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London Poems | Examples of London Poetry

London Poems. Below are examples of poems about london. This list of london poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of london poetry. This list of works about london is an excellent resource for examples on how to write london poems.

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List of London Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Jellied eels and Pie 'N' Mash John Steward Rhyme england, imagery, london,
Whitechapel you must watch for me John Steward Verse london, dark, death, england, evil,
Split The Apple Terry Flood Rhyme anger, london,
Mid-October Morn Tracey holmes Blank verse autumn, color, life, london,
'SAND IN THE SANDWICHES' Ann Gilmour Rhyme appreciation, london, poets, tribute,
Hyde Bound Fiend Waged Ominous War matthew harris Free verse london, animal, body, dark, evil,
The Mystery Code jane Gomm Free verse adventure, imagination, london,
Falling in Love Rico Leffanta Limerick destiny, london, love, nature,
Premium Member Poem cockney geezer Roy Pett Narrative england, humor, identity, london,
Premium Member Poem My Country Roy Pett Sonnet identity, london, poets,

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The Runaway
by Denis Briggs
Lucy went to London
She couldn't stay at home 
She was a crazy mixed up kid
She felt lost and so alone

When Lucy got to London
The streets...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: girl, innocence, london, loneliness,

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LONDON LIFE
by SYLVIA Coulstock
Day dawns.
Dark clouds gather on the skyline
Looming over the roofs of traffic
Passing on the bridge.
Houseboats lay moored silently
On the still waters of the Thames,
Surrounded by...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: imagery, life, london,

The wind has blown
by Tracey holmes
The wind has blown time 
Across the surface of the river
Bringing wrinkles and lines, 
Darkness and shadows.

For thousands of years
You have flowed here
Before bridges and...

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

You are home
by Zara Bosman
You are 32 flavours, 32 scents
The sideshow and the main event
You are lipstick expertly applied
The carnival and the ride

You are 32 colours
Velvet and chrome
You are...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: london, city, color, happy, home,

Almost
by Zara Bosman
She made me dinner full of hope
She smiled with something in her teeth
And I watched her walk away 
With sadness and relief

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: feelings, goodbye, london, lost

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DONALD TRUMP
by JAN ALLISON
President Donald Trump
Such a discourteous chump
Walked ahead of the Queen
This audacious gaffe should NEVER be seen

****According to Royal protocol, it’s considered rude to show your...

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Clerihew | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: conflict, london, political, rude,

SRRUDDY
by Jimmi Canada
The waiting clap handed smashy

Sits in a dime's oval

Swallows sourly,
yet diversify's the mind

Overly enveloped miniatures,
coasting to the camels

Coreographyed lightly yet so marches the mass



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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: london, angel, animal, cute, friend,

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NUMPTY TRUMPTY VISITS LONDON
by JAN ALLISON
Folks protest in old London Town
Dump’s actions make some people frown
One shot at the blimp
Would make Don go limp
I wonder will they shoot him down

Some...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: america, conflict, london, political,

Goodbye
by Denitia Boshoff
It doesnt hurt anymore 
Like it hurt me before
So just walk out the door.

Love is a four letter word
Its a two edged sword 
That can...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: london, farewell, friendship love, life,

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Oscar-ku 29 -Around The World In 80 Days
by Mark Toney
Phileas Fogg's trek
wild globe-trotting travelogue...
fun Passepartout






Copyright © 2018 by Mark Toney. All rights reserved.
Published 2018 in "Hollywood Haiku" via wattpad.com...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: film, fun, humor, london,

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IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY - continued: IX and X
by T Wignesan
IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY…

		IX

If ever I had a country
And if ever I were not robbed of my barrister's degree
I'd set up shop on...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: london, career, conflict, corruption, england,

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True colors
by Mary Jane Randall
THE BLOOD HAS SHED 
IT WILL NEVER BE THE SAME 
FEEL THE INTRUDING LEAD

THE DRAINAGE NOT OF MY HANDS 
BUT FLOWS DOWN MY BACK 
IT...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: london, best friend, betrayal, care,

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Queen of Nights
by Susan Gentry
majestic splendor... night bloom's fragrance


April 8, 2018



Monoku: 'Pick a Picture What Cha' See' Contest
By James Edward Lee, Sr
Pic #2
First Place...

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Monoku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: london, beautiful, flower, fruit, imagery,

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The Runaway
by Denis Briggs
Lucy went to London
She couldn't stay at home 
She was a crazy mixed up kid
She felt lost and so alone

When Lucy got to London
The streets...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: girl, innocence, london, sad,

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A Tale of Two Cities - Life Lesson
by Andrea Dietrich
How thrilling was a novel long ago
I read for school: A Tale of Two Cities.
It tells of common people whose great woe
comes from the upper...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: london, tribute,

She Bleeds For Brooklyn
by Judge Burdon
SHE BLEEDS FOR BROOKLYN

She lives with low rent day dreams, 
on no name backstreets.
Dirty sidewalks made from
quicksand concrete, 
There's no yellow brick road.

In this city...

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

The American Bar in the Savoy Hotel
by Steve Zak
It is called the American Bar in the Savoy Hotel, in the Covenant Garden area of central London just off the Strand.  Tonight, it...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: city, desire, london, lust,

Mrs Lovett's Pie Shop
by Angela Pereira
Six legs. A crusty shell. I try to smash them but they're quick. You see, sir, 'roaches make the pie more thick. Why did you...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: london, fantasy, horror, humorous, imagery,

Nubile Love
by Bhavini Chohan
Nubile love seeking
mature adventures.
Pulling into its irresistible appeal,
without control,
beyond fathom.
Quiescent desires regains consciousness,
compelling to live again. 

...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: london, art, boy, care, cute

At the close up cinema
by Zara Bosman
Removed for external competition entry...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, identity, london, lust,