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Oklahoma City Poems - Poems about Oklahoma City

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Premium Member AMARILLO
...miles, nothing changed past Memphis, Little Rock, and Fort Smith, until the sun came up somewhere the other side of Oklahoma City. Clear dawn revealed the dead-end of Autumn, but hot as Summer. The enfolding hills of home had unf......Read More
Categories: oklahoma city, journey,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Oklahoma City Bombing 25th anniversary
... Oklahoma City Bombing 25th anniversary 9:02 April 19, 1995 April 19, 2020 Written: By Tom Wright I only hear the......Read More
Categories: oklahoma city, anniversary, death, forgiveness, grief,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Oklahoma City Woman
...It was late at night and she was too kind Was it the need for love or too much wine Oklahoma City woman is there a place in your heart for me Oklahoma City woman I'm driving back just to see Was it just......Read More
Categories: oklahoma city, love, woman,
Form: Rhyme
NO FANS IN HELL - dedicated to Tim McVeigh, OJ Simpson
...Note: Written back before McVeigh's execution for Oklahoma City terrorist bombing. No fans in hell McVeigh requesting one now For hot summer ahead Can't blow awa......Read More
Categories: oklahoma city, dark, dedication, goodbye, judgement,
Form: Narrative
City Skin
...d kind in those lives. I must have done something right; I didn’t return as a dung beetle rolling around Oklahoma City. ......Read More
Categories: oklahoma city, home,
Form: Prose Poetry

Tornadoes of the Midwest
...b.b Multiple tornadoes touchdown in America’s Heartland Storming in one after another in succession, Hitting so hard, Oklahoma City could not withstand Crushing the buildings to flatten by the wind's transgression Storms getting stronger ......Read More
Categories: oklahoma city, weather, wind,
Form: Quintain (English)
Fujiyama Mama-Wanda Jackson
...m the state of Oklahoma, you came to be. Many proclaimed you rock and roll’s first lady. Discovered by Hank Thompson in Oklahoma City, you became so popular, even dating Elvis Presley. Influenced by Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Buddy Holly, ......Read More
Categories: oklahoma city, dedication, history, music,
Form: Rhyme
Empty Chairs - Oklahoma City Bombing
... A deluded and deranged miscreant. Rode in a rented Ryder truck, Sadistically opposed to his government, He deliver......Read More
Categories: oklahoma city, history, loss, natural disasters
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Dogwood Tree
...s this Dogwood tree is planted Our thoughts are filled with pity For the victims and the families Who were bombed in Oklahoma City Let this tree be a tribute To the Man the world crucified And to those in Oklahoma City For whom thi......Read More
Categories: oklahoma city, historytree, tree, , memorial,
Form: Rhyme
"Freckles Brown". The Legend, The Bull Rider
...night, on them old bone breaking bulls December 1, 1967, was Freckle's biggest night of all National Finals Rodeo, Oklahoma City, on a bull, Tornado No ordinary bull, no ordinary cowboy The two were the best in the world, who would t......Read More
Categories: oklahoma city, dedicationnight, night,
Form: I do not know?
Chasin Lighting
...phrenic nightmare of human imagination, Sorrows fading beneath the elation of love and mercy eternal, On their way to Oklahoma City, Fighting for that Jerusalem which will stand forever, Caught in the obsession of one singular endeavor,......Read More
Categories: oklahoma city, visionarylanguage, faith, language, together,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Oklahoma City Bombing Grieving For Those Who Died
...I only hear the silence as I stride, Twixt granite chairs neatly set in rows. The 169 chairs epitomize each l......Read More
Categories: oklahoma city, death, inspirational, nostalgia, people,
Form: Lyric
I'm the Knife
...y The highway was our freedom, our only way out Never thought this road would end, we didn't have a doubt Stopped in Oklahoma City, where the fields are endless We only had each other, it seemed we were friendless Drained another bottl......Read More
Categories: oklahoma city, adventure, death, life, love,
Form: Lyric
Oklahoma City, April 19th, 1995
...One dark, debase moment of human deceit, Explodes bloody carnage down into the street. Wallets and windows fly, smoki......Read More
Categories: oklahoma city, death, history, places, sad
Form: Rhyme
Time Goes On
...own In a short space of time by assassins' bullets, Others barely escaping with their lives. The World Trade Center, Oklahoma City, Too many terroristic attacks in foreign countries to count. Mengele, Manson, Dahmer, Menendez; Only so......Read More
Categories: oklahoma city, confusion, death, faith, inspirational,
Form: Elegy

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