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Addition Poems

Addition Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of addition poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for addition.

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Summing up
Mr MacPherson, a mathematician
Was married to Sally,a keen statistician.
With little division to trigger vexation
Their amical lives led to multiplication.
First Roland, then Harry and then the addition
Of first daughter Jenny, a gifted logician.
The one common factor of great satisfaction
Engendering fervour and...Read More
Categories: addition, family, math,
Form: Rhyme

Being Grandpa
Being a Grandpa,
  It amazes me a little bit how common being a grandparent is and how easy it is to become one.  You have children, they have children and there you are a shiny new grandparent. ...Read More
Categories: addition, age, appreciation, cute love, family, feelings, love,
Form: Free verse
In the mouth of madness
Another night needing some spiritual advice
Seeking the signs to spark my mind
Wishing I knew the way to entice 
Forgiveness from god for each sin she finds

The deep seated doubt felt by people like me
Every cold pain that runs through my...Read More
Categories: addition, depression,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Clown at the Abyss-
Oh, Clown at the abyss;
We’re not laughing at you;
Not funny tis true, you're falling
This we do insist;
a comic entertainer one in a circus, you're falling
wearing a traditional costume and exaggerated makeup.
Lo! Grecian fall unsophisticated rustic;
Zanni yonder foolish fool rustique;
Keeper of,...Read More
Categories: addition, analogy, anxiety, celebrity, endurance, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Grandma's Dill Pickle
I can still smell the scent of pickling spice drifting through the house-

a pickle is just a cucumber, whether it is a cuke, spear, or coin
in a brine of white vinegar, water, spices and pickling salt
and left to ferment for...Read More
Categories: addition, food,
Form: List

Sometimes I sit and wonder: 
Would our world be on a better path
if in elementary school we paid more attention
to the lessons we learned in math.

I imagine back then we didn’t understand
how those lessons would relate
as we grew a little...Read More
Categories: addition, love,
Form: Verse
When our children were young our family of five was always willing and able
to sit, when it was time to eat, around one dining room table.

But children grow as do families and though each new addition we adored
there came a...Read More
Categories: addition, family,
Form: Verse
Klever and kreative...very loyal, diligent and trained to be a grand and uplifting influence to all ages and acknowledged any kid's strengths and worked on their weaknesses to make them physically potential and successful 
Oh, what a legend and brilliant...Read More
Categories: addition, basketball, encouraging, i miss you,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Aka Let Out the Clutch
Deliberate donkey was visiting one day, when he went out to play. 
I was pretty stern when I told him not to wander too far away.
My daughter and I were going to take a little nap at a quarter ‘til...Read More
Categories: addition, animal,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Road Trip

The country, people, and the village,
All equal, as if, for the first time, 
All of that gave a fresher image,
Nay, 'tis but a relative vantage.
Save fresh road, to its left bears a sign.

"A few more feet and we will be...Read More
Categories: addition, adventure, allegory, childhood, grandfather, meaningful, nostalgia, remember,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Reflection On An Aging Nomad
I finally finished retiring four years ago,
a process that started in my mid-fifties
due to late adopting kids with special needs,
including needs for me to be home
to personally walk them on,
harness them in,
and wheel them back off, their diverse buses
and robotic...Read More
Categories: addition, age, health, integrity, relationship, religion, retirement, river,
Form: Political Verse
Existential Garden
I know I'm not familiar with your flowers, but may I be welcome in your garden, now days every individual have interests; unconditional love is something that you can't bargain, far in, my mind, Im hoping the sun will shine,...Read More
Categories: addition, art, faith, feelings, flower, garden, passion, true
Form: Free verse
What works best
What works best ……

Hope, you've not forgotten what teachers taught in
Physics the concept of work; what's told therein
work is equal to applied force multiplied
by the displacement due to that force applied.

If applied force does not result in motion
then work done...Read More
Categories: addition, work,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Soft Songs
Soft Songs

The fountain water plays, 
a quiet sound, 
an instrument completing
the orchestra...

The Christmas Ball, 
the sheer joy of elegance. 
ladies dressed in finery, 
men in real tux
the hall full of faces, 
lifted in cheer...
for the Birth of Christ, 
and...Read More
Categories: addition, angel, bible, children, green, heaven, mental illness,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member More Crazy By The Day

Just when you think it has gotten bad,
More crazy things happen that make me sad
Now, they complain about Rudolph the red nosed reindeer
Because of the bullying in the show that they fear

In addition to that, another complaint has come in
About...Read More
Categories: addition, america, anger, angst,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Holy Spirit Moments

I’ve never experienced hallelujah or come-to -Jesus moments
like I’m sure many religious folks do.
I’ve never spoken in tongues (nor would I want to).
I don’t believe I was ever moved much by the Holy Spirit in church
although I have been moved...Read More
Categories: addition, god,
Form: Prose
Premium Member The Turth About Childbirth
It's claim
To fame 
Is pain.
Through this we gain
An heir.
Is nothing like it to compare.
To break the chain
Of some thing this intense I need to completely
Relax mentally, physically, emotionally, close
Out all chatter and remember medicine will
My mind while I am...Read More
Categories: addition, adventure, appreciation, beauty, education, endurance, growth, happiness,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Fiftieth Reunion Reflections
Thinking back on my all White
but One,
all Right
but One,
classroom learning experience,

I can see why
many of my straight white male classmates,
especially those with early varsity team excellence
and above average grade point systems
tipping toward future capital-valued employment
might feel disappointed,
sometimes angry,
about what feels...Read More
Categories: addition, community, gender, health, heaven, peace, racism,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member A Tribute to Cage and Solitude
I am here (solitude)
   and there is
     nothing to say
those who wish to get
          let them leave at any

      ...Read More
Categories: addition, silence,
Form: Verse
Chief egalitarian garbage taster ie white trash
Chief egalitarian garbage taster i.e. “white trash”

As Halloween costume, 
one year during early grade school, 
my father got brilliant idea 
for sole son dressed
uniquely rubbish qua 
putrid offal getup. 

Missus Shaner (talon clawed, 
shriveled relic archaeopteryx dinosaur, 
who taught fifth...Read More
Categories: addition, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 5th
Form: Free verse
Not reversed
Not reversed
Is, all other we think of, a poem, when it has no label, yet? It is, it is always labeled as free verse: Every thought a poem, or with another label and still a poem, but all in another...Read More
Categories: addition, deep, growth, hope, how i feel, imagination,
Form: Blank verse
Betwixt Flowers And Trees

The brown lawn may not be an eye catcher or head turner,
but a Rose of Sharon tree, reminding me of the Middle East

and the Holy Land, grows quietly and slowly in my back yard,
sandwiched by two varieties of plum trees....Read More
Categories: addition, color, flower, home, tree,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member time is a add-on addition
to speak is to spoke of a time table
to speak is to spoke mathematically of a time table
speak is to speak of a spoken time table
mathematically is mathematically speaking
mathematically is mathematically a time table
addition of speaking is mathematically addition
addition of...Read More
Categories: addition, philosophy, time,
Form: Free verse
Green Yard Tips
Green Yard Tips

 Here are a few good natural tips
To keep your yard healthy and green
No chemicals or man-made products
Just merely a simple walking routine

While supplying air to the soil
Bringing the best form of aeration
It also provides good exercise
And can...Read More
Categories: addition, earth, environment, garden, green, growth, life, nature,
Form: Narrative
My love and all that was mine, is obliviosly wound in labyrinth subservient conditions for a sane love story yield
     My love and and all that was mine is tilled beneath the  battle-heroic action remnants.
...Read More
Categories: addition, abuse, courage,
Form: Free verse