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Charred Poems | Examples of Charred Poetry

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List of Charred Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Two-Roads Kurt Philip Behm Free verse charred, political,
Fires Katie Telling Free verse charred, fire, metaphor,
A Little Birdie Daniel Handschuh Free verse charred, angst, betrayal, death, family,
Premium Member Poem High Plains Blues Duncan R. M. Ferguson Lyric charred, journey, uplifting,
The Devils Army Christine Phillips Free verse charred, betrayal, break up, bullying,
Premium Member Poem Sick Juli- Michelle Couplet charred, angst, anxiety, depression, sick,
Premium Member Poem Up In Flames Freddie Robinson Jr. Elegy charred, dark, death, truth, wisdom,
Premium Member Poem Is It Not Freddie Robinson Jr. Free verse charred, spiritual, truth, visionary, wisdom,
How Floe Nice Tubby In The Throes matthew harris Enclosed Rhyme charred, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Fading Away the Mark of Misery J.W. Earnings Free verse charred, angst, emotions, endurance, hope,

Fear Turns Into Song
by Kurt Philip Behm
For forty years I walked alone
  and lived on borrowed time

And thought each year that came and went
  would be my very last

The...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charred, fear, song,

She Is On Her Way
by Martins Deep
She'll be rather willing to be burnt
on the stakes forgotten
than sleep and wake in the jailers chains
watching her purpose gather up dust.
Rake her charred remains
heap...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charred, encouraging, endurance, little sister,

Soultrain
by Tim Parry
The Soul-train was leaving the station,
Believers were gathered on board.
Their hands were all reaching for heaven, 
And happily praising the lord.
But someone was left on...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charred, funny, hilarious, humorous, religious,

Summer Cooking Limerick
by Wendy Watson
Summer Cooking

Sizzling sausages spit at the sun
Yes, the summertide season’s begun.
Salads, barbecued fish 
And a charred veggie dish,
Summer cooking, what feasting, what fun!

Roasted pineapple next...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charred, food,

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Three Steps To
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

The stone laid plans 
erected in the Age of Man
are starting to cave in
Their sky towers scraping the blue stratosphere
has begun to crumple
under the oppressive...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charred, dark, death, imagery, wisdom,

Dark Shadows
by Matt Forshay
The fumes arose, 
with an acid smell.
Various hues of black
engulfed his senses.

His eyeballs popped
nostrils flared
numbness has set 
around his lips
tongue felt a metallic tinge.

The black...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charred, dark, death, evil, scary,

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DEVASTATION 13
by JAN ALLISON
Stark windswept moorland
Charred heather ...
Smoker kills wildlife

Magicicada 13 Contest
Sponsored by Maureen McGreavy

6/18/18
...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charred, animal, bird, death, fire,

Dragons, Dragonflies and Hufflewinks
by cheryl hoffman
The two dragons left alive became the tyrannical kings pets
trained to help in battles where there would be nothing left
just charred soldiers and smoky landscape...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charred, animal, humor, imagination,

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Fall's Charred Breakfast
by Dale Gregory Cozart
The croissants of buttered hills
glisten in the searing marmalade
of August's arid oven.
September's cinnamon swirl
scorches muffin-colored homes,
the flames smothered
as October rains
send lives and mud
sliding into the...

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Imagism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charred, autumn, fire, imagery,

The Insignificance Of Man
by matthew harris
Blunt deadly weapons of mass destruction
electrify, fracture, and
jeopardize Homo Sapiens
species (and entire biosphere)
continuity rent asunder

doomsday declared (nuclear winter
gallows humor spelt
with eternal snow day)
dystopian authors outflanked
nuclear...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charred, 10th grade, 12th grade,

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Righteous Sunday
by Greg Gaul
Bands of sunlight
Streamed through the curtains
Woke up to a glorious fall day
In Loundes County Georgia 1918
Little Clint and Sara jumped in our bed
For morning hugs...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charred, america, anger, christian, death,

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Letting Go
by Leilei Brooks
I thought of a thousand words,
None came out.
Like burnt rubber,
Dry as charred toast
I chocked on letters,
As if nails lined my throat.

I swallowed my brokenness.
My neck...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charred, break up, leaving, loss,

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Trim Shady Come Out And Playyyy
by Brenda Chiri
Challenge To Trim Shady Lets Flow
I'll murk you Trim Shady in slowmo 
for talking crazy in my dojo
shouldn't have come solo
to try to best this...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charred, computer, dedication, england, hip

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Black Crowes in the Snow
by Robert Trezise Jr.
Is there a difference
In January
Between a crow
And his shadow?

Lurching in flight, so slow
And low
Threading
The snow-glued birch trees
That stand, wound in wind
Like barber shop poles,

The crow’s
Shadow
Glancing
The...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charred, bird, earth, flying, joy,

The Ole Dragon Dungeon Market
by Nancy Mitchell
The Ole Dragon Dungeon Market
Shuffling through the remains of the charred village  
Massive stone blocks stand tall, majestic ruins
The Ole Dragon Dungeon Market
hidden among...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charred, fantasy,

dog tired this day march 29th 2018
by matthew harris
     A minor typo found this fanatic spell binding hound to resend a poem posse sub bully dashed off in a...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charred, 11th grade, 12th grade,

Blood And Smoke
by James Kelley
I dreamt of static on the television
Burning newspapers
Cold hands gripping warm steel.
I felt the wet heat of the ending
soaking into the soles of my boots.
All...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charred, anxiety, conflict, deep, pain,

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Reborn
by Frederic Parker
When each tear falls from your face of sadness
To spill upon the earthen floor of time
They'll flow with the relentless winds of madness
And fall into...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charred, heartbreak, lost love,

Tyranny
by Noel Onat


I reach down, my hand brushing the soil,
The dead earth now charred and barren, decayed -
All that we have touched is now grains in my...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charred, corruption, power,

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Valley of the Charred
by Anthony Slausen
In these vertical eyed times
you've got to move like a cat
atop a cluttered shelf
can't release your mind
stay within thinning, spinning lines
stay so very silent or...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charred, holocaust,