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List of Serious Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
Golden Jubilee Villarosa, Noel Rhyme serious, birthday, blessing, celebration, inspiration,
Premium Member Poem Yolks and Whites Dillenbeck, Gerald Narrative serious, analogy, culture, earth, food,
Premium Member Poem You Can't Be Serious Ellison, Jack Rhyme serious, silly,
Political Celebrity Price, Franklin Rhyme serious, celebrity, political,
Premium Member Poem A Dirty Old Man Ellison, Jack Limerick serious, humor,
a literary magazine hansen, jan oskar Blank verse serious, allah, april, august, autumn,
Premium Member Poem Did You Notice Dillenbeck, Gerald Free verse serious, culture, humor, life, people,
street cleaner hansen, jan oskar Ballade serious, absence, abuse, analogy, business,
STORY OF LOVE ENDING OTLAATHUSA, TSHAMBANE Free verse serious, lost love,
Premium Member Poem WingedVamp - for contest lawless, John Personification serious, beauty, butterfly, vanity,
A Letter to be Read DeSpirito, Peter Free verse serious, poetry, spoken word,
Serious Women Foster, Gail Rhyme serious, anger, identity, poetry, power,
Premium Member Poem A Tribute To Jan Allison Roper, Eve Free verse serious, tribute,
Premium Member Poem In some religions Rigoler, Maurice Light Poetry serious, humor,
Premium Member Poem My Bottom Line Ellison, Jack Limerick serious, fun,
Those eyes Ugwokegbe, Kamcee Free verse serious, girl, lost love, love,
Pain of loving Davis, Devon Free verse serious, sad, truth,
Premium Member Poem All About Me Baviello, Debra Ballad serious, conflict, hurt, sad, silence,
Double Deck Pinochle Price, Franklin Rhyme serious, allegory, political,
What happened to Sandy Hurd, Kathleena Narrative serious, america, black african american,
Premium Member Poem The Inner Child Jones, Ian Quatrain serious, age, cheer up, education,
Premium Member Poem Prisoners of Time Delaney, Suzanne Free verse serious, abuse, animal, boat, sad,
Premium Member Poem Legs Still Running Makama, Funom Ode serious, community, education, environment, nature,
Premium Member Poem My Precious Wee Matey Ellison, Jack Limerick serious, humorous,
What regret Dormehl, Herman I do not know? serious, irony,
Premium Member Poem You Can Call Me Sir but I GUESS You're Gonna Have to Call Me - Ryerson, Tim Light Poetry serious, funny, girl,
Premium Member Poem It is just up to me Harrell, Toquyen Free verse serious, faith,
Premium Member Poem If I die today hunjeri, njeri Free verse serious, nonsense, weather,
FOREIGN LANGUAGES ON THE LINE BLAKE, ANTHONY Rhyme royal serious, adventure, america, conflict, confusion,
Premium Member Poem Dont Tell Anyone Makama, Funom Prose serious, anxiety, betrayal, character, community,
Premium Member Poem The Gift, Then The Complaint Lindley, Robert Rhyme serious, addiction, age, allusion, appreciation,
the racial issue hansen, jan oskar Blank verse serious, absence, abuse, adventure, africa,
You Think You Know Me Matthews, Karen Free verse serious, abuse, body, bullying,
He cries out chebukina, julia ABC serious, child, grief, kid, sad,
Premium Member Poem Originating From the Sun Makama, Funom Ode serious, earth, education, environment, epic,
Running Sheppard, Amber I do not know? serious, courage, strength, time,
I'm Not Who I Seem to Be Rylaarsdam, Merwin Free verse serious, age,
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,
Premium Member Poem 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,
Premium Member Poem 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,