Poems About: CHICAGO
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205.she's got that vibe
She’s got that vibe
that all our tribe
puts under raps,
and I, too, am smitten read more »gershon hepner
206.1821 Hellenic Blues
In Crete and in Mani
No cannon ever finds me…
-popular Greek song read more »Cretan Maineiac
Azriel of Gerona taught
that if you look beyond the yesh
which is the aught you’ll find the naught,
the spirit that’s behind the flesh, read more »gershon hepner
I’m keeping it smooth, stepping so tight,
a Chicago Stepper’s in the house tonight.
It’s the end of the day, I’ve been patiently waiting. read more »Cassandra Boyd
209.Fear Is What Quickens Me
Many animals that our fathers killed in America
Had quick eyes. read more »James Arlington Wright
210.St Patricks Day
March 17th is one of the best days of the year.
In Chicago the river was as green as grass.
The Irish were celebrating like it was their job.
Everyone in my family was together having a blast. read more »Mike Kearney
Yet like grandfather
I bathe before the village crow
the dry chlorine water
my only Ganges read more »A. K. Ramanujan
THEY shall arise in the States,
They shall report Nature, laws, physiology, and happiness;
They shall illustrate Democracy and the kosmos; read more »Walt Whitman
213.Poems Done On A Late Night Car
I am The Great White Way of the city:
When you ask what is my desire, I answer: read more »Carl Sandburg
214.Scrambled Eggs And Whiskey
Scrambled eggs and whiskey
in the false-dawn light. Chicago,
a sweet town, bleak, God knows,
but sweet. Sometimes. And read more »Hayden Carruth
His song remains secret.
He worked too hard to read books. ... read more »James Arlington Wright
Sunday night and the park policemen tell each other it
is dark as a stack of black cats on Lake Michigan.
A big picnic boat comes home to Chicago from the peach
farms of Saugatuck. read more »Carl Sandburg