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Best Rhyme Or Reason Poems

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Premium Member AND SO IT BEGINS
And so it begins
The game of life
The dominos of love
Falling where they may
The timer activated
Fresh out of a box
Learning the rules 
As we go along
No...

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Categories: rhyme or reason, destiny, emotions, fun, games, life, passion,
Form: Free verse



The Worm Poem
A Certain Kind Of Death 

She was in love 
Their expression of it 
Was the perfection of it 
The way they shared 
What they had...

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© Nathan D.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rhyme or reason, baby, death, mother,
Form: Dramatic Verse
the worm poem
A Certain Kind Of Death 

She was in love 
Their expression of it 
Was the perfection of it 
The way they shared  
Was beyond...

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© Nate D.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rhyme or reason, upliftingbaby, care, family, husband, baby, care,
Form: Epic
No Tomorrows Without You
Given a choice of one day with you or an eternity without,
I'd choose one day, no doubt.
For what would an eternity be without the sun?
An...

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Categories: rhyme or reason, love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member A Rhyme Less Reason
Without reason rhyme would not be sublime.
Un-metered runs of tale-tossed words, un-timed
would reasonably scatter like broken chimes,
petering-out upon the parchment page of springtime.

Without season time...

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Categories: rhyme or reason, faith, hope, life,
Form: Monorhyme
Seasons Change
Whispers in the wind
travels a great distance
to be heard and understood
without rhyme or reason
throughout every season
changes appear growing
in many directions
with new voices speaking the way
through...

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Categories: rhyme or reason, sad
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member WITHOUT A STRING


In one grievous gasp
Slipping through a gaping hole
My heart took to the air
Bruised yet numb
With weightlessness
Like a runaway balloon
Without a string
Suspended in flight
Adrift at the...

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Categories: rhyme or reason, fate, freedom, future, heart, loss,
Form: Free verse



Alone In Wait
Lonesome as I am
Slowly I ride
Along my course
Leaning back I stride
Clip-pity- clop-pity along
Allowing the reins to go free

Boots out of stir-rups
Hat pushed way back
No rhyme...

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Categories: rhyme or reason, faith, inspirational, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member OBSESSED
AGAIN…

I find myself drawn to you and ask myself, WHY?
WHY AM I SO OBSESSED WITH YOU?????

I search my soul, looking for an answer, but none...

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Categories: rhyme or reason, writing,
Form: Personification
In My Dreams
I find myself still there
     where yellow fireflies dance,
and all those silver stars
     hold me in their...

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Categories: rhyme or reason, dream, fantasy, longing, mystery, nature, night,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member footprints
I leave footprints in the wet sand.

They meander with no rhyme or reason

headed towards a pastel sunset

where pinks and mauves touch

the deepening hue of the...

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Categories: rhyme or reason, beach,
Form: Free verse
Existential State of Being
Universe so great and wide
Can barely feel myself inside
Existence insignificant
In this great scheme am I an ant?
What is the purpose, rhyme or reason
For the changing...

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Categories: rhyme or reason, courage, introspection, life, time, universe,
Form: Carpe Diem
MISEMPLOYMENTS
M isemployments historically abound,
I nterestingly enough, where no politicians are found.
S light of hand and twist of fact,
E nergies are wasted on the wrong tract.
M...

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Categories: rhyme or reason, political, war
Form: Acrostic
Still Small
Untainted by society
Unknowing of the years to come
Not caring what we wear,
How we look or who our friend are. 
Running in circles,
Chasing our tails.
We all...

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Categories: rhyme or reason, children, feelings, friend, growing up, kid,
Form: Free verse
The road to life
I can't pin point when it started, where everything went wrong and I got left behind discarded, it might have started back in the day,...

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Categories: rhyme or reason, absence, abuse, addiction, baby, change, childhood,
Form: Carpe Diem
Beautiful People
Beautiful people
Standing around
Eyes are closed
They make no sound

Beautiful people
Hurting souls
Ailing loved ones
Life's black holes

Beautiful people
Life gives and takes
Deaths door opens
A new existence awaits

Beautiful people
Sharing pain
As...

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Categories: rhyme or reason, death, death of a friend, grief,
Form: Quatrain
Under Construction
In New York City at Ground Zero
The World Trade Centre Tower once stood
After its grim aftermath destruction
The illustrious tower is under construction

To minimize future structural...

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Categories: rhyme or reason, adventure, character, christian, creation, inspiration, jesus,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Blues
A friend recently said to me
I have everything I could desire
a good man, great kids and a lovely house.
Most would look at me in envy...

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Categories: rhyme or reason, dark, introspection,
Form: Verse
The Mystery Box
                The Mystery Box

The metallic box housed four puzzled people
Imprisoned...

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Categories: rhyme or reason, absence, age, home, identity, lost, mystery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Walked A Long Summer Lane
I Walked A Long Summer Lane


I walked a long summer lane
immune from the usual pain
A spirit was inside of me
so dark but good as could...

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Categories: rhyme or reason, conflict, dark, dream, faith, fantasy, light,
Form: Rhyme
Ode To Autumn
Autumn is my favorite season,
The green leaves are turning red,
Falling with no rhyme or reason,
They are crisp, gnarled, and dead.

Lightly they fall in the chilly...

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Categories: rhyme or reason, autumn, change, death, october, seasons,
Form: Quatrain
Passing Years
Twas many, many years ago
That we betrothed our love
A union for the two of us
Sent forth by God above

We are no longer young in years
We've...

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Categories: rhyme or reason, love,
Form: Rhyme
Cliche and Catch Phrase Party
Once in a blue moon I have been told
The cliché’s clan gets together with the Catch Phrase posy

If I have told you once I have...

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Categories: rhyme or reason, fun, word play,
Form: I do not know?
If I Could Rewind
If only I could rewind and go back in my mind
Seek it out then destroy would I truly enjoy
Would my life now be good like...

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Categories: rhyme or reason,
Form: Lyric
Wives and Mom's
 
She never stopped, she never quit,
Not even a tiny, little bit.
If I’d done wrong she’d hammer on me,
Because she cared so much you see.

As...

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Categories: rhyme or reason, family, life, mother, wifeme, me,
Form: Verse