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Premium Member Ida Kincaid 1866 - 1903
Ida Kincaid

1866 - 1903


I was Ida Kincaid
Wife of Charles
And mother of a pernicious brood of five sinister sons.
My first born required eighteen hours of excruciating...

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Categories: ida, death,
Form: Epitaph



Ida
(Dedicated to Ida Greene who died July 5, 2008.)

Ida was her name and she was my mom's former stepmother.
For eighteen months she helped take care...

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Categories: ida, death
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Was I Ida Strauss
I have a fear of drowning in deep waters, dark and cold;
I dream the waves are parted revealing Death's threshold.

I wonder, trembling in my bed,...

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Categories: ida, death, dream, love, marriage, ocean,
Form: Couplet
Hurricane Ida
Dedicated to a wonderful friend of mine - a song written on my Sophmore year of highschool.
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[Chorus]
Hurricane Ida, she come rollin’ along
Hurricane Ida, she be...

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Categories: ida, adventure, dedication, funny,
Form: Lyric
ELDERLY IDA
I spoke with an elderly woman today . . .  Ida was her name.
She was a most interesting lady, though not known for fortune...

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Categories: ida, education, history, introspection, life, peoplelife, me,
Form: Rhyme



Points to Ponder
When you hurt someone
and care to apologize,
When you vow to shun
and redeem your lies.    

When you look
beyond your creed
and help those
who are...

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Categories: ida, faith,
Form: Didactic
Home of the Slaves
Land of the free
Home of the slaves
The blood, sweat and tears of my ancestors resonate
Amongst the soil where they were slain
I’m hearing their struggle
I’m feeling...

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© humble b  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ida, allegory, black african american, christian, confusion,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Melissa Lont 1825 - 1911
Melissa Lont

1825 - 1911

How does one as low and humble as I
Sum up my life of 86 years
In a mere poem as brief and short-lived
As...

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Categories: ida, death,
Form: Epitaph
WE HAVEN'T FORGOTTEN - UNSUNG HEROES
Riding through the walls of my brain.
A non-perfect symphony 
Slides through the edges of my hand.
Did we forget?

Sengbe Pieh:
Bound by blood and sweat.
Your fate was...

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Categories: ida, africa, courage, slavery, strength, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Divine Comedy translation Hell Canto XIV
Because the charity of my native place
Obliged me, the broken branches I the picked up
Them giving back him, who was to debase.

Then we finally reached...

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Categories: ida, fantasy, , cute,
Form: Terza Rima
My Black History Poem
I want to lead you to safety like Harriet Tubman,
While we are on our way,
I want to stop traffic like Garrett Morgan,
Before we get there,...

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Categories: ida, black african american,
Form: List
Women Inventors-Creators of History
           Women Inventors/Creators Of History

        In Honor of...

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Categories: ida, abuse, betrayal, celebrity, conflict, tribute, truth,
Form: Didactic
Sons and Daughters
A:  I’ll call him AARUSH, ray of sun;
B:  And she’ll be BEA, a happy one;

C:  COLCHAS is bronze from head to toes;
D:...

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© jack horne  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ida, child, happy, happy,
Form: ABC
Lost boys
Sad feelings always return,
No matter what I do,
Say or think,
No matter what I don’t do,
Say or think.

Leaving me sometimes,
Sadness disappears,
Just long enough, 
To tease me,
To...

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Categories: ida, abuse, childhood, boy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Breath Of My Life
Breath Of My Life

In the womb of time and life every breath I take could be 
my last when I expire and exhale my last...

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Categories: ida, love,
Form: Free verse
I'm Gonna Write
Poet: Ken Jordan
Poem: I'm Gonna Write
Edited by: Sparkle Jordan
written: August/1988

I'm gonna write about 
my grandmama -

I'm gonna write about 
my mama -

I'm gonna write about
my love......

What I'm...

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© Ken Jordan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ida,
Form: Light Verse
Journey
Down,
Up.
What can be expected?
Not much.
If you do not jump,
We can all see limitations!
But the Master can create innovations,
Not the popular way!
But there is a way.
Nothing...

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© Shaun Best  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ida, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Classicism
Housedress
 
Amid the sexy lingerie
The bride-to-be received,
There was a garment out of place,
Or so some folks believed.

It was a housedress from the past,
A little drab...

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Categories: bridal shower, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Drop the Mic
Ida-        “I was the first one not to move on the train
      ...

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© Lara Wash  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ida, books, pain,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Memories on the Branch
Green fingers spring into the morning light
jade unjaded by the winter's hold on colors born
crocus and daffodil knuckle the soil despite
the white which still coats...

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Categories: ida, seasons,
Form: Rhyme
A Dream, After Reading Dante's Episode Of Paolo And Francesca
As Hermes once took to his feathers light,
When lulled Argus, baffled, swooned and slept,
So on a Delphic reed, my idle spright
So played, so charmed, so...

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Categories: ida, art, imagination,
Form: Acrostic
Fifty-two plus one Hike hypocrisy -Part 1
Cotton Lizard yellowhammer Heart of Dixie We dare defend our rights.              ...

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© John Beam  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ida, allegory, america, bible, freedom, jesus, political,
Form: Free verse
Reasons
Reasons

Sometimes we think, 
Sometimes we drink!
Sometimes our mind,
Is lost in liquor or wine!
The trouble between both black and white, 
Is that each see their view...

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© Shaun Best  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ida, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Realizations
Realizations 
 
There was a boy, Who played all day.
His name was Jam, He laughed all the way.
Sometimes sad, But others glad.
Sometimes he had, But...

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© Shaun Best  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ida, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The 2013 Pertater Queen
Ida was Idaho's Pertater Queen.

   Her knowledge of taters was really keen!

      Tho' to many she a-'peeled',

 ...

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Categories: ida, celebrity,
Form: Limerick