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Best Small Potatoes Poems

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Premium Member Small Potatoes
Metaphorically they are
As rust to iron
In the fields of
The hunger demon
Ravaging timelessly
Small potatoes
Are like
The Grace of God....

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© Uwe Stroh  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: small potatoes, age, allegory, food,
Form: Free verse



Small Potatoes
What she needs,
I simply can't provide
I'm just small potatoes to her
She wants to live big,
live first class
Live luxuriously
Those designer shoes she desires,
oh my,
would cost a...

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Categories: small potatoes, humor, humorous, metaphor, satire,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Prufrock's Eternal Footman
I think this Footman likes to snicker,
and the human situation is the kicker,
when one becomes sicker and sicker,
and it’s one’s time to die and cry...

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Categories: small potatoes, allegory, death, emotions, evil, god, judgement,
Form: Free verse
Donald Always Ducked

Look at the president
dressed in patriotic drag
See how he’s bubble wrapped
in his American kilt flag
Notice how he sashays about
in his patriotic beauty pageant dress
Asking you...

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Categories: small potatoes, patriotic, political, truth, war,
Form: Rhyme
A Fairy Tale According To Jeremy Kyle
Her Life defined by the size
of potatoes in a supermarket trolley.
She opens her battered purse
out of shape from the coppers of life,
viewed with despair from...

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Categories: small potatoes, people, poverty, relationship,
Form: Free verse



A Write to My Husband My Hero in Iraq
Entry for Mystic Rose’s Contest~A Write to Our Heroes~Written by Gwendolen 
Rix~8-28-14


To My dearest Sweetheart,

Hello dear. It’s me again. I haven’t slept well since you...

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Categories: small potatoes, absence, best friend, betrayal, christian, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Thanks4giving me reason to write mish mashed gobbledygook
this own lee bro' thar of yars 
   dashed analogously graced
on par how a marathon runner raced
to Macbook Pro laptop computer post haste...

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Categories: small potatoes, age, blessing, food, humor, nonsense, silly,
Form: Elegy
How To Squeeze
How To Squeeze
When you share toothpaste in a family it is a drag to have to flatten out the tube every time you want to...

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Categories: small potatoes, funny, relationship, silly,
Form: Couplet
Less Than Nothing


Les C. More back from the vay-cay holidays,
giving my poetry peeps
a look-see at an odd Klondike meet




He ain’t nothing but
small potatoes
Trying to live
big-talk lettuce large

His...

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Categories: small potatoes, adventure, character, fun, humorous,
Form: Light Verse
Gentle tinkle dressing bell
Rusticated granite  Great staircase
Mistress of a vast wintry country estate
Drew in a breath brilliant jewelry  poodles
Soft wooly sun warmth wash over her body
Mahogany...

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Categories: small potatoes, food, imagination, passion, places, green,
Form: Rhyme
Faith up High
I can breathe up here, on top of the mountain,
a new found hike,
its vertiginous peak small potatoes,
since faith was restored.
when my boot hit the top,
we'll...

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Categories: small potatoes, mountains,
Form: Free verse
Wistful Accursed Penniless Fate God Dime Mitt
Wistful Accursed Penniless Fate...God Dime Mitt!
(neither defamation, nor blasphemy meant, sans Title)

Despite ingestion of
     anti anxiety medications
    ...

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Categories: small potatoes, 12th grade, allusion, analogy, chocolate, cry,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Though Amply Rested, I Still Yawn
And feel energized after
light exercise doth spawn
an mental impasse,
where endeavor to coax
literary creativity analogous
to a figurative curtain drawn

shut tight within
thy noggin unresponsive
even when brute force
strongly...

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Categories: small potatoes, appreciation, art, fantasy, humor, inspiration, may,
Form: Free verse