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Best Stem The Tide Poems

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Premium Member To Sail the Sky

Cast tie-lines to the shadowy depths above
                  ...

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Categories: stem the tide, adventure, imagination, metaphor, sea, sky,
Form: Couplet



Tears Of Gold
...oooOOO Tears of Gold OOOooo...
Prickling hot glistening tears from the eyes above
Fall in little rivulets round the nose out of pain, thoughts or love
Hot tears...

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Categories: stem the tide, fear, friendship, hope, life, love,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Indian Givers
The once was a Native American Navajo
Who served his country and to war did go.
He wrote codes by the score
Which helped end the war
But came...

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Categories: stem the tide, historywar, war, world war ii,
Form: Limerick
February, a Function of Time
A dream that passes once is not much worthy of the pen,
but I've seen you so much more; tonight I will again. 
I want to...

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Categories: stem the tide, dream, february, happy, love, pride,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Happiness
Happiness
By Franklin Price
4/7/2015
inspired by June Baker

Happiness how to define
Is your happiness the same as mine
Having things for which hell bent
Or is it just to be...

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Categories: stem the tide, blessing, happiness, how i feel, life,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Their Finest Hour
The ill-equipped revolutionaries fought and died to set this nation free.
Against all odds they triumphed sending George's troops back across the sea!
The precious freedoms we...

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Categories: stem the tide, historymen, men, today,
Form: Rhyme
Waiting on Time
They keep telling me time is on my side.
But I'm not sure that time can stem the tide.
When things begin to go down south.
And life...

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Categories: stem the tide, introspection,
Form: Rhyme



A Cabin I'll Build
Into the forest I go
To cut myself some wood;
A cabin I’ll build, 
A shelter from the cold.

I’ll build a firm foundation
Burrowed deep within the land,...

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Categories: stem the tide, allegory, faith, nature,
Form: Narrative
Monstrous Loonies
Monstrous Loonies in the air;
Monstrous Loonies everywhere,
Monstrous Loonies without a care;
That's our politicians!

Monstrous Loonies worldwide,
Monstrous Loonies, nowhere to hide!
Monstrous Loonies, let's stem the tide;
Of useless...

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Categories: stem the tide, funny, imagination, political,
Form: Verse
unthoughtful revenge
he looks at his side
where her dagger stabbed deep
he tries to stem the tide
of the blood starting to seep

she never felt so happy
watching his pain
for...

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Categories: stem the tide, death, depression, life, sad,
Form: I do not know?
Dark Passenger

Infant memories
bathed in maternal blood
Adopted with a horrid secret buried,
pain walled-in 
Until the nether chambers of the mind
begin to snuff image flood
Only murderous relief
can stem...

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Categories: stem the tide, dark, death, imagery, symbolism,
Form: Verse
VIII
The bottles of gin are all empty,
The pipes have long since been lit:
Where is the Lethean water that can truly make me forget?
Where is the...

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Categories: stem the tide, loss,
Form: Elegy
Trickle Down Effect

Upper management market rushed decision:
Cold rational cost/risk measurement — 
Downsizing is the capital flow chart right way to go

Middle management under extreme personnel loss liquidity:
Short...

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Categories: stem the tide, business, jobs, parody, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Bleached Bones
Desert heat cuts no quarter.
Ever.
Blanched white sky
deceitful promises  of ‘the American way’ –
“Bring us your tired, your hungry, your poor . . .”

We lied.

They...

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Categories: stem the tide, angst, death, life, passion,
Form: Free verse
Pride Slays Advice
Stem the tide your pride rides
To a puerile pinnacle
In a vain belief it makes sensational strides
When like a locust your spiracle

Exhales carbon dioxide
To catalyze photosynthesis...

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Categories: stem the tide, poems,
Form: Free verse
Windy Monday Mourning
The sun's face a shapeless grey
In my heart I know it has to be this way
One less child now I hold an open space
Not tears...

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Categories: stem the tide, anger, betrayal, child, mother, son, suicide,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Wanderer Passing Through
In bleak and dreary
time and space
I am a wanderer passing through

I ask for nothing
in my travels
but to sojourn here with you

I will not tarry
very long
for...

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Categories: stem the tide, endurance, loneliness, moving on, travel,
Form: Rhyme
The Sea and The Deniers
I'd like them all
each & every one
down to the last
smug,
self-satisfied,
smart,
oh-so-smart
deniers,

lined up,
arm in arm,
just standing there
waiting ...
at the sea-shore,

& planting 
tiny sticks
with flags
representing the
yet to be...

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Categories: stem the tide, political,
Form: ABC
Inner Sanctum
There is a place far up above
where dreams, ambitions never die,
the place that is the stuff of dreams
though there all is not what it seems,
it...

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© Iredia Uyi  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: stem the tide, analogy, conflict, corruption, emotions, faith, freedom,
Form: I do not know?
Passion lost
There Love life was Dead
In the Marital Bed
And though they Tried
To stem the Tide
Of long past Passion 
The flame had died
On either side
There day's of...

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Categories: stem the tide, lost,
Form: Free verse
Sensus
another biting word,
another tooth, dead and fallen,
cotton mouth vipers spewing,
venom from fragmented fangs,
while gauze gums stem the tide of blood,
and bile that never breaks the...

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© Luke Hobbs  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: stem the tide, health, hope, humanity, pain, recovery from,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY: LXXVII
IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY - LXXVII

IF ever I had a country proud of its wall-less porous boundary

And if ever by no mistake of...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: stem the tide, america, drug, humor, immigration, patriotic, satire,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Is It Time
Are you ready for forgiveness,
  has that time finally come

You’ve done everything else in life,
  holding back on just that one

Is it time...

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Categories: stem the tide, forgiveness,
Form: Rhyme