Top 100 Poems About: CHICAGO
Top 100 Poems on / about
- carpe diem
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
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
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
Now tidy your house,
dust especially your living room
and do not forget to name
all your children. read more »A. K. Ramanujan
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
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.The Great Chicago Fire
The great Chicago Fire, friends,
Will never be forgot;
In the history of Chicago
It will remain a darken spot. read more »Julia Ann Moore