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Iowa Poems - Poems about Iowa

Iowa Poems - Examples of all types of poems about iowa 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 iowa.
Premium Member Chesterfield is an Expert on Everything
...Chesterfield explains everything with a hiss. You will not have time to ask him something, Before he tells you this He is an expert on bees, trees, houses, Mouses, dogs, And of course, Iowa fa......Read More
Categories: iowa, life,
Form: Free verse

...WINTER IN AN IOWA CORNFIELD Why start nattering about lucky tracks Neath a tarnished night of a waning storm? Haystacks in a disciplined platoon wait With hooded coats, caves of hibernation, S......Read More
Categories: iowa, america, art, metaphor, poems,
Form: Ekphrasis
Premium Member Thoughts on Iowa and My Childhood City
... “And I remember Muscatine -still more pleasantly - for its summer sunset. I have never seen any on either side of the ocean that equaled them.” Samuel Clemens in his younger years when he wor......Read More
Categories: iowa, places, youth,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member weird tourists from Iowa
...Weird tourists from Iowa took readily to New York City Taking photos of the sights, thinking they were witty. Aren’t they cows? Someone asked on Fifth Avenue. One is, the other is a bull, said his......Read More
Categories: iowa, hilarious,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member how do your cats like the snow?
...We moved from California to Iowa, Covid-19 masked. How do your cats like the snow? Someone asked. Depends on the cat, they treat it quite differently. Some like it then? Asked a curious neighborho......Read More
Categories: iowa, cat, snow,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member I Remembered Her All Right
...I rushed into my friend’s office once not realizing she had a guest. She said “This is Dr. Pat McClintock.” Dr. Pat McClintock said “You are a Stone Twin from Chariton Iowa.” This shocked me. I......Read More
Categories: iowa, teacher,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Pumpkin Blossoms and Blowers
...Rubenesque pumpkin blossoms and blowers Come in the night to entice the best growers Playing music the future jack-o-lanterns here. Calling each other endearments like Pookie and Dear. The jack......Read More
Categories: iowa, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Wedding Toast
...I am at a wedding in Iowa. She called to tell me that the orange afterimage from that afternoon five years ago has filled her brain for the first time in years. I don’t have the heart to t......Read More
Categories: iowa, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member He Is In His Cups Again
...Crazy white rabbit trumpeter had a magic horn You could hear its cloudy sound past the Iowa corn I think he is in cups again my great-great-grandma said. She always knew when he was stoned out of ......Read More
Categories: iowa, animal,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Finally Old Enough For the Hay
...Her little brother was finally given permission to jump into hay bales. Laura had been waiting four years for this moment! She took Tommy’s hand and they ran to the hill with the straw. They took ......Read More
Categories: iowa, farm,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hawkeyes
...Herald the black and gold Helmet's ebony eye Heroes of Iowa Heartland fall warriors Hefty touchdown trophies Hometown game day glory Hawkeyes football is back! 9/02/23......Read More
Categories: iowa, community, football, school,
Form: Pleiades
Premium Member Iowa Girls Basketball Is Serious
...In the state of Iowa girls basketball is the biggest sport. Bigger than golf, football, baseball or any other that you’d sort. We are basketball players before we settle down, an Amazon wife said. ......Read More
Categories: iowa, sports,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Lightning Bug Messengers
...I have not seen a lightning bug since I was a child maybe they do not live in Kansas? I grew up in Iowa July nights there were full of glittering flashing lightning bugs I wish I could see one ag......Read More
Categories: iowa, child, mother daughter,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tomato
...tomato I used to pick them in my parents’ Iowa garden we sliced them and put sugar on them that made them delectable to me tomato sauce we used it on our Chef-boy-ar-dee boxed pizzas it was a......Read More
Categories: iowa, food,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dutch Letters
...delicious dutch letters crusty with sugar delightful almond filling Jaarsma Bakery Pella Iowa tulip Festival first week of May......Read More
Categories: iowa, food,
Form: Free verse

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