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Abrupt Poems

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The United States of America
The United States of America

The day has actually come
Halting normal life on earth
Everyone felt the abrupt change
Unexpectedly dissolving our mirth
Now the enemy is creeping our way
Invisibly attacking our precious nation
Thank God we have a mighty fine President
Embracing the challenge of...Read More
Categories: abrupt, america, earth, family, leadership, people, prayer, war,
Form: Narrative

Premium Member An Abrupt Unexpected Good Bye
I cannot tell you I am not hurt
Because I am crucified.
Did you ever love me or was it all a lie?
I need a few seconds to get some control.
Was it the red-headed woman?
Or the blonde little troll?

Do not tell me...Read More
Categories: abrupt, heartbreak, heartbroken,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
An Te Mu Dheireadh De Threubh A Chaidh A Bith
Sat all alone beside that muttering shoreline he busied 
      Himself, diligently, and sewed.                     ...Read More
Categories: abrupt, remember,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member INEVITABLE

            New life appears welcoming childhood
           meeting arrogant youth merging to serene seniority
  ...Read More
Categories: abrupt, death, life,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Stoic Poet
Stoic Poet
Life is like philosophy
"all we are is dust in the wind" said Socrates,
one fleeting moment were here and then were gone 
so even if you win, in the end, no one ever truly won,
so when you rise in the...Read More
Categories: abrupt, imagination, truth,
Form: Rhyme

Cold creeps
from swift whirlwinds
left me quivering with chattered teeth
and drenching with sweat.
foreshadow of war. 

There I was
aghast on the battlefield
accoutered with no armor or shield
and no cavalrymen to deploy;
ashen with fear.

Venomous arrowheads
seared me with scars
as a sword ravaged my heart.
I...Read More
Categories: abrupt, imagery, strength, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Commited
Why do some people commit suicide?
When is enough enough
What makes them decide
To finish living
Before the end of their ride
Why do they want to come to an abrupt end
Nobody knows what's around the bend
Perhaps they are under too much stress
Have feelings...Read More
Categories: abrupt, 10th grade,
Form: Rhyme
You let your fingers fall along my keys, such a simple and amazing harmony.
The music is sounding from your touch, a lovely sound isn’t too much.
The world comes to life with each sound, look over there! She hears its sound!
The...Read More
Categories: abrupt, 11th grade, appreciation, beauty, light, love, music,
Form: Rhyme
This is a hard hitting poem.  I sat at my desk one day and started writing and when I was done this poem lay before me and when I read it I was shocked by the abrupt ending. ...Read More
Categories: abrupt, anger, bible, christian, feelings, god, heart, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - I Was Too Young To Understand -

He let me see his scars,
they was as deep as a bottomless ocean
Every day his demons played to dance
Like salt in the wounds, a pitiful truth
The dark voices he heard in the shadows
It was not an illusion,
he had heard them...Read More
Categories: abrupt, child, dark, death of a friend, memory,
Form: Narrative

Premium Member SHAKEN BABY

Oh the sham and serious shake,
  Earthen crust erases land.
Upset moon mourns its men.
Uplift of craven shore and ben.
  O the Winter its downer tanned.

Of creature great and downy lost,
  The surgeon’s fissure quite abrupt.
The baby’s tears...Read More
Categories: abrupt, imagery, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
'Wherever Love conquers men go bonkers.
this is a fact well known.'
'Ariosto' - 'Arry Oo? - 'Oh no, it's not you!
Didn't I give you the slip?
He was a great poet. It's high time you know it,
and don't interrupt me again.
Orlando Furioso'...Read More
Categories: abrupt, love, men, moon,
Form: Light Verse
Read God Haiku by Horn
Read God Haiku by Horn

Praying and kneeling,
My God had set me reeling;
Have found His feeling.

While Jesus had wept;
His promises He still kept;
At doing adept.

God  had been abrupt;
Will not let us be corrupt;
Then with God we supped.

By God welcome were,
In...Read More
Categories: abrupt, allegory, analogy,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member I Tell the Truth
I do not play games
I tell the truth
It might hurt at first
But in the long run it hurts less than anything else

Some say I am abrupt
Others use other words to describe me
Honest? Not really. Trustworthy? Maybe a few
One thing I...Read More
Categories: abrupt, self,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Thirty Something
The first was a wee bird 
How clear the glass 
Its thud was loudly heard 
Rendered it to the earthen grass…
The second was the pig, squealing 
Yielding its life in a blood-letting, crass 
Still heard inside, the porky-pealing…

Swollen turtle mommy...Read More
Categories: abrupt, angst,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member Breakups

Dark crown positions an imminent moon,
while the car benign a simple swan tune,
by a male world-renowned steady croon,
quaffs from a sweetheart, abrupt swoon,
as twain souls dissolution, way too soon,
while a solo spirit on, strangely immune,
limits another whose heart is now...Read More
Categories: abrupt, lost love,
Form: Monorhyme
false flag wars
once upon a human

two kids named
ahmad and stan

each in his world 
loved reading Peter Pan

didn't see it coming
their dreams broken
down by the khazarian plan

they fell for their division
United by same grief and

so abrupt was journey's life

a sudden end of...Read More
Categories: abrupt, abuse, america, arabic, death, deep, political, war,
Form: ABC
Premium Member Play Grownup Games

If I have the time to play grownup games 
it isn't fair to quibble if I lose.
For though the rules are designed to confuse
smoldering embers don't equate to flames.

Innocence is a precursor for pain
like a moth I'm attracted by your...Read More
Categories: abrupt, 10th grade, 11th grade, august, break up,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
I have seen more than I should see
I have heard more than I should hear
I have felt more than I should feel
And I have tasted more than I should taste
The afternoon is just winding down
And the leaves are turning brown
Is...Read More
Categories: abrupt, america, anniversary, appreciation, beauty, celebrity, confidence, love,
Form: Narrative
The Snoozing Dragon
There lived a huge green dragon, sleeping in a cave
A little boy decided, he would be very brave
He gazed upon the dragon, then prodded him with a stick
The dragon woke up, belching flames, the boy jumped back quick!

Opening one of...Read More
Categories: abrupt, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Cousin Smudge
She was short-spoken, curt, and abrupt.
Her tight ears were closed, her mouth was cupped.
Not unlike her dad, ole mean McDuff.

She told it like it was, spoke her mind.
More honest girl you would never find.
I’d want her to back me in...Read More
Categories: abrupt, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member There you are again
There you are again, showing up unexpectedly, in what I see.
Taking my mind on a trip like a screaming train.
As the whistle of truth echoing, is still left unheard.
Rumblings on the tracks, shaking cars, about to derail.
But, it keeps on...Read More
Categories: abrupt, angst, image, memory, power,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Neighbor and Me
A rock wall in your kitchen,
Why? The neighbor asked me.
I knew then 
We would not be having slumber parties.

Did your grandchildren paint your front door?
She queried as we approached the house.
This is when I resolved to not let her in.
We...Read More
Categories: abrupt, me,
Form: Prose Poetry

There was a boy who liked to drink beer
He'd been more naughty than nice all year
   Abrupt low of energy 
   Caused by sudden allergy 
Will make for a sober Christmas cheer

Submitted on November 19, 2019,...Read More
Categories: abrupt, boy, christmas, drink, fun, holiday,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member HAIKU :: 1 :: GRIEF
Thunder lightning rain

furious abrupt cleansing

the feelings of grief

Collection: Haiku
Written November 2019...Read More
Categories: abrupt, dark, depression, grief,
Form: Haiku