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Tallgrass Poems

Tallgrass Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of tallgrass poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for tallgrass.

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Tallgrass Ocean
Across the prairie, driving fast,
a gust of wind, I cannot pass,
I’m transfixed by rippling grass,
stop the car in this empty space,
the blades all move in staggered waves.

Cattle graze nearby, lazily,
to the motion the pay no heed,
though one stares warily at...Read More
Categories: tallgrass, america, appreciation, beauty, earth, imagery, introspection, nature,
Form: Rhyme



Hidden Beauty
Hidden beauty resides not in the grace like charms
Of coy smiles 
Painted across a gentle Madonnas face.
Nor is she vested within the chastened vows
Of saintly knights; encased Great-Helm:
Thus maketh the pale maidens meek pulse
To so fervently race!

She neither dwells in...Read More
Categories: tallgrass, beauty,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member on the surface
 The grocer still smiles at the family
Passing by his counter, owl-eyed at the
Fresh food display,
Shot down in the streets defending freedom,
While shareholders measure outcomes.
In the forest, a doe watches her fawn nibble
Plant growth-
O Holy God, save our souls!
Soldiers march...Read More
Categories: tallgrass, political,
Form: Free verse
THE LONELY BARN ON GREENPOINT ROAD
A run-down barn nestled among low and gentle hills,

it adds natural charm to a breathtaking landscape.


On sunny mornings, it adorns itself with sunrays,

making the screeching ravens flee to a shady spot.


Its paint is peeling off due to an abandoned state,

it...Read More
Categories: tallgrass, history, peace, places, seasons
Form: Couplet
Waiting for the Light
     It's quiet as he rises,
Makes his way to the kitchen,
Builds a pot of coffee,
In the dark before the morn.
Stands on the back porch,
Looks upon his Cowboy Kingdom,
And savors the perfect Stillness
As a brand new day...Read More
Categories: tallgrass, cowboy-western, faith, introspection, life, people, places, uplifting,
Form: Cowboy