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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.
...Sheriff Koplin has ridden East to gather a few other folks who decided to leave the city and head West, hoping to settle in Milton Creek. I'm sure whoever they are will be good people and will be mad......Read More
Categories: new orleans, places,
Form: Narrative

Premium Member the fall of Saint Tropez
...Saint Tropez is a summer town. Smaller than it ought to be, really. Like when you realize the French quarter, in New Orleans, is just three blocks wide and long. In the fall, there’s a feeling ......Read More
Categories: new orleans, autumn, beauty, lost, ocean,
Form: Free verse
Dreams, Visions, Day-mares and Nightmares part one
...Let's start out with my nightmares, I used to have them revolving around jack a lanterns that got so horrific, for numerous years I was unable to even look at a carved Halloween pumpkin. And Ha......Read More
Categories: new orleans, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Prose
There’s a Girl I Knew
... There was a pretty young thing, from just outside of New Orleans, that worshipped the ground that he walked on. She was an innocent girl, not understanding how the world, could be so full of......Read More
Categories: new orleans, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Mardi Gras in New Orleans
...It's Mardi Gras time down in New Orleans ~ it's a carnival of memes Where the people sing and play ~ there's music in the streets, both night and day Everybody's having fun and drinking wine ~......Read More
Categories: new orleans, celebration,
Form: Monoku

Premium Member jazzy rhythm
...The versatile jazzy rhythm went boom boom bah bing We were dancing happily with a zany Zingily zing In the French quarter of New Orleans Pretending we were voodoo queens......Read More
Categories: new orleans, music,
Form: Free verse
The Traveling Pants
...They are my lucky pants, they come with me wherever They are my lucky pants, we will always be together They are navy blue nylon, not cotton or leather They are all purpose jogging pants for an......Read More
Categories: new orleans, clothes, places, seasons, together,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Thoughts on Iowa and My Childhood City
... “And I remember Muscatine -still more pleasantly - for its summer sunset. I have never seen any on either side of the ocean that equaled them.” Samuel Clemens in his younger years when he wor......Read More
Categories: new orleans, places, youth,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member music in full swing
...Crocodile picked up the fiddle and began to play Rabbit and raccoon began dancing a jig right away Other animals came up to the bayou to have a sing By the time night fell, New Orleans jazz music ......Read More
Categories: new orleans, music,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Not from Mardi Gras Matti I Hope
...You rented a place on Bourbon Street? Oh, yes, in New Orleans, of course I did. The old man stared deeply into my eyes Not from Mardi Gras Matti, I hope! I burst out laughing and nodded my head......Read More
Categories: new orleans, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Oh Those Boswell Sisters
...Some called the radio station demanding they throw them out of the studio. Others called to brag about their talents, their arrangements, their sass. Boswell sisters had been singing together since......Read More
Categories: new orleans, music,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member World Music in Dulcet Tones and Duduk Vibrations
...Across the globe, music ascends—a universal zephyr, Bridging cultures in harmonious yearning; Chords converge from Andes to the Zangezur, xenharmonic, Dulcet tones of a duduk—in the air, they whis......Read More
Categories: new orleans, culture, dance, humanity, music,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member Corner of the Bayou in New Orleans
...Old timers say there’s a corner of the bayou in New Orleans Where booby footed pelicans and pink lovebirds are seen in a totem made along with turtle who has a needle nose and wildly colored chame......Read More
Categories: new orleans, water,
Form: Rhyme
Scorched Earth
...Written By: D. Collins 11/15/23 Just like I said before, I hear it in their voice. To avoid 10/7 again kill all Palestinian boys.......Read More
Categories: new orleans, racism,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member New Menu at Milton Creek's Aces Restaurant
...*** Notice to the residents of Milton Creek *** Tom serves as mayor. never complaining, so he gets what he requests No blood in his steak, apple pie with sweet cream. Aces cooks that meal to pe......Read More
Categories: new orleans, people, places,
Form: Rhyme

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