Top 100 Poems About: CITY


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

    Cruising these residential Sunday
    streets in dry August sunlight:
    what offends us is
    the sanities: read more »

    Margaret Atwood
  • 4.
    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
  • 5.
    On The Amtrak From Boston To New York City

    The white woman across the aisle from me says 'Look,
    look at all the history, that house
    on the hill there is over two hundred years old, '
    as she points out the window past me read more »

    Sherman Alexie.
  • 6.
    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
  • 7.
    City Trees

    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
  • 8.
    Beautiful City

    Beautiful city

    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
  • 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
  • 10.
    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
  • 11.
    Block City

    What are you able to build with your blocks?
    Castles and palaces, temples and docks.
    Rain may keep raining, and others go roam,
    But I can be happy and building at home. read more »

    Robert Louis Stevenson
  • 12.
    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
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