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Southland Poems - Poems about Southland

Southland Poems - Examples of all types of poems about southland 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 southland.
Premium Member Canary Collusion
...It was after Mom’s dad passed her mom bought canaries. Grams felt life less lonely, I think, with their singing, and gave her idea that flying the coop to live close to my mom could be Southland f......Read More
Categories: southland, humor, political, race, ,
Form: Rhyme

Jesse rode with Quantrill
...Jesse rode with Quantrill as did his brother Frank They were soldiers of the southland before they robbed a bank Quantrill was a hero to the southern rebels when He sort of lost control of his sen......Read More
Categories: southland, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Southern Joy
...Metronome heart beats in 4/4 time while mandolin chimes in staccato voice. In the background, guitar hums and banjo sings. Bluegrass echoes across southern winds; blues and mountain musi......Read More
Categories: southland, fun, guitar, happy, inspiration,
Form: Haibun
Odyssey from Africa - Stargazing 1
...King Ptolemy the Second (cont.) Sleek of line for speedy sailing It was rugged in construction Several layers of well cured timber Lined the hull and bridge and gunwales There were four ......Read More
Categories: southland, adventure, africa, history, mythology,
Form: Narrative
Odyssey from Africa 15c
...Odyssey from Africa 15c (Southland, continued...) Being rich in skill and talent He soon gained the feel and measure Of the boomerang’s employment Sent it arching near the treetops Then ......Read More
Categories: southland, adventure, africa, history, humanity,
Form: Narrative

Odyssey from Africa 15b
...Odyssey from Africa 15b (Southland) “Like an antelope in stature Yet they hopped along like sparrows! On big hind limbs like a rabbit’s With a rat-like tail behind them “At the sight of su......Read More
Categories: southland, adventure, africa, history, humanity,
Form: Narrative
Odyssey from Africa 14g 15a
...Odyssey from Africa 14g “This research by young Alinda Tells us something most important For we find upon our beaches Plants that are entirely different “From the flora on our island Or ......Read More
Categories: southland, adventure, africa, history, mythology,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Week 3 - Brian's Poet Of Note - 'Richard Wilbur Part 1'
...Imitation! Creative Compliment, Lacking in Originality, or Plagiarism? This week takes me back to college days. I was taking a graduate course (as a Physics major) in 'Modern Poets' at the Univ......Read More
Categories: southland, love, poetry, poets, ,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tinkering Hands
...We would like to eat steaks in Alaska or fry battered mushrooms, but the there is money to be made in the Southland. The irises bloom here thickly, and roses bleed, while tinkering hands use......Read More
Categories: southland, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Haiku: Winter Of Our Discontent
...fall’s foliage wingless man too longs for a southland - future mist defined Brian Johnston December 19, 2015......Read More
Categories: southland, life,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member For Love Of -----
...In a house by a highway by a railroad Eyes open to a self-set sleep-destroying buzzer That waking mind impudently pretends To ignore. Penetrating the window barrier The air conducts a heavy......Read More
Categories: southland, life, nostalgia, , Lullaby,
Form: Blank verse
It's Just This Life I'm Living
...Well, I woke up this morning Put my blue jeans on Drank my morning coffee Answered the telephone Had another assignment Another body had to die No need to ask what for It was my trades ......Read More
Categories: southland, business,
Form: I do not know?
In the Southland of My Youth
...The fall birds sing a sweet refrain, The melodies from my youth Surge forth to bind me to the land. The darkened trail by the pasture vale Comes into view as the leaves pass through On their mys......Read More
Categories: southland, thanksgiving,
Form: Blank verse
A Prayer for the South: 2011 Tornado Outbreak
...So many lives lost, so many hearts shattered Across the Deep South, twisters shook all that mattered All over our nation, heads are bowed to mourn A show of support for the weather’s war torn The......Read More
Categories: southland, dedication, inspirational, natural disasters
Form: Rhyme
Complex (for RG)
...All my mortgage years This featherless gosling flightless Kept chickens for peers Suffering gravity's wretched pain While dreaming of the southland Coded in my bones Like a chicken I circled ......Read More
Categories: southland, education
Form: Verse

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