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Best Jump The Gun Poems

Below are the all-time best Jump The Gun poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of jump the gun poems written by PoetrySoup members


I'm tired of pretending part 1
I wish nothing more than to quit this game of pretend
I want to go back to being me, and forget whatever happened
I play pretend
Like a...

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Categories: jump the gun, bullying, depression, emo, high school, sad,
Form: Free verse



Lets be Civil
im awkwardly facing an officer, dont know what to expect
will we both jump the gun and start a civil unrest
will the tone of my skin...

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Categories: jump the gun, america, anger, change, conflict, political, slavery,
Form: Rhyme
There Is No Time Like the Present
There is no time like the present
No occasion quite like now
The future waits in the wings
The past just took its last bow

There is no present...

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Categories: jump the gun, humor, time,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Thankful Life
Time to think, a pondering, non action's prime.

Thank you Life for the always affirmative actions of folks with intent sublime.
~Thank you for the good intentions...

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Categories: jump the gun, allegory, caregiving, childhood, devotion, inspirational, introspection
Form: Monorhyme
Friendship is gone
After eight years it is over
Im No longer beside ya
Your friendship is gone
For this I do long

To get and be gotten
Your never forgotten
Your friendship is...

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Categories: jump the gun, friendship, girlfriend-boyfriend, hope, life, friendship, sweet,
Form: Light Verse



Premium Member Big Change of Plans
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Categories: jump the gun, marriage,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sinful Saturday
Today is the day you really go out and play on sinful Saturday. Well I don't want to bring everybody in, It's about eight out...

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Categories: jump the gun, deep, feelings, inspiration, spiritual, drug,
Form: Prose Poetry
Eminem is My Friend
Eminem is My Friend

shed some skin
work for profit at the nearby gym
that's the way its always been
you need to be thin
look at the late Karen...

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Categories: jump the gun, art,
Form: Free verse
A Cashier's Crush
I can't seem to concentrate or even get my 
mind right. I'm losing sleep and suffer 
from a sudden loss of apetite. I'm shakin' 
in...

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Categories: jump the gun, romanceme, old, feelings, girl, me, old,
Form: I do not know?
What You Never Meant
One word misinterpreted
Conveys the wrong intent
And what you said gets twisted
Into what you never meant.

For sometimes we may jump the gun,
Prepared to be rejected,
And can’t...

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Categories: jump the gun, words,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Resolving Issues
"Resolving Issues"

Should a problem arise between you and another one,
Handle it maturely with them before you jump the gun.
Take the subject up with the other...

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Categories: jump the gun, character, conflict, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme
Reflections on a Crime
A town in Georgia had a rash
Of crimes; the perp was bold and brash,
Destroying mirrors on the side
That automakers do provide.

The cops assumed that it...

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Categories: jump the gun, mystery,
Form: Rhyme
The Missing
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Categories: jump the gun, childhood, hope, loss, for her, me,
Form: I do not know?
Untitled
White walls, light room
but inside it's dark and filled with gloom.
She tries to open up, tries to tell someone 
but no one seems to listen...

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© J C  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: jump the gun, angstlife,
Form: I do not know?
equation
I'm staying up too late
and still losing weight
and the lights are blazing
as my mind works this equation
no matter how I figure
the query raised grows bigger
it...

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© Jo Bien  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: jump the gun, lost love
Form: Verse
To My Love Part 2 TBC
How offensive that must’ve felt!
I’m seated after having said this in bewailment like an ox
Not thinking of the grandeur but of her buttocks
Gloriously, as an...

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Categories: jump the gun, life,
Form: Free verse
Alone Pringle
Colors fallen upon the dancefloor
They scatter beyond the open door
Cold, lifeless bodies collide to the floor
Hold me close this winter all the more
Breathe into me...

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Categories: jump the gun, loneliness,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Lethal Warning
Whether the Good Lord or Charles Darwin gave Adam his fruit

Regardless of ideology versus faith rules our common pursuit


We need to accept that life is...

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Categories: jump the gun, health,
Form: Rhyme
Inferno confusion
Inferno Confused 

Thoughts of what to do 
Some pulling me through 
Wanna jump the gun 
But dont want to run

Its at the end of this...

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Categories: jump the gun, anxiety, confidence, conflict, confusion, courage,
Form: Bio