Top 100 Poems About: CITY
Top 100 Poems on / about
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1.A Brook In The City
The farmhouse lingers, though averse to square
With the new city street it has to wear
A number in. But what about the brook
That held the house as in an elbow-crook? read more »Robert Frost
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.City That Does Not Sleep
In the sky there is nobody asleep. Nobody, nobody.
Nobody is asleep.
The creatures of the moon sniff and prowl about their cabins.
The living iguanas will come and bite the men who do not dream, read more »Federico García Lorca
4.A Sunset Of The City
Already I am no longer looked at with lechery or love.
My daughters and sons have put me away with marbles and dolls,
Are gone from the house.
My husband and lovers are pleasant or somewhat polite read more »Gwendolyn Brooks
5.The Alchemist In The City
My window shews the travelling clouds,
Leaves spent, new seasons, alter'd sky,
The making and the melting crowds:
The whole world passes; I stand by. read more »Gerard Manley Hopkins
The trees along this city street,
Save for the traffic and the trains,
Would make a sound as thin and sweet
As trees in country lanes. read more »Edna St. Vincent Millay
7.The City Planners
Cruising these residential Sunday
streets in dry August sunlight:
what offends us is
the sanities: read more »Margaret Atwood
8.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
9.The City In Which I Loved You
And when, in the city in which I love you,
even my most excellent song goes unanswered,
andI mount the scabbed streets,
the long shouts of avenues, read more »Li-Young Lee
Beautiful city, the centre and crater of European confusion,
O you with your passionate shriek for the rights of an equal read more »Alfred Lord Tennyson
11.A City Winter
I understand the boredom of the clerks
fatigue shifting like dunes within their eyes
a frightful nausea gumming up the works read more »Frank O'Hara
12.A Description Of A City Shower
Careful Observers may fortel the Hour
(By sure Prognosticks) when to dread a Show'r:
While Rain depends, the pensive Cat gives o'er
Her Frolicks, and pursues her Tail no more. read more »Jonathan Swift