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List of Serious Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
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,
Love's Tattoo Gray, Paul Rhyme serious, love,
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,
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,