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Best Hows Poems

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Whys and Hows
Whys and Hows
                by Odin Roark

Through the window of rain...

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© Odin Roark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hows, life,
Form: Prose Poetry



Premium Member FAITH IS A POWERFUL THING
FAITH IS A POWERFUL THING


Faceless fears. Trials. they seize and drain whence one let them sink . . . 
Across our path are stormy hills...

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Categories: hows, character, emotions, faith, prayer, spiritual, ,
Form: Acrostic
Flirt- for contest
Well, hi there, striking blue eyed blonde with velvet scarlet lips
twizzling your swizzle stick between your fingertips
I'm pretty sure that you have lured some lookers...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hows, romance,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member P a i n t i n g s - The Acronet Style
~Paintings~
(Acronet)


P*ad 
A*nd paint
I*llustrate
N*ew many ideas
T*errific paintings 
I*nspire all to create
N*on-stop delightful moments
G*reat paintings to study, enjoy
S*hows,  displaying artwork are great.

S*atisfying and so beautiful
G*reat paintings...

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Categories: hows, appreciation, art, beautiful, blessing,
Form: Free verse
Life
Morning has broken,
Like the first morning,
Black bird has spoken,
Like the first word

Compare this to life,
My dearest friends,
We must live life to the full,
To the bitter...

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Categories: hows, angstlife,
Form: Ode



You will wonder
You will tell them that you were raped,
They will say “What clothes were you wearing”,
You will tell them that a boy was making you uncomfortable,
They...

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Categories: hows, 8th grade, anger, growing up, society,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Paintings - The Acronet Style
~Paintings~
(Acronet)


P*ad 
A*nd paint
I*llustrate
N*ew many ideas
T*errific paintings 
I*nspire all to create
N*on-stop delightful moments
G*reat paintings to study, enjoy
S*hows,  displaying artwork are great.

S*atisfying and so beautiful
G*reat paintings...

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Categories: hows, art, beautiful, inspirational, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shopping Mayhem in Town
People walking head down staring  into their cell phones
In pairs or all alone
Children pushing their children in buggies and prams
Traffic wardens and traffic jams
Zombies...

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© Peter Dome  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hows, angst, city, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Remember You
Remember you?
How can I not?
Here I am recalling memories of you,
 holding dear your laughter and your smile.
Speak to me , just once more,
 the...

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© DM Babbit  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hows, absence, death of a friend,
Form: Elegy
On the Edge of a Dream
A passing instant, a sharp memory,
In a crowd our eyes met, exchanging vows.
The moment passed and she was borne away...
So I search knowing not the...

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Categories: hows, fantasy, hope, lost love, love,
Form: Verse
Not to do what you should
There  was a day when hollow teeth and streams,
  The marrow, blood and trains of thought,
	Of night black dreams,
   Ran their...

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Categories: hows, change, culture, freedom, future, social, symbolism,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Paintings - The Acronet
~Paintings~
(Acronet)


P*ad 
A*nd paint
I*llustrate
N*ew many ideas
T*errific paintings 
I*nspire all to create
N*on-stop delightful moments
G*reat paintings to study,enjoy
S*hows displaying artwork are great.

S*atisfying and so beautiful
G*reat paintings for all...

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Categories: hows, appreciation, art, beautiful, blessing,
Form: Free verse
The palpitations of a broken heart
How my raw heart raved
At the news of your departure
For them that can read 
The sands of a forlorn heart
Will the rains ever come again
And...

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Categories: hows, heartbroken,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Only One
“My Only One”


He watched from the window as she worked out in the yard.
His lips formed to a smile she always worked so hard.
It seemed...

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Categories: hows, allusion, death, desire, devotion, fantasy, imagery,
Form: Rhyme
Confessions
I almost told you yesterday.
I almost told you today.
I'll probably almost tell you tomorrow, and again after that day.

Almost is a broken word,
its filled with...

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Categories: hows, angst, confusion, day,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Stars Remain Silent
From the ashes of superstition,
like a Phoenix we have risen!
As he puts on his White Lab Coat
of Unthinkable Wisdom.
In reality... yet constantly dreaming.
Under a microscope...

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Categories: hows, analogy, bible, jesus, philosophy, religion, spiritual,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member SO I CAN'T CALL A DUCK -- A DUCK
SO I CAN’T CALL A DUCK…A DUCK
                  ...

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Categories: hows, freedom, writing,
Form: I do not know?
Old Age
Thumbnails of memories we rewind.

Reel of real life has come to halt.

The old age is the time for

Shaking hands, blurring eyes

To share one's know-hows

And prepare...

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Categories: hows, age, death, grandfather, life,
Form: Nonet
Premium Member LIFE IS WHAT YOU MAKE IT
Birth of an infant, a mom's victorious pain
From monosyllables to phrases to sentences
Speech takes the place of shouts and cries
Actions replaces the moans; coos and...

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Categories: hows, feelings, growing up, imagery, inspiration, life,
Form: Verse
The Innocent Mafioso!
With a spine of steel
I walked down the lane,
The mortals lacked the pluck
to cross me in disdain!

To the trader i quizzed,
Buddy, 'Hows Business?'
Mum was the...

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Categories: hows, cowboy-western, me, me,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member DOWNTOWN


Buzz of human feet,
Crowds swarming the trains;
Sea of faces meet,
Private matters strain.


Downtown trip we take,
Darling and I plow;
Human nature stakes,
Umpteen whys and hows.


We reach City...

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Categories: hows, change,
Form: Quatrain
Muslim Terrorists
© Ben Burton 2-2-2015
The left contends that terrorists are really not Islamic
They're merely masquerading, maybe Christians in disguise
A peaceful man wrote the koran, the prophet...

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© ben burton  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hows, political,
Form: Rhyme
When Astrologers Walk Into Church
Used to be the Mafia.
Glory to shameful violence.
Off balanced dodgers,
No reconciliation, by Story.
Oh, thank Jesus.
Oh, Thyatira
As time now diminishes?

Now urban dump sites,
Steps into focus.
I can't...

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Categories: hows, religion,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member THOSE FEELY THINGS - not for contest
Those Feely Things


What are these feely things
that come sneaking up on me
I cannot find a use for them
except to set them free.
Sometimes a giggle
does the...

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Categories: hows, children, feelings, growing up,
Form: Verse
Attack of the Giant Insects
I miss the old time monster movies where the insects ruled the day,
Where disaster resulted from a mishap with a disintegrator ray.

Unleashing the wrath of...

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© Tony Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hows, funny, for her, for her, hero,
Form: Light Verse