Urban Poems | Examples of Urban Poetry

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
On the Verge Foss, Dennis Free verse angst, anxiety, conflict, culture, urban,
Premium Member Poem Snowy Stories Scythe, Vermillion Free verse urban, winter, words,
the digital war Tan, Haoxi Rhyme urban,
Society James, Furrow Free verse black african american, culture, urban,
Living Legend Eminem Trim, Nick Rhyme celebrity, epic, god, hero, urban, usa, visionary, wisdom,
Meditate before clossing street Scutts, Julian Burlesque urban,
Premium Member Poem Unordinary Food Lee Sr., James Edward Free verse assonance, celebration, endurance, urban,
Legend of the Leeds Lions Haigh, Robert Narrative animal, surreal, time, urban,
Premium Member Poem Take Our Kids Back From The Streets Chiri, Brenda Rhyme abuse, black african american, urban, youth,
THE SUBWAY Augustovskaya, Nata Verse deep, moving on, travel, urban,
Premium Member Poem Still Fuming Ellison, Jack Limerick urban,
Midnight Sun Jenkins, Kenneth R. ABC betrayal, life, night, society, urban,
Urban Joy Anish, Matthew Senryu urban,
Premium Member Poem Urban Fear Kimathi, Teddy Free verse africa, crazy, culture, dark, urban,
Premium Member Poem In the Way Robinson Jr., Freddie Bio urban,
Urban Tale Anish, Matthew Ballad urban,
A View of New York of the 1950s John, Andrew Free verse urban,
Turning Tricks Welch, David Rhyme corruption, dark, death, lust, urban,
Premium Member Poem Hot Summer Days Of Old Chiri, Brenda Rhyme cheer up, children, for urban, water,
Tonight we are calm Gwena, Kenny Free verse community, peace, philosophy, silence, urban, wind,
One-way Street Taner, A.O. Verse dedication, emotions, how i urban,
Summer Heat Anish, Matthew Senryu urban,
ISEYIN GafariAbiodun OMBADA, Rasaq Bio africa, allegory, thanksgiving, together, urban,
Cruising the hardened streets Lovechild, Suburban Free verse adventure, city, dark, hip urban,
Black Tears Sriram, Manasvini Blank verse angst, heartbreak, metaphor, repetition, urban,
The Police Radio Warren, Paul Ballad urban,
The Piano bauer, ilene Rhyme urban,
Premium Member Poem Urban Culture Kimathi, Teddy Free verse humorous, identity, imagery, life, urban, vanity,
Dublin bauer, ilene Rhyme urban, vacation,
The city person's ballad: urban versus rural Kgaswane, Mpho Ballad city, class, community, journey, urban,
City McLeod, Trevor Quatrain bio, grief, pollution, urban, water,
Premium Member Poem Hillstreet Blues Lee Sr., James Edward Lyric adventure, courage, hero, hope, urban,
Betsy Meek and Mild Wade, Vivien Rhyme urban,
Broadway Avenue Panhandler Gagliardi, Annette Dramatic monologue addiction, culture, destiny, humanity, urban,
THE WAR Black, Adam Free verse america, beautiful, confusion, science urban, visionary, weather,
Exasperated Inc Gwena, Kenny Lyric character, conflict, culture, rap, urban,
Premium Member Poem Urban Blight Cozart, Dale Gregory Free verse anger, angst, anxiety, class, urban,
Premium Member Poem Yard Sale Adams, PAT Acrostic city, clothes, people, urban,
different strokes Ferns, Lorraine Haiku urban,
A third world city with a revolutionary aspect alonzo, victoria Free verse urban,
Golden arches Pullen, Charles Light Poetry food, humorous, introspection, silly, urban,
Premium Member Poem Breaking It Down Robinson Jr., Freddie Verse courage, spiritual, truth, urban,
Grand theft Audio fields, verlecia Bio community, dance, freedom, humorous, urban,
Urban Legend Davey, Brian Couplet hero, judgement, society, urban,
Damdam Tano, Precioso Free verse adventure, creation, imagination, urban,
Forgive me for being lost Duffy, Alex Free verse courage, deep, meaningful, society, urban,
Premium Member Poem A Bleak City Kimathi, Teddy Free verse africa, corruption, imagery, life, urban,
DMV fields, verlecia Lyric desire, fantasy, freedom, hip urban,
Premium Member Poem The Hellhound - from mythology Hopkins-Drewer, Cecelia Rubaiyat urban,
Behind Goggles Chalise, Deepak Blank verse urban, violence,
