Top 100 Poems About: CITY


In this page, poems on / about “city” are listed.
  • 1.
    The City Bushman


    It was pleasant up the country, City Bushman, where you went,
    For you sought the greener patches and you travelled like a gent;
    And you curse the trams and buses and the turmoil and the push, read more »

    Henry Lawson
  • 2.
    The City In The Sea

    Lo! Death has reared himself a throne
    In a strange city lying alone
    Far down within the dim West,
    Where the good and the bad and the worst and the best read more »

    Edgar Allan Poe
  • 3.
    Come, Here Is Adieu To The City

    COME, here is adieu to the city
    And hurrah for the country again.
    The broad road lies before me
    Watered with last night's rain. read more »

    Robert Louis Stevenson
  • 4.
    Once I Pass'D Through A Populous City


    ONCE I pass'd through a populous city, imprinting my brain, for
    future use, with its shows, architecture, customs, and
    traditions; read more »

    Walt Whitman
  • 5.
    City Of Orgies


    CITY of orgies, walks and joys!
    City whom that I have lived and sung in your midst will one day make
    you illustrious, read more »

    Walt Whitman
  • 6.
    The City Dead-House


    BY the City Dead-House, by the gate,
    As idly sauntering, wending my way from the clangor,
    I curious pause--for lo! an outcast form, a poor dead prostitute read more »

    Walt Whitman
  • 7.
    City Of Ships


    CITY of ships!
    (O the black ships! O the fierce ships!
    O the beautiful, sharp-bow'd steam-ships and sail-ships!) read more »

    Walt Whitman
  • 8.
    Leaving White King City

    White King City I left at dawn
    in the morning-glow of the clouds;
    The thousand miles to Chiang-ling
    we sailed in a single day. read more »

    Li Po
  • 9.
    Beleaguered City, The

    I have read, in some old, marvellous tale,
    Some legend strange and vague,
    That a midnight host of spectres pale
    Beleaguered the walls of Prague. read more »

    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • 10.
    To One Who Has Been Long In City Pent


    To one who has been long in city pent,
    'Tis very sweet to look into the fair
    And open face of heaven,--to breathe a prayer read more »

    John Keats
  • 11.
    To The City Of Bombay

    The Cities are full of pride,
    Challenging each to each --
    This from her mountain-side,
    That from her burthened beach. read more »

    Rudyard Kipling
  • 12.
    The Inner City

    The old house sagged like an empty sack,
    a stark testimony to its slow decay,
    but it was still peopled front to back,
    swarming like bees as they say. read more »

    Adger Jackson
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