Burlesque Poems | Definition and Examples of Burlesque Poetry

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Example and Definition of Burlesque

A burlesque is a type of poem which literally mimics or imitates styles and subject of others and finally portraying the message in a humorous way away from the original meaning resulting in comedy, the name originated from Italian burla and later burlesco which simply means ridicule, the main intention of this is to make...Read More

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Categories: death, food, surreal, symbolism,
Premium MemberGravedigger Cravings
by Freddie Robinson Jr.
With a 7-Eleven Big Cup eulogy slurp
and a McDonalds Big Mac pall bearer burp,
it’s Big Boy Slim Jim holiday mourning time
Take a family reunion picnic...

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Categories: anger, discrimination, prejudice, society
Premium MemberCopping an Attitude
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Uniform bravery blue
checked out 
before the stroke of midnight
Just as my black butt inadvertently ran into
a bullet fired by
the nervous trigger finger of officer Fife
But...

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Categories: celebration, change, confidence, courage,
Betting on pipe dreams
by David Smith
Roll up, Roll up and place your bets,
Before the sun sets,
And you still have debts.

Which will run out first,
The water that runs through old pipes,...

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Categories: imagination
Premium MemberAncient Aliens
by Julia Ward
Ancient aliens bursting a dam
and causing a rumpus wherever they can,
moving the mountains and foraging far.
       "What makes me...

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Categories: anxiety, art
Don't paces blame
by Delores Sanders
Get your information from the game and don't places blame, as I walk this street doing the same thing, you put me in this silly...

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Categories: friend, funny, giggle, hello,
Higzakolouvalopolistika Smith
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
"Greetings, my name is Higzakolouvalopolistika Smith."
"Glad to meet you, Mr. Smith."
"Oh please, call me Higzakolouvalopolistika!"...

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Categories: betrayal, blue, depression, father,
DONT YOU SEE IT
by Mary Jane Randall
Don't you see these tears 
don't you see the hurt 
this little girl is no longer a little 
yet she is still utterly sad

I keep...

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Categories: blue, confusion, deep, emo,
Sometimes
by Mary Jane Randall
confronted with struggle 
countless emotions simultaneously juggle 
sometimes I win, sometimes I fail.
sleepless nights of wondering thoughts 
flying through my mind like fire works 
on...

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Categories: anger, childhood, deep, devotion,
What is wrong with you
by Mary Jane Randall
What is worng with you?
I really dont know what went wrong with you
You got our mothers love and our fathers devotion
So what is wrong with...

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Categories: nonsense, poetry, words
The versifier's curse
by Julian Scutts
Constrained by rhymes, 
the writer of verse my well err 
from the straight path like a hiker 
to whose clothes things cling as would a...

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Categories: anger, betrayal, dark, deep,
TELL ME HOW
by Mary Jane Randall
TELL ME HOW TO LOVE SOMEONE
WHO DOESNT LOVE ME 

TELL ME HOW TO TRUST SOMEONE 
WHO BETRAYED ME SO BADLY 

TELL ME HOW TO CARE...

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Categories: anger, betrayal, blue, deep,
Poison
by Mary Jane Randall
It boils within 
Slowly poisoning all it touches
Corrupting all that is within
It has now reached a new level

A level i never thought existed
For it has...

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Categories: anger, blue, for kids,
THEY JUST DONT KNOW
by Mary Jane Randall
THEY COULD NEVER IMAGINE 
WHAT I HAVE TO GO THROUGH 
THE DEPTH OF MY PAIN 
AND THE DISABILITIES TOO

THEY COULD NEVER UNDERSTAND 
HOW I STRUGGLE...

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Categories: blue, deep, devotion, grandmother,
ANOTHER DAY
by Mary Jane Randall
ANOTHER DAY HAS GONE
MY MIND KEEPS HOLDING SOUR MEMORIES 
OF WHAT THAT HAS BEEN
BUT ALL THIS PONDERING 
WILL DRIVE ME INSANE 
SHE WILL NOT COME...

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Categories: break up, care, courage,
I aint no booty call
by Mary Jane Randall
I have never given myself 
So freely to anyone 
but to you, it came easily 
because I trusted you,
don't get me wrong
I ain't sprung? I...

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Categories: confusion, crush, cute love,
I can never let u know
by Mary Jane Randall
I wish that I could hold your heart 
cradle it gently in my hand 
but my arms just aren't strong enough to hole what I...