Premium Member Poem Healing Kimathi, Teddy Narrative addiction, drug, imagery, life, urban,
Premium Member Poem Breakfast in a Brooklyn Diner Simmonds, Rita A. Free verse city, confusion, food, new urban,
A Welcomed Escape Carter, Brandon Lyric angst, anxiety, how i urban,
Premium Member Poem On Turning Fifty Kimathi, Teddy Narrative age, change, growing up, urban,
Neighbourhood Splotch Morfett, Andy Free verse conflict, funny, identity, urban,
At the Curb Abis, Manuel Free verse urban,
At Home Abis, Manuel Free verse urban,
Premium Member Poem Faceless Man Kimathi, Teddy Narrative dark, fantasy, imagery, murder, urban,
Rush Hour 24-7 Chaos, Creative Haiku city, culture, cute love, urban,
The legendary Hookerman Smith, Jeremy Narrative conflict, dark, death, imagination, urban,
FOUR LOVE AFFAIRS Beck, Sidney Free verse urban,
Happy Birthday KEKEN fields, verlecia Bio america, birthday, celebration, happy urban,
Matt The Librarian Crisci, Andrew Rhyme addiction, appreciation, books, career, urban,
Omaha S U N Pullen, Charles Free verse cool, culture, deep, eulogy, urban,
Sweet Digression Godwin Holiday, Emenaha Free verse home, muse, passion, song, urban,
Premium Member Poem Waiter and Waiting Kimathi, Teddy Rhyme crazy, fantasy, funny, hilarious, urban,
Premium Member Poem To Gregory Pardlo, Pulitzer Prize Winner M.e., Poet Rhyme assonance, black african american, urban,
Territory bauer, ilene Rhyme urban,
My Facebook Friends Boat, Ike Dramatic Verse analogy, friend, friendship, hello, urban, usa, youth,
Motion Jain, Aloke I do not know? urban,
Late at Night Anish, Matthew Concrete urban,
Sunset in New York Anish, Matthew Free verse urban,
City Lights - Re - Visited Anish, Matthew Free verse urban,
Confession of the Broken Baskerville, George I do not know? addiction, black african american, urban,
Premium Member Poem Hard Life Kimathi, Teddy Narrative deep, imagery, life, society, urban, vanity, voice,
A Trip to the Zoo Smith-Johnsen, Dane Ann Monorhyme urban,
Downtown in the Summer McLaughlin, Madeleine Free verse urban,
Premium Member Poem She wants fast life Kimathi, Teddy Narrative imagery, life, sad, teen, urban, vanity,
Facebook Grushco, Russell Rhyme friendship, life, love, true urban, wisdom,
There Once Was a Long Vanished England Halling, Carl Free verse childhood, england, history, life, urban,
Santa Ho Ho Ho's fields, verlecia Lyric christmas, december, fantasy, hip urban,
PENTHOUSE IN THE SKY Walker, Sonia Haiku urban,
Levi Jeans Knight, Tyshawn Ballad beautiful, black african american, urban,
Sonic Youth thomson, andy Sonnet bio, guitar, integrity, music, urban,
Premium Member Poem Haunts Thompson, Janis Quatrain urban,
Real Rowe, Jahfari Rhyme black african american, urban,
Ghettos and Garrisons Rowe, Jahfari Light Poetry urban,
City Lights Forever Anish, Matthew Concrete urban,
LIVERPOOL BALANDI, YASEMIN Free verse allegory, appreciation, assonance, city, urban, water,
Premium Member Poem My Kind of Town Kimathi, Teddy Free verse change, city, imagery, life, urban,
Premium Member Poem THE HUNT Kimathi, Teddy Free verse city, deep, imagery, jobs, urban,
Train to White City Cleaver-Bascombe, Karen Prose Poetry how i feel, humorous, urban,
Premium Member Poem Freakshow Club Kimathi, Teddy Narrative dark, halloween, horror, night, urban,
City Lights Monteverdi, Jenny I do not know? addiction, city, drink, recovery urban, youth,
Burg of Hue And Cry Flower, Moon Monoku adventure, people, travel, urban,
Premium Member Poem Nairobi Kimathi, Teddy Free verse life, money, poverty, success, urban, work,
Premium Member Poem Melancholy Kimathi, Teddy Free verse identity, imagery, life, sad, urban,
Premium Member Poem Stinking Memories Kimathi, Teddy Narrative drink, history, imagery, memory, urban,
Strange New Reality Anish, Matthew Free verse urban,
Premium Member Poem Society Kimathi, Teddy Free verse humanity, identity, imagery, life, urban,