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Best Double Dactyl Poems

Below are the all-time best Double Dactyl poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of double dactyl poems written by PoetrySoup members


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I can put things together
Sometimes I'm on what you wear
Sometimes on things
Sometimes I get stuck and you get mad at me
Its not often for me...

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Categories: funny,
Form: Double Dactyl



Premium Member Beyond Your End
 BEYOND YOUR END
Look deep into yourself my friend,
if then, you need to look to me, 
and deep enough to see the end,
beyond your end...

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© Vee Bdosa  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: adventure, angst, art, black african american,
Form: Double Dactyl
Premium Member Queen of the Dancefloor
Ooyakah Booyakah
Dear Queen Elizabeth’s
Ninety third birthday turned
Into a rave

She did the running man
Extraordinarily
Crafting a move from her
Famed royal wave


9 December 2018


I challenged myself to write...

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Categories: dance, fun, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Double Dactyl
Premium Member The Ancient Mariner's Fate
The Ancient Mariner’s Fate
 
Eternally doomed adrift
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The Mariner repeats his 
Story over and over now.

A sad soul in true agony
Incomprehensible
His heart now dry...

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Categories: allegory, allusion, destiny, fate, god, metaphor,
Form: Double Dactyl
Basketball limerick
A basket ball player with bounce
Said, “All my opponents I'll trounce.”
But thanks to a gale
He fell on his tail,
And off in a huff he'd to...

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Categories: sports,
Form: Double Dactyl



Premium Member Complexus-Syntaxus-Maximus
Complexus-Syntaxus-Maximus

Complexity-Syntaxity
Ezra Weston Loomis Pound
Flamboyant expression
Poetic modernity new.

Seeking no rifacimento
Onomatopoeia
Confusing readers so
Intricate verses make us blue.

Gary Bateman, Copyright © All Rights Reserved 
November 22, 2014
(Double Dactyl)
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Categories: allegory, confusion, imagery, introspection, onomatopoeia, poetry,
Form: Double Dactyl
Baseball limerick
A big baseball player on pitch
Developed a strange kind of itch:
The ball flew up straight
Then down on his pate,
So he blamed the whole thing on...

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Categories: sports,
Form: Double Dactyl
Loneliness
Have you been in love?
Have you shared a kiss?
Have you ever got a hug?
Have you ever gone thru all of 
this?

I have not, nor ever...

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Categories: loneliness
Form: Double Dactyl
Young Dr Frankenstein
Higgledy-Piggledy,
Young Dr. Frankenstein.
thought he was able to
cook up a man.
baking and broiling and
incomprehensible
things to invent such a
Frankenstein plan....

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Categories: crazy,
Form: Double Dactyl
Premium Member Roads and Romans
Roads and Romans 

Poem 1     Roads
Poem 2     Romans

 
Two poems by Bev Smith and Arthur Vaso

Form: Double...

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Categories: beauty, history, introspection,
Form: Double Dactyl
Premium Member Paracelsus
Paracelsus
 
Supremus-Alchemist-Occultist
Philippus von Hohenheim
Alchemist, Astrologer, and Physician
Arrogant to a fault.

Medical genius 
Paracelsianism
Iconoclastic for sure
Ignorance he couldn’t halt.

Gary Bateman, Copyright © All Rights Reserved,
June 15, 2015...

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Categories: culture, health, history, international, introspection, science,
Form: Double Dactyl
Premium Member Boast
Arrogance is a need to be better than most
An inflated sense of self is much of  the boast
Walking  through the day
Up on the...

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Categories: celebrity, character, dedication, howl,
Form: Double Dactyl
Incomprehensible
Incomprehensible! (A Brief Critique)

Monomaniacally, Thomas Sterns Elliot
wrote in The Waste Land a Lyrical Lay

Sadly for those of us hollow like other men
Incomprehensible! Take it away!...

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Categories: humorous,
Form: Double Dactyl
Premium Member Keats - Romantic Humanist
Keats—Romantic Humanist  
 
Romanticus-Extraordinaire
John Keats
La Belle Dame sans Merci
Circe-Enchantress to all.

Beautiful, deadly in her elfin grot
Supernatural-nous
She wept and sighed full sore
Hath thee in “Keatsian”...

