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Best Collared Poems

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

Premium Member A COLLARED DOVE
Out of heaven,the good Lord made
a garden that does not fade,
each Spring,His season,to renew
greeness with much grandeur to view;
Robins,starlings and sparrows new,
missel thrushes and blackbirds...

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Categories: collared, nature, seasons
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member Lama Drama
Thoughts that thrive on scattered dreams
shoot through the mind like laser beams
Hunger echoes a hollow song
Voices merge, intestines long
Lips are dry, and tongues are parched

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Categories: collared, confusion, introspection,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A Lost Kind Returns
Krummes Holz gibt auch gerades Feuer    
Crooked logs make straight fires [Work with what you have.]
Downcast eyes scan; the larger fear’s...

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Categories: collared, freedom, heartbroken, loss,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Destiny's Clutch
The dawn spoke her name like a silken secret
carried carefree by the tradewinds of lust and larceny
imported from the traderoutes of paradise and pandemonium, 

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Categories: collared, courage, desire, fantasy, gothic,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Today the Darkness Comes
Today the darkness comes.
Music is subdued and low --
measured beats -- an ebb and flow
of oboes and of drums
to pace the sluggish feet.
I do not...

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Categories: collared, angst, depression, introspection, life,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Reporting Live On The Soup (Colorado)
"Howdy to you all from Colorado!  This is Cletus Schlunk reporting,
Where gossip is fair and balanced and there is little or no distorting!
It's the...

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Categories: collared, funnyme, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Swimming

Street corner grand scheme
she don’t need no tattoos
words all written on her tongue
make nuff dollar to ride her dream


Bareback, she’s pushin'
stars in her eyes, pupils...

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Categories: collared, addiction, imagery, lust, men,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Few of My Suckiest Things with apologies to Julie Andrews
Stubbing my toeses and whiskers on women
Stepping on nettles and by a swarm of bees bitten
Bounded like hostages tied up with strings
These are a few...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: collared, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Wild poetry contest
Sponsor Anthony Slausin

The collared dog awaits his master’s love
and laps and licks the blessed hand above,

while the wolf, ephemeral shaddow of the unbiddable...

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Categories: collared, death,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Nugget
Jumbled jewels all glisten
Ready for a stint imprisoned
Stuck in setting glory losing
Witness to debauchery and boozing

Bound in filth a nugget found
Pasture yields a bounty fast

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Categories: collared, abuse, addiction, confusion, girl,
Form: Rhyme
( A bit of drama in the garden last week)

The seed was scattered, and not long to wait,
a Blackbird was the first upon the scene,

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: collared, bird,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Down the Urban Trail
The air is crisp, cold weather
that you can sink your teeth into.
It's midwinter with a brief break
between rainy weather fronts.

My fat limping dog and I...

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Categories: collared, allegory, introspection, life, naturedog,
Form: Free verse
Out of the bath, in the mirror, check me
picture of spindly masculinity
talc on the feet, and armpits sprayed
now for the body a choice to be...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: collared, clothes, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Flightpath
Late November and spring rain falls the glen,
  dry nor-westers shed pine needle and cone;
and "koork kok" crows the cock pheasant and hen

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Categories: collared, november, spring,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Circus Is In Town
Come join the unraveling circus
quite soon to be passing our way,
with the clowns in a clamor to twerk us -
line up as they lead us...

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Categories: collared, humor,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Happy Seventy First Anniversary
The Alphabet Contest
Sponsor: Alfred Vassallo

A Is For Anniversary

Their love story began on April twenty-third, nineteen forty-five,
    two young lovers vowed eternity before...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: collared, anniversary, children, grandparents, happy,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member We Are Endangered As Well!
I researched the earth's endangered species list and this is what I found.
There's everything on the list from A to Z - rare species just...

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Categories: collared, funny
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Unquotable quotes - IX
Unquotable quotes – IX

You cannot have your cake and eat it, but you can have 
        your meat...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: collared, humor, humorous, life, satire,
Form: Epigram
Stories From A Grandfather Clock
(The Clock and The Reaper)

Time, the adamant adversary 
of all that breathes 
and all that can be personified
 but meets perish 
at the end of...

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Categories: collared, death, time
Form: Free verse
the delectable treat of serendipity
I tore a collared shirt hopping a gate 
and lost a button shimmying across the peak of a roof 
just so I could cuddle in...

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Categories: collared, love, me,
Form: Cowboy
Justice in Vogue
Blue collared of the swindled lot, cannot resent just brace
Credibility so easily slapped for rough hide when pieces put into place

Daybreak compels list of chores...

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Categories: collared, anger, deep, poverty, power,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Bottle Capped Sunday B
After my fathers Sunday softball games, 
us kids would run the bases
dad and I would then skip over to the River Inn Tavern
players would gather...

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Categories: collared, father son, nostalgia,
Form: Prose Poetry
Asides Within a Last Breath
Three lying deacons 
swim in a handbag -
and a lone, celibate pastor 
paces longingly bemused.
Michael, the Arc Angel, 
poses silently,
in dusty Gabbana drag,
cursing the lipstick-painted...

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© John Heck  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: collared, introspection
Form: Free verse
My childhood memories of the 1970s in England


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© jack horne  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: collared, nostalgia
Form: Verse

The sound of water,escaping dams
willows,old rotten planks,slimy
posts,brickwork,old timber props
wet ditches,sedges and silvery nets
towpaths without gates,horses that
tow barges collared with crimson fringe.


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Categories: collared, art, poetry, writing,
Form: Verse