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Best Run Off Poems

Below are the all-time best Run Off poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of run off poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member One More Rosey Trip
I'm off on the beaten path
with Little Rosey in my grasp

There's palm fronds like a giant clock,
twenty hands instead of two
And there's the honeysuckle bush
that...

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Categories: run off, child, childhood, cute love,
Form: Narrative



A Fairy named Twinkle

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Find here a poem read throughout the ages,
passed down from elders to youngsters below
A mystical rhyme with a fairy tale ending
that maybe is true but...

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Categories: run off, fairy, fantasy, fun,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Quaking Aspen
We are the high altitude sentinels.
Our small groves freckle the high plains.
We keep to ourselves, mostly
upon the snow burdened peaks
where our ashen trunks blend
and our...

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Categories: run off, autumn, earth, nature, sun,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Gone Fishing
The snow so deep… That it was over our heads… Was a melting by the hour!
Give it a day, or two at most… and with...

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Categories: run off, adventure, funny, happy, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member HALLOWEEN BEE IN MY BONNET SONNET
It's Halloween, that spooky time of year, 
when scary monsters prowl the streets all night. 
The costumes sometimes give us such a fright - 
our...

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Categories: run off, anger, halloween, humorous,
Form: Italian Sonnet



Premium Member The Wily Goat
The purple on his chin was tellin'
there was just no use to lie.
That pesky, good for nothin' goat
had eaten Mother's pie.
She  had set it...

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Categories: run off, petsbrother, brother, mother, time,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Friday
Today is Friday
A happy day
For the weekend is festive and near
I day dream of BBQ's and friendly banter
As I hit the car in front me
Shocked,...

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Categories: run off, deep, dog, humor, humorous,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member SPEAK LITTLE HEAR MUCH
Speak little and hear much,
For words can get you in trouble.
Too many words confuses things,
And then your problems can double.

Some people talk to show friendliness,
And...

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© Judy Ball  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: run off, spoken word, words,
Form: Quatrain
The Fruit Of Fantasy
I yelled and flung the empty whiskey bottle through the air
The marching high school band is getting closer

Children running, playing with the pygmy bear
The carny...

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Categories: run off, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
The Perfect Morning
The sun beaming in through the windows of my room,
Causing my conscious mind to wake from the gloom.

Rub the sleepy out of my eyes and...

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Categories: run off, family, happiness, imagination, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Oh, Is This What I Was Waiting For
Oh, Is This What I Was Waiting For?

When I was just a baby in the womb, my mother rejected me and I believe that the...

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Categories: run off, christian, courage, visionary, wisdom,
Form: Narrative
When Love Leaves You Hugging The Toilet
I feel myself going rigid
You don't need to tell me, darling
It's my body after all 
I feel myself going quiet
Like I've never known what is...

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Categories: run off, fear, for him, love,
Form: Free verse
Approach Me Slow Or I Will Go
I am like a fragile deer
Approach carefully and beware
Not to startle me or I
Will run off, I'm very shy
If your slow and really quiet
With your...

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Categories: run off, love,
Form: Rhyme
girls heart
you never understand
what feelings a girl may have inside
what love may flourish 
like flowers in a garden
or perish like roses
in a desert, desolate and dry
for...

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© Dani Sousa  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: run off, lovefeelings, may,
Form: I do not know?
Hillbilly 7 Wonders
The 7 wonders of the world 
Is quite a sight to see
But it don't compare to what we have
In the hills of Tennessee

Uncle Zebs cow...

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© Larry Belt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: run off, funny
Form: Rhyme
Don't take me for a fool
Well let me tell you something,
before you run off with your boyfriend,
with his sports car and his twelve inch kielbasa
stretch out in his tight stone...

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Categories: run off, character, deep, for her,
Form: Free verse
Nasty Aussies
Nasty Aussies

Nasty critters do we have 
Under the Southern Cross
Deadly Funnel Web Spider
Deadly Blue ringed octopus

Box jelly fish might get you    ...

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Categories: run off, adventure
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Babble
The spring brook 
ran through the sun dappled woods
like a child at recess,
tumbling pebbles and tossing sticks.
The brook babbles of up coming May,
as it roars...

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Categories: run off, life, nature
Form: Free verse
Premium Member God Loves You Don't Just Walk Away
In the midst of the morn;
In the newness of the dawn;
He loves you God loves you, don't run off;
Don't just walk away;

In these troubling times;
you...

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Categories: run off, anxiety, appreciation, celebration, christian,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member A Palace of Aloneness
A Palace of Aloneness.

This palace of aloneness is not my home. 
It's bricks know only the time of run-off bygones.
Transition past it's thousand entrances 
Impaired...

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Categories: run off, endurance, feelings, loneliness, longing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Esoteric Fox and His Wisdom
Esoteric Fox did not plan to become the animal whisperer of the forest
It happened accidentally, due to his unknown nature of loving.
He loved all kinds...

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Categories: run off, 10th grade, 4th grade,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member SPEAK LITTLE, HEAR MUCH
Speak little and hear much,
For words can get you in trouble.
Too many words confuses things,
And then your problems can double.

Some people talk to show friendliness,
And...

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© Judy Ball  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: run off, philosophy, words,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Broken Pieces of My Soul
Broken pieces of my soul, whispering
In ears that have run off in the night, 
Refusing to hear.
Angry always.

Mouth smiles, for no reason.
Glad ears are gone.
Never...

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Categories: run off, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
My Roots Run Deep
My roots run deep & strong here in this place you curse & scorn
I couldn’t think of a better place than here to have been...

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Categories: run off, cowboy-western, introspection, life, nostalgia,
Form: Cowboy Poetry
Premium Member East Village Fugue
Some have passion and
Dreams in their hearts
That weave in and out
Beyond the edges
Of small places
Their dreams may be only words to some
But to them they...

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Categories: run off, lifeold, old, , Lullaby,
Form: Narrative