Free Verse Poems | Definition and Examples of Free Verse Poetry

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Example and Definition of Free verse

A free verse is a type of poem that does not follow a specific meter or a specific rhyme scheme. There is no fixed form. A free verse poem does not have a specific rhyme pattern that it needs to follow and there are no set rules to writing a poem in free verse. The...Read More

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Categories: angst, deep, emotions
The Spider's Wish
by JW Earnings
 I tried to be patient
I tried to keep my cool
I tried to be pleasant
And not act like a fool
I tried to be soothing and...

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Categories: america, art, cinderella, deep,
Premium MemberWHITE
by arthur vaso
Black is not white
Nor is it black or white
Ask any purple Zebra
He will explain so colorfully
Illustrating the life and love
Of a dancing Gothic chicken
Around ...

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Categories: angst, farewell, lost
My Door Is Not Open
by Patricia LeDuc
My Door is Not Open

I sit with my head between my knees
Hands on my face rocking
My eyes covered by my hands
Rocking and rocking trying to...

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Categories: blue, cheer up, encouraging,
All Is Well For Me Today
by Patricia LeDuc
All is Well for me Today

I hear the tea kettle whistling
I hear the toaster go pop
Birds are happily chirping
I wonder if they are talking to...

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Categories: hope, life, together
I believe
by Keith O.J. Hunt
I believe we are all family....
  and golden
  and our souls (are One)
  with starlight

I believe in the love in your eyes(all)
...

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Categories: appreciation, blue, love, snow,
Our Walk
by Ivory Jones
The air is cold,
The breeze is crisp.
The snow is fluffy.
The sidewalks are slick.
I really hope I don't slip.
Our walk along the frozen river,
makes us blue.
The...

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Categories: conflict, feelings
Subjected
by Amber Moultry-Harrison
You give me love without commitment 
Relationship without marriage 
Power without authority 
Recognition without any credentials
All the while I thought....
These things meant something 
But you...

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Categories: emotions, fate, first love
Revelation
by Amber Moultry-Harrison
You have ignited a great fire in me 
This love affair I could not conceive 
All of the normality I have believed 
Seems to be...

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Categories: truth
It works both ways not one way
by Nagella Jean-Baptiste
It works both ways not one way
A person complain how they want respect
But they're the ones doing all the disrespecting.
They lay out false lies as...

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Categories: fantasy, feelings, imagination, sensual
Hunger
by Amber Moultry-Harrison
A distant stare
Facial expression of incline 
A craving of carnality 
An animalistic appetite 
A subdued caress
Makes my heart flutter 
A passionate endearment 
Only intensifies the...

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Categories: dance, daughter, for teens,
She's The Go Go Go Girl
by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
She’s the Go Go Go Girl
Livin' in the mo’
Likes to put on a show
Just for a li'l while
make you laugh and smile
Just for a li'l...

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Categories: appreciation, god, jesus
Premium MemberKnow Jesus the Christ
by James Edward Lee Sr.
You've been unreasonable
Your love you shared was seasonal
It appears to me you don't care
You were denying God's promises
You hid in the dark
All your hopelessness
Is your...

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Categories: feelings
Unknown
by Jason Wall
Cautiously and carefully I have constructed my words and my actions to keep you intrigued. Trying to engage your heart the way you do mine,...

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Categories: humanity, life, truth
Death Designed 101 And More
by Nagella Jean-Baptiste
Think Young Feel Young
Death is attached and attract to hold souls. 
Death is after old hags
It will never me nor my young
For we are not...

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Categories: jealousy, strength, tree
To Be a Tree
by Gershon Wolf
One morn I sat and gazed upon a tree,
  From dimmest dawn to brilliant noon,
    And wished that I could be...

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Categories: allegory, allusion
Pentapolis
by rick howarth
GAZA
From this small clearing 
I don’t move 
into the ligneous shades of dark, 
fixed stillness 
in the morns aubade,
all circled here by timber spars.
ASHKELON
At times...

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Categories: encouraging, environment, inspiration, inspirational
Encouraging Words
by The Brooklyn Six Project
Words of encouragement 
Can take a person to the stratosphere 
Nothing but pure inspiration 
Rising up in the air 
Always be that mentor 
That guides...

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Categories: 10th grade, appreciation, beautiful,
To Be Seen
by Mallory Snodgrass
It all started with a glance. 
A look into this hallowed reflection.
I could no longer take a chance, 
Nor explain this odd projection. 

