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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
Premium Member Poem Autumn Colours , Death So Bold Lindley, Robert Quintain (English)appreciation,autumn,beaut
Premium Member Poem Darkness Wraps My Pain Lindley, Robert Free versebetrayal,dark,death,depre
Oh Daddy Costello, Christine Rhymeabuse,anger,dad,death,fat
Premium Member Poem NOTHINGNESS Enriquez, Leon Sonnetdeath,
Just A Thought DelOrfano, Christopher Rhymebullying,creation,death,d
Two-Legged Jackasses Stevenson, Jerry Kimoanger,conflict,death,emot
The Gift of Prayer stephens, theresa Verseblessing,death,faith,insp
The End Sikorska, Danka I do not know?death,light,stars,
Helpless Rudas, Markee Rhymeabuse,conflict,death,good
A battle with life A. Sharma, Dr. Upma Haikuangst,death,life,
Rainbow Banerjee, Prasenjit Free versedeath,future,
Love and Death vaso, arthur Light Poetrybirthday,death,
Hero of the Night X, Ace I do not know?death,depression,family,l
POW Boskovski, Chris Free versedeath,depression,lonely,l
Discriminatory Sheffield, Nakym Free verseamerica,black african ame
Bonnie and Clyde johnson, randy Rhymedeath,evil,may,murder,vio
Genocide-Holodomor Nance, Casarah Prose Poetrydeath,
Here One Minute And Gone The Next Roper, Eve Free versedeath,innocence,
Premium Member Poem Serenity Horsch, Roger Rhymedeath,dedication,love,
Death and Taxes Trestrail, Keith Limerickdeath,funny,
In My Dreams Shaikh, Allishba Lyricconfusion,death,deep,emot
Depression Costello, Christine Rhymeaddiction,death,depressio
Confession From the Grave Trestrail, Keith Quatraindeath,funny,
Premium Member Poem Euthanasia Shanta, Elizabeth-Dea Sijobody,death,life,light,
The Path To Peace Miller, Katie Free verseabuse,addiction,dark,deat
The Winds of Change Ferns, Lorraine Free versechange,conflict,death,ear
No more pain Duffy , William Rhymedeath,
Going home Human, Daniel Quatrainchristian,death,heaven,ho
Premium Member Poem I Dream That I Dream That It Was Only a Dream Ryerson, Tim Elegydeath,son,
war scott, jeffery ABCdeath,men,pain,strength,v
I Saw Him Standing Hoose, Mary Jo Rhymedeath,family,grandfather,
Oh Bury Me Hoose, Mary Jo Rhymedeath,inspiration,peace,
Live in the Now Castro, Carmen Rhymedeath,
Whispers in the night - lyrics to Life story by Peter White Pisoh, Nyonglema Lyricbereavement,death,family,
The Words of Time Flannery, Vincent Rhymedeath,life,time,
I Can't take you with me Hunt sr, Harold Free versedeath,feelings,love,pain,
Premium Member Poem Dido Riddle, Regina Free versedeath,
Eve Mallett, Darren Iambic Pentameterabsence,abuse,addiction,b
The Real Me Bolewski, Alyssa Rhymedeath,deep,depression,sui
Premium Member Poem The Chase Meier-Hans, Brenda Rhymebereavement,cancer,death,
Tagged bauer, ilene Rhymeart,death,
Death Calls Out to Us Murrish, Slay - Sam Prose Poetrydark,death,lost,water,
Premium Member Poem Gone Meier-Hans, Brenda Abecedarianappreciation,bereavement,
sad slosh slides Human, Daniel Ninettedeath,farewell,rain,sad,s
You've to live up so never give up Nazeer, Asghar Free versedeath,emotions,encouragin
The Old Man From Far Away Charlson, Colton Free verseage,dark,death,growing up
Shadows Charlson, Colton Free verseabuse,dark,death,fear,los
Trailing Soul Charlson, Colton Free verseabsence,death,lost,
Premium Member Poem VALSE TRISTE austin, daver Free versedeath,
Mama its Ebola Pen, John Dramatic Verse (Verse Drama)africa,death,farewell,hea
On Halloween Night Schumacker, Earl Free verseconfusion,dark,death,emot
Premium Member Poem A Girl From Darfur Richards, Carrie Prose Poetrydeath,holocaust,horror,sa
