Top 100 Poems About: CHICAGO


In this page, poems on / about “chicago” are listed.
  • 1.
    Chicago

    Hog Butcher for the World,
    Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat,
    Player with Railroads and the Nation's Freight Handler;
    Stormy, husky, brawling, read more »

    Carl Sandburg
  • 2.
    Chicago Poet

    I saluted a nobody.
    I saw him in a looking-glass.
    He smiled--so did I.
    He crumpled the skin on his forehead, frowning--so did I. read more »

    Carl Sandburg
  • 3.
    A Garden In Chicago

    In the mid-city, under an oiled sky,
    I lay in a garden of such dusky green
    It seemed the dregs of the imagination.
    Hedged round by elegant spears of iron fence read more »

    Karl Shapiro
  • 4.
    (poem) (Chicago) (The Were-Age)

    'My age, my beast!' - Osip Mandelstam

    On the lips a taste of tolling we are blind
    The light drifts like dust over faces read more »

    Bill Knott
  • 5.
    Chicago

    Men said at vespers: 'All is well!'
    In one wild night the city fell;
    Fell shrines of prayer and marts of gain
    Before the fiery hurricane. read more »

    John Greenleaf Whittier
  • 6.
    Chicago Zen

    Now tidy your house,
    dust especially your living room
    and do not forget to name
    all your children. read more »

    A. K. Ramanujan
  • 7.
    Chicago Weather

    To-day, fair Thisbe, winsome girl!
    Strays o'er the meads where daisies blow,
    Or, ling'ring where the brooklets purl,
    Laves in the cool, refreshing flow. read more »

    Eugene Field
  • 8.
    Welcome To The Chicago Commercial Club

    CHICAGO sounds rough to the maker of verse;
    One comfort we have--Cincinnati sounds worse; read more »

    Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • 9.
    Hymn For The Fair At Chicago

    O GOD! in danger's darkest hour,
    In battle's deadliest field,
    Thy name has been our Nation's tower,
    Thy truth her help and shield. read more »

    Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • 10.
    Tough Streets Of Chicago

    Tough streets of Chicago, you made me who I am.
    Tough streets of Chicago, for me you had a plan.
    You forced me to observe, what kids my age did not.
    You taught me to look and see, always looking for a plot. read more »

    rico avila
  • 11.
    Chicago Streets

    So good to be home
    and out of the heat.
    All those excess people reminded I'm alone
    as I explored the busy Chicago streets. read more »

    Delilah Miller
  • 12.
    Poem (Chicago)

    'My age, my beast!' - Osip Mandelstam

    On the lips a taste of tolling we are blind
    The light drifts like dust over faces read more »

    Bill Knott
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