Top 100 Poems About: CHICAGO
Top 100 Poems on / about
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1.A Poem For Myself
(or Blues for a Mississippi Black Boy)
I was born in Mississippi;
I walked barefooted thru the mud. read more »Etheridge Knight
2.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
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
Like a painting by Velazquez
A woman stands
Alone in the frame read more »Dilip Chitre
5.'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
6.Evening, Just Before Twilight
forty miles west of Chicago,
in a frozen field.
Snow spirits appear and disappear read more »Esteban Arellano
I am surprised by the streets of Chicago
when the palm of winter grips them with snow
as if to forgive the city’s mistakes
and give it a canvas that’s new, white, and clean– read more »Brian Maloney
Chicago why do you have to change?
chicago acting so plan
chicago your better than what the people
say your the first thing that comes to mind read more »everette johnson
As the young man walks threw his streets dispersion
His brain rattled like it was urgent read more »Donte Trezevant
I've dreampt of living in Chicago all my life.
I'd roam around and do what I please,
not thinking about yesterday's problem or tomorrow's tasks.
I'd sulk in the energy just thinking about here and now, read more »Cadence Hanshew
I was travelling the new world
and on my way from north to south
I found myself in Chicago read more »victoria mcvicar
Roaming somewhere in the universe
a clang from an anvil
or a hollow resonance from the woods
is yet to reach me read more »William Weiyi Marr
13.A Moving Chicago's Seasoned Memories
For old Saint Patty's Day is approaching
from just around the corner, with the
inevitable commencing of springs true
greenness from the wonders of Mother Nature read more »Derek Johnson
Chicago ice nights
on the Loop
peering into windows read more »Terry L. Young
15.To Conjure Up
I went absent leaving you for Chicago
The hotel became a hospital
I signed my committal form at reception read more »Kevin Kiely
16.Chicago through my eyes
Chicago is a city that never sleeps
From parties to clubs to talk shows and make over’s
Wake up to the sound of a bird that peeps
To men that acts like a 4 leaf clover. read more »tationa triplett
17.The Lovesong of Emmett Till (1996)
More than likely she was Irish
or Italian, a sweet child who knew him
only as a shy clown. read more »Anthony Walton
Rid the darkness from my life
Open rooms with welcome light
Warm my heart with loving flame
And soothe my soul again, again read more »Gus Oloroso
19.The Red Flag
The people's flag is deepest red
It shrouded oft our martyred dead
And ere their limbs grew stiff and cold
Their hearts' blood dyed to every fold read more »James Connell
20.The Doorman And The Dormouse
I have noticed this semester,
that the ant has antennas!
Derek made fun of me
because I didn't know this before! read more »Ivo Cosentino