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Best Tainted Poems

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


Death of the Poet Destroyer
~The Untold Fatal Attraction Poem~

Mid-morning she sees the sun ahead
Her death flowed in a messaged bottle
Gazing into her brown eyes upon all open sores,
Her conscience...

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Categories: tainted, birth, change, conflict, death, eulogy, life,
Form: Ballad



Rape
October: I'm eighteen, shortcutting home
through an autumn-burnished churchyard -
copper-lustred leaves, moss-skinned stone -
a jaunty swing of skater skirt and arm,
college folder square-sturdy in my hand.
In...

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Categories: tainted, abuse,
Form: Free verse
No Reservation
You Are Not Invited

--Latching onto my soul without an invitation--
Elements around my shore expose more than air
--Playing with fire is not a game you will...

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Categories: tainted, abuse, bullying, deep, evil, how i
Form: Dramatic Verse
Depth of Passion's Kiss
I woke trembling on the threshold of dawn 
as dappled sunlight through my window shone 
Upon my primed canvas there had been drawn 
a masculine...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tainted, desire, kiss,
Form: Romanticism
Images of feathers
"Once upon a midnight Poe"

Underneath the midnight mask, I remove the makeup at last,
The moon is anvil to my mood, mooring along the vacant vast...

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Categories: tainted, allusion, devotion, loneliness, muse, sad love,
Form: Alliteration



Premium Member He Was My Sun
He was my sun, my one and only son,
attired as a cowboy for the day. 
And so I handed him a little gun
of fastened random...

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Categories: tainted, war,
Form: Pantoum
Karma
Yesterday, I followed her true invisible form
Colors turning a kaleidoscopic deep and warm

A state of mind, that makes reality feel alive
Stabbing moments that teach how...

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Categories: tainted, bullying, conflict, life, universe,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member 365 Days
"This is dedicated to all who understand this. Whether we like it or not." -D.J.E.

I wasn’t gonna write this

But

Emotions are stirring high
Cannot believe
How much time...

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Categories: tainted, anniversary, girlfriend-boyfriend, lost love, loveme, summer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Poet
THE POET’S PANEGYRIC

“There’s someone I knew with talent unleashed
and a heart that had for so many relentlessly reached
This poet sought inspiration from the living and...

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Categories: tainted, life, words,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member On the outside, looking in
"When humanity becomes louder than love, stay out of its way. At times, it's better to be the lion in the distance, rather than the...

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Categories: tainted, friendship, life, people, sad, society,
Form: Free verse
My Wish
Hello Ms. Johnson, I’m sure this sounds strange
our mutual friend, said you need a change.
She told me how hard you work every day, 
come home...

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Categories: tainted, beach, children, fun, holiday,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Diminished Respect
There was a time.

There was a time
When your fabled dreams
Seemed honest

A time when
Your open arms
Coated in dented silver and tainted dreams
Understood my Size 12 shoes

When...

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Categories: tainted, life, slam,
Form: Free verse
I dreamed a dream of You
Yesterday I dreamed a dream,
that had no end.
You in your white gown, and long, black hair flowing.
You were calling my name.
I heard you, but I...

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Categories: tainted, august, beautiful, beauty, care, city, dark,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member An Unlimited Friend
An Unlimited Friend
                      ...

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© Chuck Keys  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tainted, friendshipwords, friend, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Rose and Rose Marie
‘Twas on a morn’ in early spring
When I met Rose Marie
In a garden
Where she sat - upon a bench
Beneath a willow tree

Where - with a...

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Categories: tainted, heart, jealousy, love, me, ocean, rose,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Way Back Then When I Was Ten
I was shot by Cupid's tainted dart
And puppy love awakened my sleeping heart
Tried to impress with exaggerated tales
Mark the box letters sent through the mail

Hunted...

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Categories: tainted, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Hope
In times of plight I seek for you,
  When rivers freeze and left are few,
While sorrow strikes, among the meek,
  O’er the winds,...

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Categories: tainted, hope,
Form: Quintain (English)
Be of Good, Compassionate Courage
Dandelions…
They flutter, now I see
Fiery lions…
They're dancing with me
Sunlight…
Come out and shine down 
Moonlight…
Shun out my darkened frown

I am the infinitesimal stars in the tranquil,...

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Categories: tainted, confidence, courage, encouraging, endurance, hope, muse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Rose and Rose Marie - A Re-post
‘Twas on a morn’ in early spring
When I met Rose Marie
In a garden
Where she sat - upon a bench
Beneath a willow tree

Where - with a...

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Categories: tainted, heart, jealousy, love, me, ocean, rose,
Form: Personification
ROULETTE
ROULETTE

My twisted mind
Had everyone blind
No symptoms
Not a single sign!
 
I want to forget everything,
Living a life of no regrets,
Facing the sun
Ignoring my debts
Wiping of the...

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Categories: tainted, death, epic
Form: Free verse
Village in the Valley
Village in the Valley left behind, and then it's a fine find
Mountain in the making...in the dark alleys of my mind

You're a flashlight
In the night
You...

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Categories: tainted, deep,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member GIVING DECENCY A VOICE

In the dreary tune of a city's groan,
when streets escape the raging claws
of  haggard breaths, a line of stars blink
trading some warmth with human...

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Categories: tainted, corruption, environment,
Form: Free verse
Beyond The Lantern Light
'Twas a fortnight fraught with tainted stars;
'Midst mournful tears salting Neptune's sea.
A withered lass swallows internal scars,
'Twixt purist passions removed from thee.

Thoust bravest beloved her...

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© John Heck  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tainted, fantasy
Form: Rhyme
LOVE, ABOVE ALL - MY SPIRIT
Dejected on my bed this morn, I lay while contemplating,
what seems to be a day to face, I’m really quite unwilling
The peaceful place that used...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tainted, conflict, how i feel, love, uplifting,
Form: Quatrain
How Much Longer Will It Go On

He was the child that did not smile, or live
or breath, towards his death he did not look
as though he had the time to duck...

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Categories: tainted, anti bullying,
Form: Sonnet