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List of Serious Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
I think I'm in Love Billy, Trent Versebeautiful, beauty, best friend,
It wasn't what she thought Henry, Merissa Free verseanger, beautiful, betrayal, body,
Delirious Jetaime, Agatha Lyricabsence, anxiety, desire, devotion,
Premium Member Poem The Yodelin' Cowboy Hinshaw, Robert L. Rhymecowboy, humorous,
Virdraq Zerran MirRavel Winzer, Glory ABCcrush, dream, image, love,
Premium Member Poem TOO CLOSE A HEART MUST BE LOVED FROM THE DISTANCE SATNARINE, ROGER Coupletbetrayal, goodbye, heartbreak, lost
The tabboo of men and women Tara Ra Ra, Eileen I do not know?evil, men, sad, women,
My Sister Cheryl 2 Born, Michelle Rhymecare, courage, death, faith,
too deep for a title Duffy, Alex Free versecommunity, cry, dark, deep,
Premium Member Poem The Richard Enigma Lamoureux, Richard Biointrospection,
Premium Member Poem A Mother's Welcome Raman, Ganapathiraman Free versemother,
Together Once More Horn, James Coupletbereavement, death, happiness,
Through Eye of Needle Horn, James Couplethumorous,
Questions and Answers David, S. A. Dramatic monologuelove, peace,
Premium Member Poem A dream Atfield, William J. Jr. Rhymedream,
Premium Member Poem Late Night Drivel Baumgarn, Brian Prosehumor, satire, writing,
Premium Member Poem Empty Womb Love, Lizzy Tail-rhymeabsence, baby, birth, body,
Premium Member Poem Humour Wins Hands Down Ellison, Jack Narrativehumor,
Becoming an Impish Troll Horn, James Coupletallegory, analogy, sad,
I Lifted My Oars dailey, mike Rhymeleaving, life,
Like you do hunjeri, njeri Light Poetryfun, silly,
Mir Miller, Nicholas Free verseaddiction, adventure, baptism, bio,
Shell Shock The Great War Trainor, Terry Blank verseadventure,
Headmistress hunjeri, njeri Versefun, memory,
Priceless Worth Strauss, Lei I do not know?poems, poetry, poets,
The Stalker Born, Michelle Versebullying, care, evil, how
Premium Member Poem Nonsense Tantrum Wulf, John Light Poetrynonsense,
A Diffrence in skin Johnson, Michael Personificationculture, encouraging, race,
Premium Member Poem AN ODE TO PAUL GASCOIGNE Ashton, Darryl Odehumorous,
Premium Member Poem An angel in disguise DE PAZ, Mario ABCangel,
Premium Member Poem A Robot Assassin Named 'Green' - Part 1 Johnston, Brian Blank verselife,
fraser Donnay, Jennifer Balladebangla, birth, blessing, body,
Premium Member Poem Never Take Life Too Serious Ellison, Jack Narrativelife,
Fly Flipping Here and There Horn, James Couplethumorous,
YOU SAVED ME mdeyide, odwa Sonnetangel, cry, death, god,
Premium Member Poem MAN AND NATURE Trifiatis, Demetrios Personificationabuse, environment, nature,
Trust Mack, Ashley Free versebetrayal, courage, encouraging, forgiveness,
Our End Is Near Strauss, Lei I do not know?graduation, high school,
Curiosity Born, Michelle ABCbullying, conflict, fun, funny,
Never Should Quit Horn, James Coupletpoems,
Flashback Leteng, Mpho I do not know?growing up,
she hunjeri, njeri Prosework,
My Literature Munyoki, Willy Rhymelife, passion, strength,
The State Liquor Store Rix, Gwendolen Proseabuse, addiction, christian, feelings,
Sheena Strauss, Lei Narrativefor her,
Magician Posadziejewski, Paige I do not know?abuse, break up, life,
Premium Member Poem PASSAGE Enriquez, Leon Coupletchange,
Premium Member Poem MY NAME IS IAIN DUNCAN SMITH Ashton, Darryl Odesatire,
Death's only temporary Jacks, Timothy Free versebirth,
Premium Member Poem Treedom Lamoureux, Richard Quatrainfriendship, journey, love,
