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Best Word Play Poems

Below are the all-time best Word Play poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of word play poems written by PoetrySoup members


POETRY FOR POETS: i own this- edition
Well hopefully you've read the last "Poetry for Poets", now here's the one I wanted to write, enjoy...

POETRY FOR POETS 
(I own this- edition)

Poems
more organic...

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Categories: word play, creation, metaphor, poems, poetry,



Premium Member I Am A Poet
The entire world to me is a stage
Every era and every age
Upon which my paper and pen can engage.
I am a poet.

Emotions I’ve captured in...

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Categories: word play, imagery, poetry, poets, word

Premium Member View from the prism of 'ism'
socialism  communism  fascism   despotism
  buddhism  catholicism  hinduism  zoroastrianism  
territorialism  colonialism   imperialism  ...

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Categories: word play, satire, society, truth, word

YOUR BETTER END
YOUR BETTER END

To be
To stare
To contemplate
To risk
To dare
Once and again
To trust
To leap
A Jump of faith
To fall
To land
No one can say
To forgive
To forget
Or try again
To breathe
To...

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Categories: word play,

Premium Member To Be Thrown Overboard Soon
Two scruffy pirates picked me up.
Intending to toss me overboard.
I weighed too much; they were struggling.
True.
They needed to lighten their load.
But I was not going...

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Categories: fun, humorous, word play,

Trayvon Brown
Walk with me,

Don't...SHOOT, 
cuz I don't wanna die young, 
I wanna grow old and have 
a daughter or a son, or maybe both, 
to live...

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Categories: word play, black african american, community,

ONE STEP AT A TIME
adventure, growing up, hip hop, repetition, word play

A ONE STEP AT A TIME ©
Life is but a hopscotch path
Players vying for placement
Rules to follow aground
Tokens...

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Categories: word play, adventure, growing up, hip

Premium Member Spoonerism Poetry: She's Too Titty
She’s too titty to be a preacher.
She can’t even bead a rook.
A rental deceptionist?  Maybe.
At my teeth she once look a took.

As a wean...

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Categories: parody, word play,

Common Sense
Now I’m thinking, while sitting on a chair,
There is something that I would like to share
I fear my mind is dense
Can’t make out common sense
How...

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Categories: word play,

Thoughts On MGK diss, it's just what I noticed
Beard looks weird,
that's a lyrical genius to be feared,
you wrote a 6 year song and got the facts wrong,
fired with the hair and safety still...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: word play, hip hop, humorous, rap,

Alchemy
How do you change a lie into the truth?
Alchemy, dear children ...
this is how it's done, using unverifiable proof
First, you take a sick, dirty lie,
and...

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Categories: word play, corruption, dark, psychological, word

Premium Member On The Bottom Shelf
He made me ponder my greatest fear
not ghosts nor goblins grinning ear to ear
The one that I really fear most 
is the one peering back...

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Categories: word play, angst, conflict, fear, growth,

Premium Member Poetry Thoughts
Poetry Thoughts

I write my poems in a deep thought
with the pain my life dearly bought
Lost, listening to my vanishing muse
this world's whispers I often use!

Words...

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Categories: word play, appreciation, art, beautiful, passion,

Premium Member WEATHER FORECAST
December 2017

Extremely high winds are forecast due to an influx of sprouts over Christmas . My New Year’s resolution to avoid chocolate is not the...

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Categories: word play, humorous, life, weather, word

Rhyme God
Enter the Everest that devastates 
as he never ever rests and demonstrates 
his quick wit picnic of traits that place 
with lickety split flicks on...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: slam, smart, word play,

Kung Fu Wisdom
"Boards don't hit back"  (Bruce Lee).
"Boards do hit back" (Bruised Knee)....

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Categories: humor, word play,

Never Surrender
I'm a grit teeth beginner breaking out the cage,
growing strong and fitter with wit coming of age,
squeezing letters out of lemons got me in a...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: word play, anxiety, character, confidence, conflict,

Clique

Clique ... clique
Peer pressure is a gun
Low self-esteem wanting popularity,
gather together in small clusters
Grapes of wrath ... attack anybody 
who try to break the bind
Verbal...

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Categories: word play, angst, friendship, social, word

Premium Member Knock Knock
Knock, knock who's there in my bathroom?
Jan the princess of posterior interior transfer

Knock, knock who's there not in my hot tub?
Cheryl the magnificent moonlight moon...

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© PAT Adams  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: funny, poets, word play,

Premium Member A Plate of Disorder
A Plate of Disorder

Are you ready to Disorder Sir?
What can I tempt you for a starter,
May I recommend the Turmoil Soup?
Garnished with Havoc Green Tartar.

For...

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© Kevin Shaw  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: word play, anger, confusion, food, mental

Premium Member A Man from Duluth
There once was a man from Duluth
whose habit was spinning the truth.
He had told the same tale
(every day without fail;
'twas getting quite long in the...

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Categories: drink, humor, word play,

Indie Anna Jones

Foxy ponytail got a sharp tongue,
her pretty jade eyes blink-blink lashes 
really cut to the chase

Keep the skirt hounds on the run,
obsession scent spur their...

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Categories: word play, cool, identity, romantic, word

Bad Poem
One day I delivered a poem
one that seemed to be premature
so I swaddled her up
and set her aside
to grow 'til I felt reassured

How she yowled...

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Categories: word play, humor, humorous, silly, word

The Writer In Me
Is a soldier
He uses original paint to avoid crises during his war paintings
To avoid worries he frames experience in simple pictures
He knows tears can erase...

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Categories: word play, art, poets, slam, spoken

RENEGADES FOREVA
  Renegades Foreva!

Renegade teenage rage babes 
thinkin’ they all grown, all knowin’ 
when they seedlin’s barely sown
bleedin’ teenage angst with teenage crankst
always rhymin’ and...

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Categories: word play, growing up, rap, slam,