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Best Privately Poems

Below are the all-time best Privately poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of privately poems written by PoetrySoup members


the privately religious
there is a sentiment amongst the most public of believers &
even those nonbelievers who still hold some sick
compassion for them…
these
“privately religious,”
who do not parade around...

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Categories: privately, life,
Form: Free verse



2071 - Big Brother watches from on high
2017 - year zero

They loaned to the poor, who cannot repay.
They stole from the old, who cannot recover.
They sold our future, for better or worse
and...

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Categories: privately, corruption, humanity, pain, parody,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ice Cream Store
As you open the door...
you are momentarily transported
back to an innocent child like state.
Your concentration wavers 
as your senses react like a 4th of July
firework...

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Categories: privately, funny, giggle, simile,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member A Tortured Spirit
A tortured spirit, earth bound wreaths in agony,
trapped within human body, desperate for freedom.
To be able to escape and hide from other's sight,
to escape the...

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Categories: privately, cry, dark, depression, introspection,
Form: Verse
Premium Member UNSPOKEN REGRETS


as the weight of my breath becomes
one heavy mist gathering smoke 
on the floor, until i holler inside my lungs
as if to collapse or disintegrate
into...

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Categories: privately, how i feel, sad
Form: Lyric



Witch and Warlock
The warlock said to the witch,
Man, ain't it grand living large like Oz,
being bigly Emerald City rich
The witch crowed back,
I get paid good for giving...

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Categories: privately, funny, humor, humorous, political,
Form: Light Verse
Devil in my room
The devil's in my room and he's speaking to me
I'm supposed to just swallow what he's feeding to me
Let me tell you what he said
I'll...

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© Alex Duffy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: privately, dark, deep, depression, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Monsters of the Sea
Monsters of the Sea

A contracted seafarer...concerning no servile rank, 
kept e'er involved watch...away from menial daily tasks top deck,
while steadfast wary of...the diligent taskmaster's whip.

A...

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Categories: privately, mythology,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member Then Came the Lady In Blue
Then Comes the Lady in Blue


(“...But to the sound of his passing/he sings.  It is a kind of triumph/that he grieves— thinking of the...

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Categories: privately, character, faith, god, poems,
Form: Free verse
The Discarding of Wisdom
A day no true artist would dare to paint,
Breathtaking colors by God’s hand alone,
Spoiled only by a dark and lonely figure
Dropping tears on a freshly...

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Categories: privately, metaphor,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Two Drivers In My Life
Image of Grandparents Country Home from my family collection

The Two Drivers In My Life

In my younger years ...
I got to know the souls of my...

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Categories: privately, birthday, childhood, parents,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Precariously Personable
Precariously personable 
Privately peeved
Parading pompously
Pronouncing pretty paragraphs
Possibly pretending pompousness
Poetic permanence 
Powerfully 
Performed
...

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Categories: privately, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member My Miracle, this is a true poem


I looked at the clock, My life was slowly ebbing away.
I didn’t think I would reach 40, What a high price to pay.
I was coming...

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© pat dring  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: privately, angst, anniversary, dedication, faith,
Form: Rhyme
Bah, Humbug
Ah, the glorious damned winter
and the inviting  
gray chill in the air.
I meander 
ever 
so
slowly 
past lawns
strewn 
with a cluttered array
of pagan snow zombies...

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© John Heck  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: privately, introspectionchristmas, snow, christmas, snow,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ode to a Toad in the Commode
One morning Dee woke to find the most unusual toad
Perched o’er the water line in the “bowels” of her commode
She put on gloves and sought...

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Categories: privately, funny, nature, house, day,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Pocket Watch 1
Tracking time has changed throughout the years
Improving how hours, minutes, seconds appear 
Sundials, hourglasses, pendulums and more
Wall, wrist, mantle, waterproof - clocks galore

There is a...

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Categories: privately, culture, family, father son,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Am Not His Property
I wake up with a great startle.

My Obama EarthTribe CoOperative WinWin GlobalVillage Dream
was merely my hibernation.
I dreamed we share richly valued properties from healthy-wealthy African...

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Categories: privately, body, culture, dream, earth,
Form: Political Verse
Thieving Without Conscience
Thieving Without Conscience

There are thieves, and there are thieves without conscience. ..
Woe to the average Malaysia, of the latter are our elected politicians....

As the US...

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Categories: privately, business, community, dark, leadership,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Revolutionary Story
They called their gang The ReVolutionaries,
my Father Sun and Mother Earth drew time with them,
but they often called themselves Yang and YinYin,
respectively and mutually respectful
yet...

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Categories: privately, health, humor, joy, life,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Naked death

			Naked death


…the barred and sealed cattle wagons
							disgorge
at the Konzentrazionslager
						            the faux pas relief
 ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: privately, bereavement, death, grief, hate,
Form: Elegy
A day in the life of you and me
Our screen door creaks noisily
And is for us the sound of solace.
Pale green walls and wood floor polish
Absorb every footfall with relish.
Cold tiles demand their...

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Categories: privately, home, love, peace,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Brahman Nemesis
                        ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: privately, betrayal, god, racism, religion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unmeant meanings
 Unmeant meanings

	Words keep watch
				
      their eyes in the empty spaces
         ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: privately, imagery, meaningful, music, song,
Form: Free verse
New Ozymandias
O How Great It Is...
To be alive on this day!
Heh, Most unlike you!

You're Deader then dead
Just like the wooly mammoth,
Who's also your dad

I'm alive in...

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Categories: privately, anger, death, death of
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Who would milk the Tigress
Who would milk the Tigress
				
                				    wears...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: privately, freedom, mother daughter, peace,
Form: Free verse