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Behind The Eight Ball Poems

Behind The Eight Ball Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of behind the eight ball 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 behind the eight ball.

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There was a time I knew nothing about rhyme, in a place with drugs and crime and I was crawling through the grime. Like looking through a kaleidoscope cause my only friends were alcohol and dope, I was on an...Read More
Categories: behind the eight ball, assonance, character, confidence, destiny, devotion,
Form: I do not know?

Pillows Outside My Sofa'

radiation keeps me from drawing nearer...
that inner pulse to regain the coast
that innocent exposure;
sever the impulse feel large
take a hold of its plain'
let me be the first to explain:
balance for power grand desire
love is the essence outside...Read More
Categories: behind the eight ball, anxiety, art,
Form: Free verse
Defined By Idioms
Defined By Idioms

Naked truth, bent nails
dead men tell no tales
bad Apple, broken mirrors
burnt out light bulbs, crocodile tears
spilt milk, goose chase
two cents worth, rat race
rotten egg, bad to the bone
eagle eye, no place like home.
bat from hell,
pulled punch
big cheese, 
no...Read More
Categories: behind the eight ball, identity,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Her wind blew the castle down
                                    Her wind blew the...Read More
Categories: behind the eight ball, betrayal, break up, emotions, lost love,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Roar
Always young at heart and old in soul
never at ease in the linked up, stuck-up clichés
of childhood or the bizarre unfriendly world of adulthood,
I always roared…at five my boyfriend Dave was four.
He was a good kisser too.
Just about the only...Read More
Categories: behind the eight ball, love
Form: Free verse