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Abstain Poems | Examples of Abstain Poetry

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List of Abstain Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Twenty First Century Civilization Gone Askew matthew harris Free verse abstain, america, death, destiny, heaven,
Cry, My Beloved Rebecca daniel Moscovitz Rhyme abstain, crush, cry, loneliness, love,
IS There No Shame Michael Barber Rhyme abstain, absence, analogy, character, culture,
Bliss and Peace Threads john sensele Free verse abstain, poems,
COMPETENCE Greeshma Jagan Free verse abstain, confidence, conflict, courage,
Premium Member Poem Short Ribs E: Beware Old Demon Rum Jim Slaughter Light Verse abstain, animal, humor,
THE GREATEST SHAME Iger Rolyat Ballad abstain, break up, heartbroken, lonely,
Premium Member Poem Distilled From Tears Emile Pinet Quatrain abstain, 12th grade, addiction, angst,
Premium Member Poem IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : XXI and XXII T Wignesan Dramatic Monologue abstain, anger, anti bullying, care,
BE JOVIAL Tatiana Nde Sonnet abstain, beauty, confidence, dream, feelings,

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My Abandonment
by Craig Hawkins
Me and myself
With no wealth
Struggling to live
Nothing left to give
Alone I sleep at night
In a doorway I might
Or under a bridge
Swarms of midge
An empty ruck...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstain, sad,

Some Time After Elementary
by Honestly J.T.
Dear Fame,
Have you called my name,
When the sun shines,
And when it rains?
When the blue sky,
Is painted gray,
Do my words,
Abstain your praise?...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstain, how i feel, inspiration,

Bid to forbid
by Tswarelo Mohohoma
When the gut says no; know that it’s forbidden
When heart repels the idea is forbidden
When mind think bad it is indeed forbidden!
When eyes look with...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstain, anti bullying, art, confidence,

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Great Advice
by Jack Ellison


Abstain from wine, women, and song, mostly song
Ya gotta trust me, have I ever steered ya wrong
Okay one time back in '56
Said Elvis wouldn't be...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstain, fun,

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God Has A Harbor
by James Horn
God Has A Harbor

In God's harbor safe, we have been.
And is always a way He allows us in;
Sturdy remain;
From sin abstain;
Even when we begin all...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstain, allegory, analogy,

Ramadan Mubarak
by Yinka Pemisire pwencywealth
Here come the special month! You are always in our heart
We welcome you Ramadan month of holiness
We treasured you Ramadan ahlan was’sahlan
The pious and the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstain, society,

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Still-Billy Bubba
by Gregory R Barden

Bubba loved to tend the still
     For otherwise the drip was swill
         ...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstain, analogy, grandfather, humorous,

Odder Than Odd Itself
by J.W. Earnings
Where did you go?
I want you to know
That I love you so, 
But I got to get up and roam
Due to being far from home...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstain, angst, anxiety, beauty, crazy,

critical slam
by dwayne williams
When Your tanks on E that's critical.
when you speak blasphemy that's critical.
when you hate on me that's critical.
when you abstain from sex which is chastity...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstain, deep, me, poverty,

The River Has Receded
by Christine Phillips
Everything is just like yesterday
Same boat, same coat, same joke
The river is receding and deeds are reveling
This morning I got up with an uncomfortable feeling
I...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstain, angel, appreciation, character, courage,

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ICE COLD RED HOT
by Kim Rodrigues
They walk on coals on tippy toes for years —
Ice cold, red hot, a ravished tongue of spurs.
With hope, they balance happiness and fears.
Over stove,...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstain, angst, marriage,

ABSTAIN
by Oluwasola Abiola
Wanted to get laid
But I cannot pay because we have not been paid
So…ran to get aid
Now I am afraid
Of contacting aid
Because if I should contact...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstain, sexy,

Doesn't Solitude Inflict Pain
by Andrew Crisci
Loners choose lonely corners,
unexplainable are their moods;
they are the introverts we misunderstand,
if loneliness increases so do their woes...
and sorting out their thoughts,
they accept their fate...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstain, destiny, feelings, life, loneliness,

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The Last Soulmate
by John Newlin
The Last Soulmate 
 
I turned to Love and asked her,
"At long last is this my best day?"
Love's fickle eyes swift averted
as she gave her...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstain, betrayal, break up,

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Sicuti Est Naturae
by Titus LLewellyn
English Translation

BOOK 1


Proem
Nature, as one to another it seems bad omens,
envois, at entering at this stage of preliminary
dictates our way of thinking, worship saddens;
He, who...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstain, 3rd grade, absence,

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Button Size of Both Brains
by James Horn
Button Size of Both Brains

A button is size of both of their brains,
And all they do is develop more disdain;
So stop activity;
Observe nativity;
From their thrones...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstain, 1st grade , allegory, analogy,

NAME
by Milton Robertson
What is my name? In many lives I reign, while many others try to refrain because countless lives I have drained, even though they try...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstain, allusion, confusion, corruption, death,

I'm thinking of becoming a veggie
by Elizabeth Kinch
My great grandfather was a butcher
And my grandad to,
My mum delivered the butchers meat
In a little van of blue.

My husband is a farmer's son
And we...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstain, animal, depression, farm, food,

MY FICTION WRITINGS
by Judy Emery
MY FICTION WRITINGS

I seen the hate in their eyes
while they walk on by 
they act as if they prodict 
what it is I feel inside
they...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstain, fantasy, voice, writing,

Raining Eyes
by John Collins

Eyes that kept awake together,
And had dreams at night;
Are now crying tears like river,
Risked to lose their sight.

Eyes that looked you beautiful:
An Angel from the...

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Imagism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstain, break up,