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Best Dismissal Poems

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Premium Member Dismissal
Where do you come from, vacant-eyed
hag, and where do you go from here?
Witching your way from border to bay,
who will your mumbling hear?

The babe in...

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Categories: dismissal, allegory, depression, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member DESERVE

Deserve- that in which we use to critique our life's ways
a way to hold back our existence 
to project a negative
and cease the positive intake


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Categories: dismissal, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Of Pan and Man
Of PAN and MAN

Beyond the hedgerow bright with bloom of May
Our daily lives move on with purpose strong 
From where the thrush and warbler sing...

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Categories: dismissal, nature,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Within Mysteries, The Dark and Decay Also Hides
Within Mysteries, The Dark and Decay Also Hides
(free verse)

On a stony pebble, feet cried out in pain,
why does, in our way, sharp pebbles forever lay


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Categories: dismissal, appreciation, art, creation, dark,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Spring-tide - Memories On the Breeze

Oh ...

Spring-tide ...
Always things that juxtapose,
Life never flows as smoothly as a gentle rill 'round a stone.
Brief notes of harmony, torn asunder by a cacophony...

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Categories: dismissal, appreciation, life, lost love,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member ALAS, POOR LINDA

Alas, poor Linda!  I knew her as PD,
a poet of infinite interest,
of most excellent insight.
She has borne the brunt of conflict
a thousand...

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Categories: dismissal, eulogy,
Form: Verse
Premium Member BEACH

These two lines behind me are not exactly straight
 Nor am I, exactly straight. Curving, circling near
 The land wash, softly humming, sun on my...

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Categories: dismissal, abuse, dream, night, pain,
Form: Free verse
Thank God, anyway
Winter. Saturday morning it was.
I woke up, called me my boss
"You're so lazy, you can't work anymore!"
Do you know, how were in a big loss?!


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Categories: dismissal, abortion, anniversary, thank you,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Two Tutus, Too
Two tutus, too
Laying on the ground
Ballet slippers strewn all around
One complete wall with mirrored glass
Chattering girls waiting dismissal of class.

A gaggle of Moms waiting patiently

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dismissal, daughter, fatherlove,
Form: Rhyme
Too Much Relief Man
When stress about work started showing
He smoked some of what he was growing
Showed up at work
No pants or shirt
Not sure if he was coming or...

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© PAT Adams  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dismissal, conflict, imagery, leaving, parody,
Form: Limerick
Captain Ironheart
Captain: Permission to speak,
Although I may not even be able to squeak,
And you gaze upon me makes my knees weak,
It is only truth that I...

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Categories: dismissal, change, confusion, devotion, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
blind sides
I’m in a psychology class and as part of it we filled out several, detailed, personality evaluations. They said these were helpful in forming a...

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Categories: dismissal, psychological, teen,
Form: Free verse
The Sacrifice
We have brought this upon ourselves:
This virus, this egregore:
This cult of individuality.

	Our right to die and bring others with us!
Truly an inversion of full potentiality:

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Categories: dismissal, america, bible, emotions, imagery,
Form: Free verse
Within Mysteries, The Dark and Decay Also Hides
Note: I am very pleased to have collaborated with Robert Lindley on several occasions in the past. Today, I have the pleasure of doing so...

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Categories: dismissal, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Can you recognize a new feeling when it comes?
Are we not always too quick to dismiss?
Perhaps too much anew emotions... runs
To only remember a once...

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© Joel Lee  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dismissal, imagination,
Form: Rhyme
The Dreadful Dragonfly
An old man tries to find his wings.
Once he flew up near his puppet strings. A calm loving stare between his wondering eyes. Remembering that...

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Categories: dismissal, christian, flying, god, heaven,
Form: Rhyme
May Life Bless You
May life bless you with real freedom, 
Keep enjoyment as your place, 
May you find your own confidence, 
From your education and your space;
May you...

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Categories: dismissal, business, care, character, courage,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Family Therapy
Feminist ecotherapists,
deeply immersed in permacultural eco-logic,
a systematic teleology of cooperative nutrition economics,
remain rarely flushed out from their camouflage.

A self-isolating,
often eremitic,
with shamanic nature-as-spirit tendencies,
our most articulate...

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Categories: dismissal, addiction, endurance, environment, health,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Beginning of the Downfall
I was a senior in high school and I still remember
That Friday afternoon in late November
Early dismissal after saying a prayer
Disbelief and sadness filling the...

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Categories: dismissal, history, high school,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Caffeine High by Carolyn Devonshire
Caffeine High
He works like a well-oiled machine
But only when filled with caffeine
No power within

The caffeine is just a smoke screen
He won’t even stop for cuisine

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Categories: dismissal, funny, poems,
Form: Tail-rhyme
Premium Member Infinite Flight
  Seems I awakened within a dream flying, though staying within 
 the dream, as an eagle I soared. With wings of immense importance...

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Categories: dismissal, faith, universe,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Embrace The Lines
Embrace The Lines

Vitality marks gently stretch your soft skin beyond the wildest dreams of
beauty unbound where children had once or thrice embraced your womb
the soothing...

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Categories: dismissal, life,
Form: Free verse
Grief Of Separation Part I
He had lost his father,
Lived in a home at the hill-top.
Always attentive in the school,
Never be late was his attitude.
Was very much disciplined and obedient,

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Categories: dismissal, beautiful, death, deep, depression,
Form: Narrative
My Friendship in a Box
She used to be my best friend
Something I never thought could change
There for each other through everything 
Life without her seems so strange
No favor too...

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© Cyndi Guy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dismissal, loss, friendship, heart, desire,
Form: Rhyme
My Woodland Of Togetherness
I love this woodland of togetherness, where the branches reach out, entwine 
pull and lull me in. Where the sunlight bisects the canopy, falling in...

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Categories: dismissal, nature
Form: Prose Poetry