and maybe kill you What big city is it? Des Moines Oh, man, I have heard of that one I will be sending you prayers. They have the Iowa State Fair there. T......Read More
Categories: des moines, 6th grade, 7th grade,
Form: Dramatic Verse

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