Poems About: CHICAGO
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37.'Shoe Shine Boy'
Chicago train station, midst their porcelain tunnels
You would hear this young voice cry.
' Shine! ', 'Fifty cents! '
As daily commuters rushing home would pass on by. read more »Linda Winchell
From villages in Iowa,
Indiana, Minnesota and Nebraska
and from towns in the Dakotas,
Wisconsin and Michigan, read more »Donal Mahoney
Your violet eyes, your black hair flying in the wind. I glance out the window and see the highway we're on. I wonder when we'll get there. to the city I've choosen to stay for college.
You spoke to me, saying we'll be there soon. You hold my hand on the seat of your truck. The truck you'll be selling, for a motorcycle. i smile, remembering how excited he was when he told me. read more »Lea Wilson
40.Travel Haiku - Chicago, my other Paris
Paris read more »john tiong chunghoo
Blithe humour yearns for
Pridian vagaries before now,
Trusting the mooring of able
Ships on clear waters of read more »Nkwachukwu Ogbuagu
The Chicago style hot dog is
An all beef frankfurter cooked done,
Steamed, boiled or grilled the vendors' biz,
Then put on a poppy seed bun. read more »Ima Ryma
43.Letter to Annie Far Away
up in my rooom,
I try to finish a poem
but Chicago is hot read more »Donal Mahoney
44.Trumpeter Swans - Lincoln Park Zoo
In 1868, we came -
Two trumpeter swans - what to do
In Chicago, and so to fame
We turned into Lincoln Park Zoo. read more »Ima Ryma
45.Scene from Yom Kippur 1972
It's Yom Kippur
this screaming hot day
in Chicago 1972.
An intermittent parade read more »Donal Mahoney
Clean the spittoons, boy.
Atlantic City, read more »Langston Hughes
LA to Chicago
eight state snake
the road not traveled
any more read more »Astral Shepherd
48.CHICAGO ART INSTITUTE
They got these two big stone lions
fronting Michigan Avenue
in downtown Chicago read more »Michael Pruchnicki