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Best Anything Goes Poems

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Premium Member ANYTHING GOES ON A SUNDAY

As I claim my own parcel of solitude
from yesterday's banging boom,
I see heaven expanding through you
in me: fireflies  glow  rare as Sunday’s bliss,
never...

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Categories: anything goes, day, peace, silence,
Form: Free verse



Recalling Her
It is thirty six years ago, and I am with her in the garden,
where July is a picnic of egg sandwiches, cress-stippled,
fuzzy-downed peaches, yellow-tangy lemonade.
Her...

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Categories: anything goes, grandmother, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member BLACK MAGIC WOMAN

Madame Mistress, ebonies princess,
Southern comforts golden jewel,
A golden beauty down south does dwell.
She hides many secrets beneath her,
Glittering mask of mystery's mystic spells.
A dark priestess...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anything goes, adventure, beauty, fantasy, imagery, imagination, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Frosted Panes - re-post
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Categories: anything goes, girl, life, me, sea, time, winter,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member King Sun and Goddess Sea
One summer day, enraptured by the Goddess Sea,
King Sun shone down with all his might; most splendidly
he moved the Goddess, for she rippled laughingly
a shimmering...

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Categories: anything goes, sea, summer,
Form: Couplet



Premium Member Let Truth Burn Away Your Deceptive Cloak, Sonnet Doubles
Sonnet Doubles:

First sonnet

Let Truth Burn Away Your Deceptive Cloak

Let truth burn away your deceptive cloak
lower vanity's shield, go have a smoke,
even if, a diamond, in...

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Categories: anything goes, art, deep, encouraging, endurance, hope, life,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member 'A Thousand Steps'

A thousand steps in between 
who I was and who I am now 
do I wonder about the detours? 
do I wish I took the...

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Categories: anything goes, introspection, lifejourney, life, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Preacher's Son
A lonely figure twirls itself, concealed
by blades of wheat as clouds float through the sky.
The form, a boy, looks up from golden field
and sees the...

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Categories: anything goes, sad,
Form: Sonnet
One more peg
One more peg
to quench my thirst,
thirst of a desert
nearer to sea
so close to it
yet so far.

One more peg
to forget the pain,
pain of my heart
which I...

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© kash poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anything goes, love
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member The Home Maker
She wore a gingham apron,
battled dirt on hands and knees
while garments washed swayed brightly
on a clothesline in the breeze.

She sewed and worked a garden,
did the...

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Categories: anything goes, dedication, work
Form: Rhyme
Rio Grande River
Now this is quiet a famous little stream, many untold story
The muddy waters run slow, but don't let it fool you when it comes alive
Divides...

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© Danny Nunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anything goes, historyold, history, old, river, drug,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member The Luck Of The Draw
 The tiniest egg
Sanctuary for new life;
Dinner for many.


Entered in contest: Enter the 'Premiere haiku contest II: Anything Goes ' Poetry Contest; sponsored by: Chris...

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Categories: anything goes, animal, bird, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member 'Love Unquestioned'
He 
Witness 
My sadness 
Tears rolling down
He wiped the tears away and held me close.
He never asked what brought them on, he just 
let me...

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Categories: anything goes, devotion, loveme,
Form: Tetractys
Premium Member The American Dream
The beauty of the dream
Even fools are allowed in
Misinformed and crawling on narrow stony roads
Yet in this land anything goes
We all have the right to...

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Categories: anything goes, america, art, humor, international, patriotic, peace,
Form: Free verse
The Bench In Central Park
       On this dreary winter morning I sit on a bench in Central Park.  Lost in my own...

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Categories: anything goes, angst, friendship, life, loss, mystery, wifeme,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Abandon
I wish to live with true abandon
experiencing things more at random
Just like the first man Adam
drinking clean water
living with nature in tandem

Garden freedom body exposed
Unconcerned...

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Categories: anything goes, beach, beautiful, celebration, encouraging, environment,
Form: Narrative
Don't close your eyes
Don't close your eyes
I am seeing myself in them,
mirrors may lie
but your eyes always speak the truth.
Let me check my face
how much of it is...

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© kash poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anything goes, introspection, lifeme, me,
Form: Free verse
ROCKY
each of us is naked inside our clothes left as a tender rose as you suppose
an untimely gift so you get my drift in a...

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Categories: anything goes, appreciation, art, rap,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fear Not, My Daggers Are Plunged And Never Thrown
Fear Not, My Daggers Are Plunged And Never Thrown

When days are burnt offerings and nights jagged blades
I loose me those restraints, set words into parades.
Not...

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Categories: anything goes, character, confidence, dark, deep, integrity, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member INSIDE OUR QUIET WORLD



My parcel of quietude becomes yours
while we listen to the same monastic silence,
gazing at clouds alone and  together
until we rest lovingly inside our gentle,...

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Categories: anything goes, silence, together,
Form: Free verse
Fate
maybe this is our fate
but right now it seems fatal
it anything goes wrong 
this love may lose its life
I have always imagined our love to...

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Categories: anything goes, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Beat Generation
Long arm gendarme
My mistake namaste
Backpack bivouac
Channeling Kerouac

Brilliant stars, silent nights
Fireflies, Northern Lights
Mountain streams, fresh air
Fall asleep anywhere

Small town, take a chance
Pig roast, barn dance
Allemande left!...

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© Mark Toney  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anything goes, addiction, america, freedom, literature, philosophy, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Fake (Alliteration of the letter F)
Freida's fluent flaunt flew
foul for fraudulent frame
Foiable folly find fickled
fiction for fame
Followers forgo fodder for
Figurheads fiendish fraud
Friends frantic Finance'
feud for fishy forlorn
Formidable formal flatterer
flamboyant fit...

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Categories: anything goes, business
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member HAPPY NEW YEAR
Bang those pots and pans, Rattle those noise makers as loud as you can,
For its New Year’s Eve my friends a chance to start fresh...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anything goes, celebration, family, friendship, holiday, inspirational, new
Form: Free verse
PLEASE HEAR WHAT I AM NOT SAYING
Don`t be fooled by the face i wear,for i wear a thousand masks and none of them 
are me.Don`t be fooled, for god sake don`t...

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Categories: anything goes, depression, inspirational, me, time,
Form: Free verse