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Bragging Rights Poems

Bragging Rights Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of bragging rights poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for bragging rights.

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Joy out of a stone
You may not be able to get blood out of a stone,
But if you can remember back to your childhood,
Chances are you will know to get joy out of one.

Remember the different sound different stones brought,
As you listened expectantly for...Read More
Categories: bragging rights, appreciation, art, beautiful, celebration, character, childhood, christmas,
Form: Romanticism

Premium Member Family Thanks 1958
The feet of twenty cousins were trampling and pounding the floor
As my Aunt Pearl's house trembled and suddenly became smaller.
We were racing with the games of 'who could find who' behind the door
While munchkin toddlers all dressed up waddled or...Read More
Categories: bragging rights, blessing, celebration, family, friendship love, happy,
Form: Rhyme
The Facebook club for life
Why not be righteous, stay one of the best
Spill not your beans, keep cards close to your chest
Today you are bounding, fresh in your head
Tomorrow a mind change, you wish you was dead
Your brother is your best friend, you have...Read More
Categories: bragging rights, age,
Form: Rhyme
Let's Make Beef Stew Great Again
Our country is turning to .
And not like a pretty  that your pet cat hid pretty well in his litter box
A Big Fat Obvious Odorous Cow ,
The kind you can smell driving up the gravel road almost a...Read More
Categories: bragging rights, america, corruption, immigration,
Form: Free verse
No Judgement Jamie
No Judgement Jamie always was told
that judging others was vile and cold,
all her teachers did proudly attest
that living life without judging was best.

And the media reinforced these words,
to judge other people? Hateful! Absurd!
To judge was the make them a victim,
what...Read More
Categories: bragging rights, confusion, culture, death, education, sad, society, youth,
Form: Narrative

The Wager
A friendly wager between the two
A shake of hands and it was through 
God and the Devil struck a deal
How many souls could they steal
subjects of a sinister bet
Humans as the main event
Our fate a twisted competition 
boredom replaced by...Read More
Categories: bragging rights, poems,
Form: Prose
Are there any safe topics left
I consider myself gifted in the art of conversation,
It is pretty well an established fact, 
That there are few who can avoid making my conversations reciprocal,  
I can hold my own with the best of them.

I carry memories of...Read More
Categories: bragging rights, addiction, appreciation, art, beauty, celebration, community, confidence,
Form: Imagism
Collapsed Pedestrian Bridge
The new 950-ton bridge would beat
down time dashing to classes cheat
ting vulnerability asper thick traffic 
     putting life at risk, 
     thus laudatory alternative
     intending to offer Sweetwater 
     to last a lifetime would make fleet
(installed at Florida International University, 
 ...Read More
Categories: bragging rights, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th
Form: Dramatic Verse
old man winter gives a one two punch
overladen snow covered crackle and crunch
though, this skeptic owned a doubtful hunch
that such 24/7 round the clock whether coverage
     would make laughingstock of forecasting
     how Jack Frost feigned being out to lunch

and...Read More
Categories: bragging rights, 11th grade, 12th grade, appreciation, courage, dedication,
Form: Elegiac Lyric
Premium Member Changing Time a Funny Thing
 Changing Time a Funny Thing
By Franklin Price

Changing time a funny thing
A lot to think about
Easily an oddity 
We need to figure out

In Spring an hour forward
In the middle of the night
When two A.M. turns into three
The timing could be...Read More
Categories: bragging rights, autumn, spring, time, travel,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Before it's too late

Before it’s too late

Distant bells clatter on cloud fed weathered skies where
darkness creeps past low light vestibules, faded beams flicker 
Short skirts wave in a winter wind, breezy attributes
revealing fishnet thighs calling to the next hidden passenger,
batting lashes and blowing...Read More
Categories: bragging rights, dark,
Form: Free verse
Walk your line
Walk your Line 

A word to the blind:
From the day your first mount and ride
Till the moment you die
Walk your line
Walk proud and high
Through each and every wreck your stride unwinds
Walk your whole heart
spine upright
till it breaks if you like
But...Read More
Categories: bragging rights, metaphor, strength, stress, true love, work,
Form: Cowboy
Let the Games Begin
B.C., seven hundred seventy-six
was the date of the first Olympic picks.
They held (these sportsmanship pioneers)
Olympiads ev'ry four years

The first Olympic race was for sprinters -
Corubus, a chef, was named the winner.
Running one hundred ninety-two meters
he took the lead without any...Read More
Categories: bragging rights, adventure, history, humor, sports,
Form: Quatrain
As I was eating some cheese the other day,
 it reminded me of you, and the things you used to say.

