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Checkers Poems | Examples of Checkers Poetry

Checkers Poems. Below are examples of poems about checkers. This list of poetry about checkers is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of checkers poetry. This list of works about checkers is a great resource for examples of checkers poems and show how to write poems about checkers. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Checkers Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem HUMPTY TRUMPYS WILL TO WALL JENNIFER PROXENOS Rhyme checkers, humorous, political,
Premium Member Poem Summer Rain Storm Caren Krutsinger Rhyme checkers, rain, storm,
Premium Member Poem DEAR BUDDING POET Tom Cunningham Prose checkers, encouraging, poetry,
Premium Member Poem What are you looking for Caren Krutsinger I do not know? checkers, depression,
Bad Luck Rap Janece Terry Lyric checkers, games, money, rap,
Premium Member Poem Fly Me Marc Acrich Prose checkers, love,
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Premium Member Poem Edge of the Checkerboard Freddie Robinson Jr. Bio checkers, life, self, truth,
grateful jan oskar hansen Blank verse checkers, birthday,
Premium Member Poem Checkers James Edward Lee Sr. Free verse checkers, addiction, analogy, appreciation, celebration,
How can I keep from staring Kenny Gwena I do not know? checkers, america, care, destiny, success,

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Entertainment in My Youth
by Franklin Price
Entertainment in My Youth
By Franklin Price
revised and reformatted  to poetic prose
(an experiment for me)
5/28/2017

Entertainment came quite easy, I could do it for myself. The...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkers, life, youth,

Queer Theory
by Graphite Drug
Old Jane Gallagher, 
she was fine, 
in that sun shining on an every-day-girl sort of way.
Giggling 
as her checkers clacked and she stacked up her...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkers, confusion, first love, funny

About Dad
by Donal Mahoney
They’re in the kitchen,
drinking coffee, the kids,
in their fifties now, 
figuring out what to do 
about Dad who’s 
in the parlor listening,
counting all the marbles
they...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkers, funeral,

TO TELL THE TRUTH
by louise nelson
The truth has experienced a hard time these days
With alternative facts, distorted reality twittering in viscous ways
You would expect down right good sense to somehow...

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Dramatic monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkers, political, truth, wisdom,

still breathin easy explcit
by aunna jones
f*** this, f*** me,
f*** you, f*** that!
Your a b*****!
Hey, take that back!
Back to the play yard,
so you can get schooled,
don't be pissed,
cuz your card got...

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Bio | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkers,

when you died
by Sabina Nicole
The wind blew thoughts of you to me today
I felt the day you went away.
The last breath in your lungs
After your final injection of bliss
The...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkers, spoken word, suicide,

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racist checkers
by Anthony Slausen
 racist checkers
ego fueled minions
back and forth they go 
jump me once 
i'll jump you twice 
careening toward the back row

nothing left but two lonely...

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

Old Memories
by Rainbow Music
The light blue mountain sky reminds me of old memories,
playing in the waves on the beach shore, 
or seeing who can win the checkers game...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkers, beauty, childhood, dream, freedom,

NYC noir in black and white
by Ronald Tirino
NYC nior in black and white

NYC nior in black and white 

Dark landscapes 1957 NYC 
of automats radio city and hotdog stands 
memories of things...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkers, imagery,

The Flight of Evil Thoughts
by Sarah Shehata
Twas’ a war full of foul language,
Whether it be said aloud or kept hidden in the minds,
In the minds of politicians, soldiers, and citizens.

The language,
Is...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkers, abuse, appreciation, beautiful, celebration,

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Brain Scratching 101
by Mike Hauser
Have you ever had a major itch
Deep inside your brain
Where your whole face does a Chubby Checkers twist
Driving you erratically down crazy lane

You need to...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkers, funny, humor,

AN ABSURD SOLILOQUY
by VAL BROOKLYN Rogers BLK PANTHER
Lying in bed night by sight.
I think. My thoughts are BLIND.
MY MIND IS flying. Bombarding, discarding trash.
It must be checkers board precision

I should remain astute.
Trying...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkers, anxiety, dark, devotion, poverty,

Just Call
by curtis johnson

A storm is brewing, I fear, of unprecedented magnitude.
The storm in mind is not one related to the weather; 
Nonetheless, entities and objects of interest...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkers, bible, christian, faith, god,

THE ROAD TO MISS WEATHERBYS
by Dana Young
When I was young, eight years at most,
I pedalled to Miss Weatherby's house...
down the street,
past salty old codgers
cheating at checkers,
past Dad's bakery,
around the bend to...

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Enclosed Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkers, childhood, fun, growing up,

Entwined
by Brian McClain
Wouldn’t mind a game of checkers
But 3D chess is all I find
Pieces winding up a spiral staircase
Corkscrewing with my mind

Could it be a Commie plot?
A...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkers, allegory, angst, anxiety, destiny,

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Skiing Or Checkers
by Jack Ellison


Knocking down trees with your face
Describes skiing so I play Checkers in place
Coz the worst that can happen
Your opponent gets mad and
Pulls out a gun...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkers, humor,

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One more day
by Richard Lamoureux
Checkered Past

I put out our checker board and pulled out your special chair
Imagined your delightful laughter, as if you were sitting there

That twinkle in your...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkers, celebration, children, death, encouraging,

A Grandmother's Love
by Danielle Fenske
Sweetness and kindness;
Sent from above.
Stories and laughter;
That's a grandma's love.

Eggs and "dippers",
puzzles and baking,
walks to the park;
All memories in the making.

It's the simple things really...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkers, childhood, grandmother, relationship, together,

The End Of Islam
by Moses Samandar
Countdown siren. Islam is at stake.
Arabic Y2K, Countdown.
Islam in Jeaporday, I breath Hajj.
We are near the science incentive.
The smell of petrol, the beginning of empty...

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Alliteration | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkers, faith, religion,

young people and computers
by LEWIS FINDLEY
What us the matter with the young people of today? Could it be computers?
Stop and think,  everything involving young people today has to involve...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkers, abuse, anti bullying, beautiful,