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Best Leech Poems

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

No Reservation
You Are Not Invited

--Latching onto my soul without an invitation--
Elements around my shore expose more than air
--Playing with fire is not a game you will...

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Categories: leech, abuse, bullying, deep, evil, how i
Form: Dramatic Verse

Illness Is
a lonely place.
It's nothing to do with that person
who asked "how are you?" this morning.
It's to do with staring through
fear-frosted windows
as snow sugar-sifts the street,

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Categories: leech, life, sick,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Exit
Why are you here?

Your familiar skin,
Radiating miscellaneous emptiness

Trembling wanton security
Filled with finite smiles
Infinite complexities

Why should we indulge you again?

A rejected buffet of frozen tenderness,
Aching for...

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Categories: leech, identity, life, people,
Form: Free verse
For Richard Lamoureux's "Any line" contest.  

Richard Seale-d Door's line:  slammed shut are the doors in "A mind made up".

You told me before

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Categories: leech, romantic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Who am I
I thought I was a Shepherd  
but I couldn’t count my sheep
So instead I became a banker
to stack money I wanted to keep
I lost...

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Categories: leech, character, destiny,
Form: Quatrain

Let us Dig In
on foot;
on Drew's foot
eating dinner
Digesting each bite
no fear of being torn off
Never leaving its meal
Each layer of skin is dinner
Piercing cry of despair from above...

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© Ian Walker  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: leech, dark, food, horror, insect, pain, scary,
Form: Etheree
Premium Member STAYING ALIVE

Mixed feelings
The morning sensation
All fears   expectation
Still in place
Bold reluctance 
By responsibility replaced
Leech and drive on!
Staying alive!	


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Categories: leech, depression,
Form: Free verse
An Angel in Disguise
and deep I went, to the master's pit,
a leech, a brand-fire, saw I lit,  then
down among the throbbing roar, there 
stood a spectre, drenched...

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Categories: leech, angel, bible, conflict, religion, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member INDIAN PIPE
(The Corpse Plant)

in the shadows
     in the shadows
          teardrop eyes

Like bagpipes...

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Categories: leech, death, nature,
Form: Verse
crispy skinned Cossages
Oh to crispy skinned Cossages
those tasty morsels of the mind
may imagining their delicate flavours
help your busy days unwind
		do they taste like asparagus
		or is it peach

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Categories: leech, imagination,
Form: Rhyme
Why plagiarise

If you have an open

And creative mind,

Why waste your time

On rehashing others

Words or rhymes,

When you, I am sure

Have a unique take on life,

Paraphrase that’s...

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Categories: leech, judgement, literature, perspective, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
sure desolation, final friend of pride
brought forth by hoary pretensions of depth,
in which reside delusions soaked in bile
excreted from the end of every breath

the earth...

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Categories: leech, evil,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Dust dry winds that leech and parch,
Skeletal soldiers that endlessly march
O'er barren sand and rocky crest,
Examples of nature's cruel jest.

Plants that bristle with vicious quills;

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Categories: leech, philosophy, places, sad, cancer,
Form: Rhyme
Unless Otherwise Noted
Tempting it is to end it all
Overwhelming depression, Nothing but a normal day
Will I ever be able to put it down
The blade that has become...

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Categories: leech, angst, death, teen,
Form: I do not know?
Norman Washington Manley (From Pages)
The mind is a womb
Copulate it
Let the semen of reason
Part the legs of its cervix
And you will see
When moth struggles before its born
The power of...

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Categories: leech, history, peopleme, me,
Form: Free verse
How Lovely
How lovely, isn't
It, to have an 'off' switch, shotty wiring
And all,
And a presence lined up to ****?

They are always there
To cauterize the wounds of emotional...

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Categories: leech, abuse, addiction, angst, courage, dark, depression,
Form: Free verse
Being Different
Every day and night all I can
hear are strangers cursing,
cracking jokes, and laughing
at my distorted image.
Words become weaponry,
life never seems to be rid
of discrimation and...

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Categories: leech, life, people, sociallife, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dreams Decoded
Amid the blending, shadows of night,
we liberate reality's sight.
We seep into a realm of no boundaries,
where we feel fear, lust and misery.

We are now entrenched...

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Categories: leech, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
My heart and I
My future will not copy carbon cruel my past
No, nor trusting man with fallen promise patched
A wind exposed distorted tree 
was all that was left...

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Categories: leech, deep, depression, farewell, good night, i
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Limerick: Once the Great Leader gave a brave speech
Limerick : Once the Great Leader gave a brave speech

    for Charmaine Chircop, with thanks

Once the Great Leader gave a brave speech

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: leech, political, poverty, power,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Limerick: Once an Airman who couldn't stand his wife
Limerick : Once an Airman who couldn’t stand his wife

Once an Airman who couldn’t stand his wife
Was going out of his mind with strife
Took to...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: leech, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Venus Flytrap
You seduced and teased my yearning, with your succulent lure
A floral fragrance sumptuous and bizarrely pure,
You impaled and intoxicated my mind, with your corporeal charms

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Categories: leech, betrayal, heartbreak, love hurts, lust, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
I recall it was just the other day
Featured in the daily for which we pay
Your blown-up photo splashed across
The front page for all to gloss

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Categories: leech, tribute,
Form: Narrative
Bin' snifflin' 'nent th' hour o' 12
'pon high deck by me scurvy self
me soulless hearties, dogs o' scum
on lower decks a-flappin' gums

Me keg be dry;...

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Categories: leech, depression, lost love, pain, me, me,
Form: Rhyme
A Time Honoured Stretch of a River
There’s a time-honoured stretch of a river
that’s a cog in the natural wheel
flowing longer than mans’…
time upon earth
and home for the blackfish and eel.

They say...

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Categories: leech, nature, river,
Form: I do not know?