  After all, you had all the bragging rights...
 because it was you who had won all the fights.

Now,...Read More
Categories: bragging rights, celebration, feelings, girlfriend, humor,
Form: Couplet
Underdogs Have Their Days
Well, well, well!
The whole world knows by now, impossible dreams can come true,
In the game of professional soccer, it has just been proven at Leicester,
Starting the season with a laughable 5,000 to 1 odds of winning the Championship,
Leicester has the...Read More
Categories: bragging rights, appreciation, community, encouraging, football, inspiration, sports,
Form: Free verse

Superbowl Sunday's nothing can quite compare
Super charged energy is  in the air !
Time for talking trash and celebration
We CANT STAND the anticipation !
All eyes are glued to the big screen TV 
All of us  come together...Read More
Categories: bragging rights, football,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Fertility Marred With Miscarriages
The fattest land mass within the borders of Europe
is also a mother with an extremely fertile womb
to once go third in the global grain export.
Sitting on a ground blessed with hidden treasures,
it has unfortunately been blown by the nuclear disaster...Read More
Categories: bragging rights, abuse, bullying, earth, education, environment, holocaust, nature,
Form: Ode
What should I Be Aware Of
What Should I Be Aware Of

That sure seems to be a magic question to me.
There are always comments about my poems catching my attention.
If my poem, was smooth, perfect and properly flowing it may be overlooked.
I really wonder how many...Read More
Categories: bragging rights, poetry,
Form: Blank verse
Hamilton, the Play
All the buzz is justified;
If I’d said different, I’d’a lied.
A slice of history unfurled
Like nothing else that’s in the world.

Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote
The lyrics, book and every note
Of music, all in hip-hop time
With such creative, perfect rhyme.

For everyone who has the...Read More
Categories: bragging rights, music, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Flowery Kingdom
A kingdom with flower citizens
competing with the west with discoveries and inventions,
boasting of a time-stretching written language
and a non-stop dynamic civilization globally significant.

White is for sadness and red symbolizes happiness.
Even with its obese geography,
all of it is timed under one...Read More
Categories: bragging rights, earth, environment, society,
Form: Ode
Bloody Knuckles
Bloody knuckles
Are all that remain
Of what I use to be.
Torn skin,
Scars and scabs,
Memories and

Of a time when I was young
And without ambition
Or caution.
Running through green forests
With friends chasing behind.
A root,
I trip,
And my fingers collide with the dirt.
The soil stings my
Bloody...Read More
Categories: bragging rights, life,
Form: Free verse
A Lovely Day
From the past days of old.
At Seventh Street & Florence Avenue.
Vehicles in pristine finished.
Bragging Rights Mint Condition.
Proudly rolled by in a yearly tribute.

Very close behind did the present.
Spanking brand new, Virgilina's, VA.
Town's first responders debut their life-
saving vehicles of rescue.

Summer...Read More
Categories: bragging rights, celebration, community, history, holiday, memorial day, patriotic,
Form: Free verse
Some Bragging Rights
 compound word verse 
Any youngster can make us smile
‘specially when it's our grandchild
they're awesome.

A  new grandson brings on more fun
blond-haired, blue-eyed, the smallest one

A twelve-year girl full of joy
an eight-year old busy boy
now threesome.

Shelby, Braxton and baby Jase
once...Read More
Categories: bragging rights, grandchild,
Form: Verse
The clock ticks
When will the world fix
Everyday concerns
As in, equality for all
And an educational system
Where all learn?

No more Ivy League colleges
For bragging rights
All knowledge is to enhance
Ones insight

For employment
No more unbalanced scales
For opportunity
All shall be able to hear
The bell

The clock...Read More
Categories: bragging rights, introspection, jobs, pride,
Form: Didactic
Beyond the Shadow of my Heart
Beyond the shadow of my heart
Drumbeat continues without pause
Giving my world sense of peace
World engraved with floral design
Of beauty visible in the dark
Leaving me stuck with compassion
With sparks of mystical powers
That ends the dryness in me
To flourish like the rain-
-Divine...Read More
Categories: bragging rights, desire, dream, happiness, heart,
Form: Free verse