Get Your Premium Membership

Chicago Prose Poetry Poems

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

The Kindness
The sun
sliding toward the west on a ruby strip,
the tired sky sighs
sunlight bouquets,
open dawns from dawn
they start to draw their shutters,
from the subway, a great...

Read More
Categories: america, business, chicago, poetry,

The cycle of the Genesis
The same mask
firmly held on the face
with a strong wrist,
no chills, no regrets, no shaking!
Nights in turn I wondered,
what is hidden behind the mask,
to discover:...

Read More
Categories: 8th grade, america, appreciation,

Premium Member STUCK ON BELIEFS Gives me the Creeps
Gives me the Creeps

People Laugh and get "tickled pink" when I respond to them by saying "I have forgotten more than...

Read More
Categories: community, creation, deep, emotions,

Wish you were here.
Walk with me in my heart, My Love...

I was expecting more noise on a Saturday night,
But the wind wasn't even up.
(I was...

Read More
Categories: chicago, funny, music, night,

Premium Member Gangs Owned The Block
I started my teaching career in a Chicago middle school as a sub.
Our cars were locked up so they would not be vandalized during the...

Read More
Categories: perspective,

Later That Summer

Read More
Categories: anxiety, emotions, lost love,

Where Is Clark Street

Read More
Categories: addiction, america, care, chicago,

Chicago Fire Of '68
I clocked out and headed for home before the darkness came.
From the street bus I witnessed mayhem, and felt so strange.
Like the actions of an...

Read More
Categories: america, anger, community, hero,

City Kids
From New York City to LA; New Orleans to Chicago and Minneapolis             ...

Read More
Categories: abuse, america, chicago, children,

My Maverick

There she was in plain view, clean, brightly colored, and not undercover.
As nice as she was, I don’t know why she was still there and...

Read More
Categories: car,

My Chicago Bike
My Chicago Bike
By Curtis Johnson

There was once a Christmas past,               ...

Read More
Categories: chicago, child, childhood, leaving,

One Unforgettable Cry
One Unforgettable Cry
By Curtis Johnson

It was  late in January when I received a call from Chicago
A younger sister called one day and said, “Please...

Read More
Categories: bereavement, emotions, family, farewell,

Hot Southern Nights

During the time before television came to our home,                ...

Read More
Categories: america, baseball, father, games,

The Chicago Cure
The Chicago Cure
By Curtis Johnson

They came tired and torn, weary and worn
They came male and female, straight and gay
They came high and hooked, homeless and...

Read More
Categories: addiction, chicago, drug,

Forward In The 60's
rd In The 60's
By Curtis Lee Johnson 

In the rural South, sometimes life was cruel 
Robbery from the poor was legal via dirt cheap labor


Read More
Categories: chicago, dedication, history,

Fathe Bob
Father Bob
By Curtis Johnson

In Chicago, by the early 70’s, many great churches had taken flight
Off to the suburbia they went, seeking refuse from crime and...

Read More
Categories: addiction, chicago, christian, faith,

My Lost Legacy

At the land’s end I stand, like my ancestors of Indus-Valley
Looking for my lost legacy, while the tri-sea emitted in hue
Dishes once prepared...

Read More
Categories: anxiety, desire, dream, lost,

Hilary Rodham Clinton

Angel moved to and fro in Chicago, Illinois
Edgewater Hospital door opened
Dorothy Emma Howell Rodham was received
Travailed for a contributor to American she bore
Suddenly Hilary Diane...

Read More
Categories: art,

jane doe ll
she  beckoned my soul i sat in fear 
nothing to focus on except writing a tear 
she busted through the window to her surprise

Read More
Categories: art, fear, writing, me,

nineteen fabel part two
Hendrix was the best on the guitar that eye have ever saw and the star spangled 
banner made by this strang black man became my...

Read More
Categories: devotion, faith, music, fun,