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Louisiana Poems - Poems about Louisiana

Louisiana Poems - Examples of all types of poems about louisiana 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 louisiana.
Premium Member Monarch Butterfly
...I am the monarch of the sky can outdistance by the miles every insect, every time heavy rain or bright sunshine like a fearless horse I run in the heart of boisterous winds like a skater coast......Read More
Categories: louisiana, butterfly,
Form: Personification

the pebble
...If you have a little rock in your shoe, You will not cross Alabama, You will not cross Louisiana, You’ll have to remove it first, In poetry, it is the opposite, If you have a small pebble in ......Read More
Categories: louisiana, extended metaphor, inspiration, moving
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Its what people say
...From the fiery hills of Maui to the dry Canadian brush from the flat lands of the delta down to Texas on the gulf. The weather’s downright awful you can hear the people say, summers sometimes......Read More
Categories: louisiana, humor, summer, weather,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Day Late but not forgotten
...A Day Late but not forgotten By Franklin Price 08/19/2023 Nineteen months and a day ago, my Barbara left this life She was my muse, my lover, was my darling and my wife. I'm in a Louisiana mot......Read More
Categories: louisiana, anxiety, god, granddaughter, love,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Louisiana Bayou
...Louisiana bayou full of pythons and alligators The boatman glides through the water holding his breath Wondering if something will get him By falling out of a tree or overturning his flimsy boat ......Read More
Categories: louisiana, travel,
Form: Free verse

...The bayou sky flies a catfish moon over swamp gators And cottonmouth vipers. Accordions, fiddles, and rub board vests Make their ramble through the undergrowth hot on the trail Of a sultry midsu......Read More
Categories: louisiana, allegory, america, celebration,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member My Piano Teacher
...Piano Teacher Adored her timely teaching skills Adored the way she never yelled nor screamed! even when my Piano lesson bored the heck out of me and my fingers hurt badly you see we had n......Read More
Categories: louisiana, career, celebration, culture, feelings,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Greatest Generation
... Being privileged to have known scores of Americans known as 'the greatest generation', I attest to the reality of their greatness. Herein, greatness will not reference those who went off to......Read More
Categories: louisiana, america, family,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member I Love You Elvis
... Elvis Aaron Presley, Elvis, came from poor beginnings born in Tupelo, Mississippi to Vernon and Gladys this boy loved the gospel music in church . . . . at thirteen his family moved to Me......Read More
Categories: louisiana, music, tribute,
Form: Bio
Premium Member Drive
... Baby, let’s jump into your car. We don’t have to go real far. But if you would like to drive all day, I’m up for that. Let’s just get away! Away from all that’s plaguing us - the daily me......Read More
Categories: louisiana, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Gramps
..."He made a difference." Gramps, my mother's father, Dave Luke -- my grandfather, a tall unlettered white (decidedly white) Louisiana man -- was born August 1888. He lived 87 years. He gr......Read More
Categories: louisiana, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 1800 TO 1899
...I am the war of 1812. I am Standard Oil Dripping with wealth. I am Edgar Allen Poe And Beethoven. I am the first time the Kentucky Derby opens. I am the battle at ......Read More
Categories: louisiana, history,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dead by Morning II
...Dead by Morning II (Dead by Morning, 3/13/20 explained what will happen. This is the followup.) I’m no prophet… I just pay attention… so cough it… What say you? Ah choo? Who? ......Read More
Categories: louisiana, abuse, addiction, angst, animal,
Form: Free verse
Car Wreck Psychodrama
... My YouTube Russian car crash wreckophilia comes from a bad head on in the family car near rural Shreveport Louisiana in 1947 when I was a tyke whose favorite berth was the stowage space be......Read More
Categories: louisiana, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Give Me My Illusions
...It gives me comfort to believe the ivory billed woodpecker exists Somewhere in dense swampland in the bowels of Louisiana Where people do not often go, for it is a beauty. Largest woodpecker in th......Read More
Categories: louisiana, bird,
Form: Narrative

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