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Best Shop Talk Poems

Below are the all-time best Shop Talk poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of shop talk poems written by PoetrySoup members


Shop Talk (A sonnet)
Ka-chunk, ka-chunk, ka-chunk, ka-chunk
a shear blade stricking sheet metal, ka-chunk.
Cah-tink, cah-tink, cah-tink, cah-tink, cah-tink
a press pierces, notches and holes, cah-tink
Cha-boom, cha-boom, cha-boom, cha-boom, cha-boom.
Breaks form...

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Categories: shop talk, funny
Form: Free verse



Barber Shop Talk
Hey, what's up Pete? Same old stuff eh?

Alright, lemme swivel this chair around 'n you climb up here. Bout time you come in .You 
lookin'...

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Categories: shop talk, friendship, loveme, old, me, old,
Form: Narrative
The old man
I sat down and watched the other day,
At an old man in a booth across the way.
This old man looked lost and wasn't there,
As he...

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Categories: shop talk, death, family, life, on work and
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Feel The Past
An eyesore in the community as progress takes its toll.
Windows broken, rust on the old metal frames
Vacant, dust filled, old broken file cabinet in the...

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Categories: shop talk, nostalgia, placesold, old,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Square
Sitting on the very old court house square
New bank facility on the corner
Massive structure, commanding, once bare
This square once small stores center

People came to shop,...

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Categories: shop talk, nostalgia
Form: Narrative
People Are Prople Folks Are Folks
There are differences in what I have seen
Just in the way some are
But, after all the smoke has been blown away
Some are nice and some...

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© Danny Nunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shop talk, people
Form: I do not know?
No Time to Wait
Nothing held back 
Realness of the moment
Felling talk within and without
All Blending together 
Making colored value
Times for the archive
Picture book size
Erasing need to analyze
Crisp shop...

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Categories: shop talk, recovery from...,
Form: Light Verse