Couplet Poems | Definition and Examples of Couplet Poetry

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Example and Definition of Couplet

A couplet is a type of poem that contains pairs of lines that are of the same length and have the same rhythmic structure, which is known in poetry as meter. The rhyming words in a couplet are typically placed as the last word of each line. It is not mandatory for the pair of lines...Read More

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Categories: dark, fate, irony
Enjoy being miserable
by Julian Scutts
I'll enjoy being miserable, here's why



My wife has gone and left me,

the bailiff's at the door.

I'm not exactly dying

but my health is very poor.

I have...

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Categories: dog
Premium MemberShock, the Dog
by Julia Ward
Shock, the dog, doesn't guard my sheep,
but follows them in all the wet.

They surround him on the tender grass.
The dog, between them, cares no jot!

He...

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Categories: art, break up, divorce,
Premium MemberI SHOULDA READ THE FINE PRINT
by JAN ALLISON
I shoulda read the fine print when I ordered an internet bride
She didn’t look like her photo and was twenty four feet wide!

I shoulda read...

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Categories: beauty
Premium MemberMUSIC
by Leon Enriquez



By these old gates
Fate is not late


The muse knows best
To frame fond zest


Words in crisp flow
Can mellow glow


Pulse of fond feel
Now gathers thrill


Sorrow meets joy
In...

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Categories: change
Premium MemberLOVELY
by Leon Enriquez



Truth in subtle light
Now brings floral sight


Glimpses of grace finds
Lovely peace of mind


Here in time and space
Feel that mystic place


Chimes and mimes and rhymes
Wonder thrills...

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Categories: change
Premium MemberMESSAGE
by Leon Enriquez



Time sets the stage
Ink words on page


Style knows a way
Poise writes due play


Work on deep know
Let fun greet show


Line by line move
A deeper groove


Now take...

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Categories: allegory
Premium MemberTHE WAY
by Leon Enriquez



Knowing begins
From deep within


A touch of ease
Comes from deep peace


Prize happy feel
That anchors will


Feel beyond think
Know how joy links


The way you see
Prompts act to be


Work...

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Categories: beauty
Premium MemberCHANGE
by Leon Enriquez



Change feels most strange
In awkward range


Wonder says much
In a warm touch


So set your sights
On what feels right


Your heart can voice
A poignant choice


Greet change with zest
In...

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Categories: change
Premium MemberPLAY
by Leon Enriquez



Dawn hurls new day
Pray for good play


Brief is our time
To cast fond rhymes


Seek that sure light
As mind takes flight


The heart now shows
Poise that you know


Shape...

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Categories: food
The Fine Print
by curtis johnson


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Categories: writing
Premium MemberAVANTE-GARDE OF VELLUM AND INK
by Kim Rodrigues
THE AVANTE-GARDE OF VELLUM AND INK 

The avante-garde of vellum and ink, like Cupid’s bow and arrow,
Carte blanche to choose the muse we love -...

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Categories: history
Ancient Aliens
by Madeleine Riha
The ancient aliens came to earth 
They came in droves for what it was worth
Silver saucers spinning through the blue 
Aliens landed with much ado
Revered...

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Categories: race
Premium MemberWhat is White
by Laura Loo
Are times really getting better with race and nationality?
Is there ignorance in color with unwarranted rationality?

My hope is that yes, we have tried to come...

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Categories: animal, appreciation, love, wisdom
Premium MemberThe Crazy Cat Lady
by Gregory R Barden

Twice-a-day, though sun or rain, in storm or wind or snow

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Categories: love
She Was Easy To Love
by Larry Bradfield
Here in his baroque library just so
He ignored the cacophony below.
Did the ennui he felt show in his face
Or did the faux elan show in...

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Categories: angst, anxiety, lost love,
Premium MemberGuy Advice in a Fools Paradise Collaboration
by Richard Lamoureux
In regards, to the birds and the bees
Depends on who’s watching, what he sees
There are some women, impossible to please
Wise men are wary, to be...

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Categories: allegory, analogy
A New Commission
by James Horn
A New Commission

What we will need is Trump's permission, 
So we can start a new commission,  
Designed for a specific purpose in mind, 
But...

