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Best Toe The Line Poems

Below are the all-time best Toe The Line poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of toe the line poems written by PoetrySoup members


Driving Under The Influence
“Your honor, after consulting with the District Attorney, we have agreed to a plea bargain agreement. The father, mother and sisters of the victim have...

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Categories: toe the line, death, political, thanks,
Form: Quatrain



Formal Ambitions
The rule book
Of Society rules
We either live by the rules
Or be ruled unfit:

Toe the line
Walk that fine line
Keep in line
But never cross the line;

Speak up
Speak...

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© deb radke  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: toe the line, social
Form: Free verse
Concrete Cowboy
   He was born too late to be, 
What he knows he is in his soul, 
And though he’s quite accomplished, 
Sometimes he...

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Categories: toe the line, cowboy-western, faith, life, people, time, time,
Form: Cowboy
Chickening Out
Morning coffee, read the paper, brush your teeth and make the bed
Start the car up, drive to work with endless chatter in your head.
Rhythm’s just...

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Categories: toe the line, business, life, on work and working,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Never Take Life Too Serious


Screw the rules is the motto I live by
Too old to toe the line
So sue me and then just try to collect
Won't be alive to...

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Categories: toe the line, life,
Form: Narrative
Yea baby on a universal scalerole and on its entity, u know the rest
Hi keep me in your visage,
keep me in your sociostew
quote me in a passage
or hey, F U
themes, ideas, sonnets, 
mambypamby contrivances set to words
tell me...

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Categories: toe the line, betrayal, corruption, education, future, love, parents,
Form: Free verse
Contest desperation
There once was a sponsor named Brian
Whose goal was to fierce toe the line.
But then he met Nancy
who's whims caught his fancy.
Now declaring her win...

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Categories: toe the line, on writing and words,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member My Ten Grands and More
One of my grandsons, name of Benjamin
He likes eating toast made with cinnamon
But uses his wits
To not eat his grits
Then excuses himself like a gentleman

Charlie...

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Categories: toe the line, familyme,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member She Done Me Wrong
Every time I turn the radio on I hear a feller's plaintive song,
About his achin' heart and how his woman done him wrong!
How they once...

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Categories: toe the line, funny, lost loveheart, woman, heart,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Double Trouble Preacher's Twins
As preacher’s daughters we had to toe the line,
But sometimes our halo slipped and we weren’t too divine.
When my twin sister and I were 15...

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Categories: toe the line, father, funny, humorous, religious, sister, teenage,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member My doctor and other lunatics

We once had a doctor called Boole
Who hated to look like a fool.
If his diagnosis was wrong
His face grew so long
It made me feel positively...

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Categories: toe the line, funny love, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member King 'Enry The VIIIth
King 'Enry of The 'Ouse of Tudor ruled merrie olde England, the mighty and the meek.
'E was quite obese in 'is elder years and threw...

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Categories: toe the line, funnyengland,
Form: Rhyme
A Terrible Day at the Office
A Terrible Day at the Office

By Elton Camp

Robert awoke feeling really fine
Soon, at work, he’d toe the line

Traffic was very heavy that day
“You’re late,” the...

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© Elton Camp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: toe the line, angst, work, work,
Form: Rhyme
PUSHY PARENTING
You create them
You give birth to them
You nurture them
You raise them
All the while seeking to rearrange them
For you insist on always owning them

Kids are forever
Children...

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Categories: toe the line, abuse, betrayal, children, dedication, depression, identity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member We Complain
We Complain
By Franklin Price
7/16/2015

We complain about the President.
We complain about the Hill.
We complain about all government; 
I guess we always will.

There's a lot there to...

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Categories: toe the line, care, culture, political, recovery from, rights,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Unique As Each Other


Where is it written, we must all toe the line
Act like clones and worship the same shrine
Those of good cheer
People far and near
Unique as each...

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Categories: toe the line, uplifting,
Form: Limerick
Confused
Struggling with adversity
searching for diversity
Whats it all meant to be
Life in all its entirety
Just a shadow in time
Going through the motions
trying to toe the line
Just...

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Categories: toe the line,
Form: I do not know?
Blinded by tears or ignorance
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thoughts of emotional detachment
yet I'm so happy that I cried
how selfish of me
to take joy in sadness

their eyes filled with hope
the sparkle...

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© Bob shank  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: toe the line, life, people, sad, joy,
Form: Free verse
My Old Man



My Old Man

I don’t believe in miracles
Santa Clause and such
Only wish it all were true
I wouldn’t ask for much

For if truth were only known
we all...

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Categories: toe the line, creation, dad, god,
Form: Rhyme
Compasses
A compass is an instrument that guides.
Using this technology the ancients followed the stars outside.
We as Christians in this world have lost our moral compass.
Teaching...

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Categories: toe the line, faith, father, god, world, lost, faith,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Temptation
The pastor's sermon was quite clear on the matter of temptation.
He held our attention - no one went to sleep in that congregation!
As usual, it...

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Categories: toe the line, faithme,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Only 29
Had another birthday wow thats 29
You would think by now i would toe the line
Nope thats just impossible i love to jump and shout
Swing on...

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Categories: toe the line, funny, girl,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Game of Life
To live is to take a chance
each day we have many choices
is our life preordained?
the paths already written?

Or are we just balsam
blown hither and tither
when...

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Categories: toe the line, life,
Form: Verse
Faces
I see there judgement 
I see there anger
I am how I am
I thrive off the danger
To go where others wont
To stand strong a nomad a...

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Categories: toe the line, character, confidence, culture, dedication, devotion, freedom,
Form: Free verse
Swimming against the Tide
Swimming Against the Tide

The easy option tempts us into going with the flow,
To drift downstream, and gently dream, there is no need to row.
As life...

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Categories: toe the line, analogy, appreciation, character,
Form: Rhyme