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Best Shake Poems

Below are the all-time best Shake poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of shake poems written by PoetrySoup members


winter's afterglow
stars twinkled brilliantly
against majestic snow-capped mountains,
delicate pure white flakes danced;
swirling, twirling, rhythmically.

she stood, nose pressed tightly
against the window pane; gazing in awe
at the magic the...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shake, angst, death, introspection, loss,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member SUNRISE MEDITATION


Stop in your tracks

Take a deep breath
Stop and relax

Close your eyes
Exhale a slow deep breath

In your mind’s eye 
It’s early dawn
It’s quiet and serene around...

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Categories: shake, freedom, inspirational, introspection, motivation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dancing With Mom
When I was just a wee one
          my mom taught me to dance
   ...

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Categories: shake, analogy, dance, joy, life,
Form: Couplet
Nightmares and Razor Blades
I stare at my ceiling,
I start to wonder, why am I not healing?
Then it dawns on me,
The nightmare clip starts to roll.
I shake and shiver...

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Categories: shake, addiction, anger, conflict, dark,
Form: Free verse
Relieve My Heart of Its Ache
These trembling lips cannot bear to remain mute
when their quivering begins in my deepest root
Surf upon the wave's crest of a stimulating ride,
Enter my secluded...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shake, longing, lust,
Form: Romanticism



Premium Member Waiting for a Message in a Bottle
The waves calm me down as I sit and wonder
For my love is lost in the stormy scurrilous sea
And I know my hapless heart to...

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Categories: shake, fate, loneliness, lost love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Spring Petals Kissing Dawns Air - a collaboration with Charmaine Chircop
When miserable clouds assemble,
bursting with drops of sorrow,
gusts of torment bring dark tides to your door.
You feel hope is like forgotten pennies,
lost at the bottom...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shake, angst, emotions, hope, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cookie Jar
Standing on tippy toes
Top shelf 
Reaching
Stretching
Finger tips edging the jar forward
Imagining the taste of chocolate chips on my tongue
Yumm mom's chewy delicious wait till Saturday...

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Categories: shake, adventure,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Silver Haze
*                     ~Dark Silver Haze~ ...

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Categories: shake, beauty, dark, depression, hope,
Form: Free verse
Little Fire
I witness you fading away,
The winds blow frantically
They are against us, as all are

Little fire, rise in my cupped hands
Be it my life I shield...

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Categories: shake, courage, death, fire, growth,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Seeds of Wisdom
A solitary man
I make my way up the mountain
One step at a time
The life I know further and further behind
I wish to be alone
away from...

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Categories: shake, loneliness, solitude,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Hundred Springs
Some days I feel so damned old
Like my zest is starting to mold
Seems my feet are always cold
My golden years ran out of gold

I'm sitting...

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Categories: shake, age,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dear Gustav
Oh ...

Gustav, how you pique the senses
          Captured passion's plural tenses

Lovers twined in percale folds
 ...

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Categories: shake, art, beauty, history, humanity,
Form: Ekphrasis
Premium Member The Tale Of Lemuria, Master Poe, Pen And I
(Lemuria: A hypothetical "lost land" variously located in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.)
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The Tale Of Lemuria, Master Poe, Pen And I

Its birth a shake of...

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Categories: shake, appreciation, art, creation, imagination,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member This Poem Is How I Feel
Sometimes on the road of life
	Change becomes the norm
		When you think, “The sky is true”
			The horizon brews a storm
Some storms last but a minute
	Like a...

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Categories: shake, introspection, life
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member WORKSHOP POEM: GRAND TOUR TO FAIRYLAND
WORKSHOP POEM: GRAND TOUR TO FAIRYLAND


Sprinkled-rainbow clouds reign above the skies,
peeping yellow in-between wrinkled pillars 
shine like bulbs to crash the net of fog
attached to...

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Categories: shake, beautiful, fantasy, imagery, journey,
Form: Personification
Premium Member The Grake - For Dr Seuss Contest


On a warm summer’s day, in the month of July, 
in a town that’s as small as a grasshopper’s thigh,   
walked a girl...

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Categories: shake, anti bullying, bullying, courage,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member You The Poetess Fills My Nights

i am here to let your words make love to me
i am here to bury my face deep in your poetry

to let your haiku 
molest my naked body
shake me...

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Categories: shake, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Stand By Me
Stand by me when your dreams might fail,
And the burning light of your plans grows pale.
Stand by me when the world is cruel,
When they shake...

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Categories: shake, devotion, forgiveness, friend, hurt,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep
Soft is the pillow beneath my head
as dread sweeps over the world
Haunting dreams with chilling screams
shrill as a lonely wind

Crisp and cool is the linen...

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Categories: shake,
Form: Free verse
pun with eggs
Benedict was tired, he’d been driving all day.  
This was his last delivery, 2 tonnes of eggs delivered to Safeway.  
The kid came...

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Categories: shake, fun, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Unforgettable
You are unforgettable 
never alone
No distance to far
a screen prayer or phone

You’ve always been strong 
I know by what I’ve read
It doesn’t matter
those things he’s...

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Categories: shake, betrayal, farewell,
Form: Quatrain
IT'S GREAT TO BE ALIVE
Wrinkles and gray hair
get me in a rage
and I say to myself,
“Why don't you act your age!"

My poor aching feet
remind me to wear sensible shoes
but...

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Categories: shake, age, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Nova
Nova

Mountain sunshine, take my hand;
 Wrap your warmth around my shoulders;
Slip your arm within my arm;
 Dance in my eyes as on sparkling waters;
Warm my...

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Categories: shake, joy, mountains, prayer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member JALLIANWALA BAGH




The occupation of India began, with the East India company
And prospered across large swathes of Indian territory
Then the British Crown took control, bringing military might
And...

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Categories: shake, death, england, garden, history,
Form: Narrative