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Missouri Poems - Poems about Missouri

Missouri Poems - Examples of all types of poems about missouri 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 missouri.
A Missouri Heaven
... When the full moon rises, and the stars start to glow. Down to that old creek bank, is where I like to go. A few leaves still hanging, shaking in the breeze. Holding on for dear life to t......Read the rest...
Categories: missouri, poetry,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member what two rives are the longest in the world
...When I asked the fifth grade students to guess What two rivers are the longest in the world I was not surprised with Missouri and Mississippi. Many are not global thinkers. Most had not heard of ......Read the rest...
Categories: missouri, river,
Form: Free verse
The Shape of Things to Come
...Wispy clouds pass like dreams over cornfields near the shoulder of a highway where I stand. I have many homes, but here in Sigourney I’m staying for the week to control traffic in the countrysid......Read the rest...
Categories: missouri, adventure, friendship, metaphor, travel,
Form: Narrative
I’m Not in Missouri Anymore
... I stepped off the bus just before midnight. The thermometer read 38 degrees, but I had never felt colder. Loneliness has a way of draining the warmth from your heart. The 400-year-old stone buildin......Read the rest...
Categories: missouri, poetry,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member Prominent
..." But such is the way of the hood where everything's misunderstood there is an Missouri man who never seen a black squirrel he now lives in Omaha There are Undercover dark brown ninja......Read the rest...
Categories: missouri, adventure, analogy, character,
Form: Dramatic Monologue



Premium Member There'll always be a little Texas
...It's more than twenty years since I left Texas. I've settled down, no longer roam, And now I call Missouri home. I'm happy here for many reasons… The lifestyle, people, all four seasons… And as ......Read the rest...
Categories: missouri, introspection, nostalgia,
Form: Verse
Premium Member children know crown centers beauty
...Anyone who is anybody or has traveled at all in the Midwest Knows about Crown Center, its beauty is the ultimate test They deck it out with beauty in the winter, honoring Christmas It is a Decembe......Read the rest...
Categories: missouri, travel,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member How Was School Back in the Day Grandma
...how was school for you back in the day, Grandma? Well, I could barely read my own writing The wagon wheels hit every single bump along the Oregon trail. Why didn’t you ride in a car or a truck? He......Read the rest...
Categories: missouri, humorous,
Form: Prose Poetry
Circle of Life
... When I was a lad growing up in the small village of Wakenda, I would sometimes sit on the back porch and watch the stars move across the night sky. I would listen to the tune of the birds and farm ......Read the rest...
Categories: missouri, poetry,
Form: Haibun
Going Back Home
... Our love was like the afternoon sun, that melted those New York City streets. But you treated me like dried-up grass, that just crumbled underneath your feet. I can’t be who you want me to b......Read the rest...
Categories: missouri, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
We're Gonna Feel Just Fine
...My friends said C’mon let’s go, let’s head on down to Mexico.’ We’ll drink up all their tequila and we’ll snort up all their blow. My friends said c’mon let’s go, out to Aspen, Colorado. We’ll snu......Read the rest...
Categories: missouri, poetry,
Form: Lyric
A Poet in Disguise
... I am turning half of my garage into an office space so I will have more room to scatter my unorganized thoughts into even bigger piles. Of course, my neighbor had to mosey on over to see just what ......Read the rest...
Categories: missouri, poetry,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member State of Insanity
...I’ve doodled and dawdled in Delaware, Piddled in Pennsylvania without care, I’ve been to New York and Alabama, Michigan, Missouri and Montana. I’ve travelled in every state, my friend, And I ca......Read the rest...
Categories: missouri, crazy, humor, travel,
Form: Rhyme
A Midwestern Evening
... Spring winds rattle walls trash cans roll along the street— No sirens this time ......Read the rest...
Categories: missouri, poetry, storm,
Form: Haiku
1958
... Hillary drives a vehicle to the south pole, Gibson gives us the Flying V. In football we can now score an extra two points, and Legos blocks first hit the street. 50 inches of snow on Mason D......Read the rest...
Categories: missouri, poetry,
Form: Rhyme

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