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Best Lemming Poems

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Lemming
Naive,
Follow the crowd,
Never question the truth,
One plus one may not equal two,
Cynic....

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Categories: lemming, social,
Form: Cinquain



Lady Lemming
My pen stumbled stammered
and fell
as you fall from the beckoning
cliff of ill fated friendship.

You showed me how the finest verse
is atonal music and the wisest...

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Categories: lemming, philosophy, visionaryme, me,
Form: Free verse
The Lemming Within
There is not time,
Hate runs eternal,
Enraging his soul.

Left to his own devices,
Eager not to fail,
Made his way to his destiny,
Measured steps,
Inside screaming,
Night closing,
Goodbye to fear.

Waiting,...

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Categories: lemming, death
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Picking participles
I was punctured by punctuations
The words you wielded with such disdain
A ravenous revolutionary
Pitilessly piercing deep into my vein

I pretended such positivity 
Holding happy forward as...

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Categories: lemming, abuse,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member panning of the vein
For a time we all must go away,
like orphaned memories
whos' only wish is to remain...
like windchimes in a hurricane
we lose the scent
of song
of self 
of...

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Categories: lemming, life, people, time, travel,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member The Rebel Poet
Authority figures, teachers and scholars
Tell me to think for myself;
Then grade my answers right and wrong
Based on an answer key kept on the shelf.

Write a...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lemming, on writing and wordscare, me, care,
Form: Rhyme
Sir Alexander Fleming
Sir Alexander Fleming
Caught many a lemming
To try his Penicillin
On the bacteria that was killing
...

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Categories: lemming, funny,
Form: Clerihew
Poetic Justice
I look inside you
I step inside then
Well, well, look what I find here

Is this place Hell 
Where my steps have led me
She calls me the...

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Categories: lemming, slam, universe,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member war and peace
across the table pink-eyed – not even Alice’s rabbit either – the impenitent sat – stooped – round as a fatted pig – full of...

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Categories: lemming, age, betrayal, truth,
Form: Free verse
Lemmings' Cliff Run
Lemmings’ Cliff Run
                      ...

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© Odin Roark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lemming, addiction, christmas,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member DMV
In the parking lot of the DMV
I watch the privileged
and the not so,
come and go.

They come in "Beemers"
and rattle clank clunkers,
desperate to join,
or rejoin,
the lemming...

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Categories: lemming, allegory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Always Impending Doom
All our systems will break down
and planes will fall from the sky. 
Plagues will stalk the land and 
it is hard to stop the hysteria...

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Categories: lemming, allegory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member All there is
Just pick a number, get yourself in line.
I, myself, jumped in some years ago.
Counting my blessings, I'm just fine,
with many more than most people, I...

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Categories: lemming, mystery,
Form: Sonnet
I Think
I think, therefore, I am.... 
the sum of my thought processes, 
a self-aware consciousness, 
assimilating bits and pieces 
of those whose paths I cross; 
an...

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Categories: lemming, introspection, philosophy, visionary,
Form: Free verse
Reasons Why
My tears have gone in search of you.
Like a lemming racing to the sea.
This heart of mine won't let me be.
I died when you said...

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© Deb Wilson  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lemming, lost love, recovery from..., me, me,
Form: Rhyme
free cee
         SO WHAT THE HELL HAPPENED IN HEAVEN?

The things God makes happen to me are consistently bad
And...

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Categories: lemming, happiness, god, me, god, me,
Form: Quatrain
Imp-ulse Attraction
The seductive voice
emanating from the Cyclops eye,
whispers:    Don’t believe what you see!
Only trust what I say,
when you zombie sleep turn off the...

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Categories: lemming, allusion, imagery, satire, surreal,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member One Contingency
In the arctic tundra live strange critters
called lemming, that legend says jump off cliffs. 
Their fate's enough to give one the jitters
imagine finding all those...

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Categories: lemming, animal, fantasy, feelings, imagery, imagination, nature,
Form: Sonnet
Locker Room Talk

Immature boys
having a bully good time
Plenty wet towel fun ...
doing nude, verbal denigrating

It was just harmless locker room talk,
the unconcerned adults all said

Nothing to worry...

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Categories: lemming, perspective, society, truth, wisdom,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Serpentine Shadow Dance

First you lemming sway to the left,
then you ostrich sway to the right
No straight talk movement is motive necessary
on Leper Rabbit Foot Devil’s Night

Now a-moral...

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Categories: lemming, dance, spiritual, wisdom, word play,
Form: Burlesque
Premium Member Satan's Truth
I am feeling distressed by my feelings of late,
There are people I love who seem poisoned by hate,
People I know are smart, willful Science deniers,
Call...

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Categories: lemming, abuse, betrayal, evil, religion, science,
Form: Rhyme
From Alpha To Zeta
A
beetle
contemplates
death- with babies,
each one, him reborn.
Fortunately, love's peace,
gives no yearning or felt angst.
Hell arrives, in a spray can's mist.
Instant genocide, heaven's unreached. 

Jury is out....

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Categories: lemming, life, lost love, philosophy, universe,
Form: ABC
Belly Full of Lies

Listen to what the snake charmers say:
We be sulfuric scaly bellies,
flicking poisonous tongues on the telly
Idoly speak pure Orwellie — 
Down is up  ...

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Categories: lemming, allegory, metaphor, truth, wisdom,
Form: Burlesque
free cee
         SO WHAT THE HELL HAPPENED?

The things God makes happen to me are consistently bad
And I constantly...

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Categories: lemming, angst, god, me, god, me,
Form: Quatrain
The Shoreline Of Old Casabay
The Casabay shoreline 
Rolled way far down south 
Where the crocodiles met with the sea 
And the gulls fly about 
Seeking salmon and trout 
To...

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© CJ Krieger  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lemming, day, sea,
Form: Rhyme