Poems About: CHICAGO
Poems on / about :
- carpe diem
229.John Hancock Otis
As to democracy, fellow citizens,
Are you not prepared to admit
That I, who inherited riches and was to the manor born,
Was second to none in Spoon River read more »Edgar Lee Masters
The T.V. houses that we see,
The outsides never seem to match
The insides - a perplexity.
Ah, plots that Hollywood does hatch. read more »Ima Ryma
Unc Sam uses armed drones to kill
So called enemies of the State.
Guilty or not - due process nil.
Call it one zap fits all fate. read more »Ima Ryma
232.Bejookee - Lincoln Park Zoo
I am Bejookee, puma queen
Of the realm of Lincoln Park Zoo.
From my ledge, I take in the scene.
If you're nearby, I'm watching you. read more »Ima Ryma
233.Leaving the Station
I step from the train
and march with the others read more »Donal Mahoney
234.Man at the Bus Stop on Halloween
The others, of course,
are more rabid than he
but less apt to show it.
Whenever he strikes, read more »Donal Mahoney
235.The Windy City
We climbed so high that day-
Recklessly in love,
I straddled the Sears Tower.
Burning desires drove us shameless, read more »Robin Bennett
I have two monuments besides this granite obelisk:
One, the house I built on the hill,
With its spires, bay windows, and roof of slate;
The other, the lake-front in Chicago, read more »Edgar Lee Masters
237.My Whole Family Is Dysfunctional
I haven’t spoken to my brother in ten years.
His brain was slammed in a car accident,
never got any therapy because dad didn’t believe in it. read more »Michael Philips
There one was a Hummingbird hotel,
in Lake Worth I remember it well. read more »Christina Sunrise
239.Lost for Good
In Southampton, England was found
My Gramps wallet lost long ago.
The finder was intent and bound,
And found my Dad in Chicago. read more »Ima Ryma
240.To Allen Ginsberg
I have been listening to you, Allen Ginsberg
I can still hear you whistling a radio tune
I can follow you through history thoughts of yours
flow into mine read more »Lex Newman