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Best Bone Of Contention Poems

Below are the all-time best Bone Of Contention poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of bone of contention poems written by PoetrySoup members


HOSTILE HEAD TAKEOVER PART 1
I'm near cuckoo
This Monday blue
A day not eas'ly recommended
for making sense
I'm way too tense
And hung-over to comprehend it
 
My mind's on the bend
my imaginary friends
are...

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Categories: bone of contention, humorous,



The Poetry Soup Convention 2011
My name is Gary Fields
And I am at the Poetry Convention
Their are a myriad of Poet's
They are all in contention
There are so many that I...

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Categories: bone of contention, anniversary, on writing and

the smell of the sea
the smell 
of the sea 
is overpowered by the
watermelon fragrance of newly mowed lawn

wagtails
hunting for unseen tit-bits 
among shrubs –
an earthworm becomes a bone of...

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Categories: bone of contention, nature, philosophy,

OMISSION OF TRADITION 7-24-15
It has never been my intension
nor was it ever a bone of contention 
to alter or disrupt the social convention
but now is the time to...

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Categories: bone of contention, allegory, assonance, betrayal, conflict,

Independence day-15 August
 Impressions of a teenager

I was born today twenty years ago
A healthy child with eyes of a doe
I grew up in a free world
Saw the...

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Categories: bone of contention, independence day,

Premium Member In A Deep Forest
In A Deep Forest

In a deep forest I did find myself lost
Trying to cool temper with some frost
Then went to sleep off into oblivion
And now...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bone of contention, analogy, encouraging,

Premium Member Halloween Night
Halloween Night

Remember the dead on ‘Allhallowtide’ and do not forget the living 
not just for an evening and not for one night as Halloween is...

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Categories: bone of contention, humanity,

My Own Existence - senryu chain x5
~~**~~
father gave me life
his love fills my heart with joy
my daddy is best

~*~

moms are heaven sent
angels on earth mothers are
love like no other

~*~

look for facts...

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Categories: bone of contention, confusion, father, irony, mother,

Premium Member Mirror Image-a body of works contest


has always been a bone of contention 
the way your eye lashes skim your face
are they your own or an acquired invention 
no sign of...

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Categories: bone of contention, aubade, body,

Misjudged - senryu chain x5
~~**~~
not my intention
nor a bone of contention
social convention
~*~
look for facts I search
I research but get confused
or am I confused
~*~
I used to be brash
I used to...

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Categories: bone of contention, analogy, angst, conflict, confusion,

ALONE NO MORE by Anna Lo P
..A lonely soul walking down the lonely road, 
with own shadow to tag along
thinking no one will walk with you
never let anyone, a chance to...

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© Anna Lo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bone of contention, devotion, inspirational, love, lonely,

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

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© John Beam  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bone of contention, allegory, faith, words, funny,

Premium Member Jack's A Nickname


Jack's a nickname, my real name's Charles
Guess I've got some 'splaining to do
My sisters and Mom wanted “Jack Norman”
Dad won, that's why you're confused

My sisters...

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Categories: bone of contention,

ANOTHER PAINFUL CRY
Another tsunami for the warm heart
Another heart-rending chapter
After saying bye to her ill-fated dictator
After years and years of tribulations

The 1890 treaty has been invalidated
The obvious...

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Categories: bone of contention, pain,

Premium Member Hillary Over Trump Any Day
Trump Absolutely No Good

Only few poets read Trump poems I wrote
So more time to Hillary I should devote
Maybe missed and can't find bone of contention
Democrats...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bone of contention, humorous,

The Dotted Semibreve
When you get to the king’s palace
My brother
Whenever you get the chance to sit and dine with the king
Do not raise your shoulders so high,
So...

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Categories: bone of contention, inspirational, integrity, life,

Empty is the Pot
Put on the water,
and boil it real, real hot
Sprinkle in a dash of salt of deprivation,
then put in a hefty portion of whatnot
A generic brand...

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Categories: bone of contention, angst, food, mother, sad,

Premium Member Give Words Time
I heard someone say that they don’t like poetry,
I hope they don’t close their mind
Just as I, with any prose, like to wait and see,
Hope...

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Categories: bone of contention, feelings, how i feel,

Premium Member Trump Big Bone of Contention
Trump Big Bone of Contention

Trump was big bone of contention;
Smart Aleck at political convention;
Much  disdain;
Constant pain;
In ranks raised so much dissension.

Jim Horn
...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bone of contention, allegory, analogy,