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New Orleans Poems - Poems about New Orleans

New Orleans Poems - Examples of all types of poems about new orleans 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 orleans.
Premium Member An Informal Wolfhound
...A spendthrift lady in New Orleans clothed her wolfhound beyond her means But he despised his top hats and old-fashioned spats Now he sport......Read More
Categories: new orleans, humor,
Form: Limerick

...dollar cleanup to be faced Economies and jobs were lost Katrina unleashed, what a cost Dedicated to the people in New Orleans that lost the most......Read More
Categories: new orleans, blessing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Seeking Worthy Owners ‘woods’ - but when it comes ‘vintage’ - I can only guess at dates. The 3-piece bookcase - solid cherry - came from New Orleans…but all we ever used it for was - Mother’s mother’s plates. The fancy walnut table with the oval marble t......Read More
Categories: new orleans, anxiety,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Heading to New Orleans
...We are heading to New Orleans she says The Parade is exactly what we need for Dez. Dez is a cousin who has style and flair His enthusia......Read More
Categories: new orleans, travel,
Form: Rhyme
Mardi Gras Mambo through the day, Crawfish boiling in the pot, Those spices wafting in the air, Drinks pouring everywhere. New Orleans and all of Southern Louisiana. Dancing away to that Zydeco music. Beads and treasures thrown overhead, Ca......Read More
Categories: new orleans, celebration, holiday,
Form: Couplet

Premium Member Homeless in New Orleans
... I saw him in a park in New Orleans, a bottle clutched in his hand. A man of the streets, no family, no home, no land. As I stood there and w......Read More
Categories: new orleans, addiction, allegory, feelings, pain,
Form: Rhyme
...harnessed my will. Nodded to Senior Chief, “I’ll take care of it.” To be continued… THIS SPACE RESERVED FOR USS NEW ORLEANS LPH 11 ......Read More
Categories: new orleans, allegory,
Form: Burlesque
Premium Member TO HEAVEN OR BUST
...our eyes once again. 1/31/2022 *The term “or bust,” used in traveling in a vehicle. People would make signs, “To New Orleans or bust,” for example to indicate they would do everything possible to get there. ......Read More
Categories: new orleans, christian,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Spirits' Eve
...y time we get to laugh at black So appropriate at funerals and their various progressions, More Dixie Land at home in New Orleans Parading back of happy brass from marble vaults. Invisible mansion of imaginary rooms Mirrors to us, wi......Read More
Categories: new orleans, celebration, death, fear, fun,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Vampire Sonnets IX Exotic Town
...s here left unspoken.’ He looked into my blood stained eyes and said ’This world can make you prefer the undead. New Orleans is quite an exotic town, vampires are everywhere after sundown.’......Read More
Categories: new orleans, dark, feelings, gothic,
Form: Sonnet
I wanna end me
...a. Paint me like one of your Trojan horses. Why be sad that I’m returning home soon? Big bad voodoo daddy. Let me know. New Orleans. It’s likely that I’m a sociopath. But what would it matter? Chairs don’t sit, so why would I let the though......Read More
Categories: new orleans, cheer up, destiny, flying,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Vampire Sonnets III The Decision
...n path of a vampire travel with caution; Off to the South where we have never been to taste the bourbon fire of New Orleans.......Read More
Categories: new orleans, dark, emotions, gothic, horror,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member End of an Era
... and smoke pouring from her stacks. Pulling cars from Chicago to Memphis, on across that Delta Land, running down to New Orleans and over to the Gulf Coast sands. The engineer, with his hand on the whistle, keeping the train on time. ......Read More
Categories: new orleans, eulogy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Big Easy
... The Big Easy called to me Packed my bag and went to see New Orleans a place to eat Took a stroll down Bourbon Street. Summer night a sound of jazz I'm bopping along full o......Read More
Categories: new orleans, food, music,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member SHOULD THE LEVEE EVER BREAK, Act 1, Scene 3, part 6
...h. She recently had a front end alignment. Her rearview mirror never lets her down, I know that much. After arriving in New Orleans, she passed her bar exam and kept it going way past last call. She’s a sexy banshee when she’s in the catbir......Read More
Categories: new orleans, allegory, society,
Form: Prose Poetry

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