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Best Mason Poems

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

Premium Member Gettysburg Hauntings
Gettysburg Hauntings

When General Meade met General Lee
At Gettysburg in 1863

Sons of the South battled Northern brothers
And neither side has ever recovered

Fifty-one thousand lives lost in...

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Categories: mason, history, mystery, visionarywar, war,
Form: Couplet

Premium Member Tattoo of a Broken Heart
It’s raining in the corner
Stripes upon the floor
Bloody knife in a barroom door
Drinking whiskey
From a hollowed out gourd
Full of wasps
That rage in my core
Old man...

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Categories: mason, addiction, conflict, drink, lust,
Form: Free verse
Sweet Purpose
I have come to the point of decision
And I have decided in favour of love

Wisdom is not solely measured by experience
But more by capacity for...

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Categories: mason, inspirational, on work and
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Jars
We took mason jars
and poked small holes in their lids;
then went out into
those long hot summer nights as
childhood flickered around us.

We couldn’t hold youth
any more...

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Categories: mason, life,
Form: Tanka
I dreamt last night of you and me
I dreamt last night of you and me,
your lips so soft I kissed
We floated on a silken cloud,
drew rainbows on the mist

Then counted daisies in...

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Categories: mason, beauty, dream, love, ,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Pocketful of Hardened Suns
When I think of what to write
often the ocean comes to mind
Endless sea of pretty blue
and stretched out horizon lines,
impossibly flat

Yet when I actually arrive

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Categories: mason, appreciation, beach, beauty, happiness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cruisin' the Drag
Sipping cherry limeade, driving in the car parade, 
we're cruising in the Lone Star state.
Didn't want a bucket seat; the thing it couldn't beat, 

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mason, car, funny, growing up,
Form: Rhyme
Big John
Let me tell you a story from the old wild-west;
Of a terrible lawman with a star on his vest.
His title was “Ranger”; not bound to...

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© Dean Wood  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mason,
Form: Metrical Tale
Premium Member Lines of Separation
During the Civil War, the Mason Dixon Line 
Divided North from South, separating families
In 1961 guard towers were erected
On the Berlin Wall, separation strategies

Although the...

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Categories: mason, history, social
Form: Rhyme
She Goes Back
She Goes Back
By Lillian J. Jeffrey

Whispers flow like a river
she will be sold
sold or rented like a cash crop

Born on a Maryland plantation
her mother works...

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Categories: mason, anger, devotion, hope, passion,
Form: Alliteration
Ode to a Gargoyle
I pass you several times a week
down at the Cheapside junction
your name defines the job you do
but you perform no function.
No drainage from the upper...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mason, friend,
Form: Rhyme


      A FIRE...

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Categories: mason, allegory, silly,
Form: I do not know?
Take Me with You
If you go downtown early morning
You can see the shopkeepers setting
Old treasures on the sidewalk,
Writing their welcomes with chalk
On little standing blackboards,
Inviting you inside their...

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Categories: mason, adventure, america, nostalgia, remember,
Form: Verse
Premium Member I Know You - collaboration with Chris Green
I see her, ecstatic under thundering skies, red flashed lightning
Long hair static, arms spread wide,
savoured downpour, dance.... exuberant

As if day becomes night, a crimson moon,...

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Categories: mason, beautiful, dance, love,
Form: Prose Poetry
To be young again,
with flowing, natural
chestnut brown hair,
to feel the walk of spring
without ache and pain,
to have the heart flutter
when dreaming about a 
current love,

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Categories: mason, nostalgia,
Form: Prose
They Be Descendants Of The Confederacy
They Be The Descendants Of The Confederacy
By Roy Merritt

Way down here in the land of cotton
A great many people are mean and rotten
A great many...

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Categories: mason, character, history, political, prejudice,
Form: Lyric
Smoke swirled and billowed from your lips
Like gossamer it extended itself like a ballerina arching in hopes of caressing mine
The crickets raised together their bows...

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© laura Hew  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mason, birthday, sexy,
Form: I do not know?
Master Hands
bricks lay scattered,
cement piled up bad,
the mason was ill trained,
and was a new lad,
he knew nothing,
and could not begin anything,
came the master craftsmen,
and the bricks...

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Categories: mason, inspirational, life, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Prairie Farmer
Summer is over and the farmer now rests from his toil,
Having labored hard to wrest his crops from the fruitful soil.
Fall has arrived and all...

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Categories: mason, farm, seasons,
Form: Rhyme
All Is Well That Ends Well
Jack went up the hill to check his still,
but he drank too much and soon fell ill.
The Doc said it's too late,
all that shine sealed...

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Categories: mason, humor,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member One Last Ode - Parody of a song
A parody of “The Last Waltz” song written by: Barry Mason and Les Reed
One Last Ode
I wondered if I’d write ever again
Inklings of my heart...

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Categories: mason, parody, sad love, song,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The Old Rusty Gate
    The Old Rusty Gate

        Old rusty gate stands as guard without fear,

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Categories: mason, 10th grade, 5th grade,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member I pray for you
I pray for you
To love and be loved
But not with just any love

I pray for you to love and be loved
With compassion and joy
Inspiration and...

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Categories: mason, faith, happiness, hope, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Good News
Good News

Every day I get up and pray, 
Lord... please... 
some good news for a change. 
Something worth saying to my family, 
to my friends,...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mason, abortion, abuse, allah, america,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Canning Days Back Home
Germ-free Mason jars, hot from the pot of boiling water, gurgling on the cast iron wood stove, stood ready to receive the fruits and vegetables,...

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© John Posey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mason, community, farm, food,
Form: Narrative