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Sidewalk Poems - Poems about Sidewalk

Sidewalk Poems - Examples of all types of poems about sidewalk 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 sidewalk.
Premium Member Friday May 13th 2022
...iday It's unlucky some may say Watch out for all the black cats And those ladders off the rack Don't step on any sidewalk joints Or you may break you mother's back It is superstitious Friday When it's triskaidekaphobic too It d......Read More
Categories: sidewalk, angst, world,
Form: Rhyme



STREETS RUAS RUES
...treets of the lost whores... Rua do Sol at noon, moon street at night... abandoned dirty street kid lying on the sidewalk, intriguing dark street robber...dangerous street... river street, beach street passers-by street passers......Read More
Categories: sidewalk, adventure, allegory, anger, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Role Playing with Strangers
..., make out in a battered Oldsmobile. In Bangkok, we share a ride in a Tuk-Tuk careening down narrow streets. On any sidewalk, we meet regularly as reflections in windowpanes. Today you’ve gone to Guatemala to fight for a right. Ma......Read More
Categories: sidewalk, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sold
...The realtor ushered us up the cracked sidewalk, Paint peeling from the clapboards Revealed a rainbow of colors in the cracks. Like a geologist who looks at......Read More
Categories: sidewalk, family, home,
Form: Free verse
One Looks Up
...ogurt that drips off the plastic sides, whitening the Los Angeles sunshine where some homeless rest on the reflective sidewalk, all but one, the nimbus of his mouth quakes.......Read More
Categories: sidewalk, anxiety, poverty,
Form: Free verse



Maneuvering the Maze
...Which is trickier, slipping or sliding? The ice out there is a hard quarter inch. Which is riskier, gripping or glid......Read More
Categories: sidewalk, 11th grade, winter,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member Homeless
...eed to judge? Can you guess where I slept last night? I had no pillow, not even a sheet. It was on a dirty slab of sidewalk, right down at the end of this street. Did you turn your head and giggle when I was talking to nothing but a......Read More
Categories: sidewalk, home, mental illness,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member My Foolish Heart
...Royal Street some antique shops. Bourbon street was next, so we took a right at the corner and began to walk. On the sidewalk many homeless slept, and tourists who stopped to gawk. I have seen the homeless before, but from my car as I......Read More
Categories: sidewalk, vacation,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Foolish Heart
...On a city sidewalk, I handed her money I knew inside she must be someone's honey After giving her all I had, I walked away As a......Read More
Categories: sidewalk, heart, heartbreak, heartbroken,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member FLAT SHADOWS
...every inconsiderate thought came and the flat shadows of my dearest fears. the Child with no face on the sidewalk outlines in broad strokes Despair. a piece of dove of peace smothered in regrets on a wooden tab......Read More
Categories: sidewalk, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Our Home
...kitchen stove cooking away, before eating we first must pray. Let's go play on the sidewalk~talk, draw with our box of colored chalk. The fun day must come to an end,<......Read More
Categories: sidewalk, family, food, friend, fun,
Form: Lay
THE SOUND OF WORLD PEACE
...all my hopes and wishes then I blew the dandelion puffs one by one like a brave child; Yesterday I danced on a hot sidewalk with a skipping rope by the sun tonight I dance on a patch of cool damp earth, hoping the battle is won I c......Read More
Categories: sidewalk, analogy, peace,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Snail
...spirally coiled shell crawling across the sidewalk two tiny feelers ......Read More
Categories: sidewalk, image, life, nature,
Form: Haiku
7 DOLLARS
...dollars is the price you said I would never pay so much for a packet of snacks so I left the store and stood on the sidewalk I used to walk around before the nights get so dark but it was afternoon and the rain washed the world yo......Read More
Categories: sidewalk, death, life,
Form: Free verse
In My Neighborhood
...s are few and their numbers are dropping As Covid recedes from the news. Diners and bars are all crowded and busy; Sidewalk cafes feature drinks tall and fizzy. Traffic and bicycles pass in a tizzy As new storefronts make their debut......Read More
Categories: sidewalk, today,
Form: Rhyme

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