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Best Shrew Poems

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


Premium Member TheShe,The Shrew
Sinew torqued and bowed as he pressed the weight
Of drudge claimed goods to be stacked and stowed.
The lady claimed that his omnipresent proclivities
Would neither build...

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Categories: shrew, philosophy, romance,
Form: Free verse



Taming of the shrew
I took a brand new girlfriend to see ''The taming of the shrew''
She was a little apprehensive as we joined the queue
but I sensed that...

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Categories: shrew, girlfriend,
Form: Verse
Premium Member To Tame a Shrew
TO TAME A SHREW


Tunke Tunke Tunke
I dragged her along and into the trunk
Clunk clunk clunk, 
I hear some screaming from the Tunke

I drove away, in...

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Categories: shrew, abuse, bird, dream, horse, humorous,
Form: Ekphrasis
Remarks of a Prig
I'm hearing rumors that are easy to believe
but none of them give me reason to grieve
You've been telling people their poetry sucks
Words from your mouth...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shrew, dedication,
Form: Rhyme
Wind Lover
You kiss my face and I turn to trace
the tracks you left on the ground;
where have you walked and with whom have you talked
in all...

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Categories: shrew, love hurts, metaphor, wind,
Form: Rhyme



All about Eve
Woo the woman
Love the lady
Mellow the maiden
Manage the maid
Garnish the girl
Dazzle the damsel
Bar the bimbo
Latch the lass
Silence the siren
Moor the mermaid
Net the nymph
Madden the madam
Tame...

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Categories: shrew, woman,
Form: Verse
Name Game
The Name Game

Understanding human nature can be very complex indeed
Especially when there are people whose names are hard to read
Let me give you some examples...

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Categories: shrew, funny,
Form: Rhyme
The Shrew's Rant
I’m your eldest daughter, but I ‘m not for sale
Stop lying about my temperament and telling other tales
Father, this tradition is archaic and no longer...

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Categories: shrew, father daughter, marriage, relationship, romance,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Punctuation Crisis
Un-nerved by formal sentencing assemblies,
Marks and Words, bound by conjunctive amenity.
The tried beliefs that short cuts speed words into action.
Made stuffy Old School feel out...

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Categories: shrew, identity,
Form: Free verse
shake spear
aim true
don’t shake
spear the beast

measure for measure
this is the taming of the shrew
the tempest as you will

it feels much ado about nothing
as if it is...

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Categories: shrew, word play,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Lyre, Lyre
For The contest 
"Fill Up A Scroll "


With hand upon the golden lyre
Her fingers intertwined the wire
With her hair, like burning fire
Rest upon her breast

The...

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Categories: shrew, music,
Form: Rhyme
Addiction's Curse
ballade  (not a ballad)

This prince we see down on his knees
his wife beside him is no shrew,
Can she believe his guarantees?
He promises to say...

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Categories: shrew, addiction, grief, marriage, pride,
Form: Ballade
AN ODD COUPLE
A dashing, young field mouse
Once married a shrew,
And they set up housekeeping
In an old tennis shoe.
         ...

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Categories: shrew, animals, children, funny,
Form: I do not know?
Mystic Dancer
Dancing around a cauldron fire
to the sounds of a golden lyre
and a bubbling brew
of bat and shrew
caught in the cobbled rain
they release their heat and...

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© Sue Mason  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shrew, mystery, passion,
Form: Sonnet
a senryu Trixie plus
birds were once not birds
dinosaurs apparently
that's evolution

we were not human
kind of shrew apparently
how we went downhill


shrews are quite harmless
yes, they eat a worm or two
but...

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Categories: shrew, history,
Form: Senryu
Suffer and Weary
I can see you through your hell.
Heaven doth mock you until you spill.
Just like old friends, 
Hand in hand, 
We bled.  

Tame the shrew,...

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Categories: shrew, angst, death,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Missing For Six Days
I am careful to not look under the mulberry bush at apartment five.
For that is where my meanest of mean great aunt Ginny Madeline lies.
She...

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Categories: shrew, funny, humorous, light,
Form: Rhyme
Would You Still Love Me
Would you still love me,
If I was a beast?
Would you still love me,
If I had ravenous urges?
Would you still love me,
If I lived in a...

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Categories: shrew, art, deep, destiny, emotions, feelings, future,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Rhyming Poem

A poem that simply does not rhyme: 
In my opinion, has no chime.
The bells and whistles of a rhyming sequence,
Is the kind of music, my...

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Categories: shrew, funny, how i feel, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member This World of Dew
I see a green tree. It is all I want.
A dry rocky mountain and a hawk
satisfy. To die spiritually in
the hot sun and the body...

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Categories: shrew, bird, blue, green, mountains, sky, spiritual,
Form: Verse
tropical topical
Taming a tropical topical tree? Taking a trunk? Telling a tailor? Traversing a tale? Many ideas. Much like the ideological dramas of a beach front....

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Categories: shrew, absence, allah, angel, beach,
Form: I do not know?
Duck Billed Platypus
The duck-billed platypus is odd and, if the product of a god, 
it's difficult to understand, why such an animal was planned, 
but maybe when...

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© Lee Leon  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shrew, animal, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member We Are Endangered As Well!
I researched the earth's endangered species list and this is what I found.
There's everything on the list from A to Z - rare species just...

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Categories: shrew, funny
Form: Rhyme
A Dark night
Oh! The lighting bugs they light up with cry.
Tis a bright light, Oh! What an excitement;
A monster sails up in the dark night sky!

Its big...

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Categories: shrew, age, appreciation, me, miss you, today,
Form: Villanelle
The First Paradox (pair of socks)
Curiosity  can  stew.
O’er the surface brew,
Through gravel and the dew,
A noble idea will stumble
Over table, kiln and shrew,
to knock upon the door of...

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© Joe DINKI  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shrew, inspirational,
Form: Ballad