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Categories: allegory, death, destiny, imagery, love, passion,
Form: Double Dactyl
Scarlett's Lament

Scarlett's Lament

Fiddlede-diddlede
Scarlett O'Hara, she
slew all the fellas--not
lifting a hand
'Cepting Rhett Butler proved
Incomprehensible
with, "Frankly, my dear, I
don't give a damn!"

©deborah burch
1.30.2013...

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Categories: history, humorous, lost love,
Form: Double Dactyl
Premium Member King Vlad the Greatest
King Vlad the Greatest
 
Supremus-Dictatoris
Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin
Bamboozler-Provocateur
Arrogance absolute.

Master of Malarkey
Bolshoi-Apparatchik
Mask of a Monster
Hooliganism to boot.

Gary Bateman, Copyright © All Rights Reserved,
August 20, 2015 (Double Dactyl)...

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Categories: betrayal, corruption, discrimination, evil, international, political,
Form: Double Dactyl
Premium Member Shelley-Romantic Visionary
Shelley—Romantic Visionary  
 
Maestro-Romanticus-Supremus
Percy Bysshe Shelley
One Heaven, One Hell
Promise of a later birth.

About a little soul
Epipsychidion
One immortality, one annihilation
Wilderness of this Elysian earth.

Gary Bateman,...

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Categories: allegory, destiny, imagery, love, passion, romance,
Form: Double Dactyl
Premium Member Bryant's Necropolis Conceit
Bryant’s Necropolis Conceit
 
Silent halls of death so cometh
William Cullen Bryant
Thanatopsis supremeus now
A sepulchre awaits us all.

Dour darkness and shroud forever
Thanatopsis-Phantasmus
The spirit world so beckons...

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Categories: allegory, death, grave, imagery, introspection, metaphor,
Form: Double Dactyl
Premium Member Prufrock's Symbolic World
Prufrock’s Symbolic World
 
Metaphors-Extraordinaire
Thomas Stearns Eliot
Metaphysical consciousness
Aura of aging and decay.

Streams of consciousness forever
Proto-disillusionment
The mermaids singing each to each
The mermaids will not sing today.

Gary Bateman,...

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Categories: allegory, imagery, introspection, metaphor, poetry, poets,
Form: Double Dactyl
Hunger Games
The Victor
Their cheers,
Your tears,
Blood drips from your hands,
Their lies,
Your cries,
You stand where the victor stands.
Was it worth it, worth the death,
Destruction, to your right and...

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Categories: happiness,
Form: Double Dactyl
Premium Member Lord Byron-Genius Unchained
Lord Byron—Genius Unchained
 
Primus-Supremus-Romanticus
George Gordon Noel Byron
Destiny in Missolonghi at 36 
A soldier’s death.

Legendary immortality
Mega-accomplishment
For him the best
And now he’s at rest.

Gary Bateman, Copyright ©...

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Categories: allegory, destiny, imagery, love, passion, romance,
Form: Double Dactyl
Premium Member Goethe's Emissary
Goethe’s Emissary
 
Mephisto-Hereistoo
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Faust on the Brocken summit
Go our own sweet way for show.

Walpurgis Nacht’s spirit of perversity 
Mephistophelian 
Time now for your...

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Categories: allegory, dark, destiny, evil, halloween, introspection,
Form: Double Dactyl
Premium Member A Night Of Passion - A collaboration with Mystic Rose
Angel’s sing a chorus from cloisters that echo lustful cries of love 
While lovers drink in glances, passion turns to intimate desires
With trembling limbs they...

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Categories: beauty, feelings, love,
Form: Double Dactyl
Fifth time's the charm
Semi-creatively, Ludwig von Bethovan 
sat in his music room, sucking his thumb.

Heavens to Murgatroyd! After four symphonies 
more could be asked of me? Da Da...

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Categories: humorous,
Form: Double Dactyl
A New Day
He had a dream, it was meant for all,
This dream was mostly for us to stand tall.

In the year of our Lord Jesus Christ 2008,
Began...

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Categories: inspiration, leadership, political, religious, society, symbolism,
Form: Double Dactyl