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Best Hyphens Poems

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Premium Member No Ifs Ands Or Hyphens


Some days are diamonds, some days are diamonds
Hey wait! Somethings wrong, each man is an island
What's good for some
Some fall on their bum
For me, it's...

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Categories: hyphens, fun,
Form: Limerick



Punctuation
Morning is a question mark – 
Serenity or drama?
Afternoon’s a semi-colon,
Period or comma.

If the day’s routine,
You’d list its parts behind a colon:
Ordinary expectations 
Keep those...

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Categories: hyphens, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Punctuated in Time
Cant lift my eyes beyond half past seven anymore
Nay! I do not wish to see...
Past hyphens and inverted commas
Lies and more catastrophe

Ambidextrous clock with appalling...

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Categories: hyphens, abuse, art, humanity, imagery, mystery, ocean,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Radio Days
Hey DADDY run as-fast-as-you can
You oughta-see-my-mama-oh-man
She dancin to a radio show
And bein kinda naughty-you-know

Never seen her actin this-way-before
Look she shufflin out-all-over-the-floor
It's a song that I...

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Categories: hyphens, music,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The Clouds
Buoyant on the North west winds;
Shredded clouds expose a half moon eye.
An eye that stares cautiously at
The hyphens of cars below.

Stratus sunsets trace the highway,
That...

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Categories: hyphens, life
Form: Narrative



What am I
Back in roman times I was called a stylus
I wrote messages and stories on papyrus Writing since Before Christ, 
Don't matter what the time is...

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Categories: hyphens, adventure, art, dark, deep, mystery, poetry,
Form: Narrative
FISH TO FISHES
FISH TO FISHES

They changed the "many fish," it is now called the "fishes"? 
As in more than "one wish" for our dreams, as in "wishes."
In...

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© Edlynn Nau  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hyphens, humorous, language, words, writing,
Form: Light Verse
At the window
A Buddha moon bellies upon the clouds

And with the staccato echo of heels on concrete

I hurry to my window, for it was the sound 

of...

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Categories: hyphens, love,
Form: Free verse
~ (~) ~ Heroin, Took My Mother ~ (~) ~ For this and All Our Christmases Missed ~ (~) ~
Time spells 
out a harsh 
reflection, 
sometimes.


Lifeless, pale... 
holes under your-
knees... on your ankles, 
up and down your arms.


Hate fills him now, oh, his-
rage, my...

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© James Long  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hyphens, inspirational
Form: Prose Poetry
Literalness Of The Prairie
Literalness Of The Prairie

Those that cannot remember the past -
are often run over by it for nothing lasts.
The truck may 
Be driven
By a unicorn. 
Even...

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Categories: hyphens, allegory, future, imagination, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
The Giving Trees 1
I
went
about
to pray
one day
to Jesus,
and as I
looked around
I gazed in my way
upon a place a ways,
afar, and so I could see
the generous gapes of
the giving trees,...

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© James Long  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hyphens, inspirationalgod, god, love,
Form: Prose Poetry
IT WAS INVASION
How will you measure the wide
gulf between words and hyphens ?
             The apostrophes...

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Categories: hyphens, art,
Form: ABC
A Central Focus
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KwsvqVmFV6Y&feature=related
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"A good-controversy is-just-like a real-tasty pot of-beans; replenishing 
the water-you-have to-keep-them stirred-up, lest you-do-this-they-tend to-
get to tasting-bad, getting-stuck-on-themselves, burning to-the bottom-of the-
pot... ."

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKbk_dQ8Mhg

"I mean imagine...

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© James Long  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hyphens, inspirationalgod, god,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member MORE MOORE a structured prose phrasis
Silence
Light is speech.    the mind
an enchanting thing
picking and choosing.
Our past becomes present
consequences.
Modesty may,might nay must
overcome envy.
Retreat propriety,
rescued by the disposition of angels
in...

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Categories: hyphens, parody, places,
Form: Prose Poetry
My Annie Dedicated for the Belief of My Adoptive Mom and Dad
   .
  ..
  ...
  ..
.

.
 .
Funny as I remember now - 

I went out to the animal shelter to-rescue my...

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© James Long  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hyphens, inspirationalme, me, thank you, , cute,
Form: Prose Poetry
~ In the Innocence Sublime ~
We lay fallen as velvet roses divinity-promenading in our wake. Innocence sublime 
weeping still-puddles... blessing-our-first-kiss. Beauty eminent one heart securing all we 
share-tongues-entwined hopes defined...

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© James Long  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hyphens, dedication, hope, inspirational, life, nostalgia, passion,
Form: Prose Poetry
A Little Tab of Insight
Are you ready for the main course?
Prepare the condiments
Thin oven mitts
Teas cozies
Lace doilies 

It's just a decoy
Here lies the kid who was left home alone...

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Categories: hyphens, appreciation,
Form: Free verse
Human society is a Textbook
Look at society White or Black-
Capitalist, Communist or feudal;
take your pen and scribble this poem
I am telling you this 1st, January, 2018

Human society is a...

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Categories: hyphens, life, metaphor, music, society,
Form: Lyric
Cherish the Kisses
Precious-tears-offered in-faith... fall, God-catches them places them, within His 
Soul's Heavenly-Amphora, and with a sway of His Mighty Hand, plucks-up His eminent-
Knowledge-honed by Holy Quill.

Upright-and...

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© James Long  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hyphens, inspirationalfreedom,
Form: Prose Poetry
Along the Nantucket
""Such are these days floating along the Nantucket - picture frames of days gone 
by forever sublime in my minds eye - reflected upon from...

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© James Long  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hyphens, inspirational
Form: Prose Poetry
Paper Cell
"Give me more", my hunger rages, 8 
Write the rhymes and rip the pages. 8 

Leave the rhythm, change the rhyme, 7 
But wait, a...

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Categories: hyphens, on writing and wordswrite, change, me,
Form: Rhyme
~ Cry of the Muse ~
Of-gentle beginning-and tender song ... !

That we would gratify love 
in its truest affection. 

Stand stead fast-
uphold it yield to no other-duty ... !

To-have our-souls'...

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© James Long  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hyphens, adventure, art, faith, happiness, hope, imagination,
Form: Prose Poetry
Encrypted Mind of Skippy 5
Sad to see the causalities,
Of these ****ing tragedies,
Such democracy that's,
Full of ****ing hypocrisy ,
Said a free country,
Giving taxes then distributes monthly,
It's said god loves me,
Yet...

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© Eric Petry  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hyphens, life, me, me, drug,
Form: Blank verse
body language
the punctuation of your face
 is all to telling.
 the lifted eyebrows held as hyphens 
 the dropped tongue coma..
 the misplaced earlobed parenthesis
 
...

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Categories: hyphens,
Form: I do not know?
THE FIREBRANDS
Do not remove the hyphens.
The stars were trekking 
on foot.

All that was a mirage.
A hot rood was leading 
to a watershed.   

The wholeness...

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Categories: hyphens, art,
Form: ABC