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Best Busted Poems

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


Premium Member Can't get high enough
I started sucking my thumb until it looked like a plumb
Things didn't feel any better so I poured a glass of rum
Some will imagine I'm...

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Categories: busted, addiction,
Form: Rhyme



8 Mile Style
8MILE8MILE    .     .     .     .     ....

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Categories: busted, career, humor, music, rap, silly, song,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Ante Bellum
“ANTE BELLUM”


BEIGEBest served where it can’t be seen
On Stirling Silver platters
With redruM narcotics
Delivered by sharp Blood-Red
Well-mannered talons
Strutting in sleek wet rolling tight-skirted
Long French Silk Stockinged...

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Categories: busted, america, bible, corruption, imagery, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Beyond
Bluebells and butterflies await     beyond a rusted busted gate...

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Categories: busted, beautiful,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member He wasn't
He was an ugly handsome 
In a foreword  backwards kinda way
Silent and outspoken 
with nothing great to say

Strong with a strange weakness
Secrets he could...

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Categories: busted, addiction, angst,
Form: Quatrain



Hashtag My Life Matters
#MyLifeMatters

My hands are up don't shoot!!

I'm a black man, with feelings and a valued life,
Please, I've done nothing wrong, point the gun the other way.
At...

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Categories: busted, abuse, black african american, life, racism,
Form: Rhyme
On Calling Oneself a Poet
Calling oneself a poet takes unmitigated gall and guts  
And he or she should be prepared 
To throw oneself off a high cliff
Or under...

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Categories: busted, bullying, courage, poems, poetry, poets, words,
Form: Free verse
Two Hand Clap
I've got a fist full of Buddha,
And a fist full of Rand,
A pocket full of Jesus,
And the other's filled with sand,
That's in case I need...

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Categories: busted, america, anti bullying, celebrity, change, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Why Dot Won't LeAve the Farm
Dot Blogs she was a buxom lass and hefty heifer too
who married Bobby Eugene Blows when she was twenty- two.
They lived upon a dairy farm...

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Categories: busted, humorous, night, old, life, night, old,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Here's Why My CV Needs Work
NAME: Phil Latio (Law) PhD (Medicine) FSC (Federation Starfleet Commander).

POSITION SOUGHT: Head job.

AGE: Pass

SEX: Well, I was born a male if that helps.

CONTACT DETAILS: Probably...

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Categories: busted, fishing, humorous,
Form: Bio
Getting Back Up
The undebatable policy
I put above any pride
Is I would rather be hated for honesty
Than be loved for my lies
'Cause see, to me in these matters
It...

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© John Mayo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: busted, devotion, encouraging, hope, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Rusted Memories Decaying
Ravaged and forgotten, I await my fate in this junkyard,
Under the fierce sun and pouring rain and snow . . . but,
Still within this rusted...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: busted, car, death, memory,
Form: Acrostic
Nascar Wild Man Willy
The speedometer busted sixty, motor screaming r r r s,
Smoked his firestones weavin’ and passin’ cars!

He slammed third dumped the clutch and headed north, 
At...

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Categories: busted, adventure,
Form: Rhyme
My God is a Cowboy
My God is a cowboy and even likes to fish
To ride for Him daily is truly my wish

He was born in a barn, rode hard...

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© LD Brower  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: busted, christian,
Form: Cowboy
I LOVE AMERICA, differently, in fuller History
I
The Servants of Free Men on the Mayflower
Knew "abundant life" in Jesus, Great Savior
Two servants, too, rose up to sign The US Constitution
Lover of His...

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© Anil Deo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: busted, america, appreciation, celebration, community, freedom, memorial,
Form: Verse
Diary Entry
Daddy was… I don’t even remember but he wasn’t there
I don’t even remember why you were so angry
I got back home that night and my...

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Categories: busted, daughter, mother, night, dog, dog, me,
Form: Bio
DOPE BOY
                     You’re selling drugs to...

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Categories: busted, education, inspirational, life, passion, people, philosophy,
Form: I do not know?
Begging Change from Society
The busted fire hydrant on the corner sprays water down like rain.
Water gushes down the dirty gutter, relieving this humid pain.

Sipping iced tea in their...

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© Susan Berg  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: busted, life, people, social, urban
Form: Rhyme
Devils only walk straight lines...
devils' cannot go round corners' 
evil cannot bend- 
it is mostly found in madmen 
...in many cases
"some married men"
 
they all wear bare face masks,...

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Categories: busted, passion, god, me, women, christian, christian,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Finn Mcgee and Me part3
MacJock looked uptight

When we said "That's not right,

We're not paying one pence you see" 

Den Finn swung and missed

With his powerful fist

And it landed on...

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Categories: busted, drink, humorous, ireland,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Kick the Can

Please,
  Feel free ...
    Kick me down the street
      Like a dented can - label ripped,...

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Categories: busted, abuse, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Road to anywhere
The house sits locked and bare;
a derelict car sputtering off
with the last of the possessions 
that owned her.

Bellows of dust and sparks
trailing; lingering behind 
as...

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Categories: busted, freedom,
Form: Free verse
103
Temperature's hovering at 103
Very much too hot for me,
A/C busted, that's
plain to see...
Tenant's squawking
What can I do, let's see....

Stuck in the middle,
The owners just piddle
All...

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© tom bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: busted, angst, business, life, on work and
Form: Free verse
Haunted Years

Hello and my name is Claire
I’m twenty three years of age and come from nowhere
When I was young my parents moved around the UK,
Every place...

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Categories: busted, childhoodme, old, me, old, mum, drug,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member JUST ANOTHER SAD POEM
      Today there's no more wind in my sails
      Today rainbows doesn't exist at all
...

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© Alexis Y.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: busted, emotions, how i feel,
Form: Free verse