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Detroit Poems - Poems about Detroit

Detroit Poems - Examples of all types of poems about detroit 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 detroit.

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THE SOUND OF TOWNS
...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
Adroit
...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
...ar 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
Premium Member Drink Me
...for you. I am here on a whim, finding my real self My soul self that has been dead for two years The one I left in Detroit one summer eve. I linger in a white bed with fluffy pillows, more than I deserve but less than I expected. ......Read More
Categories: detroit, america, books, drug,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Beatles And Beatniks
...all were under the influence of MAD(Mutually Assured Destruction). In spite of it all, the beats from Nashville and Detroit kept people dancing But then,......Read More
Categories: detroit, america, change, fear, war,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Eternal Spring Training For Chace Numata
... A hot sun is a bird perched on the bill of your cap #10 Numi eternal rookie in us all Spread your wings and fly to Detroit The Old English D forever on your chest.......Read More
Categories: detroit, baseball, blessing, encouraging, eulogy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member MY NOLAN RYAN STORY
...E STREET FROM TIGER STADIUM HAS ITS ADVANTAGE AND DISADVANTAGES. BEING A YOUNGSTER HOT HUMID MUGGY SUMMER NIGHT. DETROIT MICHIGAN. JULY NINETEEN HUNDRED AND 73 WOULD TURN OUT TO BE A VERY COLD NIGHT. IN THE MOST UNTHINKABLE WAY.......Read More
Categories: detroit, baseball, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member STANLEY MICKEY STANLEY DETROIT TIGERS
...STANLEY like in Mickey Stanley. DEEtroit. Tigassszzz. No.24 A solid kid. Played center like he OWNED it. Dec......Read More
Categories: detroit, baseball,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ten Thousand More
...bears no riches at all, for treasures of the heart mater most- you’ve stood up for me too many times to recall; from Detroit to Colorado, coast to coast you’ve saved me from myself and crumbled my wall ineffable is the depth I carry ......Read More
Categories: detroit, anniversary, love,
Form: Rhyme

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