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Local Poems | Examples of Local Poetry

Local Poems. Below are examples of local poems. This list of poetry about LOCAL is made of PoetrySoup member poems. PoetrySoup is a great resource for examples of local poems or a list of local poetry. These examples show what local poems look like. There is also a link below to the definition of local and a page where you can discuss these types of poems.

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem The Lost Years Shaw, Kevin Rhyme local, absence, age, loss, miracle,
THE CHAMELEONS Arribas, John Rhyme local, abuse, analogy, anger, angst,
Premium Member Poem How I Want To Die theKidster, SillyBilly Rhyme local, animal, death,
Premium Member Poem Laundering Her Accounts Dillenbeck, Gerald Political Verse local, analogy, destiny, health, humanity,
In conversation with El Diablo Peers, Chris Rhyme local, character, conflict, desire, growth,
A Warm Cup of War Poetry, Plant A Tree Free verse local, conflict, death, death of
The adventures of the orange with crazy hair Peers, Chris Rhyme local, america, character, community, perspective,
Premium Member Poem WHEN THE LARK DEPARTS Strand, Brian Narrative local, family,
Premium Member Poem Strange Love Dillenbeck, Gerald Political Verse local, abuse, anger, earth, fear,
Interesting Subject Horn, James I do not know? local, allegory, analogy,
Welcome to Walmart Peers, Chris Rhyme local, america, community, culture, funny,
Premium Member Poem jeu de mots Soper, Joseph Limerick local, humor, writing,
Find It Odd hoffman, cheryl Light Poetry local, health, irony, mom,
Premium Member Poem Deputy Do Wrong Robinson Jr., Freddie Light Poetry local, corruption, image, parody, power,
Man Sitting In Big Chair Horn, James Limerick local, allegory, analogy, humorous,
My Latest Local Farce Poteet, Reason A. Couplet local, angst, conflict,
Premium Member Poem Ecclesia Dillenbeck, Gerald Political Verse local, culture, fear, health,
Premium Member Poem Out of Emptiness Ronnow, Robert Verse local, friend, god, language, people,
Premium Member Poem Confused Battaglino, Andrew Rhyme local, confusion, humorous,
Premium Member Poem Mystery Stew Robinson Jr., Freddie Narrative local, food, horror, imagery, mystery,
Premium Member Poem Ripples of Love Johnston, Brian Free verse local, god, love,
Premium Member Poem Descry a Skill, Decry it Not Anderson, John Epic local, ocean, sea, stars, travel,
Those darn spontaneous happenings McCall, Edward Free verse local, humor,
On The Occasion Of The Local Elections In Devizes Foster, Gail Limerick local, confusion, england, political, satire,
Premium Member Poem God's Utopian Church Dillenbeck, Gerald Political Verse local, christian, culture, education, health,
Met With Deep Regret Horn, James Limerick local, allegory, analogy, political,
the escape hansen, jan oskar Blank verse local, absence,
Hip Hop saved my life Duffy, Alex Free verse local, dedication, deep, desire, devotion,
Premium Member Poem wake up call for humanity S614, Vivacious Free verse local, hope, love, sad, society,
Premium Member Poem Flackmoth the Environmentalist Rigoler, Maurice Light Poetry local, animal, environment,
Premium Member Poem Next Station Behm, Kurt Philip Rhyme local, travel,
Premium Member Poem Piketown Blues Jung, Andrew Lyric local, bio, blue, city,
Choices Buschatz, David I do not know? local, character, destiny, fate, future,
Premium Member Poem poor scrag Lawton, Patricia Rhyme local, animal, dog, for children,
Premium Member Poem The Art Gallery Rigoler, Maurice Light Poetry local, art, humorous,
Premium Member Poem The Backward Poet Wood, Dean Light Poetry local, humorous, poets, word play,
Premium Member Poem Flackmoth and Spring Rigoler, Maurice Light Poetry local, humor,
miniature microphone in the phones fields, verlecia Bio local, abuse, betrayal, celebrity, international,
Premium Member Poem Art L S Lowry Pett, Roy Rhyme local, art, class, courage, environment,
Premium Member Poem Easter Service and Then Some Eastman, Carol Light Poetry local, adventure, fantasy, fun, funny,
Sex and the British Bloom, Stephen I do not know? local, love, psychological, sexy, social,
Call a Priest, My Father Said Mahoney, Donal Prose local, christian,
HLAUDI WAS RIGHT ERIC ZWELI, NYANDENI Bio local, africa, analogy,
Premium Member Poem Our little Octopus Pett, Roy Narrative local, animal, humor, memory,
Glow, or Lights Part 3 Reeves, Chante Free verse local, fate,
The man who died part 2 Peers, Chris Free verse local, anxiety, change, character, feelings,
Premium Member Poem Little Red Balloon Rose, Mystic Narrative local, best friend,
Jashwant A Kind Friend Jain, Sanket Monorhyme local, friendship,
A Man of No Words Mahoney, Donal Prose local, veterans day, war,
Premium Member Poem Nonna Beata and La Signora Next Door Rose, Mystic Narrative local, imagery, imagination,