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Best Tamped Poems

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


Premium Member Does Anyone Care
I know you're out there
    I can hear you ... typing, rat-a-tat-tat
      I echo it, but place...

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Categories: tamped, appreciation, introspection, poetry, society, wisdom, writing,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Gingko Tree
"To hold as 'twere, the mirror up to nature. "
William Shakespeare," Hamlet 1601."


Long ago another planted you,	
My cherished Ginkgo tree.
She tamped you in so carefully
And...

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Categories: tamped, natureold, tree, old, tree,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Mein Kampf My Struggle
…the seeds of neo-Nazism are germinating  
Markus Nierth, former mayor of Tröglitz, Germany 2015

Germany’s rock candy windows and cookie like shingles make seeing the...

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Categories: tamped, anxiety, racism, , atheist,
Form: Haibun
mount, saddle, weapon, rider
final dismount, final ride
pasture waits for dappled roan
girth mark of the lonely byways
lather from the battles flown
dew eyed weary, spinal backed
stumble step'd and nostril blown...

stirrup...

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Categories: tamped, metaphor, veterans day, war,
Form: Heroic Couplets
Traumatic experience
Here we hid when we heard
A knock strongly---a sudden clattered upon the ground
Everyone indoor shrieked, trembled
Out...     out.....    ...

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Categories: tamped, allegory, anxiety, bereavement, drug,
Form: Rhyme



Ashamed

                 Ashamed
   I see what you have...

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© Erin C.C.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tamped, conflict, confusion, encouraging, jealousy, lonely,
Form: Prose Poetry
Empty Playground
What later will be filled with squeals
And peals of childish laughter,
In desolation thus reveals
What comes before and after.

The vacant swings, with chains unclasped,
Hang waiting, so...

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Categories: tamped, introspection, urban,
Form: Rhyme
Glean the Fields 1
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© James Long  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tamped, inspirationalme, may, me,
Form: Prose Poetry
Gardens
Seeds of remembrance.
Bulbs and tubers
tamped under soil,
a burial that isn’t death. 
...

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Categories: tamped, nature
Form: Free verse
AQ50
They say that any dream is organised around a wish.
That a dream can often be the fulfilment of a wish.
Last night I dreamt.  I...

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Categories: tamped, allegory, allusion, analogy, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
~ (~) ~ Under Shelter of Campfires (Part #1 of 2)~ (~) ~
""Ricky Don't Lose-That Number, circumstantial-possibly."

""Cause and-effect; all-them-offered written around the rules of the Bible... all-of it
now-ruling.

Yes written around-walked on trampled upon tamped-down-deep in-within melded into...

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© James Long  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tamped, inspirational
Form: Prose Poetry
Time's Palmistry

Between your fingers slip the diamonds of each day;
Seconds, minutes, hours as well
Are strewn like cinders in the muddy mire away,
Tamped and trampled where they...

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© Steve Eng  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tamped, introspection
Form: Verse
Premium Member How Do We Continue
How do we continue? 

When etched indelibly upon our being, 

are the scars  from love that has been abandoned. 

When the loss chafes the...

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Categories: tamped, lost love
Form: Free verse
The Day the World Fell Apart
It was unseasonably
warm for Winter
sun shone bright
cool breeze blowing
but not even cold
and I was
just walking
along, not knowing
the world, as we knew it
was about to come...

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Categories: tamped, depression, grief, how i feel, moving
Form: Free verse
Ode to my pipe
ODE TO MY PIPE

Whomsoever doth smoke this pipe,
Should be prepared for an easier life,
For the stress and strain of the troubled soul
Are as but vapour...

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Categories: tamped, stress, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme
~ Poem the 1st Chap. Inspired Bye ~ Part #7
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 ~ Your benignity...

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© James Long  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tamped, upliftingme, may, me,
Form: Prose Poetry
Is That It
Translated by Przemyslaw Musialowski 2/24/2019

this
went around to the outskirts of the country
and it smells of babyhood
a reminiscence of poems
about the stream and with Konopnicka*
from the...

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Categories: tamped, philosophy, poetry,
Form: Free verse
This is a rubbish poem
This is a rubbish poem!
Since I was old enough to know better,
I was taught not to throw litter.
To scatter rubbish when out and about,
From our...

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Categories: tamped, appreciation, environment, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Snowflakes With Biting Teeth
Beautiful! Sparkly winter magic. Icy crystals smiled at us. A cheer went up.
Children who refused to wake up for school arrived on Deadman’s Hill by...

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Categories: tamped, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade,
Form: Free verse
~ Glean the Fields ~
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© James Long  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tamped, inspirationalme, may, me,
Form: Prose Poetry
Free association comprises ratiocination
Free association comprises ratiocination...

Bonafide catatonic doggedness,
nevertheless this stubborn stoic poet writ
afore and another feeble effort courtesy
exhaustive mental effort
he brewed den - brought about divine visit
analogously...

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Categories: tamped, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Aloof brother concedes duty evaded
Aloof brother concedes duty evaded...

Foremost gratitude heavenly indebted,
jumbling kindling, linkedin mourning
numbness overlaid, pervaded, quashed,
routed thoroughly undermined vibrant
warbling, when xing yesterday's youth

zigzagging, accompanying blitzkrieg
cleaving deafeningly exploding,
formative...

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Categories: tamped, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Bio
Premium Member Words We Have Invented
Punkisimo
My own nonsense word
Laughter with my muse
Delightedly figuring out meaning
Enthusiastic gang singing on American Idol

Relaxdressica
Created on site, here and now folks
Misunderstood emotions
Tamped down into a...

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Categories: tamped, word play,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Forest Secrets
Secrets well hidden in the forest floor
Tamped way down deep in a garden snake’s tail
Beyond anything beauty had in store
Campfire fires brought on by dark...

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Categories: tamped, nature,
Form: Quatern