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Illinois Poems - Poems about Illinois

Illinois Poems - Examples of all types of poems about illinois 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 illinois.
The Great Lakes acronym spells homes
...The Great Lakes acronym spells homes I chose titled topic by a fanciful whim, nevertheless still consider my knowledge of aforementioned material slim. Housing multivarious biomes register ......Read More
Categories: illinois, adventure, america, appreciation, beautiful,
Form: Rhyme

hungry hippos of decatur on the prowl mr aaron m ehrhart hi aaron, i am delighted you still read my largely worthless scribblings (hey there is truly no accounting for taste) but i am mystified as to why your hungry hippo mumzy thi......Read More
Categories: illinois, cheer up, community, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Right Proud, Governor
... Governor JB Pritzker's rightly proud of his home state The latest statistics all show we're doing great While we lead the country in residents fleeing That's not all that we should......Read More
Categories: illinois, business, education, perspective, political,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Snail Boy and Dalmation
...Snail boy brought his sidekick Ruffus with him. An Illinois Dalmation so tiny, he fit under a whim. But that does not make sense said my literal cousin Iim. Who would not know a metaphor if it sto......Read More
Categories: illinois, 1st grade, 2nd grade,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Let the World See
...Mamie Till Mobley demanded and open casket, to let the world see, the bloated, beaten body of her baby boy, who was lynched in Mississippi. His name was Emmett Till, a 14 year old black boy, ......Read More
Categories: illinois, 9th grade, black african
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Oh Mighty Bee
...Oh, mighty bee, hear my heartfelt plea… Big request by the darling chimpanzee He wants you to assist the Illinois Grand Prix Ride in race car with him and his chickadee They agree they will pay......Read More
Categories: illinois, 1st grade, 2nd grade,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Doing the Math
... ~Doing the Math with Governor Pritzker in Illinois ~ Spending $324 million to get elected and reelected May not be a crime But when $331 million is the state's ......Read More
Categories: illinois, health, leadership, money, mental
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Linda And Luther
... Her name was Linda, and she was born in Rosario, Argentina. His name was Luther, and he was born in Xinghua, China. Both Linda and Luther were children of Americans. They both were born while ......Read More
Categories: illinois, divorce, love, marriage,
Form: Narrative
Muck Truck Trophy Series
...Speculation and a whole lotta hope went out to the new leaders of both teams. one fella even went as far as saying, he saw an offsite performance of two league performers during a televised cham......Read More
Categories: illinois, business, celebration, encouraging, money,
Form: Epic
Dirty Dealings
...Fritz Purdum mined these memories with his poem Boy playing in Dirt. My grandson an introverted chap On the playground after lunchtime nap In the garden of kinders a most fragile Bloom off b......Read More
Categories: illinois, family, farewell,
Form: Rhyme
Deciphering crossword puzzles, cryptograms and scrabblegrams once favorite pastimes
...Deciphering crossword puzzles, cryptograms and scrabblegrams once favorite pastimes Livingsocial at 324 Level Road circa post high school graduation found yours truly voluntarily holed up for a......Read More
Categories: illinois, 12th grade, angel, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Why do people love to dream, anyway
... I don’t know about you but my dreams are always all mixed up like sometimes I’m half my current age and I can run like a gazelle, and then I’m right back in my current prison of a bo......Read More
Categories: illinois, dream, fantasy, horror, nonsense,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Tale of Two Lines
... When the byline was my line, I soared past the skyline When my line was the bye-line, I boarded the Sioux Line ... _______________________________________________ Note......Read More
Categories: illinois, goodbye, word play, writing,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Sidecar Bessie and George
...Sidecar Bessie was always ready for a ride. Her new husband George steering at her side. They will travel west in a day or so. She rides like a trooper, her hair all a glow. She paints it red, ......Read More
Categories: illinois, marriage,
Form: Rhyme
Proud Mary
...From deep in the current it comes out of the river… the Mississippi the Mersey Blue Danube and Nile The music living in the spirit of its flow… the Blues the Classics the Tribal and Jaz......Read More
Categories: illinois, music, river,
Form: Free verse

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