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Best Bait And Switch Poems

Below are the all-time best Bait And Switch poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of bait and switch poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Bait and Switch
No tugs at his line; it just goes limp
Mighty fisherman feels like a wimp
     Looking back at his bait box
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Categories: bait and switch, animals, funny
Form: Limerick



Bait and Switch
The devil done put a new face
on an old sales technique
It's brash, it's bold
It's tricky sweet
But it tastes sour, this maggot treat
He swapped the fresh...

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Categories: bait and switch, betrayal, death, history, political, truth,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Bait and Switch...
What a world,I find myself,
stagnant pools in wait engulfs
.....a vortex of negativity
the positive having to face such enmity...

Feeling the need to escape strangulation
surrounded by those...

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Categories: bait and switch, mystery
Form: Free verse
Smells Like Government

Rancid lemon rope squeeze
around a rotten tomato neck tie,
crooked odor bow hanging out of place 
Acid reflux raisin tax bleed;
dripping spoiled, milquetoast lies
out a sour-twisted,...

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Categories: bait and switch, corruption, satire, truth, word play,
Form: Burlesque
La Isla Sets me Free
Amor, you allude like a cloud
To something great
Your name, a promise of Jerusalem
Your exclusive mouth, like water
on my dry lips and deeply vacant chest…
 
I’ve...

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Categories: bait and switch, lost love, places, sad, me, me,
Form: Free verse



Sell You Lure
He always knew
when he got that return call from you:
The deal was done,
the negotiation was won

Sometimes winning meant a compromise
But the reason he was considered...

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Categories: bait and switch, brother, love, tribute, truth,
Form: Rhyme
how to win a war and end world hunger
you have your enemy surrounded.
realise your allie
place a pile of rocks on the door steps of three people who have caused you harm
put a candle...

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Categories: bait and switch, fear, people, people,
Form: Free verse
Variation on a Door's Theme Untitled
Variation  on a Door's theme

I forge the night
forget the day
Ask your heart
If I love ok

A dead format, 
do we subscribe
just a game of
sociocide

No free...

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Categories: bait and switch, allusion, america, angst, best friend, change,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Bourbon Street and Candy Canes
Bourbon street and candy canes two unicorns in disguise, 
Nickels for an easy dime, 
And a quarter for a rhyme. 

Shooting stars and colored moons...

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© Thomas Hsi  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bait and switch, drink, fantasy, humor, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
Irony
nine worlds in my head
how do they manage to survive
the power of obsession
bringing together the impulsive
an obsession of mine

Leading like minds to their destination
blind leading...

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Categories: bait and switch, confusionchildren,
Form: Free verse
Let the Weak Say

And he shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people: 
and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, 
and their spears into pruninghooks:...

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Categories: bait and switch, judgement, religious, truth, visionary,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Waging war on the Beast
You can't entice this mind of ice
leg locking , vice device stalking
full aware of the ware's your hocking
digging for gold with hook and chisel
i'll put...

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Categories: bait and switch, song-urban, me,
Form: Free verse
catcher in the rye
the shadow doesn't entirely make sense
watching you change from mr superstar to a fly
the bait and switch of oldest tricks
four winds to ride on
heartbroken i...

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Categories: bait and switch,
Form: Free verse
The under rug swept prophecy
He will be taken 
to a corner of the world
forced to live without
charged with false accusations
enprisoned and doomed
a fate worse than death

no one knows where...

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Categories: bait and switch, confusion, visionarymay,
Form: Free verse
Pirate Eyes of False Profits

They love to sell into the dark end,
where covetous souls
plunge to the bottomless debt deep

Parrot voice chirps got the suicidal siren blasting:
Saying a lifestyle of...

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Categories: bait and switch, allusion, imagery, metaphor, wisdom,
Form: Verse
Double Blind 20-20
See what!

Don’t let a let a lot of
skyjack noise 
		         cloud your IQ vision
Radar babies make sonar...

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Categories: bait and switch, metaphor, psychological, truth, wisdom,
Form: Dramatic Verse