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Best Make The Grade Poems

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Premium Member A Puppy named 'Pig' N A Puddle
Just a regular curbside puddle,
It really wasn't that big.
But it had the look of an ocean,
To a sweet little puppy named 'Pig.'

"Your paws might touch...

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Categories: make the grade, dog, fear, humorous,
Form: Light Verse



Premium Member Throne Groan
Ha ha ha - I am sat on the loo waiting to pass
Whilst reading the funnies I need more gas
Peoples humour is right up my...

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Categories: make the grade, funny, giggle, humor,
Form: Couplet
Chickening Out
Morning coffee, read the paper, brush your teeth and make the bed
Start the car up, drive to work with endless chatter in your head.
Rhythm’s just...

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Categories: make the grade, business, life, on work and working,
Form: Rhyme
Teenage Struggles
Listen to me
As I tell you what you don’t see,
The teenage struggles of today.
I tell you what I say
Is true.
Teenagers do struggle through
Life as we...

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Categories: make the grade, life, teen
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The FeMale
Because the Fe is before the Male
life has a fee to be paid by the male
the first shall become last
the last shall become first
“just like...

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Categories: make the grade, love, life, life,
Form: Rhyme



ANti Bullying stop the violence
Walk through the halls of an unknown land
Trying to figure out how to fit in, 
May not be the same as everyone else,
But is that...

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© cory long  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: make the grade, bullying,
Form: Free verse
Choices
With parties abounding
Why stay home alone
Your Mon and your Father
Can’t see that you’ve grown

No talent or accent
Are you really quite plain
No thunder or lightning
Just a...

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Categories: make the grade, growing up, high school, teen,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Yard Sale
Another holiday has come to pass and I am no prouder to be an American than when it started.

What are these holidays for I ask...

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Categories: make the grade, holiday, presidents day, labor day, ,
Form: Prose
Premium Member AFRAID
There once was a man who was afraid he wouldn't make the grade, in the past he'd been betrayed so he spent most of his...

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Categories: make the grade, allegory, beautiful, change, future,
Form: Metrical Tale
Teenage Struggles
Listen to me
As I tell you what you don’t see,
The teenage struggles of today.
I tell you what I say
Is true.
Teenagers do struggle through
Life as we...

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Categories: make the grade, childhood, teen
Form: Rhyme
Champions Become Legends
Champions Become Legends

{Octave}
Dec 18,  2016 • By daniel miltz •

Egos aglow, from awesome heroes adorn
Each Legend has a trial, a secret born
It takes more...

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Categories: make the grade, celebration, sports,
Form: Verse
Teaching
Am I 
Learning
What you're
Teaching..

Are you
Teaching
What
I'm learning..

The things you say
And do..

I'm so confused..

I get up
Every day
And back to
School to
Make the grade..

Am I 
Learning
What you're
Teaching
Me today.

D.C. 07/14/14...

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© D. C.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: make the grade, education, irony, teacher,
Form: Lyric
When Self-Pity Dies
In every country and city
There are those who dwell in self-pity,
Wailing and moaning, railing and groaning,
And hoping that someone sees
Their senseless miseries.

I tell them,
Step off...

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Categories: make the grade, hope
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member ink stained words
ink stained words
I dropped – they fell
discarded cuz
I cudn’t spell

cudn’t get
the “I’s” and “E’s”
in proper places
to a peas

the winners of
the spelling B’s
who mem or eyes
dick...

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Categories: make the grade, humor, poetry, writing,
Form: Verse
LIFE'S TOO SHORT
They say that life's too short
And now I understand
Each year that passes by
And I become an older man
The things that I have done
The choices I...

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Categories: make the grade, christian,
Form: Ballad
choices
the choices we make in life
can be good ones or bad
but there is one choice i made
that i will be forever  glad
the day i...

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Categories: make the grade, faith, life, truth, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Another Has-Been
They burst on the silver screen
Each a goddess, a sultry queen
Adept in the tricks of the trade
Striving to make the grade
They were each a living...

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Categories: make the grade, allegory, poetess, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Day Labor
They said they wanted servers
People to wait on others
For tips and a wage
No plans to move up the ladder
Just a day to make some pay
Makes...

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Categories: make the grade, corruption,
Form: Free verse
Teddy Bears in Space
Teddy Bears in Space

Enlisted in the flying school
To join the Space Brigade
They’ve all been trying very hard
To try and make the grade.

Up an coming Space...

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Categories: make the grade, children,
Form: Rhyme
Children
CHILDREN

As expressions go, some obsolete
Taken for granted, often weak
A closer look, beneath the hood
Lies hidden truth not understood

Children, our future, it’s often heard
A common notion,...

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Categories: make the grade, child, freedom, hope, inspirational, philosophy, truth,
Form: Lyric
Fade away
Fail
to not
succeed try
to make the grade
but never is your effort good enough
wish someone would see who you have become
struggles become
memories
fade a
way.
...

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© cory long  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: make the grade, life,
Form: Tetractys
Bloody Knuckles
Bloody knuckles
Are all that remain
Of what I use to be.
Torn skin,
Scars and scabs,
Memories and
Reminders.

Of a time when I was young
And without ambition
Or caution.
Running through green...

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Categories: make the grade, life,
Form: Free verse
U N B E LI e VE
                        ...

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Categories: make the grade, forgiveness, love,
Form: Free verse
Ode to my Eraser
Oh, trusty eraser,
You error replacer,
I thank you for clearing the way,
Preventing disgrace
When I cannot embrace
Words I’ve chosen which do not hold sway.

Just one swipe of...

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Categories: make the grade, writing,
Form: Rhyme
midwest orange white girl
she couldn’t get a tan that would make the grade round prom time &
so off to the cancer cocoons she went,
cooking herself crisp & 
as...

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Categories: make the grade, life, light, light, cancer,
Form: Free verse