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Best On The Make Poems

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Premium Member A Man on the Make
Just the way he moves, the way he talks
  The things he says, the way he talks

The way he does the special things he...

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Categories: on the make, car, fashion, money, sad,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member My Blue Cheese is Peas
Baby doesn't like the 'peases'.
She spits them out, as she pleases.
I still have that childish vice
But spitting peas isn't nice.

Avoiding them is hard to do.
They're...

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© Jan Terry  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: on the make, giggle, humorous, nursery rhyme,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Bust today, the only way
take, take, who’s on the make? and do some
	
people have a vested stake?

now tax is surely a painless way, to right

whole countries  and save...

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Categories: on the make, business
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Boa's Ark - Part 3
 Continued from Part 2 

5. MIDNIGHT DREAMS 
At night the soldiers sometimes dream
of many things which make them scream,
like
     ...

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Categories: on the make, fantasy, men, philosophy, war,
Form: Rhyme
Hockey
Hockey is a game played on ice,
men (assumption) in thick pads,
swaking a 'puck' with sticks.
Tricky thing hockey can be see,
thick pads, icy playing fields...
but best...

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© Izzy Gumbo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: on the make, sports
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Villanelle:Trust no one even wife-husband with personal secrets
Villanelle : Trust no one even wife/husband with personal secrets

Trust no one even wife/husband with personal secrets
Some day shame will stalk as flames at villain...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: on the make, trust,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member How To Meet Gorgeous Women


How does a man meet a gorgeous woman
So it doesn't seem he's out on the make
If she smiles, that gets the the old ball rolling
Take...

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Categories: on the make, humorous,
Form: Narrative
SOUTHERN LIFE
SOUTHERN LIFE
 If you want a glimpse of Southern life,
 Come close and walk with me;
 I'll tell you all the simple things,
 That you...

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Categories: on the make, celebration, culture, poems, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
2012: Fact and Fiction
The Mayan calendar of ancient times ends
When December 12 of this year rolls around
Old prophesy: or nothing but a clerical error?

Trembling Earth and volcanic fire...

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Categories: on the make, work, fire, fire, work,
Form: Acrostic
Dr jekyll Ms hyde
pile on the make up, no let's tone it down 
let's stay here at home, come on paint the town 

let's try to be good,...

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Categories: on the make, visionary, prejudice,
Form: Free verse
Awoken Fire
I am stronger , faster 
I am perfect ,so much better
I am the monster on the make
But you my love….. leave fire in your wake

Your...

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Categories: on the make, desire, fire, love,
Form: Rhyme
Borderlands
I read a journalist’s quotes
Telling a new theory
That depression is good for you -
At least, good for the species.

All that rumination -
some scientist on the...

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© Jeff Rich  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: on the make, depressiondepression, life, , literature,
Form: I do not know?
Jesus Alone Is Enough
Jesus Alone Is Enough



 Jesus Alone Is Enough

 Through barrowed pews we get the news
 A choice word spoken in the dark has come to...

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Categories: on the make, blessing,
Form: Free verse
It Wasn't From Me
He would've loved it, if it was me.
He would've smiled, if it was me.
He would've kissed me again,
To show that he can.
He would've taken us...

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Categories: on the make, feelings, kiss,
Form: Lyric
full moon
The full moon
Is not showing off it shines
For no one in particular
For you and me and caterpillars
Climbing a tree
 The new moon is  growing...

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Categories: on the make, beauty, blessing,
Form: Blank verse
Tale-bearer
They were counting the bullets and bodies.
The severed limbs were twitching. Sometimes to go back
to their owners,
but the faceless torso selects a bush to hide...

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Categories: on the make, adventure, allegory, angst, animals, anniversary, art
Form: I do not know?
A Fair Maiden
A Fair Maiden


A Fair Maiden 
 We look inside the wool sack left dangling in the wind
 To light the flame of what we have...

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Categories: on the make, blessing, , sweet love,
Form: Free verse
Does God Answer Prayers?
children are dying, mothers are crying, fathers are in despair
many are wondering does God answer prayers?
sexual immorality, global terrorism, cops too quick to kill
brothers on...

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Categories: on the make, faith, happiness, hope, inspirational, introspection, life,
Form: Epic
Sea of Pearls
Sea of Pearls
By Laura D
December 15, 2016

The anger courses through my pulsing veins
This body isnt mine.  am I going insane?
Am I sick in the...

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© Laura Dee  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: on the make, addiction, depression,
Form: Lyric
one cloud away
it was always one  cloud away 
what do you do when everyway is the right way
what do you do when everyway is the wrong...

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Categories: on the make, bible, color, dream, heart, lost love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member THE INSOMNIAC
It’s quiet now the world is sleeping,
The passing traffic has slowly died.
In the distance church clock striking,
Loved one snoring softly by my side.
House creaking,tap dripping.
A...

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Categories: on the make, mom, night,
Form: Rhyme
DAY AT THE BEACH
we lay in the sand
listen to the  band
and held hands
sing
and had a fing
on the make stand
now i can teach
it was a great  for...

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Categories: on the make, adventure, fantasy,
Form: Light Verse
Distanced
Toying a glass of wine
Sitting alone in a chair with a broken leg
On the make-believe balcony
Of my log-cabin in the middle of a forest
On the...

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Categories: on the make, baby, beautiful, bird, birth, birthday, blue,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member ONCE NATURE RULED
Gone is the planet's golden day
when all of life in harmony.
Gone are the years when things pristine
with air and earth and water clean.
Gone are the...

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Categories: on the make, earth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member DELUGE
In harmony with Nature
he grew, he thrived, he learnt.
Greed: he found plenty to take
as Planet Earth belonged to him,
to plunder at his will.

Big-shot, major predator.
Pumped...

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Categories: on the make, environment, fate, nature,
Form: Free verse