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Abstinence Poems | Examples of Abstinence Poetry

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List of Abstinence Poems

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LOVING BILL BULLDOG Ann Gilmour Rhyme abstinence, dog, funny, i miss
the years apart are nothing Eric Langenfeld Narrative abstinence, dedication, faith, friendship, memory,
Premium Member Poem BORN AGAIN FREAK Vicki Acquah Narrative abstinence, marriage,
Premium Member Poem I Wander The Desert Alone Carol Connell Free verse abstinence, bible, character, faith, jesus,
Premium Member Poem Proverbial Monoku Janis Thompson Monoku abstinence, bible, woman,
Premium Member Poem Displeasure of Aorta Failure Freddie Robinson Jr. Free verse abstinence, lust, pain, vanity, wisdom,
Premium Member Poem Shooting Stars John Anderson Free verse abstinence, stars,
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HER HEARTMELT-love poem MOSES KISIANG'ANI MAKHAKHA Didactic abstinence, appreciation, change, strength, youth,
LOVE SENTENCE Anderson Walkingshoes Classicism abstinence, angel, appreciation,
Premium Member Poem Goodly Contamination John Anderson Free verse abstinence, nature, pollution,
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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: abstinence, sexy,

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Etchings of Isabelle
by Chantelle Anne Cooke
You abide alone in the mist, evaporating in your own existence
Stare plainly, I must at your blunt beauty swept across the screen
Only the lasting lyrics...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstinence, appreciation, celebrity, crush,

A COHESIVE MIND
by Judy Emery
A COHESIVE MIND

Ambulatory in true depression 
everything in my life seemed so dark
it left me marked in my heart
But I tried to ameliorate my life...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstinence, abuse, adventure, angel, bereavement,

MAGICAL KENYA'S PEACE
by Samuel Otieng
Painfully  the  heart  beats the  chest, 
Ember  of  lineal  segregation  will  come  out, 
And ...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstinence, peace,

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Mutated Desires
by Freddie Robinson Jr.
I can tell 
by the way you’re looking at me,
you got mutated desires
Everything is gonna change,
	once we crossover into the intimacy lane
	When we make our...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstinence, desire, emotions, perspective, relationship,

Snapshots of random assonance
by Kenny Gwena
And memories still linger 
memories of choruses of swindlers
singing melodies 
in criminally inclined rhapsodies
minimally inspired to stop the crime
i floundered, yes i fumbled 
and practically...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstinence, analogy, assonance, conflict, dream,

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Demons
by Roy Pett

She was devoured by the 

polluted river That leads to hell,

Her conscience had deserted 

her sponge soaked Brain,

Intoxication became her

Psychological constitution,

This problematic, indisposed

Woman, is not...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstinence, abuse, drink, health, missing,

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Bullet Train to Oblivion
by Freddie Robinson Jr.
Guilty pleasures
has you on a Siberian Ferris wheel,
spinning rapidly
Gulag suicidal libido
urges you to cock the trigger and squeeze
Keep repeating the nightmare:
Six torture chambers
Six gas chambers
Six...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstinence, addiction, lust, people, perspective,

Home in January
by Sunshine White
Back with a SLAP to this British chill
Hard to find the WILL 
Empty purse - can't get much worse! 
Washing basket up to the brim,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstinence, january, world,

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Fruit of the Spirit
by Freddie Robinson Jr.
Come near,
so you can hear
Come near,
let me whisper life in your ear
Come close,
let me reveal a secret to you
The Garden of Eden is within your...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstinence, bible, love, religious, spiritual,

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The Town Council Proposal
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Some say it began with the Jehovah's Witnesses
ingesting sacred substances with the Rastafarians.
Others say that could not possibly be true or false.

What emerged one sultry...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstinence, community, culture, health, love,

The Great Learning
by Brian Chung
Stilling avarice with abstinence,
He recovers profound innate wisdom,
Gaining sincerity most genuine,
And a righteous heart of prudence, 

As proper mind exudes propriety,
He harmonizes hearth and household,
And...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstinence, family, home, peace, philosophy,

Sentence for my Death
by Ken Bennight
Crippling truth I found her love,
 the sentence for my death.
Pounding heart sweating hands,
with abstinence of breath.
Thought to thought by thought for not,
she's everything Im...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstinence, death, heartbreak, love,

Defining Words
by Zachary Putman
The word Abstinence is an abortion waiting to happen.
The word Prudence is a psychopath waiting to kill.
The word Temperance is an abusive husband waiting to...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstinence, abortion, abuse, addiction, analogy,

Kindness and Afterlife
by Moon Flower
Spreading the good news
Spreading the kindness
Kindness keeps spreading
Kindness heals rascals
Rascals were lying
Rascals and the pope
Pope and Cardinals
Pope re-entered Rome
Rome the papal territory
Rome the city of...

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Blitz | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstinence, bible, death, encouraging, inspirational,

7 Deadly Sins Part II
by Kim Bond
Your soul believes it's disgusting,
And the thought gives your waist its shape,
Finding solace in chips and cake,
It's the deadly sin of gluttony.

Take heed, you beautiful...

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Didactic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstinence, addiction, christian, faith, father,

TOUS LE CHANGEMENTS
by Nola Perez
My friend in Vermont 
says she feels responsible 
for the lack of foliage: leaves 
so tardy to turn for the busloads 
of tourists who come...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstinence, change, french,

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Wilderness Behaviors
by Gerald Dillenbeck
It's not that I mistrust you,
though sometimes I feel I must distrust
either me or you.

I ambivalently choose both.

So yes, of course, this is about your...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstinence, addiction, anti bullying, culture,

POETICAL JOURNEY OF PIZZAZ: not for contest
by Theresa CW
Poetical Journey Of Pizzaz

Apple Blossom Orchids are spreading across my grandmother's land like a whiZ
Zestfully all around one's earnest expectations like the smallest of fleA
Bites...

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Abecedarian | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstinence, appreciation, beautiful, poems, ,

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Prizes for Ultimate Sacrifices - Part One
by T Wignesan
Prizes for Ultimate Sacrifices


    prizes for the abstemious  for abstinence  chastity ?
        ...

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Dramatic monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstinence, howl, inspirational, metaphor, passion,