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Best Rat Hole Poems

Below are the all-time best Rat Hole poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of rat hole poems written by PoetrySoup members


Cat In Rat Hole

In the old house there once lived a fat cat
From half a mile she could smell a wet rat
She was too lazy to run
Spent her...

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Categories: rat hole, cat, funny,
Form: Limerick



A Cat In A Rat Hole

In an old house by the hedge on the cold ledge of the hill
A slim dainty lady of seventy had prime time plenty to kill
Sitting...

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Categories: rat hole, cat, humorous,
Form: Light Verse
The Lights ft Edgar Allan Poe
I 

See the phone towers with the lights- 
Glowing lights! 
What a world of mischief and sorrow their pattern foretells! 
How they twinkle, twinkle, twinkle
In...

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Categories: rat hole, adventure, america, angst, city, deep, desire,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Possum Branch Road
    Cedars whisker the ditch along Possum Branch Road.  Such small little fellers, hardly worth calling a tree.  Some say...

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Categories: rat hole, humorous,
Form: Narrative
Change For A Dollar?
The only thing that exceeded the dinginess of this rat-hole bar was its stuffiness. I
stopped in the place to make change for a parking meter...

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Categories: rat hole, people, placesold, old,
Form: Haiku



Prison Wall
OGUNLABI OLAJIDE YUSUF-NativePen 004
PRISON WALL
TIME OF THOUGHT:3:00PM
DATE OF THOUGHT:24:12:2008

Tall wall surround me
Several attempt seems impossible
It’s just too tall to climb

Ever pointed gun at the walls
By...

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Categories: rat hole, appreciation, bereavement, character, color, confusion, dream,
Form: I do not know?
AWKWARDNESS
carving their names on the world’s flesh like scars,
they won’t waste their breath on the news of dead men.
if there are things humans should learn,...

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Categories: rat hole, absence, abuse, adventure, africa, art,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member The Ivory Tusk Carry Me Home
The Ivory Tusk Carry Me Home

On an island in my mind,
waves of despair roll in and out.
It never ceases.
An albatross plays the piano,
my last song...

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Categories: rat hole, bereavement, depression, destiny,
Form: Free verse
Life In A Hot, Windowless Basement Dungeon
I sit and sweat,
My pain does swell,
I'm living in
this unholy hell...

Time drags,
Like my lamed foot,
that twists and turns with glee,
The pain so much unendurable
Has got...

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© tom bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rat hole, angst, depression, life, places, urban, pain,
Form: Bio
Home Delivery
The dark dinginess of the room
And its odoriferousness;
Obviously, it wasn’t broomed
In an age, the place was a mess.
The odor was suffocating
And it needed ventilation.
Unfit for...

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Categories: rat hole, work
Form: Rhyme
Communal Coexistence
Give me all that you want for yourself,
I seemed to say it to all and all times,
they seemed to say about the same to me,
where...

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Categories: rat hole, inspirational, life, philosophy, me,
Form: Free verse