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Mississippi Poems - Poems about Mississippi

Mississippi Poems - Examples of all types of poems about mississippi 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 mississippi.
Premium Member Like a Poem is My Birthplace
... Like a poem is my birthplace - so dear! The rhythm of it is the constant flow of the Mississippi, which is so near the town where I grew up. And row by row are stalks of corn leanin......Read More
Categories: mississippi, places,
Form: Sonnet

The Great Lakes acronym spells homes
...The Great Lakes acronym spells homes I chose titled topic by a fanciful whim, nevertheless still consider my knowledge of aforementioned material slim. Housing multivarious biomes register ......Read More
Categories: mississippi, adventure, america, appreciation, beautiful,
Form: Rhyme
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: mississippi, america, family,
Form: Narrative
...In nineteen thirty five, in the eighth of January His kingship first saw light in Tupelo, Mississippi Under the Capricorn, there he met the sun shining The rising Sagittarius graced the light o......Read More
Categories: mississippi, appreciation, history,
Form: Rhyme
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: mississippi, music, tribute,
Form: Bio

A poem for Valentine
...Happy Valentines baby, when the shadows fall I will hold you, how can I forget you, and what you do to me. I was made to love you. Made to make love to you. And to be free next to you s......Read More
Categories: mississippi, i love you,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Poetic Rythem
... About poetry, There is nothing magical. There is nothing mysterious. There is nothing theoretical. But for every rhythm there's a reason. There is indeed poetic times and seasons. There i......Read More
Categories: mississippi, poetry, river,
Form: Verse
Premium Member To Rolling Fork, Mississippi
...Tis not the breath of God that killed the town, by a spree of dark and twisted clouds groaning, moaning and churning up the ground, these winds that roared in anger freight loads loud. The sire......Read More
Categories: mississippi, loss, weather, wind,
Form: Sonnet
do not be discouraged
...Poets, do not be discouraged, neither young nor old, Uncertain verses can pierce stone, or iron, Just believe those you love you, endure the headwinds, To think that at the end of the sea there is......Read More
Categories: mississippi, appreciation, courage, literature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member STONE SOUP
...The storm stirred…having ingredients our neighbors provided. Stolen goods, the storm stashed in its wings, and headed East. The storm boiled in Mississippi - all baby boomers spelled that state vo......Read More
Categories: mississippi, storm,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member Let the World See
...Mamie Till Mobley demanded and open casket, to let the world see, the bloated, beaten body of her baby boy, who was lynched in Mississippi. His name was Emmett Till, a 14 year old black boy, ......Read More
Categories: mississippi, 9th grade, black african
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ruby
...Ruby Ruby Bridges was one of the first Black American pupils in a 'White' school after racial segregation was declared unconstitutional. It was November 14th, 1960 when six year old Ruby sa......Read More
Categories: mississippi, black african american, discrimination,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Brothers
...Black on good Touches his manhood Like a mother should Thinks it should be in a museum For God and good Joey, dreamlike Always plays it cool Keeps a gun tucked Fourteen carat Sideways dude ......Read More
Categories: mississippi, death, death of a
Form: Free verse
Premium Member O Whispering Wind
... Good morning, O whispering wind. I hear the sound of your awesome voice, but I do not understand a word you're saying. If I Had a recorder, I would document the sound of your captivating p......Read More
Categories: mississippi, weather, wind,
Form: Personification
...Fish are belly up so is the burnt-out train. In a few months we may have a herd of two-headed calves. The Ohio is polluted they say. Nevertheless here I am in my skiff letting the current tak......Read More
Categories: mississippi, poetry,
Form: Free verse

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