Smallvilles : Real US Towns, Imagined Voices

Poems (un)inspired by the names of small towns gleaned from US census information. Any similarity between these poems and real towns is purely unbelievable.

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Yes, the names of the towns are real... the poems are not... Well, they're virtual, aren't they? Never underestimate the power of fools in large groups. graffito in bar outside US Air Base in Turkey

 Clearly adverbs should never be used in good writing.

Davis

Another from a series of poems (un)inspired by the names of small US towns

Arroz

how desparate would you be... to make a new life?

Bromide Junction

Another small town

Crow Creek

Step aside...
Cherry

DESIRE

Part of a series inspired by names of (very) small towns in the United States

Hazael

Part of a series of poems (un)inspired by the names of small US towns

Rescue

Another poem from Smalltown, Usa

Wizard Wells

Another poem(un)inspired by the name of a small town on the US Census list

Jumpertown (Edit)

A poem (un)inspired etc... this is the one that started it... blame it, not me

Zebulon

Even a small town gets visitors it might not want...

Leisure Lee

a slow small town maybe

O'Neals Crossroad

You can't hide in a small town

Nemo

a house like this in every small town

Ozone Park

Ozone Park city New York Alt. 9 Pop.9992 More ‘n’ fifty years ago: we liked Ike and so ‘Merica was just about the best: and every second rocket test inspired a park like this one here.

Ready

Tired... it's time

Kingdom Hall

Who's that knocking...?

Perdido

town: small, name found in US census, guess the rest. Edit May 21 2010

Unique

Hey these small towns have some great names!

Quintette

Jazz me, Bill, Jazz me!

Ezra

Footsore

Fudgearound

another small town with a(n un)fortunate name....

IXL

Do you?
Cherry

Mac

Just Mac
Cherry

Simplicity

but the teaser might be longer than the poem is, know what I mean?

TB Crossroads

Carry me back to old....

Vermillion

He's a drugged up truck-drivin man

Xenophon

A classic horse race

Yazoo Junction

the very last small town
Cherry

Los Alamos

Nuclear family
Cherry

Ephraim Goodfellow

Recession is nothing new...