Ferguson Jordan, Ken Prose Poetryabuse,black african ameri
Premium Member Poem Standing on the Edge Meier-Hans, Brenda Rhymeautumn,death,innocence,na
While Were Here Patton, Lauren Free versedeath,
Premium Member Poem Can you hear me now Shanta, Elizabeth-Dea Free verseaddiction,death,family,fa
as the days tick away Human, Daniel Coupletdeath,god,hope,life,sleep
The Blade: Dull, Wise, Sharp, and Forever Heard Murrish, Slay - Sam Rhymeanalogy,death,metaphor,wa
drunk Costello, Christine Rhymeaddiction,death,family,
Premium Member Poem Holodomor Parker, Frederic Prosedeath,holocaust,
Pictures Gould, Erica Free versedeath,family,grief,life,
Reasons Not To Visit Dachau Philibert, Leslie Free versedeath,
slice them a little more lawrence , Tracey I do not know?death,deep,depression,
Thieves: A Dragon, A Girl, and A Knight Murrish, Slay - Sam Rhymedeath,
my invisable soul lawrence , Tracey Dramatic Verse (Verse Drama)abuse,death,deep,
Premium Member Poem The Murder of Willow George, Elaine Narrativedeath,life,nature,
A Rainbow Glitters Gifford, Darlene Elegydeath,
A Walk Among the Tombstones THE HEAVY HEARTED POET, VALERIE Dramatic Verse (Verse Drama)dark,death,eulogy,grave,h
Requiem Christian, Ettie Lyricdeath,god,
I was Born for heavenly aim H. Chouhdry, M. Shahid Quatraindeath,death of a friend,p
LONG IS THE JEOURNEY TO DEATH Crisci, Andrew Iambic Pentameterdeath,
LONG BE HIS JOURNEY TO DEATH Crisci, Andrew Iambic Pentameterdeath,journey,war,
Premium Member Poem Remnants of Love Hamilton, Shadow Versedeath,loss,love,
i know i still haunt you lawrence , Tracey Dramatic Verse (Verse Drama)abuse,betrayal,death,
silent heart lawrence , Tracey Dramatic Verse (Verse Drama)death,
its m hands that are the enemy lawrence , Tracey Dramatic Verse (Verse Drama)death,depression,
Beloved and familiar heart Brown, David Rhymedeath,dedication,loss,lov
Premium Member Poem Pons Assasinorum : Crossing A Devil Merritt, Keith Rhymebetrayal,corruption,dark,
Premium Member Poem WE HAVE NEVER MET YET YOU MADE ME CRY Allison, Jan Narrativedeath,journey,
Love: The Deathly and Delicate Murrish, Slay - Sam Prose Poetrydeath,desire,
Premium Member Poem WALK TO NOWHERE Man, Lyric Balladbereavement,break up,deat
The Fate of Ancient Egypt Walsh, Leanne Layarabic,bereavement,dance,
angry for GAZA Demmane, Mohammed Verseage,allah,art,beautiful,d
i remember love Brown, Amanda I do not know?death,depression,i miss y
Premium Member Poem Choices, Voices and Bad Company Lindley, Robert Sonnetchildhood,city,conflict,c
Nothing Will Help This Burning Pain davis, robin Rhymedeath,heartbroken,hurt,
The one who loves me still Thomas, Angie Free versebereavement,cry,death,
Premium Member Poem Misty Night Kendrick, Sara Ottava rimadeath,feelings,introspect
There was once I am, Talicia Limerickdance,dark,death,depressi
Premium Member Poem The art of blessing Shanta, Elizabeth-Dea Prose Poetryangel,children,courage,de
THIS FEAR NASIR, HINA Sonnetblessing,death,evil,fear,
ARISE TO THE CALL Potter, June Rhymecorruption,cry,death,deep
Premium Member Poem Defunct Vassallo, Alfred Nonetdeath,
Death is sick and tired Boskovski, Chris Free versedeath,depression,how i fe
Nothing Gray, Jenna Free verseconfusion,death,faith,fre
Knock Gray, Jenna Free verseangst,conflict,dark,death
Premium Member Poem - Paradise Peace - Andresen, Anne Lise Lyricdeath,heaven,life,
Beneath the Weeping Willow Perry, Roxie Rhymedeath,death of a friend,e
You Loved Thompson, Jessica Rhymeabuse,dark,death,
Depression Kills Palmer , Melanie Rhymedeath,depression,suicide,