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Oklahoma City Poems - Poems about Oklahoma City

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Stillness of Mind and Mouth
...Stillness of Mind and Mouth Josh in Little Rock, talking. Micah in Oklahoma City, talking. James in Lake Charles, talking. Ailcia in Atlanta, talking. Jennifer in NYC, talking. Bonnie in......Read More
Categories: oklahoma city, anger, anxiety, baptism, blessing,
Form: Free verse

...At six o’clock the road turned bare as we rode through Tennessee. From Nashville to Memphis is a long, dark stretch of gray and brown trees and fields where no one ever walks or works. I’ve ofte......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 silence as I stride, twixt granite chairs neatly set in rows. 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 ......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 away guilt Still in remorsele......Read More
Categories: oklahoma city, dark, dedication, goodbye, judgement,
Form: Narrative

City Skin
...City Skin A city can be so close, enclosing, familiar, that it leaches into one’s soul, becomes a second skin. So said the country-drawled guest on Sunday aftern......Read More
Categories: oklahoma city, home,
Form: Prose Poetry
Tornadoes of the Midwest
... Tornadoes of the Midwest Quintain (English) a.b.a.b.b Multiple tornadoes touchdown in America’s Heartland Storming in one after another in succession, Hitting so hard,......Read More
Categories: oklahoma city, weather, wind,
Form: Quintain (English)
Fujiyama Mama-Wanda Jackson
... From 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. In......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 delivered a two-ton bomb. After parking the fateful vehicle, With time fleeting and......Read More
Categories: oklahoma city, history, loss, natural disasters
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Dogwood Tree
... THE DOGWOOD TREE Legend says of the Dogwood tree That on it, Christ was crucified His blood was shed for you and me When the soldier pierced His side The blood that ran from His feet and......Read More
Categories: oklahoma city, historytree, tree, , memorial,
Form: Rhyme
"Freckles Brown". The Legend, The Bull Rider
...Born in 1921, somewhere in Wyoming, born to ride wild stock Started at sixteen, hung up his spurs at 53 Thirty Seven years of riding broncs and bulls Made his home aboard outlawed livestock Ridi......Read More
Categories: oklahoma city, dedicationnight, night,
Form: I do not know?
Chasin Lighting
...Chasin’ Lighting – In Honor of the CUA Crew! Several rickety rides held together with the faith of the ages, Sages some might say, turnin’ pages of things old and things new, The chosen few, ridi......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 life, Now neath a sea of grass that grows. My psyche periodically visits this......Read More
Categories: oklahoma city, death, inspirational, nostalgia, people,
Form: Lyric
I'm the Knife
...I said, “Take my hand, girl, let’s go for a ride. You gotta choose soon, you gotta pick a side. Pick me, the good, or pick them, the bad." She said, "Babe, I pick you." That made me pretty glad W......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, smoking and smashed. Marrow and metal land, mangled and mashed. Fragments in coffin......Read More
Categories: oklahoma city, death, history, places, sad
Form: Rhyme

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