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Checkerboard Poems | Examples of Checkerboard Poetry

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List of Checkerboard Poems

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Premium Member Poem THE MORNING AFTER Kim Rodrigues Rhyme checkerboard, imagery,
And it is a beautiful thing Chris Green Free verse checkerboard, beautiful, confidence, perspective,
Premium Member Poem EMPTY POCKET Kim Rodrigues Free verse checkerboard, imagery, lost, travel,
Premium Member Poem Mine's Bigger Than Yours Freddie Robinson Jr. Alliteration checkerboard, allusion, corruption, political, power,
Premium Member Poem Two Greatest Commandments James Horn Limerick checkerboard, allegory, analogy, religious,
Premium Member Poem Edge of the Checkerboard Freddie Robinson Jr. Bio checkerboard, life, self, truth,
Scarecrow kewayne wadley Free verse checkerboard, black african american, for
Premium Member Poem The Piano millard lowe Prose Poetry checkerboard, analogy, beauty, character, imagery,
Premium Member Poem Everlasting Stars Tim Smith Free verse checkerboard, beauty, memory,
Premium Member Poem checkerboard of black and white Seren Roberts Rhyme checkerboard, life,

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WHY 13 TOPS MY WEDDING CAKE
by Kim Rodrigues
WHY 13 TOPS MY WEDDING CAKE

A cherubim approaches the celebratory podium,
a fifteen tier cake in her congratulatory hands.
The pews, full of spectators - ready for...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkerboard, wedding,

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Born to Fly
by ahellas Alixopulos
It is something
I've never feared,
I was born to fly.

Born to see cloud shadows
on the ground and the sugar sprinkles
of snow along a ridge,
leading to
the frosting...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkerboard, allegory,

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Children of Lahore
by Robert Trezise Jr.
CHILDREN OF LAHORE
(Easter Sunday 2016)


Arms flailing
From
Her
Blue burka,

The woman
Jumps

Like a checkerboard
Piece
Up and over
The white squares

Of bedsheet
       To bedsheet
To bedsheet

Each
Draped
Over a
Red...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkerboard, bereavement,

Immensely Vast
by Chris Green
.

Looking on
this expanse that encircles me,
closing in during open hours,
unlocking doors I can’t seem to walk through
Stairways of rotted, termite eaten steps
each with my name...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkerboard, i am,

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Beautiful Frivolous Queen
by Victor Buhagiar
Beautiful, frivolous queen bided her time. 
                  ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkerboard, war,

Carnage
by Matthew Anish
Minds on fire 
bodies racked with pain 
Eyes bleary 
Every day it seems 
that the great checkerboard 
of day and night 
has us in its...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkerboard, confidence, life,

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The Humble Square
by ilene bauer
My favorite quilting shape’s a square;
It’s simple, quick to stitch and spare.
Such plainness shouldn’t be ignored,
For it can form a checkerboard.

This pattern’s friendly and it’s...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkerboard, tribute,

Dancing on Thin Ice
by Matthew Anish
Days and nights 
  spinning out like a checkerboard quilt 
Dancers on thin ice 
  We move through the veils of time 
We...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkerboard, dream, hope, love,

Painting pessimism, a dichotomy
by Elaine Ho
Imagine.

The canvas is enormous, bigger than you or I.
The brushes are many, 
Though the hues are only five: three primaries and two shades.
I am the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkerboard, world,

Green
by Shamira's Poetry


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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkerboard, first love,

Gazpacho
by robert johnson
Picked some veggie's from my garden.
Cut em' up and minced em.
Now I don't have a fire.
And the soup get's served up cold.

On a hot summer...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkerboard, angst, discrimination,

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Dundurn Castle
by Elaine George
I hesitate for a moment outside the rod iron gates;
sensing behind those castle doors, a long past life awaits,
within those many mortared walls, rising high...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkerboard, memory,

Modern Day Robin Hood
by Tamara Robinson
Meet My Robin "Hood"

"Hood" being the key word, the 
man who is a saver of souls 
lacking passion and adventure,

Robin "Hood" swept me off my...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkerboard, boyfriend, confusion, corruption, culture,

A Country Memory
by Roger Hadden
Purple gumdrops in a crystal flowered bowl
Needlepoint left in a rocking chair, maybe for show
Lace curtains in the parlor, ageless and refined
Stockings of gray hung...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkerboard, christian,

Dawn Forever Rising
by Odin Roark
Dawn Forever Rising

It starts

Street lights fade
their tiny soft-winged tenants flee
checkerboard facades change
last night's illumined squares now dark
become but yesterday's portals
some polished
some weather streaked
all reaching to...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkerboard, introspection,

Two Old Gods
by Chula Fleming
TWO OLD GODS

Two old men.
That’s all; not much to look at.
Their frail, broken shadows shrunk against the sunny morning
Brightness slowly searching its way through gnarled...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkerboard, death, old, old, passion,

Banshee
by Melani Udaeta
Try and suck my sunshine,
You crazy black banshee!

You can't wear smiling eyes ,
Your laugh is a pitiful cry ;

Don't think it's easy ,
It's checkerboard confusion ;

Try and take my...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkerboard, introspection,

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Permanent Check-Mate
by Joe Flach
I am standing naked on a crowded street
But nobody seems to be noticing me
I am less embarrassed by my nakedness
Than by my invisibility

They all seem...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkerboard, allegory, introspection, life, me,

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FROM THE MOUNTAIN TOP
by daver austin
FROM THE MOUNTAIN TOP – four Haiku

from the mountain top
checkerboard to spreading seas
i standing alone

from the mountain top
what the great winged eagle sees
so solitary

from the...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkerboard, introspection

Spring came too early
by Heidie Buys
I swirl and twirl on the reason and rhyme
Of a season so perfect, vulnerable and fine.
Leaping and jumping on the checkerboard of time,
Recalling the hourglass...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkerboard, nostalgiaspring, green, love, spring,