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Detroit Poems - Poems about Detroit

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Premium Member KP or Laundry Duty
...ill travel to exotic places he lied. You will learn new languages. Joining the Navy is great! So far I have been to Detroit and New York City. Neither exotic. I have learned no languages but a few new swear words. And now I am in cha......Read More
Categories: detroit, satire,
Form: Prose Poetry

Premium Member On Delaware and Poe, and the belles walk on. and i, i got married, we moved, i miss delaware and poe, just another corner of detroit.......Read More
Categories: detroit, change, feelings, image, places,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member We Three Snowmen of Detroit
...We three Snowmen of Detroit are Bearing scarves and lights, we travelled so far Field and fountain, more and mountain Sledding is more fu......Read More
Categories: detroit, winter,
Form: Rhyme
...DETROIT IS: D ynamic E nergetic T ough R evitalized O ptimistic I nventive T riumphant M ajor I ncentitives......Read More
Categories: detroit, celebration, dedication, pride, tribute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A NEW MYTHOLOGY
...he rebel has been reborn. He’s The Killer come to Harlem In the bottom of the ninth On the Short Rib Special from Detroit. He roll like an eighteen wheeler With two blown tires. Got a wine glass for the rhythm And a shot glass......Read More
Categories: detroit, allegory, mythology,
Form: Blank verse

Premium Member Her Seductive Voice
...he radio, their story told Each was unsuspecting; of each other’s exploits Playing her way from New York, as off to Detroit She has done Minneapolis and back to the coast When done radio switched off, she; but a ghost She collect......Read More
Categories: detroit, beautiful, betrayal, black love,
Form: Couplet
...ND OF TOWNS Announcing my address in Gateshead Usually started me feeling half dead. The flames crackled as the Detroit River burned to Toledo While my soft guitar chords echoed over Rio de Janeiro. But I couldn’t help but dan......Read More
Categories: detroit, guitar, music, urban,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member If I Was President
...eld. join the WHO if the last president was stupid enough to withdraw from it form a task force to fix the water in Detroit and make sure it is fixed abolish the Electoral College so we could be a democracy fire the congressmen and s......Read More
Categories: detroit, america, usa,
Form: List
Be Still
...I've been keeping at a Detroit distance, Maintaining that chary "Buffalo Stance", Patient with ink-filled scalpel for instance, Don't you da......Read More
Categories: detroit, confidence, hope, love,
Form: Sonnet
Unanswered Cries
...Do you need to be born in Africa or Haiti to be saved What about the single mother in the ghettos of Detroit Will an actor or politician or philanthropist deem you worthy Of a rescue from a situation that as assuredly ......Read More
Categories: detroit, poverty,
Form: Free verse
...minish What the foik You keep on talking shoit And I will prove my point By being adroit From here to way beyond Detroit All crap B.S. is what I call that Ya'll better fall back And chill Before it gets ill On either side o......Read More
Categories: detroit, courage, faith, life, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member AVATAR -NOT was smokin hot, Wanted to tie the knot. Met in person- shock, he was a boy *Troy is a city in Detroit 11/23/2020 ......Read More
Categories: detroit, humor,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member It's Not Alright
...Beautiful black woman Angela Davis Stood by herself At the 50 yard line A football crooked on a tee At her feet ......Read More
Categories: detroit, anxiety, conflict, emotions, fear,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Gifts
...Detroit gave me birth like the snapping of sheet metal, and her streets still bleed. But Missouri taught me t......Read More
Categories: detroit, celebration, happiness, hope, identity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Can Make them Sit and Spin
...stage. I can make them sit, spin, twirl, levitate and goose each other. That really gets the audience going. In Detroit lives one of the best mothers-in-law to manipulate. My own mother-in-law, so I try to get there a couple of tim......Read More
Categories: detroit, fun, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Narrative

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