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Best On The Back Burner Poems

Below are the all-time best On The Back Burner poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of on the back burner poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member ON THE BACK BURNER
To
soak in
a scripture-
until it makes
sense...

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Categories: on the back burner, devotion, faith,



A Recipe for Disaster
Add one part boredom, two parts hate.
A stick of narrow mindedness, you may adjust to taste.
Crack open shallow influences from a broken home.
Make sure the...

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Categories: on the back burner, philosophy, visionary, war,

God Has His Reasons
It is very easy to see all the tragedy in this mans world.
Understanding for now it belongs to the spiritual evil master God’s plan unfurls.
Children,...

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Categories: on the back burner, faith, father, evil, father,

Ignorance meets Insanity
Seriousness settles in, like an old friend
Seriousness spreads like a disease
Infecting us, accelerating, our aging process 
Our youthfulness, our playfulness, slowly slipping away
Our wonder in...

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© Amy Rose  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: on the back burner, confusion, courage, depression, faith,

The Running Chestnut - euphemisms
Next you can expect Running Chestnut                   ...

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© John Beam  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: on the back burner, allegory, funny, on writing

Love lost
Two lovers living together
For years day to day
Used to be so in love
They would laugh
They would play
Somewhere in between
All the compliments and pride
Life got into...

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Categories: on the back burner, deep, devotion, hope, husband,

Premium Member Lukewarm Love
To keep warm not hot
I’m pushed on the back burner
Lukewarm love turns cold

Eileen Manassian Ghali
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Categories: on the back burner, heartbroken, how i feel,

CANCER'please read
Dear PS poets my husband was diagnosed with stage 4 liver cancer and at this time he's my main concern and I've had to put...

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Categories: on the back burner, fear, cancer,

Evolution of a Poet
Employed by Boeing before I retired
An engineer, then into management
I had good writing skills, as were required
When I wrote, you could tell what was meant

Poetry...

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Categories: on the back burner, on writing and words,

Steering Precision


For years I've hugged a dream
Not a very lady-like one
But then again
Who said, I am a lady?
Not me!

I want a pile of rustic junk
A few...

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Categories: on the back burner, inspirational

Forgotten
Sometimes, I used to feel,
like the Lord 
had forgotten about me.
Like, me and my stuff
had been put on the back burner,
until I could figure out,
whatever...

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Categories: on the back burner, dream,

Premium Member Fickle February
In our valley, often called the hardest month
              breathes  the fickle...

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Categories: on the back burner, nature, sea, seasons

A Poet's Introspection
A poet hid her talents much too long.
Service for her family was needed.
Caring for others, denied her heart’s song.
Priorities; unto God, she pleaded.

Having hidden her...

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Categories: on the back burner, children, introspection, self, writing,

Racial Lines
There are folks among us who think they are better
because of their positions in life or hierarchy,
They have not learned the art of humility,
They turn...

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Categories: on the back burner, political

Today
                   Today

Times have changed from yesterday
when our...

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Categories: on the back burner, america, anxiety, baby, fear,

The Outrage
Between the two doors,
one that leads you in and the other  moves you out,
stands this man, shouting at this little girl,
the voice like an...

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Categories: on the back burner, daughter, father, teen, anger,

I decided to live life for me
You can't force me
to be with you
I know you want to be happy
But I deserve to be happy to
I know it hurts 
for me to...

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Categories: on the back burner, abuse, break up, divorce,

AMERICAN FAMILIES CRY OUT
Why must the American people keep asking why
The FBI always seems to get a Bye
When accountability for one's actions
Should be so high
Persecution of so many...

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Categories: on the back burner, bullying, conflict, faith, family,

Sometimes I wonder
Sometimes I wonder, wonder what you saw in me?
I wonder if you remember, most of all. 
I wonder if I was just too much, or...

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Categories: on the back burner, break up, heartbreak, heartbroken,

Premium Member Frozen to be Forgotten
     Every single day 
I climb out of my hole 
Pretend that every thing is ok
When I just want to crawl...

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Categories: on the back burner, betrayal, sad,

Real Love
When we think of Love we don't think of our Lord up above.
We think about man the ones who puts us on the back burner...

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Categories: on the back burner, emotions,

The Users
Watch out, beware of the users!
They make us feel like losers,
For they take and take and take,
No difference to them does it make,
How you feel,
Or...

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Categories: on the back burner, anger, betrayal,

A Loss Hidden Away
Tucked away for so long,
The loss of a loved one is now gone,
To late for words of comfort,
Grieving period but inside feeling like a monster,
No...

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© Tera Brown  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: on the back burner, death, deep, funeral,