Common Poems | Examples of Common Poetry

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Fool me once Florence Ezekiel Sonnet common, growing up, heartbroken,
No common sense Nagella Jean-Baptiste Free verse common, truth,
love my wife Allan Terry Ballad common, character, courage, desire, devotion,
Nine Lives Removed From Royal Dig Nitty matthew harris Free verse common, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Premium Member Poem Vexing Hex Number Freddie Robinson Jr. Dramatic Verse common, religious, spiritual, truth, wisdom,
weeds colin heavingham ABC common, power,
Ideally Primed To Write matthew harris Elegiac Lyric common, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Faces In The Train Christine Phillips Narrative common, anxiety, city, conflict, deep,
Cameo of a Viscount Tersab Jibs Acrostic common, silly,
Premium Member Poem A Smirk Jack Ellison Limerick common, smile,

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Liar-to-Liar
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

One liar said to the other liar,
“That’s some shaky vanilla truth,
I heard you done cold call sold.
With these lying eyes, do I scream with glee...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, allegory, humorous, satire, truth,

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Letter to a New Poet
by Gershon Wolf
Dear Aspiring Poet,
   My name is Gershon Wolf.  I am a member of this wonderful club called "Poetry Soup."  Here are...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, poems, poetry, poets,

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Thinking Robots
by Kale Brereton
Don’t do this, 
Don’t do that.
Can’t say this, 
Can’t say that.
At what point
Did adults become babies?
So common now, 
To be so hard and shady?
Being told...

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

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Good Question - What is a poem, anyway
by Gershon Wolf
So, what is a poem, anyway?
  Should it have a fixed number of lines?
    Should it rhyme all the time? ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, poems, poetry, word play,

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Blasphemy
by William Masonis
Blasphemy

"The Truth will out."
- So say the sages.
Yet the lies proliferate-
Pages and pages;
Though the nude Emperor parades,
Sans clothes and sense,
His adoring subjects embrace his charades
Trading...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, america, anger, angst, freedom,

THE BOOK KNOWN AS BIBLE
by Legen Tenni
I, I don’t understand the book known as bible
The book that is mostly common to many doors 
But the book that is not known and...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, books, christian, confusion, inspiration,

Das Decrements Describe Digs
by matthew harris
Das Decrements Describe Digs ©

Grasping figurative literary straws
     poetic theme yielded
     farfetched aggregate
i.e., where each dwelling
 ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, 10th grade, 11th grade,

No Accounting for Taste and Manners
by Christopher Flaherty
Taste is a mystery 
Forged by your upbringing and history
What I like 
You may hate 
You are a Taurus 
I am a Scorpio 
You take...

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

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Sixth Sense
by harry horsman
the most common sense
is the one abused by all
not too far behind
is sight hear touch smell and taste…
think Robot needs a recharge.

© Harry J Horsman...

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Tanka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, future,

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IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : LII and LIII
by T Wignesan
IF ever I had a country : LII - LIII

" How can the life of such a man
Be in the palm of some fool's hand?
To...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, anti bullying, evil, freedom,

Here before the grace of God go i
by Christopher Flaherty
Here before the grace of God go I !

I wasn't born into a pigsty 

Or my 1 daily meal did not have to be fetched...

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

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Double Exposure
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Auto shutter the eyes,
keep a closed lid focus on things
Develop a darkroom view,
a negative attitude

Get inured by the lies,
lips constantly twisted tongue clicking
Shadow eyes coin...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, dark, metaphor, psychological, truth,

To Be American
by curtis johnson

 
THE COMMON PEOPLE BRAVED HIGH SEAS TO BEGIN A NEW LIFE             ...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, america, freedom,

lawbreaker
by jan hansen
pretence 
      where lies are common to be polite and opinions
 are only accepted if it is the realm of...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, blessing, books, break up,

Used lighters and used condoms
by richard nnoli
used lighters and used condoms
street life oh street life 
we are living in the ghetto
we are the victims 
of corruption
we are the rejected stones
street life...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, abuse, africa, courage, humanity,

Good Grief Slam Champ
by Christopher Flaherty
Good 
Grief
Expunges 
Relief 
If you are not a Love Thief
And lack self Belief

Luck
Faith
Belief 
Positivity 

Change 
Progress 
And God willing 

At the break come early Dawn
Yee...

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

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AROMATIC
by Leon Enriquez



A thrill comes near as cupid spears
Yes you my dear bring timeless cheer


A floral scent so sparkling sweet
Helps common sense to feel and meet


A fragrance...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, blessing,

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Politics
by Jack Ellison


Politics are run by children who've never growed up
Still cry for their Mommies if they don't get their sippy cup
Us common folk could do better
Than...

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

one flag one country
by jan hansen
One flag one country

in the beginning, there was hope it was agreed upon
That a turkey was a big chicken and it wouldn’t offend anyone
as the...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, atheist, dedication, deep, depression,

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Common Interests
by Paris-Maree Boreham
The obsessive narcissistic lover of hers
climbed the hill of challenged.
Beating his head against a brick wall
for his pure love was damaged.

Whilst meeting they seemed to...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: common, funny love, men, silly,



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