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Best Dressed To The Nines Poems

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Premium Member MIDNIGHT ROMANCE
We first met at the Obsidian Bar, 
on a night that I will never forget.
She’s dressed to the nines; like a movie star
in charcoal satin...

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Categories: dressed to the nines, dance, new year, romance,
Form: Sonnet



A Debutante's Ball To Remember
A Debutante’s Ball to Remember

In the autumn of my life, oft have I recalled that superb summer night,
when I finally experienced my long-awaited heart’s delight.
Family...

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Categories: dressed to the nines, celebration, dance, fun,
Form: Rhyme
The Party
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Categories: dressed to the nines, imagination, wine,
Form: Rhyme
HANDS - Love Series 1
You cannot imagine how deeply miss’d
That gentle smile and your tender kiss
Are to my restless soul. But respite found
It’s way to my longing as a...

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Categories: dressed to the nines, i love you, love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Clueless Job Applicant
You’ll never guess whom the cat drug in; have a day where you just couldn’t win?
He came strutting in, smacking his gum loud, dressed to...

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Categories: dressed to the nines, adventure, angst, business, children, community, confusion,
Form: Light Verse



LINES
LINES

We LINE up in traffic, or clear out the door, 
And there are BEELINES we make, to the seashore.
Get mad and we're "DRAWING A LINE...

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© Edlynn Nau  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dressed to the nines, allusion, angst, humor, spoken word, symbolism,
Form: List
HOME
 HOME. By Ted Bundy

There is a place not far from here where purple maggots are the size of deer, pink frogs are there wearing...

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© Ted Bundy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dressed to the nines, animals,
Form: Prose Poetry
LET ME GO
In the midst of whatever has you bound up and under attack
The presence of God can break every chain for the Lord has your back
Be...

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Categories: dressed to the nines, angst, encouraging, faith, god, inspiration, life,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member SPEED DATING - COLLABORATION FOR CONTEST
We met at speed dating and you really caught my eye 
I thought I’d hit the jackpot, you were such a handsome guy 
We spent...

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Categories: dressed to the nines, humorous, romance, proposal,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The Dead Man Whom I Kissed
I am free as a bird
Ready to discover this wondrous world
I am dressed to the nines
Seeking a knight in shining armor

He will be handsome alright
Defending...

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Categories: dressed to the nines, beauty, deep, heart,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Date A collaboration with Jan Allison
This collaboration is with Jan Allison 



We met at speed dating and you really caught my eye 
I thought I’d hit the jackpot, you were...

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Categories: dressed to the nines, humor,
Form: Rhyme
To My Love
To whisper these words on valentines 
I wrote this from my purest side 
To the lady whom dressed to the nines 

I did struggle to...

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Categories: dressed to the nines, beautiful, boyfriend, girl, girlfriend, love, missing
Form: Villanelle
smoking
jewelry and make up
give us glamor
cigaretts and smoke
drink and laughter
how distinguished we look 
with ciggy in claws
blowing smoke into faces
waiting for applause
just for effect
you pucker...

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Categories: dressed to the nines, chocolate,
Form: I do not know?
Next Time, Get the Details
His sister was getting married.
We decided that we should go.
I hadn't met his family yet
but I heard they could put on a show.

We checked our...

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Categories: dressed to the nines, funny, wedding, wedding, wedding,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Unforgettable
I'm dressed  to the nines, do I look fine, Defiantly not demure.
I see you on the dance floor a picture glamour, in fact ...

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Categories: dressed to the nines, fun,
Form: Narrative
Searching For Rella
It was just another Saturday night,
wasn't with nobody
My pockets were full
and my heart was on call
I was dressed to the nines,
and my hair was laid...

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Categories: dressed to the nines, lost love, love, romance,
Form: Narrative
Waiting Room-A Last Line Prompt
I walked in and was hit by the familiar smell of fear and disinfectant 
then wrapped my sweater tighter from the cold and discomfort. 
I...

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© Mindy Clay  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dressed to the nines, culture, encouraging, friend, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
R-E-S-P-E-C-T
I saw her just yesterday, the paragon
Of all that a woman could be.  Tall and tan,
Proud and proper, short hair, not butch,
A beautiful woman...

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© Dean Wood  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dressed to the nines, women,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Nine
 Nine,  the number of innings in a baseball game
If you're on cloud nine,  it's happiness you proclaim
Everything included means you want the...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dressed to the nines, adventure,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member OLD MAN WINTERS FAMED NORTHERN LIGHTS
SUN SAT DOWN, NITE ROLLED IN,
BRINGING ALONG HIS WHISPERING WINDS.
FROST ARRIVED WITH COLD AND CHILL.
THEY WERE ALL EXCITED, EXPECTING A THRILL.
MOON WAS LIT, BUT STILL...

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Categories: dressed to the nines, creation, culture, imagination, international, seasons, spiritual,
Form: Narrative
Party Time
it had promised to be such a wonderful night,
I was dressed to the nines and I hoped that I might 
celebrate the event without getting...

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Categories: dressed to the nines, humorous,
Form: Quatrain
Lost Time

Tick tock, tick tock said the weary clock,
Her arms are never still;
They keep on going round and round,
They still have time to kill.

The hours are...

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Categories: dressed to the nines, imaginationtime, time,
Form: Light Verse
Whistles n' Bells
Wasting time, smoking cigarettes. Cigarettes
All is fine, she's got no regrets. No regrets
Everyone seems to be mad
Dressed to the nines, heart shaped lips, no-one to...

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Categories: dressed to the nines, imagery, mystery, spring,
Form: Rhyme
Beneath it all
Here walks a man
Dressed to the nines
Talking by hand 
With a mouth full of sighs

Fingers in his pockets
Grasping wads of lint
Eyes rolling in their sockets
Torn...

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Categories: dressed to the nines, introspection, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Coming of Age
The prom has finished
Last dance done
This Ohio princess
To be his one
 
Hand in hand they leave the hall
Hearts racing as they had a ball
Heading home...

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Categories: dressed to the nines, girlfriend-boyfriend, life, love, passionlove,
Form: Rhyme