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Deadpan Poems | Examples of Deadpan Poetry

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

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List of Deadpan Poems

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Premium Member Poem Yankee Humor Maurice Rigoler Light Verse deadpan, humor,
Cholesterol FABIYAS M V Free verse deadpan, inspirational,
Time And Tide Wait For No Man matthew harris Enclosed Rhyme deadpan, 11th grade, 7th grade,
Premium Member Poem Maternity Ward Blues Caren Krutsinger Narrative deadpan, baby, hope,
Premium Member Poem MONDAY WITH BLUE BRUSHES Kim Rodrigues Free verse deadpan, art,
Premium Member Poem Khatia Buniatishvili's Piano Concerto 1 by Tchaikovsky T Wignesan Free verse deadpan, appreciation, inspirational, music, war,
The Hollow tree John Beam Rhyme deadpan, bereavement, death, desire, father
Premium Member Poem THIRD WORST CLATTER OF ANTIMATTER Kim Rodrigues Vogon deadpan, humor,
Amazonomachy John Beam Free verse deadpan, character, creation, fantasy, hero,
Requited Love John Beam Rhyme deadpan, humorous, love, romantic, valentines

The Velvet Underground
by andy thomson
Factory produced nihilistic views
Banded by art in the rings of rock spring
Lingering teeth in the needle's raw groove
Deadpan New Yorker attitudes waiting
 
Stickered with Drella’s...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: deadpan, beauty, drug, mirror, music,

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Fool's Gold
by Kim Rodrigues
fool me once, fool me again, fool’s gold!
covered in silky soot, up to my bereaved knees,
holes in the net are for fools like me.
expecting trinkets,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: deadpan, dark, relationship,

Fib 42
by Inverse Storm
I 
Can
Deadpan
Take more than
Any other man
This will be my unwritten plan
Continuing to take silence time and time again
From the most beautiful woman
Till I'm an old...

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Fibonacci | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: deadpan, dedication, devotion, forgiveness, love,

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OUT OF BODY AT THE NDE CAFE
by Kim Rodrigues
OUT OF BODY AT THE NDE CAFE

My knees jolt
With trepidation,
As I take the stage.

I knot my navel
Into a cord, to reenter
My mother’s womb.

As a neophyte,
My...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: deadpan, body, emotions, fear, spoken

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BREAKFAST IN BED
by Darryl Ashton
It's breakfast in bed
today for my granddad 
and gran,
A cup of tea and 
muesli and for him
it's toast and jam.

But things have 
taken a nasty...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: deadpan, humorous,

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My Aminus Brain
by CayCay Jennings
I am of soft, delicate skinned casing,
Housing an iron, logical facing.

I grant my femininity free reign
To follow dictates of my manlike brain.

My seductive charms can...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: deadpan, character, judgement, smart, strength,

Sonnet 14, Part 1 of 3
by Tom Arnone
1. Ripples in warm sunbeams dwell.
From a sandy cocoon I wake and stir.
A floater in the blue does knell,
A dot, a stain, a blackened blur.
Am...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: deadpan, evil, fantasy, fear, horror,

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Coplas on Wine by Nicanor Parra, Translated by T Wignesan
by T Wignesan
Coplas on Wine

( here, the famous AntiPoetic Chilean Poet Nicanor Parra, b. 1914, uses the more popular form of the « copla » genre that...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: deadpan, celebration, passion, poetry, song,

SPECTACULAR SMILES
by Archana Garg
S pectacular smiles worn by schoolgirls.
P owerful and poetic when the answer is right.
E ngraved-in-anger in case of a fight.
C oward smiles on home-work not...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: deadpan, school, smile, student,

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Night Hawker
by Laura Leiser
One lonely, chilly night, I awoke to faintly hear 
a rap, rap, rap coming from my front door knocker.
Too curious to ignore, I opened it...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: deadpan, night, scary,

Have A Laugh Hanging Down
by KENG CHUAN SENG
ROBERT, AGE 80, ALWAYS WANTED A PAIR OF AUTHENTIC TEXAS COWBOY BOOTS, SO, SEEING SOME ON SALE, HE BOUGHT THEM AND WORE THEM HOME. ...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: deadpan, appreciation, best friend, cheer

CHANGING LANDSCAPE
by Satish Verma
Living on shifting sands, 
do not go for the rains.
One day you will become
a robber crab.

A cross-dresser you were.
My candle burns to see
your face in...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: deadpan, art,

WHAT WENT WRONG
by Satish Verma
In twilight,
the noose tightens-
and shadows start walking
towards you; to reclaim
your anonymity-
and declare in deadpan manner:
the author is dead.

Your smallness goes
on sale. You are subjected
to scrutiny...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: deadpan, art,

terminal humor
by Goode Guy
there just ain't no cure 
there is only punnish meant
deadpan - grave - humor

© Nhan Goode Guy 2014-03-04 ;-)...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: deadpan, betrayal, dark, day, humor,

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Master Magritte
by Brian Strand
so
     banal
                yet
deadpan
absurd
   ...

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ekphrasis | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: deadpan, art

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Heeeeere's Johnny
by ilene bauer
I watched some DVD’s
Of Johnny Carson’s late-night show.
I’d seen a few but that was
Many, many years ago.

He really was hilarious.
His laughter was contagious;
And nothing really...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: deadpan, nostalgia, people,

One Woman's War
by Kaye Locke
A navy blue river	
Runs down the A5* 
Sheet of green paper 
that rustles in the quiver 
of her clammy hand	

the blurred lines 
match the misty...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: deadpan, death, loss

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Alzheimer's
by Tom Wright
To the mind that's choked as a stagnant pool
With algae covering Its simplest thought.
Departed is the recall of this magnificent tool
Absent is the passion for...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: deadpan, caregiving, depression, faith, family,

gone, but not
by obinna ezeike
my tear ducts opened like the Niagara Falls                 ...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: deadpan, lost love, for her,

Silent Cries, It kills
by Suhana Begum
Bells and gongs they chime,
along my hours they rhyme,
pallid face, they a deadpan,
outstretched eyes, that deluge began,
deep buried thoughts, along silent patio,
they climb afar, distant...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: deadpan, depression, love, sad,