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Best Do Or Die Poems

Below are the all-time best Do Or Die poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of do or die poems written by PoetrySoup members


Do or die migration
           
       do or die migration 
Every one see...

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Categories: do or die, abuse, africa, community, corruption, funeral, world,
Form: Epic



Do or Die
Do or Die?


I am perplexed
unable to decide
what to do?
Either to spare
a traitor's life
or to kill him
what if the traitor
is my own son
or brother?
I am perplexed
unable...

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Categories: do or die, angst, betrayal, history, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member War Games
As it unfolds, labeled cold, a wall confines the innocent
It looms of iron, bricks, where stones
are thrown and rifles aimed 
to claim the hopes of...

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Categories: do or die, conflict, history, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Boys Cry 2
"Boys Cry 2"

The Sons of Fathers
The Fathers of Sons
God the Father, Son and Holy Ghost
Left him alone in Dark Woods
to fend off ribbons and tambourines,...

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Categories: do or die, abuse, child abuse, childhood, children, father,
Form: Free verse
Truth Or Lie
5/12/17


Very few like I
You either tell the truth or lie
It was do or die
So why go by suicide
When you could either keep or lose your...

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Categories: do or die, poetry, rap, wisdom, word play, work,
Form: Rhyme



Racism Is Your Problem
       Some people think what we have is still taboo,
And it's obvious when we enter a room.
  ...

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Categories: do or die, confusion, girlfriend-boyfriend, introspection, politicalpeople, people,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Leap of Faith
Not long after The Beginning,
There were Animals and there was Man.
A great chasm lay between, that legend said
Only a Leap of Faith could span.
 
Animals seemed...

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Categories: do or die, adventure, animal, best friend, cat, character,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I, ICON
I rise daily from troubled sleep attempting to make sense of imagery.
I magination inside me peeks, anxiety occupies blanks with grief
C onscious wars with angry...

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Categories: do or die, self,
Form: Acrostic
The Great Mahatma
The saint of Sabarmati
Our great Mahatma Gandhi
Lived a life of simplicity
And marched towards Dandi
For India to attain freedom
He strived day and night
Even attained martyrdom
To keep...

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Categories: do or die, dedication
Form: Sonnet
Seattle Seahawks Haiku
Seattle Seahawks Haiku

Off in cloud of dust
Was it do or die or bust
Possibly a must

This was Seahawks game
All full of fortune and fame
For loss who...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: do or die, humorous, sports,
Form: Haiku
A mother lover's Ode
smoother than most, all moving no boast, shooting a moon to toast, to our beautiful host
revolving no doors, just opportunities score marking the entrance ways...

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Categories: do or die, earth, environment, metaphor, mom, natural disasters,
Form: Rhyme
My Country Tis of Thee
As we all try to make a living
And pay this month’s bills.
There’s an insane world out there
Whose flags won’t come unfurled.

By that I mean, The...

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Categories: do or die, memorial day, patriotic, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
At The End of The Rainbow
At my rainbow's end, there'll be new beginning
alluring voice will usher me to inning.

At the end of the rainbow, one sign says do or die
there's...

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Categories: do or die, adventure, allegory, celebration, encouraging, health, journey,
Form: Couplet
Next Year
This is the second in a trilogy of football poems.All the need to be read to get the full story.

Now they've lost in the playoffs
It...

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Categories: do or die, football, sports,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I, Freedom
               I, Freedom

By my desires I firmly hold
Whilst misery and fear...

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Categories: do or die, inspirational,
Form: Quatern
The Few and the Proud
The Few and The Proud-Noah Holden

Marines come from far and wide,

Many have joined the corps and many have died,

In 1755 the marines were formed,

A marine...

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Categories: do or die, war
Form: I do not know?
LIFE COMMODITIES, KEEPSAKES

LIFE’S COMMODITIES  ©

Nails and screws ‘mate’ together
But nails puncture tires when misdirected
Another’s love loss is another’s gain
Love bites break hearts into little pieces
Commodities here...

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Categories: do or die, books, destiny, future, inspiration, love, remember,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The British Soldier at Balaclava
                     By Robert (Bob) Moore...

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© Bob Moore  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: do or die, adventure, conflict, death, england, military, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 'Wild Bells and Blue Sky"
Off with the old, and on with the new,
  Hopefully good ambitions all pursue,
  Salute Lord Tennyson do or die!
Ring out wild bells,...

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Categories: do or die, funnyold, old, sky,
Form: Kyrielle
Yesterday I Lived Today I Died
I spread my broken down wings and fly 
So minded high when Im so dam low that I cry
Im living around hurtful people so much...

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Categories: do or die, on writing and words, pain, time,
Form: Epic
Bad Banking Makes Hope Sinking

Why Country suffers underdevelopment?
Why her public suffer unemployment?

Bad banking is the main reason
So milk comes not, but poison

Some bank men daily toil
They only preserve the...

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Categories: do or die, on work and working, men,
Form: Couplet
Always a hustler
Every hustler has fallen.
Cracks in the concrete is how the streets are watching.
Calling me back, i thought i closed that door?
Slipping into darkness heating up...

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Categories: do or die, addiction, business, dark, evil, faith, leaving,
Form: Rhyme
A bump in the road
What's the cost
Cat has my tongue 
Confidence lost
Punctured lung

Why can't I be firm
As the ground beneath
Unstable worm
On a dying leaf

I've mastered the trade
I'm qualified
But afraid...

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Categories: do or die, career,
Form: Free verse
Pursued of Death
[Psalm of obsession]

Sleep with the remembrance of Death, and rise with the thought that you will not 
live long. - Dwais El-Qarni

He huffs and puffs
impatiently,
anxious...

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Categories: do or die, death,
Form: Pastoral
Writing game is on - Part 1
WRITING GAME IS ON Part 1

Writing game is on as long as I’m here,
There with tears as I train your mind to be strong,
Right or...

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© Quincy Mac  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: do or die, allegory, lost, meaningful, nature, slavery, spiritual,
Form: Epic