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Best Hovels Poems

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Premium Member Its all in the Burning
A candle burns its life away; 
sacrifice to it, is sweet; 
it is a candle’s lot in life.

Candles gift, a light dark cloaked; 
beacon burning...

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Categories: hovels, dark, hope, introspection, light, meaningful, peace,
Form: Prose



Premium Member Victorian poverty crime and squalor
Born into a life of poverty crime and squalor
where hunger and cold winds bite
and disease is rife
and it was a daily battle to stay alive
and...

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© Peter Dome  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hovels, childhood, dark, grief, history, mother, poverty,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shade
Your past, your romantic past, is a shadow. Like all towns, Port Angeles was a combination of rain and clouds, sun and mist, with a...

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Categories: hovels, anger, deep, history, humor, money, romantic,
Form: Verse
Samoom
Seven cities sat* silently in the sandstorm**
Waiting as the wind whipped around wickedly**
Dun walls draped with dirt and dust**
And the darkened sun desperately seeking a...

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Categories: hovels, nature, storm,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Lima, Peru
Lima has a pulse
arterial and venous it flows…
	all the colors of the rainbow glow
in the mist of Pacific sea's
hectic days and disco nights
	 beat into...

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Categories: hovels, dedication, life,
Form: Verse



Bat
bat
echo detective
hanging around hovels
pursuing dwellers of the
night...

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Categories: hovels, animal, nature,
Form: Cinquain
Premium Member The reading of Villon poems at West Berlin's Free University during the 1957-58 Winter Semester
The reading of Villon poems at West Berlin’s Free University, Winter Semester 1957-58
            ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hovels, inspirational, passion, poetry, poets, remembrance day,
Form: Free verse
DAEDALUS
I, who now sit alone by this barren shore
Looking vainly out to sea as if 
I thought I could espy distant Crete,
Have become a source...

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Categories: hovels, myth,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Krishna's Advice to Arjuna - Part One
14: If the soul meets death when Sattva prevails, then it goes to the pure regions of those who are seeking truth.
15: If a man...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hovels, religion, death, death,
Form: Free verse
Tea Party Taste Test

The pedestrian kettle steams on to the Capitol pyre
With a weight watcher tonic; more lean legislators to sire
The Grand Old Party a taste of the...

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Categories: hovels, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cowboys in the Badlands
Cowboys in the Badlands


The horses need be reined tightly
lest they show better judgment
and head back to the barn.  The
cowboys, driven by the dust cloud
of...

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Categories: hovels, culture, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member AN AYLESBURY DUCK
There's a duck of high renown,bred and reared in my county town.With orange 
feet and plumage light,of culinary fame,this bird snowy-white.Neck so fine and 
feathered...

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Categories: hovels, animals, childhood, nostalgia,
Form: Prose Poetry
Grey Rabbit White Paper
Grey rabbit... White paper...


I am the grey rabbit
Snared, trapped by restrictive wires
Unseen
I reach for the quill of significance
Yet she teases
Just a tug too far
Ink wells...

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Categories: hovels, angst, art, on writing and words,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member Dreams Turned Into Realities


While reading the ADMIRABLE novels of *Maugham
My mind drifted to the enchanting streets of Paris.
Teaching the plays of Moliere, my roamings started
Over CAVING *National theatre...

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Categories: hovels, dream,
Form: Free verse
MNM in Memoriam
My days in the streets of despair took me from scanty shanties
Intermittent through dreams drinking the syllables of books
Cast before my eyes, I was at...

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Categories: hovels, peoplesweet, sweet,
Form: Acrostic
Rationalisation of Explanation
Rationalisation of Explanation


Do not question
The almighty plan
For such are the reprisals of fear
That turn blind despair into adulation 

The evident proof
Existent in raped women and...

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Categories: hovels, lifelife, life,
Form: Free verse
The Childrens Tears
Traveled the globe      For many years       My haunting memory     ...

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Categories: hovels, children,
Form: Free verse
-Shed A Tear Please America-


        Hey!  you over there in Texas in good old America

      ...

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Categories: hovels, hope, peace, africa, integrity,
Form: Rhyme
Good Ol' Triple-Six And The Eternal Drive-By - Part 2
- and, anyway, who breaks wind over double-M, a. k. a. Manson,

Marilyn?

I'll give a ride on my razor any day to

The-Second-Prime-of-Nine-to-the-Sixth,

who was around long before...

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Categories: hovels, hope, inspirational, jesus,
Form: Free verse
Christmas at the Rauhe Haus
	based on Elihu Burritt’s “Christmas in Germany” (c. 1850)

You find a hand-built chapel among small homes
constructed by children. But what children – 
vicious young ne’er-do-wells...

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Categories: hovels, holiday, inspirationalchildren,
Form: Free verse
Of the Common Seas
OF THE COMMON SEAS
  "We must come down from our heights, and leave our straight paths, for the byways and low places of life,...

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Categories: hovels, truth,
Form: I do not know?
Ars Moriendi
It is gone from us
Between our fingers like sand
Ars Moriendi

We shall never more
Find purpose or grace for it
Midas immortal

Bartholome stays
In hovels and parliament
The blade shines...

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Categories: hovels, allegory, war,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : XV and XVI
IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : XV & XVI

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hovels, abuse, children, god, poverty, prayer,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
A Forest In The Garden
A Gardener with saintly vision, 
Planted a garden making its division, 
Into the zones two.

Fed he each plant and tree, 
With the pure blood of...

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Categories: hovels, politicalgarden,
Form: I do not know?
An Ode to 911
Each Twin Tower encased in steel bower
Billowing masts did to horizon crest, as the fibrous 
sunflower
Wrought to withstand the shearing winds and the 
mightiest shower
A...

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Categories: hovels, anniversary
Form: Rhyme