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Best Tread Lightly Poems

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Premium Member Tread Lightly
Choose not the path down trodden trail, 
for broad the road that leads to hell. 
Nor dance the night in Devil's arms, 
fire that burns...

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Categories: tread lightly, fear, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Walk Slowly, Tread Lightly, Voice Kindly, Hold Tightly
Walk Slowly, Tread Lightly, Voice Kindly, Hold Tightly


Walk slowly, Life with its deep mysteries awaits;
 For within the moment Time breathes and dies
Spur gently, racing...

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Categories: tread lightly, appreciation, art, assonance, beauty,
Form: Rhyme
Tread Lightly
My green garden grows
Beautiful and bountiful;
Tread lightly friend slug.
...

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Categories: tread lightly, life, nature
Form: Haiku
Inside my head- for contest
Hello there, do please come inside- no need to wipe your feet
excuse the mess, I fear you'll find it isn't very neat.
This place is always...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tread lightly, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Midnight walk
Vibrant twilight colours drain
from transcending skies.
Black velvet blankets remain;
luminous stars rise.

Tread lightly, darkness is here.
Such an eerie night,
promise me to remain near;
be my guiding light.

Shadows...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tread lightly, love, night, romantic, romantic
Form: Rhyme



Yesterday's Candle
Don't be ashamed of yesterday..
We took chances in times of disarray..

Built bridges that we can't cross alone..
Through narrow paths to lead us home..

Forks in the...

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Categories: tread lightly, life
Form: Couplet
Premium Member My White Lace Tablecloth
I washed my white lace tablecloth and hung it out to dry
The bleach did the best it could-it was worth the try
'Though no one else...

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Categories: tread lightly, family, forgiveness, friendship, inspirational,
Form: Narrative
Tread Softly
*Inspired by the famous line of William Butler Yeats
"Tread softly because you tread on my dreams" 


Tread softly because you tread on my dreams*
Tread slowly...

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Categories: tread lightly, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member UNDERSTANDING POETRY
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© Judy Ball  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tread lightly, on writing and words,
Form: Quatrain
If You Would Change The World
Take care, for what you plant
will later be your harvest
Sweet or bitter, it's your choice my friend
Cast not forth seeds of anger
nor bitterness nor fear
The...

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Categories: tread lightly, allegory, garden, life, love,
Form: Rhyme
Beware the Mocking Jay
~ Monotetra form ~

No man's eyes will ever conceive
the things another mind may weave
If this counsel you don't believe
You are naïve    You...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tread lightly, introspection,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member What if This Is Hell
What if this is hell
What if we are the dead
It makes sense
The murders, the rapes, the sorrow

I do believe it is a possibility,
So I am...

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Categories: tread lightly, art, philosophy, poets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Scarred Soul Impressions

The window to my soul's barred ~
I had left it open once,
but you did not tread lightly,
you stepped all over my heart 
and crushed my...

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© Jo Daniel  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tread lightly, love hurts,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Wolf, Coyote, Fox and Hound
The Wolf

The wolf guards her brood,
Bones of trespassers before,
Death to the unwarned!

My snarl says it all,
The wolf rules this land, no doubt,
Tread lightly, my friend.

The...

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Categories: tread lightly, animals
Form: Haiku
Bedtime loving
(ohw! ohw! ohwwwww!)
The wolves are out tonight.
“Tread lightly”, echoes father’s words,
“and stay clear of their sight”.

Excited by, my first hallo
to stars and moon so bright.
Excited...

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Categories: tread lightly, nursery rhyme,
Form: Epic
Premium Member It's not the cup but the coffee within
It's not the cup but the coffee within.
Arabica beans, fair trade
organic and shade grown
often from a woman's cooperative in Peru
then roasted in small batches
by a...

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Categories: tread lightly, drink,
Form: Free verse
Leave No Trace (motto)
Tread lightly on the earth - you are walking on the back of your own children's  future

inspired by Sierra Club and Brian Strand's contest...

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Categories: tread lightly, philosophy
Form: Monoku
Gentle Soul
Gentle Soul

  
You have a gentleness about you
That comes from deep within your heart
I can feel the sweetness in your soul
Like a yearning whisper...

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Categories: tread lightly, love, romantic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 'Twas The Day After Christmas
'Twas the day after Christmas and all was not well.
Even the resident mouse dare not stray far from its cell!
The family was snowbound due gale...

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Categories: tread lightly, christmas, day, family, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Ghost Dance Part IV
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Categories: tread lightly, conflict, dance, history, native
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Goddess of Nature, A Visit
The Goddess of Nature, A Visit

The depth of the journey ventured!
Across the vast plains I glide: the sky beaming down upon my back.
This my trek--...

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Categories: tread lightly, beautiful, celebration, dedication, imagery,
Form: Free verse
A missive from the damned to whoever have a little time to spend with this nonsense - Page 2
But now, I wonder "Will I have the bravery to follow?"
Demise shall follow if I am to attain redemption and cleanness of my sins that...

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Categories: tread lightly, angst, confusion, dark, death,
Form: Narrative
down the straight and narrow
So Malcolm has been flirting,
like a player with next to no faith             ...

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Categories: tread lightly, vanity, youth,
Form: Rhyme
afresh
Never were words
so quietly and powerfully
uttered with my
breath

than when I 
admitted that, 
yes,
I do indeed
love you

and I will follow
and lead
and tread lightly
and run hard

be both...

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Categories: tread lightly, love,
Form: Free verse
The Whimsical Life
Life is a Janus-faced Siren,
The Death’s nemesis,
The soul’s swan song,
A black widow, 
A shimmering mirage,
A fleeting moment in time,
A trickster, A temptress,
An elusive chimera,
A heart...

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Categories: tread lightly, life,
Form: Free verse