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Beating Around The Bush Poems

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Premium Member What are Idioms
You might take this with a grain of salt
Knowing I heard it on the grape vine
Why they let the cat out of the bag
I'd say your guess is as good as mine

They say I tend to sit on the fence,
Off...Read More
Categories: beating around the bush, character, education, humorous, language, perspective,
Form: Quatrain



IT CAME NATURALLY
I would not say it was a promise nor a plan
It came into being because of circumstances
I would not say it was unbearable nor easy
It was a route that was meant to be taken

I thought enduring it all would be...Read More
Categories: beating around the bush, africa, age, creation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tell It Like It Is


“Tell it like it is” what needs to be said
No beating around the bush or the outcome you'll dread
Look at me, honest as they come
Bumble along, thumb up my bum
Cept when I'm hitchhiking, need it for a lift instead




...Read More
Categories: beating around the bush, anxiety,
Form: Limerick
Beating Around the Bush
George Bush went up top for a walk
You should have heard Donald Trump squawk!
"It MUST be a crime!
The limelight is mine!"
(The peafowl was once a peacock)...Read More
Categories: beating around the bush, political,
Form: Limerick
COUNSELLING PINCH
Nothing much though will the heathen's heart accept from the duties of the eye,

Dated back to some years,this man was seen in a very dirty cloth and a slipper, 

No one bothered to speak to him concerning who he was,because...Read More
Categories: beating around the bush, angel, beautiful,
Form: Dramatic Verse



Caldwells Trail
"Time to go, I'll see you folks"
A wave and he was gone
just like every year before
he never lingered on
Always got right to the point
(no beating around the bush)
Questions answered, terse, direct
but never in a rush
They met him sixteen years ago
While...Read More
Categories: beating around the bush, adventure, anniversary, mountains, spiritual, tribute, uplifting, vacation,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Succinctly Brief
Keep it brief, compact, concise.
Say it precisely, shred excess words.
Use exact simple words, chosen carefully, 
    pithy and strong to convey what you mean,
    with no fluffy stuff or beating around the bush

Short and...Read More
Categories: beating around the bush, language, meaningful,
Form: Free verse
Left
 

You always thought I was beating around the bush
You always thought I needed a little push

You were easily impressed by my new glass tints
But you never understood any of my hints

I'm still struggling with word to speak to you...Read More
Categories: beating around the bush, betrayal, break up, depression, feelings, heartbroken, how
Form: Dramatic Verse
the run around
the run around....
beating around the bush 
never getting straight to 
the root of the problem
the run around.... 
straddling the fence 
between swings of mood
the run around....
yes 
no 
maybe so
never a clear answer given
the run around....
left in a constant state
of confusion...Read More
Categories: beating around the bush, anger,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Rebirth of a flower
Rebirth of a flower



A month ago to the day
black bears came to dismay. 
They uprooted everything I had
in the face of doing something bad.
There was no rhyme or reason given
not one hint of an word driven.
No e-mail, nothing, no ears
to...Read More
Categories: beating around the bush, allusion, break up, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member catching his goat
catching his goat


my dear
if you aim on catching his goat
you best stop beating around the bush
you best not play in the pasture as a sheep
just go for his jugular
a garrote would do
words in poems, too, work
a contest placement, too
the worse...Read More
Categories: beating around the bush, blessing,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Harmless Innuendos
   -Quiet voices with low decibels are taken with offense. Preconceived notions, spoken words without thought, inserting smileys to disclaim. Invertebrate personas can be seen evaporating from the skin, with the naked eye. Forming a resin that keeps...Read More
Categories: beating around the bush, social,
Form: Prose Poetry
Point blank
Aim for the temple
No beating around the bush
Be direct coward...Read More
Categories: beating around the bush, education, words, write, writing,
Form: Senryu
Untitled 1
We are already rich
When we are rich financally
Don't be calling our phone
Don't be knocking on our door
Don't want to hear the would of could of
Where were you when we needed you the most
Just ask yourself that important question
No excuses, No...Read More
Categories: beating around the bush, absence,
Form: Free verse
Metaphorically Speaking
This poem is dedicated to a special far away friend - Brandden Blackwell.  We became so close before we actually met.  So close, yet so far away - never around, yet always there - It's kind of like...Read More
Categories: beating around the bush, analogy, inspirational, life, love, metaphor, religious, symbolism,
Form: Narrative
Homecoming for her
oh how do i express my feelings for you, 
when we've had quiet a past.
there are many more in the world,
with its land so great and vast.
but none compare.
its just not fair.
you know what?
screw beating around the bush,
lately, events have...Read More
Categories: beating around the bush, beauty, girlfriend, good night, love,
Form: Tetractys
Life
I like to call myself a inspirational person
And i do like to write my poem's with lots of passion
With powerful words that come out my mouth like a gun
I have learned to do this from the life i have run

There...Read More
Categories: beating around the bush, body, bullying, discrimination, dream, environment, imagination, inspirational,
Form: I do not know?
Sharp Tongue
These words will flow like bricks threw the air
falling fast,
and when they hit 
they hit hard..
the truth??
do you really want it?
can you handle it?
my mouth has no filter
I know no bounds,
Lines will be crossed
and the sirens sound
I'm done beating around...Read More
Categories: beating around the bush, anger, conflict,
Form: I do not know?
The Overdose
You have your story I have mine
You’ve lied about more than my allotted time
My fingers shake as I write this rhyme 
Blood boiling quake that’s been so very kind

Tell the world your story, sure 
I’ll only agree that we did...Read More
Categories: beating around the bush, funeral, growing up, me,
Form: Rhyme
LET THE CHILDISH GAMES GO
It's time for them to grow up.
Stop beating around the bush.
Were about to graduate and me you tend to push.
Not physically, but friendship wise.
And your choices I start to despise.
Why do you have so much negative and childish things to...Read More
Categories: beating around the bush, friendship, teen,
Form: Rhyme
I Want to be Your Bride
I want to be your bride
No beating around the bush

I want to wear a white cape
And mouse ears
I want to blow raspberries at your loved ones

I want to dance 
Alone
On a table to our song
I want to eat the best...Read More
Categories: beating around the bush, funny, husband, imagination, life, love, urban, wedding,
Form: Blank verse