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Portland Poems - Poems about Portland

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Highway Wind
...New Orleans Where I'm not sure I belonged. Traded whiskey for a woman At a bar in Abilene. Then a long haul up to Portland town Helped along by methredine. There’s a lady there in Stumptown She dances on the pole ......Read More
Categories: portland, addiction, drug, lost love,
Form: Lyric

Brain Wash
...en mask of domination and tyranny. Involving the complete destruction of our nation! The burning of Bibles in downtown Portland. The tearing down of crosses in Communist China! The burning of the American flag in downtown Portland! The bur......Read More
Categories: portland, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member News Flash
...f zeal and zest... Amanda turned her black daddy in too A Molotov cocktail he threw At a white police officer in Portland Unarmed and undermanned Now Kurt's daddy's in jail Amanda's is out with no bail And that is the end o......Read More
Categories: portland, america, father daughter, father
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Turning the Page on Outrage
... A red-streaked panorama graced Washington's dawn Clear lake-blue skies there all day long Portland smoke-gray, from tear gas and pepper spray Antifa showed its true colors on Inauguration Day Not a hint ......Read More
Categories: portland, satire, surreal, violence,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member To stand 2020 on its head -- a common thread
... 2020's bizarre happenings in the USA from Portland to Seattle to our Capital's siege 'systemic racism' trumpeted in the street 'defund the police,' the crowd's ......Read More
Categories: portland, america, anger, hope, recovery
Form: Couplet

Premium Member The Fifties Were never Like This
...y’re important and have names that influence others have kept quiet for the past one hundred plus days as Minneapolis, Portland, Seattle have been looted and destroyed. But now when the wind has changed directions, they kick the hardest a......Read More
Categories: portland, america, anger, how i
Form: I do not know?
...124, 192 Mark Pringle 13 Mark R Toney 286, 339 Marnie Portland Johnson 188 01/05/21 Written words by James Edward Lee Sr. 2021© ......Read More
Categories: portland, analogy, poems, poets, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Vineyard Passage Without admiring glances Since eighteen thirty one. To line the row beside sir John Writ great and good in Portland stone The largest slabs bear names long gone: A Thomas and a William, an Elizabeth And a James. The bi......Read More
Categories: portland, christian, death, heaven,
Form: Rhyme
Because we have debased
...struction of personal and business properties.** The public burning of the Bible and Old Glory on the streets of Portland Oregon! Murder! and Mayhem! In the name of racial and ethnic inequalities etc** Because, of those reasons ......Read More
Categories: portland, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Do you value your freedoms like them to modify, and/or burn your bibles? Just like they burned the bibles and our flags in the streets of Portland Oregon? To rely upon the state, not God for your basic and spiritual needs by calling him your God inste......Read More
Categories: portland, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
the election
...I got up stood on the terrace I like the streaks of light across the dark sky the noise of Thor´s hammer sounds like Portland a restless night. I love the spectacles of lightning on the sky it is dangerous truthfully, to be hit by one ......Read More
Categories: portland, anger, angst, baptism,
Form: Blank verse
the peace the USA and Europe does not sit well with people there must be conflicts, the group that fights in the streets in Portland is a way of letting off some steam, man is made aggressive and peace does not behove the young who never ha......Read More
Categories: portland, anti bullying, birth, depression,
Form: Blank verse
...are forbidden to respect, honor and to learn. In the USA, the right to assemble peacefully is hardly a joke. But Portland has had over 100 days of rioting... Are these folks on coke? I don't know if the freedom I once knew, will ......Read More
Categories: portland, freedom, halloween, loneliness,
Form: Couplet
In Place Of Portland
...race ourselves as we race across the sand, Because, of course, you do know this ends war, As we make for the place of Portland. Under another spread sheet lies another one, The line has been drawn in chalk again, yet again, Another s......Read More
Categories: portland, america, confidence, courage, inspiration,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Children in Dog Cages
...hes would be full of ministers screaming about it Mothers would be hitting the streets, protesting. Wait. They are in Portland. But why not here? What is the problem? Oh, yes, the Covid 19 is here now. Mothers are locked up with childr......Read More
Categories: portland, america,
Form: Free verse

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