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Best Tallow Poems

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Premium Member In The Tallow Days
Tallow made candles, and Middle English used to spell the word as 'candels'.

candle or candel -
back in the past with the last -

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© Julia Ward  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tallow, light,
Form: Haibun

Tallow Tree
One of your relatives sprouted behind my house
Cut it down twice...fat chance
Ended up damaging my half paid for home
I wanted revenge, so I resorted to...

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Categories: tallow, nature, tree,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Thirsty Love

As a young boy
    I watch with interest the small man
   Wolf Hunter - a wise father of the hunt


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Categories: tallow, love, lust,
Form: Narrative
Sailors Follow
Those stars that sailors follow
Guiding less the sea to swallow

And the night seas black as tar
Beyond the wave a land afar

Halyards taught, blocks in tallow

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Categories: tallow, seastars,
Form: Heroic Couplets
Fawning Meadow
Nature's, anesthetizing beauty held 
tightly in escrow
'Til on tendered form its heavenly 
charm can bestow

Fair maiden strides through 
manicured meadow
In her lovely essence, the enchanted...

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Categories: tallow, beauty,
Form: Couplet

Cupid's Arrow
No hearts and flowers for me on Valentine's Day,
so Cupid, don't take aim with your arrows.
My heart will not allow love to sweep me away.


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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tallow, emotions,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member The Dirt Gobblins
I always wondered where the dirt came from, cleaning had me in a rut.
I don’t allow shoes inside, and with air conditioning, I keep the...

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Categories: tallow, adventure, fantasy, house, husband, imagination,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Indian Giver Of Life
The Indian Healer gathered willow
Dried medicinal bark like dried tallow
When fever came to the camp
Small dose when with fever damp
Relieves many of tribe from the...

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Categories: tallow, education, life, native american, nature
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Osage Sunset
I imagine the echo of the once thundering herds,
Before the Bison succumbed to the tallow vats.
I listen for symphonies of the missing songbirds,
That made the...

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© Tom Wright  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tallow, faith, inspirational, nature, nostalgia,
Form: Lyric
To my Friends in the Society of the Soup
May you all have a serendipitous, serene Sunday
and an immeasurably magnanimous Monday,
Would that the tallow of your Tuesday be tantalizing
wielding the wonders of  Wednesday...

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Categories: tallow, friendship,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member SELF INFLICTED - for contest
Self Inflicted

The wounds were “self-inflicted”
unmindful of the pain
that surged within the shattered soul
a never ending rain.

The priest in sanctimonious lie
anointed, blessed, and prayed
the parish nodded...

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Categories: tallow, abuse, power, religion,
Form: Verse
Matthew Scott Harris Unmasks ha ha ha Halloween - part 2
frankly zapped after wildly oscillating
in tandem with seven bobble heads and ten French horns)
a devilish trumpeting event
by pre-Christian Celtic festival standards
with a “proto” Don twick...

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Categories: tallow, addiction, autumn, candy, childhood, children, kids,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 'A Dead Man's Skull
A wicked wick of tallow lit
witch's sacrifice remit,
smoky tapered candles fit
in a dead man's skull a writ.

Eyes ablaze Satan permits,
the single soul to rest a...

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Categories: tallow, mystery,
Form: Monorhyme

Nestle between dancing trees
a rock bed creek
leaks out to the beckoning sea
leaving abandoned thongs 
peeking through the sands of time.

A proud lizard...

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Categories: tallow, beauty, butterfly, emotions, inspirational, jewish, spiritual,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member People of Color
People of Color

“People of color”- indeed!  How absolutely ridiculous! 'I am “people of color”'!!! My eyes are blue like a summer sky, azure like...

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Categories: tallow, anti bullying, discrimination, god, humanity, identity,
Form: Free verse
Past Recollection
Another poem that I wrote alone,
Another one that blossomed from woe.
Will this be the last poem I'll writ?
The gift from the Goddess thrown in a...

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Categories: tallow, death, depression, emo, suicide,
Form: Rhyme
Little Kids And candlelight
Shadows flicker and dance
Faint the glimmer 
Of candlelight flame
Frantically dancing 
As if to keep 
Darkness at bay

Not e’en a tap dance
Upon taper of tallow
Nor whispered...

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Categories: tallow, children, day, light,
Form: Prose Poetry
Winter Woodland
Winter's icy streams funnel low
Frosty beams on pine needles 
A menacing wind seeps 
through thatched window
Below, fibrous carpet cloaked 
with satin plateau
Snowy wood with furry...

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Categories: tallow, nature
Form: Rhyme
Light leavens leaden doors.

Genealogies of genocide are lost
      in long night rides through thistled trees,

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© Glen Enloe  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tallow, angst, childhood, death, faith, introspection, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
' Masculine Majesty ... ' Medieval # 2
           ‘ Masculine  Majesty … ’ 

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Categories: tallow, adventure, fantasy, girlfriend-boyfriend, husband, imagination, introspection,
Form: Light Verse
' Legendary ... ' ( Part 4 (of) 4)
‘ Legendary …’  ( Part  4 (of) 4 ) 

Now, that the Maiden was Unaided, Quickly, ‘He’ Located, Her Craftily
Beth, was in A...

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Categories: tallow, adventure, fantasy, girlfriend-boyfriend, history, imagination, life,
Form: Ballad
somber annuals
eyes of sunken hollow
skin stretched thin as tallow
stooping for a coin
so shallow
and falling
for that pretty shimmer
hammered with a faierie's splinter
pupil eyeing in the snow
so shallow...

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Categories: tallow, angst, anniversary, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Post partum memories
in an Afghan 
woven by my step grandmother's 
thin spindly fingers, 
I am 
warmer than the womb 
then the 
pale yellow grey 
wall paper...

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Categories: tallow, caregiving, childhood, mother, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse
Autumn with rustling red and brittle brown,
Time weighing heavily as honey oozes;
Or as silently as the sun goes down
With no birds singing as all nature...

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Categories: tallow, beauty,
Form: Sonnet
Cadaverous Climate Controlled Cave Creature
(Idea engendered from Lombok earthquake: Indonesia)

Nary a chink of illumination pierces thru
thick cavernous rock solid chamber home
     to this crepuscular anchorite,

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Categories: tallow, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Epic