Essentials Poems | Examples of Essentials Poetry

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
MY-BEST-FRIEND-IS 1 WALE ABIDOYE ABC essentials, anniversary,
Look Out Cliff Letts Couplet essentials, betrayal, change, symbolism,
Wildfire Lorna Safronick Free verse essentials, anxiety, fire,
Premium Member Poem Strangers part 3 Mark Massey Crown of Sonnets essentials, anxiety, love,
vietnam reflections 220 part 2 ej sansam Free verse essentials, war,
Premium Member Poem Earths birth Roy Pett Rhyme essentials, birth, nature, ocean, planet,
troubled thoughts 1 life proof Dave Collins Free verse essentials, education, feelings, imagery, philosophy,
Odyssey from Africa 14b Phil Salmon Narrative essentials, adventure, africa, history, inspirational,
Premium Member Poem Last chime doug pederson Rhyme essentials, death, heart, sick,
Premium Member Poem Finding time doug pederson Rhyme essentials, time,

God's Essentials
by Arnesha Lanette Jones
To love God is loving yourself and all that's created. 
To understand God is to know what's fated.
God's creation is a mark of beauty
We are...

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Enclosed Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: essentials, christian, growth, inspirational,

how the lights flickered in the rain
by Sitabz Garg
*how* *the* *lights* *flickered* *in* *the* *rain* 


Dark skinned,
cross eyed,
with thick mascara 
She was a poet.
and a dancer before that
Or was she a singer ,
I...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: essentials, abuse, anger, beauty, death,

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Road to anywhere
by Thvia Shetley
The house sits locked and bare;
a derelict car sputtering off
with the last of the possessions 
that owned her.

Bellows of dust and sparks
trailing; lingering behind 
as...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: essentials, freedom,

No Longer the Motherless Daughter
by Stephani Peralta
Today’s the day they bury the woman who birthed me.
Not my mother.
There is no sadness in my thoughts.
No tugging at the heart.
The tender bond between...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: essentials, child abuse, childhood, daughter,

cork it up
by Abdul Basit Ismail
It's time we stop this game. 
Which has no distinct name. 
Than the already made. 
Such distressful and shame. 
Why don't you lower your gaze?...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: essentials, allegory, anger, anti bullying,

Drone in Emaj
by Dave Collins
Exotic egos evade exit endings, encompass=ing eccentric  
extensive earwaxed essentials/ergo enameled equi, 
existentials everexuding extra egg entrenched eyecons, 
extricating eerie effervescent 
ephemerals. Ecoli epitaths...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: essentials, allegory, change, culture, fate,

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Who We Are
by Tim Smith
Seductive tones filter the slumbered night
swashes of seda fill up an accented view
swirls of honeysuckle flicker in the breeze
and again the beauty of you is...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: essentials, deep, love,

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Diddly Squat
by Mike Hauser
People often ask me
What it is I've got
That makes me so happy
When clearly others aren't

Then they tend to wonder
If I'm putting on a front
But when...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: essentials, fun, inspirational, life,

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The Furrows of A Farmer's Life
by Victor Buhagiar
The weary ploughman shuffles
along the deserted bridle path,
his day long work completed,
furrows wound around his piece of land,
just arable enough to provide his daily bread.

His...

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

Odyssey from Africa 1b 2
by Phil Salmon
But the mood of celebration
Lasted only for a short time 
Very few returned to thank them
Han and Matto found this puzzling 
 

Chapter 2 BLOOD...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: essentials, adventure, africa, betrayal, history,

THE CHAMELEONS
by John Arribas
THE CHAMELEONS
by
JOHN M. ARRIBAS


Give credit to the chameleons, they blend right in 
A simple maneuver, changes the color of their skin
No matter the surroundings, one...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: essentials, abuse, analogy, anger, angst,

Filtered Thoughts
by DM Babbit
The rational mind
  this contained receptacle of thought
  allowed, restrictive, forbidden or prohibitive release,
still functions in both light and dark; 
  silent...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: essentials, discrimination, education, freedom, spoken

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essentials
by Lisa Ricci
"essentials"
each time with you my breath is taken away
such wonder to see ivory open and free
splendor journeys beyond grass reaching golden sands
essential are you to...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: essentials, beach, ocean,

Edith's Hefty Handbag
by Jenny Linsel
Edith had been suffering from shoulder pain
She'd developed a stoop and only her left shoulder would sag
When she went to see her doctor
He put all...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: essentials, humor, humorous, woman,

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spring is coming soon
by Roy Pett

Something wonderful is happening to
Planet Earth, good things are starting to grow,
Revitalised, energised, all aglow,
Inspired by change to this fresh season so
Nature initiates seeds from...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: essentials, nature, seasons, spring,

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one bloodied pencil stub
by John lawless
one bloodied pencil stub


If “What doesn’t kill us makes us stronger”
then I’ll have one muscle bound corpse
and one bloodied pencil stub.

Let us define death

as the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: essentials, life, poetry, writing,

When a tree is felled
by Ram Ram
        When a tree is felled....!

When a tree is felled, a sad ring of deathknell,
With it goes for...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: essentials, environment, natural disasters, nature,

Miles Away
by SUNIL seebalack
 
...miles away...

From All the miles away, and intuitively, felt this way
As the sun rises, it settles each day
In our world, this  we're given,
For...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: essentials, appreciation, cute love, funny

Diagnosis Blubber
by James Tate


The doctor of reputation agreed to consultation and a physical exam.
He began by saying while I was weighing, “I see you like your ham!”
He checked...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: essentials, anxiety, body, funny,

Unforgivable Sin
by Georgie Elmer
This world for some is so tough,
We keep spending money on useless stuff,
When there's kids out there dying,
Crying in poverty in need of surviving.
We keep...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: essentials, abuse, allegory, anger, angst,



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