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Best Preston Poems

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Premium Member Preston Graham - Bio
I was born in the dusk of March.
There was a blizzard, I’m told.
But I don’t remember it that way.
So much for “out like a lamb,”

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Categories: preston,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member My Cloud by Preston
My cloud is a drifty sort of cloud. 
A kicked back, go-where-the-wind-blows, kind of cloud.
It’s an easy-going, shoes-off, feet-on-the-table, kind of a place. 
If there...

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Categories: preston, angst, silver, sky, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Letter to Braxton and Preston Allen
Dear Sons, 
Listen. Your mother and I love you. I helped plant you both through seeds of love. Your mother carried you, nurtured you inside...

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Categories: preston, bereavement, black african american,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Natures Forest
Around the base of the tree the banks of bluebells flower
Tall and straight but weak of stem, beautifying the forest
Cultivated by nature, leaves for compost,...

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Categories: preston, flower, nature, blue,
Form: Sestina
David Porcher
David scored the only, first goal,
In the first match against Brazil, 
The host nation of Paralympics,
All his guts and grit he did spill. 

From Livingstone...

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Categories: preston, football, sports, strength,
Form: Rhyme

Sex Trafficking, It Must Be Stopped
Sex Trafficking, It Must Be Stopped!

There are some girls who are brutally betrayed,
Ripped apart from their families who care,
Stolen at knife point, maliciously swayed,
Stolen at...

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Categories: preston, abuse, betrayal, grief, sorrow,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Puttin' On The Ritz
A four piece string ensemble competes
with fluted crystal glasses harmonizing
to the tinkling of fine silverware
underpinned by the purring whispers 
of well-to-do's and their hobnobbery.

Buttery lobster...

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Categories: preston, beauty, celebrity, class, clothes,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bigfoot and I
Today I wandered through a grove.
An ancient and dilapidated place,
decaying as groves are wont.
A wind-snapped branch here,
a worm-eaten stump there.
Until the whispering wind
softly muttered in...

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Categories: preston, adventure, animal, dream, green,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The New Hire
In the economy of social grace
I was losing in the great rat-race.
No wealth could I accumulate
I’d scarcely get a second date.
My Wall Street stock was...

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Categories: preston, girlfriend, humor, love, money,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Fields of Life
Mine was a world without flowers
where nature had nothing to give.
Bleakly, a path stretched before me.
That life I was fearful to live.

In the desolate dust...

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Categories: preston, faith, family, father, flower,
Form: Quatrain
If I Were An Elephant
If I were an elephant
I know just what I'd do
I'd pack my trunk with all my junk
And move far from the zoo

I'd bring with me...

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Categories: preston, animal, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Grave Robbers
We put the urn aboard ship.
Excubant vigil by starlight kept. 
Cradled in a zephyr grip, 
distant, the desolate catacomb crept.
Homeward, encumbered vessels slip
adorned in the...

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Categories: preston, art, betrayal, boat, grave,
Form: I do not know?
Dad Gained His Angel Wings
Dad Gained His Angel Wings

On the 29th of October
My life it changed for good
Not in the way that I had hoped
Or in a way it...

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Categories: preston, dad, farewell, father, heartbroken,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Ageless Eyes
Life is a toll road.
All travelers pay.
By costly wayfaring,
I chanced upon eternal youth
in the loving gaze 
of your ageless eyes.


Preston Graham
Visual 1
Word Count: 24
Submission for...

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Categories: preston, beauty, best friend, muse,
Form: Free verse
My brother,
Preston Jacob Simon.
The one who played catch with me in the past,
The guy who throws the ball extremely fast.
My brother,
The guy who graduated in...

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Categories: preston, brother, family, happiness, me,
Form: Couplet
Stephanie Slater
A Games Maker at London’s Paralympics 2012, 
Stephanie used to be a competitor able-bodied, 
In the Great Britain team, mind on the Olympics, 
Even tho’...

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Categories: preston, sports, strength, water,
Form: Blank verse
What's in a Name

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Categories: preston, allegory, introspection, life, sun,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Political Aims
Around the world the bombs are flying.
Political aims. Political lying.
Treaties are friendships, or so they’re implying;
As long as all parties are meekly complying.

Self-interested means, are...

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Categories: preston, conflict, hope, military, patriotic,
Form: Monorhyme
Here I am, alone again
Darkness and silence, my only friends.
Indecision and confusion, yea they’re here too. 
With great advice on what to do.
Pain is present,...

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Categories: preston, sad,
Form: ABC
In the city of Libra
There goes an unfair leader
Forcing them to take sense-remover shoots 
The people taking them everyday continuously 
Anything that brings feelings must...

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Categories: preston, fantasylife, people, life, love,
Form: Free verse
My Book Alisa's New Life
I am proud to announce my fiction book Alisa's New Life is now on sale through Publish 
America,, Barns and Noble and other online...

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Categories: preston, children
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Trial of a Pendle Witch
(York Assizes, 20th August 1612)
Judge Sir James Altham, Speyks,

Tha wi power t’ eeal
wi power t’ cumfort
logic an’ knowledge
ney i’ t’ nivver t’ be,
nobbut God grants...

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Categories: preston, education, power,
Form: Narrative
i awake to the sound of my broken heartbeat

the feeling of a struggling survivor tring to maintain

my grip on reality is slowly easing up

times are...

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Categories: preston, friendshipme, me,
Form: I do not know?
Solitary Moments
Solitary Moments

Close your eyes and lose yourself, in sweet serenity,
Let your mind’s eye, see things, as you wish they would be.
Find a place of calm,...

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Categories: preston, appreciation, beauty, desire, encouraging,
Form: Rhyme

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Categories: preston, anti bullying, boxing day ,
Form: Cowboy Poetry