Premium Member Poem Dragon's Press Agent Attempts a Rant Wulf, John Vaasokhtnonsense,
The moment villegas, adelita ABCbest friend, kiss, love,
Premium Member Poem Point Blank Ranahan, James Free versespiritual,
JUST A ONE GIRL MAN Man, Lyric Lyriclove, poetry,
Premium Member Poem The Surviving Dead Greene, River Lyricabuse, emotions, hurt,
Premium Member Poem Don't Try to Love Me Celeste, Jade Quatrainlove hurts,
Premium Member Poem The Bird Smith, Bev Coupletbird, conflict, funny, husband,
Premium Member Poem Alcohol: Moderation is the key Mendoza, Jacqueline R. Light Poetryhealth,
Premium Member Poem Cured Of My Sillies Ellison, Jack Narrativesilly,
By You Adel, Mohamed Free versecry, cute love, humor,
How Strange aggarwal, simran ABCconfusion,
The Single Orchid Gray, William Blank versebeauty,
Premium Member Poem Personal Shopper aka Mom Smith, Bev Rhymefunny, humor, son,
Fuzzy Her Strauss, Lei I do not know?for her,
In God's Hands Horn, James Coupletdepression, sad,
Your Ashes Breidenthal, Laura Free verseanxiety, heartbroken, hurt, love,
The Mad Rapper DelOrfano, Christopher Rhyme royalanger, bio, bullying, business,
Letter to dad and stepmom TRAVIS, ANDREA Dramatic monologuebetrayal, divorce,
Premium Member Poem I AM CHARLIE vaso, arthur Light Poetryallah, beauty, humor, peace,
Premium Member Poem Court of Love's Dominion Lamoureux, Richard I do not know?angst, love hurts,
Premium Member Poem - A Meeting With A Ghost - 1973 - Andresen, Anne Lise Prose Poetryfantasy, fear, writing,
psychotic writer Duffy, Alex Free verseanger, funny, poets, psychological,
Salt Lake Expression II Bred, Wonder Lyricart, feelings, film, hip
Baby Hugging Bunny Jones, Cynthia Rhymeimagery, inspirational, march, poetry,
Breathing Under Strauss, Lei Romanticismfirst love, love, love
I Write Poems Not Tragedies Strauss, Lei Rhymeheart, heartbreak,
Premium Member Poem This Poem May Kill Me, or Not vaso, arthur Light Poetrydepression, introspection, lonely, psychological,
Premium Member Poem I Caught A Golden Fish Stoner Jr, Robert Rhymefish, fun, poetry,
Premium Member Poem 2015 Poor, Barbara Rhymeappreciation, friendship, new year,
Others Will Inspire Horn, James Coupletpoems, poetry,
Drifting Through Life Collins, Graeme Proseangst, dark, emo, loneliness,
Premium Member Poem Sexy Celeste, Jade Narrativebody, dance, self,
Premium Member Poem No Place For Humor In Poetry Stoner Jr, Robert Rhymehumor, poetry,
Something So Good Horn, James Coupletreligious,
Premium Member Poem What If Christmas Never Came Pemberton, Jim Rhymeamerica, christmas, conflict, culture,
Faces Ngoma, Thabang Rhymeanger, confusion, youth,
Return Again Horn, James Coupletchristmas, religious,
dear Santa Duffy, Alex Free versechristmas, fun, funny, poetry,
My Righteousness Esson, NaTivia Rhymebible, fear, power, religious,
Many Mighty Men Horn, James Coupletmilitary, war,
Two Deaths Did Occur Horn, James Coupletbereavement, life,
Mockingbird Milling Around Horn, James Coupletbird, nature,
DAIRY OF ALHAJI TANKO Nwaorgu, Timothy-Paker Burlesquedeath, dedication, deep, fear,
Premium Member Poem THE HOMELESS Ashton, Darryl Light Poetryhome,
Positional Stan, Remi Free versehope, life, social,
the writer hansen, jan oskar Alexandrineart, beautiful, celebrity, farewell,
Premium Member Poem Boy oh boy and a girl Lamoureux, Richard Free verseadventure, childhood, courage,
Premium Member Poem The Night I Fixed Santa's Sleigh Stoner Jr, Robert Rhymechildren, christmas, poetry,
A Sandy Survivor Horn, James Coupletspiritual,
Premium Member Poem When You Visit My Page Ellison, Jack Narrativehumorous,