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Categories: beautiful, care, cute love,
Emma F Randall
by Mary Jane Randall
if I knew it would be the last time 
that I'd see you fall asleep
I would've tuck you in tightly & pray the Lord your...

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Categories: feelings, jealousy, love, word
Premium MemberMy Jealous Adjectives
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Everyone she meets want to
sunbathe in her smiley face
My happy-go-lucky girl
with the sexy turnabout twirl
She’s got a wooing walking way,
sensual sway ... sultry sashay
And my...

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Categories: confusion, crazy, deep, religious
They may be young but they see all
by Mary Jane Randall
They may be Young but they see all 
I was always told that I was to young to understand 
what was going on in my...

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Categories: crush, cute, cute love,
I'M SORRY BUT I'M NOT SORRY 2 REWROTE
by Mary Jane Randall
I'M SORRY BUT I'M NOT SORRY 
I'M SORRY THAT I THOUGHT YOU WERE DIFFERENT 
BUT I'M NOT SORRY FOR GIVING YOU MY HEART 
I'M SORRY...

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Categories: blue, confidence, confusion, courage,
time
by Mary Jane Randall
don't look for the flaws
as you go through life 
even when you find them by accident 
it is wise & kind to be somewhat blind...

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Categories: betrayal, conflict, confusion, corruption,
Easy said the done
by Mary Jane Randall
follow your heart & intuition they say 
heart  falls & intuition lives me hanging 
listen to your inner voice 
live through your choices 
yet...

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Categories: confidence, confusion, corruption, deep,
Mask
by Mary Jane Randall
Nobody could hear my cries at night 
for I designed this mask to hide the lies 
nobody could see the pain 
for I designed this...

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Categories: crush, cute love, deep,
Love at first sight Bull
by Mary Jane Randall
People talk about love at first sight and feeling sparks fly 
they say that if you love someone, you know right away 
I think that...

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Categories: blessing, confusion, cute love,
Tired
by Mary Jane Randall
Day after Day
I worked 
Night after Night 
I worked 
2 maybe 3 jobs
Damn people be like damn she rich 
that aint the case 

Day after...

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Categories: health, humor, longing, love,
Reiki Lover - Limerick
by Jerry Dinzes
She was in search of spiritual transition,
And spent her time in lotus position.
A Reiki Master,
posing as a pastor,
Invited her to missionary position.

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 This limerick has...

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Categories: health, humor, sexy
Malady's Healer - Limerick
by Jerry Dinzes
Didn’t you ever question your lady’s masseur,
And wonder if his intentions were pure?
His hands are so strong,
The curtains are drawn!
And he’s touching her every little...

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Categories: betrayal, poetry, satire
A betrayed secret
by Julian Scutts
Anybody, yes, anybody,  can do poetry these days, though
getting it published is a tad more difficult.
For that you must be determined and thick-skinned,
irrespective of...

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Categories: beauty, kiss, love, lust,
Lust
by Sara Wipf
It sounds good in my head,
but it confuses my heart.
I want you to feel my soul.
Not the curves of my hips.
I want you to know...

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Categories: angst, anxiety
Too good a cure
by Julian Scutts
My shrink is depressed,
and I, yes  I, am to blame.
He cured me of all my anxieties,
yes, every single one of them,
with complete, yes complete,...

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Categories: anger, hero, political
The last remaining socialist - apart from Bernie, that is
by Julian Scutts
Hark! That rustling of the leaves
makes me wobbly at the knees,
or did I dream of Thatcher’s ghost
chasing "wets" from post to post?
 ·
When Tony Blair...

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Categories: adventure, character, creation, environment
Cactus
by Olu Agbolade David
Cactus 

Your soul needs food and nurturing;
Your heart needs water and life;
Your body needs both to be fulfilled;

A thirsty soul will be weak and die.
A...

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Categories: anger
Silky Smooth
by raw thinker
The silence shushed the baron
claims slipped through the photo door
imagination or intimidation
the silky fox spreads on the floor

Sticky situation 
former lovers of brothels 
and whores
tell...

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Categories: allusion, corruption, metaphor, political
Premium MemberFort Prop G Company
by Freddie Robinson Jr.


Vnimaniye!
Attention!

Ten campaign soldiers
marching in a straight line
One took a sound byte mine misstep,
then there were only nine
Nine loyal watchmen
guarding the golden Tower gate
One fell asleep...

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Categories: best friend, boyfriend, break
Loyal
by Mary Jane Randall
Don't look for face 
Nor color of skin 
But look for a heart 
Which is loyal within 
For face turns old
And skin may fade
But a...

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