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Best Back To The Drawing Board Poems

Below are the all-time best Back To The Drawing Board poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of back to the drawing board poems written by PoetrySoup members


back to the drawing board
The ignominy of buying and 
selling 
Is disgustingly despicable 
The church of God 
Has lost its taste 
Its flavour diminished 

The worldly purview 
Is warming...

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Categories: back to the drawing board, angst
Form: Didactic



Back to the drawing board
Lost in my own sorrow
can't even keep a friend
My constant source and window
just slammed in my face
Chalk lines and smudge marks
travel across my face
I just...

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Categories: back to the drawing board, angst,
Form: Free verse
White Picket Fence
Featuring: Keith :)
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Fresh sand garments 
The Mental Colosseum floor
Self-infliction's--waging wars 
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~ AND THE POEM BEGINS ~

A mask, tiny holes
Breathing heavily
Dancing around my toes
Broad carbon steel
Safe...

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Categories: back to the drawing board, adventure, art, beauty, body, bullying, conflict,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member That Was a Human
Allow me to be disgusted at the jest
and your halfway happy surprise at the end result
of the missile timed precisely:

Did he just splatter?

And allow me...

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Categories: back to the drawing board, abuse, angst, bereavement, corruption, horror, humanity,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Life According to Miss Ooh-La-La
She sits perched, like a gorgeous gargoyle, upon the boulder
splotched with spots of mint chocolate ice cream moss - the wind tasting
her lovely locks as...

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Categories: back to the drawing board, beauty, fantasy, feelings, funny love, girl,
Form: Romanticism



Premium Member The Eye is Such a Braggart
The eye is such a braggart with its emerald this and hazel that.
Does no one dream about an ear or a nose?
(personally ... I find...

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Categories: back to the drawing board, appreciation, bereavement, body, feelings, fun, humorous,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Destroyer Vs Gareth James (Round 2)
James Gareth is what you call me Destroyer
No charge but released by a good lawyer 
A technicality as my names Gareth James!
That’s Gareth first, now...

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Categories: back to the drawing board, funnyme, fun, may, me, poets,
Form: Rhyme
ATTEMPT
When they declared allegiance
Overnight, you would not know
Who is by your side and who is not:
You would not know
If you are a victim or a...

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Categories: back to the drawing board, betrayal,
Form: Alexandrine
A Letter Never Written
I sat down many times to write a letter to you. I could never figure out what to say after the greeting. Have you ever...

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Categories: back to the drawing board, funny love, relationship,
Form: Prose
Time Will Tell
7/28/17


My soul I will never sell
Even if I got to go through hell
Time will tell
If I'll excel
And propel
Doing poorly or swell
Wherever I dwell
Crooked or parallel...

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Categories: back to the drawing board, dark, how i feel, perspective, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Obscured Lenses
First look, glasses as my eyes glance
From left to right I begin to read
Much as if I were in a trance
My education faulted for this...

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Categories: back to the drawing board, dedication, education,
Form: Sonnet
BACK TO SQUARE ONE
It seems you’ve already made up your mind
Rescinded decisions is what u made of l see
Something you need to know pretty well
Before you single out...

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Categories: back to the drawing board, sociallife, me, life, me,
Form: I do not know?
Take it Slow
Speaking and living off experience, what I've experienced goes against what I know, like I should take it slow, slow down my emotions I'm soaking...

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© Corey Ross  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: back to the drawing board, life, love,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member RARE SCULPTURE
I saw your face from afar
You took me by total surprise 
I’ve never seen such beauty
You were like a rare sculpture 
Your physique was so...

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© Alexis Y.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: back to the drawing board, beauty, love,
Form: Free verse
The Road Not Taken-The Reincarnation
The False Prophet took a piece of paper out of his pocket. It was a poem. While 
writing it, he remembered, he felt like he...

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Categories: back to the drawing board, childhood, sports, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
THE INTERPRETER
HERE COMES THE IN SECURITY
VOICI L' INSECURITE

THAT WALKS GRADUALLY
QUI SE DEROULE UN PEU

SHE ENTERS THE STAGE
ELLE VIENT A L'ENDROIT

LIKE SICKNESS IN THE BODY
COMME LA MALADIE...

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Categories: back to the drawing board, caregiving, history, hope, lost, philosophy, uplifting,
Form: Couplet
when the secret gets out
she found the best pair of shoes,
she found the best pair of kicks,
she found a shirt that matched the both of
em’ &
she was just 
ecstatic,
to...

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Categories: back to the drawing board, life, woman,
Form: Free verse
COLD-FEET!
Every time I see you, I am afraid to look 
For fear that I may stare, and my awe of you will be mistook 
As...

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Categories: back to the drawing board, lovewords, time,
Form: I do not know?
Senses
What are Senses?
A sense of touch
A sense of smell
A sense of faith.

What happens when they are gone?
Scattered to the wind
Weathered by the storm
Coming up empty.

What...

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© Ali K   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: back to the drawing board, absence, change,
Form: Free verse
Take it slow
Speaking and living off experience, 
what I've experienced goes against 
what I know, like I should take it 
slow, slow down my emotions I'm 
soaking...

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© Corey Ross  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: back to the drawing board, lifeme, love, me,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Sleeping Satellite
In a mass of black out there in the beyond
Planets we know are in mirror respond

This vast we know as space in our time
All the...

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Categories: back to the drawing board, space
Form: Couplet
DEADLY VOYAGE
Perception is troubling everyone,
Everyone is being disturbed by an ego,
And our feelings tell us of what might happen next to this state of life,
We`re really...

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Categories: back to the drawing board, analogy,
Form: Classicism
Second thoughts
People have second thoughts all the time.
With no reason or rhyme 
It is  even  a mystery to many.
second thoughts happen all the time
I...

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© cory long  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: back to the drawing board, life
Form: Rhyme
Stratagem
If the foe is far too strong for you today,
just save your strength, backtrack very cautiously
that you may still live to fight another day;

go back...

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Categories: back to the drawing board, political, war, work,
Form: Terza Rima
Winner
The winner
   
Everybody wants to succeed,
Triumph over victories 
Attain higher goals,
Win the prize,
Come...first place,
Well...I....do......
Human...I think!

In third place...... is!!!!!!

Heart starts to...pound,
Time stands still,
Wishing and...

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Categories: back to the drawing board, poems,
Form: Free verse