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Best What Goes Up Poems

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Premium Member What Goes Up
What goes up must come down, but what Blair,
a disgusting dude, threw in the air
was not too appealing.
What stuck to the ceiling -
not to come...

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Categories: what goes up, humorous,
Form: Limerick



WHAT GOES UP MUST COME DOWN
The grass is green and the sky is blue
The sun is hot and the rain wets you
As the sun rises the day is new
This we're...

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Categories: what goes up, life,
Form: Rhyme
What Goes Up Must Come Down
Fly
high
above
Consequence.
Make your great escape
on a psychedelic carpet
through humdrum clouds of mundane life,
to a state of "I don't give a damn" euphoria.
Throw caution to the wind...

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Categories: what goes up, addiction,
Form: Fibonacci
Premium Member What Goes Up, Must Come Down
bouncing pouncing jumping up down    keen   		
somersaults  on  trampoline 				
enthusiasm giggles					
out doing  big brother’s  errs				
bouncing higher...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: what goes up, brother, fun, sister,
Form: Limerick
What goes up, Must come down
Beautiful Lake Erie bound by New York 
Romantic honeymoon, bottle and cork 
It went up with Viagra 
spilled unlike Niagara 
racing fast to arrive before...

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© Judy Konos  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: what goes up, race,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member What Goes Up, Must Come Down Contest
What Goes Up, Must Come Down
Sponsor: Catie Lindsey

~Different beliefs can be a blessing~

He was born on a chilly Saturday afternoon, sweet boy with lots of...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: what goes up, angel, birth, cancer, grandchild, heaven,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member What goes up
Must come down . . .  

     I once had a cat called   L O V E
Love liked...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: what goes up, cat,
Form: Free verse



What goes up, Must come down
In that spark, at summit
When sky is just on the way and is not the limit
Like lime being squeezed out of last drop of juice
As...

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Categories: what goes up, beauty, philosophy, truth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE WHEEL HAS COME FULL CIRCLE
What goes up must come down. 
No colors can define who you are. 
You may own a cart or limousine. 
We'll still reach the end...

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Categories: what goes up, faith, god, imagery, life, people, wisdom,
Form: Blank verse
Cliche Confusion
They say "money makes the world go round" I really don't understand 
I thought it was a magnetic field not something made by man 

They...

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Categories: what goes up, funnyheart, heart,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Kite - For Contest
The Kite


It was great fun at the Jersey Shore
     flying our kite up high and away.
It is said, 'what goes up,...

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Categories: what goes up, beach, fun,
Form: Quatrain
For You My Brothers And Sisters With Love
love is vital
 if you find it fight for it
 we give up too quickly on our partners
 
we need to be in touch with...

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Categories: what goes up, love, drug,
Form: Narrative
Behind The Smile
You see her smile, and she seems alright.
But what you don’t see is that she is crying inside
You think if she is sad, why doesn't...

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Categories: what goes up, life, love, sad, song-teen, uplifting, people,
Form: Lyric
SUNSET vs' SUNRISE
SUNSET  vs'  SUNRISE 

** Sunset **
The afterglow flame 
Creeping under the cold creek 
Daylight, gone again

** Soap Dish **
Daytime TV blues
Tune in tomorrows...

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Categories: what goes up, art, nature, , Lullaby,
Form: Haiku
We Chased A Star Around the Moon
He waits for me in my dreams each night
I hear his soft neigh when he catches sight
of me. I am only a tiny little slip...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: what goes up, fantasy, horse,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Coastal Sunset --- Haiku
coastal sunset -
dropping into the sea also
the juggler's ball



Written February 23rd, 2016
For the What Goes Up, Must Come Down Contest hosted by Catie Lindsey...

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Categories: what goes up, beach, devotion, image, imagination, nature, peace,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Unquotable quotes - VI
Unquotable quotes – VI

(Note : A good many of the « epigrams » in this sequence of quotes are a take off on other well-known...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: what goes up, environment, fun, humor, humorous, religion, word
Form: Epigram
Premium Member God of PlayTime Loves
I know nothing brighter than disdain
for algebra’s insane fascination with irrational outcomes,
dissonating my natural empathy
with harmonic blends and rhythms,
patterns of fore-giving symmetry.

By contrast,
the only math...

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Categories: what goes up, earth, earth day, god, humor, love,
Form: Prose Poetry
Crooked cross
You pried your way deep into their pain and into their pockets
With wickedness and words you popped the lock and opened up Pandoras box
Fueled by...

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Categories: what goes up, bible, corruption,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Cosmic Curiosity:
If we could cross the sunset skies,
We'd never need a place to lie,
Finding ourselves above all else,
We could fly until the end of time.

But what...

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© White Wolf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: what goes up, space, star, stars, universe,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member We Tao the Resonant-Revolution
What goes up
must come down.
What goes out
must come in.
What goes before
must come behind.
What folds
must unfold.
When time is knotted
it must unknot.
When space explains radiantly
convexly
then time implies...

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Categories: what goes up, joy, love, math, nature, peace, psychological,
Form: Free verse
Circus Clowns
After spending a night on the town
and drinking ale - a hearty dark brown,
we were feeling sooo frisky,
tried moves a bit too risky,
quickly learned: What...

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© George Aul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: what goes up, humor,
Form: Limerick
The day you became nothing but a memory
And one day when the world has noting to show
All the plants died and the oceans has dried up
The memory of animals ever existed would...

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Categories: what goes up, absence, birth, care, depression, emotions, forgiveness,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Chaotic Disorder- Prejudice

          What goes up- Must come down- Unless you are upside down.

    ...

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Categories: what goes up, confusion, discrimination, emotions, prejudice,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tao of Balancing Time
Father solar systemic SunTime
and Mother Earth's Space
regenerated RNA fractally regenerate spacetime,
reiteratively sensed
echoing through our dipolar DNA fueled
omniscientific
omnisciently empowering
Right hemispheric temporal memory
of Information's Harmonic String RootSystemic...

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Categories: what goes up, computer, confusion, culture, earth, nature, power,
Form: Free verse