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Best Imperil Poems

Below are the all-time best Imperil poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of imperil poems written by PoetrySoup members


Church Had Us Over Barrel
Church Had Us Over Barrel

Church really had us over barrel,
Heard choir sing Christmas carol;
Terrible sound,
All around;
Ended up in danger and imperil.

Imperil means to bring into...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imperil, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick



The Phantom
         The Phantom.
  "When I left for the 
    Afterlife, I loathe my...

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Categories: imperil, anger, death, farewell,
Form: Didactic
AN UNHOLY MESS
Why do they hate so?
They expound forgiveness
But malign half of humanity
It is the gravest sin
That they do not wish to know

The human race cannot exist
Without...

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Categories: imperil, future, gender, god, religious,
Form: Prose Poetry
A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol

Our minds and brains must be microscopic
Allowing things to happen that are catastrophic
Which cause so much sorrow, suffering and pain
While world and lives...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imperil, religious,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Photon of Light
A photon of light enters this dented room
Screaming past my phase of a seared existence
Light escaped through the cracks of imperil doom
Shelled by the dull...

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Categories: imperil, life,
Form: Rispetto



Growing UP
abominate, abhor, abuse, admonish, adumbrate, afflict, advance,
agitate, agonize, alcohol, announce, approach, awaken, bait, bark,
bawl, bedamn, bedevil, berate, betoken, bluster, bode, bother, break,
brew, browbeat, bully, caution,...

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Categories: imperil, angst, childhood, confusion, depression,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pulmonary





"Pulmonary"



Revelations burn pulmonary
when all the bees no longer roar
life drowns in blue-green

Clairvoyants dance in time 
with prophets to flux events
Light folds Dark inside out 

Lizards...

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Categories: imperil, animal, bird, fish, humanity,
Form: Free verse
Leeches in Life Waters

God made the earth with life waters 1
For ages, waters flowed in each spring
Each human had his own spring
Respected was the neighbor’s spring 
Up and...

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Categories: imperil, africa, education, horror,
Form: Didactic
Who Would Want Trump
Who Would Want Trump

What Trump said puts us into a stupor
Is party pooper and things are a blooper
With Hillary items are always tangible
His hair is...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imperil, humorous, sad,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Illusion-A Pleiades
Imbues the ideas
Imperil sanity
Impinges as an arrow
Inflictes invisible 
Irritation in soul
Imprints an excrescence
Influencing feelings











2-24-2017...

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Categories: imperil, feelings,
Form: Verse
Cohen Sang Song
Cohen Sang Song

Cohen sang song which was a carol;
Now they have Trump over a barrel;
He started new cult,
Called sexual assault;
Not only that presidency is imperil.

Jim...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imperil, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
Never Return


Never return
13/08/2018


Cumulonimbus gathering,
Clouding my judgment .
Rain drops pitter pattering
Acid down my cheek.
Resolve is growing weak.

One slip all it will take.
One deadly decision,
The last I will...

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Categories: imperil, addiction, dedication, depression, recovery
Form: Rhyme
Laskrizon , 6
I am truly concerned
as i leave my Laskrizon
but,it is a three day's journey
my next black moon destination

I trust all will be well
in my absense
infiltrater's are...

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Categories: imperil, adventure, imagination,
Form: Epic
Company Loves Misery
Company Loves Misery

If his company really loves misery
Then Trump does have a long history
Of others creating their downfall
Causing much misery for each and all.

A total...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imperil, allegory, analogy, humorous,
Form: Couplet
Faith and Fanaticism
Unless we finally stop branding
  one another as pagans or infidels
    and as heathens or barbarians,
     ...

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Categories: imperil, passion, peace, people, day,
Form: Free verse
Our Priest Told Us To
Our Priest Told Us To

Our priest told us to be a Trump hater;
That fat slob  who is a  slithery traitor,
God said forbid;
Trump get...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imperil, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
Tatooed Priest Eating Food
Our Tattooed Priest Eating Food

They say precious Priest had been tattooed;
After eating Holy Food was further reviewed;
Had been brash,
Applying ash;
On his beautiful body a crucifix...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imperil, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
Consanguinity Begets Anomalies
Offspring between close family members
not biologically fit nor ablest
even if direct immediate relations
consider themselves best
buddies, emotionally intimate, and offload
heavy matters weighing down

on their respective figurative...

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Categories: imperil, baby, body, conflict, confusion,
Form: Free verse
Trump and Terrible Barrel
Trump and Terrible Barrel

Trump can hardly sing Christmas carol;
While his whole life has been in imperil,
And a lost cause,
With small, paws;
Someone even said his voice...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imperil, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
Heard Trump Sing Christmas Carol
Heard Trump Sing Christmas Carol

Had heard Trump singing Christmas Carol;
Remembers when he was over a big barrel;
Hair did fade;
Changes made;
No longer imperil when he became...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imperil, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
Last Straw Trump Possessed
Last Straw Trump Possessed

For a while now we stood aghast;
Trump had a tendency to procrast;
He is imperil;
Bottom of barrel,
And straw in possession is his last.

Jim...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imperil, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick