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Shanty Poems - Poems about Shanty

Shanty Poems - Examples of all types of poems about shanty to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for shanty.
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...pounding grinding drilling sawdust plumbing scraps empty boxes strewn from bedroom to bathroom and everywhere in between ... a miner's shanty once propped up on timbers with no firm......Read the rest...
Categories: shanty, poetry,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member St Elizabeth Jamaica
...My day began with mommy making beef patties all morning I helped cutting the veggies for the curry soup while sipping ginger beer I remembered the curry for her special curry goat we were p......Read the rest...
Categories: shanty, city, feelings, music, writing,
Form: Free verse
You make me love you to death, in the depths where light refracts
...You make me love you to death, in the depths where light refracts, In the labyrinths of the night, you are the whirlpool that tightens its grasp. No mercy you have, oh cruel fate, you shorten the b......Read the rest...
Categories: shanty, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Treasured People And Properties
... Lots of people were once scattered throughout those farmlands. But now nearly all those farm hands and sharecroppers are gone. But in my heart and mind, there's still a live picture of those c......Read the rest...
Categories: shanty, childhood, farm,
Form: Prose
...Rolling clouds over rolling hills. Kentucky is winding it roads out in endless curves. No hurry, this journey drives me through its curling landscape as a self-reading picture book of racial mem......Read the rest...
Categories: shanty, poetry,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Evolution of Baby Names 1923 girl babies were named Nancy, Susan and Ann boy babies were christened John, Michael, and Joe then the flappers came along and changed everything Now girls could be Lois, Louise, and Edna ......Read the rest...
Categories: shanty, america, baby,
Form: Prose Poetry
Day Ends In Shanty Town ends in a shanty town When crossing the bridge to the shanty town The day was almost over, blank and tired and due to pollution, the light on the bridge had a hue of aureate The huts in th......Read the rest...
Categories: shanty, creation, devotion, dream, tribute,
Form: Blank verse
Seafarers Paradise
...seafarers’ paradise seven men drowned when a ship sank under gigantic waves seven weeks later they appeared on the Island of Saragossa where singing shanty is forbidden but seaweed is ser......Read the rest...
Categories: shanty, allusion, best friend, books,
Form: Blank verse
...“An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics.” ~Plutarch, Greek Philosopher and historian. Poor people living on the fri......Read the rest...
Categories: shanty, poverty,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member The Fiddler and the Frog
...A fiddler and a frog once met one eve by a small shallow pool near to the sea; each one attracted by a mating sign. The crab was wading lazy in the brine; the frog just had a feast of flies for......Read the rest...
Categories: shanty, humorous, relationship,
Form: Rhyme
Up and Down the Hill
...She, the queen of glamour, they say, Loves making things flow her way. Fortunate she was, having earned A prince as he, so delectable, Amidst the beauty of hills, He made her, the dream castle.......Read the rest...
Categories: shanty, love,
Form: Metrical Tale
Premium Member A Tale of Billy the Kid
...William Bonny AKA Billy The Kid A Tale Of Billy The Kid By Robert Gorelick “Quien esta?” Bang! It’s over, you’re a legend now, Billy. Born in Hell’s Kitchen in ramshackle con......Read the rest...
Categories: shanty, character, death,
Form: Metrical Tale
Premium Member Lemon Candy
...I dreamt of a Lassie; she had a firm Chassis. Her name was Randy woke up with a Standee Don't tell my wife Tandy She'll know I drank Shandy and just reprimand Me. Well, it's over with Tandy ......Read the rest...
Categories: shanty, fantasy,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member A Sea Shanty
...A Sea Shanty! Mother call your children home, put them in their beds. Tell them stories of better times, and try to fill their heads. Give them dreams of yesterday, and promises for tomo......Read the rest...
Categories: shanty, america, christian, forgiveness, freedom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member We Are Cheering Our Rebel
...We are out in the ocean where the spray is rough Old Medley Meanie decides to get meaner and tough We take Captain Smithe and we throw him overboard. We are a crew of roughnecks with our hatchet a......Read the rest...
Categories: shanty, 10th grade, 4th grade,
Form: Rhyme

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