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Best Dowry Poems

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Premium Member A Dowry Of Dreams
Dreams are approaching my Love
following the stars to your heart,
beside your body I breathe and gaurd your lips 
the sentinel of your stellar song, the...

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Categories: dowry, angel, beauty, devotion, heart,
Form: Epic



Stop Dowry
Marriages are made in heaven,
but dowry has made it a business transaction,
Tears roll down from my eyes,
When i think about the burning brides,
Stop dowry,stop dowry......

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Categories: dowry, marriage, sad, woman,
Form: Rhyme
Dowry Bane
bedecked golden bride
golden goose for gruntled groom 
golden noose or life

~25 Jun 2016~

A commentary on the odious practice of demanding dowry from the bride's side...

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Categories: dowry, abuse, culture,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Woman in Chains
Woman in Chains
(What Man Would Abide It?)

Women throughout centuries – the softer sex.
I picture them subservient since what feels like time primordial!

What man would abide
being...

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Categories: dowry, freedom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Black Sails
A prolific singer, you mimic songs of Blue Jays -
               ...

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Categories: dowry, anger, imagery, love hurts,
Form: Verse



Premium Member HOME SOIL
vivacious roses pose

in air

oxygen free from the stem

arising like balloons

resurrection of rosies

blushing brides at peak

before their spoiling

before their mistreat

their passionate gowns sweet

wormy stems
await greening apples
Eden’s...

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Categories: dowry, marriage,
Form: Ekphrasis
runaway bride
At twelve years old
She sits in the cold
Engulfed by the dark
Sitting on an old tree trunk
By the edge of the silent river

From far she can...

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Categories: dowry, child, culture,
Form: Free verse
She
She wailed her way into the world...
An avatar they said, Goddess Lakshmi had taken birth...

Her parents' pride, her brother's delight...
She loved and shone her brightest...

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Categories: dowry, woman, women,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unmoored - God Knows Where I Am
How chafed the foot bereft of sole,
when unshod thoughts meet splintered floor.
Known terra firma drifts from whole, 
as reason loses sight of shore.

I’ll wander where...

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© david mohn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dowry, mental illness,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Coup
This country United 
one can clearly see 
only blind hide in truth 

Illegally a government seizes power 
against the vote with a clear strike 
Overthrowing...

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Categories: dowry, anger, betrayal, conflict, earth,
Form: Ode
Alive
Is your soul blood red
A dowry of bitter wine
Spilling mortality
Staining the divine

Is eternity a prison
The rusty knife of time
Carving your senses
Caging your mind

Is flesh a...

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Categories: dowry, death, faith, introspection, life,
Form: Quatrain
You belong to YOU
What have you done to us my child?
I tore my body to bring you here
He wetted his shirt with sweat to ink your books
23 years...

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Categories: dowry, courage,
Form: Free verse
UNITY IN CULTURAL DIVERSITY
The westerners eat Amala and Ewedu
We eat Akpo and Ofe Nsala
They dance Juju and Apala
We dance bongo and atilogwu the beat of life.
T^he Northerners speaks...

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Categories: dowry, art, beautiful, , western,
Form: Free verse
My Monster-In-Law To be

I have a monster-in-law to be     
She’s my boyfriend’s  mommy
She forced her son to join the military
‘Til his gait was...

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© Len Gasun  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dowry, funny,
Form: Monorhyme
True Love
Her hair as red as a flame
Her lips were colored the same
… That Irish Lass
… So full of sass
He’s wonderin’ if she’d take his name?

Her...

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© Jack Clark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dowry, funny, funny love, humor,
Form: Limerick
the pirates life for me
yo ho yo ho into the horizon i go 
the wind at my back the wood under my feet 
a  treasure awaits calling my...

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Categories: dowry, boat,
Form: Free verse
The Journey Of Marriage
The Journey Of Marriage

Grand party, grand clothes, grand decor and grand style!
Well-wishers and greetings cheering the dulled hearts 
Silver jubilee's are celebrated by partners with...

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Categories: dowry, anniversary, celebration, marriage,
Form: Light Verse
I treasure you baby girl
My dear don't worry,
You are my fairy!

I don't ask your daddy dowry,
Let me shower our way with cherry.

Hold my hand , Accept me before I...

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Categories: dowry, for her, love,
Form: Verse
WINGS OF POWER
Is this world made only for males?
Even History talks about 'His' Story only,
But I am the creator,
The creator should rule her creations,
I am the Master...

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Categories: dowry, women, , memorial,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I sit alone
I sit alone and watch an enchanting sunset complete its day,
I want you to sit by my side until we become old and grey.
I relax...

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Categories: dowry, poetry,
Form: Ballade
Oh mum don't kill me
oh mum, don't kill me if you can't afford dowry.
oh mum,don't kill me if you want a boy to birth,
oh mum, throw me alive to...

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Categories: dowry, allah, dad, daughter, faith,
Form: Sonnet
The Picnic
The little pygmy named Pixie Poggly was quirky queenly quaintly and quickly, but rarely ever really did much can't you see.

Until one day, a raunchy...

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Categories: dowry, adventure, celebration, confusion, fantasy,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Once I was a Prince - Part Three
                      Part Three

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dowry, family, me, water, may,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member BACK AT ONE


While granules from past season’s flakes
thaw the impatience of my own caprice
amidst the restlessness of mid-winter,
clay gathers new fragrance of tangy moss.
Back at one, infant...

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Categories: dowry, introspection, january,
Form: Free verse
She's not for burning
She’s not for burning

Remnant of dried out pistils
If burnt
May fill nooks and corners
With their inimitable fragrance
But that doesn’t look aesthetic
Rather disparaging towards
Fascinating gift of nature;

History...

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Categories: dowry, anxiety, culture, destiny, evil,
Form: Blank verse