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Best Make A Long Story Short Poems

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What it Means to be Irish
WHAT IT MEANS To BE IRISH 
You won’t play professional basketball
Your cousin is a cop
Or maybe just a fireman
Your swearing just won’t stop
You think that...

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Categories: make a long story short, holiday,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Whether It Is Nobler


Tried to write something phylosophical

But the strain on my brain was immense

Heard something whir then POP

Thought to myself, “that can't be good”

Felt fine otherwise

But suddenly...

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Categories: make a long story short, humorous,
Form: Narrative
EYES 666 666 Was Vaporized true story
Several years back, I was living and working with a woman
She did not have a halo but was decent
I was not perfect but love the...

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© Danny Nunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: make a long story short, lifeme, old, me, old,
Form: I do not know?
A Trinidad wedding story
I hear that a girl in Trinidad
Looking for a very good husband
My brother says she father rich
Will give me house and land

Well I must admit...

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Categories: make a long story short, life, love, wedding, girl, father, wedding,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member I Should Not Have Looked, God Should Not Have Looked
I should not have looked that fateful day.
I know that’s where it did start.
But I failed to turn my eyes away,
and lust conceived in my...

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Categories: make a long story short, betrayal, bible, forgiveness, god, lust, murder,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Started Out Life As A Child


Started out life as a child

Cuter than the average bear if I do say so myself

Grew up in a small town across the river from...

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Categories: make a long story short,
Form: Narrative
The Cruise
My wife's been whining for some time now
Wanting me to take her on a cruise
Now we've been married for twenty-five years
So she wasn't gonna let...

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© Larry Belt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: make a long story short, funny, wife, me, time,
Form: Rhyme
Soup for Dinner (Dedicated to my fellow Soupers)
Hi My name is Jay Timmons
I resently sgined up to Poetry Soup a week ago.
Even though I have hunderds of poems sitting at home, I...

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Categories: make a long story short, thank younice, love, nice, thank you,
Form: I do not know?
Lost in the Sticks
I got lost out in the sticks 
and ended up on Deliverance St.
in a place called Hillbilly Haven,
where legend has it that
people who live there...

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Categories: make a long story short, adventure, anxiety, humor,
Form: Light Verse
My Old Odd Boyfriends
I once dated a fella named Bella,
whom I met at a party in a cellar,
I told him I was born in Pennsylvania,
he said he came...

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Categories: make a long story short, fun, humorous, boy,
Form: Light Verse
Blocks View of His Feet
Blocks View of His Feet

Trump not only is total loss but also complete;
Speaks same words several times and will repeat;
Ignorant sign off;
Retarded slightly above,
And big...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: make a long story short, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
Computer Symphony

“I don’t want a computer!” (I vehemently said)
“I’d rather you bought me a TV instead
I’m too old a dog to be learning new tricks
Music and...

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Categories: make a long story short, funnyme, old, dog, dog, me, old,
Form: Light Verse
Fish Tale

Here's a tale that you won't believe
It happened a long time ago
This story is true, believe it or not
Because I told you so

I was fishing...

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© Larry Belt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: make a long story short, funnyfish, fishing, girl, me,
Form: Rhyme
Pulchritudinous By Far
When I look in your eyes I see a beaut,
The aspect of your love is unexceeded.
I'd give entirely everything in the cosmos,
For you?, how I...

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Categories: make a long story short, girlfriend-boyfriend, love, love,
Form: Blank verse
To Kill A Mockingbird
He sits outside my window
The loudest thing I've ever heard
He keeps me awake all night long
I'm gonna kill that mockingbird

He even mimics my wife snoring
He's...

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© Larry Belt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: make a long story short, funny, night, bird, bird, night,
Form: Rhyme
I'm here I'm strong I'm Landon
I'm here I'm strong I'm Landon. I'm here 
as in when God got done stitching me in 
the womb of my mother. Made sure when...

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Categories: make a long story short, christian, how i feel, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme
The Great Big, Hairy Rat
Now here's a story, that is absolutely true
It involves a wife, a possum, and a baby
If you ask me if my wife knows I told...

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© Larry Belt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: make a long story short, funnyme, wife, me,
Form: Rhyme
A Twisted Mile Or Two
When I started out on this journey, was younger and naive
Thought that most were good and honest, like the country yesterday
A barb wire fence to...

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© Danny Nunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: make a long story short, lifedaughter, god, me, daughter, god, me,
Form: I do not know?
Strangers
So I saw this woman today,
She looked familiar.
Like someone I’ve seen before,
Well basically someone I knew.
She outwardly represented something,
Something that was real,
Something that was true.
I...

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Categories: make a long story short, angst, art, childhood, confusion, depression, faith,
Form: I do not know?
The Granny Gang

Here's a story about a gang of grannies
Who knocked over a panty hose store
They were nothing, without their support hose
And they wasn't gonna take it...

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© Larry Belt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: make a long story short, funnyold, old, time,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Surprise
This may come to you as a surprise,
don't wanna shock anyone.
Though I have news;
Hence here I do choose...
with hope to enlighten, some.

Obviously not-the usual kind...

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Categories: make a long story short, baby, devotion, funny, poetry, pride, words,
Form: Rhyme
The Flood
The rain fell for what seemed like years
The very ground turned into a river
The sound that the rushing water made
Would even make a grown man...

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© Larry Belt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: make a long story short, funnyold, time, old, time,
Form: Rhyme