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Best Dead Ringer Poems

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Dead Ringer of a Folk Singer, Humdinger of a Gunslinger
Fairly
Squarely
Rarely
Barely
Shot from the hip fairly, squarely true
Loaded clip but, rarely, barely drew




1-19-2018

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Categories: dead ringer, cool, hero, imagery, simple, soldier, strength,
Form: Tyburn



Premium Member A Dead-Ringer Pure Sex Too
Buxom blonde, eyelashes long
Cabaret singer
Belting out a bawdy song

She’s a dead ringer
Pure sex too
For 50’s lounge singer

Sensual boobs, wig so thick
My most calm boy
Made up...

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Categories: dead ringer, fun, funny, hilarious, humor, humorous,
Form: Terza Rima
The one who stares at me
As i gently clear away
the steam that covers the glass
suddenly!
"he" appears
and for now
"he" is temptation
the very person i fear

Although we look the same
this dead-ringer is...

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© Kurt Kohls  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dead ringer, confusion, fantasy, life, mystery, recovery from...,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member About the 1500's
Most people got married in June because
They took their yearly bath in May
Body odor was the reason
Of the flowers in a bouquet

A big tub of...

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© PAT Adams  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dead ringer, england, history, people,
Form: Quatrain
This Dirty Old Man Wrote a Poem
This dirty old man wrote a poem.
It was an ode to lovers.
He sang a song
that glorified adulterers.

And when his rhyme was done
there was a thunderous...

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Categories: dead ringer, beautiful, marriage, sensual, sexy,
Form: Ballad



EULOGY FOR FRANK
My father died prematurely while away on 
a business trip from a rogue blood clot to the heart  
I never doubted he loved me,...

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© Nola Perez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dead ringer, hero,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Seeking Me Out




Everyone now days has access to the world wide web aka internet
To search and seek what is new or to just see on face book...

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Categories: dead ringer, dog, fishing, hate, internet, me, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Perfectly Breakable
Mother buried hacked-up carp beneath 
pink rose mallow. She knew the filthy cats 
would come. A balled-up dirty rag 
and coffee tin of smelly kerosene...

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Categories: dead ringer, childhood, daughter, life, mother,
Form: Free verse
Dear Joe,
Ah, the life surreal.  Nothing like wearing the weirdness like a greatcoat as I sip bad hotel coffee and muse over where the last few...

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Categories: dead ringer, humor,
Form: Prose
Why Let Go



I don't want to let go
Why do have to and then try to not let it show,

The anger and sadness I feel burning my insides
What...

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Categories: dead ringer, anger, bereavement, death, deep, how i
Form: Rhyme
Twas The Night Before Inspection
Twas The Night Before Inspection...,

Not a human creature stirred, nor seen 
through out Highland Manor, 
     property carpeted in lush green
(a...

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Categories: dead ringer, 11th grade, 12th grade, adventure, conflict,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
COMMUNION WITH MY DEAD MOTHER
Her cremated ashes still remain sealed in the same nondescript box
white, powdery and chalk like material
devoid of any vestigial semblance to her once living and...

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Categories: dead ringer, loss, mother,
Form: Ode
The Truth About a Mirror
The Truth About a Mirror

It's usually hanging from the wall,
It isn’t placed there just for sprawl,
It’s not an item or catchall...,
The truth about a mirror.
This...

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Categories: dead ringer, fantasytruth, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Eugene (
I am self proclaimed real swinger
My name however, for a Nerd is a dead ringer
I have perfected the War Craft game
On Micro Soft computer applications,...

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Categories: dead ringer, funny, social,
Form: ABC
Setting Sons
You’re jealous of my passions
Don’t think I haven’t noticed
‘cause I don’t keep up with fashions
And I don’t eat of your Lotus

I don’t fall for your...

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Categories: dead ringer, america, angst, corruption, culture, freedom, religion,
Form: Lyric
Bat Out Of Hell
For crying out loud you came into my life like a bat out of hell, no time to think, no time to go slow, I...

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Categories: dead ringer, love,
Form: Rhyme
Why Do You Hide
My child you are like precious gold to me
While the impurities within you, I can see
Let them bring you to me, not keep us apart
I...

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© Carol Agee  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dead ringer, inspirational, fear, love,
Form: Didactic
To what purpose
Galileo’s middle finger
A dead ringer
For giving the bird
The third
From left or right
What a sight?!
Encased in a Faberge glass egg
To what purpose, I beg?

Galileo’s Middle Finger:*
Title...

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Categories: dead ringer, analogy, satire,
Form: Free verse
Wistful Accursed Penniless Fate God Dime Mitt
Wistful Accursed Penniless Fate...God Dime Mitt!
(neither defamation, nor blasphemy meant, sans Title)

Despite ingestion of
     anti anxiety medications
    ...

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Categories: dead ringer, 12th grade, allusion, analogy, chocolate, cry,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Some Scatter Brained Horn Haiku About Priest
Had been battle torn,
Which is way Priest's robe was warn;
Saved from sin one morn.

Our sins should be shorn,
So we will have been reborn;
Heard call of...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dead ringer, allegory, analogy,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Do You Know Who You Look Like
Sheba was a bird brain – a dumb bunny for sure.
She had no idea she was a dead ringer for Marilyn Monroe.
Not the blonde, over-glamorized,...

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Categories: dead ringer, husband, wife,
Form: Narrative
ear rings
after all
these years
thinking to even
knowing that i was

never 
a morning
person that
so much so i

fled from
the sun as if
blinded or burned
one of the children of

the night
but...

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Categories: dead ringer, muse,
Form: I do not know?