Poems About: CHICAGO
Poems on / about :
- carpe diem
73.Chicago [1920's slang]
Left my dump, off to the cafe
Ankling it, no need for a hack
I'm a johnnie walker
Stopped a bit to jaw a little read more »R.K. Cowles
74.I Like Canadians
I like Canadians.
They are so unlike Americans.
They go home at night.
Their cigarettes don't smell bad. read more »Ernest Hemingway
75.Visiting a Dead Man on a Summer Day
In flat America, in Chicago,
Graceland cemetery on the German North Side.
Forty feet of Corinthian candle
celebrate Pullman embedded read more »Marge Piercy
76.'I'm In Love With You'
I'm in love with you,
I fell in love with you during a difficult situation.
I adore the brisk wind that lifts up off of the lake,
that pertrudes to my face. read more »Sallie Marie Tompkins
77.My birthday was different this year
As I was rummaging through
the file boxes my wife had left for me
in the garage
I found a yellow legal pad read more »Oscar Mireles
78.Hadiya Pendleton, Chicago Honor Student, (In Memorial) R.I.P.
She participated in the inaugural festivities in Washington, D.C.,
15 years old, King College Prep Marching Band, she would see,
President Barrack Obama & history in the making for a 2nd time,
Back home in Chicago, dismissed from school early, all was fine. read more »Luke Easter
The sky is bluest
in the clean, thin mountain air
of Santa Fe.
Seven days in the city read more »Esteban Arellano
80.Chick-Fil-A vs. Chicago
With all the violence going on in the world there is one controversy,
And it is not about an Alderman's or Chicago Mayor's idiosyncrasy,
It has to do with all pertinent things notwithstanding, a Chick-Fill-A,
The denial of opening an eatery because of what the owner had to say. read more »Luke Easter
O chansons foregoing
You were a seven days' wonder.
When you came out in the magazines
You created considerable stir in Chicago, read more »Ezra Pound
If the excursion train to Peoria
Had just been wrecked, I might have escaped with my life --
Certainly I should have escaped this place.
But as it was burned as well, they mistook me read more »Edgar Lee Masters
went to his death
singing Annie Laurie;
didn't another have read more »Lola Ridge
NEITHER rose leaves gathered in a jar-respectably in Boston-these-nor drops of Christ blood for a chalice-decently in Philadelphia or Baltimore. read more »Carl Sandburg