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Best Strictly Poems

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

Premium Member Strictly for the Birds
First there was the glamorized Birdman of Alcatraz
While in the White House lived Lady Bird and Lucy Bird
   Sesame Street, of course, brought...

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Categories: strictly, bird, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse

Ode to Mum

Brown paper memories she puts in my hands
Twine roughly tied in a bow slightly askew
Part and parcel of a humble life once led?
My defiant eyes...

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Categories: strictly, inspirational love, love, mum,
Form: Ode
Visitor - A collaboration with July Morning
POTW 28 January 2018

A beautiful extra-terrestrial female researcher is sent down to a remote island to observe earth and beam her findings back to her...

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Categories: strictly, adventure, romance, science fiction,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Perhaps One Day - For Avatar
   (a Triple Triolet)

Where blues and purples dominate,
Pandora beckons from beyond.
Entranced by it, I gravitate. . . 
Where blues and purples dominate,
a way...

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Categories: strictly, day, fantasy, love, mother,
Form: Triolet
Life Is What You Make It
I've been around a lotta years!
I've traveled the road of life!
I've had many, many, ups and downs,
times of joy, and grief, and strife!

I've tried my...

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Categories: strictly, inspirational, life,
Form: Rhyme

Locked in
I look outside the window,
and I hear the sparrows' songs.
I listen to nature's harmony,
and I tell myself, "be strong."

As I miss all of spring's beauty,

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Categories: strictly, home, how i feel,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Pearl Of Great Price
My pearl of great price,
Will not be a sacrifice,
The love of my life,
My sacred wife,
Her named is Pearl,
She will have nothing to do with Earl,

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Categories: strictly, allegory, lovewife, love,
Form: Rhyme
There was a young librarian
Who's strictly vegetarian
For her wheat and Kale makes a meal complete
while her beau needs meat to eat
Says she; now that's just...

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Categories: strictly, humorous,
Form: Limerick
A Nook And A Storybook
A Nook And A Story Book Contest
Sponsor: Eve Roper

There was a day last week that I felt alone and sad,
   I carried days...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: strictly, betrayal, books, deep, destiny,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member A Devil's Dalliance
An Devil's Dalliance

It was just one of those mornings?
Or at least I think it was, that is,
if I had created “morning’s” yet.
All my little angels...

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Categories: strictly, angel, creation, heaven,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Coming of Age
My eldest brother, nine years old,
Thought he could break a horse.
Our mother strictly forbade him.
A mother’s right of course.
Her young son mustered all his wiles,

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Categories: strictly, adventure, brother, childhoodson, me,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Interview - for Contest
This situation has no basis in reality; in fact, it is ludicrously unreal. However, the likes and dislikes shown of its author are completely true!


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Categories: strictly, fantasy,
Form: Prose
Daylight Robbery
Last night I stole a little - from time.
Don’t worry he’s got plenty on his hands
You could call it daylight robbery, but that wouldn’t be...

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Categories: strictly, fun, light, morning, sun,
Form: Narrative
A Valentine Party --Free Love
Invitation to a Valentine Bash

(Direction to the Venue)

I live on the Heartland Estate
across from the Elysian Fields,
At the corner of Lovers Lane
and Pure Passion Boulevard

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Categories: strictly, love, valentines day,
Form: Free verse
The world in 100 years ... Oh, perish the thought
Former President, Ronald Dump,  who was cryogenically frozen following his assassination after winning...

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Categories: strictly, earth, humorous, moon, political,
Form: Narrative
Let me express my feelings
Let me tell you a true tale
So, my husband has a "gift"
One I can't quite tell

He has his sly fox ways

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Categories: strictly, happiness, husband, imagination, love,
Form: Rhyme
' He's Company ... '
‘ He’s Company ! … ’

He’s Not Down With Misery
 and Not Out with The In(flated)-Crowds
But He’s Up On Lady Liberty …
Laughing, New York-Minute, Out...

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Categories: strictly, allegory, business, fantasy, funny,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Democracy Was Born
Once long ago, when kings and dragons ruled the Earth,
there came to be that a golden Fairy Queen
was pregnant and about to give birth to...

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Categories: strictly, 10th grade, angst, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Evolution
"Evolution is the stupidest thing for anyone to believe in."
 The above was said to me by a very devout Christian
 of undisclosed religious denomination.

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Categories: strictly, faith, science, god, god,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member TRASH OR STASH
Our daily life and its trash,
Our shadows and secrets in a stash,
One day we'll be ancient lives,
Not strictly business, once did thrive,
All lost in the...

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Categories: strictly, humanity, people,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A drug called Love
Hope and despair are partners,
try and figure it out,
passion in an endangered soul
that chose to give me no name.
Perhaps she needs none, who knows?

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Categories: strictly, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bright Eyes POTD
I so adored late hours. I was what you would call a night owl,
As fireflies seldom appear, until creamy moon is on the prowl.

I loved...

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Categories: strictly, fantasy, imagery, nature, night,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Beauty Of Animal Kind
A  Animals other than my kind are
B  Beautiful, loving souls; empathic to their
C  Core and full of absolute
D  Devotion 
E ...

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Categories: strictly, animal, nature, pets, poems,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member Is The Honeymoon Over
Is the honeymoon over
I’ll tell you what gives me a hunch
When I leave for work in the morning
She hands me my luggage instead of my...

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Categories: strictly, funnyme,
Form: Rhyme
Traditional Poetry And A New Age Poetry
Many a poet I know a fool
acting like they know-it-all
many a poet I know a tool
acting like "Mr Poet-all" 
unknowingly showing me 
their knowledge of...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: strictly, poetry,
Form: Rhyme