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Escalator Poems | Examples of Escalator Poetry

Escalator Poems. Below are examples of poems about escalator. This list of poetry about escalator is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of escalator poetry. This list of works about escalator is a great resource for examples of escalator poems and show how to write poems about escalator. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Escalator Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Christmas Shopping Janet Bingham Rhyme escalator, appreciation, beauty, bible, blessing,
Two roses beach Happiness Blank verse escalator, baseball,
Premium Member Poem Conversation Between Father, Daughter About Mother's Death Janet Bingham Rhyme escalator, blessing, christmas, conflict, encouraging,
Premium Member Poem The Fifth Iteration Freddie Robinson Jr. Romanticism escalator, feelings, longing, love, wisdom,
The rise and fall of a bastardly frogman William Greco Free verse escalator, irony,
Spider Solitaire Thresha Reese Free verse escalator, repetition,
Premium Member Poem SPIRALS IN BLACK AND WHITE Kim Rodrigues Free verse escalator, imagery,
You Know You're Getting Older When Andreas Simic Narrative escalator, age, humor, humorous,
Premium Member Poem angels on an escalator PATRICIA CRESSWELL Free verse escalator, faith, memory,
A chatty cabbage Taoi Chanan I do not know? escalator, basketball,

bottled evolution
by DC Bursey

a warm summer day seen 
a sea-scene of rolling glass
a boat and passengers
sun and sunglasses
fishing rods and cameras 
out for a peaceful cruse
when tide and
a...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escalator, silly,

Inside the shops and around the town
by Taoi Chanan
A rich rusty old screw on an escalator in a shopping centre can never really be as exact as a tidal wave forming with over...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escalator, appreciation,

What's fair is fair
by Chris Green

What’s fair is fair

I walked into Macys Department Store the other day
thinking I’d buy a few items for the summer
I entered on the first floor...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escalator, fashion, humor, men, women,

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Passing Thoughts
by ilene bauer
The escalator was designed
(At least the one I have in mind)
So there is room on every stair
For two of average size to share.

But really, what’s...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escalator, people,

Women's Ways
by Earl Schumacker
Elevators ride east going west
Leaning in the right direction
Girls inside grow up thin and rich
Pretty, beyond color, beyond touch
Once on the escalator of life 
Life...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escalator, adventure, appreciation, beauty, judgement,

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Miles Davis and God, Kind of Blue
by Poet M.e.
Kind Of Blue (For Miles Davis)

Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx Ny 1991


Before they could lower Miles 
into the damp, dark ground
Two of the PALL BEARERS
Thought they heard...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escalator, bird, celebrity, death, guitar,

Goodnight Rome
by Matthew Abuelo
Goodnight to our Rome with all your garrisons
and your streets that have become
as loveless as empty barracks.
For you I will never weep.
After all,
your Senators
Who made...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escalator, anger, angst, anxiety, change,

Checking out
by Chris Green


Words from perforated ceiling tiles squawk
as megaphone filters blare
in crackled sequence
around missing stations
and call letters that aren’t acronyms

I hear these words, but shake my head
I...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escalator, destiny,

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Girl in a box
by Tony Kirk

She remembered
All those sparkling dreams
Those diamond rings
And precious things
Sparkling like sun on sea
But now she does not feel a thing
There’s sadness in this box

The worn...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escalator, allegory, loneliness, lonely, longing,

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Shodden Down-Trodden
by John Anderson
My shoes lie prone like dogs waiting for a new adventure
Will it be a soft seashore shuffle?
A jaunt through the mall, all dusty with grime
A...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escalator, clothes,

Bottled World
by Ijen Warner
Bottled peppers, pickles, plums, old ladies stand
In small flock at the market gate
Their bottled things arrayed, their pastes and jams
Fruit that hung all summer fat...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escalator, city,

THE OLYMPICS 2016
by Mike Roberts
Four years have elapsed since London put on the show,
this time it is on the other side of the Atlantic
and there is one picture that...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escalator, sports,

Wally's Trip to the Mall
by Yvonne Uzzell
Wally’s going to the mall today to buy some things he needs,
like toothpaste, soap, and bubble bath, and packs of flower seeds.
The first thing in...

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Iambic Pentameter | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escalator, adventure, children, family,

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Goldilocks and the three bears
by Tony Kirk

She pushed the door ajar.
The hallway was as black as shoe-polish.
Her curly hair, un-brushed “fallen”
Like golden leaves 
in autumnal decay.
Reflecting their willowing wisps 
like firmament...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escalator, fantasy, fear, horror,

encyclopedic
by Taoi Chanan
Wobbling wizardry waves wonderful wandering wilderness. When a beef cutlet equals two minus one h q it is said to be the time if the...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escalator, analogy,

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CITY
by Darren White
Been too long in solitude.
 Sounds hound, multitude.
 Cacophony and breathless

Wheel up to escalator.
 Nowhere an elevator.
 Bewildered and helpless.

Mad world, haste, blind
 Homeless man,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escalator, appreciation, hero, sympathy,

Spilling some ink
by Quincy Mac
Spilling some ink as quick as ya eye's blink,
These freestyle writings are the missing link,          ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escalator, meaningful, mentor, poetry, wisdom,

Dreams Sublime
by Bonnie Jennings

There are stairs that I climbed
Obscure and vague
Stars shown in the darkness
Not a cloud in the sky
And I climbed toward the blue cloud
Angels peeped and...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escalator, dark, deep, dream, evil,

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False Imprisonment
by Wayne Kingston
Whenever I sought to lose myself in a place
Even He won’t find me,
I’d dive ‘neath cool sheets crumpled o’er me
Within that hard shell 
I had...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escalator, anxiety, fear, forgiveness, identity,

Ghost in the Crowd
by Megan Ryan
I see it almost every day
People passing by each other
Crossing paths without connection
Criss-crossing up and down
Almost like an escalator at the mall.

Here I stand against...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escalator, depression, loneliness, lonely, longing,