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Best Bite The Dust Poems

Below are the all-time best Bite The Dust poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of bite the dust poems written by PoetrySoup members


While we stay silent
While we stay silent
The fight is going on
In Chicago, Los Angeles, New York
The West Indies
And the Lebanon
All over the world
There is a tale to tell
Of...

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Categories: bite the dust, allusion, black african american, conflict, culture,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member THE EMPTY SWING
Is it still there, swaying in the
Chicago air?
I dream of myself with dark,
ribboned braids, being just seven.
And swinging my tanned legs as
hard as I Could,,trying...

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Categories: bite the dust, america, angst, freedom, nostalgia, patriotic,
Form: Rhyme
Let Your Light Shine


It’s true that we are different, but life can be tough for all of us
No matter who we are, we all shall one day bite...

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Categories: bite the dust, inspiration,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: Addictions: Smokes, Drugs, Sex, Films and Sleep - XL, Part One
Unquotable quotes: Addictions: Smokes, Drugs, Sex, Films and Sleep – XL

Where the hand leads, the eyes close.
When the eyes shut, imagination is on fire.
What you...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bite the dust, abuse, addiction, baby, drug, mother, sensual,
Form: Epigram
I am a Dandelion
Why would I want to be a flower
when I can smell as sweet?
Why would I want to be an ephemeral spectacle
when I can be an...

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Categories: bite the dust, flower,
Form: Free verse



Helium Balloons
Helium balloons may last
Well past when they're inflated,
Although longevity like that
Is vastly overrated.

For who needs "Welcome Baby" ones
When yours is two years old;
And most "Congratulations"...

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Categories: bite the dust, celebration,
Form: Rhyme
The Great Wait
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Categories: bite the dust, america, black african american, celebration, christian,
Form: Couplet
ANGEL DUST
Never seen beautiful angels
sprinkle angel dust on me
as snowflakes on a leafless tree,
and I don't expect them to alter things
when they swoop down with their...

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Categories: bite the dust, death, introspection, life, nature, time, angel,
Form: Rhyme
That Uncertain Feeling
So, you see a golden fleece,
  snagged, hanging fire,
luminescent and inviting
  on a fence of barbed wire.

Would you take it to your heart,
...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bite the dust, life, love, mystery,
Form: Verse
Isn't The Same Old Spiel
8/10/17


Be careful what you ask for
Next thing you know it wasn't all that great, or you want even more

This isn't the same old spiel
I'll tell...

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Categories: bite the dust, dark, how i feel, perspective, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Ways To Go
Some like to say “give up the ghost”, 
To mean forever abandoning your post. 

The rowdy ones prefer to kick the bucket, 
Though that would...

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Categories: bite the dust, body, death, farewell, goodbye, leaving, life,
Form: Light Verse
The Show Must Go On
My heart gently weeps yet again
For the long lost song of Mercury.
I know it’s been some 27 years since he left the stage we mortals...

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© Axl A.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bite the dust, moving on, music, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member The PUNISHER and the PunishEd
The Punisher and the PunishEd

                    ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bite the dust, conflict, creation, god, men, satire,
Form: Free verse
What If
An older brother once posed some “What If?” questions to me.              ...

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Categories: bite the dust, atheist, bible, brother, christian, death, destiny,
Form: Prose Poetry
Full reversal

The Omnipotent Hand knows what is best;
Man sees himself and nature at blind spot.
Now in a sine graph we are at the crest.
Yes, a turning...

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Categories: bite the dust, philosophy, river,
Form: Rhyme
Breaking Point
My best friend is gone, Ended her life
Turned around and she cut herself with a knife
Body lain, Soaked in blood in the bathroom tub
Why did...

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Categories: bite the dust, confusion, death, depression, loss, teen, friend,
Form: Couplet
Immortality (Scenes from Above)
May you close your eyes in advance 
Before Lucifer captures your soul 
In our saviors final dance 
Alexander the Great 
Commander of the darkest fate
Sheathe...

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Categories: bite the dust, adventure, art, life, mystery, peace, people,
Form: Free verse
The Dreamer
Un-measured faith is his Armour
He battles the endless curse
Chase the rainbow of dreams
To quest for unwritten truth

Sweat,tears and blood-He-
travelled by foot
Without a blink,neglect his pride...

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© K.M.S.O.   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bite the dust, faith, sympathy, faith,
Form: I do not know?
MURDER IN UNIFORM
Dressed up in Khaki, or olive and green,
A new kind of terror, before unseen.
Betraying all of a nations trust,
Making poor civilians, bite the dust.
Is there...

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Categories: bite the dust, angst
Form: Free verse
Chopping Some Ice
I had to chop some ice today
To free my snow-blocked car.
The sun was my assistant,
Helping soften from afar.

I borrowed from the handyman
A strong long-handled tool,
Which...

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Categories: bite the dust, life,
Form: Rhyme
FANNING THE FLAMES
A life well lived
A loving and caring being
His smile made our hearts leap
Such a fragrance only he could bring.

A lot was said as he was...

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Categories: bite the dust, love, people,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Wanted Dead or Alive
Shots fired 

In a western town

Smoke clears

From the barrel of a gun 


Two arch rivals 

In a duel of death

Who's the better gunslinger

Will be put...

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Categories: bite the dust, conflict, death, people,
Form: Verse
A Pennies Worth

By constraint and definition
are they so outlined
in the pockets of feckless charity
so circumscribed
and life be ruled by gutless fear
the survival mechanisms
and judgmental machinations so conspire
to...

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Categories: bite the dust, life, money,
Form: Free verse
Earthly Hell
Has it ever rang a bell,
That life is a pure hell.
The people I thought I trust,
Just told me to bite the dust.

Love is just a...

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Categories: bite the dust, confusionme,
Form: Free verse
Tomorrow No More
When a new day dawns tomorrow
and flowers flourish in all their glory,
When a whimsical wind sets 
rolling ripples in a placid cove,
meandering through the flower-laden...

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Categories: bite the dust, goodbye, today,
Form: Lyric