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Best Budget Poems

Below are the all-time best Budget poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of budget poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member She Lived in the Moment
Six feet tall, feisty and tipping the scales
Aunt Eva approached life so playfully
Living in the moment, not fretting details

Even at 80 no harsh wrinkles had...

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Categories: budget, family,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Characterization
Our two party system isn’t working
Plastic figures, disaster lurking
Conservative or liberal isn’t the call
It’s the ultra rich against us all
For the people is what it’s...

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Categories: budget, political
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Both Sides for Me
The look of pity on the saleswoman's face said it all
my paint spattered clothing, however the jeans fit
just didn't have that panache, chic pizazz, tongue...

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Categories: budget, absence, adventure, dream, fun,
Form: Quatrain
An inspiring pile of shoes
I attended a large gathering and took some time
to observe the great assortment of shoes stacked on the racks
I saw new shoes, pricey shoes, and...

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Categories: budget, humor, inspirational, social,
Form: Quatorzain
Premium Member HELLO DR SEUSS DO COME IN
HELLO DR. SEUSS – DO COME IN

There’s a BEAR
On my STAIR,
And I wish it 
Wouldn’t STARE!
There’s a WUPBOARD,
In my CUPBOARD
And a DOX 
In my BOX,
I...

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Categories: budget, children,
Form: Rhyme



My Confession 2
You reminded me again, not to be late.
That I shouldn't let you hate.
What we have because it's delicate.
That you are fed up, trying to put...

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Categories: budget, love hurts,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Of Yard Sales
Yard Sales are the 
Macy’s of Saturday shopping, 
On a budget that fits in my coin purse. 


written for contest
07/27/2019
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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: budget, cute, dream, funny, hello,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Natural Instinct
         Three Sonnets tell a story, in sequence.
[From the narrative poem, "Don't Go to Wyoming Alone"]

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© Cona Adams  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: budget, africa, farm, flying, travel,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member From First Ball to World Cup

     I remember the first time I saw a ball,

Those exquisite black and white pentagons ...
     The...

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Categories: budget, childhood, football, soccer, sports,
Form: Free verse
CHAMPAGNE
CHAMPAGNE, CORKED BOTTLES OF EFFERVESCENT FUN
SWEET AND FRUITY TO THE TASTE, OR MAYBE EXTRA DRY
A TINY GLASS OF BUBBLING, POPPING, SPLASHING FUN   
MAKE...

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Categories: budget, food, funny,
Form: Shape
Premium Member Five Tomatoes Away
Five Tomatoes Away

Five tomatoes away
from devastation.
The bullies bully me.
They give big breaks to
corporations-While taking
unfair shares from citizens
and cutting down on
pensions and "Social Security".
I have no...

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Categories: budget, planet,
Form: Free verse
Estate-Agentese
Thinking of buying a house? I’m so pleased!
But first, I must teach you Estate-Agentese!
Estate agents, see, give some good information,
So long as, my friend, you...

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Categories: budget, fun, funny, house, humor,
Form: Rhyme
HOPELESS HOPE
That moment when you dream biggest, 
Yet with the lowest works, 
Or the laziest mindset, 
Hoping of miracles and surprises, 
Or of depending on others.....

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Categories: budget, change, dedication, destiny, devotion,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member Turning to Cicero
"The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and...

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Categories: budget, history, social,
Form: Free verse
Fit to be tied
I'm Restless and defeated
Feeling overwhelmed and cheated
My Plate about to topple
Don't you dare pop that waffle
Shut your mouth and the door
Clean the dog pee off...

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Categories: budget, silly, stress,
Form: Free verse
Nutty Flavors of life
Life is like a nut,
Differs in shape, size, color or crust,
Life is like a nut.
For some, it’s like a coconut,
Beyond the reach, safe from gust
Very...

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Categories: budget, beautiful, change, destiny, fate,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Under Love's Spell

It's seven here, yet there it's still five,
she'll be getting off work about now.
And my old computer whirls to life,
it's the best my budget will...

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Categories: budget, computer, emotions, feelings, imagery,
Form: Quatrain
Portrait of a Black Man
His granite form against blue skies
Rippling on the bulging eye, wild waves
Of muscles the netting cloud defies
Reason in concrete, his pride raves
In self glory of...

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Categories: budget, black-african amerfamily, family, pride,
Form: Verse
Playing Possum Poker

Politics is a cat-and-mouse poker game,
	     Some play it well,
others not so much
Amateurs show their hidden hand,
they got an easy-to-spot tell
But...

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Categories: budget, corruption, political, truth, wisdom,
Form: Dramatic Verse
ATM Terminator
Sarah Shopper!
Coupon please budget-y listen
and bankruptcy understand

That ATM Terminator is out there — 
It can’t be mall bargained with,
nor consumer reasoned with

An Automated Teller Machine...

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Categories: budget, fun, humorous, money, parody,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member EDUCATOR'S HOPE
                        While...

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Categories: budget, education,
Form: Dramatic Verse
My Mother In Law
My Mother In Law

Saw a view appearing to be panoramic,
Of me while I had laid in my hammock;
For ugliness there was no known cure;
Much more...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: budget, humorous,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Percussion Of Perfection -
There is a beat to the world,
it burns and bites, it can calm & comfort,
it will arouse and it will anger, it is a romantic...

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Categories: budget, life, nature, life, nature,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member THE HOUSEWIFE'S LAMENT
It's not easy to live with every day problems,
Especially when someone expects you to solve them,

The minute that trouble has raised up it's head,
And balance...

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© Judy Ball  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: budget, family, happiness, mother, wife,
Form: Couplet
Accounts
What is truth's pure golden nugget?
A debt-free real balanced budget!
The concept is known
But history has shown
Great figures know how to fudge it

Author's note:  The...

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Categories: budget, earth day, loss, nature,
Form: Limerick