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Urban Prose Poems

These Urban Prose poems are examples of Prose poems about Urban. These are the best examples of Prose Urban poems written by international poets.


Two Dog Night
Two dog night

A stillness had crept in under a cloak 
of finely sculptured snowflakes, descending 
quietly from an oppressively heavy sky. 
It blanketed deserted streets
...

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© Fred Clark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: prose, destiny,



The Prize
The Prize 
The bobber floats, but when it dips, my heart skips for hooked lips. The line tightens, the tug is strong, I reel in....

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Categories: prose, adventure, animal, fishing, imagery,

Watermelon Gum: A Poem About Identity Crisis's In The City
The words “watermelon gum” and “stifling heat” shouldn’t be synonymous with the sentiments that ripped me to shreds during the month of July--and although all...

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Categories: prose, 11th grade, anger, anxiety,

Premium Member Seeking Sanctuary
Diaspora Dwellings

On my way into our sanctuary
this past Sunday morning
a woman I had met in choir
was strangely inclined
to share her family history.

Her dad came over...

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Categories: prose, earth, family, green, health,

Rapacious Itch
Rapacious  Itch 


It felt things coming, 
The undeniable bottom feeder reality, 
Where thought had no credulity, 
Where irrational emoting ruled, 
Void of mind’s prep,...

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© Odin Roark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: prose, society,

In The Urban Open Space 2
In The Urban Open Space 2

Some flew away, may be they lost the hope that my eyes do not focus... May be they felt that...

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Categories: analogy, anxiety, city,

In The Urban Open Space 1
 In The Urban Open Space 1

I was standing in the middle of urban open space...... The place was lonely as I couldn't see any...

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Categories: analogy, city, emotions,



Premium Member Parting Instructions For My Oldest
You did not choose to be born,
much less Black Lives Really Should Equally Matter born
into this legacy,
your familial and civil Two-Connecticuts destiny.

I realize that,
And regret...

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Categories: prose, appreciation, caregiving, health, integrity,

Premium Member Saturday Night
It's another Saturday night
ending this week
as started
alone again.

I came here
almost two years ago
to my retirement hermitage
but oddly,
and often uncomfortably,
shared with my hurt kids,
mental and physical...

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Categories: prose, age, health, loneliness, meaningful,

Back Then, Dandelion Greens Were Segregated Too
Martin, a very senior citizen, wants to get a bucket and knife and go hunt up some greens in a field in Alabama. But in...

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Categories: race,

Premium Member Making Hay
Make hay while the sun shines.

I grew up as a closeted polypathic nature-mystic
on a marginal, at best, family farm
in Michigan.

This farm was my embryonic home,
an...

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Categories: prose, depression, family, farm, health,

A Little Cafe That Could

There was a long serving counter, high revolving chairs, and café smells.
There was a special taste of hamburgers served at this southern segregated café. ...

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Categories: childhood, food, memory, people,

Train to White City
Slouching on the evening train
Ravelling through old anxieties,
It better than eye contact with robots
Haplessly Shuffling on and off 
The deepest and fondest memories appear
Through the...

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Categories: prose, how i feel, humorous,

Premium Member Dillen's Continuing DMV Adventures
I wrote a sad but true urban legend called “Dillen and the DMV” last week.
Here follows an update.

Background Review:

One of my health care employees, Dillen,...

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Categories: prose, betrayal, culture, health, humanity,

Premium Member For White Boys Only
New Economics is Feminist Peace-Restorative Economics,
about cooperatively nurturing healthy nutritional investments
rather than WinLose dyspeptic high risk
beat-down 
over-testosteroned 
divestment competition games.

Have you seen a Rockwell 1950's...

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Categories: prose, culture, health, humanity, humor,

Darkness Elementary 226
If out of darkness comes light, then my life must be one ginormous ray of sunshine right about now. Coming out of a 14-year classroom...

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Categories: prose, abuse, children, corruption, dark,

Premium Member Designer Cabinet
The apparent President-elect
and her closest advisers
gather to build a Cabinet
that might survive four years of dwindling hope.

Thanks so much for being here.
Let's begin with a...

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Categories: prose, health, humor, political,

The House by the Woods
The creaking sound on the steps
on ascending the platform to the door
matching those of buzzing bees and crickets
that serenade through the fading lights
streaming through the...

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Categories: prose, books, change, city, drink,

the loudest silence
the silence almost too heavy for my woozy body.
outside, kissing a cigarette, "goodnight",
i scuffled through the neighborhood. it was so quiet.
once i stopped moving, stopped...

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Categories: prose, addiction, meaningful, night, peace,

Premium Member Windstorms of Neglect
Dearest Sons
and dearest Cinderella StepSister,
I regret ways I have failed each of you.

From today's view of memory clips,
frames as farms of teaching-learning times,
my Great Lover...

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Categories: prose, culture, family, happiness, health,