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Memphis Poems - Poems about Memphis

Memphis Poems - Examples of all types of poems about memphis 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 memphis.

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...Keep me somewhere where I know You’ll reach. No matter what time of day No matter what time of night. Keep me next ......Read More
Categories: memphis, black love, feelings, for
Form: Free verse

Squeeze Me
...She opened up my back & stuffed me with things like Affection and reassurance. The value of things often taken For ......Read More
Categories: memphis, appreciation, cute love, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Bag of Gummi Bears
...Although it bothers me, I don’t mind. I mean life isn’t exactly a long time When you think about it & I can always ......Read More
Categories: memphis, black love, emotions, fun,
Form: Free verse
Old Friend
...Your voice is like an old friend, Always there. No matter the time, Day or night. Your voice a call away. To voice......Read More
Categories: memphis, appreciation,
Form: Free verse
B B King
...o the world in 1925. Entertaining as an R & B guitarist, his career would thrive. While working at a radio station in Memphis, Tennessee, he earned the nickname "Blues Boy", which was shortened to "BB". Playing his Gibson guitar named "......Read More
Categories: memphis, history, music, tribute,
Form: Rhyme

Memphis and Minnesota
...d believe in you when you didn’t believe in yourself She has never been to Tennessee but I can picture her under the Memphis sunset, as to say it will all be ok at the end of the day We get on each other’s nerves but all we have is us......Read More
Categories: memphis, beautiful, cute love, happy,
Form: Rhyme
... Many moments recalled in pain Even as everyone wonders in vain Martin lay motionless at the Lorraine Photo......Read More
Categories: memphis, america, death, leadership, memory,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member The Whippy-Dip - 1st HALF Text plus FULL Audio w-Illustration
...l story. Thanks for reading (or listening), Mark - While drifting through a sleepy town some years ago, near Memphis, I spotted something I’d not seen in many, many years. I hit the brakes and did a U-ie, pulled in just out fr......Read More
Categories: memphis, inspirational,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Heartbreaks And Cocoons
...It hurts real bad when love ends so soon, striking at noon, and the flame is out by the entry of the moon. Maybe it was Memphis, or perhaps Sioux Falls or Chicago, or was it San Juan, Puerto Rico? The time came when it really didn't matter ......Read More
Categories: memphis, love hurts, romance,
Form: Free verse
Cotton Pickers Lament
...he heat-- That old river floods into my fields cooling’ Leathered hot feet in muddied delta earth Leaving part of Memphis between my toes— I go into those off beat juke joints at night to drink my pain Away and listen to the blu......Read More
Categories: memphis, black african american, slavery,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member Poems about Children IV
...ose pearl-luminous estuaries— strange omens, incoherent nights. Seeing the flares of the river barges illuminating Memphis, city of bluffs and dying splendors. Drifting toward Alexandria, Pharos, Rhakotis, Djoser’s fertile delta, ......Read More
Categories: memphis, child, childhood, children, dad,
Form: Rhyme
Living Life One Day At A Time
...Seen alotta things in Memphis Humped alot of thangs down in New Orleans Been around the block a time or 2 Alot of things that I should have......Read More
Categories: memphis, celebration, chicago, crazy, feelings,
Form: Free verse
some dreams aren't meant to be
...Open your eyes and you will see, Take a look around at you and me, Some dreams are not meant to be. Well I came into memphis,sure I was gonna make it to the top. Gonna hit the big time, and my music was never going to stop. Those brigh......Read More
Categories: memphis, emotions, poetry, song,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers III
...Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers III Success by Michael R. Burch for Jeremy We need our children to......Read More
Categories: memphis, family, father, father daughter,
Form: Rhyme
... circling above clouds trouble’s first inclination reroute to memphis wait for hours and hours making headway - through my book 8/31/2020 ......Read More
Categories: memphis, travel,
Form: Tanka

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