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Best Desmond Poems

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Awakening early 
just before sunrise
to exquisite sounds
of the morning refrain

Blackbird sweetly 
offers his love
with his passionate tune
surely making her swoon

How could she resist
this morning opera

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Categories: desmond, good morning, sea, sun,
Form: Rhyme

Desmond Mortley
Walk with me here, friend, once again
Along the dingy street cataloged with dingy lives
For our hopes were eagles here
And the little people preys of pride

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Categories: desmond, friendshipme, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member An Erin Adventure
It was an autumn day, fresh and crisp,
with a slight breeze blowing that made 
our cheeks rosy.  My Aunt Trix and I were
on the...

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Categories: desmond, adventure, autumn, ireland, travel,
Form: Haibun
A Proper Walk
            A Proper Walk

Is it something that I said or simply sad?
My refined lady...

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Categories: desmond, adventure, beautiful, change, conflict,
Form: Free verse
Ode to Dizzy
Desmond loved his cards, his woman, his song - all three.
But life took a turn (for the better), as you'll see.
He spurned his nickname, Desi,...

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Categories: desmond, 11th grade, blessing, grandfather,
Form: Ode

African Children
African Children

they sleep at night with belly's empty
 rolling in the dirt to comfort their sore's
 hands, eyes, feet
 Marley & Tosh sang of their...

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Categories: desmond, africa, allusion, america, analogy,
Form: Free verse
Previews were many for a series called "Lost"
The cast was extensive, oh what a cost!

Production gave, to the viewers, a plight,
When Oceanic 815 began its...

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© Karla Null  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: desmond, mystery
Form: Couplet
How to Get On in Society

Original version:

Phone for the fish knives, Norman
As cook is a little unnerved;
You kiddies have crumpled the serviettes
And I must have things daintily served.

Are the...

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Categories: desmond, family, food, me,
Form: Verse
Beatle Mania
How I wish it was Yesterday
When I would dance the night away
To music that was really cool
From the guys from Liverpool
Ringo, Paul, George and John

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Categories: desmond, dance, emotions, fun, happy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Desdemona

Desmond desires to dive into devout Desiree’s dreams

She dispenses delicious divinity yet destiny dangles defeat

Deep in deluge he discovers dazzling demons and devils

When diabolical deceit...

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Categories: desmond, death, dedication, depression, desire,
Form: Free verse
Playing with native Nigerian names
omo-gori-ola- "often only hollas" but...
its my mic not ikenna's
aunty tee momohmutana-seems to like plenty tea more than bannnas
Gertrude? NO! she aint RUDE! dont. .. slam...

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Categories: desmond, fun,
Form: ABC
Silence Encourages
Silence Is Encouragement

Desmond Tutu: "If you are neutral in a situation of injustice, then you have chosen the side of the oppressor".

A very appropriate quote...

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Categories: desmond, abuse, angst, betrayal, community,
Form: Free verse
Conscientious Objection
Don't let me hurt with these two helping hands again
A lot of reasons Satan gives us. We say, "Don't worry, God forgives us!"
But what excuse...

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Categories: desmond, christian,
Form: Rhyme
Unfinished History
We spoke the history of Flankers under the roof
Of your old school
And I, O I went interviewing for the proof
I have that little book lost...

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Categories: desmond, childhood, life, placesold, lost,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Translation of Autumn Leaves-Les feuilles mortes de Jacques Prevert by T Wignesan
Autumn Leaves/Les feuilles mortes de Jacques PREVERT (1900-77) 
Translated by T. Wignesan 

(Note: As far as I can make out, this poem is at the...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: desmond, autumn, heartbreak, i miss
Form: Free verse
Love Awaits
        the breeze

as the tempest awaits

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Categories: desmond, philosophygod, people, god, people,
Form: Prose Poetry
Letter to a Girl Child
Everything seems impossible when it’s not done
Though when dark times hit, people tend to give up and run
But to where, it’s still under the same...

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Categories: desmond, africa, child, confidence, courage,
Form: Rhyme
The Fab Four Fiasco
In this age of 'Instant Karma' happiness is turned away,
'All you need is love' to guide you well at least that's what they say,
'In my...

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© Tim Parry  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: desmond, music,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member An Observer Am I

Here are some people I'd like you to meet,
Various characters who live down our street.
First there's old Alf, the gardener supreme
I've never seen a lawn...

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© Gary Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: desmond, life, people,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ducks And Drakes
Desmond was a large drake
Who swam in a wonderful lake
In a very grand house
With a cat and a mouse
And a duck for friendship sake...

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Categories: desmond, 10th grade,
Form: Limerick
Saving Seventy-five Men
Saving seventy-five men
Was truly a noble act; 
Doing it without firing 
A gun brought a huge impact.

Hacksaw Ridge is a story
Of the medic Desmond Doss;...

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Categories: desmond, poems,
Form: Quatrain
Dizzy Took A Walk
He was born Desmond
back in the hollers
Pa did it all
For a few dollars

They called him Desi
But that one was took
Changed it to Dizzy
A lesser known...

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Categories: desmond, humorous,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Wildlife 8
Wildlife 8
A musical young green woodpecker,
Loved the music of old Desmond Decker,
He would sing every song,
But the words he got wrong,
So his friends called him...

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© Tim Riding  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: desmond, animal, funny,
Form: Limerick
Sand in the Sandwiches
A Tea Named Green
Your Shiny Chemo Head
Some of my many titles
To encourage
To entice
To invite
Titles to call you 
To draw you in
Like a...

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Categories: desmond, emotions, encouraging, imagery, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme