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Checkered Poems | Examples of Checkered Poetry

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List of Checkered Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Eagles and Stallions William J. Jr. Atfield Rhyme checkered, car,
He's A Loving Memory Gwen Schuetz Free verse checkered, appreciation, blessing, clothes, friend,
Paternal Misgivings Linger matthew harris Elegy checkered, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Where on Earth matthew harris Enclosed Rhyme checkered, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Inside the Obsessive Compulsive Kristine Nardo Enclosed Rhyme checkered, anxiety, depression,
Princely Distance Gwen Schuetz Free verse checkered, beautiful, blessing, friend, god,
Premium Member Poem VIRTUAL REALITY Kim Rodrigues Free verse checkered, fun, , Lullaby,
Premium Member Poem Selvedge Edges Carrie Richards Free verse checkered, courage, endurance, family, nostalgia,
What love should be andrew rogers Free verse checkered, love, love hurts,
Premium Member Poem LICKETY SPLIT Kim Rodrigues Acrostic checkered, travel,

Such a cliche
by John Beam
I'll drink to that, three sheets in the wind, the Booze cruise             ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkered, funny, humor, irony, language,

She Loves NASCAR
by Judge Burdon
SHE LOVES NASCAR 
           

She loves NASCAR. 
I prefer Gaugin or Renoir 
but she loves...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkered, cute love,

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The Man in Black Checkered Pants
by Amy Sell
“Who was The Man in Black Checkered Pants?” my parents have asked from time to time. 
They recall with curiosity about my childish and surely...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkered, age, angst, children, confusion,

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3 re Death by Misadventure
by Jim Slaughter
The Last Roundup
An old cowpoke from Cheyenne, Wyoming
Got a hankering and set out aroaming.
He got as far as Montana,
Choked on a banana,
And returned in a...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkered, humor,

The Race of Your Life
by shawna horsley
Give it your all and do your best.
Always tell your self you can out run the rest.
Your heart is racing, your palms all sweaty,
you're ready...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkered, car, fun, race, sports,

I Still Love You
by Joanne Liaw
I love the maze of your mysterious mind
The deep recesses of your radiant soul
Are a rarity that I'll never find
My deep feelings for you, I...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkered, crush, heartbreak, heartbroken, longing,

I See What You Did There
by Rick Rupinski
Though all are blessed with eyes to see,
Eyes never lay sight upon the seer;
No retina perceives the seedling
beneath its iris.

Ocular nerves sense Occam-ented pictures
Of identity:...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkered, philosophy,

A tear for your love
by Aa Harvey
A tear for your love


Love will end, as it begins.
If the passion of arguing is what originally drew you in,
Then so it will be, as...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkered, cry, friend, how i

The Outlander
by Michelle Waters
I am an Outlander
Who lives on a high hill
Overlooking a man-made lake
That once was a rapidly rushing river
Along whose banks the Ozarks Bluff Dwellers and...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkered, change, childhood, community, history,

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The Third Rail
by Freddie Robinson Jr.
You got two friends,
and they’re both dear to your heart
But they don’t much care for each other
Before you met either of them,
	   ...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkered, conflict, friend, hate, love,

Eyes of love
by Terence Msuku
The many eyes of Qiniso’s love-life
There was the one with the soft eyes
Speaking to a peaceful existence
The one with the dark eyes
Which reflected her ill-treatment...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkered, love,

A chatty cabbage
by Taoi Chanan
Gone in the sty with a carriage frown, gone to the sty with a cabbage crown. Don't climb down the elevator go up the escalator....

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkered, basketball,

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City of Lakes
by James Marshall Goff
...early Spring walk around 3.2mi. Lake Calhoun...so named after controversial industrialist sotten with checkered past...movement underway to return name to Native American Dakota "Bde Maka...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkered, happiness,

IF THINGS WERE DIFFERENT
by Ir0nic ZiNk
If things were different it wouldn't be the same; 
A rightous sense of peace and no place found for blame. 

It’s hard to imagine types...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkered, conflict,

-laugh-
by Frisk Carris
Daily Poetry #72, April 10, 2017
Word: Laugh

Somewhere, there's a child crying, 
Sick and coughing, slowly dying.
With nonsense, continue your laughing,
Blinded with no eyes, continue purifying....

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkered, absence, funny,

Memories Of Le Mans
by Kurt Philip Behm
You fly toward the finish,
  and take the last curve
 
The Mulsanne behind you,
  your legend—your nerve

Worn tires losing traction,
  the edge...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkered, memory,

And the colored girls sing
by Chris Green

And the colored girls sing  (A tribute to Lou Reed)
 

“Sugar Plum Fairy came and hit the streets”

Dragging the soul of a contender
who painted...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkered, music, tribute,

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backwards race
by Mike Hauser
the way we huff and puff these days
seems we're in a backwards race
going back to where we lacked
the progress that's been made
where we don't see...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkered, life, sad,

They can make a difference
by Eiza Evangelista
Up the mountain, I saw these kids, 
Walking down and passing the crooked hills…
They were in colored shirts and checkered shorts, 
With pencils inserted on...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkered, children, future, hope, inspiration,

Moonlight tango
by John Hamilton
Moonlight tango

It was a Saturday night, in Buenos Aires, 10:30pm, to be exact. It was a hot summers night, and you could see, and feel,...

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Dramatic monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkered, dance, desire, men, moon,