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Best At The Last Minute Poems

Below are the all-time best At The Last Minute poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of at the last minute poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member IN RESPONSE TO MY FIRST POEM FOR CONTEST
Original Poem Just Desserts

I was at my favourite restaurant and had a lovely meal
If I finished all my food then a pudding was the deal
I’d...

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Categories: at the last minute, food, humorous,

My Persian Queen
From the Gardens of Babylon,
to the walkways of Palestina,
to the grand temples of Jerusalism,
to the sandy beaches of Syria and Cyprus.
Went my Persian Queen riding,
upon...

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Categories: at the last minute, beach, body, care, city,



THE IMPRESSION LEFT BY LOVE
By destiny, became friends
Not by real contact but e - contact
Great was the distance that separate, yet felt so close
Shared dreams, goals and ambitions
With optimum...

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Categories: at the last minute, art, friendship, love, future,

Premium Member My Real Name Is Charles


All you Souper know me as Jack

But in reality, my real name is Charles

I will try to explain this seemingly strangel turn of events

I was...

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Categories: at the last minute, mystery,

SIGNS OF CHRISTMAS
                        ...

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© Dan Cwiak  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: at the last minute, christmas, culture, children, holiday,

Premium Member Fly by
Gone with the wind
Gone are the days of indecision
Gone are the days of determination 
Are you sure?
You will forever be indecisive
Because God decide
You will forever...

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Categories: at the last minute, faith,

Good Ol'e Hard Garlic salimi and Dried prune Religion
"Dearly beloved, "We are gathered here today to witness,
The wickedness of these times."
"Blessed", fortunately, its ending soon."
To radio stations phone-it.
"Wait!, No!, Next month.
"Taking the kiddies...

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Categories: at the last minute, anxiety, forgiveness,

SANTA IS COMING TO DINNER
My wife told me she invited Santa to dinner
But it is not Christmas and this is summer, but should I let him enter?
What shall we...

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Categories: at the last minute, adventure, america, best friend,

Optimism in Cleveland
During last night’s draft coverage, ESPN would reveal
that the Cleveland Browns and Philadelphia Eagles made a deal.
At the last minute, Philadelphia sent their first-round pick
to...

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Categories: at the last minute, football,

Premium Member hope
hope the driving force of the world
a mouse dropped in a vat of water with no chance of escape
circling the bucket to no avail will...

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Categories: at the last minute, education, faith, forgiveness, hope,

Warped Reality
All the time I was descending into that deep, dense cavern of a hole

Between my shoulders an uneasy crick appeared and seemed to slip into...

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Categories: at the last minute, adventure, imagination, mystery,

Premium Member In Essiac I Will Trust - Short Version
(The tea is pronounced ESS-i-ac)

The tea I use was born in Canada.
Holistic doctors told me of its name.
This strange concoction does a lot of good
with...

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Categories: at the last minute, drink,

School days
 The busy hours at nine,
running at the last minute.
Those never ending classes
now i miss them in every 
minute..
Give me back my school days
is the...

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© Aarya Roy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: at the last minute, childhood, life, nostalgia, sad,

Premium Member Christmas in Australia
by Robert (Bob) Moore
 
Its Christmas in Australia, the weathers stinking hot
got to do some shopping, but I’d really prefer not
the crowds are large and...

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© Bob Moore  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: at the last minute, celebration, christmas, nostalgia,

Premium Member Seeking My Dreams
I wish I wouldn’t stop me, it’s a painful problem of mine every day.
I plan things almost forever, then at the last minute freeze or...

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Categories: at the last minute, adventure, angst, inspirational, philosophy,

The Big City Gig
Another Tale Of Musical Madness...

It was in the early seventies...
My friend and rhythm guitar man,
Mark Trotiner, worked in a well
known musician store in NYC...
Another one...

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© tom bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: at the last minute, adventure, devotion, music, natural

Premium Member no where but here
on a velocipede against traffic pedaling hands free texting cyberspace
at the last minute the millipede with its mani pedi went to the stratosphere
to meet the...

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Categories: at the last minute, death,

Scrambling
Oh my god look at the time how did it get so late all of a sudden I can't believe I've done it again and...

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Categories: at the last minute, anxiety, metaphor, psychological,

The Supernova of Emptiness
Pathetic, the word I just can't seem to outrun
it beats me to alley-way exits, creating dead to ends, enclosed places
Defeated, it might as well be...

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Categories: at the last minute, anger, depression,

CLOUDY SKIES
Clouds can be remarkably similar
to the friends lovers and passer-bys
that filter through our daily lives
like unexpected weekend guests
who arrive exactly as they planned
or close relatives...

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Categories: at the last minute, funnyrain, rain, silver, trust,

One Sunday Morning
A couple of Sundays ago, my daughter called me stating that she wanted to go to church with us. She realized that it was getting...

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Categories: at the last minute, bible, christian, love, religion,

the misery index
add inflation & unemployment stats,
(its highest level in 28 years)
an absence of universal healthcare,
(its highest level in 28 years)
foreclosures, lost pensions, dead 401K’s, etc.
(its highest...

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Categories: at the last minute, life,

Quiet on the set, Action
Every morning spent hours, unmoving in bed.
Watching the bumps and the cracks and nothings of the ceiling.
Unreality.
Get up at the last minute.
shower, dress, eat, leave.
My...

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Categories: at the last minute, addiction, angst, anxiety, depression,

intensify
how many times does 
hillary 
have to tell the world
that Russia needs to do this,
or Russia needs to do that,
before she runs out of breath?---
it...

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Categories: at the last minute, life, people, people,

One Petal


I watch at the last minute
a solitary petal falling
from the cracked bough
through thin glass of my window--
it rustles and  soars way high
along a grappled...

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Categories: at the last minute, flower, flying,