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Afoul Poems - Poems about Afoul

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Premium Member No Anchor for Rancour
...My heart’s harbour opened deep and wide all friendships peaceful within Love and kindness ran deep inside ‘til resentment and rancour crept in Do you harbour resentment? or do you freely forgi......Read More
Categories: afoul, anger, forgiveness, friendship, hate,
Form: Lyric

Premium Member So Little Known of Mary's Man
...So little known of Mary's man, Only that he was righteous, just. Betrothal gone afoul of plan, He sought divorce, discrete, no fuss. Did you have doubts of your betrothed, A fleeting thought t......Read More
Categories: afoul, appreciation, father, husband,
Form: Quatrain
...Soulmate outsourcing my soul... Why our hearts are in afoul? Silence reign in this meadowsweet house... Divorce sheets on the bed for the delouse... Unhouse our beloved belongings, Unwed o......Read More
Categories: afoul, break up, deep, divorce,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Death of a Poet
...I read my obituary Accolades run afoul to lighten the souls of the living Trite clichés, forgotten kin, melodic tributes Boring and meaningless Upon a granite stone etched for an eternity I wa......Read More
Categories: afoul, death, poets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member caught
... Words like birds encircle clouds in altitudes and attitudes that stretch and strain my feelings to contain. Atmospheres so thin they are denied their place, no words or birds in space. The......Read More
Categories: afoul, bird, courage, endurance, flying,
Form: Rhyme

... ‘Tis a tingle at the tips of thy lips where I shall plant a kiss,_ then slightly lick the curves and slopes of their mounds to partake _ of the taste of treachery that lingers with thee still. ......Read More
Categories: afoul, bereavement, best friend, betrayal,
Form: Dramatic Verse
It Was All A Lie
...I remember back to Michael Brown, though it now seems so damn long ago, He was just minding his own business, ran afoul of a cop’s ego. Murdered in cold blood for being black, the man had even t......Read More
Categories: afoul, betrayal, how i feel,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member By your Side
... ~ By your Side ~ Keep me close by your side when the north winds howl I'll snuggle tight in your lap through the night hours' chill Those who call me a 'creature' will soon run afoul ......Read More
Categories: afoul, best friend, day, light,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Owl Omen
...Heed the owl's omen! Peril peers all men. As norms run afoul now release the owl. With its silent wing let it soar and sing. Wind shrieks in our ear talons pierce the fear. Foolish minds do r......Read More
Categories: afoul, bird, cry, death, flying,
Form: Couplet
Other People's Freedom, Part I
...Autumn though of herself as a kind soul, and she took great pride in her compassion, she believed things could be made perfect, and her voting reflected this fashion. She was to see that the we......Read More
Categories: afoul, betrayal, dark, evil, freedom,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member GOAT -- or goat
... Michael Jordan, number twenty-three Greatest of all time, that ever be? He and his Bulls were sure 'a-rambling' Till he ran afoul of his penchant for gambling ......Read More
Categories: afoul, basketball, star, word play,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member In My Dappled Dream I Saw You
...In My Dappled Dream I Saw You In my dappled dream I saw you, Your shimmering ghost, young again, As we were, when soft flares hid your brown legs, There, in the warm April shadows, us Astride ......Read More
Categories: afoul, freedom, romance,
Form: Free verse
When Reason Falls
...It’s hard to do the right thing when fate calls your name out loud Where not only the bad get punished in its pursuit The world has lost its way along the path of least resistance ......Read More
Categories: afoul, memory, rights,
Form: Rhyme
Rabbit DNA
... Hare trigger instincts always served Roger well He had an oh, no-no lettuce nose — a hyper-keen sense when to leave Roger was rabbit good at knowing when to skip out on his res......Read More
Categories: afoul, parents, parody, truth, wisdom,
Form: Ode
... Conjuring enchantment with its breath bewitching Sublime your perfume ravishes the midnight air With delirious abandon most sultry and beguiling Caressing every minute curvature and every ......Read More
Categories: afoul, fantasy, garden, heart, romantic
Form: Terzanelle

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