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Escapist Poems | Examples of Escapist Poetry

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List of Escapist Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Ben Franklin and Son Gerald Dillenbeck Free verse escapist, america, freedom, health, humor,
An Ode to Escapism Matthew Anish Free verse escapist, books, fantasy,
Premium Member Poem Rights of Prey Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse escapist, anti bullying, caregiving, earth,
Premium Member Poem Village Politics Gerald Dillenbeck Free verse escapist, drug, green, hair, health,
Premium Member Poem ReEntry Priorities Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse escapist, analogy, freedom, hate, health,
Hic Cups matthew harris Rhyme escapist, angst, body, endurance, health,
Spaces Like Life Toni Orban Free verse escapist, age, metaphor, time,
Premium Member Poem Frustration Kai Michael Neumann Free verse escapist, humanity,
UNFINISHED SHERRY BECK Dramatic Verse escapist, depression,
Who ARE you Dr. Upma A. Sharma Free verse escapist, introspection,

Escapist
by Jonna Gallano
Isn't great that we adore each other?
Isn't great that the two bottles are together?
Isn't great that we own the world?
Isn't great that we've created a...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapist, dream,

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A Vice I Love
by CayCay Jennings
I am an escapist.  I face it
And embrace it best with healthy grit.

I can escape most concerns thru books,
Good movies or shows that have...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapist, addiction, emotions, fantasy, life,

Pangs of Loneliness at the Grande elevator company
by Sandeep Kulshrestha
The city doesn’t need any elevators
Or escalators or anything to push people up
There are no clouds in this brightened city
no bourgeoisie emancipation, no atypical beauty
silicon...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapist, analogy, fantasy, funny,

O poor me
by Amra Cau
a nocturnal art escapist.
dreamer of dreams.
the sad clown.

tragedy belongs to all.
anecdote, to some.
antidote. to none.
cry a sad tear clown,
cry....

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

ME-THE ESCAPIST
by shreyas susan
The escapist in me looks down
when a teacher scans the rows 
for a doubtful face to charge her questions
The escapist in me sleeps off
when i...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapist, humor,

CEASIA
by CeAsia White
Compassionate personable lady,
Easy-going creative escapist,
Adaptable to new situations,
Spiritual with a sensitive nature,
Intelligence including intuition,
Absolute alluring woman....

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapist, black african american, introspection,

Darling Melancholy
by Samantak Bhadra
Across the seas
Vision travelling
Reaching the horizon
Or so it seems…
Eyes dissolve into oblivion
Ebbing away… perfume of joy
Melancholy
Residue in my mind
Grey soul sees the discoloured world
Blinds for...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapist, depression, sad,

the water in the teapot
by andrew delapruch
the water in the teapot is boiling &
the top is rattling---
as the hot steam begins to bubble out
the piercing scream is coming---
14+ million out of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapist, life, time, , cute,

How do I escape
by Sophia Smith
How do I escape my life of misery. Do I run away or do I hide away. None of my 
choices seem feasible because where...

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Personification | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapist, death, depression, lifelife,

Confessions Of an Escapist
by Iman Roy
The telephone rang..
What am I supposed to do?

The intoxicated feeling:
Amidst rugs, warm blankets, pillows
and crumbled bedsheets
Overpowered me,
So I let myself free.


The room was blank:
Windows painted...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapist, life, philosophy,

Pretentious Collaboration Written During Conversation (Credit to Emmily Rosa)
by Alex Bruinekool
I
"Gotta job as a nanny!"
"Maybe they'll hire me as a butler"
"Butler and nanny always live
in close quarters"
She winks
He raises and eyebrow suggestively

II
"I love flirting with...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapist, people, love, may, time,

NAUGHTY,NAUGHTY BOYS!
by Prince Freakasso
Are'nt boys childish,downright escapist?
Feigning gentleness,humour,innocence.
Justifying kind,loving mollycoddling,
Now on parents:qualities rare,
Surely tolerable....using visible words....
Xcacerbated,yammerous ---Zany!

           ...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapist, childhood

Pisces
by Laura Mckenzie
Idealist
Motivated
Analytical
Gentle
Impractical
Nature lover
Escapist
...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapist, fantasy, imagination, visionary

Pisces
by summer ratliff
P perceptively genuine
I imaginatively  inclined
S selflessly attuned
C compassinatly filled
E escapist and idealistic 
S sympathic to all this land...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapist, people

Pisces
by Ernesto P. Santiago

Pedantry, oh pedantry, is not what you think I do most
I, the escapist, oft twitch at night to catch the star’s wink
Sympathetic, gentle, faithful...and yes,...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapist, life, on work and

Flying - Always
by Nigel Fawcett
.
   "She is not earth tied - running, stumbling.
     No one has seen her hiding in shadows.
  ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapist, life, nature

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VIGNETTE- DEBONAIR DUO
by Brian Strand
A gal & guy,Rogers & Astaire
Hollywood's strictly come dancing pair,
Escapist glamour,without a care-
On  diet of beauty we once were fed,
With long-legged Ginger & top-hatted...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapist, nostalgia, people,

Song of Peter Pan
by Mark Riedel
My waterfall of spiral light
hearing the pitter pat
of endless night
of rolling blue Danube thoroughfare junction
flowing to the right
of sequines' songbird function,
Eye, the crescent moon
ebbing and...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapist, hope, love, passion

Fifth Business No More
by Ryan McCabe
After hours of playing in the wings,I've become fifth business;
  excitement sought,first-person shooting,kicked doors to empty rooms;
  ecstasy bought,second-hand looting,plundering vacant tombs;
Fixated on...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapist, introspection, life, people,