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Best Eye For An Eye Poems

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Premium Member An Eye For An Eye

There once was a couple of brats
who engaged in continuous spats.
The result was a tie
when each scratched out an eye -
an old-Biblical tit for a...

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Categories: eye for an eye, funny,
Form: Limerick



Just A Note Eye For An Eye 8
Eye for an eye : There is no justice greater than love...

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Categories: eye for an eye, analogy, forgiveness, judgement,
Form: Light Verse
An eye for an eye
Who adores an ancient lore chore
And loves to see gore and wage war
Yet sore pouring pain?
This stems from an old brain
A story of man’s evil...

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Categories: eye for an eye, philosophy, war
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Is it an eye for an eye
Do you do things bad when somebody does bad things to you?
Do you give an eye for an eye?
At the moment, it seems like the...

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Categories: eye for an eye, faith,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Path of the Storm
Words that sting, pelt like rain, 
slowly seep in.  I let them inside,
I don’t know why. I feel them,
deeply; let them saturate me 
till...

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Categories: eye for an eye, how i feel, words,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Measure for Measure
An eye for an eye
Soon the world was blind
A place full of misery 
Not one person was kind

People chose to get even
They believed in blow...

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Categories: eye for an eye, corruption, earth, eulogy, pride,
Form: Quatrain
To Cut the Corner of Your Coat
(Giving voice to those who suffered and believe in poetic justice)

Should I cut the corner of your coat?
Too many times you tried to squeeze my...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eye for an eye, abuse, anti bullying, forgiveness, humanity, inspirational,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Angel
Note: This is a sequel to the previous poem "Idiot" with the imagination of what if..................    


Angel


I have awoken from my nightmares
I...

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Categories: eye for an eye, angel, child, evil, fantasy, imagination,
Form: Free verse
YOUNG WICKED AND BLACK
I thought of one of my nephews before I wrote this, God bless him please

He's from a western land where the hustla's real,
And the thugs'll...

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Categories: eye for an eye, crazy, hip hop, life, spoken word,
Form: Rhyme
War Mentality
They come from a different era
where patriotism is a just cause
they would fight for the true blue
never mind who was right or wrong

they stood staunch...

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© Ron Flatow  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eye for an eye, angst, death, history, war, christian, old,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE OLD WEST
Lord what I'd give to go back in time.
Meet historical legends Wyatt Earp,
 Or Jessie James, let them leap off 
The written page, and live...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eye for an eye, death, fantasy, freedom, imagination, inspirational, life,
Form: Free verse
Let it go
Your life seems shaded
A part of you seems faded
In reality, clutching the past too tightly
Will leave no strength to live in the present!

Let it go
Let...

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© Mark Frank  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eye for an eye, heartbreak,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Romance, Passion Shown In Those Bright Blue Eyes
Romance, Passion Shown In Those Bright Blue Eyes

Her bright blue eyes that my soul so endears
warms needy heart, sends it passionate cheers
as if a golden...

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Categories: eye for an eye, art, creation, inspiration, meaningful, poetry, repetition,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member NONVIOLENCE
No need for violence or aggression
A passive acceptance of oppression 
A powerful tool for social protest
To be peaceful and not violence many will resist
It presumes...

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Categories: eye for an eye, black african american, inspirational, peace, people,
Form: Rhyme
Death Penalty
Death Penalty


Sonny Johnson’s home was on the street
   Sharing space with rats who nibbled at his feet
Until he moved his blanket to the...

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Categories: eye for an eye, death,
Form: I do not know?
MOTHER EARTH
mother earth,
When would you stop feasting on our bodies
Stop your children and relatives
From killing our children and relations.
Our heart bleed thousand times in horror
At the...

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Categories: eye for an eye, earth,
Form: Ode
Premium Member The Lay of The Best Man - Part 2
The Lay of The Best Man - Part Two


I will not understate my distaste, but I do not hate. I rate hate as being irate
Shall...

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Categories: eye for an eye, humanity, men,
Form: Lay
Premium Member Remember When
The fondest memory of a young boy’s drive,
   Are those things reminding us we are alive,
As when those physics of natural fortitude,
 ...

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Categories: eye for an eye, funny, introspection, lovegraduation, memory, memory, high
Form: Rhyme
Spy vs Poet - pen trickery
Spy vs. Poet - pen trickery

(A collaborative poem by Serena Storm and Joel Thornton)


Dissimulating cloak – an apocryphal script 
Ah, I see "I" the spy...

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Categories: eye for an eye, creation, giggle, hyperbole, life, romantic, strength,
Form: Free verse
A Few Nothings
To love someone,
Then, to suddenly hate
Dig own dungeons
Then why blame the fate?

When ‘pen is mightier, than the sword’
Then why do actions, speak louder than words?

Finding...

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Categories: eye for an eye, word play,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I can clean, I can drive
Plenty of sleep, no more tv, the wars in the Middle East
are resource wars, disguised as religious debates.
So Dad would say.

A beautiful winter day, hunting
season....

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Categories: eye for an eye, home, magic, poetry, religion, sleep, war,
Form: Verse
Non-violence
The mountains screamed to wake the sea, 
The trees stood to be silent, 
The sun came to give light, 
But the world is still violent.

The...

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Categories: eye for an eye, change, conflict, people, war,
Form: Epigram
My Tiger
Walking  my Tiger  home  is  not  easy  


As  he bears not,  on  the  road ...

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Categories: eye for an eye, confusion, cute love,
Form: Rhyme
Moors Murder
In the dark dark year of 63
Britain's most gruesome murder spree
A conscious betrayal of innocence
With acts of barbarous decadence
Left five young children, in a hole,...

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© john scott  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eye for an eye, children, death,
Form: Ballad
Eric Frein II
Life for a life
an eye for an eye
will death penalty come?...

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Categories: eye for an eye, death,
Form: Questionku