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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.

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Premium Member Fourth of July in Chariton Iowa
...red, white and blue. So much excitement, the town bristled. You could hear people laughing on every block. Small town Iowa. Everyone neighbored. We ran between the houses playing games. The children were all outside, the cooking was a......Read More
Categories: iowa, childhood, july, memory, nostalgia,
Form: Prose Poetry



Premium Member A Giant Maze
...If we made a giant maze In an Iowa field Would it be a maize maze? ......Read More
Categories: iowa, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Prom of 1970
...is a miracle a murder of crows did not carry us off. The boys had on their best suits; not tuxes. We were in a small Iowa farm town. Many of the couples would marry two weeks later after graduation. I remember how hard the junior cla......Read More
Categories: iowa, 12th grade, memory, nostalgia,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Miss I O Way Queen Hog
...Most beautiful hog you have ever seen Made her way to Miss I.O.way Queen We called her pretty Man, was she witty! ......Read More
Categories: iowa, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member rural Iowa
...rural iowa sunflowers and rows of corn a staunch work ethic ......Read More
Categories: iowa, farm,
Form: Senryu



Premium Member Gender Roles
...I grew up in the fifties and sixties. Gender roles were almost absolute Back in small town Iowa. Daddies worked. Mommies didn’t. Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha! Dad’s escaped from the drudgery of housework, homework, ......Read More
Categories: iowa, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Iowa Girls Basketball Tournament
...girls basketball games Iowa is serious watched more than the boys the whole state turns out for it girls basketball games grandmas and moth......Read More
Categories: iowa, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Choka
Premium Member Iowa Roast N Ears
... Iowa home grown sweet corn oozing warm butter freshly picked from the field so sweet and tasty darling roast-n-ears ......Read More
Categories: iowa, food,
Form: Epulaeryu
Premium Member Knowing Basil Huckleberry
...off the charts – he loved everyone he met And he met everyone Basil spent all day riding that bike around Chariton, Iowa. When he saw you he would click the bell six or eight times Unless there was a baby on the block then he would j......Read More
Categories: iowa, character,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member What is the Matter Lucille
...Lacona, Iowa, 1938. a chicken coop is on fire at 5 a.m. eight year old sees it, puts down feed bucket, walks back to house on......Read More
Categories: iowa, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Lyric
Ames-1967
...The country was turbulent on TV, but not in Iowa The ‘Times Were A Changing’ for most to see, but not in Iowa There was more to sound than snippets or bites,......Read More
Categories: iowa, remember,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Wanderlust Got Her
..., and were usually right, that on that week she flew. She had a wanderlust such as had never been seen in our little Iowa town. She has travelled the world, this never-satisfied miss, at least two times around. She has neither husband,......Read More
Categories: iowa, travel,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Had Planned the Best Meal
...I had over planned this meal, but it did not slow me down. Decided to grill Iowa home grown steaks with my special sauce. Threw the potatoes into the oven to bake, big ones I found. Knew this wo......Read More
Categories: iowa, food,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Bio Modified: Romantic Realist
...e or suffering pain; would like to regain perfect health, take a family cruise and visit faraway friends. Homesick for Iowa, I’ve resided 3/4 my life now, however, in the Beehive state - Realist March 29, 2020 Contest: Bio Modified P......Read More
Categories: iowa, character,
Form: Bio
Premium Member Mickey and Minnie Going to the Fair
...Mickey and Minnie going to the fair Just what will they see when they arrive there? Iowa butter cow? Melting away now. Electricity gone, C19 in the air. Mickey and Minnie arriving in style Nothing l......Read More
Categories: iowa, satire,
Form: Limerick

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