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Best Off And Running Poems

Below are the all-time best Off And Running poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of off and running poems written by PoetrySoup members


The First Six Months

     The First Six Months

     January, you remind me to close the door to yesteryear 
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Categories: off and running, april, february, january, june, march, may,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member The Job Interview
The HR person called me in… I was turning gray… Was he even twenty-one?
I wondered if the interview would go well, as he did fung...

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Categories: off and running, adventure, career, change, computer, culture, dad,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Don't Go to Wyoming Alone
He's a versatile "man of all trades,"
pursues anything new, virtually self-made.
He's a photographer, a minister and a poet,
immerses himself totally but before you know it

he's...

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© Cona Adams  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: off and running, africa, farm, flying, humorous, travel, vacation,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Sheer Shopping Madness


You're off and running once again
The day has hardly begun
The electronics store, the big box stores
Remember when shopping was fun?

You're out of breath thinking about...

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Categories: off and running, christmas,
Form: Quatrain
Doug Wilson
Doug Wilson….    
True Story….NEW YEARS EVE 2012


5 or 6 thugs suckin on dere ciggy drugs,
attacked a paper delivery man,
they robbed him of...

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Categories: off and running, adventure, new years day, drug,
Form: Ballad



Parents of Summer
The birds sing softly alerting the world to wake 
Dewy leaves start to dry with the warmth of the morning sun

Children open their sleepy eyes...

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© Britt Rose  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: off and running, blessing, parents,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Milestones
Watch out world, here she comes!
Clear a path, the motor runs...
Hop on in to help her steer
It's time for her to take this ride
She'll need...

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Categories: off and running, adventure, lifetime, time,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I'm Gonna Steal
She told it this way.....

He was standing in the corner of the bandstand
'Looking 'bout as cool as any guy can
He made his bass guitar, 'sound...

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Categories: off and running, baseball, cool, cute love, dance, fun,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The changing of the tide
Draw a straight line shallowly within the beach sand
The world is on the other side but I have your hand.
Step over it and were both...

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Categories: off and running, inspirational
Form: Rhyme
Lies
This is a recording titled “Lies”.
It is off and running, and aiming for the skies.
It has a sound many consider cool.
However, it’s not from those...

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Categories: off and running, history, music,
Form: Rhyme
The Colors In Me
The Colors In Me

I don’t often talk about how I feel,
 I just go through life trying to keep it real.
Yet you touched me, and...

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Categories: off and running, life, me, me,
Form: Rhyme
One Day At A Time
At birth, we all start the very same way
Wet, naked and hungry, looking for someone to love
Our eyes are open, but we cannot see
We cannot...

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© Danny Nunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: off and running, lifelife,
Form: I do not know?
Fall in the Park
A new bike,
paved track,
falling leaves rustling about.
The crisp air bites at our cheeks.
Around and around.

Now going to play for a minute.
To slide, jump and run.
Oh,...

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Categories: off and running, adventure, childhood,
Form: Free verse
Whose Case Will Trump and More
Whose Case Will Trump

Whose case this time will Trump  jump on?
Can he again cause our money to be gone?
Off and running;
He is out sunning;
On...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: off and running, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
A Resolution
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Categories: off and running, addiction, age, boy, childhood,
Form: Prose Poetry