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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.
Birthday of beloved buxom babe I betrothed
...Birthday of beloved buxom babe I betrothed Pardon my hyperbole if in fact such embellishment can be sifted out amidst the pretentious poetry and/or prose NOT aired to appear superior, but more so ......Read the rest...
Categories: oakland, anniversary, appreciation, birth, birthday,
Form: Free verse



Still wrestling with impasse to contentment
...Still wrestling with impasse to contentment Dispense sing with fidelity blithely agog just me and mine dark shadow slinking along outer limits of the edge of night doth blog passivity, the p......Read the rest...
Categories: oakland, abuse, adventure, beauty, body,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Retired VIP Guest Hospitality Specialist: Land Trustee-PS
...A pure Hawaiian of rare birth, living a life somewhat carefree, fed farm animals by this squirt, sticks and stones were real toys indeed, set trash ablaze, be on alert, a barefoot countr......Read the rest...
Categories: oakland, addiction, appreciation, blessing, dad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Vanity Reborn
...VANITY REBORN Vanity. Long locks of luxury Taken, as Delilah Stole strength From Samson Without asking, He was unwilling. He did not know His strength lay not in The beauty of h......Read the rest...
Categories: oakland, cancer,
Form: Free verse
RETURN TO SHILOAH
...What were you expecting Upon my sudden return The sky to split open The mountains to move Or maybe a rescue mission Where pride is enthroned as ....good, BENEVOLENT, a rewarder of the diligen......Read the rest...
Categories: oakland, perspective,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Golden Years In the Golden State
...driving our kids west . . . our past life vanishing in the rear view mirror I don’t recall many details about our move to California. My husband’s job had transferred him two states over to Cali......Read the rest...
Categories: oakland, life,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member Tina Turner Songstress Rip
... 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 part o......Read the rest...
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 the rest...
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 the rest...
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 plane,......Read the rest...
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 the rest...
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 the rest...
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 the rest...
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 the rest...
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 the rest...
Categories: oakland, career, celebrity, character, confidence,
Form: Footle

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