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Best Takeaway Poems

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Chinese Takeaway
Beef and black bean sauce with rice 
Hungry big wide eyes
Struggle to use chop sticks well
Its just fun to try
Satisfyingly 
I'm so full
Burp!



29th April 2011
Contest...

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Categories: takeaway, food
Form: Epulaeryu



Premium Member ESSENTIALLY 2
(Dedication: For Paul Callus)


Time and space dance
Sorrow meets cheer
Sync with tact


Joy ever fades
Nothing much remains
Dust gathers


Joy even tempts
Offers nothing new
Dinosaur bones


Charm feeds
Empty charade
No escapade


Charm leaks
Messy...

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Categories: takeaway, devotion,
Form: Haiku
holding back the tears

    I really think I know you, even when I'm blue
    When were full of Tasmanian oysters and too...

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Categories: takeaway, people,
Form: Villanelle
Me And Nellie McGee
That's not my elephant, the barman said, when last I went a boozing 
Then threw at me a grin filled glance, that was a long...

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Categories: takeaway, funnyme, , 2nd grade,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member MILESTONES



Late repast
Mealtime message;
Food invigorates

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Joy spreads
Peanut butter bread;
Poignant taste

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Fish head curry
White rice paradise;
Earthly ambrosia

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Family meal
Celebratory moods;
Evening delights

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Premium durian feast
Pleasure primes palates;
Mangosteen topping

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Tuesday month-end
June succumbs;
July takeover

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By and...

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Categories: takeaway, change,
Form: Haiku



Premium Member DAWN LIGHT HAIKU


Radio impulse
Stray songs invite;
Hip melancholy

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Words and lyrics
Basket of moods;
Mental corridors

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Espresso machine
Caffeine song;
Frothy brew

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Dancing darling
Plucks my heart strings;
Sense surround

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Listen now
Birdsong metaphor;
Dawn brings magic

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Profound moments
Rain wets window;
Windy...

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Categories: takeaway, beauty,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member WANDER


National Anthem
Familiar motherland music;
Stop to ponder SG50**

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Hidden agenda
Crafty demeanour;
Unspoken moves

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Confrontational
Words unnecessary;
Choice in no voice

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Two sparrows chat
On air-con ledge;
Morning sunrise

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Plumeria flowers
Sparkling colours;
Morning salutation

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Spring cleaning days
Christmas is...

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Categories: takeaway, change,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member OLD BRIDGE, LIJIANG


SPRING TIME MEMORIES 2



Spring in Lijiang
Blooming flowers sparkle;
Crystal clear waters

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Snow-cap mountains
Majestic horizons;
Sky borne eagle

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Prominent ancient town
Glimpses of old China;
Modern trade-offs

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Ancient grounds glimpse
Tarry on stone bridge;
Curious...

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Categories: takeaway, blessing,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member PASSING CLOUDS


Rain hurls wetness
Public places watered;
Soaking exposure

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Dark passing clouds
Loiter and linger;
Tears from heaven

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Rainy debris
Dry leaves soaked;
Earthy tea brew

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Takeaway meal
Local gourmet touch;
Sensorial pleasures

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Two crows sit
Rain drenched;
Tree branch...

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Categories: takeaway, change,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member EXPOSURE


Black panther 
Striped tiger;
Stray cats challenge

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Takeaway meal
Fast food dinner;
Family feast

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Street bazaar
New offerings greet;
Dazzling array

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Crowded mall
Strangers congregate;
Celebrities entertain

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Busy walkway crowd
Strange faces meet;
Loneliness loiters

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Tired old couple
Sun drenched...

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Categories: takeaway, change,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member IDEAS HERE


Arc of sure light
Sunrise in a flash;
Emergent horizon

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Street corner commotion
Detour signage shouts;
Road excavation

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Fruit stall vendor
Familiar offerings tempt;
Seasonal fruits

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Emporium crowd
Oriental handicrafts;
Curious array

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Smoky haze pollutes
Grey sunscreen patch;
Coughing...

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Categories: takeaway, change,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member HAIKU ZEST


Winsome boy looks
Styles a quick peek;
Then goes to school

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In still moments
A touch of joy;
Another year succeeds

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Zest in a fest
Breeze sure ease;
Wake joy profound

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Brisk as s...

