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Best Knockout Poems

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

Knockout Haiku
Life will knock you out
If you don't see it coming

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Categories: knockout, life,
Form: Haiku

A Small Bouquet Of My Word Groupings

you were an infant
i would sing a song i created for you

'there's a baby in my arms
there's a baby in the mirror
but honey 
there's not...

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Categories: knockout, appreciation, celebration, childhood, daughter, encouraging, faith,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 'Resilience'

Like a knockout blow 
In the final round

The challenges comes 
All at once 
How you cope will depend on how you see them 
It's not...

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Categories: knockout, character, life,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member - Glazed Vegetables -


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Categories: knockout, truth,
Form: Free verse
Do It Your Way
If I'm not normal should I conform
and seek to perform as all do
or should I reach to perfect my form
and be how I was born...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: knockout, appreciation, character, for her, for him,
Form: Rhyme

Red Hot Snapper

When a relationship is based
on a red hot snapper
with a knockout wrapper
that builds a fire in your jeans.

This kind of marriage is for
the movie screen.


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Categories: knockout, girlfriend-boyfriend, passion, philosophy, wife, fire, fire,
Form: Prose Poetry
Prophecy's Peril
Armageddon approaches as
Charismatic characters'
Enlarges evil's
Grown too
Huge horror of
Jewish and Christian
Menacing multiple
Onto an ancient
Prophecy as
Quieter heads
Seeking solutions are
Upon by
Vituperate voices
Wailing war who wait
Xpectantly for
Zealots to...

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© Sue Mason  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: knockout, angst, death, visionary,
Form: ABC

         The Surf And The Snow Meet

The surf and snow reluctantly 
decided to meet.
A strange combination yet...

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Categories: knockout, fantasy, fun, snow, sun,
Form: Rhyme
My Mother In Law
My Mother In Law

Saw a view appearing to be panoramic,
Of me while I had laid in my hammock;
For ugliness there was no known cure;
Much more...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: knockout, humorous,
Form: Couplet

Wow, this is cool.
Spectacular and groovy
So real to my intellect that I feel that I am a noetic ambiance.
Surreal and extroverted
I am...

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Categories: knockout, imagery, life, metaphor, psychological, sky, strength,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member Dragon and Santa
Christmas roses are red, and violets are so very blue…
Dear Santa. We love our dear Dragon and hope you do, too.
Nightly, visions of colors dance...

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Categories: knockout, adventure, christmas, fun, funny, happiness, happy,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Christmas Limmerick
Christmas Eve is finally here
Add Dragon's fun plus
Santas' winter run
Then celebrate Christ all year
But then we are weird so...

May the Angels' forgive us
Dragon made a...

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Categories: knockout, christmas, fun, funny, humor, humorous, imagination,
Form: Limerick
Punch after punch
Symphony of swift feet 
Knockout number one 

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Categories: knockout, sports,
Form: Haiku
HEADS UP-Quirky Cook Off
*This poem was written for Nikko's contest.  The letters "H E A D S" weren't allowed.  I won 1st place in the contest...

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Categories: knockout, adventure,
Form: Free verse
Roto Rooter

waved away from certain topics
Yolanda and her Singing Saw blade
captured the intellectual integrity
of a generation in readjustment
freedom springs only from freedom kids
so lock your shields...

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Categories: knockout, how i feel, integrity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Crank Me Baby
Crank Me Baby 

Baby, burn my heart with each little moan
crank my blasting motor with every inch shown
You know, that see thru lovers gown so...

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Categories: knockout, appreciation, beauty, body, desire, girlfriend, journey,
Form: Rhyme
Homeland Security
I used to garden naturally,
but now I'm guard'in chemically.
I've traded in my life bucolic
for one much more diabolic.
I'd rather play in the dirt chem-free
where weeding...

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Categories: knockout, garden, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member FOOD COURT

She isn’t beautiful
No knockout
Maybe it’s the surroundings
She is surrounded by –
Business freaks
Overweight teens    in ragged jeans
On the other hand
Exotica is well...

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Categories: knockout, fantasytime,
Form: Narrative
Haiku number nine/Limerick re post

   Elderberry wine
   It's a knockout, first time round
   Boxing time again

   From Ireland,...

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Categories: knockout, recovery from...time,
Form: Haiku
Miracle Trump
November, 8th is a witness of a mystery
A common man emerged from nowhere
Into the boxing ring he dashed
Without gloves, without experience

The world laughed, booed and...

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Categories: knockout, hero, political, power,
Form: Sonnet
Hot Coffee-Hot hips

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Categories: knockout, funny
Form: Couplet
"PLAYING THE DOZENS" Ode To An Oral Tradition
A tradition rooted in the pain of African chains,
On the auction block, where slaves experienced the insane.
Separated...the strong from the weak...the young from the old,

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Categories: knockout, on writing and wordswords, fun,
Form: Rhyme
case dismissed

case dismissed
judge in the monkey suit
takes out zookeeper

Did you hear the one about the judge in the monkey suit?  
No, but I spotted that...

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Categories: knockout, funny,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Ketchup

Keen tastes tomato sauce
Kosher on near all foods
Knockout drenched on french fries
Kindred to the mustard
Kept recapped in the fridge
King size bottle a must
Kindly pass the...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: knockout, food,
Form: Verse
Let Me In
A simple little phrase - with meaning so profound.
Quit running and hiding in your space underground.
This phrase applies to people and animals alike.
From us you...

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Categories: knockout, animal, cheer up, emotions, friendship, happiness,
Form: Rhyme