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Best Abdication Poems

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Abdication
My Compassion's mute by her bedside
My bodies a host, a stopped up drain

She sucks for emancipation

And yet there is no air, no  pillow light...

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© Meghan G  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abdication, caregiving,
Form: Free verse



Abdication
       castle walls breaching
a king weeps in mother's arms…
          the...

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© david mohn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abdication, beach, ocean,
Form: Haiku
Abdication
The world's greatest tragedy?

Maybe it's when someone you used to talk to,
for hours on end,
someone you used to be so close to,
someone you used to...

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Categories: abdication, life, loss, child,
Form: Free verse
ABDICATION
It was a domestic pain,
when we came apart in boots and helmets.
Taking the shine away, moon gave up the fight
on lake, against the clouds, a...

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Categories: abdication, art
Form: I do not know?
Yield not, but know
Ash - grey chemised
she shifts her shape
as silver flakes float coat
stripped naked places, 
sheath curves and angled spaces
Angry glitter tingle stings
thick earth skin with prickly...

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Categories: abdication, natural disasters,
Form: Alliteration



Premium Member Brainstorm - A Diabolical Grace

Dark, deep, warm-black arms of an endless night wrap me ...
     head thrown back in abdication, arms spread wide in surrender,
...

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Categories: abdication, abuse, addiction, analogy, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Covering of the Eyes
Lavish me not with any parting gifts
when I die
Give me no long goodbye speeches
with flowery words
I demand an eulogy of silence
Extol not my memory,
for I...

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Categories: abdication, bereavement, death, grave, self,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member The Reverends Yacht
I’d extend an invitation
to all in the congregation
through this speech of inspiration
which is quite a compilation
yet I expect no adulation
and no gest of adoration
for in...

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Categories: abdication, corruption, dedication, devotion, paradise,
Form: Monorhyme
WHISPERS
A.W. Nutter

Can you hear the whispers

Follow us into the darkness
Sanctuary is found in the night
Let us feast upon your innocence
Step away from the power of...

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Categories: abdication, imagination, religion
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member True Destination
Monorhyme Contest
Sponsor: Shadow Hamilton

He was a venerable man awaiting his true destination,
mysterious at night, but in the morn’ full of inspiration,
he spoke of good fortune...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abdication, conflict, power,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member On Watching Fur Fly
This breezy day outside the truckers’ Gas ‘n Go, 
I brush my doggie's hair of fine white strands-
some short, some long-
all seeming to remove themselves...

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Categories: abdication, dog, hair, day, hair,
Form: Free verse
Mary's Farewell
In a short time, you will be my executioner.
Your actions shall be considered a favor.
You say to me “Lady, please forgive me”.
I, Mary Stuart, am...

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Categories: abdication, historyme, marriage, england, marriage,
Form: Rhyme
It Died Last Night
His heart pulsated blood, ever-increasing in its forceful exertion. 
His eyes received undeniable images, only he was unable to explain.
His legs weakened, buckled by the...

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Categories: abdication, betrayal, devotion, divorce, loss,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Bison, Betrayed
Not so long ago ...
your numbers darkened the west
a noble profile of strength and pride
and the epitome of the innate, free, pioneering spirit
that your country...

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Categories: abdication, animal, appreciation, history, native
Form: Free verse
King Of Tears
The pools of sadness I have left behind
Broil and lie stagnating abandoned on the heath,
Their surfaces are restless, ill-defined,
Ripple-shot, concealing of the things that drown...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abdication, introspection, life, loss, lost
Form: Verse
Premium Member Resistance On The Iberian Peninsula
Resistance On The Iberian Peninsula

“Liberté, égalité, fraternité (Liberty, Equality, Fraternity),” 
Scream French revolutionists as they guillotine monarchists heads,
Then crown Napoleon Bonaparte Emperor of France,
Who commands...

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Categories: abdication, education, freedom, history, irony,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Rebirth of Worth
REBIRTH OF WORTH

Self conceit is thought a trait to be deplored
Despised when recognised in self or others
And modesty is praised with full accord
Instilled in us...

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Categories: abdication, philosophy, self,
Form: Sonnet
WINTER FOG
WINTER    FOG

Grey fingers soft as a pickpocket’s
Kingdom of the blind
With no one-eyed man

People appear and disappear for a moment
Ghost visitors to the...

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Categories: abdication, nature
Form: Free verse
NAPOLEON'S EUROPE
Europe my realm and my prized possession
I instill in thee our novel ideals,
for your feudal laws our conquest repeals.
Our boisterous wind of emancipation
liberates Spain from...

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Categories: abdication, history,
Form: I do not know?
A Muse's Gentle Nudge
As you walk through this misted valley,
and discover a haze, everything here surreal,
you hear a voice, one out of faerie;
 question what you believe to...

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Categories: abdication, introspection, life, world,
Form: Rhyme
Sports Scandals--What May Be Next
Sports Scandals—What May Be Next

By Elton Camp

It’s time that sports gets cuts down to size
For it isn’t the important thing to emphasize

Schools should supply an...

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© Elton Camp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abdication, sports, may, sports, time,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Perfect Painting Love
He softy strokes a canvas, in His style
As She sits there wearing, just her smile
He's studies all Her lines
As he carefully defines
The beauty that exists
Within...

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Categories: abdication, art,
Form: I do not know?
Raptured Tempests
Verbose crystalled tears bestride
Flaring high on ornately veined clouds

Racking thunderclaps fracture the horizon
Protesting the abdication of daylight

Here the morose summer showers weep 
In heavy erosion...

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Categories: abdication, imagination, time, visionary,
Form: Couplet
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...

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Categories: abdication, life,
Form: Free verse
I Cry for Two
You used to say my heart was cold.  You had a point if truth be told.  The highs and lows your passion bred...

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Categories: abdication, caregiving, change, cry, relationship,
Form: Rhyme