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Best Idioms Poems

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Premium Member What are Idioms
You might take this with a grain of salt
Knowing I heard it on the grape vine
Why they let the cat out of the bag
I'd say...

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© PAT Adams  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: idioms, character, education, humorous, language, perspective,
Form: Quatrain



Idioms!
An idiom for you
An idiom for me
It’s just an expression,
a message, you see.

Silence is golden.
Trouble comes in three.
Each to his own taste.
The powers that be.

A...

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Categories: idioms, funny, happiness, on writing and words,
Form: Quatrain
A euphemistic dinner conversation on idioms
Avoiding the unpleasantries of the Barbarians At The Gate                ...

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© John Beam  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: idioms, allegory, humorous, political, satire, spoken word,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member On My Mother Passing

ON MY MOTHER’S PASSING

i wanted to keep my mother physically with me
but it would be like trying to hold the sun
like in life she still...

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Categories: idioms, cheer up, mother, mother son,
Form: Narrative
The Soothing Star
My legs give out
           and I sink
                   into the green blanket,
whose thorns    feel like velvet
  against parched skin.
       
I close my eyes and
  ...

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© Sneha RV  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: idioms, inspiration, music, world,
Form: Free verse



Flower Of Love
  
                    will open my...

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Categories: idioms, love, romance, love, me,
Form: Shape
Scion of Wisdom
       
A sage with wisdom so erudite
Muse filtering hope, shedding light
Mentor whose keen insight doth shape, mold
Dr Ram's words are better than gold

Twining cultures...

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Categories: idioms, dedicationwords,
Form: Kyrielle
Premium Member Of Captains and Cradles

Oh, My Dear Walter, how your words have slayed
          Humbled me, broken me, molded, remade

To taste...

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Categories: idioms, appreciation, history, poetry, poets, tribute,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A political Opinion
A political Opinion
(idioms taken from More Texas Sayings)
Composed: by Miracle man
3-26-2020

I believe she’s “so narrow minded 
that she could look through a keyhole with both...

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© Tom Wright  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: idioms, humorous, political,
Form: Free verse
Mr.Playwright
Dulcet electrical-guitars playing as I draw graffiti on the sky-line.

There’s more to me than converse shoes and
These lonely brown eyes. 

This force within me is,
Shaking-
Aching.
I...

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Categories: idioms, love, on writing and wordsme, me,
Form: Free verse
LIFE IN GRAMMAR'S WAY
              let today be the present tense.
     ...

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Categories: idioms, art, character, culture, life, miracle, success,
Form: ABC
Poetic Definition
by Michaelw1two

 Poetic writes speak volumes too,
 this profound nature of humanity;
 expression’s glyph or determination’s rift,
 each soothing rhyme or base profanity;
 provoke of...

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Categories: idioms, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
If Visions Mattered
I  set sight on visions 
Picture little if visions
Matter ,i paint a photo 
To vision my pictures
My vision has lost it way to my tongue
I...

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Categories: idioms, appreciation, beautiful, philosophy, poetry, sensual, wisdom,
Form: Epic
"!?A Contemporary Romance Novel"....
Swirling vistas of such sweetness found floating through the auspian air ~

Pen to pad calibre idioms beyond the verbs measuring these tidewater inkwells aside

Beauties, evergreen...

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Categories: idioms, faith, life, love, passion
Form: I do not know?
The Hardest Thing
we're here again
you in denim skirt
shrinking against long legs
I in (imaging) nothing
sheen & glisten in moonlight
interior car lamp light
tan
crimped high hair & bangs
blue eyeliner
mascara
easy to...

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Categories: idioms, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE X-FACTORS
THE X-FACTORS

I was told that structure forms from idioms.
That to construct vision is a way of seeing what needs to be done.
This is when norms...

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Categories: idioms, bullying, corruption, courage, destiny, education, environment,
Form: Free verse
His, Her Romantic dialogue
With love banter she did persist
But my riposte barbs did resist

Few frothy gestures; emotions to grist
But my playful hands pounded with fist

On a lite, free-flowing...

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Categories: idioms, love
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Naughtiness


The poems have been flowing like a river

Must take advantage while it happens

I think they say, “while the iron is hot!”



Other very familiar idioms like...

“A...

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Categories: idioms, humorous,
Form: Narrative
The Birch
The Birch

We’re hailed by changes of weather always
Pouring, wind, rain, gale and hurricane
Our dried barks and twigs easily departs
When they lavishly attack in season
Enchanting imbibe...

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Categories: idioms, bird, creation, nature, old, tree, ,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member Captains and Cradles - For Walt Whitman
* There is one person I would bring back in a heartbeat, and that's my favorite human being of all-time, Walt Whitman - he literally...

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Categories: idioms, art, history, poetry, wisdom, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Even More of the Flightless
3 
Pay attention! 
Important chicken poetry coming up, 
though no binary fantasies shall deconstruct 
into raucous biddy enjambment. 


4 
Grandfatber always kicked Grandmother's chickens away...

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Categories: idioms, bird, child, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Clown
The clown

Circuit circuits
moving round in circles
swings and roundabouts
junctions dead ends
living closures and 
beginnings

The fool wise man
woman child in all
posits mocks
understands the world
beauty horror
misgivings paths
ahead and...

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Categories: idioms, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member To Oscar on His 7th Birthday
Take joy in all youthful felicities
  lest in a moment's loss it is undone;
mine is the joy of rich simplicities
  and, you child,...

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Categories: idioms, birthday, son,
Form: Sonnet
BATARE AADUN KOKOOKA
BÀTÀRE ÁÁDÚN KOKOOKÀ

Be slothful, you’ll end up with mean men.
Be diligent, you’ll rule over your kinsmen.
If all you invest your time is sleep,
Poverty is all...

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Categories: idioms, growing up, on work and working,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Funom Makama: A Giant And His Kingdom
Once in a while it is good if we think highly of ourselves. As for me, I always do that, especially knowing fully well what...

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Categories: idioms, art, character, people, poetry,
Form: Ode