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Best Barnacle Poems

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Premium Member The barnacle on my bum
She was a barnacle on my bum
Following me around town
getting jealous if I talked to another girl
even if they were 91.

I didn't want to hurt...

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© Peter Dome  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: barnacle, desire, giggle, humor, humorous, parody, silly,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member The Barnacle on my bum part 2
My tale about the barnacle I bared upon my bum
has now passed into legend and folk law
The  battle I thought was over and now...

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© Peter Dome  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: barnacle, crazy, fun, funny, nonsense, romance, silly,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Barnacle
The barnacle is not what you may think 
No mollusc this, no limpet dull and drab 
It's lack of adult movement hides the link 
To...

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© Lee Leon  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: barnacle, animals, life, nature, science, sea
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Rhyme For Rhyme, Sail Lights Of Deepest Sublime, A set of double rhyming sonnets
Double Rhyming Sonnets, Each A Perfect One Hundred Words

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Rhyme For Rhyme, Sail Lights Of Deepest Sublime,
A set of double rhyming sonnets

Rhyme for rhyme, poetry's seeking...

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Categories: barnacle, art, creation, emotions, fate, life, love,
Form: Sonnet
Algiatry
When hurt is embedded, so deeply within
how does one remove it, where do they begin?

The decay begins slowly, when a life starts a-rotting
and it cannot...

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Categories: barnacle, hope, pain,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member The Mariner
The Mariner's old salted-air skin,  leather tight,
on a mast-hard frame of bones
and flash flood rushing blood,
faces ice-fed winds bouncing his ship
and helm cockeyed on...

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Categories: barnacle, adventure,
Form: Free verse
Mill Creek
A little ways north of Mill Creek
the beach runs round
to a single wide arcing swath

Where the tide stems landward in shattered segments
fast against the open...

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Categories: barnacle, beach, , memorial,
Form: Free verse
GATESHEAD GATE - CRASH
These steep hills are part of me
Where I learned to ride a bike
And gazed over the industrial haze
And ice-dammed the steep melting  streets
So the...

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Categories: barnacle, memory, education,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Female Stalker
She's the albatross around my neck
The stone in my shoe
The barnacle on my bum
She younger than my mum.

She follows me around the town
And I'm not...

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© Peter Dome  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: barnacle, betrayal, confusion, fantasy, funny, hilarious, irony,
Form: Free verse
The Pirate and the Princess
Alas morning has come, 
the treacherous storm has passed
Anticipation heightens my senses as the wind swirls past, 
The essence of musk engulfs me;
Replacing the aroma...

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Categories: barnacle, adventure, life, love, passion, me, home,
Form: Epic
Premium Member The Anatomy of Disgust
A stoma and a scar 
like the Grand Canyon
form a conspiracy 
against my body. 
The stoma--raw and 
fleshy--looks like a red 
and beefy barnacle on...

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Categories: barnacle, allegory, angst, dark, depression, health, imagination,
Form: Free verse
'Nothing Rhymes with Angel'-Webster's
“Nothing Rhymes with Angel”  ~Merriam-Webster, Encyclopedia Britannica~


Nothing Rhymes with angel…

Ocean shell, barnacle, pink coral
Choir bell, temple, chapel, steeple
People 
Climb Mt. Caramel, smell a fresh...

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Categories: barnacle, joy,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Siluroid
                
I am the prize catch
I live in an artificial...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: barnacle, devotion,
Form: Imagism
This Morning I Woke Up A Pirate
Shiver me timbers
What's going on
I was dressed as a pirate 
When I woke up this morn

I looked in the mirror
And let out an Arrrr....
I came...

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Categories: barnacle, funny, humor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Job - part 3
Once in my room it’s time to check my weapon.  I can’t live without her.  Which her am I thinking about?  This...

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Categories: barnacle, death, life,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Exile
  for Prithwin

first  
      left downstroke
start from the top
  plane out
let the long anchor tip roof-line curve...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: barnacle, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Strand
She paints a perfect picture
As she trawls the rocky strand
A muscle here a barnacle there
Enough to fill both hands
.
Two odd socks for one at least
will...

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Categories: barnacle, father daughter, for her, happy, nature,
Form: Rhyme
The Sunken cathedral (deux)
A brine muffled resonance given to the huge ancient tolling bells
Still the fearsome proud gargoyles stare but now outface just fish

Gentled by time a seas...

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© Nigel Fox  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: barnacle, loss
Form: Free verse
The Ocean Breathes
cymbals crash with frothy force
from dark shadows lurk jagged claws
volcanic sand gritty and coarse
moon beams off a barnacle laced jug
from dark shadows lurk jagged claws
shinny...

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Categories: barnacle, nature, seadark, dark, fish,
Form: Pantoum
Oh, I've Been There, I've Been There
 When you softly brushed the trestle of my hair
      and gently stroked my face
     ...

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Categories: barnacle, emotions, lost love,
Form: Lyric
Sunken Cathedral - Trois
Black churning death coming from the sea
No distinction twixt them you or me

Drowned the dead the lost tsunami friends
Not figuring so quick and sharp their...

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© Nigel Fox  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: barnacle, death
Form: Couplet
Woke Up This Morning A Pirate
Shiver me timbers
What's going on
I was dressed as a pirate 
When I woke up this morn

I looked in the mirror
And let out an Arrrr....
I came...

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Categories: barnacle, funny, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Ruba'iyat of Creteil Lake - Part Six
The Ruba’iyat of Créteil Lake- Part Six

Awake! Dour Dreamer! And draw the curtain of benumbing clouds
Fairies hover by ears to whisper mantras dispelling doubts
Already unheeding...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: barnacle, dream,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member You The Moon
Together we swim through the leaves, through hours. 
Like candied children, adored in a luster
You count my blinking then dance through flowers.
We enter dark mystery,...

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Categories: barnacle, loveme, moon,
Form: Ottava rima
Sunken Cathedral Six
Huge bronze bells peel muffled engulfed by sea 
above unhearing in depths deaf to thee

drowned the dead the lost tsunami friends
not figuring quick and sharp...

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© Nigel Fox  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: barnacle, dedication, loss, love, autumn, sea, sea,
Form: Couplet