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Best Back Against The Wall Poems

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Premium Member Above Forever
Biting into the dead,  
he tastes  the aftertaste of burnt ashes!
The meal of her emotions,
buried alive within silken strands.
Blood inside sorrow burning,
sweet desire...

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Categories: back against the wall, angel, beautiful, dark, death,
Form: Free verse



Remember Her
I always liked the way she played with her hair....
across from the vast expanse of the bed,
legs up, with her back against the wall,
I saw...

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Categories: back against the wall, lost love, love, memory,
Form: Romanticism
Epilogue
Written November 2, 2015


With my back against the wall
I fall
Down never ending staircases
That spiral down below
To seas where books float downstream
Along open pages reflecting past...

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Categories: back against the wall, growing up, how i
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Painting your emotional portrait
Scream both hands into the air, 
Arch your back against the wall, 
Plant both feet upon the floor, 
As you proudly show your all,

All your...

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Categories: back against the wall, art, emotions, sexy,
Form: Quatrain
An Uppercut I Remember
Dad hit me only once, an upper cut to the solar plexus. It nearly lifted me off my feet. I was 17 then and already...

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Categories: back against the wall, father son,
Form: Blank verse



Give the Bride Away
We often hear of hardship with single motherhood,
how tough it is to raise a family on her own.
How a drunkard and a basher never makes...

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Categories: back against the wall, hope,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Wildflower Afternoon
With your nerves stretched paper thin,
you tend to lose control.
When you are down- -no chance to win,
and feel need to sell your soul.

Finding your back...

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Categories: back against the wall, nature,
Form: Quatrain
While the animals were sleeping
His love 
was above 
the pain
from the 
stained glass 
and aftermath
of abuse

he cradled me
while disabling
reasons

he'd say 
shhhhhhhh
the animals love you.
and if you stop crying
they'll come...

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Categories: back against the wall, suicide, love,
Form: Free verse
pandoras box
changing the rules
changing realities
listing the rules
color coded names and numbers
take me away replace the whole charade
never mention it
and cash it all in for a trade
worry...

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Categories: back against the wall, confusionme, magic, me,
Form: Free verse
Breath Again
 trapped in a dream forever i was gone 
a mind of deception a love that was strong 

     my back...

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Categories: back against the wall, loss, life, lost, cry,
Form: Cinquain
Premium Member In The City
Somewhere out on that horizon,
out beyond the neon lights,
I know there must be something better
but there isn't anything else in sight.
It's survival in the city
when...

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Categories: back against the wall, angst,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Real Dilemma
I was reading in the papers,
of worldly problems that there are!
The one I'm most concerned about,
is the most critical, by far!

There's unemployment, crime, and politics,
just...

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Categories: back against the wall, funny,
Form: Rhyme
This Moment
Moment to think.
Moment to clear my head.
Moment to reflect, look in the mirror, and take accountability.
Moment to love my reflection back.
Because its life or death...

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Categories: back against the wall, courage, hope,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Above Forever
Above Forever

Biting into the dead,  
he tastes  the aftertaste of burnt ashes!
The meal of her emotions,
buried alive within silken strands.
Blood inside sorrow burning,
sweet...

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Categories: back against the wall, angel, dark, deep, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Naked
Back against the wall 
blasted on a canvas 
camouflaged trigger thoughts
subliminal mind control 
incase you wonder who you are
bags beneath my eyes 
followed an illusion
on...

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Categories: back against the wall, anger, art, freedom, fruit,
Form: Verse
Last Prayer
i stand here my back against the wall, nearly defeated, sedated physically, mentally well and alive. Death threatening to cease the beating of my heart,...

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Categories: back against the wall, depression, faith, lifedeath, death,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member A Pillar of Strength
when I look at you — 
I see a pillar of strength

who's toils and tribes are hidden
like the deepest of dark secrets

destroy you? you won't...

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Categories: back against the wall, appreciation, character, endurance, strength,
Form: Free verse
Super-Woman
Super-Woman

Wake me I’m dreaming
I’m I still breathing
Pinch me I must be dreaming
Is my heart still beating?
I remember falling right to the ground
But I fell right...

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Categories: back against the wall, girlfriend, hero, love, strength,
Form: Lyric
Against the wall
Against the wall
I'm pressed 
gasping for breath
Your lips traveling down my neck
your fingers searching for gold
and they've found success
my dress sliding down
my back against the...

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Categories: back against the wall, life, music, nostalgia, passion,
Form: Free verse
Undeserved Kindness
How tenderly you cared for me
when you found me broken on the road
did lift me up gave me your own cup
removed from me my heavy...

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Categories: back against the wall, dedication, devotion, faith, forgiveness,
Form: Verse
Human
Dark nights and bright blue mornings
My Back against the wall,
Foot on the moon
Arm strong: I'm carrying the world,

The youth taking over!
Lets just hope we don't...

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Categories: back against the wall, humanity, identity, life,
Form: Free verse
Brother
Brother
  Tareq Hasan

How are you brother? I'm your younger brother
Last roaming around, taking the sins of Shield bearer
Logo ways of deceit,
Pain in my back against the...

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Categories: back against the wall, brother, crazy, cry, i
Form: ABC
LORD THANK YOU
I thank the Lord from Sunday to Sunday,
The sun's shining today & I hear no gun play,
See I used to stand tall
with my back against...

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Categories: back against the wall, best friend, faith, thank
Form: Rhyme
False Trust
You hold me back!

I thought I loved you
I thought you were the one
That would stay true
Day by day
I’m losing you

Love can be 
Such a scary...

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Categories: back against the wall,
Form: Lyric
MY SCARS ARE MY VICTORY Part One
I live a life and to others i give, I loved and cared but no one see my crying tears, I am brave and i...

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Categories: back against the wall, inspirational, motivation,
Form: Dramatic Verse