Poems About: CHICAGO
Poems on / about :
- carpe diem
241.Lake Michi - Gone
Lake Michigan and the Great Lakes
Have ups and downs since glacier day.
But thanks to human made mistakes,
Lake Michigan will go away. read more »Ima Ryma
242.Bushman - Lincoln Park Zoo
He came to the Lincoln Park Zoo
38 pounds and two years old,
A gorilla destined to do
A starring role, by grabbing hold read more »Ima Ryma
243.White Lipped Deer - Lincoln Park Zoo
I'm called a white lipped deer - guess why?
Let me give you a heads up hint.
All my white mouth markings - good eye!
To browse and graze - my lips well spent. read more »Ima Ryma
244.Bejookee - Lincoln Park Zoo
I am Bejookee, puma queen
Of the realm of Lincoln Park Zoo.
From my ledge, I take in the scene.
If you're nearby, I'm watching you. read more »Ima Ryma
Many would take it
as the midway station to heaven
nineteen hundred miles up
can heaven be far away? read more »William Weiyi Marr
246.Black History Month
A pretty black girl in Chicago takes a stray bullet to the back,
another Mother standing beside a dark grave, while white America arms.
A black boy shot in the face getting groceries for his waiting Mom,
a congress so dumb white blind, they can't see this as wrong! read more »Alexander Downie
Unc Sam uses armed drones to kill
So called enemies of the State.
Guilty or not - due process nil.
Call it one zap fits all fate. read more »Ima Ryma
248.Maku - Lincoln Park Zoo
A black rhino, Maku's the name.
Not really black, more reddish brown.
Endangered species - that's a shame.
But I'm safe in Chicago town. read more »Ima Ryma
249.Harbor Seal - Lincoln Park Zoo
'Twas time to come to Chicago,
So this harbor seal hit the road,
Hitchhiked from Sea World, doncha know!
Blessings upon me were bestowed. read more »Ima Ryma
250.The Wrist-Snatcher -new-
The others, of course,
are more rabid than I
but less apt to show it.
Whenever I strike, read more »Donal Mahoney
Childhood rememberances are
always a drag if you're Black read more »Nikki Giovanni
The television show
Hosted by Charles Kuralt
And now Charles Osgood
Is a weekly meditation read more »Jim Boone