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New Mexico Poems - Poems about New Mexico

New Mexico Poems - Examples of all types of poems about new mexico 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 new mexico.
Finger Painting
...Before he could draw his mind da Vinci made cathedrals with his fingers. We once built an adobe hut in New Mexico, I was surprised how alike it was to a poem taking shape. When it was done,......Read More
Categories: new mexico, poetry,
Form: Free verse

The Heroes of Buzzard's Bend, Part I
...Now I know you’ve heard the story of how I all was way back when, when cowboys rode with Indians near our small town of Buzzard’s Bend. Not long after the Civil War, when it was a hot mining c......Read More
Categories: new mexico, corruption, god, hero, history,
Form: Cowboy Poetry
Premium Member Extraterrestrial Time Capsules
...there are seven ancient extraterrestrial time capsule sites one is located on each of the world’s known continents North America’s is located in Ancient Arrow, New Mexico this penultimate discov......Read More
Categories: new mexico, adventure,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Where I See My Cousin Pete
...Being archeological students, we figured camping out would be great. I told my cousin, it’s a long ride to Chaco Canyon, let’s not be late. He knew my high interest in the Anasazi, he assured me he......Read More
Categories: new mexico, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Growing Tradition
... Growing the fruits of your labor in Socorro county Around here they call it New Mexico true Down in Lemitar you can get the best of the best The warm days' and cool nights, the fields of......Read More
Categories: new mexico, august, farm,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member 1942 Bataan Death March
...THEY MARCHED* for miles in blistering heat THEY MARCHED with nothing to drink or eat THEY MARCHED as soldiers, Filipinos alike, THEY MARCHED over trails others had hiked BLOOD FILLED the path of ......Read More
Categories: new mexico, anger, appreciation, memorial,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Tale of Billy the Kid
...William Bonny AKA Billy The Kid A Tale Of Billy The Kid By Robert Gorelick “Quien esta?” Bang! It’s over, you’re a legend now, Billy. Born in Hell’s Kitchen in ramshackle con......Read More
Categories: new mexico, character, death,
Form: Metrical Tale
A Time For Peace
...The time of peace Christmas day and rain, disappearing polar bears in the Hudson Bay and in the USA, a frost bomb explodes over America from Alaska to New Mexico, a warning of what can happen ......Read More
Categories: new mexico, anti bullying, appreciation, confidence,
Form: Chant Royal
The Angel On the Mantel
...the angel on the mantel comes from an old wagon road that cuts from desert brush into the burnished hills where creosote breaks up and scatters at the base of the Chiricahuas where Fort Bowi......Read More
Categories: new mexico, angel,
Form: Free verse
...When amorous Joe, from New Mexico, Trudged in deep snow, to collect mistletoe. Now it was not to be, When Joe fell from the tree. Where his ardour was cooled, by freezing snow. ......Read More
Categories: new mexico, christmas, snow, tree,
Form: Limerick
Oh, Insecurities
...I was unfaithful cuz I’m insecure I was an unfaithful guy that’s for sure Rough road I chose for myself, true Toughen up, it’s all on you, bud — said a woman too In the middle of the road in Ne......Read More
Categories: new mexico, angst, anxiety, depression,
Form: Lyric
The Ghost of Felina
...Behind the thunder and the lightning hides a ghost, so fair but fright'ning; the Ghost of lovely Felina who was a dancer in Rose's cantina. She left her hometown of New Mexico to find her f......Read More
Categories: new mexico, scary,
Form: Rhyme
Highway 104 Blues
...Halfway to Tucumcari the light began to wane Halfway to Tucumcari the guilt turned into blame Halfway to Tucumcari I heard that voice again Halfway to Tucumcari —running from the end (Cha......Read More
Categories: new mexico, heartbreak,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member From Uss Arizona To Gate a 51
...All I've seen is a black star in the night sky, We fell asleep after our cross-country awry. In my dream, I saw weak, cynical starlight, Subtle as a map packed toward the plight. C......Read More
Categories: new mexico, america, analogy, appreciation, community,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Rehashing History: Missing Persons
...I Where, oh where is Virginia Dare*, No one can find her anywhere. Her disappearance is the very worst, I guess that's what comes from being the first. *Virginia Dare was born on Aug. 18, 1587......Read More
Categories: new mexico, history, humor,
Form: Light Verse

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