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New Orleans Poems - Poems about New Orleans

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... La FEE VERTE One of those muggy summer evenings in New Orleans– the heat, my god, the heat! The air almost stifling– humidity so high the damp clung to your shoulders and ......Read More
Categories: new orleans, angst, appreciation, character, culture,
Form: Prose Poetry

Highway Wind
...I drive the night because of open road. My retreads are sounding strong. Hauling cars up from New Orleans Where I'm not sure I belonged. Traded whiskey for a woman At a bar in Abilene. Then a long haul up to ......Read More
Categories: new orleans, addiction, drug, lost love,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member I'll Be Back to Stay - BOTH Audio and Text
...rgotten you. It’s not that I’m not proud that each and every one of you’s a relative of mine, “But living down in New Orleans, it’s hard to make it back. We had to move in ‘45 so I could keep my job. Now we’ve got a bunch of grandkid......Read More
Categories: new orleans, memory,
Form: Narrative
...might had been. I was in Texas, nineteen years ago. He sent me a round trip plane ticket to go and be with him in New Orleans and spend the Fourth of July week-end. He picked me up at the airport on a Thursday and took me to hi......Read More
Categories: new orleans, heart, relationship,
Form: Free verse
Texas Snow Texas. Luckily for me, I filled my tub up, not knowing the water would be out, but just being prepared. I’m from New Orleans and with hurricanes, I was raised to be prepared. I used the tub water to flush the toilet. Yea... finall......Read More
Categories: new orleans, food, leadership, light, people,
Form: Narrative

Bob Dylan and the Nobel Prize claimed? His clothes were dirty, his hands were clean He was the best thing we’d ever seen Perhaps he was down in New Orleans But hardly a word was framed He had to perform, or lecture it’s called To claim the booty that accompan......Read More
Categories: new orleans, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member NEW SCHOOL-Contest
...ican girl, on her way to William Frantz Elementary School, an all-white public school, on November 14, 1960, during the New Orleans school desegregation crisis. Because of threats of violence against her, she is escorted by four deputy U.S.......Read More
Categories: new orleans, courage, school,
Form: Tetractys
Jazz, Jazz, Jazz
...Jazz, Jazz, Jazz, The Sound Quick Time! From Louisiana New Orleans, Rise! Jazz, Jazz, Jazz With Words I'll Try. Upon The Key's Of Music's Beat To Catch Fill's Time! ......Read More
Categories: new orleans, 9th grade, appreciation,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member My Pet Poems, LOU
...My Pet Poems, Lou The rains had begun pelting New Orleans. The warnings were dire. An insurrection Of weather on the Gulf coast was coming, urging Everyone to esc......Read More
Categories: new orleans, dog, family, loss, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Soothes My Soul
...rday night" Singin' bout the rocket man and his old blue jeans While Arlo Guthrie sung a song 'bout a train down in New Orleans Remember Led Zeppelin when they first came out The Beatles were Singin' songs that would make you "Twi......Read More
Categories: new orleans, music,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Very Bad Santa Crawl
...Day-193 “Very Bad Santa Crawl” Once upon a time I wandered upon this scene Was quite a jolly bunch Down in New Orleans Down on Bourbon Street Where bad boys and girls come to play Some say it‘s for charity Some say it’s f......Read More
Categories: new orleans, christmas, funny,
Form: Free verse
The Way They Meet is a solace in the moon that is taking shape And moving towards the middle of gate, The big band is playing the New Orleans jazz sound And the visitors are moving around, They are walking up down Kitchen Street And looking for ......Read More
Categories: new orleans, blessing, community, confidence, deep,
Form: Narrative
...overed til winter summer close by we will go swimming in LA sands beachfront bulk great hilltop. It’s time to drive to New Orleans tonight let’s get pilled and hit the booze joints with some cool jazz playing I’m a coming! ......Read More
Categories: new orleans, addiction, angst, animal, beautiful,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Yellow Fever
...The yellow FEVER spared not EITHER woman, child or MAN New Orleans’ DREAD was the many DEAD to bury on the LAND. Suffering UNDER a disease of WONDER they couldn’t UNDERSTAND,......Read More
Categories: new orleans, history,
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 done differently in Michigan Words th......Read More
Categories: new orleans, celebration, chicago, crazy, feelings,
Form: Free verse

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