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South Dakota Poems - Poems about South Dakota

South Dakota Poems - Examples of all types of poems about south dakota 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 south dakota.
Grass In My Pocket
...Don’t you remember? That one time When we were young and adventurous We settled on shared breath between Pine trees and our neighbors oak Tugging on leaves like they were All we could afford to......Read More
Categories: south dakota, adventure, best friend, child,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Personal Awakenings
...I have been kissed by lots of breezes. I was kissed by a passing breeze; Like the humid breeze from the Gulf of Mexico. I was kissed by a passing breeze; Like that Chicago breeze from the Win......Read More
Categories: south dakota, girl, god, people, political,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Life's Tough, Chill Friend - Try a Nap
...Life's Tough? Chill Friend! Try a Nap! An afternoon nap (for hour after one's lunch) clears the cobwebs that make eyes' lids sag, that cocoon good intentions like they were......Read More
Categories: south dakota, humor, life,
Form: Rhyme
A Lakota Mother's Prayer
...‘Wana Hin Gle’ the Lakota call me, ‘Wana Hin Gle’ my given name ‘He Who Happens Now,’ the drumbeat has found me, reaching into this moment beyond glory and fame As ‘Wana Hin Gle,’ my spirit h......Read More
Categories: south dakota, native american, prayer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dignity: of Earth and Sky
...I love art and I love history….and I love how each one is transcended when, to my joy and utter delight, the two of them are blended . On a bluff overlooking the Missouri River in South Dakota st......Read More
Categories: south dakota, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member We Have No Secrets
...If someone asked you where you’re from, And you hailed from South Dakota, You wouldn’t simply say, “Uh, Dakota.” And if you grew up in the hills of West Virginia, You’d never be inclined to say, ......Read More
Categories: south dakota, allegory, humor,
Form: Burlesque
Juvenilia: Early Poems Xi
...Juvenilia: Early Poems XI Myth by Michael R. Burch after the sprung rhythm of Dylan Thomas Here the recalcitrant wind sighs with grievance and remorse over fields of wayward gorse and th......Read More
Categories: south dakota, boy, poems, poetry, student,
Form: Rhyme
Lambs To Slaughter
...Sometimes, the very best informed remain the most naïve Cronkite in 1963, “Oswald Was The One” The Mob sat back and licked their chops, “Bobby’s Finished Now” As millions mourn in fal......Read More
Categories: south dakota, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Black Hills, South Dakota
...Gigantic pylons of wind-carved granite Form astonishing pillars of natural wonder Sculptures to rival Borglum's finest faces Perilously perched along the winding trail Punctuating the ......Read More
Categories: south dakota, history, places, vacation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Mount Rushmore
...Off to Mount Rushmore To see the presidents: Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Roosevelt, Men of enormous stature In the land of The Lakota, Keystone, South Dakota Fourteen years undertaking......Read More
Categories: south dakota, memorial, mountains, presidents day,
Form: Rhyme
After the Last Sun
...miles away from any town deep darkness falls upon plains wayside conversations at the edge of a deserted highway in solitude poets and lovers new meanings sought a blank page seeks its verse s......Read More
Categories: south dakota, allegory, good night, nature,
Form: Verse
Graves of Our Fathers
...The Black Hills are crying, our Mother forsaken Enemy boot prints where moccasins claim To live just to die in noble futility All drums beat in silence —He Sapa in shame (Pine Ridge S......Read More
Categories: south dakota, death of a friend,
Form: Rhyme
...From the Kiowa to the Cree, people sing and dance Prairies ringed with fire —a ghost returns at last (Pine Ridge South Dakota: September, 1994)......Read More
Categories: south dakota, dance, native american,
Form: Rhyme
Black Elk's Prayer
...“Fire of my words… vanish like smoke into a raging sky Blanket forever the memory of my being” (Pine Ridge South Dakota: July, 2009)......Read More
Categories: south dakota, prayer,
Form: Free verse
...One may lose his honor —but it can never be taken from him (Pine Ridge South Dakota: July, 2009)......Read More
Categories: south dakota, pride,
Form: Free verse

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