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Best Shut Out Poems

Below are the all-time best Shut Out poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of shut out poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Hope
Hope

I shut out sorrow.
Drowning in my rainy days,
I hide from the hurt...
close my eyes to what has been;
close my eyes on what's to come.

Yet, past...

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Categories: shut out, hope,
Form: Tanka



MOLESTED
I was a bright, outgoing boy, who sat at the front of the class.
Then, one day that all changed, i feared to even raise my...

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Categories: shut out, education, introspection, people, social, god, day,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member I That Once Rose To Greet Dawn's Sweetest Voice
I, Who Once Rose To Greet Dawn's Sweetest Voice

I, who once rose to greet dawn's sweetest voice
and with joys of life, made loving my choice
while...

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Categories: shut out, art, deep, encouraging, endurance, inspiration, life,
Form: Rhyme
Knight in shining armour
Sweep away the past, and all
The times that brought you sorrow
Your future lies in us until
Tomorrow and tomorrow

Lock your nightmares up beyond
Some vast and solid...

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Categories: shut out, devotion, happiness, hope, love
Form: Rhyme
Office Concerto
Hear the keyboard’s staccato concerto,
an unacknowledged music whose echo
is known intimately by dull, bored minds.
Offices, which shut out the light with blinds,
hum with rhythm as...

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Categories: shut out, life, music, work,
Form: Quintain (English)



Premium Member A Forgotten Box
He, the Master of all living beings,
wonders why he’s been shut out.

It is the free will He gave us at birth
that allows us to block...

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Categories: shut out, faith, holiday,
Form: Free verse
Distractions'
Distractions, distractions, are life's way,
To interrupt our thoughts throughout the day.
We live in a fast pace world.
As events unfold, we are in turmoil.

Why does that...

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Categories: shut out, faith
Form: Rhyme
He is Me
There's so much about this man
I've learned and prayed just to understand
Driven I am and so is he
Fierce and determined for he is me

Dominate and...

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Categories: shut out, black love, feelings, for him, how
Form: Narrative
Girl of my Dreams
Fresh shower and a shave
First one I've had in days
Clean pressed jammies, and new sheets
Off to meet the girl of my dreams

I pull down tight...

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Categories: shut out, dream, girl,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Belief Is Your Own Choice
BELIEF IS YOUR OWN CHOICE 

And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested from all his work...

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Categories: shut out, allegory, allusion, betrayal, bible, international, irony,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Song
SONG

Oh! well you take a beat .....
Feel the rhythm from your head to your feet
Lay it down with a form and a meter
Bring alive with...

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Categories: shut out, song,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member DEPART AS ONE


If you go first I’ll stomp and shout
I’ll be absolutely furious
I’ll rage and shut out the world
That’s for sure
But one day
I know I’ll come around
And...

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Categories: shut out, anxiety, death, grief, heartbroken, hope, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Would Be---WOOD

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Categories: shut out, image, writing,
Form: Personification
CHURCH FOLK
SHE WAS HIGH, AND SMELLING, RIPE OF SEX 
WHEN SHE WALKED INTO THE CHURCH. 
IT WAS EVENING SERVICE, BUT STILL, THE AIR WAS HOT. 
HER...

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Categories: shut out, faith, parents, woman, parents, smile,
Form: Narrative
Legacy of Love
How I long to walk again
By the beaver dam.
Remember in midsummer, Dad
We stopped to roam the land.


Along I followed through 
I frowned at what I...

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Categories: shut out, daughter, emotions, family, father, father daughter,
Form: Rhyme
Resting
My mind is in need of rest
just for a moment, brief,
a silent little repose here
will surely bring to me relief.

My heavy eyelids gently fall
and shut...

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Categories: shut out, dream, peace, senses, sleep, stress, uplifting,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member A Ghost Story
A Ghost Story


"Goodnight my dear", Mother said
As I lied upon the old bunk bed 
"Don't close the door"
I used to say, as she would turn...

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Categories: shut out, dark, halloween, horror, imagination,
Form: Rhyme
Discrimination Needs To Die
Everybody should be treated
With the courtesy that's needed
To survive---not live in fear
Their identity will disappear
Because others wont accept
Who they are with pure respect
The traits their...

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Categories: shut out, discrimination, hate,
Form: Rhyme
The Old House
Dim light shines through the widows of the old house
long since empty, where only dust dances in the air
and a lone mouse scurries across its...

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Categories: shut out, fear, imagination,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: Journalists - Dedication to Andre Fontaine - XXVI
Unquotable quotes: Tale-Carriers, Gossip-Mongers, Courrier-Pigeon Caretakers, Smoke-Signal Puffers and Tom-Tom Thumpers – XXVI

Could there be such things as political shenanigans or inter-continental warfares, even catastrophes,...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shut out, power,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Standing Stone On Rombalds Moor
(Told to me by a patient, when 
working as a
builder’s labourer at Menston’s asylum 1963)

This little middle aged lady,
watched and followed me
around for two days,
when...

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Categories: shut out, longing, lost,
Form: Free verse
Letting Go
My eyes and mouth are shut out from the world.
I can’t speak and see, I am blinded by my faults.
I express with nothing more than...

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Categories: shut out, lifeme,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Lessons learned
These are the things that I miss the most
The little things that I never noticed
Wish I could go back just one time 
Feel the heartbeat
Of...

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Categories: shut out, anxiety, betrayal, conflict, emotions, feelings, introspection,
Form: Lyric
The Chains That Bind Me: Letting Go of ED
Chains, so heavy. Binding every body part.  
A cell: its cold metal bars blocking out light.   
A wall, originally meant to protect,...

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© Kira Olson  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shut out, christian, freedom, hope, life, recovery from,
Form: Blank verse
One
The floor drips towards the sky.
The walls fall, the seats rise.

With every emotion the room reacts.
Silence, the theatre has always lacked.

Blood, sweat, and tears backstage...

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Categories: shut out, grief, house, people, house, people,
Form: Alliteration