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Best Bare Bones Poems

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the skeleton tree
i am the skeleton tree
bare branches where leaves
are suppose to be
i am the skeleton tree
bare bones and no flesh
not another me
i am the skeleton tree
thousands...

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Categories: bare bones, faith, funeral,



Premium Member You Say You Love Me
You say you love me but you’re not
You say you’re going to fight and give it all you got
You say you find it hard to...

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© Mark Toney  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bare bones, addiction, conflict, divorce, drug,

Premium Member Definably Fall


When Summer pants in the hot humid air
sweat drops morph into dewdrops as night cools.
The smiles sunshine shaped, are no longer there
for all the kids...

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Categories: bare bones, 10th grade, autumn, beautiful,

Premium Member In Response To My First Poem
AT THE FINAL GOODBYE

The congregation
mingled within the silent
stone slabs of their
ancestors, a final goodbye
to yet another
destined to leave this place.
Yet to one, in this his
profound...

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Categories: bare bones, lost love, love,

I love a good plot
The skeletal remains are being chalked out,while mystery and intrigue are engraven, cryptic.Lying beneath, this freshly seeded idea;upon these grounds, the words are etched,what are...

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© John Beam  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bare bones, destiny, funeral, humor, imagination,

What I Was Too Afraid to Say Over Text Message
You were the first promise I was willing to keep,
my first hope that something could last forever.

You were the first time I opened up like...

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Categories: bare bones, girl, love, slam, spoken

Premium Member talk to the hand - for contest
y'all know me-     I'm in the poem biz     
and it is a no brainer   ...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bare bones, poems, poetry, word play,

Premium Member When Eagles Clash
Two eagles hover over the bare bones of a poem
leaving choice morsels for the appetite of the other.
And with poetic hunger they devour each other’s...

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Categories: bare bones, fantasy, feelings, hyperbole, imagery,

Premium Member An Bee Cailleach
“Éagmais croí a dhíscaoileadh ar gach eagla.
Faoi dhíon taobh istigh de na blianta seo.
Fanacht i bhfianaise, a dhíscaoileadh ar gach eagla.
Ós rud é go ndearnadh...

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Categories: bare bones, fantasy, imagery, joy, life,

sunset


Sunset

last rays share the sea
with bare bones of pirate ship
beautiful in death

~


Contest: sunset haiku
sponsor: P. D.
Written : 8th November 2011...

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Categories: bare bones, nature,

Silent Fights
When we fight in silence, like titans abound by egos
An eager poet overcome by words.
A beautiful model delicate as raindrops
When the silence in the room...

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Categories: bare bones, africa, devotion, for her,

meat robot
somewhere down deep, everyone has some kind of love of life.  Down deep to the 
bare bones of instinct, the mother of all reasons,...

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© loser name  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bare bones, dream,

Premium Member Villanelle: Do spun balls eddy in Black Hole corsets
Villanelle: Do spun balls eddy through Black Hole corsets

Do spun balls eddy through Black Hole corsets
   Or cosmic spins pierce through armoured shells
Who...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bare bones, america, fear, football, men,

Premium Member Winter
Winter rises  and snowflakes fall 
laying out a stark elegance 
of pure white untainted beauty
Winter reduces everything to the basics,
to the bare bones of...

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Categories: bare bones, life, seasons, winter,

I Have Long Departed Life

you cannot crucify me now
or scourge my body red
for I have long departed life
to live among the dead

there is no gravestone marker laid
no earth disturbed...

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Categories: bare bones, imaginationme, garden, me,

Bare Bones Bob
Pretending he has all he needs.
On two wheels of ILLUSION, he rides his steed.   
EVENTUALLY the ride is over.
To find him lying in...

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Categories: bare bones, life

Premium Member We Held The Fire And Ate The Blaze
We Held The Fire And Ate The Blaze

We held the fire and ate the blaze,
And love sang in its fantastic musical tones,
Such was deep pleasure...

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Categories: bare bones, appreciation, beautiful, blessing, devotion,

RETOLD JOURNEY
Insane
I turn around
an amputee

to live, for not living
fighting the inner war
speared,
lacerated,
like neanderthal in cave

my weapon
the serrated moon
cried in fluted dark

a glimpse of bare bones
the ash...

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Categories: bare bones, adventure, allegory, angst, animals,

Make no bones about it
Bony bona fide bones bare bones                   ...

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© John Beam  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bare bones, allegory, faith, words, funny,

Her smile
me sit here drinking on me pint
i see the lovely face across from me
oh how i love her lovely smile
but now she has withered away
nothing...

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Categories: bare bones, me, love, me,

Arizona
Lay!
Bare bones,
stew'd in smoke of eye--
sun man,
send no buzzards unto me;
the canyon is my home
red rock walls
coyote calls
all in all,
the A-Zone is the place to...

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Categories: bare bones, animals, native american, nature,

The Talents of the Unwell
The politeness ate at itself until what was left; the bare bones of anger. 

This rage didn't find pleasure in the company of others.

It sat...

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Categories: bare bones, absence, abuse, anger, betrayal,

I Have Long Departed
I Have Long Departed

you cannot crucify me now
or scourge my body red
for I have long departed life
to live among the dead

there is no gravestone marker...

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Categories: bare bones, allusion,

Premium Member I'm Media
I'm Media
By Franklin Price
8/18/2016

I'm media,  must be on top
To tell whole truths would be a flop
If not exciting, ratings drop
And advertising bucks would stop

I...

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Categories: bare bones, trust, truth,

no regrets
Dappled shadows sway and dance upon her face; 
The fag ends of stars smoulder miles above, 
Casting a brittle radiance across her pallid skin...
She lies...

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Categories: bare bones, devotion, loss, loveheart, heart,