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Axe Poems

Axe Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of axe 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 axe.

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Body Bags
First of all: poetry is anything now.
I never broke the rules.
They did, so have some of this!

The tranquilizing sanctuary of apathy
and anemic acquiescence
drips more blood than Henry's axe.
It burns more fiercely than the fires
of his frightful, pitiless daughter.
Yet images of...Read More
Categories: axe, anger, betrayal,
Form: Blitz



Premium Member The Tree now the Axe
In need of our mandate, he showcases his boyhood
reaches the throne and locks the available food.
There he goes again, same old trick, same promises
definition of past atrocities softened as near misses.
A commanding manifesto, making each line suspicious
difference in execution, the...Read More
Categories: axe, betrayal, community, conflict, confusion, humanity, leadership, political,
Form: Couplet
The Wall
Winnie, wild-eyed, went insane and sang
“Happy Birthday” in the rain, while she
washed away her bloody pain.

Now all day long she sings that song,
She sings it loud, she sings it strong,
Walled in a place she don’t belong.

For much unlike her maddened...Read More
Categories: axe, birthday, character, child, child abuse, loneliness, lonely,
Form: Rhyme
Karate Practice
I went to karate to learn how to kick

And there I found a super sweet chick

I wanted her to give me a lick

So I axe kicked in half a large stack of brick

Before I could brag my sensei asked for...Read More
Categories: axe, angst, anti bullying, child abuse, crush, first
Form: Kimo
Premium Member Fake News 2
Another Tom Wright Opinion
1-1-2020

 Our society is suffering,
because of all the fake news.
Many practice “spinning”,
while presenting their views.

Those reporting the news,
should remain non-aligned.
But seems everybody now days,
has an axe to grind.

Politicians and pundits,
aren’t alone in this debasing.
We can’t recognize the...Read More
Categories: axe, truth,
Form: Lyric



Did you :: Awdl gwydd
Quote :: The axe forgets, what the tree remembers. ....African proverb


The proverb is apt for me,
as the tree suffers, damaged,
the injured party, victim.
Great wisdom be acknowledged.

Remember how you hurt me
I can't forget the harm; I'll
not forgive for breaking heart.
I'll not...Read More
Categories: axe, love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Evergreen Tree
The Evergreen Tree

Upon the tree I set my sight
And see to my delight
With head tilted up
And hand shading eyes
In the boughs
Sagging from the snow
Birds of various colors 
Perched on the branches
Highlighted against the green
Under blue skies
And I am elated to...Read More
Categories: axe, christmas, culture, december, environment, nature, tree, winter,
Form: Verse
Come Talk To Me
Oh what sorrows have begat thee?
Oh what pain has come upon thee?
Drooping head hanging low
And the billows are moving to and fro
Unkempt hair flying high in the sky
And anxious whiskers are standing by 
Your shadows stand aloof the wall
And your...Read More
Categories: axe, america, beautiful, courage, endurance, friend, heart, judgement,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member He Asked for the Axe
Eddie Johnson's neck, severed by the axe
On account of a few ethical cracks
   Found in his off-duty car
   Asleep outside of a bar 
For a couple beers ~ politically whacked...Read More
Categories: axe, drink, sleep, work,
Form: Limerick
Slither away
Tas De Chieness beat The World's Greatest
When Gnawdia Knumbins used a Sunday Easterroll
To pin Lensett Phinestt at 17:00.

Herman Densewoods and "The Late night" Man of Mystery
Fought to a double dq.  The outside official called the match @ 15:51 referee...Read More
Categories: axe, 4th grade, music, sexy, slam, song, sound,
Form: Classicism
Chopping Away at Damaged Wood
Chop Chop Chop

Differences in swings

Chop Chop Chop

Change up the tempo

Chop Chop Chop Chop

Ill make a difference in them

Chop Chop Chop

If I trim a couple of edges itll be perfect

Chop chop chop

They’ve been my friend forever

Chop chop chop

Well I’ll go out...Read More
Categories: axe, christian, inspirational, perspective, philosophy, psychological, spoken word,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Disarray

Disarray? Me? My house? My family?
Thank you! Yes, we certainly have earned the title, the crown and the sash.
You apparently were let in by one of the carpet chewers? 
The watch dog is pretty much a come-in-and-open-the-frig-dog 
Furious barking ceases...Read More
Categories: axe, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
11 little poems
1
Twisted soul
is the fire.
without direction,
just the ambition.

