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Best All Work And No Play Poems

Below are the all-time best All Work And No Play poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of all work and no play poems written by PoetrySoup members


All Work and No Play
I’d think about
Work without Play -
And doubt my mind…

For Nancy’s If I didn't think what I think, here's what I'd think contest
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© jack horne  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: all work and no play, on work and working,
Form: Than-Bauk



All Work And No Play
Two roads diverged in a yellow 
wood
And I wondered if I really 
should
Take the one more traveled by
Or let my mind sprout wings 
and fly. 

I...

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© Joe Murphy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: all work and no play, words
Form: Couplet
ALL WORK AND NO PLAY
All work and no play 
Makes Jack a dull boy
All work and no play 
Makes a life without joy

Don’t live to work
Take time for leisure
You...

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Categories: all work and no play, workwork, time, time, work,
Form: I do not know?
The Elves Snow Party

Away up north where it’s snowing they say
the elves are preparing for Christmas day.
Big elves little elves, busier than bees
All building toys, for under Christmas...

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Categories: all work and no play, adventure, celebration, christmas, fantasy,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
When life was really child's play
Oh, the stress-free, carefree world of children
O' take me back to the lil kids' playpen

When we tried on mom's cosmetics and lipsticks
and built playhouses with...

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Categories: all work and no play, childhood, children,
Form: Couplet



PERFECTION
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Categories: all work and no play, inspirational, philosophy,
Form: Pastoral
The Devil Within
Should I sell my soul to the devil?
I think I already have 
Every word that comes out of my mouth 
These past few years 
Has...

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Categories: all work and no play, corruption, love, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member STRESSED
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© Judy Ball  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: all work and no play, family, inspirational, introspection, life,
Form: Quatrain
Study,Study,Study
Study!study!study!
Mum says,yelling each day.
If only she could understand
All work and no play makes jack a dull boy....

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Categories: all work and no play, education, children, funny,
Form: Burlesque
bright future i hear
Tired to success
Bright future I hear….. They say that’s sweet
Only smart people get there. Like me by the way
Well the smartness has a price 
You...

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Categories: all work and no play, confusion, education,
Form: ABC
LETS GET AWAY
we need to take atrip
where they pop whip
and have a  dip
all work and no play
hey
LETS GET AWAY...

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Categories: all work and no play, adventure, freedom,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Dream Avenue
Driving in my new luxury car
Richer then a movie star
All the lights shine on me
I'm beautiful with too much money
Strutting to be viewed
Living big on...

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Categories: all work and no play, dream, fantasy, humor,
Form: Rhyme
o
your only half as old as you are smart
by counting my blessings every day my hindsight doubles
all work and no play makes jack a dull...

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Categories: all work and no play, urban,
Form: Free verse
Freud Attacks

I seem to have forgotten
the purpose of civilization
we are to animals 
as animals are to a basket of forks
C.J. Jung as the UFO pilot
in "Freud...

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Categories: all work and no play, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Life of Balance
Come to my side and hold my hand
As we stroll through this maze called life.
I the teacher and you the student can travel side by...

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Categories: all work and no play, life,
Form: Free verse
Wishes Coming True On Christmas
                        Lately...

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Categories: all work and no play, christmas,
Form: Rhyme
All In The Name Of Progress 1st addition
The wrecking ball long since
     demolished boyhood house zen
located at 324 Level Road,
     a once rural residence,
...

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Categories: all work and no play, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Lamentations of a proletariat
Lamentations of a proletariat 

Loaded to the brim, withouted in a pack of "obersver-non participants"
folded like a wrap, yet forced to lack in the ranks...

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Categories: all work and no play, anger, betrayal, discrimination,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Halloween Escape
Lose yourself within a song
For many with music you can never go wrong
Go deep sea exploring as you dive into a book
Perhaps search for buried...

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Categories: all work and no play, halloween,
Form: Rhyme
god save the queen
royal hostage of history
how long has your family been unaware
suffering from her own power
constantly taken away
prisoner of blackmail to wash her hands clean 
poisonous people...

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Categories: all work and no play, historyfamily, brother, brother, family,
Form: I do not know?
South African Dream

All work and no play
May have made Matt 
A dull boy
All no work and no God
Has Matt with a lost soul
But he is moving on...

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© Phatt Matt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: all work and no play, absence, change, fate, father,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member A Way Of Life
All work and no play
Is not a way to live
All play and no work
Is all take
With not much give

Work is essential
No job no money
How would...

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Categories: all work and no play, 10th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member NO- to it's to the power of- -
As an adult to another adult;
Does one such as an adult;
Listens to us;
If I tell you to be quiet there’s no power, no honest reply...

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Categories: all work and no play, addiction, analogy, confidence,
Form: Dramatic Verse
SONG OF THE PIPELINE
SONG OF THE PIPELINE

Working on the pipeline
Having such a great time
All work and no play
Never know the time of day.

Toiling seven days a week
Never finding...

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Categories: all work and no play, humor, jobs, places, work,
Form: Rhyme