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Best Syntax Poems

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Premium Member The editing of me
My words were rewritten until they became yours
As grammar and syntax perfected your thoughts
Pages lined with highlighters polished me to extinction 

I wanted to resist...

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Categories: syntax, conflict, recovery from,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Painting with Words
Painting with Words

If I were an artist instead of a poet
I’d paint what I knew as others would know it.

I’d be a Renoir and never...

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Categories: syntax, poetry, writing,
Form: Couplet
Flip Me Over
Old souls don't drift off and die
Sit there idle, or even care why
Achieving greatness takes time
Values and a certain state of mind

Realize, for once, it's...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: syntax, care, courage, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member EE CUMMINGS AND I
  E.E.CUMMINGS AND I


I remember a beautiful, Spring
day in Chicago.
Sitting on my lover's lap.
His eyes as lovely as the spring-
green trees tapping gently on...

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Categories: syntax, chicago, emotions, inspiration, longing, poetry,
Form: Free verse
SPEECHLESS SPOKEN WORD ARTISTE
SPEECHLESS SPOKEN WORD ARTISTE

So if my vocal folds can’t collaborate to produce sounds to communicate loudly to your beautiful mind that I have an endless...

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Categories: syntax, art, beauty, emotions, humor, i love
Form: Prose Poetry



Premium Member Your Words Pale
I thought you the Master of Expression
               Your verbal dexterity
 ...

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Categories: syntax, passion, sensual, sexy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member For The Love Of Lexicon
My Mother taught me
how to see through language, 
paper was rare, iron ink wasn't free
so she sold some jewelry for porcelain lettering, 
and we clapped...

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Categories: syntax, dedication, history, passion,
Form: Epic
Premium Member You Touch Me With Your Words
You touch me with your words
Syllable sensations
Sound unit caresses
Meaningful moans
From all those
Adjective crescendos
That climax into verbs
Pounding
Each phrase a taste
Punctuation reverberations of love
Placed just in the...

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Categories: syntax, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Stuff I Wonder
What does it feel like to wake up into your skin?
Your day?
What do you feel first most days?
Is it in any way influenced by gratitude,
or...

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Categories: syntax, dream, earth, identity, metaphor, nature, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Aquarian Age
Did our Age of Aquarius evaporate,
fail to regenerate,
to resonate,
fall too far short of what our parents
knew we should anticipate?
Free love could not sustain
weak non-violent resolutions...

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Categories: syntax, culture, love, peace, philosophy, political, science,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member EcoTherapist Conventions
Truth is a feather 
pushed off to the other side.

Truths are a body of feathers
within which our bodies reside.

OK, students of life’s healthiest purposes and...

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Categories: syntax, beauty, culture, earth, health, humor, nature,
Form: Prose Poetry
When Time Stands Still
Leaping in barefoot abandon
Soaring every which way from Sunday
Laughter effortlessly exhaling cool breezes.

Lounging on nature’s lush carpet
Silhouette illumined by carefree serenity 
Lapping up rays and...

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Categories: syntax, love, nature, peace, time,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member OVERHEARD CONVERSATION
Be careful 'bout the things you say.
Make certain how they sound;
For other people may not know,
And spread their thoughts around;

Expounding on your choice of words,
And...

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© Judy Ball  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: syntax, inspirational, people, words, people, people,
Form: Quatrain
On Poetry and Prose
A bridge from colloquial to courtly 
fare
A span where idealism and fantasy 
pair
A railway to the existential realm; 
celestial lair 
A conduit through which rational...

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Categories: syntax, on writing and words
Form: Rhyme
A to Z then back to A.(X is always the hardest, y and z follow closely though)
accidental boundaries crush despair easily, fragrant gravity heckles ignorance judiciously. 
kindness levitates mindless numerology, overt principles qualm ridiculous sexualities. 
transgressions uproot vindictive whippings. xanadu yields...

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Categories: syntax, visionary
Form: ABC
Premium Member Poetic Love Affair
                       Thrusting deep...

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Categories: syntax, poetry, sensual, sexy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Art and heart
the art of poetry isn’t hard to master
make the syntax good and  entertaining
the  gruesome heart of poetry   brings disaster

 
a meter...

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Categories: syntax, art, cool, creation,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Variations on the Malay Pantun: The Old Man and the Short Story - VII-IX
Variations on the Malay Pantun : The Old Man and the Short Story - VII-IX  Continued

  for Georges VOISSET, the "Master Keeper-Nurturer" of...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: syntax, age, humor, love, sensual, writing,
Form: Pantoum
Love Letter From The Soul XXIX
L Before M,

Hints of butterscotch loiter
and lay down 
alongside your words, 
deep inside the larynx of my soul

reverberating and penetrating
slowly, hanging out with the secrets...

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© TS Poetry  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: syntax, love,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Two Wrongs Worth a Right
Today, our first “All About Me” History class begins
when we comprehend every day and night
co-arises with “All About We”
full-octave
Zero-centric
bicamerally encultured
and regenetically reiterated
in and through,
by and...

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Categories: syntax, culture, earth, humor, integrity, philosophy, political,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Poetic Encryption Like Ancient Egyptian
Poetic Encryption Like Ancient Egyptian

This terror and threat to poetic clarity,
Becomes a pet rock for some poets.

Words do count for sure, but so does
Clarity unless...

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Categories: syntax, allegory, analogy, emotions, imagination, metaphor, passion,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member New Beginnings
Today we begin with a quote from Eisenstein
with commentary in brackets
informed by Bucky Fuller's cooperative metaphysic 
of Synergetic Steerage.

"We have a[n intuited, autonomic systemic] need...

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Categories: syntax, nature, philosophy, political, psychological, relationship, religion,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Father Time's Interview
Hi.
We don't have a lot of time,
or, well, I guess you do,
but I don't,
so let's plunge right into the first big question:
Which came first, form...

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Categories: syntax, allegory, earth, environment, nature, philosophy, universe,
Form: Free verse
THE UNREQUITED LOVE MONOLOGUES
YOU + ME = SYNTAX ERROR ???!!

 

 

Dec 15 2013 12:07 am

And once more I'll try to say goodbye 

To the feelings that long...

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Categories: syntax, blue, goodbye, i love you, longing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Why Life
Why does dawn dress robust morning,
while dusk undresses sight?
Each dawn incarnates another Earth Day
a lifetime of Easter mornings 
redeeming nocturnal sight's revolution,
another therapeutic day of...

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Categories: syntax, adventure, earth, earth day, farm, love,
Form: Free verse