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Best Colony Poems

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


Premium Member Garden of mum
Mum sat in her aromatic garden,
admiring its charm and grace.
It was a cold morning,
but mum never seemed to feel it any more.

Her eyes were tired,...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: colony, mother, mother son,



Premium Member POLAR ANTHOLOGY
black and white landscape
a colony of penguins ~
standing and waddling

in the oceans depth  ~
lives a black and white giant
orca killer whale   ~

seal...

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Categories: colony, bird, nature, ocean, snow,

Premium Member Stunning Revelations from Ancient Maps
Professor Hapgood’s studies on ancient maps were fixed
Einstein said his theories should be added to history’s mix
Perhaps it proved too big a leap for other...

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Categories: colony, history, science, urbanlost, lost,

Premium Member HE HAD TO WEAR A FIG LEAF AT THE NUDIST COLONY
Dinky
Winky


11-22-17
...

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Categories: colony, beach, body, humorous,

Premium Member The Whips Of History - 4
Injustice is just an inconvenience until it is proven...
When the sun hit their helmets it startled the very souls of the natives
a signal upon their...

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Categories: colony, history, passion, poetry,

Creating a Negro
On the bank of the James River,
Virginia Colony, 
a proposal was conceived to constrain the African fire.
The ploy, a real achievement in the West-Indian settlements.
In...

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Categories: colony, angst

Crack Of The Moon
I joined a nudist colony,
Was that a big mistake!
Everyone's naked, in the buff,
Sippin' soda by a lake

A big ol' gal named Marsha,
Stepped on a banana...

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Categories: colony, funny,

Premium Member Trump Shields The US From Becoming A Carcass Filled With Ants
Trump Shields The US From Becoming A Carcass Full With Ants 

Trumps draws a line in the sand
He's shaken all the trees in the land
Call...

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Categories: colony, perspective, political,

Birds at Sea
Adrift upon the ocean  
bob a bunch of resting birds.
What is it that they call themselves?
A flock or school or herd?

Could it be this...

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Categories: colony, bird, children, nature,

A spell by moonlight
I walked with people from another time,
They were beautiful and ghostly. 
I sleep now, and sit with the three of selves,
within a dreamly realm. 
Tripple...

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Categories: colony, art,

Premium Member Nomads of the Rising Sun
Nomads of the Rising Sun

~~a homeless home invasion~~



We are nomads of this earthly plain, dining with dust and riveting rain
Dancing with demons dictating pain, making...

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Categories: colony, depression, poverty, sad,

Deadly Enchantress
You have the world at your feet
Men are crawling over you
they are hungry as a beast.
You rule the colony under your own law.
One by one...follow.
All...

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© Eva Demate  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: colony, visionary, beauty, longing, beauty,

Premium Member Colony of One
Quaking Aspen trees
is an organism that is
way above us all...

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© Greg Gaul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: colony, analogy, community, family, humanity,

Premium Member Working Ants and Circumstance
An ant was digging in the dirt, he worked and toiled so long.
He looked upon the work he’d done and decided it was wrong.

He’d only...

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Categories: colony, analogy, animal, inspirational,

Premium Member Shifting The Power In Venus
Proudly the white tummies purposefully sauntered forth
Orange arrow beaks decidedly pointed 
Stubby feet not nearly strong enough to hold them up

Yellow mirrored eyeballs, reflecting the...

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Categories: colony, 10th grade, 11th grade,

IN THE COLONY OF RAGS
Slain without swords they are 
Though the airy wordly air 
They inhale yet in graceless lack

Behold in the colony of wretchedness
Naked children begging alms
From brothers-not...

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Categories: colony, death, life, sympathy,

Premium Member Now And Then And Now Again
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Though still within our infancy, 
we strive to thrive, but woefully 
we flash and flaunt our 'primacy',
display our trophies pridefully.
 
Our terra firma ecstasy
destroys survival's...

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Categories: colony, corruption, culture, environment, money,

Premium Member Storm
The day was fine and sunlit,
Decorated by several clouds 
drifting aimlessly in the radiant ocean-blue sky.
Chorused by gentle puffs of the morning breeze,
Sending leaves on...

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© Jamie Pan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: colony, courage, fear, metaphor, natural

Premium Member The Melting Pot- a soup pot of giants-w
    


The United States is a vast country of immigrants
Each immigrant adds an ingredient and a flavor
“A melting pot”, visualizing a soup...

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Categories: colony, culture,

Premium Member ANOTHER YEAR WITH YOU
ANOTHER YEAR WITH YOU

Unto the night sky, I see a lace of stars twinkling bright
and far beyond the moon with a grin of mystique light
I...

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Categories: colony, character, christian, life, love,

APARTHEID
He was baptized into slavery 
And submerged in the winter 
Of your hatred 
And was converted to poverty 
In the land of gold,

You taught him...

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Categories: colony, freedom,

Moon
	
Moon 
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Once night Gretta Foster sat in the backyard, 
building a rocket ship that ought to take her a-far, 
she had been...

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Categories: colony, adventure, allegory, beauty, fantasy,

Bird In A Tux
I do not fly but waddle far.
For fun I slide on my tummy.
And if I have my eye on a mate
I'll feed them fishes so...

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© Deb Wilson  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: colony, animal, sea, , cute,

Premium Member Insects A to Z
A is for Ant, tiny but stout, they can lift fifty times their own weight,
B is for Bee, reaps nectar for honey; may opt to...

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Categories: colony, kids, science,

A Story My Mother Told Me
someone always told me this with tears in her eyes...


(for Lata Sethi's late-mother, who was my mother’s ‘sister’ and who took us all into her...

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Categories: colony, forgiveness, freedom, friendship, grandmother,