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Common Poems | Examples of Common Poetry

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

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List of Common Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Please Rename the Rainbow P.S. AWTRY Verse common, appreciation, beautiful, beauty, imagery,
Stop Dedu Son Haibun common, abuse, anger, angst, war,
A philosophical querry Bobb Marly Rhyme common, faith, philosophy,
Dear Liver M.P. Shaudd Lyric common, abuse, addiction, angst, conflict,
New Neighbors, Part I Rhona McFerran Free verse common, community, humanity, humor, humorous,
Premium Member Poem MISO Line Gauthier Free verse common, life, people, time,
Premium Member Poem SIXTIES Line Gauthier Senryu common, age, growing up, memory,
Premium Member Poem Speculating Yourself To Death Caren Krutsinger Free verse common, introspection,
THE GREATEST GENERATION John Arribas Free verse common, america, courage, freedom, patriotic,
Premium Member Poem Rock concert crowd Lewis Raynes Quatrain common, culture, freedom, music, people,

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Conspiracy Theories
by Kevin Shaw
Conspiracy Theories

Don’t be naïve do you really believe
That man could walk upon the Moon.
Just theatrical Cold War propaganda,
Do I look like your common buffoon?

Satellite pictures...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, earth, political, universe,

The Newest Poems By Mario William Vitale
by Mario Vitale
The Newest Poems By Mario William Vitale
look deep into the writings that embrace Mario Vitale
the first to many we have written your piece you got...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, analogy,

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blood doves
by Anthony Slausen
Another summer of black bullet and white heat rhetoric
the tally is in and once again, black tears outpacing death
fiery marchers adding another link to Martin...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, chicago,

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Protesting Ducks
by Gary Smith


As I ambled around the village pond

I skimmed a stone through reed and frond,

In distress, ducks took flight

Guilty I, to cause them fright.

Protesting loudly in...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, bird, humorous,

A Touch of Seasonjing
by Laurence Tye
Our Island's disparate seasons guide the pen, of authors, poets, artists, common men.
When bitter, snow-flecked winds and frosted boughs, draw us to our hearths and...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, spring,

the years apart are nothing
by Eric Langenfeld
On the steps of Congress St or somewhere college town
We talked about how smart we were and world domination
And laughed 
Ciccadas sung
I was indignant over...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, dedication, faith, friendship, memory,

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Refurbished Children's Stories: Goldilocks, but just barely
by Jim Slaughter
Not much about Goldilocks
Is really well known,
'cept she liked to hang out
In the woods all alone.
Of other customs and habits
We have just a splintering:
She was...

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

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Dudleys Letter Part 2
by Maurice Rigoler
Part 2

We must be prudent and proceed, for she 
hath a head that doth excel in knowledge 
of Holy Writ, equal to, if not greater...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, bible, history, religion,

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Dad, continued
by James Inman
...cont

Breath...
You once said to me,"I'm a man of extremes," and I understood immediately what you meant.  When you drank, you drank hard.  When...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, dad,

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Once Again
by Lu Loo
My heart stopped beating with hers- 
for we were connected by blood and 
tears. 
If only Karen was here…
      ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, dedication, sister,

Letter to pigeon P
by Vidya Raghunathan
P
Your last letter had interesting news
I will try to answer for you
The information you give, I need to chew
There is a hungry cow on the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, bird, love, psychological,

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Sick Employee Explaining to His Friend His Common Cold
by Janet Bingham
THE COMMON COLD

Have you ever felt like you were going to die?
And you knew good and well the reason why;
and as you got sicker and...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, body, care, depression, environment,

Southern Style
by Rhona McFerran
As a child, I was never bored
I spent hours gawking
going through my mother's
home decorating magazines
seeing things I'd never seen
that we could never afford

So full of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, memory, people, poverty, society,

The Truth
by Dr Virinchi Mudumbai Acharya
The Truth 

Written may be anything in fate
Practicing Ritual is common 
Result may be of any nature  
Experience is the truth 

Nature may be...

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

Silence Encourages
by KENG CHUAN SENG
Silence Is Encouragement

Desmond Tutu: "If you are neutral in a situation of injustice, then you have chosen the side of the oppressor".
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A very appropriate quote...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, abuse, angst, betrayal, community,

Random Thoughts
by Valentina Iljina-Pechenova
It is a horrid day, but it isn't really desolate.
For nature in the whole world is full of life.
Grey color and haze are the sides...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, autumn,

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A Ridiculous Out-Of-Date Habit
by Jack Ellison


Smoking a cigarette, how stupid was that
Suckered in like so many, smoked pack after pack
Weird!!! Made us choke
Sucking in smoke
How ridiculous was that, common sense...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, nonsense,

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This is a pencil
by Charles Coon
This is a pencil

This was his challenge to
a different understanding..
A proper challenge..I might add..
which can be boiled down to
a choice of perception..
We appear to live...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, celebration, imagery,

Thinking on Perfection
by Ranjit Iyer
When will my eyes find haven in ye Lady?
Thy exquisiteness is the discourse of my pleasure. 
I wonder about all of your manners inestimable,
And leave...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, beauty,

billions trillions
by Lawrence Sharp
billions advance
most for fewest
none at best
arrest the rest
the wretches
naked and poor
scorched earth
superstar stretched
stretch limousine
king's lear jet
to the office
or the party
not the office party
common still
loud commoners
some...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, people,