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Best Rotten To The Core Poems

Below are the all-time best Rotten To The Core poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of rotten to the core poems written by PoetrySoup members


Rotten To The Core
9/15/16


Across the lands and shores

Plants and spores

So much life in different shapes and forms

Many storms cold or warm



Always been an omnivore

So I eat vegetables like...

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Categories: rotten to the core, poetry, rap, word play, words, work,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Rotten To The Core


Not in the mood for frivolity today
Very unusual I heard someone say
Happy three sixty-four
One day rotten to the core
Forgive me, not perfect, but damn close...

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Categories: rotten to the core, character,
Form: Limerick
Rotten to the core
The Prince stood in the doorway, looking at the coffin carved from glass raw,
He had travelled miles and miles to save her life, her seven...

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Categories: rotten to the core, death, humor, kiss,
Form: Rhyme
He's Just a Dog
He’s just a dog, a mongrel pup that fitted in me hand,
short haired, tan and white, with needs of high demand,
he’s whingy and he’s whiny,...

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Categories: rotten to the core, animal, dog, trust, mum,
Form: Rhyme
A Raven's Thirst - Part 1
I

Aloft, from highest cliffs o’er icy seas,
upon great wings of arrogance and pride,
the raven whispers soft, on ocean’s breeze,
notes cloaked with charm to lure his...

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Categories: rotten to the core, native american, night, night,
Form: Sonnet



Inside
Inside

To stand you anymore
my head will burst
you're rotten to the core 
and maybe even worst

My eyes are closed
I can't stand your sight
just get out and...

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Categories: rotten to the core, angst
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Fallen



“The Fallen”



Remote,
he sees himself 
in the reflection of cold close 
yet distant shop windows, 
his final journey along the 
Hard Time Road
walking alone, 
unforgiven, no...

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Categories: rotten to the core, family, freedom, friendship, god, i am,
Form: Free verse
Armageddon
  
Armageddon 

Can you feel the raging storm approaching?
 Hear the ferocious winds scream, "It's true"?
 Can you see the coal black clouds descending,
...

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Categories: rotten to the core, bible, christian, deep, god, gospel, jesus,
Form: Rhyme
Almost counts
In the war of words count the cost                 ...

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© John Beam  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rotten to the core, how i feel, irony, life, love,
Form: Rondeau
The Man I've Never Met
I met a man who was never married
Said it was the one regret he carried
I met another man who married thrice
Claimed they were the three...

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Categories: rotten to the core, god, inspiration, relationship, truth,
Form: Rhyme
DEATH OF DEPRESSION
"DEATH OF DEPRESSION"

Living each day all alone Even though I'm surrounded by millions of people, I still feel in isolation. 
I am surrounded by the...

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Categories: rotten to the core, anti bullying, change, dark, depression, life,
Form: Personification
All Day Long
All. Day. Long.

I sit there, in my chair, All. Day. Long. 
Glaring at people I hate. 
The people who are but mere memories.
Mere dust in...

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Categories: rotten to the core, death, depression, fear, life, loss, lost
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member The Politics of People
Politics is all about haves and have nots.
Who gets ahead.  Who waits in line.
Privileged ones, and the rest get denied.

Politics is about relative truth.
Data...

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Categories: rotten to the core, america, betrayal, humor, people, political, poverty,
Form: Rhyme
Grazillas
We love our silly Grazillas,
Who eat chocolate ice cream because they don't like vanilla.
They prefer lumpy pillas,
As they nap under the willas.
They eat salt by...

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Categories: rotten to the core, fantasy, children, funny, parody, science fiction,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Death in Beslan
 Was the first day of school and all's not well
   when marched the town children in happy tune;
 and the school bell...

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Categories: rotten to the core, death, evil,
Form: Sonnet
Mr Washington
Mr. Washington I want to know
what would you have to say?
as you gaze upon this land
if you were still alive today
what would be your thoughts
on...

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Categories: rotten to the core, life,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Stink
Stink
My p.u., putrid, pungent pores
Have made me rotten to the core
reek and ravish emissive scents
Not caring where the odor vents
To flatulate without remorse
Then scurry to...

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Categories: rotten to the core, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
We Were Never Here
Yesterday there was
another killing suicide bombing
Today there is
more refugee deaths by drowning
Tomorrow for sure,
will be another slow death day for the poor
Past, present and future
all...

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Categories: rotten to the core, judgement, spiritual, truth, visionary,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Sick world in Chaos
My hands are tied
I cannot speak
Although my heart cries out
For the starving weak and the meek
The inocents caught up in war
Corrupt worl leaders
Rotten to the...

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© Peter Dome  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rotten to the core, angst, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
The Duppy Man
The Duppy Man
On the island where I come from, where the golden beaches span. Lives a terrifying 
creature, known as the Duppy man.
Now the Duppy...

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Categories: rotten to the core, adventure, childhood, fantasy, mysterychild, children, me,
Form: Narrative
The Center of the Earth
The earth is round.
It is not flat on any given day of the year.
It is a very solid shaped sphere.
It is not going anywhere either.
Well,...

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Categories: rotten to the core, bible, earth, heart, space,
Form: Free verse
Greed (Part One)
What's going on?
My bank just went broke again,
Once West Georgia Bank
Then Bank of Georgia
Now they try another spin
And go by Community Bank.

This just proves
Greed which...

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Categories: rotten to the core, politicalchange, community,
Form: Narrative
Hold Your Breath
If you gotta hold your breath,
then it don’t pass the smell test
If you must pinch your nose shut,
to keep from inhaling fumes 
coming from a...

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Categories: rotten to the core, humor, prejudice, satire, truth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Where Spineless weasels dwells
I find in a godless society 
versed so to speak openly correct 
truth always becomes the first casualty aborted
 
It comes under attack with twisted...

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Categories: rotten to the core, abortion, cancer, conflict, confusion, corruption, depression,
Form: Terza Rima
skeleton girl
i am rotten to the core
i'll admit there's nothing i love more
than to be adored.
 
lovers found, lovers lost.
each new year brings a brand new...

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Categories: rotten to the core, anxiety, art, betrayal, introspection, leaving, sorrow,
Form: Free verse