In this page, poems on / about “chicago” are listed.

  • 13.

    O chansons foregoing
    You were a seven days' wonder.
    When you came out in the magazines
    You created considerable stir in Chicago, read more »

  • 14.

    April doesnt hurt here
    Like it does in New England
    The ground
    Vast and brown read more »

  • 15.
    Song At Sunset

    SPLENDOR of ended day, floating and filling me!
    Hour prophetic--hour resuming the past!
    Inflating my throat--you, divine average! read more »

  • 16.
    Starting From Paumanok

    STARTING from fish-shape Paumanok, where I was born,
    Well-begotten, and rais'd by a perfect mother;
    After roaming many lands--lover of populous pavements; read more »

  • 17.
    Changing Of The Seasons

    Oh the changing of the seasons it's a pretty thing to see
    And though I find this balmy weather pleasin' read more »

  • 18.
    The Initiate

    St. John of the Cross wore dark glasses
    As he passed me on the street.
    St. Theresa of Avila, beautiful and grave,
    Turned her back on me. read more »

  • 19.
    Prophecy of a Ten Ton Cheese

    <i>In presenting this delicate, dainty morsel to the imagination of the people, I believed that it could be realized. I viewed the machine that turned and raised the mamoth cheese, and saw the powerful machine invented by James Ireland at the West Oxford companies factory to turn the great and fine cheese he was making there. This company with but little assistance could produce a ten ton cheese.</i>

    Who hath prophetic vision sees read more »

  • 20.
    Fear Is What Quickens Me


    Many animals that our fathers killed in America
    Had quick eyes. read more »

  • 21.

    Mamie beat her head against the bars of a little Indiana town and dreamed of romance and big things off somewhere the way the railroad trains all ran.
    She could see the smoke of the engines get lost down where the streaks of steel flashed in the sun and when the newspapers came in on the morning mail she knew there was a big Chicago far off, where all the trains ran.
    She got tired of the barber shop boys and the post office chatter and the church gossip and the old pieces the band played on the Fourth of July and Decoration Day
    And sobbed at her fate and beat her head against the bars and was going to kill herself read more »

  • 22.
    A proper trewe idyll of camelot

    Whenas ye plaisaunt Aperille shoures have washed and purged awaye
    Ye poysons and ye rheums of earth to make a merrie May,
    Ye shraddy boscage of ye woods ben full of birds that syng
    Right merrilie a madrigal unto ye waking spring, read more »

  • 23.
    Visiting a Dead Man on a Summer Day

    In flat America, in Chicago,
    Graceland cemetery on the German North Side.
    Forty feet of Corinthian candle
    celebrate Pullman embedded read more »

  • 24.
    I Like Canadians

    I like Canadians.
    They are so unlike Americans.
    They go home at night.
    Their cigarettes don't smell bad. read more »

New Chicago Poems

  1. Who Says India Is Not Secular? Do Not Mi.., Bijay Kant Dubey
  2. Taza - Lincoln Park Zoo, Ima Ryma
  3. Resurrection Mary, Ima Ryma
  4. Always Family, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  5. Evening Song, Sherwood Anderson
  6. My Kind of Town, Ima Ryma
  7. Go for a Walk, Ima Ryma
  8. Judy's Father and Mine, Donal Mahoney
  9. An Ode To Swami Vivekananda, Tushar Ray
  10. Chicago blues, Cee Bea
  11. International TV Preacher, Saiom Shriver
  12. May Day, Md. Ziaul Haque
  13. Heron Here At - Lincoln Park Zoo, Ima Ryma
  14. Jackie Robinson West, Ima Ryma
  15. Belissima, Patricia Spears Jones
  16. The Ghost and the Darkness, Ima Ryma
  17. Riding Schwinns in '56, Donal Mahoney
  18. Destiantion On Route 66, Eve White
  19. Mountain Throne, Midnights Voice
  20. Vendémiaire Wednesdays, sasha yarlexolnikov
  21. In Search Of Americans, Joe Sadeghloo
  22. Behind the Barn with Carol Ann, Donal Mahoney
  23. War on Gang Terror, Ima Ryma
  24. Oh, Rahm, Oh, Rahm Emmanuel, John F. McCullagh
  25. The Lovesong of Emmett Till (1996), Anthony Walton
  26. A poem To Barbra Ort, Oliver .........
  27. Walker Evans, Allen Braden
  28. Madman in Remission, Donal Mahoney
  29. Orpheus Hops a Freight, Leonard Kress
  30. Crackling Again, Donal Mahoney
  31. People Who Live Above Stores, Donal Mahoney
  32. Lake Michigan, Kate Harrington
  33. To Conjure Up, Kevin Kiely
  34. The Corner of Wells and Madison, Donal Mahoney
  35. Those Good Tomatoes, Donal Mahoney
  36. Caseworker Determining Eligibility, Donal Mahoney
  37. Caseworker: Yams and Plantain, Donal Mahoney
  38. The Copyreader, Donal Mahoney
  39. Michelle Obama Tribute, Susan King Saunders
  40. Swinging Doors, horace p sternwall
  41. The Great Chicago Fire, Thomas Koron
  42. Cats At Their Bowls Lapping, Donal Mahoney
  43. On the Sparrow: No Blame, Ed Roberson
  44. Crowned Lemurs Like Lincoln Park Zoo, Ima Ryma
  45. Evening, Just Before Twilight, Esteban Arellano
  46. To Robert Hayden, Eduardo C. Corral
  47. The Missed Free Throws, Donal Mahoney
  48. Cubbie Clark, Ima Ryma
  49. Shall I Compare She to A Chicago Winter, Lore Me34
  50. Snowy Owl - Lincoln Park Zoo, Ima Ryma
  51. It's All in the Wrists, Said Ted Bundy, Donal Mahoney
  52. Gentleman, Jaipal Singh
  53. The Skinny On Fatty's Cafe, Donal Mahoney
  54. Jennifer, Joseph Narusiewicz
  55. Any Englishman To His Son, A. P. Herbert
  56. Whirls, Carl Sandburg
  57. Real Estate News, Carl Sandburg
  58. Portrait, Carl Sandburg
  59. Between Trayvon Shooting & Zimmerman Ver.., Luke Easter
  60. Making Rhythmic Memories, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  61. Poor Humor, Lonnie Hicks
  62. The Doorman And The Dormouse, Ivo Cosentino
  63. Chicago, Morgan Michaels
  64. Lemon Underwear, Donal Mahoney
  65. Ion, Stan Petrovich
  66. Cub and Flub, Ima Ryma
  67. Bending, Grabbing, Sorting, Donal Mahoney
  68. Winter on Astor Street, Donal Mahoney
  69. Mixed Couple on the Morning Train, Donal Mahoney
  70. Nikki-Rosa, Nikki Giovanni
  71. The Wrist-Snatcher, Donal Mahoney
  72. Charlie Parker (In Loving Memory Of Sal .., Shijin Taigu
  73. Rock n Roll, Moses Samandar
  74. Before I Sally Off, Donal Mahoney
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