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Long Wisconsin Poems

Long Wisconsin Poems. Below are the most popular long Wisconsin by PoetrySoup Members. You can search for long Wisconsin poems by poem length and keyword.


Visit to Antietam
Alone I arrive, walking from Frederick
over the gaps, across gentle hills
out onto a knoll
overlooking this burnished landscape.
Before me I see countless writhing rows
of indiscernible shapes gathered
in terrible rituals mid fire and smoke
darkening the sun.
From distant...

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Categories: wisconsin, america, conflict, history, together, war,
Form: Ode



Premium Member My Brother--Nelson Mandela, Umtata, South Africa--Tribute Poem
Nelson Mandela, crossed my spirited mind today, a visionary legend of peace, love, equality, and unity of all people.

As a prevailer of great affliction, he was like a Greek God fighting for the—"Common man!”

I had...

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Categories: wisconsin, brother, confidence, dedication, discrimination, inspiration, motivation, strength,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Father's Day Reflection
Greetings, and "Happy Father's Day," my dear brothers and sisters. I just can't sit and let it go by like that. I have to give tribute to my beloved father (Moses); some called him "Red...

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Categories: wisconsin, appreciation, dedication, family, love, parents, thanksgiving, tribute,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Wildly Domesticated Minds
I wouldn't call Bill Plotkin's WildMind
unmitigated Wild RightBrained,
nor would I call his WinWin therapeutic thinking
with PositivEnergy feelings
entirely LeftBrain domesticated, diminished

Commodified, capitalized,
colonized and conquered,
deduced and reduced
down to a slow-grown dark pearl
of Negative YinEnergy
seduced by Yang Supremacy
yet...

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Categories: wisconsin, bullying, destiny, earth, health, humor, integrity, psychological,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Older People
He'll be 92 in DECEMBER, and before the corona virus, we did breakfast together every week. He is 21 years my senior and just being with him is a feast to REMEMBER. I will be...

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Categories: wisconsin, age, old,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member My Amazing Week on the Farm
My uncle's farm lay nestled in the central Wisconsin hills
A beautiful location sure to cure this city boy's ills
So imagine my delight when invited to stay a week
During summer vacation, this was certain to be...

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© Mark Toney  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wisconsin, animal, cat, dog, farm, summer, teenage, vacation,
Form: Pastoral
Premium Member A Trip To The Candy Store At Stake
Gretel and Hansel were given 
A seven 
But they did not know why 
Since they did not lie 

They decided to be Titans 
At the time of this writing 
Venturing into the forest 
Just like...

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Categories: wisconsin, beach, brother, candy, emotions, football, sister, success,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member His Wonderful Healing Power
His praises are upon my lips and shall forever be

what He has done for me some will never see.

The breath of life He breathed into me

made me His for all eternity.

Life He created and placed...

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Categories: wisconsin, devotion, hope, life, may, me, sea,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Hay Meadow Creek
The Hay Meadow Creek divides my Parent's land
Its waters run clear and true
It then flows into the Prairie
Along untended Lincoln County lands.

The Prairie is a little wider
A little deeper too
Its banks are a little more...

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Categories: wisconsin, life, nature, places, dance, summer, dance, summer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member my Winter
Occasional cloudiness but lots of wintry sun light with mixtures of foggy, slippery, soggy, dry and wet days.  Such would be my 'one line' portrait of 'my neck of the woods'. There is a...

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Categories: wisconsin, home, weather, winter,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Let It Be Written 2
I need others to understand the reason for all this writing.  I need to explain to others that this writing of poems and short stories is not about me. I feel compelled to write,...

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Categories: wisconsin, blessing, children, christian, family,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Freedom And Liberty The Price We Pay
The price we pay for our freedom is not contained in a man’s wallet,
Nor is liberty a currency found in a female fancy Gucci pocketbook.


It’s not in anyone’s liquidity portfolio investment bank records,
Nor is it...

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Categories: wisconsin, america, anniversary, celebration, courage, independence day, leadership,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Let It Be Written
If you saw something beautiful in a people, a place, a thing;
If you heard about something  captivating and fantastic;
If you felt something soothing and wonderfully therapeutic;
If you knew that you were soundly built on...

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Categories: wisconsin, blessing, children, christian, family, future, god, history,
Form: Prose
Premium Member A Very Fine Line - The Restaurant
I just walked past the restaurant
A terrific place I used to go
Early in the evening hours
Of a chilly and recent past night
The fullness of the moon cast a memory
Reminders of my having traveled to these...

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Categories: wisconsin, food, introspection, life, loss
Form: Narrative
Premium Member To Live And Die As A Winter's Spring
She was a Sumptuous Blossom...
That was born out of a Winter's Spring
Her face was framed by Glorious Red
Her eyes were the Bluest Diamonds
That the World had ever seen.

She was born with an innate Attitude
That life...

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Categories: wisconsin, song-lyriclife, dance, dance, life, sun, travel,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member She Said Yes
It was the summer of ‘70 when we first met in Chicago land.
By the summer of ‘71, I had asked your hand in marriage, and          ...

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Categories: wisconsin, christian, family, love, valentines day, wife,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Foggy Nights, Letter To A Friend
Foggy Nights, A Letter To A Friend
By Curtis Johnson

I have driven on  snowy and icy roads in Wisconsin and Illinois.  In the summer’s heat of the Sacramento Region, I have driven in cars,...

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Categories: wisconsin, christian, friendship, god, heart, lost,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Ocean of Days
I am just an Empty Chair
Seated in a Sea of Flooded Sand
Holding a Personal and Lonely Vigil
On this Riskiest Edge
Of both Soft and Solid Land.

My legs beneath me are Strong
I cannot allow myself to become...

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Categories: wisconsin, inspirational, introspection, lifeme, sea, lonely, me, sea,
Form: Lyric
Skin Illustrations
I stood on the bridge looking at the river below.
A strange-looking man came up to me and said “hello,
“Do you know where I’ll be able to find a job here?’
That is what the strange man...

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Categories: wisconsin, adventure, fantasy, imagination, science fiction, me, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ode to Vincent van Gogh
Vincent…

This is the time of the year
When I see the ravens and the crows
Especially in an open field...
It's when I think of you…

I catch myself remembering…
I have to stop myself and breathe…
I daydream of our...

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Categories: wisconsin, art, love, nostalgiahappy, autumn, day, happy, time,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Inevitable
I awaken to the sound of your voice, your words, calling to me...
Calling to me...Petitioning me... like an ethereal Siren's Song
Moving towards me just as waves journey toward an empty beach...
Always and forever...moving towards that...

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Categories: wisconsin, love, people, lonely, me,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Joy Baby
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Categories: wisconsin, baby, emotions, girl,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Lavender and Lace
I awaken to the woodland scent 
of a favored fragrant herb.

Its aroma transcends nocturnal bliss
and then softly seeks so gently to kiss
the distant lingerings in my mind.

Of a cherished place where I had laid
embraced warm...

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Categories: wisconsin, introspection, love, nature, passion, placeslove,
Form: Rhyme
childhood
childhood (puzzle poem)

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Categories: wisconsin, childhood, growing up,
Form: Free verse
Liberty Bow Face

Red power mode
White digital
Blue logo

My, oh my ...
sweet apple pie!
Patriotic American cheese is turning sour Kraut commie
Democracy is Wisconsin curdling ... penicillin shot
needed between the ailing ballot box,
sho’ ain’t Louisiana Purchase forthcoming

Lady Liberty is bowing...

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Categories: wisconsin, allusion, imagery, truth, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme