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Abstruse Poems | Examples of Abstruse Poetry

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List of Abstruse Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Winged Lure Plant A Tree Poetry Rhyme abstruse, analogy, deep, metaphor, philosophy,
GOLDEN HARP RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY Quatrain abstruse, metaphor, music, song,
Strange Lovers Aliza Kashmala Kiran Romanticism abstruse, destiny, fate, friendship, soulmate,
Using Capital Letters in haiku Suzette Richards Senryu abstruse, dark, imagery, moon, nature,
Premium Member Poem SMILE FOR ME, BRUCE Line Gauthier Monorhyme abstruse, caregiving, change, dedication, family,
Premium Member Poem Fortune Teller Lewis Raynes Quatrain abstruse, freedom, future, hope,
Premium Member Poem DMI Instant Response Brenda Chiri Rhyme abstruse, for him, rap, woman,
The abstruse reckoning of life Mpho Leteng I do not know? abstruse, life,
Words Said And Indited When A Perusal Of A Scriptural Tome Loses Its Momentum Douglas Cate I do not know? abstruse, adventure, allegory, anniversary, beautiful,
Requiem For A Lost Specimen of Poesy Douglas Cate Free verse abstruse, absence, abuse, adventure, anniversary,

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Whispers Unsayable
by Winged Warrior

Escaping realities of dimensional virulent voids
Thrown upon abstruse ambivalent planes of existence 
Where angels dare to dream; demons disseminate our thoughts
Deception and illusion manifest as...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstruse, conflict, destiny, innocence,

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Seguidilla: Mystery Dance
by Dale Gregory Cozart
Soundless shadows on pavement:
What does the night bring?
Is love now just a mirage?
Why does my soul sing?
Reflections entrance,
allure in the dimmest light:
a mystery dance.

Lamplight reflects...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstruse, anxiety, confusion, longing, love,

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A poem for my Orion
by Klio Tsitsikroni
A poem for my Orion 
Who cowers in the sky
For many years, his faithful hunting dog 
Was always by his side. 

“Orion you are iniquitous,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstruse, absence, anger, betrayal, friendship,

Poet in Recluse
by Lin Lane
I relinquish my pen before the storm
of her tears falling upon my bare arm
her gentle whispering breathed in my ear
Muse of mine, adieu to your...

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Rubaiyat | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstruse, emotions, solitude,

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15
by Denis Barter
When we grow old, we’re in need of care:
Our friends grow sparse, with whom to share
Remembrance of our younger energetic days.
Life and living having changed...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstruse, abuse, age,

Madame Caillaux, Part 3 of 7
by Michael Coy
(The writer Bourget is discussing the murder of
his friend, Gaston Calmette.  Sixte is the hero of
one of Bourget's novels.  Proust, another novelist,
lived in...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstruse, history,

The Morning Sky
by Christine Phillips
I awake this morning feeling the clouds
Thundering from the mysterious blue sky
And something abstruse is bidding me goodbye
The shadows of life overwhelmed me
and rage is...

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Dramatic monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstruse, christian, community, conflict, earth,

Hands
by Christine Phillips
                        ...

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Dramatic monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstruse, adventure, change, community, conflict,

Wimpole Street, Part 3 of 7
by Michael Coy
(In a 19th-century legal judgment studied by all who 
learn the English common law, Sturges v. Bridgeman,
the court found in favour of a "nice" doctor...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstruse, london,

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Sangria Sunset
by Laura Loo
Kaleidoscope of a rainbow's hope,
realizations of grandiosity from a splendorous mount-
          A looking glass for a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstruse, beautiful, color, nature,

A 31-footle poem
by Jerome Malenfant
 Sherlock:
“The clock
Did chime 
The time
At which
My snitch
Appeared
And teared
With claims 
The game’s
Afoot.
I took
A look:
No crook,
No crime.
It’s time,
Watson.
 We’re done."

 Watson:
“You stun
Me, Holmes!
Your poems,
Egad!
Are bad!
Their rhymes...

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Footle | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstruse, nonsense,

A lady who lived in Toulouse
by Jerome Malenfant
A lady who lived in Toulouse
Choose to become a recluse.
    “I cannot abide  
     The people outside,
As...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstruse, humorous,

Realizations and Translations
by Paloma P
Somewhere between here,

blase and tomorrow's

derangement, lost the plot in

a moment of coherent clarity,

'twas quite a peculiar notion

unsettling predicament of

knowing one's own psyche,

silently questioned the

absolute mindfulness,

hardly...

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Imagism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstruse, allegory, hyperbole, parody, philosophy,

She's some kind of poetry - -
by Paloma P
She's reckless and cautious

     in the same breath,

sensibly abstruse and uninhibited

       elusively in your face,

introspective...

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Imagism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstruse, allegory, allusion, hyperbole, poetess,

Bent Elucidations
by Paloma P
A Foreigner in a land of chicanery, can't see the forest nor
 destiny aimlessly adrift tween dusky skylines searching
 'pon comet-like nights, 'neath the shine...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstruse, allegory, analogy, confusion, hyperbole,

Intangible Obscurity
by Paloma P
Unwritten chapters of poetry
 hidden mid brick-wall blank
 pages 'tween lines of history's
   past grievances and faux pas,
relentless whispers of tenuous
  ...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstruse, allegory, perspective, poetry,

Id's Odyssey
by Paloma P
What is self magnified, but life
   longing an impossible dream,
a tickling of inner cravings 
  as the voice of imaged splendor,
wherewithal's purpose
flourished...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstruse, motivation, muse, poetry, psychological,

A CONVERSATION WITH MY SISTER
by Kim Rodrigues
A CONVERSATION WITH MY SISTER

“Do libraries still exist?”
my sister mockingly laughs,
as she pets his royal highness –
Pepper, the Shih Tzu.

I go on to explain in...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstruse, dog, humorous, sister,

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If A Poet, I Found I Could Never Be
by Robert Lindley
If A Poet, I Found I Could Never Be

If a poet, found myself not to be,
would vivid colors lose their awesome splash.
Could life race ever...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstruse, appreciation, art, life, symbolism,

Beyond the Grid
by Tom Quigley
1.

Whenever the truest edge doesn’t hold,
Another existence it does belie.
When causality is a broken line,
Unseen variable has cracked the mold.

Simple cause and effect gets in...

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Italian Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abstruse, imagery, metaphor, science, senses,