I tried...

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Categories: angel, bible, evil, faith,
Premium MemberNailed Truth
by Donna Loughman
Opening the door to Pandora’s box where chaos descends
as the wickedness of the locusts descends upon this world 
giving birth unto passions that have no...

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Categories: confusion, emotions, feelings, humanity,
No one notices
by Maryann Minkler
Her heaven will be a love without betrayal
Reality is an ugly, misused state
Of which the world should have never been

Around and around we go
Day in...

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Categories: allegory, appreciation, change, character,
My Path
by F. Darlene Mack
Heavenly Father illumine my
Path.
For the journey is long, the
closer I get to you.
There is a fork in the road, which to go?
the wide or narrow?
Please...

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Categories: love, lust, poetry, true
All of You - All of Me
by Joe Nguyen
All of you -  All of me


If I could gather the moon light and make flowers for your hair
	I would do that each and...

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Categories: imagery, lost, travel
Premium MemberEMPTY POCKET
by Kim Rodrigues
playing solitaire, staring at four squares,
stepping on          cracks.
the hole in our plan — an empty pocket.

cards...

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Categories: business, jobs, technology
Premium MemberRobots do not shop
by Agona Apell
Once, it was wrinkles that blemished me in your eyes:
Youthfulness alone met your taste in workers.
Now it's my humanness that you scorn
For the power and...

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Categories: america, analogy, black african
BriTTLe
by Jason Jenkins
Savor sacrifices made this day.To all who look on may some shine like the dawn.Sparkle and glimmer with light divine for others that may see...

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Categories: allegory, political, slam, truth
Premium MemberVoter Discount
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

One-third off,
sixty-six percent marked down quality
At the voting booth bazaar,
base gypsy thoughts are belly dancing 
around your capitalist-veiled head
You like what that smiling politician said;
promising...

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Categories: word play
Premium MemberTEN WORDS
by John lawless
Ten Words


T’was a bone fide anomaly
an avant-garde cacophony
carte blanche imbued with déjà vu
soft ennui of élan
following an endless toque
the dilettante went flat
baroque


John G. Lawless
©1/15/2018

ten words

Anomaly
Avant-garde
Baroque
Bona...

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Categories: art, poetry
Go Out Into The World
by James McLain
Go out into the cold cruel world and show no fear
And be not seen afraid.
Despair not of what evil does in dark not
Light of day.
In...

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Categories: blessing, children, daughter, dedication,
Premium MemberA Mother's Greatest Gift
by Patricia Garcia Howard Bramble
I have had many gifts
Throughout my life
But none can be compared to the one's
That was handed down to me, from the one above
Gifts so awesome
Gifts...

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Categories: class, community, conflict, corruption,
Premium MemberBreaking News Read all About It
by Patricia Garcia Howard Bramble
Got up this morning
Thought I had the blues
Read the paper 
How I wish, I hadn't read the news
Caught a glimpse of Trump
Plastered across the daily...

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Categories: allegory, lost love, metaphor,
Premium MemberCoup De Grace
by Edward Ibeh
A white-hot fire
That once raged furiously
Now just a moribund flame
Flickering as it dims in the racing wind
Continually fighting to keep on
Yet steadily losing the battle
Til...

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Categories: business
Trabalho dos sonhos
by Giacomo Nerone
COMO CONSEGUIR O TRABALHO DOS SU SONHOS 

https://www.trendencias.com/general/como-conseguir-el-trabajo-de-tus-suenos-y-ser-tu-propia-jefa 

Empreender agitar e acalmar

Existe sim, um trabalho
de intensidade e calma 
e de uma luz feliz...

Existe sim, 
Trabalho...

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Categories: repetition
Repetition
by Anna Hopper

 Over and over
Again and again
Echo, echo
Reiteration

Throwing a ball
To and fro
Taking a walk
Away we go

Busy work
Filing files
Nighttime clerk
Stocking isles

Same ole same
Everything
No change
To cause pain...

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Categories: discrimination
Skin color runs deep
by Sathya Babu
Let’s face it.
My birth place has left its trace
a fixed stamp on a face called race, 
on this, a surface of brown color I carry,
with...

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Categories: history
Premium Member- Odin Also Called Allfader -
by Sunshine Smile



The Vikings were fearless seafarers
  ~ Their aim was, assaults and battle
 ... steal, rap and kill

On the mighty castle of Åsgard
~ It was Odin...

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