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Categories: takeaway, change,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member GREEN BAMBOO

Airy alcove
Sunbeams streaming;
Dusty illumination

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Nocturnal lizards
Live ceiling panorama;
Fluid feasting

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Aviary cacophony
Endless conversations;
Lost in translation

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September configures
Sunny rain and autumn moon;
Mooncake festival

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Newspaper headlines
Day after day agonising;
Missing flight enroute

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Busy feet...

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Categories: takeaway, beauty,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member SPARKLE

Heavy downpour
Wet departure;
Final moments

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A family death
Sorrowful faces;
Painful hollow

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Hands heavy
Supermart groceries;
Rainy way home

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Hurl of new day
Voices call;
Outside in

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Teary feelings
Late goodbyes;
Gone forever

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Sparkle here
Boulevard trees;
Welcome home

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Tea house culture
Invigorating...

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Categories: takeaway, change,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member THE WAY 3



Arc of rising moon
Distant silhouettes;
Evening settles down

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So often it happens
Notice the same broadcast;
Self-talk feeds amusement

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Evening hurries briskly
TV sitcom serenades;
Eyes glued to instant charm

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Meal time harvest...

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Categories: takeaway, change,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member MOMENTO


November plays
With rainy moods;
Overcast sky


Audience gathers
Teenagers align;
Protocol dictates


School talk moment
Share the writer's way;
Story persuasion


Curious faces
Sit and stare blankly;
Open box mystery


Play wit and urge
Thirteen-year olds;
"Do what...

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Categories: takeaway, blessing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member MYTH MYTH MYTH
Mix motions more
Yield youthful yore
Timeless truth teach
Hurl healthy hitch


Meet migrant May
Yoke yesterdays
Thrill touch today
Heap hope's hurray


Mind moves matter
Youth yields yonder
True takeaway
Heaves hideaway


Maze movements moan
Your yields...

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Categories: takeaway, devotion, myth,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member BUZZY BUZZ

Dog eat dog world
Awakes to new dawn;
Paradoxical gains


Words and yet more
Empty words dilute;
Cold comfort frozen


Headlines sensation
Bad news in vogue;
Catchy decadence


Muse upon feeling
Profound thought;
Self-realization lights


Mood swings...

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Categories: takeaway, change,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member AHA HAIKU 13


AHA HAIKU 13


Songbird psalm
Balcony duet;
Cheery cold morning

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Squirrel escapades
Up and down and up;
Curious zigzag

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Quick footsteps surge
By parkway bench;
Eyes far away

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Old man sits
Stares at people;
Solitary wonder

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Chocolate ganache...

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Categories: takeaway, change,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member THOUGHTS



Pulse and impulse
Silence screams;
No one hears

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Rainy charades
Wet window panes;
Blurry outlook

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Heavenly delights
Somnolent siesta;
Slumber grooms well

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Cat on ledge
Surveys territory;
Keen watchfulness

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Midnight noises
Street commotion;
Traffic dispute

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Blur movement
Darkness draws near;
Nightmare horror

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Simple...

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Categories: takeaway, change,
Form: Haiku
Antipodean Autumn
Riotous, raucous —
Rainbow parrots’ feathers fly.
Acrobatic clowns

Three great crows regard
The thrown away takeaway —
Keen, sharp, purposeful.

Butcherbirds on wire
Bowing and fluting in turn
A twilight concert.

Black wings...

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Categories: takeaway, autumn, bird,
Form: Haiku
Escape From The Planet Of The Apes
Midnight plus fifteen, the streets come alive,
Spilling tattooed mobs, teeming motion-blurred
From the bars, karate and kung-fu moves in car parks
And upon telephone kiosk phone books.

Kebabs...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: takeaway, life, people, places, social, time, planet,
Form: Blank verse
hippopotamus having hyperactivity
Hyperthermia can be caused by standing in slip streams in sluice dumps. It never really fails if ice water can run a lake from a...

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Categories: takeaway, beauty,
Form: I do not know?
Breath of Love
You came into my life one cold March day
My life changed completely in every way
Mesmerised by your beautiful blue eyes
We were inseparable and time just...

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Categories: takeaway, life, love, relationship,
Form: Rhyme
Homeward Bound
I can’t wait for the day I’m home,
But where is home?

Is it a past memory of childhood of the family sitting around the living room...

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Categories: takeaway, anniversary, childhood, daughter, faith, family, father,
Form: Free verse