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List of Serious Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
Premium Member Poem A Happy Fellow Named Jack Ellison, Jack Limerick serious, fun,
Premium Member Poem THE DRUNK BLIND JUDGE Guyler, Ian Salaam serious, celebration, humorous,
Premium Member Poem Yoga in Poem A Novel Approach Step 7 Kapoor, Ravindra K Free verse serious, art, beauty, body, health,
One Rose Lanier, Bo Free verse serious, boyfriend, love, memory, romance,
Premium Member Poem BROWN STUDY Walker , Verlena S. Dramatic monologue serious, abuse, addiction, angst, anxiety,
That Is No Longer There Horn, James Couplet serious, best friend, betrayal, sad,
Premium Member Poem Have you ever done this type of work before - for contest lawless, John I do not know? serious, humor,
Truly Trusting Horn, James Couplet serious, allegory, allusion, analogy,
Premium Member Poem Knock Knock I'm Not Dead Ellison, Jack Quatrain serious, humorous,
Freedom Ghani, Anwer Prose Poetry serious, bird,
Premium Member Poem - Deep Serious Thoughts - Andresen, Anne Lise Verse serious, fun, humor, sweet,
Premium Member Poem Speak--Easy----- 1920's Richards, Carrie Free verse serious, funny, people,
With Purpose bartholomew, cortney Light Poetry serious, character, courage, desire, love,
Premium Member Poem Face it Rigoler, Maurice Light Poetry serious, humor,
Premium Member Poem Free Ivor's Verse Davies, Ivor Rhyme serious, poetry, writing,
Premium Member Poem My Cuckoo Son Scott Ellison, Jack Quatrain serious, family, tribute,
I am Fender, Gabriella I do not know? serious, me,
Premium Member Poem My Friend Judy Davies, Ivor Rhyme serious, friendship,
Premium Member Poem snickers and a coke Wulf, John I do not know? serious, loss, tribute,
Premium Member Poem Never Fallen On My Duff Ellison, Jack Quatrain serious, age, health,
POISONED AIR Hargreaves, Tony Rhyme serious, environment, nature, pollution, science,
Premium Member Poem Humorous Verse Rigoler, Maurice Light Poetry serious, humor,
BIRDS ARE BETTER TO PEOPLE MANICKAM, V.MUTHU Couplet serious, adventure, bird, family, for
Premium Member Poem DANGEROUS DRIVER FOOTLES ALLISON, JAN Footle serious, car, teenage,
NAME THE DOGS Hargreaves, Tony Verse serious, animal, dog,
Premium Member Poem That's Life Ronthorpe, Samual Quatrain serious, anger, conflict, depression, emotions,
Own Little World Faries, Marissa Blank verse serious, crazy, identity, me, psychological,
New Writers Take Heed Price, Franklin Rhyme serious, poetry, writing,
Mr Bean Kamoonpuri, S.zaynub Clerihew serious, career, cheer up, fun,
The Appalachian Stroll kesting, tom Free verse serious, adventure, mountains,
Premium Member Poem Urination, don't take it for granted Ronnow, Robert Verse serious, dance, heart, life, self,
Premium Member Poem Playing Pothole Roulette Hinshaw, Robert L. Limerick serious, humorous,
Peter Seal, Alexander Free verse serious, death,
Premium Member Poem This Will Take Balls Curtis, Jerry T Rhyme serious, hero,
The ballad of Arthur Kaye - part I Brown, David Rhyme serious, fantasy, humor, imagery, religion,
Premium Member Poem Material Life Ronnow, Robert Verse serious, art, dance, emotions, hate,
BIRDS ARE BETTER TO PEOPLE MANICKAM, V.MUTHU Couplet serious, bird, family, inspiration, life,
Premium Member Poem The Reaper's Return mcdaid, liam Quatrain serious, dark, deep, emotions, feelings,
Beware You smiling man nair, sadashivan Prose Poetry serious, emotions, happiness, happy, philosophy,
Premium Member Poem Discrimination Makama, Funom Acrostic serious, anxiety, class, community, conflict,
Premium Member Poem Penetrating the Unknown Ronnow, Robert Verse serious, bird, desire, family, fear,
A Deep Reflection Lewis, TS Prose serious, celebration, grandmother, mothers day,
Premium Member Poem Wisdom again personified Mendoza, Jacqueline R. Personification serious, beauty, bible, christian, faith,
war nwakanma, victor Elegy serious, bereavement, death, soldier, sorrow,
Premium Member Poem Miniature Juniper Ronnow, Robert Verse serious, bird, flower, history, love,
Mating Rituals Cervenka, Janet Light Poetry serious, bird, for him, humorous,
Lady Justice Torres, Miguel Rhyme serious, truth,
Grandma's Balls Humphries Artist, Steve I do not know? serious, grandmother, humor,
Premium Member Poem Bone Music Ronnow, Robert Verse serious, confusion, dark, fear, girl,
To be told carles, Arick I do not know? serious, blue,