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Best Dearth Poems

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


Premium Member Comes a Wind
Thirsting, thirsting. . . shriveled earth
suffocates in summer’s dearth,
yearns for rain clouds’ forthwith bursting:
Shriveled earth. . . thirsting, thirsting.

Browning, browning in their beds,
flowers parched hang...

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Categories: dearth, nature, daffodils,



Of Road Rage and the Poetrysoup Profanity Policy
As Joe was biking down the side of the road
He ran across a chap with a dearth of driving skills.  
Or more accurately, the...

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Categories: dearth, anger, conflict, culture, funny,

Premium Member I've Seen Angels
Angels are heavenly beings who minister to our needs we are told.
'Tis said they are celestial spirits with wings who play harps of gold.
But I...

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Categories: dearth, angel, care, caregiving, day,

Premium Member In Thrall
 In Thrall

I’ve cut rock chunks from the sun
To cook meals and heat my bath
Moved Mount Everest just for fun
And none, can ever walk my...

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Categories: dearth, fantasy, fun, humor, life,

Premium Member A Quaint and Ancient Rite
Nothing stirs the blood more than lies


I stand upon sacred ground of honor
Defend the truth with my soul's honest sword
I'll hold character before dishonor
And cut...

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Categories: dearth, anger, character,

I Sing Africa
All's not about Darfur
I've seen it, eerie winds
Moonlight through our thatch

We kissed round, one *palmie gourd
Kigali was but a miss
Waist-beads - beats to love

Have you...

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Categories: dearth, black-african amergrandmother,

Premium Member Bucket List
To see earth's face through angels’ eyes
Afloat upon cotton clouds 'neath the skies
And hear noth but the whistling of soft winds
Which encircle me like feathered...

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Categories: dearth, happiness, journey,

Conflicted Love
My mind is burning, blazing, turning
With doubts and irrational drivels
My heart is livid and hardened
For it freezes in the potentials of disappointment
Of failure, downfall, and...

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Categories: dearth, anxiety, conflict, confusion, crazy,

Crying in the rain
                        ...

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Categories: dearth, abuse,

Premium Member He Is
He is the Alpha and the Omega:
     Who is, and Who was, and Who is to come!
  He is the...

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Categories: dearth, inspiration, jesus, spiritual,

Loch River Valley
Where the forest is still virgin and the lyrebirds often call,
the bronze-wing comes to drink, and the ferns are growing tall, 
there are deer prints...

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Categories: dearth, nature, river,

Premium Member Oh, Take Me Home
Oh, take me home, sweet journey of the mind,
along the many roads I've known that wind
through times of blessedness. . . through spans of dearth,
past...

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Categories: dearth, family, lifeme, me,

Premium Member Thirtieth High School Reunion
We gathered for our thirtieth class reunion at Lydia's Smorgasbord.
I'd avoided such past events since in school I was largely ignored!
But my spouse proclaimed we...

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Categories: dearth, funny, school, me, me,

Premium Member An Abundant Life Pill
This pill will offer more abundant life
Just take it by inviting the Spirit in
The Spirit pill frees you from life of strife
A pill like this...

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Categories: dearth, faith, life, life, life,

Bloody poppies for a milky dove
I'm but a frail bird tasked to bring hope and spread peace.
How shall I fly high in the sky with such a brittle burden!
My heart...

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Categories: dearth, sorrow, war,

Premium Member In The Beginning
In the beginning God created the heavens and earth
And some think it all came by chance, what a big mirth
That life arose by itself from...

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Categories: dearth, birth, christian, creation, earth,

The Horde's Prayer
The Horde’s Prayer	


Our Mother who dwells in Hell
Hollowed be thy Fame
Thy Freedom come
On Dearth as it is in Hell
Give us each day
Our daily Dread
And don’t...

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Categories: dearth, angel,

Premium Member The Men Of Clay - Galmi
He walks, hardly touching earth,
His arms provoke cerulean sky 
As wings about to try and fly:
Raising a new eternal bird.
     ...

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Categories: dearth, dance, inspiration, inspirational, recovery

A Grisly Tapeworm
A Grisly Tapeworm	


In Anger and in Hatred, a Tapeworm I see 
Unless internally hosted, its Life will not be.
From egg it starts Life, ‘fore an...

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Categories: dearth,

Differences
What causes discord amongst us
Diverse religions, lack of trust
Adversity coursing through our veins
And dogma embedded in our brains

We’re born so innocent and naïve
But disappointed, we...

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Categories: dearth, angst,

You are more than what eyes can see
You are not what they think of you,
Your heart doesn't change when your hair gets hue.

You are not the fashion trend you follow,
You are above...

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Categories: dearth, 10th grade, 11th grade,

Premium Member Slides and Stairways
Somewhere in the pretty petty imaginary illusion of delusion
There lies a truth an edifice of search between obtuse confusion

Windows like brick walls and concrete blocks...

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Categories: dearth, home, hope,

I Was Rattled
I was minding my business, taking my time,
Ridin’ Ol’ Bess from the West Miller Mine
When all of a sudden, (weren’t nothing’ I did)
Bess started buckin’...

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Categories: dearth, fear,

Premium Member The New Wizards
NEW WIZARDS

In legend, gods and wizards roamed the earth
A theatre drawn by magic spell creation
No one dominant in what was real - a dearth
Of fixed...

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Categories: dearth, political,

Solitary Gum Tree
All around looks cruel and starved,
and bleached bones define a stretch
of drought and death that halved
life for that lone, starving wretch.

Mountains have formed a background,
shaped...

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Categories: dearth, art, nature,