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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.
I Wish
...I wish I could use public restrooms without being afraid. I wish I wasn't uncomfortable in my body. I wish I wasn't assigned female at birth. I wish others would use my correct name and pronouns. ......Read More
Categories: missouri, gender, me,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Taking my Dogs on a Raft Trip
...Taking my dogs on a raft trip to North Missouri, Solomon, Jasper, Jetsam and baby Madame Curie, None of us are swimmers, but there is no real worry. We float along in peace, none of us in any kind......Read More
Categories: missouri, dog,
Form: Monorhyme
Staudte Family Murders
...A woman convicted of fatally poisoning her husband with antifreeze and trying to kill her daughter and frame her for the crime has died in prison. Stacey Castor,48,died Saturday morning while servi......Read More
Categories: missouri, drink, drug, evil, family,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Rue The Day
...Mounted on a Missouri mule, All my possessions in a sack. The scorching sun, oh so cruel, Sweat running down my back. On the way to Kansas City, To visit my older brother. Angry still, what a......Read More
Categories: missouri, angst, journey, rain, sun,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sydney Opera House
...Jorn Utzon received the Pritzker Architecture Prize for his masterpiece Sydney Opera House is famous the world over, maybe in space too Her shells are recognizable by millions, even I, who have nev......Read More
Categories: missouri, travel,
Form: Prose

Premium Member Gateway Town
...Gateway town, Mississippi and Missouri river flooding confluence, with its celebration of manifest destiny, its looming, iconic archway. Stainless westward marker, its culture flowed southward for ......Read More
Categories: missouri, allusion, city, class, longing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Carousel Convention
...The annual carousel convention was about to start. Darcy Diamond was excited, this was close to her heart. She usually won a top prize for being beautiful or something. Then she noticed her arch e......Read More
Categories: missouri, 1st grade, 2nd grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Marcus Twain Was a Tax Cheat
... Marcus Twain was a clever man, from Hannibal, Missouri, who actually made his living as an author way back when, Who'd - through his notoriety for kindling 'confrontations' - acquired a reputation......Read More
Categories: missouri, humor,
Form: Rhyme
The Parade
...Today I met with my daughter to swim.We finished at eleven oclock.I drove to a place near the airport named Sandys for her first ever thanksgiving buffet. She used to be located at the actual airpo......Read More
Categories: missouri, people,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Canoeing on the Current River
...Our riverbank launch at dawn where dense forest chills the breeze, where cottonwood leaves flutter like wings, and weeping willow penumbras tease. Glistening, rippling turquoise water churns. ......Read More
Categories: missouri, allegory, dream, extended metaphor,
Form: Pastoral
Premium Member October weather in Missouri will be twenty-nine degrees tonight where are my snowsuits and mittens? tearing off my outerwear now. wanting to strip down to my knickers high of 81 at three this afternoon football cheers a......Read More
Categories: missouri, weather,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Old Man From Missouri
... There was an old man from Missouri. Biting his nails, he tended to worry. Taping his fingers to stop the bad habit, he switched to candy wherever he could grab it, and once he was full, he a......Read More
Categories: missouri, giggle, humor, humorous, hyperbole,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Beware of Wiley Willie
...Wiley Willie the wandering witch Rides against the moon and gives it an itch Humans in Missouri houses are absolutely unaware But I am telling you – beware! Beware! Wiley Willie is notoriously ......Read More
Categories: missouri, 1st grade, 2nd grade,
Form: Quatrain
The Deal 6
...Arlis was amazed steam was not coming off as he rode off in the rain burning with shame.Suzanne looked shell shocked by his long awaited arrival and sudden departure.And Francie looked at him hotly a......Read More
Categories: missouri, conflict, history,
Form: Free verse
Dirty Dealings
...Fritz Purdum mined these memories with his poem Boy playing in Dirt. My grandson an introverted chap On the playground after lunchtime nap In the garden of kinders a most fragile Bloom off b......Read More
Categories: missouri, family, farewell,
Form: Rhyme

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