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Best Reduction Poems

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Hey YOU,

Yes, I’m talking to YOU
Please listen to me…
You used to comment on almost every poem
But you don’t visit me of late
So I...

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Categories: reduction, bullying, discrimination, poets, sad,
Form: Free verse

A big problem
Once there was a famous king,
More famous than Ozymandias.
His name was King Wolf. 
Sultan was his nickname.
He called himself a benevolent despot;
And his style of...

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© Ram R. V.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: reduction, irony, satire, , ozymandias,
Form: Narrative
Striving for Political Correctness
Striving for Political Correctness

By Elton Camp

It would just be the end
If by words we do offend.
There’s the devil to be paid
If we call a spade...

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© Elton Camp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: reduction, funnypeople, people,
Form: Rhyme
Ode to my Chiro
My body’s friend, the Chiropractor
gives me exactly what I’m after.
A reduction of serious pain 
in my skeletal frame is my aim.
To be enabled to be...

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Categories: reduction, healthme, pain, me,
Form: Couplet
Demotion of Pluto
The world’s astronomers after a tumultuous debate
have decided to reduce the number of planets to eight.
Little Pluto out in the reaches of the solar system

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Categories: reduction, space, body, planet,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Love Is Who You Are ( NOT, Just Something You Do ) Part 3
We are love!
But to be love!
In Life,
By the power,
Of love from the inside,
Which the old man of the mind, tries to hid!

So be love first!

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Categories: reduction, inspirational, lovelove, power,
Form: Rhyme
A Main Target
A Nature of trade,
Utilization of skills,
To produce goods,
For a maintenance,
A Chain of Supply,
The prosperity of demand,
Business has a main target,
A person managed for it.

A trade...

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Categories: reduction, devotion, education, faith, children,
Form: Verse
Someplace Else
A falling star met butter fingers, 
  kissed the pavement rain, 
scorched threadbare pocket cloth, 
  dream vapour in the wet. 
Dark smoke...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: reduction, introspection, love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Then Tensions will Ease
Let everyone love his neighbor as he loves himself
And folks once more turn to God, to each other for help
Then tensions will ease, with a...

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Categories: reduction, future, love, money, stress,
Form: Rhyme
A mountain of a man
He crawled methodically up the stairs
A man of six foot four

To what would become his death bed
As he did each night as before

He insisted at...

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Categories: reduction, strength,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Beyond The Rainbow's End

At the end of our rainbow, we're so often told,
is an awesome reserve of a pot filled with gold.
At the end of my rainbow, no...

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Categories: reduction, rainbow,
Form: Rhyme
The Greatest Nation of them All
Little pebbles of broken glass, litter the streets, but the children run barefoot anyway.
Stubbing toes, contracting disease, playing with cigarette butts and discarded syringes.
The teens...

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Categories: reduction, addiction, imagery, slam, society,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Spot Of Freedom
This spot, this spot, so firm and alive
It grows gracious hands, living to give
To enhance all lives... much like their own
They help the masses, one...

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Categories: reduction, change, courage, freedom, growth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Monkeys And Pizza

Sitting here wondering if monkeys really mind
I eat a banana a day, perhaps a petition they've signed
To restrict my consumption
Enforce a reduction
Maybe we can convince...

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Categories: reduction, food,
Form: Limerick
A special Solar Eclipse
Awesome to witness this extraordinary phenomena 
The famous  rare' Ring of Fire' right over Africa!!
Today the sun's a terrific ruby ring in Tanzania
A fiery stunning...

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Categories: reduction, africa, earth, moon, science,
Form: Blank verse
In times like these
In times like these, "are the times which try men's souls."
We desperately need to pray for peace during this twenty-first century.
Talks and actions of hostile...

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Categories: reduction, america, anger,
Form: Narrative
Dozing before take-off. Patients etherized and unable,
Evening  spread into the distance
Silly solitaire cards spread on pull-down table. 
I  hate toves with  imagined...

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Categories: reduction, allegorypeople, me, people, silver,
Form: Epic
Premium Member What am I to Be Sad About
God bless those who are the readers of these words
Well God bless the people that read these verses or In this passage our truth be...

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Categories: reduction, anxiety, appreciation, blessing, celebration,
Form: Free verse
Prices Going Down
Have you noticed gas prices all over town?
At all of the pumps, they are going down.
It's a wonderful thing that seems almost unreal.
What great news...

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Categories: reduction, business, life, money, people,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Mahogany Sideboard
Household Auction
Saturday and Sunday

I must sell some family heirlooms from grandmothers attic,
there are many items, jewelry, glass, lamps, and some furniture;
but the most treasured...

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Categories: reduction, old,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Hypocrisy in White
I am reading
"Democracy in Black"
by Eddie S. Glaude, Jr.
but continue reconstructing this title
"Hypocrisy in Only White."

when I let my memory
look back to my own self-interests...

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Categories: reduction, culture, earth, health, history,
Form: Political Verse
With respect to digestion, we talk of two fates
The absorptive and post absorptive states.

Think of a meal as earning a wage.
You may use a bit...

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© LR Waldman  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: reduction, science,
Form: Verse
Concentrated cancer
Cancerous cell confusion
Bodies broken
Last words spoken
Passive patent pollution
Constant consumption
Catastrophic corruption
What is right? And what is wrong?
Plastic parasitic pathogens
What is real? And what is fake?
Artificial flavoring

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Categories: reduction, cancer, change, conflict, corruption,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Conservative Healthy Spirals
Genetic, so therefore regenetic, conservatism
of DNA and this fractal function's Elder RNA-rooted ecosystemic
political psychologies,
ecologies of empowerment,
and not so much;
and notnot historic enculturation
of Business As Usual...

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Categories: reduction, blessing, culture, earth, games,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Race Management
force of self-imposed ownership 
overpowering another's ego-ownership,
collective ego-morphic tolerance of identity rape,
and the fear and anger, together building hate,
from which enslavement derives;
a culturally camouflaged nondual...

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Categories: reduction, health, identity, power, psychological,
Form: Free verse