Checkmate Poems | Examples of Checkmate Poetry

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Checkmate Amy Zhao Free verse checkmate, anger, art, betrayal, boyfriend,
One Knight Stand Rico Leffanta Limerick checkmate, computer, conflict, culture, games,
Pisonia Avian Hughes Free verse checkmate, anxiety, imagery, love,
Premium Member Poem BIRD AND PAWN James Edward Lee Sr. Free verse checkmate, allusion, games, imagery, lost,
2 Terms Of Political Office KENG CHUAN SENG Free verse checkmate, community, future, history, humanity,
Premium Member Poem WARfare OF the WEak Okanagan Bell Rhyme checkmate, allusion, america, humanity, war,
The Jig Is Up Reason A. Poteet Alliteration checkmate, 12th grade, drug, jobs,
Premium Member Poem Jack Ellison tribute Silent One Rhyme checkmate, tribute,
Poem Video
Thy Eco-Friendliness amolkumar udarwar Couplet checkmate, appreciation, august,
Premium Member Poem Battle With Sinful Thoughts James Ryan White I do not know? checkmate, poetry,

MEDICATE
by Milton Robertson
This is about classmates who would medicate because they hsd to much on their plate. 

They were in constant debate, with school, family and social...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkmate, change, confidence, desire, encouraging,

The bolts are loose
by Chris Peers
A hopeful man with fading dreams,
living in a world full of screams,
waiting on the last bus out of town,
stuck in the same place, gotta move...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkmate, anxiety, conflict, confusion, how

Love in a Nutshell
by TS Lewis
I use time when
discussing love
because it
encompasses 
everything-
from feeling to
memory, mind
& soul, the move
you make right
before making it,
check and the 
unchecking of 
checkmate,
With each tick of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkmate, heaven, life, love,

My Superego
by Piercing Words
Life is a plan, and it sets out as a plane
So it formed living beings so it constructed me, 
From my psyche to my ego...

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Name | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkmate, emotions, i am, identity,

The Race Remix Part 2
by Dalton Ogletree
8/3/17
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Dealt the hands of fate
A dollar short and day too late

Checkmate
Your ship is sank

Grab you by your cape
With haste
Then followed yellow tape
And not a single...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkmate, dark, how i feel,

Ghostly sorrows
by Chris Peers
Condemned memories flood my aching bones,
seeping thru my cold skin, 
a living grave for a man who used to be,
after you turned your face away...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkmate, change, character, conflict, death,

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Cakes Got a Beef
by Freddie Robinson Jr.
When a student is on the verge
of surpassing the teacher,
there always comes a flashpoint of conflict
Giving way to superior intellect
	is a difficult thing to concede
The...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkmate, growth, leadership, science fiction,

Checkmating The King
by Bernard F. Asuncion
C-heckmating the king
H-as won a chess game; 
E-very move prior to the last
S-ignals the fall of his name.
T-he queen can do nothing, 
E-xcept to watch...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkmate, birthday,

To Late
by john scott
Grind not like shifting strata plate
Do not stand still and bring checkmate
Twist as though a tornado
Or you will fizzle out,  soon or so
Meld as...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkmate, age,

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Bleeding Before Rome -2
by Justin Bordner
Yet at this very moment the cathedral was crumbling
down upon the cries of foresaken refugees, 
the monastery's walls wobbling from war's wreckage, 
and as the...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkmate, culture, heart, war, world

Checkmate
by LWAZI MZIYAKO
An alter ego of ours
A humble church mate
Waked up an kneel down for hours
To everybody, its a checkmate
He was diagnosed a disease canker
Oh no to...

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Italian Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkmate, cancer, faith, hope, inspiration,

Me Myself and I
by wahab abdul
I repeat, bring up now if you can 
Any trick or any politics against me 
I promise I will bravely show you the fun 
As...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkmate, me,

-combatant-
by Frisk Carris
-Daily Poetry #21, February 18, 2017-
Word: Combatant

On this makeshift battlefield, both ends taken,
Two matches that are eye-to-eye.
On one side, they spit and growl for battle,
On...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkmate, betrayal, love hurts,

Chess
by Avery Ken
 You thought you were my king
But you were just a pawn
Your bishop moves in, gets captured
For I am not ready

If only it was like...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkmate, boyfriend, change, corruption,

Chess
by Daniel Miltz
Chess

{Sestet}
Jan 11,  2017• By daniel miltz •

It's a sixty four square board divided fight
Chessman rise, move among spaces out·right
It's high contrast, black and white
We...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkmate, games,

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Checkmate
by Freddie Robinson Jr.
Pawn
You've been a peon, lowly pawn your whole life
Never amounted to much,
nothing much ever went right
Grew up dirt piss poor,
never knew the reason why
you were...

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Alliteration | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkmate, allegory, allusion, life, metaphor,

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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: checkmate, war,

The Court of 64
by Jesse Rowe
The Court of 64
had declared war
thus ending all debate.
The king regarding
not a thing
for loyal subjects' fate
in haste decreed 
his ivory breed 
to crush the ebon stained.
The queen...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: checkmate, fantasy, humor,

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Chessman
by Paul Callus
Confidently he played
Cat and mouse across the
Chequered board of her heart,
Cheating behind her back.
Caught in the act, he lay
Cowering in defeat:
Checkmate...the final move.

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Contest: Pleiades -...

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Doodle by Jah
by J Hamilton Gist
Backwards he walks watching them follow
watching them borrow closed mindedness
from life and words filled with need.

The Face of a Dog In Tears...his thought

Pain erases the...

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