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Best Missed The Boat Poems

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Premium Member Missed the Boat
She sits in the old rocking chair
Threads of silver in her golden hair
Alone in the glow of candle light
She rocks so gently in the night

Outside...

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Categories: missed the boat, lost love, summer, autumn, summer,
Form: Rhyme



I Think You've Missed The Boat
I think you've missed the boat
it's time to stop trying
Her words echoed through me
but never will I stop trying

Sometimes it's better 
to be on a...

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Categories: missed the boat, abuse, encouraging,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Unicorns Missed the Boat
Mythical tales told

Of unicorns frolicking,

Noah left behind....

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Categories: missed the boat, animals
Form: Haiku
Missed The Boat
Wasn't even gonna mention it
Just couldn't help myself
funny how I let the best of me
get to you
funny how you just can't tell
sad how I check...

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Categories: missed the boat, angst,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
The Painful Facts
The Painful Facts
The nervous system originates in the brain.
Nerves send and receive signals to feel pleasure, fear or pain.

A baby’s diaper rash causes crying, pain...

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Categories: missed the boat, holocaust,
Form: Rhyme



Spirit of Chantel Noel
The nervous system originates in the brain.
Nerves send and receive signals to feel pleasure, fear or pain.

A baby’s diaper rash causes crying, pain and suffering,
Her...

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Categories: missed the boat, caregiving, daughter, life, people, god, pain,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Hurricanes Up Close And Personal
Hurricanes Up Close And Personal

As of this writing, Florence is intensifying and threatening the shores of the Carolinas.  She is dangerous, even in her...

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Categories: missed the boat, nature, rain, weather,
Form: Carpe Diem
Premium Member Science - Modern Man's Burning Bush
Friends, a lifeboat can pose a dilemma to all!
Let’s imagine like Noah that you’ve built an arc
But then night comes and lightning bolts shatter the...

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Categories: missed the boat, life,
Form: Rhyme
Is this ticket redeemable
"is this ticket redeemable"

Once I thought that
poems had faces
whose silent plans
offer checkered meditations,
who weave endings 
to hope´s beginnings, 
whose raw robust smiles
explode in dizzy contemplations,
who...

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Categories: missed the boat, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Pith and Tar
Of Pith and Tar

Leaves are burning, bleeding and turning
their insides all running out
I see the fires of forests churning
before the Lorax can shout

Towers and spires...

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© John Allen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: missed the boat, philosophy, time, visionary,
Form: I do not know?
The Painful Facts
nervous system originates in the brain.
Nerves send and receive signals to feel pleasure, fear or pain.

A baby’s diaper rash causes crying, pain and suffering,
Her torment...

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Categories: missed the boat, family, life, love, god, pain, people,
Form: Couplet
Head In The Sand
You can look the other way, say you did not see a thing
Do not want to get involved, let the other guy do it
Beside you...

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© Danny Nunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: missed the boat, life
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Losing A Piece Of Myself
Though not really that old, living piece of my face cut away,
Tissue sacrificed hoping that Basil cell cancer is cleared
Never much for the beach scene,...

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Categories: missed the boat, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member W-hooy On the Who,s
The Who,s down in Whoville
Well, I've heard them sing before
I don't think that they're great
Nor did I feel that way before
Oh, they hum a pretty...

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Categories: missed the boat, humorous, nonsense, silly,
Form: Rhyme
A Breif Encouter
 I remember when I met this girl while I was stuck in the train station
 Even if it was a brief encounter and we...

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Categories: missed the boat, write,
Form: Rhyme
Radio Voices
RADIO VOICES 


Thirty-three and a half minutes listening to the static; 
I'm one big ear! hoping to hear a message 
from the other side... 

Beethoven...

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Categories: missed the boat,
Form: Free verse
breif encouter
 I remember when I met this girl while I was stuck in the train station
 Even if it was a brief encouter and we...

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Categories: missed the boat, health, love, me, girl, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Teenage Years


My teenage years were filled with dreams
Being a sports star, missed the boat it seems
A couch potato I am
Eating bread and jam
Cheering from the sidelines...

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Categories: missed the boat, teenage,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Love's Last Long Lost Letter
I am writing this letter
Though I know you're not open, 
To receiving more letters from me.
And there are many more letters
In unclaimed mail boxes
That resemble...

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Categories: missed the boat, love,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member A Bit Of A Ham


The time has come to bare my soul
It's certainly long overdue
The greatest passion in my life has been
To get laughs and more than a few

A...

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Categories: missed the boat, passion,
Form: Quatrain
The Last Page
Early every morning, he started reading the newspaper at four
All by himself, no one else up at that hour
Nice, peaceful and quiet, a good time...

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© Danny Nunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: missed the boat, faith
Form: I do not know?
Left Behind
Truly a horrible place to be in now knowing you were not saved
All the times from the Lord you'd flee, all those blessings waved
Every day...

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Categories: missed the boat, creation, death,
Form: Rhyme
Lovely parting gifts
Endlessly searching for what’s unknown,
Hoping someday, I will see my home,
Will I ever get the memo?
How will I know?
Or did it already happen,
A few moments...

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Categories: missed the boat, introspection,
Form: Light Verse
Cynical
CYNICAL

It’s amazing how peoples attitudes change when your appearance changes.
The clothes you wear and especially if you put on weight.
Their whole out look of you...

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Categories: missed the boat, beauty, emotions,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Bin Collection Blues
You know you’re  out of luck
When you hear the carbage truck
At 6 o clock in the morning,
with a new day barely dawning. 
That sound...

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Categories: missed the boat, vacation,
Form: Rhyme