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Tallahassee Poems

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Premium Member Some Temples


Some temples are cluttered.
Everywhere there are
wrathful-playful-sexual-vengeful-
gesturing-carousing-beckoning-
ascending-descending-riding-
weeping-flying-singing,
or just sitting around
   Gods.

The congregation ride luggage carts 
in the dead of night,
sing drunkenly, slam doors, 
or watch HBO with the volume way up,

That was a hotel in Muncie Indiana.
A temple I...Read More
Categories: tallahassee, poetry,
Form: Blank verse



Premium Member TALLAHASSEE MAN
 There was old man from Tallahassee
Who loved woman and lots of whiskey  
           That played the banjo 
         Loud and...Read More
Categories: tallahassee, humor,
Form: Limerick
Chassy
Middle age woman from Tallahassee
believed she was something very classy.
Finger rings
Brooches, things
But time had warped her hourglass chassy
...Read More
Categories: tallahassee, humor,
Form: Limerick
Night Ride
New Orleans thieved my heart at the start of spring, 
my stomach dropped along the bayou 
across to Mobile on train.
She stopped long enough to sing
in keeping with the rain. 
Atlanta's pink sky roaring, 
sore throats to spotted ring,
caught a...Read More
Categories: tallahassee, life, travel, write,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Airwave Pandemonium
With my recorder I pursued my quest
This assignment seemed like a courage test
     That’s why my boss sent me
     Knowing that fearless I’d be
Covering this race brought such happiness

Hundreds of hot air...Read More
Categories: tallahassee, adventure, confusion, funnyfootball,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member Lifeless Eyes of Ted Bundy
Lifeless were the eyes of infamous Ted Bundy
No remorse, all emotion had been doused
His gaze pierced my soul as I gave testimony
 
He maintained there’d been too much publicity
Four coeds attacked in a sorority house
Lifeless were the eyes of infamous...Read More
Categories: tallahassee, people
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Tribute to Daniel
“In this life there’s been heartache and pain”
How could I begin to find love again
Desperado walking a tightrope
I looked down and Daniel gave me hope
 
“The first time ever I saw your face”
Cold heart melted, longed for your embrace
Your compassion...Read More
Categories: tallahassee, dedication, lost lovelife, love, new york, time,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Leaving Tallahassee
A crooning owl sang me to sleep each night
From beyond the great oak that held my torn kite
 
Ripples from the pool filter heard each morn
Screened in porch that morning glories adorned
 
Spring came early for twenty-three grand years
Memories that...Read More
Categories: tallahassee, places
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Classy Lassie from Tallahassee
There once stayed a dove in Tallahassee
With blond hair the bonniest of lassies
    She helped with my writes
    Morning, noon and night
After breakfast, we started to write classy





http://www.thehighlanderspoems.com/carolyn.php...Read More
Categories: tallahassee, friendship, on writing and words, people, places
Form: Limerick
Premium Member End of the Bowden Reign
From Deion Sanders to Warrick Dunn
Bobby Bowden coached some of the best
Highly regarded by team and staff
The FSU coach withstood each test

With two national championships
And two great Heisman Trophy winners
Tallahassee fans basked in glory
Until the talent ranks grew thinner

Suddenly loyalty’s...Read More
Categories: tallahassee, angst, sports
Form: Quatrain



Diesel Ministry
He pulled into Birmingham, one cold,November day,
Having just come down from "Tulsey town" and Memphis by the way.
Time to call in to locate his next load;
"There's one I see in Tallahassee; better hit the road".
Gotta keep his big rig rollin',and...Read More
Categories: tallahassee, faith, inspirational, life, on work and working,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Tallahassee to Ormond Beach
Down in Tallahassee
An American lassie stayed
Her poetry is a joy to read
It's the way her writes displayed

Writes on subjects cool
They en captured all our thoughts
Of history and life
Our imaginations caught

To Ormond Beach she travels
Near the ocean she will be
To stay...Read More
Categories: tallahassee, friendship, inspirational, on writing and words, thank
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member An Owls Goodbye
There sits on a perch
An Owl so proud
In a forested area
With it's Tallahassee crowd
 
There will be a sad day
Drawing so near
Flapping his wings goodbye
As his eyes gently tear
 
His buddy and pal
Is moving away
To Ormond Beach
To where she will...Read More
Categories: tallahassee, animals, nature
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The James Gang - Wordslingers
High noon beckons
For this trio of men
With a flick of the wrist
And the write of their pen
 
Words transcend from thoughts to paper
Like a delicate cut, from the best draper
Images flow and picture our sight
These three Amigos, and their literal...Read More
Categories: tallahassee, friendship, inspirational, on writing and words, thank
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tallahassee Lassie
Down Tallahassee
Down Florida way
The talents of a poet
Make this Highlanders day

The writes we read
The tales she shares
Incredible words
Just make me stare

The more I read
The more I enjoy
I'm like a new kid
With it's favourite toy

As her grammar builds
The pictures show
Her mind...Read More
Categories: tallahassee, inspirationalme,
Form: Rhyme
Underneath The Tallahassee Bridge
I could not
Recognize his voice,
When I made this choice,
To sell my soul to the devil
I suppose, he wears the right clothes
We met underneath the Tallahassee Bridge
He plays a mean red fiddle, with a whiskey smile
With an Irish Jig, we dance...Read More
Categories: tallahassee, imagination
Form: Free verse
Tallahassee Driving
upon hard grey streets of asphalt I drive
through morn’s muted orange glow 
white headlights shine, red brake lights blink in time
with changing signals red, yellow, green
disoriented city visitors a hindrance to the flow
why at seven a.m.

now stopped two cars back...Read More
Categories: tallahassee, funny, parody, places,
Form: Narrative