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
I wanted to write poetry like Carl Sandburg.
I wanted to write about big cities and small towns,
about open prairies and rivers in the sky.
I wanted to write about the people: read more »Clifton King
Like a painting by Velazquez
A woman stands
Alone in the frame read more »Dilip Chitre
6.'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
7.St Patricks Day
March 17th is one of the best days of the year.
In Chicago the river was as green as grass.
The Irish were celebrating like it was their job.
Everyone in my family was together having a blast. read more »Mike Kearney
There is a place not far from here
A place that I must go
A place to escape all my troubles
The city of Chicago read more »Marissa Liebowitz
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
I was travelling the new world
and on my way from north to south
I found myself in Chicago read more »victoria mcvicar
12.Why Do I Write Such Silly Stuff?
the wind blows my window
i'ts near time to go
across the cold alley way read more »francis e.rudy
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
14.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
15.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
Eastern Conference Standings read more »Sirius White
17.Vietnam War Memorial
A block of marble
and twenty six letters of the alphabet
etch so many young names
onto history read more »William Weiyi Marr
18.Charley Plays A Tune
Charley Plays a Tune
By Michael Lee Johnson
(Version 4) read more »Michael Lee Johnson
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