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Categories: allegory, analogy
Martin King Middle Name Luther
by James Horn
Totally Triumphant King 

Was Martin King middle name Luther
Who we understand had been a roofer;
Trouble trying to get to the bottom of,
While living in country...

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Categories: character, courage, uplifting
Premium MemberThe Underdog
by Andrew Battaglino




Like a beacon shining with eternal bliss
The victorious underdog will always exist
As the true diehard David and Goliath fan
Resourceful as the incredible shrinking man
Motivated by...

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Categories: allegory, analogy
Appears So Much Strain
by James Horn
Appears So Much Strain

Sometimes appears so much strain,
And find it hard to fight off the pain;
According to wife's latest directive,
Wants me to become more selective.

Did...

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Categories: animal, food
When ignorance is bliss
by Julian Scutts


I can't complain with all this grub I'm getting
from dawn's first crack until the sun's last setting.
I'm glad  to be the happy son of...

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Categories: journey, natural disasters, sorry,
To The Refugees Who Died At Sea
by Dollin Holt
night rain 
has come and gone

without a soothing song 
and in its wake a howling wind

like the affairs of this world
some come and go without...

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Categories: black african american, desire,
Premium MemberA Great Mans Dream MLK Jr
by Brenda Chiri
Open your mind,as I rekindle an old fire,
of a great man's dream, a great man's desire.

Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream he said,
in an...

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Categories: birthday
Premium MemberFEASTING WELL
by Leon Enriquez



Brisk strokes now tell
The story well


A function room
As feasting grooms


Dear hearts speak fond
As good moods spawn


Each dish looks good
As pleasure foods


Nice tasty meal
Woos fond appeal


One...

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Categories: change
Premium MemberCURIOUS
by Leon Enriquez



Lovers touch
Tells so much


Last light here
By the pier


No one comes
Night now sums


Love feels grand
Moon light tends


Prize sure highs
Feel touch sigh


Cool lake breeze
Grabs warm squeeze


We look...

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Categories: lost love
Premium MemberGoodbye to Love
by Laura Loo
She was in deep ennui as her lover had left,
a cacophony of discord left her completely bereft-
Bona fide and authentic game he was playing, 
caught...

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Categories: change
Premium MemberODD BALL
by Leon Enriquez



Strange is the range
Of such odd change


An odd ball here
Prompts doubt and fear


If you must know
Deep dark hides show


A deeper pain
Hides curious strains


Self-talk frames lot
In...

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Categories: computer, innocence, moon, stars,
Premium MemberInnocence Gone
by Brenda Chiri
As we spent our time together, just you and I.
Laying back as we enjoy the beauty in the sky.

We'd laugh at each other as we...

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Categories: bereavement, dad, death, feelings,
Stranger
by Rebecca Campbell
When I was young, at the age of three
heart disease took my father from me.
I will not hear his voice say I love you
he wont...

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Categories: best friend, friendship, how
Forget
by Rebecca Campbell
I've tried endlessly to forget your face
yet when I close my eyes
everything is clear and defined.
I try to forget you then I smell your cologne
I've...

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Categories: analogy, devotion, fear, goodbye
Infinite Road to Nowhere
by Rebecca Campbell
I feel like you are at the finish line
of my fifty mile race,
but no matter how fast I run
I cant keep up the pace.
The road...

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Categories: adventure, community, dream, fantasy,
Living the Dream: How the SCA Was Born
by Laurie Woodward
We started, all of us, with a dream
A need to be more than we might seem
Add to our lives a bright, new shine
To honour those...

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Categories: allegory, analogy
Combine Carolina Contests
by James Horn
Past Will Find Behind

Predict that past will always find behind;
Would be best if both Carolina's combine;
A poetry and book contest be presenting;
Both Carolinas am sure...

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Categories: beautiful, fairy, flower, imagery,
Golden Rod
by Laurie Woodward
T'was not the sun that caught mine eye
The shine reflected from nearby

The faces, golden in the field
With more light than the moon doth yield

There wild...

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Categories: allah, fire, heaven, lust,
Premium MemberThe Fire We Feel
by Brenda Chiri
The sweetest kisses from head to toe.
As the heat inside of us begins to grow.

I love it when you look deep into my eyes.
That look...

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