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
forty miles west of Chicago,
in a frozen field.
Snow spirits appear and disappear read more »Esteban Arellano
Like a painting by Velazquez
A woman stands
Alone in the frame read more »Dilip Chitre
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
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
8.'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
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
10.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
Home is where the heart is
If its true
Why am I so uncomfortable here? read more »Charlotte Lidia
I was travelling the new world
and on my way from north to south
I found myself in Chicago read more »victoria mcvicar
13.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
As the young man walks threw his streets dispersion
His brain rattled like it was urgent read more »Donte Trezevant
Chicago ice nights
on the Loop
peering into windows read more »Terry L. Young
Eastern Conference Standings read more »Sirius White
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
18.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
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
20.Providential Hope In The Windy City
The streets of chicago
are settled by raindrops in this spring
Each sound surrounded by trumpets read more »Albrando Lucino
21.Night Cruise On Lake Michigan
Standing on top of a skyscraper
one can no doubt pick the stars with ease
yet from here it seems more likely
that the stars descend from the sky themselves read more »William Weiyi Marr
This poem was written for someone very special to me, who recently received her Masters Degree from Loyola University, Chicago, IL:
We all a certain someone have, read more »Janice McCann
There once was a man from Chicago,
Whose greed took his pride to a new low,
While eavesdropping one day,
The Feds heard Blagojevich say, read more »Dick Mays
24.Chilly ChicagoChristian Allen