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Best Jonathan Poems

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Premium Member Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift's
priorities could sell for a dime,
for his greatest wish
was to be big and small, all at the same time.

NOTE: Jonathan Swift was the author...

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Categories: jonathan, humorous,
Form: Clerihew

Sue dated an old bloke called Darren
He said surgery'd made him barren
But one errant sperm
Escaped from his ‘worm’
Now Sue’s had a baby named Sharon!



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Categories: jonathan, baby, humorous,
Form: Limerick
It bounced off the truck
And then rolled down the highway
Apple turnover


How 'bout them apples
When Jonathan McIntosh
Won the spelling bee


Apple of my eye
Jenny had the sweetest...

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Categories: jonathan, food, funny
Form: Haiku
My Soul Mate
Sweet laughter and devotion, I have shared with none.
This restless heart so tired, of being all alone.

I’ve tried the life of Paul, but it gave...

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Categories: jonathan, devotion, faith, hope, husband,
Form: Couplet

He arrived wearing pink skinny jeans
They were scruffy and ripped at the seams
He looked like a wiener
I will not be meaner
But he’s sure not the...

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Categories: jonathan, clothes, humorous,
Form: Limerick

Premium Member MY GOD GIVES ME HOPE--
Dieu, dieu, preterite mon esperer;
Dieu, dieu, preterite mon esperer;
My God gives me hope;
When all things seem to fail;
My God, my God today…

Out to the wiles...

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Categories: jonathan, analogy, appreciation, god, hope,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Memories of You
There was a little boy whom I called “Joshie.”  He had a face like sunshine. He would play outside all the time; never coming...

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Categories: jonathan, growing up, life, time,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Dark Shadows
The night approaches me again and you're not here still with me 
And here under my breath I call your name and I watch your...

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Categories: jonathan, dark, death, loss, lost
Form: Personification
I Am Cautiously Optimistic
I Am cautiously optimistic
I Wonder what I will do for the rest of my life
I Hear violins when I dance barefoot under the moon
I See...

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Categories: jonathan, introspection, integrity,
Form: Free verse
I LOVE AMERICA, differently, in fuller History
The Servants of Free Men on the Mayflower
Knew "abundant life" in Jesus, Great Savior
Two servants, too, rose up to sign The US Constitution
Lover of His...

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© Anil Deo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: jonathan, america, appreciation, celebration, community,
Form: Verse
Dreaming of Legos MONOTETRA

Using Jared Picketts form Monotetra


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Categories: jonathan, fantasy, hope, loss, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fear

It is a very small demon. 
It is a tiny monster, 
that never stops chewing on;
anything it can get. 

It is the one that hides,...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: jonathan, angel, bible, creation, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Everyone has to learn... 
To be a gull 
One day... 
It will be your turn 

In a sky... 
Perfect too 
Upwards I flew.... 
To meet...

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Categories: jonathan, imagination, nature, philosophy, uplifting,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member SOARING

When I see a lone seagull
Circling high above
I’m reminded of Jonathan
And recognize his kindred spirit
As one who would not stoop
For discarded french fries
In a stripmall...

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Categories: jonathan, adventure, bird, dream, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member American Spirit
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
~ Jonathan Lockwood Huie

American Spirit

As eagle swoops at break of day,

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Categories: jonathan, animal, bird,
Form: Rhyme
Puzzle Piece
A puzzle piece you are to me 
Like a vine without any leaves. 
Your heart is pure your soul is 
Gold, the sweetest thing I'll...

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Categories: jonathan, beautiful, butterfly, child, confusion,
Form: Personification
Premium Member The Cascade Adventures - Part 1
It's been four years since I've seen so much as an insignificant mountain creek. Been overburdened with comfort, now frantic with nature withdrawals, having to...

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Categories: jonathan, adventure, friend, mountains, nature,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member A Limerick For The Wulf Man

Dear Jonathan you seem more refined than most
Were you appointed spokesperson to fill a post
I'm the Canadian equivalent
I'm really quite magnifient
When it comes to public...

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Categories: jonathan, fun, tribute,
Form: Limerick
Not On Golf Course
Not On Golf Course

If his performance was both perfect and pleasing
And days of his long life were continually increasing
How much better could he possibly, really...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: jonathan, humorous,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Cascade Adventures --- Pt 1
It's been four years since I've seen so much as an insignificant mountain creek. I've been overburdened with comfort, now frantic with nature withdrawals and...

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Categories: jonathan, adventure, beauty, childhood, confidence,
Form: Haibun
A Seagull Named Steve
A Seagull Named Steve

This seagull flew by and sat a bit
Ordered tequila from  a wine glass sipped.

Dressed in bright yellow
Such a delight social fellow,


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Categories: jonathan, lovesea, me, sea,
Form: Limerick
CANTERBURY CANT on the murder of Thomas Becket
Canterbury Cathedral Cant

Cold silence
On that stony floor
No man or woman walks where he was killed
brother of your heart
Murdered by your careless slip of speech--
rash threat...

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Categories: jonathan, people, friendship,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Master Of Mayhem

Been lovingly called the Master of Mayhem
By Jonathan Wulf a real giant among men
A compliment it is
In return here's this
Just officially baptized him a Master...

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Categories: jonathan, tribute,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Limerick: Once a Yahoo forced to go Google
Limerick : Once a Yahoo forced to go Google

Once a Yahoo* forced to go Google
Took out a leash/lease to lasso Poodle
Yahoo marched his Mistress
Through high-water...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: jonathan, humor,
Form: Limerick
The Lone Seagull
The Lone Seagull

Lone Seagull flying
gliding in the gentle wind
on a lonely night

With only the moon
to light his path as he flies
in search of the truth


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Categories: jonathan, flying, freedom, solitude,
Form: Haiku