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Best Wet Blanket Poems

Below are the all-time best Wet Blanket poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of wet blanket poems written by PoetrySoup members


Wet Blanket
“Wet blankets, give them all”
Captain of flight X
ordered the crew
as he wrapped himself
with warm woolen blanket
When asked he said
“but this is a towel
used in bathrooms
if...

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Categories: wet blanket, africa, power, satire,
Form: Free verse



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The power I yearn to catch

A surplus beauty overflowing hearts
Dew settles, sprinkled gently a wet blanket

Star leather leads me into unknown territory
My senses are imprisoned...

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Categories: wet blanket, beauty, emotions, nature,
Form: Free verse
Thunderstruck Sunshine
The clouds shook
A thick, black, very wet blanket out
In the Southeastern quadrant 
Of the New Mexico firmament,
Complete with lightning
And growling, crackling,
Massive basso-profundo sound effects,
Inviting the...

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Categories: wet blanket, allegory, fantasy, children, friendship, funny, happiness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 'When souls are connected'
 
It was a warm January 1st,
but now as evening falls,
it is raining and so cold.

We walk along silently,
I am lost in my thoughts,
we have...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wet blanket, love,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member - Perfect Balance -
The power I yearn to catch

A surplus beauty overflowing hearts
Dew settles, sprinkled gently a wet blanket

Star leather leads me into unknown territory
My senses are imprisoned...

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Categories: wet blanket, beautiful, beauty, dream, faith, heart, magic,
Form: Free verse



Morning anthem
An annual muster   
Of black and yellow honey-eaters 
Chattering and tweeting 
Brought in the dawn this morning 
Against the backdrop 
Of a grey...

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Categories: wet blanket, art, music, nature, morning,
Form: Free verse
HIV IS A JUDGEMENT
Kisses good-bye;  waved out the door.
Sitting at the shore.  The water is still rolling.
You want to know how much longer I'll be here...

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Categories: wet blanket, death, family, introspection, life, loss
Form: Prose Poetry
Last Breath
LAST BREATH
by Mithiran Ravindran

Like a humungous fish,
I am made for the sea,
My fins go swish
My body weaves through the cascading waves
For the previously crystal-clear sea...

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Categories: wet blanket, death, life, ocean,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Fog
Der Nebel haengt in der Luft

It hangs in the air
like a wet blanket
muting the mystery
as if you could
clouding the reality
with vague images
your eyes strain to
make...

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© Uwe Stroh  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wet blanket, allusion, anxiety, art,
Form: Free verse
Sallys Ghost
Well SALLY'S corpse is in the graveyard
But her ghost clings to me like an old wet
Blanket...maybe it's because I treated her
Like dirt when she was...

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© Bo Lanier  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wet blanket, death, grave, october,
Form: Free verse
From Now on
From now on
I will dance as if on fire -
And when I say on fire – I mean sporadic dancing is the only form I...

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© Sammy Dee  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wet blanket, angst, anxiety, beautiful, cinderella, confidence, creation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Free advice to those who would be King from the THIRUK-KURAL with Notes
Free advice to those* who would be King from the THIRUK-KURAL with notes
[*like presidents and prime ministers of declining (falling or fallen) nations]

K381: padaikudi kuulamaiccu...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wet blanket, america, natural disasters, paris, patriotic, people,
Form: Epigram
Longing and belongings
It's not without reason that it rained that day.
Those winter clouds were paler than my dead
grandmother's face. The wet blanket, which
the morning air wrapped around...

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Categories: wet blanket, conflict, feelings, i am, longing, love,
Form: Free verse
the mermaid and her lover
The mermaid and her Lover. 

The mermaid is so sad her head just above water, 
she had a raw sardine for her lunch, it was...

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Categories: wet blanket, humor, love,
Form: Sonnet
A Thunderstorm
The rainclouds loom over the town
Like a cold, grayish wet blanket
That soon will unleash and rain down
its wrathful torrent in buckets.
I’ve seen this many times...

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Categories: wet blanket, naturerain, rain,
Form: Rhyme
DIRE GUILT
It fills my heart all day long
Sometimes I ask what have done wrong
What it is, I can’t deliver with my tongue


Most times I get them...

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Categories: wet blanket, abuse, analogy, farewell, fate, gothic, grief,
Form: Concrete
Sallys Ghost
Well SALLY'S corpse is in the graveyard
But her ghost clings to me like an old wet
Blanket...maybe it's because I treated her
Like dirt when she was...

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© Bo Lanier  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wet blanket, death, grave, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sedation
It’s morning and darkness dawns on the shadowy recesses of her soul.
Voices from afar, echo through the hollow emptiness,
Yet cannot penetrate her comprehension.
Sorrow has befriended...

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Categories: wet blanket, addiction, anger, dark, psychological,
Form: Free verse
Sonnet 18--About That Summer Day
Why compare thee to a summer day?
What mean they with such a dull word?
Days of summer are usually gray
And hazy and overcast and blurred.

Do they...

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© Wayne Muri  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wet blanket, romance,
Form: I do not know?
Panic
Insanity embedded onto you like a wet blanket on a cold night
Your breathe sharper than a daggers tip
Words seep into you like the kiss of...

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Categories: wet blanket, angst, anxiety, conflict, fear, hurt, imagery,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Warm Days of Spring
When a Winter long dies and Spring arrives
And the sun grows close to the naked eye
You'll hear dulcet sounds of mourning dove cries
In dawn's wet...

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Categories: wet blanket, spring,
Form: Sonnet
Cocoon of Forgetfulness

Painless metamorphosis,
wrapped in precious memories fading
No more chrysalis tears formed on the inside,
only blank stares
leading idle long flights to nowhere ... 
Vacant whims drifting on...

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Categories: wet blanket, identity, memory, mental illness, sad,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Rain!
It was the first big rain today,
I woke to hear the comforting,
pit-pat, pit-pat, at my window.

After getting dressed,
we were ready to go get our coffee.
Stepping...

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Categories: wet blanket,
Form: I do not know?
The Mist
The world is all white,
Distance veiled from sight,
Swirling vapours of mist
Just what I had wished

As I’m hidden from view
By this mist that I grew
Shielding my...

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Categories: wet blanket, imagination, life, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
I have free film in the house
like a wet blanket
my husband falls on bed
after marathon with bottles

...

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Categories: wet blanket, marriage, satire,
Form: Triolet