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Oakland Poems - Poems about Oakland

Oakland Poems - Examples of all types of poems about oakland 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 oakland.
... Tina, I saw you perform in Oakland, CA,yes, long ago. But God has chosen to bring you to His eternal home today. You, Hall and Oates, Huey Lewis and the News were all pa......Read More
Categories: oakland, dedication, emotions, loss, memorial,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Around the US on a Greyhound Bus - Part One
...I once traveled around the U. S. on a Greyhound bus, My wife thought I was crazy, but she made little fuss, It was, by far, the most awesome adventure I ever took Three changes of clothes, lots of......Read More
Categories: oakland, adventure, america, places, travel,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Pardon My Parody: What Happens In San Francisco
......and with apologies to Tony Bennett. I smelled a fart in San Francisco, It wafted out across the Bay. An Oakland breeze just blew it back, A tourist gasped, "A gas attack!" A drag queen shri......Read More
Categories: oakland, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Homecoming
... It was in late October in the year nineteen seventy three That the war in South Vietnam was finally over for me I boarded the seven o seven and couldn't wait to get going A non military plan......Read More
Categories: oakland, america, father, home, mother,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Farmer Fred Talks Politics Vol III
...Oakland County MI Democrats Republicans 20. 1,258,474 20. 434,148 56.24% 325,971 42.22% 16. 1,251,027 ......Read More
Categories: oakland, political,
Form: Narrative

Premium Member cat-e-gori-Cal
...At the Oakland Zoo, a birth historical Is neither fable now allegorical An ape and lynx had a child So gorgeous and so wild With a lineage quite cat-e-gori-Cal 6/1/22......Read More
Categories: oakland, humor,
Form: Limerick
Wrestling with impasse to contentment
...Wrestling with impasse to contentment Dispense sing with fidelity blithely agog just me and mine dark shadow slinking along the edge of night doth blog passivity, the path of least resistance ......Read More
Categories: oakland, abuse, adventure, age, anger,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Day In An Old Town Of Oakland
...A Part of the Past Frozen in Time You can drive your whole life not look upon the face of harbingers in spring wet earth Remembering the ephemeral warm Mediterranean summers clean petrichor ......Read More
Categories: oakland, tribute,
Form: Rictameter
Premium Member Sidney Poitier RIP
...*Image of Sidney Poitier. Sidney Poitier RIP ~~~0~~~ Sidney, Tony, Defy's, Tough Guys, De-means, Offed-Steams, Mellow, Fellow, Recaught, Re-Taught, Best......Read More
Categories: oakland, career, celebrity, character, confidence,
Form: Footle
Premium Member John Madden RIP
... *Image of John Madden by Oakland News Now. John Madden RIP As an offensive linesman forms profession, Complimenting Raiders pro football coach, Relating coaching and playing no ......Read More
Categories: oakland, character, eulogy, football, image,
Form: Epitaph
Miracle ova fertilized cell
...Miracle ova fertilized cell... Yielded pink bundle of joy self determined autonomous millennial relocated University of Pennsylvania Engineering graduate class of 2019 calls Oakland, Californi......Read More
Categories: oakland, adventure, angel, anniversary, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
Upon our yours truly and his missus exchanging holy matrimony vows
...Upon our (yours truly and his missus) exchanging holy matrimony vows Ultrasound allowed, enabled and provided obstetrician to zoom, image courtesy sonogram showing fledgling fetus, thus we ple......Read More
Categories: oakland, adventure, age, anniversary, appreciation,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Thomas Jeffrey Hanks
... *Image of 12 Fun Facts Tom Hanks by Hotbook. Thomas Jeffrey Hanks Mr. Thomas Jeffrey Hanks, Passionately pursued his dreams by pulling pranks, By smooth-talking fellow work......Read More
Categories: oakland, history,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member What Dad Did
... What Dad Did Friends from the nearby projects bike over e'er since we had hit-it-off and dad atop his makeshift throne, food aplenty, points to the nearby ladder. Time is October 1973, it wa......Read More
Categories: oakland, baseball, fathers day, friendship,
Form: Free verse
Breach of confidentiality induces asphyxiation part uno
...Suffocation experienced analogous to absent echocardiogram or electroencephalogram blip (Derek Chauvin - he of George Floyd infamy) iron maiden grip linkedin with psyche subjected to laceration......Read More
Categories: oakland, angel, anger, anxiety, appreciation,
Form: Rhyme

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