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Best Deputy Poems

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


Premium Member Deputy Barney Fife
Don Knotts played the role of Deputy Fife,

   Whose tomfoolery created much strife!

      He bungled all that he...

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Categories: deputy, humor,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member The Deputy D.A. of John Day
In a frontier town of Oregon
lives a rascally son of a gun.
He’s taking on louses
that beat up their spouses.
I can hardly believe that’s my son!


For...

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Categories: deputy, funny
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Prosopography in Blue
waiting
with diaper on 
for this woman to get up 
off the kitchen floor and
stop bleeding while a man 
hovers over her with grimace 
and clinched...

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© Ricky Muse  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: deputy, poetry,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Jan And The Sheriff - Collaboration
 The new sheriff of Poetry Soup
 Rode into town on a horse named Snoop
 Jan was on his wanted list
 And the gang she...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: deputy, fun, poetry,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Bodie Lynchings


Five strangers rode into Bodie, a small gold mining town
They didn't look at anybody and kept their heads down
At the Citizens bank they halted, it...

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Categories: deputy, america, death, horse, judgement,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member Jammin - spreading positive vibrations - Bob Marley tribute
Sun is shining as I sing my redemption song.
Hey lady, no woman no cry, lets spread one love.
Jammin', spreading positive vibrations so strong,
like three little...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: deputy, inspiration, inspirational,
Form: Pantoum
AS USUAL SHE DID NOT TAKE PART
I’ll never forget what’s her name
A PE teacher and ogre she became
For I was such a sickly child
it really made this ogre wild
Held in my...

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Categories: deputy, bullying, child, health,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Unrest of Spirit
UNREST OF SPIRIT

I suffered an unrest of spirit
When informed by the local law
That I could be arrested for violation 
Of the restraining order I saw

I...

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Categories: deputy, granddaughter, grandson, peace, prayer,
Form: Rhyme
Why Adults Should Own Guns, Part I
An armed deputy who is waiting outside
while a madman slays our joy and pride,
tell me again how it is good sense
to trust life and limb...

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Categories: deputy, courage, fear, how i
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Playing With Words
Playing with Words is Just a Funny Phase
Philosophical Phil’s phonetic phrase
Magnetized magazines moving in a maze
Generating goodwill in a gazelle’s goofy gaze
Cramping crafty crayfish in...

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Categories: deputy, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Rhyme
A Man of Integrity
Today, the local daily papers highlighted a man of honour...
Deserving of his honorific title Datuk bestowed on men of honour...

Given his loud and strident calls...

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Categories: deputy, anxiety, community, corruption, courage,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Billy the Kid's Great Escape
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Sentenced to hang in the town of Lincoln,
Billy made his bold escape.
Both of his guards died from thinking
that a shackled young boy couldn't break away.
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I've...

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Categories: deputy, history, horse, humorous, love,
Form: Rhyme
Death Speaks
Death Speaks
As I walk through the valley of death bullets penetrate and opens up my chest.
 I am slumped on the cement with scatter brain...

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Categories: deputy, brother, character, community, death,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member TOMBSTONE
Whistle does the lone desert winds, flowing downwards from
Boot hill cemetery, in icy chilling breeze full of echoing voices,
From the past, begging for redemptions last...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: deputy, fantasy, gothic, halloween, holiday,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Return of the Kung Poo Masters
Return of the Kung Poo Masters


Spring came around the bend
As YES, Dragon is at it again
My roses have compost more regular than rain
As, Dragon goes...

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Categories: deputy, fantasy, fun, funny, giggle,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Swallow and the Sheriff
Ask a swallow why he nests
below the edge where daylight shuns
catching insects sheriffs fail to warn blue
doctrines stones emit the scent between
evisceral guardians thoughts intact
feign...

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Categories: deputy, beautiful,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member Soul Stance River - 5
The delegation arrives in a procession of handsome, barbaric lineage
rugged in animal accoutrements and subdued in the presence of the future's skin,
the women, fine in...

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Categories: deputy, history,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Soul Stance River - 14
6 miles up river Arikara are encountered,
they are a people of amenable disposition and are agrarians,
they chuckle with sympathy as we inform them of our...

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Categories: deputy, adventure, , cute,
Form: Epic
A Great Ruler
You were an Afghan, Farid Khan by name,
A name less known to the world today.
You ran away from home,
Because your own step-mother plotted against you.
Now...

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© Ram R. V.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: deputy, history,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member BAD On BAD Parts 1-2-3-4-now 5
1
We've been riding now, for days
On this dry and dusty plain
Headed to a land, that's never tasted rain
The posse has been thinning out
As men head...

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Categories: deputy,
Form: Rhyme
Wallets
As my father in law's Alzheimer's progressed he became very concerned with the contents of his wallet. We gave him a pretend credit card, fake...

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© Tony Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: deputy, caregiving, father, funny, father,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Today In Billy the Kid History - April 28, 1881
"Sentenced to hang in the town of Lincoln,
Billy made his bold escape.
Both of his guards died from thinking,
that a shackled young boy couldn't break away."

I've...

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Categories: deputy, history,
Form: Rhyme
Howling at the Moon

Black market product truckload ... 
illegal cargo of tax-free merchandise,
and plenty boxed liquor of trouble
Leather clad tattooed dirty violet blonde
riding shotgun,
with a Rambo knife hugging...

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Categories: deputy, allusion, dark, death, violence,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Hello Bob
"Hello Bob!" were the very last words,
that Deputy Robert M Ollinger heard,
just before he got blown away,
by William H Bonney, during the Kid's greatest escape....

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Categories: deputy, history,
Form: Rhyme
1960
It was the start of a decade not to be forgotten.

It was my growing up period.  A very bad year for me

in many ways....

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Categories: deputy, nostalgia, school, football, life,
Form: Free verse