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Best Pay The Piper Poems

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Premium Member Pay the Piper
She sat on her butt for a year 
Eating cookies, pretzels and beer
Now  looked at the scale
And started to wail
God, look at the size...

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Categories: pay the piper, food, funny
Form: Limerick



Premium Member A Progressive Shadow
A Progressive Shadow

A series of real challenges and troubling world events 
In our twenty-first century give us a definite reason and
An urgency to pause and...

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Categories: pay the piper, change, earth, history, international, introspection, nature,
Form: Terza Rima
She Belongs to the Other Room
The hailings in the coridor of corruption
to the echoes of silence in the streets
Sirens whispering tales of wars
marines marching on looted lots
Justice is strangled by...

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Categories: pay the piper, abuse, analogy, betrayal,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Green Eggs, Spam and Grits
Green eggs, Spam and grits
Sam and Pam had their fill,
Then made their way to Main Street
Down WhoDat’s Whatsup Hill.

Waived "Hi!" to their neighbors
To show them...

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© Mark Toney  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: pay the piper, bullying, cat, courage, fantasy, friendship, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Enchantress with the Greenest of Eyes
The Enchantress with the Greenest of Eyes

This lady is quite lovely and most fascinating with the greenest of eyes,
And she’ll easily captivate and bewitch all...

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Categories: pay the piper, allegory, dark, evil, fantasy, fear, horror,
Form: Rhyme



Automania
Hey! What if a computer were a car?
So much more economical, by far!

You see at once advantages galore
With all that high-tech wizardry in store.

A virtual...

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Categories: pay the piper, computer-internet, confusion, fantasy, funny, car, car,
Form: Couplet
Layers
As you peel back one layer you will a bit more of me
Each layer defines parts that the naked eye may not see
The outer layer...

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Categories: pay the piper, caregiving, life, christmas, son, me, heart,
Form: Quatrain
Happy New Year
Happy New Year
The curtains are closed, everybody’s sleeping in.
They all had a busy day, bringing this Christmas in.
They have shopped and cooked and drunk alcohol...

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Categories: pay the piper, friendship, funny, holiday, strength, new year,
Form: Rhyme
The sun God
The Sun God
The greatest shining sun of fire
All bow to him the raging monster

The Earth it breathes other planets cower
We were chosen to live under...

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Categories: pay the piper, art,
Form: Free verse
Yarn of Truth
The sky is falling on Wall Street
All manner of right and wrong 
Going not going going on indeed
Just pay the piper for his song
 
A...

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Categories: pay the piper, change, culture, loneliness, money, social, society,
Form: I do not know?
FOX IN THE FABLE
Fox in the fable all cards on the table
My life fits well in Pandora's box
A heart refusing a steady beat
With confusion, it pounds and knocks

When...

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Categories: pay the piper, courage, inspirational, introspection,
Form: Free verse
The Legend of Jack's Father

This is the legend of Jack’s father
and to brag about him Jack won’t even bother
‘cause truth is not a virtue he inherits
and integrity’s a trait...

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© Gayle Rodd  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: pay the piper, humor, silly,
Form: Ballad
The London Dead End
Tis a hallowed place...
This cobbled maze of alleyways
Which bond these rat infested streets
Yet, gas lamps lit, stand betwixt the corners
And lone Bobbies patrol beneath their...

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Categories: pay the piper, angst, death, depression, history, mystery, places,
Form: Free verse
Amid Chaos
Your garden is filled with bunnies –
 I see them hopping around like this ….
Oh, I have been fighting those things for so long; 
my...

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Categories: pay the piper, history, life, time,
Form: Narrative
Men that March

Men that march through crooked streets,
And highways paved with stone;
Men that killed with bayonets,
Some never more came home.

There are those who pay the piper,
Some pay...

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Categories: pay the piper, war
Form: Elegy
Preponderance of Guilt

50-50
was the divorce court decree
She and I both bear the blame,
yet, why does an 800-pound gorilla
preponderance of guilt
weigh heavy on the back of me?
I know...

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Categories: pay the piper, divorce, marriage, perspective, sad love,
Form: Dramatic monologue
language lesson
Language Lesson 
I spend most of my time alone or with
my wife; she sits in the kitchen watching soap.
And I didn´t know how lonely I...

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Categories: pay the piper, leaving, lonely, longing,
Form: Bio
Happiness
When I see the trees sway with joy
And the hills stand on their ears
I’ll pay the piper to play a tune
Mankind making music and wine.

At...

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Categories: pay the piper, happinessme, daffodils,
Form: Free verse
VIET BOMB
           VIET BOMB

I recall when time, to me, mattered not
All I did was follow a...

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Categories: pay the piper, warwar, time, may, time, war,
Form: Quintain (English)
LEAVES AND SHIELDS
Oft'times I see my friends all 'round
Lke leaves of Autumn, floating down
And softly drifting, side-to-side
A passive dance, on zephryn tide

Then when the ground is covered...

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Categories: pay the piper, death, faith, friendship, day,
Form: Quatrain
"Just Can't Fight It"
Why try and fight this overwhelming feeling..
Its so crazy but so much worth the healing...
I'm tossing and turning with thoughts of your touch...
To lay next...

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Categories: pay the piper, passionwrite, love, write, i love you,
Form: Rhyme
Seminole Whisper
The demon inside takes many forms.
 Watching.. waiting... Ready for the storm. 
To the gates he will bound. 
Many identities, the legion surrounds. 
To the...

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© Eric Cover  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: pay the piper, angel, baptism, blessing, change, dream, faith,
Form: Free verse
CALATHUMPERIANS
CALATHUMPERIANS

STARTING A NEW RELIGION,
 THE CALATHUMPERIANS IT IS DO NOTE...
LET HE WHO WITHOUT SIN CAST THE FIRST SHEEP OR GOAT,
CLIVE WILL BE A BISHOP BUT...

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Categories: pay the piper, adventure,
Form: Ballad
The London Dead End
Tis a hollowed place
This maze of hidden alleyways
Which in blackness bonds
To these rat infested cobble streets
Where the gas lit lamps betwixt the corners stand
With the...

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Categories: pay the piper, adventure
Form: Free verse
The Iron Seat
Opening of the gates
The non-existent waits
To judge your mortal fate
Among the human race

What’s the matter now?
Can you even tell?
When you dwell in evil
The devil sends...

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Categories: pay the piper, life, music, philosophy, song-visionarytime, life, time,
Form: Lyric