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Best All Out Poems

Below are the all-time best All Out poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of all out poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Redneck Santa
T'were the night after Christmas, 'n' the house was all dark.
Not much money for 'lectric in the ol' trailer park.
Ma waitin' tables at the club...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: all out, christmas, parody,
Form: Rhyme



Can You Spare A Teardrop
I cried for so long, so many nights,
and now no more tears can drop,
I'm all out, do you have some to spare,
cause you know once...

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Categories: all out, cry, emotions, feelings, how
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Rebuilt Dreams

Life has changed so much for everyone
Many ways, different levels too
Fighting battles, waiting to be won

Holding on, trying not to feel so blue
Unexpected restrictions around
Many...

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Categories: all out, change, dream, inspirational, motivation,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member A Mouse Family's Christmas
It's Christmas Eve and through the house 
there creeps a curious little mouse.
He climbs into the big arm chair 
and finds the cookies waiting there...

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Categories: all out, adventure, christmas,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member My Funny Valentine
Vino
Vinny
Vino
Vinny
There was no doubt I was seeing double
Vinny poured another glass
I actually think it was whiskey
There we sat, at the back of the Angelos Steak...

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Categories: all out, art, death, nostalgia, valentines
Form: Dramatic Verse



Breaking Point
I can't take it no more

this is too much

Your words are just words

you use as a crutch

My mind is a mess

these pills just dont work

Why...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: all out, confusion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Our Courtship
      

He worked at the local newspaper office.
I worked for his employer’s wife as a mother’s helper.
He had served his...

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Categories: all out, lovetime, me, time,
Form: Narrative
The Solstice Door
The light is coming and I wish you well...

Behind the running, running man the land
Lies silent, fallow, haunted by the cry
Of one lone mourning rook...

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Categories: all out, life, light, mystery, mythology,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member LET YOUR CHILDREN ON THEIR OWN


Maternal tears
Never managing to let go
Vicarious pleasure, vicarious pain
Wishing their life were easier
Wishing they could avoid the pitfalls
You see so clearly
The traps that seem so...

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Categories: all out, anxiety, children, confidence, desire,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member While Feeding the Ducks
It was there, just by chance, we were caught unprepared
Staring, surprised, into eyes of the past
I'd been watching the ducks as they circled the pond
It...

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Categories: all out, lost love, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Great People in My Life

My mother, whom I still can call any day.
My grandparents all long-since passed away.

My dad, deceased, I hardly got to know.
My stepdad who sadly died...

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Categories: all out, memory, people,
Form: List
Rage personified
The rage I feel now is boiling inside, pressure in my head

I have never liked this feeling when I’ve felt it before, too close to...

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Categories: all out, angst, confusion, introspection, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Love just waved goodbye
Don’t cry for me when I’m gone 

I’ve forgiven you it's time to move on

I understand we’ve all had our doubts

And fears made us enact...

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Categories: all out, forgiveness, goodbye, grief, love,
Form: Verse
Humility In America
It's said 100 million Americans watched the Superbowl, which like a religious event is held on Sunday. I wonder if 100 million Americans have ever...

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Categories: all out, appreciation, football, god, humanity,
Form: Prose
Premium Member My Impromptu Picnic
[Written during a twelve hour power cut caused by
Storms this past winter]

The storm that arrived in the depth of the night
Got even worse with the...

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Categories: all out, food,
Form: Rhyme
Every season changes
The asphalt driveway is blackened over by rain 
sand bags lie in the corner of the garage in case water creeps in, some sheep scurry...

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Categories: all out, angst, animal, assonance, beautiful,
Form: Narrative
Murder in Us All
We read about the slaughter in a place far overseas,
where the multicultural blending has been there for centuries.
Where church of all denominations have been standing...

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Categories: all out, conflict, fear,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member When Light Shines
It echoes dull dawn past a long evening.
Dusk is being thawed off like flowering.
Your aegis bore the road to the doorway.
A soft tune for a...

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© Sotto Poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: all out, anger, appreciation, art, beautiful,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Horse Black Star
  
I have had many joyful dreams in my childhood,
but I recall some very emotional too;
and I would tell them all out loud in...

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Categories: all out, childhood, dream,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Fruit Loops
You know we’re very poor, of that we have certainly, never denied.
Then the ‘Obama-I-don’t-Care’ gave us another whammy, Yes, indeed! Oh My!
Now, it’s Peanut butter...

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Categories: all out, fun, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Light Verse
11-9-2016
11-9-2016

On Election night, twentysixteen
I saw a strange and surreal scene
I looked cross the great harbor at Lady Liberty that night
And I knew right away, something...

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Categories: all out, allusion, discrimination, fear, history,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Gone again
He disappears again. Can't say that I'm surprised
I know he thinks when he comes home, that hell be chastised
But I won't say a word cause...

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Categories: all out, betrayal, emotions, love hurts,
Form: I do not know?
DEAR, OH DEER!
For better or for worse they'd pledged 
upon  their wedding day, 
but all the so called better bits 
had somehow gone astray. 
 
Poor...

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Categories: all out, funny, blue, may,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member When You Wear a Dirty Shirt
When you wear a dirty shirt,
You're a book getting judged by its cover.
People think you're really poor, or nutty,
Or that you have a menial job.
Or...

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Categories: all out, humor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Oinker at the Dessert Bar
Oh, give me cake with double chocolate
And strawberry with sweetened cream whipped stiff.
And if you have a cake named butter nut,
I’ll have that too. For...

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Categories: all out, food,
Form: Sonnet