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Best Bought The Farm Poems

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Premium Member He Bought The Farm


Today started out bright and shiny
Then suddenly turned cloudy and sad
Doesn't take much to turn it around
To change a good day to bad

Something that seems...

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Categories: bought the farm, happiness,
Form: Quatrain



A FIERY CREATURE
 If there are humans on earth some years 
in the future
They'll notice the sun has turned into a fiery 
red creature
The sun is on...

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Categories: bought the farm, destiny, natural disasters, planet,
Form: Couplet
does this gun in my mouth make me look suicidal?
guilty war pigs with nowhere to hide
the shame of a nation that doesn't try
the obsession of bad to the bone
does this gun in my mouth...

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Categories: bought the farm, businessdeath, me, war, autumn,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member High School Reunion
The invitations were sent to alumni far and near,
To gather for the school reunion later in the year.
The ultimate occasion to turn on all the...

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Categories: bought the farm, funnygraduation,
Form: Rhyme
But For
Though east is east and west is west, 
each corner lawyers will infest,
and one thing they’ll deploy with zest:
notorious, the “but for” test.

You want to...

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Categories: bought the farm, humorous,
Form: Quatrain



Bad for Business

Today wasn’t a good morning at all for Hassan,
a victual merchant in Baghdad
Thirty four customers got killed by a suicide bomb
A jihadist Arab wearing an...

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Categories: bought the farm, dark, death, truth, wisdom,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Old Blue
Soon after Dad bought the little farm
He bought a Jersey milk cow
Said Old Blue's a real milk producer
I’ll hand milk since I know how

Then we...

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Categories: bought the farm, family, dad, old, dad,
Form: Quatrain
Wile E Coyote
My name is Wile E. Coyote and I fall off cliffs.
Some consider it misfortune, the Road Runner considers it a gift.
Those damn Acme products never...

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Categories: bought the farm, animals, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Nevertheless It All Ended In 19 And 64

NEVERTHELESS IT ALL ENDED IN 19 And 64
By Roy Merritt

(When reading it use a Cockney accent and the h is silent)

Oh alas poor Jimmy Bond...

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Categories: bought the farm, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Two sides to every story
Little Jimmy riding bike, somehow
Was run over by passing snow plow
He lost his left arm
Left leg bought the farm
And after a day, he’s all RIGHT...

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Categories: bought the farm, funny,
Form: Limerick
Funkbucket
I was gonna kick the bucket
When I turned on the TV
They were all in it for money
And there was none left for me

So I called...

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© Bill Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bought the farm, encouraging,
Form: I do not know?
Welcome to the jungle
Welcome to the jungle, where you might not wake up the next day,
Where your best friend just bought the farm, courtesy of a friendly mortar...

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Categories: bought the farm, conflict, dark, death, military,
Form: I do not know?
THE SQUIRE
I knew a man who always traveled,
 he worked hard and was ever on the go.
He said that he would like to own property,
 a...

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© Dan Cwiak  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bought the farm, farm, funny, humor, imagination,
Form: Quatrain
The Beast and The Bairns, Part III
III.

Scott bought the farm and some dairy cows,
and set about building himself up.
He soon made a name for quality milk,
local wholesalers could not get enough!

One...

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Categories: bought the farm, dark, family, history, mystery,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Near Death Experience
There are those who scoff at near death experiences but I happen to disagree.
I was born on my parent's farm in Indiana and around about...

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Categories: bought the farm, light, me,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member 'America The Beautiful" Part 1
Free Verse Rhyme

America is not it’s history, but it’s people..
Who have one intrinsic nature...”Love”...(Eagle)
We are appointed of God...we must..
Elevate our consciousness, and our actions..
Above our...

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Categories: bought the farm, inspirational, love
Form: Rhyme
The Setting Of The Sun: Part Two
Tommy Atkins was a good boy
grew to be a good man, good soldier,
packed up his troubles in an old kit bag and smiled
as his entrails...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bought the farm, history, social, time, old,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Adventures With Paul
A slow train toward eclipse is adventure this time, 
Two friends sharing new quest till I run out of rhyme, 
In four days moon path's...

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Categories: bought the farm, adventure, beauty, celebration, friendship,
Form: Quatrain
Just Another Burned Out Fire
Just Another Burned Out Fire
Written by: William K. Kent

Somewhere a soldier cries tonight
But cries not for himself at all
It’s for his buddy who bought the...

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© will karry  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bought the farm, war,
Form: Free verse
Who Lives and Who Dies
Somewhere a soldier cries tonight 
But cries not for himself at all 
It’s for his buddy who bought the farm 
As he saw him slump...

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© will karry  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bought the farm,
Form: Free verse
See The Man
Make for the corner, Fresno-Whittier
(there’s neighborhoods a whole lot prettier):
it’s probably ten-ninety-six,
but don’t draw weapons – that’s a Nix.
The man before you’s not a “perp”,
so...

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Categories: bought the farm, hurt,
Form: Couplet
THE NARROW SQUEAK SHOW CHAPTER 5
Now,where was I? 
Oh yes! 
Safely strapped inside......... 
Lets see this baby fly 

This gravity is a tricky thing........... 
Very heavy stuff 
I feel so...

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Categories: bought the farm, funny, me,
Form: Ballad
Miraculous
(This is a true story)

My second cousin is a Vietnam veteran who came to no harm.
But had he been with his platoon one night, he...

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Categories: bought the farm, faith, family, health, cousin,
Form: Dramatic Verse
How Can A Man
Can you see that it's time
With no watch on your arm
Is there hope to survive
If you've done bought the farm
When all things feel right
Does the...

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Categories: bought the farm, inspirational,
Form: Light Verse
A Different Version of Hide and Seek
My nephew is making me play a different version of hide and seek.
This version involves a gun, if he finds me, things will become bleak.
In...

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Categories: bought the farm, child, dark, evil, games,
Form: Rhyme