2
I stray at the cherry forest,
listen the sadness of wind.
Last year,you were here,
This year,flowers wither

3
The smell of despair
is letting people believe in hope

4
Memory is an axe,
it opens a new world
and pushes us into the...Read More
Categories: axe, beautiful, lost, love,
Form: Verse
Only when yours truly busies himself
Only when yours truly busies himself...

Feigning to emulate NON GMO
garden variety English major oh just so
ho-hum, this ousted son and cingular bro
biological byproduct of papa's yoyo

after mama taut Peppy how to grow
big and become vein, her issuing blow
by blow stroke,...Read More
Categories: axe, 11th grade, 12th grade, 8th grade, 9th
Form: Personification
halloween madness
halloween madness

And so it is there inside 
As it always is
This thing with a life of its own
What do I call it?
A friend, companion, bed fellow?
This ravenous thing in my head
Which controls me and drives me
Guiding me to Hell and...Read More
Categories: axe, evil, horror, military,
Form: Free verse
Cold comfort
axe split aged oak
unyielding snow storm rages
embers glow softly
...Read More
Categories: axe, winter,
Form: Haiku
Stop the clock part 1

The pendulum swings back and forth 
I wonder if it ever gets bored,
Really such a monotonous sight,
Once to the left, then the right. 

What if I clobber ye, with a hammer 
Might stop the perpetual stammer,
Slash it’s face, with a...Read More
Categories: axe, cheer up, confusion, depression, funny, humorous, prison,
Form: Couplet
Amanda my love mate
The breast of love is timeless
The toast of love is space less
Amanda my love take my love juice
Drink of it they're from my manly cup
Of love my affections yes the body
Sign that made you mine
I will sing my love songs...Read More
Categories: axe, color, cute, dedication, deep, destiny, devotion, dream,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The Old Girl
Since I was scholastically impaired,
Teachers were not people for whom I cared,
And I doubt if any remembered me
In the least enthusiastically -
When I left school, sans honour and glory,
I was firmly in the "dud"category,
As for declaring one teacher "first",
It is...Read More
Categories: axe, anxiety, appreciation, death, dream, school, teacher,
Form: Rhyme
Too Loving

Some saw a clinging troll,
others the saccharine flesh
of a dark love.

The mother loomed over his brow,
swaddled his senses.
Each day, the boy
stumbled further from that
too loving embrace.
He grew ill-formed in mind
by the cloy of her.

Young girls recoiled,
older girls, twisted rumors
into strings...Read More
Categories: axe, poetry,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member The Horse is Dead Dismount
My husband and I know how to stop an argument
One of us says
The horse is dead
Dismount

This immediately stops the argument
because if the horse is dead
what good will yelling at it, hitting it, and kicking it do?
This has worked for us...Read More
Categories: axe, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
Form: Free verse
And ignoble prize trumpeting hubris awarded to
And ignoble prize trumpeting hubris awarded to...

Bourgeoisie donning ersatz
overstuffed ego freezer bewigged pate
"FAKE" grotesque humanitarian
bribed corrupt judges will vindicate
jimmied cracked corn
land of "milk and honey"

red hot button he spoils to activate
countdown to Armageddon
leaving nation prostrate,
all the more reason to axe...Read More
Categories: axe, 11th grade, 12th grade, abuse, fire, freedom,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Teaching Chimps Some Words



We should teach the chimpanzees to read
the names of certain things. Objects like tools 
for instance
then label the tools: hammer, saw, axe,
screwdriver etcetera, then screws and nails.

Teach them just enough words to know
a pickaxe from a pencil…just a few practical...Read More
Categories: axe, poetry,
Form: Blank verse
To My Love Part 5 TBC
As the odyssey in the skiff continued a more sentient being begun to appear,
At times feeling as a eunuch who was unable to change anything,
In zenith of toxicity as miasma on a cold misty morning.
What an epic feeling is to...Read More
Categories: axe, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member IT'S FUNNY TILL IT'S NOT


There was a man from Halifax
Refused to do his income tax
    They tossed him out
    Without a doubt
Suddenly fun perks got the axe



posted on September 7, 2019...Read More
Categories: axe, fun, money, time,
Form: Limerick