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Best Sharp As A Tack Poems

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Sharp as a Tack
Sharp as a tack is what they say
When someone is perceptive,
But when that person's old and gray
The brain's not as receptive.

He may still seem both...

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Categories: sharp as a tack, age,
Form: Rhyme



All You'll Never Get Back
Walks down by the harbor.
That cafe where are table still waits.
Times spent alone  with you were golden.
So much more than just forgettable dates.

She knew...

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Categories: sharp as a tack, angst, introspection, life, lost love, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The King's English -- George W Bush, Jr
Did you tire of one President's lecturing and preaching?
Do you cringe at another's tweets, his lechery and "leechering?"

Then as George W Bush Jr's term fades...

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Categories: sharp as a tack, humorous, language, leadership, usa,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Big Football Fan
Just like the football I am
small on the ends and big in the middle.
Sharp as a tack and fit as a fiddle,
seventy four (in the...

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Categories: sharp as a tack, funnyhair,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE COCKROACH
I have a carapace shiny and black,
And when I visit I do more than snack!
I scuttle about in the dead of night,
Never once do I...

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Categories: sharp as a tack, humorous, insect,
Form: Rhyme



I'm not Stupid
When you’re stupid, it’s hard to succeed.
When you’re stupid, you’re always in need.
When you’re stupid, every moment is fear.
When you’re stupid, nothing is clear.

I’ve never...

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Categories: sharp as a tack, conflict, feelings, how i feel, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Ode to ADHD
Attention Defeceit Hyperactive Disorder
Split the letters out of the words
You get ADHD out of them
Let's take a closer look
Find out another meaning
To the condition.

A is...

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© Megan Ryan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sharp as a tack, appreciation, art, blessing, poetess, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Ten Grands and More
One of my grandsons, name of Benjamin
He likes eating toast made with cinnamon
But uses his wits
To not eat his grits
Then excuses himself like a gentleman

Charlie...

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Categories: sharp as a tack, familyme,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Singer (Narrative Dialogue)
The singer looks at the now empty stage
His voice guarded deep in his warm throat
Shielded by a high neck shirt he wore
Singing with passion from...

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Categories: sharp as a tack, art, imagination, music, people, places, time,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member ROUNDS OF APPLAUSE
Silver nail tips nails painted black accentuated her skin.
Her pantsuit was coordinated with her accessories.
Her conversation was of political activism.
She was sharp as a tack...

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Categories: sharp as a tack, appreciation, community, corruption, freedom, image, immigration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cliche Heaven
Cliche Heaven

Be it as it may I'll try my hand at some clichés
    and address the elephant in the room soon when...

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© DM Babbit  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sharp as a tack, confusion, cool, crazy, satire,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Happiness Title


My brain power has surely diminished
Since reaching this ripe old age
Used to be sharp as a tack back then
During my mind's early stage

Where'd they go,...

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Categories: sharp as a tack, happiness, youth,
Form: Quatrain
like, as
i never saw the doornail die
never caught sight of a fox that sly

i didn't cure a dog so sick
didn't steal a glance of thieves so...

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© Goode Guy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sharp as a tack, humorous, introspection, on writing and words,
Form: Couplet
Tacita Pruval Learns the True Identity of Jack the Ripper
Tacita leaned in close and lowered her voice a tad. “So tell me, Jack. What’s your real name?"

"You don’t really want to know who I...

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Categories: sharp as a tack, humor, murder, science fiction,
Form: Narrative
Hackneyed
She’s as pretty as a picture
And as quiet as a mouse.
He’s as blind as a bat
And as fat as a house.

She’s as stubborn as a...

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Categories: sharp as a tack, on writing and words,
Form: Rhyme
Don't Be Such A Twitt
*************Note***************
I have an message and this in not a kidder, I now have a sight on TWITTER; I am staying here but, I would appreciate...

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Categories: sharp as a tack, friendship, introspection, on work and working,
Form: Personification
PENNY LEE POODLE
Penny is a ten year old poodle,
Elaine's darling, and she has a good noodle-
She's sharp as a tack and very protective, too
For when Elaine is...

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Categories: sharp as a tack, animals, devotion, love, pets,
Form: Rhyme
Help me live on
I used to be different
So much stronger
So much more independent
My thoughts were sharp as a tack
I'm full of lots of stories and wisdom
Life for me...

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Categories: sharp as a tack, absence, caregiving, devotion, family, identity, memory,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member A Real Class Act

Okay, time for a chuckle and have I got a good one

Wife Cathie, VP son Scottie and I went to a garage sale on Saturday

Along...

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Categories: sharp as a tack, hilarious,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Verbose South Street Suit Salesman
The Verbose South Street Suit Salesman

I’ve been around, Mac
I’m sharp as a tack and I can keep track
Of 200 suits hung neat on the rack
What...

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Categories: sharp as a tack, rap,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Mission
Made a lot of questionable moves 
But in spite of all my impurities
Ageing lines on my time weathered face
Are a testament to my maturity

The years...

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Categories: sharp as a tack, introspection, life,
Form: Quatrain
Fluffy The Goldfish Goldie The Cat
When my daughter Jennifer was four
She was living with her Grandma and me
Every night before I put her to bed
I would read her stories form...

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© Danny Nunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sharp as a tack, daughterbooks, night, books, night,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member The South Street Suit Salesman
The South Street Suit Salesman

I’ve been around for quite awhile
and I'm sharp as a tack
and I can keep track
of 100 suits hung neat on a...

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Categories: sharp as a tack, motivation,
Form: Rhyme
In Awe Of A Friend
A mother,a grand-mother and a great- grand mother too,,,
A lot of influence through the years has flowed through you.

You have built a legacy as the...

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Categories: sharp as a tack, appreciation, friend,
Form: Free verse
Marycile Beer YOU HAVE BEEN TAGGED.
Cile dear one
full of  fun
facing another winter's glum.
She throws morsels out the back 
to feed the squirrels ere they attack.
Smart ain't she , sharp...

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Categories: sharp as a tack, funny,
Form: Free verse