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Best Slippery Slope Poems

Below are the all-time best Slippery Slope poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of slippery slope poems written by PoetrySoup members


Utopia's Slippery Slope Continuum
Utopia's Slippery Slope Continuum 

        Trees of pink snow bloom
     by the lake when...

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Categories: slippery slope, allegory, change, perspective, success,
Form: Haiku



Premium Member Life According to Miss Ooh-La-La
She sits perched, like a gorgeous gargoyle, upon the boulder
splotched with spots of mint chocolate ice cream moss - the wind tasting
her lovely locks as...

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Categories: slippery slope, beauty, fantasy, feelings, funny love, girl,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Joe The Plumber
Joe The Plumber announced he was runnin' fer Congress the other day!
Congratulations, Joe!  You the man!  Fer you I shout, "Hooray!"
Tell 'em like...

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Categories: slippery slope, funny, political,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SCOFFING LOVE
2013
Vicki Acquah


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Categories: slippery slope, betrayal, day, devotion, friendship, funeral, love,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member You Cling To Hope
Unrequited love is shallow 
lacking depth... it cannot float dreams.
And yet, you'll exchange happiness
for a future of silent screams.

Both tormentor and destroyer
doubt...rains blows upon ego’s...

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Categories: slippery slope, angst, anxiety, emotions, feelings, heartbreak, loneliness,
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member One Crystal Tear
I used to  h e a r  her excited LAUGHTER,
             the...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: slippery slope, sorrow, time, today,
Form: Rhyme
Reality
Reality, a slippery soap
It's slipping from my hands
But God is helping me cope
With trials I don't understand

Reality, a slippery slope
I'm slipping as I land
But God...

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Categories: slippery slope, christian, confusion, depression, god, jesus,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Don't judge me
Don’t judge me because I am not like you
We are all human, but different too
We have our experiences and ways we cope
To survive life’s curves...

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Categories: slippery slope, feelings, judgement, life, pain,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member You Cant Handle the Truth
You can’t handle the truth…

And so you lash out in pain
You hurt and you maim
Innuendo, the game
Flaming, you flame
What a shame!
A SHAME!

You can’t handle the...

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Categories: slippery slope, truth,
Form: Rhyme
Snow alliteration
Silvery snow silently slides down the slippery slope....

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Categories: slippery slope, snow,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Silver Streak
All aboard the Rhode Island Line!
We're guaranteed to be on time
Grab your suitcase, grab your coat
Be a tourist, coast to coast
Write a postcard, you will...

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Categories: slippery slope, travel,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Wrong Decisions
Sometimes we make wrong decisions,
And then in attempting it's hiding.
A web we weave with much precision,
With no thought of daily abiding;

But once traversing that slippery...

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© Tom Wright  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: slippery slope, forgiveness,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Suicide Prevention
'Inside My Suicide'

There once was a lonely man...on a lonely bridge, near a lonely city...
he did not want fame, our money, or our pity...
All he...

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Categories: slippery slope, loneliness, suicide,
Form: Rhyme
Eileen
Eileen: (A Dream That's Not What It Seems)

I met Eileen inside a dream
Chasing me down a mountain -
Immeasurably old and made of gold 
Pouring forth...

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Categories: slippery slope, allusion, dream, imagination, introspection,
Form: Free verse
WHAT IS THIS WORLD COMING TO
What is this world coming to ,many falling short,some snort cocaine, or shoot heroin up their vain,some kidnap, some kill, some take pain killers, to...

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Categories: slippery slope, life, world, education, success, drug,
Form: Free verse
The Little Silver Box
I look at the little silver box
A tiny little thing
And I think
If only it could solve all the problems
A pink pill to make you happy
A...

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Categories: slippery slope, hope, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Lows and Extremes
The truth of reality haunts my soul
lamenting the innocence childhood stole.
For a heart that’s forever starved of love 
feels empty and never completely whole.

I found...

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Categories: slippery slope, abuse, angst, depression, father, hurt, imagery,
Form: Rubaiyat
All Too Many Hallowed Battle Grounds
The struggle is not between 
East and west or
Worst and best, but lies 
On a far more slippery slope
Connecting the cold dark, canopy of night...

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Categories: slippery slope, america,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Villanelle: When countries slaughter maim who brands that homicide
Villanelle : When countries slaughter maim who brands that homicide

When countries slaughter maim who brands that homicide
Proclaim citizens who kill under the patrie’s pennant heros
Permissible...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: slippery slope, history, memory, patriotic, peace,
Form: Villanelle
Joan of Arc for Contest
         The Cross-dressing of Joan d`Arc

Cross-dressing of Joan was perhaps heavily based,
On the bible’s principle in Deuteronomy...

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Categories: slippery slope, blessing, christian, dedication, hero, history, writing,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Undying Persistence
When shackled to unrequited love
rejection’s rage becomes the norm.
And your dreams start to fall apart
scuttled in the wake of fate’s storm.

Truth devastates your broken heart
left...

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Categories: slippery slope, emotions, feelings, hurt, love hurts,
Form: Quatrain
I Stand Corrected
Ah yes, they were right all along
I’m speaking of human evolution.
Sorry folks. In the past I was wrong.
Those facts were a convolution.

For saying in the...

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Categories: slippery slope, satire, words, rights,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tooth and Nail
Tooth and Nail

In this space, this world we have created,
it is - for most – a very slippery slope
that seems – for many – to...

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Categories: slippery slope, introspection,
Form: Rhyme
When All Else Fails
 

Hanging from a ledge on this slippery slope,
my arms are weary from clutching this rope!
All alone and heart filled with fear,
as visions pass by...

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Categories: slippery slope, faithheart, heart,
Form: Verse
Coming Out of the Cage
I have a confession to make
My lizard and I are deeply in love
but she thinks I’m cheating on her
and often puts a tail on me

I’m...

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Categories: slippery slope, animal, pets,
Form: Light Verse